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Galaxy Of 'Green' Stars To Perform At World's Biggest Charity Gig

U2, OASIS, ROBBIE WILLIAMS, COLDPLAY and KYLIE MINOGUE are among the acts expected to wow crowds at the world's biggest ever concert to help save the planet. Former US vice president AL GORE invited some...

Gallagher Slams Politically Conscious Stars

Outspoken OASIS leader NOEL GALLAGHER has blasted politically conscious rock stars THOM YORKE and BONO, insisting fans have no interest in their preaching and only want to hear their hit songs. The WONDERWALL rocker insists...

Brits Still Causing Valentine's Squabbles

The Brit Awards, held next Wednesday on Valentine's Day, are continuing to cause controversy among the UK's pop and rock stars.PETE DOHERTY has been banned from attending by his maybe wife KATE MOSS, who believes...

By on 08 February 2007

Spade Confirms He's No Longer Dating Locklear

Comedian DAVID SPADE has confirmed he is no longer dating former MELROSE PLACE star HEATHER LOCKLEAR. The pair were regularly seen together after Locklear filed for divorce from BON JOVI guitarist RICHIE SAMBORA last year...

Aguilera Triumphs In Euro Singles Chart

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has knocked AKON + EMINEM off the number one spot in the European singles chart with her new single HURT, exchanging chart places with the rap collaborators. SMACK THAT drops to number three,...

U2 Church Service

U2 music is to feature prominently in an England church in a bid to boost congregation numbers, and religious leaders hope to roll out the scheme if successful. The first 'U2-charist' service will see a...

Bono Urges Politicians To Cancel World Debt

U2 frontman BONO has urged world governments to keep their promise to cancel third world debt. The campaigning rocker is concerned that politicians aren't sticking to the G8 agreement to double African aid to...

Arctic Monkeys To Headline Glastonbury

The Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's Glastonbury festival, organiser Michael Eavis has said.Icelandic star Bjork and The Who will also appear.Mr Eavis confirmed that the legendary rockers would be performing after guitarist Pete Townshend...

By on 25 January 2007

Bono To Be Honoured At Naacp Image Awards

U2 frontman BONO's prolific charity work has earned him the prestigious Chairman's Award at the 38th annual NAACP Image Awards. The campaigning rocker will receive his prize at a ceremony on 2 March (07), which...

Akon + Eminem Top Euro Singles Chart

AKON's collaboration with EMINEM has knocked NELLY FURTADO off the top of the European singles chart after spending weeks moving around the top five. The rappers' SMACK THAT jumps four places to number one, while...

U2 Rubbish 'False Gig' Reports

Irish rockers U2 have rubbished reports they are to embark on a series of live shows later this year (07), after false advertisements for the dates appeared in the British press. The BEAUTIFUL DAY rockers...

Velvet Revolver: 'Rubin Collaboration Was Uninspired'

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER became "uninspired" working with super-producer RICK RUBIN, accusing him of not giving the band enough attention in the studio. The SLITHER band had hired Rubin to produce their second album LIBERTAD, but...

Music Venue Hammersmith Palais To Be Demolished

Legendary British venue the Hammersmith Palais is to be destroyed after music fans lost their fight to block demolition plans yesterday (22JAN07). London's Hammersmith and Fulham Council have approved proposals by developers Parkway Properties to...

Bono Enters Into Business Venture With Us Students

The clothing company founded by BONO and his wife has entered into a business venture with US college students in Florida, who will sell the firm's products. Students at Miami University's Centre for Social Entrepreneurship...

Bono Speech To Be Published

A speech campaigning rocker BONO made at a White House conference in 2005 is to be published as a book in April (07). The U2 frontman's speech ON THE MOVE, which calls on Americans to...

New Strummer Footage Shows Establishment Upbringing

New footage of the late THE CLASH frontman JOE STRUMMER's privileged upbringing has been unearthed and featured in a new movie about the rocker's life. Directed by JULIAN TEMPLE, JOE STRUMMER: THE FUTURE IS UNWRITTEN,...

Furtado Topples Take That In Euro Singles Chart

NELLY FURTADO has ended TAKE THAT's reign at the top of the European singles chart, after her ALL GOOD THINGS climbed a place to steal the number one spot. The British boy band's PATIENCE drops...

Lee, Sambora Divorces Don't Deter Locklear

HEATHER LOCKLEAR is refusing to change her taste in men, despite having two failed relationships with musicians. The MELROSE PLACE actress, who was married to SUPERNOVA drummer TOMMY LEE and BON JOVI guitarist RICHIE SAMBORA,...

Take That And The Beatles Continue To Rule Euro Charts

Reformed boy band TAKE THAT continue to dominate the European singles chart with their comeback release PATIENCE, keeping NELLY FURTADO at bay. Furtado's ALL GOOD THINGS is at number two, while AKON FEAT EMINEM's SMACK...

Snow Patrol Benefit From New UK Chart Rules

SNOW PATROL are back in the top 10 of the UK singles chart with a song that first charted in July (06) after new rules allowing downloads to be counted were introduced. The band's CHASING...

Leona Tops Historic Chart

X Factor winner Leona Lewis remains number one in the first ever chart to include download-only releases.The Official Charts Company (OCC) announced last month that from January 1st this year, sales of all songs bought...

By on 07 January 2007

Kattan Engaged

Comedy actor CHRIS KATTAN and model SUNSHINE TUTT are engaged to be married. The former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE star proposed to Tutt at her grandparents' home in Texas on Christmas Eve (24DEC06). The couple have...

Music Review Of 2006

By Ian Garland and Sarah Henshaw It's been another busy year in the music world. Songs have topped charts, albums have flown off shelves and musicians have kept up the grand old tradition of rock and...

"Inspirational" Bono Knighted

U2 frontman Bono, real name Paul Hewson, has been awarded an honorary knighthood in recognition of his work as both a musician and a leading poverty campaigner.The British embassy in the singer's home city of...

By on 23 December 2006

Bono Awarded Honorary Knighthood

Campaigning rocker BONO has been awarded an honorary knighthood for "his services to the music industry and for his humanitarian work," by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The U2 frontman will be presented the honour by the...

Bono Urges Us Politicians To Donate Aids Funds

Campaigning rocker BONO has criticised US politicians for failing to commit $1 billion (GBP513 million) to the fight against the spread of AIDS. Last week (ends15DEC06), the U2 frontman tried to persuade Democratic leaders, who...

Take That Notch Up Third Chart Double

Reformed British boy band TAKE THAT have topped the UK singles and album charts for the third successive week. The four-piece's single PATIENCE and album BEAUTIFUL WORLD held onto the top spots in the charts...

Take That Continue Euro Chart Reign

Reformed boy band TAKE THAT are celebrating after topping the European singles chart for a third week. The group's comeback single PATIENCE is at number one, while NELLY FURTADO's ALL GOOD THINGS (COME TO AN...

Stones Achieve Top Grossing Tour Of 2006

The Rolling Stones' A Bigger Bang tour was the top grossing tour of 2006, according to Billboard.Beginning in autumn 2005, the tour sold out not only in arenas and stadiums in America, but all around...

By on 15 December 2006

Bono Lobbies Us Congress

U2 frontman BONO met with members of the US Congress this week (begs11DEC06) in a bid to promote his campaign against AIDS and poverty. The ONE singer scheduled a meeting with Democrat leaders, who control...

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