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Wood Amazed By 'Unreal' Bono

EVAN RACHEL WOOD was blown away when BONO made his cameo appearance in new movie ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, because the U2 singer acted nothing like a rock superstar. The 19-year-old plays a young woman swept...

Oasis Awarded Brit Honour

OASIS' huge contribution to British music is to be recognised with a special achievement gong at next year's (07) Brit Awards. The WONDERWALL rockers, who release their greatest hits album STOP THE CLOCKS next month...

U2 Stylist Boasts 'Special Relationship' With Bono

LATEST: A former stylist for Irish rockers U2 boasted of the "special relationship" she enjoyed with frontman BONO, during her testimony in court today (19OCT06). LOLA CASHMAN addressed Dublin High Court in her appeal to...

Arctic Monkeys Set For Triumph At Q Awards?

Mercury Prize-winners ARCTIC MONKEYS are leading the nominations for this year's (06) hotly anticipated Q music awards, with nods in an impressive four categories. The rockers are up against competition from chart-topper LILY ALLEN, CORINNE...

Bono Gives Evidence At Stetson Appeal

Irish rocker BONO has renewed his efforts to keep hold of a Stetson hat 'stolen' by a former stylist, by giving evidence at her appeal in Dublin, Ireland earlier today (17OCT06). LOLA CASHMAN alleges she...

Muse, U2 And The Who Triumph At Vodafone Live Music Awards

British rockers MUSE, Irish stars U2 and rock legends THE WHO were the big winners at the Vodafone Live Music Awards in London last night (11OCT06). Muse claimed the Vodafone Live Act Award, U2 scooped...

Moss Tops 'Most Influential' Celeb List

Supermodel KATE MOSS has been named the most influential celebrity in the world, beating U2 singer BONO, soccer star DAVID BECKHAM, and pop queen MADONNA to the number one spot. The list was compiled by...

U2 Switch Labels To Mercury

Irish rockers U2 have sensationally ended their 27-year relationship with Island Records in advance of their upcoming Greatest Hits Collection. Media reports hint the move to Mercury may be prompted by its new president, JASON...

Stars Parade Clothes For Charity

Hollywood stars JENNIFER GARNER, PENELOPE CRUZ and DON CHEADLE are donning garments from clothing giants GAP to raise awareness for African woman and children affected by HIV/AIDS. The kind-hearted movie stars are among the celebrities...

U2 Confirm Label Switch

LATEST: Irish supergroup U2 have confirmed reports they have moved from Island Records to Mercury Records. U2 originally signed with Island in 1980. Both labels are within the Universal Music Group. However, a Universal spokesman...

Longoria Dumped Parker For Flirting

LATEST: DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA dumped boyfriend TONY PARKER after learning that he was getting close to a former girlfriend, according to media reports in the US. Longoria's representative announced on Friday (29SEPT06) that...

Longoria Dumped Parker For Flirting

LATEST: DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA dumped boyfriend TONY PARKER after learning that he was getting close to a former girlfriend, according to media reports in the US. Longoria's representative announced on Friday (29SEPT06) that...

Stewart Thrilled To Work With Mandela

British musician DAVE STEWART felt a unique sense of pride after working with former South African president NELSON MANDELA, because he had helped turn the activist's negative experiences into something positive. The former EURYTHMICS star...

Skids Star Mistakes The Edge For Spoof Caller

U2 guitarist THE EDGE stunned former THE SKIDS frontman RICHARD JOBSON when he contacted him about recording his 1970s punk track THE SAINTS ARE COMING - and the Scottish rocker was convinced he was the...

Cocker: 'I'm Sick Of 'Career' Rockers'

British rocker JARVIS COCKER has hit out at over-rehearsed, corporate bands - insisting it is far more rock 'n' roll when musicians "mess up". The former PULP singer is desperate to see more creative artists...

Armani Edits British Newspaper

Italian fashion king GIORGIO ARMANI followed in the footsteps of stars including U2 frontman BONO by guest-editing British newspaper The Independent. Armani took on the temporary editorship for the broadsheet's special Africa edition, of which...

Cash's Forgotten Irish Concert To Be Released On Dvd

A forgotten JOHNNY CASH concert from 13 years ago is to be released on DVD next month (OCT06). Footage from JOHNNY CASH IN IRELAND has rarely be seen, and then only in highlight form. The...

Goo Goo Dolls Star Nervous About Return To New Orleans

GOO GOO DOLLS star ROBBY TAKAC has mixed emotions about performing live at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana tonight (25SEP06) because he fears the devastation of Hurricane Katrina will be too much for him....

U2 Success Down To Chemistry

THE EDGE insists U2 have enjoyed such longevity in the music industry because the four bandmembers compliment each other perfectly. The guitarist, real name DAVID EVANS, believes the band's winning combination of ambition, soul, creativity...

Bono Risked Lives To Help Sarajevo

U2 frontman BONO agreed to do a television interview and concert in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo in 1997 to help the city's war ravaged people, despite knowing it would put him and his bandmates in...

Bono Launches Charity T-shirt Line In Los Angeles

Rocker BONO brought Los Angeles mall The Grove to a standstill yesterday (17SEP06) when he launched his new special edition T-shirt line, One. The U2 star stunned shoppers as he met with 200 lucky fans...

Norton Hits Out At Bono's Tax Dodge

Irish comedian GRAHAM NORTON has criticised U2 frontman BONO for avoiding paying tax in Ireland. Norton is furious the band moved its business empire from Ireland to The Netherlands to avoid paying Irish taxes on...

Doherty Eyes Radio Production Slot

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has been named as an unlikely guest editor on one of the BBC's most established current affairs shows. BBC Radio 4's long-running TODAY programme has already hosted a string of celebrities...

U2 And Green Day Recreate Abbey Road

Rock legends U2 and GREEN DAY delighted onlookers in London yesterday (14SEP06) when they recreated THE BEATLES famous ABBEY ROAD album cover. The two bands were recording a song together for a Hurricane Katrina charity...

U2 And Green Day To Perform At New Orleans Superdome

LATEST: Rockers U2 and GREEN DAY will stage a National Football League (NFL) pre-game performance on the 25 September (06) for the official reopening of the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The show will precede...

Bono Terrified Of High Notes

U2 frontman BONO has sleepless nights before concerts because he gets terrified he will let fans down by failing to hit his high notes. The VERTIGO hitmaker is highly critical of his own performances and...

U2 And Green Day Team Up For Charity

U2 and GREEN DAY are set to make a charity record together to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The two super groups will record a cover of minor 1978 punk hit THE SAINTS...

Star Guitar Thieves Sentenced

Two men accused of stealing celebrity guitars and selling them on internet auction site eBay have been found guilty in court. JEFFREY H LANAHAN and MICHAEL J KELLY were sentenced on Friday (01SEP06) for the...

The Beatles Beat Jackson To Top Another Albums Poll

THE BEATLES' classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has topped a poll to find the UK's favourite album. The 1967 disc beat out competition from MICHAEL JACKSON's 1982 effort THRILLER in the survey of...

Oasis Top Greatest Song List

OASIS hit LIVE FOREVER has topped a poll naming the greatest songs of all time. The song, from the band's 1994 debut album DEFINITELY MAYBE, beat out competition from another Oasis track - WONDERWALL, taken...

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