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Chesney's Birthday Party A Star-studded Affair

KENNY CHESNEY had a birthday to remember on Monday (26MAR07) night when pals TIM MCGRAW, FAITH HILL, JEWEL and GRETCHEN WILSON turned a low-key Nashville, Tennessee party into a star-studded affair. The country star booked...

The Edge Auctions Off His Most Famous Guitar

U2 rocker THE EDGE is auctioning off his beloved 1975 Gibson Les Paul guitar to raise cash for the musicians charity he co-founded to help those struggling to come to terms with Hurricane Katrina. The...

Wyman Not Expected To Be Asked To Snap The Stones Again

Rocker BILL WYMAN fears he'll never get the chance to photograph his former ROLLING STONES bandmates again - because MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS would never acknowledge he's a good enough snapper. The former Stones...

Sick Cheadle Misses Bono Concert Tribute

A stomach complaint cost HOTEL RWANDA star DON CHEADLE one of his proudest moments - when he had to leave a U2 concert early. Rocker BONO invited the actor to a show in Los Angeles...

U2 Concert Film To Be A 3-D Spectacular

Rockers U2 are to be the subject of an ambitious new 3-D movie. A new concert movie featuring footage from the Irish supergroup's most recent South American dates will be the first film to be...

Artist Turns U2 Court Battle Into A New Painting

Irish artist KEVIN SHARKEY has turned U2's court battle with a former stylist into a new art piece. The Irish rockers took LOLA CASHMAN to court last year (06), claiming she had stolen items from...

U2 Star Clayton Splits With Fiancee

U2 star ADAM CLAYTON is a single man again after splitting up with his fiancee SUZANNE SMITH, according to Irish reports. The U2 bass player, who was once engaged to supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL, ended his...

Minister Turns Eucharist Service Into U2 Tribute

An Episcopalian minister from Maine has raised more than $60,000 (GBP30,770) for AIDS and poverty charities by turning regular services into U2 tributes. Rock fan PAIGE BLAIR staged the first `U2charist' service at her church...

Salma Hayek Engaged And Pregnant

Mexican beauty Salma Hayek is engaged and expecting their first baby, the Academy Award-nominated actress has revealed.The Ugly Betty actress and producer announced her engagement to the billionaire businessman through her publicist over the weekend.Francois-Henri...

By on 12 March 2007

Bono's Red Campaign Overspends

Rocker BONO's charity campaign Red has been criticised for spending more money on marketing than it has raised to fight AIDS in Africa. The high-profile scheme, which was the brainchild of the U2 rocker, sees...

Sgt Pepper's Named Definitive Album Of All Time

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has been branded the definitive album of all time. The iconic 1967 long-player topped the Definitive 200 chart of albums and soundtracks, compiled by the US...

Flowers Ignores Kaiser Chiefs Criticism

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has dismissed KAISER CHIEF NICK HODGSON's recent criticism his band are too ambitious to become as big as U2. Flowers has been left confused by drummer Hodgson's comments, not understanding...

Mellencamp Sold Song To Promote New Album

JOHN MELLENCAMP sold the song OUR COUNTRY from his new album to US carmaker Chevy because his record company wouldn't put enough money behind marketing his music. The controversial track is being used in a...

Bono To Guest Edit Vanity Fair

U2 frontman BONO will serve as guest editor for the July (07) issue of style magazine Vanity Fair. The Irish singer has also had stints guest editing British newspaper The Independent and France's Liberation. Bono,...

The Good, The Bad + The Queen To Close Legendary Venue

THE GOOD, THE BAD + THE QUEEN will be the last band to play at the Hammersmith Palais before the final curtain falls on the legendary London venue later this month (07). The DAMON ALBARN-fronted...

The Good, The Bad + The Queen To Close Legendary Venue

THE GOOD, THE BAD + THE QUEEN will be the last band to play at the Hammersmith Palais before the final curtain falls on the legendary London venue later this month (07). The DAMON ALBARN-fronted...

Hudson And Whitaker Triumph At Image Awards

FOREST WHITAKER and JENNIFER HUDSON picked up acting prizes at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday (02MAR07), just six days after their Oscar wins. Whitaker was named Best Actor for his performance as Ugandan dictator...

Campbell: 'I'm Afraid Of Marriage'

Single supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has never married, because she is terrified it would fail and end in divorce. The catwalk queen has dated ROBERT DE NIRO and U2 rocker ADAM CLAYTON, but never settled on...

Bono Meets With Obama

Rock star BONO met US presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA on Tuesday (27FEB07) to discuss foreign assistance to anti-poverty and global health causes. The U2 frontman met with the Illinois senator in his personal office in...

Jackson Falls For The Blues After Playing Guitar Man

SAMUEL L. JACKSON worked so hard to learn to play the guitar for his new role as a blues guitarist in BLACK SNAKE MOAN, the instrument has replaced golf as his number one obsession. The...

Arcade Fire Lay Into U2 And Oasis

Arcade Fire have criticised the marketing strategies of bands including U2 and Oasis for "forcing" people to like their music.Win Butler, frontman of the Canadian indie rock band, told the latest issue of NME magazine...

By on 21 February 2007

Arcade Fire Star Criticises Rockers' Self-publicising

ARCADE FIRE frontman WIN BUTLER has hit out at U2, THE ROLLING STONES and OASIS for forcing their music down consumers' throats with big-headed, self-important boasts. The Canadian rocker dislikes the way mainstream bands -...

Bono Refused 'Honour' By North Dakota

Rocker BONO has failed to win over lawmakers in US state North Dakota, after a resolution to honour the star for his work fighting poverty and disease in the Third World was voted down. A...

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...

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