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Adele & Lmfao Big Winners At Amazing Billboard Music Awards

Adele and Lmfao were the big winners at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday (20May12), with the British soul sensation picking a haul of 12 trophies, including Top Artist and Top Female...

Bono Laughs Off Facebook Billionaire Claims

It appears Bono - frontman with Irish rockers U2 - is not actually the richest man in music. It was claimed that Facebook's flotation on Friday (May 18, 2012) would net the singer around $1...

Facebook To Go Public: Bono Set To Make $1 Billion

Today is the day that Facebook will get floated on the stock exchange. Today is also the day that Bono looks set to become the world's richest musician, as result of this historic business move...

Sean Penn Rekindles Petra Romance

Sean Penn has reportedly rekindled his romance with Petra Nemcova.The Oscar-winning actor and the Czech model - who had a brief fling in February 2008 - are said to be giving their relationship another go...

The Coronas Want Prince Collaboration

The Coronas want to collaborate with Prince.The indie rock band - comprised of lead singer Danny O'Reilly, drummer Conor Egan, bassist Graham Knox and guitarist Dave McPhillips - have already opened for Sir Paul McCartney...

Carrie Underwood A Queen Fan

Carrie Underwood is a huge fan of Queen and My Chemical Romance. The 'Good Girl' country singer doesn't confine herself to listening to or playing only one type of music, and on her new album,...

Bono Enjoys Chocolate Restaurant

Bono made a surprise appearance at restaurant Max Brenner in Tel Aviv on Sunday (08.04.12). The U2 star was joined by a party of 12 guests at the venue - famed for its use of...

Catherine Zeta-jones Nervous Around Bono

Catherine Zeta-Jones gets star struck by Bono. Even though the Welsh beauty can remember the 'One' singer and his band U2 from before they got famous in the 80s, she still gets excited by his...

Bono Helps Courtney Love Move Into Apartment

Bono wrote a character reference for Courtney Love so she could move into her new apartment.The Hole singer - who moved out of her New York townhouse last month despite winning a long-running legal battle...

Taylor Swift Named Music's Top Earner Of 2011

Taylor Swift was the world's highest earning music star on 2011, making $35.7 million. The 'Mine' hitmaker grossed $88 million in the US - which amounted to a personal fortune of $29.8 million - from...

Taylor Swift Tops Billboard 200 Money-makers List

Taylor Swift has topped the Top 40 Money Makers List on Billboard. Taylor Swift has made the most money by an artist or band in the past year, according to Billboard.It's thought that Swift earned...

Taylor Swift Named Top Money Maker Of 2011 By Billboard

Taylor Swift has been named as the top Money Maker in Billboard's annual 'Money Makers' list for performers in music, with amounts coming from US earnings in 2011. The news might come as a surprise...

The Fray's Album Inspired By Lethal Weapon

The Fray got the idea to call their latest album 'Scars & Stories' after watching 'Lethal Weapon 3'.The 'How to Save a Life' hitmakers came to the decision that blemishes are ''sexy'' after watching the...

The Voice: Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie Add Superstar Power

Now that the five weeks of 'blind auditions' are over, The Voice can really get down to the serious business of finding itself a singing star. The judges have chosen their teams and on last...

Nicki Minaj Confirms Super Bowl Appearance On Twitter

Nicki Minaj hasn't been able to keep quiet any longer, it seems that the 'Superbass' star WILL be appearing on stage with Madonna when the Queen of Pop takes to the pitch during next weekend's...

Madonna Working To Get Fit For Super Bowl

Madonna is "working hard" to be fit for her performance at the Super Bowl XLVI Half Time Show next month. The 'Frozen' singer admitted she has suffered some minor injuries lately - including a pulled...

The Temper Trap Completing Second Album

The Temper Trap have almost completed their second album. The 'Sweet Disposition' group have been in their home country, Australia, working on new material and hope to have the album released this spring.The band's manager,...

U2'S Effortless Albums

U2 make their records in a way so that they sound "like they didn't try too hard".The 'Vertigo' band work meticulously in the studio, but always aim for their albums to sound effortless and full...

U2 Named Highest Grossing Touring Act

U2 had the highest-earning tour of 2011. The 'Sweetest Thing' rockers grossed more than $293 million at 44 concerts, watched by almost three million people, as their record-breaking 360 Degree tour concluded with a string...

Jon Bon Jovi Dead? Rocker Laughs Off Heart Attack Rumors

Is Jon Bon Jovi dead? No, is the short answer. The internet came alive with rumors that the veteran rocker had died of a heart attack on Monday evening (December 19, 2011), with a fake...

Scala & Kolacny Brothers Choir Wow Princess Anne

Scala & Kolacny Brothers choir were one of the acts to wow Princess Anne at the Royal Variety Performance. The daughter of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip represented her parents at the 99th edition of...

Madonna To Perform At The Super Bowl

Madonna has been confirmed to perform at the Super Bowl XLVI Half Time Show in February. The 'Frozen' singer will play during the break in the NFL final, a highly coveted slot which achieves some...

Alicia Keys Scares Bono At 'Keep A Child Alive' Premiere

Alicia Keys had U2 frontman Bono 'shaking' in his boots when the two superstars met at the premiere of Showtime documentary 'Keep a Child Alive'. Also famous for her humanitarian activities, Alicia Keys has spoken...

Bono Annoyed By Own Voice

Bono's voice "annoys" him.The U2 frontman can't bring himself to listen to his group's earlier hits because he thinks he sounds "like a girl" when he sings on them.He told TV talk show host Ellen...

Bono Was Scared Of Alicia Keys

Bono was "terrified" of Alicia Keys when he first met her.The U2 frontman admires the singer's "lioness energy" but was "shaking in his boots" when they first met when they recorded a charity cover of...

Robin Williams Mistaken For Bono

Robin Williams often gets mistaken for Bono by drunk fans. The 60-year-old actor was recently approached by a man in Paris who thought he was the 51-year-old U2 singer, but it only happens when people...

Rihanna Throwing Thanksgiving Meal For Crew

Rihanna is hosting a huge Thanksgiving meal for her band and crew in Dublin, Ireland, tonight (24.11.11).The 'We Found Love' singer is in the city for the latest date of her 'Loud Tour' and because...

Sir Mick Jagger The Hardest Ever Guest Vocalist

will.i.am asked for Sir Mick Jagger to appear on his new single as he thought it would "never be possible".The Black Eyed Peas singer was tired of being asked of who would guest on his...

Florence Welch Taught Dance Moves By Bono

Florence Welch was taught how to dance in high heeled shoes by Bono from U2. The Florence + the Machine singer supported the Irish 'One' rockers on part of their North American tour earlier this...

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