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E.u. Votes In Favour Of Rockers' Royalty Rights

The European Union (E.U.) has voted in favour of a scheme which will extend royalty rights for musicians following a high profile campaign by stars including SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, ROGER DALTREY and U2. Members of the...

David's Shock At Poll Result

British singer CRAIG DAVID was stunned his album BORN TO DO IT came second to MICHAEL JACKSON's THRILLER in a poll of the greatest ever records - but admits he is "flattered" by the honour. The...

U2 To Donate Tour Profit To Charity

Irish rockers U2 are planning to donate almost $12 million (£8.3 million) of the profits from the band's upcoming world tour to charity. The One hitmakers are embarking on a mammoth trek, which kicks off in...

U2 And Lady Gaga Still Reign Over Europe

U2 and singer LADY GAGA are continuing their reign over Europe - both artists remain atop the continent's albums and singles charts respectively. The Irish rockers' disc No Line On The Horizon is number one for...

Second Number One Single For Lady Gaga

US star Lady GaGa has claimed her second UK number one single with Poker Face, despite the song entering the chart ten weeks ago.The New Yorker's hit climbed from fourth to knock last week's number...

By on 23 March 2009

Eminem/universal Lawsuit Going To Trial

EMINEM's legal battle with record label Universal over royalties from digital downloads is set to go to trial on Tuesday (24Feb09) - two years after the case was filed in a California court. The Without Me...

Bono's Newspaper Ode To Sinatra

Rocker-turned-journalist BONO has dedicated his new U.S. newspaper column to his hero and mentor FRANK SINATRA. The U2 frontman has joined forces with the New York Times to provide occasional opinion pieces for the publication....

Bono Awarded Nobel 'Man Of Peace' Prize

Irish rocker BONO has been awarded the annual Nobel Man of Peace prize for his efforts to combat poverty, debt and disease in Africa. Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe hosted the award ceremony in the city...

Lanois Talks U2 Album

Daniel Lanois has been speaking positively about the forthcoming U2 album, claiming it may be their best work yet.The producer - who has worked with them on several of their records – is currently in...

By on 21 November 2008

Pink Wins Most Addictive Track Gong At Mtv Emas

PINK has picked up the first award of the night at the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards - winning the Most Addictive Track gong for her breakup anthem SO WHAT. The show kicked off with...

Timbaland Honoured By Irish University

Producer TIMBALAND has been chosen to receive an award from Ireland's prestigious Trinity College Dublin. The Apologize hitmaker will be inducted into the school's Philosophical Society as an Honourary Patron. The society's 300-year-old tradition involves...

Bono Denies Clapping Incident

Rocker BONO has dismissed reports he silenced an audience in Glasgow, Scotland, recently to demonstrate the plight of poverty in Africa by clapping his hands. The U2 singer was alleged to have told the crowd...

Tucker More Famous Than Bono In Africa

Comedian CHRIS TUCKER was left amazed during a visit to Ethiopia with rocker BONO - because he was recognised more than the U2 superstar. Tucker and Bono visited Africa together in 2002 as part of...

Dion Wins Clinton Campaign Song Vote

CELINE DION has landed the official song for U.S. Senator HILLARY CLINTON's presidential campaign. Dion's You + I will accompany Democrat Clinton as she travels across America in her bid to become the next U.S....

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

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...

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...

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...

Bono Is A 'Modern Beethoven'

Rocker BONO is a modern day 'reincarnation' of classical composer LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, according to the editor of music magazine Gramophone. The latest issue of the British publication gives Beethoven a modern make-over, so he...

U2 Arrive In Australia To Resume Tour

Irish supergroup U2 arrived in Australia yesterday (31OCT06) to complete the postponed leg of their VERTIGO tour. BONO, THE EDGE, ADAM CLAYTON and LARRY MULLEN JR flew into Sydney from their Dublin base before heading...

Winehouse Heckles Bono

English jazz singer AMY WINEHOUSE heckled U2 frontman BONO when the Irish superstar accepted a trophy at the Q Music Awards yesterday (30OCT06). The STRONGER THAN ME hitmaker, 23, was unimpressed when the supergroup were...

Wolfmother Dominates Australia's Aria Awards

Progressive rock band WOLFMOTHER picked up three top awards for their self-titled debut album at the Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards on Sunday night (29OCT06) in Sydney. Former POWDERFINGER frontman BERNARD FANNING also celebrated...

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...

Eavis: 'Glastonbury Is Too Big For U2'

Glastonbury Festival organiser MICHAEL EAVIS has hit out at rock giants U2 for refusing to appear at the seminal event. The band are annually linked with the English summer festival, but have never put pen...

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