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Bono makes Zeta-Jones nervous


March 18th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 18 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has admitted that she gets nervous in front of U2 vocalist Bono."I remember seeing U2 when they were just an Irish band ... Read more...

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Westlife part ways with Simon Cowell after 13 years


March 14th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Irish band – Westlife have called off their 13 years old parternership with Simon Cowell’s Syco record label. Westlife is composed of 32 years old Nicky ... Read more...

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Westlife split from Simon Cowell after 13 years


March 14th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): Pop group Westlife have ended their relationship with Simon Cowell after 13 years.The Irish band have left the X Factor guru's Syco label and signed a multi-million deal ... Read more...

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NASA astronaut hopes to stage ‘out of this world’ concert


February 11th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): A NASA astronaut is hoping to stage a concert that is literally out of this world, and plans on doing it with the help of Irish band The ... Read more...

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Cowell’s ‘X Factor’ ruining the music industry, say The Script


December 25th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): Simon Cowell's show 'The X Factor' is ruining the music industry, according to Irish band The Script.The rock band say that the show is breeding artists like this ... Read more...

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Bon Jovi tops Billboard’s touring chart for 2nd time in 3 years


December 14th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Hard rock band Bon Jovi has topped Billboard's annual tours chart once again, making it twice in three years.Billboard magazine revealed they were the most successful live act ... Read more...

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Stephan Gately website launched on his first death anniversary


October 11th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A website to mark the life of late Stephen Gately has been launched on the first anniversary of the singer's death.As a tribute to the late bandmate, the ... Read more...

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Irish pipers win 2010 World Pipe Band Championships


August 15th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): The St Laurence O'Toole Pipe Band, a Grade One pipe band based in Dublin, Ireland, have been crowned World Pipe Band Champions after a record-breaking event at the ... Read more...

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Bono makes a comeback on stage - 3 months after back surgery


August 9th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): U2 rocker Bono has made a comeback on stage - three months after he was forced to undergo emergency back surgery.The Irish band had to reschedule the North ... Read more...

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U2 becomes world’s richest band


July 18th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Irish band U2 has raked in a staggering $130 million over the last 12 months making the rockers the biggest selling and the richest band in the ... Read more...

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U2 to headline Glastonbury 2011?


June 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Irish band U2 may headline the Glastonbury festival in 2011.The band cancelled its performance at the festival after lead singer Bono was admitted to hospital in May for ... Read more...

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Gorillaz to replace U2 at Glastonbury


May 27th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Damon Albarn's virtual pop band Gorillaz are set to perform at the Glastonbury Festival in June, replacing Irish band U2.The news comes after U2 had to pull ... Read more...

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Snow Patrol’s Song ‘Chasing Cars’ Declared The Most Played Song Of The Decade


January 4th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The song 'Chasing Cars' is declared to be the most played and popular one of the decade. This Snow Patrol song, which is a 2006 ... Read more...

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U2, Beyonce, Eminem win as MTV awards return to Berlin


November 6th, 2009 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 6 (DPA) Irish band U2 won the Best Live Act prize Thursday night at the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards, after playing a sold-out free gig at Berlin's Brandenburg ... Read more...

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U2 to mark fall of the Berlin Wall with free gig


October 28th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 28 (ANI): U2 will perform a free concert at the Brandenburg Gate to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.The Irish band along with other artists, ... Read more...

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Funeral of Boyzone held in Dublin


October 17th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, Oct 17 (DPA) The funeral of former Irish pop singer Stephen Gately, who died last week whilst on holiday in Majorca, took place in Dublin Saturday, with thousands of mourners attending ... Read more...

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Megan Fox headed for the music industry?


September 26th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): It looks like 'Transformers' star Megan Fox wants to make a name in the music industry as well.Fox, 23, who will be hosting 'Saturday Night Live', is set ... Read more...

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Celtic Woman to dance with the stars!


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
The Irish band Celtic Woman is slated to make a special appearance on ABC's hit show "Dancing With The Stars" tonight. The international ensemble was named #1 Top World Music Artist by ... Read more...

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Boyzone wants to work with Mark Ronson


April 20th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Irish band Boyzone said it wants to collaborate with DJ-producer Mark Ronson and work on a new album. This indicates that the band wants to chart a new territory, ... Read more...

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”One” voted ”U2′’s Greatest Song Ever”


February 27th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): U2''s 1991 hit single ''One'' has been named the Irish band''s greatest song ever in a new poll. HMV''s social networking site getcloser.com asked its users to name ... Read more...

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Fans want me to die in rock’n'roll style: Bono


February 24th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Bono, lead singer of Irish band U2, has revealed that some fans want him to die in an unforgettable rock'n'roll style. According to mirror.co.uk, the 48-year-old singer claims most ... Read more...

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U2 band to launch new album in March


December 19th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (DPA) Supergroup U2 is to release its next album, "No Line On The Horizon", in early March, the Irish band's record label Interscope has said.The band's 12th album ... Read more...

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Bonos pics with two bikini-clad teenagers surface on Facebook


October 27th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 27 (ANI): Pictures showing Irish rocker Bono with his arm around two bikini-clad teenagers in St Tropez have been posted on social networking website Facebook complete with diary details. The ... Read more...

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While Madge and Guy were partying, thieves were robbing millions next door


September 13th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 13 (ANI): While all eyes were set on a glamorous bash to celebrate Hollywood director Guy Ritchies 40th birthday in a pub he owns, robbers carried out a multi-million-pound ... Read more...

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The Script tops UK album chart


August 18th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Irish band The Script have knocked Swedish supergroup Abba''s greatest hits collection off the top of the UK album charts.Abba, who first became big in the ... Read more...

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Westlife to perform at Wayne Rooneys wedding


May 28th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (ANI): Irish band Westlife is set to perform at the wedding of soccer star Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin.The 22-year-old Man U star is set exchange wedding vows ... Read more...

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Footballer Rooney requests Westlife to perform at wedding


May 28th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (IANS) Wayne Rooney, the football star of Manchester United, is tying the knot with Coleen McLoughlin next month and has requested the Irish band Westlife to perform at his ... Read more...

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