1. Final Live 8 Show Draws 50,000

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After pulling off 10 free multi-artist concerts around the world last Saturday, Bob Geldof staged a final Live 8 concert in Edinburgh yesterday (July 6) in a last-ditch bid to press leaders of the wor After pulling off 10 free multi-artist concerts around the world last Saturday, Bob Geldof…

  2. U2 Stylist Must Return Clothes, Photos

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A former stylist for Irish rock band U2 must return to lead singer Bono a range of clothes, including a cowboy hat and earrings, and nearly 200 backstage photographs, a judge ruled today (July 5). A former stylist for Irish rock band U2 must return to lead singer Bono a range of clothes,…

  3. Bono Stumps For African Aid In Brussels

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2 lead singer Bono urged the European Union today (June 9) to prove its relevance to young people by doing more to help the poor and hungry in Africa. U2 lead singer Bono urged the European Union today (June 9) to prove its relevance to young people by doing more to help the poor and hungry…

  4. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is arrested and charged with criminal…

  5. Grammy Performance To Benefit Tsunami Aid

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST An all-star live performance of the Beatles song "Across the Universe" during the 47th annual Grammy Awards celebration will be immediately released to raise funds for tsunami relief efforts. An all-star live performance of the Beatles song "Across the Universe" during the…

  6. We Are the Scissor Sisters . . . And So Are You

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fresh off their Grammy Award nomination for best dance recording, Scissor Sisters deliver the concert video "We Are the Scissor Sisters . . . And So Are You. Fresh off their Grammy Award nomination for best dance recording, Scissor Sisters deliver the concert video "We Are the…

  7. Stones, Queen Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams have been chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony last night (Nov. 11) at Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams have been…

  8. Bono, McCartney Join Band Aid 20 Lineup

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST The single will be issued Nov. 29 in the U.K. on Mercury/Universal. Further details are emerging about the forthcoming new recording of the all-star Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas," which will be credited to Band Aid 20 in acknowledgement of the…

  9. New Nevilles Album Casts Long 'Shadow'

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The forthcoming Neville Brothers album has been dubbed "Walkin' in the Shadow of Life." The forthcoming Neville Brothers album has been dubbed "Walkin' in the Shadow of Life." Originally expected in September, the set has been pushed back to an Oct. 19 release…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Golden Globe nominees, Madonna, Ruben Studdard, J Records and more. HARD HOBBIT TO BREAK: The song "Into the West" by Annie Lennox hasn't broken on Billboard's Hot 100 yet, but neither have any of the other four songs…

  11. Vedder, Sting Nominated For Golden Globes

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and U2's Bono are among those nominated for best original song Golden Globe Awards. Danny Elfman's score for "Big Fish" and Howard Shore's work on Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and…

  12. Tunes On TV

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 1-7, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 1 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Leona Naess (also scheduled: Brad Garrett, Emily Procter. "46664 - The Concert in Association With MTV's Staying…

  13. Bono, Beyonce Rock For AIDS Awareness

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nelson Mandela today (Oct. 21) in London launched a global initiative to raise awareness of the devastating impact of AIDS/HIV in Africa. Part of the campaign is a Nov. 29 concert at Greenpoint Stadiu Nelson Mandela today (Oct. 21) in London launched a global initiative to raise awareness of…

  14. Sting Named MusiCares 'Person Of The Year'

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sting has been selected as the MusiCares Person of the Year. Presented by the Recording Academy, the award acknowledges the artist's accomplishments as a musician, humanitarian and environmental activ Sting has been selected as the MusiCares Person of the Year. Presented by the Recording…

  15. Cash Tribute Lineup Swells

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp, Dwight Yoakam and George Jones have joined the lineup for the Nov. 10 Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute concert in Nashville. As reported last week, the event at the Ryman Auditorium will John Mellencamp, Dwight Yoakam and George Jones have joined the lineup for the Nov. 10 Johnny…

  16. Top Acts Lining Up For Cash Memorial

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow and Hank Williams Jr. are among those confirmed to take part in a memorial musical tribute to Johnny Cash. The event will be held Nov. 10 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, th Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow and Hank Williams Jr. are among those confirmed to take part…

  17. Bono Gets Free Pass On Televised 'F'-Word

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Federal Communications Commission decided that U2 singer Bono's utterance of an obscenity during this year's broadcast of the Golden Globe Awards did not constitute a violation of the nation's bro The Federal Communications Commission decided that U2 singer Bono's…

  18. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is arrested and charged with criminal…

  19. Bono Eyes New African Aid Initiative

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST U2 frontman Bono has joined with musician Bob Geldof to form DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade in Africa), the latest in a series of initiatives aimed at assisting African countries in need. "They are three of U2 frontman Bono has joined with musician Bob Geldof to form DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade in…

  20. Production Issues Kill Mandela's AIDS Benefit

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST An all-star South African AIDS awareness concert packed that Nelson Mandela had planned to host next month has been canceled because of problems over broadcast rights and sponsorship, his spokesperson An all-star South African AIDS awareness concert packed that Nelson Mandela had planned to…

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