1. Peaches Geldof's Death: Heroin Played A Role, Authorities Confirm

    May 01, 2014 11:59 PM EDT 2 0 0 Heroin likely played a role in the death of British model and television personality Peaches Geldof, authorities said Thursday. Detective Chief Inspector Paul Fotheringham of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate told an inquest into the deat ...

  2. Peaches Geldof Funeral Draws Famous Mourners

    April 22, 2014 6:14 AM EDT 0 0 0   Former Rolling Stones member Bill Wyman, Sarah Ferguson and musician and BBC music show host Jools Holland were among the mourners at Peaches Geldof's funeral on Monday. The ceremony was held on Easter Monday at lunchtime at the same church i ...

  3. Peaches Geldof's Autopsy Is Inconclusive

    April 09, 2014 10:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 An autopsy on Peaches Geldof was inconclusive and toxicology tests will be conducted in an attempt to determine what killed the 25-year-old celebrity, police said Wednesday. Geldof was pronounced dead by paramedics at her home in southeast England o ...

  4. Peaches Geldof, Model and Daughter of Bob Geldof, Dead at 25

    April 07, 2014 1:53 PM EDT Peaches Geldof, a British model, writer and TV personality, and the second daughter of Irish singer-songwriter Bob Geldof, died Monday afternoon at her home in South East England. She was 25. Police responded to Geldof's home in Kent on Monday ...

  5. Pussy Riot Talks Imprisonment, Olympics, the Clash at New York Press Conference

    February 04, 2014 9:54 PM EST 0 0 0 Pussy Riot wants you to know your rights. The Russian punk band's first post-liberation trip to the United States is bringing out pop and rock royalty. Madonna will announce the group onstage at Amnesty International’s Bringing Human Rights Hom ...

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  7. Roger Waters Talks Chart-Topping 'The Wall' Tour in Billboard Cover Story

    July 24, 2012 11:06 AM EDT Ed. Note: This is an excerpt from the Billboard cover story interview with Pink Floyd's Roger Waters. To read the full interview, purchase this week's issue of Billboard magazine by clicking above. In stark contrast to the wildly success ...

  8. Roger Waters: The Billboard Cover Story

    July 24, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock Innovator Talks 'Wall' Tour, Now One of the Biggest Moneymakers in All of Music In stark contrast to the wildly successful tour he began in September 2010, Roger Waters today is a man who has transcended walls, or boundaries of any ty ...

  9. Roger Waters, The 'Wall' Tour: The Billboard Cover Story

    July 18, 2012 7:35 PM EDT In stark contrast to the wildly successful tour he began in September 2010, Roger Waters today is a man who has transcended walls, or boundaries of any type. Calling on a travel day before the June 19 Nashville show of The Wall Live, Waters is, as ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Thom Yorke Pairs With MF Doom, Bob Geldof Rails Against 'Glee'

    March 17, 2011 7:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Thom Yorke 'Probably' Making An Album With Rapper MF Doom Radiohead's Thom Yorke , fresh off his band's new "The King of Limbs" release, may ...

  11. Bob Geldof Pleads For Rock's Future At SXSW Keynote

    March 17, 2011 4:57 PM EDT Bob Geldof thinks that rock 'n' roll, which he called "America's great cultural gift to the world," might be over. And during his keynote address on Thursday at South By Southwest, he wasn't merely talking about the I ...

  12. Bob Geldof Announced as South By Southwest Keynote Speaker

    January 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST The annual music confab South By Southwest announced its 2011 keynote speaker, Bob Geldof. The former Boomtown Rats frontman will also be a showcase performer at the music portion of the conference, which begins on March 16 in Austin, Texas. Appro ...

  13. BBC Apologizes For Band Aid Story

    November 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The BBC apologized on Thursday (Nov. 4) for reports this year which gave the impression that millions of pounds raised for Ethiopian famine relief by the Band Aid music charity were used by rebel groups to buy weapons. Irish singer Bob Geldof comp ...

  14. Q&A: Jon Bon Jovi Talks Pushing Himself on Tour

    July 15, 2010 12:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 J on Bon Jovi is on the move. In a phone interview that starts in a van and ends on a boat, Bon Jovi and his band mates are prepping for night 11 of 12 sellouts at London's O2 arena. It's the midpoint of Bon Jovi's the Circle tour, th ...

  15. Live Aid Movie in the Works

    July 14, 2010 2:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 The story behind Irish rock star Bob Geldof's global Live Aid concert to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia is being made into a TV film, the BBC said on Wednesday. The 1985 concert, organized by Geldof and music promoter Harvey Goldsmit ...

  16. Live Aid 25th Anniversary: 10 Awesome Benefit Show Performances

    July 13, 2010 3:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty five years ago today (July 13), more than 50 artists across two continents united for the Live Aid benefit concerts, organized by UK musicians Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to aid famine relief efforts in Ethiopia. The event touched the hearts (an ...

  17. Bob Geldof Dismisses Live Aid Arms Claims

    March 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Live Aid concert organizer Bob Geldof and the Ethiopian government have denied allegations that millions of dollars in aid for Ethiopian famine victims in the '80s went to buy arms. The BBC reported claims by former rebel leaders, who said th ...

  18. U2, Pete Seeger, Sinead O'Connor In PBS 'Music of Ireland' Doc

    February 10, 2010 3:40 PM EST 0 0 0 "The Music of Ireland - Welcome Home," a documentary featuring interviews and performances from U2 , Pete Seeger , Sinead O'Connor and the Chieftans will debut on New York public television station WLIW on Feb. 17, then rollout to oth ...

  19. Black Eyed Peas Head Guinness Celebrations

    May 13, 2009 8:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Black Eyed Peas top an international bill of artists set to honor the 250th anniversary of Guinness. It was announced today (May 13) that the Grammy Award-winning act will perform in Asia on Sept. 24 as part of Guinness' global anniversary cele ...

  20. Beck Tempts Goldsmith Back To Management

    January 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recipient Jeff Beck has announced Harvey Goldsmith CBE as his new manager. It is a return to the management field for the renowned promoter, who has worked with everyone from Queen to Madonna as well as both Live Ai ...

  21. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause ...

  22. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Even in death, Johnny Cash is still mighty enough to top The Billboard 200. "American V: A Hundred Highways" earns the Man in Black his first No. 1 album since 1969's "Johnny Cash at San Quenti 2006 - Even in death, Johnny ...

  23. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry's annual Echo Awards in Berlin. The veteran Irish musician and humanitarian is lauded for masterminding the hist 2006 - Bob Geldof is honored with a special ...

  24. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and Shove It," dies in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He is 64. 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known ...

  25. The Billboard Q&A: Paul McCartney

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As far as Sir Paul McCartney is concerned, words like "take it easy" are reserved for the Eagles. As far as Sir Paul McCartney is concerned, words like "take it easy" are reserved for the Eagles. During the past three years alone ...

  26. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause ...

  27. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Even in death, Johnny Cash is still mighty enough to top The Billboard 200. "American V: A Hundred Highways" earns the Man in Black his first No. 1 album since 1969's "Johnny Cash at San Quenti 2006 - Even in death, Johnny ...

  28. Geldof, Bono Fight On For Africa Aid

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof, U2 frontman Bono and German rock singer Herbert Groenemeyer fronted a rock concert in Rostock, North Germany yesterday as part of an appeal for world leaders to ramp-up support for the people of Africa. More than 70,000 people attended ...

  29. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry's annual Echo Awards in Berlin. The veteran Irish musician and humanitarian is lauded for masterminding the hist 2006 - Bob Geldof is honored with a special ...

  30. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and Shove It," dies in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He is 64. 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known ...

  31. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet,&quo ...

  32. Bono To Receive Honorary Knighthood

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Irish rocker and humanitarian Bono will become a knight of the British empire -- but the U2 frontman won't be called "Sir." Bono, 46, will receive his honorary knighthood from the British ambassador t Irish rocker and humanitarian Bon ...

  33. Bono Receives Honorary British Knighthood

    December 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2 lead singer and rights campaigner Bono, has been awarded an honorary British knighthood, the British Embassy in Dublin said Saturday (Dec. 23). "Her Majesty The Queen has appointed Bono to be an honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excell ...

  34. 42OnTV

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miley Cyrus (also scheduled: Brian Wansink, Ann Pleshette Murphy. "The Martha Stewart Show," Syndicated Featured Arti ...

  35. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Without comment, the Supreme Court refuses to throw out a suit charging that composer Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber copied from another songwriter the "Phantom Song" from his "Phantom of the O 2005 - Badfinger drum ...

  36. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Yusuf Islam, born Stephen Georgiou and formerly known by his stage name Cat Stevens denies that he has in the past supported militant Islamic group Hamas. Islam was denied entry into Isr 2005 - Veteran rock group INXS emerg ...

  37. Germanys Echos To Pay Tribute To Geldof

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bob Geldof will be honored this Sunday (March 12) with a special achievement accolade at the German industry’s annual Echo Awards in Berlin. Bob Geldof will be honored this Sunday (March 12) with a special achievement accolade at the German indust ...

  38. Germany's Echos To Pay Tribute To Geldof

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bob Geldof will be honored this Sunday (March 12) with a special achievement accolade at the German industry's annual Echo Awards in Berlin. Bob Geldof will be honored this Sunday (March 12) with a special achievement accolade at the German i ...

  39. Bono, Geldof Among Nobel Peace Prize Nominees

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock stars Bono and Bob Geldof were nominated for the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize along with Indonesia's president, a former U.S. secretary of state and a Finnish peacemaker. Geldof was nominated for organ Rock stars Bono and Bob Geldof were nominat ...

  40. Bono, Geldof Among Nobel Peace Prize Nominees

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rock stars Bono and Bob Geldof were nominated for the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize along with Indonesia's president, a former U.S. secretary of state and a Finnish peacemaker. That was the easy part. Making Rock stars Bono and Bob Geldof were nomin ...

  41. Q&A: David Gilmour (continued)

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 David Gilmour interview, continued. Q: One of the things that defines you is your guitar playing. Is it correct to think that there's something of a blues guitarist in you? A: I am a lover of all sorts of different music. I love blues and every ...

  42. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Robert Smith of the Cure does battle with the forces of musical evil as embodied by a monstrous Barbra Streisand on the animated television show South Park.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2003 - Count ...

  43. Bob Geldof Picks Up Award At MIDEM

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Named as one of the personalities of the year. Live 8 mastermind Bob Geldof stopped by at MIDEM, the annual gathering of the music industry, to pick up another prize on Monday (Jan. 23) but he said this one was different. Named with Live 8 partner ...

  44. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    January 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Just a few months ago, Sia feared her second full-length album would never see an official U.S. release. After Go Beat/Island issued her "Colour the Small One" in the United Kingdom in January 2004, s The debut albums from up-and-coming ro ...

  45. Bono Seeks To Balance Charitable Work, U2

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bono said he feared his commitment to campaigning against poverty would force him out of U2. "They are hugely supportive spiritually and financially of the work I do, but they are in a rock'n'roll ban Bono said he feared his commitmen ...

  46. Bono Joins Gates, Wife As 'Persons Of The Year'

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The richest man in the world, Bill Gates, and his wife, Melinda, were named Time magazine's "Persons of the Year" along with U2 frontman Bono for being Good Samaritans who made a difference in differe The richest man in the world, Bil ...

  47. Geldof To Receive Peace Award

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Live 8 organizer Bob Geldof is scheduled to receive a peace award in Rome today (Nov. 24) from a foundation headed by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Live 8 organizer Bob Geldof is scheduled to receive a peace award in Rome today (Nov. 24) f ...

  48. Midem To Honor Live 8 Co-organizers

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Live Aid founders and Live 8 co-producers Bob Geldof, Harvey Goldsmith and John Kennedy will be honored during the Midem trade show at a gala dinner on Jan. 23 in Cannes, France. Live Aid founders and Live 8 co-producers Bob Geldof, Harvey Goldsmi ...

  49. Rock For A Cause

    November 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Capitol will this week release DVDs of this summer's Live 8 concert to raise awareness of African poverty. The four-disc set features the complete concerts from London and Philadelphia, as well as hig Capitol will this week release DVDs of this ...

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