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The recording industry’s Top 10 money makers

Posted on 03 Dec 2014 at 6:55pm

The ‘material girl’ obviously knew what she was singing about back when – Madonna,  56, today sits on top of an impressive list of the world’s richest recording artists. According to Wealth-x, the pop star has a net worth of $800 million, which is a comfortable $140 million dollars more than Sir Paul McCartney, 72, can bring to the table.


Just in time for the holidays here’s a quick reminder on just how modest our bank accounts fare in comparison.

Here are the top 10 earners in today’s music recording industry:

U2’s Bono suffered facial and arm fractures after cycling accident

Posted on 19 Nov 2014 at 9:04am

The full extent of the injuries suffered by U2 frontman Bono after a ‘cycling spill’, as described by the band, in New York has been reported by Rolling Stone – and it appears to have been much more serious than they first let on.

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Slaves recount awkward meeting with Bono on Later…With Jools Holland

Posted on 22 Oct 2014 at 9:49am

Slaves have recounted an awkward moment they shared with U2 frontman Bono after recording Later…With Jools Holland yesterday (October 21st).

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Bono says ‘sorry’ for U2’s ‘Songs Of Innocence’ iTunes release

Posted on 15 Oct 2014 at 8:57am

There’s no such thing as bad publicity, so the saying goes. Whether U2 still believe in that old adage though is probably now open to debate.

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Bono: U2 planning 2015 UK arena dates

Posted on 29 Sep 2014 at 8:58am

U2 are planning UK arena dates next year, including a stop at the O2 in London, according to frontman Bono.

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U2 track ‘Invisible’ raises £1.9m for Bono’s (RED) foundation

Posted on 05 Feb 2014 at 10:06am

U2 have raised a reported £1.9m for Bono‘s (RED) foundation since ‘Invisible‘ was released as a free download on iTunes following its premiere during the Super Bowl coverage in the States on Sunday (February 2nd).

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Bono admits U2 are ‘on the verge of irrelevance’

Posted on 04 Feb 2014 at 5:16am

“We’re on the verge of irrelevance,” said Bono, clearly in bullish mood, during an interview with Zane Lowe yesterday (February 3rd).

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Bono describes New York as the ‘complete universe’ of Lou Reed’s songwriting

Posted on 13 Nov 2013 at 4:09am

U2 frontman Bono has left his thoughts on Lou Reed after the legendary songwriter’s death last month.

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U2 frontman Bono ‘loves Mick Jagger’s wrinkles’

Posted on 25 Jul 2013 at 5:32am

U2‘s Bono has been rallying against the public perception of Mick Jagger only being interested in money – and has also said he loves the Rolling Stones frontman’s wrinkles.

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Bono receives France’s highest cultural honour

Posted on 17 Jul 2013 at 6:26am

U2 frontman Bono has been awarded France’s highest cultural honour in recognition of his music and humanitarian work.

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