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Originally posted 03/15/2005 08:00AM
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of rock, The Pretenders, The O'Jays, Percy Sledge and blues legend Buddy Guy were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a New York ceremony Monday night – but it was inductees U2 that were clearly the evening's star attraction.
Originally posted 02/25/2005 08:00AM
CAUTIONED: A California judge gave Tom Sizemore a break Thursday when he let the 43-year-old actor remain free pending his sentencing next month for a probation violation, the Associated Press reports. Sizemore faces up to four and a half years in jail resulting from an altercation with his former girlfriend, onetime Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss. The judge let Sizemore stay out of jail, despite the fact that the troubled actor has failed seven drug tests, twice admitted methamphetamine use, and failed to show up for drug testing all within the past month. But the jurist had some harsh words for the actor: "There are two ways for you to go," Judge Antonio Barretto Jr. told Sizemore. "One is to recover. The other is to die."
Originally posted 01/28/2005 06:00PM
As the most-watched celebrity designer in town, Jennifer Lopez can expect a big turnout at her clothing line's debut at New York's Olympus Fashion Week. PEOPLE takes a look at Lopez's latest career design, plus other events to watch for in the coming week:
Originally posted 12/13/2004 09:30AM
ANNOUNCED: Irish rockers U2, R&B singers The O'Jays ("Love Train"), soul balladeer Percy Sledge ("When a Man Loves a Woman"), The Pretenders and blues guitarist Buddy Guy are to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during the foundation's 20th annual induction ceremony March 14, the organization announced Monday. Musicians, industry professionals and journalists vote on the nominations, which were announced in September. Artists are eligible to be inducted into the Rock Hall after at least 25 years have passed since their first record was released.
Originally posted 01/04/2002 11:45AM
The Irish rockers draw more nominations than any other act, with India.Arie earning seven. The Grammys will be presented Feb. 27 in Los Angeles.
Originally posted 12/28/2001 12:00PM
U2 RULES: Year-end tallies for the concert business are in, and U2 has come out on top. The Irish band had the second biggest tour ever -- generating $109.7 million in estimated ticket sales, second only to the Rolling Stones's 1994 gross of $121.2 million. Otherwise, according to Pollstar magazine, 2001 was an off year for many groups and solo acts, with ticket sales down 7 percent. But U2 managed to sell out venues across the U.S. with a back-to-basics show, even adding dates after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Originally posted 12/03/2001 12:40PM
Despite past criticism of the U.S., Irish rockers U2 ended their concert tour in Miami Sunday with lead singer Bono proclaiming, "We love this country."
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