Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh was born in Boston but raised in Shrule, Co Mayo.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014
Bon Jovi topped the list of 2013's highest-grossing worldwide concert tours by taking $259.5 million last year.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2014
Madonna has topped Forbes' list of highest-paid musicians.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2013
Renée Zellweger had onlookers doing a double take as she arrived looking almost unrecognisable at a screening of a new movie in California.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2013
Renee Zellweger is thinking about adopting a child.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
Riley Cooper did his growing up in Oklahoma City and Clearwater, Florida before playing at one of the American south’s college football behemoths, the University of Florida.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2013
Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson were among the nominees unveiled for this year's Country Music Association (CMA) Awards.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
There was little surprise when Taylor Swift won entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Awards — except maybe in how little surprise the 22-year-old sensation showed when her name was called.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2012
Taylor Swift won her second consecutive entertainer of the year award at the Academy of Country Music Awards last night, just 24 hours after she was saluted by first lady Michelle Obama for her charity work on The Kids’ Choice Awards.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2012
Country star Taylor Swift racked up the biggest US earnings last year, followed by U2 — while British sensation Adele made it into the top 10 despite her health woes.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2012
Taylor Swift was the world's highest earning music star in 2011, making $35.7 million.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2012
U2 had the highest-earning tour of 2011, according to Billboard magazine.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2011
Irish rock superstars U2 had the highest-earning tour of the year, according to new figures.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2011
Lady Gaga enjoyed her “first real Marilyn moment” as she serenaded former US president Bill Clinton at a charity concert in Los Angeles, at which Bono also sang.
Sun, 16 Oct, 2011
TAYLOR SWIFT might not be able to count on the men in her life, but her fans have yet to let her down.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2011
Kenny Chesney thinks his failed marriage to Renee Zellweger was like getting injured at sport.
Fri, 06 Aug, 2010
U2 were today named the highest-earning band on the planet over the last year.
Fri, 16 Jul, 2010
Renee Zellweger and Bradley Cooper are reportedly preparing to get married.
Thu, 10 Jun, 2010
Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood lead the nominations at his year’s Country Music Television (CMT) Awards.
Tue, 11 May, 2010
IF anyone had any doubt that touring is where the money is in today’s music business, a look at Billboard’s top moneymakers of 2008 should hammer the point home.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2009
Country star Kenny Chesney has fired back at reports his ex-wife Renee Zellweger's divorce plans came as a complete shock to him, insisting the media slant on their break-up made it look as if it was all one-sided.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2009
More than three years after her marriage to country singer Kenny Chesney broke down, Renee Zellweger rumoured to be dating again.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2009
Pop queen Madonna has reasons to be cheerful as her divorce from Guy Ritchie rumbles on - her 'Sticky & Sweet' world tour was the highest-grossing US jaunt of 2008.
Thu, 01 Jan, 2009
Kenny Chesney has penned a new tune about his break-up with actress Renee Zellweger.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2008
Rihanna has scored a second week at the top of the US pop charts, despite a challenge from 'American Idol' runner-up David Archuleta.
Sun, 24 Aug, 2008
Reunited rock supergroup The Police have scored the year's top tour after making more than $210m (€145.5m) on the road in 2007.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2007
Renee Zellweger is proud to have retained her sanity despite the stresses of fame.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2007
Country singer Kenny Chesney has blasted rival rappers 50 Cent and Kanye West for ignoring the fact his album is coming out at the same time as their latest discs.
Sun, 19 Aug, 2007
Mary J Blige is set for another major honour at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers 20th Anniversary Rhythm & Soul Music Awards next month.
Wed, 16 May, 2007
Kenny Chesney has cemented his King Of Country title after selling out Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Lincoln Financial Field in just 15 minutes yesterday.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2007
Country music star Kenny Chesney has denied rumours he split from Renee Zellweger because he is gay.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2007
Kenny Chesney explains why the word “fraud” was used on the document filed by Renee Zellweger to annul their marriage and denies the gay rumours it fanned, in an interview to be broadcast this Sunday on CBS’ “60 Minutes.”
Thu, 15 Feb, 2007
AFTER more than 40 years on the road, The Rolling Stones are singing all the way to the bank. They lead a Forbes.com’s list of top money makers in the music industry in 2006, making $150.6 million (€116.6m).
Sat, 27 Jan, 2007
Renee Zellweger is setting a New Year's Resolution to manage her love life better in 2007.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2006
Oscar-winner Renee Zellweger desperately tried to avoid questions about her quick divorce from country music star Kenny Chesney during an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman last Wednesday night.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2006
Newly single Kid Rock wasted no time getting back in the dating scene and was seen partying with several blondes just days after filing for divorce from Pamela Anderson.
Tue, 05 Dec, 2006
Multi-millionaire country star Kenny Chesney has fessed up about an unusual addiction - to doing his own laundry.
Sun, 01 Oct, 2006
George Clooney has reportedly reconciled his romance with fellow Oscar winner Renee Zellweger.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2006
Renee Zellweger's ex-husband Kenny Chesney has made history in New England by recording the highest-grossing one-day country show.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2006
They may not thank him for it, but Michael Douglas has some thoughts on failed celebrity relationships.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2006
Hollywood star Renee Zellweger and country singer Kenny Chesney appear to have put the memory of their doomed four-month marriage behind them to remain friends.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2006
An Ulster Scots prize-winning song has earned rave reviews from some of the most influential figures in country music.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2005
Renee Zellweger and Kenny Chesney have added more mystery to their shock marriage split by meeting up for secret romantic dates in New York City and Connecticut.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2005
The American Music Awards spread things around, with country star Tim McGraw, alternative rockers Green Day, soul stars Destiny’s Child and hip-hop chart toppers Black Eyed Peas each winning two awards.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2005
Mariah Carey continued her journey along the comeback trail today, heading into the 33rd annual American Music Awards with a leading four nominations, including two for her chart-topping album The Emancipation Of Mimi.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2005
Country star Kenny Chesney was devastated when his sexuality was questioned in the aftermath of his split from Renee Zellweger.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2005
Country star Kenny Chesney refuses to feel blue about the end of his short marriage to actress Renee Zellweger - because the experience taught him how to fall in love.
Tue, 08 Nov, 2005
Dolly Parton and Elton John will sing Turn The Lights Out When You Leave at The 39th Annual Country Music Association Awards, at New York’s Madison Square Garden on November 15.
Tue, 01 Nov, 2005
Country singer Kenny Chesney credits his music with being critical in helping him get through the break-up of his fleeting marriage to actress Renee Zellweger.
Sat, 29 Oct, 2005
Hollywood star Renee Zellweger was so angry with a newspaper's claims she is dating another man, just weeks after her split from husband Kenny Chesney, she stormed into its office to berate the guilty reporter.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2005
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