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Bono Joins Africa's Richest Man In Nigerian Refugee Camp Visit

The 56-year-old rocker and the Nigerian commodities billionaire toured the camp, which houses many of the 2.3 million people left homeless following raids by feared African Islamist extremist group Boko Haram. Bono,...

U2 Announce New Album And Tour

U2 have announced a new album and accompanying world tour.The group haven't yet finished the follow-up to 2014's 'Songs of Innocence', but singer Bono, 56, has confirmed it will be on its way soon and...

Bono Visits Memorial For Nice Attack Victims

The U2 frontman was at a restaurant nearby on 14 July (16), when a terrorist drove a truck filled with weapons and explosives into a crowd watching a fireworks display on Promenade des...

Bono Was Locked In A Café During The Bastille Day Attack

Bono was locked in a café during the attack on Bastille Day. The 56-year-old musician - whose real name is Paul Hewson - was dining with friends in La Petite Maison in Nice, France, on...

Bono Caught Up In Bastille Day Horror - Report

The U2 frontman was reportedly enjoying an evening with friends on the terrace of upmarket restaurant La Petite Maison when suspect Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel drove a lorry into the crowd watching a firework...

Bono Surprises Hometown Crowd At Bruce Springsteen Concert

The Born to Run star played his second of two shows at Croke Park in Ireland on Sunday, and the over 80,000 fans in the stadium went wild when the U2 frontman joined...

Stars Sign Up For America's Red Nose Day

The singer will join Bono, Sir Elton John, Blake Shelton, and Mandy Moore among the music stars taking part in the two-hour charity fundraiser, which will air in America on Thursday night (26May16)....

Bono Pays Tribute To Missing African Girls Onstage At Lupita Nyongo's Play

The show centres around a group of captive wives of a rebel officer in the Liberian Civil War, and 12 Years a Slave star Nyong'o portrays a semi-literate 15-year-old who becomes the fourth...

Bono: 'Gospel Singers Should Sing About Personal Struggles And Marriage Failures'

The U2 singer feels Christian music is lacking a little personal truth and accuses performers of glossing over real-life problems and politics in their messages to the Lord. In a new chat...

The Edge Supported By U2 At Father's Funeral

John Garvin Evans died on Saturday (16Apr16) at the Bons Secours Hospital in Dublin, following "a long and courageous battle with illness", according to a family notice published on The Irish Times website....

Bono Says Amy Schumer's Got The Power To Defeat Isis

Bono has decided that the best way to cripple ISIS and counter terrorism is by making them laugh. In his mind, violence doesn't work because it's all they understand, so why not introduce them to...

Bono: 'Send In Amy Schumer To Fight Isis'

The U2 frontman spoke during a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday (12Apr16), the aim of which was to deal with the "causes and consequences of violent extremism and the role of foreign assistance", to plead...

U2 To Receive Top Honour

The rockers will be feted for their impact on popular culture and commitment to social causes. The honour, which will be given to Bono and his bandmates during the awards show in...

Bono: 'The Sky Is A Lot Darker Without David Bowie'

The U2 frontman was good friends with the late singer, who lost his battle with cancer on 10 January (16), and he has shared his memories of the 69-year-old in the latest issue of Rolling...

Brit Awards Planning Star-studded Bowie Tribute - Report

The A-list supergroup will also include Noel Gallagher, Damon Albarn, and Coldplay, according to editors at U.K. newspaper The Sun. Organisers have even requested that the ceremony, due to take place...

Bono Recruits Hozier And The Script To Busk For Charity

The U2 frontman has made it a tradition to perform in the city on the night before Christmas since 2009, but he was forced to skip last year (14), because he was recovering...

Eagles Of Death Metal Join U2 On Stage During Paris Gig

Eagles of Death Metal have made an emotional return to Paris, appearing as surprise guests during U2’s gig at the AccorHotels Arena on Monday evening. Bringing the band to the stage U2 frontman Bono said:...

Bono Pens Song About Paris Terror Attacks

The singer and his bandmates cancelled plans to perform in the French capital the night after the 13 November (15) atrocities, which included a massacre at an Eagles of Death Metal show at...

Eagles Of Death Metal To Join U2 At Paris Gig On Sunday - Report

Sources tell Billboard, Bono and his bandmates have invited the Californian group to join them onstage at the AccorHotels Arena on Sunday. The gig will also include Queens of the Stone Age...

Miley Cyrus Suffers Technical Problems At Bono's Charity Show

The pop singer was among the stars who turned out for the Irish rocker's gala concert in New York City to mark World AIDS Day (01Dec15), performing her own set before returning to...

Bono Says Nothing Will Stop U2 From Playing Paris

Bono has declared that nothing will stand in the way of U2 playing their upcoming concerts in Paris over the weekend, and the frontman hopes that the performance will inspire fans.U2 and a number of...

Bono: 'Nothing Will Stop U2 Returning To Paris'

The Irish rockers' two gigs in the French capital were called off in the aftermath of the bloodshed on 13 November (15), when more than 130 died in a series of devastating gun...

Bono Auctioning Off Bike Ride In Central Park For Aids Charity

Almost exactly a year to the day since he seriously injured his arm in a bike accident in New York, U2 singer Bono will be auctioning a bicycle ride as part of a charity campaign...

Bono Offering Central Park Bicycle Ride For Charity

The Irish rocker fell off his bike while cycling in New York City's Central Park in November, 2014, and he suffered multiple fractures and breaks to his left arm, elbow, finger and an...

Barry Manilow And Scarlett Johansson Star In Holiday Charity Campaign

In the sketch, U.S. talk show host Jimmy Kimmel calls Manilow and asks him to write a jingle for the (RED) Shopathon campaign, and Manilow begins singing at the piano as the footage...

Bono Employs Top U.k. Politician To Help World's Poor

The U2 frontman has been a keen anti-poverty campaigner for years, with a particular focus on Africa, lobbying governments to give aid to impoverished countries to fight disease and help the world's poor....

U2 To Close World Tour In Paris

The rockers scrapped their two gigs in the wake of the terror attacks that gripped the city on 13 November (15). Bono and his bandmates will now close their world tour in the...

U2 Pay Tribute To Paris Victims At Belfast Concert

The rockers were slated to perform in France last weekend (14-15Nov15), but cancelled their gigs in the aftermath of the atrocities. They later visited a makeshift memorial near the Batalcan venue where more...

U2 And Foo Fighters Cancel Gigs Following Paris Attacks

U2 and Foo Fighters have both announced they’ve canceled scheduled gigs in the wake of the attacks in Paris on Friday evening. Foo Fighters will now no longer continue on the rest of their European...

Bono Condemns Paris Attacks As A 'Direct Hit On Music Fans'

More than 127 are thought to have died in a wave of violence that hit the French capital on Friday (13Nov15). Suicide bombers detonated explosives outside the Stade de France, and restaurants and...

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