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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...

U2 Scrap Paris Show Following Terrorist Attacks

The Irish group was planning to beam the show live to fans in America via the HBO cable network, but Bono and his bandmates have opted not to proceed with the show following...

Bono Hails Britain's Anti-poverty Measures At London Show

The band kicked off a six-date residency at the O2 Arena in the British capital, marking the first stop on the U.K. leg of their world tour. During the show, images of...

Bono's Daughter Eve Hewson Lands Role As Maid Marian In 'Robin Hood: Origins'

Eve Hewson has just landed the coveted role of Maid Marian in upcoming movie, Robin Hood: Origins. The Irish actress, whose father is U2 frontman Bono, is said to have beaten over 100 hopefuls to...

Eve Hewson Tapped For Maid Marian Role

The Knick star is alleged to have beaten out competition from Belle actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Vampire Academy's Lucy Fry and Dutch newcomer Gaite Jansen to get the casting call from Peaky Blinders director...

Bono Urges Businessmen To Fight Poverty

The U2 frontman has been a keen campaigner for increased overseas aid for years but he has now admitted private sector commerce could be the solution. The singer told a United Nations...

Bono Thanks Police For Evacuating Stockholm Show

The band's gig at the Ericsson Globe was called off at the last minute and the arena was evacuated amid fears a man with a gun had been let into the venue....

'Security Breach' Causes U2 To Postpone Stockholm Show

U2 were force to cancel Sunday night’s concert in Stockholm, Sweden, following a security breach at the show’s venue, The Globe. The band who are currently on the European leg of their ‘Innocence and Experience...

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