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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...

Jimmy Fallon Needs More Surgery

Jimmy Fallon needs more surgery on his injured hand.The 'Tonight Show' host came close to having his finger amputated in June following a freak accident at the home he shares with wife Nancy Juvonen and...

Bono: 'U2 Won't Quit'

Bono thinks U2 are the ''most interesting'' band around.The 55-year-old frontman insists his group take a lot more risks than anyone else and believes it would be a ''shame'' if they called it a day.He...

Bono Speaks Out On Refugee Crisis During Gig

Aylan Kurdi, three, has become the poster child of the ongoing crisis after images of the tragic tot in the arms of a police officer hit the front pages of newspapers across the...

Bono Changes Lyrics Of U2 Song To Reference Refugee Crisis In Europe

Bono changed the lyrics of one of U2’s songs to make a reference to the current refugee crisis in Europe during one of the band’s live shows last night, and took the time to address...

Larry Mullen Jr. Wants U2 To Play Smaller Gigs

Larry Mullen Jr. thinks U2 need to get smaller.The 53-year-old rocker thinks it would be ''so cool'' if the group took time off to play cover versions for ''fun'' and then shunned their usual stadium...

Bono Not Likely To Play Guitar Again

Bono's chances of playing guitar again are ''not looking good''.The U2 frontman suffered multiple fractures on his face, arm, shoulder and left hand after falling off his bicycle last November, and as two of his...

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