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U2 To Perform At Mtv Emas

U2 will perform at the MTV European Music Awards on Sunday (09.11.14).The iconic rock band have joined the line-up to perform at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, following the release of their thirteenth studio album...

One Direction Confirmed For Band Aid 30

One Direction have been announced for Band Aid 30.The 'Steal My Girl' hitmakers will perform charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' alongside several other as-yet unnamed acts to raise money for the Ebola crisis,...

U2 To Play Week-long Tonight Show Residency

U2 will play a week-long residency on the 'Tonight Show' with Jimmy Fallon.The Irish rockers - made up of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - will spend five nights performing on...

U2 Set For Weeklong Residency On Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show'

In the midst of Metallica being booked to perform for five straight nights on the last week of 'The Late Late Show With Craig Fuerguson,' it seems another late night talk show has caught the...

Queen Release New Song For Aids Campaign

Queen have released a new song featuring Freddie Mercury to raise money in the fight against AIDS.The Coca-Cola Company have teamed up with (RED) for a new campaign, 'Share the Sound of An AIDS Free...

U2 To Release New Album In 18 Months

U2 plan to release a new album in just 18 months.The Irish rockers caused controversy when they allowed their latest LP 'Songs of Innocence' to be given away on iTunes for free but despite only...

Bono Reveals Reason Behind Tinted Signature Sunglasses: "I've Had Glaucoma For The Last 20 Years"

U2 are one of the world's biggest bands for a reason, they manage to stay relevant and change with the times as each decade passes, but one thing that has managed to stay the same...

U2 Didn't Profit From Download

U2 ''didn't earn much'' from their new album.The Irish rockers gave away 'Songs of Innocence' to iTunes users because they felt their fans ''deserved'' to have the record for free, and admit even Apple were...

Bono Has Glaucoma

Bono has had glaucoma for the last 20 years.The U2 frontman is often seen sporting a pair of sunglasses when he appears in front of photographers, but the 54-year-old singer says he does this in...

Bono Cheated Death As A Teen

Bono ''should have'' died in a bomb attack.The U2 frontman believes a decision to ride his bike to a record store in Dublin, Ireland in 1984 stopped him from being in the midst of a...

Bono Reveals Why He Always Wears Sunglasses: "I Have Glaucoma"

Bono explained why he wears sunglasses seemingly all the time whilst appearing on a British talk show.Bono spotted in London on Thursday (16th Oct.).Read More: Bono Apologies Over Unwanted Downloads Of U2's New Album.The U2...

Patrick Carney Slams U2 Album Giveaway

Patrick Carney has slammed U2's album giveaway.The Black Keys drummer has attacked the band following their decision to make their 'Songs of Innocence' LP free on iTunes last month and claims the move has ''devalued...

The Edge's Cheese Sandwich Diet

U2 guitarist The Edge ate cheese sandwiches every day for his lunch for 14 years.The 53-year-old musician admits his mother Gwenda was not a great cook and her packed lunches were particularly hit and miss...

Bono: 'I Have Glaucoma'

Rocker Bono has been suffering from glaucoma for 20 years.The U2 frontman famously never removes his sunglasses in public, and he often wears shades with an orange, blue, or green tint. He has previously...

Bono's Vocal 'Gift' From Dad

Bono claims his voice improved after his father died.The U2 frontman believes he was given a ''gift'' by his late dad Bob Hewson - who lost his battle with cancer in 2001 - after he...

Bono Apologises Over Unwanted Downloads Of U2'S New Album

U2 frontman Bono has issued an apology to iTunes users over the release of their recent album Songs of Innocence. Users of the software had a free copy of the new album automatically downloaded to...

Neil Young Recalls The Time Bono Tried To Give Him Song Writing ‘Advice’.

You might have felt angry last month when Bono gave you his new album without asking if you'd wanted it first. But imagine how Neil Young felt when the U2 frontman offered him some unsolicited...

Bono Apologises For Album Giveaway

Bono has apologised for giving U2's album away for free.The group triggered a backlash from angry iTunes users who were given their 'Songs of Innocence' LP as a free download and the frontman admits the...

Bono On Album Stunt: 'We Got Carried Away With Ourselves'

U2 frontman Bono has apologised to Apple users who weren't keen to automatically receive their new album, confessing the band "might have gotten carried away" with the idea of doling out a free record.The Beautiful...

The Edge Had 'Doubts' Over U2'S Album Download

U2 guitarist The Edge had ''doubts'' before they agreed for their album, 'Songs of Innocence' to be an automatic download.The rock band caused a stir when they released their latest album, 'Songs of Innocence' as...

Bono 'Despised' Catholics And Protestants Growing Up

Bono ''despised'' Catholics and Protestants while he was growing up in Ireland.The U2 frontman has admitted that he hated the religious groups that dominated and divided country during the 1970s.Talking to The Sun newspaper, Bono...

Bill Murray Sang With Bono At George Clooney's Wedding

Bill Murray reportedly teamed up with U2 frontman Bono to sing at George Clooney's wedding last month (Sep14).The unlikely pair joined forces with model/actress Karen Duffy at a post-wedding brunch during the four-day celebrations in...

Bono Writes Song For Mother

Bono wrote a love song for his mother on U2's latest album. The 54-year-old singer paid tribute to his mum Iris on the band's 13th studio album, 'Songs of Innocence', and admits the autobiographical theme...

Bono Announces U2 Tour Plans For Next Year And Defends ‘Songs Of Innocence’ Itunes Launch

Despite the backlash over their ‘free’ album Songs of Innocence, U2 frontman Bono has confirmed the band plans to embark on a world tour next year.Generous music makers U2Speaking to Absolute Radio the 54 year...

Bono: 'U2 Are Not Advocating Free Music'

Bono has dismissed accusations U2's recent album giveaway is undercutting other artists by encouraging free music downloads.The Beautiful Day hitmakers caused widespread controversy this month (Sep14) when their latest record, Songs of Innocence, was automatically...

George Clooney's Stag Night

George Clooney's stag night involved two bottles of tequila and a £250 bottle of red wine.The 53-year-old actor dined with friends at pricey Da Ivo on Friday night (26.09.14), ahead of his marriage to human...

U2 To Tour Next Year

U2 are planning an arena tour next year.The Irish rockers are excited about going out on the road to promote new album 'Songs of Innocence' but don't want to play vast outdoor spaces this time...

George Clooney And Amal Alamuddin's Wedding Venue Switch

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were forced to switch their wedding venue.The couple - who are due to formally tie the knot on Monday (29.09.14) after a weekend of celebrations - reportedly had their hearts...

Bono Scared To Google His Name

Bono is ''afraid'' of Googling himself.The U2 frontman hates looking himself up on the internet but in the wake of criticism of his group's new album 'Songs of Innocence' - which was given away free...

U2 Delighted By Album Response

U2 think it has been ''amazing'' to get their music to a new audience.The 'One' rockers caused a stir earlier this month when their new album 'Songs of Innocence' was made available to iTunes users...

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