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Bono Disappointed By Recent Record Sales

26th October 2009

U2 frontman BONO was disappointed by the relatively poor sales of the band's last album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON, insisting the record was too "challenging" for fans.Despite selling more than one million copies following...

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Bono Praises Obama In Newspaper Article

20th October 2009

Rocker BONO has saluted U.S. leader BARACK OBAMA after his shock Nobel Prize win with an opinion piece in the New York Times.The U2 star applauded the President for his efforts to "rebrand America" in...

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The Things They Say 13794

19th October 2009

"Not only is he an amazing singer and artist, but he dedicates his life to helping the less fortunate and to saving lives. He is such an inspiration to me as a philanthropist." PARIS HILTON...

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Fascinating Fact 8153

15th October 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE and SHERYL CROW will be among the guests joining ELVIS COSTELLO for the second season of his Spectacle: Elvis Costello With... TV show, which debuts in December...

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Spielberg Presented With Liberty Medal

9th October 2009

Movie director STEVEN SPIELBERG followed in the footsteps of U2 frontman BONO and NELSON MANDELA as he was awarded Pennsylvania's Liberty Medal on Thursday (08Oct09).Former U.S. President Bill Clinton presented the Oscar-winning filmmaker with the...

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Bono Films U.k. Political Support Video

9th October 2009

U2 frontman BONO has shown his support for British political party the Conservatives by filming a video urging them to continue with their current policies.The Irish singer made a pre-recorded speech, which was shown at...

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U2 Want Rock Band Game

9th October 2009

U2 want to release a 'Rock Band' video game like their idols The Beatles.Bass player Adam Clayton has revealed he and his bandmates - singer Bono, guitarist The Edge and drummer Larry Mullen, Jr. -...

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Bono Brings Bond To Jay-z's Monte Carlo Party

2nd October 2009

U2 star BONO wowed JAY-Z and BEYONCE in Monte Carlo by introducing them to JAMES BOND.The rocker was dining out with his family when the rapper spotted him and invited him to join his party...

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U2'S Money Draining Tour

30th September 2009

U2's world tour costs £470,000 a day to stage - even when the band has the day off.Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr. and Adam Clayton's current '360 Degree' tour - which features a huge...

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Jay-z Heaps Praise On Bono

23rd September 2009

Hip-hop mogul JAY-Z is eyeing a move into rock music - he's desperate to work with U2 frontman BONO.The rap superstar has dabbled with rock before, teaming up with Nu-metal band Linkin Park for 2004's...

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Bono To Meet His Second Pope

22nd September 2009

U2 star BONO has been invited to sit down with POPE BENEDICT XVI.The Catholic leader has invited the rocker, along with hundreds of other humanitarian artists and performers, to meet with him at the Sistine...

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The Things They Say 13526

21st September 2009

"We've got a few albums up our sleeves. We've got a whole album we started with (record producer) Rick Rubin, which is a rocking club album with beats and big guitars, and I can't wait...

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Jay-z's Bono Plan

21st September 2009

Jay-Z wants to duet with Bono.The rap star is a friend of the U2 singer and says he would love to turn their personal relationship into a professional one.He said: "Bono would be a great...

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The Things They Say 13449

14th September 2009

"All you need is love - and a spaceship." BONO opened U2's North America tour with a futuristic BEATLES message in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday night (13Sep09).

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Bono Saves Spider-man

2nd September 2009

U2 rocker BONO has rescued the ill-fated SPIDER-MAN musical by arranging financing to keep the show afloat.Bono and bandmate The Edge wrote the music to accompany the Broadway extravaganza, which was announced to much fanfare...

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The Things They Say 13221

20th August 2009

"She's the greatest actor of her generation, she's the one to watch. She happens to sing like a bird, it's like a true voice. She's a very pure spirit and a very bright mind." U2...

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Mccartney Allowed To Go Ahead With Perfume Launch

20th August 2009

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's daughter STELLA has won the first round in her court battle with the wife of U2 star BONO in a dispute over one of the fashion designer's fragrances.MCCartney has been granted the...

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U2'S Spider-man 'Won't Sing'

20th August 2009

Spider-Man will not sing in U2's musical.The rockers are working on 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark', a spin-off stage production of the superhero tale and say they are determined to make their lead role -...

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U2 Mutated Spider-man For The Stage

20th August 2009

U2 rockers THE EDGE and BONO are set to infuriate comic book fans with their new SPIDER-MAN musical - they have completely reworked the traditional superhero story in the upcoming stage show.Frontman Bono predicts theatregoers...

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Bono In Trouble Over Bosnian Passport

18th August 2009

Campaigning rocker BONO is set to lose one of his most prized possessions - the Bosnian government is considering stripping him of a passport he was awarded by a previous administration.Late president Alija Izetbegovic honoured...

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'Unimportant' Edge

17th August 2009

The Edge thinks it "doesn't matter" if he plays well.The U2 guitarist claims the band have put on an "amazing" show every night of their current '360 Degrees' tour, regardless of how well he is...

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Bono Electrified By U2

14th August 2009

U2 makes the hair on Bono's neck stand on end.The 49-year-old singer says something "very strange" happens when he walks into a room with bandmates Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. and the Edge.He explained: "There's...

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The Things They Say 13164

13th August 2009

"I'm acutely aware of what ADAM (CLAYTON), LARRY (MULLEN, JR.) and BONO are doing, whether or not we catch each other's eyes. It's like some sort of dance. There's an element of which is much...

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U2 Move In Mysterious Ways

13th August 2009

U2 are successful because of their "mysterious" relationships.Guitarist The Edge believes the band - also consisting of frontman Bono, bassist Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen Jr. - have survived almost 30 years in the...

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Bono's Wife Sues Stella Mccartney Over Perfume

12th August 2009

The wife of U2 star BONO is taking legal action against SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's daughter STELLA in a dispute over one of the fashion designer's fragrances.MCCartney, who designs her own Stella MCCartney line, added a...

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Bono Is 'Annoying'

1st August 2009

Bono admits he is "annoying".The U2 singer - a keen political activist and charity campaigner - knows he makes it easy for people to dislike him but insists having an "ego" is an essential part...

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Byrne Blasts Bono

29th July 2009

Former TALKING HEADS frontman DAVID BYRNE has taken aim at Irish rockers U2 for spending so much money on their current world tour, accusing human rights campaigner BONO of hypocrisy over the lavish shows.The singer/songwriter...

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U2'S Ego Is Secret To Success

18th July 2009

U2 frontman BONO and guitarist THE EDGE insist the formula for the band's success is simple - all four members have an enormous ego.The Irish rockers have been together for 31 years without splitting up...

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Hindu Leaders Urge Bono To Address Roma Issue

13th July 2009

Leading Hindus are urging U2 frontman BONO to focus his humanitarian efforts on the Roma apartheid in Europe in the hopes his support could end the suffering of displaced Indians.Religious leaders insist the alarming treatment...

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Gallagher Slams Bono And Martin

6th July 2009

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has blasted U2 frontman BONO and COLDPLAY's CHRIS MARTIN - for turning their gigs into a guilt trip for fans.The Wonderwall hitmaker insists concert-goers don't want to hear about killer diseases...

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