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Paul Simon Unveils Seamus Heaney Airport Honour

25th April 2014

Veteran musician Paul Simon has teamed up with U2 rockers Bono and The Edge to help fund a special memorial to late poet Seamus Heaney at Ireland's Dublin Airport.Simon was the guest of honour on...

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Bono Has Family Prayers In Bed

14th April 2014

Bono and his family hold impromptu prayer sessions in their bed.The U2 singer gathers with wife Ali Hewson and their children Jordan, 24, Eve, 21, Elijah, 14, and John, 12, to ask for help for...

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U2 Album Won't Be Released Until 2015

8th March 2014

U2 won't release a new album until next year.Although the band have performed live - appearing at The Oscars, The Golden Globes and on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' - and debuted two new...

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U2 Album Won't Be Released Until 2015

7th March 2014

U2 won't release a new album until next year.Although the band have performed live - appearing at The Oscars, The Golden Globes and on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' - and debuted two new...

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Bono Takes Own Bed On Tour

1st March 2014

Bono takes his own bed on tour with him.The U2 rocker has played hundreds of shows worldwide with his band, but as he suffers from back problems he decided on his last tour to have...

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Fascinating Fact: 4087670

27th February 2014

U2 rocker Bono surprised diners at the posh Nobu restaurant in Los Angeles on Tuesday (26Feb14) when he broke out into an impromptu performance - and had George Clooney, Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber join...

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Liam Neeson: 'Bono Helped My Sons Deal With Their Mum's Death'

24th February 2014

U2 star Bono helped Liam Neeson's children cope with the death of their mother Natasha Richardson by sharing his own experiences with tragedy.The Schindler's List star reveals the singer visited his family shortly after the...

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Bono To Write About His Dad In New Essay Collection

24th February 2014

U2 star Bono has written a new essay about his father to help raise funds for the hospice where the rocker's dad spent the last weeks of his life in 2001.The rocker's piece will be...

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U2 To Perform At Oscars

14th February 2014

U2 are to perform at the Oscars next month.The Irish rock band will perform their track 'Ordinary Love,' which is nominated for best Original Song, at the ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles...

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U2 Don't Want To Become A Heritage Act

13th February 2014

U2 have no desire to become a ''heritage act''.The Irish rockers, who will take to the stage at the Oscars next month to perform their track 'Ordinary Love', which is nominated for Best Original Song,...

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Bono Wants Interactive Albums

13th February 2014

Bono plans for U2's albums to be ''interactive''.The 'One' rocker is concerned about the decline in record sales over the years but thinks the key to revitalising the format is to make artwork important again...

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U2 Will Perform At The Oscars

13th February 2014

U2 are set to perform at the Oscars next month.The Irish rockers will take to the stage to perform their track 'Ordinary Love,' which is nominated for best Original Song, at the ceremony at the...

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Fascinating Fact: 4054782

6th February 2014

U2 stars Bono and The Edge have signed on to create new music for Once director John Carneys semi-autobiographical new movie. Sing Street will chronicle a teenage boy's efforts to escape his dysfunctional home life...

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U2 Album Inspired By Krautrock

5th February 2014

U2's new album was inspired by krautrockers Neu!.The 'Vertigo' hitmakers unleashed their new single 'Invisible' during the commercials for the Super Bowl at the weekend and guitarist The Edge has revealed the band listened to...

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U2 Defy "Irrelevance" With 'Invisible' Exposure At Super Bowl

By Lauren James | 4th February 2014

U2 gained maximum visibility at last Sunday's Super Bowl where the rockers debuted new single 'Invisible' to raise money for the charitable Red campaign in association with Bank of America. The track, which appeared on...

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Bono: 'U2 Are Becoming Irrelevant'

4th February 2014

Bono thinks U2 are becoming irrelevant. The 'Invisible' rocker admitted that it has become harder for his band to remain significant in the music industry as they grow older, because the personal experiences they depict...

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U2 To Launch New Free Track 'Invisible' During Super Bowl Next Weekend

By Lauren James | 24th January 2014

U2 are gearing up to debut new song 'Invisible' at next weekend's Super Bowl, which will lead into the Irish rock band's 13th studio album. The track will appear on a commercial played during the...

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Forbes Names Steven Spielberg As Most Influential Celebrity Of The Year

By Victoria Pavlova | 16th January 2014

Steven Spielberg, who has won practically every filmmaking award in existence throughout his career, adds another honor to the list this week. Spielberg has been named as the most influential celebrity of 2014 in Forbes'...

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Bono Warned To "Watch Your Back" After Amy Poehler Kiss At Golden Globes

By Joe Wilde | 14th January 2014

Amy Poehler was awarded the Best Actress in a Television Series (Comedy) award at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards for her role as Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation this weekend. It was a thoroughly...

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Amy Poehler's Boyfriend Warns Bono

13th January 2014

Amy Poehler's boyfriend has warned Bono to ''watch his back'' after he kissed her at the Golden Globes. Amy celebrated winning Best Actress in a TV Series (comedy) for her role in 'Parks and Recreation'...

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U2 Wins Golden Globe Award For Mandela Track

13th January 2014

U2 won the award for the Best Original Song at the Golden Globes last night (12.01.14) in California.The 'Elevation' rockers were honoured with the prize for their track 'Ordinary Love', which was recorded with Danger...

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Meryl Streep Wins Icon Award

5th January 2014

Meryl Streep collected an Icon Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival last night (04.01.14).The awards were the first of the New Year but are a more low-key event than the glitzy ceremonies which...

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Bono Busks For Christmas

27th December 2013

U2 rocker Bono hit the streets of Dublin, Ireland on Christmas Eve (24Dec13) to fulfil his annual tradition of busking for charity.The Irish star has been teaming up with The Frames singer/guitarist Glen Hansard to...

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Bono And Charlize Theron Attend Mandela Memorial

10th December 2013

Bono, Naomi Campbell and Charlize Theron attended Nelson Mandela's memorial service today.The U2 frontman, British supermodel and 'Monster' actress joined political leaders from around the globe to pay tribute to the former South African president...

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Stars Turn Out For Nelson Mandela Memorial

10th December 2013

Stars including Charlize Theron, Bono and Naomi Campbell braved the pouring rain to attend a memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday (10Dec13).The Oscar-winning actress and the U2 frontman joined the supermodel and thousands of...

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The Things They Say: 3990606

10th December 2013

"He called me a friend bit I was really a fan; that's probably a fair description. We spent lots of time together, I'm pleased to say." Bono on his late friend Nelson Mandela. The U2...

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Bono Pens Essay Tribute To Nelson Mandela

6th December 2013

U2 frontman Bono has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela by writing an essay on the late anti-apartheid revolutionary. The 53-year-old singer, who along with his bandmates contributed the song 'Ordinary Love' to the biopic 'Mandela:...

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Bono Writes Essay Tribute To Nelson Mandela

6th December 2013

U2 star Bono has penned a tribute essay for Time magazine honouring his friend Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday (05Dec13).The rocker reveals that the former South African leader was his mentor and hero -...

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Bono Confident Spider-man Musical Will Survive

26th November 2013

U2 frontman Bono is convinced his troubled Spider-Man musical will survive for years to come and become a huge success after it closes in New York.The curtain will fall on Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark...

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Bono And Chris Martin Help Raise $26 Million For Charity

25th November 2013

Bono and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin helped raise $26 million (£17.3 million) for charity by singing at a star-studded auction in New York on Saturday (23Nov13).The U2 frontman teamed with top designers Sir Jonathon Ive...

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