1. U2 Postpones ‘Tonight Show’ Residency After Bono’s Cycling Injury

    November 16, 2014 10:14 PM EST U2 ’s return to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for a week-long residency has been postponed following Bono’s cycling accident in New York, according to the band’s website . U2 Will Play 'The Tonight Show' for an Entire Week “I ...

  2. Bono, The Edge Join Fender’s Board of Directors

    May 29, 2014 12:43 AM EDT Bono and the Edge have done their bit to shape popular music, and save lives with tunes. Now they’re helping guide the fortunes of Fender. The U2 founders have joined the board of directors for Fender Musical instruments Corporation, the company ...

  3. Bono, The Edge Join Fender’s Board of Directors

    May 29, 2014 12:43 AM EDT Bono and the Edge have done their bit to shape popular music, and save lives with tunes. Now they’re helping guide the fortunes of Fender. The U2 founders have joined the board of directors for Fender Musical instruments Corporation, the company ...

  4. U2 Talks Oscars, New Manager and Where They're Headed: 'We Don't Want to Be a Heritage Act'

    February 14, 2014 1:54 PM EST And the new album "won't be ready till it's ready," Bono says. "We know we have to spend a couple of years taking these songs around the world, so they'd better be good" Just after Finnegan's pub opens at n ...

  5. U2 Bassist Adam Clayton Weds Brazilian Girlfriend

    September 04, 2013 5:45 PM EDT U2 bassist Adam Clayton is a single man no more. The 53-year-old rocker wed his longtime girlfriend, Mariana Teixeira De Carvalho of Brazil, at a Dublin registry office on Wednesday. According to reports , Clayton and Teixeira were expected to ti ...

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  7. U2 Bassist's Ex-Aide Gets 7-Year Jail Sentence for Theft

    July 06, 2012 11:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 A former household aide to U2 bassist Adam Clayton received a seven-year prison sentence Friday after an Irish jury unanimously found her guilty of embezzling more than €2.8 million ($3.6 million) from the musician. Carol Hawkins, 48, offered no res ...

  8. U2 Takes Top Touring Artist at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 11:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 U 2 took a break from the just-started second North American leg of its 360 World Tour to accept the Top Touring Artist Award -- for both the biggest tour of the year and of all-time -- at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift ...

  9. U2 Receives Touring Award at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 10:15 PM EDT U 2 took a break from the just-started second North American leg of its 360 World Tour to accept the Touring Award -- for both the biggest tour of the year and of all-time -- at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards. After the Black Eyed Peas ' wil ...

  10. 'Killing Bono' Soundtrack To Feature Pre-U2 Song From Group

    February 24, 2011 11:01 AM EST 0 0 0 A song from U2 's earliest days will appear on the soundtrack to "Killing Bono," the Paramount Pictures film being released April 1 in the U.K. "Street Mission, " a song from 1977 when Bono, the Edge, Larry Mullen, Adam Clay ...

  11. U2's Bono, The Edge Discuss 'Spider-Man' Delays

    November 23, 2010 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Creating a megamusical is no easy feat, even in the hands of U2 megastars Bono and The Edge. "Easier than we could ever have imagined. Harder than we ever thought," says Bono, resting on a Times Square hotel bed near where "Spider-Man ...

  12. Bono Ready to Roll After Back Surgery

    July 14, 2010 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 B ono's back. The 50-year-old frontman for Dublin supergroup U2 has announced he's fully recovered from emergency back surgery in Munich in May - and has apologized to ticket-holding North American fans who must wait an extra year to see t ...

  13. Ask Billboard: Instrumentals, Part 2

    July 31, 2009 1:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com. Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. MORE MORE THAN WORDS Thanks to all ...

  14. Early U2 Reissues Packed With Rarities

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A wealth of previously unreleased and rare material will be found on reissues of the early U2 albums "Boy," "War" and "October," due July 22 via Universal. Each album will be available as a remastered A wealth of previo ...

  15. U2's 3D Concert Film Debuts At Sundance

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a career playing to sold-out stadiums, U2 did what their fans have done for years -- stood in line to see U2 perform. That concert was "U2 3D," a film of the band's 2005-06 Vertigo tour, shot at After a career playing to sold-ou ...

  16. Chart Beat Chat

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Britney Spears V. The Eagles, The Billboard 200 Chart, Double CDs and more! THE 'RISE' AND FALL OF INSTRUMENTALS Dear Fred, I've been a Billboard chart fan since 1979, first through the various chart shows ...

  17. Bono Receives Chile's Neruda Prize

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chilean president Ricardo Lagos gave Bono the country's highest award for the arts yesterday (Feb. 26) in Santiago and told the U2 singer he should learn to play the traditional Andean instrument know Chilean president Ricardo Lagos gave Bono t ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Kanye West, The Police, Prekop/Prewitt

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Kanye West, The Police, Prekop/Prewitt Kanye West has been chosen to reinterpret the classic "Mission: Impossible" theme song for the third installment in the Tom Cruise-starring film franchise, which opens May 5 in U.S. theaters. ...

  19. U2 Stylist Must Return Clothes, Photos

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A former stylist for Irish rock band U2 must return to lead singer Bono a range of clothes, including a cowboy hat and earrings, and nearly 200 backstage photographs, a judge ruled today (July 5). A former stylist for Irish rock band U2 must return ...

  20. U2 To Take Over Penthouse For Studio

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dublin's docklands redevelopers, who angered U2 by tearing down the group's hallowed old studios, are giving Bono and his colleagues a high-rise penthouse replacement, the two sides announced today (N Dublin's docklands redevelopers, ...

  21. Minogue Track Tops Ivor Novello Awards

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at the 47th Ivor Novello Awards, Britain's premier songwriting honors, in a ceremony yesterday (May 23) at Le Meridi Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie ...