1. The Edge Helping to Replace Instruments for Musicians Affected by Hurricane Harvey

    September 07, 2017 8:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Edge's Music Rising charity, which provided new instruments to musicians in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and restored school music programs in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy, is now focusing its efforts on raising funds for Hurrica ...

  2. U2 Drop Rocking Love Song 'You're the Best Thing About Me': Listen

    September 06, 2017 9:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 In a time of tumult and daily, almost hourly angst, U2 have done the truly unexpected. The band known for powerful message songs released a throwback, classic love song called "You're the Best Thing About Me." The track, which dropped ...

  3. Bono, Paul McCartney & More In Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth' Sequel | Billboard News

    Bono, Paul McCartney & More In Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth' Sequel | Billboard News

    August 10, 2017 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Al Gore gathered an impressive cast of A-list musicians to come to bat for his latest opus on climate change. music , 2017 , musicians , inconvient , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , documentary , Sequel , Al Gore Videos Bono Al Gore Paul M ...

  4. Watch Bono, Paul McCartney, Camila Cabello Star in Trailer for Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth' Sequel

    August 10, 2017 2:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Al Gore gathered an impressive cast of A-list musicians to come to bat for his latest opus on climate change. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power -- the sequel to his 2006 Academy Award-winner An Inconvenient Truth -- hit U.S. theaters earlier th ...

  5. Kendrick Lamar Talks Connecting With Bono, Calls on Fans to 'Take Action' During Trump Era in 'Rolling Stone'

    August 09, 2017 9:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite being in the heart of his DAMN. Tour, Kendrick Lamar managed to squeeze in time to serve as the cover boy for the latest issue of Rolling Stone .  Dubbed as "the greatest rapper of alive" by the magazine, Lamar exudes sheer candor ...

  6. U2's Bono Meets French President Macron & First Lady to Discuss Poverty

    July 24, 2017 6:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 French President Emmanuel Macron has received pop singer and philanthropist Bono at the Elysee Palace in Paris for talks about poverty. Bono met with Macron for over an hour Monday (July 24) to discuss the U2 frontman's non-governmental organiz ...

  7. Noel Gallagher & U2 Play 'Don't Look Back in Anger' at London Show: Watch

    July 09, 2017 7:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Continuing their 30th anniversary world tour of their landmark album  The Joshua Tree ,  U2  made it to London Saturday night, July 8. The band brought out none other than  Noel Gallagher  to render a full-scale performance of the  Oasis  cut “Don’t ...

  8. Drake, U2 Help Ring In Canada's 150th Anniversary

    July 03, 2017 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 9 Drake made a surprise visit to Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square at City Hall Sunday night to help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, the day after the official Canada Day (July 1) annual holiday. The “6 God” ambassador appeared during a set by R& ...

  9. U2 Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Toronto: 'We Could All Be So Lucky to Live a Life Like That'

    June 24, 2017 7:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 U2 twice paid tribute to Leonard Cohen  Friday night (June 23) during its stadium show for 50,000 people at Rogers Centre in Toronto, right before “Bad,” calling him “an addiction” and injecting “Suzanne” and “Hallelujah” into the song, and later be ...

  10. Bono Hits Capitol Hill to Meet Congressional Leaders, Sign Get-Well Card for Scalise

    June 21, 2017 4:37 PM EDT 0 0 4 Bono paid a visit to Capitol Hill on Wednesday (June 21) to give his best wishes to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was injured in a shooting in Virginia last week. The U2 frontman was seen signing a "get well" card for Scalise, one ...

  11. Bono Shares Photo With George W. Bush, Praising His Commitment to Fighting AIDS

    May 26, 2017 6:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 The U2 frontman also warned President Trump's budget cuts will put progress at risk, meaning "needless infections and lives lost." Since George W. Bush's presidency, Bono and the former head of state have developed somewhat of an ...

  12. U2 Pays Tribute to Chris Cornell During 'Joshua Tree' Concert at L.A.'s Rose Bowl

    May 21, 2017 12:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 In 1987, Rolling Stone asked Bono if he would ever put down his guitar and pick up a gun, move beyond his art and take action. He stalled the question by snatching some cornflakes straight from a box, then eventually said, “You have to give me a few ...

  13. U2's Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    May 10, 2017 10:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at the legendary rock band's history on the chart. In honor of frontman Bono's birthday (May 10), Billboard takes a look at U2 's biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100 . The Irish quartet first entered the chart on April 2, 198 ...

  14. Watch Bono Accept Glamour's Women of the Year Award, Read Mean Tweets About Himself

    November 15, 2016 1:33 PM EST 0 0 0 Earlier this month, we learned one of Glamour ’s prestigious Women of the Year awards was going to none other than Bono . In getting recognized for his worldwide humanitarian work, the U2 frontman became the first male Women of the Year honoree to d ...

  15. 5 Seconds of Summer Ask Fans to 'Stop Throwing F-ing Marshmallows,' Christina Aguilera Mentor Heads to Nashville & More Inside Scoop

    September 14, 2016 6:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus: Bono attends Julian Lennon photography exhibit. 'Mallow-ing Out With 5SOS “I want every person in the audience to lose their f---ing mind,”  5 Seconds of Summer   drummer  Ashton Irwin  told the screaming audience during the band’s Sept. ...

  16. Jon Batiste, Mario Batali, More Musicians & Celebrity Chefs Come Together for (RED) Charity Dinner

    June 03, 2016 6:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mario Batali may wear his famous orange Crocs every other day of the year, but on Thursday, he sported a red pair instead. The occasion? The (RED) Supper, a charity event kicking off a month of events as part of the Eat (RED) Save Lives campaign, wh ...

  17. Bono Wants More Realism in Christian Music: 'Write a Song About Their Bad Marriage'

    April 28, 2016 1:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 There’s a certain spiritual quality to Bono’s presence. It’s existed onstage and in the lyrics of U2 for decades, and in a recent talk with acclaimed author Eugene H. Peterson, this side of his personality took a scholarly turn.  Back in 2002, Peter ...

  18. Bono's Former Colleagues at Elevation Partners Launch New Investment Firm NextEquity

    April 05, 2016 2:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bono 's former business associates in the private equity firm Elevation Partners are going back to the start. After a decade-plus ride that included investments in Forbes Media and Yelp, the firm led by the  U2 frontman and veterans of Apple In ...

  19. The Edge Says U2 Is Working on 'Zooropa'-Like New Album For 2016

    January 04, 2016 5:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Add U2 to the list of high-profile 2016 albums . In a recent interview with Q , Bono and The Edge both confirmed they’re hard at work on the band’s follow-up to 2014’s Songs of Innocence and that it is expected to arrive before the year is through. ...

  20. Bono, Glen Hansard, Hozier & More Busk in Dublin on Christmas Eve: Watch

    December 26, 2015 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Bono and a group of musician friends that included Glen Hansard , Hozier , Kodaline , The Script , Ronan Keating and more took to the streets of Dublin on Christmas Eve to busk for charity. U2's Bono Has Written a Song for Paris In addition to ...

  21. Steven Tyler on Charity to Help Young Victims of Abuse: 'Hope Is Everything' (Exclusive Video)

    December 22, 2015 5:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Back in November, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler launched a philanthropic campaign called Janie’s Fund to raise voices for the young female victims of neglect and abuse. The singer recruited artists including  Bono , Sir Elton John , Britney Spears ...

  22. U2 Covers Lou Reed, Performs with Paul Simon at Madison Square Garden

    July 31, 2015 3:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 The special guests at U2's concert Thursday night included Paul Simon , Lou Reed's widow and the woman who called 911 when Bono fell off his bike in New York City last year. Simon joined U2 onstage at Madison Square Garden to sing some of ...

  23. Watch U2 Turn an Old Hit Into a Gay Marriage Anthem in Chicago

    June 30, 2015 10:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bono calls this one "Gay Pride (In the Name of Love)." The Supreme Court's legalization of same sex marriage has Bono being all Bono-y again. And after his cycling injury delayed U2's North American Innocence + Experience Tour, i ...

  24. U2's Bono Noshes at Canters Deli, Leaves $150 Tip

    June 01, 2015 1:06 AM EDT 1.463 k 180 100 What's for dinner? Corned beef reuben, fries and rugelach on the house. Leave it to Bono to make a Los Angeles waitress' night.  The U2 frontman went for a late-night meal at L.A. landmark Canters Deli on Saturday night where he ...

  25. What's It Like to Be Personal Trainer to Kanye West & Lady Gaga? Harley Pasternak Shares His Secrets

    May 26, 2015 1:00 PM EDT 1.274 k 125 2 Apparently, working out with the stars can actually be detrimental to your health. While hiking with "close friend" Kanye West in Hawaii, celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak and West were nearly blown to bits in an abandoned militar ...

  26. Bono 'Can't Play Guitar,' Left Hand and Arm Not Healed After Cycling Accident

    May 01, 2015 2:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last November, Bono had a nasty bike accident in Central Park, fracturing his eye socket, shoulder, elbow and left hand. He underwent five hours of surgery, and U2 was forced to cancel its weeklong residency on The Tonight Show . And now, five month ...

  27. Bono Reportedly Adds Special Advisor Role at New Venture Firm, May Sunset Elevation Partners

    April 10, 2015 10:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 As U2 gears up for the band's upcoming arena tour , frontman Bono is said to be busy firming up his status as a venture capitalist. The New York Post is reporting the 54-year-old singer has become a special advisor to a new growth fund from meg ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. One Direction, Chris Martin and Ed Sheeran Among Stars Recording Ebola-Fighting Charity Single

    November 15, 2014 3:30 PM EST 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' will be available for download on Monday. A host of U.K. music stars assembled at a studio in London on Saturday to record a new version of "Do They Know It’s Christmas?" One Direction, Bono ...

  30. Tyler, the Creator Not Pleased With Finding the New U2 Album on His Phone

    September 13, 2014 3:33 PM EDT 15.958 k 62 27 The rapper offered U2 a few choice words on Twitter. Odd Future rapper Tyler, the Creator wasn’t too pleased after waking up and finding the new U2 album, Songs of Innocence , on his phone. Exclusive: Guy Oseary on U2's $100 Million De ...

  31. U2 Not Launching a New iPhone, But A New Album?

    September 04, 2014 6:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 As rumors began swirling -- and later denied by the band themselves -- that U2 would be debuting its next album on the soon-to-launch iPhone 6, signs are still looking favorable that the long-anticipated project could still arrive sometime this fall ...

  32. Bono's Daughter Eve Hewson Ready To Make Her Mark In Showbiz

    July 10, 2014 11:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Those unusual, and sometimes wacky, names given by celebrities to their offspring don't always work in the real world. Just ask Eve Hewson, the 23-year-old daughter of U2 lead singer Bono. She simplified things during her school years instead o ...

  33. Bono Teases Apple for Inconspicuous (Red) Branding, Solicits Marketing Ideas at Cannes

    June 24, 2014 1:06 PM EDT A packed crowd of the world's top marketers thought they were turning out today to see Bono. What they didn't realize was that he was actually there to see them. The U2 frontman spent much of his Cannes Lions presentation urging brands ...

  34. Cannes Lions: Kanye West, Bono and Jared Leto to Give Presentations

    June 16, 2014 6:43 PM EDT Now a "Creativity Conference" for more than just advertisers, this year's event also features talks by Jeffrey Katzenberg, Spike Jonze, Ralph Fiennes, "Game of Thrones" creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff, Yahoo's M ...

  35. Bono Sings for Chef Mario Batali to Promote New (RED) Campaign: Watch

    June 06, 2014 10:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 U2’s Bono has lent his pipes to chef Mario Batali in an effort to raise awareness for Batali’s (RED) campaign to help fight AIDS. In the video below, Bono playfully sings, "Mario, Mario, Mario, Mario! I once met a chef called Mario - ah, the ch ...

  36. No U2 Album, Tour Until 2015 (Exclusive)

    March 07, 2014 11:09 AM EST 5.431 k 562 6 Fresh off the Oscars, the band quietly delays its fall tour and album, while inviting Ryan Tedder and Paul Epworth into the studio The media blitz U2 has enjoyed during the first two months of 2014 has been virtually unrivaled - unless you&# ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Backbeat Byte: Bono and The Edge Come Out to Support 'Mandela'

    January 07, 2014 4:21 PM EST  U2’s Bono and the Edge gathered at a reception for the Weinstein Co.’s “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” Monday night at the Sunset Marquis. Their first song in three years, “Ordinary Love,” is featured in the film. Bono said the song “is a plea f ...

  39. ‘Spider-Man’ Co-Producer Michael Cohl on Taking Show to Las Vegas and Possible 2016 Arena Tour (Q&A)

    December 11, 2013 9:00 AM EST An interview with Michael Cohl is always a wild ride. From his roots as a strip club operator turned concert impresario in Canada, Cohl, Billboard’s first Legend of Live, became a live entertainment titan as a producer of all the Rolling Stones to ...

  40. Bono Defends U2 Offshore Tax Arrangements

    September 23, 2013 12:48 PM EDT Bono in a British newspaper interview has defended U2’s financial arrangements, saying the band's decision to keep a portion of its wealth offshore in the Dutch Antilles was in line with the Irish government's tax philosophy. The Guard ...

  41. Bono Awarded France's Highest Honor for Artists

    July 17, 2013 12:27 PM EDT Irish rocker Bono is now a French commander, after being awarded the country’s highest cultural honor in a ceremony in Paris on Tuesday. Culture minister Aurelie Filippetti made Bono a Commander of Arts and Letters in recognition of his contribu ...

  42. Bono's Agit8 Campaign Enlists Macklemore, Elvis Costello and Mumford & Sons

    June 12, 2013 1:30 PM EDT U2 frontman Bono has called on the likes of Macklemore, will.i.am, Elvis Costello and Mumford & Sons to compile his Agit8 protest song compilation, geared towards raising poverty awareness before next week's G8 Summit in Northern Ireland. ...

  43. Bono's 'One Campaign' to Lobby G-8 Leaders with Protest Songs from Sting, Green Day, Mumford, More

    June 11, 2013 10:24 AM EDT Sting, Green Day, Ed Sheeran and Mumford & Sons are among musicians raising their voices against poverty by re-recording classic protest songs. The agit8 project, which hopes to influence leaders at next week's G-8 summit in Northern ...

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  45. Fashion Week NYC: Alicia Keys Wore White to Edun, A$AP Rocky Watched Alexander Wang

    September 09, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Despite the tornado warning, Saturday (Sept. 8) at New York Fashion Week saw some of the hottest collections and front row dwellers yet. Keep your eyes on The Hook to find out which trends and b eats took over the runway each day and see where stars ...

  46. Exclusive: (RED), Red Hot Teaming For '(RED) Hot + Fela' Compilation

    May 31, 2012 5:00 PM EDT (RED) and the Red Hot Organization are teaming up for the first time on (RED) Hot + Fela , a tribute compilation to Fela Kuti tentatively due this fall, a follow-up to 2002's Red Hot + Riot . The first single, a cover of Kuti's "Lad ...

  47. Business Matters: Yahoo! Music Says 'Yoo-Hoo!'

    May 24, 2012 6:42 PM EDT Business Matters: Yahoo Music Says 'Yoo-Hoo!' (With 27 million Monthly Visitors) -- What has 27 million U.S. visitors each month and seems to get less attention in the music business than many music blogs? Yahoo! Music. Yahoo! Music did ...

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