1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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&# ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. ‘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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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. ...

  14. 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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  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Business Matters: Bono Will Make Maybe $10 Million, Not $1.5 Billion, From Facebook's IPO

    May 18, 2012 3:26 PM EDT Bono Will Make Millions -- But Not Billions -- Off Facebook's IPO Bono is rich but not as rich as you have been led to believe in the last few days. A report at NME.com , which was picked up by Spinner, Huffington Post and the New York Post ( ...

  20. Chart Moves: Coldplay's 'American Idol' Gain; 'Avengers' Soundtrack Debuts; Jackie Evancho Returns to No. 1

    May 10, 2012 9:29 PM EDT The Billboard 200: As reported earlier this week, Carrie Underwood claimed her third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with "Blown Away." The effort, her fourth release overall, debuted atop the list with 267,000 copies sold, accord ...

  21. Business Matters: U2's Bono, the Edge Invest in Dropbox

    April 02, 2012 7:58 PM EDT U2's Bono, the Edge Invest in Dropbox -- U2's Bono and the Edge are investors in file-hosting service Dropbox, the company announced via Twitter. A picture included with the tweet shows the two musicians with Dropbox co-founders Drew Hou ...

  22. Billboard Music Awards to Hit Las Vegas on May 20

    March 13, 2012 12:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Event Will Air Live on ABC From the MGM Grand The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will air on ABC live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 20, in partnership with Chevrolet and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Like last year, which al ...

  23. Billboard Music Awards to Air Live From Las Vegas on ABC May 20

    March 13, 2012 12:49 PM EDT The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will air on ABC live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 20, in partnership with Chevrolet and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Like last year, which also aired on ABC, the live broadcast will be ...

  24. Bono, Elevation Partners Set to Win Big From Facebook Sale

    February 02, 2012 5:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Months after Bono finished a 3-year tour that grossed a record $736 million, the U2 singer is set to capitalize on one of the biggest stock IPOs in U.S history. Bono is managing director and co-founder at Elevation Partners, an investment firm that ...

  25. Bono, Elevation Partners Set to Win Big From Facebook Sale

    February 02, 2012 2:44 PM EST Months after Bono finished a 3-year tour that grossed a record $736 million, the U2 singer is set to capitalize on one of the biggest stock IPOs in U.S history. Facebook Files For IPO, Hopes to Raise $5 Billion Bono is managing director and co-fou ...

  26. Billboard Power 100: Arthur Fogel

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 20 Arthur Fogel Chairman of Global Touring Live Nation Entertainment The Quiet King Of The Mega-Tour... In a 2005 Billboard article breaking down Arthur Fogel's global touring strategies, a few notable figures touted his skills: Bono, Dav ...

  27. FCC Loses Janet Jackson Super Bowl Case

    November 02, 2011 8:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 CBS won't be fined $550,000 for Janet Jackson's 2004 wardrobe malfunction during the Super Bowl XXXVIII broadcast, an appeals court ruled. According to The Wrap , Philadelphia's 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the FCC wrongly ...

  28. U2 Prep 'Achtung Baby' Reissue, Talk 'Likely' Next Album

    October 25, 2011 7:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 With the highest-grossing tour in history behind them, have we seen the last of U2 ? "I'm not sure the future hasn't dried up," band frontman Bono told Rolling Stone , referencing a lyric from 1988's "Rattle and Hum.&qu ...

  29. Bono, The Edge Rock Toronto Film Fest With U2 Doc

    September 09, 2011 9:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2 singer Bono, guitarist The Edge and their band mates have let their guard down for a revealing documentary about their creative development and a pivotal career shift 20 years ago. "From the Sky Down" opened the Toronto International Fi ...

  30. Amy Winehouse: Stars Mourn with Songs & Statements

    July 25, 2011 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Without a doubt, Amy Winehouse's influence across the music world has been felt in the days following her passing. Amy Winehouse Found Dead in London | Celebs Mourn on Twitter Photos: Amy's Greatest Moments | Amy Winehouse Chart History Mu ...

  31. 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark': Track-by-Track Review

    June 14, 2011 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The official lights go up for "Spider-Man - Turn off the Dark" today (June 14) as the show finally opens and the soundtrack from Island/Interscope/Universal is released. As the composers, Bono and the Edge are the constant as this show has ...

  32. 'Book of Mormon' Wins Best Musical Tony; Bono, The Edge Make Appearance

    June 13, 2011 7:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 A slew of acclaimed shows were up for Tony Awards in a remarkably competitive year, but a production that wasn't even eligible still managed to cast a shadow - well, shall we make that a web? - over the proceedings. On a night when the hilariou ...

  33. Dave Stewart Finds Inspiration in Nashville, Reese Witherspoon on 'Blackbird Diaries'

    May 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 From his legendary work with Eurythmics to his recent collaboration with Stevie Nicks on her latest album, "In Your Dreams," Dave Stewart has had a reputation for capturing magic in the studio. He does it again on his new album, "The ...

  34. POTW: Katy Perry, Gaga, Bieber and more '2011 Billboard Music Awards' Finalists

    May 13, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry plants a smooch on a furry friend, Bono, of U2, pops bottles for his 51st birthday, Justin Bieber power kicks and Usher rocks the stage. It all happened this week and we've got the pics to prove it. SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK POTW MA ...

  35. 'Spider-Man' Broadway Opening May Be Stalled Again: Report

    February 27, 2011 12:26 PM EST 0 0 0 The producers of the Broadway of production of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" are considering a sixth delay of the musical's opening night, according to the New York Times . The play is due to open March 15, but the current productio ...

  36. U2 to Join Coldplay, Beyonce At Glastonbury Fest

    February 24, 2011 9:24 AM EST 0 0 0 Irish rockers U2 will perform at the Glastonbury music festival this year, joining Britain's Coldplay and U.S. singer Beyonce as the main headline acts . The band had to cancel their scheduled appearance at one of the world's biggest outdo ...

  37. U2's Bono Says Economy Woes Are Hurting AIDS Fight

    November 30, 2010 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Financial tough times in developed economies are undercutting efforts to stop the global spread of AIDS, U2 lead singer Bono said on Tuesday. "Times are hard in the Western world," the Irish rock star and campaigner told Reuters after laun ...

  38. 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 ...

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