1. U2 Working with Danger Mouse, Will.i.am on New Albums

    October 21, 2010 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 U 2 will likely follow 2009's "No Line on the Horizon" with an album primarily produced by Danger Mouse , according to Bono. The Irish rock outfit's frontman told Australian publication The Age that U2 is prepping three new album ...

  2. U2 Working with Danger Mouse, Will.i.am on New Albums

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U2 will likely follow 2009's "No Line on the Horizon" with an album primarily produced by Danger Mouse, according to Bono. The Irish rock outfit's frontman told Australian publication The Age that U2 is prepping three new album ...

  3. Bono, Russian President Talk Charity Over Tea

    August 24, 2010 12:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Russia's rock-music-loving president hosted U2 frontman Bono at his resplendent residence near the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Tuesday, and praised him for writing music "that unites generations." Dmitry Medvedev, a well-known fan of ...

  4. Billboard Bits: Shania Twain 'Idol' Rumors Heat Up

    August 13, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Idol' Eyeing Shania as Plan B While sources close to "American Idol" are telling TMZ that a deal with Jennifer Lopez is not dead, Shania Twain would ...

  5. Bono Bursts Back Onstage with U2 in Italy

    August 06, 2010 7:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 U 2 frontman Bono burst back onto rock's center stage on Friday after a two-month absence for a back injury, as the Irish band resumed what its manager predicts will be the most lucrative concert tour in history. U2 shook a packed Olympic stadi ...

  6. Live Aid 25th Anniversary: 10 Awesome Benefit Show Performances

    July 13, 2010 3:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty five years ago today (July 13), more than 50 artists across two continents united for the Live Aid benefit concerts, organized by UK musicians Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to aid famine relief efforts in Ethiopia. The event touched the hearts (an ...

  7. Glastonbury Festival Gears Up For Gorillaz

    June 24, 2010 12:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly 180,000 fans will descend on a farm in southwest England from Thursday for four days of music, and, if the rain falls, mud, for which the annual Glastonbury music festival is justly famous. British band Gorillaz , fronted by Damon Albarn, wil ...

  8. Bono Undergoes Emergency Back Surgery

    May 21, 2010 12:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 U2 lead singer Bono has undergone emergency surgery on his back in a Munich hospital after being injured while preparing for the next leg of the band's world tour, a spokesperson said Friday. The 50-year-old from Ireland had been preparing for ...

  9. U2's Bono Has Surgery, Tour Date Postponed

    May 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U2 lead singer Bono had emergency surgery on his back in a Munich hospital on Friday (May 21) after being injured while preparing for the next leg of a world tour, the first date of which has been postponed. The 50-year-old from Ireland had been g ...

  10. Steve Lillywhite Seriously Seeking Simon's 'Idol' Seat

    March 05, 2010 8:37 AM EST 0 0 0 Steve Lillywhite wants to "help America find the next Elvis Presley." And that's why the Grammy Award-winning producer -- with U2 , the Dave Matthews Band , Jason Mraz , Morrissey , the Rolling Stones , Phish and scores of others on h ...

  11. Wyclef Jean Leads Haiti Telethon, Coheed and Cambria talk 'Rainbow'

    January 21, 2010 4:32 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, the Wyclef Jean and George Clooney-led fundraising telethon for Haiti earthquake relief will be televised on Friday, Jan. 22 across the major networks and many cable channels. Pe ...

  12. The Daily Noise 1.21.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 1.21.2010 - Billboard.com

    January 21, 2010 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Friday's telethon for Haiti boasts A-list performers, new compilation released for Haiti relief, Coheed and Cambria talk about new concept album. Coheed & Cambria , Dave Matthews Band , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , Fuse , Hope for Haiti , ...

  13. Bono, Sting, Timberlake To Perform On Haiti Telethon

    January 17, 2010 11:22 PM EST 0 0 0 George Clooney says the "Hope for Haiti" benefit for victims of the earthquake in Haiti will include performances from Bono, Sting , Justin Timberlake , Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys . Speaking to The Associated Press at the Golden Gl ...

  14. Bono, Timberlake To Perform At Haiti Benefit

    January 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST George Clooney says the "Hope for Haiti" benefit for victims of the earthquake in Haiti will include performances from Bono, Sting, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys. Speaking to The Associated Press at the Golden Glo ...

  15. MTV EMAs Host Katy Perry Brings 'Cabaret' To Berlin

    November 04, 2009 12:46 PM EST 0 0 0 The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) will be marking 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall when it takes place on Thursday evening (Nov. 5) at the O2 World Arena in Berlin, before an audience of over 17,000. At a press conference today (Nov. 4) a ...

  16. U2, Metallica, Jagger Celebrate Rock Hall Of Fame

    November 02, 2009 11:07 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 brought three generations of chart-toppers - Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen and the Black Eyed Peas - with them onstage Friday at another night of mix-and-match magic at Madison Square Garden. Metallica brought the thunder to Lou Reed and Ray Dav ...

  17. U2, Metallica, Jagger Celebrate Rock Hall Of Fame

    November 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2 brought three generations of chart-toppers - Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen and the Black Eyed Peas - with them onstage Friday (Oct. 30) at another night of mix-and-match magic at Madison Square Garden. Metallica brought the thunder to Lou Reed ...

  18. U2 Kicks Off North American Tour In Chicago

    September 13, 2009 11:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Declaring that "all you need is love -- and a spaceship," U2 brought its 360 Tour to North America on Saturday night (Sept. 12) with the first of two shows at Soldier Field in Chicago. Playing its first full-scale U.S. concert since 2006 b ...

  19. The Daily Noise 8.10.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 8.10.2009 - Billboard.com

    August 10, 2009 5:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Spider-Man musical penned by U2's Bono and The Edge hits a snag as Greenday releases tickets to their Broadway production "American Idiot." Marilyn Manson talks about his current "Mayhem" tour. Green Day , Lil Wayne , u2 , B ...

  20. U2 = BBC (Contemporary)

    U2 = BBC (Contemporary)

    July 28, 2009 1:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 U2 = BBC (Contemporary) BBC , u2 , Bono , rooftop , vertigo , The Edge , Bono , The Edge , U2 Videos Bono The Edge U2 ...

  21. May 21, 2009

    May 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Lou Pearlman, manager of the Backstreet Boys and ’N Sync, is sentenced to 25 years in prison on four federal charges: two counts of conspiracy, money laundering and using false statements in a bankruptcy proceeding. 2008 – David Cook wins Sea ...

  22. New York City Honors U2 By Renaming Street

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Irish rock band U2 had a 1987 hit with their song "Where the streets have no name," but on Tuesday New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg temporarily renamed a Manhattan street in their honor. To celebrate the release of the band's 1 ...

  23. U2 Plays Surprise London Rooftop Gig

    February 27, 2009 2:17 PM EST 0 0 0 U2 capped off a day of promotions for next week's release of "No Line On The Horizon" with a four-song set on the roof of the BBC's London office tower tonight (Feb. 27). The band performed "Get On Your Boots," "Ma ...

  24. Bono Talks Cheaper Ticket Prices

    February 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2 teamed up with the BBC today with a special concert to debut their new material - and Bono took the opportunity to pledge that U2 will try and price their tickets lower because of the recession. The Irish rock band blitzed the BBC today (Feb. 2 ...

  25. Stars Debut 'America's Song' On 'Oprah'

    January 19, 2009 4:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Bono, will.i.am, Mary J. Blige, Seal and Faith Hill premiered a new patriotic song, "America's Song," yesterday (Jan. 18) during a special edition of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" from Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center. The ...

  26. New U2 Single Hits Radio, iTunes

    January 19, 2009 9:29 AM EST 0 0 0 U2's new single, "Get on Your Boots," has hit radio all over the world this morning (Jan. 19) and is also available for sale from Apple's iTunes Music Store. In addition, U2's official Web site is streaming the song. "G ...

  27. U2 Looks Toward New 'Horizon'

    December 18, 2008 2:52 PM EST 0 0 0 U2's twelfth studio album, "No Line on the Horizon," will arrive March 3 from Interscope. A track list for the set, which was produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois and Steve Lillywhite, has not been announced. Following sessions in Fez ...

  28. Without A Label, BLK JKS Cuts Big Deals

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fast-rising South African rock band BLK JKS clearly knows how to make interesting music that channels the Mars Volta and more traditional sounds in equal measure. Fast-rising South African rock band BLK JKS clearly knows how to make interesting musi ...

  29. Bono Earns Honorary Doctorate

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U2 vocalist Bono has received an honorary doctorate from Tokyo's prestigious Keio University in recognition of his anti-poverty campaigning efforts. "We believe in taking people out of extreme poverty, and Japan is more successful (in th ...

  30. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is arrested and ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. Sundance '08: Where's Bono?

    Sundance '08: Where's Bono?

    January 20, 2008 7:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Scouring Park City for Bono. Will we find him? U2 3D , u2 , sundance 2008 , Live , exclusive , sundance , Bono , park city , Bono , Exclusive Videos Bono Exclusive Live Sundance U2 ...

  33. Geldof, Bono Fight On For Africa Aid

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof, U2 frontman Bono and German rock singer Herbert Groenemeyer fronted a rock concert in Rostock, North Germany yesterday as part of an appeal for world leaders to ramp-up support for the people of Africa. More than 70,000 people attended ...

  34. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is arrested and ...

  35. Bono Lobbies Nations For Aid

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rock icon Bono Tuesday urged rich nations to take the "smart and strategic" choice of fulfilling their aid promises and debt relief programs for the world's poorest countries. Speaking in Brussels after a meeting with European Commi ...

  36. U2's Bono Awarded British Knighthood

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Irish rock star and global humanitarian Bono became a knight of the British empire Thursday (March 29) — and joked that his youngest son thought he was about to become a Jedi instead. Bono, 46, was named a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Or ...

  37. Bono To Receive Honorary Knighthood

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Irish rocker and humanitarian Bono will become a knight of the British empire -- but the U2 frontman won't be called "Sir." Bono, 46, will receive his honorary knighthood from the British ambassador t Irish rocker and humanitarian Bon ...

  38. Bono Receives Honorary British Knighthood

    December 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2 lead singer and rights campaigner Bono, has been awarded an honorary British knighthood, the British Embassy in Dublin said Saturday (Dec. 23). "Her Majesty The Queen has appointed Bono to be an honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excell ...

  39. Bono, Oprah Hit Chicago For AIDS Relief

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and humanitarian rocker Bono hit Chicago's "Magnificent Mile" yesterday (Oct. 12) for a shopping spree to promote a new line of clothing, accessories and gadgets, includin Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and ...

  40. A Pirate's Life

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their voices to "Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys," due this week via Anti-. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a h ...

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