1. U2's Experience + Innocence Tour Kickoff Impacts New Hot Tours Roundup

    May 18, 2018 7:00 PM EDT U2 scores the third slot on Billboard ’s weekly tally of Hot Tours (see below) based on grosses reported from its Experience + Innocence trek, running in North America and Europe this year through November. Box office stats from the first three venues on the tour -- reported during the past…

  2. Producer Steve Lillywhite Shares Career Nuggets on The Rolling Stones, U2, David Byrne & More at Canadian Music Week

    May 15, 2018 7:58 PM EDT Producer Steve Lillywhite ought to write a book. The man who was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by the Queen of England in 2012 knows how to tell a story, and not in a longwinded way -- just beautiful short nuggets of information and humor.  Lillywhite is currently…

  3. U2 to Perform at Legendary Apollo Theater For SiriusXM Concert

    May 15, 2018 9:02 AM EDT Fans of  U2  could be in for a special treat this June. SiriusXM is hosting an exclusive invite-only concert experience featuring the Irish rockers at New York City's renowned Apollo Theater, marking one of their most intimate shows in recent years. U2 are still fresh off the heels of…

  4. U2 Tweets 'Repeal the 8th': A Guide to the Band's Most Political and Philanthropic Moments

    May 08, 2018 11:54 AM EDT On May 1, U2  tweeted a pro-choice sentiment supporting the repeal of an Irish amendment concerning abortion -- and unsurprisingly got some blowback for it. While the group’s left-leaning ideology has never been a secret, last week's mini-controversy was just another example of the band…

  5. U2 Tweets Stance on Irish Abortion Referendum, Draws Ire From Pro-Life Fans

    May 07, 2018 2:53 PM EDT U2 have gotten some pushback from pro-lifers in their native Ireland, as the legendary and outspoken Irish rock group tweeted an image reading “Repeal the 8th” on May 1, drawing backlash from a conservative faction of their fanbase. Many fans signaled that they would no longer support the…