Bono celebrated his 60th birthday Sunday by posting a playlist of what he described as "60 Songs That Saved My Life," with the promise to write a "fan letter" to all 60 artists. He posted the first six of these 60 mash notes on the U2 website, kicking off with his praise for Billie Eilish, […]
Bono and Lady Gaga will write a song about one lucky fan who donates to the fight against AIDS.
French artist Sophie Calle’s tribute to her beloved cat Souris also features Michael Stipe, Laurie Anderson, Jarvis Cocker, and others
The singer informed the crowd, “I’m so sorry… I was ready to sing for you, but something has happened."
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Irish rock star Bono warned Monday that the United Nations and other international institutions including the European Union and NATO are under threat — and nations must work together to ensure their continued existence.
DALLAS (AP) — Rock star Bono, frontman for the band U2, has been presented with the first of what the George W. Bush Presidential Center intends to be an annual medal for individuals who change the world in some way.
James Corden's parents visited the Grammys and beatboxed with Common, serenaded members of U2, and sang "Happy Birthday" to Rick Ross.
Bono has issued a statement regarding the situation in St. Louis after protests in the city in part forced the cancellation of U2's Saturday concert.
Javier Bardem will grace the cover of Esquire’s May issue. The Spanish-born actor opened up to the magazine on an interesting subject, his man crushes.
Bono and Mike Pence met briefly in Munich on Saturday, with the U2 singer thanking the vice president for his past support of AIDS relief in Africa.
After an address at the Munich Security Conference in Germany on Saturday in which he vowed that the Unite States will “hold Russia accountable,” Vice President Mike Pence had a brief visit with U2 frontman and activist Bono. The two men discussed the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) — a government initiative to provide treatment, testing, education, and counseling to those suffering with HIV/AIDS in Africa (among other places). It was first signed in 2003 under President George W. Bush and later renewed in 2008 under President Barack Obama.
A new documentary, 'Prince: R U Listening?', is slated to come out next year featuring interviews with friends, family and collaborators.
Take the Nice, France terror attack last week, when a “radicalized” attacker drove a truck into a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations. The attack left 84 people dead according to the Telegraph, but also on hand was Bono. The 56-year-old singer was on the terrace of La Petite Maison, next to the seafront in the French city when mass murderer Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel struck.
Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Beyoncé, Queen Latifah, Pink, Adam Levine, Bono, Jennifer Hudson, and more recorded videos for the campaign, listing everyday incidents, from “riding in your girlfriend’s car with a child in the back” to “attending a birthday party,” that led to innocent black lives being taken.
Rocker endorses John Carney's coming-of-age film in a blog post, reminisces about his own experiences as a young lad in '80s Dublin
U2’s Bono has penned a song inspired by Paris and the victims of last month’s deadly terror attacks. The rock group's frontman and his bandmate The Edge sat with CNN host Fareed Zakaria for a wide-ranging interview in which they discussed how growing up in Ireland informs their views, the U.S. response on Syrian refugees and, of course, those Nov. 13 attacks in which 130 people were killed in a string of coordinated shootings and bombings across the French capital. The worst massacre took place at the Bataclan venue, where 89 people were killed on the night the Eagles of Death Metal was playing.
On Tuesday, Jimmy Kimmel Live raised awareness and money for World AIDS Day. Partnering with RED, Jimmy Kimmel hosted a star-studded shopathon with once-in-a-lifetime prizes. (RED is Bono’s charity that raises money with the goal of an AIDS-free generation.) Celebrities offered unique experiences to raise money for the charity. Jimmy will donate his own time to help you have “the talk” with your children. Shaquille O’Neal offered to be on your holiday card. The multihyphenate James Franco graciously offered to paint your portrait. ...
Bono and his U2 bandmates placed bouquets of flowers at a candlelight memorial on Saturday, Nov. 14, honoring the victims of the Paris terror attacks. “This is the first direct hit on music that we’ve had in this so-called ‘War on Terror’ or whatever it’s called,” the singer, 55, said in an interview with Irish radio station RTe2fm on Saturday as he referenced the attack on the Bataclan concert hall where more than 100 people were killed during a show by U.S. band Eagles of Death Metal.
Actress Eve Hewson, daughter of Bono, told Seth Meyers on Late Night how difficult it was to audition for roles while also attending college at NYU. She said she had to travel all around the city, often during lunch breaks, which is why she rushed her audition for Game of Thrones. At the time she didn’t think the show had much potential, so she was fine with rushing in and rushing out. In hindsight, she may have wanted to spend a little more time on it.
Photo by Brian Rasic/WireImage Bono has a squad, too! Last night (Oct. 26), U2 brought out “one of the band’s heroes,” according to the purple-specked front man. “High Flying Bird” Noel Gallagher took the stage at the O2 in London last night to sing a couple classics with the headliner – “Wonderwall” not included. U2’s ‘Boy’ at 35: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review A powerful rendition of U2’s go-to “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” received boisterous claps from the crowd before Bono YOLO-ed his way into “All You Need Is Love” by The Beatles.
Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz backstage at the U2 concert in Barcelona on Oct. 10 (Instagram) Boas and bunny ears are not the first words that come to mind when you think of Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem, but, bam!, here you go. The typically under-the-radar couple let loose at a U2 concert in their native Spain last weekend. When Bono and the boys played “Mysterious Ways” for the crowd in Barcelona on Oct. 10, a mystery guest — that would be Bardem, hiding out under a blue glittery cowboy hat and an equally as vibrant feather boa — came out and started doing some stripper moves. Bardem getting up close and personal with Bono (GC Images) The silliness included the Oscar winner, 46, flirtatiously dancing up against the frontman and rubbing his nipples.