Bono appeared on CBS This Morning Thursday (May 16) to talk to host Charlie Rose about activism and music. Bono’s appearance comes on the heels of a new biography, The Frontman: Bono (In the Name of Power) that denounces the U2 frontman’s anti-poverty campaigning (among other things).
For over five decades, legendary music producer Quincy Jones has lent his talents to some of the most notable songs and albums in history. To recognize his 80th birthday, Jones was honored by many of those he influenced in the first of four birthday celebrations taking place this summer.
With OneRepublic’s new album, Native (out today), leader Ryan Tedder wanted to show a more personal side of the band. He wanted each song to sound like it was straight from the heart, but written specifically for the fans. It’s a songwriting outline Tedder says he stole from U2.
The TED Conference will be sharing some ideas worth spreading from a pair of rock’n'roll greats in 2013.
U2 has always made it worth their fans’ while (and money) to join their fanclub. Last year, they offered a 2 CD box set of live tracks from their recent U2360 tour, called U22, exclusively to fan club members. This year, they’re offering even more performances from that tour, on a single 15-track CD called Edge’s Picks. As the name suggests, the tracklist was selected by U2 guitarist The Edge.
When it comes to making that really big money, it literally pays to sing for classic rock acts like the Rolling Stones, U2 and the Rolling Stones. But nothing generates more money that once singing for the Beatles, that’s for sure.
Burmese freedom fighter Aung San Sun Kyi will be honored by Bono, Live Aid organizer/musician Bob Geldof, rapper Lupe Fiasco, actress Vanessa Redgrave and more at the Electric Burma concert. The sold-out benefit concert will […]
As Facebook went public today, reports are calculating that Bono’s investment company, Elevation Partners, stands to make up to $1.5 billion off of the IPO. According to Inc., Elevation owns 1.5 percent of Facebook’s shares.
Bono hit the streets of Dublin on Christmas Eve for some busking with friends in Dublin, treating last minute shoppers to some Christmas cheer. This marks the second time the U2 frontman and philanthropist sang […]
Everyone calm down, Bono‘s perfectly fine… The internet was abuzz this past weekend about the [lastfm]U2[/lastfm] frontman’s visit to a French hospital on Sunday, with many sources citing his “heart palpitations” as the reason for […]