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U2 Sighting In New York City Sparks Album Release Rumors

U2 are finally wrapping up their new album in New York, which has been in the works since their 2009-2011 world tour. It will be their first studio release since 2009’s No Line On The Horizon.

06/04/2013

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Bono, Richard Branson, Olivia Wilde Join Matt Damon’s ‘Toilet Strike’

In an effort to end the water crisis that is affecting millions of people, 780,000,000 to be exact, Olivia Wilde, Bono and Richard Branson have joined in Matt Damon’s “toilet strike.”

05/24/2013

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Bono Talks Poverty and New U2 Music

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).

05/17/2013

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Jennifer Hudson, Bono & Stevie Wonder Join Star-Studded 80th Birthday Tribute To Quincy Jones

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.

04/15/2013

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How U2 Influenced OneRepublic’s Personal New Album

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.

03/26/2013

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Bono, Peter Gabriel Highlight This Year’s TED Conference

The TED Conference will be sharing some ideas worth spreading from a pair of rock’n’roll greats in 2013.

01/14/2013

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U2 Releases More Tracks From U2360 Tour – But Only For Fan Club Members

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.

11/26/2012

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Dave Grohl, James Hetfield, Bono Among World’s Wealthiest Frontmen List

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.

11/19/2012

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Bono, Bob Geldof, More To Honor Burmese Leader Aung San Suu Kyi

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 […]

06/08/2012

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Bono Becomes Rock’s Richest Star Thanks To Facebook

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.

05/18/2012

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