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Bono Made Knight of the British Empire | Bono

Bono Made Knight of the British Empire

Originally posted 03/29/2007 01:35PM

Arise, Bono! The U2 frontman was named an honorary knight of the British Empire at a Dublin ceremony on Thursday – though because he is not a British citizen, the Irish rock star must forego the customary title "Sir."

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Bono to Get Honorary Knighthood | Bono

Bono to Get Honorary Knighthood

Originally posted 12/23/2006 02:15PM

The accolades keep coming for U2 frontman Bono, who is being awarded an honorary British knighthood, according to the British Embassy in Dublin.

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Bono Surprises Monte Carlo Revelers | Bono, Jay-Z, Petra Nemcova, Wyclef Jean

Bono Surprises Monte Carlo Revelers

Originally posted 05/29/2006 08:00AM

The annual Monaco Grand Prix Ball turned even grander just before midnight on Saturday when surprise guest Bono popped in to join the event's ball host Wyclef Jean for an impassioned duet of "Redemption Song."

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Bono, Elton John Fight Hunger, Hurricanes | Bono

Bono, Elton John Fight Hunger, Hurricanes

Originally posted 02/21/2006 08:00AM

Music stars did major bits for charity over the holiday weekend, with Bono donating one of his guitars to benefit Brazil's Zero Hunger campaign, while Celine Dion and Elton John dueted for the first time ever at a Las Vegas benefit to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina – an event that also brought out Jerry Seinfeld.

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The Week's Best Celeb Quotes | Bono

The Week's Best Celeb Quotes

Originally posted 12/20/2005 06:00AM

• "I refuse to be anything other than what I am. I literally get into the clothes at the end of the bed. If somebody doesn't take them off and wash them, things would probably get a bit high."– Rock star-humanitarian Bono, Time's Person of the Year, proving he's just a regular guy

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Bono, The Gateses 'Persons of the Year'

Bono, The Gateses 'Persons of the Year'

Originally posted 12/19/2005 08:00AM

Time magazine named Bono and Bill and Melinda Gates its "Persons of the Year," citing the U2 rocker's and the Microsoft founder and his wife's charitable work and activism aimed at reducing global poverty and improving world health.

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Bono Lunches with President Bush | Bono, George W. Bush

Bono Lunches with President Bush

Originally posted 10/20/2005 08:00AM

Prior to a U2 concert at Washington's MCI Center on Wednesday night, Irish rocker Bono joined President Bush at the Oval Office in the White House for lunch and a discussion about world poverty, the Associated Press reports.

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Live 8: A 'Declaration of Interdependence' | Bob Geldof, Bono

UpdatePosted 07/04/2005 09:30AM

Live 8: A 'Declaration of Interdependence'

Originally posted 07/03/2005 09:00AM

Live 8 is over, calls for an end to poverty in Africa have been expressed and more than 1 million fans in industrialized nations around the world have been entertained by 10 free concerts.

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Brad Pitt, Bono Team Up Against Poverty

Brad Pitt, Bono Team Up Against Poverty

Originally posted 04/07/2005 08:20AM

Besides Angelina Jolie in the upcoming Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Brad Pitt has a new costar: Bono, with whom he participates in a new series of public service announcements targeting poverty and AIDS.

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Bono Gets Nude ... Sort Of | Bono

Bono Gets Nude ... Sort Of

Originally posted 04/06/2005 06:00AM

Just before hitting the road with U2 for the band's Vertigo tour, Bono took time out to unveil another project: a new organic eco-friendly clothing line called EDUN (yes, it's NUDE spelled backwards). The rocker launched the collection, which uses only natural fibers and dyes and is made in Africa and Peru, at the Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills.

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