10:08 PM EDT 11/22/2014
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.
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."
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Originally posted 03/15/2005 08:00AM
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of rock, The Pretenders, The O'Jays, Percy Sledge and blues legend Buddy Guy were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a New York ceremony Monday night – but it was inductees U2 that were clearly the evening's star attraction.
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