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) […]
It appeared Bono and arachnids didn’t mix when his “Spider-Man” musical had a rough Broadway run, but that didn’t keep a biologist from naming an actual spider species after the U2 singer.
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.
Generating the numbers using “all publicly available information including salaries, real estate holdings, divorces, record sales, royalties and endorsements” minus “a formula that takes out taxes, manager’s fees, agents’ fees, and lifestyle,” the website found that former Beatles frontman Paul McCartney is the king of bank accounts with a staggering net worth of $800 million.
If Bono had a nickname, he could just do the voice and go with Bubba!
No industry in the world is without its fair share of famous fathers. The music world is no different. Here are 20 of the biggest names in classic rock who children to spend Father’s Day with this weekend.
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 be held at Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on June 18th, with proceeds going to Amnesty International and the Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Trust for Health and Education.
Bono says U2 fears becoming irrelevant and needs to create “something special” on their next album to “survive.” The band are coming off what their frontman says is their best studio sessions since 1979.
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.
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