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Bono to U.S. Senate: Send Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, and Sacha Baron Cohen to Defeat ISIS

U2 frontman Bono testified before the United States Senate yesterday because, sure, of course he did. The musician/activist/haphazard cyclist joined a group of diplomats and experts on foreign aid…
James Grebey / April 13, 2016

Bono Taunts Death, Raffles Off Central Park Bike Ride

To pay tribute to World AIDS Day and to celebrate his long-running charities ONE and (RED), Bono hosted a charity concert Tuesday night at New…
Colin Joyce / December 2, 2015

U2’s the Edge Falls Off Edge of Stage Because Some Things Are Just Too Perfect

Sometimes the universe hands you a low-hanging fruit, and you just have to shut up and savor it. That's what happened on Thursday night during…
James Grebey / May 15, 2015

U2 Busked on a New York City Subway Platform

U2 took a break from inserting themselves into peoples' iTunes and instead inserted themselves into New Yorkers' commutes when the band hit the NYC subway to…
James Grebey / May 5, 2015

Here’s Who Wasn’t Onstage at Jay Z’s Big Tidal Announcement

Jay Z got some of the biggest musicians working today all on the same stage for the big launch of his recently acquired streaming service Tidal.
James Grebey / April 1, 2015

Bono’s Bike Accident Injuries May Keep Him From Playing Guitar Ever Again

Back in November, Bono ended up in a New York hospital during the aftermath of a pretty horrifying bicycle accident in Central Park, though aside…
Colin Joyce / January 3, 2015

Bono’s Bike Injury Is Reportedly Really, Really Bad

Hope you didn't eat this morning, because this one's a little gory: Bono, who was recently injured in a Central Park bike accident — thus…
Rachel Brodsky / November 19, 2014

Bono Hurt in Bike Accident, Forcing U2 to Cancel ‘Tonight Show’ Residency

Something weird seems to be going on with Bono this month. Shortly after flying in a private jet that lost its door mid-flight, and just…
Rachel Brodsky / November 17, 2014

Whoops: Door Falls off Bono’s Private Jet Mid-Flight

Bono's having a rough week. Just a few days after forgetting his iTunes/Songs of Innocence apology at Dublin's Web Summit tech conference, the U2 frontman got on…
Rachel Brodsky / November 13, 2014

Bono, Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, and More Team Up To Re-Record ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’

In an effort organized by Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof, marquee names like Bono, Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, Sinead O'Connor, Bastille, Ed Sheeran, and One…
Rachel Brodsky / November 10, 2014

Bono Says Apple Is ‘Annoyingly Quiet’ About His (RED) Charity

Bono is putting the heat on Apple, but for a good cause, of course. A guest speaker at the annual Cannes Lions fest — where…
Olivia Forman / June 25, 2014

Nelson Mandela Memorial Draws World Leaders, Thousands of South Africans

Leaders from around the world came together with tens of thousands of South Africans earlier today at a rain-soaked Johannesburg soccer stadium to honor Nelson…
Marc Hogan / December 10, 2013

Bono, Aretha Franklin, R. Kelly and More Honor Nelson Mandela

Tributes continue to pour in for Nelson Mandela, the South African leader who died on December 5 at age 95. U2's Bono wrote a 1,051-word…
Marc Hogan / December 6, 2013

Mary J. Blige Gives the 411 on Life, Love, and What Makes a Strong Man

In conversation, Mary J. Blige is warm, polite, and considered. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul is no less obliging to her fans, with whom she's shared…
Kenny Herzog / October 17, 2013

Bono’s New Charity Project May Foreclose on Farm Aid

Farm Aid has revealed the lineup for this year's version of the 27-year-old charity concert: Along with organizers Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, and…
Adam K. Raymond / June 28, 2013

Fake Bono Fools Reporter Inquiring About U2’s Taxes

Jason Mattera finally bum-rushed the wrong liberal celebrity. Which, well, the person he ambushed wasn't a celebrity at all. Mattera, a conservative activist who gained…
Marc Hogan / March 22, 2012

Bowie, Patti Smith, Vedder Give It Up for Moms on New Charity Compilation

Every Mother Counts, an advocacy and awareness campaign headed by model-turned-activist Christy Turlington Burns to increase education and support for maternal and child health, is…
Devon Maloney / March 8, 2012

5 Must-See Moments From Bill Clinton’s All-Star Benefit Concert

Bill Clinton's nonprofit group held a 10th anniversary celebration on Saturday night at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl that doubled as the former president's 65th birthday…
Marc Hogan / October 17, 2011
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