Posts tagged "bono"

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…
By: 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,…
By: 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 — thu…
By: 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,…
By: 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 frontma…
By: 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…
By: 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 Canne…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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, i…
By: 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'…
By: Marc Hogan / October 17, 2011

Caleb Followill Weds, Bono on ‘Spider-Man’ + More

Kings of Leon‘s Caleb Followill tied the knot with Victoria’s Secret model girlfriend Lily Aldrige on May 12 in Santa Barbara, CA. Followill’s bandmates, Coldplay‘…
By: SPIN Staff / May 16, 2011

Bono Begs Pixies, Flava Flav Arrested + More

Not even Bono can convince the Pixies to record a new album. In an interview, guitarist Joey Santiago reveals that the U2 frontman begged the…
By: SPIN Staff / May 3, 2011

Soundgarden Tour, Swizz Beatz & Bono Collab + More

Soundgarden have announced the first four dates of a summer tour, set to kick off July 2 in Toronto, ON, with other shows planned i…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / April 15, 2011

WATCH: Preview U2’s ‘Spider-Man’ Musical

After more than eight years of production, with delays, staffing issues, financial crises, and other problems pushing the bill to $60 million, the most expensive…
By: William Goodman / November 24, 2010

Radiohead Not Touring, Kanye’s New Song

After Rolling Stone Italy reported that Radiohead were close to finishing their new album and planning a “huge tour,” Jonny Greenwood clarified their…
By: SPIN Staff / November 15, 2010

U2 Reschedules North American Tour

U2's North American tour, sidelined earlier this year by Bono's serious back injury, is back on track for next year, with all tour stops rescheduled.
By: Peter Gaston / July 13, 2010
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