U2 frontman Bono has been nominated for an Audie Award.The rocker is nominated in the Audio Book of the Year category for his memoir, Surrender, which he released in November 2022 and narrated himself. Other big names nominated for Audies include Michelle Williams, Michelle Obama, Dolly Parton, Ethan Hawke, Lake Bell, Patrick Stewart, Alfrie Woodard and Meryl Streep.Surrender followed... Read More.
Funeral services for Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan took place Friday, December 8, in Tipperary, Ireland, and featured performances of the late rocker’s music, as well as readings by such famous names as U2's Bono and Johnny Depp. According to RTE, the service at Mary of the Rosary Church in Nenagh... Read More.
The new animated short film Peter & The Wolf reimagines Sergei Prokofiev’s classic symphony as a contemporary tale following 12-year-old Peter, who's grieving the loss of a parent.The film features music and narration by composer Gavin Friday and illustrations by U2’s Bono, based on their 2003 project for the Irish Hospice Foundation.Friday,... Read More.
A new animated short film based on the classic tale of Peter & The Wolf is set to debut October 19 on Max.The film features illustrations by U2’s Bono as well as music and narration by composer Gavin Friday. It is based on a 2003 project by the pair, which they... Read More.
U2’s Bono has huge FOMO, according to Noel Gallagher. The Oasis rocker revealed the fun tidbit during an interview discussing his first meeting with Bruce Springsteen. Gallagher tells Sunday World’s Shuffle feature that his meeting with Springsteen happened by chance when they bumped into each other in Ibiza,... Read More.
U2’s Bono and The Edge brought their star power to the Friday, August 11, opening of the Sarajevo Film Festival, where the documentary Kiss the Future was screening.Bono surprised the crowd with an a cappella rendition of Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song," with The Edge and the crowd joining in.Kiss... Read More.
U2 frontman Bono is helping raise money for Ukraine with some of his original artwork.The rocker has teamed with UNITED24, the official fundraising platform of Ukraine’s government, for a limited-edition merch line featuring the drawing he did of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy for the June cover of The Atlantic. “My drawings... Read More.
On This Day, May 10, 1960 …Paul David Hewson, better known as U2 frontman Bono, was born in Dublin, Ireland.U2 was formed in 1976 after Bono and friend David Evans aka the Edge responded to an advertisement posted on a bulletin board by Larry Mullen Jr. seeking musicians interested in forming a rock... Read More.
In U2's 2004 song "Sometimes You Can't Make it on Your Own," which is about Bono's late father, he sings, "You're the reason the opera is in me." At his Stories of Surrender book tour event in New York City on Saturday night, Bono... Read More.