When you're a big enough band to warrant a Super Bowl commercial for your new single, it's pretty safe to say you've made it. But U2 frontman Bono still has the same hopes and fears as any multimillionaire musician after decades of rock stardom.
Normally we don't pay too much attention to the commercials during the Super Bowl -- the game's the important thing! But the news that U2 will debut a new song for charity during the game peaked our interest. On the eve of the kickoff, Bono talked a little bit more about 'Invisible.'
Nelson Mandela's death on Dec. 5 inspired a number of heartfelt reactions from members of the rock community. While many lamented the loss of an inspiring figure and world leader, others felt Mandela's passing on a more personal level -- including U2 frontman Bono, who was fortunate enough to count the legendary activist among his friends.
There's lots of buzz over the movie 'Enough Said' right now -- partly because it stars the late James Gandolfini in his last big role. And partly because of who plays his daughter -- Eve Hewson, whose real-life father is even more famous: Bono.
Though he's been known more in the last two decades for his trademark "Fly" sunglasses, the most distinct look of Bono's early days was his '80s mullet. Much like the rockers of his day, his hair was rather poofy up front, but part of what made the U2 singer's "Sho-Long" distinctive was his ability to grow out his hair in back and have it curl back toward his neck and shoulders.
Ireland's favorite son, U2 lead singer Bono, was quick to show support for America in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, during the band's performance at the following winter's Super Bowl. As a list of the nam
Thirty two categories worth of Big Daddy Awards nominees were announced this week, for the virtual awards show that serves as a fundraiser and public service announcement for prostate awareness. Gene Simmons, Bono and Jon Bon Jovi are just a few of the rockers nominated for awards like the "Do Gooder Big Daddy" and the "All Time Reality TV Big Daddy."
The initial public offering of Facebook on Friday (May 18) may not have been as successful as many had expected. But even if it had done better than closing at only 23 cents more than the opening price, it would not have put Bono up with Paul McCartney in the exclusive Billionaire Rockers Club as had been initially believed.
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