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Bono – Most Famous Mullets

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Jack Kay / Central Press / Hulton Archives (3), Getty Images

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.

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Bono from U2 – Artists Wearing the American Flag

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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

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Bono, Bon Jovi, Gene Simmons + More Nominated For ‘Big Daddy’ Awards

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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."

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U2 Singer Bono Denies Facebook IPO Made Him World’s Richest Rock Star

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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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Facebook IPO Set to Help Bono Become World’s Richest Rock Star

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Michel Porro,Getty Images

Hats off to Bono! it looks like he will follow no more, at least not in terms of financial portfolios, thanks to some shrewd investment in Facebook. The U2 frontman is one of many who cash in once Facebook goes public Friday (May 18) with their Initial Public (Stock) Offering (IPO).

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Bono + Robin Williams – Rock Star Look-Alikes

Bono Robin Williams
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We didn't think of this one until just recently, but apparently Robin Williams has been dealing with being mistaken as Bono for quite awhile. It only happens when people have taken "a lot of medication" or are "completely s---faced," insists the comedian, but we fall into neither category right now and we can't but help notice his remarkable resemblance to the the U2 singer.

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Bono Thinks He Sings ‘Like a Girl’

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After 35 years and more than 150 million records sold as the lead singer of U2, Bono has one of the most recognizable voices in rock music -- but that doesn't mean he actually enjoys the sound of it himself.

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U2 Singer Bono Featured In ‘F— Famine’ Public Service Announcement

Junko Kimura, Getty Images
Junko Kimura, Getty Images

Bono and a team of other musician, actors and celebrities are featured in a new public service announcement that uses profanity to get a significant message across. Created by the anti-poverty group ONE, the announcement repeatedly uses a (bleeped out) F-word to point the audience’s attention to the real obscenity: Famine.

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U2′s Bono Joins INXS for New Ballad?

INXS
INXS.com

Is that U2's Bono sitting in on vocals with INXS on 'Tiny Summer,' a new ballad from the Australian band that was recently posted on their website. After all, Bono was a close friend of Michael Hutchence, appearing on the late INXS singer's solo album before his untimely death in 1997.

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U2′s ‘Achtung Baby’ to Get Full Album Cover Version Treatment From Jack White, Patti Smith and Others

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U2's iconic album 'Achtung Baby' turns 20 years old this November, and Bono has revealed how the band will celebrate. At a recent press conference for the band's 'From the Sky Down' documentary, the lead singer listed a handful of the artists who have re-recorded tracks from the 1991 album for a covers project.

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