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Apple Dropped the Bono Icon in iTunes

You probably heard about the new Apple Music service announced this week, but you probably didn’t hear about one tragic (for U2 fans) change that came along with the new iTunes software and everything else: The Bono “All Artists” icon has been removed from iTunes!!! ACK! Have a look below at the old and new […]

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Bono Whispers “The Darkest Midnight”

That’s a traditional Irish carol Bono is whispering on Michael W. Smith’s new Christmas album. “The Darkest Midnight” is from a collection called the Kilmore Carols, from the village of Kilmore in County Wexford. The song’s official title is “On Christ’s Nativity,” and while versions of the poem differ, it typically runs many verses long. Bono speaks […]

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Bono turns up on old Orbison demo

Roy Orbison’s Mystery Girl is being rereleased with bonus material in celebration of the album’s 25th anniversary. Orbison died of a heart attack just days after finishing studio work on this highly-praised record, so the celebration is even more meaningful. One of the anniversary package’s bonus features includes a previously unreleased demo of Orbison working on […]

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Bono Marks World AIDS Day on ABC-TV

Today is World AIDS Day, and Bono showed up this morning on ABC’s This Week news program. George Stephanopoulos did the interview with Bono last week during the preparations for that big (RED) auction in New York City. Nothing much new that U2 fans haven’t heard before, but here’s the video: Unfortunately your browser does […]

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Bono's Cameo on Arcade Fire Special

It’s almost like Bono’s making a point of catching up with U2’s former Vertigo tour opening acts this week. After he appeared on David Letterman’s show with Kings of Leon Thursday, he surprised everyone by popping up on a trippy-weird-random Arcade Fire TV special that aired immediately after the season premiere of SNL (where they […]

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Bono Goes for a Bike Ride? Really?

A gossip site called The Superficial published this photo of Bono riding a bike somewhere near his summer home in Eze, France. I kinda like how the folks at U2 Achtung phrased it: Incroyable! Bono en parfait cycliste dimanche dernier! Incroyable / Bono on a bike last Sunday! Unbelievable — U2 Achtung (@U2Achtung_) July […]

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Bono Praises Apple's Jony Ive

Bono was in the TIME 100 on Thursday — the magazine’s list of what it thinks are the 100 most influential people in the world. But Bono wasn’t on the list. He was asked to write a short essay someone who was: Apple’s top designer, Jonathan Ive. And he invoked a couple Star Wars references […]

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Photog: "Bono Has … a Bison Head"

“Bono’s actually — even though he’s small, he has this huge — like a bison head, this really big head.” Poor Bono! That’s how photographer Gregory Heisler describes Bono in a video explaining how he put together the cover shot that TIME magazine used when it named Bono, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates as “persons […]

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