Name: Bono
Birth Name: 
Paul David Hewson
Birth Date: 
May 10, 1960
Birth Place: 
Dublin, Ireland
Singer / Composer / Performer
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 826

U2 Delays Tour Dates and the Release of New Album

Posted Friday March 7, 2014 9:48 PM GMT

Fans of the iconic Irish rock band U2 will have to wait a bit longer for the release of the band's tour and new album.

U2, headlined by Bono, placed a tentative release date for their album during the summer of 2014, and their tour was scheduled to start this September.


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U2 Pays Tribute to Nelson Mendela with "Ordinary Love" at Academy Awards

Posted Sunday March 2, 2014 11:50 PM GMT

Bringing their talents to the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, U2 took to the stage at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday (March 2).

Fronted by Bono, the iconic band performed the hit single “Ordinary Love” from the “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” soundtrack to honor the late political leader Nelson Mandela.


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Charlize Theron Joins President Obama at Nelson Mendela’s South African Memorial Service

Posted Tuesday December 10, 2013 10:15 AM GMT

Johannesburg, South Africa was buzzing this morning as big names came together in celebration of Nelson Mandela's remarkable 95 years on earth.


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Olivia, Bono, and Richard: Toilet Strike Supporters

Posted Wednesday May 22, 2013 12:48 PM GMT

It’s a brilliant initiative to raise awareness of the deplorable sanitation and water situation in communities around the world, and Matt Damon's Toilet Strike just scored three new members.



Matthew McConaughey & Bikini-Clad Camila Alves' Beach Fun in Ibiza

Posted Monday August 13, 2012 9:39 AM GMT

Enjoying some downtime on the other side of the world, Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves basked in the Ibiza sun on Friday (August 10).

The Brazilian model/actress wore a variety of swimwear as she showed off her growing baby bump while going for a swim with a few pals.


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Taylor Swift: Billboard’s Biggest Earner

Posted Monday March 12, 2012 12:53 PM GMT

Given her massive record sales and multiple sold-out tours, it’s no wonder Taylor Swift nabbed the #1 spot on Billboard’s “Music’s Top 40 Money Makers” list.

The “Should’ve Said No” songstress reportedly raked in a hefty salary of $35.7 million for the 2011 year with combined songwriting royalties, an $88.5 million-grossing Speak Now world tour, and her quadruple platinum album.


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U2 & Taylor Swift Post Top Numbers for 2011 American Tours

Posted Thursday December 29, 2011 10:33 PM GMT

It doesn’t really come as a surprise that the top two touring acts of the past year are Irish rockers U2 and country crooner Taylor Swift.

The “Beautiful Day” hitmakers played 25 shows in 21 North American cities to rake in a whopping $156 million total.


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George Clooney & Jessica Alba Speak Up for The One

Posted Tuesday October 4, 2011 3:26 PM GMT

He’s always been a big fan of using his celebrity for a good cause, and George Clooney's latest project is working with The One campaign.

The “Ocean’s Eleven” stud appears in a new Public Service Announcement along with a bevy of Hollywood stars to ask people to help fight the food crisis in the Horn of Africa.