Name: Bono
Birth Name: 
Paul David Hewson
Birth Date: 
May 10, 1960
Birth Place: 
Dublin, Ireland
Occupation: 
Singer / Composer / Performer
Relationship Status: 
Married
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Bono Reveals Why He Always Rocks Shades: I Have Glaucoma

Posted Friday October 17, 2014 3:21 PM GMT

Have you ever wondered why U2 frontman Bono always wears glasses? Well, we now know that it’s not just a style choice – it’s actually for medical reasons.

While chatting with BBCOne’s Graham Norton, Bono revealed that he’s suffered from glaucoma for the past 20 years.

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U2 Explains iTunes Snafu Surrounding Songs of Innocence Release

Posted Wednesday October 15, 2014 11:40 AM GMT

Their new album Songs of Innocence is now available in physical form and the members of U2 regret ever putting the record on every single iTunes account.

In a new interview guitarist The Edge joked, "It's gonna be very hard to get Larry [Mullen Jr.] to say anything at all. It's gonna be hard for Bono to stop talking. I'm gonna answer anything, but I will not be divulging what strings I use or my favorite echo pedals."

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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.

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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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