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Bono

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Bono
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Birth Name: 
Paul David Hewson
Birth Date: 
May 10, 1960
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Dublin, Ireland
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Singer / Composer / Performer
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Married
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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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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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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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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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Johannesburg, South Africa was buzzing this morning as big names came together in celebration of Nelson Mandela's remarkable 95 years on earth.

Charlize Theron made a trip to her native country to join President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Bono and Nelson’s wife Winnie Mandela for the official memorial service honoring the late icon.

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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.

Olivia Wilde, Bono, and Richard Branson all appear in a brand new video for Water.org, pledging to forego bathroom conveniences until the problem is solved.

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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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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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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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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.

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