Remember that time you got into a bike accident and had to get Gene to fill in for you at work for a week?
Well, when you're Bono, you can't get just any temp.
[ Related: U2 Has To Postpone Tonight Show Residency After Bono Gets Into A Biking Accident! ]
So when the injured U2 frontman needed a replacement to perform at the surprise (RED) concert in NYC, he found some superb substitutes!
First, Chris Martin of Coldplay filled in with the perfect tone!
Then, after performances by Carrie Underwood and Kanye West, "U2 Minus 1" shocked the Times Square audience with none other than The Boss himself Bruce Springsteen!
See all the performances — and Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama too — in the full concert video (below)!
U2 was supposed to start their week-long residency on The Tonight Show this week…
But now things have been postponed! Nooooo! What happened??
Bono had a bike accident!! The band released a statement on their website:
Band Aid is back with Band Aid 30 and they're here to stop Ebola!
Or at least sell CDs to raise money to stop Ebola.
We love that it's the holiday season and even super busy celebs are acting charitable.
Rita Ora, Bono, Ed Sheeran, One Direction… these are just a few of the incredible artists who make up the a-list choir singing Do They Know It's Christmas?
It's seriously just so incredible to see so many huge stars taking time out of their busy lives to come together for a great cause like this!
11/09/2014 4:09 PM ET |
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One thing is for sure: Bono has some seriously powerful vocal chords!
U2 and frontman Bono just stunned everyone at the EMAs with a powerful performance of their emotional ballad, Every Breaking Wave.
The rock veteran, clad in a leather jacket and sunglasses, belted out the Songs of Innocence tune while bandmate, The Edge, accompanied him on piano.
Given all the high energy performances of the night, it was nice to slow it down for a bit!
10/17/2014 8:01 PM ET |
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Besides being the lead singer of U2 and forcing his band's music onto your iPhones, Bono is perhaps best known for his trademark shades, which he seems to be wearing 24/7!
Seriously! Whether it's day or night, inside or outside, he's ALWAYS wearing a pair of sunglasses!
But if you think Bono is just wearing them because they make him look super awesome, then you're dead wrong! In fact, he recently revealed that he wears them constantly because
This sounds divine!
Yesterday, the world heard wedding bells when George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin exchanged vows at their symbolic ceremony, held at the Aman Canal Grande hotel in Venice, Italy.
And now we know more details!
Their ceremony was officiated by Rome's mayor Walter Veltroni, who is of course a good friend of George's.
And the flowers were to die for! A hotel source explained
Talent genes ran must run WILD in this family!!
Bono must be so proud of his daughter, Eve Hewson!
The 23-year-old actress hasn't been in the acting game for very long, however in her latest project, The Knick, Eve is working with some of Hollywood's biggest players.