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U2 Helps Eagles Of Death Metal Pull Off Their First Performance In Paris Following The Terror Attacks

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What an emotional night for the Eagles of Death Metal.

On Monday night, U2 performed alongside EODM at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, the band's FIRST performance since the devastating terror attacks that occurred last month. Needless to say, the collaboration was incredibly moving and inspiring.

Lead singer Bono introduced the band with a simple yet sweet tribute, saying:

"They were robbed of their stage three weeks ago and we would like to offer them ours tonight."

Related: EODM Raise Money For Victims Of The Paris Attacks!

So special. We're glad the rockers weren't alone for their first performance following the tragedy.

Check out EODM's post on the transformative experience (below):

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Miley Cyrus Forgets The Words To U2's One While Performing On Stage With Bono For World AIDS Day!

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As we're sure you're aware, Miley Cyrus is known for being pretty wild on stage!

But on Tuesday night, the singer toned it down when she performed with Bono for a World AIDS Day concert at Carnegie Hall.

Taking part in a star-studded event that celebrated the work of the ONE and (RED) organizations in pushing for more resources to fight AIDS, it seems as though Miley-bird was happy to be there.

Related: Are Miley & Jared Leto Dating?!

In fact, she even told the audience:

"I just turned 23. And I know I will live in an AIDS-free world."

But the pop star might have been a bit too excited, because when she started singing with the U2 frontman and Jessie J, she kind of forgot the words to the rock band's pinnacle charity anthem One!

Bono brought out Jessie to sing the first verse of the song — but when Miley came out to sing the second verse, it was clear that she was a little rusty on the lyrics!

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Scarlett Johansson Teams Up With Barry Manilow To Sing A Holiday Jingle For (RED) AIDS Charity! Watch!

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Barry Manilow is quite the catchy songwriter, but crafting such jingles requires a glamorous muse for inspiration!

Enter Scarlett Johansson!

The Hail, Caeser! actress and the Copacabana singer made a pitch perfect pair in a holiday jingle written in support of Bono's (RED) campaign!

Related: Scarlett DID Get Equal Pay For The Avengers!

At the request of Jimmy Kimmel, Manilow penned a song for a huge holiday shopathon where all the proceeds go towards eradicating AIDS!

Even though the music legend changes his mind on a few lyrics throughout the song, ScarJo sings the tune with peppy perfection!

Ch-ch-check out the festive jingle (below) and CLICK HERE to find out more about the (RED) Shopathon!

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U2 Reschedule Their Paris Concerts — Find Out When They'll Be Playing & How You Can Watch!

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U2's tour is back on track!

After the tragic terror attacks in Paris earlier this month, the Irish rock band cancelled their performances scheduled for the following weekend.

Instead, the Beautiful Day chart-toppers paid tribute to the victims lost at the memorial outside the Bataclan theater.

Related: Foo Fighters Release EP In Honor Of Paris Victims!

But the show must go on — U2 has rescheduled their Paris shows on the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour for December 6 and 7 at the Accorhotels Arena in Bercy!

Frontman Bono released the following statement about the tour's continuation:

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Paris Attacks: Hollywood Shifts Plans After Terrorist Attacks — Find Out What Movie Premieres, TV Broadcasts, And Concerts Are Being Scrapped

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UPDATE: 12:38 P.M. EST: Prince is the latest act to cancel his European concert tour Prince Spotlight: Piano and a Microphone, which was just announced last week.



In the wake of tragic terrorist attacks that struck Paris on Friday night, the world of entertainment changed its plans.

From blockbuster movie premieres to TV show rescheduling to concert cancellations, here's how show business was affected.

Related: Main Suspect Behind Paris Attacks Linked To Thwarted Train Attack

On Sunday, Lionsgate announced it planned to scale back the El Lay premiere of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 on Monday night.

The studio said in a statement:

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