U2 (rock band)

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Bono's Surgery Delays U2 Tour Until 2011

Singer has 8 weeks of recovery ahead of him

(Newser) - Bono's back surgery has derailed U2's plans for a 16-city jaunt across North America, which now won't happen until next year, the band announced today. The tour, part of U2's larger 360° world tour, was supposed to kick off next month, but doctors are prescribing a DL stint of at... More »

Bono Has Emergency Surgery

U2 frontman injured back performing in Germany

(Newser) - Bono has undergone emergency surgery to fix a back injury he sustained in rehearsal. The U2 frontman is recuperating in the neurosurgery unit at a Munich hospital. The 50-year-old sustained the injury during “tour preparation training” for the North American swing of U2's “360 Degree” world tour, a... More »

Top Earners U2 Brought in $109M in 2009

Bruce Springsteen finishes 2nd to Irish superstars, and it's not even close

(Newser) - The news that U2 was the top moneymaker in music in 2009 is no surprise, but what may come as a bit of a shock is the gap between No. 1 and No. 2. The Irish rockers brought in $108.6 million lat year, nearly twice as much as runner-up... More »

The Year's Best Albums

U2's 'No Line on the Horizon' tops the list

(Newser) - Who says the album's dead? This year saw some fine ones, with veterans like U2 and Bruce Springsteen setting the bar. Rolling Stone rates the cream of the crop:
  1. U2, No Line on the Horizon: Bono & Co. explored “dark places” and came away “with a sense of
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