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Our sister publication Adweek had previously tipped the majority of those set to be celebrated at a September 30 gala event to be MC-ed by Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinsky . But today, they added two more notable honorees: U2 lead singer Bono and the charity he co-founded, .
Apple CEO Tim Cook with Bono, the Edge, Larry Mullen Jr. at the Apple product announcement last week. U2's invasion of iTunes libraries with the group's new album "Songs of Innocence" may not have put the Irish band back on top of the sales chart, but that doesn't mean the impact of last week's stunt can't be seen.
Ringo Starr and some of his All Starr Band members will perform at a special free event on September 21st outside of the John Varvatos store in The outdoor performance will be part of a two-hour celebration scheduled to coincide with the International Day of Peace. The All Starr Band's brief set will feature one hit by each main member of the group who will be on hand, including Toto's Steve Lukather and Mr. Mister's Richard Page.
In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, greets Bono from the band U2 after they preformed at the end of the Apple event on Tuesday, Sept.
They are one of the most popular bands in the world, but following the announcement from Apple that it would be giving away the new U2 album on iTunes for free until the middle of October, many have turned to Twitter and Facebook to show their distain for the free gift. Whether you are too young to know who U2 are , are worried that your iTunes account has been hacked and therefore wondering how to explain your purchase history, or even just fall in the camp of not liking Bono, The Edge, and the other two band members that will forever remain nameless other than the two that aren't Bono and The Edge, then follow these three simple alternatives to get rid of the any U2 references in iTunes.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh is off to Ireland Thursday for his first trip as mayor of Boston, and he is determined to bring back both Irish business and Irish rock - in the form of a U2 commitment to play at Fenway Park. "I'm going to try and make that happen," said Walsh, who will be meeting with top Irish business leaders and pols - as well as appearing on a popular Irish late-night show - and he doesn't plan to miss a chance to make the case for Boston.
The new U2 album 'Songs of Innocence' is out and free on iTunes and it has been revealed that lead singer Bono struggled to write U2's 'personal' new album. The Irish rocker and his band mates, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr - who released their new record 'Songs of Innocence' for free to all iTunes Store customers and U2's website subscribers yesterday - found composing the tracks hard as it required them to revisit past memories.
After the massive surprise launch of their new album Songs of Innocence on Tuesday, U2 have seen a dramatic chart bump for their back catalog. An unprecedented number of U2's previous albums have now entered iTunes' album chart since the new record's launch.
The esteemed guitar player kept strumming in the rain. His audience was around 30 people, down from the hundreds who had come to see him before the storm hit.
This week U2 dropped an album that we all have if we have iTunes, Ryan Adams released a self-titled album, Robert Plant explores adventurous rhythms on his latest release, Karen O plays us some of her "Crush Songs," Canadian rockers Sloan return with an adventurous concept album, R&B singer Jhene Aiko offers her second collection and New York's Interpol release their first album in 4 years. Fall may not have technically begun yet, but the release schedule is back into heavy swing and we have a great deal to discuss.
U2 members Bono, left, and Larry Mullen Jr. perform Tuesday during an announcement of new products by Apple in Cupertino, Calif. The same day, the band dropped its new album on iTunes users in a surprise move.
Worldwide rock band U2 recently released a new album with a song that references Santa Barbara. At the start of the third track, "California ," are supposed mission bells in the background with hauntingly beautiful chants of "Santa Barbara, Bar-Bar-Barbara, Santa Barbara."
The iconic band U2 may have given 500 million iTunes users their latest album Songs of Innocence for free, but it reportedly cost Apple big. To release the band's album for free to iTunes users, Apple paid the band and Universal an unspecified fee as a blanket loyalty.
TECH giant Apple spent tens of millions on iTunes gifts for its users this week. So why is everyone unhappy about it? EVERY year since 9/11, Elizabeth Keefe has tried to track down the people in this photograph found at Ground Zero and learn of their fate.
U2's thirteenth studio album Songs Of Innocence was released for free download via iTunes this week . And of course, some controversy about how it was distributed ... But it's been 5 1/2 years since the release of their last album.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:50 am
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