Out of our Tree

The Joshua Tree is the best album of all time, beating Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ to the top spot. Says who? Says 250,000 music fans, polled by VH1. And they can’t be wrong.

FU-Q U?

U2 failed to win any of the three Q awards they were nominated for. However, they did receive the Q Editor’s Choice title, for ‘consistent success’.

WELL, FOUR Q TOO U2

U2 have been nominated for four Q Music Awards — Best Album (ALL THAT YOU CAN’T LEAVE BEHIND), Best Live Act, and the undoubtedly Bono-inspired Best Band In The World Today — plus, Brian Eno & Daniel Lanois were nominated…

ME, ME, ME

The 2001 My VH1 Music Awards are in the planning stages (you may remember U2’s triumphant live performance of “Beautiful Day” that opened the show last year). And, just as before, viewers get to choose everything about the show, from…

C’MON, VOGUE

Well now, THIS one slipped through the cracks. You can vote for U2 at the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards — they’re nominated for Visionary Video for ‘Beautiful Day’. Apparently we’re still not tired of nominating BD for awards… you tired of…

NO MIRO PRO BONO

Looks like Bono DIDN’T get the Prince of Asturias Award for Concord 2001 after all, judging from this press release at the FPA website. Instead, the money and art work goes to The World Network of Biosphere Reserves, part of…

BONO TO GET SPANISH DIPLOMA?

No, he hasn’t finally got his A levels. Youtwo.net makes mention of Bono winning the Prince of Asturias Award for Concord. The information isn’t on the FPA website yet, and the jury rapport won’t be announced till 12.00 a.m. on…

NOT SO BEAUTIFUL NOW, EH?

This just in: Bono and the boys have been pipped for the prestigious Ivor songwriting award by UK garage wunderkind Craig David. Not that Bono probably minds, since he’s one of Craig’s biggest fans and spoke out on his behalf…

SORTED FOR E’S AND, UH, GRAMMIES

E!Online has listed U2’s tour at number 14 in its succinctly-titled “Our Countdown of the Year’s 30 Most Anticipated Movies, Shows, Albums and More” feature. (Then it puts a picture of Bono next to Number 5, Planet of the Apes.)…