U2 Win Five Grammy Trophies

The Grammy Awards Show is over and U2 are winners. They won for every category they were nominated, again. Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for “Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own” Best Rock Song…

City of Turin presents Bono with honorary citizenship

The City of Turin in Italy awarded Bono with Honorary Citizenship on September 15, 2003. City representatives were finally able to present Bono with the deed in Milan after U2’s show on July 20. Nelson Mandela and Bishop Tutu are…

Springsteen to induct U2 into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Get the smelling salts! We nearly fainted when we heard that none other than The Boss himself — Mr. Bruce Springsteen — will be helping to induct U2 into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Springsteen will be providing…

47th Grammy Awards

Few people will have missed taking note of the 47th Grammy Awards this year. As it turned out, they ended up being a real treat for U2 fans. The band bagged the awards for all of the three categories the…

U2 Make Top Ten in Pazz & Jop Poll

New York City’s Village Voice newspaper has released the results of their annual music-critics uberpoll, the Pazz & Jop Awards, for 2004. U2 placed very respectably at #8 in the albums and #10 in the singles (“Vertigo,” naturally), in a…

U2’s career honored at NRJ Music Awards

U2 were the recipients of a career achievement award at last night’s NRJ Music Awards in Cannes, France. Naomi Campbell presented the award to Bono, who expressed his love for the country, saying en français, “I’m not from this country,…

Bono ranks 6th in USA Today’s People of 2004

Bono is #6 in USA Today’s Top 100 people of 2004, as listed by Whitney Matheson. She says: “This year he wanted to save and rock the world. And, boy, isn’t it refreshing to see them playing live on all…