Some details, pictures and reviews of Bono and The Edge’s appearance at the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute honouring Bono on Friday at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York, are available from U2tours.com.
The pair performed That’s Life, Night and Day and The Hands That Built America to an audience including Bono’s wife Ali and their daughters Jordan and Eve, Robert DeNiro, Paul McGuinness, Bill Clinton, Michael Stipe, Richie Havens, Gwen Stefani, Melissa Etheridge, Isaac Hayes, Wynonna Judd and Moby.
You can now watch some video of the evening provided by Grammy.com.
A number of artists performed U2 songs. Thanks to Matt for providing us with a full set list:
BB King and Wynonna Judd – When Love Comes to Town
No Doubt – Sweetest Thing
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Stories For Boys
Mary J. Blige – One
Norah Jones – Stuck In a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of
Patti Labelle – Angel of Harlem
And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead – Electric Co.
Garbage – Pride
Sheryl Crow – All I Want Is You
Elvis Costello – Kite
Members of the dance group the “Children of Uganda”, composed of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS, performed in tribute to Bono.
- Canada.com: Rock star Bono honoured
- VH1: Norah Jones, No Doubt To Salute Bono At Tribute Dinner
- Check Yahoo News for photos.
- Photos by Getty Images
- Photos by London Features International: Set 1, Set 2
- Photos by Wire Image: Set 1, Set 2, Set 3, Set 4
- Photos by Reuters: Set 1, Set 2
Our question is: what did Bono whisper into Michael Stipe’s ear?