U2

U2 have released twelve studio albums, sold over 150 million records worldwide
during a career spanning thirty years and collected countless prestigious
awards, including a whopping 22 Grammys, more than any other band. Known for
extravagant and energetic live shows and political activism, the group fronted
by Bono is arguably the biggest band on earth. In 1978, a young ... read more

Archive interview

We trawled through the dusty archives at One Golden Square to find this brilliant bumper-length interview with U2, recorded in 2000 with Chris Evans.Is Adam parking the car? What's Bono's favourite breakfast? Listen and find out.

Watch U2 Pay Tribute To The Alarm For BBC Radio Wales Concert Special

In the early ’80s, U2, from Ireland, and the Alarm, from Wales, were peers: Two bands who came out of punk rock but who quickly learned how to write enormous stadiu...
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The Black Keys – “Turn Blue”

Next month, triumphant arena-blooz stars the Black Keys return with their new album Turn Blue, which band members Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney co-produced with Danger ...
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Bono has family prayers in bed

Bono and his family hold impromptu prayer sessions in their bed.The U2 singer gathers with wife Ali Hewson and their children Jordan, 24, Eve, 21,...
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U2's Bono reveals he prays with his family around a giant bed

Bono can command the attention of world leaders, but the Nobel Peace Prize winner says he gets his inner strength from Jesus.
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Coldplay Tie U2 For Most Number Ones On U.s. Chart

Coldplay singer Chris Martin has something to smile about following news of his marriage break-up - his band has tied U2 for the most number ones on...
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Emmylou Harris returns to 'Wrecking Ball'

In 1996, Emmylou Harris headlined a rapturously received concert at the Park West, where she broke out plenty of new material far removed from her days as the coolest cow...
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U2, Everly Brothers music chosen for U.S. recording registry

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Music by Irish rock group U2, jazz musician Art Blakey and rock-'n-roll singers the Everly Brothers are among 25 sound recordings being added this ye...
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U2'S Joshua Tree To Join American Archives

U2's iconic album The Joshua Tree is set to join the history books after it was chosen for preservation by America's Library of Congress.The 1987...
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U2 still on track to issue album this year


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Top songs

The 5 most played U2 songs in the past year.

  • Pride (in the name of love)  478 plays
  • Where the streets have no name  374 plays
  • Desire  369 plays
  • Beautiful Day  362 plays
  • The unforgettable fire  348 plays

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Absolute Radio stations playing songs by U2 over the past year.

  1. Absolute Classic Rock 2064 plays
  2. Absolute Radio 1829 plays
  3. Absolute Radio 90s 1469 plays
  4. Absolute 80s 1307 plays
  5. Absolute Radio 00s 956 plays
  6. Absolute Radio 70s 158 plays
  7. Absolute Radio 60s 158 plays

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