Knowledge Identifier: +Bono
Born in 1960.
Countries: United States (49%), United Kingdom (18%), (10%)
Linked to: Associated Press, Elevation Partners, Apple Inc., Converse
On 25 September 1976, Bono, David Evans , his brother Dik, and Adam Clayton responded to an advertisement on a bulletin board at Mount Temple posted by fellow student Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band
Ali Hewson - Bono wrote the lyric of the 1988 song "All I Want Is You" as a meditation to the idea of commitment
In 1992, Bono, along with the Edge, bought and refurbished Dublin 's two-star 70-bedroom Clarence Hotel, and converted it into a five-star 49-bedroom hotel
Disco ball - The band released promotional disco balls to promote the band's album "Pop", the single "Discothèque", and lead singer Bono sported the alter-ego of "Mirror Ball Man" during their 1992 tour Zoo TV Tour
Maurice Seezer - In 1993, he co-wrote "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart" along with Friday and Bono, which was performed by Sinéad O'Connor for the Jim Sheridan Academy Award-nominated film "In the Name of the Father"
On Michael Hutchence's 1999 posthumous eponymous album, Bono completed a recording of "Slide Away" as a duet with Hutchence
Roy Orbison - U2 frontman Bono holds Orbison as a standard in musical creativity, commenting in 1999, "The thing people don't talk about enough as far as I'm concerned is how innovative this music was, how radical in terms of its songwriting
The organisation DATA was established in 2002 by Bono and Bobby Shriver, along with activists from the Jubilee 2000 Drop the Debt Campaign
The Corrs - In 2003, Andrea Corr recorded "Time Enough for Tears", written by Bono and Gavin Friday for the film "In America"
The Corrs - They have performed in numerous charity concerts such as the Prince's Trust event in 2004 and Live 8 alongside Bono in 2005
Michael Hutchence - In a 2005 interview, Bono regretted that he had not spent more time with Hutchence
Jenny Scheinman - She has collaborated and played with Linda Perry, Norah Jones, Nels Cline, Lou Reed, Ani Difranco, Bruce Cockburn, Aretha Franklin, Lucinda Williams, Bono, and Bill Frisell and has produced several critically acclaimed CDs of her own including one of the Top Ten Albums of 2005 by the New York Times
Bill Gates - "Time" collectively named Gates, his wife Melinda and U2's lead singer Bono as the 2005 Persons of the Year for their humanitarian efforts
The Corrs - During the Edinburgh Live 8 on 2 July 2005, the Corrs performed "When the Stars Go Blue" alongside Bono to promote the Make Poverty History campaign, which aimed to increase awareness and pressure governments into taking actions towards relieving absolute poverty
Sunday Bloody Sunday - During 2006 Australian shows, in Brisbane, Bono asked for Australian Terrorism suspect David Hicks to be brought home and tried under Australian laws
Tony Kaye (director) - He won a Grammy in 2006 for the famous Johnny Cash video "God's Gonna Cut You Down" with cameo appearances by Bono, Johnny_Depp, Kanye West, Patti Smith, Terrence Howard, Iggy Pop, The Dixie Chicks, Brian Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Keith Richards, Chris Martin, Sharon Stone, Lisa Marie Presley, Flea, Chris Rock, Justin Timberlake, Kate Moss, Peter Blake, Sheryl Crow, Dennis Hopper, Mick Jones, Jay-Z, Kris Kristofferson, Owen Wilson, Corinne Bailey Rae, and Amy Lee
Rick Santorum - In 2006, rock musician and humanitarian Bono said of Santorum, "he has been a defender of the most vulnerable
David A. Stewart - The pilot aired on HBO on 24 November 2006 and featured Bono and The Edge from U2
Daniel Johns - In July 2007, Johns created a scandal after he claimed, on national youth radio station Triple J, that he had shared a joint with his then-wife Natalie Imbruglia, Australian Federal MP and ex-Midnight Oil frontman Peter Garrett, and Bono of U2 in November 2006, while they listened to a demo tape of Silverchair's new album "Young Modern"
Bono was one of several super-rich figures whose tax arrangements were singled out for criticism in a report by the charity Christian Aid in 2008
Lisa Marie Presley - Rick Rubin produced the record and Tony Kaye directed the video which featured Lisa Marie Presley, Iggy Pop, Kanye West, Chris Martin, Kris Kristofferson, Flea, Chris Rock, Justin Timberlake, Sheryl Crow, Dennis Hopper, Bono, Shelby Lynne, Jay-Z, Keith Richards and Johnny Depp and won a 2008 Grammy *award for Best Short Form Music Video
David A. Stewart - Also included is the song "American Prayer" written by Stewart with Bono of U2, for which Dave Stewart shot a video clip in support of the campaign of US presidential candidate Barack Obama, featuring various film and music stars, which premiered on YouTube on 23 August 2008
Cher - As of June 11, 2009, Chaz Bono came out as a transgender individual, and his transition to male was legally finalized on May 6, 2010.
Julie Taymor - In a March 14, 2011, piece by Roger Friedman, it was reported that Taymor will receive her original "Spider-Man" credits, with sources saying that "Spider-Man" producer Michael Cohl and Bono did bring in a script doctor, music supervisor and other new members for the creative team
The Edge - On 25 May 2011, a single titled "Rise Above 1" by Reeve Carney featuring Bono and The Edge was released digitally
Julian Lennon - In 2012 Lennon worked with music film director Dick Carruthers on the feature length video documentary "Through The Picture Window", which followed Lennon's journey in the making of his album "Everything Changes" and includes interviews with Steven Tyler, Bono and Paul Buchanan from The Blue Nile
Sunday Bloody Sunday - Upon introducing the song there at the May 2015 sfield Leisure Centre, Bono promised to "never play it again" if the crowd didn't like it