Knowledge Identifier: &U2



Irish rock band from Dublin. add

Category: Music

Founded in 2009.

Countries: United States (39%), United Kingdom (24%), (10%)

Main connections: Bono, The Edge, Brian Eno

Linked to: Island Records, Apple Inc., Green Day, Joy Division




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The group commenced the U2 360° Tour in 2009 add something


"No Line on the Horizon" was released in February 2009 and received generally positive reviews, including their first five-star "Rolling Stone" review add something


Justice (band) - In April 2009, the music website Stereogum hosted a remix by the duo of U2's song "Get On Your Boots", the lead single from the band's most recent album "No Line on the Horizon"


Camp Nou - The second and the third were on 30 June and 2 July 2009 during their U2 360° Tour, in front of a total crowd of 182,055 people


Kaiser Chiefs - They, along with Republic of Loose, opened for U2 in Croke Park in Dublin on 25 July 2009


Elbow (band) - They opened for U2 on 14 August 2009 at Wembley Stadium, London, UK and at the Sheffield Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield, UK.


The Black Eyed Peas - In October 2009, they were the opening acts for 5 concerts of the U2 360° Tour North America leg


Glastonbury Festival 2010 - However, their scheduled headline appearance at the Glastonbury Festival 2010 and their North American leg that year were postponed following a serious injury to Bono's back add something


In 2010, eight of U2's songs appeared on "Rolling Stone"s updated list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time", with "One" ranking the highest at number 36 add something


U2 resumed the 360° Tour in 2010 with legs in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand add something


VH1 placed U2 at number 19 on its 2010 list of "The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time" add something


Salman Rushdie - In 2010, U2 bassist Adam Clayton recalled that " Bono had been calling Salman Rushdie from the stage every night on the Zoo TV tour.


Danger Mouse (musician) - In 2010, Danger Mouse began producing an album with the band U2, rumoured to be released in 2013


Sy Kravitz - It was announced that Kravitz would be supporting U2 on their 360 Tour on the second North American leg in 2010


Lenny Kravitz - It was announced that Kravitz would be supporting U2 on their highly successful 360 Tour on the second North American leg in 2010.


Celine Dion - Furthermore, in a May 2010 Harris Poll, Dion was named the most popular musician in the United States, ahead of U2, Elvis Presley, and The Beatles, while factoring in gender, political affiliations, geographic region of residence, and income


Bono - In May 2010, Bono suffered a spinal injury while preparing for the forthcoming U2 tour, and was taken to a German clinic in Munich for emergency neurosurgery


Lee DeWyze - DeWyze's "Idol" coronation song, a cover of U2's "Beautiful Day," was released as a digital single on May 27, 2010


Meshell Ndegeocello - In June 2010, she contributed a cover of U2's "40" to the Enough Project and Downtown Records' Raise Hope for Congo compilation.


Muse (band) - Muse played at Glastonbury in June 2010 and were joined onstage by The Edge from & U2 to play "Where the Streets Have No Name", after U2 pulled out of their headlining slot due to lead singer Bono's back injury


Paul Leary - He is the producer of a number of songs and albums by other bands, including U2, Sublime, the Meat Puppets, Daniel Johnston, The Reverend Horton Heat, Pepper, Maggie Walters, Bad Livers, Slightly Stoopid and The Refreshments, Tumbledryer Babies, and in July 2010 he mixed a track for Sydney noise mongers Sludge Buzzard soon to be released on their debut record


Yuri Shevchuk - On 25 August 2010 Shevchuk performed the Bob Dylan song "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" together with U2 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, the band's first ever concert in Russia


A 2011 readers' poll in "Q" named U2 the Greatest Act of the Last 25 Years add something


These appearances were rescheduled for 2011 after the South African and South American legs add something


St. Louis Cardinals - The largest attendance of any event at Busch belongs to U2 during a concert from their 360° Tour in 2011


Clarence Clemons - Before singing Moment of Surrender at the U2 concert in Anaheim on Saturday, June 18, 2011, Bono paid tribute to Clarence Clemons, who had died earlier that day


Clarence Clemons - Bono repeated this dedication and tribute during Moment of Surrender at the U2 concert in Baltimore on Wednesday, June 22, 2011


Florence and the Machine - Florence and the Machine opened for & U2 on the North American leg of their U2 360° Tour in June and July 2011


Chuck Hoberman - In July 2011, the rock band U2 concluded a nearly three-year world-wide concert tour that featured Hoberman's expanding video screen, a elliptical display that would grow into a seven-story cone


Dave Fanning - Instead twice airing 2012 release "Bad Machine" from alternative rock band Dark Stares, the broadcast caused confusion and debate in U2 fan-forums


Herbert Gronemeyer - The album, which includes guest performances from Bono of U2, Antony Hegarty of Antony and The Johnsons, and guitarist James Dean Bradfield of the Manic Street Preachers, was released in the UK in October 2012


U2 are currently working on their thirteenth studio album, which they plan to release in 2013 add something


Oliver Jeffers - In 2013, Jeffers illustrated the vinyl cover for the U2 song "Ordinary Love"


Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom - It was revealed on 17 October 2013, U2 had written a song specifically for the film entitled "Ordinary Love"


Guy Oseary - He is Madonna's manager and in November 2013 was appointed as U2's manager


On December 12, 2013, U2 received a Golden Globe nomination for the song add something


Scott Aukerman - In fact, he is such a fan of & U2 that, starting in 2014, he has hosted, along actor Adam Scott, a limited-run podcast titled "You Talkin' U2 To Me-" devoted to the career and discography of the band


Joey Ramone - The opening track of U2's 2014 album "Songs of Innocence" is called "The Miracle ", paying tribute to Ramone's influence on Bono.


Dave Fanning - On 16th January 2014, Fanning caused controversy when he announced the first-time play of new U2 single "Invisible" live on "The Dave Fanning Show" on RTÉ 2fm


On 12 January 2014, U2 received a Golden Globe award for the song add something


Dave Fanning - On 16 January 2014, Fanning caused controversy when he announced the first-time play of new U2 single "Invisible" live on "The Dave Fanning Show" on RTÉ 2fm


From 2-3 February 2014, another U2 song, titled "Invisible", was made available for free on iTunes add something


On 9 September 2014, &U2 (Category:Mercury_Records_artists) announced its 13th studio album, "Songs of Innocence", at an Apple Inc. keynote event and released it digitally the same day to all iTunes Store customers at no cost add something


Corey Hart (singer) - At a private fundraiser in Fort McMurray, Alberta in November 2014, Hart, Roy and backup singer Kim Richardson recorded a live off the floor rehearsal performance of U2's 1992 single "One"


Corey Hart (singer) - Hart released rehearsal recordings of "Sunglasses at Night" and U2's "One" in November 2014


Woody Harrelson - In 2015, Woody Harrelson and daughter Zoe star in a 7-minute short film for U2's 'Song for Someone


Dennis Sheehan was &U2 (Category:Mercury_Records_artists)'s tour manager for over 30 years until his death in May 2015 add something


On 18 September 2015, &U2 (Category:Mercury_Records_artists) announced they would release their next studio album "Songs of Experience" in 2016 add something


The final date of the tour, one of two Paris shows rescheduled due to the November 2015 Paris attacks, was filmed for broadcast on the American television network HBO add something


At the 3rd iHeartRadio Music awards in April 2016, &U2 were honored with the Innovator award for "their impact on popular culture and commitment to social causes add something


In 2017, the group will embark on a tour marking the 30th anniversary of "The Joshua Tree", on which they will perform the album in its entirety at each show add something


Rachel Carson - Carson was featured during the "HerStory" video tribute to notable women on U2's tour in 2017 for the 30th anniversary of "The Joshua Tree" during a performance of "Ultraviolet " from the band's 1991 album "Achtung Baby"


In April 2017, &U2 (Category:Mercury_Records_artists) were featured on a Kendrick Lamar song, "xxx", from his album "DAMN" add something


On 30 August 2017, the band released a video of a song, "The Blackout", and confirmed that the first single from "Songs of Experience", "You're the Best Thing About Me", would be released on 6 September add something


Patti Smith - On September 3, 2017, Smith made an appearance at the Detroit show of U2's The Joshua Tree 2017 tour and performed "Mothers of the Disappeared" with the band


On 6 September 2017, the group released "Songs of Experience"s first single, "You're the Best Thing About Me" add something


Aung San Suu Kyi - The Dublin City Council voted 59–2 to revoke Aung San Suu Kyi's Freedom of the City *award over Myanmar's treatment of the Rohingya people in December 2017, though Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha denied the decision was influenced by protests by Geldof and members of U2


The album will be released on 1 December 2017 add something