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  • Pussy Riot to appear at Amnesty International concert in Brooklyn

    Pussy Riot may no longer be a formal band, but the activists will still make a high-profile appearance at a Brooklyn music venue next month. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina will appear alongside the Flaming Lips, Imagine Dragons, Ms. Lauryn...
  • The name of the game is music at the new Forum

    The name of the game is music at the new Forum
    Seasoned concert-goers who walk into the resurrected Forum in Inglewood after it opens Wednesday with the first of six Eagles concerts may be struck as much by what's missing as by what's been added to the 46-year-old former sports palace. The...
  • Super Bowl: U2 ad showcases a band, and director, on comeback path

    Super Bowl: U2 ad showcases a band, and director, on comeback path
    When Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos take the field against the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's  Super Bowl, all eyes will be on whether one of the all-time greats can reclaim a title that has eluded him for seven years. A similar narrative will play out...
  • Golden Globes: From Matthew McConaughey to Bono, here's what they said

    Golden Globes: From Matthew McConaughey to Bono, here's what they said
    Hollywood rarely goes off script during the forced march of awards season. But the Golden Globe Awards, where giddy and often booze-fueled stars roam the halls of the Beverly Hilton Hotel, is a rare evening of spontaneity in the season. Here are a few...
  • U2 wants to avoid the 'esoteric' on new album, win an Oscar

    U2 wants to avoid the 'esoteric' on new album, win an Oscar
    U2 is a band that is used to big statements, political activism and rallying behind a cause. This past weekend, however, the band's larger-than-life frontman Bono was talking about the band's late-career efforts to simplify. Well, that and also his desire...
  • That time Bruno Mars played in front of 700 people at Bottom Lounge

    That time Bruno Mars played in front of 700 people at Bottom Lounge
    There will likely be over one hundred million viewers watching Sunday when pop star Bruno Mars follows in the footsteps of Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, U2 and Madonna and headlines the Super Bowl halftime show. The Super Bowl is expected to be the...
  • After the hype, Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' is strangely muted

    After the hype, Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' is strangely muted
    With the notable exception of those breathless minutes in which U2 and members of the Rutgers Marching Band seemed to be standing way too close to the edge of the top of Rockefeller Center, the debut of "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" was...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Awards show takes top Twitter TV honors

    Golden Globes 2014: Awards show takes top Twitter TV honors
    The Golden Globes were the buzz of social media, with the comedic barbs from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler helping to propel the awards show to the top of the Twitter TV charts. The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards on NBC inspired nearly 2.4 million...
  • Sean Penn Gathers Celebs to Help Haiti Home, U2 Closes Out the Night

    On the eve of the Golden Globes, Sean Penn gathered an impressive group of A-listers and organized a surprise U2 performance for his third annual Help Haiti Home gala, which raised approximately $6 million benefitting J/P Haitian Relief Organization....
  • MUSIC

    MUSIC
    Soweto Gospel Choir: The South Africa-based vocal group has shared a stage with U2's Bono, Sarah McLachlan and Robert Plant through Nelson Mandela's 46664 campaign, which promotes social awareness through poverty and HIV/AIDs. So they've certainly tangled...
  • Berlin: Bono, The Edge on Board for John Carney's 'Sing Street'

    Irish director John Carney is teaming up with U2′s Bono and The Edge for "Sing Street," a semi-autobiographical movie about growing up in Dublin during the 1980s. FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales for the project at Berlin'...
  • For director Mark Romanek, a new chapter, of a sort

    For director Mark Romanek, a new chapter, of a sort
    The director Mark Romanek helped reinvent the music video in the 1990s, his pieces for the likes of Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer” and Beck’s “Devil’s Haircut” becoming edgy exercises in style and story. Now he could...