Paul David Hewson, also known by his stage name Bono, is the main vocalist of the Irish rock band U2. Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his wife, Ali Hewson, and the future members of U2. Since that time he has been referred to as Bono, his stage and nickname, by his family and fellow band members. Bono writes almost all U2 lyrics, often using political, social and religious themes. During their early years, Bono's lyrics contributed to U2's rebellious tone. As the band matured, his lyrics became inspired more by personal experiences with members of U2.
Among his non-U2 endeavors, he has collaborated and recorded with numerous artists, sits on the board of Elevation Partners and has refurbished and now owns a hotel with fellow band member, The Edge. Bono is also widely known for his activism concerning Africa, for which he co-founded DATA. He has organized and played in several benefit concerts and has met with influential politicians. He is the co-founder of EDUN, the ONE Campaign and Product Red. Bono has been praised and criticized for his activism and involvement with U2. Bono has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, was granted an honorary knighthood by the United Kingdom, and was named as a Person of the Year by Time, among many other awards and nominations.
- Dave Fanning interviews Bono on 2fm - RTE.ie
- Bono Responds to Sharon Osbourne's Twitter Rant: 'What a Shocker' - Ultimate Classic Rock
- ?77m and a free iPhone ... no wonder Bono thinks it's a beautiful day - Irish Independent
- Bono brings it all back home to Cedarwood Road - Irish Times
- U2's Bono Once Wrote A Poem For Billy Graham: 'The Journey From Father To ... - Huffington Post
- Rock: Bono, a not-so-innocent life placed on record - Irish Independent
- U2's Bono: Album release was designed to annoy the public - Toronto Sun
- Big firms' pro bono work knows no borders - MiamiHerald.com
- No pro bono: Apple spent $100 million for 'free' U2 Album - Tech Times
- #Trending In Entertainment: Joan Rivers' Doctor's Selfie & Bono Isn't Apologizing - CBS Local
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- Bono & The Edge U2 TIFF Press Conference From The Sky Down 2011 Davis Guggenheim
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- Bono & Damien Rice - One (Live at "Electric Burma", Dublin, Ireland, 18.06.2012)
- Bono Delivers Penn's Commencement Address
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