Monday, July 30, 2012

U2 in the Olympic Games

Isles of Wonder: Music For the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games

U2's "Where The Streets Have No Name" and "Beautiful Day" were played in  London Olympics  2012 opening ceremony on Friday night  as the athletes walked in the parade of nations.
The version of "Where the Streets Have No Name" is a brand new mix of the song by High Contrast Remix (stage name of DJ/Producer Lincoln Barrett) , and it's available now on the official Isles Of Wonder opening ceremony album via iTunes or via Amazon MP3.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Bono on Big Brother Africa

Irish Rock star Bono, dropped in Big Brother Africa with a little message for the Housemates .

Breaking News: Bono Drops In!

After welcoming prolific Nigerian musician, 2Face Idibia to the House , the surprises just kept coming. Irish Rock legend, Bono, dropped in with a message for the Housemates.

Although the Superstar spoke to the gang via satellite link, the excitement in the House was palpable. "This is your Irish Rocker fan, Bono. How are you Big Brother's little Sisters," he said, to the amazement of all in the House.

The music legend spoke to the Housemates about the garden, which the Housemates have been growing, as part of their commitment to the ONE Campaign and expressed his gratitude at the Housemates for being such great ambassadors.

See the video below:

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Bono and Ali Celebrate Eve`s B`Day

Bono unveiled an unusual duet for his daughter Eve’s 21st birthday in Las Vegas Saturday night. When family and friends — including music mogul Jimmy Iovine and his son, Justin — gathered at a private table by the DJ booth at 1Oak at the Mirage, the U2 frontman and proud dad slipped DJ Jus-Ske a CD of him and wife Ali Hewson singing Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” together. Bono introduced the track on the mike while giving his daughter a special happy-birthday greeting — two magnums of Dom Perignon champagne delivered to their table with an accompanying LED light show. Rapper Fabolous, who was in the house to perform at the club, gave Eve a shout-out and dedicated his performance to her. “Transformers” director Michael Bay, party boy Wilmer Valderrama and Laker star Kobe Bryant were also spotted at tables nearby. Before the bash began, Bono threw a dinner for Eve at Tao Las Vegas, where guests sat across the room from NBA champ LeBron James and Sands Resorts CEO Sheldon Adelson.
The previous day Bono attended The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil.