Click Track: U2

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 12/29/2011

U2 has highest grossing tour of 2011; Young Jeezy can’t top Buble or Adele on charts

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:14 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  U2, Young Jeezy

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Lil Wayne, U2 question their futures; Adele wins at Q Awards; It’s John Peel Day

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:04 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, U2, Adele

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Buy deluxe Bjork and U2 box sets or pay rent?; Paul McCartney says he was hacked; Coheed and Cambria bassist out of band

By David Malitz  |  09:55 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bjork, U2, Paul McCartney, Coheed and Cambria

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Amy Winehouse’s album sales jump; Nirvana box set, Pearl Jam doc trailer and U2 film will continue to make you feel old

Morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:28 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Amy Winehouse, Nirvana, U2, Pearl Jam

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Tom Petty tells Michele Bachmann to stop using his song; U2 looking for a permanent home for The Claw

By David Malitz  |  09:42 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Tom Petty, U2, The Decemberists

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Be specific: “Miss Sarajevo” director/activist Bill Carter talks about how U2 changed his life

On the night the world’s biggest rock band performs in Baltimore, the backstory behind what shaped one of the group’s most poignant songs.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:40 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  U2

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Singles file: Lady Gaga, Win Win, Wale

New songs from Lady Gaga, Win Win, Wale and more.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:52 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Lady Gaga, Win Win, Wale, Meek Mill, Blaqstarr, Atmosphere, Aesop Rock, U2, Jay-Z

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 12/21/2010

Actor injured at U2's "Spiderman" musical; rapper Magnolia Shorty murdered; Local Community Radio Act passes

- "Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark," the snakebitten Broadway musical with music written by U2, suffered its latest setback on Monday night when an actor in the performance fell while performing a stunt. The actor was taken away in an...

By David Malitz  |  09:45 AM ET, 12/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Magnolia Shorty, U2

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/01/2010

U2 coming to Baltimore; Alex Ross coming to Politics and Prose; The dawn of recorded sound at Library of Congress

Bono's back is back. (Ricky Carioti/TWP) By Chris Richards - Bono's back is better and his band is bound for Baltimore. After allowing its frontman to recover from back surgery, U2 will bring its epic 360 Tour to Charm City's...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Alex Ross, U2

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/20/2010

Riffs: Banned in the USA: If you don't want your album cover banned, Kanye-style, don't do these five things

By Allison Stewart On Sunday, Kanye West tweeted that the artwork for his upcoming album, "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," had been banned, implying that Wal-Mart was the culprit. If this is true (Wal-Mart told MTV News they hadn't...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Beatles, Black Sabbath, Jane's Addiction, Kanye West, Killing Joke, U2, the Coup, the Scorpions

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/24/2010

U2 debuting new material, touring with Jay-Z; Ticketmaster unveils newfangled "weblog"; Destroyer + Hecker makes Click Track fantasies come true

Bono's back is fine and Bono's back with some new songs. (Ricky Carioti/TWP) By David Malitz - With Bono recovered from back surgery U2 is back on the road and debuting lots of new material on the European leg of...

By David Malitz  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Destroyer, Jay-Z, Ticketmaster, Tim Hecker, U2

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/19/2010

Justin Bieber to collaborate with Raekwon; U2 reports to the dancefloor; Big Boi to perform 9:30 Club

We're too confused by news of the Chef collaborating with the Biebs to think of a punny "Cuban Linx" photo caption (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards A slew of bad ideas presented themselves on the Internet, yesterday. Among them: Wu-Tang...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Big Boi, Courtney Love, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Nirvana, Raekwon, Taylor Swift, U2

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/09/2010

Bono bounces back from back surgery; Jack White throws a hissy fit; Rod Stewart procreates at age 65

Jack White, photographed here with the Dead Weather in Washington last month, lost his cool in New York. (Evy Mages/FTWP) By Chris Richards The white men of rock-and-roll are keepin' busy: - Bono returned to the stage in Italy...

By Chris Richards  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bono, Jack White, Rod Stewart, The Dead Weather, U2

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 07/23/2010

Wale says bad words; U2 score Spiderman musical; Bloc Party singer postpones solo tour

Wale gave an uncensored performance in Baltimore and now Baltimore is upset. (Photo by Jonathan Newton/TWP) By Chris Richards - Local rap hero Wale is in trouble with the city of Baltimore for using foul language from the stage when...

By Chris Richards  |  09:01 AM ET, 07/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bloc Party, Color Me Badd, Foxy Brown, Good Charlotte, Kele, U2, Wale

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 05/25/2010

Bono back injury forces U2 to postpone tour; Perfectly healthy Christina Aguilera also postpones tour

Bono's back is out and U2's tour is delayed. (Ricky Carioti/TWP) By Chris Richards U2 frontman Bono underwent emergency back surgery Friday in Munich, forcing the band to cancel its headlining slot at Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival next month. The...

By Chris Richards  |  11:45 AM ET, 05/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Christina Aguilera, U2

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/22/2010

Taking sides: Does Rolling Stone really expect us to be excited about these 40 things?

You've got to be kidding us. The latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine boasts quite a cover story: "40 Reasons to Get Excited About Music." Sounds cool, right? We dove in with eager eyeballs only to find 40 reasons...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Amy Winehouse, Black Eyed Peas, Bob Dylan, D'Angelo, Dr. Dre, Katy Perry, Neil Young, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, The Beatles, U2

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/27/2010

The Grammys: Hey hey! My my! Rock and roll will never die; (it'll just get really, really old and rack up Grammy nominations)

When you think of 2009 and "rock music," clearly your first thoughts are of Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood. The Grammys have never been the playground of the young. Veterans and established stars have always received the most awards; even...

By David Malitz  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, Eric Clapton, Green Day, Kings of Leon, Pearl Jam, Steve Winwood, U2

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 01/07/2010

Speculation: Who will play Bono in "Killing Bono?"

Forget who plays Bono -- who plays his sunglasses? (Photo by Ricky Carioti/TWP) By Allison Stewart Principal photography is set to begin in Belfast next week on the film version of Neil McCormick's 2004 memoir "Killing Bono," which was subtitled...

By Chris Richards  |  04:06 PM ET, 01/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Bono, U2

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/29/2009

Morning click: Bono busks for charity, Van's a daddy

- After months of performing under a gigantic UFO, Bono kept things simple on Christmas Eve, busking in the Dublin streets alongside Swell Season singer Glen Hansard, Damien Rice and Mundy. The quartet was crooning for a charity group...

By Chris Richards  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/29/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Avenged Sevenfold, Bono, Swell Season, U2, Van Morrison