Bob Geldof

Beyoncé & Jay-Z, Eddie Vedder, Ed Sheeran, & More To Play Mandela 100 Celebration

Global Citizen Festival, the annual celebrity-infused anti-poverty benefit concert, is coming to South Africa this year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth.
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2018 - 9:00 am

Bob Geldof Handing Back Dublin Award In Protest Of Myanmar Leader

Irish rock singer Bob Geldof says he is returning his Freedom Of The City Of Dublin honor because it is also held by Myanmar leader…
Associated Press | November 13, 2017 - 9:12 am

Bob Geldof Mocks ’80s Fest Audience For Not Being Rock ‘N’ Roll Enough

Bob Geldof, the bazillionaire Irish activist, was last in the news for leading a floating anti-Brexit protest on the London's Thames river, interrupting a speech…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2016 - 10:38 am

Disclosure Deny Involvement In “Do They Know It’s Christmas? (2014)”

Disclosure was among the many names credited on Band Aid 30's all-star charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas? (2014)," but a representative of the…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2014 - 12:58 pm

Band Aid 30 – “Do They Know It’s Christmas? (2014)”

The 30th anniversary anti-Ebola edition of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" debuted on The X Factor tonight. This latest version of the Sir Bob Geldof…
Chris DeVille | November 16, 2014 - 5:01 pm

Anti-Ebola “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” Is Happening With Bono, Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, One Direction

A fourth version of the charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?" by the rotating all-star cast known as Band Aid is in the works,…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2014 - 11:38 am

Watch The Reunited Boomtown Rats Play “I Don’t Like Mondays” At Their First U.S. Show In Over 20 Years

The Boomtown Rats reunited last year for a tour around Ireland and the United Kingdom, but the new wave band made their first appearance stateside…
James Rettig | September 28, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Bob Geldof To Be First Rock Star In Space

Looks like Bob Geldof (Boomtown Rats frontman, Live Aid organizer, The Wall star, "Do They Know It's Christmas?" co-writer, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and all…
Miles Bowe | September 10, 2013 - 4:57 pm