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Jimmy Fallon & Stephen Colbert (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Jimmy Fallon’s Debut As ‘Tonight Show’ Host A Smooth One

Stays true to form that made him success on “Late Night”; Welcomes array of guests…

02/18/2014

Joaquin Phoenix plays “The Moon Song” in “Her.” (Warner Brothers )

And ‘The Best Song’ Oscar Goes To… You Choose The Winner

The 86th Academy Awards ceremony is coming up in March and this year’s Best Original Song nominations bring pop, rap and indie artists into the mix. Listen to this year’s picks and choose the one you think will go home with the Oscar.

01/30/2014

U2 backstage in the press room at the Golden Globes. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

U2 Wins Golden Globe for Best Original Song

The Irish band won for their song “Ordinary Love,” their first song in three years, from the Nelson Mandela biopic, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

01/13/2014

(Scott Gries/Getty Images)

GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

Legendary bluesman B.B. King, who had recently turned 88, continues to play on the road. In 2012, he performed at the White House (credit: CBS News)

At 88, The King of The Blues Is Still Rocking Audiences

Blues guitar legend B.B. King — who played with Eric Clapton and U2 — has been performing for several decades and shows no signs of stopping…

09/18/2013

Bono's Spider

California Spider Species Named For U2’s Bono

A scientist from Alabama’s Auburn University named a species of trapdoor spider found in California’s Joshua Tree National Park after U2’s lead singer.

01/19/2013

(Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

What’s That Song: Shiny Toy Guns

In this edition of What’s That Song, Los Angeles based rock band Shiny Toy Guns took on the task of identifying several GRAMMY Record of the Year winners from the past. It is one of the oldest […]

01/14/2013

James Hetfield, Dave Grohl, Bono Among World’s Wealthiest Frontmen List

James Hetfield, Dave Grohl, Bono Among World’s Wealthiest Frontmen List

Legacy artists like McCartney, Jagger and Bono can afford the priciest dinners in the world, according to a recent ranking of music’s richest lead singers, reports Live 105…

11/22/2012

Oakland Coliseum Prepares For U2's 360 Tour

Oakland Coliseum Prepares For U2’s 360 Tour

Before Bono & crew hit the stage at the long-anticipated U2 360 concert at the O.co Coliseum, we have a behind-the-scenes tour of what it takes to put on a massive rock show…

CBS San Francisco–06/07/2011

(L-R) U2 lead guitar The Edge & U2 lead singer Bono  (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

U2 To Surpass Rolling Stones For Highest-Grossing Concert Tour

The Rolling Stones have laid claim to the highest grossing tour of all time award, but it looks like the U2 360 tour will eclipse that…

CBS San Francisco–04/11/2011