U2

The U2 Band
http://www.famous-celebrities-in-the-world.blogspot.com/Background information
Origin: Dublin, Ireland

Genres:
Rock, alternative rock, post-punk

Years active:
1976–present

Labels:
Mercury, Interscope, Island

Associated acts:
Passengers, Virgin Prunes

Website
u2.com

Members Bono

The Edge

Adam Clayton

Larry Mullen, Jr.

Biography
http://www.famous-celebrities-in-the-world.blogspot.com/The one of the world famous celebrities U2 musician are a rock group from Dublin, Ireland. The group consists of Bono (vocals and guitar), The Edge (guitar, keyboards, and vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen, Jr. (drums and percussion). The group formed at Mount Temple secondary school in 1976 when the members were teenagers with limited musical ability. Within four years, they signed to Island Records and released their first appearance album Boy. By the mid-1980s, they had become a top worldwide act. They were more victorious as a live act than they were at selling records, until their 1987 album The Joshua Tree, which, according to Rolling Stone, elevated the band's stature "from heroes to superstars".T hey have won 22 Grammy Awards
Awards and Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
2003
Got nomination for Oscar
category Original Song (from the film "Gangs Of New York") for "The Hands That Built America"

American Music Awards
2002
Won American Music Award
category Internet Artist of the Year

Grammy Awards

2006
Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Song for "City of Blinding Lights"

2006
Won Grammy Award
category Album of the Year for "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb"

2006

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own"

2006

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Album for "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb"

2006

Won Grammy Award
category Song of the Year for "Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own"

2005

Won Grammy Award
category Best Music Video, Short Form for "Vertigo"

2005

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Song for "Vertigo"

2005

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "Vertigo"

2002

Won Grammy Award
category Record of the Year for "Walk On"

2002

Won Grammy Award
category Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of"

2002

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "Elevation"

2002

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Album for "All That You Can't Leave Behind"

2001

Won Grammy Award
category Record of the Year (from Album "All That You Can't Leave Behind") for "Beautiful Day"

2001

Won Grammy Award
category Song of the Year (from Album "All That You Can't Leave Behind") for "Beautiful Day"

2001

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "Beautiful Day"

1995

Won Grammy Award
category Best Music Video, Long Form for "Zoo TV - Live From Sydney"

1994

Won Grammy Award
category Best Alternative Music Performance for "Zooropa"

1993

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "Achtung Baby"

1989

Won Grammy Award
category Best Performance Music Video for "Where The Streets Have No Name"

1989

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "Desire"

1988

Won Grammy Award
category Album of the Year for "The Joshua Tree"

1988

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "The Joshua Tree"
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