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Bono Honored in France

Photo by David Shankbone
Photo by David Shankbone

U2 frontman Bono has received France’s highest cultural honor for his contributions to the arts and charity.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Culture minister Aurelie Filippetti named Bono a Commander of Arts in a ceremony in Paris.

“It is unspeakably special to receive an award from France for being an artist,” said Bono. “This is a huge honor for me, but really it belongs to the band. I’ve got the biggest mouth and the loudest voice, but the music we make comes from each other.”


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