Best Selling Rock

2 Sep 2005
The band were named 'Best Selling Rock Artist' at the World Music Awards in Hollywood on Wednesday night.

At the same ceremony, The Killers, who recently supported U2 on some of their
European stadium dates, were named Best New Group.

U2, who have been on a break before the third leg of Vertigo '05 kicks off in less than a fortnight, were not at the ceremony. Manager Paul McGuinness has said that sales of How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb, which went to No.1 in 32 countries, indicate it could eventually become the band's best-selling record.

R&B singer Usher collected the award for Male Entertainer of the Year and Rapper 50 Cent was named World's Best-Selling Pop Male Artist.

The World Music Awards are based on record sales, certified by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.

RECENT NEWS

10 May, 2022

On Bono’s birthday the news is out: he’s written a memoir to be published on 1 November 2022.

27 Apr, 2022

 Subscribers Special. 'One of the themes of this tour & album is uncertainty…' Propaganda 18, latest addition to our digital collection.

112
21 Apr, 2022

Coming April 23, 40th anniversary release on a limited edition 12" vinyl EP.

28
12 Apr, 2022

Edge, Bono and Gavin Friday among artists remembering Hal Willner.

2