Lead singer of U2 and cofounder of ONE and (RED)

Bono is the lead singer of Irish rock band U2 and a well-known activist in the fight against AIDS and extreme poverty. He is the co-founder of ONE and (RED). ONE, with more than 6 million members, is an advocacy organization that pressures governments to support policies that save lives and improve futures in the poorest parts of the world. (RED) works in partnership with some of the world's most iconic brands to raise money and awareness for the fight against AIDS. To date, (RED) has generated more than $275 million for Global Fund programs working to combat AIDS in Africa. Bono has received numerous awards for his music and activism, including 22 Grammys, TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year (with Bill and Melinda Gates), the Legion D’Honneur from the French Government, and an honorary British knighthood.

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