Bono had his first column in The New York Times published at the weekend.

The U2 frontman wrote an Op-Ed guest column based around his New Year celebrations and Frank Sinatra, and can be read here.

Meanwhile, it's been announced that U2 will play at next month's BRIT Awards, which takes place on February 18th in London.

They'll perform the first single from their new album 'No Line On the Horizon', which is called 'Get On Your Boots'.

The nominations will be announced next Tuesday, January 20th.