Last night, U2 won the Top Touring Award at the Billboard Music Awards and now they are confirming another star studded appearance. They will perform on the season finale of season 10 of “American Idol” this Wednesday.
Billboard reported that while backstage at the Billboard Music Awards, the band’s longtime manager, Paul McGuinness, revealed that the group would be rehearsing for the “Idol” finale on Monday before performing on the show two days later. In between the rehearsal and performance, U2 will perform at Salt Lake City’s Rice-Eccles Stadium on Tuesday.
U2’s “Idol” performance will be part of the episode that reveals whether Scotty McCreery or Lauren Alaina is the season 10 champ. After the appearance, the group’s 360° tour will continue to rock stadiums in North America through July 30, with support from the Fray, Lenny Kravitz,Florence & the Machine and Interpol during various dates.
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