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Millions watch U2 YouTube gig.

Summary: U2 have become the first major band to allow a full live show to be streamed for free on YouTube.

U2 have become the first major band to allow a full live show to be streamed for free on YouTube.

Web-users around the world watched the Irish band's show from the Pasadena Rose Bowl in California California (kăl'ĭfôr`nyə), most populous state in the United States, located in the Far West; bordered by Oregon (N), Nevada and, across the Colorado River, Arizona (E), Mexico (S), and the Pacific Ocean (W). , while thousands of fans packed into the stadium on Sunday.

U2 manager Paul McGuinness For the guitarist and singer, see .

Paul McGuinness is the main shareholder and founder of Principle Management Limited: an artist management company based in Dublin, Ireland, which has managed U2 from the start of their successful career.
 said: "The band has wanted to do something like this for a long time. Fans often travel long distances to come to see U2 - this time U2 can go to them, globally."

The Rose Bowl show was U2's penultimate pe·nul·ti·mate  
adj.
1. Next to last.

2. Linguistics Of or relating to the penult of a word: penultimate stress.

n.
The next to the last.
 this year on the 360 degrees Tour and sold out to the biggest crowd of more than 96,000 fans.

Wearing his trademark sunglasses sunglasses  A tinted pair of glasses used to ↓ light arriving at the eye, which are labeled according to the amount of UV light blocked; nonprescription glasses are classified according to use and amount of UV radiation blocked

Sunglasses
, lead singer Bono said: "Thank you Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. . Thanks to everyone watching on YouTube all over the world - seven continents."

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