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  • Bono FILE - In this July 9, 2017, file photo, musicians, Adam Clayton, from left, Bono, Larry Mullen Jr. and The Edge, of the band U2, perform on stage at Twickenham Stadium in London. U2 will play a special one night show at New YorkÔ€™s historic Apollo Theater. Howard Stern on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, announced the invitation only event for SiriusXM subscribers during his show on the satellite music service. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

  • Isbell FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, singer-songwriter Jason Isbell performs in concert as Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit in Baltimore. Isbell leads the nominees for the Americana Music Associationâ€Ös Honors and Awards with nominations in four categories thanks to his critically acclaimed album “The Nashville Sound,†which earned him two Grammy Awards earlier this year. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1:00 am

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U2 to play lone show at Apollo

Associated Press

U2 will put on a special one-night show at New York's historic Apollo Theater.

Howard Stern on Tuesday announced the invitation-only event for SiriusXM subscribers during his show on the satellite music service.

The company says U2 will play songs from its “Songs of Experience” album along with classics from its career.

Bono calls it a bucket-list moment and says it's “an incredible honor” to play on the same stage in Harlem that has hosted the legends of soul.

SiriusXM subscribers can win tickets to the June 11 performance through an invitation sent by email.

Diary discovery

Researchers using digital photo editing techniques have managed to read the text on two pages from Anne Frank's world famous wartime diary that the teenager had covered with brown masking paper, revealing risque jokes and an explanation of sex and prostitution.

The Anne Frank Foundation announced the discovery Tuesday, saying it helps to explain her adolescent interest in sexuality.

Anne Frank House museum executive director Ronald Leopold, says that “like every adolescent she is curious about this subject,” adding that Anne wrote about the subject elsewhere in diary pages that already have been published.

Americana Awards

Jason Isbell leads the nominees for the Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards with nominations in four categories, thanks to his critically acclaimed album “The Nashville Sound,” which earned him two Grammy Awards earlier this year.

Also among the nominations announced Tuesday are country singer Margo Price and folk singer Brandi Carlile, who are each nominated for artist, song and album of the year.

Also nominated for artist of the year is folk singer-songwriter John Prine. Mary Gauthier earned a nomination for album of the year for her veteran inspired record “Rifles & Rosary Beads.”

The 17th annual awards show will be held on Sept. 12 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Happy birthday

Among celebrity birthdays today:áActor Pierce Brosnan is 65. Actress Debra Winger is 63. Actress Mare Winningham is 59. Violinist Boyd Tinsleyáis 54. Bassist Krist Novoselicáis 53. Singer Janet Jackson is 52. Actor Brian F. O'Byrneáis 51. Singer Ralph Tresvant is 50. Actor David Boreanaz is 49. Actress Tracey Goldáis 49. Singer Rick Trevino is 47. Actress Tori Spelling is 45. Actor Sean Carriganáis 44. Rapper B. Slade is 43. Actress Melanie Lynskeyáis 41. Actor Joseph Morganáis 37. DJ Alex Palláis 33. Actress Megan Foxáis 32. Actor Drew Royáis 32. Actor Jermaine Fowleráis 30. Actor Thomas Brodie-Sangsteráis 28. Actor Marc John Jefferiesáis 28.