Adam. Larry, Edge and Bono were "thrilled and really excited, and not at all blase," U2 manager Paul McGuinness told news agency Reuters from the band's Dublin base after he tracked them down across Europe to break the good news. "There's a lot of very distinguished records on this list."
U2 will perform at the Grammys, McGuinness confirmed, and is considering touring Europe in the summer. U2 played 115 shows across North America and Europe in 2001.