NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin took the place of Bono at a concert Monday night in Times Square.
The U2 front man was recovering from an accident, so the band asked their friends to fill in.READ MORE: Rookie NYPD Officer Sumit Sulan Hailed A Hero For Quick Actions In Deadly Harlem Shooting
The free concert to benefit World AIDS Day first featured Martin alongside U2’s Adam Clayton, The Edge and Larry Mullen Jr.
Kanye West took the stage afterward, and Carrie Underwood was also set to appear for “U2 Minus 1 — Live in New York Tonight.”
World AIDS Day was Monday.