1. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot…

  2. Billboard Bits: Kaiser Chiefs, Sekou Bunch, Mary Weiss

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs will tour North America this spring on a jaunt sponsored by U.K. music magazine NME. It will get underway April 13 in New York and also visit Toronto (April 18), Chicago (April 20) and S Kaiser Chiefs will tour North America this spring on a jaunt sponsored by U.K. music…

  3. Underground Garage

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. ELO, Kiddies, Cheap Trick shows the world what the word legendary is all about by capturing our Coolest Song in the…

  4. Austin City Limits Chronicled On CD/DVD

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An album and DVD of last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will be released June 20 via Image Entertainment. An album and DVD of last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will be released June 20 via Image Entertainment. Each version is a double-disc affair, with the DVD…

  5. Pearl Jam, Franz, Muse Set For Reading/Leeds

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Franz Ferdinand and Muse will headline this summer's Reading and Leeds Festivals in England, which will be held Aug. 25-27. Pearl Jam will headline Leeds on Aug. 25 and Reading on Aug. 27, Pearl Jam, Franz Ferdinand and Muse will headline this summer's Reading and Leeds…

  6. Newcomers Rae, Chico Rule U.K. Charts

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST English singer/songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae continued her meteoric emergence in the U.K by debuting at the top of the album chart yesterday (March 5) with her self-titled debut set. English singer/songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae continued her meteoric emergence in the U.K by debuting at the…

  7. Coldplay At The BRITS

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Coldplay performs at the BRIT Awards. Britain's Chris Martin of Coldplay performs on stage at the BRIT Awards at the Earls Court Arena in central London February 15, 2006. The group took home the British single award for "Speed of Sound" and the MasterCard British album award…

  8. Meck, Sayer Top U.K. Chart Again

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Thunder in My Heart Again" (Apollo/Free 2 Air) by Meck featuring Leo Sayer started a second week atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Feb. 19), as a number of performers and winners -- including Ka "Thunder in My Heart Again" (Apollo/Free 2 Air) by Meck featuring Leo…

  9. Kaiser Chiefs Storm BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The alternative rock outfit took home British live act, British group and Briti Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight …

  10. Monkeys, B.I.G. Remain Atop U.K. Charts

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Britain's bestselling single and album are unchanged from last week, as Arctic Monkeys secure a second week at the top of the album chart with "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino). Britain's bestselling single and album are unchanged from last…

  11. Blunt, Kaiser Chiefs Lead Brit Award Nominations

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST With five nods each, newcomers James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs are the frontrunners heading into the Brit Awards 2006, to be held Feb. 15 at London's Earl's Court. With five nods each, newcomers James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs are the frontrunners heading into the Brit Awards 2006, to…

  12. Strokes Earn First U.K. No. 1 Album

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST New York rockers the Strokes earned their first No. 1 U.K. album yesterday (Jan. 9) with their third Rough Trade set, "First Impressions of Earth." The group reached No. 2 with their two previous stud New York rockers the Strokes earned their first No. 1 U.K. album yesterday (Jan. 9…

  13. Hot U.K. Bands Set For NME Tour

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Up-and-coming U.K. rock acts Maximo Park, Arctic Monkeys, We Are Scientists and Mystery Jets will team up for the 2006 ShockWaves NME Awards Tour, which will begin Jan. 24 in Dublin. Up-and-coming U.K. rock acts Maximo Park, Arctic Monkeys, We Are Scientists and Mystery Jets will team up for…

  14. Madonna, Il Divo Lead U.K. Charts

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna's "Hung Up" (Warner Bros.) became her 11th U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Nov. 13), and first for five years. The first single from the album "Confessions on a Dance Floor" extends her span of U Madonna's "Hung Up" (Warner Bros.) became her 11th U…

  15. THE CLIENTELE, "Strange Geometry"

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With so much attention directed at post-punk British acts such as Bloc Party and Kaiser Chiefs, London's the Clientele may be unfortunately destined for the margins. With so much attention directed at post-punk British acts such as Bloc Party and Kaiser Chiefs, London's the…

  16. Austin City Limits Festival / Sept. 23-25, 2005 / Austin, Texas (Zilker Park)

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the spectacular headlining set by Coldplay, the debut of some frenzied new Franz Ferdinand material or the reputatio The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the…

  17. Antony's 'Bird' Wins U.K.'s Mercury Prize

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Antony & the Johnsons have won the 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. Antony's Rough Trade/Secretly Canadian set "I Am a Bird Now" was named t Antony & the Johnsons have won the 2005 Nationwide Mercury…

  18. Oasis' 'Idle' Overtakes U.K. Singles Chart

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Oasis made it two U.K. No. 1 singles in a row from its Big Brother album "Don't Believe The Truth" album yesterday (Aug. 28) as "The Importance of Being Idle" debuted at the top. Oasis made it two U.K. No. 1 singles in a row from its Big Brother album "Don't…

  19. No Stopping Blunt On U.K. Charts

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt's U.K. chart reign shows no sign of being brought to an end, as he starts a fifth week at the top of the singles survey with "You're Beautiful" (Atlantic) and a sixth at No. 1 with the alb James Blunt's U.K. chart reign shows no sign of being brought to an…

  20. Blunt Rules U.K. Charts Again

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt's supremacy on the U.K. charts continued yesterday (July 31), as the Atlantic-signed singer/songwriter's "You're Beautiful" single started a third week at No. 1 and "Back To Bedlam" began James Blunt's supremacy on the U.K. charts continued…

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