1. Irish Stars To Open Special Olympics

    April 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Irish acts U2, the Corrs, Samantha Mumba, and Ronan Tynan will be among the entertainers taking part in the opening ceremonies of the 11th Special Olympics World Summer Games. Set for June 21 in Dubli Irish acts U2, the Corrs, Samantha Mumba, and Ronan Tynan will be among the entertainers…

  2. Nelly And Kelly Make A U.K. No. 1

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nelly's "Dilemma," which has been No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the past nine weeks, is now the U.K.'s favorite single too. The Universal release, which features Destiny's Child's Kelly Rowland, Nelly's "Dilemma," which has been No. 1 on the…

  3. Lulu A Hit Again

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. She's been one of Britain's best-loved personalities for 38 years, but Lulu has just made her first U.K. top-10 album chart appearance. It's happened with "Together," a set of collaborations with Elton John, Paul…

  4. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Lulu, Shakira, and Eminem. TO CHART WITH LOVE : When Glasgow-born pop singer Lulu had her very first chart single 38 years and one month ago, she had a top-10 hit the first time out. She's had to wait a little longer for her first top-10 album: 38 years and one…

  5. U.K. Fans Can't Go 'Without' Eminem

    May 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's "Without Me" (Interscope) crashed in at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (May 26), while Irish vocalist Ronan Keating scored an instant chart-topper with his second Polydor album, "D Eminem's "Without Me" (Interscope) crashed in at No. 1 on…

  6. MTV Brings 'Best Of TRL' To Stores

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singles featured on MTV's immensely popular "Total Request Live" (TRL) show will be available in compilation form March 26 via UTV Records' "The Best of TRL Pop," a single-disc set celebrating the sta Singles featured on MTV's immensely popular "Total…

  7. Tunes On TV

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV listings Jan 14.-20, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2002 "Ally McBeal," Fox Featured Artists: Vonda Shepard, Jon Bon Jovi. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Usher (Denis Leary, Jennifer Garner also scheduled). "Top of the Pops," BBC America…

  8. Robbie Williams Reigns Over U.K. Charts

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams is Britain's undisputed chart king of the week. Yesterday (Dec. 16), his Chrysalis "Swing When You're Winning" album started a fourth week at the top of the U.K. album chart, and yield Robbie Williams is Britain's undisputed chart king of the week.…

  9. Tunes On TV

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 Week of November 12 - November 18, 2001 NOVEMBER 12 What's My 20?, VH1 Featured Artists - Bon Jovi, Madonna, Milli Vanilli, Vanilla Ice Bravo Profiles, Bravo Featured Artists - George Jones, Tammy Wynette MTV Europe Video Music Awards, MTV Featured…

  10. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe Awards, Enya, Patti LaBelle

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe Awards, Enya, Patti LaBelle Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, and Travis are the latest additions to the performance lineup for the 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. They join previously announced performers Destiny's Child, Basement Jaxx, Blink…

  11. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Janovitz/Kirkwood, Yahoo!

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on the MTV Europe Awards, Bill Janovitz & Curt Kirkwood, and a Yahoo! charity auction. U.K. dance duo Basement Jaxx has been added to the performance lineup for the 2001 MTV Europe Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. The group joins previously announced performers Blink…

  12. Kylie Bests Victoria On U.K. Singles Chart

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The "media war" between Kylie Minogue and Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, played out in Britain's tabloid newspapers last week (despite a pronounced lack of animosity between the artists), resulted in a The "media war" between Kylie Minogue and Spice Girl Victoria…

  13. American DJ Sanchez Overtakes U.K. Singles Chart

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.S. DJ Roger Sanchez is the latest denizen of clubland to go overground on the U.K. pop chart, after his single "Another Chance" (Defected) raced to No. 1 on the territory's singles chart yesterday ( U.S. DJ Roger Sanchez is the latest denizen of clubland to go overground on…

  14. Janet Reigns Supreme On Billboard Charts

    May 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Just as Janet Jackson's Virgin album "All for You" makes a smashing debut on The Billboard 200, its title-track commands a fifth straight week atop The Billboard Hot 100. The album also hits No. 1 on Just as Janet Jackson's Virgin album "All for You" makes a…

  15. 'N Sync's 'Celebrity' Arrives June 26

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Just as word comes that advance ticket sales for 'N Sync's upcoming stadium tour aren't quite up to par with the boy band's last outing, Jive Records has announced a June 26 release for the act's fort Just as word comes that advance ticket sales for 'N Sync'…

  16. 'NOW 6' Collects Hits From Britney, Shaggy, J. Lo

    March 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST The sixth U.S. installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" compilation series will feature a host of current pop, R&B, and modern rock hit singles. Due out April 3, the set will feature son The sixth U.S. installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!…

  17. Atomic Kitten Stuns U.K. With 4th Week At No. 1

    February 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Atomic Kitten yesterday (Feb. 25) extended its astonishing run on top of the U.K. singles chart, as "Whole Again" (Innocent/Virgin) began a fourth week at the top. The female trio's hit fended off the Atomic Kitten yesterday (Feb. 25) extended its astonishing run on top of the…

  18. Mumba Finds 'Time' For Film Debut

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST Irish R&B/pop singer Samantha Mumba will make her feature film acting debut in a new big screen adaptation of H.G. Wells' "Time Machine," according to the Hollywood Reporter. Mumba will star oppos Irish R&B/pop singer Samantha Mumba will make her feature film acting…