1. Top Acts To Celebrate NME Anniversary

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Nickelback, the Charlatans, Bubba Sparxxx, Pet Shop Boys, ... And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, and Doves are among the acts confirmed to perform during U.K. music magazine NME's Carling Show Nickelback, the Charlatans, Bubba Sparxxx, Pet Shop Boys, ... And You Will Know Us By…

  2. Gordon Haskell Set To Surprise In U.K.

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST The race for the U.K.'s Christmas No.1 single can be as calculated as the pop industry itself. But it can always redeem itself with a left-field surprise. This year, that surprise arrives in the form The race for the U.K.'s Christmas No.1 single can be as calculated as the pop…

  3. Starsailor Plans Maiden U.S. Tour

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Hotly tipped U.K. rock act Starsailor will begin its first U.S. tour Dec. 2 in Boston. Five major-market club dates follow, as does a Dec. 11 appearance on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien." On Jan. 11, Hotly tipped U.K. rock act Starsailor will begin its first U.S. tour Dec. 2…

  4. Q Awards Honor U.K.'s Finest

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST The uniquely British Kate Bush received a rapturous welcome today (Oct. 29) at the 12th annual Q awards in London, honored in the category of classic songwriter by readers of the U.K. music magazine. The uniquely British Kate Bush received a rapturous welcome today (Oct. 29) at the 12th…

  5. Kylie Holds Strong On U.K. Charts

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue's chart-topping U.K. success now exceeds even her label Parlophone's wildest hopes, after the single "Can't Get You Out of My Head" began its fourth straight week at No. 1, and her album Kylie Minogue's chart-topping U.K. success now exceeds even…

  6. Starsailor Brings 'Love' In January

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Youthful U.K. hitmaking act Starsailor has settled on a Jan. 8 U.S. release date for its debut Capitol album, "Love Is Here." Produced by Steve Osborne (U2, New Order), "Love Is Here" features Starsai Youthful U.K. hitmaking act Starsailor has settled on a Jan. 8 U.S.…

  7. 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…

  8. The Charlatans U.K. Wrap 'Wonderland'

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Charlatans U.K. will release its seventh album, "Wonderland," through MCA/Universal this September. Marking a shift away from the patented, organ-laced formula last heard on 1999's "Us and Us Only The Charlatans U.K. will release its seventh album, "Wonderland,…

  9. Doves Take Flight For North American Trek

    May 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Two of the most highly touted acts to come out of the U.K. last year, Doves and the Webb Brothers, will join forces for a 20-date North American tour this summer. The jaunt, which kicks off June 10 in Two of the most highly touted acts to come out of the U.K. last year, Doves and the Webb…

  10. Billboard Bits: Les Claypool, Ron Sexsmith, Starsailor

    May 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Les Claypool's Frog Brigade, Ron Sexsmith, and Starsailor. Primus bassist/vocalist Les Claypool is taking his new band, the Frog Brigade, out on the road this summer for a series of dates with ex-Grateful Dead principal Phil Lesh. The trek comes in support of the Frog Brigade&…

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