1. City and Colour's Dallas Green Takes on Trolls, Death and Quitting Alexisonfire on 'The Hurry and the Harm'

    June 06, 2013 10:50 AM EDT City And Colour's Dallas Green, the man with the haunting voice and poetic words who used to do double duty in Canadian screamo band Alexisonfire, is always hard on himself. It drives him.  For a guy who writes such gorgeous songs on his new album, "The Hurry And The Harm" --…

  2. Coachella Live Stream: Watch the Fest Webcast

    April 13, 2013 2:50 PM EDT Coachella 2013 is now underway, but with a daily three-channel Youtube webcast straight from the festival which you can watch here, you don't have to actually be out in the California desert to see a lot of the multi-stage musical action live. Phoenix, New Order, The Postal Service…

  3. David Bowie Lands First UK No. 1 Album in 20 Years

    March 18, 2013 4:02 AM EDT David Bowie achieved both his first U.K. No. 1 album for 20 years and the market’s fastest-selling artist album of 2013 as "The Next Day" debuted at the top yesterday (Sunday). Justin Timberlake’s "Mirrors" made it a double victory for the RCA label by starting a third…

  4. Rolling Stones, the Killers, Johnny Marr Among 2013 NME Awards Winners

    February 27, 2013 8:05 PM EST Florence Welch, Biffy Clyro and Palma Violets also took home awards at the UK ceremony. Not that there was any doubt, but the NME has made it official, giving Johnny Marr the 2013 Godlike Genius Award at its 2013 bash. The former Smiths guitarist was among many honorees at the UK magazine&…

  5. Biffy Clyro Bumps 'Les Mis' From Top of UK Album Chart

    February 04, 2013 7:49 AM EST After landing two previous releases in the top three, Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro notched their first U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Sunday) with "Opposites." "Get Up (Rattle)" by Dutch duo Bingo Players featuring Far East Movement started a second week atop the singles…

  6. Rihanna, Elton John and More Festival Stars Heading for Palladia's 'Outdoor Week 2012'

    August 01, 2012 9:00 AM EDT High-definition channel Palladia will showcase artists ranging from Rihanna to Elton John with its fifth annual Outdoor Week, which will document festivals from across the world. Outdoor Week's eight-day run will include 24-hour coverage of outdoor festivals beginning Aug. 27. Each night…

  7. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers to Headline Isle of Wight

    December 06, 2011 12:00 PM EST It Will Be the Band's First U.K. Festival Ever Over the course of their 30-plus year career, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers have yet to play a U.K. festival gig, and it's been 20 years since their last major show across the pond. But this June they'll be able to cross those…

  8. Beyonce's '4' Debuts Atop U.K. Album Chart, Has Six Singles in Top 75

    July 04, 2011 12:46 PM EDT Yesterday's new U.K. sales charts from the Official Charts Company revealed a week of triumph for Beyoncé , in the wake of her headlining appearance at the Glastonbury Festival June 26. "4" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) sold 89,000 units to become her second No. 1 album…

  9. Arcade Fire, Eminem, Mumford & Sons Earn BRIT Award Nominations

    January 13, 2011 2:50 PM EST British rapper Tinie Tempah led the field on Thursday at the BRIT awards with four nominations, just ahead of singer-songwriter Plan B , folk rock act Mumford & Sons and London's The XX , who each had three nods. In a turnaround from 2010's female-dominated nominations, male…

  10. 'X Factor' Winner Earns No. 1 U.K. Christmas Song

    December 20, 2010 9:04 AM EST T ake That maintained their album chart supremacy on the U.K.'s last sales charts before the holiday, as "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) added 330,000 new sales to take its five-week total to 1.44m. Matt Cardle, who won the Dec. 12 final of "The X Factor," duly…

  11. Foo Fighters Return, Dave Grohl Recruits Krist Novoselic

    October 27, 2010 2:05 PM EDT The Foo Fighters will release a new album next year that features special help from singer Dave Grohl's old Nirvana bandmate, bassist Krist Novoselic, the frontman revealed to BBC Radio 1 . The as-yet-untitled set, which would be the group's seventh studio album, is also being…

  12. The XX, Paul Weller Lead Mercury Betting

    September 07, 2010 12:25 PM EDT T he XX are back as favorites to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize in London tonight (Sept. 7) with their debut "XX" (Young Turks/XL Recordings). Their betting odds with bookmaker William Hill are evens. The £20,000 ($31,000) prize goes to album of the year from a U.K. or Irish act,…

  13. Katy Perry Album Gets Dream Start In The U.K.

    September 06, 2010 7:15 AM EDT Katy Perry scored her first U.K. No. 1 album with "Teenage Dream" (Virgin/EMI), but the title track single had to be content with a No. 2 debut behind former "X Factor" contestant Olly Murs' "Please Don't Let Me Go" (Epic/Syco Music/Sony Music…

  14. Timbaland, David Gray, Shaggy Join Global Guinness Event

    August 25, 2010 8:03 AM EDT Timbaland is to headline an outdoor concert in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, as part of the global "Arthur's Day" Guinness brewery celebrations, set to take place Sept. 23 to 24 across the world. Timbaland will be joined by Thai-American hip hop band Thaitanium and…

  15. The xx, Dizzee Rascal Make Mercury Prize Shortlist

    July 20, 2010 10:24 AM EDT U.K. alt-rock veteran Paul Weller's 10th solo album and Dublin-based quintet Villagers' debut have made the shortlist for the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, along with albums from the xx, Dizzee Rascal and Corinne Bailey Rae. The 12-strong shortlist was unveiled at London venue the…

  16. Muse, Kasabian Top NME Awards With Two Apiece

    February 25, 2010 5:51 AM EST Muse and Kasabian tied for top spot at the NME music awards with two prizes apiece. There were also standout performances from godlike genius recipient Paul Weller , who played classic Jam songs at the O2 Academy Brixton, as well as the Specials , Kasabian and the Big Pink featuring Lily…

  17. JLS Edges Out Robbie Williams On U.K. Chart

    November 16, 2009 8:21 AM EST In a close-run battle between U.K. chart heavyweights, "X Factor" graduates JLS just pipped Robbie Williams to the top spot on the new album survey. On the new singles chart, Black Eyed Peas scored their third No. 1 inside six months, and fourth overall. Williams' "Reality…

  18. Cheryl Cole Owns U.K. Singles, Albums Charts

    November 02, 2009 10:39 AM EST C heryl Cole joined the select band of solo female artists to achieve simultaneous U.K. No. 1 singles and albums yesterday. The Girls Aloud member and "X Factor" judge's debut solo album "3 Words" (Fascination/Polydor/Universal) opened in pole position while "…

  19. Arctic Monkeys, Dizzee Rascal Top U.K. Charts

    August 31, 2009 10:47 AM EDT Arctic Monkeys scored their third U.K. No. 1 album and Dizzee Rascal his third No. 1 single in the territory as the new charts were published Sunday (Aug. 30) by the Official Charts Company. The English modern rock band's third album "Humbug" (Domino) outsold the rest of the…

  20. Lady GaGa, Tinchy Stryder Top U.K. Charts

    April 27, 2009 6:26 PM EDT Ghanaian-born, east London-based "grime" artist Tinchy Stryder scored his first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday, debuting at the top with the aptly-titled "Number 1" (4th & Broadway/Universal Island), featuring London hip-hop act N-Dubz. Lady Gaga's "The Fame…

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