1. Gabriel, Lennox Set For South African AIDS Benefit

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first-ever Johannesburg 46664 concert will be headlined by a diverse roster of artists, including stalwart supporters of the HIV/AIDS prevention campaign such as Peter Gabriel and Annie Lennox. The first-ever Johannesburg 46664 concert will be headlined by a diverse roster of artists,…

  2. Jamelia Writing New CD, Dabbling In Modeling, Acting

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British pop star Jamelia is pursuing a busy schedule of branding activities and acting roles as she readies the next phase of her career. British pop star Jamelia is pursuing a busy schedule of branding activities and acting roles as she readies the next phase of her career. The artist, who…

  3. Vocalist Jamelia Parts Ways With Parlophone

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer Jamelia has severed ties with EMI label Parlophone, her record label for the best part of a decade. British R&B singer Jamelia has severed ties with EMI label Parlophone, her record label for the best part of a decade. In a conversation with Billboard.com, the…

  4. Ask Billboard

    January 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Jamelia and more! YOUR PARIS IS GIVING MY CAREY A MINOGUE Keith, You said last week that Mariah Carey is not in the (same) ball park (as) the Beatles. I love both and disagree. Just had to put in my two cents. However, you…

  5. Take That Continues To Rule U.K. Charts

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST Take That rule the U.K. charts for the second week running, spending a third week at No. 1 on the singles survey with "Patience" and a second with its parent Polydor album "Beautiful World." Additiona Take That rule the U.K. charts for the second week running, spending a…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Conway Twitty, Beverley Knight, song credits and more. THE GREATNESS OF KING GEORGE Dear Fred, I'm extremely excited about seeing George Strait capture the record for most-ever Billboard country No. 1s all to himself this week, with "Give It Away"…

  7. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra Streisand. "Live With Regis &…

  8. Scissor Sisters Dominate Brit Awards

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards last night (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised today on U.K. com With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards…

  9. Franz Ferdinand Leads Brit Award Nominees

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards,…

  10. Ozzy, Elton To Perform For Prince Charles

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ozzy Osbourne, Elton John and Gwen Stefani are among the performers set for the annual Royal Variety show in front of Prince Charles, to be held Dec. 14 at London's Coliseum Theatre. Ozzy Osbourne, Elton John and Gwen Stefani are among the performers set for the annual Royal Variety show…

  11. Stars Gather For Band Aid Remake

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Coldplay's Chris Martin, Jamelia, Ms. Dynamite, Will Young and members of the bands Busted, the Darkness and Sugababes were all part of the project, called Band Aid 20. Some of the U.K.'s biggest pop stars gathered yesterday (Nov. 14) to record a new version of the 1984 fundraising…

  12. Eminem Sidesteps Destiny, Spears On U.K. Chart

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eminem raced to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Nov. 7) with "Just Lose It" (Interscope), outselling new entries by Destiny's Child and Britney Spears in the process. Destiny's Child had to Eminem raced to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Nov. 7) with …

  13. Jamelia, Keane Snag Top Q Awards

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B star Jamelia and piano-driven rock act took home honors for best single and best album respectively at the Q Awards yesterday (Oct. 4) in London. R&B star Jamelia and piano-driven rock act took home honors for best single and best album respectively at the Q Awards yesterday (Oct.…

  14. Jamelia, West Scoop Major MOBO Awards

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer Jamelia and Chicago hip-hop artist Kanye West were the big winners at Britain's Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards last night (Sept. 30) in London, taking three trophies each. British R&B singer Jamelia and Chicago hip-hop artist Kanye West were the big…

  15. The Streets Dominate U.K. Charts

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Streets have the U.K.'s No. 1 single and album, just days after being nominated for the country's prestigious Mercury Music Prize. The Locked On/679 act -- a.k.a. innovative English rapper Mike Sk The Streets have the U.K.'s No. 1 single and album, just days after being…

  16. Streets, Franz Ferdinand Lead Mercury Shortlist

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Albums by the Streets and Franz Ferdinand are the leading contenders for the 2004 Nationwide Mercury Prize, which celebrates the best of British and Irish music. Other newcomers with albums on the lis Albums by the Streets and Franz Ferdinand are the leading contenders for the 2004 Nationwide…

  17. Enrique Iglesias Plots Short Tour

    November 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias has confirmed a five-date North American tour for early next year, beginning Feb. 11 in Toronto and wrapping Feb. 28 in Las Vegas. Enrique Iglesias has confirmed a five-date North American tour for early next year, beginning Feb. 11 in Toronto and wrapping Feb. 28 in Las…

  18. Elton, Basement Jaxx Wink 'Queer Eye'

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Capitol has set a Feb. 10 release for "What's That Sound," the soundtrack to the smash reality show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." Beyond new songs from Elton John and Basement Jaxx, the album will Capitol has set a Feb. 10 release for "What's That Sound,…

  19. Black Eyed Peas, Dido Rule U.K. Charts

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The longest-running singles reign of the U.K. chart year continued yesterday (Oct. 12), as "Where Is the Love" by Black Eyed Peas (A&M/Polydor) started a sixth week at No. 1. It's now only a week The longest-running singles reign of the U.K. chart year continued yesterday …

  20. Darkness, Black Eyed Peas Lead U.K. Charts

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a week of many high-profile new entries on the U.K. singles and album charts, Black Eyed Peas and the Darkness nevertheless maintained their No. 1 spots. The Peas' "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Merc In a week of many high-profile new entries on the U.K. singles and album…

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