1. War Child Benefit Album Postponed Until Feb.

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The War Child charity and Parlophone Records have postponed the U.K. release of the multi-artist fund-raising album "Heroes" to early 2009 from its scheduled date of Nov. 24. The set will be issued in The War Child charity and Parlophone Records have postponed the U.K. release of…

  2. Keane, "Perfect Symmetry"

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keane, "Perfect Symmetry" Keane, "Perfect Symmetry" News …

  3. Perry, The Verve Remain Atop U.K. Charts

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry's fifth week atop the singles chart and the Verve's second at No. 1 on the album survey were the highlights of yesterday's new U.K. sales data. Katy Perry's fifth week atop the singles chart and the Verve's second at No. 1 on the album survey were the…

  4. Free Keane Track Hits 500,000 Downloads

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Keane logged 500,000 downloads of its free track "Spiralling" in a week-long promotion, according to its label, Universal/Island. The song was made available through Keanemusic.com begin U.K. rock act Keane logged 500,000 downloads of its free track "Spiralling…

  5. Keane, Ash Covers Enrich Lennox's 'Collection'

    August 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT xA busy schedule as an HIV/AIDS activist sent Annie Lennox looking to outside material for the pair of new songs that will be part of "The Annie Lennox Collection" next month. A busy schedule as an HIV/AIDS activist sent Annie Lennox looking to outside material for the pair of new…

  6. Free Download Introduces New Keane Album

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keane is introducing its third album, "Perfect Symmetry," with a free download of the track "Spiralling" via its Web site. The set is due Oct. 13 internationally via Polydor and a day later in North A Keane is introducing its third album, "Perfect Symmetry," with…

  7. Keane 'Nearly Done' With Third Album

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock outfit Keane is "nearly done" with its third album, according to a Web posting from pianist Tim Rice-Oxley. No title or release date has been confirmed for the project, but it's likely to ap U.K. rock outfit Keane is "nearly done" with its third album,…

  8. Morrissey Accepts Apology In Racism Flap

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Morrissey today (April 3) accepted a public apology at London's High Court from the publishers of British music monthly Word Magazine over a suggestion that he was a racist and hypocrite. Morrissey today (April 3) accepted a public apology at London's High Court from the publishers…

  9. Chart Beat Chat

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss Anne Murray, the success of UK artists in America, the "Billboard's Hottest Hot 100 Hits" book and more! ANNE OF THE 13,000 DAYS Hi Fred: I noticed that veteran Canadian female vocalist Anne Murray's new CD "Duets: Friends and Legends"…

  10. Razorlight Soldiers On With U.S. Shows

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Conquering America, making a third album and maybe becoming a movie star are among the items at the top of Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell's list these days. Conquering America, making a third album and maybe becoming a movie star are among the items at the top of Razorlight frontman…

  11. Live Earth Heading To CD/DVD In November

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. "Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis"…

  12. Live Earth London Wraps With Madonna Spectacular

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a spectacular headline set from Madonna. The queen of pop, an adopted Londoner, turned each song into a show-stopper in a vintage performance. She was backe Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a spectacular headline set from Madonna. The…

  13. 21OnTV

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for May 21-27, 2007. MONDAY, May 21 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): The Jesus & Mary Chain (also scheduled: Rudolph Giuliani). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Maroon 5 (also scheduled: Simon…

  14. Billboard Bits: VH1 Rock Honors, Frank Black, Willie Nelson

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains, Nickelback, Keane and Gretchen Wilson will perform as part of the second VH1 Rock Honors, to be taped May 12 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center for broa Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains, Nickelback, Keane and Gretchen Wilson will…

  15. Chili Peppers, Arcade Fire Heat Up Coachella Day Two

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On a day when the mercury soared past 100 degrees, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Arcade Fire and Kings Of Leon provided extra heat at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. T On a day when the mercury soared past 100 degrees, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Arcade…

  16. Spinal Tap Reuniting For Live Earth Show

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Spinal Tap is back, and this time the band wants to help save the world from global warming. The fictional heavy metal group immortalized in the 1984 mockumentary, "This Is Spinal Tap," will reunite f Spinal Tap is back, and this time the band wants to help save the world from…

  17. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Boys, Money Mark, Doug E. Fresh. "…

  18. Lineups Taking Shape For Live Earth Concerts

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest acts in music are confirmed for the New York area and London installments of the Live Earth concerts, happening worldwide on July 7. The Police, Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Waters, Da Some of the biggest acts in music are confirmed for the New York area and London…

  19. 12OnTV

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 19 - Mar. 25, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 19 "TRL" MTV Featured artist(s): Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Fergie. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Joss Stone (also featured: Bernie Mac, Paula Abdul). "Jimmy Kimmel Live…

  20. Rolling Stones Reactivating For Isle Of Wight Fest

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones will return to live duty with a June 10 headlining appearance at the Isle of Wight Festival, according to U.K. reports. The Stones have not played a U.K. festival since the Knebwort The Rolling Stones will return to live duty with a June 10 headlining appearance at the Isle…

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