1. U2, Keane Top U.K. Charts

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST U2's "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own" (Universal Island) is the U.K.'s new No. 1 single, becoming the latest act to hold an Elvis Presley reissue from the top post. Meanwhile, while "Hopes an U2's "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own…

  2. U.K. Stars Sign On For Cancer Benefits

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Franz Ferdinand, Keane, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant and Roger Daltrey are among the acts confirmed to perform at the annual Teenage Cancer Trust benefit, to be held April 4-8 at London's Royal Albert H Franz Ferdinand, Keane, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant and Roger Daltrey are among the acts…

  3. 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…

  4. 06TunesOnTV

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 31 "Making the Video," MTV2 Featured Artist: 50 Cent ("Candy Shop"). "The Bachelorette," ABC Featured Artist: Peter Cincotti. "The Late Show With…

  5. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005).

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005). WOULD A BOWL BY ANY OTHER NAME BE LESS SUPER? Probably not. There is nothing like Super Bowl Sunday. And although I'd sign any petition attempting to move the big game to a Saturday (those Super Bowl Mondays can…

  6. Coldplay, Nine Inch Nails To Headline Coachella

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails will headline the sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 30-May 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. The fest will also feature reunion Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails will headline the sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts…

  7. B&E: The Zutons

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Zutons. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Though its eruption onto the U.S. Billboard charts was some months in the making, the…

  8. 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,…

  9. Brookstein, Green Day Climb To U.K. No. 1

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST After entering at No. 2 a week ago, Steve Brookstein found his version of Phil Collins' "Against All Odds" (Syco Music) climbing to the top of the U.K. singles chart, published yesterday (Jan. 2). Mea After entering at No. 2 a week ago, Steve Brookstein found his version of…

  10. Band Aid Earns Third Christmas U.K. No. 1

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) was confirmed as the U.K.'s Christmas No. 1 single yesterday (Dec. 19). Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) was confirmed as the U.K.'s Christmas No. 1 single yesterday …

  11. 51TunesOnTV

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 13 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Hayley Westenra (also scheduled: Anjelica Houston, Michael McKean). "Playlistism," MTV2 Featured artists: Ying Yang…

  12. Band Aid 20, U2 Hold Down U.K. Charts

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) started a second week at the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Dec. 12), while U2's "How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) led Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas…

  13. Gorillaz, soundseclectic.com, Hungrypod

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Gorillaz, soundseclectic.com and Hungrypod. MONKEYIN' AROUND: Gorillaz, the animated pop "supergroup" helmed by Blur front man Damon Albarn and cartoonist Jamie Hewlett,…

  14. Band Aid 20's 'Christmas' Tops U.K. Chart

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) easily debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Dec. 5). Although the Band Aid 20 track came nowhere near the first-week sal The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury)…

  15. Duran Duran, Kylie Win At Premios Ondas

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Duran Duran and Kylie Minogue were the big winners at the 51st Premios Ondas award ceremony last night (Nov. 23) in central Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Lyceu opera house. Duran Duran and Kylie Minogue were the big winners at the 51st Premios Ondas award ceremony last night (Nov. 23) in…

  16. Girls Aloud Notches Second U.K. No. 1

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Female pop act Girls Aloud scored its second No. 1 U.K. single yesterday (Nov. 21) with a cover of the Pretenders' "I'll Stand by You." Female pop act Girls Aloud scored its second No. 1 U.K. single yesterday (Nov. 21) with a cover of the Pretenders' "I'll…

  17. Billboard Bits: KROQ, Eagles, Steve Earle

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on KROQ, Eagles, Steve Earle A hard-rocking lineup is on tap for the second night of Los Angeles radio station KROQ's annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert. To be held Dec. 12 at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, the show will feature Green Day, Chevelle, Good Charlotte, Sum…

  18. Billboard Bits: KROQ, Epitaph, American Hi-Fi

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on KROQ, Epitaph, American Hi-Fi Los Angeles radio station KROQ has rounded up a stellar lineup for the first night of its annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert. To be held Dec. 11 at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, the show will feature Franz Ferdinand, Interpol, Modest Mouse,…

  19. A Q&A With Elton John

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST An edited version of this interview appears in the Nov. 20 issue of Billboard. The full text is presented exclusively on Billboard.com. As a major artist on major labels for nearly 35 years, Elton John long ago proved himself one of the most durable artists of the rock era. At 57, the many…

  20. Hot Product

    October 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "The O.C." 'California' Love Just before the Nov. 4 premiere of the second season of the hit Fox show "The O.C.," Warner Bros. is issuing the next two volumes in the show's soundtrack series. "Music From the O.C.: Mix 2" sports exclusive tracks…

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