1. Girls Aloud Storm U.K. Album Chart

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST British pop quintet Girls Aloud followed their recent No. 1 single, "The Promise" (Fascination/Polydor), with a bestselling debut yesterday (Nov. 10) for their fifth studio album, "Out of Control." Th British pop quintet Girls Aloud followed their recent No. 1 single, …

  2. Ray Davies: Kinks Writing New Material

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Kinks are writing songs for a potential reunion album, frontman Ray Davies told BBC News. "We've started a little bit of this and that," he said. But it is too early to judge the quality. The Kinks are writing songs for a potential reunion album, frontman Ray Davies told…

  3. AC/DC Back Atop U.K. Chart After 28 Years

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC's "Black Ice" (Columbia) trumped Kaiser Chiefs' "Off With Their Heads" (B Unique/Polydor/Universal) to seize the No. 1 crown on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (Oct. 26). AC/DC has not led th AC/DC's "Black Ice" (Columbia) trumped Kaiser…

  4. Jack Bruce Hopeful For Fresh Cream Shows

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The three members of Cream plan to gather again in October, but whether they'll play music together is up in the air. The three members of Cream plan to gather again in October, but whether they'll play music together is up in the air. Jack Bruce says that he and Eric Clapton plan…

  5. Billboard Bits: Siren Festival, Nelson Mandela, Gang Of Four, Tilly And The Wall

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Annual Siren Fest lineup revealed; Queen, Lennox rock for Mandela; Gang Of Four becomes gang of two; Tilly and the Wall talk new album Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, Broken Social Scene, Annuals and Beach House are among the top acts announced for The Village Voice's annual Siren Music…

  6. 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…

  7. 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,…

  8. Reading Organizers Prepare Fans For Mud, Rain

    August 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the Reading Festival remain upbeat about the weekend, despite being forced to close some parking lots and campsites because of flooding from the nearby river Thames. Organizers of the Reading Festival remain upbeat about the weekend, despite being forced to close some parking…

  9. 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…

  10. 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. "…

  11. Fallout Boy, Jennifer Lopez, Razorlight

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Discover the thinking behind why the Fallout Boy tour has been delayed, learn what J.Lo thinks of her size and get the lowdown on the Razorlight frontman’s love life. Tell us what you think! Email Discover the thinking behind why the Fallout Boy tour has been delayed, learn what J.Lo thinks…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. Chili Peppers, Pumpkins To Headline Reading/Leeds

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rising British rock act Razorlight and veteran American alternative rock acts Red Hot Chili Peppers and Smashing Pumpkins will headline Britain's annual Reading and Leeds festivals this summer. Rising British rock act Razorlight and veteran American alternative rock acts Red Hot Chili…

  15. Allen Storms Brit Awards With Four Nominations

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST With four nods, British newcomer Lily Allen leads the way for the 2007 Brit Awards, nominations for which reflect Britain's bumper crop of new talent. The pop singer is up for British breakthrough act With four nods, British newcomer Lily Allen leads the way for the 2007 Brit Awards,…

  16. New Digital Rules Shake Up U.K. Charts

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K. singles chart history broke new ground yesterday (Jan. 7) with the publication of the first survey to factor in all download sales, not just those in which a physical CD equivalent is available w U.K. singles chart history broke new ground yesterday (Jan. 7) with the publication of the…

  17. Lewis, Take That Lead Final U.K. Chart Of 2006

    January 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST The last U.K. singles chart of 2006 showed "X Factor" winner Leona Lewis holding on to the top spot with "A Moment Like This" (Syco Music/Sony BMG), and new hits for Iron Maiden and David Gilmour. Tak The last U.K. singles chart of 2006 showed "X Factor" winner…

  18. 'X Factor' Winner Lewis Earns U.K. Xmas No. 1

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Leona Lewis, the winner of the Dec. 16 final of talent series "The X Factor," duly took her place as the U.K.'s Christmas No. 1 with the single "A Moment Like This" (Syco Music) on Christmas Eve. Leona Lewis, the winner of the Dec. 16 final of talent series "The…

  19. Take That, Westlife Ascend To No. 1 On U.K. Charts

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST As their reunion album "Beautiful World" was being released by Polydor today (Nov. 27), Take That were celebrating a new No. 1 single, as the lead track "Patience" climbed 4-1 on the singles chart. As their reunion album "Beautiful World" was being released by…

  20. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Charlie Rose," PBS Featured artist(s):…

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