1. Bono, Glen Hansard, Hozier & More Busk in Dublin on Christmas Eve: Watch

    December 26, 2015 5:15 PM EST Bono and a group of musician friends that included Glen Hansard , Hozier , Kodaline , The Script , Ronan Keating and more took to the streets of Dublin on Christmas Eve to busk for charity. U2's Bono Has Written a Song for Paris In addition to U2 ’s “Every Breaking Wave” and “When Love…

  2. Ne-Yo and The Vaccines Top U.K. Charts

    September 10, 2012 10:40 AM EDT London rock quartet the Vaccines won their first U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Sunday) with their sophomore set "Come Of Age," as R&B luminary Ne-Yo 's "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)" became his fourth chart-topping single in the territory ahead…

  3. Adele Smashes Madonna's U.K. Chart Record in 10th Week at No. 1

    April 04, 2011 8:20 AM EDT With XL Recordings' Adele continuing to rewrite the U.K. album sales record book, Jennifer Lopez scored her third No. 1 single in the territory yesterday (Sunday) with "On The Floor" (Def Jam/Universal), featuring Pitbull . Adele's current release "21" achieved…

  4. Adele's '21' Ties Beatles, Madonna U.K. Album Charts Record

    March 28, 2011 12:20 PM EDT A dele 's epic reign on the U.K. sales charts strengthened again yesterday (Mar. 27), as her "21" album (XL) started a ninth week at No. 1 and its single "Someone Like You" climbed back to the top, 2-1, giving it five of the last six weeks at the summit. It's…

  5. Boyzone Singer Stephen Gately Died Of Fluid On The Lungs

    October 13, 2009 9:54 AM EDT A post mortem carried out on Boyzone singer Stephen Gately on the Spanish island of Majorca revealed on Tuesday that he died of fluid on the lungs, a court official said on Tuesday. The preliminary findings of the post mortem were given to the deceased Irish singer's partner Andrew…

  6. Lady GaGa Rules U.K. Charts

    April 06, 2009 10:25 AM EDT Lady GaGa completed a U.K. chart double yesterday (Sunday) as her Interscope/Universal album "The Fame" rose 3-1 and the single "Poker Face" began a third week at the top. "The Fame" hit the album summit in its 12th week on the chart, as Kings of Leon's …

  7. Lady Gaga Tops UK Singles Chart For Second Week

    March 30, 2009 9:45 AM EDT Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” (Interscope/Universal) started a second week at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday, ahead of a strong debut by London indie band the Noisettes with “Don’t Upset The Rhythm” (Vertigo/Universal). Ronan Keating’s covers collection “Songs For My Mother” (Polydor…

  8. Lady GaGa Takes Top Spot On U.K. Singles Chart

    March 23, 2009 2:30 PM EDT Album releases aimed squarely at yesterday's Mothers' Day had a big impact on the new U.K. sales chart. Irish pop vocalist Ronan Keating's covers set "Songs For My Mother" (Polydor/Universal) entered at No. 1, while on the separate compilation album listing, "101…

  9. 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…

  10. U2 Hits The Studio In Dublin

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST U2 has hit the studio in Dublin to continue work on its next album with longtime collaborators Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. "We're going to try and break new sonic ground and deliver a masterpiece," L U2 has hit the studio in Dublin to continue work on its next album with…

  11. Shakira, Morrison Retain Lead On U.K. Charts

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Shakira and James Morrison retained their leads on the new U.K. singles and album charts respectively. The former's "Hips Don't Lie" (Epic) featuring Wyclef Jean has now been No. 1 for three weeks in Shakira and James Morrison retained their leads on the new U.K. singles…

  12. Furtado, Thom Overtake U.K. Charts

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado scored her first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (June 11) as "Maneater" climbed from No. 8, where it debuted last week on download sales. But the Scottish singer/songwriter that she replace Nelly Furtado scored her first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (June 11) as "…

  13. Thom Dethrones Gnarls Barkley On U.K. Chart

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Scottish singer/songwriter Sandi Thom yesterday (June 4) ended Gnarls Barkley's nine-week run at the top of the U.K. singles chart. After their "Crazy" was deleted by Warner Bros. last Monday, Thom's Scottish singer/songwriter Sandi Thom yesterday (June 4) ended Gnarls…

  14. Snow Patrol Rides Live 8 Momentum, Polishes New Tunes

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scottish/Irish rock act Snow Patrol is among the acts performing tonight at the last of the 10 Live 8 shows in Edinburgh, having already appeared at the London edition of the event on Saturday. Scottish/Irish rock act Snow Patrol is among the acts performing tonight (July 6) at the last of…

  15. Yorke, Keating Sing At Fair Trade Vigil

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Thousands of people -- including Radiohead singer Thom Yorke and former Boyzone member Ronan Keating -- held an all-night vigil late this weekend at London's Westminster Abbey to demand a better trade Thousands of people -- including Radiohead singer Thom Yorke and former Boyzone member…

  16. 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…

  17. Top Acts Sign On For MTV Asia Benefit

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, Hoobastank and Simple Plan will perform at the MTV Asia Aid benefit for tsunami relief, to be held Feb. 3 at Impact Arena in Bangkok. Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, Hoobastank and Simple Plan will perform at the MTV Asia Aid benefit…

  18. U.K. Tsunami Relief Concert Proposed

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a little more than three weeks' time, officials at Wales' Millennium Stadium are attempting to organize a massive concert to benefit victims of the earthquake and tsunami that has left Southeastern In a little more than three weeks' time, officials at Wales' Millennium…

  19. 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 …

  20. 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…

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