Paul Sexton

London-based print and broadcast journalist Paul Sexton has been a contributor to Billboard
since the early 1990s. He also writes for such British newspapers as the Sunday Times,
Financial Times and Sunday Express, hosts inflight shows for such airlines as Emirates
and KLM, and makes radio documentaries for BBC Radio 2 and others.

'American Idiot' Continues European Reign

'American Idiot' Continues European Reign

Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) begins a fifth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, after another impressive sales period across the region. The set moves 3-1 in Switzerland and 2-1 in Sweden and holds at No. 1 in Austria; it also climbs 4-3 in Germany and Greece, 5-4 in France and Denmark and 9-5 in Norway.
'American Idiot' Continues European Reign

'American Idiot' Continues European Reign

Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) begins a fifth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, after another impressive sales period across the region. The set moves 3-1 in Switzerland and 2-1 in Sweden and holds at No. 1 in Austria; it also climbs 4-3 in Germany and Greece, 5-4 in France and Denmark and 9-5 in Norway.
'American Idiot' Continues Euro Chart Reign

'American Idiot' Continues Euro Chart Reign

Green Day enters a fourth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "American Idiot" (Reprise). Sales jump in several territories, good for a 3-1 climb in Austria and 12-5 in France.
'American Idiot' Continues Euro Chart Reign

'American Idiot' Continues Euro Chart Reign

Green Day enters a fourth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "American Idiot" (Reprise) after several sales spurts including a 3-1 climb in Austria and 12-5 in France.
Brits Viewership Hits 7M

Brits Viewership Hits 7M

Overnight U.K. viewing figures for last night's (Feb. 10) screening of the 2005 Brit Awards reveal that the program captured an average 6.3 million viewers, peaking at 7 million. Last year's audience was also 6.3 million.
Green Day Extends Euro Chart Reign

Green Day Extends Euro Chart Reign

Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) starts a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. The set holds at No. 3 in Germany and climbs 6-4 in Greece and 6-5 in both Italy and Denmark. The trio performed last night (Feb. 9) at the Brit Awards at Earls Court in London.

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