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.

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.
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.
'Idiot' Still Rules Europe

'Idiot' Still Rules Europe

Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) holds on to No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums for a second week, fending off the Chemical Brothers' "Push the Button" (Virgin), which bows at No. 2.
'American Idiot' Rules Europe

'American Idiot' Rules Europe

In its 18th week on European Top 100 Albums, Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) rises from No. 2 to top the composite survey for the first time. The album spent its first three weeks at No. 4 in September/October.
'American Idiot' Rules Europe

'American Idiot' Rules Europe

In its 18th week on European Top 100 Albums, Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) rises from No. 2 to top the composite survey for the first time. The album spent its first three weeks at No. 4 in September/October.
U.K. Music To Impact SXSW

U.K. Music To Impact SXSW

Billboard.biz has learned exclusive details of a significantly upgraded British presence at this year's South By Southwest festival, set for March 17-21 in Austin, Texas.

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