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  1. 'Hotel' Extends Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Moby's "Hotel" (Mute) holds at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums for a second week. Although it falls 1-2 in Switzerland and also declines in Germany, Holland and Portugal, the set holds at No. 1 in Fl Moby's "Hotel" ( ...

  2. 'Hotel' Extends Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST QOTSA bow at No. 2. Moby's "Hotel" (Mute) holds at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums for a second week. Although it falls 1-2 in Switzerland and also declines in Germany, Holland and Portugal, the set holds at No. 1 in Flanders, No. ...

  3. British DJ Tommy Vance Dies

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Radio 1 disc jockey Tommy Vance died in a Kent hospital yesterday (March 6) after suffering a stroke. He was 63. Former Radio 1 disc jockey Tommy Vance died in a Kent hospital yesterday (March 6) after suffering a stroke. He was 63. The gra ...

  4. British DJ Tommy Vance Dies

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Radio 1 disc jockey Tommy Vance died in a Kent hospital yesterday (March 6) after suffering a stroke. He was 63. Former Radio 1 disc jockey Tommy Vance died in a Kent hospital yesterday (March 6) after suffering a stroke. He was 63. The gra ...

  5. Lloyds, EMI Get Behind U.K. Schools Project

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST British bank Lloyds TSB has launched a multimillion-pound music education initiative, endorsed by the government and backed by EMI. British bank Lloyds TSB has launched a multimillion-pound music education initiative, endorsed by the government an ...

  6. Brits Focus On BBC Budget

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Members of Britain's parliament called on the government Feb. 3 to give them greater powers of scrutiny over how the BBC spends its annual license-fee income of £3 billion ($5.6 billion). LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Members of Britain& ...

  7. Government

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Story: U.K. panel recommends dissolving BBC board This Week's Story: U.K. Panel: BBC Board Should Be Dissolved By Mimi Turner LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The BBC looked to be on a collision course with the government o ...

  8. EMI Veteran Shelagh Macleod Dies

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former EMI senior VP Shelagh Macleod died in London Jan. 21, aged 53, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Former EMI senior VP Shelagh Macleod died in London Jan. 21, aged 53, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Macleod retired early 2002 due to h ...

  9. Pharrell, Reebok Sever Fashion Ties

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pharrell Williams and Reebok have mutually agreed to part ways after a legal dispute. NEW YORK -- Pharrell Williams and Reebok have mutually agreed to part ways after a legal dispute. Last month Williams reportedly filed a $4 million breach of con ...

  10. EMI Veteran Shelagh Macleod Dies

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former EMI senior VP Shelagh Macleod died in London today (Jan. 21) aged 53 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Former EMI senior VP Shelagh Macleod died in London today (Jan. 21) aged 53 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Macleod retired early 2 ...

  11. Pharrell, Reebok Sever Fashion Ties

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Parties had 'different visions.' Pharrell Williams and Reebok have mutually agreed to part ways after a legal dispute. Last month Williams reportedly filed a $4 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against Reebok, claiming that the company ...

  12. 'Jools Holland' Finds U.S. Home

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST The BBC live-music showcase "Later With Jools Holland" finally has a regular home in the United States, via Rave HD, a music channel available through high-definition satellite provider <A HREF="http: The BBC live-music showcase ...

  13. Eminem's 'Encore' Goes To No. 1 in Europe

    November 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "Encore" (Interscope) ascends to No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. The rapper's latest set entered the pan-European chart at No. 2 last week based on two-day sales. Eminem's "Encore" (Interscope) ascends ...

  14. Eminem's 'Encore' Goes To No. 1 in Europe

    November 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "Encore" (Interscope) ascends to No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. The rapper's latest set entered the pan-European chart at No. 2 last week based on two-day sales. Eminem's "Encore" (Interscope) ascends ...

  15. Glastonbury To Honor John Peel

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Glastonbury Festival will honor the late John Peel by naming its new bands tent after the veteran broadcaster, the British festival's founder says. The Glastonbury Festival will honor the late John Peel by naming its new bands tent after ...

  16. Broadcaster John Peel Dies At 65

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran British disc jockey and broadcaster John Peel has died of a heart attack while vacationing in Peru, his employer the BBC and the British embassy say. He was 65. Veteran British disc jockey and broadcaster John Peel has died of a heart atta ...

  17. Broadcaster John Peel Dies At 65

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran British disc jockey and broadcaster John Peel has died of a heart attack while vacationing in Peru, his employer the BBC and the British embassy say. He was 65. Veteran British disc jockey and broadcaster John Peel has died of a heart atta ...

  18. Canada's Billion-Dollar Culture Deficit Requires New Policy Approach

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian artists have enjoyed unprecedented international critical and commercial success in recent years. From Avril Lavigne to Yann Martel to Denys Arcand, Canadians have won Grammys, Bookers and Os Michael Geist is the Canada Research Chair in ...

  19. U.K.'s VPL/PPL Names Head Of Broadcasting

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Adam Baxter has been appointed head of broadcasting for British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL) and its sister company Video Performance Ltd (VPL). Adam Baxter has been appointed head of broadcasting for British collecting so ...

  20. Elvis, Beatles Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Bob Marley, Madonna and U2 have been named as founding inductees to the U.K. Music Hall of Fame, details on which were unveiled today (Sept. 9). Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Bob Marley, Madonna and U2 have been named as ...

  21. Elvis, Beatles Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Bob Marley, Madonna and U2 have been named as founding inductees to the U.K. Music Hall of Fame, details on which were unveiled today (Sept. 9). Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Bob Marley, Madonna and U2 have been named as ...

  22. Kanye West Grabs 7 MOBO Nominations

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Honors set for Sept. 30 in London. With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for the ninth annual MOBO Awards, to be held Sept. 30 at London's Royal Albert Hall. West's debut solo album, "College Dr ...

  23. Kanye West Grabs 7 MOBO Nominations

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for the ninth annual MOBO Awards, to be held Sept. 30 at London's Royal Albert Hall. With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for t ...

  24. 'Anastacia' Back On Top In Europe

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT There's a surprise at the top of European Top 100 Albums, on which Anastacia's self-titled Epic album moves back to No. 1, a position it held for seven consecutive weeks in April and May. The album wa There's a surprise at the top o ...

  25. 'Anastacia' Back On Top In Europe

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT There's a surprise at the top of European Top 100 Albums, on which Anastacia's self-titled Epic album moves back to No. 1, a position it held for seven consecutive weeks in April and May. The album wa There's a surprise at the top o ...

  26. Streets, Franz Ferdinand Lead Mercury Prize Shortlist

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Albums by the Streets and Franz Ferdinand are the leading contenders for the 2004 Nationwide Mercury Prize, which celebrates the best of British and Irish music. Albums by the Streets and Franz Ferdinand are the leading contenders for the 2004 Nat ...

  27. Streets, Franz Ferdinand Lead Mercury Prize Shortlist

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Albums by the Streets and Franz Ferdinand are the leading contenders for the 2004 Nationwide Mercury Prize, which celebrates the best of British and Irish music. Albums by the Streets and Franz Ferdinand are the leading contenders for the 2004 Nat ...

  28. U.K. Music Hall Of Fame In The Works

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British commercial broadcaster Channel 4 and TV production company Initial are teaming up to launch the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame this fall. British commercial broadcaster Channel 4 and TV production company Initial are teaming up to launch the U.K. ...

  29. U.K. Radio Honor For George Michael

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Michael was yesterday honored at the Radio Academy's Music Radio conference in London as most-played artist on British radio of the last 20 years. Michael was present to accept the Phonographic George Michael was yesterday honored at t ...

  30. U.K. Radio Honor For George Michael

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Michael was yesterday honored at the Radio Academy's Music Radio conference in London as most-played artist on British radio of the last 20 years. Michael was present to accept the Phonographic George Michael was yesterday honored at t ...

  31. BT Enters Battle Vs. Digital Piracy

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British telecommunications giant BT Group has launched a new software business to protect music, movies and photographs from digital piracy. British telecommunications giant BT Group has launched a new software business to protect music, movies an ...

  32. BT Enters Battle Vs. Digital Piracy

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British telecommunications giant BT Group has launched a new software business to protect music, movies and photographs from digital piracy. British telecommunications giant BT Group has launched a new software business to protect music, movies an ...

  33. BBC Names Grade Chairman

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The BBC has named Michael Grade its new chairman. LONDON (Hollywood Reporter)--The BBC has named Michael Grade its new chairman. Grade, the former CEO of Channel 4 in London, replaces Gavyn Davies, who exited in the wake of criticism in the Hutton ...

  34. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. <br clear="no NLRB Dismisses 'Virtual Music ...

  35. Pop Star Becomes Classic FM's Composer

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Classic FM, the U.K.'s leading national classical-music radio station, has appointed a pop artist to be its first composer-in-residence. The move is part of a new campaign to promote contemporary clas Classic FM, the U.K.'s leading natio ...

  36. 'Top Of The Pops' Bondage Draws Criticism

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST British public broadcaster BBC has pledged to evaluate the planned contents of live performances before they go on air on "Top of the Pops," the U.K.'s flagship music show. The move is in response to British public broadcaster BBC h ...

  37. 'Top Of The Pops' Bondage Draws Criticism

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST British public broadcaster BBC has pledged to evaluate the planned contents of live performances before they go on air on "Top of the Pops," the U.K.'s flagship music show. The move is in response to British public broadcaster BBC h ...

  38. Cat Deeley Set To Host Brit Awards

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.K. TV personality Cat Deeley has been confirmed as the host of the 2004 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court venue. U.K. TV personality Cat Deeley has been confirmed as the host of the 2004 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 17 at Lo ...

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