BRIT School

  1. Morning Heds: EMI Vs. Ireland, Example Signs to Universal, Is Colbert Running For Prez?

    January 13, 2012 7:30 AM EST EMI launches High Court action against Irish government Music Week EMI has launched a High Court action against the Irish government in a bid to stop the illegal downloading of music. Example signs US deal with Universal Records Music Week Singer- ...

  2. Adele, PJ Harvey Favored To Win Tonight's Mercury Award

    September 06, 2011 7:56 AM EDT LONDON (AP) - British soul singer Adele hopes to cap a spectacular year by winning the Mercury Award for Album of the Year - the U.K. music industry's most prestigious prize for original music. Adele been dominating album and single charts ac ...

  3. Plan B, Everything Everything Top Ivor Novello Award Nominations

    April 20, 2011 12:06 PM EDT Nominations for the U.K's 56th Ivor Novello Awards were announced yesterday with Manchester-based Indie band Everything Everything and London rapper/singer-songwriter Plan B leading the way with more than two nominations each, despite the for ...

  4. Artist Divisions Ahead Of Urgent P2P Talks

    September 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Artist manager Colin Lester has hit out at the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) over what he sees as the organization's "misguided views" on file-sharing, ahead of a crunch meeting to be held by the FAC on the issue. The government ...

  5. U2 Honors Grainge At MITs

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST U2 was among the artists saluting Universal Music Group International chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge at the Music Industry Trusts' Award ceremony at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Universal-signed pop acts Mika and Take That performed at t ...

  6. iTunes Launches London Sessions

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Apple iTunes is further making its mark on the live music scene in London with the launch of 11 nights of free collaborative concerts starting next week. The unique acoustic performances include sets by KT Tunstall with fellow singer songwriter Bi ...

  7. Adele Wins Brits Critics Choice Award

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rising British teenage singer songwriter Adele has won the inaugural "Critics Choice" trophy, a new category of the annual Brit Awards, organizers said today. The 19-year-old soul-tinged artist will be handed the gong at the Feb. 20, 200 ...

  8. BRIT School Students Hit Glastonbury

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the run-up to this weekend's Glastonbury Festival, six acts from the music industry-funded BRIT School have learned they will be playing live at the event. The acts will play the festival's Left Field stage via a hook-up between the B ...

  9. U.K. Singer Lynden David Hall Dies

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST British R&B singer Lynden David Hall died Tuesday (Feb. 14) after a two-year fight with cancer. He was 31. British R&B singer Lynden David Hall died Tuesday (Feb. 14) after a two-year fight with cancer. He was 31. Hall, from Wandsworth ...

  10. U.K. Singer Lynden David Hall Dies

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST British R&B singer Lynden David Hall died Tuesday (Feb. 14) after a two-year fight with cancer. He was 31. British R&B singer Lynden David Hall died Tuesday (Feb. 14) after a two-year fight with cancer. He was 31. Hall, from Wandsworth ...

  11. Accenture Sponsor Brit School Bursary

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Management consulting and technology services company Accenture has established a bursary to help further the careers of some of Britain's most promising music students. Management consulting and technology services company Accenture has esta ...

  12. Top Acts Line Up For Cardiff Tsunami Benefit

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Manic Street Preachers and Jools Holland are among the acts confirmed to perform at a tsunami relief concert to be held Jan. 22 at the Millennium Stadium in Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Ma ...

  13. Top Acts Line Up For Cardiff Tsunami Benefit

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Manic Street Preachers and Jools Holland are among the acts confirmed to perform at a tsunami relief concert to be held Jan. 22 at the Millennium Stadium in Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Ma ...

  14. U.K.'s MITS To Boost Nordoff-Robbins Unit

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The proceeds from Britain's Music Industry Trusts' (MITS) Awards dinner will this year go toward the building of a new Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Unit. Organizers today (Oct. 18) also confirmed tha The proceeds from Britain's Mus ...

  15. Dido's 'Rent' Extends Euro Chart Rule

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido's "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) holds sway on European Top 100 Albums for the 16th week. Dido's "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) holds sway on European Top 100 Albums for the 16th week, maintaining No. 1 slots i ...