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  1. Adele Makes U.K. Chart History: First Artist To Sell 3 Million Albums In Same Year

    September 07, 2011 12:20 PM EDT Adele may have walked away from last night's Mercury Prize empty handed but she hasn't had to wait too long to find consolation. The twenty-three year-old London singer is the first artist ever to score three million U.K. album sales in ...

  2. Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' Is Now U.K.'s Best Selling Album of the Century

    August 25, 2011 8:39 AM EDT Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) has become the U.K.'s biggest-selling album of the 21st century. The Official Charts Company announced Wednesday (Aug 24) that a surge in sales of Winehouse's sophomore al ...

  3. James Blunt Tops U.K. Decade Chart

    December 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST James Blunt's debut album "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) is the biggest U.K. seller of the decade, according to the Official Charts Company. Dido's debut "No Angel" (Arista/Sony Music Entertainment) is in second place on ...

  4. Perry Sues Warner Music Over Blunt Royalties

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.S. songwriter and record producer Linda Perry is suing Warner Music Group for not turning over millions of dollars in royalties from the debut album of her protege, English singer James Blunt. Perry's California-based record company, Custar ...

  5. Canadian Year-End Sales Released

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Following a familiar trend , the overall Canadian music industry -- bolstered by digital sales -- grew by 9.8% on a unit basis last year, while album sales experienced a 4.7% drop, according to Nielsen SoundScan Canada. Album sales totaled 46.2 mi ...

  6. Robbie, Blunt Pass 5M European Shipments

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT English singers Robbie Williams and James Blunt both achieved five-times Platinum Europe certification in March with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) and "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) respectively, accordin English singers Robbie Wil ...

  7. Robbie, Blunt Pass 5M European Shipments

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT English singers Robbie Williams and James Blunt both achieved five-times Platinum Europe certification in March with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) and "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) respectively, accordin English singers Robbie Wil ...

  8. Juvenile's 'Reality' Upends Ne-Yo At No. 1

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rapper Juvenile scores the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his career this week. "Reality Check" (UTP/Atlantic) sold 174,000 copies this week in the United States, accordin Rapper Juvenile scores the No. 1 spo ...

  9. Blunt, Madonna Continue Euro Charts Supremacy

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt and Madonna continue Warner Music International's rule at the top of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, while two Sony BMG acts, RCA's Kelly Clarkson and Ariola's Eros Ramazzotti, show James Blunt and Madonna co ...

  10. Blunt, Madonna Rule European Charts

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International posts an impressive week on the pan-European charts. The major again has the top two titles on European Top 100 Albums, with Atlantic's James Blunt and Warner Bros.' Madonna Warner Music International posts an ...

  11. Blunt, Madonna Rule European Charts

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Bedlam' retains albums crown. Warner Music International posts an impressive week on the pan-European charts. The major again has the top two titles on European Top 100 Albums, with Atlantic's James Blunt and Warner Bros.' Mad ...

  12. James Blunt Soars To No. 1 On Hot 100

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.K. singer/songwriter James Blunt has reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with the single "You're Beautiful." Blunt becomes the first British artist to reach the summit since Elton John achieved t U.K. singer/songwriter James Bl ...

  13. Blunt Retains European Chart Crown

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST For the third straight week, the top four titles on European Top 100 Albums are unchanged, with James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) at No. 1 for a sixth consecutive and seventh aggregate week. I For the third straight week, th ...

  14. Blunt Retains European Chart Crown

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST For the third straight week, the top four titles on European Top 100 Albums are unchanged, with James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) at No. 1 for a sixth consecutive and seventh aggregate week. I For the third straight week, th ...

  15. Blunt Stays Out Front In Europe

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST In an unchanged top five on European Top 100 Albums, James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) retains the No. 1 position. Although it falls 1-2 in Germany, "Bedlam" is up again 3-2 in the United King In an unchanged top f ...

  16. Blunt Stays Out Front In Europe

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST In an unchanged top five on European Top 100 Albums, James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) retains the No. 1 position. Although it falls 1-2 in Germany, "Bedlam" is up again 3-2 in the United King In an unchanged top f ...

  17. Robbie, Blunt Register Platinum Europe Milestones

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST albums certified in January. Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams and James Blunt each arrived at the four million shipments milestone during January, according to Platinum Europe certifications issued today (Feb. 13) by the IFPI. Willia ...

  18. Robbie, Blunt Register Platinum Europe Milestones

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams and James Blunt each arrived at the four million shipments milestone during January, according to Platinum Europe certifications issued today (Feb. 13) by t Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams an ...

  19. Blunt Maintains Euro Albums Chart Domination

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic), his countrymen Arctic Monkeys are chasing his chart crown. While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedla ...

  20. Blunt Maintains Euro Albums Chart Domination

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic), his countrymen Arctic Monkeys are chasing his chart crown. While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedla ...

  21. Blunt Maintains Euro Albums Chart Domination

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic), his countrymen Arctic Monkeys are chasing his chart crown. While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedla ...

  22. Blunt Maintains Pole-Position On Euro Chart

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt leads European Top 100 Albums for a third consecutive, and fourth aggregate, week with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic. It now moves 2-1 in Switzerland, stays at No. 2 in France and climbs 3-2 James Blunt leads European Top 100 Al ...

  23. Blunt Maintains Pole-Position On Euro Chart

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt leads European Top 100 Albums for a third consecutive, and fourth aggregate, week with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic. It now moves 2-1 in Switzerland, stays at No. 2 in France and climbs 3-2 James Blunt leads European Top 100 Al ...

  24. Blunt Spikes Euro Chart Rivals

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) starts its second consecutive, and third aggregate, week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. "Bedlam" this week climbs 2-1 in Sweden and improves 5-2 in Port James Blunt's &q ...

  25. Blunt Spikes Euro Chart Rivals

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Bedlam' stays at Euro albums chart pinnacle. James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) starts its second consecutive, and third aggregate, week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. "Bedlam" this week climbs 2-1 ...

  26. 'Bedlam' Back To No. 1 In Europe

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) is back to the top of European Top 100 Albums. As the English singer-songwriter climbs ever nearer to the top ten of The Billboard 200, this week moving 16-13 James Blunt's "Back T ...

  27. 'Bedlam' Back To No. 1 In Europe

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) is back to the top of European Top 100 Albums. As the English singer-songwriter climbs ever nearer to the top ten of The Billboard 200, this week moving 16-13 James Blunt's "Back T ...

  28. Green Day Claims Euro Year-End Leadership

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) beat James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) to the No. 1 slot for 2005 as the Warner Music Group claimed the top two on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums ch Green Day&# ...

  29. Blunt Finally Tops Euro Album Chart

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It's a long way to the top but it's beautiful when you get there. James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" was released 52 weeks ago and entered Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart 28 weeks ago. However, It's a long ...

  30. Blunt Finally Tops Euro Album Chart

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It's a long way to the top but it's beautiful when you get there. James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" was released 52 weeks ago and entered Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart 28 weeks ago. However, It's a long ...

  31. U.K. Q3 Artist Album Sales Up 8.9%

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Downloads boost singles market. Good performances by domestic talent pushed British artist album sales up nearly 9% in units during the third quarter of 2005. According to figures unveiled Oct. 10 by the British Phonographic Industry, over-the-cou ...

  32. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Extends Euro Run To 13 Weeks

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) moves into its 13th week at the top of European Top 100 Albums, but there's finally a new No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, where James Blunt's "You're Beautiful" ( Co ...

  33. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Extends Euro Run To 13 Weeks

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) moves into its 13th week at the top of European Top 100 Albums, but there's finally a new No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, where James Blunt's "You're Beautiful" ( Co ...

  34. Coldplay Stretch Euro Chart Reign To 12 Weeks

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For the 12th consecutive week, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) leads European Top 100 Albums, while the top ten of the composite chart welcomes new entries by British acts Craig David and Goldfrapp. For the 12th consecutive we ...

  35. Coldplay Stretch Euro Chart Reign To 12 Weeks

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For the 12th consecutive week, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) leads European Top 100 Albums, while the top ten of the composite chart welcomes new entries by British acts Craig David and Goldfrapp. For the 12th consecutive we ...

  36. Coldplay Extends European Chart Reign

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For the ninth consecutive week, Coldplay leads European Top 100 Albums with "X&Y" (Parlophone). It's the longest consecutive run at the top of the aggregate chart since Dido's "Life For Rent" (Che For the nint ...

  37. Coldplay Extends European Chart Reign

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For the ninth consecutive week, Coldplay leads European Top 100 Albums with "X&Y" (Parlophone). It's the longest consecutive run at the top of the aggregate chart since Dido's "Life For Rent" (Che For the nint ...

  38. Coldplay Enter 8th Week On Top In Europe

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) extends its reign on European Top 100 Albums to eight weeks. The British band's third studio set continues to enjoy robust European sales, climbing back 3-2 in the U Coldplay's "X ...

  39. Coldplay Enter 8th Week On Top In Europe

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Back to Bedlam' moves into second spot. Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) extends its reign on European Top 100 Albums to eight weeks. As the British band continues its North American tour, with shows last night in Montre ...

  40. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In an unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) is No. 1 for a seventh straight week. Shakira's "Fijacion Oral Vol.1" (Epic) stands at No. 2 again, after seven In an unchang ...

  41. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In an unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) is No. 1 for a seventh straight week. Shakira's "Fijacion Oral Vol.1" (Epic) stands at No. 2 again, after seven In an unchang ...

  42. Coldplay Secure 6th Week At Euro Chart Peak

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There is still no shaking Coldplay from the summit of European Top 100 Albums, where "X&Y" (Parlophone) begins a sixth week. It's still No. 1 in Germany, Denmark and Switzerland and climbs 3-2 in There is still no shaking Co ...

  43. Coldplay Secure 6th Week At Euro Chart Peak

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There is still no shaking Coldplay from the summit of European Top 100 Albums, where "X&Y" (Parlophone) begins a sixth week. It's still No. 1 in Germany, Denmark and Switzerland and climbs 3-2 in There is still no shaking Co ...

  44. Coldplay Hold Onto European Chart Crown

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite the close pursuit of releases by Shakira and James Blunt, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) begins its fifth week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums. It retains top place in Germany, Holla Despite the close pursuit o ...

  45. Coldplay Hold Onto European Chart Crown

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite the close pursuit of releases by Shakira and James Blunt, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) begins its fifth week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums. It retains top place in Germany, Holla Despite the close pursuit o ...

  46. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) begins a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, holding sway in six European countries. In the United Kingdom, its three-week stay at the top has accumulated Coldplay's "X& ...

  47. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) begins a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, holding sway in six European countries. In the United Kingdom, its three-week stay at the top has accumulated Coldplay's "X& ...

  48. Global Pulse

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST James Blunt's U.K. military experience inspires his debut album, "Back to Bedlam." Read Tom Ferguson's column. James Blunt's U.K. military experience inspires his debut album, "Back to Bedlam." Read Tom Ferguson& ...