Bad Company

  1. Plan B Scoops Three UK Ivor Novello Music Awards

    May 19, 2011 3:57 PM EDT LONDON (Reuters) - Rapper Plan B was the big winner at this year's Ivor Novello music awards in London, carrying off three prizes. The 27-year-old from London -- whose real name is Benjamin Drew -- won Songwriter of the Year as well as the Al ...

  2. Publishing Briefs: RightsFlow, Liz Rose Music, Paul Rodgers and more

    November 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- SoundExchange is tapping the RightsFlow database to help find recording artists who are due royalties collected by the organization. The New York-based music licensing and royalty service provider has responded by matching 1,675 artists and 63 ...

  3. Scouting For Girls, Boyzone Top U.K. Charts

    April 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT London pop trio Scouting For Girls scored their first U.K. No. 1 single on the new sales charts published yesterday (Sunday) by the Official Charts Company with "This Ain't A Love Song" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment). Boyzone' ...

  4. Music Industry Veteran Joe Boyland Dies

    March 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Music industry veteran Joe Boyland passed away due to heart failure in his Nashville home on Tuesday (March 17). He was 61. In recent years Boyland, an artist manager and producer, founded Big Street Entertainment, and served as a consultant to Ea ...

  5. Queen + Paul Rodgers Plan Int'l Trek

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Queen + Paul Rodgers will embark on a four-month European tour this fall in support of its new as-yet-untitled studio album, scheduled for release in Britain on Sept. 1 via EMI. The 28-date "Cosmos Rocks Over Europe" arena t ...

  6. 6 Questions With David Fishof

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Admit it. At one point or another, you’ve fantasized about jamming with your favorite rock'n'roll musician. David Fishof, a veteran of the live music biz who has worked with such acts as the Monkees and Ringo Starr, has made that dream c ...

  7. Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp Going On Tour

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp, which matches ordinary people with rock star counselors who teach them the ins and outs of writing and performing music, will launch a 25-city club tour this summer, founder David Fishof tells Billboard. Details ...

  8. Zeppelin Takes Flight Once More

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock giant Led Zeppelin is reforming, but for one night only. The British band will play a one-off show at London's 18,000-capacity O2 arena Nov. 26. Veteran concert promoter Harvey Goldsmith, who is organizing the show, promises a full ...

  9. Queen Rules January IFPI Awards

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Queen's three-CD anthology moved past the 3 million shipments milestone, according to IFPI Platinum Europe certifications for January. The band's "Platinum Collection" (EMI) was the only multi-platinu Queen's three-CD anth ...

  10. Industry Registry Could Clear Up Group-Name Quagmire

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The music industry should consider forming a group-name registry to serve as a central information source as to who has rights in which names. The story is all-too-common: Time and/or tension dilute the amount of original or well-established membe ...

  11. WMG Drops Catalog Prices

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a move merchandisers praised, the new ownership of Warner Music Group is lowering the cost on 1,776 titles, the largest devaluation in WEA's 33-year history. In a move merchandisers praised, the new ownership of Warner Music Group is lower ...