Bittersweet Symphony

  1. Hot Stuff: Why This Week's Billboard Hot 100 Is History-Making

    February 24, 2012 3:40 PM EST Certain weeks in the Billboard Hot 100's 53-year history stand out. April 4, 1964, when the Beatles monopolized the entire top five. Sept. 2, 1995, when Michael Jackson scored the list's first No. 1 debut (with "You Are Not Alone& ...

  2. One Direction Has Highest Hot 100 Debut For New U.K. Act Since The Verve In 1998

    February 23, 2012 7:15 AM EST Vocal group One Direction makes waves on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart this week as its "What Makes You Beautiful" debuts at No. 28. It's the highest bow for a U.K. act's debut U.S. single in nearly 14 years. Katy Perry&# ...

  3. ABKCO Taps Firm For Digital Print Deal

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST ABKCO Music, Inc., a leading independent music publisher based in New York, has tapped Alfred Publishing to be exclusive licensing agent for its physical and digital print rights for the ABKCO catalog. ABKCO's catalog includes songs composed ...

  4. Ashcroft, Kobalt Reach Exclusive Admin Deal

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST English modern rock singer-writer Richard Ashcroft has signed an exclusive worldwide administration pact with London-based independent music publisher Kobalt Music Group. English modern rock singer-writer Richard Ashcroft has signed an exclusive w ...

  5. Ashcroft, Kobalt Reach Exclusive Admin Deal

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST English modern rock singer-writer Richard Ashcroft has signed an exclusive worldwide administration pact with London-based independent music publisher Kobalt Music Group. English modern rock singer-writer Richard Ashcroft has signed an exclusive w ...

  6. Coldplay To Return To North America

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001022606">As first reported here</A> in August, Coldplay will return to North America for a spring 2006 tour, beginnin As first reported here i ...