Boy George

  1. New Signings: Boy George Signs with Kobalt, Rick Ross to ICM Partners, BMG Chrysalis US Land the Orwells

    August 30, 2013 7:30 AM EDT Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, which include label, management, publishing and booking agency deals. Billboard.biz is interested in your company’s new signings. Please send announcements to Mitchell.Pete ...

  2. Margaret Thatcher and the Rise and Fall of the Great British Pop Protest Song

    April 09, 2013 10:54 AM EDT In early 1997, I interviewed the Spice Girls who were already massive in their U.K. homeland but had yet to release their debut single "Wannabe" in America. Amid frequent and voluble declarations of their Girl Power manifesto, Geri Hal ...

  3. Pete Tong on Ibiza's International Music Summit & Keeping The EDM House In Order

    May 09, 2012 10:16 AM EDT Long-standing BBC Radio 1 DJ, Pete Tong has been at the forefront of electronic dance music (EDM) for over twenty years, tirelessly championing the finest acts, tunes, producers, promoters and clubs throughout the scene. His weekly BBC Radio1 show ...

  4. BACKBEAT: Over 5,000 Volunteers Rock Out To N.E.R.D, Mark Ronson, and Boy George At RockCorps In Paris

    October 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT RockCorps returned to Paris on October 5 to thank a crowd of more than 5,000 volunteers for their service with a concert featuring performances from N*E*R*D's Pharrell Williams and Shay Haley , Mark Ronson and Boy George . PHOTO: BETH KATZ Ta ...

  5. Boy George Denied Chance To Appear On Reality TV

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST A British court has blocked an attempt by former Culture Club singer Boy George to appear on a reality television show. The 48-year-old had hoped to appear on Channel 4's "Celebrity Big Brother" despite being on probation for assaul ...

  6. Boy George Facing Jail Term

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Boy George could be jailed next month for falsely imprisoning a Norwegian male escort by handcuffing him to a wall, a judge said on Friday. Judge David Radford said a prison term was "the more likely option" when he sentenced the 47-year ...

  7. Jury Hears Boy George Police Interview

    December 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST Singer Boy George admitted to police that he handcuffed a male escort to his bed and threatened him, but was not going to kill him, a court heard on Monday at his trial on false imprisonment charges. Jurors at the trial of the former Culture Club ...

  8. Boy George Goes On Trial For False Imprisonment

    November 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST A Norwegian escort told a court Monday that Boy George manacled him to a bedroom wall and beat him with a metal chain after accusing him of hacking into his computer. The former Culture Club singer is on trial for the false imprisonment of 29 year ...

  9. Boy George Denied U.S. Visa For Planned Tour

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Culture Club frontman Boy George's North American summer tour is in doubt after U.S. authorities refused to issue him a visa, citing looming legal issues overseas. George's 24-date North American trek was scheduled to begin July 11 at th ...

  10. LL, West, George Enter Fashion Biz

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LL Cool J, Boy George and Kanye West have all started their own fashion lines, which are expected to be in stores later this year or early next year. LL Cool J, Boy George and Kanye West have all started their own fashion lines, which are expected ...

  11. Battle Royal(ties) Heats Up Between Boy George, Virgin Records

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Boy George and the members of his band Culture Club are suing Virgin Records for failing to account royalties due on a compilation album called "Greatest Moments." LONDON--Boy George and the members of his band Culture Club are suing Vir ...

  12. Christina, Missy, George Go Viva Glam

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and Boy George have signed on as spokespeople for the Viva Glam campaign from cosmetic company M*A*C. Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and Boy George have signed on as spokespeople for the Viva Glam campaign from ...