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  1. Stones, Madonna Honored At Billboard Touring Awards

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones' Bigger Bang tour was a big winner at the Billboard Touring Awards, which were given out tonight (Nov. 9) in the Grand Ballroom at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The awards, based The Rolling Stones' Bigger Bang tour ...

  2. THE WHO

    November 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST The question "Who Are You?" has never been more apt when it comes to the Who, or what's left of it. Shorn of the fury provided by the late Keith Moon and John Entwistle, what is now effectively the To The question "Who Are You? ...

  3. Paramount Grabs Scorsese's Stones Docu

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Film planned for fourth quarter 2007 release. Paramount Pictures on Tuesday (Nov. 1) acquired North American rights to Martin Scorsese's long-planned Rolling Stones feature documentary. Scorsese started filming the untitled docu Sunday (Oct. ...

  4. Rolling Stones Returning To Road In 2007?

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Band considering another round of dates. Although the Rolling Stones' mammoth A Bigger Bang tour was expected to conclude in mid-November, guitarist Ron Wood tells Billboard.biz the band is considering another round of dates in 2007. As previ ...

  5. The Who Inks Deal With Universal Republic

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Endless Wire' set for Oct. 31 release. The Who has inked a new deal with Universal Republic for the Oct. 31 release of "Endless Wire," its first album since 1982's "It's Hard." The set will feature the comp ...

  6. Rolling Stones Roll On In U.K.

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Long gone are the days when the Rolling Stones courted controversy with their sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll antics. Nowadays, the health of the surviving band members is more often the hot talking poin Long gone are the days when the Roll ...

  7. Rolling Stones Roll On In U.K.

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Long gone are the days when the Rolling Stones courted controversy with their sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll antics. Nowadays, the health of the surviving band members is more often the hot talking poin Long gone are the days when the Roll ...

  8. Rare Show From The Who Coming To DVD

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To hit stores November 7. A rare 1999 performance by The Who is coming to DVD. "The Who 20th Anniversary Reunion Concert, A One-Night-Only Performance," will be available November 7 from Passport International Entertainment, which is dis ...

  9. Jagger Throat Problem Forces Stones To Cancel Gig

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Band expects to perform Aug. 20 in London. The Rolling Stones canceled their concert in Valladolid, Spain, on Monday (Aug. 14) after lead singer Mick Jagger developed laryngitis. The band said in a statement they expected to appear on Sunday, Augu ...

  10. BMI To Honor Davies With Icon Award

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kinks frontman and co-founder Ray Davies will be honored with the prestigious BMI Icon award during the performing rights organization's annual London gala, to be held Oct. 3 at the Dorchester Hotel. Kinks frontman and co-founder Ray Davies w ...

  11. The Who Prep North American Tour

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kicks off Sept. 12 in Philadelphia. The Who will kick off a fall North American tour Sept. 12 in Philadelphia. Seventeen dates for the outing were announced today (July 13) by the Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey via satellite from Berl ...

  12. Stones Set To Relaunch 'Bigger Bang' Trek

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After a break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and rehab for Ron Wood, the Rolling Stones are gearing up to relaunch what could be the top-grossing tour of all time. After a break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and re ...

  13. Stones To Resume Tour As Richards Gets OK

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has made a "complete recovery" from his mysterious accident in Fiji, and the rock band will belatedly begin its European tour in Milan on July 11, according to Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richar ...

  14. Stones To Resume Tour As Richards Gets OK

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has made a "complete recovery" from his mysterious accident in Fiji, and the rock band will belatedly begin its European tour in Milan on July 11, according to Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richar ...

  15. Stones Postpone 15 Euro Dates

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Representatives for the Rolling Stones today (May 24) conceded that the veteran rockers would be forced to postpone 15 European shows on their "Bigger Bang" tour as guitarist Keith Richards recovers f Representatives for the Rolling Ston ...

  16. Stones Postpone 15 Euro Dates

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Representatives for the Rolling Stones today (May 24) conceded that the veteran rockers would be forced to postpone 15 European shows on their "Bigger Bang" tour as guitarist Keith Richards recovers f Representatives for the Rolling Ston ...

  17. U.K. Hall Of Fame To Induct George Martin

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billboard.biz has learned that Sir George Martin will be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the third annual ceremony, which will be held later this year in London. The "fifth Beatle" will r Billboard.biz has learned that Sir G ...

  18. U.K. Hall Of Fame To Induct George Martin

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billboard.biz has learned that Sir George Martin will be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the third annual ceremony, which will be held later this year in London. The "fifth Beatle" will r Billboard.biz has learned that Sir G ...

  19. Virgin U.K. Taps Elias As A&R Executive

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Founded S2 in 1991 with Muff Winwood. Virgin Records U.K. managing director Ferdy Unger-Hamilton is continuing to strengthen the label's management with the announcement today (March 27) that Lincoln Elias will take on from April 18 the newly ...

  20. London's Hyde Park Calling The Who, Waters

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as headliners for a new summer festival event in central London. Live Nation (previously known as Clear Channel Entertainment) will produce the two-day even The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as ...

  21. London's Hyde Park Calling The Who, Waters

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation rolls out festival July 1-2. The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as headliners for a new summer festival event in central London. Live Nation (previously known as Clear Channel Entertainment) will produce the two-day event, Hyd ...

  22. Stones Roll On For China Concert

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones will play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai on April 8. The Rolling Stones will play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai on April 8. Local promoter Emma Entertainment today (Feb. 28) c ...

  23. Stones Roll On For China Concert

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones will play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai on April 8. The show will be held at the indoor Shanghai Grand Stage, which has a capacity of 8,000 to 10,000. Tic The Rolling Stones will play their first-ever ...

  24. Notting Hill Buys Marriott U.S. Rights

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST Notting Hill Music Group has acquired the U.S. rights to the songwriting catalog of the late Steve Marriott, former frontman and songwriter for '60s pop acts Small Faces and Humble Pie. Notting Hill Music Group has acquired the U.S. rights to ...

  25. The Who To Tour In 2006

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Townshend confirms the band will hit the road. Townshend confirms the band will hit the road. News ...

  26. The Who To Tour In 2006

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Townshend confirms the band will hit the road. With speculation rampant that the Who will return to the stage in 2006, the band's driving creative force took to his Web site to address the rumors. Under a Christmas Eve online diary post title ...

  27. Hollis' 'Life' Honored At BMI London Awards

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer and songwriter Mark Hollis was the big winner at the 2005 BMI London Awards, presented tonight (Nov. 29) at the Dorchester Hotel in the U.K. capital. Also on the night, Steve Winwood was honore Singer and songwriter Mark Hollis was the big ...

  28. Hollis' 'Life' Honored At BMI London Awards

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer and songwriter Mark Hollis was the big winner at the 2005 BMI London Awards, presented tonight (Nov. 29) at the Dorchester Hotel in the U.K. capital. Also on the night, Steve Winwood was honore Singer and songwriter Mark Hollis was the big ...

  29. Floyd, Hendrix Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics were among the honorees inducted last night (Nov. 16) into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame. Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics were among the honorees inducted last night (Nov. 16) into the U.K. Music Hal ...

  30. Floyd, Hendrix Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics were among the honorees inducted last night (Nov. 16) into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame. Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics were among the honorees inducted last night (Nov. 16) into the U.K. Music Hal ...

  31. Steve Winwood To Receive BMI Icon Honor

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Past winners include Van Morrison, Paul Simon. Steve Winwood will be honored as a BMI Icon at the company's annual London Awards held November 29. The ceremony and dinner will take place in the Grand Ballroom of the Dorchester Hotel. Winwood& ...

  32. Cream Scores Big With MSG Shows

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Three nights grossed $10.6 million, drew 56,151. The Cream reunion at Madison Square Garden in New York last week was a monster box office hit. The Oct. 24-26 shows--the band's only North American appearances--grossed more than $10.6 million ...

  33. Daltrey, Batt Among Gold Badge Winners

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Who frontman Roger Daltrey was among the honorees at the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters' 32nd Gold Badge Awards, presented today (Oct. 26) at the Savoy hotel in London. The Who frontman Roger Daltrey was among the hono ...

  34. 'War Of The Worlds' Coming to The U.K.

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT American producer Jeff Wayne is to take his hit 1970s musical album "The War of the Worlds" on the road next year as a full-live production. American producer Jeff Wayne is to take his hit 1970s musical album "The War of the Worlds& ...

  35. 'War Of The Worlds' Coming to The U.K.

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jeff Wayne to launch live production of album. American producer Jeff Wayne is to take his hit 1970s musical album "The War of the Worlds" on the road next year as a full-live production. Clear Channel Entertainment will promote the tour ...

  36. EMI 'On Track' For H1 Profit

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group today (Oct. 17) predicted a boost in first-half profits, thanks in part to successful releases from Coldplay, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones and Keith Urban, among others. EMI Group today (Oct. 17) predicted a boost in first-half pro ...

  37. The Who, Samsung Partner For Free DVD

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Box set free with TV, home theater purchase. The Who's three-disc DVD box set, "Tommy and Quadrophenia-Live in Concert" (Rhino Entertainment), will be given away free prior to its Nov. 15 retail release to consumers who purchase sel ...

  38. Stones Make Big Bang` On Europe Chart

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones' "A Bigger Bang" (Virgin) debuts at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, ending the 13-week run of their EMI stablemates Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone). The Stones' 2002 compilation The Rol ...

  39. Stones Make Big Bang` On Europe Chart

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones' "A Bigger Bang" (Virgin) debuts at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, ending the 13-week run of their EMI stablemates Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone). The Stones' 2002 compilation The Rol ...

  40. Yahoo! Partners For Rolling Stones Tour

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT new dates to be revealed. The Rolling Stones will be revealing 15 new dates for their A Bigger Bang world tour through a special deal with Yahoo! tomorrow (Aug. 24). Fans who go to yahoo.com beginning at 9 a.m. EST will be the first to find out ...

  41. London To Host Producers' Confab

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran pop producer Robin Millar will deliver the keynote speech at the inaugural Art of Record Production conference, to be held Sept. 17-18 at London's University of Westminster. Veteran pop producer Robin Millar will deliver the keynote s ...

  42. Rock Royalty -- The Stones Have Not Had A No. 1 Album Since 1981. Will 'A Bigger Bang' Give Them Back The Crown?

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Richards remembers a seminal moment in June 2004 when he and Mick Jagger started working on the new Rolling Stones album. At the time, drummer Charlie Watts was going through cancer treatment a Keith Richards remembers a seminal moment in Ju ...

  43. 'Long John' Baldry Dies At 64

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver after battling a chest infection for four months. He was 64. British R&B singer "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver ...

  44. Jazz Notes

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The timing may be a bit off, but saxophonist Tim Ries is still psyched about his new CD, "The Rolling Stones Project" (Concord Jazz). Originally scheduled to street earlier this year, the album will f The timing may be a bit off, but sax ...

  45. WHO NEEDS SKIM?

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sources say dates are being "unofficially" held for three concerts at Madison Square Garden in October for legendary power trio Cream. The group--guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton, drummer Ginger Baker Sources say dates are being "uno ...

  46. John Mayer Trio Plans Fall Tour

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Opening for Rolling Stones in D.C., Philly. John Mayer will join forces on tour with drummer Steve Jordan (Bruce Springsteen, Rolling Stones) and bassist Pino Palladino (the Who, Jeff Beck) in a new venture known as the John Mayer Trio. Ray LaMont ...

  47. Rolling Stones To Play Hollywood Bowl

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones will play the historic Hollywood Bowl for the first time since 1966 when their upcoming tour reaches Los Angeles in November. The Rolling Stones will play the historic Hollywood Bowl for the first time since 1966 when their upco ...

  48. Rolling Stones To Play Hollywood Bowl

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones will play the historic Hollywood Bowl for the first time since 1966 when their upcoming tour reaches Los Angeles in November. The Rolling Stones will play the historic Hollywood Bowl for the first time since 1966 when their upco ...

  49. Queen's List Honors For Ure, May, Page

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Midge Ure, Brian May and Jimmy Page were among the music artists recognized in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, published Saturday (June 11). Midge Ure, Brian May and Jimmy Page were among the music artists recognized in the Queen's Bi ...

  50. Rolling Stones Reveal U.S. Tour Dates

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones announced a world tour today (May 10) at a press conference at New York's Juilliard School of Music. The trek will be produced worldwide by Michael Cohl, under his Concert Producti The Rolling Stones announced a world tour ...

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