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  1. Nero's 'Welcome Reality' Tops UK Album Charts; Wretch 32 Has No. 1 Single (Watch)

    August 22, 2011 7:36 AM EDT London artists are triumphant on the Official Charts Company's new U.K. sales charts, as electro duo Nero follow their recent singles chart-topper "Promises" (MTA/Mercury/Universal) with an instant No. 1 album, "Welcome Reality ...

  2. Island Execs Step Up, Gatfield Switches To EMI

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. has confirmed that Island Records executives Darcus Beese and Ted Cockle have been appointed co-presidents of the group. As reported on Billboard.biz yesterday (April 15), the pair will replace the label's current preside ...

  3. Busted Battle In U.K. High Court

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST Two musicians kicked out of boy band Busted before they made it big launched a £10 million ($20 million) claim on Tuesday to royalties from four hits they say helped to write. Ki McPhail and Owen Doyle, who say they were removed from the band when ...

  4. EMI Music Pub Promotes Morrell

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Publishing has promoted Declan Morrell to senior VP East Coast creative. He was the publisher's U.K. senior VP of A&R who signed songwriters like James Blunt, Take That, Bullet For My Valentine and Busted. Morrell will be respon ...

  5. England's National Music Week Kicks Off

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music education has been pushed to the front of class in England's secondary schools through a unique collaboration between industry and government. Music education has been pushed to the front of class in England's secondary schools thr ...

  6. Beyonce, Snow Patrol Rule U.K. Charts

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Timberlake single takes No. 13 based on download sales alone. Beyonce achieved her second solo U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Aug. 27), climbing from last week's entry position of No. 21 with "Deja Vu" featuring Jay-Z (Columbia). On t ...

  7. Beyonce, Snow Patrol Rule U.K. Charts

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Timberlake debuts at No. 13 on download sales alone. Beyonce achieved her second solo U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Aug. 27), climbing from last week's entry position of No. 21 with "Deja Vu" featuring Jay-Z (Columbia). On the album ...

  8. Sanctuary Inks Fightstar For Management

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. In recent months, Fightstar has ridden a wave of media exposure in ...

  9. Sanctuary Inks Fightstar For Management

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group has added British newcomers Fightstar to its roster of management clients. Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. In recent months, Fightstar has ridden a wave of media exposure in ...

  10. UMG Takes Hit In 2003

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group recorded an 87% year-on-year slide in operating income in 2003 to €70 million ($85.89 million), while its parent company narrowed its losses. Universal Music Group recorded an 87% year-on-year slide in operating in ...

  11. U.K. CD Albums Market Shows Gains

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shipments of CD albums in the U.K. shot up 5.6% during 2003 to 234 million units, according to figures from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Shipments of CD albums in the U.K. shot up 5.6% during 2003 to 234 million units, according to fig ...

  12. U.K. CD Albums Market Shows Gains

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shipments of CD albums in the U.K. shot up 5.6% during 2003 to 234 million units, according to figures from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Shipments of CD albums in the U.K. shot up 5.6% during 2003 to 234 million units, according to fig ...

  13. UMG Revenues Drop 21% In 2003

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Revenues at Universal Music Group slumped 21% in 2003 to €4.97 billion ($6.2 billion). In constant-currency terms, sales were down 12% from 2002. Revenues at Universal Music Group slumped 21% in 2003 to €4.97 billion ($6.2 billion). In ...

  14. Beyoncé, OutKast To Play Brits

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!" together at the Brit Awards Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court, Billboard.biz has learned. Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!&q ...

  15. Beyoncé, OutKast To Play Brits

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!" together at the Brit Awards Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court, Billboard.biz has learned. Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!&q ...