Charlotte Church

  1. Under The Covers With Unconventional Stars

    October 11, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Muse moves in at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with its highest-charting album, "The 2nd Law", selling 102,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. However, it's not enough to bump Mumford & Sons' "Ba ...

  2. Charlotte Church Gets Nearly $1 Mil. in Murdoch Phone Hacking Settlement

    February 27, 2012 7:45 AM EST LONDON -- Charlotte Church, who testified about being hounded by Rupert Murdoch's journalists when she was a teen singing sensation, received 600,000 pounds ($951,000) Monday in a settlement from News International. Despite her legal victory, ...

  3. Singer Charlotte Church: UK Press Destroyed My Career

    November 28, 2011 3:30 PM EST She was just 13 when Rupert Murdoch asked her to sing at his wedding. Charlotte Church was given a choice: a 100,000 pound fee, or a chance to generate good will with the media magnate by performing for free. She wanted the cash, but her record co ...

  4. Power Amp Invests In Libertine

    August 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music investment specialist Power Amp Music has signed a £500,000 ($787,000) deal with former Libertines frontman Carl Barat. London-based Power Amp's investment will support the recording and release of Barat's new solo album, which is ...

  5. Charlotte Church Snags Finance Deal For Comeback

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Charlotte Church has agreed a £2 million ($3 million) investment deal with Power Amp Music, the London-based music fund manager, to support the recording of her new album and comeback. Church, a former child classical crossover artist who later mo ...

  6. Blunt, Kaiser Chiefs Lead Brit Award Noms

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST To be held Feb. 15 at London's Earl's Court. With five nods each, newcomers James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs are the frontrunners heading into the Brit Awards 2006, to be held Feb. 15 at London's Earl's Court. Singer/songwriter Bl ...

  7. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'X&Y' on top for 4th week. Coldplay leads the European Top 100 Albums survey for a fourth week with "X&Y" (Parlophone). In the United Kingdom, its sales during four weeks at the chart peak total 907,000 units. The s ...

  8. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay leads the European Top 100 Albums survey for a fourth week with "X&Y" (Parlophone). In the United Kingdom, its sales during four weeks at the chart peak total 907,000 units. The set goes Coldplay leads the European Top 1 ...

  9. Brit Video Biz Backs Comedy Fundraiser

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britain's home video distribution business said today (Jan. 13) that it will release a special comedy DVD in a bid to raise £1 million ($1.89 million) to aid UNICEF's Tsunami Children's Appeal. Britain's home video dis ...

  10. New Wind-up Imprint Launches With 'Passion'

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wind-up Records will launch a new imprint with the Aug. 31 release of "The Passion of the Christ: Songs," an album of original tunes from artists inspired by the movie. In addition to "Passion," the n Wind-up Records will launc ...

  11. New Wind-up Imprint Launches With 'Passion'

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wind-up Records will launch a new imprint with the Aug. 31 release of "The Passion of the Christ: Songs," an album of original tunes from artists inspired by the movie. In addition to "Passion," the n Wind-up Records will launc ...