Corinne Bailey Rae

  1. How Colin James Came To Rock the 19th Floor of The Royal York Hotel

    October 04, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Colin James rocking Toronto's Royal York Hotel (Photo: Michel Roy/Digital Direct) If you happen to be a loyal Fairmont Hotels & Resorts guest, you just might be eligible for a private concert by an EMI artist like Corinne Bailey Rae, Emel ...

  2. Red, Civil Wars To Debut High On Next Week's Billboard 200 Chart

    February 03, 2011 9:22 PM EST Rock band Red is aiming to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with its new album, "Until We Have Faces." The group could sell 45,000 copies by week's end on Feb. 6, according to industry prognosticators. Red's last album, &quo ...

  3. The XX Stunned By Mercury Prize Win

    September 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The XX has won the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for its debut "XX" (Young Turks/XL Recordings). The £20,000 ($31,000) prize was presented to the alt-rock trio at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London tonight (Sept. 7). The result was scr ...

  4. Mercury Prize Shortlist Unveiled

    July 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. alt-rock veteran Paul Weller's 10th solo album and Dublin-based quintet Villagers' debut share space on the shortlist for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, announced today in London. The 12-strong shortlist was unveiled at London venue ...

  5. Melissa Etheridge Joins Hard Rock Calling Line-Up

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Melissa Etheridge, Alejandro Escovedo, Florence Rawlings, Rox, Rumer and Diane Birch have been confirmed for the Pepsi Max Stage at Hard Rock Calling in London's Hyde Park on June 26. As previously reported, Stevie Wonder will headline the 50 ...

  6. U.K. Acts Maintain Market Share In North America

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. trade body the BPI has released figures showing that British artists were responsible for almost one in ten artist albums sold in the U.S. and Canada last year. The market share dipped just slightly from 10% in 2008 to 9.6% in 2009, according ...

  7. Stevie Wonder To Headline Hard Rock Calling

    March 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder will headline the Hard Rock Calling Festival in London's Hyde Park on June 26. The supporting bill for the 50,000-capacity show includes Jamiroquai, James Morrison and Corinne Bailey Rae. Stevie Wonder has also been tipped to pl ...

  8. Lady Antebellum Hits No. 1 On Billboard 200

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Antebellum's second album, "Need You Now," crashes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, selling 481,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the biggest debut sales week for any album since Susan Boyle& ...

  9. BRIT Winner Ellie Goulding Tops BBC Poll

    January 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding has come top of the BBC Sound of 2010 survey, which polls 165 critics, broadcasters and bloggers to identify the U.K.'s rising stars. Goulding, who combines folk and electronica, has already won a BRIT award, ...

  10. Corinne Bailey Rae Debuts New Songs In London

    November 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Corinne Bailey Rae has made her long-awaited live return with an emotional London gig. The concert at the Tabernacle, West London, last night (Nov. 23) was her first full show since the March 2008 death of her husband, Jason Rae, from an accidenta ...

  11. Corinne Bailey Rae's Husband Found Dead

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The husband of Grammy-nominated British singer Corinne Bailey Rae has been found dead. Police say Jason Rae was found in an apartment in the northern English city of Leeds on Saturday. Officers are awaiting results of toxicology tests to determine ...

  12. Miller To Host Playboy Jazz Cruise

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning electric bassist and songwriter/producer Marcus Miller (Luther Vandross, Miles Davis) will host the inaugural Playboy Jazz Cruise of the Caribbean when it sets sail in early 2009. Among the artists joining him on the cruise will be ...

  13. Legend Links With Target for Exclusive

    January 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST John Legend has linked with Target to exclusively release "Live From Philadelphia," his new album due January 15. The live album features his newest single "Slow Dance" and a duet with Corrine Bailey Rae singing "Where ...

  14. AARP Targets Over-50 Crowd Via Digital Radio

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Digital music isn't just for those darn young'uns anymore. The AARP has teamed with Pandora and several celebrities on a personalized digital radio service aimed at the over-50 crowd. The AARP Jukebox website features customizable online ...

  15. Bivins Joins J Records

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Geo Bivins has been tapped to succeed Ken Wilson as senior VP of urban promotion at J Records. Sources say he will begin his new role in early April. Bivins joins the label from a similar post at Capitol, where he worked with such artists as recen ...

  16. EMI, Last.fm Strike Content Partnership

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has agreed a "wide-ranging" pact to license its music catalog to Last.fm services in Europe and the United Kingdom. The deal, unveiled today, allows the social networking site's users to listen to such EMI acts as Lily All ...

  17. When Cupid Meets Grammy

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a week that saw both the Grammy Awards and the Valentine's Day holiday occur, The Billboard 200 gets all shook up. Big Grammy winners like Dixie Chicks fly (moving 72-8 with a 714% increase) while any album that seemed like an appropriate ...

  18. EMI, AOL Team For Ad-Supported Video Streams

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has forged an advertising-supported music video streaming deal with AOL Europe, covering the United Kingdom, French and German markets. The pact, unveiled Monday (Jan. 5), allows users to stream music videos free-of-charge via the AOL po ...

  19. 'Idol' Worship: Daughtry Takes No. 1

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Daughtry, fronted by "American Idol" alum Chris Daughtry, climbs to No. 1, pushing the "Dreamgirls" soundtrack to No. 2 ... The margin between Nos. 1 and 2 is the smallest ever since Billboard began using Nielsen SoundScan to p ...

  20. VH1 Takes 'You Oughta Know' On The Road

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Mat Kearney, The Feeling and Rocco DeLuca & The Burden will take part in the first VH1 "You Oughta Know" tour. VH1.com will offer an exclusive ticket pre-sale beginning January 24 for the month-long tour which kicks off March 17 in D ...

  21. Allen Storms Brit Awards With Four Nominations

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST With four nods, British newcomer Lily Allen leads the way for the 2007 Brit Awards, nominations for which reflect Britain's bumper crop of new talent. The pop singer is up for British breakthrough act and British female solo, while her U.K. p ...

  22. Dylan's 'Modern Times' Wins Billboard's Critics Poll

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan's "Modern Times" (Columbia) has won the 2006 Billboard Critics' Choice poll, which rounds up top 10 lists from 48 of the magazine's staff and freelance writers. Dylan was mentioned on a leading eight lists, inclu ...

  23. Mary J. Blige Tops Grammy Nods

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige led the nominations the 49th annual Grammy awards, which were announced today (Dec. 7) in Los Angeles. The R&B singer was recognized in eight categories, including song of the year and best R&B album for "The Breakthroug ...

  24. MOBO Awards Honor Beyonce, Rae, Akala

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B star Beyonce was the top winner at this year's MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards, winning three trophies at tonight's (Sept. 20) ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall. R&B star Beyonce was the top winner at this y ...

  25. Beyonce Dominates U.K.'s MOBO Nominations

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B star Beyonce Knowles has clinched four nominations for the 11th annual MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards, which will be held at London's Royal Albert Hall on Sept. 20. R&B star Beyonce Knowles has clinched four nominations f ...

  26. Report: New Acts Boost U.K. Q1 Sales

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Releases from newcomers Arctic Monkeys, James Blunt and Corinne Bailey Rae helped push first quarter artist CD album sales in the United Kingdom to a record 27.9 million units, according to sales figu Releases from newcomers Arctic Monkeys, James ...