Damien Rice

  1. Business Matters: Artist Happiness as a Long-Term Investment

    October 01, 2012 9:23 PM EDT As interested parties line up for Universal Music Group's divested EMI assets -- particularly Parlaphone Records -- artists and managers are encouraging bidders not to forget about the artists. Jon Webster, CEO of the Music Managers Forum (MM ...

  2. Chart Moves: Keane & Karmin's Albums Debut, Pitbull's Not-Quite Career-Spanning Hits Set Arrives

    May 18, 2012 9:55 AM EDT The Billboard 200: As previously reported, Carrie Underwood stayed steady atop the Billboard 200 albums chart for a second week with Blown Away . The set -- her third No. 1 -- sold 120,000 with a 55% drop in sales. Meanwhile, Adele's 21 album ...

  3. Exclusive: Tom Whalley's Seven Four Ent. Signs Label Deal With Universal Republic

    April 12, 2012 1:38 PM EDT Capitol: Whalley or won't he? Universal Republic Records today will announce a label deal with former Warner Bros. Records Chairman/CEO Tom Whalley's Seven Four Ent, Billboard.biz can exclusively reveal. The announcement will be made by ...

  4. Little Mix's Mixed Record: Can the UK's X Factor Winners Find Success?

    December 22, 2011 8:32 AM EST When girlband Little Mix aced this year's UK X Factor they were the first group to scoop the title. But that wasn't the only first for the show. For a start it was the first series not to feature its maestro Simon Cowell (who was replace ...

  5. Little Mix Has U.K. Chart's Biggest 2011 Single Debut; Michael Buble Tops Amy Winehouse

    December 19, 2011 8:38 AM EST In the last charts before the U.K.'s coveted Christmas No. 1 titles are revealed on Christmas Day, Sunday's (Dec. 18) new data showed Michael Bublé regaining the album chart crown with "Christmas" (Reprise/Warner Music). Little ...

  6. U2, Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, The Script To Star In Doc Series

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U2, Glen Hansard, Damien Rice and The Script will star in the second installment of the "Music of Ireland" documentary series, which originally premiered on PBS stations in February. "Music of Ireland - Welcome to America" will ...

  7. Thom Yorke Writes Songs For Free Tibet Film

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Thom Yorke, Damien Rice and Philip Glass have composed songs for a documentary film about Tibet. The Radiohead frontman has written three songs for "When The Dragon Swallowed the Sun," a film about the Free Tibet movement's ongoing ...

  8. And We're Telling You: 'Dreamgirls' Sings Way To Top

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to "Dreamgirls" rises to No. 1. It is the first film soundtrack to reach the top (without first debuting there) since 2002. The bad news: It registers the lowest sales total for a No. 1 album since Nielsen SoundScan began ...

  9. IFPI Awards For Coldplay, Rice, Keane

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Albums by Coldplay, Damien Rice and Keane were honored with IFPI Platinum Europe Awards in April. Coldplay's sophomore album "A Rush of Blood to the Head" (Parlophone) collected its fourth Platinum ce Albums by Coldplay, Damien Rice ...

  10. IFPI Awards For Coldplay, Rice, Keane

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Albums by Coldplay, Damien Rice and Keane were honored with IFPI Platinum Europe Awards in April. Coldplay's sophomore album "A Rush of Blood to the Head" (Parlophone) collected its fourth Platinum ce Albums by Coldplay, Damien Rice ...

  11. Melua, Rice Among Border Breakers Winners

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Prize sponsored by the European Commission. Katie Melua and Damien Rice were among the winners of the second annual European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA), held Jan. 23 in Cannes during the MIDEM trade show. The organization honors artists from th ...

  12. Melua, Rice Among Border Breakers Winners

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Prize sponsored by the European Commission. Katie Melua and Damien Rice were among the winners of the second annual European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA), held Jan. 23 in Cannes during the MIDEM trade show. The organization honors artists from th ...

  13. Moore, Rice To Headline Anti-War Gig In Dublin

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Christy Moore and Damien Rice will headline a fund-raising concert in Dublin in support of the Irish Anti-War Movement (IAWM). Christy Moore and Damien Rice will headline a fund-raising concert in Dublin in support of the Irish Anti-War Movement ( ...

  14. Moore, Rice To Headline Anti-War Gig In Dublin

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Christy Moore and newcomer Damien Rice will headline a fund-raising concert in Dublin in support of the Irish Anti-War Movement (IAWM). Veteran Christy Moore and newcomer Damien Rice will headline a fund-raising concert in Dublin in suppor ...