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  1. Bruce Springsteen's 'High Hopes' Opens At No. 1 in Britain

    January 20, 2014 4:07 AM EST Bruce Springsteen notched his tenth No. 1 album in the U.K. Sunday (Jan. 19) with “High Hopes” (Columbia/Sony Music), as Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” (Back Lot) moved past the half-million sales mark to stake another week atop the singles chart.  Sp ...

  2. HMV, UK's Largest Entertainment Retailer, Reports Loss For Fiscal Year

    August 09, 2012 8:08 AM EDT LONDON - U.K. entertainment retail giant HMV on Thursday reported a loss for its latest fiscal year, but vowed to return to profitability in its current fiscal year as it looks to bounce back despite a still-weak economy and competitive pressures. ...

  3. Ubisoft Announces Rocksmith Game

    March 15, 2011 1:50 PM EDT Just weeks after Activision closed the book on Guitar Hero, rival videogame publisher Ubisoft announced plans to introduce a new band-based music game called Rocksmith. The new game hopes to set itself apart by using a real guitar as its controlle ...

  4. Opera Australia Heading To Cinema Screens

    August 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Digital broadcast facilitator CinemaLive has struck a multi-year arrangement to tape Opera Australia performances at the Sydney Opera House for cinematic releases locally and abroad. Sydney-based CinemaLive, a subsidiary of the Shooting Star Pictu ...

  5. Bob Geldof Dismisses Live Aid Arms Claims

    March 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Live Aid concert organizer Bob Geldof and the Ethiopian government have denied allegations that millions of dollars in aid for Ethiopian famine victims in the '80s went to buy arms. The BBC reported claims by former rebel leaders, who said th ...

  6. Duffy, Beck Cover 'Heroes' For War Child

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The War Child charity is to partner with EMI's Parlophone label on a covers album, "Heroes", featuring contemporary acts chosen by music legends. The album, released by Parlophone on Nov. 24, will raise funds for the UK-based charit ...

  7. Crunch Time For London Astoria

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Time, apparently, is running out for the London Astoria. Ken Livingstone, the Mayor of London, has confirmed that the iconic central London music venue will face the wrecking ball, to make way for the capital's new Crossrail transport service ...

  8. London Astoria's Future Safe For Time Being: Benn

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Central London's famed Astoria venue is still some years away from the wrecking ball. So says Melvin Benn, managing director of festivals organizer Festival Republic, which lists the Astoria among its portfolio of interests. Benn says he is & ...

  9. Poison Pumped For Ratt Tour, New Album

    April 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A full itinerary is still being confirmed, but Poison and Ratt will join forces for a summer trek starting June 13 at the Bi Lo Center in Greenville, S.C., and wrapping Aug. 19 at the Coors Amphitheatre in Denver. The tour, which brings Poison and ...

  10. Live Nation To Operate Dodge Theatre

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Live Nation, the world's leading live entertainment company, announced today (Jan. 11) that it has entered into a long-term lease agreement to operate, manage and book the Dodge Theatre in downtown Phoenix. Bruce Eskowitz, Live Nation's ...

  11. Rodgers Turns To Video Games Biz

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Legendary U.S. producer Nile Rodgers says he has turned to video-games music because royalties from traditional CD sales are drying up. Legendary U.S. producer Nile Rodgers says he has turned to video-games music because royalties from traditional ...

  12. Rodgers Turns To Video Games Biz

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Producers line-up for London conference. Legendary U.S. producer Nile Rodgers says he has turned to video-games music because royalties from traditional CD sales are drying up. Speaking to Billboard.biz at Production Magic, a music-industry confer ...

  13. Rodgers, Ramone Line-Up For 'Production Magic'

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary producers Niles Rodgers and Phil Ramone are among the keynote speakers for "Production Magic," a Nov. 11 discussion forum in London focused on the role of producers in the changing recorded- Legendary producers Niles Rodgers an ...