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  1. Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' Is Now U.K.'s Best Selling Album of the Century

    August 25, 2011 8:39 AM EDT Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) has become the U.K.'s biggest-selling album of the 21st century. The Official Charts Company announced Wednesday (Aug 24) that a surge in sales of Winehouse's sophomore al ...

  2. Dido, A.R. Rahman Talk '127 Hours' And Its Oscar-Nominated Song And Score

    February 25, 2011 12:08 PM EST Dido (Photo: Getty Images) The sheet music for "If I Rise" from the Oscar-nominated film "127 Hours" contains many words, but not many traditional lyrics. Dido does sing actual phrases. But she coos soothing sounds in a good po ...

  3. 2011 Academy Awards: A Look At This Year's Music Nominees

    February 25, 2011 10:30 AM EST At Sunday's Academy Awards, Trent Reznor could become the second rock bandleader to win the Oscar for original score, joining Talking Heads' David Byrne, who took home the trophy for "The Last Emperor" in 1987. It's not an ...

  4. Gwyneth Paltrow to Perform at the Academy Awards

    February 04, 2011 9:59 PM EST Gwyneth Paltrow will perform "Coming Home" from her latest film Country Strong on the 83rd Academy Awards telecast. Original Song nominee A.R. Rahman and Florence Welch, of Florence + the Machine, will perform "If I Rise" from ...

  5. Trent Reznor Nominated For Oscar, Along With Songs Sung By Gwyneth Paltrow, Dido And (Of Course) Randy Newman

    January 25, 2011 12:00 AM EST Nominations for the 83rd Academy awards, which take place on February 27, were announced today and included the music categories Best Original Score and Original Song. Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor received a nomination for Best Original Scor ...

  6. MMF Canada To Honor Terry McBride

    October 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group's Terry McBride will receive the 2011 MMF Honour Roll Award from Music Managers Forum Canada. The presentation will take place March 1 at Toronto's Bymark restaurant, during Canadian Music Week 2011. McBride is the C ...

  7. Astronaut Sues Dido Over Image

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bruce McCandless, the NASA astronaut pictured small and floating in space above the Earth on Dido's album cover for "Safe Trip Home" is now suing Dido, Sony Music, Arista Records and Getty Images for using his picture. The ex-spacem ...

  8. Faithless Unveils U.K. Arena Tour

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT British dance act Faithless will embark on a U.K. arena tour this fall to promote its latest studio set "The Dance" (Nate's Tunes). The nine-date tour, promoted by SJM (DF Concerts in Scotland), begins Nov. 30 at Bournemouth BIC and ...

  9. Faithless, Fiat Partner On TV Promo

    August 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Veteran U.K. dance act Faithless is experimenting with new methods of reaching its audience during the current album campaign. Faithless' sixth studio album, "The Dance," was released on its own Nate's Tunes label in May. The b ...

  10. Beyonce Starts 'Fierce' Atop Album Chart

    November 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST Beyonce scores her third straight No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 this week as the double-disc "I Am ... Sasha Fierce" (Music World/Columbia) shifts a whopping 482,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The alb ...

  11. Dido, Kate Nash Honored At ASCAP Awards

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honored U.K. artists including Dido, Kate Nash and pop-rock band The Kooks at its London awards ceremony. The ASCAP Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel tonight (Oct. 15), reco ...

  12. Edge Upped To A&R President At J Records

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Peter Edge has been named president of A&R for J Records. Edge previously held the title of executive VP of A&R for J Records. He will continue to report to Clive Davis, chairman and CEO of BMG Label Group and will be based in the company& ...

  13. Nettwerk In Deal For Mobile Direct-To-Consumer Offering

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mobile media firm Zannel has struck licensing deals with Eleven Seven Records and Nettwerk Music Group to create mobile "channels" of content dedicated to each artist. About 48 artists are involved, including Dido, Sarah McLachlan, The E ...

  14. Yusuf Islam Wins Big At ASCAP London Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Oct. 11. Yusuf Islam, the artist who rose to fame in the '60s and '70s as Cat Stevens, was named songwriter of the year for the second successive time at the ASCAP Awards tonight (Oct. 11) in London. The singer-songwriter was a ...

  15. Yusuf Islam Wins Big At ASCAP London Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam, the artist who rose to fame in the '60s and '70s as Cat Stevens, was named songwriter of the year for the second successive time at the ASCAP Awards tonight (Oct. 11) in London. Yusuf Islam, the artist who rose to fame in th ...

  16. Paradigm Acquires Little Big Man

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Paradigm has acquired Little Big Man Booking, the New York-based booking agency which is home to Coldplay, Sarah McLachlan, the Fray, Barenaked Ladies, Franz Ferdinand, Dido, Snow Patrol, Avril Lavign Paradigm has acquired Little Big Man Booking, ...

  17. Sony BMG Canada To Distribute Nettwerk

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vancouver-based Nettwerk Music Group has tapped Sony BMG Music Canada to handle its domestic distribution. The label makes the move after seven years with EMI Music Canada. Vancouver-based Nettwerk Music Group has tapped Sony BMG Music Canada to h ...

  18. Nettwerk Music To Open Doors In Nashville

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mgmt roster includes Dido, Arvil Lavigne, Sum 41. Mgmt roster includes Dido, Arvil Lavigne, Sum 41. News Dido ...

  19. Nettwerk Music To Open Doors In Nashville

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mgmt roster includes Dido, Arvil Lavigne, Sum 41. Nettwerk Music Group, the independent record label and management company, is opening a Nashville office this month. The Vancouver-based company currently also has offices in Los Angeles, New York, ...

  20. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Enters Record Books

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's widely-anticipated third studio album "X&Y" has opened with the second-highest first week sales tally in British chart history. Coldplay's widely-anticipated third studio album "X&Y" has opened ...

  21. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Enters Record Books

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New album sells 464,000 copies in Britain. Coldplay's widely-anticipated third studio album "X&Y" has opened with the second-highest first week sales tally in British chart history. The Parlophone album, released last Monday (Ju ...

  22. Nettwerk Producer Management Gets Hedges

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Mike Hedges (Dido, U2, the Cure, Everything but the Girl) has signed with Nettwerk Producer Management for North American representation. Producer Mike Hedges (Dido, U2, the Cure, Everything but the Girl) has signed with Nettwerk Producer ...

  23. Nettwerk Producer Management Gets Hedges

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dido/U2/Cure vet acquires N.A. representation. Producer Mike Hedges (Dido, U2, the Cure, Everything but the Girl) has signed with Nettwerk Producer Management for North American representation. Nettwerk senior VP Alia Fahlborg will work with Hedge ...

  24. Ivor Novello Nods For Dido, Will Young

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britain's "Pop Idol" winner Will Young will take on mass-selling Dido and Scottish indie outfit Belle and Sebastian for the best song award at the 49th Ivor Novello Awards. Britain's "Pop Idol" winner Will Young will ...

  25. Ivor Novello Nods For Dido, Will Young

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britain's "Pop Idol" winner Will Young will take on mass-selling Dido and Scottish indie outfit Belle and Sebastian for the best song award at the 49th Ivor Novello Awards. Britain's "Pop Idol" winner Will Young will ...

  26. Dido Set For North American Tour

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido's second major North American tour will begin May 17 in Vancouver and will wrap June 18 in Boston. The outing is in support of "Life for Rent" (Arista), which has sold nearly 1.5 million copies i Dido's second major North ...

  27. Darkness Shines At U.K.'s Brit Awards

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band at the Brit Awards today (Feb. 17) at London's Earls Court, taking three major trophies. The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band ...

  28. Darkness Shines At U.K.'s Brit Awards

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band at the Brit Awards today (Feb. 17) at London's Earls Court, taking three major trophies. The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band ...

  29. Dido Reclaims Eurochart Peak

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The dethroning of Dido by Air at the top of European Top 100 Albums proves to be short-lived, as "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) regains the No. 1 spot and the French duo's "Talkie Walkie" (Virgin) fa The dethroning of Did ...

  30. Dido Reclaims Eurochart Peak

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The dethroning of Dido by Air at the top of European Top 100 Albums proves to be short-lived, as "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) regains the No. 1 spot and the French duo's "Talkie Walkie" (Virgin) fa The dethroning of Did ...

  31. Dido, Peas Hold On Euro Charts

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seventeen weeks into its run at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, Dido's "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) climbs 4-3 in Germany and Denmark and continues to top the Irish and Dutch charts. Holding at N Seventeen weeks into its run at ...

  32. Dido, Peas Hold On Euro Charts

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seventeen weeks into its run at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, Dido's "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) climbs 4-3 in Germany and Denmark and continues to top the Irish and Dutch charts. Holding at N Seventeen weeks into its run at ...

  33. Kyo Takes 4 At NRJ Awards

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido gets double win in Cannes. Dido gets double win in Cannes. News Dido ...

  34. Kyo Takes 4 At NRJ Awards

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido gets double win in Cannes. Dido gets double win in Cannes. News Dido ...

  35. Kyo Takes 4 At NRJ Awards

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST With four awards, French rock act Kyo was the big winner Saturday at the 5th annual NRJ Music Awards in Cannes. With four awards, French rock act Kyo was the big winner Saturday at the 5th annual NRJ Music Awards in Cannes. The local Jive-signed a ...

  36. Dido's 'Rent' Extends Euro Chart Rule

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido's "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) holds sway on European Top 100 Albums for the 16th week. Dido's "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) holds sway on European Top 100 Albums for the 16th week, maintaining No. 1 slots i ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. Dido Holds On For 'Life' On Eurochart

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido's "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) notches a 15th week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. It returns to the top in the U.K., on weekly sales of 30,000, and holds at No. 1 in Holland, Ireland and Dido's "Life for Rent ...

  40. Dido Holds On For 'Life' On Eurochart

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido's "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) notches a 15th week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. It returns to the top in the U.K., on weekly sales of 30,000, and holds at No. 1 in Holland, Ireland and Dido's "Life for Rent ...

  41. Kashmir, Christensen Lead Danish Award Noms

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seven nods apiece top DMA field Sony rock act Kashmir and Medley/EMI artist Tim Christensen lead the nominations for the Danish Music Awards, to be held Feb. 28 in the Copenhagen Forum. Each earned seven nods, including best album, rock album, mal ...

  42. Darkness Lead Noms For Brit Awards

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST With four nominations, the Darkness lead the field for the 2004 Brit Awards, to be held Feb. 17 at Earls Court in London. The band is up for best British group, rock act, British breakthrough act and With four nominations, the Darkness lead the fi ...

  43. Dido Retails Euro Album Chart Crown

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST There's still no sign of an end to Dido's reign on European Top 100 Albums with "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista), which has been No. 1 for its entire 14-week chart life. There's still no sign of an end to Dido's reign ...

  44. Dido Retains Euro 100 Album Chart Crown

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Disc has been No. 1 for its entire 14-week chart life. There's still no sign of an end to Dido's reign on European Top 100 Albums with "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista), which has been No. 1 for its entire 14-week chart life. &qu ...