Earls Court

  1. Roger Waters, The 'Wall' Tour: The Billboard Cover Story

    July 18, 2012 7:35 PM EDT In stark contrast to the wildly successful tour he began in September 2010, Roger Waters today is a man who has transcended walls, or boundaries of any type. Calling on a travel day before the June 19 Nashville show of The Wall Live, Waters is, as ...

  2. BRIT Awards Moves To O2 Arena

    September 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The BRIT Awards has confirmed its move to London's O2 Arena. The annual awards ceremony, organized by U.K. trade body the BPI, will take place on Feb. 15. It is sponsored by MasterCard. The move to the O2 had been expected. Earls Court confir ...

  3. BRIT Awards To Move From Earls Court

    July 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The BRIT Awards looks set to take place at the O2 Arena in London from 2011 after Earls Court representatives confirmed it was moving. The annual awards bash for the music industry, which is televised live on ITV 1, has been at Earls Court in West ...

  4. Lady Gaga, Florence Set To Shine At BRIT Awards

    February 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga, Florence and the Machine, Dizzee Rascal, Robbie Williams and Jay-Z should all get a sales boost from the U.K.'s BRIT Awards. The event, organized by trade body the BPI and sponsored by MasterCard, will be televised live on ITV1 fro ...

  5. Florence Named Brits Critics' Choice

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. labels trade body the BPI has revealed that alt-rock act Florence & The Machine is the winner of the Critics' Choice Award for the 2009 Brit Awards. The band will perform at the nominations launch at London's Roundhouse venue on ...

  6. Brits Honor For Pet Shop Boys

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. dance-pop duo the Pet Shop Boys will receive the outstanding contribution to music award at the 2009 Brit Awards at Earls Court on Feb. 18. The Pet Shop Boys will also perform at the awards, which are screened on ITV1. The BPI, the U. ...

  7. No Change Of Venue For 2009 Brits

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Brit Awards 2009 will again be held at London's Earls Court venue. Organizers confirmed the development today, in a move intended to dispel published reports which claimed the London O2 venue was lined-up to host next year's event, a ...

  8. Monkeys, Foos, Take That Reign At Brit Awards

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST It was all set up as the night pop would rule again. But rockers the Arctic Monkeys and Foo Fighters tweaked the script for the Brit Awards 2008, grabbing two awards each tonight (Feb. 20) alongside Take That. Arctic Monkeys continued their hot st ...

  9. Brits Launch Party Details Unveiled

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. acts Editors, Bat For Lashes, The Hoosiers and Adele will perform at the BRIT Awards nominations launch party on Jan. 14. Radio 1 presenter Reggie Yates and Kelly Osbourne will host the event at the Roundhouse in Camden, north London. Osbourn ...

  10. Memory Lives On For Led Zep Comeback

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Monday night's Led Zeppelin comeback concert has now moved into memory for the chosen few who attended. But as the dust settles on the gig at London's O2 Arena, a Billboard round-up of executive attendees suggests the performance certain ...

  11. The Osbournes To Host Brits 2008

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne will host the Brit Awards 2008 ceremony, which will be held at Earls Court on Feb. 20, organizers said today. It will be the first time the notorious husband and wife pair have hosted the Brits. And the team behind the ann ...

  12. Winehouse, Mika Among Vodafone Awards Winners

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse, Mika and Arctic Monkeys were among the winners at tonight's Vodafone Live Music Awards in London. The televised event, now in its second year, was staged at Brompton Hall in the Earls Court venue and featured performances from ...

  13. Bon Jovi Opens O2 Arena

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT London's newest music venue, the O2 Arena, enjoyed a hitch-free first night with a sellout concert by Bon Jovi. The New Jersey rockers played their greatest hits and selections from new album "Lost Highway" (Universal Island) - curr ...

  14. Nitin Sawhney Is Keynote Speaker At AIM AGM

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The keynote speech at the annual general meeting of the U.K.'s Association of Independent Music (AIM) on June 28 will be delivered by pioneering British Asian musician/producer Nitin Sawhney. Described by AIM as "a latter day Renaissance ...

  15. Minogue Recipient Of 2007 MITS Award

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Australian-born pop queen Kylie Minogue is the recipient of the 2007 Music Industry Trusts' Award and the first woman to win the title in the event's 16-year history. The honor is bestowed annually to an individual who has made a distinc ...

  16. Vien To Deliver London Calling Speech

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International CEO Patrick Vien will deliver a keynote interview at this year's London Calling trade fair, to be held June 28-29 at the Earls Court venue. Vien will use the platform of the annual conference to discuss how the musi ...

  17. AIM AGM Date Revealed

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British trade body the Assn. of Independent Music will hold its annual general meeting June 28 at the London Calling music business event. The AGM, at the Earls Court venue, will include the annual report from AIM chief executive and chair Alison ...

  18. Arctic Monkeys, The Killers Slay At Brit Awards

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST With two trophies apiece, the Arctic Monkeys and the Killers slayed the competition at the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 14) in London. The Monkeys won British group and British album for their U.K. smash "Whatever People Say I Am, That's Wh ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Minogue U.K. Dates Lined Up

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Earls Court to host 'Homecoming' gigs in Jan. Earls Court to host 'Homecoming' gigs in Jan. News ...

  21. Minogue U.K. Dates Lined Up

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Earls Court to host 'Homecoming' gigs in Jan. Kylie Minogue will play two London arena dates early next year, her first in the U.K. since she was diagnosed in May 2005 with breast cancer. The Australian pop singer will perform at Wembley ...

  22. Minogue U.K. Dates Lined Up

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Earls Court to host 'Homecoming' gigs in Jan. Kylie Minogue will play two London arena dates early next year, her first in the U.K. since she was diagnosed in May 2005 with breast cancer. The Australian pop singer will perform at Wembley ...

  23. Kaiser Chiefs Dominate BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The alternative rock outfit took home British live act, British group and Briti Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to ...

  24. Kaiser Chiefs Dominate BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The Leeds-England alternative rock outfit won three at the U.K. industry's show Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophi ...

  25. 2006 BRIT Awards Roundtable

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST On the eve of the nationally televised annual show, Billboard invited label and management executives to join contributing editor Paul Sexton and BRIT Awards organizing committee chairman Peter Jamies The 2006 BRIT Awards, sponsored by credit comp ...

  26. Live 8 Organizers Plan Three More Concerts

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo, Toronto and Johannesburg will additionally host concerts under the Live 8 banner, Bob Geldof confirmed today (June 16). Organizers are expected to officially announce the new locations tomorrow Tokyo, Toronto and Johannesburg will additiona ...

  27. Live 8 Organizers Plan Three More Concerts

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo, Toronto and Johannesburg added. Tokyo, Toronto and Johannesburg will additionally host concerts under the Live 8 banner, Bob Geldof confirmed today (June 16). Organizers are expected to officially announce the new locations tomorrow. Speaki ...

  28. Kylie Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue has been diagnosed with breast cancer, her management representatives said today (May 17). All remaining dates of her "Showgirl" tour, including concerts in Australia Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue ha ...

  29. Kylie Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue has been diagnosed with breast cancer, her management representatives said today (May 17). All remaining dates of her "Showgirl" tour, including concerts in Australia Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue ha ...

  30. MoS Vet Joins Earls Court & Olympia

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rodol named director of entertainment. Former Ministry of Sound chief executive Mark Rodol has been appointed director of entertainment for London-based venues owner and concert promoter Earls Court & Olympia. Rodol will oversee all entertainm ...

  31. MoS Vet Joins Earls Court & Olympia

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rodol named director of entertainment. Former Ministry of Sound chief executive Mark Rodol has been appointed director of entertainment for London-based venues owner and concert promoter Earls Court & Olympia. Rodol will oversee all entertainm ...

  32. Scissor Sisters Slice Through Brit Awards

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised tomorrow on U.K. com With three awards, Scissor Sist ...

  33. Geldof To Be Honored At Expanded Brits

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry has revealed initial details of the 2005 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 9 at London's Earls Court. During the show, which will have an extended format to commemorate the B The British Phonographic Industry has rev ...

  34. London's Earls Court Changes Hands For £245 Million

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British property-investment company St James Capital (SJC) has linked up with Japanese bank Nomura International to buy London-based Earls Court and Olympia (EC&O), one of Europe's leading music v British property-investment company S ...

  35. London's Earls Court Changes Hands For £245 Million

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British property-investment company St James Capital (SJC) has linked up with Japanese bank Nomura International to buy London-based Earls Court and Olympia (EC&O), one of Europe's leading music v British property-investment company S ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Anderson's Brits Tenure Comes To An End

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lisa Anderson, executive producer of the Brit Awards, has confirmed industry speculation that tonight's (Feb. 17) show at London's Earls Court will be her last in the role. Lisa Anderson, executive producer of the Brit Awards, has confir ...

  39. Scissor Sisters Slice Through Brit Awards

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised tomorrow on U.K. com With three awards, Scissor Sist ...

  40. Cat Deeley Set To Host Brit Awards

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.K. TV personality Cat Deeley has been confirmed as the host of the 2004 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court venue. U.K. TV personality Cat Deeley has been confirmed as the host of the 2004 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 17 at Lo ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. 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 ...