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  1. Olly Murs, JLS, Merseybeats, Limehouse Lizzy Top PRS For Music's Hardest Working UK Bands List

    December 23, 2011 7:30 AM EST The X Factor magic, the influence of Simon Cowell's hit music-talent TV show that helped push recorded-music sales in the United Kingdom, appears to have enchanted U.K. live music as well, according to the 2011 ranking of Britain's Harde ...

  2. Backbeat: Future Rocks Fader Party at Converse Rubber Tracks

    December 19, 2011 7:10 AM EST Fader Magazine's "The Now Issue" (Issue 77) and Converse Rubber Tracks promo. (Photo: Emily Berl) On a cold, wet Wednesday night in New York, a crowd of the city's trendsetters and tastemakers packed into Converse's Rubber ...

  3. Shakira Announces First Three "She Wolf" Tour Dates

    May 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Shakira has announced the first three dates of her North America tour, which will hit New York's Madison Square Garden Sept. 21, Houston's Toyota Center Oct. 8 and L.A.'s Staples Center Oct. 23. Tickets go on sale to the public May ...

  4. U.K. Tenor Russell Watson Signs With Epic

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K. tenor Russell Watson has signed a long-term world wide record deal with Epic Records and Sony Music Entertainment U.K. Under the terms of the deal, the classical crossover artist will start to record his first album for Epic early in 2010 for ...

  5. Shakira Tapped For 'Desperate Housewives' Campaign

    August 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT There's a She-Wolf on Wisteria Lane. Shakira's single "She Wolf" will be used in a promo campaign for the new season of ABC's "Desperate Housewives." The campaign will feature Shakira's video cut together wi ...

  6. Music Industry Remembers Michael Jackson

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "[A specific memory?] I've got a big one. Thursday morning, 12:30 a.m. He finishes the three-hour rehearsal [at Los Angeles' Staples Center], he goes over and does a group hug with Frank Dileo and Kenny Ortega, then he comes over to ...

  7. Pop Legend Michael Jackson Dies

    June 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The death of Michael Jackson brings to a sudden end the life of a performer who captivated pop audiences with the Jackson 5 and matured into a performer of electric charisma and unprecedented crossover appeal, before living out his final years as ...

  8. New Menudo Line-Up Gigs, Album

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Is it time for boy bands again? The newest incarnation of Menudo will play a series of concert days with pop darlings the Jonas Brothers. The group, created last year and modeled after the original Puerto Ricanboy group of the 1980s, will open fiv ...

  9. Josh Groban Grabs a Second Week at No. 1

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban holds at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a second week with "Noel" as the Eagles surge to No. 2 with a 70% increase following the band's interview on "60 Minutes" ... Mannheim Steamroller collects its third top ...

  10. Alicia Keys 'As I Am' Bows Big at No. 1

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys' "As I Am" debuts with 742,000 at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 -- the best sales week for a solo female artist since Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" started with a million in 2004 ... Keys is only the third a ...

  11. Auditions For New Menudo Set

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Casting calls for the new Menudo kick off Mar. 31 near Los Angeles, with the cameras rolling for reality shows on MTV and MTV Tr3s. A recording contract with Epic Records is already in place for the reincarnated Latin supergroup once it forms afte ...

  12. Ten Ten Adds A&R VP Clifford

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Patrick Clifford has joined Nashville-based publishing company Ten Ten Music in the newly-created position of VP of A&R. Clifford has worked in A&R at numerous record labels in New York and L. Patrick Clifford has joined Nashville- ...

  13. Jazz Saxophonist Illinois Jacquet Dies

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jazz tenor sax legend Illinois Jacquet died today (July 22) in New York after suffering a heart attack. He was 81. Jazz tenor sax legend Illinois Jacquet died today (July 22) in New York after suffering a heart attack. He was 81. Born in Broussard ...

  14. Mandy Moore Signs With Sire

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songstress had released four albums on Epic. Songstress had released four albums on Epic. News ...

  15. Mandy Moore Signs With Sire

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songstress had released four albums on Epic. Pop singer/actress Mandy Moore has signed with Sire Records, the Warner Bros. imprint whose roster includes the Distillers, the Von Bondies and Hot Hot Heat. Moore, 20, recently parted ways with Epic, f ...