Folklore

  1. Furtado Cuts 'Loose' At No. 1 In Europe

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nelly Furtado's "Loose" (Geffen) ends the Beatles' seven-week reign over European Top 100 Albums with a 3-1 climb. It's the album's first time at the summit in its 31st chart week, although Furtado loses control of Eu ...

  2. MAJOR MOVES

    September 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to its baroque, heavily orchestrated pop sound and detailed lyrics that delve into folklore and mythology, the Decemberists were an unlikely lot to receive a major-label advance. But on Oct. 3, Thanks to its baroque, heavily orchestrated po ...

  3. Furtado Scores First Chart-Topping Album

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Moves 219K units in U.S. according to Soundscan. Bowing at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, Nelly Furtado's "Loose" is the sole album to sell more than 100,000 copies this week in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan. The Mo ...

  4. Furtado Scores First Chart-Topping Album

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Moves 219K units in U.S. according to Soundscan. Bowing at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, Nelly Furtado's "Loose" is the sole album to sell more than 100,000 copies this week in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan. The Mo ...

  5. NELLY FURTADO: "Loose"

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado suffered the dreaded sophomore slump with the underwhelming sales of 2003's "Folklore," despite the album's ingenuity. On her third set, "Loose," the eclectic singer offers a more varied Nelly Furtado su ...

  6. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn Euro Chart Rivals

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gnarls Barkley rises to No. 2. In the face of a strong challenge from labelmate Gnarls Barkley, Warner Bros.' Red Hot Chili Peppers starts a fourth week atop European Top 100 Albums with "Stadium Arcadium." The album maintains its l ...

  7. Folk Music

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST The 17th annual International Folk Alliance Conference runs this week. Also, selected profiles of new music by noteworthy folk music acts. The 17th annual International Folk Alliance Conference runs this week. Also, selected profiles of new music ...

  8. Ryko To Distribute Smithsonian Label

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Catalog features classic folk music. Catalog features classic folk music. News ...

  9. Minnie Driver Signs With Rounder

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop/folk album due in September. Pop/folk album due in September. News ...

  10. Nelly Furtado To Perform Euro 2004 Anthem

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado has been chosen to sing the official anthem of the three-week Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal. Nelly Furtado has been chosen to sing the official anthem of the three-week Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal. The artist, w ...

  11. Nelly Furtado To Perform Euro 2004 Anthem

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado has been chosen to sing the official anthem of the three-week Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal. Nelly Furtado has been chosen to sing the official anthem of the three-week Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal. The artist, w ...

  12. Folk Talent

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Today's buoyant folk scene is marked by its range of styles and diverse audience. Today's buoyant folk scene is marked by its range of styles and diverse audience. News ...