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  1. Adele Still Steals the Show

    July 19, 2012 6:25 PM EDT With her 73rd week in the top 10 on the Billboard 200, Adele moves into a league of her own Hardly a week goes by where Adele's "21" (XL/Columbia) doesn't rack up another impressive record or statistic. This week, as 21 spends ...

  2. Green Day: How the Year's Most Ambitious Project Came Together

    July 11, 2012 6:45 PM EDT Two hundred fifty people packed into the Tiki Bar in the Orange County city of Costa Mesa, Calif., on Aug. 11, 2011, paying $20 a head the day before to see one of the world's biggest rock bands after an eight-month hiatus. That audience - al ...

  3. Green Day Announces New Album Trilogy: First Disc Out In September

    April 11, 2012 8:08 PM EDT You thought recording a rock opera was epic? Try releasing a trilogy of albums in the span of four months! Green Day has announced the release of three -- yes, three -- new albums, titled "¡Uno!," "¡Dos!" and "¡Tré!," ...

  4. Sony Preps 'Supernatural' Re-issue

    February 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST A decade after sweeping the Grammys, Santana's "Supernatural" will be re-issued as a two-volume set with unreleased tracks Feb. 16. "Supernatural: Legacy Edition" on Sony will contain a re-mastered version of the original ...

  5. AC/DC Finally Wins A Grammy

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Anglo-Australian rockers AC/DC won the first Grammy of their career, ending one of the most notable snubs by the music industry's top awards. The band won the best hard rock performance statuette for the song "War Machine," beating ...

  6. U2 To Launch World Tour In Barcelona

    June 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Irish rock group U2 kick off their first tour in three years on Tuesday (June 30), playing to 90,000 fans in Barcelona on one of the biggest concert stages ever built. Over the next four months U2 will perform to an estimated three million fans in ...

  7. Green Day Headed To No. 1 Debut On Billboard 200

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT All signs point to a new No. 1 album at the top of the Billboard 200 chart next week, as we await the arrival of Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown." The Reprise/Warner Bros. set will see an off-cycle release on Friday, May 15. (Mo ...

  8. U2 On Track To Score Seventh No. 1

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2 is on track to score its seventh No. 1 album next week on the Billboard 200 chart, as its "No Line On the Horizon" set led Nielsen SoundScan's March 4 Building chart by a wide margin. "Horizon" will likely charge in wit ...

  9. U2 Looks Toward New 'Horizon'

    December 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST U2's twelfth studio album, "No Line on the Horizon," will arrive March 3 from Interscope. A track list for the set, which was produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois and Steve Lillywhite, has not been announced. Following sessions in F ...

  10. Jay-Z Joins Coldplay For U.K. Stadium Dates

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Coldplay has announced three stadium shows in the U.K. for September 2009. The dates begin Sept. 12 at Manchester's Old Trafford Cricket Ground, continue on Sept. 16 at Glasgow's Hampden Park and finish Sept. 19 at London's Wembley ...

  11. 'Viva La Vida' Lives Large On Euro Chart

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The top two titles on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart are unchanged, with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI) at No.1 for Coldplay for a fifth week. Its predecessor at the top, Duffy's "R ...

  12. Coldplay's 'Viva' Continues Euro Chart Hot Streak

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI) gives Coldplay a fourth week atop European Top 100 Albums, but there's a new leader on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles. Kid Rock's "All Summer Long" (Topdog/Atlan ...

  13. Coldplay Retains Euro Chart Crown

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay secures a second week atop European Top 100 Albums with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI), in a top ten featuring strong new sales for Sigur Ros and the Jonas Brothers. Meanwhile, Duffy's "Me ...

  14. Ne-Yo Unseats Coldplay Atop U.K. Singles Chart

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo scored his second U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (June 29), as "Closer" (Def Jam/Universal) climbed 2-1, while Coldplay started a third week atop the album chart with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/E ...

  15. Coldplay's 'Viva' Grabs Top Spot On Euro Chart

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay moves to the European Top 100 Albums summit with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI), on which it debuted at No. 4 on part-week sales last week. Meanwhile, Duffy's "Mercy" (A&M/Univers ...

  16. Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" Sells Platinum In 3 Days

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's hugely anticipated new album "Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends" has easily secured the No. 1 slot on this week's Official U.K. Albums Chart, selling 302,000 units in just three-days at retail. It means the a ...

  17. Grohl Re-Ups With Universal Music Pub

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has renewed his exclusive, worldwide co-publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group. "The Pretender," the band's first single from its new album, is No. 1 on Billboard's Modern Ro ...

  18. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn In Europe

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of top place on European Top 100 Albums, leading the way with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) for the second consecutive week and seventh in total. Released in May, Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of t ...

  19. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn In Europe

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of top place on European Top 100 Albums, leading the way with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) for the second consecutive week and seventh in total. Released in May, Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of t ...

  20. Chili Peppers Return To Euro Chart Summit

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Stadium Arcadium' ousts Muse album from No. 1. 'Stadium Arcadium' ousts Muse album from No. 1. News ...

  21. Chili Peppers Return To Euro Chart Summit

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums is an old chart-topper, as Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) regains top spot from Muse's "Black Holes and Revelations" (Helium 3/A& The new No. ...

  22. Muse Remains Tops On Euro Chart

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Grabs fourth consecutive week. Muse’s “Black Holes and Revelations” (Helium 3/A&E/Warner Bros.) snags a fourth consecutive week atop the European Top 100 Albums chart. Signaling the onset of the quieter summer release period, the top ten of th ...

  23. Chili Peppers Top Euro Chart For Fifth Week

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Arcadium' earned platinum award June 14. Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) leads European Top 100 Albums for the fifth straight week, taking the band’s total weeks at No. 1 on the composite chart in ...

  24. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn Euro Chart Rivals

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 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 In the face of a strong challeng ...

  25. Chili Peppers Red Hot In Europe

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the challenge of veteran British pop duo the Pet Shop Boys to start a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.). The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the chal ...

  26. Chili Peppers Red Hot In Europe

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the challenge of veteran British pop duo the Pet Shop Boys to start a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.). The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the chal ...

  27. Chili Peppers Stay Hot On Euro Albums Chart

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Stadium Arcadium' enters second week at peak. 'Stadium Arcadium' enters second week at peak. News ...

  28. Chili Peppers Stay Hot On Euro Albums Chart

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers starts a second week at the summit on European Top 100 Albums with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros). The double CD maintains top spot in five markets (the United Kingdom, Germany Red Hot Chili Peppers starts a secon ...

  29. Chili Peppers Stay Hot On Euro Albums Chart

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers starts a second week at the summit on European Top 100 Albums with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros). The double CD maintains top spot in five markets (the United Kingdom, Germany Red Hot Chili Peppers starts a secon ...

  30. Chili Peppers Heat Up Euro Chart

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Stadium Arcadium' holds off Springsteen. 'Stadium Arcadium' holds off Springsteen. News ...

  31. Chili Peppers Heat Up Euro Chart

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers scores its fourth consecutive No. 1 album on European Top 100 Albums, as "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) gives the band another winning start across the region by climbing 64-1 Red Hot Chili Peppers scores its fou ...

  32. Chili Peppers Heat Up Euro Chart

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers scores its fourth consecutive No. 1 album on European Top 100 Albums, as "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) gives the band another winning start across the region by climbing 64-1 Red Hot Chili Peppers scores its fou ...

  33. Chili Peppers Post 'Stadium' At No. 1

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. The two-disc "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) sold 442,000 copies in the United States in i For the first time in their 22-year ...

  34. Flea Speaks Out On Chili Peppers Album Leak

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pleads with fans not to download album illegally. Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has taken to the band's Web site to plead with fans not to download the group's upcoming album from file-sharing sites. Due May 9 via Warner Bros., &quo ...

  35. Flea Speaks Out On Chili Peppers Album Leak

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has taken to the band's Web site to plead with fans not to download the group's upcoming album from file-sharing sites. Due May 9 via Warner Bros., "Stadium Arcadium Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist F ...

  36. U2's Vertigo Leads Year's Top Tours

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST U2's Vertigo tour was the top-grossing trek of 2005, according to year-end figures from Billboard Boxscore that will be published in the Dec. 24 issue of magazine, which hits newsstands Friday (Dec. 1 U2's Vertigo tour was the top-grossi ...

  37. U2's 'Vertigo' Continues To Sell Out

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST The initial dates for the fourth leg of U2's Vertigo tour went on sale over the weekend and the results were predictably successful. U2 sold out stadiums in Sydney (March 31), Melbourne (March 24), Br The initial dates for the fourth leg of U ...

  38. U2's Vertigo Tour To End In April

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Details have emerged regarding the fourth and final leg of the U2 Vertigo tour. The band had announced last week on U2.com that more international Vertigo dates would be played in 2006, taking the tot Details have emerged regarding the fourth and ...

  39. U2's Vertigo Trek To Roll On

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tour extended into 2006. Already among the most successful tours in history, U2's Vertigo has been extended into 2006. According to the band's official Web site , the band will return the road in February and visit Mexico, South America, ...

  40. Coldplay Fend Off Blunt's European Chart Challenge

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Both of the long-standing bestsellers on the pan-European sales charts log yet another week at No. 1. Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) makes it 11 weeks atop European Top 100 Albums, while Crazy Frog Both of the long-standing b ...

  41. Coldplay Fend Off Blunt's European Chart Challenge

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Both of the long-standing bestsellers on the pan-European sales charts log yet another week at No. 1. Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) makes it 11 weeks atop European Top 100 Albums, while Crazy Frog Both of the long-standing b ...

  42. Coldplay Opens At No. 1 In Europe

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's third album "X&Y" (Parlophone) makes a stellar bow on European Top 100 Albums, opening at No. 1 after a spectacular first week of sales around the region. Having been confirmed on Monda Coldplay's third album ...

  43. Coldplay Opens At No. 1 In Europe

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's third album "X&Y" (Parlophone) makes a stellar bow on European Top 100 Albums, opening at No. 1 after a spectacular first week of sales around the region. Having been confirmed on Monda Coldplay's third album ...

  44. 'American Idiot' Collects Double IFPI Platinum Award

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Green Day's 2004 hit "American Idiot" (Reprise) marched on to double IFPI Platinum Europe status in March, according to certifications issued today (April 14) by the international trade body. Green Day's 2004 hit "American ...

  45. 'American Idiot' Collects Double IFPI Platinum Award

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Green Day's 2004 hit "American Idiot" (Reprise) marched on to double IFPI Platinum Europe status in March, according to certifications issued today (April 14) by the international trade body. Green Day's 2004 hit "American ...

  46. 'American Idiot' Continues European Reign

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) begins a fifth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, after another impressive sales period across the region. The set moves 3-1 in Switzerland and 2-1 in Swe Green Day's "American ...

  47. 'American Idiot' Continues European Reign

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) begins a fifth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, after another impressive sales period across the region. The set moves 3-1 in Switzerland and 2-1 in Swe Green Day's "American ...

  48. Green Day Extends Euro Chart Reign

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) starts a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. The set holds at No. 3 in Germany and climbs 6-4 in Greece and 6-5 in both Italy and Denmark. The trio p Green Day's "American ...

  49. Green Day Extends Euro Chart Reign

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) starts a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. The set holds at No. 3 in Germany and climbs 6-4 in Greece and 6-5 in both Italy and Denmark. The trio p Green Day's "American ...

  50. U2's U.S., Euro Tix Sales At $141M

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST The dust is starting to settle on one of the more impressive on-sales in concert history. U2 has now sold out -- quickly -- 28 North American shows for a total gross of $47 million and 470,000 tickets The dust is starting to settle on one of the m ...

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