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  1. Killers Top P!nk on UK Album Charts

    September 24, 2012 9:11 AM EDT In the battle of the big new American album releases on the new U.K. charts, the Killers' "Battle Born" (Vertigo/Universal) became their fourth No. 1 album in the territory, outdoing Pink's "The Truth About Love" (RCA ...

  2. Album Reviews: The Killers, Bob Dylan & more

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT THE KILLERS Battle Born Producers: various Island Records Release Date: Sept. 18 The Killers covered an impressive amount of ground in pop music across their first three albums. But on "Battle Born", the Las Vegas quartet apparently deci ...

  3. Brandon Flowers Debuts At No. 1 In U.K.

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Brandon Flowers ' solo album "Flamingo" (Vertigo/Universal) made a No. 1 debut on the new U.K. sales charts. Former "X Factor" winner Alexandra Burke landed a third No. 1 single with "Start Without You" (Syco Mus ...

  4. Killers To Play Debut South African Shows

    August 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.S. rock act the Killers will play their first South African shows in December. The announcement of the band's two dates ends the international rock act drought that has marked South Africa since the April Coca-Cola Zero Fest, headlined by O ...

  5. Opinion: Spotify Succeeds On Simplicity, Not Discovery

    June 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT P2P streaming music program Spotify is expected to launch in the US later this year - it is currently open to users in Sweden, Norway, Finland, the UK, France and Spain - but Billboard has been testing the service for the last few weeks. The servi ...

  6. Evanescence Zooms By Killers To Take No. 1

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up release moved 447,000 copies first week. In another major week for new releases, Evanescence's "The Open Door" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The Wind-Up effort moved 447,000 copies in its first week, according to Niels ...

  7. The Killers' Former Manager Sues Band

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Killers' former manager filed a lawsuit yesterday (Feb. 21) for at least $16 million against the band members and their current manager, Robert Reynolds. Braden Merrick and his company, From the F The Killers' former manager filed a ...

  8. Duff Tops Chart With 'Most Wanted'

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pop sensation Hilary Duff tops The Billboard 200 this week with a greatest hits collection, despite having only released two studio albums. "Most Wanted" (Hollywood) sold 208,000 copies in the U.S., a Pop sensation Hilary Duff tops The B ...

  9. Sales Spike For Live 8 Performers

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Hyde Park leg of the July 2 Live 8 concert spectacular has ignited British album sales for the many of the performers. The Hyde Park leg of the July 2 Live 8 concert spectacular has ignited British album sales for the many of the performers. P ...

  10. Beatles Earn Landmark 6th RIAA Diamond Award

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With U.S. shipments of 10 million copies certified in April by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for the Beatles' "1," the group has become the first act to earn six of the organiza With U.S. shipments of 10 milli ...

  11. Thomas Makes Billboard History

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Solo set soars straight to No. 1 Rob Thomas makes Billboard 200 chart history this week with "Something To Be" (Melisma/Atlantic), which debuts at No. 1 with 252,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Matchbox Twenty ...

  12. Mariah Bursts In With 404K

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mudvayne bows at No. 2. Mariah Carey grabs the best opening sales week of her career as her eighth studio album, "The Emancipation of Mimi" (Island/IDJMG), arrives atop The Billboard 200 with 404,000 U.S. copies, according to Nielsen Sou ...

  13. Mariah Bursts In With 404K

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey grabs the best opening sales week of her career as her eighth studio album, "The Emancipation of Mimi" (Island/IDJMG), arrives atop The Billboard 200 with 404,000 U.S. copies, according t Mariah Carey grabs the best opening ...

  14. 50 Cent Knocks Down Moby In Europe

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cent's "The Massacre" (Interscope) rebounds 4-1 on European Top 100 Albums. The set debuted at the top four weeks ago but was displaced the following week by Jennifer Lopez's "Rebirth" (Epic). Moby 50 Cent's & ...

  15. 50 Cent Knocks Down Moby In Europe

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New Order bows at No. 6. 50 Cent's "The Massacre" (Interscope) rebounds 4-1 on European Top 100 Albums. The set debuted at the top four weeks ago but was displaced the following week by Jennifer Lopez's "Rebirth" (Epi ...

  16. 50 Cent Moves 329K In Fourth Week

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cent's "The Massacre" notches a fourth straight week atop The Billboard 200. The set sees U.S. sales fall 10% from last week to 329,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. 50 Cent's "The Massacre" notches a four ...

  17. 50 Cent Holds Strong

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Now 18' bows at No. 2 with 339K. 50 Cent's Shady/Aftermath/Interscope album "The Massacre" holds onto the top slot of The Billboard 200 for the third week in a row, despite a 53% drop in U.S. sales to 364,000 units, accor ...

  18. 50 Cent Holds Strong

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cent's "The Massacre" holds onto the top slot of The Billboard 200 for the third week in a row, despite a 53% drop in U.S. sales to 364,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. 50 Cent's Shady/Aftermath/Interscope album &q ...

  19. 'Massacre' Destroys Billboard 200 Opposition

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson jumps to No. 2. 50 Cent still has no competitors on The Billboard 200, as "The Massacre" scores U.S. sales of 771,000 units in its second week on top, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Despite a 32% drop for the Shady/Aftermat ...

  20. Robbie Remains At European Chart Peak

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day rises to No. 2 on pan-Euro tally. For the ninth time in its 13 weeks on the survey, Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) tops European Top 100 Albums. The album continues at No. 1 in Switzerland and climbs 7-5 in B ...

  21. Franz Ferdinand Tops Brits Nominations

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the fi ...

  22. Franz Ferdinand Leads Brit Award Nominees

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the fi ...

  23. TV On The Radio Wins Shortlist Prize

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST TV On the Radio won the fourth annual Shortlist Music Prize yesterday (Nov. 15) at the Avalon Theater in Los Angeles. The New York-based act, which received a $10,000 cash prize presented by XM Satell TV On the Radio won the fourth annual Shortlis ...

  24. Ten Finalists Set For Shortlist Prize

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wilco, Air, Killers albums make cut. Albums by Wilco, Air, the Killers and Franz Ferdinand are among the 10 finalists for the 2004 Shortlist Prize . The annual award honors critically acclaimed albums that have not yet been certified gold by the R ...