How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb

  1. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Brand Alchemy's Steven Yanovsky

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Steven Yanovsky Title: Founder, Brand Alchemy Panel: Beyond The TV Commercial: How Are Artists Striking New Deals With Brands? 9:00am - 9:50am, June 15. For more information visit Billboardevents.com . What's the last album you bought? ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. U2 Scores Seventh No. 1 On Billboard 200

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2 scores its seventh No. 1 on The Billboard 200 as "No Line on the Horizon" bows in the top slot. The Interscope album moved 484,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, the best sales week for an artist since Britney Spe ...

  4. U2 Snags Seventh No. 1 Album

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2 bows atop the Billboard 200 with its seventh No. 1 album, "No Line on the Horizon," shifting 484,000 . . . That's the biggest sales week the chart has seen since December, when Britney Spears' "Circus" blew in with ...

  5. U2 Release Blunder Down Under

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST There won't be any cigars for the staffers at Universal Music Australia who inadvertently made U2's anticipated new album "No Line On the Horizon" available digitally more than a week before release. According to reports, high- ...

  6. AC/DC's 'Black Ice' Electrifies With 784,000

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's all about AC/DC this week as the veteran rock band notches its second No. 1 album -- and first chart-topping debut -- as "Black Ice" bows atop the Billboard 200 with 784,000. The entry marks the second-biggest sales week of the ...

  7. Next U2 Album Pushed To Early 2009

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Initially expected this fall as a fourth-quarter blockbuster, U2's next album has been pushed to early 2009 while the band continues to write and record material. "I thought a while back we might have the album wrapped by now, but why co ...

  8. When Cupid Meets Grammy

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a week that saw both the Grammy Awards and the Valentine's Day holiday occur, The Billboard 200 gets all shook up. Big Grammy winners like Dixie Chicks fly (moving 72-8 with a 714% increase) while any album that seemed like an appropriate ...

  9. Norah Jones Sets Amazon.com Record

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' third album, "Not Too Late," had the largest pre-order in Amazon.com's history, according to the online retailer. While Amazon didn't specify how many copies were ordered, sources say that the figure is in the ...

  10. U2 Tops Mariah Carey, Kanye West With Five Grammy Wins

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2 cruised by leading contenders Mariah Carey and Kanye West to win five awards at the 48th annual Grammy Awards, held tonight (Feb. 8) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The band surprised many by U2 cruised by leading contenders Mariah Carey ...

  11. Green Day Claims Euro Year-End Leadership

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) beat James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) to the No. 1 slot for 2005 as the Warner Music Group claimed the top two on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums ch Green Day&# ...

  12. Robbie Dethrones Madonna For Euro Crown

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' Christmas gift on European Top 100 Albums is a return to No. 1 with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), depriving Madonna of the festive crown with "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (Warner Br Green Day's &quo ...

  13. Carey, West, Legend Top Grammy Nominees

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Awards scheduled for Feb. 8 at Staples Center. With eight nominations each, Mariah Carey, John Legend and Kanye West lead the field for the 48th annual Grammy Awards. 50 Cent, Beyoncé, the Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am and Stevie Wonder have six ...

  14. Lillywhite Moves To A&R Role At Columbia

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Recently produced U2's 'Atomic Bomb.' As first tipped May 28 in Billboard , Steve Lillywhite has joined Columbia Records as senior VP of A&R. Lillywhite will report to Will Botwin, chairman of Columbia Records Group and will be ...

  15. Report: Universal Grows Global Share In 2004

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group has widened its share of the global $33.6 billion music market in 2004, despite the creation of rival Sony BMG, according to data published yesterday (Aug. 2) by the IFPI. Universal Music Group has widened its share of the gl ...

  16. Coldplay Debuts On Top

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's third studio album becomes the band's first career chart-topper and leads a pack of highly anticipated summer sets arriving on this week's Billboard 200. With U.S. sales of 737,000 copies, Coldplay's third studio alb ...

  17. 'Massacre' Takes Over Europe

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cent's "The Massacre" (Interscope) storms in at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, after a banner first week that includes chart-topping debuts in the United Kingdom, Germany and Ireland. The album 50 Cent's "The Massacr ...

  18. 'Massacre' Takes Over Europe

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez holds atop Eurochart. 50 Cent's "The Massacre" (Interscope) storms in at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, after a banner first week that includes chart-topping debuts in the United Kingdom, Germany and Ireland. The a ...

  19. '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 ...

  20. '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 ...

  21. Grammys Boost 'Genius' To No. 1

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ray Charles scores first chart-topper since 1962. The Grammy winner for album of the year, Ray Charles' "Genius Loves Company" (Concord/Hear Music) rockets from No. 15 to the top of The Billboard 200, earning the iconic artist his f ...

  22. Grammys Boost 'Genius' To No. 1

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ray Charles scores first chart-topper since 1962. The Grammy winner for album of the year, Ray Charles' "Genius Loves Company" (Concord/Hear Music) rockets from No. 15 to the top of The Billboard 200, earning the iconic artist his f ...

  23. 'American Idiot' Continues Euro Chart Reign

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day enters a fourth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "American Idiot" (Reprise). Sales jump in several territories, good for a 3-1 climb in Austria and 12-5 in France. Green Day enters a fourth week at No. 1 on Europea ...

  24. 'American Idiot' Continues Euro Chart Reign

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day enters a fourth week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "American Idiot" (Reprise) after several sales spurts including a 3-1 climb in Austria and 12-5 in France. Green Day enters a fourth week at No. 1 on European Top 10 ...

  25. U2 Unveils World Tour Plans

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vertigo tour kicks off March 28 in San Diego. U2 will kick off its 2005 world tour March 28 at the San Diego Sports Arena, Billboard can exclusively reveal. Kings Of Leon will open the first leg of the trek, tickets for which will begin going on s ...

  26. Robbie Retains European Chart Crown

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) starts an eighth aggregate week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. It moves 4-1 in Greece and holds at No. 1 in Switzerland and No. 2 in Germany, Italy a Robbie Williams' "Gre ...

  27. Robbie Retains European Chart Crown

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) starts an eighth aggregate week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. It moves 4-1 in Greece and holds at No. 1 in Switzerland and No. 2 in Germany, Italy a Robbie Williams' "Gre ...

  28. IFPI Hands Out 20 Platinum Nods In December

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Twenty albums achieved IFPI Platinum Europe status in December -- the highest monthly total in more than three years. Twenty albums achieved IFPI Platinum Europe status in December -- the highest monthly total in more than three years. During 2004 ...

  29. IFPI Hands Out 20 Platinum Nods In December

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Twenty albums achieved IFPI Platinum Europe status in December -- the highest monthly total in more than three years. Twenty albums achieved IFPI Platinum Europe status in December -- the highest monthly total in more than three years. During 2004 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. U2 Start Date Moved Back

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The start date for the upcoming U2 world tour has been pushed back by at least a couple of weeks, sources tell Billboard.biz. The new date and location have yet to be determined. The start date for the upcoming U2 world tour has been pushed back b ...

  33. Robbie, Band Aid Retain Euro Chart Crowns

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) goes into the new year with its seventh week at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) and Eminem's "Encore" (I R ...

  34. Robbie, Band Aid Retain Euro Chart Crowns

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) goes into the new year with its seventh week at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) and Eminem's "Encore" (I R ...

  35. Robbie, Band Aid Keep Top Euro Posts

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) maintains its No. 1 spot on the last European Top 100 Albums chart of 2004. The compilation continues to top charts in the United Kingdom, Germany and Swit Robbie Williams' "Gre ...

  36. Robbie, Band Aid Keep Top Euro Posts

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) maintains its No. 1 spot on the last European Top 100 Albums chart of 2004. The compilation continues to top charts in the United Kingdom, Germany and Swit Robbie Williams' "Gre ...

  37. Eminem Makes 'Encore' Appearance At No. 1

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eminem was the top-seller among last-minute Christmas shoppers, as "Encore" (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope) returns to the top of The Billboard 200. U.S. sales of the set are up 36% from last week to 430 Eminem was the top-seller among last ...

  38. Eminem Makes 'Encore' Appearance At No. 1

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eminem was the top-seller among last-minute Christmas shoppers, as "Encore" (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope) returns to the top of The Billboard 200. U.S. sales of the set are up 36% from last week to 430 Eminem was the top-seller among last ...

  39. 2Pac Still Playing 'The Game'

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pac grabs his third posthumous Billboard 200 chart-topper, as "Loyal to the Game" (Amaru/Interscope) debuts with U.S. sales of 330,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. 2Pac grabs his third posthumous Billboard 200 chart-topper, as ...

  40. 2Pac Still Playing 'The Game'

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pac grabs his third posthumous Billboard 200 chart-topper, as "Loyal to the Game" (Amaru/Interscope) debuts with U.S. sales of 330,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. 2Pac grabs his third posthumous Billboard 200 chart-topper, as ...

  41. U2's 'Bomb' Radiates European Success

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) is No. 1 for a third week on European Top 100 Albums. It remains the bestseller in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Portugal and Switzerla U2's "How To Dismantl ...

  42. U2's 'Bomb' Radiates European Success

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) is No. 1 for a third week on European Top 100 Albums. It remains the bestseller in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Portugal and Switzerla U2's "How To Dismantl ...

  43. Ludacris Lights Up No. 1 With 'Red Light'

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ludacris scores his second No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Red Light District," which notches U.S. sales of 322,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Ludacris scores his second No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Red Ligh ...

  44. Ludacris Lights Up No. 1 With 'Red Light'

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ludacris scores his second No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Red Light District," which notches U.S. sales of 322,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Ludacris scores his second No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Red Ligh ...

  45. U2 Dismantles Rivals On European Albums Chart

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) starts a second week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums, despite losing four of its opening No. 1 rankings around the region. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic B ...

  46. U2 Dismantles Rivals On European Albums Chart

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) starts a second week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums, despite losing four of its opening No. 1 rankings around the region. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic B ...

  47. Jay-Z, Linkin Park Rule Chart With Mash-Up Album

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z and Linkin Park take an underground concept to the top of the mainstream chart as their CD/DVD "MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents Jay-Z/Linkin Park: Collision Course" (Warner Bros./Roc-A-Fella) bow Jay-Z and Linkin Park take an underg ...

  48. Jay-Z, Linkin Park Rule Chart With Mash-Up Album

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z and Linkin Park take an underground concept to the top of the mainstream chart as their CD/DVD "MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents Jay-Z/Linkin Park: Collision Course" (Warner Bros./Roc-A-Fella) bow Jay-Z and Linkin Park take an underg ...

  49. U2's 'Bomb' Detonates Across Europe

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) explodes onto European Top 100 Albums at No. 1, dominating the majority of markets that contribute to the chart. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Univer ...

  50. U2's 'Bomb' Detonates Across Europe

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) explodes onto European Top 100 Albums at No. 1, dominating the majority of markets that contribute to the chart. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Univer ...

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