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  1. X Factor Finalists Top U.K. Charts

    December 05, 2011 7:48 AM EST The U.K. charts have the "X Factor" again this week, with former finalist Olly Murs debuting atop the album chart with "In Case You Didn't Know" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) and the charity release by the show's 20 ...

  2. Year-End Chart Analysis: Priests, 'Popera' Stars Shine On Classical Charts

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Priests, a group of holy men from Northern Ireland, and Il Divo, the "popera" boy band assembled by "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell, were the year's best sellers on the Traditional Classical and Classical Crossover ...

  3. Madonna, U2, AC/DC Among '09 Billboard Touring Awards Finalists

    October 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Madonna, U2 and AC/DC are among the top tours, venues and companies recognized as finalists for the 2009 Billboard Touring Awards , which will be handed out at a special reception in New York on Nov. 5. The finalists for the Top Tour and Top Draw ...

  4. Publishing Briefs: Kobalt, Peermusic, Fintage House

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Kobalt Music Group has picked up exclusive worldwide administration for 27 Busta Rhymes songs, beginning with all the songs the artist had a hand in writing on his current album, "Back On My B.S." In July 2010, Kobalt will take over w ...

  5. U.K. Acts Set For Handover Celebration

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live performances by major U.K. acts The Feeling, Il Divo, Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson and McFly will form the core music element of the Aug. 24 Handover Celebration, an event marking the end of the Beijing Olympic Games and the start of Lon ...

  6. Europe Continues 'Love' Affair With Beatles

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Beatles' "Love" (Apple/Parlophone) retains leadership of European Top 100 Albums, keeping top five placings in all of the countries where the album debuted there last week. Additionally, it's up 6-1 and 9-3 in the Belgian r ...

  7. Sony BMG Reveals Q1 Financials

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Posts net income of $95 million. Sony BMG Music Entertainment posted net income of $95 million on sales of $4.3 billion for Sony Corp.’s fiscal year ended March 31. Income before taxes totaled $150 million—a figure that includes $186 million in re ...

  8. Madonna Floors Euro Chart Rivals

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna achieves supremacy on both of Billboard's pan-European sales surveys, debuting at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Confessions On A Dance Floor" (Warner Bros.) and starting a second week Madonna achieves supremacy on b ...

  9. Madonna Floors Euro Chart Rivals

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Confessions,' 'Hung Up' top charts in Europe. Madonna achieves supremacy on both of Billboard's pan-European sales surveys, debuting at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Confessions On A Dance Floor" (Warne ...

  10. Premios Ondas Honors New Spanish Acts

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Amaral, El Canto Del Loco among the winners. A new generation of Spanish artists were celebrated at the 52nd Premios Ondas ceremony last night (Nov. 3). El Canto Del Loco took the best artist or group prize. The Sony BMG act was at Barcelona' ...

  11. SOAD 'Mezmerizes' Euro Albums Chart Opposition

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT System Of A Down's "Mezmerize" (American/Columbia) arrives at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, as the composite chart acquires an all-new top three. System Of A Down's "Mezmerize" (American/Columbia) arrives at No. 1 ...

  12. SOAD 'Mezmerizes' Euro Albums Chart Opposition

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT System Of A Down's "Mezmerize" (American/Columbia) arrives at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, as the composite chart acquires an all-new top three. System Of A Down's "Mezmerize" (American/Columbia) arrives at No. 1 ...

  13. Lopez Reborn As European Chart Topper

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez scores a double victory on the European charts, debuting at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums with "Rebirth" (Epic) and starting a third week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Get Right." Jennifer Lopez scores a double ...

  14. Lopez Reborn As European Chart Topper

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez scores a double victory on the European charts, debuting at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums with "Rebirth" (Epic) and starting a third week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Get Right." Jennifer Lopez scores a double ...

  15. Michael's 'Older' Heads IFPI Platinum Awards

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST George Michael's 1996 album "Older" (Virgin) notched its fifth IFPI Platinum Europe Award in February. "Older," his third solo album, brings Michael's Platinum Europe Awards tally to 10. George Michael's 1996 alb ...

  16. Michael's 'Older' Heads IFPI Platinum Awards

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST George Michael's 1996 album "Older" (Virgin) notched its fifth IFPI Platinum Europe Award in February. "Older," his third solo album, brings Michael's Platinum Europe Awards tally to 10. George Michael's 1996 alb ...