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  1. Queen, Lennox To Rock Mandela

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Queen and Paul Rodgers, Annie Lennox and Simple Minds are among the international acts performing at a charity concert to celebrate Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday. Billed as the "46664 Concert Honouring Nelson Mandela at 90," the sh ...

  2. Artists Add Voices To 46664 Line-up

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crossover artist Johnny Clegg, Grammy winners Soweto Gospel Choir and ATO Records-signed Vusi Mahlasela are among the local stars who will take to the stage for the fifth 46664 concert, to be held Dec. 1 at Johannesburg's Ellis Park Stadium. ...

  3. Gabriel, Lennox Set For South African AIDS Benefit

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first-ever Johannesburg 46664 concert will be headlined by a diverse roster of artists, including stalwart supporters of the HIV/AIDS prevention campaign such as Peter Gabriel and Annie Lennox. The concert takes place on World Aids Day (Dec. 1 ...

  4. Jamelia Eyes-Up Acting, Modeling Roles

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British pop star Jamelia is pursuing a busy schedule of branding activities and acting roles as she readies the next phase of her career, Billboard.biz has learned. The artist, who is currently without a record deal after separating in April with ...

  5. Amerie Fronts Hugo Urban U.K. Project

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT American R&B star Amerie has linked up with Hugo Fragrances for the second year of the company's Hugo Urban Rules campaign. From September, the Sony BMG artist will serve as ambassador for the campaign, which aims to unearth new British u ...

  6. Winehouse, Rascal In The Hunt For MOBOs

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With four nominations each, Amy Winehouse and Dizzee Rascal lead the field for the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards, to be held Sept. 19 at London's O2 Arena. BBC1 will broadcast it two days later. Winehouse is up for best U.K. female, bes ...

  7. Jamelia Returns To Her Roots For Birmingham Campaign

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British pop singer Jamelia is fronting a new campaign to raise the profile of her hometown, Birmingham. The multiple MOBO Award winner has been chosen to promote the Birmingham section of the BMW 1 Series online listings magazine, 1 Off , in which ...

  8. Brit Vocalist Jamelia Parts Ways With Parlophone

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer Jamelia has severed ties with EMI label Parlophone, her record label for the best part of a decade. In a conversation with Billboard.biz, the Birmingham-born artist declined to discuss the subject, but refuted a press report ...

  9. GLOBAL PULSE: JAMELIA TAKES 'WALK' BACK ONTO U.K. SCENE

    October 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Birmingham, England-born R&B vocalist Jamelia's 2004 single "See It in a Boy's Eyes" was an unlikely collaboration with Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin, who sang backing vocals on the U.K. hit, whi Birmingham, England-bo ...

  10. EMI And 3 In Video Deal

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wireless operator to access EMI's catalog. EMI Music U.K. is to supply its catalog of full-length music videos for distribution on 3, the country's first dedicated third-generation (3G) cell-phone network. The deal is the first of its ki ...

  11. EMI And 3 In Video Deal

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wireless operator to access EMI's catalog. EMI Music U.K. is to supply its catalog of full-length music videos for distribution on 3, the country's first dedicated third-generation (3G) cell-phone network. The deal is the first of its ki ...

  12. EMI And 3 In Video Deal

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wireless operator to access EMI's catalog. EMI Music U.K. is to supply its catalog of full-length music videos for distribution on 3, the country's first dedicated third-generation (3G) cell-phone network. The deal is the first of its ki ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Jamelia, Keane Grab Q Awards Limelight

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B star Jamelia and newcomers Keane have taken home the most coveted awards for best single and best album respectively at this year's Q Awards. R&B star Jamelia and newcomers Keane have taken home the most coveted awards for bes ...

  16. Jamelia, Keane Grab Q Awards Limelight

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer Jamelia and newcomers Keane have taken home the most coveted awards for best single and best album respectively at this year's Q Awards. R&B star Jamelia and newcomers Keane have taken home the most coveted awar ...

  17. Jamelia, West Scoop Major MOBO Awards

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer Jamelia and Chicago rapper Kanye West were the big winners at Britain's Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards last night (Sept. 30), taking three awards each. British R&B singer Jamelia and Chicago rapper Kanye We ...

  18. Jamelia, West Scoop Major MOBO Awards

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer Jamelia and Chicago rapper Kanye West were the big winners at Britain's Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards last night (Sept. 30), taking three awards each. British R&B singer Jamelia and Chicago rapper Kanye We ...

  19. Franz Ferdinand Wins Britain's Mercury Prize

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Scottish alternative rock act Franz Ferdinand has won the 2004 Nationwide Mercury Prize with its eponymous debut album. Scottish alternative rock act Franz Ferdinand has won the 2004 Nationwide Mercury Prize with its eponymous debut album. The ann ...

  20. Franz Ferdinand Wins Britain's Mercury Prize

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Scottish alternative rock act Franz Ferdinand has won the 2004 Nationwide Mercury Prize with its eponymous debut album. Scottish alternative rock act Franz Ferdinand has won the 2004 Nationwide Mercury Prize with its eponymous debut album. The ann ...

  21. Kanye West Grabs 7 MOBO Nominations

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Honors set for Sept. 30 in London. With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for the ninth annual MOBO Awards, to be held Sept. 30 at London's Royal Albert Hall. West's debut solo album, "College Dr ...

  22. Kanye West Grabs 7 MOBO Nominations

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for the ninth annual MOBO Awards, to be held Sept. 30 at London's Royal Albert Hall. With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for t ...

  23. Sony Music Oz Revamps A&R

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment Australia has tapped overseas sources to form a new A&R team. Sony Music Entertainment Australia has tapped overseas sources to form a new A&R team. Jay Dee Springbett is named director of A&R, replacing Mi ...

  24. Nelson Takes A&R Duties At EMI's Innocent

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has signalled its commitment to pop imprint Innocent through the appointment of Jamie Nelson as its director of A&R. With immediate effect, Nelson is tasked with overseeing the A&R strateg EMI has signalled its commitment to po ...

  25. Norah Holds 1-2 Punch On Euro Album Chart

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST For the second straight week, Norah Jones' two Blue Note/Parlophone releases have a lock on the top two positions on European Top 100 Albums. For the second straight week, Norah Jones' two Blue Note/Parlophone releases have a lock on the ...

  26. Norah Holds 1-2 Punch On Euro Album Chart

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST For the second straight week, Norah Jones' two Blue Note/Parlophone releases have a lock on the top two positions on European Top 100 Albums. For the second straight week, Norah Jones' two Blue Note/Parlophone releases have a lock on the ...