La Radiolina

  1. Latin Holiday Sales Up, Lag Market

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Latin album sales were up 27% in the last shopping week before Christmas, but lagged behind the 42% increase posted by the market overall, according to Nielsen SoundScan. After being dethroned for six weeks, Juanes returns to the No. 1 spot on Bil ...

  2. Because Inks Distribution Deal With Warner France

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Music France has struck a deal to distribute the recordings of French record label Because Music, with effect from Jan. 1, 2008. Because was founded in 2004 by former EMI president for Continental Europe Emmanuel de Buretel. With a roster o ...

  3. Manu Chao Catalog Goes Digital

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT World music artist Manu Chao will begin releasing his solo back catalog digitally for the first time next month, and re-release the material physically with bonus video content early next year. The Nov. 20 digital releases on Nacional/Because will ...

  4. Bruce Bosses European Albums Chart

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There are new leaders on both of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, as Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" (Columbia) opens atop European Top 100 Albums and Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" (Beluga Heights/Epic) cli ...

  5. Blunt, 50 Cent Rule Eurocharts

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt withstands the challenge of Foo Fighters to start a second week atop European Top 100 Albums with his sophomore Atlantic set "All the Lost Souls" (Custard/Atlantic). But he loses the lead on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles to " ...

  6. Blunt Scores European Chart Triple

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt completes a notable triple on Billboard's pan-European charts, debuting atop European Top 100 Albums with his sophomore Atlantic set "All the Lost Souls." He also starts a second week at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Single ...

  7. European Charts Favor 50 Cent Over Kanye

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West may have trounced 50 Cent in the battle of the heavyweight rappers on The Billboard 200, and indeed in the United Kingdom, but across Europe as a whole the tables are turned. Cent's "Curtis" (Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope) ...

  8. Manu Chao Returns With European Chart-Topper

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Manu Chao, who in 2001 became the first French artist ever to top European Top 100 Albums with "Proxima Estacion: Esperanza," repeats the feat with his first studio set since then, "La Radiolina" (Because). Chao's fourth s ...

  9. Three Weeks at No. 1 for 'High School Musical 2'

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "High School Musical 2" makes it three for three at the top of The Billboard 200 as it extends its stay in the penthouse ... an eclectic group of debuts grace the top 10 this week, including a career-high No. 2 placing for Casting Crowns ...

  10. MTV To Premiere Manu Chao's New Album

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV will premiere Manu Chao's first major album in six years in advance of its Sept. 4 release. Starting today, "La Radiolina" will be available to stream in its entirety via "The Leak" and at MTV Latin America's &quo ...