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  1. Lady Gaga, JLS, Florence Rule At BRIT Awards

    February 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga was the big winner at the 2010 BRIT Awards at London's Earls Court with three wins, but British acts JLS and Florence and the Machine snagged important awards on the night. There were strong performances from Gaga, U.K. rock act Kas ...

  2. Abbaworld Exhibition To Get London Premiere

    November 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Abbaworld, an interactive exhibition produced in association with members of the Swedish pop group, will receive its world debut at London's Earls Court venue on Jan. 27 next year. The exhibition will be staged at the central London location ...

  3. Robbie Williams Pulls MTV EMAs Appearance

    October 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Robbie Williams has pulled out of a scheduled appearance at the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards. According to a statement issued today (Oct. 30) by the U.K. singer’s spokesperson, the cancellation was “due to a scheduling conflict.” The statement wen ...

  4. George Michael In One-off Deal With Island

    October 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT George Michael has signed a deal with Universal's Island Records for a one-off Christmas single. "December Song" will be released digitally Dec. 13 in the United Kingdom, with a physical release following one day later. Internationa ...

  5. Robbie Williams To Receive BRIT Awards Honor

    October 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. trade body the BPI has named pop artist Robbie Williams as the recipient of the outstanding contribution to music award at the 2010 BRIT Awards. Williams will close the ceremony with a performance at the Feb. 16 event at London's Earls C ...

  6. Brits Artists' Sales Surge

    February 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST BRIT Awards performers and winners including Duffy, the Ting Tings and Elbow have already seen a digital sales bounce, following the TV broadcast of the ceremony. According to the Official Charts Co, there was an immediate impact on download sales ...

  7. Duffy Wins Three Brits

    February 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Welsh vocalist Duffy was the big winner at the 2009 BRIT Awards, taking home three trophies tonight (Feb. 18) at London's Earls Court. Duffy, whose debut album, "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal), was the U.K's top seller in 2008, ...

  8. U2 To Play Brit Awards

    January 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2 has been confirmed to perform at the Brit Awards at London's Earls Court on Feb. 18. The Irish band will play their new single "Get On Your Boots"; their new set "No Line On The Horizon" (Mercury/Universal) is out March ...

  9. Cilmi To Play Brits Launch

    January 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Australian teenage pop act Gabriella Cilmi will perform at the Brit Awards Nominations Launch, held Jan. 20 at London's Roundhouse. U.K. alternative act Florence & The Machine, winners of the 2009 Critics' Choice Brit Award, will als ...

  10. Brits Buy More Music, ERA Declares

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The British music retail trade association has welcomed new findings which indicate Britons buy more CDs than any other country, and are bigger consumers of legal downloads than any of their European neighbors. For the fifth successive year, Brito ...

  11. No Change Of Venue For 2009 Brits

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Brit Awards 2009 will again be held at London's Earls Court venue. Organizers confirmed the development today, in a move intended to dispel published reports which claimed the London O2 venue was lined-up to host next year's event, a ...

  12. Monkeys, Foos, Take That Reign At Brit Awards

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST It was all set up as the night pop would rule again. But rockers the Arctic Monkeys and Foo Fighters tweaked the script for the Brit Awards 2008, grabbing two awards each tonight (Feb. 20) alongside Take That. Arctic Monkeys continued their hot st ...

  13. Pop Acts Score Big At BRIT Nominations

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Pop acts dominate this year's BRIT Awards nominations, with Leona Lewis, Mika and Take That each up for four awards. Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, Mark Ronson and Kate Nash each scored three nominations. Take That, who made a successful come ...

  14. Adele Wins Brits Critics Choice Award

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rising British teenage singer songwriter Adele has won the inaugural "Critics Choice" trophy, a new category of the annual Brit Awards, organizers said today. The 19-year-old soul-tinged artist will be handed the gong at the Feb. 20, 200 ...

  15. Brits 2008 Launch Critics Choice Award

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST The 2008 Brit Awards will introduce a new "Critics Choice" category, celebrating acts tipped to break through in the coming year. A panel of experts comprising music critics from national newspapers, major music magazines and Web sites, ...

  16. BRITs Go Live Again In 2008

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The BRIT Awards will return with a live TV broadcast next year, with confirmation today that the event will be staged at London's Earls Court on Feb. 20. National broadcaster ITV has also signed a three-year deal to screen the awards, organis ...

  17. Pink Floyd Members Appear At Barrett Tribute

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of Pink Floyd took part in a tribute concert last night to pay respect to their former frontman, Roger "Syd" Barrett. Guitarist David Gilmour, bassist Roger Waters, drummer Nick Mason and keyboardist Rick Wright all ...

  18. Universal Preps Brits Album

    January 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music will issue next month a double-album and DVD to commemorate the annual Brit Awards. Works from British acts Kasabian, Razorlight, the Fratellis, Muse and American breakthrough successes Scissor Sisters, the Killers and Gnarls Barkl ...

  19. Oasis To Be Honored At BRIT Awards

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event set for Feb. 14. Oasis will be honored with The Outstanding Contribution to Music at The BRIT Awards on Feb. 14, 2007. The Manchester-originated U.K. hit-makers were founded in 1991. Led by the brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher, Oasis became ...

  20. Brit Awards Go Live In 2007

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The 27th Brit Awards is getting the TV-blockbuster treatment next year when it is aired live for the first time in nearly 20 years on Feb. 14. The 27th Brit Awards is getting the TV-blockbuster treatment next year when it is aired live for the fir ...

  21. Kaiser Chiefs Dominate BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The alternative rock outfit took home British live act, British group and Briti Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to ...

  22. Kaiser Chiefs Dominate BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The Leeds-England alternative rock outfit won three at the U.K. industry's show Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophi ...

  23. Def Jam Mobile Launches In Europe

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Offering is joint-venture with AG Interactive. Def Jam Mobile, the wireless entertainment business co-owned by Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons, has launched its European operation in London. Unveiled yesterday (June 16) at the Mobile Enter ...

  24. Def Jam Mobile Launches In Europe

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Def Jam Mobile, the wireless entertainment business co-owned by Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons, has launched its European operation in London. Def Jam Mobile, the wireless entertainment business co-owned by Def Jam Records founder Russell ...

  25. Pink Floyd To Reform For Live 8

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Four members of seminal British rock band Pink Floyd will play together for the first time in 24 years at London's Live 8 charity concert for Africa on July 2, representatives for the event said yeste Four members of seminal British rock band ...

  26. Scissor Sisters Slice Through Brit Awards

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised tomorrow on U.K. com With three awards, Scissor Sist ...

  27. Scissor Sisters Slice Through Brit Awards

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST N.Y.-based act picks up three honors. With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised tomorrow on U. ...

  28. McFly, Others To Perform At Brits Nominees Party

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Three emerging British acts will perform live at the nominations launch in London next Monday (Jan. 10) for the 25th BRIT Awards show, branded BRITs25 with MasterCard. Three emerging British acts will perform live at the nominations launch in Lond ...

  29. McFly, Others To Perform At Brits Nominees Party

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Three emerging British acts will perform live at the nominations launch in London next Monday (Jan. 10) for the 25th BRIT Awards show, branded BRITs25 with MasterCard. Three emerging British acts will perform live at the nominations launch in Lond ...

  30. Geldof To Be Honored At Expanded Brits

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry has revealed initial details of the 2005 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 9 at London's Earls Court. During the show, which will have an extended format to commemorate the B The British Phonographic Industry has rev ...

  31. Kylie's U.K. Tour Expands On Hot Ticket Sales

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional dates have been confirmed for Kylie Minogue's forthcoming tour of the United Kingdom after more than 100,000 tickets shifted within hours of going on sale yesterday (Oct. 18). Additional dates have been confirmed for Kylie Minogue& ...

  32. Kylie's U.K. Tour Expands On Hot Ticket Sales

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional dates have been confirmed for Kylie Minogue's forthcoming tour of the United Kingdom after more than 100,000 tickets shifted within hours of going on sale yesterday (Oct. 18). Additional dates have been confirmed for Kylie Minogue& ...

  33. Darkness Shines At U.K.'s Brit Awards

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band at the Brit Awards today (Feb. 17) at London's Earls Court, taking three major trophies. The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band ...

  34. Darkness Shines At U.K.'s Brit Awards

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band at the Brit Awards today (Feb. 17) at London's Earls Court, taking three major trophies. The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band ...

  35. Anderson's Brits Tenure Comes To An End

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lisa Anderson, executive producer of the Brit Awards, has confirmed industry speculation that tonight's (Feb. 17) show at London's Earls Court will be her last in the role. Lisa Anderson, executive producer of the Brit Awards, has confir ...

  36. Scissor Sisters Slice Through Brit Awards

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised tomorrow on U.K. com With three awards, Scissor Sist ...

  37. Scissor Sisters Slice Through Brit Awards

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST N.Y.-based act picks up three honors. With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised tomorrow on U. ...

  38. Cat Deeley Set To Host Brit Awards

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.K. TV personality Cat Deeley has been confirmed as the host of the 2004 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court venue. U.K. TV personality Cat Deeley has been confirmed as the host of the 2004 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 17 at Lo ...

  39. Dido's 'Rent' Extends Euro Chart Rule

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido's "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) holds sway on European Top 100 Albums for the 16th week. Dido's "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) holds sway on European Top 100 Albums for the 16th week, maintaining No. 1 slots i ...

  40. Beyoncé, OutKast To Play Brits

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!" together at the Brit Awards Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court, Billboard.biz has learned. Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!&q ...

  41. Beyoncé, OutKast To Play Brits

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!" together at the Brit Awards Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court, Billboard.biz has learned. Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!&q ...

  42. Prince's Trust Charity Launches U.K. Urban Music Fest

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Prince's Trust, the U.K. charity founded by the Prince of Wales, is planning to stage what it describes as Britain's largest-ever urban music event. "The Prince's Trust Urban Music Festival" will The Prince's Trus ...

  43. Prince's Trust Charity Launches U.K. Urban Music Fest

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Charity aims for largest-ever urban music event The Prince's Trust, the U.K. charity founded by the Prince of Wales, is planning to stage what it describes as Britain's largest-ever urban music event. "The Prince's Trust Urban ...