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  1. Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Radiohead: Asia Sees More Live Music Than Ever

    April 23, 2012 7:44 AM EDT KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- When Lady Gaga launches her hotly anticipated "Born This Way Ball" world tour Friday on what is expected to be an elaborate castle-like stage, fans in Asia will be the first to see it. The singer leads off ...

  2. Minnie Driver Marries David Bowie, Shakespeare in Marc Evans' 'Hunky Dory'

    March 11, 2012 2:10 PM EDT Minnie Driver (left) plays a teacher in the film "Hunky Dory," which screened at SXSW Film conference (Photo: Phil Gallo) David Bowie and William Shakespeare form a duo in "Hunky Dory," a film set in Wales in 1976 in which an a ...

  3. Florence + the Machine's 'Ceremonials' Tops Coldplay, U.K. Album Charts

    November 08, 2011 7:15 AM EST Florence + the Machine made a chart-topping return in the U.K. on Sunday (6) as their second album "Ceremonials" (Universal Island) opened at No. 1 with sales of over 90,000. Professor Green's "Read All About It" (Virgin/E ...

  4. Business Matters: Apple's iTunes Festival App Will Stream Concerts to the World

    June 21, 2011 6:36 PM EDT Business Matters: Apple's iTunes Festival App Will Stream Concerts to the World -- Apple has released a free app that allows HD streaming of live performances from the iTunes Festival 2011 at the Roundhouse in London. An updated version of th ...

  5. U.K.'s Indie Label Heads to Sell Music at Inaugural Independent Label Market

    May 20, 2011 3:45 PM EDT Independent Label Market - vol.1 Mix by Independent Label Market Mingled amongst the fresh fruits, vegetables and general goods filling the merchant stalls tomorrrow (May 21) at London's Berwick Market will be the owners of such storied U.K. ...

  6. Timbaland, David Gray, Shaggy Join Global Guinness Event

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Timbaland is to headline an outdoor concert in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, as part of the global "Arthur's Day" Guinness brewery celebrations, set to take place Sept. 23 to 24 across the world. Timbaland will be joined by Th ...

  7. U.K. Biz Backs BBC 6 Music

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST The U.K. music industry has come out in support of under-threat BBC 6 Music, the modern rock digital radio station. U.K. labels trade body the BPI and indies counterpart AIM have voiced their concern about the potential closure of the station . Al ...

  8. MTV U.K. Reveals Oxegen Fest Broadcast Details

    July 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks U.K. has announced details of its coverage of Oxegen 2009, to be held at County Kildare's Punchestown Racecourse in Ireland from July 10 to 12. As official broadcast partner for the 2009 event, MTV will feature performance footag ...

  9. Fleet Foxes, Blur Honored At Mojo Awards

    June 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Seattle folk-rock band Fleet Foxes was named best live act by Mojo magazine at its annual awards ceremony in London. Fleet Foxes beat Leonard Cohen, Seasick Steve, Paul Weller and Radiohead to the live award, although they lost out in the other tw ...

  10. NME Awards Moves To Brixton Academy

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Shockwaves NME Awards are moving to Brixton Academy for the ceremony on Feb. 25, 2009. The South London venue has staged the awards once before in its 55-year history, as well as hosting several of its awards tours and shows. Brixton Academy h ...

  11. Monkeys, Kaisers, Muse, Killers Up For Qs

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With three nods each, rock acts Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, Muse and the Killers are the frontrunners for the annual Q Awards, to be held Oct. 8 at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Arctic Monkeys are up for best live act, and their sophomor ...

  12. MAMA Buys London Forum

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. promoter and venues operator Mean Fiddler has reached a deal to sell the London Forum entertainment venue for £1 million ($1.9 million). MAMA, a media and marketing group quoted on the Alternative Investment Market segment of the London Stock ...

  13. Global Pulse

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In April 2005, the Manic Street Preachers announced a two-year layoff. But the Welsh alternative rock trio's devoted fan base won't have to wait much longer to see vocalist/guitarist James Dean Bradfi In April 2005, the Manic Street Prea ...

  14. Shapeshifters Join Sanctuary For Management

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dance music act Shapeshifters has signed to Sanctuary Group's artist management division for worldwide representation. Dance music act Shapeshifters has signed to Sanctuary Group's artist management division for worldwide representation. ...

  15. Sanctuary Inks Fightstar For Management

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. In recent months, Fightstar has ridden a wave of media exposure in ...

  16. Sanctuary Inks Fightstar For Management

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group has added British newcomers Fightstar to its roster of management clients. Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. In recent months, Fightstar has ridden a wave of media exposure in ...

  17. Sanctuary Picks Up Elton For Management

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group has added Sir Elton John to its management roster as part of a £16 million ($30 million) cash-and-stock deal to acquire the singer/songwriter's management company, Twenty-First Centur NEW YORK -- Sanctuary Group has added Sir ...

  18. Sanctuary Picks Up Elton For Management

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary Group has added Sir Elton John to its management roster as part of a £16 million ($30 million) cash-and-stock deal to acquire the singer/songwriter's management company, Twenty-First C Sanctuary Group has added Sir Elton Jo ...

  19. Sanctuary Management U.K. Names MD

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Martin Hall, a senior artist manager at Sanctuary Artist Management U.K., has been promoted to the newly created position of managing director. Martin Hall, a senior artist manager at Sanctuary Artist Management U.K., has been promoted to the newl ...

  20. Sanctuary Management U.K. Names MD

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Senior manager Hall takes helm. Martin Hall, a senior artist manager at Sanctuary Artist Management U.K., has been promoted to the newly created position of managing director. Hall joined the firm, part of the Sanctuary Group's Sanctuary Arti ...

  21. Sony BMG Enters New Deal With 3

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. has entered into a new content supplying agreement with British third-generation telecoms network 3. Through the new pact, the major record company will provide a wid Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. has entered ...

  22. Sony BMG Enters New Deal With 3

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. has entered into a content supplying agreement with British third-generation telecoms network 3. Through the new pact, Sony BMG will provide a wide range of music vid Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. has entered ...

  23. 'Jools Holland' Finds U.S. Home

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST The BBC live-music showcase "Later With Jools Holland" finally has a regular home in the United States, via Rave HD, a music channel available through high-definition satellite provider <A HREF="http: The BBC live-music showcase ...

  24. Top Acts Line Up For Cardiff Tsunami Benefit

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Manic Street Preachers and Jools Holland are among the acts confirmed to perform at a tsunami relief concert to be held Jan. 22 at the Millennium Stadium in Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Ma ...

  25. Top Acts Line Up For Cardiff Tsunami Benefit

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Manic Street Preachers and Jools Holland are among the acts confirmed to perform at a tsunami relief concert to be held Jan. 22 at the Millennium Stadium in Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Ma ...

  26. Sanctuary Names Stroebele Continental Europe Prez

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary Records Group (SRG) has named former Sony Music Europe executive Frank Stroebele to a new role overseeing continental European operations. Sanctuary Records Group (SRG) has named former Sony Music Europe executive Frank Stroebele to a ne ...

  27. Sanctuary Names Stroebele Continental Europe Prez

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary Records Group (SRG) has named former Sony Music Europe executive Frank Stroebele to a new role overseeing continental European operations. Sanctuary Records Group (SRG) has named former Sony Music Europe executive Frank Stroebele to a ne ...