Meat Loaf

  1. Justin Timberlake's '20/20' Sees Another Week At No. 1 in Britain

    April 08, 2013 8:04 AM EDT Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” (RCA/Sony Music Entertainment) began a third week atop the U.K. album chart as the Official Charts Company published its new sales data Sunday (April 7). British DJ-producer Duke Dumont debuted at No. 1 ...

  2. Chart Moves: Nicki Minaj's 'Roman' Reissue Spurs 591% Gain, Sony's 'Playlist' Series Sizzles (at $1.99)

    November 30, 2012 8:00 AM EST The Billboard 200 On the chart this week, Rihanna bounded in at No. 1 with her first chart-topping set, "Unapologetic." The SRP/Def Jam album moved 238,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, also marking Rihanna� ...

  3. The Darkness Returns From Hiatus With New Material

    August 09, 2012 4:00 PM EDT ''The world needs the Darkness," declares Justin Hawkins, the group's mustachioed guitarist and falsetto-voiced singer, "whether it knows it or not." As with most things concerning the Darkness - the ludicrously attir ...

  4. Ne-Yo, Bob Seger, Bette Midler, Meat Loaf, Stevie Nicks Light Up Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony

    June 15, 2012 8:31 AM EDT Ne-Yo poses with Swizz Beatz after accepting his Hal David Starlight Award. (Photo: Getty/Larry Busacca) Now, incredibly, in its 43rd year, the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony is roughly the publishing world's equivalent of the Grammys, but ...

  5. Emeli Sande, Gotye Return To the Top of the U.K. Charts

    March 05, 2012 9:22 AM EST Scottish breakthrough artist Emeli Sandé returned to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Sunday) with her debut album "Our Version of Events" (Virgin/EMI). Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" (Universal Island) s ...

  6. Morning Heds: Spotify Says Bye to Free, Sony Goes iOS, Beatles Songs Sold

    January 12, 2012 6:11 AM EST Spotify no longer free for early US subscribers Music Week Early Spotify adopters in the US will see their no-strings, unlimited streaming experience cease next week when their promotional period comes to an end. Why Rhapsody Is (Probably) Bigger ...

  7. Backbeat: David Lee Roth's Uncle, Cafe Wha? Founder Manny Roth, Calls Van Halen Gig 'Phenomenal'

    January 06, 2012 4:16 PM EST David Lee Roth rips it up on the mic at last night's (Jan. 5) intimate gig at Café Wha? in New York. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage) Van Halen kicked off what promises to be a busy 2012 with a fiery, hit-laden show at Cafe Wha? in New York on ...

  8. Sony Might No Longer Have Right To Distribute Meat Loaf Albums

    September 30, 2011 8:19 PM EDT Meat Loaf's "Bat Out Of Hell" was released in 1977 and has sold approximately 43 million copies, making it the fifth best selling album of all time. The album continues to sell well, but Sony Music's control over this album as ...

  9. Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul With Special Club Gig

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul , with an intimate performance at his favorite haunt, the Iridium Jazz Club. The legendary Paul played there every Monday night until his death last August, so it was an appropriate place for ...

  10. Meat Loaf Announced As First Q Awards 2008 Winner

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Meat Loaf will receive the 2008 Classic Song Award at the upcoming Q Awards, for his epic 1979 hit "Bat Out Of Hell." The veteran rocker will collect the award in person on Oct. 6 at the ceremony held in London's Grosvenor House Hot ...

  11. Sony Ordered To Pay $5 Million In Meat Loaf Dispute

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sony Music must pay the founder of a small record company $5 million for failing to put his company's logo on reissues of Meat Loaf's iconic "Bat Out of Hell" album, a federal appeals court ruled. Steve Popovich, 65, who starte ...

  12. Meat Loaf Scraps Euro Tour, Vows To Return

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Meat Loaf has cancelled his European tour after developing a cyst on his vocal cords, but he denied media reports he might be quitting the stage for good. A series of November concerts across Europe, including one at Wembley Arena in London tonigh ...

  13. Meat Loaf Taking 'Bat' Trilogy On Tour

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Meat Loaf will hit the road next spring to present highlights from his "Bat Out of Hell" trilogy. The trek begins Feb. 23 in Pala, Calif., and will wrap April 12 at New York's Theater at Madison Square Garden. The tour ...

  14. 'Montana' Zooms By Manilow For Second Week At No. 1

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Disney set's sales fell 28% in second week. The soundtrack to Disney's "Hannah Montana" holds on to the throne of The Billboard 200 for the second week in a row, selling 203,000 copies in the United States, according to Niels ...

  15. Meat Loaf Sues Songwriter, Manager

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Suit over trademark rights to 'Bat Out of Hell.' Meat Loaf has sued songwriter Jim Steinman and manager David Sonenberg over trademark rights to "Bat Out of Hell," asking for more than $50 million. Michael Aday, who performs as ...

  16. Legal Matters

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In Ohio, former CBS Records executive Steve Popovich is back in court against Sony BMG over early Meat Loaf recordings. Read Susan Butler's column. In Ohio, former CBS Records executive Steve Popovich is back in court against Sony BMG over ea ...

  17. Jury Awards $5 Million To Cleveland's Popovich

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Owner wins suit against Sony BMG. Cleveland International Records owner Steve Popovich learned what his label’s logo on a CD is worth. A federal jury today (May 27) awarded Cleveland International Records owner Steve Popovich more than $5 million ...

  18. Retail Track

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat Loaf's "Hit Out of Hell" and Gloria Estefan's "Everlasting Gloria." Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat L ...

  19. Retail Track

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat Loaf's "Hit Out of Hell" and Gloria Estefan's "Everlasting Gloria." Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat L ...

  20. Retail Track

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat Loaf's "Hit Out of Hell" and Gloria Estefan's "Everlasting Gloria." Sony Music Distribution cuts prices on four dozen DVD titles such as Meat L ...