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  1. Rough Trade to Open New Retail Store in Nottingham

    July 02, 2014 4:11 PM EDT British music retailer Rough Trade will open its first U.K. store based outside of London this fall. The new outlet will be based in the city of Nottingham and follows Rough Trade Retail Group's acquisition of a majority stake in fellow U.K. ...

  2. P!nk Takes No. 1 Spot on Hot Tours Chart, Grosses $23.6 Million

    June 14, 2013 2:53 PM EDT P!nk takes the No. 1 ranking on the weekly Hot Tours tally with gross and attendance counts reported from the first leg of her Truth About Love Tour that launched earlier this year. The totals represented in this week’s recap come from the tour’ ...

  3. Jake Bugg Tops UK Album Charts; Calvin Harris & Florence Welch Have No. 1 Single

    October 22, 2012 10:15 AM EDT Rising English singer-songwriter Jake Bugg made a dramatic start to his U.K. album chart career by debuting at No. 1 yesterday (Sunday) with his self-titled Mercury/Universal debut. "Sweet Nothing" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) by ...

  4. London's Southbank Centre Wins Top UK Venue Honors

    May 29, 2012 3:05 PM EDT London's Southbank Centre located beside the River Thames . London's Southbank Centre has snatched the No. 1 spot in the 2011 top 100 U.K. music venues as compiled by PRS for Music, the U.K. authors' collecting society. The news, ba ...

  5. Best Buy To Shutter U.K. Stores; Invests $1.3 billion In Best Buy Mobile

    November 07, 2011 11:42 AM EST U.S. retail giant Best Buy is to close all 11 of its U.K. stores by the end of the calendar year, it has been announced. The big box retailer opened its first British store in Thurrock, Essex in April 2010 (Billboard.biz, Apr. 27, 2010). A further ...

  6. Indie Labels Calculate the Damage From Sony's London Warehouse Fire

    August 10, 2011 5:30 PM EDT The Sony DADC warehouse in Enfield, England, after Monday night's riots (Photo: David Goddard/Getty Images) As the United Kingdom endured another night of civil unrest and rioting yesterday, the country's music industry begins to access ...

  7. London Riots Hit Entertainment Industry: Music, Films, Sports

    August 09, 2011 7:31 AM EDT LONDON -- Sony's only depot for CDs and DVDs in the U.K. was burned to the ground , several movie theaters closed their doors early Monday night and Wednesday night's England vs. Holland soccer international was postponed as the British ...

  8. Sony Distribution Center Destroyed by London Rioters, Indie Labels 'Devastated'

    August 09, 2011 7:14 AM EDT A London warehouse containing stock for a number of U.K. independent labels -- including XL Recordings, 4AD, Beggars, Domino and Rough Trade - was destroyed by rioters during a third night of unrest in the British capital. The three-story building ...

  9. Faithless Unveils U.K. Arena Tour

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT British dance act Faithless will embark on a U.K. arena tour this fall to promote its latest studio set "The Dance" (Nate's Tunes). The nine-date tour, promoted by SJM (DF Concerts in Scotland), begins Nov. 30 at Bournemouth BIC and ...

  10. Whitney Houston Returns To Stage, Critics Divided

    April 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Whitney Houston kicked off the British leg of her tour after canceling a string of gigs due to illness, but some critics were less than impressed with her performance. "Houston, we still have a problem" was the conclusion of the bestsell ...

  11. Beyonce Announces New Album Plans For 2010

    November 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST During the last U.K. stop of her "I Am..." tour at the Trent FM Arena in Nottingham, Beyonce announced that she indeed has plans of releasing a new album next year. "This is my last show for this tour in the UK, so hopefully, I' ...

  12. British Baritone Farnsworth Wins Wigmore prize

    September 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Singing songs on subjects ranging from death to drink, British baritone Marcus Farnsworth has won the top prize in the sixth biennial Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition. Farnsworth, 25, was selected for the £10,000 ($16,55 ...

  13. Glastonbury Deposit Scheme Back For 2010

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Glastonbury organizer Michael Eavis says his new deposit scheme will "definitely" return in the fall for the 40th anniversary next year of the first ever Glastonbury festival. Last year the festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset str ...

  14. Alice In Chains Signs Up To Sonisphere

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST New touring rock festival Sonisphere has added Alice In Chains, Avenged Sevenfold and Machine Head as exclusive additions to its line-up for Knebworth House in the U.K. in August. Sonisphere runs from June 20 to Aug. 2, hitting venues in Holland, ...

  15. Counting Crows Announce U.K., Ireland Dates

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Counting Crows will return to the U.K. and Ireland for a 12-city tour, beginning May 7 at Belfast's Odyssey Arena. The Hold Steady will provide support on the majority of dates. Counting Crows last visited the U.K. to headline London's s ...

  16. Fopp Flag Flies Again In London

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Market-leading U.K. retailer HMV is to re-open the Covent Garden branch of shuttered record store Fopp in London on Saturday (Oct. 6), after persuading the landlord to reverse its decision over the lease. The 4,000 sq.ft. store will recommence tra ...

  17. Ghosts Materialize For Hard Rock Charity Event

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. arm of Hard Rock International has lined up indie-rock act Ghosts to play exclusively at the restaurant chain next month as part of its global Rocktober string of events. The Atlantic Records band will perform at branches of the music-the ...

  18. London Fails To Figure In HMV’s Fopp Revival

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT HMV says that despite their "very best efforts", their revival of the U.K. Fopp retail chain will not include a London branch among the six stores re-opening this month. Stores in Edinburgh, Manchester, Nottingham, Cambridge and Glasgow ...

  19. HMV Buys Fopp Brand, Outlets

    July 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT HMV Group is injecting new life into Fopp. The music and entertainment retail giant has reached an agreement to buy the recently-bankrupted Fopp brand, its URL and the lease on six of the retailer's outlets, depending on landlord consent. Fin ...

  20. Snoop Seeks To Overturn UK Visa Denial

    March 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Dogg, who has been denied a visa to enter Britain on a European tour, is seeking to have the decision overturned, a spokeswoman said on Saturday. The 35-year old, arrested during a disturbance at London's Heathrow airport last year, had ...

  21. See Tickets Buys Intascape

    January 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST British ticketing firm See Tickets is ramping up its interests in the sports community through the acquisition of Intascape Ltd, a firm which has close dealings with a variety of professional English soccer clubs. In a statement, See says the deal ...

  22. XL Launches New Imprint

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Abeano Music to discover, develop new talent. Independent label XL Recordings, part of the U.K.-based Beggars Group, has launched a new imprint called Abeano Music for discovering and developing new talent. The new London-based unit has been forme ...

  23. 'American Idiot' Rules Europe

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST In its 18th week on European Top 100 Albums, Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) rises from No. 2 to top the composite survey for the first time. The album spent its first three weeks at No. 4 in S In its 18th week on European To ...

  24. 'American Idiot' Rules Europe

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST In its 18th week on European Top 100 Albums, Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) rises from No. 2 to top the composite survey for the first time. The album spent its first three weeks at No. 4 in S In its 18th week on European To ...

  25. See Tickets Goes Live In The United Kingdom

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST A new ticketing agency called See Tickets goes live in the United Kingdom tomorrow (Feb. 24), in an effort to challenge Ticketmaster's dominance of the sector. A new ticketing agency called See Tickets goes live in the United Kingdom tomorrow ...

  26. See Tickets Goes Live In The United Kingdom

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST A new ticketing agency called See Tickets goes live in the United Kingdom tomorrow (Feb. 24), in an effort to challenge Ticketmaster's dominance of the sector. A new ticketing agency called See Tickets goes live in the United Kingdom tomorrow ...