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  1. Prince Rules European Albums Chart

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Prince scores a notable victory on European Top 100 Albums, climbing 8-1 with "3121" (NPG/ Universal) after healthy rises or debuts in several markets across the region. The album is new at No. 4 in G Prince scores a notable victory on E ...

  2. Gnarls Barkley Download Slam Dunks U.K. Chart

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music act Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" yesterday (April 2) made chart history by topping the Official U.K. Singles Chart solely on download sales. Warner Music act Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" yesterday (April 2) made ...

  3. Gnarls Barkley Download Slam Dunks U.K. Chart

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music act Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" yesterday (April 2) made chart history by topping the Official U.K. Singles Chart solely on download sales. Warner Music act Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" yesterday (April 2) made ...

  4. Placebo Effect Continues On European Albums Chart

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Placebo's "Meds" (Virgin) withstands all competition to secure a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. While the album falls away dramatically in the United Kingdom, dropping 7-35, it conti Placebo's "Meds" ...

  5. Placebo Effect Continues On Euro Chart

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Meds' holds Bocelli's 'Amore' from top spot. Placebo's "Meds" (Virgin) withstands all competition to secure a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. While the album falls away dramatically in the ...

  6. Gilmour's 'Island' Yields Chart Treasure

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST There's a new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, as David Gilmour's third solo set "On An Island" (EMI) goes straight to the top for the vocalist/guitarist best-known as a member of Pink Floyd. "Island There's a new No ...

  7. Gilmour's 'Island' Yields Chart Treasure

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Floyd star's solo set opens at Euro chart peak. There's a new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, as David Gilmour's third solo set "On An Island" (EMI) goes straight to the top for the vocalist/guitarist best-known as a mem ...

  8. Blunt, Madonna Continue Euro Charts Supremacy

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt and Madonna continue Warner Music International's rule at the top of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, while two Sony BMG acts, RCA's Kelly Clarkson and Ariola's Eros Ramazzotti, show James Blunt and Madonna co ...

  9. Blunt, Madonna Rule European Charts

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International posts an impressive week on the pan-European charts. The major again has the top two titles on European Top 100 Albums, with Atlantic's James Blunt and Warner Bros.' Madonna Warner Music International posts an ...

  10. Blunt, Madonna Rule European Charts

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Bedlam' retains albums crown. Warner Music International posts an impressive week on the pan-European charts. The major again has the top two titles on European Top 100 Albums, with Atlantic's James Blunt and Warner Bros.' Mad ...

  11. Blunt Stays Out Front In Europe

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST In an unchanged top five on European Top 100 Albums, James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) retains the No. 1 position. Although it falls 1-2 in Germany, "Bedlam" is up again 3-2 in the United King In an unchanged top f ...

  12. Blunt Stays Out Front In Europe

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST In an unchanged top five on European Top 100 Albums, James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) retains the No. 1 position. Although it falls 1-2 in Germany, "Bedlam" is up again 3-2 in the United King In an unchanged top f ...

  13. Report: Local Repertoire On The Rise In U.K.

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST More than 62M albums sold at home in 2005. Homegrown artists accounted for almost half of all albums sold in the United Kingdom last year, new figures published today (Feb. 14) reveal. British acts claimed a record 62.4 million album sales in 2005 ...

  14. Robbie, Blunt Register Platinum Europe Milestones

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST albums certified in January. Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams and James Blunt each arrived at the four million shipments milestone during January, according to Platinum Europe certifications issued today (Feb. 13) by the IFPI. Willia ...

  15. Robbie, Blunt Register Platinum Europe Milestones

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams and James Blunt each arrived at the four million shipments milestone during January, according to Platinum Europe certifications issued today (Feb. 13) by t Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams an ...

  16. Blunt Maintains Euro Albums Chart Domination

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic), his countrymen Arctic Monkeys are chasing his chart crown. While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedla ...

  17. Blunt Maintains Euro Albums Chart Domination

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic), his countrymen Arctic Monkeys are chasing his chart crown. While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedla ...

  18. Arctic Monkeys Debut Heading For Record Books

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkeys are poised to set an industry benchmark after retailers reported explosive first week sales for their debut album. The album is expected to be a distant Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkey ...

  19. Arctic Monkeys Debut Heading For Record Books

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkeys are poised to set an industry benchmark after retailers reported explosive first week sales for their debut album. The album is expected to be a distant Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkey ...

  20. 'Bedlam' Back To No. 1 In Europe

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) is back to the top of European Top 100 Albums. As the English singer-songwriter climbs ever nearer to the top ten of The Billboard 200, this week moving 16-13 James Blunt's "Back T ...

  21. 'Bedlam' Back To No. 1 In Europe

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) is back to the top of European Top 100 Albums. As the English singer-songwriter climbs ever nearer to the top ten of The Billboard 200, this week moving 16-13 James Blunt's "Back T ...

  22. Belgium's Singles Chart Incorporates Downloads

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kippensoep Allstars' "Kippensoep voor Iedereen" (EMI) has become the first No. 1 on the new Belgian official Ultratop singles chart, which now combines sales data of physical singles and downloads. Kippensoep Allstars' "Ki ...

  23. U.K. Album Sales Slip In 2005

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.K. consumers' growing enthusiasm for homegrown artists and digital downloads in 2005 helped the national recorded music market achieve "one of its best years yet," trade body the British Phonographi U.K. consumers' growing en ...

  24. Madonna Continues Euro Charts Reign

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna retains her supremacy on European Top 100 Albums and Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, as the top three on both of Billboard's composite sales charts for the region are unchanged. Madonna retains her supremacy on European Top 100 Albums and ...

  25. Madonna Continues Euro Charts Reign

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna retains her supremacy on European Top 100 Albums and Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, as the top three on both of Billboard's composite sales charts for the region are unchanged. Madonna retains her supremacy on European Top 100 Albums and ...

  26. Robbie Continues 'Intensive' Run Atop Euro Chart

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K. and Ireland celebrated yesterday's successful first-half results by retaining top place on European Top 100 Albums with Robbie Williams' "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) and adding a new en EMI Music U.K. and Ireland ...

  27. Robbie Takes 'Care' To Stay At Euro Chart Peak

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams begins a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with his sixth solo studio set "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis). Of the eight markets in which it debuted at the top last week, "Ca Robbie Williams begins a second ...

  28. Robbie Takes 'Care' To Stay At Euro Chart Peak

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams begins a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with his sixth solo studio set "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis). Of the eight markets in which it debuted at the top last week, "Ca Robbie Williams begins a second ...

  29. Robbie Williams Takes 'Intensive Care' Of Euro Charts

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams goes straight to the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), amassing an impressive collection of first-week No.1 rankings. The album outsells all Robbie Williams goes straight t ...

  30. Robbie Williams Takes 'Intensive Care' Of Euro Charts

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST New set ships 1.5 million units. Robbie Williams goes straight to the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), amassing an impressive collection of first-week No.1 rankings. The album outsells al ...

  31. Depeche Mode's 'Angel' Flies High In Europe

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the charts in a string of markets. The British alternative rock veteran's latest set "Playing the Depeche Mode makes a triumphant retu ...

  32. Depeche Mode's 'Angel' Flies High In Europe

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the charts in a string of markets. Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the ch ...

  33. Blunt Finally Tops Euro Album Chart

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It's a long way to the top but it's beautiful when you get there. James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" was released 52 weeks ago and entered Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart 28 weeks ago. However, It's a long ...

  34. Blunt Finally Tops Euro Album Chart

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It's a long way to the top but it's beautiful when you get there. James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" was released 52 weeks ago and entered Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart 28 weeks ago. However, It's a long ...

  35. Coldplay Clean Up At Digital Music Awards

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three trophies, Coldplay was the big winner last night at the fourth annual BT Digital Music Awards in London. The British alternative rock act walked away with the People's Choice award, and tro With three trophies, Coldplay was the big ...

  36. Coldplay Clean Up At Digital Music Awards

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three trophies, Coldplay was the big winner last night at the fourth annual BT Digital Music Awards in London. The British alternative rock act walked away with the People's Choice award, and tro With three trophies, Coldplay was the big ...

  37. U.K.'s OCC Alters Chart Rules

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Releases linked to competition prizes no longer eligible. Music releases linked to consumer competition prizes are no longer eligible for the U.K. official sales charts, according to newly amended rules at the London-based Official U.K. Charts Com ...

  38. Coldplay Leads DMA Nominations

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Only awards dedicated to digital music entertainment. Coldplay and Natasha Bedingfield are among those to have clinched the most nominations for this year's BT Digital Music Awards (DMA), the country's only award ceremony dedicated to di ...

  39. Coldplay Leads DMA Nominations

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Only awards dedicated to digital music ent. Coldplay and Natasha Bedingfield are among those to have clinched the most nominations for this year's BT Digital Music Awards (DMA), the country's only award ceremony dedicated to digital musi ...

  40. iTunes Boasts 80% Piece Of U.K. Pie

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has seized an 80% share of the British digital download market in less than 18 months of opening for business, the computer giant said today (Sept. 7). It's the fir Apple Computer's iTunes Music S ...

  41. iTunes Boasts 80% Piece Of U.K. Pie

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has seized an 80% share of the British digital download market in less than 18 months of opening for business, the computer giant said today (Sept. 7). It's the fir Apple Computer's iTunes Music S ...

  42. Coldplay Enter 8th Week On Top In Europe

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) extends its reign on European Top 100 Albums to eight weeks. The British band's third studio set continues to enjoy robust European sales, climbing back 3-2 in the U Coldplay's "X ...

  43. Coldplay Enter 8th Week On Top In Europe

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Back to Bedlam' moves into second spot. Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) extends its reign on European Top 100 Albums to eight weeks. As the British band continues its North American tour, with shows last night in Montre ...

  44. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In an unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) is No. 1 for a seventh straight week. Shakira's "Fijacion Oral Vol.1" (Epic) stands at No. 2 again, after seven In an unchang ...

  45. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In an unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) is No. 1 for a seventh straight week. Shakira's "Fijacion Oral Vol.1" (Epic) stands at No. 2 again, after seven In an unchang ...

  46. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Enters Record Books

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's widely-anticipated third studio album "X&Y" has opened with the second-highest first week sales tally in British chart history. Coldplay's widely-anticipated third studio album "X&Y" has opened ...

  47. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Enters Record Books

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New album sells 464,000 copies in Britain. Coldplay's widely-anticipated third studio album "X&Y" has opened with the second-highest first week sales tally in British chart history. The Parlophone album, released last Monday (Ju ...

  48. Black Eyed Peas Open At European Albums Summit

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas make a winning return to European Top 100 Albums with "Monkey Business" (A&M/Interscope), which debuts at No. 1 after opening in the top spot in Germany, France and Switzerland. In Black Eyed Peas make a winning r ...

  49. Black Eyed Peas Open At European Albums Summit

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gorillaz Climb Down To No. 2. Black Eyed Peas make a winning return to European Top 100 Albums with "Monkey Business" (A&M/Interscope), which debuts at No. 1 after opening in the top spot in Germany, France and Switzerland. Initial E ...

  50. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Hot Off the Racks

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" has exploded out of the blocks in the band's home market, Britain. The album sold more than 150,000 copies yesterday (June 6) on its opening day of sale in the United Kingdom, acc Coldplay's " ...

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