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  1. Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' Debuts At No. 1 on U.K. Charts, Sets Digital Album Sales Record

    October 31, 2011 12:17 PM EDT Coldplay crashed back into the U.K. charts on Sunday, Oct. 30, scoring their fifth No. 1 from five studio releases with "Mylo Xyloto" (Parlophone/EMI). The album set a new weekly digital album sales record and achieved the second-biggest ...

  2. This Week in Billboard History: Neil Bogart's Bubblegum Sound, 12" Singles' Early Days, 'Newcomer' Coldplay Streams Song

    October 27, 2011 4:42 PM EDT : WILL THIS BE PART OF JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE'S SCRIPT? Neil Bogart was named marketing coordinator of Cameo Parkway Records, moving over from the MGM label, where he had been a regional promotion manager. Bogart's Cameo duties were to in ...

  3. BMG Rights Management Signs Aviv Geffen

    August 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Israeli singer songwriter Aviv Geffen has signed a publishing deal with BMG Rights Management in Berlin for his first English language album. The album "Aviv Geffen" (Mars Records/Rough Trade) was produced by award-winning Trevor Horn, w ...

  4. Sound Relief Concerts Lift Sales Down Under

    March 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift, Coldplay and Kings of Leon were among the acts to enjoy major sales spikes following their appearance at Australia's Sound Relief charity concerts, held simultaneously March 14 in Sydney and Melbourne. More than 30 acts performe ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Coldplay Fend Off Blunt's European Chart Challenge

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Both of the long-standing bestsellers on the pan-European sales charts log yet another week at No. 1. Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) makes it 11 weeks atop European Top 100 Albums, while Crazy Frog Both of the long-standing b ...

  8. Coldplay Fend Off Blunt's European Chart Challenge

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Both of the long-standing bestsellers on the pan-European sales charts log yet another week at No. 1. Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) makes it 11 weeks atop European Top 100 Albums, while Crazy Frog Both of the long-standing b ...

  9. Sales Spike For Live 8 Performers

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Hyde Park leg of the July 2 Live 8 concert spectacular has ignited British album sales for the many of the performers. The Hyde Park leg of the July 2 Live 8 concert spectacular has ignited British album sales for the many of the performers. P ...

  10. Coldplay Plays Beacon For AOL

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT North American Tour Starts Aug 2. Coldplay singer Chris Martin joked with the crowd Tuesday night at New York’s Beacon Theater, “we’re on camera but we have faces for radio.” The cameras Martin alluded to were the ones on hand to capture Coldplay’ ...