Paul Weller

  1. Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith Top U.K. Charts

    June 09, 2014 8:50 AM EDT Ed Sheeran has scored his first U.K. No. 1 single, debuting at the top of the new chart published by the Official Charts Company on Sunday (June 8) with “Sing” (Asylum/Warner Music). Sam Smith started a second week at the album chart summit with “ ...

  2. The Jam's Paul Weller Wins Photo Case Against Daily Mail (Report)

    April 16, 2014 1:09 PM EDT Paul Weller, former frontman and guitarist for The Jam, has won £10,000 in a case brought against the Daily Mail's parent company Associated Newspapers for publishing photos of his children, the BBC has reported . The photos, published in Oct ...

  3. Ten Brands to Watch in 2013

    December 26, 2012 1:00 PM EST Marketers spent close to $1.2 billion on music sponsorship alone in 2012, and that's not even counting the hundreds of millions that went into commercials featuring current songs that helped many artists impact the Billboard charts. As artist ...

  4. Olly Murs Tops UK Album Chart, Gabrielle Aplin Has Top Single With Frankie Goes To Hollywood Cover

    December 10, 2012 7:16 AM EST Olly Murs has the U.K.'s No. 1 artist album for a second week, after "Right Place Right Time" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) was confirmed at the summit again by the Official Charts Company on Sunday (12/9). On the singles chart, P ...

  5. Are Adele, Rolling Stones, Spice Girls, Madness, George Michael, One Direction, Kate Bush and/or Muse Playing Olympics Closing Ceremony?

    August 09, 2012 8:31 AM EDT LONDON -- Kate Bush is one of the biggest music names mentioned here as a potential performer at Sunday's star-studded closing ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games. The singer's name is being bandied about in the British media alon ...

  6. Universal U.K Partners With Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green Clothing Label To Open Virtual 'Shop-Front' Record Stores

    May 08, 2012 11:02 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. is taking an innovative approach to boosting its sales of vinyl product. Launching May 24, the label is to partner with British fashion company Pretty Green - the clothing label and retail chain set up by former Oasis, now Bea ...

  7. Madonna Tops Elvis With 12th U.K. No. 1 Album; Chris Brown Has Top Single

    April 02, 2012 11:33 AM EDT Madonna landed her 12th U.K. No. 1 album on Sunday (April 1) with "MDNA" to overtake Elvis Presley as the solo artist with the most chart-topping albums in the market. Chris Brown's "Turn Up The Music" gave him his first U ...

  8. Paul Weller Tops David Guetta For U.K.'s No. 1 Album; Katy Perry Has Top Single

    March 26, 2012 7:35 AM EDT In a photo-finish that saw him beat David Guetta's "Nothing But The Beat" (Positiva/Virgin/EMI) by a sales margin of just 150 copies, Paul Weller scored his fourth solo U.K. No. 1 album on Sunday (25) with "Sonik Kicks" (U ...

  9. U.K. Tour Disruption Continues

    December 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Plunging temperatures, snow and icy conditions continue to affect the live business in the U.K. Paul Weller will play Manchester Arena tonight (Dec. 3) and Glasgow SECC tomorrow (Dec. 5) but a show in Aberdeen on Sunday (Dec. 6) has been postponed ...

  10. U.K. Freeze Disrupts Touring

    December 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Snow and freezing temperatures are disrupting road, rail and air services in the U.K., with a knock-on effect on the U.K. touring business. Paul Weller is the most high-profile casualty. His 3A-promoted show at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena tonight ...

  11. The XX, Paul Weller Lead Mercury Betting

    September 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The XX are back as favorites to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize in London tonight (Sept. 7) with their debut "XX" (Young Turks/XL Recordings). Their betting odds with bookmaker William Hill are evens. The £20,000 ($31,000) prize goes t ...

  12. Mercury Prize Shortlist Unveiled

    July 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. alt-rock veteran Paul Weller's 10th solo album and Dublin-based quintet Villagers' debut share space on the shortlist for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, announced today in London. The 12-strong shortlist was unveiled at London venue ...

  13. AC/DC's 'Iron Man 2' Soundtrack Tops Euro Chart

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Three new entries in the top ten of Billboard's European Albums chart are headed by AC/DC 's No. 1 debut with the soundtrack of "Iron Man 2" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment). Stromae 's "Alors On Danse" (Mosae ...

  14. AC/DC's 'Iron Man 2' Powers To U.K. No. 1

    April 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC 's soundtrack to "Iron Man 2" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) gave the veteran rockers their third U.K. No. 1 album. Another Sony artist, RCA newcomer Diana Vickers , scored a chart-topping single at the first time of aski ...

  15. Noel Gallagher Jams With Paul Weller In London

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher joined Paul Weller on-stage at the Modfather's intimate London show. Gallagher -- who split with Oasis last year - guested last night (April 21) on guitar and vocals on versions of Oasis' 2005 song " ...

  16. Universal Renews Paul Weller Publishing Deal

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has confirmed the renewal and extension of its worldwide agreement with U.K. rock artist Paul Weller, covering his entire back catalog as a solo artist and with the Jam and the Style Council, as well as his future ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Eden Sessions Adds Florence

    June 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Alternative acts Florence and the Machine and the Maccabees have been unveiled as support acts for the 2009 Eden Sessions, held in Cornwall in the U.K. this summer. Winner of the 2009 critics choice award at the BRITs, Florence and the Machine wil ...

  19. Weller Confirmed for Cancer Charity Gig

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Paul Weller is to perform at Cancer Research U.K.'s annual "Sound & Vision" event, scheduled for Feb. 26 at London's Abbey Road Studios. The former Jam and Style Council frontman will perform alongside Scottish singer-songw ...

  20. Franz, Kings For Benicassim 2009

    December 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Kings of Leon, Franz Ferdinand and Paul Weller have been confirmed as headliners for the 2009 FIB Heineken Benicassim Festival in Spain. The 2009 festival, running July 16-19 will be the 15th annual Benicassim event. The festival, which has become ...

  21. Weller, Girls Aloud Head To Isle Of Wight

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The promoter of the Isle Of Wight Festival is launching a spin-off event on the British island. British rock veteran Paul Weller will headline the first night at Osborne House on July 26, with pop act Girls Aloud topping the bill the following nig ...

  22. TCT Line-Up Adds Madness, Armatrading, Gray

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Veterans Madness, Joan Armatrading and David Gray will join newcomers Newton Faulkner and Amy Macdonald on the bill for this year's April 8-13 Teenage Cancer Trust Gigs at London's Royal Albert Hall. Now in its 8th year, the TCT gigs wil ...

  23. Silver Cleft Award For Weller

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul Weller is to be feted during the O2 Silver Clef Luncheon in London on June 29. The songwriter and guitarist who formed the Jam, Style Council and is now a successful solo artist, will be the recipient of the prestigious Silver Clef Award. Sev ...

  24. AIM Strikes Pact With U.K. Podcasters

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. trade body the Association of Independent Music has forged a deal with the U.K. Podcasters Association to promote full-length tracks to licence for legal podcasts. As part of the deal, UKPA members have preferential access to take out a licen ...

  25. 'Anastacia' Euro Chart Streak At 14th Week

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anastacia's self-titled Epic set notches a 14th week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. The album moves 9-4 in Sweden, 7-2 in Norway and 4-2 in Holland, where her European tour starts on Saturday. Anastacia's self-titled Epic set notch ...

  26. 'Anastacia' Euro Chart Streak At 14th Week

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anastacia's self-titled Daylight/Epic set notches a 14th week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. The album moves 9-4 in Sweden, 7-2 in Norway and 4-2 in Holland, where her European tour starts on Sa Anastacia's self-titled Daylight/Epi ...