Pet Shop Boys

  1. Executive Playlist: Vevo's Doug McVehil: NIN, Zola Jesus, Jon Hopkins 'Make My Spine Tingle'

    February 12, 2014 7:27 PM EST Executive Playlist is a new Billboard.biz platform where the movers and hand-shakers of the music business put together a music mix of their choosing. More often than you would think that guy or gal dressed in business casual at the conference tab ...

  2. Chart Moves: Pet Shop Boys Score Highest Charting Album In Nearly 20 Years

    July 26, 2013 9:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Jay Z held at No. 1 for a second week as "Magna Carta… Holy Grail" sold another 129,000 copies (down 76%). He easily barred the arriving Sara Bareilles from a second No. 1 album as her &qu ...

  3. Take That Announces European Stadium Shows

    October 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Reformed U.K. pop group Take That has confirmed one of the worst kept secrets in the music biz -- the band will tour European stadia next summer. The announcement was made today (Oct. 26) at London's Savoy Hotel where all five original band m ...

  4. Pet Shop Boys Score Ballet

    July 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Never an act to shy from an artistic challenge, U.K. pop duo Pet Shop Boys is to make the leap into dance theatre with its first ever full-length ballet score. Working in partnership with renowned London dance theatre Sadler's Wells, the BRIT ...

  5. Blur Returns For Record Store Day

    April 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Blur, which reformed for dates last summer, has recorded new material for release as part of Record Store Day. The 1,000 copies of the seven-inch vinyl single will be Blur's first new material since 2003. Details will be confirm ...

  6. Pet Shop Boys Gets Festive On EP

    November 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K. synth pop duo Pet Shop Boys will issue a new EP, "Christmas" (Parlophone/EMI), on Dec. 14. The five-track release will be available on CD and download and includes a new version of "It Doesn't Often Snow At Christmas," ...

  7. Pet Shop Boys' Biggest U.K. Show

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. synth-pop duo the Pet Shop Boy has played its biggest indoor British concert as part of a world tour. The act played songs from the '80s including "West End Girls," "Two Divided by Zero" and "It's a Sin" ...

  8. Pet Shop Boys To Headline Roskilde, Latitude Fests

    March 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pet Shop Boys will play European festivals this summer as part of the campaign for their 10th album "Yes" (Parlophone), including a headlining appearance at Denmark's Roskilde Festival according to keyboard player Chris Lowe. It was ...

  9. Brit Awards Boost On U.K. Charts

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Kings of Leon's double triumph at the BRIT Awards last week delivered a big sales boost on the new U.K. charts Sunday (Feb. 22). The Hand Me Down/Sony Music Entertainment quartet returned to No. 1 with the album "Only By The Night" ...

  10. Brits Artists' Sales Surge

    February 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST BRIT Awards performers and winners including Duffy, the Ting Tings and Elbow have already seen a digital sales bounce, following the TV broadcast of the ceremony. According to the Official Charts Co, there was an immediate impact on download sales ...

  11. Duffy Wins Three Brits

    February 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Welsh vocalist Duffy was the big winner at the 2009 BRIT Awards, taking home three trophies tonight (Feb. 18) at London's Earls Court. Duffy, whose debut album, "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal), was the U.K's top seller in 2008, ...

  12. Pet Shop Boys Recruit New Management

    January 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST Veteran manager Angela Becker of Becker Brown has been confirmed as the Pet Shop Boys' new manager, effective immediately. The Pet Shop Boys will receive the outstanding contribution to music award at this year's BRIT Awards, Feb. 18, wh ...

  13. U2 To Play Brit Awards

    January 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2 has been confirmed to perform at the Brit Awards at London's Earls Court on Feb. 18. The Irish band will play their new single "Get On Your Boots"; their new set "No Line On The Horizon" (Mercury/Universal) is out March ...

  14. Brits Honor For Pet Shop Boys

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. dance-pop duo the Pet Shop Boys will receive the outstanding contribution to music award at the 2009 Brit Awards at Earls Court on Feb. 18. The Pet Shop Boys will also perform at the awards, which are screened on ITV1. The BPI, the U. ...

  15. Parlophone Re-signs Pet Shop Boys

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hitmaking U.K. pop duo Pet Shop Boys has renewed its contract with Parlophone Records after more than 20 years' association. The act has sold more than 30 million albums globally since originally signing with EMI Music's Parlophone label ...

  16. Chili Peppers Red Hot In Europe

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pet Shop Boys open at No. 2. Pet Shop Boys open at No. 2. News ...

  17. Chili Peppers Red Hot In Europe

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the challenge of veteran British pop duo the Pet Shop Boys to start a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.). The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the chal ...

  18. Chili Peppers Red Hot In Europe

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the challenge of veteran British pop duo the Pet Shop Boys to start a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.). The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the chal ...

  19. Live 8: Moscow Joins Roster

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pet Shop Boys confirmed to perform. Pet Shop Boys confirmed to perform. News ...