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  1. Pink Postpones Canadian Dates to Rest Vocal Cords

    October 23, 2013 4:00 AM EDT Pop star Pink's vocal rest isn't enough. Doctors have told Pink to postpone three more gigs on her Canadian tour so she can rest her vocal cords through the end of the month. "It became clear after further consultation with her do ...

  2. P!nk Named Billboard's 2013 Woman of the Year

    September 16, 2013 12:30 AM EDT P!nk has been named Billboard's Woman of the Year and will be honored at the 2013 Billboard Women in Music event on Dec. 10 in New York City sponsored by COVERGIRL and City National Bank. The award honors the achievements of a trailblazi ...

  3. Pink Fan Ejected & Arrested After Sending ‘Bomb’ Tweet from Concert

    July 08, 2013 5:20 AM EDT An Australian teenager is facing criminal charges after he Tweeted about bringing a “bomb” to a Pink concert. The sixteen-year-old was ejected from Pink’s Sunday night show at Rod Laver Arena after he sent the ill-advised Tweet. As the Philadelp ...

  4. Pink’s Australian Tour Stretches To 45 Dates

    May 13, 2013 5:18 AM EDT Three years after smashing box office records in Australia, Pink is back in record-making mode Down Under. The pop singer’s “The Truth About Love” tour has grown to 45 shows after her promoter today added arena dates in each of Australia’s big t ...

  5. Joe Riccitelli Named EVP/GM of RCA Records

    November 28, 2012 12:08 PM EST Joe Riccitelli has been named executive vice president/GM of RCA Records, the label announced today. He was previously EVP, Promotion, RCA Records. Riccitelli will now oversee the Music Licensing and Brand Partnership departments which will contin ...

  6. Aussie Bits: P!nk's Colossal Tour, Allans Billy Hyde Closes, Aria Awards Makeover

    October 24, 2012 4:05 PM EDT Allans Billy Hyde's flagship store on Melbrourne's Bourke Street is one of 25 instrument retail chain stores going out of business. (Photo: Lars Brandle) ALLANS BILLY HYDE CLOSING DOWN It's curtains for Australia's leading inde ...

  7. Pink Earns First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200 Chart

    September 26, 2012 11:00 AM EDT After debuting more than 12 years ago on the Billboard 200, pop superstar P!nk gets her first No. 1 album this week as "The Truth About Love" debuts with 280,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the best debut sales week ...

  8. P!nk, 'Cruel Summer' Albums Heading for Top of Next Week's Billboard 200 Chart

    September 19, 2012 7:51 PM EDT Believe it or not, pop superstar P!nk has yet to earn a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. But that may change next week, as industry sources suggest the diva's latest release, "The Truth About Love," may bow atop the list with ...

  9. Business Matters: How Extensive Pre-Sales Can Help Indie Albums to Top 40 Debuts

    July 02, 2012 5:29 PM EDT Extensive Pre-Sales Can Help Indie Albums Chart Higher Than Major Releases Fan-funding platforms can now put independent albums high up the U.K. album chart. Whether or not that's a good thing is up for debate. Take the example of Ginger Wild ...

  10. Nicki Minaj's 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded' Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    April 11, 2012 9:45 AM EDT Nicki Minaj scores her second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" debuts atop the list with 253,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's a slightly better-than-expected sales figure, as i ...

  11. Madonna Tops Billboard 200, Shinedown Has Best Week Ever

    April 04, 2012 11:00 AM EDT As earlier reported, Madonna's "MDNA" and Lionel Richie's "Tuskegee" bow at Nos. 1 and 2 this week on the Billboard 200, selling 359,000 and 199,000 copies, respectively (according to Nielsen SoundScan). Madonna has n ...

  12. Chart Moves: Far East Movement & Justin Bieber Debut on Hot 100, Adele Scores Fourth Top 40 Hit From '21'

    March 09, 2012 6:18 PM EST The Billboard Hot 100: As previously reported , fun. becomes the first rock band in more than a decade to send a debut Billboard Hot 100 hit to No. 1, as "We Are Young," featuring Janelle Monae, ascends 3-1. Who are other notable movers ...

  13. Billboard Power 100: Antonio "L.A." Reid

    January 26, 2012 11:56 PM EST No. 37 Antonio "L.A." Reid Chairman/CEO Epic Records Twitter: @LA_Reid The Real X-Factor... When "The X Factor" was whittling down its contestants in late fall, Antonio "L.A." Reid's dressing room became much mor ...

  14. The 2011 Pop Explosion: Mid-Year Numbers Broken Down By Genre

    July 07, 2011 7:47 AM EDT The sweet sounds of pop music are in control as we take a look at the top selling albums and songs at the mid-year point of 2011. TOP ALBUMS Of the top 20 selling albums -- half of them are pop sets. Leading the pop charge, and the year overall, i ...

  15. L.A. Reid to Run Restructured Epic Records

    June 15, 2011 8:05 PM EDT In what is perhaps the music industry's worst kept secret, the Hollywood Reporter has learned definitively that X Factor judge and former Island Def Jam chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid is headed to Sony Music. He will take on the chair ...

  16. LUPE FIASCO FIRES UP AT NO. 1

    March 18, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Lupe Fiasco's "Lasers" arrives atop the Billboard 200 with 204,000 first-week copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It marks his first No. 1 and best sales week yet. Second album "The Cool" launched at No. 15 with 143,00 ...

  17. P!nk Powers To Record-Tying No. 1s On Mainstream Top 40, Adult Top 40

    March 14, 2011 5:55 PM EDT With twin ascensions to No. 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 and Adult Top 40 charts, P!nk matches the marks for most leaders on each Nielsen BDS-based radio airplay ranking. "F**kin' Perfect" lifts 2-1 to become P!nk's ...

  18. Nicki Minaj Hits No. 1 On Billboard 200; Dr. Dre Tops Digital Songs

    February 09, 2011 11:00 AM EST Nicki Minaj crowns the Billboard 200 for the first time, as her "Pink Friday" set steps 3-1 in its 11th week on the list (45,000; up 18%, according to Nielsen SoundScan). "Pink" also pushes past the 1 million total sales mark t ...

  19. Pink!, Owl City Top Australia's Radio Airplay List

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST Pink! is officially the most popular artist on Australian radio, again. For the fourth successive year, the U.S. pop star has topped the "Most Played Artist Report," published Wednesday by the Phonographic Performance Company of Australi ...

  20. Pink's 'Glass' Rises to No. 1 On Hot 100

    December 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST P!nk is set to celebrate her third Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 on the chart to be released on Thursday (Dec. 2) with “Raise Your Glass” (2-1). The singer was last atop the list in September 2008 for a single frame with “So What.” P!nk’s first Hot 100 ...

  21. Pink Moves 3 Million Tickets

    August 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pink moved a total of 3 million concert tickets on her 2009-2010 worldwide tour, according to a statement on behalf of U.K. tour promoter Marshall Arts. The artist stepped up to become a major global touring act in 2010. Indeed, she is one of the ...

  22. Pink In German Stage Fall

    July 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pink was taken to hospital after an accident during her show in Nuremberg, Germany last night (July 15). The singer fell out of a harness that was supposed to carry her across the crowd and she was dragged into a barricade. Footage on YouTube show ...

  23. Metallica Sells Out Australian Dates

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's tour of Australia has sold-out in brisk fashion. Tickets to the American metal veterans' 13-date Australian arena visit went on general sale at 9am this morning. A little more than an hour later, more than 215,000 tickets had ...

  24. Grammy Acts To See Boost On Next Week's Chart

    February 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Next week's Billboard 200 album chart will shine brightly with big gains courtesy of last Grammy Awards, which aired on Jan. 31. Grammy winner and performer Lady Antebellum looks likely to remain on top of the tally for a second week with &qu ...

  25. Pink Adds Seventh U.K. Stadium Date

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pink has added a seventh and final stadium date to her 2010 U.K. "Funhouse Summer Carnival." The new show will take place June 11 at Sunderland's Stadium of Light arena, which has a capacity of up to 49,000. Tickets for the Sunderla ...

  26. Delta Goodrem Scores Decade's Biggest Australian Album

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Homegrown artists Delta Goodrem and Guy Sebastian scored Australia's best-selling album and single of the 2000s, according to new retrospective over-the-counter sales tallies reported today (Jan. 7) by labels body ARIA. Goodrem's 14-time ...

  27. Pink Books U.K. Stadium Tour

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pink has made the leap to stadiums in the U.K. with six open-air shows confirmed for summer 2010. The Funhouse Summer Carnival Tour, promoted by Marshall Arts, will commence in the U.K. at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton on June 12. The other stadium ...

  28. Beyonce Cancels Australian Dates

    July 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce has canceled two arena dates and pushed back the start of her upcoming Australian tour citing an "unforeseen change in her international schedule." The American pop singer's "I Am" Australian tour was slated to sta ...

  29. Pink Postpones Date Down Under

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pink's all-conquering Funhouse tour of Australia has briefly ground to a halt. The American pop singer has postponed her show at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre tonight (July 20) after coming down with laryngitis. The decision to reschedule ...

  30. Depeche Mode Soars To European Albums Summit

    April 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode races 67-1 on European Top 100 Albums with its new, 12th studio set "Sounds of the Universe" (Mute/EMI), while Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal) moves into a tenth week atop European Hot 100 Sing ...

  31. Springsteen's Third Week Atop Euro Albums Chart

    February 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen equals the achievement of his last album "Magic" in 2007 by starting a third week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart with "Working On A Dream" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment). James Morris ...

  32. Pink Donates To Aus Bushfire Relief Program

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pink has pledged $250,000 Australian ($160,000) to Australia's bushfire relief program. The donation will assist the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal, which has worked at the frontline of support efforts for the thousands affected by rampant bushfir ...

  33. Sony/ATV, Linda Perry Renew Deal

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sony/ATV Music Publishing has renewed a worldwide co-publishing deal to administer the catalogue of songwriter/producer Linda Perry. Moreover, Sony/ATV will administer on a worldwide basis all songwriters signed to Perry's newly formed publis ...

  34. Pink, Perry Top Euro Charts

    January 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST American female vocalists have a winning week on Billboard's pan-European charts. Pink's "Funhouse" (LaFace/Sony Music Entertainment) reaches the Top 100 Albums summit for the first time in its tenth week, while Katy Perry begi ...

  35. ARIA Reports 'Dramatic' CD Sales

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST As Australia moves into the summer season, the country's retail market is defying the gloom of its northern counterparts. Overall Australian album sales in the lead-up to Christmas are well up on the corresponding period last year, according ...

  36. 'Twilight' Bumps AC/DC From Atop Billboard 200

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to "Twilight" starts atop The Billboard 200 this week, becoming the third soundtrack No. 1 soundtrack this year after "Juno" and "Mamma Mia!" The Chop Shop/Atlantic set moved 165,000 copies in the U.S., ...

  37. Pink's 'Funhouse' Burns Aussie Chart, Tickets Fly

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Pink's "Funhouse" album debuted at No. 1 on the Motorola Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) chart on Sunday, and she is set to break her own box office record with the "Funhouse" tour next year amid difficult ...

  38. AC/DC's 'Black Ice' Dominates Euro Albums Chart

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC soars triumphantly on European Top 100 Albums, racing 67-1 with "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony Music). Pink's "So What" (LaFace/Sony Music) starts a second week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles. "Black Ice" claim ...

  39. Grönemeyer On The Double At Austrian Music Awards

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT German rock-singer Herbert Grönemeyer picked up a brace of awards Friday night at the 6th Amadeus Austrian Music Awards 2008, held at the Gasometer in Vienna. Grönemeyer's "12" (Groeneland/EMI) took out best international album, and ...

  40. European Survey Tells Floyd 'Wish You Were Here'

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A Pink Floyd comeback would be the greatest gig in the sky, according to the findings of a new Europe-wide poll. When asked "Which band would you most like to see re-form," more than 26% of respondents to the census, published today by d ...

  41. Homegrown Talent Rules In U.K. 2006 Sales

    January 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a year which saw overall album sales slip slightly, local content was king, new sales data for the 2006 British recorded music market indicates. Over the course of the year, U.K. acts accounted for a 61.9% share of the country's 100 best-s ...

  42. Pink Stays At No. 1 In Europe

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Pink's "I'm Not Dead" (Laface/Arista) starts a third week at the European Top 100 Albums summit, Eurochart Hot 100 Singles welcomes a new No. 1 in the form of Rihanna's "S.O.S. (Rescue Me)" (SRP/De As Pink ...

  43. Pink Stays At No. 1 In Europe

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Pink's "I'm Not Dead" (Laface/Arista) starts a third week at the European Top 100 Albums summit, Eurochart Hot 100 Singles welcomes a new No. 1 in the form of Rihanna's "S.O.S. (Rescue Me)" (SRP/De As Pink ...

  44. Pink Finds New Life At Euro Chart Summit

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pink is the new leader of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as "I'm Not Dead" (LaFace/Zomba) gives the pop star her first pan-European No. 1. The artist's fourth album opens at the peak in Eu Pink is the new leade ...

  45. Pink Finds New Life At Euro Chart Summit

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pink is the new leader of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as "I'm Not Dead" (LaFace/Zomba) gives the pop star her first pan-European No. 1. The artist's fourth album opens at the peak in Eu Pink is the new leade ...

  46. Pink Finds New Life At Euro Chart Summit

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pink is the new leader of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as "I'm Not Dead" (LaFace/Zomba) gives the pop star her first pan-European No. 1. The artist's fourth album opens at the peak in Eu Pink is the new leade ...

  47. PINK

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Leave it to Pink to poke fun at the Jessica Simpsons and Paris Hiltons of the world on her new single, the wickedly fun "Stupid Girls." The feisty jam showcases a singer who is not as concerned with g Leave it to Pink to poke fun at the ...

  48. The Beat

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pink is ready to jump into her first full-blown headlining tour in March. "I can't wait!," she tells Billboard. Also: NARAS' Merit Award, Norah Jones' new album and VH1's songwriters panel. Pink is ready to jump into ...

  49. The Beat

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pink is ready to jump into her first full-blown headlining tour in March. "I can't wait!," she tells Billboard. Also: NARAS' Merit Award, Norah Jones' new album and VH1's songwriters panel. Pink is ready to jump into ...