Queen

  1. Bruce Springsteen's 'High Hopes' Opens At No. 1 in Britain

    January 20, 2014 4:07 AM EST Bruce Springsteen notched his tenth No. 1 album in the U.K. Sunday (Jan. 19) with “High Hopes” (Columbia/Sony Music), as Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” (Back Lot) moved past the half-million sales mark to stake another week atop the singles chart.  Sp ...

  2. HMV, UK's Largest Entertainment Retailer, Reports Loss For Fiscal Year

    August 09, 2012 8:08 AM EDT LONDON - U.K. entertainment retail giant HMV on Thursday reported a loss for its latest fiscal year, but vowed to return to profitability in its current fiscal year as it looks to bounce back despite a still-weak economy and competitive pressures. ...

  3. Music Industry Responds to Steve Stoute's NYT Ad Critical of Grammys

    February 23, 2011 7:28 AM EST Steve Stoute's open letter attacking the Grammy Awards took five days for him to write but had music industry pundits debating within hours of its publication -- and even several days later. Here, a few reactions to his New York Times missive ...

  4. Pink Floyd Signs Five-Year Deal With EMI Despite Past Lawsuits

    January 04, 2011 12:00 AM EST Pink Floyd has signed a new five-year global partnership with EMI Music, the company announced on Tuesday. The deal allows Pink Floyd's long-time record label to continue marketing and distributing the band's catalog. The deal is a high- ...

  5. Queen Signs To Universal In Another Blow To EMI

    November 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST British band Queen has signed to Universal Music Group after nearly 40 years with EMI, and preparations are under way for the release of remastered versions of Queen's studio albums in 2011. The switch, first reported in May and confirmed tod ...

  6. Live Nation Gets Royal Approval

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has signed a three-year deal with Royal Parks to continue to stage major events in London's Hyde Park until 2011. The new contract will involve the majority of the large-scale events program for Hyde Park. In the past decade, Live ...

  7. Beacon Theatre To Undergo $15 Million Restoration

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSGE) has announced plans to invest $15 million into restoring the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The restoration project will span about six months, with plans to re-open the 2,800-seat venue in February 200 ...

  8. 'Mamma Mia!' Sparks Aussie ABBA Revival

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Abba are in the money money money on Australia's sales charts. In the wake of the Australian theatrical release of "Mamma Mia!", no less than ten Abba titles have made impressions on this week's Motorola Australian Record Indus ...

  9. John Peel Site To Aid Unsigned Acts

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Revered British radio DJ died a year ago. Universal Music U.K. has joined forces with revived indie label Dandelion Records to launch a new-music Web service dedicated to John Peel, the late highly revered British radio broadcaster and DJ. Accessi ...

  10. John Peel Site To Aid Unsigned Acts

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Revered British radio DJ died a year ago. Universal Music U.K. has joined forces with revived indie label Dandelion Records to launch a new-music Web service dedicated to John Peel, the late highly revered British radio broadcaster and DJ. Accessi ...