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  1. BBC 6 Music Ratings Up Again

    August 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. modern rock and alternative station BBC 6 Music has continued to grow its audience despite a tough few months for those working on the network. It is now hitting a weekly audience of 1.19 million listeners. The digital station was under threa ...

  2. Amanda Palmer Sells $15K Worth Of Music, Merch In Three Min

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Musician Amanda Palmer has helped give Bandcamp its coming out party. In one of the better DIY success stories, Palmer sold $15,000 of music and merch from her Bandcamp page in just three minutes on Tuesday. Within a day, according to a post at Ba ...

  3. Stevie Wonder Dedicates Glastonbury Set To Jackson

    June 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Motown legend Stevie Wonder closed the Glastonbury music festival on Sunday (June 27) with a set that spanned his long and successful career, delighting a huge crowd of some 100,000 cheering revelers. The 60-year-old dedicated his performance to M ...

  4. Web Trends: Tupac, Eminem, OK Go, Lil Wayne and more

    June 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 17. Tupac Quotes Today marks the birthday of the late Tupac Shakur. Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie *Blocked by UMG on copyright grounds* 2. T.O.P - Turn It Up 3. Eminem x Rihanna ...

  5. Web Trends: Drake, John Fogerty, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and more

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Here Comes My Baby 2. The "Lemonade" Slumber Party 3. Szajka CeZika i polska muzyka 4. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie ...

  6. Web Trends: Bank Atlantic, Jimmy Dean, Pink Floyd and more

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 4. Bank Atlantic Roger Waters "The Wall Live" has added an additional night due to high demand, now performing back to back at the BankAtlantic Center on Nov. 13 and 14. 5. Jimmy Dean Donna Meade ...

  7. Web Trends: Justin Bieber, Usher, Jason Derulo and more

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. Eminem - Love The Way You Lie feat. Rihanna 3. Usher 'OMG' Live at SummerTime Ball ...

  8. Web Trends: R. Kelly, World Cup, Eminem, Ice Cube and more

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11am) 1. R. Kelly R. Kelly sang his song "Sign of a Victory" at the launch of the World Cup in South Africa today. The track is also the Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Anthem. Youtube Music Most Viewed T ...

  9. Jimmy Page Honored At Mojo Awards

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page was inducted into the Mojo hall of fame at a ceremony in London. The honor, supported by Universal Catalog Marketing, was presented at the Mojo Honours List ceremony at the Brewery venue in London last night (June 10 ...

  10. Web Trends: Eminem, Miley Cyrus, Lloyd Banks, Gorillaz and more

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11am) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. Miley Cyrus Can't Be Tamed 3D Katy Perry California Girls Music Video Ly ...

  11. Web Trends: CMA Awards 2010 Winners, Gorillaz, Bieber and more

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 11am) 5. CMA Awards 2010 Winners The 2010 CMA award winners were announced last night with Carrie Underwood taking the CMT Performance of the Year award, Keith Urban winning ‘Male Video of the Year’ and Miranda Lambert with ‘F ...

  12. Business Matters: EMI, RIAA, LimeWire and More

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- During a BBC Radio 4 documentary, EMI Music executive chairman Charles Allen said the business is in “really good shape” after restructuring and job cuts. And he claimed EMI’s latest investment -- £105 million ($151 million) from existing inves ...

  13. Thom Yorke To Play Big Chill Fest

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has been announced as one of the main acts for this year's Big Chill Festival , joining MIA and Massive Attack on the Deer Park Stage this summer. Other previously announced acts for the 40,000-capacity festival ...

  14. Thom Yorke, Pavement, Gorillaz Cap Coachella 2010

    April 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 2010 Coachella Music and Arts festival came to a close Sunday night (April 18) with strong sets by its mainstagers Gorillaz, Thom Yorke and Pavement, and surprises by more than a few artists on the field. While the name of Thom Yorke's ne ...

  15. Pink Floyd Wins U.K. Court Battle With EMI

    March 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pink Floyd won its court battle with EMI on Thursday (March 11) with a ruling that prevents the record company from selling single downloads on the Internet from the group's concept albums. The outcome of a dispute over the level of royalties ...

  16. Sparklehorse's Mark Linkous Dies

    March 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sparklehorse visionary Mark Linkous, 47, took his life with a gunshot to his heart on Saturday (Mar. 6) in Knoxville, Tenn. Best known for his unique folk-based soundscapes, the singer-songwriter, who recorded under the name Sparklehorse, released ...

  17. @ MIDEM: Artists Center Stage At MidemNet

    January 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Digital music conference MidemNet has kicked off in Cannes, with the artists taking center stage at the Debussy auditorium. The hall was busy this morning (Jan. 23) for the opening session of MidemNet, the curtain raiser to the main MIDEM conferen ...

  18. Pharrell Williams To Give MidemNet Keynote

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pharrell Williams has signed up as a keynote speaker at MidemNet on Jan. 23. The digital music business conference takes place in Cannes from Jan. 23 to Jan. 27. The producer and vocalist will speak about the opportunities of fan relationship deve ...

  19. Thom Yorke Writes Songs For Free Tibet Film

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Thom Yorke, Damien Rice and Philip Glass have composed songs for a documentary film about Tibet. The Radiohead frontman has written three songs for "When The Dragon Swallowed the Sun," a film about the Free Tibet movement's ongoing ...

  20. Pepsi, Converse Execs To Appear At MIDEM

    October 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Global brands Pepsi and Converse are to share the stage at next year's MIDEM music conference in Cannes, France. Geoff Cottrill, chief marketing officer of Converse and Frank Cooper III, SVP chief consumer engagement officer of PepsiCo Americ ...

  21. Blizzards Blast Into U.K. At 'Hitchhiker's Guide' Bash

    October 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Platinum-selling Irish rock act the Blizzards launched their first U.K. album release with a performance at an event to mark 30 years since the publication of the comic science fiction novel "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." P ...

  22. Thom Yorke Recruits Flea To Live Band

    September 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead's Thom Yorke has formed a live band and recruited Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea to the line-up, with two L.A. shows confirmed next week. The band will also include Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, drummer Joey Waronker, who ha ...

  23. Artists Back Lily, Call For Three-Strikes Law

    September 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After a three-hour meeting in London called by the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC), the artist community has reached an agreed position on tackling illegal file-sharing that would result in technical sanctions against persistent infringers. It fo ...

  24. Artist Divisions Ahead Of Urgent P2P Talks

    September 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Artist manager Colin Lester has hit out at the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) over what he sees as the organization's "misguided views" on file-sharing, ahead of a crunch meeting to be held by the FAC on the issue. The government ...

  25. Elton John Joins File-Sharing Debate

    September 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sir Elton John has added his voice to the debate among artists over the impact of file-sharing in the U.K. The veteran artist has echoed the views of pop artist Lily Allen, who accused musicians from the Featured Artists Coalition of ignoring the ...

  26. FAC Responds To Lily Allen-Inspired P2P Debate

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After U.K. pop act Lily Allen hit out at "really rich and successful rock stars" who questioned the government's proposals to tackle illegal file-sharing, the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) has responded to her comments. The singe ...

  27. Lily Allen Lashes Out At File-Sharers

    September 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop act Lily Allen has written a lengthy diatribe against illegal file-sharing, prompted by some "really rich and successful artists" who publicly stated that P2P users should not have their Internet connections cut. Musicians inclu ...

  28. Radiohead's Ed O'Brien To Deliver MidemNet Keynote

    September 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien will give a keynote address at the digital music business conference MidemNet in Cannes on Jan. 23. O'Brien, who is a director on the board of the Featured Artists Coalition (Billboard, April 4), will descr ...

  29. Death Cab For Cutie Scores Lead 'New Moon' Single

    August 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie, the Grammy nominated indie rock band from Bellingham, Wash., has scored the coveted lead single spot on the soundtrack for New Moon," the intensely anticipated second installment of the "Twilight" vampire series ...

  30. Radiohead Offers Free Download

    August 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As predicted , Radiohead has offered a new song for download today (Aug. 17). "These Are My Twisted Words" is available from the band's official Web site as a free download. "We've been recording for a while, and this was ...

  31. Speculation Over Radiohead EP Release

    August 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT There is speculation that Radiohead will issue a new digital EP as early as Monday (Aug. 17), following the leak of a track online assumed to be a new song by the band. Fan site At Ease reports that "These Are My Twisted Words" was poste ...

  32. Radiohead Pays Tribute to WW1 Veteran

    August 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead has released a brand new song entitled "Harry Patch (In Memory Of)" as a paid download. The song, available from today (Aug. 5) was written by frontman Thom Yorke in memory of the late British World War 1 veteran, who died on J ...

  33. Reading Fest Increases Capacity, Sound Levels

    July 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Reading Borough Council has allowed the Reading Festival to increase its capacity each year until 2011, starting with an extra 3,500 for the 2009 event. This brings the total capacity to 84,000. A further 3,500 will be available in 2010 and anothe ...

  34. Briefs: FCC, Jazz Times, Nokia's Comes With Music

    June 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- The Senate Commerce Committee approved the confirmation of Julius Genachowski as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission . The committee also approved a second term for Commissioner Robert McDowell. ( Reuters ) -- After more ...

  35. U.K. Govt Plans $82,000 Fines For Online IP Offenses

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has outlined proposals to improve copyright licensing and increase financial penalties for online infringers. The proposals, which were part of the Digital Britain report, include legislative changes to ...

  36. Exclusive: Pearl Jam Confirms Target Tie-Up

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam was indeed recording a Target commercial under the direction of Cameron Crowe last week at Seattle's Showbox theater, Billboard can confirm. But there's more to the story than an exclusive retail relationship. While it has been ...

  37. Duffy, Elbow Win Ivor Novello Awards

    May 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Duffy, the Ting Tings, Elbow and electronic music pioneers Massive Attack were among the winners at the 54th Ivor Novello Awards in London. The ceremony, presented by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) and ...

  38. U.K. Biz Builds North America Market Share

    April 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The British music industry has grown its share of the U.S. and Canadian music markets, according to a report from U.K. trade body the BPI. U.K. artists have increased their market share in North America for the fourth year in a row, the report sta ...

  39. Featured Artists Back U.K. Govt On Term Extension

    March 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The recently formed Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) has given its backing to the U.K. government's decision to vote against the EU proposal on term extension for copyright in sound recordings. While other music industry bodies voiced their d ...

  40. SKU'ing Up

    March 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT During the past two years, one 29-year-old Bay Area music fan reckons she's spent about $200 on music. She gets most of her music for free from blogs and BitTorrent trackers, but one recent release struck her as cool enough to get her to lay ...

  41. Featured Artists Opposed To Cutting Off File-Sharers

    March 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The inaugural meeting of the U.K.'s Featured Artists' Coalition (FAC) in London resulted in a vote among its members opposing any measures that criminalize file-sharing. The FAC was formed to give artists a collective voice to campaign f ...

  42. Featured Artist Coalition Set For Inaugural Meeting

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Featured Artist Coalition (FAC) will hold its inaugural meeting in London today (March 11) and the current impasse between YouTube and PRS for Music over royalty rates is likely to be a major topic of discussion. The FAC was formed ...

  43. Featured Artists Coalition Meeting Re-Scheduled

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST The first meeting of the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) has been re-scheduled for March 11 at London venue Heaven. The meeting remains restricted to artists and will be hosted by the steering committee, comprising Radiohead's Ed O'Brie ...

  44. Plant/Krauss, Lil Wayne Win Big At 51st Grammys

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Robert Plant and Alison Krauss were the big winners at the 51st annual Grammy Awards at Los Angeles' Staples Center, tallying five trophies, including album of the year for the Rounder project "Raising Sand" and record of the year f ...

  45. Retailers Predict Post-Grammy Sales Spikes For Krauss, Plant, Perry

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST While the Grammy show doesn't generate music sales like it used to, retailers are happy for any event that can drive traffic into stores. "The Grammys don't have the same effect on sales that it used to, but having said that, the bi ...

  46. Snow Stops Featured Artists' Meeting

    February 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Featured Artists' Coalition, a new U.K. organization which campaigns for performers' and musicians' rights, has postponed its inaugural meeting because of heavy snow. The members' meeting was due to take place in London tod ...

  47. McCartney, Radiohead To Rock Grammy Telecast

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Justin Timberlake and the quadruple threat of Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West have been added to the performance lineup for the 51st annual Grammy Awards, to be held Feb. 8 at Los Angeles' Staples Center. McCa ...

  48. Coldplay, Duffy Lead BRIT Awards Nominations

    January 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST With four nominations each, Coldplay and Duffy lead the field for the BRIT Awards 2009, announced today (Jan. 20) at London's Roundhouse. Adele, Elbow and Scouting For Girls scored three nominations apiece. The latter British trio was one of ...

  49. Hewitt, Silva Extend Hollywood Bowl Deal Through 2011

    January 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Longtime concert promoters Andrew Hewitt and Bill Silva Presents have negotiated a deal with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association to continue producing summer concerts at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl through 2011. Financial terms of the ag ...

  50. Grammy Campaign Biggest In Organization's History

    January 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences today launches the biggest advertising campaign in the organization's history for the 51st annual Grammy Awards. Developed by ad agency TBWA\Chiat\Day the campaign includes television, radio ...

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