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  1. Neil Finn Announces Star-Studded Charity Album

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST New Zealand singer-songwriter Neil Finn, best known as a member of melodic rock act Crowded House, has assembled a star line-up of special guests for the release of an album in aid of international development organization Oxfam. Returning from th ...

  2. Considering Direct-To-Fan Distribution? Keep These Tips In Mind

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of the first anniversary of Radiohead's industry-rocking decision to distribute its album "In Rainbows" directly to fans, interest in DIY sales strategies is greater than ever before. While other artists had previously e ...

  3. Fate Of CD Debated At Confab

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Panelists at the Media & Money conference agreed the music industry is on its way to new business models—but they had different opinions about what happens to the old model. There is optimism in the music industry because it used to be depende ...

  4. Grainge Named London's Most Influential Music Man

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group International CEO Lucian Grainge has been named the most influential person on London's music scene. The second annual 1,000-strong, 22-category, list of "London's Most Influential People" is compiled by L ...

  5. U.K. Artists Form Coalition To Protect Rights

    October 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dozens of U.K. artists including Radiohead, The Verve, Kaiser Chiefs and Kate Nash have signed up to a new representative body, the Featured Artists' Coalition. The London-based organization was officially launched at Manchester's In The ...

  6. Duffy, Beck Cover 'Heroes' For War Child

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The War Child charity is to partner with EMI's Parlophone label on a covers album, "Heroes", featuring contemporary acts chosen by music legends. The album, released by Parlophone on Nov. 24, will raise funds for the UK-based charit ...

  7. EMI Insists Coldplay Has 'Long-Term' Deal

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI has denied a U.K. tabloid report that Coldplay would be in a position to leave the label after delivering one more studio album and a greatest hits. The report in The Sun stated that Coldplay could release the follow-up to "Viva La Vida O ...

  8. U.S. Sheds See Grosses, Attendances Rising

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As Live Nation preps for its Q2 earnings call after market close today, the company can at least point to an amphitheater season that has not only weathered an iffy economy in the first half of the year, but managed to post some improved numbers. ...

  9. Radiohead Quizzes Fans On Carbon Footprint

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead is surveying fans about their travel arrangements for the band's world tour this year to help minimize carbon emissions on future live outings. The three-month trek began in Florida May 5 and wound up in Berlin July 8. The U.K. alte ...

  10. Cream Rises To Ingenious Live Deal

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based media investment and advisory group firm Ingenious has re-upped its long-term relationship with British dance music empire Cream. Through the new agreement, which builds on an association dating back to 2001, the Ingenious Live Venture ...

  11. Touring Briefs: Slow Food Rocks, SoCo Music Experience, All Points West

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- Gnarls Barkley, Ozomatli, the New Pornographers, Medeski Martin & Wood, G. Love & Special Sauce and the John Butler Trio, among others, will perform at the Slow Food Rocks music festival, to be held Aug. 30-31 at the Great Meadow at For ...

  12. Radiohead Catalog Appears On iTunes

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead's back catalog became available for sale via Apple's iTunes Music Store this morning (June 3) in DRM-free files, removing the band from the ever-dwindling list of major holdouts from the digital download service. The band previ ...

  13. Radiohead To Prince: Unblock 'Creep' Cover Videos

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After word spread that Prince covered Radiohead's "Creep" at Coachella, the tens of thousands who couldn't be there ran to YouTube for a peek. Everyone was quickly denied - even Radiohead. All videos of Prince's unique ren ...

  14. Dirty Pretty Things Join MP3 Giveaway Trend

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dirty Pretty Things is the latest rock band to climb aboard the free download bandwagon. The alternative British rock group, fronted by Libertines co-founder Carl Barat, has posted a new song "Hippy Son" as a free MP3 file via its Web si ...

  15. Digital Briefs: Radiohead, Zune, BlackBerry

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Internet traffic measurement firm Hitwise takes a closer look at how free digital downloads from Coldplay, Nine Inch Nails and Radiohead affects long-term visits to each artist's Web site. Radiohead takes the prize, but it's hard to sa ...

  16. Yorke Calls 'In Rainbows' Strategy A 'One-Off'

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It was a pivotal moment for the music industry which many thought sounded the death knell for recorded music sales, but Radiohead won't be repeating their decision to let fans choose what to pay for their downloads, frontman Thom Yorke told t ...

  17. Digital Briefs: RIAA, UMG Suit, Metallica

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A profile of RIAA lawsuit defendant-turned-crusader Tanya Anderson in BusinessWeek . She serves as an interesting test case for how the RIAA's anti-piracy litigation campaign affects the faces behind the subpoenas, as well as the front door ...

  18. The Billboard Q&A: Charles Attal

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Imagine being able to put together the ultimate rock'n'roll party. You pick the bands: Radiohead here, Nine Inch Nails there. Now, let's add the Raconteurs. That's Charles Attal's gig. Attal, partner in Austin, Texas-based ...

  19. Radiohead Launches Video Contest

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead is inviting fans to create animated music videos for any song on the band's "In Rainbows" album as part of a contest run by online animation network Aniboom. The band will select the winning animated videos, wit the grand ...

  20. Canadian Indie Award Noms Announced

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST The nominees for the 2008 Indie Awards taking place during Canadian Music Week have been announced and include rising stars like Tokyo Police Club, critical darlings Besnard Lakes and a hall of fame induction for veteran rockers Lowest of the Low. ...

  21. V2/Cooperative Joins With Japan's Hostess

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Universal Music Group-owned V2/Cooperative Music has signed a long-term licensing agreement with Japan's Hostess Entertainment. Under the agreement, Hostess will release, market and distribute records from V2 and European labels including ...

  22. Stones Sign With Universal For Soundtrack

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones have signed a one-album deal with Universal Music as they approach the end of their current contract with EMI, which is understood to expire this year. The band's worldwide deal with Universal is just for the soundtrack alb ...

  23. Artist Managers Protest New EMI Regime

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST EMI is facing the prospect of an artists' revolt, with representatives of major acts Robbie Williams and Coldplay expressing concern at the current state of the company. Williams' manager, Tim Clark of ie: music, told the London Times th ...

  24. Yorke Addresses EMI Renegotiation Report

    December 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has responded to a report that his band demanded an exorbitant advance from EMI for its next album as well as control of its back catalog, before ultimately deciding not to re-sign with the company. The Times of Londo ...

  25. David Byrne Talks Digital, Interviews Thom Yorke

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST David Byrne outlines his thoughts on the future of the music business, and advice for both emerging artists and established stars, in Wired magazine. In it, he granularly goes over the evolution of the music industry and analyzes where it stands t ...

  26. Radiohead Wins Billboard Critics' Poll In Landslide

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The results are in: Radiohead's self-released album "In Rainbows" has won the 2007 Billboard Critics' Choice poll by a landslide. The album appeared on 17 of the 49 lists submitted by Billboard staff and freelance contributors. ...

  27. The Fixxers Turn To MySpace For New Release

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Fixxers, a rap duo comprised of DJ Quik and AMG, released their album, "Midnight Life," via MySpace last night. The pair was previously signed to a singles deal with Interscope Records for "Can U Werk Wit Dat" earlier this ...

  28. London's Garage To Re-Open In March 2008

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST After almost two years closed to the public, London's iconic live music venue the Garage will re-open in March 2008 following a £1 million ($2 million) refurbishment, its owner MAMA Group Plc reports. The restored venue in the Highbury and Is ...

  29. Japanese Hostess Ready For Radiohead

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tokyo-based independent music company Hostess Entertainment is gearing up for its Dec. 26 release of the Japanese edition of Radiohead's album "In Rainbows." Digital promotion activities, including a Japanese version of the existing ...

  30. Radiohead, XL Label Deal Completed

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead has ended weeks of speculation by confirming it has struck a deal with British indie label XL Recordings for the physical release of its new album, "In Rainbows." The deal is expected to cover territories outside North America, ...

  31. Carrie Underwood Takes 'Ride' To No. 1

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood celebrates her first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and her second chart-topper on Top Country Albums as her sophomore effort "Carnival Ride" debuts with 527,000 ... The unique pairing of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss yield ...

  32. Report: XL Handling Radiohead CD Outside U.S.

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT XL Recordings will distribute the physical edition of Radiohead's new album, "In Rainbows," outside the United States, according to the New York Times. The company last year released Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's solo album, ...

  33. Radiohead Plan 2008 Tour

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead will embark on a rare international tour from next Spring, Billboard.biz can reveal. Although details are still sketchy, expect the British alternative rock band to play multiple markets, in sizeable venues. "We plan to tour next ye ...

  34. Radiohead Site Overloaded With New Album Orders

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fans flocking to Radiohead.com to order the band's new album, "In Rainbows," have slowed the site to a crawl in the past 24 hours. As reported yesterday , the album can be downloaded beginning Oct. 10 for any price the purchaser des ...

  35. 'Rock Band' Eyes Europe

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The upcoming videogame Rock Band will make it's way to Europe next year, featuring music from the Rolling Stones, Radiohead and Nine Inch Nails, among others. The game -- which debuts here in the states this holiday season on the Xbox 360 and ...

  36. In The City OZ Postponed

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tony Wilson, co-founder and co-curator of Manchester, England's In The City (ITC) seminar and showcase event, has postponed the Australian version due to health issues. In The City AAA (Australia, Australasia, Asia) was to have been held for ...

  37. AEG Live Links With In The City

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST AEG Live has partnered with In The City for the two-day U.S. edition of the annual Manchester, England-based music convention. The inaugural In the City of New York will take place June 13-14. It will host approximately 500 music industry professi ...

  38. BPI On Brink Of Overhaul

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry is undergoing a sea-change in its operational structure which will see the return of a two-pronged executive helm, Billboard.biz has learned. Well-placed sources are tipping Tony Wadsworth, chairman/CEO of EMI Mus ...

  39. Bonnaroo Gets A Boost

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, producers of the annual Bonnaroo Music Festival, are finalizing the purchase of the bulk of the festival site land near Manchester in Coffee County, Tenn. The festival will end up owning about 530 acres ...

  40. Bonnaroo Nails Down Dates For 2007 Fest

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST The sixth Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will be held June 14-17, 2007, at its familiar 700-acre site in Manchester, Tenn., 60 miles southeast of Nashville. A small supply of pre-sale tickets will be available beginning Wednesday (Dec. 13) at ...

  41. Courtney Love Rules BBC Radio Waves For A Day

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love is being made an honorary music controller for the day of Dec. 11 on BBC 6 Music, the digital radio station operated by the United Kingdom's public broadcaster the BBC. As the "6 Music Selector," as the all-day program ...

  42. In The City Heads Down Under

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Event expands to Australia in November. In The City (ITC), the U.K.'s annual city-based A&R confab and music festival, is heading Down Under. Launched 15 years ago in Manchester, England's northern musical center, the ITC promotes th ...

  43. Muse, Yorke Among BT Digital Award Winners

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Oct. 3 in London. British alternative rock trio and Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke were the big winners last night (Oct. 3) at the fifth annual BT Digital Music Awards in London, each taking hope a brace of trophies. Yorke's debut so ...

  44. Rodgers, Ramone Line-Up For 'Production Magic'

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary producers Niles Rodgers and Phil Ramone are among the keynote speakers for "Production Magic," a Nov. 11 discussion forum in London focused on the role of producers in the changing recorded- Legendary producers Niles Rodgers an ...

  45. Metallica, iTunes Strike Deal

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Band ends holdout, catalog available on music store. After a long-running holdout from digital distribution services that allow users to purchase individual songs, Metallica has finally made its catalog available online in North America via an exc ...

  46. Chrysalis Signs Radiohead's Thom Yorke

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Publishing deal is for his new solo record, 'Eraser.' Chrysalis Music Group has signed Radiohead's Thom Yorke to a worldwide administration deal for his new solo record, "Eraser." The album was released earlier this month ...

  47. Muse Holds Onto European Chart No. 1

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Yorke's 'Eraser' opens at No. 2. Muse retain top place on European Top 100 Albums with "Black Holes and Revelations" (Helium 3/A&E/Warner Bros.). It's No. 1 for a second week in the United Kingdom, Switzerland and ...

  48. Muse Holds Onto European Chart No. 1

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Muse retain top place on European Top 100 Albums with "Black Holes and Revelations" (Helium 3/A&E/Warner Bros.). It's No. 1 for a second week in the United Kingdom, Switzerland and the Belgian reg Muse retain top place on Eu ...

  49. 'Now 22' Zooms To No. 1 Debut

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Compilation moved 398K units in the U.S. Joining eight of its predecessors, the multi-artist compilation "Now 22" bows atop The Billboard 200 this week. The BMG/Zomba/EMI/UME compilation moved 398,000 units in the United States, accordin ...

  50. Radiohead Unveils Eight New Songs In New York

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Band: No timetable to release next album. Radiohead played its first New York show since late 2003 last night (June 13) at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden and delivered eight new songs in consideration for its next studio album. The 23-song s ...

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