Robbie Williams

  1. Robbie Williams Unveils New Album

    September 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop superstar Robbie Williams has unveiled his new album, "Reality Killed the Video Star," at an industry playback in London. New EMI U.K. and Ireland president Andria Vidler hosted two playbacks of the entire, 13-track album at the ...

  2. European Airplay Success For Robbie's 'Bodies'

    September 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Robbie Williams' comeback single "Bodies" (Virgin/EMI) is enjoying European-wide airplay on hundreds of stations, with heavy rotation in key territories. The U.K. pop singer's track entered the U.K. Radio Airplay Chart, compile ...

  3. Robbie Goes To Radio In Europe

    September 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop act Robbie Williams' comeback single, "Bodies" (Virgin), has debuted at European radio ahead of its October release. The single is the first from his new set, "Reality Killed the Video Star," which was produced by ...

  4. Robbie Williams Confirmed For 'X Factor'

    August 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pop act Robbie Williams has confirmed that he will appear on the new series of the U.K. music talent show "The X Factor." He is set to perform on an edition of the show during its new season, which opens Aug. 22 on terrestrial TV station ...

  5. Robbie Williams Returns To ‘Reality’

    August 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Robbie Williams will release his new studio set "Reality Killed the Video Star" Nov. 9 in the United Kingdom on EMI's Virgin Records. The English star's album will be preceded in the United Kingdom by the single "Bodies&qu ...

  6. Songwriters' Online Response To Google

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. songwriters and composers have launched a new Web site to highlight concerns over the use of their work on the Internet. The site, fairplayforcreators.com, went live today (March 25) and has the backing of Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus and Robbie ...

  7. NiN, Anthrax Added To U.K.'s Sonisphere Bill

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails and Anthrax have been added to the inaugural bill for U.K. rock/metal festival, Sonisphere, being held Aug. 1-2 in the grounds of Knebworth House in Hertfordshire, England. Metallica, Linkin Park and Alice in Chains are among the a ...

  8. IE Signs Morrissey For Management

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Morrissey has joined ie:music, the British management firm which guides the career of Robbie Williams. The former Smiths singer will now be managed on a global basis by Josie Cliff, who heads-up the firm's U.S. division ie:west, and by ie ...

  9. Clark Joins Hip Digital's Advisory Board

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tim Clark, co-founder of ie:music, the U.K. artist management firm which guides the career of Robbie Williams, has joined the advisory board of digital music marketing firm Hip Digital Media. "As a highly respected innovator and leader in the ...

  10. Management Firm IE Buys Stake In This Is Music

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT London-based artist management firm ie:music, which guides the career of Robbie Williams among others, has bought an undisclosed equity stake in rival This is Music. As a result of the deal, the two businesses will collaborate on identifying new c ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Robbie Apology To Former Take That Manager

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams today apologized to former Take That manager Nigel Martin Smith over libellous lyrics on a track taken from his 2006 album "Rudebox" (EMI). Mr Justice Michael Tugendhat was told in London's High Court that Williams h ...

  13. Something For Everyone!

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's a little something for everyone this week in the top half of The Billboard 200. While T.I. continues to reign atop The Billboard 200 for a second week, the Smashing Pumpkins return with their first studio album in more than seven year ...

  14. EMI Concerns Grow At Warner Music

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Declining profits and growth at EMI Group are becoming "increasingly problematic," said a large shareholder of Warner Music Group, which is pursuing a bid to buy EMI. "We want to be very realistic about what we would be buying and w ...

  15. Optical Discs Seized In Aussie Raid

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT About 5,000 optical discs were confiscated in a raid Wednesday on an alleged illegal facility operating in the town of Ballina, on the northern New South Wales coast. Among the discs seized were copies of U2, Madonna and Robbie Williams CDs; illic ...

  16. EMI, Last.fm Strike Content Partnership

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has agreed a "wide-ranging" pact to license its music catalog to Last.fm services in Europe and the United Kingdom. The deal, unveiled today, allows the social networking site's users to listen to such EMI acts as Lily All ...

  17. EMI, Yahoo! Strike Video Content Deal

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has inked a pan-European video agreement allowing consumers to watch its promos on Yahoo! Music. As a result of the deal, announced today (Dec. 11), Yahoo! Music will enable European computer users free access to videos from EMI Music ar ...

  18. Robbie's 'Rudebox' Holds Off Jamiroquai In Europe

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams withstands the sales of a new singles retrospective by Jamiroquai to begin a third week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums with "Rudebox" (Chrysalis). Although Williams' set slides Robbie Williams withstands the ...

  19. Robbie's 'Rudebox' Holds Off Jamiroquai In Europe

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams withstands the sales of a new singles retrospective by Jamiroquai to begin a third week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums with "Rudebox" (Chrysalis). Although Williams' set slides Robbie Williams withstands the ...

  20. Robbie's 'Rudebox' Holds Top Spot In Europe

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST An unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums sees Robbie Williams start a second week at No. 1 with "Rudebox" (Chrysalis). It drops 1-2 in the United Kingdom, where sales fell by two-thirds on an An unchanged top three on European T ...

  21. Robbie's 'Rudebox' Holds Top Spot In Europe

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST An unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums sees Robbie Williams start a second week at No. 1 with "Rudebox" (Chrysalis). It drops 1-2 in the United Kingdom, where sales fell by two-thirds on an An unchanged top three on European T ...

  22. Robbie, Scissor Sisters Grab IFPI Platinum

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Despite lukewarm reviews from the music press, Robbie Williams' latest album "Rudebox" (Chrysalis) has gone on to become a record-breaker, according to October certifications issued today (Nov. 8) by Despite lukewarm reviews from th ...

  23. Robbie, Scissor Sisters Grab IFPI Platinum

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Despite lukewarm reviews from the music press, Robbie Williams' latest album "Rudebox" (Chrysalis) has gone on to become a record-breaker, according to October certifications issued today (Nov. 8) by Despite lukewarm reviews from th ...

  24. Williams Tops Euro Albums Chart

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Rudebox' moves 147,000 in the U.K. Robbie Williams debuts on top of the European Top 100 Albums chart with his new studio set "Rudebox" (Chrysalis). It's new at No. 1 in the United Kingdom on sales of 147,000, a dramatic ...

  25. Williams Tops Euro Albums Chart

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Rudebox' moves 147,000 in the U.K. Robbie Williams debuts on top of the European Top 100 Albums chart with his new studio set "Rudebox" (Chrysalis). It's new at No. 1 in the United Kingdom on sales of 147,000, a dramatic ...

  26. Panda Wins Big At MTV Latin Video Awards

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Colombian diva Shakira donned a flowing red and black dress for a mariachi trumpet-backed performance that got thousands of fans on their feet to open the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, Thursda Colombian diva Shakira donned a flowing red an ...

  27. Robbie Lands Int'l Simulcast

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A concert by U.K. pop star Robbie Williams tomorrow (Sept. 9) will be simultaneously broadcast live on TV in Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East as part of the marketing campaign for his new albu A concert by U.K. pop star Robbie Williams tom ...

  28. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn In Europe

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of top place on European Top 100 Albums, leading the way with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) for the second consecutive week and seventh in total. Released in May, Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of t ...

  29. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn In Europe

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of top place on European Top 100 Albums, leading the way with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) for the second consecutive week and seventh in total. Released in May, Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of t ...

  30. T-Mobile Steps Up Robbie Mobile Activities

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT International wireless carrier T-Mobile International is to launch on Wednesday (July 19) a separate mobile TV channel dedicated to Robbie Williams' current 29-show European tour, Billboard.biz has le International wireless carrier T-Mobile I ...

  31. Robbie Dials Up Deal On Exclusive Cell Phones

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British hit-maker Robbie Williams has joined forces with cell-phone carrier T-Mobile International and handset manufacturer Sony Ericsson to launch a branded mobile phone. British hit-maker Robbie Williams has joined forces with cell-phone carrier ...

  32. Robbie, Blunt Pass 5M European Shipments

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT English singers Robbie Williams and James Blunt both achieved five-times Platinum Europe certification in March with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) and "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) respectively, accordin English singers Robbie Wil ...

  33. Robbie, Blunt Pass 5M European Shipments

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT English singers Robbie Williams and James Blunt both achieved five-times Platinum Europe certification in March with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) and "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) respectively, accordin English singers Robbie Wil ...

  34. Wir Sind Helden Win Echos Double

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Coldplay, Williams also take home honors. German-language act Wir Sind Helden won the group national rock/pop category at the 15th annual Echo Awards, held last night (March 12) at Berlin's Estrel Convention Center. Also on the night, Patrick ...

  35. Robbie's 'Greatest' Hits 5M Euro Milestone

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' 2004 "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) release was certified five-times platinum in February, according to the latest IFPI Platinum Europe Award honors list. Robbie Williams' 2004 "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis ...

  36. Robbie's 'Greatest' Hits 5M Euro Milestone

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eight albums awarded IFPI Platinum status. Robbie Williams' 2004 "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) release was certified five-times platinum in February, according to the latest IFPI Platinum Europe Award honors list. The British pop star ...

  37. Robbie, Blunt Register Platinum Europe Milestones

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST albums certified in January. Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams and James Blunt each arrived at the four million shipments milestone during January, according to Platinum Europe certifications issued today (Feb. 13) by the IFPI. Willia ...

  38. Robbie, Blunt Register Platinum Europe Milestones

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams and James Blunt each arrived at the four million shipments milestone during January, according to Platinum Europe certifications issued today (Feb. 13) by t Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams an ...

  39. Madonna Dethrones Robbie In Europe

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Madonna's "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (Warner Bros.) takes over from Robbie Williams' "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) at the European Top 100 Albums summit for a second time. The album displaced Willi Madonna's & ...

  40. Madonna Dethrones Robbie In Europe

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Madonna's "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (Warner Bros.) takes over from Robbie Williams' "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) at the European Top 100 Albums summit for a second time. The album displaced Willi Madonna's & ...

  41. Robbie Continues Stay At Euro Chart Crest

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) starts 2006 as it ended 2005, at No. 1 on Billboard's pan-European Top 100 Albums survey. That's the sixth aggregate week atop the chart for Williams' six Robbie Williams& ...

  42. Green Day Claims Euro Year-End Leadership

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) beat James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) to the No. 1 slot for 2005 as the Warner Music Group claimed the top two on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums ch Green Day&# ...

  43. Robbie Dethrones Madonna For Euro Crown

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Hung Up' hangs on to Eurochart No. 1 spot. Robbie Williams' Christmas gift on European Top 100 Albums is a return to No. 1 with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), depriving Madonna of the festive crown with "Confessions o ...

  44. Robbie Dethrones Madonna For Euro Crown

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' Christmas gift on European Top 100 Albums is a return to No. 1 with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), depriving Madonna of the festive crown with "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (Warner Br Green Day's &quo ...

  45. Robbie Continues 'Intensive' Run Atop Euro Chart

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K. and Ireland celebrated yesterday's successful first-half results by retaining top place on European Top 100 Albums with Robbie Williams' "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) and adding a new en EMI Music U.K. and Ireland ...

  46. Robbie Takes 'Care' To Stay At Euro Chart Peak

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams begins a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with his sixth solo studio set "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis). Of the eight markets in which it debuted at the top last week, "Ca Robbie Williams begins a second ...

  47. Robbie Takes 'Care' To Stay At Euro Chart Peak

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams begins a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with his sixth solo studio set "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis). Of the eight markets in which it debuted at the top last week, "Ca Robbie Williams begins a second ...

  48. Robbie 2006 Tour To Visit SA, Europe

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST British pop star Robbie Williams' biggest-ever world tour will visit South Africa and take in an extensive stretch across Europe, his record company EMI said today (Nov. 9). British pop star Robbie Williams' biggest-ever world tour will ...

  49. Robbie 2006 Tour To Visit SA, Europe

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Durban opens tour April 10. British pop star Robbie Williams' biggest-ever world tour will visit South Africa and take in an extensive stretch across Europe, his record company EMI said today (Nov. 9). The ABSA Stadium in Durban, South Africa ...

  50. Robbie Williams Takes 'Intensive Care' Of Euro Charts

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams goes straight to the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), amassing an impressive collection of first-week No.1 rankings. The album outsells all Robbie Williams goes straight t ...

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