Rockferry

  1. Duffy Teams With Roots, Albert Hammond

    September 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Welsh pop singer Duffy has confirmed details of her sophomore set, titled "Endlessly" (A&M/Universal). The album is released Nov. 29 in the U.K. The lead single "Well, Well, Well" features the Roots on rhythm section duties ...

  2. Coldplay, Duffy Up For Three Ivor Novellos

    April 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, pop singer Duffy and alt-rock act the Ting Tings are among the nominees for the Ivor Novello Awards for songwriters and composers, alongside a largely unknown self-published musician, Nick Hemming. The 54th edition of the Ivors, covering ...

  3. U2 Scores Q1's Top-Selling International Artist Album

    April 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2's "No Line On The Horizon" (Interscope) was the best-selling album by an international act in the U.S. for the first quarter of 2009, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. The Irish rock group's 12th album is No. 2 ov ...

  4. Brits Artists' Sales Surge

    February 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST BRIT Awards performers and winners including Duffy, the Ting Tings and Elbow have already seen a digital sales bounce, following the TV broadcast of the ceremony. According to the Official Charts Co, there was an immediate impact on download sales ...

  5. Duffy Wins Three Brits

    February 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Welsh vocalist Duffy was the big winner at the 2009 BRIT Awards, taking home three trophies tonight (Feb. 18) at London's Earls Court. Duffy, whose debut album, "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal), was the U.K's top seller in 2008, ...

  6. 2009 Grammy Award Winners

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Below, the full list of winners from the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held Feb. 8 at the Staples Center in L.A. For full coverage of this year's Grammys click here . The winners: Record Of The Year - "Please Read The Letter" Robert Pla ...

  7. Coldplay, Radiohead, Duffy Among Early Grammy Winners

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Brits won big in the pop categories during the 51st annual Grammy Awards pre-telecast tonight (Feb. 8), with Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" winning for best pop performance by a duo or group with vocals and Radiohead's "In Rain ...

  8. Antony Lights Up Euro Albums Chart

    January 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST Antony & the Johnsons' "The Crying Light" (Rough Trade) makes a dramatic debut at No. 1 on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as Katy Perry's "Hot N Cold" (Virgin/EMI) scores a fourth week atop Euroch ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Duffy Returns To European Albums Summit

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST As Katy Perry starts a second week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Hot N Cold" (Virgin/EMI), Duffy's "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal) returns to the European Top 100 Albums summit in its 45th chart week. The 2-1 move o ...

  12. Duffy Stars In Diet Coke Campaign

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Coca-Cola Great Britain has signed up Welsh singer Duffy to star in its new Diet Coke European advertising campaign. The multi-million pound campaign is set to launch across Europe early this year. Duffy scored the biggest-selling album of the yea ...

  13. Katy Perry Heats Up Eurochart

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Katy Perry is the first Eurochart Hot 100 Singles-topping artist of the new year, moving 2-1 with "Hot N Cold" (Virgin/EMI). AC/DC's "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony BMG) leads European Top 100 Albums for a seventh non-consecuti ...

  14. Strong Q4 Sales For U.K. Biz

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST The recorded music market in the U.K. benefited from a strong showing in the fourth quarter of 2008, contributing to an overall volume decline of 3.2% in album sales year-on-year. Album sales fell from 138.1 million in 2007 to 133.6 million last y ...

  15. Burke, Take That Reign Again On U.K. Charts

    January 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST As Alexandra Burke's "Hallelujah" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) started a third week as the U.K.'s No. 1 single yesterday (Jan. 4) and Take That's "The Circus" (Polydor) a fifth atop the album chart, top newcomer status ...

  16. Take That, Alexandra Burke Rule U.K. Charts

    December 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST The U.K.'s final weekly sales charts of 2008, published yesterday (Dec. 28), saw Alexandra Burke and Take That retain their singles and album crowns, respectively. "X Factor" winner Burke's "Hallelujah" (Syco Music/So ...

  17. Duffy Tops U.K. 2008 Album Sales

    December 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Duffy has scored the biggest-selling album of 2008 in the U.K. with "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal), according to the Official Charts Company. The pop vocalist's debut set moved 1,685,000 copies, beating off a late challenge from re ...

  18. Unger-Hamilton Heads Up Polydor

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Former Virgin U.K. boss Ferdy Unger-Hamilton has been appointed president of Polydor Records. He will report to Universal Music U.K. chairman and CEO David Joseph. Unger-Hamilton is returning to Universal Music, where he spent a decade up until 20 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Pink Knocks Katy Perry Off Eurochart No. 1

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica records a sixth week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart with "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal), matching the achievement of its 2003 predecessor "St. Anger." But Katy Perry's ten-week run at N ...

  21. Coldplay Scores Magnificent Seven In Europe

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There's no change at the top of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, with Coldplay's "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI) entering a seventh week atop European Top 100 Albums, and Kid Rock into a ...

  22. Sugarland's Sweet Success

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sugarland may have had to wait a little bit, but that doesn't make its No. 1 achievement any less sweet. The band's "Love on the Inside" rises from No. 2 to No. 1 in its second week on the Billboard 200, giving the duo its firs ...

  23. Mixed Bag Of Mercury Nominees Unveiled

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rock veteran Robert Plant squares off against teenage singer/songwriter Adele on the 12-album shortlist for the 2008 Nationwide Mercury Prize, announced in London this morning. The list reflects "a remarkably rich year for British music," ...

  24. Ne-Yo Unseats Coldplay Atop U.K. Singles Chart

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo scored his second U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (June 29), as "Closer" (Def Jam/Universal) climbed 2-1, while Coldplay started a third week atop the album chart with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/E ...

  25. Coldplay's 'Viva' Grabs Top Spot On Euro Chart

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay moves to the European Top 100 Albums summit with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI), on which it debuted at No. 4 on part-week sales last week. Meanwhile, Duffy's "Mercy" (A&M/Univers ...

  26. Duffy Reigns Supreme On Euro Charts

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A&M/Universal's Duffy continues her reign on Billboard's pan-European sales charts, as "Rockferry" starts a third consecutive and sixth aggregate week atop European Top 100 Albums and "Mercy" leads Eurochart Hot 1 ...

  27. MOJO Awards Handed Out In London

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Duffy's extraordinary breakthrough was confirmed tonight when the Welsh singer took out one of the main categories at MOJO magazine's annual awards ceremony, held at the Brewery venue in east London. The MOJO Honours List pays tribute to ...

  28. Duffy Doubles Up On Euro Charts

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For the second time, A&M/Universal's Duffy completes the pan-European "double," holding at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Rockferry" and climbing back 2-1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Mercy." Th ...

  29. Coldplay's Latest On Target For U.K. Year-Best

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's new album release is off to a hot start in Britain. Retailers are reporting that early sales of "Viva La Vida" are on track to make the album the fastest and best-selling set of the year. The EMI release went on sale in t ...

  30. Duffy Ousts Madonna From Europe Albums Summit

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Welsh singer-songwriter Duffy regains control of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart with "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal). It replaces Madonna's "Hard Candy" at No. 1 but the pop mainstay does extend her run ato ...

  31. Madonna Proves Hard To Push From Euro Chart Summit

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There's no dethroning Madonna on Billboard's pan-European sales charts. Her reign continues as the Warner Bros. album "Hard Candy" enters a fourth week atop European Top 100 Albums and "4 Minutes" featuring Justin Tim ...

  32. Madonna's 'Candy' Sticks At No. 1 In Europe

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's another triumphant chart week in Europe for Madonna, who retains leadership of both European Top 100 Albums with "Hard Candy" (Warner Bros.), for a third week, and Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "4 Minutes" featuring ...

  33. Cab Cruises, Sinatra's Strong, Warner Rules

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab for Cutie drives home its first No. 1 album as "Narrow Stairs" starts in the penthouse on the Billboard 200 ... Frank Sinatra grabs the No. 2 slot with "Nothing But the Best," his highest-charting album since 1993 ...

  34. MOJO Nominations For Duffy, Cave, Turner

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Welsh newcomer Duffy girl is up for a hat-trick of trophies at MOJO magazine's annual awards, to be held June 16 in London. The singer, who's debut album "Rockferry" (A&M) is currently No. 1 on Billboard's European Top ...

  35. Rockferry Stays On Top In Europe

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Duffy's "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal) leads European Top 100 Albums for a third week, while the new Eurochart Hot 100 Singles survey shows Madonna's "4 Minutes" (Warner Bros.), featuring Justin Timberlake, at the he ...

  36. Duffy's 'Rockferry' Solid At No. 1 In Europe

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Duffy starts a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal). But its hit "Mercy" is usurped at the top of Eurochart Hot 100 Singles by Madonna's "4 Minutes" (Warner Bros.), ...

  37. Duffy Completes Euro Chart Double

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's new pan-European sales charts contain a double triumph for A&M/Universal's Welsh singer Duffy, who rises 3-1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Rockferry" and 2-1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Mercy.&quo ...

  38. Winehouse On Euro Summit

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) records its 12th aggregate week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, as Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) celebrates its climb to the Billboard Hot 1 ...

  39. Winehouse, Duffy Rule Euro Charts

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) lands an 11th aggregate week atop European Top 100 Albums, another Universal-signed female artist, A&M's Duffy, moves 2-1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Mercy.& ...

  40. Winehouse Stays On Top In Europe

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As Amy Winehouse retains the leadership of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey with "Back To Black" (Universal Island), Leona Lewis moves back to No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Bleeding Love" (Syco Music/S ...