Roxy Music

  1. Business Matters: Tax Day $2.99 Albums A Hit for Google Music

    April 27, 2012 5:26 PM EDT Google Play's Tax Day Deal Bumped Sales Selling digital albums for $2.99 won't help Google Music reach the company's initial projections, but it's one way for the young download store to move the needle. On April 17, Google Pla ...

  2. 'American Idol' Creator Simon Fuller, Chris Blackwell Launch Joint Venture

    June 13, 2011 10:15 AM EDT American Idol creator Simon Fuller and Island Records founder Chris Blackwell announced a joint venture, Blackwell Fuller, Inc., Monday. The partnership aims to help artists and content owners in the music and entertainment industries expand their ...

  3. Three Questions With Mike Martinovich, My Morning Jacket Manager

    May 19, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Mike Martinovich manages My Morning Jacket, known for its epic performances at rock festivals. With their newest studio record, the critically acclaimed "Circuital," coming at the end of this month on ATO Records, MMJ will be hitting the ...

  4. Israel Concert Bookings on the Rise

    April 27, 2011 8:04 AM EDT When it comes to touring internationally, the Middle East, and Israel in particular, is not typically high on a pop or rock star's priority list. For one thing, the tried and tested routes through Europe and the Far East might make an artist ...

  5. Reading/Leeds Boss: GNR Must Pay Any Curfew Breach Fine

    September 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Festival Republic managing director Melvin Benn tells Billboard.biz "it's been another good year" for his events. As he looks back over a strong U.K. festival season, he makes Axl Rose 's antics at Reading and Leeds Festivals s ...

  6. Grace Jones Wraps London's Lovebox Fest

    July 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Grace Jones closed the U.K.'s Lovebox festival in London with a typically flamboyant performance. The veteran Jamaican-born dance artist topped the bill on the final day (July 18) of the festival in Victoria Park, London. Lovebox, which launc ...

  7. HMV To Launch Digital Service This Month

    July 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT HMV will roll out its digital service at the end of July as the U.K. entertainment retailer makes a concerted attempt to grab market share in music downloads. The hmvdigital.com site is currently in beta. It is selling the new MIA album for £7.99 ...

  8. Jonathan Ross Signs ITV Deal

    July 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. TV presenter Jonathan Ross will host a new primetime chat show on ITV1 in 2011. Ross is leaving the BBC this summer after nine years of hosting his Friday evening chat show on BBC One, in addition to the weekly Saturday show on AC network BBC ...

  9. Hip-hop To Punk Will Share Stage At Rock En Seine

    June 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rock En Seine , one of France's main music festivals, earned a spot in rock history last year when Oasis split after the volatile Gallagher brothers had a fight minutes before going on stage. This was an achievement festival director and foun ...

  10. Spain's Sonar Fest Heads To Chicago

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sonar, Barcelona's experimental and electronic music festival, is to hold its first event in Chicago between Sept. 9-11. Sonar was founded in 1994, but since 2002 has held parallel events outside Spain. Its first excursion into the United Sta ...

  11. Norah Jones, Phil Collins, Massive Attack To Play Montreux

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Phil Collins will play an exclusive pre-festival concert before the 2010 Montreux Jazz Festival featuring Roxy Music, Massive Attack, Norah Jones and a host of big jazz acts, festival organizers said on Thursday (April 29). Former Genesis singer a ...

  12. George Michael Honors Jonathan Ross At MITs

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST George Michael led the salutes to U.K. TV and radio personality Jonathan Ross at the annual Music Industry Trusts' Award ceremony, held last night (Nov. 2) at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Awarded the accolade in recognition of his ser ...

  13. Bryan Ferry Honored At Russian Awards

    June 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Roxy Music frontman and solo artist Bryan Ferry was honored at the seventh Muz-TV awards, organized by the Muz-TV channel, held at the Olympiyski sports center in Moscow. Pop-singer Sergei Lazarev picked up the best male artist award, beating last ...

  14. Missy Higgins Backs Environmental Campaign With EP

    April 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Missy Higgins, the Australian singer, songwriter and devout environmentalist, is raising funds to help thwart government plans to industrialize a pristine area of the country's north west. Ahead of a visit to her homeland, Higgins and her Aus ...

  15. Island Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Island Records will mark its fiftieth anniversary in May 2009, with founder Chris Blackwell overseeing the week-long "Island 50 Live" festival. Blackwell founded the Island label in Kingston, Jamaica in 1959 and moved to London in the ea ...

  16. Icon Ferry Honored By BMI

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bryan Ferry was honored as a "BMI Icon" at a gala diner in London's Dorchester Hotel tonight. Ferry was added to a list that in recent years has included fellow Brits Ray Davies, Steve Winwood and Peter Gabriel at the 2008 installme ...

  17. Diverse Recipient List For Gold Badge Awards

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The recipients of the U.K.'s 35th Gold Badge Awards, held annually to recognize the achievements of often-overlooked members of the biz, have been revealed. The awards will be held, in association with the MCPS-PRS Alliance, on Oct. 29 at Lon ...

  18. Warner Music Gets In To Spanish Artist Services Firm

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International has acquired a majority stake in Spanish artist services company, Get In, for an undisclosed amount. The San Sebastian-based company was formed in 1990 by Inigo Argomaniz and has operations in artist management, live pro ...

  19. Bryan Ferry Named BMI Icon

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bryan Ferry will be presented with the BMI Icon honor at the U.S. performing rights society's annual London awards ceremony on Oct. 7. The Roxy Music singer and solo artist will receive the award at the ceremony, held at the Dorchester hotel. ...

  20. Update: Brian Eno Not On David Byrne Tour

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story posted yesterday (July 16), Brian Eno will not appear with David Byrne on the latter's fall tour. Although one of the three announced shows still touts Eno's participation with the billing "The Songs of Talking Head ...

  21. Joy Division Honored At Diesel Awards

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joy Division and its sleeve designer Peter Saville were among the winners at the Diesel:U:Music Awards in London. On the eve of the national U.K. release of "Control," the biopic of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis, the Manchester post-pun ...

  22. Gilmour To Make History With Live Concert Cine-cast

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour will play himself into the history books tomorrow when he becomes the first British musician to have a live performance beamed into more than 160 cinemas across North America. Gilmour's brief set f ...

  23. Furtado Hangs 'Loose' At Euro Chart Summit

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado's "Loose" (Mosley/Geffen) returns to No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, ending Norah Jones' five-week tenure with "Not Too Late" (Blue Note/Parlophone), which dips to No. 3. "Loose" led the comp ...

  24. Diesel Fuels Music Awards

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Italian band Stoop, U.S. hip hoppers Move.Meant and British electronic specialist Duke Dumont ticked all the right boxes to win prizes tonight (Oct. 4) at the 6th annual Diesel-U-Music Awards. Italian band Stoop, U.S. hip hoppers Move.Meant and Br ...

  25. Diesel Fuels Music Awards

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Oct. 4 in London. Italian band Stoop, U.S. hip hoppers Move.Meant and British electronic specialist Duke Dumont ticked all the right boxes to win prizes tonight (Oct. 4) at the 6th annual Diesel-U-Music Awards. The gala, hosted by Britis ...

  26. Roxy Music Rocks Diesel-U-Music's Icon Award

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Awards show airs in U.K. on Oct. 22. Roxy Music, the glam-rock veteran group, will be receiving the Radio Music Icon Award at this year’s Diesel-U-Music Awards ceremony on Oct. 4. The event, which aims to promote unsigned and other emerging acts a ...

  27. Roxy Music Rocks Diesel-U-Music's Icon Award

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Awards show airs in U.K. on Oct. 22. Roxy Music, the glam-rock veteran group, will be receiving the Radio Music Icon Award at this year’s Diesel-U-Music Awards ceremony on Oct. 4. The event, which aims to promote unsigned and other emerging acts a ...

  28. Q&A: David Gilmour

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'On an Island' due March 6. David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's reunion last July for the Live 8 concert at Hyde Park; quiet but hardly inactive. The man described as "the guitar and the voice of Pink Floyd" ...

  29. Jamelia, Keane Grab Q Awards Limelight

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B star Jamelia and newcomers Keane have taken home the most coveted awards for best single and best album respectively at this year's Q Awards. R&B star Jamelia and newcomers Keane have taken home the most coveted awards for bes ...

  30. Jamelia, Keane Grab Q Awards Limelight

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer Jamelia and newcomers Keane have taken home the most coveted awards for best single and best album respectively at this year's Q Awards. R&B star Jamelia and newcomers Keane have taken home the most coveted awar ...

  31. Global Pulse

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Phil Manzanera's new solo set, "6PM," briefly reunites orginal members of Roxy Music. Read Nigel Williamson's column. Phil Manzanera's new solo set, "6PM," briefly reunites orginal members of Roxy Music. Read Nig ...

  32. Rykodisc's Hannibal Licenses Manzanera Set

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera has licensed his new “6 PM” album from his own Expression label to Rykodisc's Hannibal label for the world ex-U.S. Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera has licensed his new “6 PM” album from his own Expressi ...