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  1. Backbeat: The Killers Thrill NYC For 'American Express: Unstaged' Concert With Werner Herzog

    September 19, 2012 5:36 PM EDT Brandon Flowers of the Killers on stage at the Paradise Theatre in the Bronx. (Photo: Getty: Donald Bowers / American Express Unstaged) "Hello! We're The Killers , brought to you by way of fabulous Las Vegas. This one goes out to Planet ...

  2. Album Reviews: The Killers, Bob Dylan & more

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT THE KILLERS Battle Born Producers: various Island Records Release Date: Sept. 18 The Killers covered an impressive amount of ground in pop music across their first three albums. But on "Battle Born", the Las Vegas quartet apparently deci ...

  3. Brandon Flowers Debuts At No. 1 In U.K.

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Brandon Flowers ' solo album "Flamingo" (Vertigo/Universal) made a No. 1 debut on the new U.K. sales charts. Former "X Factor" winner Alexandra Burke landed a third No. 1 single with "Start Without You" (Syco Mus ...

  4. Killers To Play Debut South African Shows

    August 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.S. rock act the Killers will play their first South African shows in December. The announcement of the band's two dates ends the international rock act drought that has marked South Africa since the April Coca-Cola Zero Fest, headlined by O ...

  5. 'Chinese Democracy' Fires GNR To Euro Albums Summit

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Guns N' Roses soars to the top of the new European Top 100 Albums survey with "Chinese Democracy" (Black Frog/Geffen/Universal), as Beyoncé's "If I Were A Boy" (Columbia/Sony BMG) starts a second week at No. 1 on Euro ...

  6. Kanye Edges GNR, Ludacris For No. 1 Debut

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Kanye West earns his third straight No. 1 on The Billboard 200 as "808s & Heartbreak" bows in the top slot. The Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam set moved 450,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, the artist's lowest debut ...

  7. Kanye West's '808s' Is Tops, While GNR Settles For Third Place

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Kanye West's "808s & Heartbreak" arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 450,000, giving the rapper his third straight chart-topping album. However, his sales start is his lowest since his first album, "The College Dropo ...

  8. UMG Merch Arm Inks Deal With The Killers

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bravado, the global merchandising arm of Universal Music Group, has entered into an agreement to manufacture and distribute merch for Las Vegas-based rock act the Killers. Financial terms and the length of the deal were not disclosed. "Mercha ...

  9. Josh Groban's 'Noel' Is 2007's Top Selling Album ... For Now

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban's "Noel" holds at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a fourth week as the set motors through 669,000 ... With the album's total sales up to 2.77 million, it has now eclipsed the "High School Musical 2" soundtr ...

  10. Bruce Springsteen Scores Eighth No. 1 Album

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Presto! Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" debuts atop The Billboard 200, giving the artist his eighth No. 1 album. His first came in 1980 with "The River" ... High entries from Matchbox Twenty, Soulja Boy Tell'em, J. Holida ...

  11. Rascal Flatts Flattens Competition With Third No. 1 Album

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Country trio Rascal Flatts strikes with its third straight No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "Still Feels Good" bows with a whopping 547,000 ... That's the biggest sales week for a country act since over a year ago when, you guess ...

  12. Avril Maintains Top Slot, Joe Starts at No. 2

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne holds at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Best Damn Thing," while R&B singer Joe begins in the runner-up slot with his new "Ain't Nothing Like Me" ... U.K. band Arctic Monkeys bow in the top 10, while ...

  13. Albums Rise On 'Brit-Effect'

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Brit awards winners and performers have seen the customary upturn in sales after Wednesday's ceremony, with the Killers and Amy Winehouse enjoying the healthiest pick-ups. Comparing Thursday's album sales with those of the previous Thurs ...

  14. Arctic Monkeys, The Killers Slay At Brit Awards

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST With two trophies apiece, the Arctic Monkeys and the Killers slayed the competition at the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 14) in London. The Monkeys won British group and British album for their U.K. smash "Whatever People Say I Am, That's Wh ...

  15. 'Hannah Montana' Trumps My Chem, Legend At No. 1

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Set sold 281,000 copies in the United States. The soundtrack to Disney's "Hannah Montana" storms onto The Billboard 200 at No. 1 this week, marking the fourth top 10 debut from the movie/television giant. The set sold 281,000 copi ...

  16. Diddy Scores First No. 1 Album In Nine Years

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Moves 170,000 copies in the United States. Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 this week with "Press Play." The Bad Boy/Atlantic effort also knocks Lloyd Banks' "Rotten Apple" from the throne ...

  17. Rod Rocks With No. 1 Album

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Moves 184,000 copies in the United States. Rod Stewart earns his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "Still the Same ... Great American Rock Classics of Our Time." The J Records effort sold 184,000 copies in the United ...

  18. Evanescence Opens Door To Euro Chart Throne

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A little over three years since Evanescence completed an aggregate seven weeks at the top of European Top 100 Albums with "Fallen," the American band is back at No. 1 on the region's composite chart, A little over three years since ...

  19. Evanescence Opens Door To Euro Chart Throne

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A little over three years since Evanescence completed an aggregate seven weeks at the top of European Top 100 Albums with "Fallen," the American band is back at No. 1 on the region's composite chart, A little over three years since ...

  20. Evanescence Zooms By Killers To Take No. 1

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up release moved 447,000 copies first week. In another major week for new releases, Evanescence's "The Open Door" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The Wind-Up effort moved 447,000 copies in its first week, according to Niels ...