Scissor Sisters

  1. Scissor Sisters' Viral Video 'Let's Have a Kiki' Kicks Up Sales

    July 16, 2012 11:04 AM EDT Thanks to a delirious, (semi-nsfw) fan-made video for Scissor Sisters' album cut "Let's Have a Kiki," the band has found itself a budding hit single. The tune is an album cut on the group's new album "Magic Hour" ...

  2. Chart Moves: Luke Bryan's Towering 'Tailgates' Sales, Azealia Banks' EP Arrives on Billboard 200

    June 08, 2012 10:17 AM EDT The Billboard 200: John Mayer continued to rule the Billboard 200 albums chart for a second week , as his Born and Raised sold another 65,000 this past week (down 70%). Three new albums debuted in the top 10 on the tally, led by Regina Spektor ...

  3. Kings of Leon, Kanye West, Arcade Fire To Headline Coachella, Full Line-Up Announced

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST The lineup for the 2011 Coachella Music and Arts Festival was announced last night, Jan. 18, with Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire and Kanye West topping the bills for each of the fest's three nights (April 15, 16 and 17, respectively). A veritable ...

  4. Scissor Sisters Cancel European Tour Dates

    October 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Glam pop band Scissor Sisters says it is canceling tour dates in Europe due to "funding issues." The New York-based quintet says it "has become impossible to make the tour work financially." The band said in a statement posted ...

  5. EMI Music Publishing Extends Deals With Winehouse, Other Acts

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has extended publishing agreements with some of its most successful songwriters, including Amy Winehouse, Scissor Sisters, Bryan Ferry, and Take That members Howard Donald and Jason Orange. "Ultimately if writers are not ...

  6. Scissor Sisters, Ozzy For iTunes Fest

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Scissor Sisters, Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Bennett have been confirmed for the iTunes Festival 2010 in London in July. The free month-long event, which launched in 2007, will return to the 3,000-capacity London Roundhouse and feature 62 bands over 31 ...

  7. IFPI Platinum Award Milestone For Take That

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Take That's comeback album, "Beautiful World" (Polydor), sailed past the triple IFPI Platinum Europe sales mark in the second quarter, having shifted more than three million units across Europe. "Beautiful World," released ...

  8. MITS Honor For Grainge

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group International chairman and chief executive Lucian Grainge has been named as the 2008 recipient of the prestigious annual Music Industry Trusts' Award. Grainge will receive the award at a charity fund-raising dinner Nov. ...

  9. Ivors Nominations Unveiled

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sir Elton John collects multiple nominations for the coveted Ivor Novello Awards, to be held May 24 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. John's teamwork with the Scissor Sisters' on the track "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'& ...

  10. Scissor Sisters Prep For 'Passions'

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST "American music fans are just as musically open-minded as their British counterparts," Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears told Billboard in the Sept. 30, 2006, issue. "Tons of Americans would love our music, but they don't kn ...

  11. Scissor Sisters Sharpen Up O2 Line-Up

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST N.Y. pop group the Scissor Sisters are booked to play next summer at The O2, U.S. entertainment conglomerate Anschutz Entertainment Group's soon-to-open London venue. The band will perform at the 23,000-capacity O2 Arena on July 26 and 27. Si ...

  12. Evanescence 'Door' Stays Open To Euro No. 1

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Album holds off Scissor Sisters, Killers, Melua. Album holds off Scissor Sisters, Killers, Melua. News ...

  13. RETAIL TRACK: TWO SIDES OF A BOYCOTT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I don't know what's more amusing: the media pissing contest currently going on among Scissor Sisters, Trans World and Universal Records, or the head of steam that the Velvet Rope know-it-alls built up I don't know what's more a ...

  14. RETAIL TRACK: TWO SIDES OF A BOYCOTT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I don't know what's more amusing: the media pissing contest currently going on among Scissor Sisters, Trans World and Universal Records, or the head of steam that the Velvet Rope know-it-alls built up I don't know what's more a ...

  15. RETAIL TRACK: TWO SIDES OF A BOYCOTT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I don't know what's more amusing: the media pissing contest currently going on among Scissor Sisters, Trans World and Universal Records, or the head of steam that the Velvet Rope know-it-alls built up I don't know what's more a ...

  16. RETAIL TRACK: TWO SIDES OF A BOYCOTT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I don't know what's more amusing: the media pissing contest currently going on among Scissor Sisters, Trans World and Universal Records, or the head of steam that the Velvet Rope know-it-alls built up I don't know what's more a ...

  17. RETAIL TRACK: TWO SIDES OF A BOYCOTT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I don't know what's more amusing: the media pissing contest currently going on among Scissor Sisters, Trans World and Universal Records, or the head of steam that the Velvet Rope know-it-alls built up I don't know what's more a ...

  18. Scissor Sisters Still Dancin' Away With Euro Charts

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's pan-European charts welcome another double-winner, as Scissor Sisters move 2-1 with "Ta-Dah" (Polydor) on European Top 100 Albums and with "I Dont' Feel Like Dancin'" on Eurochart Hot 100 Billboard� ...

  19. Trans World Boycotts Scissor Sisters

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Move seen as retailiation for comments made at NARM. The verbal slap that was paid back with a boycott is now serving as a rallying point for independent coalitions and Newbury Comics. Scissor Sisters Jake Shears chided Trans World for their high ...

  20. Scissor Sisters To Cut Up Trafalgar Square

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New York dance act Scissor Sisters is to play an AIDS-benefit show at the famous Trafalgar Square landmark in London on Sept. 16. New York dance act Scissor Sisters is to play an AIDS-benefit show at the famous Trafalgar Square landmark in London ...

  21. Coachella Day Two: Madonna Makes It Quick

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Madonna made her festival debut last night (April 30) at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., performing six songs in front of one of the largest crowds ever to witness an Madonna made her festival debut last night ...

  22. Chili Peppers, Franz Heat Up Fuji Bill

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this year's Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this ...

  23. Chili Peppers, Franz Heat Up Fuji Bill

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Japan fest held July 28-30. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this year's Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan. Tokyo-based concert promoter Smash have also confirmed Broken Social Sc ...

  24. Universal To Release First Int'l UMDs

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST New titles from 50 Cent, Scissor Sisters. Universal Music Group is releasing internationally this week its first two titles on the Universal Media Disc format. The two UMD titles are 50 Cent's "The Massacre - Special Edition" and Sc ...

  25. Universal To Release First Int'l UMDs

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group is releasing internationally this week its first two titles on the Universal Media Disc format. The two UMD titles are 50 Cent's "The Massacre - Special Edition" and Scissor Sist Universal Music Group is releas ...

  26. VH1 Showcases Artists 'You Oughta Know'

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT John Legend, Keane and Anna Nalick featured. VH1 is laying out its red carpet in May to support new music artists that the network thinks fans "oughta know," including John Legend, Keane and Anna Nalick. Launched last year on VH1.com, &q ...

  27. Moot Takes Reigns At EMI Publishing U.K.

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pub exec signed Scissor Sisters, Prodigy, Eminem. Pub exec signed Scissor Sisters, Prodigy, Eminem. News Eminem , Prodigy ...

  28. Scissor Sisters Slice Through Brit Awards

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised tomorrow on U.K. com With three awards, Scissor Sist ...

  29. Scissor Sisters Slice Through Brit Awards

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST N.Y.-based act picks up three honors. With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised tomorrow on U. ...

  30. Scissor Sisters Cut Up Britain's V Fest.

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Scissor Sisters are confirmed as the first headliner for Britain's popular V Festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The Scissor Sisters are confirmed as the first headliner for Britain's popular V Festival, which ...

  31. Franz Ferdinand Tops Brits Nominations

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the fi ...

  32. Franz Ferdinand Leads Brit Award Nominees

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the fi ...

  33. Scissor Sisters Claim Top U.K. Album Of 2004

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The eponymous debut by U.S. act Scissor Sisters was the best-selling album of 2004 in the United Kingdom. The Polydor U.K. band sold 1.59 million albums during the year, according to the Official Char The eponymous debut by U.S. act Scissor Sister ...

  34. Robbie, Band Aid Keep Top Euro Posts

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Maroon 5, Scissor Sisters see U.K. boosts. Maroon 5, Scissor Sisters see U.K. boosts. News ...

  35. Kylie's U.K. Tour Expands On Hot Ticket Sales

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional dates have been confirmed for Kylie Minogue's forthcoming tour of the United Kingdom after more than 100,000 tickets shifted within hours of going on sale yesterday (Oct. 18). Additional dates have been confirmed for Kylie Minogue& ...

  36. Kylie's U.K. Tour Expands On Hot Ticket Sales

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional dates have been confirmed for Kylie Minogue's forthcoming tour of the United Kingdom after more than 100,000 tickets shifted within hours of going on sale yesterday (Oct. 18). Additional dates have been confirmed for Kylie Minogue& ...

  37. 'Anastacia' Back On Top In Europe

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT There's a surprise at the top of European Top 100 Albums, on which Anastacia's self-titled Epic album moves back to No. 1, a position it held for seven consecutive weeks in April and May. The album wa There's a surprise at the top o ...

  38. 'Anastacia' Back On Top In Europe

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT There's a surprise at the top of European Top 100 Albums, on which Anastacia's self-titled Epic album moves back to No. 1, a position it held for seven consecutive weeks in April and May. The album wa There's a surprise at the top o ...

  39. Europe Takes The Cure To No. 1

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Venerable British modern rock staple the Cure makes a triumphant return to the pan-European chart, debuting at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums with its self-titled I Am/Geffen set. The album is the band's fir Venerable British modern rock staple the ...

  40. Europe Takes The Cure To No. 1

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Venerable British modern rock staple the Cure makes a triumphant return to the pan-European chart, debuting at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums with its self-titled I Am/Geffen set. The album is the band's fir Venerable British modern rock staple the ...

  41. Scissor Sisters Slice Through Brit Awards

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised tomorrow on U.K. com With three awards, Scissor Sist ...

  42. Scissor Sisters Slice Through Brit Awards

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST N.Y.-based act picks up three honors. With three awards, Scissor Sisters were the big winners of the Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 9) at London's Earls Court. The show, branded "Brits25 with MasterCard," will be televised tomorrow on U. ...

  43. Beat Box

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based Scissor Sisters create smart, sexy and playful pop music. One listen to the quintet's self-titled debut album makes this abundantly clear. New York-based Scissor Sisters create smart, sexy and playful pop music. One listen to t ...

  44. Beat Box

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based Scissor Sisters create smart, sexy and playful pop music. One listen to the quintet's self-titled debut album makes this abundantly clear. New York-based Scissor Sisters create smart, sexy and playful pop music. One listen to t ...