Simply Red

  1. Robbie Williams Tops UK Singles Chart, Calvin Harris Has No. 1 Album

    November 05, 2012 6:13 AM EST Robbie Williams scored his first U.K. No. 1 single for eight years yesterday with "Candy" (Universal Island) to move into joint second place with Gary Barlow and Cliff Richard on 14 chart-toppers, behind only the four members of the Beat ...

  2. Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    April 15, 2012 10:29 AM EDT (Getty Images) Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the ...

  3. Rod Stewart To Skip Faces Reunion At Rock Hall Induction Due To Illness

    April 13, 2012 3:42 PM EDT The Faces (minus Rod Stewart) presenting a copy of Faces 1969-75 , their deluxe limited edition book published by Britain's Genesis Publications, to the Rock Hall's Library and Archives. (Photo: Gary Graff) Just like that, the Faces reun ...

  4. 10 Cool Things on Spotify's 'History of Music' Timeline

    March 30, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Spotify launched its new Facebook Timeline today, with the added wrinkle being that they have compiled a "History of Music," transporting users from the present all the way back to 1000 A.D. and the beginning of "popular music." ...

  5. Warner Music France Relaunches East West Records

    December 08, 2011 8:51 AM EST Warner Music France announced yesterday the relaunch of East West imprint in France. Starting in February 2012, the label will focus primarily on developing urban and alternative acts. The label will be managed by Stephane Espinosa, the founder of ...

  6. Beastie Boys, Chili Peppers, Guns N' Roses, Small Faces Announced For 2012 Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame

    December 07, 2011 6:27 AM EST Ian MacLagan of the Small Faces and Faces put it best: "There's going to be some rock 'n' roll up on that stage" at the 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions, taking place April 14 in Cleveland. MacLagan's ...

  7. Tesco Snags U.K. Simply Red Exclusive

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Retail album exclusives have arrived in the U.K.: mass merchant Tesco will release a Simply Red set this month only in Tesco stores and via its Web site. "Songs of Love," released Feb. 28 for Mother's Day in the U.K., features a col ...

  8. Keane Unveils U.K. Forest Tour, New EP

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K. melodic rock act Keane has announced a series of outdoor live shows to take place next summer as part of the Forestry Commission Live Music (FCLM) series, following the global release of a new 8-track EP entitled "The Night Train" o ...

  9. Business Matters: Rhino Records, Verizon, A2IM

    September 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- Rhino Records laid off 30-40 employees on Thursday, according to a report. Jobs were cut from all departments, according to the report. In a st ...

  10. Kilimanjaro Completes Booking Team

    August 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live music promoter Kilimanjaro Live has marked its first six months of operations by announcing two new appointments. The London-based company was launched in Feb. 2008 by Stuart Galbraith as a joint venture with AEG Live. Steve Tilley has been r ...

  11. Animated Hucknall Leads Virgin Media Campaign

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Simply Red's Mick Hucknall's familiar features have been digitally reworked for a new animated ad campaign supporting Virgin Media's TV and video on-demand service in Britain. The lighthearted clip , written by Chris Hopkins and Pip ...

  12. Belgium's Werchter Launches Family Festival

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Belgium's long-established Rock Werchter festival has unveiled a family-friendly spin-off event, the Werchter Boutique festival, which will be staged on July 13. Promoter Herman Schueremans, who organises the annual Rock Werchter festival for ...

  13. Furtado, Stefani Rule Euro Charts

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal-signed female artists again rule the pan-European sales charts, as Nelly Furtado's "Loose" (Mosley/Geffen) leads European Top 100 Albums for a fourth non-consecutive week and "The Sweet Escape" (Interscope) by Gw ...

  14. Stars Come Out For Brussels Concert

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST A Brussels concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome -- the founding treaty of the European Union -- will be broadcast across Europe on March 24, featuring performances from The Corrs, Simply Red, Julio Iglesias and Lordi. Th ...

  15. Still Joins UMGI

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group International is bolstering its global audio-visual activities with the appointment of former Warner Vision International president Ray Still as a consultant to its board. In his new, immediately-effective role, Still becomes ...

  16. SPV, Jack White Productions Explore Merger

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT JWP would take majority stake. Hanover-based SPV Records, the subject of numerous takeover bids in recent years, has agreed to start merger talks with music group Jack White Productions, of Berlin. Should the two parties agree on terms, Jack White ...

  17. Orchard, EMI Music Pub Ink Mastertone Deal

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deal covers U.S. and Canada. The Orchard inked a deal with EMI Music Publishing to distribute mastertones from the publisher's catalog to mobile users in the US and Canada. The relationship with EMI will enable the distributor to offer artist ...

  18. Depeche Mode's 'Angel' Flies High In Europe

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the charts in a string of markets. The British alternative rock veteran's latest set "Playing the Depeche Mode makes a triumphant retu ...

  19. Depeche Mode's 'Angel' Flies High In Europe

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the charts in a string of markets. Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the ch ...

  20. Hucknall To Keynote AIM AGM

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall will deliver the keynote speech at U.K. independent labels assn. AIM's 5th annual general meeting, to be held June 22 at the University of Westminster School of Law i Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall will de ...