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  1. London's Southbank Centre Wins Top UK Venue Honors

    May 29, 2012 3:05 PM EDT London's Southbank Centre located beside the River Thames . London's Southbank Centre has snatched the No. 1 spot in the 2011 top 100 U.K. music venues as compiled by PRS for Music, the U.K. authors' collecting society. The news, ba ...

  2. Ken Russell, 'Tommy' Director, Dead at 84

    November 28, 2011 11:51 AM EST LONDON (AP) -- Ken Russell got Oliver Reed and Alan Bates to wrestle naked, turned Vanessa Redgrave into a demonic nun and cast Ringo Starr as the pope. Critics and mainstream audiences often hated his films. Actors and admirers loved him. The ico ...

  3. Music Industry Sales Vet Jay Perloff Dies at 53

    May 04, 2011 6:20 PM EDT Jay Perloff, a veteran music industry sales executive, passed away May 3, after a long fight with cancer. He was 53. Perloff, who began his music career at Universal One-Stop, where both of his parents and sister worked, was also a sales executive ...

  4. Web Trends: Nicki Minaj SNL 'Creep' Video, Bright Eyes, David Guetta

    January 31, 2011 4:45 PM EST Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. SNL Digital Short: The Creep 2. The Top 10 Bands We Want to See Play the Super Bowl Halftime Show YouTube Most Viewed Today: 1. Ara Ketu - Símbolo do Coração 2. Kardashian Never Say Never Commercial 3. Justin Bie ...

  5. HMV Rolls Out Fashion Range

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. entertainment retailer HMV will begin selling clothing and accessories next week. As previously reported, HMV is partnering with certain fashion brands - Boxfresh, Lee Jeans, FLY53 and Eastpak - that executives believe fit well alongside musi ...

  6. Best Buy Confirms Two More U.K. Stores

    June 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy is busy expanding its U.K. presence after opening its first store here in April. It has confirmed a new store in Derby at Kingsway Retail Park in the autumn, followed by a Nottingham store at the Castle Marina Retail Park in spring/summer ...

  7. Best Buy Lines Up UK Sites

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.S. retailer Best Buy is looking at a range of possible sites in southern England and Wales with a view to launching in the United Kingdom next spring, property industry sources told Reuters on Monday. They said the American giant and British joi ...

  8. Lester Consults Hollywood On Craig David Hits

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Colin Lester, previously co-director of London-based Wildlife Entertainment, has launched a new management company, CLM. Lester will continue to represent U.K. R&B artist Craig David and one of his first moves was to hire Adam Hollywood, recen ...

  9. New Ticketing System Set Up For Arctic Monkeys U.K. Tour

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Arctic Monkeys, which have emerged as one of the hottest properties in the British music industry over the past decade, are testing an enterprising ticketing initiative for their hugely-anticipated U.K. tour. Tickets for their upcoming U.K. da ...

  10. Academy Music Group Adds 12th UK Venue

    February 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K. live music venue Academy Music Group has acquired the Brighton Hippodrome, bringing its portfolio of venues up to 12. The Hippodrome was built in 1897 and converted into a vaudeville theatre three years later. Between 1901 and 1964, the 1400- ...

  11. HMV U.K. To Sell Mobile Phone Handsets

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT HMV, the U.K. music retail chain, is for the first time going to sell mobile phone contracts and devices from this weekend (Aug. 5). The move is part of its strategy to enhance digital music services. HMV, the U.K. music retail chain, is for the f ...

  12. Warner Music Lands Craig David Deal

    September 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Major will license records ex-Japan. Warner Music U.K. has completed an exclusive international deal with Wildstar Records to licence the catalog and future recordings of British R&B singer Craig David. The pact, disclosed today (Sept. 5), cov ...

  13. Zomba Publishing Signs Delays

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Zomba Music Publishing has won the race to sign rising British guitar band the Delays to a worldwide publishing deal. A source close to the deal says a number of major publishers had clamored for the Zomba Music Publishing has won the race to sign ...

  14. Zomba Publishing Signs Delays

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Zomba Music Publishing has won the race to sign rising British guitar band the Delays to a worldwide publishing deal. A source close to the deal says a number of major publishers had clamored for the Zomba Music Publishing has won the race to sign ...

  15. Entertee Gets Party In The Park For Second Year

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Entertee, the London-based events-management and production group, has clinched the contract for the U.K.'s Party in the Park series of pop music festivals for the second consecutive year. Entertee, the London-based events-management and prod ...