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  1. Sting's 'Last Ship' Getting Scrapped on Broadway

    January 06, 2015 8:39 AM EST The Last Ship is set to sail off into the distance. The producers behind the Sting -penned musical said the Broadway production will close on Jan. 24, The New York Times reported. The news of the closure comes despite Sting joining the cast last ...

  2. Chart Moves: R.E.M. Gets 'Unplugged' With 18th Top 40 Album, Billy Joel's 'Russia' Concert Returns

    May 30, 2014 11:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Coldplay secured the largest sales week of the year , as the band's "Ghost Stories" album debuted at No. 1 with 383,000 copies sold in the week ending May 25 (according to Nielsen SoundSc ...

  3. Amazing Media, Digital A&R Solution, Draws Big Names, Money

    May 21, 2014 11:54 AM EDT This article first appeared in the May 24th issue of Billboard Magazine . Former BBC executive Paul Campbell launched a new company in the United Kingdom in 2007, looking for ways to help musicians find a wider audience for their work. He establis ...

  4. Sting to Play 10 Concerts in Fall to Benefit Arts Organization Ahead of New Album 'The Last Ship'

    July 09, 2013 3:43 PM EDT Sting will hold 10 concerts in New York City this fall to benefit The Public Theater arts organization. The singer announced Tuesday that he will perform at the 260-seat Anspacher Theater in the Public Theater from Sept. 25 through Oct. 9. The 6 ...

  5. Bono's 'One Campaign' to Lobby G-8 Leaders with Protest Songs from Sting, Green Day, Mumford, More

    June 11, 2013 10:24 AM EDT Sting, Green Day, Ed Sheeran and Mumford & Sons are among musicians raising their voices against poverty by re-recording classic protest songs. The agit8 project, which hopes to influence leaders at next week's G-8 summit in Northern ...

  6. Publishing Briefs: Sting, One Direction, Imagine Dragons Sign New Pub Deals

    May 21, 2013 7:00 AM EDT -- Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a long-term extension administration agreement with Sting , who has had a relationship with the company for more than 16 years. The global agreement will cover all music publishing throughout Sting’s solo ...

  7. Grammys 2013: Rihanna, Sting and Bruno Mars to Perform Together

    February 04, 2013 3:56 PM EST Bruno Mars, Rihanna and Sting will take the stage together at the 55th annual Grammy Awards for a special performance, CBS announced Monday. Kelly Clarkson will also perform on music's biggest night. Sixteen-time Grammy winner Beyonce, who ...

  8. 5 Questions at MIDEM With Vyclone’s David King Lassman And Joe Sumner

    January 26, 2013 5:10 PM EST Social-video startup Vyclone raised many an eyebrow in Hollywood when it launched last summer with $2.7 million in seed funding from Live Nation, DreamWorks Animation, Thrive Capital and Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s A-GRade fund. One in the la ...

  9. Arthur Fogel Re-Ups With Live Nation

    December 17, 2012 5:00 AM EST Arthur Fogel, the reigning king of the megatour, has re-upped with Live Nation for a new five-year deal to continue his role as the Chairman of Global Music and the CEO of Global Touring. His tours with Live Nation have grossed more than $2.5 bill ...

  10. Chart Moves: Coldplay's 'American Idol' Gain; 'Avengers' Soundtrack Debuts; Jackie Evancho Returns to No. 1

    May 10, 2012 9:29 PM EDT The Billboard 200: As reported earlier this week, Carrie Underwood claimed her third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with "Blown Away." The effort, her fourth release overall, debuted atop the list with 267,000 copies sold, accord ...

  11. Billboard Power 100: Arthur Fogel

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 20 Arthur Fogel Chairman of Global Touring Live Nation Entertainment The Quiet King Of The Mega-Tour... In a 2005 Billboard article breaking down Arthur Fogel's global touring strategies, a few notable figures touted his skills: Bono, Dav ...

  12. Daft Punk's Ferrari, Katy Perry's Trampoline, Beatles Bicycle Added To EMI Japan Earthquake-Relief Auction

    April 11, 2011 3:34 PM EDT Katy Perry, the Beatles, David Bowie, The Beach Boys, Iron Maiden, Gorillaz, Sting, David Gilmour and Tinie Tempah have donated personal items and memorabilia to the second phase of the EMI family's charity auction to raise funds to help the ...

  13. Bono, Timberlake To Perform At Haiti Benefit

    January 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST George Clooney says the "Hope for Haiti" benefit for victims of the earthquake in Haiti will include performances from Bono, Sting, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys. Speaking to The Associated Press at the Golden Glo ...

  14. Summer Run To Be The Police's Final Tour

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Police will take one more victory lap through North America on their massively successful reunion tour before calling it quits for good, sources close to the tour tell Billboard.biz. The Police -- Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland -- wi ...

  15. High-Profile Duets Stud Olympics Album

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Duets by Earth Wind & Fire and Roots Manuva, Sting and Mariza, and Moby and Public Enemy will be featured on the official Athens 2004 Olympics pop album, details of which were announced this week. Duets by Earth Wind & Fire and Roots M ...

  16. High-Profile Duets Stud Olympics Album

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Duets by Earth Wind & Fire and Roots Manuva, Sting and Mariza, and Moby and Public Enemy will be featured on the official Athens 2004 Olympics pop album, details of which were announced this week. Duets by Earth Wind & Fire and Roots M ...