The Daily Telegraph

  1. Universal-Led Suppliers Liable for Up to $242 Million If HMV Folds: Report

    December 27, 2012 10:51 AM EST British music and DVD retailer HMV, which has said it faces a liquidity crunch early in the new year, has seen $65 million in benefits from financial support from product suppliers, led by Universal Music, the Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. Mu ...

  2. Adele, Beatles & Beyond: London Olympics' (Mostly) British Music Gets Fans Pumped

    August 07, 2012 8:15 AM EDT LONDON (AP) -- At the London Olympics, Adele is served with tennis, Beyonce bounces around the basketball court and Queen's "We Will Rock You" spikes up beach volleyball. A walk around Olympic Park is a non-stop musical mystery tour ...

  3. Report: Virgin Media set To Partner With Spotify

    October 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. Internet service provider Virgin Media is reportedly set to join with European streaming service Spotify for a music subscription offer. The Daily Telegraph reports that Virgin Media is close to agreeing a deal with Spotify. In June 2009, Vir ...

  4. U.K. Govt Set To Confirm Digital Switchover

    July 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. government is reportedly preparing to confirm plans to switch off the analog radio network. The previous Labour government had a target date of 2015, which looked increasingly hard to achieve given the slow take up of DAB (Digital Audio B ...

  5. Spotify Teams With Metric, Responds To Gaga Reports

    April 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT European streaming service Spotify has partnered with Canadian rock act Metric on a promotion for the band's album and tour. The promotion includes a 25% discount on Metric shows for Spotify users, and an offer to buy the current album " ...

  6. B'way Bow Of 'Love Never Dies' Delayed Until 2011

    April 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Broadway will have to wait a bit longer to find out what happens to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom. The producers of "Love Never Dies" announced that the sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera" will now open in New York in spr ...

  7. Whitney Houston Dismisses Critics, Says Tour Going Well

    February 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST Whitney Houston says her tour of Australia is going great, despite the swathes of fans and critics who have panned her performance. Houston has faced a barrage of complaints since embarking on a six-date tour of Australia in Brisbane on Monday, wi ...

  8. Report: EMI Brings In Director

    February 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST EMI has appointed Peter Williams to the board of one of its holding companies, as its buyout house Terra Firma tries to sort out the loss-making record label's finances, the Daily Telegraph reported on Friday (Feb. 26). Williams, a former bos ...

  9. Biz Awaits 'Digital Britain' Amid U.K. Govt Changes

    June 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of the U.K. creative industries has called on the government to take action against illegal file-sharing in its Digital Britain report, due next week. The call comes amid changes in the departments involved in the report, which will se ...

  10. AEG Prepared To Self-Insure Jackson Shows

    March 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AEG chief executive Randy Phillips has reportedly confirmed that the company would be prepared to self-insure Michael Jackson in the event of a shortfall in insurance coverage for all the singer's concerts. "We would be prepared to self- ...

  11. Woolworths Falls On Concern It Won't Sell Stores

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Shares in Woolworths Group PLC plunged 29% Friday (Nov. 21) on rising market concerns the company might not be able to sell its debt-ridden retail business because of a lack of support from investors. Shares in Woolworths, hit hard by a slowdown i ...

  12. No Additional Job Cuts, EMI Says

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guy Hands' reorganization of EMI is almost complete, and will not entail a further round of job cuts, beyond what was previously announced, the music major claims. A spokesperson for the British-based company today dismissed a report publishe ...