The Feeling

  1. U2 Honors Grainge At MITs

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST U2 was among the artists saluting Universal Music Group International chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge at the Music Industry Trusts' Award ceremony at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Universal-signed pop acts Mika and Take That performed at t ...

  2. U.K. Acts Set For Handover Celebration

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live performances by major U.K. acts The Feeling, Il Divo, Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson and McFly will form the core music element of the Aug. 24 Handover Celebration, an event marking the end of the Beijing Olympic Games and the start of Lon ...

  3. McGoff Rises At EMI Music Pub U.K.

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has appointed Kenny McGoff as senior VP, head of A&R, in the United Kingdom. McGoff joined the publisher in 2000 as A&R manager and has since signed songwriter/artists like Arctic Monkeys, the Enemy, the Feeling, the F ...

  4. Island Execs Step Up, Gatfield Switches To EMI

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. has confirmed that Island Records executives Darcus Beese and Ted Cockle have been appointed co-presidents of the group. As reported on Billboard.biz yesterday (April 15), the pair will replace the label's current preside ...

  5. Nokia U.K. Launches Reality/Music TV Show

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nokia is aligning its mobile music service in the United Kingdom with a new music entertainment TV format launching on national terrestrial network Channel 4 next month. Nokia is aligning its mobile music service in the United Kingdom with a new m ...

  6. Winehouse Back To Europe Chart Summit

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) returns to the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as the 14-week run by Timbaland presents One Republic's "Apologize" (Mosley/Blackground/Intersco ...

  7. EMI Publishing Makes A&R Hire

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Daniel Lloyd Jones has joined EMI Music Publishing U.K. as A&R manager. The former press officer joins from Warner Brothers Records where, for the past five years, he has helped break a string of bands including My Chemical Romance, Gnarls Bar ...

  8. BMI Returns London Showcase Events

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.S. performing rights body BMI has relaunched its monthly U.K. showcase nights for new and emerging artists, under the name the BMI Sessions. The well-attended opening gig in the series took place Jan. 17 in a new home for the event, the 229 venu ...

  9. Wales Fflam Fest Postponed Due To Bad Weather

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wales' inaugural Fflam Festival has been postponed. Scheduled to take place July 13-15, organizers said the plug was pulled due to poor weather conditions. Promotion company U.K. Straight Music Limited says new dates will be sought. "The ...

  10. BRIT Winners Line Up For IoW Festival

    February 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST The United Kingdom's annual Isle of Wight Festival today (Feb. 19) unveiled a strong line-up for its 2007 edition, including several artists who starred at this year's BRIT Awards ceremony. Headlining the first night of the three-day eve ...

  11. Snow Patrol Round-Up Four Meteor Awards

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Snow Patrol scooped four awards at the Meteor Ireland Music Awards 2007, held last night (Feb. 1) in Dublin. The Scottish/Irish alternative rock group won for best Irish band, best Irish album for "Eyes Open," (Fiction), best live perfor ...

  12. Brits Viewers Invited To Vote On Best U.K. Single

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST The best British single category at the upcoming Brit Awards will be decided for the first time by a live public vote, organizers the BPI said today (Jan. 8) Mobile telecommunications giant O2 and handset maker Nokia have thrown their support behi ...

  13. CAA To Open U.K. Music Office

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Emma Banks, Mike Greek join as agents. Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in Beverly Hills, Calif., revealed today (Sept. 29) that former Helter Skelter agents Emma Banks and Mike Greek will join the company, effective Oct. 2. The agents will be based ...

  14. Beyonce, Snow Patrol Rule U.K. Charts

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Timberlake single takes No. 13 based on download sales alone. Beyonce achieved her second solo U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Aug. 27), climbing from last week's entry position of No. 21 with "Deja Vu" featuring Jay-Z (Columbia). On t ...

  15. Beyonce, Snow Patrol Rule U.K. Charts

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Timberlake debuts at No. 13 on download sales alone. Beyonce achieved her second solo U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Aug. 27), climbing from last week's entry position of No. 21 with "Deja Vu" featuring Jay-Z (Columbia). On the album ...

  16. Chili Peppers Top Euro Chart For Fifth Week

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Arcadium' earned platinum award June 14. Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) leads European Top 100 Albums for the fifth straight week, taking the band’s total weeks at No. 1 on the composite chart in ...

  17. Groenemeyer Opens Brit Music Week In Berlin

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT German superstar Herbert Groenemeyer today (May 19) opened proceedings at the inaugural British Music Week in Berlin. German superstar Herbert Groenemeyer today (May 19) opened proceedings at the inaugural British Music Week in Berlin. Speaking at ...

  18. Smith Splits EMI Publishing

    January 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Veteran EMI Music Publishing U.K. executive Mike Smith is to exit the company, with effect from Jan. 31. Smith, who is currently London-based senior VP and director of A&R, will assume a "senior Veteran EMI Music Publishing U.K. execu ...