The Killers

  1. Evanescence Zooms By Killers To Take No. 1

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up release moved 447,000 copies first week. In another major week for new releases, Evanescence's "The Open Door" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The Wind-Up effort moved 447,000 copies in its first week, according to Niels ...

  2. HMV Presses Button On 'Biggest Ever' Campaign

    September 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Britain's market-leading music and entertainment merchant HMV will launch on Tuesday (Sept. 5) what it describes as its biggest-ever marketing campaign. Britain's market-leading music and entertainment merchant HMV will launch on Tuesday ...

  3. NARM News: Warning From Top Research Firm

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Physical goods buisness, kiosks and more. Retailers must look to a mix of new product innovations and more aggressive consumer marketing strategies to counteract a slumping physical goods business, according to a new study from research firm NPD. ...

  4. Chili Peppers, Shakira Lead MTV VMA Nominations

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to be held Aug. 31 in New York. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Shakira lead the pack for the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards with seven nominations each for their respective videos "Dani California" and "Hip's Don't Lie.& ...

  5. Island Appoints Lowenberg Senior Marketing VP

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most previously held same role at Virgin. Adam Lowenberg has been appointed senior VP of marketing at Island Records. He reports to Steve Bartels, president of Island Records and COO of Island Def Jam Music Group, and is based in New York. In his ...

  6. Chili Peppers, The Who To Headline Virgin Fest

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Who will headline the U.S. version of the Virgin Festival, presented by Virgin Mobile and set for Sept. 23 at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Who will headline the U.S. ...

  7. The Killers Ask Judge To Toss Out Claim

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Killers served a petition on their former manager yesterday (March 14) asking the California Labor Commissioner to void their contract and order Braden Merrick and his company, From The Future, to The Killers served a petition on their former ...

  8. The Killers' Former Manager Sues Band

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Killers' former manager filed a lawsuit yesterday (Feb. 21) for at least $16 million against the band members and their current manager, Robert Reynolds. Braden Merrick and his company, From the F The Killers' former manager filed a ...

  9. Stevenson Promoted To Exec At IDJMG

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal includes new joint venture imprint. Rob Stevenson has been promoted to executive VP of A&R for Island Def Jam Music Group. At the same time, he has been named president of Stolen Transmition Records, his new joint venture label imprint wi ...

  10. Fenster Named Senior A&R VP At Zomba

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Label vet's previous stints include Arista, IDJ. Jeff Fenster has been named senior VP of A&R for the Zomba Music Group. He reports to Peter Thea, senior VP of ZLG, and is based in New York. Fenster previously worked at Zomba from 1992 th ...

  11. 50, Mariah Lead Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cent, Mariah Carey and Green Day are the top finalists for the 2005 Billboard Music Awards, which will be handed out Dec. 6 live on Fox from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena. Rap legend LL Cool J 50 Cent, Mariah Carey and Green Day are th ...

  12. MTV Adds Broadband Coverage for VMAs

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV's Video Music Awards are going broadband, expanding beyond television for a new take on the typically raucous ceremony along with "bonus" performances and other original online coverage, the chann MTV's Video Music Awards a ...

  13. VH1 Showcases Artists 'You Oughta Know'

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT John Legend, Keane and Anna Nalick featured. VH1 is laying out its red carpet in May to support new music artists that the network thinks fans "oughta know," including John Legend, Keane and Anna Nalick. Launched last year on VH1.com, &q ...

  14. Lollapalooza Back As Two-Day One-Off Fest

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST After Lollapalooza's dismal 2004, with the tour cancelled before it ever left the station, the groundbreaking festival hopes to re-emerge as a two-day, one-off event in 2005. After Lollapalooza's dismal 2004, with the tour cancelled befo ...

  15. Lynn, Wilco, Killers On Long List For Shortlist

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loretta Lynn, Wilco, Franz Ferdinand and the Killers are among 73 artists whose latest albums made the "Long List" of initial nominations for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize, which honors critically ac Loretta Lynn, Wilco, Franz Ferdinand ...

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