The Kooks

  1. U.K. Newspaper's War Child Giveaway

    February 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K. newspaper the Independent will give away an exclusive compilation featuring a selection of tracks from the series of War Child charity albums, including three from the forthcoming "Heroes" release. Entitled "From Help to Heroes ...

  2. BRIT School Students Hit Glastonbury

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the run-up to this weekend's Glastonbury Festival, six acts from the music industry-funded BRIT School have learned they will be playing live at the event. The acts will play the festival's Left Field stage via a hook-up between the B ...

  3. Glastonbury Line-Up Confirmed

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Glastonbury Festival June 22-24 line-up was finally made public today , featuring a typically eclectic mix of familiar names, and obscure acts from well-left of center. As previously tipped in Billboard.biz, the respective nightly headliners o ...

  4. V Festival Adds Five Stars

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Australian garage rockers Jet, American singer/songwriter Willy Mason and actor Juliette Lewis' act Juliette and the Licks have been added to the line up for the 12th annual V festival. British urban artists Lemar and Just Jack are also among ...

  5. Stewart, Tunstall Head Up IFPI Platinums

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British artists dominate the latest batch of IFPI Platinum Europe Awards, winning four of the five gongs handed out for September. The Awards are presented for albums which surpass one million shipmen British artists dominate the latest batch of I ...

  6. Stewart, Tunstall Head Up IFPI Platinums

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British artists dominate the latest batch of IFPI Platinum Europe Awards, winning four of the five gongs handed out for September. The Awards are presented for albums which surpass one million shipmen British artists dominate the latest batch of I ...

  7. Illness Forces Kooks To Halt Tour

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Five key U.K. gigs to be rescheduled. Luke Pritchard, lead singer/guitarist of fast-selling U.K. pop/rock act the Kooks (Virgin Records), has fallen ill with tonsillitis and laryngitis, forcing the band to reschedule five key dates in the current ...

  8. Illness Forces Kooks To Halt Tour

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Five key U.K. gigs to be rescheduled. Luke Pritchard, lead singer/guitarist of fast-selling U.K. pop/rock act the Kooks (Virgin Records), has fallen ill with tonsillitis and laryngitis, forcing the band to reschedule five key dates in the current ...

  9. Cat The Dog Is BMG Publishing's New Pet

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing has signed up-and-coming U.K. band Cat the Dog to a long-term publishing deal. BMG Music Publishing has signed up-and-coming U.K. band Cat the Dog to a long-term publishing deal. The Brighton-based band is managed by Rob Swerd ...

  10. Muse Open At No. 1 In Europe

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British progressive rock band Muse scores a chart-topping debut on European Top 100 Albums with its fourth studio set "Black Holes & Revelations" (Helium 3/A&E/Warner Bros.). It's new at No. 1 British progressive roc ...

  11. Muse Open At No. 1 In Europe

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British progressive rock band Muse scores a chart-topping debut on European Top 100 Albums with its fourth studio set "Black Holes & Revelations" (Helium 3/A&E/Warner Bros.). It's new at No. 1 British progressive roc ...

  12. Arctic Monkeys Earn Fastest-Selling U.K. Debut

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Move 360,000 copies first week. Arctic Monkeys have achieved the fastest-selling debut album in British chart history, opening at No. 1 yesterday (Jan. 29) thanks to sales of 360,000 copies of "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I ...