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  1. Eidos Accepts Elevation Buyout; SCi Makes Play

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. videogame maker Eidos Plc. said March 22 that it has agreed to a $136.3 million all-cash acquisition by Silicon Valley private equity firm Elevation Partners, whose partners include U2 singer Bon NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- U.K. vide ...

  2. Grammys Shine Light On Ray

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Even in death, Ray Charles was a force to be reckoned with at the 47th annual Grammy Awards tonight (Feb. 13) in Los Angeles. Charles won eight Grammys stemming from his final release, "Genius Loves C Even in death, Ray Charles was a force to ...

  3. Lopez, Anthony To Duet At Grammys

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show to include tsunami fundraiser. Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony will give their debut performance together during the 47th annual Grammy Awards. The Feb. 13 show will air live on CBS from Los Angeles. The couple joins previously announced perf ...

  4. Stadiums Team Up To Lure Tours

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Venues form group to build awareness. Ten National Football League stadiums have joined forces to form the Gridiron Stadium Network, a not-for-profit advocacy group focusing on luring concerts and other events to stadiums. The GSN will lobby indus ...

  5. Maroon5, Jenifer Take Two At NRJ Awards

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Maroon5 and French vocalist Jenifer were the only multiple winners at the 2005 NRJ Music Awards, each taking home two awards. The ceremony was held last night (Jan. 22) at the Grand Auditorium of the Maroon5 and French vocalist Jenifer were the on ...

  6. Maroon5, Jenifer Take Two At NRJ Awards

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gala held Jan. 22 in Cannes. Maroon5 and French vocalist Jenifer were the only multiple winners at the 2005 NRJ Music Awards, each taking home two awards. The ceremony was held last night (Jan. 22) at the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festiva ...

  7. U2 Unveils World Tour Plans

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vertigo tour kicks off March 28 in San Diego. U2 will kick off its 2005 world tour March 28 at the San Diego Sports Arena, Billboard can exclusively reveal. Kings Of Leon will open the first leg of the trek, tickets for which will begin going on s ...

  8. Franz Ferdinand Tops Brits Nominations

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the fi ...

  9. Franz Ferdinand Leads Brit Award Nominees

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the fi ...

  10. U2, Pretenders, Guy Among Rock Hall Inductees

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Percy Sledge and the O'Jays will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at its 20th annual induction ceremony, to be held March 14 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel U2, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Percy Sledg ...

  11. Petition Asks FCC For Satellite Indecency Regulation

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST With envelope-pushing air talent like Howard Stern and Opie & Anthony flocking to the less-restricted refuge of satellite radio, could the Federal Communications Commission be far behind? NEW YORK -- With envelope-pushing air talent like H ...

  12. U2

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST If every song on U2's new album was as catchy as "Vertigo," it would amount to a reinvention. But this is quintessential U2, taken to the next level. If every song on U2's new album was as catchy as "Vertigo," it woul ...

  13. U.K. Band Aid Single Set For Download

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a download from British online music services at midnight tomorrow (Nov. 17). The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a downloa ...

  14. U.K. Band Aid Single Set For Download

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a download from British online music services at midnight tomorrow (Nov. 17). The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a downloa ...

  15. U.K. Band Aid Single Set For Download

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a download from British online music services at midnight tomorrow (Nov. 17). The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a downloa ...

  16. U2 World Tour To Start March 1

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Look for U2 to kick off its world tour March 1 in Florida, band manager Paul McGuinness tells Billboard.biz. The tour, in support of the new Interscope album "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," will be Look for U2 to kick off its world to ...

  17. Stones, Queen, Robbie Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams were chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony tonight (Nov. 11) at London' Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, ...

  18. Stones, Queen, Robbie Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams were chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony tonight (Nov. 11) at London' Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, ...

  19. McCartney, Bono, Robbie Commit To Band Aid

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have committed to the forthcoming new recording of the all-star Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas." Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have ...

  20. McCartney, Bono, Robbie Commit To Band Aid

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have committed to the forthcoming new recording of the all-star Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas." Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have ...

  21. Apple Unveils New iPods, Bows EU iTunes

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest updates to its iPod franchise: the iPod Photo, a larger-capacity portable player that holds album art and other digital images as well as music, and the li Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest u ...

  22. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  23. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  24. UMG, Promo Only To Debut Digital-Delivery System

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based company Promo Only will unveil a new, proprietary system for digitally delivering singles to radio this week at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Radio Sh Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based c ...

  25. UMG, Promo Only To Debut Digital-Delivery System

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based company Promo Only will unveil a new, proprietary system for digitally delivering singles to radio this week at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Radio Sh Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based c ...

  26. U2, Grandmaster Flash Lead Rock Hall Nominees

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2, Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, Randy Newman and the O'Jays are among the nominees for the 2005 induction class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They are joined on the ballot by the Pr U2, Grandmaster Flash & the Furio ...

  27. Ozzy Osbourne Moves $50 Million In Merchandise

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Success is record for heavy metal performer. Ozzy Osbourne has hit $50 million in merchandise sales -- a record for a heavy metal performer, according to merchandising and licensing company Signatures Network. During the past decade, the British r ...

  28. U2 Readies iTunes Release If New Album Pirated

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Irish rock band U2 might rush-release its upcoming album as a legal download on Apple's iTunes music store if unfinished material from a CD copy that went missing ends up pirated on the Internet, a so Irish rock band U2 might rush-release its ...

  29. Report: Bono Joining Venture Capital Firm

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tech, videogame vets are founders. Bono, lead singer for rock band U2, has joined a Silicon Valley venture capital firm that plans to invest in media and entertainment projects, according to a published report. The 44-year-old singer is joining th ...

  30. Bono Dismisses Live Aid II Reports

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 frontman Bono today dismissed reports in the British tabloid press which claim he was planning a second Live Aid concert. Speaking as he met with the European Union's development ministers at Dubli U2 frontman Bono today dismissed reports ...

  31. Bono To Address European Leaders On 3rd World

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 frontman Bono will try to persuade European Union ministers to extend debt relief programs for the world's poorest countries when he addresses a special meeting in Dublin on Tuesday (June 1). U2 frontman Bono will try to persuade European ...

  32. Bono To Address European Leaders On 3rd World

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 frontman Bono will try to persuade European Union ministers to extend debt relief programs for the world's poorest countries when he addresses a special meeting in Dublin on Tuesday (June 1). U2 frontman Bono will try to persuade European ...

  33. Nettwerk Producer Management Gets Hedges

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Mike Hedges (Dido, U2, the Cure, Everything but the Girl) has signed with Nettwerk Producer Management for North American representation. Producer Mike Hedges (Dido, U2, the Cure, Everything but the Girl) has signed with Nettwerk Producer ...

  34. FCC Reverses Ruling On Bono Comment

    March 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Reversing an earlier ruling, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has concluded that a comment uttered by U2 singer Bono during the 2003 Golden Globe Awards show on NBC "violated the statutory Reversing an earlier ruling, the Federal C ...

  35. Steve Lillywhite To Leave Mercury U.K.

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Producer to start work on U2's new album. Producer to start work on U2's new album. News ...

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