Vertigo

  1. Hindi Zahra Snags France's Constantin Prize

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST French Moroccan singer songwriter Hindi Zahra has won France's Prix Constantin music prize with debut album "Handmade" (Blue Note/EMI). The award was presented during a ceremony at the Olympia venue in Paris. The prize jury was comp ...

  2. Amy Macdonald Holds On To Euro Chart No. 1

    April 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's new European Albums listing shows a third week at No. 1 for Amy Macdonald 's "A Curious Thing" (Mercury/Universal), and there's a third consecutive, and fourth aggregate, week atop European Hot 100 Singles for ...

  3. Scouting For Girls, Boyzone Top U.K. Charts

    April 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT London pop trio Scouting For Girls scored their first U.K. No. 1 single on the new sales charts published yesterday (Sunday) by the Official Charts Company with "This Ain't A Love Song" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment). Boyzone' ...

  4. Boyzone, Lady Gaga Top U.K. Charts

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Irish pop band Boyzone's "Brother" (Polydor/Universal) returned to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday, as Lady Gaga's "Telephone" (Interscope/Universal), featuring Beyoncé, started a second week atop the single ...

  5. Amy Macdonald Sophomore Set Tops Euro Chart

    March 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT There are new leaders on both of Billboard's pan-European sales charts this week, with Amy Macdonald 's "A Curious Thing" (Mercury/Universal) rising 3-1 on European Albums and Stromae 's "Alors On Danse" (Mosaert ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. The Killers To Preview Third Album At Royal Albert Hall

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Killers will perform a one-off show at London's Royal Albert Hall on Nov. 3 ahead of the release of their third studio set, "Day & Age" (Vertigo/Mercury), on Nov. 24. The Las Vegas rock act's comeback single, "Huma ...

  8. Groove Armada, Bacardi Toast New Partnership

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Groove Armada and Bacardi have struck a partnership which will see the British electronic act issue their forthcoming releases through the drinks brand and partner on its international music events throughout 2008. As part of the one-year deal wit ...

  9. Grainge Hails Retailers For Debut Successes

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lucian Grainge, Universal Music Group International's chairman/CEO, is attributing the label's recent major success in the United Kingdom to a robust retail sector that is supporting new acts. Lucian Grainge, Universal Music Group Intern ...

  10. U2's 'Vertigo' Continues To Sell Out

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST The initial dates for the fourth leg of U2's Vertigo tour went on sale over the weekend and the results were predictably successful. U2 sold out stadiums in Sydney (March 31), Melbourne (March 24), Br The initial dates for the fourth leg of U ...

  11. Libertines' Barat Goes Solo With Vertigo

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Libertines' co-founder Carl Barat has signed a new long-term and worldwide recording solo deal with Mercury Records imprint Vertigo. The Libertines' co-founder Carl Barat has signed a new long-term and worldwide recording solo deal w ...

  12. Libertines' Barat Goes Solo With Vertigo

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Libertines' co-founder Carl Barat has signed a new long-term and worldwide recording solo deal with Mercury Records imprint Vertigo. The Libertines' co-founder Carl Barat has signed a new long-term and worldwide recording solo deal w ...

  13. 'Idiot' Still Rules Europe

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) holds on to No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums for a second week, fending off the Chemical Brothers' "Push the Button" (Virgin), which bows at No. 2. Green Day’s “American Idiot” ( ...