Vertigo

  1. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Brand Alchemy's Steven Yanovsky

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Steven Yanovsky Title: Founder, Brand Alchemy Panel: Beyond The TV Commercial: How Are Artists Striking New Deals With Brands? 9:00am - 9:50am, June 15. For more information visit Billboardevents.com . What's the last album you bought? ...

  2. U2 Play London Rooftop Gig

    February 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2 stopped the traffic in central London tonight as it performed a short set on the roof of the BBC’s Broadcasting House. Bono and company performed four songs as around 5,000 fans thronged the streets below --“Get on Your Boots” and “Magnificent” ...

  3. U2 Receives 1.56 Million Live Nation Shares For Deal

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U2 will receive an estimated $19 million worth of Live Nation shares as part of a 12-year deal the rock band signed with the concert promotion company earlier this year. Los Angeles-based Live Nation yesterday (Oct. 16) registered 1.56 million sha ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Downloads Transform U.K. Singles Chart

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Not long ago, Britain's singles chart resembled a scene from "Speed." Like music biz equivalents of Keanu Reeves' character in that movie, executives offered frenzied theories about how to halt the runaway bus that the chart ha ...

  6. Live Nation Inks 12-Year Pact With U2

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U2's deal with Live Nation puts the promoter in business with one of the highest earning bands in the world for more than a decade. It's a 12-year deal with Live Nation Artists that includes worldwide touring, merchandising, and the band ...

  7. Bono Itching To Take U2 To The 'Next Level'

    December 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST With its monster-selling Vertigo tour complete, U2 is ready to reinvent itself, frontman Bono said during a BBC Radio interview earlier this week. "Our band has certainly reached the end of where we've been at for the last couple of albu ...

  8. Chili Peppers, Gnarls Barkley Lead U.K. Charts

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Peppers scored their third U.K. No. 1 album. In a twin killing on the new British sales charts for Warner Bros., the Red Hot Chili Peppers scored their third U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (May 14) as "Stadium Arcadium" debuted at the peak, ...

  9. U2 To Reschedule 'Vertigo' Dates For November

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST The ten final shows of U2's "Vertigo" tour will be rescheduled for November, singer Bono told an Australian TV show tonight (March 13). An official announcement could be made as early as tomorrow, he The ten final shows of U2's ...

  10. U2's Vertigo Leads Year's Top Tours

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST U2's Vertigo tour was the top-grossing trek of 2005, according to year-end figures from Billboard Boxscore that will be published in the Dec. 24 issue of magazine, which hits newsstands Friday (Dec. 1 U2's Vertigo tour was the top-grossi ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. U2's Vertigo Tour To End In April

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Details have emerged regarding the fourth and final leg of the U2 Vertigo tour. The band had announced last week on U2.com that more international Vertigo dates would be played in 2006, taking the tot Details have emerged regarding the fourth and ...

  13. U2's Vertigo Trek To Roll On

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tour extended into 2006. Already among the most successful tours in history, U2's Vertigo has been extended into 2006. According to the band's official Web site , the band will return the road in February and visit Mexico, South America, ...

  14. iTunes Japan Sells 1M Downloads

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The iTunes Music Store has sold more than one million downloads in the four days since its Aug. 4 launch in Japan, Apple Computer said today (Aug. 8). The iTunes Music Store has sold more than one million downloads in the four days since its Aug. ...

  15. iTunes Japan Sells 1M Downloads

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music store reaches milestone in four days. The iTunes Music Store has sold more than one million downloads in the four days since its Aug. 4 launch in Japan, Apple Computer said today (Aug. 8). Earlier this month, one high-ranking Japanese indust ...

  16. Legal Matters

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT On U2's Vertigo tour, Bono has brought attention to a symbol for peace and harmony, which adorns the singer's headband during an intense part of the show. But the symbol has also prompted a trademark On U2's Vertigo tour, Bono has b ...

  17. U2 Fall Tickets Go Flying

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dates added in multiple cities. As expected, tickets for the fall leg of U2's Vertigo tour in North America sold out quickly, resulting in the addition of dates in many markets. Twelve cities went on sale Saturday, bringing in 23 sold-out per ...

  18. U2 To Reveal Fall N.A. Tour Dates

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vertigo on track to gross $300M. Vertigo on track to gross $300M. News ...

  19. On The Road

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST U2's manager Paul McGuinness books stadiums in Europe instead of arenas on the band's upcoming Vertigo tour because European arenas are not generally on par with those in North America. Read Ray Wadde U2's manager Paul McGuinness bo ...

  20. U2 Tickets Run Hot in Europe, U.S.

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST The frenzy surrounding the U2 Vertigo tour continued over the weekend, with more quick sellouts. All U.K. shows went clean, with more than 260,000 tickets sold. The frenzy surrounding the U2 Vertigo tour continued over the weekend, with more quick ...

  21. U2 Pre-Sale Plagued By Problems

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST The huge demand and system glitches that marked Tuesday's ticket pre-sale for U2's Vertigo tour left hundreds of fans with less than desirable seats or no seats at all. But tour organizers say their g The huge demand and system glitches ...

  22. U2 Pre-Sale Plagued By Problems

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST The huge demand and system glitches that marked Tuesday's ticket pre-sale for U2's Vertigo tour left hundreds of fans with less than desirable seats or no seats at all. But tour organizers say their g The huge demand and system glitches ...

  23. U2 Unveils World Tour Plans

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vertigo tour kicks off March 28 in San Diego. Vertigo tour kicks off March 28 in San Diego. News ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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&# ...

  28. 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&# ...

  29. U2, Apple Collaborate On TV Ad

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 is appearing in a new Apple Computer television ad promoting the iPod and iTunes Music Store. The spot -- which features the band performing its new single "Vertigo," from the upcoming "How to Dism U2 is appearing in a new Apple ...

  30. Vertigo Inks Deal With Universal's Focus Features

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roy Lee and Doug Davison's Vertigo Entertainment has inked a multiyear first-look deal with Universal Pictures and its specialty films unit, Focus Features. LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Roy Lee and Doug Davison's Vertigo Enter ...

  31. 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 ...