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  1. Pearl Jam Goes Covers Crazy For Holiday Single

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam's annual holiday single for members of its Ten Club fan organization will feature a pair of classic rock covers: the Who's "Love Reign O'er Me" and Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World," th ...

  2. Live Nation To Expand Into Spain, France

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a move that will expand its presence from five to seven major music markets worldwide, Live Nation revealed today (Dec. 19) that is has acquired Gamerco, Spain's leading concert promoter, and has also entered into an agreement to buy a maj ...

  3. SXSW Taps Townshend For Keynote

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST The annual South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, has selected the Who's Pete Townshend as its keynote speaker this coming March. Townshend will speak on the evening of the event's first day, Wednesday, March 14, 20 ...

  4. Still Joins UMGI

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group International is bolstering its global audio-visual activities with the appointment of former Warner Vision International president Ray Still as a consultant to its board. In his new, immediately-effective role, Still becomes ...

  5. Streisand Puts Up Impressive Ticket Sales

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Despite initial talk of slow ticket sales, Barbra Streisand's first live performances in six years put up record-setting box office numbers. The 20 concerts grossed $92,457,062 and set house gross records in 14 of the 16 arenas played on the ...

  6. Streisand Puts Up Impressive Ticket Sales

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Despite initial talk of slow ticket sales, Barbra Streisand's first live performances in six years put up record-setting box office numbers. The 20 concerts grossed $92,457,062 and set house gross rec Despite initial talk of slow ticket sales ...

  7. Sirius Q3 Revs Soar, Subs Up 135%

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Revenue soared 150% to $167.1 million. Sirius Satellite Radio's total revenue soared 150% to $167.1 million during the third quarter, which ended Sept. 30, compared to the $66.8 million in revenue earned during the same period in 2005. Sirius ...

  8. 'Montana' Zooms By Manilow For Second Week At No. 1

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Disney set's sales fell 28% in second week. The soundtrack to Disney's "Hannah Montana" holds on to the throne of The Billboard 200 for the second week in a row, selling 203,000 copies in the United States, according to Niels ...

  9. THE WHO

    November 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST The question "Who Are You?" has never been more apt when it comes to the Who, or what's left of it. Shorn of the fury provided by the late Keith Moon and John Entwistle, what is now effectively the To The question "Who Are You? ...

  10. UMGI To Slash Price On Digital Catalog

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Value initiative begins Nov. 1. Universal Music today (Oct. 30) unveiled details of "an aggressive European strategy" to cut the price on 1,500 digitally-delivered catalog albums. With effect from Nov. 1, Universal Music Group Internatio ...

  11. UMGI To Slash Price On Digital Catalog

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Universal Music today (Oct. 30) unveiled details of "an aggressive European strategy" to cut the price on 1,500 digitally-delivered catalog albums. Universal Music today (Oct. 30) unveiled details of "an aggressive European strategy ...

  12. UME Goes 'Green' With Greatest Hits

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sixty environmentally friendly releases set. Universal Music Enterprises has repackaged 60 best-of titles in its “The Millennium Collection” line, using environmentally friendly materials, which will be sold exclusively at Wal-Mart for the next th ...

  13. RHYTHM & BLUES: THEY'RE NEXT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT There's still one constant in the music industry: the thirst for new talent. That was the impetus behind We Hear the Future, a live artist showcase and competition, sponsored by Sonicbids and held in There's still one constant in the mus ...

  14. ON THE ROAD: STONES KEEP A-ROLLIN'

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To cop a song title from the band to which he'll be forever linked, Michael Cohl is . . . happy. With the Rolling Stones on a record-shattering run with their Bigger Bang world tour, as well as hot to To cop a song title from the band to whic ...

  15. Streisand Sets Record In Philly

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Grabs high mark in Wachovia Center history. Barbra Streisand’s tour-opening performance at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia on Oct. 4 was the highest single event gross ever in the 10-year history of the arena. Streisand grossed $5,265,600 from 16, ...

  16. Jazz Trumpeter Ferguson Dies

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT He was 78. Jazz trumpeter and big-band leader Walter "Maynard" Ferguson, famed for his screaming solos and ability to hit blisteringly high notes, has died at age 78, associates said on Thursday. The Montreal-born Ferguson died on Wednes ...

  17. The Who Inks Deal With Universal Republic

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Endless Wire' set for Oct. 31 release. The Who has inked a new deal with Universal Republic for the Oct. 31 release of "Endless Wire," its first album since 1982's "It's Hard." The set will feature the comp ...

  18. Rare Show From The Who Coming To DVD

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To hit stores November 7. A rare 1999 performance by The Who is coming to DVD. "The Who 20th Anniversary Reunion Concert, A One-Night-Only Performance," will be available November 7 from Passport International Entertainment, which is dis ...

  19. BBC Pubcaster Launches New U.K. Rock, Pop Fest

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The BBC, the U.K. public broadcaster, today (Aug. 15) unveiled a major new live-music event designed to do for rock and pop what the 80-year-old BBC Proms has done for live classical music. The BBC, the U.K. public broadcaster, today (Aug. 15) unv ...

  20. 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. ...

  21. 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. ...

  22. The Who Prep North American Tour

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kicks off Sept. 12 in Philadelphia. The Who will kick off a fall North American tour Sept. 12 in Philadelphia. Seventeen dates for the outing were announced today (July 13) by the Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey via satellite from Berl ...

  23. Goldsmith To Receive Music Industry Trusts' Award

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be presented in London Oct. 30. Harvey Goldsmith, the British live-music impresario famous for producing the Live Aid and Live 8 music events to end famine in Africa, will be the recipient of the 2006 Music Industry Trusts’ Award (MITS). The aw ...

  24. BT Rings Up Content Deal

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. telecommunications giant BT today (April 10) said it has clinched agreements to distribute more than 500 concerts and documentaries on BT Vision, its new on-demand interactive TV service. BT Visi U.K. telecommunications giant BT today (April ...

  25. BT Rings Up Content Deal

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. telecommunications giant BT today (April 10) said it has clinched agreements to distribute more than 500 concerts and documentaries on BT Vision, its new on-demand interactive TV service. BT Visi U.K. telecommunications giant BT today (April ...

  26. Scottish Fest Dismisses Bird Flu Fears

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Organizers say bird flu 'no threat' to July 8-9 event. Organizers of Scotland's annual T In The Park have played-down fears that the July 8-9 festival would be pulled this year due to a "bird flu" scare. The British govern ...

  27. Scottish Fest Dismisses Bird Flu Fears

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Organizers say bird flu 'no threat' to July 8-9 event. Organizers of Scotland's annual T In The Park have played-down fears that the July 8-9 festival would be pulled this year due to a "bird flu" scare. The British govern ...

  28. London's Hyde Park Calling The Who, Waters

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as headliners for a new summer festival event in central London. Live Nation (previously known as Clear Channel Entertainment) will produce the two-day even The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as ...

  29. London's Hyde Park Calling The Who, Waters

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation rolls out festival July 1-2. The Who and Roger Waters have been lined up as headliners for a new summer festival event in central London. Live Nation (previously known as Clear Channel Entertainment) will produce the two-day event, Hyd ...

  30. Vintage Bill Graham Archives To Hit Internet

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wolfgang's Vault Radio to bow Feb. 8. A wealth of vintage performances from some of rock's biggest legends will hit the Internet "airwaves" tomorrow via Wolfgang's Vault. The rock memorabilia site's Vault Radio will b ...

  31. Vintage Bill Graham Archives To Hit Internet

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST A wealth of vintage performances from some of rock's biggest legends will hit the Internet "airwaves" tomorrow via Wolfgang's Vault. The rock memorabilia site's Vault Radio will bow at 10 a.m. PST. A wealth of vintage perf ...

  32. The Who To Tour In 2006

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Townshend confirms the band will hit the road. With speculation rampant that the Who will return to the stage in 2006, the band's driving creative force took to his Web site to address the rumors. Under a Christmas Eve online diary post title ...

  33. Floyd, Hendrix Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics were among the honorees inducted last night (Nov. 16) into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame. Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics were among the honorees inducted last night (Nov. 16) into the U.K. Music Hal ...

  34. Floyd, Hendrix Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics were among the honorees inducted last night (Nov. 16) into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame. Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics were among the honorees inducted last night (Nov. 16) into the U.K. Music Hal ...

  35. Live 8 DVDs Poised For Record Sales

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST -DVD box-set released on Nov. 7. EMI Music is preparing for the launch of what is expected to become the biggest selling music DVD of all time. The 4-DVD Live 8 box-set is to be released on Nov. 7 in the world, except for the U.S. where it comes ...

  36. Live 8 DVDs Poised For Record Sales

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Music is preparing for the launch of what is expected to become the biggest selling music DVD of all time. The 4-DVD Live 8 box-set is to be released on Nov. 7 in the world, except for the U.S. wh EMI Music is preparing for the launch of what ...

  37. Daltrey, Batt Among Gold Badge Winners

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Who frontman Roger Daltrey was among the honorees at the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters' 32nd Gold Badge Awards, presented today (Oct. 26) at the Savoy hotel in London. The Who frontman Roger Daltrey was among the hono ...

  38. The Who, Samsung Partner For Free DVD

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Box set free with TV, home theater purchase. The Who's three-disc DVD box set, "Tommy and Quadrophenia-Live in Concert" (Rhino Entertainment), will be given away free prior to its Nov. 15 retail release to consumers who purchase sel ...

  39. Jenkins Appointed BMG Publishing Int'l Prez

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing stalwart Andrew Jenkins has been elevated from executive VP to president of the company's international operations. BMG Music Publishing stalwart Andrew Jenkins has been elevated from executive VP to president of the comp ...

  40. Jenkins Appointed BMG Publishing Int'l Pres

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing stalwart Andrew Jenkins has been elevated from executive VP to president of the company's international operations. BMG Music Publishing stalwart Andrew Jenkins has been elevated from executive VP to president of the comp ...

  41. Jenkins Appointed BMG Publishing Int'l Pres

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing stalwart Andrew Jenkins has been elevated from executive VP to president of the company's international operations. BMG Music Publishing stalwart Andrew Jenkins has been elevated from executive VP to president of the comp ...

  42. Sales Spike For Live 8 Performers

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Hyde Park leg of the July 2 Live 8 concert spectacular has ignited British album sales for the many of the performers. The Hyde Park leg of the July 2 Live 8 concert spectacular has ignited British album sales for the many of the performers. P ...

  43. Live 8 Shatters Records

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide audience of 2 billion tuned in Saturday (July 2) to Bob Geldof's historic Live 8. AOL says its exclusive Internet feed of the multi-concert event broke all e Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide ...

  44. Live 8 Shatters Records

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide audience of 2 billion tuned in Saturday (July 2) to Bob Geldof's historic Live 8. AOL says its exclusive Internet feed of the multi-concert event broke all e Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide ...

  45. John Mayer Trio Plans Fall Tour

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Opening for Rolling Stones in D.C., Philly. John Mayer will join forces on tour with drummer Steve Jordan (Bruce Springsteen, Rolling Stones) and bassist Pino Palladino (the Who, Jeff Beck) in a new venture known as the John Mayer Trio. Ray LaMont ...

  46. U2 Awarded Nordoff-Robbins Lifetime Accolade

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Charity also honors Bob Geldof. U2 picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 30th anniversary of the annual charity Nordoff-Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards Lunch, held today (June 17) in London. When presenting the four band members with the a ...

  47. Universal Deal Opens BBC Broadcast Vault

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music has forged a "landmark" licensing deal which will allow it to leverage audio and visual content from the BBC's comprehensive broadcast archive. Universal Music has forged a "landmark" licensing deal which w ...

  48. Universal Deal Opens BBC Broadcast Vault

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music has forged a "landmark" licensing deal which will allow it to leverage audio and visual content from the BBC's comprehensive broadcast archive. Universal Music has forged a "landmark" licensing deal which w ...

  49. Sports Company Hears A New Tune

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT John Elway, John Fogerty to be teammates. Sports and entertainment management group Octagon is expanding into the music business. The company-whose clients include John Elway, Michael Phelps, David Robinson, Davis Love III, Steve Yzerman, Mia Hamm ...

  50. India Bans Smoking Scenes In Films

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT India has banned smoking scenes in movies and on television, saying they glamorize the use of cigarettes. The move has angered filmmakers in the prolific Bollywood movie industry. NEW DELHI (Reuters) -- India has banned smoking scenes in movies an ...

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