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  1. One Direction to Headline Madison Square Garden

    April 04, 2012 7:15 AM EDT British/Irish pop group One Direction will be headlining New York City's Madison Square Garden in December, the band announced today. The show follows the band's U.S. summer tour, which sold out within minutes. ONE DIRECTION FAN? Cover S ...

  2. Backbeat: Agency Group's Ralph James (Ex-Harlequin Bassist) Honored By WCMA, Music Execs In Hair Metal Wigs (Video)

    November 02, 2011 7:30 AM EDT WCMA 2011 Ralph James Industry Builder Award from james09james on Vimeo . The Agency Group CEO Steve Herman and Live Nation executive vice-president Ian Lowe were among Ralph James' colleagues to don a long black wig in a video tribute to the ...

  3. Azerbaijan's Ell & Nikki Win 2011 Eurovision Song Contest

    May 16, 2011 7:00 AM EDT Dusseldorf - Ell and Nikki from Azerbaijan won the 56th Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf on Saturday evening in a show watched by over 130 million TV viewers in 55 countries. With their song "Running Scared", the duo comprised of vo ...

  4. @SXSW: Alex Chilton Memorial Gig To Feature M. Ward, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills

    March 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Big Star's Jody Stephens said he felt "a little numb" in the wake of the death of bandmate Alex Chilton but said the show -- and panel discussion -- should go on at this week's South By Southwest Music Festival + Conference. &q ...

  5. Promoter Defends Whitney Houston's Australian Comeback

    February 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Australian promoter of Whitney Houston's comeback tour down under has come out in full support of the diva whose opening date was savaged by fans and local critics. Following her Monday (Feb. 22) night Australian tour curtain-raiser at th ...

  6. Music Icons Rock HMV Charity Calendar

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. entertainment retailer HMV has issued a limited edition charity calendar featuring the stars of its "my inspiration" advertising campaign. HMV hopes to raise £20,000 ($33,100) for CLIC Sargent, the children's and young person&# ...

  7. MTV Networks Snags Global Green Day Exclusive

    March 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International will be the global on-air and online outlet for the premiere of Green Day's new video "Know Your Enemy" (Reprise) on April 24. It is the lead single from their long-awaited new set "21st Century Break ...

  8. Brits Artists' Sales Surge

    February 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST BRIT Awards performers and winners including Duffy, the Ting Tings and Elbow have already seen a digital sales bounce, following the TV broadcast of the ceremony. According to the Official Charts Co, there was an immediate impact on download sales ...

  9. Chili Peppers Frontman To Curate New Fest

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters has tapped Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis to curate the first New American Music Union festival, to be held Aug. 8-9 at SouthSide Works in Pittsburgh. Along with 15 college bands from around ...

  10. Music Biz Backs Internet Child Safety Scheme

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The international music industry is endorsing the latest phase of an Internet safety campaign devised to help educate parents and teachers on supporting children's safe activities in the online world. Child welfare charity Childnet is behind ...

  11. Yo-Yo Searches For 'Miss Rap Supreme'

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Blaming the lack of female MCs on a void in female leadership and mentors, rap pioneer Yo-Yo says she's excited about reshaping the future as co-host of VH1's upcoming new series, "ego trip's Miss Rap Supreme." Premiering ...

  12. McCartney Backs Indie Retail Event

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sir Paul McCartney announced his support for Record Store Day, a nationwide effort by the The Alliance of Independent Media Stores to celebrate record shops on April 19 . "There's nothing as glamorous to me as a record store," said ...

  13. Vineland Festival Postponed Until '09

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST The inaugural Vineland Festival, originally scheduled for Aug. 8-10 in Vineland, N.J., has been moved to early summer 2009. Producers C3 Presents and Festival Republic made the change in response to the overall festival traffic in the Northeast an ...

  14. Jazz Legend Joe Zawinul Dies At 75

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joe Zawinul, who soared to fame as one of the creators of jazz fusion and performed and recorded with Miles Davis, died early Tuesday, a hospital official said. He was 75. Zawinul had been hospitalized since last month. A spokeswoman for Vienna� ...