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  1. Nicole Scherzinger, Adele (of Course) Top U.K. Charts

    March 21, 2011 7:46 AM EDT Adele extended her run atop the album chart with "21" (XL) to eight weeks yesterday (Sunday), setting a new digital record in the process, as Nicole Scherzinger claimed her first U.K. solo No. 1 single with "Don't Hold Your Bre ...

  2. ASCAP Honors Coldplay, Taio Cruz

    October 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honored Coldplay with two awards at its 2010 London ceremony Wednesday night (Oct. 13) at the Grosvenor House Hotel. Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin fro ...

  3. Brandon Flowers, Kelis, KT Tunstall Join Guinness Arthur's Day Bill

    July 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers, Kelis and U.K. singer-songwriters KT Tunstall have been added to the line up for the second annual "Arthur's Day" Guinness brewery celebrations, set to take place Sept. 23 at various locat ...

  4. Glasgow To Host Scotland's 'Final Fling'

    September 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Glasgow venues the SECC, Clyde Auditorium and King Tut's Wah Wah Hut will stage concerts as part of the Homecoming Live - the Final Fling event celebrating Scottish music. Coinciding with Scotland's annual St. Andrew's weekend (Nov. ...

  5. Levi's London Showcase Returns

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Clothing brand Levi's is holding a residency at East London's Vibe Bar and a secret gig in the next instalment of its "Ones to Watch" series this week. The "5 Night Revue" showcase will be respectively headlined by em ...

  6. British Music PR Giant Rob Partridge Dies

    November 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. music industry veteran Rob Partridge has died following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 60. Partridge, born Robert John Partridge on June 2 1948, was the founder and owner of London-based music PR and artist management company Coalition ...

  7. Sony BMG Lifts Off With Airport Download Trial

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG is involved in a music campaign intended to make time fly for airline passengers waiting for their plane. Visitors to the Dixons electronic goods retailer at London Heathrow Terminal 1 can plug into a new service which powers-up and loads ...

  8. Stargate Light Up ASCAP U.K. Awards

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Norwegian songwriters/producers Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen were the big winners at the ASCAP Awards tonight (Oct. 10) at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, where they took out the songwriter of the year honor. Hermansen and Eriksen, who ar ...

  9. Arctics, Winehouse Make Mercury Prize Shortlist

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The shortlist for the Nationwide Mercury Prize has been unveiled in London, featuring a typically broad range of musical tastes dominated this year by new, alternative artists. The award, which highlights the best 12 British or Irish albums of the ...

  10. MAMA Buys London Forum

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. promoter and venues operator Mean Fiddler has reached a deal to sell the London Forum entertainment venue for £1 million ($1.9 million). MAMA, a media and marketing group quoted on the Alternative Investment Market segment of the London Stock ...

  11. Ingenious Backs U.K. Fest

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST London-based media investment and advisory group Ingenious is backing its first live music event. The two music venture capital trusts (VCTs) of Ingenious will jointly-invest in the Knowsley Hall Music Festival this summer, a new Liverpool, Englan ...

  12. Arctic Monkeys Snatch Two NME Trophies

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Arctic Monkeys cemented their status as Britain's hottest young band at the NME Awards tonight, where they won two categories. In a ceremony at London's Hammersmith Palais, the rockers won best album for their debut "Whatever Pe ...

  13. Scotland's T In The Park Adds Another Round

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Scottish music festival T In The Park is expanding to run as a three-day event this summer. The organizers of the annual event, which has been held as a two-day festival since 1994, have also applied to local authorities to increase its capacity f ...

  14. The Who, Keane Line-Up For Liverpool Fest

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST British veteran rockers The Who and current hit-makers Keane are the confirmed headliners of a new music event called Knowsley Hall Music Festival in the northern English city of Liverpool. Said to be the first ever two-day festival in the city, t ...