1. Chris Rea

    Chris Rea

    9 Albums, 9 Songs

    • Deltics
    • Chris Rea
    • New Light Through Old Windows [Geffen]
    • Still So Far to Go: The Best of Chris Rea
    • Santo Spirito Blues
    • New Light Through Old Windows: The Best Of Chris Rea
    • Road to Hell
  2. Backbeat: Joss Stone, Tom Silverman, Richard Gotterher @ Kobalt MIDEM Party

    January 31, 2012 3:36 PM EST From left: Attorney Patrick Grafton Green; Kobalt's Willard Ahdritz; Staffan Boström, Kobalt's long-time attorney and a partner at the Stockholm law firm of Bird & Bird; Ralph Simon, co-founder of Zomba Group and CEO of the Mobilium ...

  3. Military Wives & Italian Donkey in Race for U.K.'s No. 1 Christmas Single

    December 23, 2011 9:50 AM EST 0 0 0 The U.K.'s ever-idiosyncratic Christmas singles market is producing its usual entertaining race for Yuletide chart honors, with contestants including a choir of soldiers' wives, the latest YouTube sensation and a 1960s song about an Italia ...

  4. The Beatles and Doris Day Crack Top 10 on U.K. Album Chart

    September 12, 2011 9:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 London rapper/vocalist Example followed his No. 1 single last week with a bestselling album yesterday (Sunday), debuting at the top with "Playing in the Shadows." There was a veteran presence in the album top ten with the return of the Bea ...

  5. Michael Buble, 'X Factor' Joe McElderry Top U.K. Charts

    December 29, 2009 12:36 PM EST 0 0 0 The final weekly U.K. sales charts of 2009, published Sunday (Dec. 27), gave "X Factor" winner Joe McElderry the No. 1 single he missed out on last week with "The Climb" (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment), and Michael Bublé hi ...

  6. Susan Boyle Passes 1 Million U.K. Sales

    December 14, 2009 8:10 AM EST 0 0 0 As Susan Boyle started a third week atop the U.K. album chart, Lady Gaga scored her third No. 1 single in the territory with "Bad Romance" (Interscope/Universal). Boyle's debut album "I Dreamed a Dream" (Syco Music/Sony Musi ...

  7. March 4, 2009

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Mark Vann, banjoist with Leftover Salmon, dies of cancer at his home near Longmont, Colo. He is 39. 2001 – Glenn Hughes, the biker in the Village People, dies of lung cancer at his apartment in New York City. He is 50. 1999 – Actor and countr ...

  8. Take That, Leona Lewis Rule U.K. Charts

    December 08, 2008 11:21 AM EST 0 0 0 Take That's "The Circus" (Polydor/Universal) gave the latter-day boy band another U.K. No. 1 album yesterday with a massive opening sales total of 432,000. Leona Lewis' cover of Snow Patrol's "Run" (Syco Music/Sony ...

  9. Melua/Cassidy Duet Tops U.K. Singles Chart

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An "electronic duet" charity version of Louis Armstrong's 1968 U.K. No. 1 "What a Wonderful World" by Katie Melua and the late Eva Cassidy has repeated the feat of the original and gone to the top of An "electronic duet ...

  10. U.K. Tsunami Relief Concert Proposed

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In a little more than three weeks' time, officials at Wales' Millennium Stadium are attempting to organize a massive concert to benefit victims of the earthquake and tsunami that has left Southeastern In a little more than three weeks' ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Knopfler, Face To Face, Soulfly

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Mark Knopfler, Face To Face, Soulfly Mark Knopfler will next week make his first live appearance since the March motorcycle accident that caused the cancellation of his summer U.K. tour. Knopfler has been added to the bill of Wednesday' ...

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses the Dixie Chicks, drastic chart drops, freedom of speech, radio airplay, and songs with 'fool' in the title with readers. THE NIGHT THEY DROVE THE DIXIES DOWN Fred, Looks like the title "Landslide" was appr ...

  13. Difford Squeezes Out U.K. Tour Dates

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Squeeze co-founder/co-songwriter Chris Difford will tour the U.K. and Ireland as a special guest on longtime friend and blues rock veteran Chris Rea's early 2003 trek. Squeeze co-founder/co-songwriter Chris Difford will tour the U.K. and Irelan ...

  14. Pink, Paul Weller Overtake U.K. Charts

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Yesterday's (Sept. 22) new U.K. sales charts featured a first No. 1 single for Pink and, at the other extreme, a new No. 1 album for Paul Weller, who first topped that survey with the Jam in 1982. Pin Yesterday's (Sept. 22) new U.K. sales ...

  15. English Producer Gus Dudgeon Killed

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran English record producer Gus Dudgeon was killed when his Jaguar veered off a motorway and down an embankment in Berkshire, England, last night (July 22). A female passenger in the car, believed Veteran English record producer Gus Dudgeon was ...

  16. Leiber And Stoller Honored In London

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are in London for a gala celebration of their careers at Hammersmith Apollo tonight (June 29) in aid of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy. The duo's classic songs Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller a ...

  17. U.K. Stars Tackle Tributes, Guest Appearances

    March 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Roger Daltrey of the Who, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, and U.K. singles chart regulars Westlife and Gabrielle will take part in the June 29 gala tribute to songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, B Roger Daltrey of the Who, David Gilmour of Pink ...

  18. George Harrison Guests On Bill Wyman Album

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A former Beatle teams up with an ex-Rolling Stone on the upcoming two-CD set by Bill Wyman and his group of famous friends, the Rhythm Kings. Aptly titled "Double Bill," the group's fourth album is se A former Beatle teams up with an ...

  19. Fleetwood Mac Principals Regroup For Mayall

    January 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Three founding members of Fleetwood Mac -- Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, and Peter Green -- recently regrouped to record a track for British blues giant John Mayall's forthcoming album. The cut, "Yo Yo Three founding members of Fleetwood Mac ...