1. Damien Rice

    Damien Rice

    6 Albums, 4 Songs

    • Blower
    • O
    • Live at Fingerprints: Warts and All
    • O [CD & DVD]
    • 9
    • 9
    • 9 Crimes
  2. Business Matters: Artist Happiness as a Long-Term Investment

    October 01, 2012 9:23 PM EDT As interested parties line up for Universal Music Group's divested EMI assets -- particularly Parlaphone Records -- artists and managers are encouraging bidders not to forget about the artists. Jon Webster, CEO of the Music Managers Forum (MM ...

  3. Exclusive: 'Voice' Finalist Chris Mann Records Christmas Album

    July 27, 2012 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 "The Voice" finalist Chris Mann will release a Christmas EP three weeks before the Oct. 30 release of his debut album. Mann has recorded six classic songs for a Christmas album that will be sold exclusively at Walmart. Faircraft Records/Un ...

  4. American Idols Live! Tour Kicks Off with High-Energy Detroit Show

    July 07, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The "American Idol" finalists reward after a grueling season of competition? A summer "vacation" spending 11 weeks on the road together. But at least there are no longer judges or mentors, no caustic comments, no fan votes. And R ...

  5. Chart Moves: Keane & Karmin's Albums Debut, Pitbull's Not-Quite Career-Spanning Hits Set Arrives

    May 18, 2012 9:55 AM EDT The Billboard 200: As previously reported, Carrie Underwood stayed steady atop the Billboard 200 albums chart for a second week with Blown Away . The set -- her third No. 1 -- sold 120,000 with a 55% drop in sales. Meanwhile, Adele's 21 album ...

  6. Exclusive: Tom Whalley's Seven Four Ent. Signs Label Deal With Universal Republic

    April 12, 2012 1:38 PM EDT Capitol: Whalley or won't he? Universal Republic Records today will announce a label deal with former Warner Bros. Records Chairman/CEO Tom Whalley's Seven Four Ent, Billboard.biz can exclusively reveal. The announcement will be made by ...

  7. Little Mix's Mixed Record: Can the UK's X Factor Winners Find Success?

    December 22, 2011 8:32 AM EST When girlband Little Mix aced this year's UK X Factor they were the first group to scoop the title. But that wasn't the only first for the show. For a start it was the first series not to feature its maestro Simon Cowell (who was replace ...

  8. Michael Buble Bumps Amy Winehouse on U.K. Album Chart

    December 19, 2011 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 In the last charts before the U.K.'s coveted Christmas No. 1 titles are revealed on Christmas Day, new data released Sunday (Dec. 18) showed Michael Bublé regaining the album chart crown with "Christmas." Little Mix, the female quarte ...

  9. Little Mix Has U.K. Chart's Biggest 2011 Single Debut; Michael Buble Tops Amy Winehouse

    December 19, 2011 8:38 AM EST In the last charts before the U.K.'s coveted Christmas No. 1 titles are revealed on Christmas Day, Sunday's (Dec. 18) new data showed Michael Bublé regaining the album chart crown with "Christmas" (Reprise/Warner Music). Little ...

  10. Kasabian, Dappy Top U.K. Charts; Tony Bennett Arrives at 5

    September 26, 2011 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 English rock band Kasabian registered their third consecutive U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Sunday) as "Velociraptor" debuted at the top. Dappy, aka north London-born Costadinos Contostavlos, a member of pop/hip-hop group N-Dubz, scored his ...

  11. Taio Cruz Aiming to Release New Album by End of 2011

    April 22, 2011 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 As Taio Cruz rides "Higher" on the success of his latest single with Travie McCoy and Kylie Minogue -- the track recently topped Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart -- the hitmaker, who calls himself "just a boy from London,& ...

  12. U2, Glen Hansard Star in 'Music of Ireland' Documentary

    August 27, 2010 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 U 2 , Glen Hansard, Damien Rice and The Script will star in the second installment of the "Music of Ireland" documentary series, which originally premiered on PBS stations in February. "Music of Ireland - Welcome to America" will ...

  13. U2, Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, The Script To Star In Doc Series

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U2, Glen Hansard, Damien Rice and The Script will star in the second installment of the "Music of Ireland" documentary series, which originally premiered on PBS stations in February. "Music of Ireland - Welcome to America" will ...

  14. U2, Pete Seeger, Sinead O'Connor In PBS 'Music of Ireland' Doc

    February 10, 2010 3:40 PM EST 0 0 0 "The Music of Ireland - Welcome Home," a documentary featuring interviews and performances from U2 , Pete Seeger , Sinead O'Connor and the Chieftans will debut on New York public television station WLIW on Feb. 17, then rollout to oth ...

  15. Thom Yorke Writes Songs For Free Tibet Film

    January 06, 2010 7:33 AM EST 0 0 0 Thom Yorke , Damien Rice and Philip Glass have composed songs for a documentary film about Tibet. The Radiohead frontman has written three songs for "When The Dragon Swallowed the Sun," a film about the Free Tibet movement's ongoing s ...

  16. Thom Yorke Writes Songs For Free Tibet Film

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Thom Yorke, Damien Rice and Philip Glass have composed songs for a documentary film about Tibet. The Radiohead frontman has written three songs for "When The Dragon Swallowed the Sun," a film about the Free Tibet movement's ongoing ...

  17. Best Of The 2000s: By-The-Numbers

    December 30, 2009 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22: ...

  18. Lisa Hannigan Inks With ATO

    November 18, 2008 4:14 PM EST 0 0 0 American audiences were first exposed to the talents of Lisa Hannigan earlier this decade when she was recording and touring with Damien Rice as a backup singer. Now the Irish singer/songwriter has struck out on her own as a solo artist and signed t ...

  19. Lisa Hannigan Inks With ATO

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 American audiences were first exposed to the talents of Lisa Hannigan earlier this decade when she was recording and touring with Damien Rice as a backup singer. American audiences were first exposed to the talents of Lisa Hannigan earlier this deca ...

  20. Lisa Hannigan

    November 14, 2008 4:54 PM EST 0 0 0 It took her a month, but Lisa Hannigan hand-stitched all of the lyrics to her album "Sea Sew" for its liner notes. The cover features felt dice arranged on navy knitted wool. "I feed your words through my buttonholes," she sings ...

  21. Billboard Underground: Lisa Hannigan

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It took her a month, but Lisa Hannigan hand-stitched all of the lyrics to her album "Sea Sew" for its liner notes. It took her a month, but Lisa Hannigan hand-stitched all of the lyrics to her album "Sea Sew" for its liner notes. ...

  22. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause ...

  23. Madonna, Mellencamp Lead Rock Hall's '08 Class

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop superstar Madonna, heartland rocker John Mellencamp, singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen, British Invasion pioneers the Dave Clark Five and instrumental rock legends the Ventures were inducted into th Pop superstar Madonna, heartland rocker John Mel ...

  24. And The Best Original Song Oscar Nominees Are...

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Billboard.com takes a look at -- and listens to -- the 2008 nominees for the best original song Oscar: songs from "Enchanted," "Once" and "August Rush." With the 13-week writers' strike settled and the Academy Awar ...

  25. Feist's 'The Reminder' Wins 2007 Shortlist Prize

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Feist's "The Reminder" (Cherry Tree/Interscope) has won the 2007 Shortlist Prize, which recognizes albums released between January and November 2007 that have yet to be certified gold by the Recording Feist's "The Reminder&q ...

  26. Wilco, Arcade Fire Among Nominees For Shortlist Prize

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fifty-four albums were announced today (Dec. 21) as the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize, which will be handed out early next year. The prize recognizes albums released between January and Fifty-four albums were announced today (Dec. 21) ...

  27. Live Earth Heading To CD/DVD In November

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. "Live Earth: ...

  28. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause ...

  29. Live Earth London Wraps With Madonna Spectacular

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a spectacular headline set from Madonna. The queen of pop, an adopted Londoner, turned each song into a show-stopper in a vintage performance. She was backe Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a sp ...

  30. The Police, Ween, Flaming Lips Star At Bonnaroo

    June 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Police's first festival appearance since reuniting last month and performances by Ween and the Flaming Lips highlighted the Saturday (June 16) bill at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. Th The Police's first festival appearance ...

  31. Cat Power Wins 2007 Shortlist Music Prize

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cat Power's "The Greatest" has been named the winner of the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The album beat out nine other releases from finalists such as Band of Horses, Beirut, Bonnie Prince Billy, Cat P Cat Power's "The Greate ...

  32. 22OnTV

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for May 28-June 3, 2007. MONDAY, May 28 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Avril Lavigne. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Nelly ...

  33. Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, Stripes Lead Austin City Limits Bill

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, the White Stripes, the Killers, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Queens Of The Stone Age and the Arcade Fire lead the lineup for the sixth Austin City Limits Music Festival, to be hel Bob Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, the White Stripes, the ...

  34. Shortlist Music Prize Finalists Announced

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Shortlist Music Prize has listed its 10 finalists for its 2007 award. Those who made the cut from a total of 61 nominations are the Band of Horses, Beirut, Bonnie Prince Billy, Cat Power, Girl Tal The Shortlist Music Prize has listed its 10 fina ...

  35. Lineups Taking Shape For Live Earth Concerts

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the biggest acts in music are confirmed for the New York area and London installments of the Live Earth concerts, happening worldwide on July 7. The Police, Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Waters, Da Some of the biggest acts in music are confirmed ...

  36. 14onTV

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 2 - April 8, 2007. MONDAY, April 2 Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyoncé, Kevin Spacey. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blue Man Group, Joey Fatone. "B ...

  37. Shortlist Prize Returns; Sufjan, Coyne Help Choose

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a year's hiatus, the Shortlist Music Prize is returning this year to recognize noteworthy 2006 albums that have not yet sold 500,000 units in the United States. After a year's hiatus, the Shortlist Music Prize is returning this year ...

  38. Top Acts Sign On For 'Live Earth' Benefit Concerts

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ex-Vice President Al Gore and a host of celebrities gathered today (Feb 15) in Los Angeles to reveal plans for Live Earth -- the Concert for a Climate in Crisis, a series of seven concerts set to take Ex-Vice President Al Gore and a host of celebrit ...

  39. Tool, Stripes, Panic Joining The Police At Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill include Wilco, the Flaming L Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic wil ...

  40. 06OnTV

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 5-11, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 5 "TRL," MTV Featured Artist(s): Gnarls Barkley, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez, The Game. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Fall Out Boy ( ...

  41. KCRW Collects 'Covers' For Starbucks Release

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Starbucks is getting "eclectic" in a collaboration with California radio station KCRW for "Sounds Eclectic: The Covers Project." Starbucks is getting "eclectic" in a collaboration with California radio station KCRW for ...

  42. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage A ...

  43. And We're Telling You: 'Dreamgirls' Sings Way To Top

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to "Dreamgirls" rises to No. 1. It is the first film soundtrack to reach the top (without first debuting there) since 2002. The bad news: It registers the lowest sales total for a No. 1 album since Nielsen SoundScan began ...

  44. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly &am ...

  45. 49OnTV

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 4-10, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 4 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Chanticleer/Ettore Stratta (also scheduled: Cate Blanchett, Gisele Bundchen. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): 50 Cen ...

  46. Take That Dominates U.K. Singles, Album Charts

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Take That's triumphant reunion was made complete yesterday as the erstwhile boy band topped the U.K. singles and album charts simultaneously for the first time in its career. As "Patience" started a s Take That's triumphant reuni ...

  47. The Game Wins No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two popular urban acts occupy the top two spots on The Billboard 200 this week, with the Game's "Doctor's Advocate" coming in at No. 1. The Geffen effort moved 358,000 copies in the United States, acc Two popular urban acts occup ...

  48. 46OnTV

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 13-20, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 13 "GAC Nights," Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sugarland. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): George Jones (also scheduled: Robin ...

  49. Westlife, Jamiroquai Assume Control Of U.K. Charts

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Irish boy band Westlife achieved its 14th U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Nov. 12), as its version of Bette Midler's 1980 American hit "The Rose" for S/Sony BMG entered at the top. Meanwhile, Jamiroquai Irish boy band Westlife achieved i ...

  50. Prevewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Game presses on without the help of 50 Cent or Dr. Dre, Akon gets a pre-release boost thanks to two huge singles, Tenacious D rocks back with its first album in four years and Fat Joe starts fresh The first pop album in nearly 30 years from Yusu ...

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