1. Universal Music Group Reports Quarterly Revenue Gain

    August 30, 2012 9:54 AM EDT Universal Music Group today reported 88 million euros ($110.4 million) in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization on revenues of 961 million euros ($1.2 billion) in its quarterly earnings report. That's up slightly from ...

  2. Hot Tours: Taylor Swift, Vasco Rossi, Rod Stewart

    June 17, 2010 12:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift is No. 1 on this week's Hot Tours chart based on reported grosses from five recent dates on the final North American leg of her Fearless Tour. Top box office totals came from Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., the home of the New ...

  3. Placebo Holds Off Black Eyed Peas On Euro Album Chart

    June 25, 2009 12:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" (Interscope/Universal) moves back to the top of Billboard's European Hot 100 Singles, but the group's "The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)" is again held off No. 1 on European Top 10 ...

  4. Placebo, Lady GaGa Top Euro Chart

    June 18, 2009 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Placebo's sixth studio album "Battle For The Sun" (Dreambrother/PIAS) gives the long-running modern rock trio an instant No. 1 on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart. Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Univ ...

  5. Black Eyed Peas, Green Day Top Euro Charts

    June 11, 2009 9:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Green Day starts a third week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart with "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music), Lady Gaga's 15-week reign over European Hot 100 Singles with "Poker Face" (Interscope ...

  6. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Ca ...

  7. Italy's Second Wind Awards Takes Shape

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eros Ramazzotti, Luciano Ligabue, Elisa, Miguel Bosé, Biagio Antonacci and Zucchero have been confirmed to perform at the second edition of Italy's Wind Music Awards, which will be held at Valle Giulia in Rome on June 3. During the course of ...

  8. Mika Tops Italian Year-End Downloads

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Relax, Take it Easy" by Mika was the most downloaded song in Italy last year, according to the country's official monitor, FIMI Nielsen SoundScan. The artist also took the fourth place for legal downloads with "Grace Kelly&quo ...

  9. Leona Lewis, Westlife Lead U.K. Charts

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As Leona Lewis starts a third week at the top of the U.K. singles chart with "Bleeding Love" (Syco Music/Sony BMG), Irish pop staples Westlife's "Back Home" (S/Sony BMG) has become their seventh No. 1 As Leona Lewis starts a ...

  10. Britney Spearheads Hot Euro Chart Return

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears' comeback album "Blackout" (Jive/Zomba) has lit up the European Top 100 Albums Chart, holding off new sets from the returning Eagles and Eros Ramazzotti to soar to the No. 1 slot. "Blackout" benefits from a ...

  11. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Ca ...

  12. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>German schlager artist Rex Gildo dies from injuries he sustained three days earlier when he jumped from the second floor of his Munich flat.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Courtne ...

  13. Blunt, Madonna Continue Euro Charts Supremacy

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt and Madonna continue Warner Music International's rule at the top of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, while two Sony BMG acts, RCA's Kelly Clarkson and Ariola's Eros Ramazzotti, show James Blunt and Madonna co ...

  14. Bocelli Sends His 'Amore'

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The difference between "Amore" and "Amor" is more than just a letter. The words are the two titles to Andrea Bocelli's upcoming albums. "Amore," the international, multilingual version, comes out Jan. 31 in the Uni ...

  15. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>German schlager artist Rex Gildo dies from injuries he sustained three days earlier when he jumped from the second floor of his Munich flat.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Courtne ...

  16. 2004 World Music Awards Winners

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Winners of the World Music Awards, handed out Sept. 15 in Las Vegas and broadcast live on ABC. Below is the list of winners of the World Music Awards, handed out Sept. 15 in Las Vegas and broadcast live on ABC. World's best male artist: Usher W ...

  17. Italian Biz Calls For Web Laws, Warns Of Child Porn Via P2P Sites

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT More than 60 Italian artists -- including Andrea Bocelli, Eros Ramazzotti, Elisa and Tiziano Ferro -- have signed a petition calling on the government to step up its regulation of the online music mar MILAN -- More than 60 Italian artists -- inclu ...

  18. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaher ...

  19. 2003 World Music Awards Winners

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Winners of the 2003 World Music Awards, handed out Oct. 12 in Monaco. Below are the winners of the 2003 World Music Awards, handed out Oct. 12 in Monaco. World Awards: Best artist 2003: 50 Cent Best pop female artist: Norah Jones Best pop male artis ...

  20. HOT LATIN TRACKS

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/latintracks.jsp 1. Tal Vez , Ricky Martin 2. Mariposa Traicionera , Mana 3. Para Que La Vida , Enrique Iglesias 4. Amame , Alexandre Pires 5. Una Emocion Para Siempre , Eros Ramazzotti Issue date: June 28, 2003 News Alexandre Pire ...

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    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The first requisite to enjoying Italian singer Eros Ramazzotti is liking The first requisite to enjoying Italian singer Eros Ramazzotti is liking his voice. His is a nasal tenor that can be interpreted as sexy or annoying, but it is always unmistaka ...

  22. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Willie Nelson, Trapt, Ricky Martin, 50 Cent & Nate Dogg, and Eros Ramazzotti. FULL NELSON : Willie Nelson is in the top-40 of Billboard's Hot 100 for the first time since 1984. Nelson's duet w ...

  23. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Taking a closer look at what music is on TV for the week of May 5-11, 2003. Far be it from me to toot the Billboard horn, but it's easy to see that the "2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards" is one of the biggest Latin musi ...

  24. Billboard Bits: BB Latin Awards, Robi Draco Rosa, Mogwai

    May 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on BB Latin Awards, Robi Draco Rosa, Mogwai Actress Roselyn Sanchez, singer/actor Carlos Ponce, and actor Miguel Varoni have been tapped to host the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The May 8 event at the Miami Arena will be taped for May 11 ...

  25. Billboard Latin Music Awards Add Performers

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Thalia, Alexandre Pires, and A.B. Quintanilla III & Kumbia Kings are among the latest performers added to the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards ceremony. Others who have signed on are Grupo Limite Thalia, Alexandre Pires, and A.B. Quintanilla II ...

  26. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaher ...

  27. Beatles' '1' Hits 7 Million In Europe

    January 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Beatles' "1" (Apple/EMI) earned four International Federation Of The Phonographic Industry (IFPI) Platinum Europe Awards in December, each recognizing sales of 1 million units in the territory. Th The Beatles' "1" ( ...