1. Richard & Adam's 'Impossible Dream' Is UK's Longest Running No. 1 Album of 2013; Ellie Goulding Has Top Single

    August 26, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Classical vocalist brothers Richard & Adam’s “The Impossible Dream” (Sony Music CG) became the longest-running No. 1 of the year on the U.K. artist album chart Sunday (Aug. 25), by moving into a fourth week at the summit. Ellie Goulding’s “B ...

  2. Ellie Goulding’s 'Burn' Continues Its Hot Run On U.K. Singles Chart, Richard & Adam Keep 'Dream' Alive

    August 26, 2013 4:19 AM EDT Classical vocalist brothers Richard & Adam’s “The Impossible Dream” (Sony Music CG) became the longest-running No. 1 of the year on the U.K. artist album chart Sunday (Aug. 25), by moving into a fourth week at the summit. Ellie Goulding’s “Bur ...

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  4. Music's 15 Worst TV Cameos Ever

    October 03, 2012 6:55 PM EDT With Adam Levine joining "American Horror Story," Miley Cyrus appearing on "Two and a Half Men," and Justin Bieber swinging by for a cameo on "The Simpsons," this fall TV season is going to be overwhelmed with musicia ...

  5. Snow Patrol "Fallen Empires" Track-By-Track

    Snow Patrol "Fallen Empires" Track-By-Track

    January 10, 2012 3:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Snow Patrol "Fallen Empires" Track-By-Track gary lightbody , Snow Patrol , Track by Track , album , fallen empires , Album , Gary Lightbody , Snow Patrol Videos Album Gary Lightbody Snow Patrol ...

  6. Watch Again: TMI w/ Snow Patrol

    January 04, 2012 2:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Watch Below & Tune In Live Every Thursday at 3pm ET On the Jan. 5, 2012 episode of TMI: The Music Insider, host Downtown Julie Brown chats with San Diego quintet The Silent Comedy . Snow Patrol 's Gary Lightbody discusses the band's ne ...

  7. Snow Patrol's 'Empires' Coming Stateside after Strong U.K. Debut

    November 30, 2011 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Snow Patrol has come a long way in recent years. A good measure of just how far? The company that the Irish/Scottish five-piece now keeps. When singer Gary Lightbody was suffering from writer's block last year, for instance, he called up R.E.M. ...

  8. Snow Patrol Announces 'Fallen Empires' Release Date

    October 11, 2011 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Emotional alt-rockers Snow Patrol will return on Jan. 10, 2012 with their sixth studio album "Fallen Empires," the group announced on Tuesday (Oct. 11). Best known for slow-building hits like "Run" and "Chasing Cars," t ...

  9. Eminem Returns To U.K. Chart Summit

    July 19, 2010 7:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Eminem 's "Recovery" (Interscope/Universal) started a second stint as the U.K.'s No. 1 album, American artist-producer B.O.B. achieved his second consecutive chart-topping single with "Airplanes" (Rebel Rock/Atlantic ...

  10. Video: Snow Patrol "Up To Now" and Beyond

    November 12, 2009 1:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Irish/Scottish alt-rockers Snow Patrol may be best known to some "as that band that does 'Chasing Cars'," says frontman Gary Lightbody, but in fact, they have 15 years and five studio albums under their belts, as well as a trove ...

  11. Snow Patrol Sets Date For 'Suns'

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Snow Patrol has set an Oct. 28 U.S. release date for its fifth album, "A Hundred Million Suns." First single "Take Back the City" arrives Oct. 13 in the U.K., in tandem with a video shot by Alex Court Snow Patrol has set an Oct. ...

  12. Snow Patrol Steps Into The 'Sun'

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Snow Patrol's fifth studio album has been christened "A Hundred Million Suns" and will be released in October, according to an online post from frontman Gary Lightbody. Snow Patrol's fifth studio album has been christened "A ...

  13. Snow Patrol Gets Busy On New Album

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Irish ock outfit Snow Patrol has begun recording its fifth album in Ireland. Irish rock outfit Snow Patrol has begun recording its fifth album in Ireland, according to a blog post from frontman Gary Lightbody. "The first week is behind us and t ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Ask Billboard

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith answers readers' questions on Nicole Scherzinger, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . HAPPY ANNIVERSARY Hello Keith! I ...

  16. 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) ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Snow Patrol / March 31, 2007 / Toronto (Ricoh Coliseum)

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With nearly a year under its belts touring behind their "Eyes Open" album, Snow Patrol couldn't be entirely faulted if it delivered a rather routine, punch-the-clock show in Toronto. Fortunately for t With nearly a year under its belt ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Snow Patrol, Ash Supporting Belfast Music Project

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Members of rock acts Snow Patrol and Ash are throwing their support behind plans to create a dedicated music center in their Northern Ireland homeland. Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody and Ash lead Members of rock acts Snow Patrol and Ash are thr ...

  22. Snow Patrol, Ash Weigh-In For Belfast Music Project

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Members of alternative rockers Snow Patrol and Ash are throwing their support behind plans to create a dedicated music center in their homeland, Northern Ireland. Snow Patrol's frontman Gary Lightbody and Ash's lead singer Tim Wheeler ar ...

  23. Snow Patrol / Sept. 26, 2006 / Los Angeles (Wiltern Theatre)

    September 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 During numerous points in Snow Patrol's 80-minute set Tuesday, frontman Gary Lightbody raved about the California sunshine. Yet in the first of two shows at the Wiltern, it wasn't the sunshine but a h During numerous points in Snow Patrol& ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Snow Patrol, DJ Screw, Platinum Weird

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Snow Patrol, DJ Screw, Platinum Weird Snow Patrol has rescheduled a host of North American tour dates that were recently scrapped due to frontman Gary Lightbody's vocal ailments. The group will play radio station-sponsored festivals out ...

  25. Snow Patrol Postpones North American Tour

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Snow Patrol has been forced to postpone the rest of its North American tour to allow lead singer Gary Lightbody to recover from polyps on his vocal cords. Snow Patrol has been forced to postpone the rest of its North American tour to allow lead sing ...

  26. 'Open' All Night

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "We've experimented a lot more with sounds and odd instruments we've never used and pushed ourselves as far as we can but the essence of what we are is still the same," frontman Gary Lightbody says. Snow Patrol will release its n ...

  27. Snow Patrol Makes New Album Date

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 11-track set features a duet between frontman Gary Lightbody and singer/songwriter Martha Wainwright on "Set the Fire to the Third Bar" as well as guest appearances from Posies/Big Star principal Snow Patrol will release its next studi ...

  28. Snow Patrol 'Opens' Up On New Album

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Snow Patrol has christened its new album "Eyes Open" and is planning to issue the set in April via Polydor in the United Kingdom and A&M/Interscope in North America. Snow Patrol has christened its new album "Eyes Open" and is ...

  29. Snow Patrol Making Progress On New CD

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Snow Patrol has completed primary recording of eight songs for its next Interscope album. Snow Patrol has completed primary recording of eight songs for its next Interscope album, frontman Gary Lightbody wrote in a post on the band's Web site . ...

  30. Bassist McClelland Exits Snow Patrol

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U.K. rock act Snow Patrol has parted ways with bassist Mark McClelland. U.K. rock act Snow Patrol has parted ways with bassist Mark McClelland. "Following a life-changing year in 2004, Snow Patrol found themselves under a whole set of new and u ...

  31. Snow Patrol Begins Work On New Album

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U.K. rock outfit Snow Patrol began work on the follow-up to its 2003 breakthrough, "Final Straw," over the weekend as part of an eight-week writing and recording stint in Dingle in southwest Ireland. U.K. rock outfit Snow Patrol began work ...

  32. Beck, Modest Mouse Rock Next 'O.C. Mix'

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tracks by Beck, Modest Mouse, the Futureheads, Pinback and the Reindeer Section will be found on the fourth installment of soundtracks from the hit Fox TV show "The O.C." Due April 5 via Warner Bros., Tracks by Beck, Modest Mouse, the Futu ...

  33. Snow Patrol To Cap Year With Live DVD

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. rock act Snow Patrol will cap a breakthrough year with the concert DVD "Live 2004: Mums and Dads of the World Be Patient With Your Children." U.K. rock act Snow Patrol will cap a breakthrough year with the concert DVD "Live 2004: ...

  34. Snow Patrol Sets Spring Aside For New CD

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. rock act Snow Patrol will be on the road until just before Christmas in support of its breakthrough Polydor/Interscope album, "Final Straw." Afterward, frontman Gary Lightbody tells Billboard.com U.K. rock act Snow Patrol will be on t ...

  35. Son of Evil Reindeer

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Scottish supergroup of sorts, the Reindeer Section is a who's who collaboration of the Glasgow indie scene led by Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody —and featuring members of Belle and Sebastian, A A Scottish supergroup of sorts, the Reindeer ...