1. Justice Collective's Charity Single Wins Christmas No. 1 Title

    December 24, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Cover of 'He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother' Includes Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams The U.K.'s much sought-after Christmas No. 1 crown was won on Sunday (Dec. 23) by the Justice Collective's cover of the Hollies' 19 ...

  2. Justice Collective Wins UK's Xmas Single Title; Emeli Sande Has Top Album, 2012's Best Seller

    December 24, 2012 7:58 AM EST The U.K.'s much sought-after Christmas No. 1 crown was won yesterday (Sunday) by the Justice Collective's cover of the Hollies' 1969 hit "He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother" (Metropolis). Emeli Sandé's "Our ...

  3. Katie Melua, T-Bone Burnett Break Off Album Partnership

    May 14, 2010 1:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. jazz-pop artist Katie Melua broke off a studio partnership with T-Bone Burnett for her new album, "The House." She then persuaded William Orbit to come out of self-imposed retirement to produce the record. Melua's fourth album is ...

  4. Songwriters' Online Response To Google

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. songwriters and composers have launched a new Web site to highlight concerns over the use of their work on the Internet. The site, fairplayforcreators.com, went live today (March 25) and has the backing of Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus and Robbie ...

  5. Ask Billboard: Tina Turner, Top-Selling Rap, Lauper

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith and his readers discuss Tina Turner, top-selling rappers and Cyndi Lauper. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well ...

  6. Report: Kelis Splits With Jive

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Quirky R&B singer Kelis has been dropped from her Jive contract, according to a published report. Quirky R&B singer Kelis has been dropped from her Jive contract, according to a published report. The artist released two albums on the label: ...

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses INXS, chart rules, feats and more with readers. GOOD FORTUNE Fred, If you’ve been following the "Rock Star: INXS" TV series, you know that Canadian J.D. Fortune has been selected as the new lead singer of INXS. I thi ...

  8. J.D. Fortune Named New INXS Singer

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a 13-week public audition, J.D. Fortune has been named the new frontman of rock group INXS. After a 13-week public audition, J.D. Fortune has been named the new frontman of rock group INXS. The one-time homeless singer was selected by the band ...

  9. Snow Patrol Rides Live 8 Momentum, Polishes New Tunes

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Scottish/Irish rock act Snow Patrol is among the acts performing tonight at the last of the 10 Live 8 shows in Edinburgh, having already appeared at the London edition of the event on Saturday. Scottish/Irish rock act Snow Patrol is among the acts p ...

  10. Chambers Launches Helix Production Company

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST British songwriter and producer Guy Chambers has launched a production company, Helix Music. Based in London, Helix is a partnership between Chambers' firm Orgasmatron and management company Bloodmusi British songwriter and producer Guy Chamb ...

  11. Chambers Launches Helix Production Company

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST British songwriter and producer Guy Chambers has launched a production company, Helix Music. Based in London, Helix is a partnership between Chambers' firm Orgasmatron and management company Bloodmusi British songwriter and producer Guy Chamb ...

  12. Hot Product

    November 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional new titles arriving in stores this week include: A new album from Elton John, "Peachtree Road" (Universal), as well as the four-disc DVD set "Dream Ticket: Four Destinations" (Best Buy). The sophomore ...

  13. Bocelli Pops With 'Andrea'

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return Nov. 9 with a pop album, "Andrea." The Phillips/Sugar set will boast guest appearances by the Gipsy Kings and Holly Stell, as well as songs written by Guy Cham Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will retu ...

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    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 What happens when an artist watches her album sales dwindle with each successive release? If you are Jewel, you hook up with Über-pop producer Lester A. Mendez (Shakira, among others) and repla What happens when an artist watches her album sales dwi ...