1. Ed Sheeran, Elbow Chasing U.K. Chart Titles

    February 08, 2017 5:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ed Sheeran is sailing to a fifth week atop the U.K. singles chart while Elbow is chasing a second No. 1 on the albums chart.  At the halfway stage in the chart cycle, Sheeran’s "Shape Of You” (Asylum) is the clear leader for the title. The trac ...

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  3. BBC 6 Radio Has Highest Numbers Two Years After Nearly Getting Axed; Digital Radio Up 5%

    May 18, 2012 8:24 AM EDT Listeners to the BBC's digital alternative station BBC 6 Music grew to a record high in the last quarter, attracting an average weekly audience of 1.45 million in the first three months of 2012, according to the latest RAJAR (Radio Joint Audi ...

  4. British Pubs To Rock Even Harder: Why the U.K. Live Music Act Matters

    April 19, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Victory Lap: Musician Bernard Butler, Lord Tim Clement-Jones, UK Music Chairman Andy Heath, singer Martina Topley-Bird, UK Music CEO Jo Dipple and MU General Secretary John Smith at a reception to celebrate the passing of the UK's Live Music ...

  5. Will the 2012 London Olympics Really Boost The U.K. Music Industry?

    February 23, 2012 7:50 AM EST The London 2012 Festival, the UK's biggest-ever nationwide festival, falls under the auspicies of the Cultural Olympiad and will include music events. Though much of the musical contents of the opening and closing ceremonies are still shroude ...

  6. BBC 6 Music Records Highest Ever Listening Figures, Digital Listening Increases

    February 02, 2012 3:53 PM EST The BBC's digital alternative station BBC 6 Music has recorded its highest ever listening figures in the latest RAJAR (Radio Joint Audience Research) figures, published today (Feb. 2). The music-dedicated station, which the BBC toyed with axi ...

  7. Coldplay, Tinie Tempah Warm Up Glastonbury Festival

    June 26, 2011 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 The sun shone and the good times rolled on Saturday at the Glastonbury music festival, where London rapper Tinie Tempah had a huge crowd jumping and Coldplay closed with the packed headline slot. This year's festival, one of the highlights of t ...

  8. Elbow Ready to 'Rocket' to U.S. After Career-Best Chart Bow

    March 21, 2011 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran U.K. alt-rock group Elbow is soaring high following the release of its fifth studio album, "Build a Rocket Boys!" (Fiction/Universal). It entered the U.K. albums chart at No. 2 with 78,000 first-week copies, according to the Offici ...

  9. Massive Attack Prove New Album Was Worth The Wait

    February 19, 2010 5:29 PM EST 0 0 0 The gaps between Massive Attack albums may widen as the enigmatic British act's career span lengthens. But fans' patience, however, has clearly kept pace. Massive Attack's much-delayed "Heligoland" (Virgin/EMI)-only the fift ...

  10. Massive Attack Debuts New Songs At London Return

    September 18, 2009 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Massive Attack debuted new songs from its long-awaited fifth album and performed with Blur frontman Damon Albarn at the first night of its tour at London's Brixton Academy. The British electronic act - which comprises Robert "3D" Del ...

  11. Coldplay Dazzle, Close Out Wet All Points West Fest

    August 03, 2009 10:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a soggy Friday and sunny Saturday, the thunderstorms returned for the third and last day of All Points West, this time resulting in major delays and canceled sets for the festival held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. But after the ra ...

  12. Elbow Aims For 2010 Album Return

    June 01, 2009 1:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 As it approaches the end of an extensive campaign for "The Seldom Seen Kid" (Fiction/Polydor), U.K. rock act Elbow is looking ahead to its follow-up to the award-winning album. After three well-received records, the Manchester, England-bas ...

  13. Elbow Aims For Late 2010 Album Comeback

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As it approaches the end of an extensive campaign for "The Seldom Seen Kid" (Fiction/Polydor), U.K. rock act Elbow is looking ahead to its follow-up to the award-winning album. After three well-received records, the Manchester, England-b ...

  14. Massive Attack To Return With Huge World Tour

    May 21, 2009 2:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Massive Attack vocalist and musician Robert "3D" Del Naja has revealed plans for a huge world tour to support the release of their long-anticipated fifth album out in October via Virgin/EMI. The British electronic act has already confirmed ...

  15. Massive Attack To Return With Huge World Tour

    May 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Massive Attack vocalist and musician Robert "3D" Del Naja has revealed plans for a huge world tour to support the release of their long-anticipated fifth album out in October via Virgin/EMI. The British electronic act has already confirm ...

  16. Elbow Sets Sights On Kids Album, Animated Film

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elbow, recently crowned victors of the 2008 Nationwide Mercury Music Prize, plans to follow its prize-winning set "The Seldom Seen Kid" (Fiction/Polydor) by working on an album of children's music and Elbow, recently crowned victors o ...

  17. Mercury Winners Elbow Follows 'Kid' With Children’s Songs

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Elbow, recently crowned victors of the 2008 Nationwide Mercury Music Prize, plans to follow their prize-winning set "The Seldom Seen Kid" (Fiction/Polydor) by working on an album of children's music and accompanying animated film, t ...

  18. Elbow Snags U.K.'s Nationwide Mercury Prize

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elbow was the surprise winner of the 2008 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the annual event that celebrates the best album of the year by British and Irish acts. Elbow was the surprise winner of the 2008 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the annual event that cele ...

  19. Elbow Inks With Geffen For New Album

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U.K. rock act Elbow has inked a new deal with Fiction/Geffen, which will on April 22 release the band's new album, "The Seldom Seen Kid." First single "One Day Like This" will be available digitally o U.K. rock act Elbow has ...

  20. Wilson Tribute Web Site Goes Live

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Friends and family of the late Tony Wilson have launched an official Web site in memory of the former Factory Records boss and broadcaster. The site, www.anthonyhwilson.com , has contributions from musician friends such as the Charlatans' Tim ...

  21. New Elbow Album Hitting States In Feb.

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 British rock quintet Elbow will unveil its latest album, "Leaders of the Free World," in wide North American release Feb. 7 via V2. British rock quintet Elbow will unveil its latest album, "Leaders of the Free World," in wide Nor ...

  22. New Songs, Surprises Abound At Coachella

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sixty artists from around the world graced four stages at the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts festival over the weekend in Indio, Calif., playing before crowds of 30,000 on both days. The even Sixty artists from around the world graced four ...

  23. Through Stubborn Perseverance, Elbow Finally Sees Release Of Debut

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The trajectory of Manchester, England-based brooding rock outfit Elbow has not been a shortcut to superstardom. In fact, only now -- after 11 years of trudging through relative obscurity -- is the ban The trajectory of Manchester, England-based broo ...

  24. Elbow Confirms 12-Date North American Tour

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U.K. modern rock act Elbow will return to North America for a 12-date tour in support of its V2 debut, "Asleep in the Back." The trek begins Feb. 19 in Los Angeles and will wrap March 13 in Atlanta. B U.K. modern rock act Elbow will return ...

  25. Asleep in the Back

    January 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although Manchester, England-based Elbow has certain stylistic traits in common with U.K. Although Manchester, England-based Elbow has certain stylistic traits in common with U.K. rock colleagues Doves and Coldplay, the group's debut, Asleep in ...