1. Jay-Z's ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Opens At British Chart Summit

    July 15, 2013 5:39 AM EDT Jay-Z landed his first solo No. 1 album on the U.K. charts yesterday (July 14) as “Magna Carta Holy Grail” (Roc Nation/Universal) debuted at the top. Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” (Interscope/Universal), featuring TI and Pharrell Williams, cli ...

  2. Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Arrives at No. 1 in U.K.

    July 15, 2013 5:29 AM EDT Jay-Z landed his first solo No. 1 album on the U.K. charts yesterday (July 14) as “Magna Carta Holy Grail” (Roc Nation/Universal) debuted at the top. Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” (Interscope/Universal), featuring TI and Pharrell Williams, cli ...

  3. Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' Is New No. 1 in the U.K. with Big Opening Sales

    May 27, 2013 11:52 AM EDT Daft Punk’s 'Random Access Memories' (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) made its expected powerful debut on the U.K. album chart Sunday (May 26), becoming the fastest-selling artist set of the year to date with opening sales of 165,00 ...

  4. Daft Punk Bow At No. 1 on Britain's Albums Chart

    May 27, 2013 11:52 AM EDT Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) made its expected powerful debut on the U.K. album chart Sunday (May 26), becoming the fastest-selling artist set of the year to date with opening sales of 165,000. Its s ...

  5. Live Nation, Starwood Bring OneRepublic, Gavin DeGraw, Imagine Dragons To Exclusive Hotel Shows

    April 05, 2013 10:59 AM EDT Jamie Cullum performing at a Starwood/Live Nation event in May 2012. (Photo: Ryan Troy/Red Eye Productions) Bands and hotels used to be synonymous with trashed rooms and debaucherous partying, the kinds of behavior that could get an artist ban ...

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  7. Bubbling Under: Casey Abrams Arrives on AC

    July 27, 2012 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Each Friday, Chart Beat presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Casey Abrams, Chris Wallace, Hopsin and Half Mile Home Casey Abrams 2011 "Ameri ...

  8. Harry Shearer Enlists Jane Lynch, Dr. John on New Album

    July 24, 2012 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Harry Shearer's politically pointed new album, "Can't Take a Hint," is considerably different than anything he's done before, either on his own or with Spinal Tap and the Folksmen from "A Mighty Wind." The 13-track ...

  9. Bubbling Under: 'Next' Up for Emeli Sande: U.S. Success

    May 18, 2012 11:45 AM EDT Having topped the UK Albums Chart for two weeks in March with her debut set, Our Version of Events , Emeli Sande is making inroads on U.S. radio with her maiden stateside single, "Next to Me" (Capitol). The soulful track, which reached N ...

  10. Verve Music Group Appoints Robert Smith as General Manager

    May 03, 2012 3:59 PM EDT 0 0 Verve Music Group today announced the appointment of Robert Smith the general manager. Smith will report to Verve chairman David Foster. In his new role, Smith will be in charge of all label operations, overseeing marketing, promotional, digital and s ...

  11. Dizzee Rascal 'Honored' to Work on Shakira's 'Loca' Single

    September 07, 2010 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. rap star Dizzee Rascal may take home his second Barclayard Mercury Prize, this time for his fourth album "Tongue N' Cheek," when the prestigious British award is handed out in London tonight (Sept. 7). Although a win would make h ...

  12. Katy Perry Album Gets Dream Start In The U.K.

    September 06, 2010 7:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry scored her first U.K. No. 1 album with "Teenage Dream" (Virgin/EMI), but the title track single had to be content with a No. 2 debut behind former "X Factor" contestant Olly Murs' "Please Don't Let Me Go ...

  13. Timbaland, David Gray, Shaggy Join Global Guinness Event

    August 25, 2010 8:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Timbaland is to headline an outdoor concert in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, as part of the global "Arthur's Day" Guinness brewery celebrations, set to take place Sept. 23 to 24 across the world. Timbaland will be joined by Thai ...

  14. Charlotte Church Snags Finance Deal For Comeback

    March 12, 2010 12:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Charlotte Church has agreed a £2 million ($3 million) investment deal with Power Amp Music, the London-based music fund manager, to support the recording of her new album and comeback. Church, a former child classical crossover artist who later move ...

  15. Charlotte Church Snags Finance Deal For Comeback

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Charlotte Church has agreed a £2 million ($3 million) investment deal with Power Amp Music, the London-based music fund manager, to support the recording of her new album and comeback. Church, a former child classical crossover artist who later mo ...

  16. VidZone Tops 200 Million Music Video Streams

    December 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) says that its music video service VidZone has delivered more than 200 milllion videos via PlayStation 3, during the streaming service's first six months of operations. More than 2 million people have ...

  17. JLS Edges Out Robbie Williams On U.K. Chart

    November 16, 2009 8:21 AM EST 0 0 0 In a close-run battle between U.K. chart heavyweights, "X Factor" graduates JLS just pipped Robbie Williams to the top spot on the new album survey. On the new singles chart, Black Eyed Peas scored their third No. 1 inside six months, and ...

  18. Lauryn Hill, Herbie Hancock, Black Eyed Peas Top Montreux Jazz Fest Bill

    April 08, 2009 2:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.B. King, Herbie Hancock, Black Eyed Peas and Lauryn Hill are booked to perform at the Montreux Jazz festival, one of Europe's most prestigious summer music events, organizers said on Thursday. Founder Claude Nobs announced the eclectic line-u ...

  19. Springsteen, Gabriel Snag Golden Globes Noms

    December 11, 2008 11:11 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Miley Cyrus and Beyonce Knowles are among the music-related nominees for the 2009 Golden Globe awards. The ceremony will be broadcast live Jan. 11 on NBC. Springsteen was nominated in the best original song category ...

  20. Bacharach Opens Electric Proms

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Veteran songwriter Burt Bacharach launched the five-day BBC Electric Proms series at the Roundhouse venue in Camden, north London, with a set packed with classic hits and featuring guest stars. The 80-year-old composer performed at the piano along ...

  21. Royal Honors For Kylie, Parkinson

    December 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue, veteran British broadcaster Michael Parkinson and Beggars Group chairman Martin Mills are among the music industry names on Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's Honours list. The list, based on recommendat ...

  22. Pianist Cullum Sets Gold Standard In U.K.

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer/pianist Jamie Cullum was among the honorees at the annual Gold Badge Awards ceremony today (Oct. 24), held in London and organized by the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters (BACS). The annual event, now in its 34th year, pays tr ...

  23. Ronson, Kaiser Chiefs Lord Over Electric Proms

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The BBC has revealed the first names among the 80 acts that will be performing at the second Electric Proms festival in London. DJ and remixer Mark Ronson and Leeds band Kaiser Chiefs have been confir The BBC has revealed the first names among the 8 ...

  24. 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 ( ...

  25. Jazz Acts Line Up For Indonesian Fest

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST More than two dozen international artists will gather in the Indonesian capital March 2-4 for the third annual Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival, billed as Asia's biggest-ever jazz event. Acts scheduled to perform at the event include ...

  26. 26OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 26-July 2, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 26 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Def Leppard (also scheduled: Carson Kressley). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey ...

  27. Aaron Neville Signs With Burgundy

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran vocalist Aaron Neville has inked a new deal with Sony BMG's Burgundy Records imprint. Veteran vocalist Aaron Neville has inked a new deal with Sony BMG's Burgundy Records imprint. The artist, who most recently recorded for Verve an ...

  28. Thomas, Wainwright Sing For 'Robinsons'

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rob Thomas and Rufus Wainwright will contribute original songs to the soundtrack of the animated Walt Disney film "Meet the Robinsons." Rob Thomas and Rufus Wainwright will contribute original songs to the soundtrack of the animated Walt D ...

  29. Billboard Bits: JAS Fest, 'Imaginational Anthem,' Sub Pop

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on JAS Fest, 'Imaginational Anthem,' Sub Pop Trey Anastasio, Elvis Costello and the Imposters and Diana Krall lead the lineup for the 2006 Jazz Aspen Snowmass festival, to be held June 22-25 in Aspen's Rio Grande Park. The event ...

  30. Brandi Carlile

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Just as she's starting to see success, the singer/songwriter is itching to record a new album. Brandi Carlile has been continuously touring since her self-titled debut album was released by Red Ink/Columbia last summer. But the 23-year-old sing ...

  31. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artis ...

  32. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featur ...

  33. Marsalis, Costello Sign On For Playboy Jazz Fest

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The lineup for the 2006 Playboy Jazz Festival will include Branford Marsalis, Jamie Cullum, Ozomatli, McCoy Tyner and Elvis Costello and the Imposters with Allen Toussaint. The lineup for the 2006 Playboy Jazz Festival will include Branford Marsalis ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Pharrell, The Cure, Pharaohe Monch

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Pharrell, The Cure, Pharaohe Monch After repeated delays, Pharrell Williams' solo debut, "In My Mind," is back on the Interscope schedule for April, according to a spokesperson. The album was initially expected last December, ...

  35. Lennon Celebrated With Live Tribute, Covers

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Lennon's legacy will be celebrated in the coming days via a live tribute on Sirius Satellite Radio to mark the 25th anniversary of his death and a covers project organized by Amnesty Internationa John Lennon's legacy will be celebrate ...

  36. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). & ...

  37. Keys 'Unplugs' For 3rd Straight No. 1 Disc

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys extends her chart-topping legacy this week, notching her third consecutive No. 1 bow on The Billboard 200. With first-week U.S. sales of 196,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, "Un Alicia Keys extends her chart-topping legac ...

  38. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (als ...

  39. HOT PRODUCT

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Alicia Keys, Ricky Martin, Jamie Cullum, Danger Doom and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Ricky Martin , Alicia Keys , Jamie Cullum ...

  40. The Week In New Releases

    October 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Alicia Keys, Ricky Martin, Jamie Cullum, Danger Doom and more. Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from music legend Doly Parton, "Those Were the Days," featuring collaborations with N ...

  41. Sugababes, Melua Repeat With U.K. No. 1s

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 British female pop-R&B trio Sugababes scored their fourth No. 1 single as "Push the Button" (Island) went straight to the top of the new U.K. singles chart, published yesterday (Oct. 2). Meanwhile British female pop-R&B trio Sugaba ...

  42. Pussycat Dolls, David Gray Rule U.K. Charts

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pussycat Dolls and David Gray continue to lead the U.K. single and album charts with "Don't Cha" and "Life in Slow Motion" respectively, while Kanye West scored a new hit single and Bon Jovi, Barbra S Pussycat Dolls and Davi ...

  43. Cullum's 'Catching Tales' Coming This Fall

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The sophomore album from singer/songwriter/pianist Jamie Cullum has been scheduled for a Sept. 26 U.K. release via UCJ and an Oct. 11 U.S. release by Verve Forecast. The sophomore album from singer/songwriter/pianist Jamie Cullum has been scheduled ...

  44. Final Live 8 Show Draws 50,000

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After pulling off 10 free multi-artist concerts around the world last Saturday, Bob Geldof staged a final Live 8 concert in Edinburgh yesterday (July 6) in a last-ditch bid to press leaders of the wor After pulling off 10 free multi-artist concerts ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. Cullum Collaborating With Sonic 'Architects'

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jamie Cullum is working on material for the follow-up to his Verve debut, "Twentysomething." Jamie Cullum is working on material for the follow-up to his Verve debut, "Twentysomething." That album has sold more than 2 million cop ...

  47. Chili Peppers, Neil Young Honor Brian Wilson

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mike Love and the rest of the surviving Beach Boys stayed away, but luminaries such as Neil Young and Jeff Beck showed up in Hollywood on Friday as the music industry honored Brian Wilson at a black-t Mike Love and the rest of the surviving Beach Bo ...

  48. Success Brings A 'Smile' And New Tunes To Brian Wilson

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Brian Wilson is sitting in his favorite local diner. He orders tuna salad. A woman walks by, stops dead in her tracks and gushes, "Oh, my God, I saw you play at Disney Hall, you were amazing!" ...

  49. Multi-Artist Performance To Open Grammys

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the 47th annual Grammy Awards will open with a multi-artist performance stretching across three stages. The spectacle will feature the Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the ...

  50. Nelly, DMB, Juanes Among N.O. Jazz Fest Acts

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For its 36th annual edition, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed a rich and eclectic lineup befitting its storied history. For its 36th annual edition, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed a rich and ecle ...

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