1. BBC Opens Up Its U2 Archives

    July 28, 2009 4:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 BBC Worldwide Music, part of the commercial arm of U.K. broadcaster the BBC, has unveiled two major new U2 shows that it is making available for sale to international broadcasters. The programs include the Irish band's roof-top performance on t ...

  2. Shake-Up At BBC Radio 1

    July 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT BBC Radio 1 has announced a major shake-up of its weekday schedule, promoting Fearne Cotton to the morning show. Cotton will replace Jo Whiley on the Monday to Friday morning show at the national top 40 station. The show airs 10am to 12.45pm. Cott ...

  3. U2 Plays Surprise London Rooftop Gig

    February 27, 2009 2:17 PM EST 0 0 0 U2 capped off a day of promotions for next week's release of "No Line On The Horizon" with a four-song set on the roof of the BBC's London office tower tonight (Feb. 27). The band performed "Get On Your Boots," "Ma ...

  4. Bono Talks Cheaper Ticket Prices

    February 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2 teamed up with the BBC today with a special concert to debut their new material - and Bono took the opportunity to pledge that U2 will try and price their tickets lower because of the recession. The Irish rock band blitzed the BBC today (Feb. 2 ...

  5. Keane Returns With Free Download

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keane has followed the example of fellow U.K. melodic rock act Coldplay, by launching its new album campaign with a download that will be free to fans for seven days. Keane’s track, “Spiralling”, was made available at www.keanemusic.com from today ...

  6. Coldplay Download Freebie Proves A Hit

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay's free download offering proved to be no shrinking violet when it went live on the band's Web site today (April 29). Coldplay's free download offering proved to be no shrinking violet when it went live on the band's Web ...

  7. Pictures Of Lily

    January 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lily Allen knows precisely where she was when she first realized her "Smile" single was taking off in the United Kingdom, where she was for most of the landmarks in her pop career: on the Internet. Lily Allen knows precisely where she was ...

  8. Sixth Oasis Album Due In May

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In an interview this morning (Jan. 7) with BBC Radio 1's Jo Whiley, Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher revealed that May 16 will be the international release date of the band's sixth studio set. In an interview this morning (Jan. 7) with BBC R ...