1. Ask Billboard: Ed Sheeran & Taylor Swift's Red Reigns

    July 08, 2014 1:35 PM EDT 1.468 k 96 60 Sheeran brings fire to the top of the Billboard 200, while Swift's record tour leads to a look at her career sales and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.co ...

  2. Simply Red's Mick Hucknall to Bare 'American Soul' on New Solo Album: Exclusive

    August 20, 2013 12:05 PM EDT Listen to the album's lead single, a version of soul classic "That's How Strong My Love Is" Mick Hucknall, the blue-eyed soul singer who has fronted legendary British bands Simply Red and, most recently, a reformed Faces, wil ...

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  4. Robbie Williams Ends 8-Year Drought on U.K. Charts

    November 05, 2012 7:05 AM EST 0 0 0 First No. 1 Single Since '04; Meanwhile Calvin Harris Tops Kylie Minogue on Album List Robbie Williams scored his first U.K. No. 1 single in eight years yesterday with "Candy" to move into joint second place with Gary Barlow and Cliff ...

  5. Robbie Williams Tops UK Singles Chart, Calvin Harris Has No. 1 Album

    November 05, 2012 6:13 AM EST Robbie Williams scored his first U.K. No. 1 single for eight years yesterday with "Candy" (Universal Island) to move into joint second place with Gary Barlow and Cliff Richard on 14 chart-toppers, behind only the four members of the Beat ...

  6. Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    April 15, 2012 10:29 AM EDT (Getty Images) Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the ...

  7. Rock Hall Inducts Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys

    April 15, 2012 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the high rollers at t ...

  8. Rod Stewart To Skip Faces Reunion At Rock Hall Induction Due To Illness

    April 13, 2012 3:42 PM EDT The Faces (minus Rod Stewart) presenting a copy of Faces 1969-75 , their deluxe limited edition book published by Britain's Genesis Publications, to the Rock Hall's Library and Archives. (Photo: Gary Graff) Just like that, the Faces reun ...

  9. Rod Stewart Sick, Will Miss Faces Reunion at Rock Hall

    April 13, 2012 3:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Flu Keeping Singer From His Second Induction Ceremony; Simply Red's Mick Hucknall to Fill In Just like that, the Faces reunion with Rod Stewart has been called off. The remaining three members of the legendary band announced today (April 13) at ...

  10. Faces Ready to 'Cause Havoc' at Rock Hall: 'We're Naughty Little Boys, Still'

    April 12, 2012 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kenney Jones says that, in typical Faces fashion, the group has some work to do before being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday [April 12] in Cleveland. The drummer tells Billboard.com that he, guitarist Ronnie Wood and keyboar ...

  11. Rock Hall Inductees 2012: Guns N' Roses, Beastie Boys Make Grade

    December 07, 2011 3:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Cleveland Calls Up Red Hot Chili Peppers, Faces, Laura Nyro, Donovan Ian MacLagan of the Small Faces and Faces put it best: "There's going to be some rock 'n' roll up on that stage" at the 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of F ...

  12. Faces, With Simply Red's Mick Hucknall, Planning Tour

    May 27, 2010 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Declaring that "this is a band," Ian McLagan says the new incarnation of the Faces is planning to play much more than the just-announced Aug. 13 at the Vintage at Greenwood Festival in West Sussex, England. "Frankly, I'd be happy ...

  13. Simply Rod? Faces May Tap Mick Hucknall For Stewart-less Tour

    November 17, 2009 10:51 AM EST 0 0 0 T he Faces appear ready to play live in 2010, with or without Rod Stewart . After performing with guests at an Oct. 25 show at London's Royal Albert Hall for the British Performing Rights Society's Music Members' Benevolent Fund, the ...

  14. Animated Hucknall Leads Virgin Media Campaign

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Simply Red's Mick Hucknall's familiar features have been digitally reworked for a new animated ad campaign supporting Virgin Media's TV and video on-demand service in Britain. The lighthearted clip , written by Chris Hopkins and Pip ...

  15. Sugababes Smother U.K. Album, Singles Chart

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Universal Island female trio Sugababes achieved a U.K. chart double yesterday (Oct. 14) as their new album "Change" entered at No. 1 while the single "About You Now" began a third week at the top of t Universal Island female trio ...

  16. International Honors For Philadelphia Soul

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff have visited the United Kingdom several times during their illustrious writing/production careers, but perhaps never in quite such glorious circumstances as on the afternoon Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff have visited the Unit ...

  17. U.N. Plans Concert For Darfur Refugees

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Franz Ferdinand, the Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde and Simply Red's Mick Hucknall will perform at a United Nations-sponsored concert next month to benefit the people of Sudan's war-torn Darfur province. Franz Ferdinand, the Pretenders� ...

  18. Kenny G Takes 'Duets' Route

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny G is the latest artist to turn to a wealth of fellow recording artists for an album of collaborations. Kenny G is the latest artist to turn to a wealth of fellow recording artists for an album of collaborations. Due Nov. 23 via Arista, "A ...

  19. Hucknall To Keynote AIM AGM

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall will deliver the keynote speech at U.K. independent labels assn. AIM's 5th annual general meeting, to be held June 22 at the University of Westminster School of Law i Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall will de ...

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses the influence of Indian music, the Dixie Chicks controversy, and songs covered by international artists with readers. SENSING A CONNECTION Fred, Sean Paul blasts his way toward the top of Billboard's Hot 100 with his Diwa ...

  21. Linkin Park, Room 5 Crash Into U.K. Charts

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Linkin Park's "Meteora" (Warner Bros.) powered straight to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (March 30) to become the band's first chart-topping success in the territory. Britain also has a new Linkin Park's "Mete ...

  22. Minogue Track Tops Ivor Novello Awards

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at the 47th Ivor Novello Awards, Britain's premier songwriting honors, in a ceremony yesterday (May 23) at Le Meridi Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie ...

  23. Final Harrison Cut Due For North American Release

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jools Holland's new 22-track big-band disc, "Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues," will see release in the North America on Jan. 8 via Rhino. The album, which contains the last song George Har Jools Holland's new 22- ...

  24. All-Star Album Features New Harrison Track

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 George Harrison's first composition and recording since beginning his much-publicized battle with cancer will be featured on "Small World Big Band," the new album by British musician and broadcaster J George Harrison's first comp ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Soccer Six, BlackHawk, Faithless

    May 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on the Soccer Six charity soccer game, BlackHawk's new label, and Faithless' new album Cup Promotions' seventh annual Music Industry Soccer Six tournament will take place Monday (May 28) at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea, in the U.K., ...