1. Record Store Day Q&A With Graham Jones of 'Last Shop Standing'

    April 18, 2013 10:02 AM EDT Record Store Day has made “Last Shop Standing” -- a new documentary on U.K. record shops -- the official film of this year’s edition of its annual event. “Last Shop Standing,” released in the U.K. last year and coming out April 20 on DVD, has ...

  2. Emeli Sande, Mumford & Sons Lead BRIT Award Nominations

    January 10, 2013 7:05 PM EST 0 0 0 British music stars Emeli Sande, Mumford & Sons, Alt-J and Rita Ora lead the nominations for the 2013 BRIT Awards, which were announced on Thursday (Jan. 10). The annual salute to U.K. artists will be held on Feb. 20, with performances from One ...

  3. Michael Kiwanuka, Jessie Ware Talk Mercury Prize Noms: 'Pleased, Surprised, Ecstatic'

    September 13, 2012 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plan B, Richard Hawley Favorites for Album of the Year Award British urban artist Plan B and Sheffield-based singer-songwriter Richard Hawley, a onetime member of Britpop band Pulp, lead the betting for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize for ...

  4. Jessie Ware, Michael Kiwanuka Talk Mercury Prize Noms; Plan B, Richard Hawley Favorites For Award

    September 12, 2012 4:20 PM EDT British urban artist Plan B and Sheffield-based singer-songwriter Richard Hawley, a onetime member of Britpop band Pulp, lead the betting for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize for Album of the Year. Register today for the Billboard Hollyw ...

  5. Lisa Marie Presley OKs 'Hologram Elvis,' but 'No Definite Plans Yet'

    June 12, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Talks New Album and Tour for 'Storm & Grace' L isa Marie Presley is all good with her father being turned into a virtual image ala Tupac Shakur at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Core Media Group, wh ...

  6. Keane Nab Fifth Straight U.K. No. 1

    May 14, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 East Sussex melodic rock quartet Keane scored their fifth consecutive No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (13) with "Strangeland." London starlet Rita Ora debuted atop the singles survey with "R.I.P.", which follows her chart ...

  7. Keane, Rita Ora Top U.K. Music Charts

    May 14, 2012 7:31 AM EDT East Sussex melodic rock quartet Keane scored their fifth consecutive No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (May 13) with "Strangeland" (Universal Isand). London starlet Rita Ora debuted atop the singles survey with "R.I.P." ...

  8. Mute Goes Indie Again, EMI Keeps Depeche Mode

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music and Mute found Daniel Miller have reached an agreement over the future of the label, which will once again be independent - albeit with a label services deal with EMI, who will also take a minority stake. The label specializing in altern ...

  9. Jimmy Page Honored At Mojo Awards

    June 11, 2010 8:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 Led Zeppelin 's Jimmy Page was inducted into the Mojo hall of fame at a ceremony in London. The honor, supported by Universal Catalog Marketing, was presented at the Mojo Honours List ceremony at the Brewery venue in London last night (June 10) ...

  10. Florence And The Machine Leads Mojo Nominations

    May 05, 2010 8:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 London act Florence and the Machine has four Mojo music award nominations, ahead of rockers Kasabian who have three and Arctic Monkeys and Richard Hawley who both have two. The U.K. awards, organized by Mojo magazine, are decided by readers voting o ...

  11. Florence And The Machine Leads Mojo Nominations

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT London act Florence and the Machine has four Mojo music award nominations, ahead of rockers Kasabian who have three and Arctic Monkeys and Richard Hawley who both have two. The U.K. awards, organized by Mojo magazine, are decided by readers voting ...

  12. Corinne Bailey Rae Debuts New Songs In London

    November 24, 2009 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Corinne Bailey Rae has made her long-awaited live return with an emotional London gig. The concert at the Tabernacle, West London, last night (Nov. 23) was her first full show since the March 2008 death of her husband, Jason Rae, from an accidental ...

  13. Madonna's U.K. Chart 'Celebration'

    September 28, 2009 8:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna matched Elvis Presley 's U.K. record for a solo act as her "Celebration" retrospective (Warner Bros.) debuted at No. 1. Taio Cruz started a second week atop the singles chart with "Break Your Heart" (Universal Island ...

  14. Barry Adamson Goes Pop With 'Cat'

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Known for his work with David Lynch films and Nick Cave's Bad Seeds, Barry Adamson will try to shake the "noir" sound he's known for this spring with his eighth album "Back to the Cat." The ten song s Known for his work ...

  15. Horseshoe Tavern Kick-Starts 60th B'day Festivities

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Horseshoe Tavern, arguably Canada's most famous concert venue, has kicked off celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Toronto club's opening. Beginning Dec. 9, the club is hosting a month-long period of celebration, featuring pe ...

  16. Acts Unveils For Midem Brit Night

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Reverend & The Makers and Richard Hawley are among the acts confirmed for the British Music at Midem event, a showcase for rising U.K. artists to perform for the global music industry. British Music at Midem, which includes an acoustic set fol ...

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen regroups with the E Street Band for their first album together in five years, Brooks & Dunn pull back into "Cowboy Town," matchbox twenty tacks six new songs on its first "Greate The debut album from teen phenom ...

  18. Faulkner, West Assume Control On U.K. Charts

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 British singer/songwriter Newton Faulkner capped his impressive emergence as a U.K. chart presence yesterday (Aug. 26) by following the top 10 single "Dream Catch Me" (Ugly Truth) with a No. 1 debut f British singer/songwriter Newton Faulk ...

  19. Cocker Shoulders The Burden On Solo Debut

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker will release his first solo album, "Jarvis," April 3 in North America via Rough Trade. Former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker will release his first solo album, "Jarvis," April 3 in North America vi ...

  20. Electric Picnic Festival / Sept. 1-3, 2006 / Co. Laois, Ireland (Stradbally Estate)

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There are now more outdoor music festivals in Ireland than you can shake a muddy shoe at. But if they're approaching saturation point, there will always be room for the Electric Picnic, which, over th There are now more outdoor music festivals ...

  21. Arctic Monkeys Win U.K.'s Mercury Prize

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Arctic Monkeys have won the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's debut set, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino), The Arctic Mon ...

  22. Arctic Monkeys Win U.K.'s Mercury Prize

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Arctic Monkeys have won the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's debut set, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino), The Arctic M ...

  23. Yorke Vies With Monkeys For Mercury Prize

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Only eight days after its release, Radiohead frontman Thom Yoke's solo debut "The Eraser" (XL) was installed today (July 18) as the bookmakers' joint favorite for the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize alo Only eight days after its re ...

  24. Eraser Vies With Monkeys For Mercury Prize

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Only eight days after its release, Radiohead frontman Thom Yoke's solo debut "The Eraser" (XL) was installed today (July 18) as the bookmakers' joint favorite for the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize alo Only eight days after its ...

  25. Eraser Vies With Monkeys For Mercury Prize

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Shortlist unveiled July 18. Only eight days after its release, Radiohead frontman Thom Yoke's solo debut "The Eraser" (XL) was installed today (July 18) as the bookmakers' joint favorite for the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize al ...

  26. Morrissey: Smiths Turned Down Millions To Reunite

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pioneering U.K. modern rock band the Smiths have frequently turned down lucrative offers to reunite since their split in the late 1980s. The latest, to perform at the upcoming Coachella Valley Arts &a Pioneering U.K. modern rock band the Smiths ...

  27. Hot Product

    September 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new edition of 50 Cent's "The Masscare," featuring music videos for each of its 21 tracks (Interscope). U.K. singer/songwriter Richard Hawley's third solo al ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Vandross, Hawley, Big Al Downing & More

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Luther Vandross, Richard Hawley, Big Al Downing, Mike Peters, Chapman Funeral services for Luther Vandross will be held Friday (July 8) at New York's Riverside Church (490 Riverside Drive) at noon. The artist died Friday at John F. Kenn ...

  29. Hawley Signs To Mute

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST British singer/songwriter Richard Hawley has signed a worldwide recording deal with EMI imprint Mute. The former Pulp guitarist and Longpigs member's album "Cole's Corner" will be released in Septembe British singer/songwriter ...

  30. Hawley Signs To Mute

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST British singer/songwriter Richard Hawley has signed a worldwide recording deal with EMI imprint Mute. The former Pulp guitarist and Longpigs member's album "Cole's Corner" will be released in Septembe British singer/songwriter ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Pulp, American Music Awards, Alice Cooper

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Pulp, American Music Awards, Alice Cooper Although famed U.K. rock act Pulp is on an extended hiatus, group members Jarvis Cocker and Richard Hawley have re-emerged in the new band Relaxed Muscle. The project has released a three-song EP, &q ...

  32. Total Lee! The Songs of Lee Hazlewood

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Over the past few years, a younger generation of musicians has embraced Lee Hazlewood's playfully sophisticated music. Over the past few years, a younger generation of musicians has embraced Lee Hazlewood's playfully sophisticated music. I ...

  33. Dando, Lambchop, Cocker Salute Hazlewood

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two albums featuring the work of the veteran artist and former music business mogul Lee Hazlewood on June 3 in Eur The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label C ...