1. Robin Gibb

    Robin Gibb

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  2. At Robin Gibb's Funeral, Brother Recalls a 'Beautiful Heart'

    June 08, 2012 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 B arry Gibb led a heartfelt tribute to his brother Robin on Friday, telling mourners at the singer's funeral in Thame, Oxfordshire that his fellow Bee Gee , who died May 20 at age 62, was taken way too early. "Life is too short," Gibb ...

  3. Bee Gees' Album Sales Jump 339% After Robin Gibb's Death

    May 30, 2012 5:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following the death of Bee Gees member Robin Gibb on May 20, his band's catalog of albums and songs saw great sales gains in the week ending May 27. Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees Dead at 62 According to Nielsen SoundScan, the group sold 27,000 alb ...

  4. Bee Gees' Album Sales Jump by 339%, Song Downloads by 379%

    May 30, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Following the death of Bee Gees member Robin Gibb on May 20, his band's catalog of albums and songs saw great sales gains in the week ending May 27. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the group sold 27,000 albums this past week -- up 339% from 6 ...

  5. Gotye Sweeps APRA Awards

    May 29, 2012 7:43 AM EDT Gotye was the big winner Monday night at the 30th annual Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Awards in Sydney, where he collected a hat-trick of awards including the night's top prize, for song of the year. Gotye, Kimbra in the H ...

  6. Fun. Reach No. 1, Bee Gees Rise on U.K. Charts

    May 29, 2012 7:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Meanwhile: Emeli Sande Edges Out Joe Bonamassa for Top Album In a nailbiting finish, Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé kept bluesman Joe Bonamassa from a notable first U.K. No. 1 album, as the Official Charts Company's new sales data was u ...

  7. Emeli Sande Squeaks Past Joe Bonamassa to Top U.K. Albums Chart

    May 28, 2012 12:57 PM EDT In a nailbiting finish, Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé kept bluesman Joe Bonamassa from a notable first U.K. No. 1 album, as the Official Charts Company's new sales data was unveiled yesterday (Sunday). "We Are Young" (Fuele ...

  8. Indian Copyright Act Amendments Give Music Artists Ownership Rights

    May 25, 2012 3:56 PM EDT NEW DELHI - In what is seen as a major victory for songwriters, composers and musicians working in the Indian film industry, revised amendments to the Copyright Act now give them better ownership control of their works. Considering India's fi ...

  9. Obituary: Robin Gibb (1949-2012)

    May 24, 2012 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 As a member of storied pop group the Bee Gees, Robin Gibb achieved international fame alongside brothers Barry and Maurice. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the trio also won nine Grammy Awards. However, a ...

  10. Save The Last Dance

    May 24, 2012 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 Two titans of the disco era died last week-Donna Summer and the Bee Gees' Robin Gibb, on May 17 and 20, respectively. The pair were inescapable on Billboard's charts in the late '70s and early '80s, with the acts ­notching a combin ...

  11. Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol' Season 11 as Show's Ratings Dip

    May 24, 2012 8:30 AM EDT Philip Phillips, The Leesburg, Ga. native, became the 11th winner of American Idol last night beating out California's Jessica Sanchez after a record 132 million votes were cast. The record number of votes, however, may be something of a pyrr ...

  12. Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol' Season 11

    May 23, 2012 10:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 During the long, grueling "American Idol" season, Phillip Phillips was never once revealed to be in the group of lowest vote-getters on the show. On Wednesday night, his name was finally announced -- but for a totally different reason. The ...

  13. Donna Summer's Album Sales Increase 3,277% Following Death

    May 23, 2012 5:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 The late Donna Summer impacts Billboard's music charts this week, following her death from cancer on May 17. As Nielsen SoundScan's sales tracking week ended on May 20, Billboard's new sales charts reflect only four days since Summer& ...

  14. Donna Summer's Album Sales Skyrocket 3,277% Following Death

    May 23, 2012 5:13 PM EDT The late Donna Summer impacts Billboard's music charts this week, following her death from cancer on May 17. As Nielsen SoundScan's sales tracking week ended on May 20, Billboard's new sales charts reflect only four days since Summe ...

  15. Ask Billboard: Robin Gibb, Donna Summer Remembered

    May 22, 2012 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and coun ...

  16. Backbeat: Backstage at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards With Irving Azoff, Berry Gordy, Stevie Wonder, Others

    May 21, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Interscope's Dennis Dennehy (left) poses with Robin Thicke backstage at the Billboard Music Awards. (Photo: Jem Aswad) It's one thing to be backstage at a show where extremely famous people are bustling in and out a few feet away from yo ...

  17. Wiz Khalifa, Robin Thicke On Robin Gibb, 'Duets,' and Wedding Plans

    May 21, 2012 11:30 AM EDT Robin Thicke: On Robin Gibb's death: My family has been friends with the Gibbs for many years. Robin's death is obviously a tragedy. The other day I did "Staying Alive" as one of my duets songs; My first single I released as an ...

  18. Robin Gibb Q&A as President of CISAC

    May 21, 2012 11:06 AM EDT Ed. Note: Since Robin Gibb's death May 20, members of CISAC have released statements in tribute to the fallen singer; French painter and CISAC Vice-President Hervé Di Rosa said, "The spirit of Robin Gibb's commitment and passion tow ...

  19. Bee Gees Rank Third for Most Hot 100 No. 1s in History

    May 21, 2012 9:05 AM EDT As part of the Bee Gees, the late Robin Gibb's impression on the Billboard Hot 100 will be felt forever. The trio racked up nine Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles -- more than any other group in history save for the Beatles (with 20) and the Su ...

  20. Bee Gee Robin Gibb Mourned and Hailed in Britain

    May 21, 2012 8:54 AM EDT LONDON (AP) -- One day after he succumbed to cancer, Bee Gee Robin Gibb was hailed in his native Britain Monday as a master musician whose interests went far beyond the recording studio. The distinctive singer, who wrote and arranged numerous hits ...

  21. Bee Gees Rank Third Among Groups for Most Hot 100 No. 1s in History

    May 21, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As part of the Bee Gees , the late Robin Gibb's impression on the Billboard Hot 100 will be felt forever. The trio racked up nine Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles -- more than any other group in history save for the Beatles (with 20) and the Sup ...

  22. Robin Gibb of The Bee Gees Dies

    May 20, 2012 7:07 PM EDT Robin Gibb once said that "an artist is an artist because he is not happy with the world, so he creates his own existence." And the singer and composer, who died today at the age of 62 after a series of health issues, certainly created a ...

  23. Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees Dead at 62

    May 20, 2012 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees once said that "an artist is an artist because he is not happy with the world, so he creates his own existence." And the singer and composer, who died Sunday at the age of 62 after a series of health issues, cert ...

  24. Robin Gibb in Intensive Care After Waking From Coma

    April 23, 2012 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bee Gees star Robin Gibb has colorectal cancer and remains in intensive care after waking from a coma, his doctor said Sunday. Dr. Andrew Thillainayagam said Gibb was being treated for advanced colorectal cancer and had caught pneumonia as he was we ...

  25. Bee Gees' Robin Gibb In Coma

    April 14, 2012 11:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Former Bee Gee Robin Gibb is in a coma after contracting pneumonia, a statement on his official website said Saturday (April 14). The statement, which confirmed media reports that the singer was gravely ill, said "we are all hoping and praying ...

  26. Robin Gibb of Bee Gees Falls Into Coma

    April 14, 2012 7:17 PM EDT LONDON (AP) -- Former Bee Gee Robin Gibb is in a coma after contracting pneumonia, a statement on his official website said Saturday. The statement, which confirmed media reports that the singer was gravely ill, said "we are all hoping and pr ...

  27. Bee Gees' Robin Gibb Hospitalized

    March 28, 2012 9:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bee Gees star Robin Gibb has undergone further surgery following a sustained illness, a publicist said Wednesday. Gibb is recovering in the hospital after intestinal surgery over the weekend and has been forced to cancel a number of commitments, pub ...

  28. Ask Billboard: Pen Pals

    June 24, 2011 6:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  29. Robin Gibb, CISAC President/Bee Gee on World Copyright Summit, Clouds, Threats to PROs (Q&A)

    June 10, 2011 3:01 PM EDT (Copyright) Staying Alive: Robin Gibb, President of CISAC gave 2011's World Copyright Summit Keynote Address (Photo: CISAC) Robin Gibb, perhaps best known as one of the Bee Gees, is also the President of the International Confederation of Soc ...

  30. Robin Gibb To Continue As CISAC Prez

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT CISAC has today (June 11) announced that British singer-songwriter Robin Gibb has been re-elected as president of the global authors' and creators' body. The Bee Gees member will represent CISAC for a further three years, following the u ...

  31. Trey Anastasio, Wyclef Among Rock Hall Presenters

    February 25, 2010 11:09 AM EST 0 0 0 Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio is inducting rock group Genesis into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month. The presenters were announced Tuesday by the hall, which is based in Cleveland. Wyclef Jean will honor Jimmy Cliff . Barry and Robin Gibb ...

  32. Surviving Bee Gees Say To Reunite For Live Shows

    September 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The two surviving brothers of the Bee Gees are preparing to perform together again, six years after the death of their brother and third Bee Gee, Maurice Gibb, according to media reports. Robin Gibb told BBC Radio that he had just been with his ol ...

  33. Bee Gees' 50th Anniversary Inspires Two New Collections

    July 16, 2009 5:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Bee Gees ' 50th anniversary will be celebrated with a pair of retrospective packages on Nov. 3 from Reprise. "Mythology" is a four-disc box set curated and produced by surviving Bee Gees Barry and Robin Gibb that will dedicate one ...

  34. Bee Gees' 50th Anniversary Inspires Two New Collections

    July 16, 2009 6:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Bee Gees' 50th anniversary will be celebrated with a pair of retrospective packages on Nov. 3 from Reprise. "Mythology" is a four-disc box set curated and produced by surviving Bee Gees Barry and Robin Gibb that will dedicate one ...

  35. CISAC To Stage World Copyright Summit in June

    April 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers will hold its second annual World Copyright Summit on June 9 and 10 in Washington D.C., with a line-up of more than 100 speakers including the Bee Gees' Robin Gibb, songwri ...

  36. Ask Billboard: Janet Jackson, Frankie Goes To Hollywood

    March 20, 2009 11:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. LOVING THE '80s Hi Gary, I n ...

  37. U2, Comic Relief Top U.K. Charts

    March 16, 2009 10:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 The latest single for the BBC's Comic Relief charity yesterday became the 11th in the series to hit No. 1 in the U.K., while U2's "No Line On The Horizon" (Mercury/Universal) started a second week atop the album chart. The single ...

  38. This Day in Music

    December 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The Higher Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany, sentences promoter Mathias Hoffmann to a jail term of five years and eight months. Hoffmann, 47, organizer of the 3 Tenors' concerts, had been fo 1998 - The Higher Regional Court in Mannhei ...

  39. Gibb Meets GEMA

    December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Robin Gibb has paid an inaugural visit to the German collecting society GEMA in Munich. Gibb is president of CISAC, the international confederation of authors' and composers' collecting societies. Gibb met with the GEMA supervisory board ...

  40. Gibb Raps EC In Popkomm Keynote

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bee Gee member Robin Gibb has opened Popkomm 2008 in Berlin with a keynote speech in his role as president of CISAC, the umbrella group which represents 222 authors' societies in 118 countries. He accused the European Commission of behaving i ...

  41. Gibb, Wim Wenders Confirmed As Popkomm Keynoters

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bee Gee member Robin Gibb is among the first three keynote speakers confirmed for this year's Popkomm, the international music and entertainment trade show in Berlin. The other two are iconic German movie director Wim Wenders; and Petri Lunde ...

  42. Euro Composers, Songwriters Appeal With EC Pres

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A delegation of composers and songwriters today met with European Commission president José Manuel Barroso to discuss their concerns on a looming decision which they claim could have a "lasting disaster for all Europeans, culturally." Th ...

  43. CISAC Slams China's Copyright 'Violations'

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT CISAC president Robin Gibb has called on the Chinese government to end what he says are copyright-law violations. "How is it and how can it be that in China, the most populated country in the world and the organizer of the 2008 Olympic Games, ...

  44. This Day in Music

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST - In an upset, Three 6 Mafia takes home the best original song Academy Award at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Drawn from the film "Hustle & Flow," the group's "It's Hard Out Here for a Pi 2006 - In an upset, Thr ...

  45. BACS Launches Label, Strikes Deal With Orchard

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST The British Academy of Composers & Songwriters, the independent trade association for U.K. music creators, has launched a label, Academy Recordings Limited, and forged an exclusive worldwide deal with the Orchard which sees the digital music f ...

  46. This Day in Music

    December 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Higher Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany, sentences promoter Mathias Hoffmann to a jail term of five years and eight months. Hoffmann, 47, organizer of the 3 Tenors' concerts, had been fo 1998 - The Higher Regional Court in Mannhei ...

  47. Rhino Expands Bee Gees' 'Greatest'

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In recognition of the 30th anniversary of the hit film and soundtrack "Saturday Night Fever," which propelled the Bee Gees to new commercial heights, Reprise will on Sept. 18 reissue the group's 1979 In recognition of the 30th anniver ...

  48. Gibb Outlines CISAC Ambitions

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The music business needs to rebrand and reposition itself to counter its image as a corporate leviathan, Robin Gibb, the newly-elected president of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), tells Billboard.biz. ...

  49. Gibb, Cuaron To Take CISAC Role

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Robin Gibb will become CISAC's president, subject to a vote at the confederation's General Assembly tomorrow (June 1). The Bee Gees singer/songwriter, who is speaking today at CISAC's Copyright Summit in Brussels, will be joined by ...

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