1. Lady Gaga’s 'ARTPOP' Knocks Eminem's 'MMLP2' From U.K. Chart Summit

    November 18, 2013 6:09 AM EST Lady Gaga’s “ARTPOP” (Interscope/Universal) became her third U.K. No. 1 album Sunday (Nov. 17), as 17-year-old, Dutch-born Martin Garrix became the second DJ in a row, after Storm Queen, to debut at the singles chart summit, with “Animals” (Pos ...

  2. Lady Gaga’s 'ARTPOP' Has No. 1 UK Album, Martin Garrix Has Top Single

    November 18, 2013 4:34 AM EST Lady Gaga’s “ARTPOP” (Interscope/Universal) became her third U.K. No. 1 album Sunday (Nov. 17), as 17-year-old, Dutch-born Martin Garrix became the second DJ in a row, after Storm Queen, to debut at the singles chart summit, with “Animals” (Posi ...

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  4. Gary Barlow's Diamond Jubilee Album Tops U.K. Chart

    June 04, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Other Big Debuts Include Releases From Rumor, Scissor Sisters Gary Barlow of Take That scored an instant U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (June 3) with his Diamond Jubilee-inspired project with the Commonwealth Band, "Sing." East London electron ...

  5. Gary Barlow's Diamond Jubilee Project Tops UK Album Charts

    June 04, 2012 7:22 AM EDT Gary Barlow of Take That scored an instant U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (June 3) with his Diamond Jubilee-inspired project with the Commonwealth Band, "Sing" (Decca/Universal). East London electronic quartet Rudimental debuted atop the sin ...

  6. Take That, 'X Factor' Bowie Cover Top U.K Charts

    November 29, 2010 8:18 AM EST 0 0 0 Take That 's "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) started a second week at No. 1 on the new U.K. album chart, while the now-annual charity song by the finalists of this year's "X Factor," a cover of David Bowie 's " ...

  7. Muse Honored At O2 Silver Clef Awards

    July 02, 2010 1:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. rock act Muse 's fearsome live reputation helped secure them the O2 Silver Clef Award in London today (July 2). The award was presented to Muse by Roger Taylor and Brian May of Queen . Taylor described the Warner-signed trio as "proba ...

  8. Usher, Rihanna Lead The Way On U.K. Charts

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Usher scored an instant No. 1 yesterday (June 1) on the new U.K. album chart with "Here I Stand" (LaFace/Sony BMG) as Rihanna's "Take a Bow" (Def Jam/Universal) started a second week atop the singles Usher scored an instant ...

  9. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York's Avalon to witness Pearl Jam tape an episode of the VH1 series "Storytellers," which premieres a month later on the music channel. 2006 - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York& ...

  10. Leona Lewis Still Strong On U.K. Charts

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Leona Lewis maintained her stronghold on the U.K. sales charts yesterday (Dec. 2) as her Syco Music/Sony BMG album "Spirit" started a third week at No. 1 and "Bleeding Love" strode into a sixth week a Leona Lewis maintained her s ...

  11. Singer Watson Operated On For Brain Tumor

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer Russell Watson was in critical condition on Thursday after undergoing emergency surgery to remove a brain tumor, hospital officials said. The 40-year-old tenor, who has sold millions of records around the world, was admitted to the intensiv ...

  12. Watson In Critical Condition With Brain Tumor

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Russell Watson is to have emergency surgery today (Oct. 25) to remove a new and aggressive brain tumor, his manager said. Singer Russell Watson is to have emergency surgery today (Oct. 25) to remove a new and aggressive brain tumor, his manag ...

  13. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York's Avalon to witness Pearl Jam tape an episode of the VH1 series "Storytellers," which premieres a month later on the music channel. 2006 - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York& ...

  14. Take That, Kaiser Chiefs Hold Strong On U.K. Charts

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Take That and Kaiser Chiefs continue to rule the U.K. singles and album charts respectively). Take That's 10th British No. 1 single, "Shine" (Polydor), leads the way for a second week ahead of "The Sw Take That and Kaiser Chiefs ...

  15. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Latin jazz legend Tito Puente dies on the operating table of a New York hospital as a result of complications following 12 hours of open-heart surgery. He is 77.<br clear="none"/><br cle 2004 - One of Fra ...

  16. Orson, Rae Lead New U.K. Charts

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 California band Orson achieved the rare feat of climbing to the top of the U.K. singles chart yesterday (March 19) with its first hit, "No Tomorrow" (Mercury). California band Orson achieved the rare feat of climbing to the top of the U.K. ...

  17. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>One of France's most celebrated lyricists of the past four decades, Etienne Roda-Gil, dies of a stroke. He is 62. 2004 - One of France's most celebrated lyricists of the past four decades, Etienne Roda-Gil, dies o ...

  18. Ja Rule, Robbie Williams Rule U.K. Charts

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ja Rule hit No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart for the first time yesterday (Oct. 30) with "Wonderful" (Def Jam) featuring R. Kelly & Ashanti, while Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) start Ja Rule hit No. 1 on th ...

  19. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>The first live performance in three years by hip-hop Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is Webcast live by AOL. 2001 - The first live performance in three years by hip-hop Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is Webcast ...

  20. Santana, Nelson To Headline Nobel Concert

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Carlos Santana, Willie Nelson, and Michelle Branch will headline next month's Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo. The Dec. 11 concert will pay tribute to former President Jimmy Carter, who is being hon Carlos Santana, Willie Nelson, and Michelle ...

  21. Lulu A Hit Again

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. She's been one of Britain's best-loved personalities for 38 years, but Lulu has just made her first U.K. top-10 album chart appearance. It's happened with "Together," a set of c ...

  22. Keating Takes Garth To Top Of The Charts

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A third solo No. 1 single for ex-Boyzone frontman Ronan Keating and a second week atop the album chart for Doves were the big stories on the new U.K. charts, published yesterday (May 12). Also new to A third solo No. 1 single for ex-Boyzone frontman ...

  23. Josh Groban Finds His Fans Through TV

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Move over, Russell Watson. Josh Groban is the latest singer to find commercial success with a blend of pop and operatic music. Groban's eponymous debut album on 143/Warner Bros. Records is catching on Move over, Russell Watson. Josh Groban is t ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Nobel Concert, Brooks, Destiny's Child

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Nobel Concert, Garth Brooks, Destiny's Child Destiny's Child and Anastasia are among the latest artists to join the lineup for the Nobel Peace Prize 100th Anniversary Concert. Other performers newly added to the Dec. 11 event at No ...

  25. McCartney, Wyclef To Play For Peace

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul McCartney and Wyclef Jean are among the artists confirmed to perform at the annual Nobel Peace Prize concert Dec. 11 in Oslo. Other musical guests set to honor this year's laureate, United Nation Paul McCartney and Wyclef Jean are among th ...

  26. Jackson's 'Invincible' Bows At No. 1 In U.K.

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson yesterday (Nov. 4) proved that he's "Invincible" in the U.K. His Epic album "Invincible" went straight to the top of the country's album chart, earning him his seventh British No. 1 al Michael Jackson ye ...

  27. Rattle, Watson Top Classical Brit Awards

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Conductor Sir Simon Rattle and tenor Russell Watson took top honors at the Classical Brit Awards last night (May 31) at London's Royal Albert Hall, Billboard Bulletin reports. Rattle's EMI Classics re Conductor Sir Simon Rattle and tenor R ...

  28. Chart Beat Bonus

    May 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on S Club 7, Bee Gees, Russell Watson, Janet Jackson CHART BEAT BONUS S CLUB 14: That's the number you get when you double the S Club 7 hits. The British group leaps into the top-10 on The Billboard Hot 100, thanks to the release of a comm ...

  29. The Voice

    April 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Opera with an attitude" goes the promo line for soccer-arena tenor Russell Watson's debut disc; it should rather be "Opera without aptitude." The young Brit indeed has a voice, one perhaps better tha "Opera with an att ...

  30. Classical Brit Award Nominees Unveiled

    April 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Conductor Sir Simon Rattle, tenor Russell Watson, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, and soprano Lesley Garrett each received two nominations for the Classical Brit Awards 2001, to be presented May 31 at Lond Conductor Sir Simon Rattle, tenor Russell Watson ...