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Elvis Presley tops all-time best sellers list

Written by admin on October 19, 2012 – 7:42 pm -

Elvis Presley 1956 Elvis Presley has been named the UK’s biggest selling male singles artist of all time. The Official Charts Company made the announcement as part of their celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Official Singles Chart.

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British music showcased at the London 2012 Olympic closing ceremony

Written by admin on August 13, 2012 – 9:44 am -

The London 2012 Olympics ended with an inspiring and entertaining closing ceremony last night.

The 80,000 strong crowd was treated to a procession by the Olympians who had made the last 16 days so successful, and performances from the great and good of British pop, including Madness, the Kaiser Chiefs, Jessie J, Take That, Ray Davies, and The Who.

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“Music is GREAT” charity DVD celebrates British music

Written by admin on May 7, 2012 – 1:50 pm -

A DVD compilation featuring some of the most iconic British live music acts will be released next week to kick-off the Music is GREAT Week. Profits will go to Save the Children.

Music is GREAT Week is a seven-day celebration of British music. The DVD includes live performances from 1973 to 2011 from some of the biggest names in British music, including David Bowie, The Who, Queen, Blur, Robbie Williams and Adele. Here’s the full line-up: Read more »


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Song of the Week #94 – “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”

Written by admin on February 20, 2012 – 10:56 pm -

Roberta Flack - First Take Roberta Flack’s breakthrough hit “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

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Songwriter Hall of Fame nominees announced

Written by admin on October 15, 2011 – 7:41 pm -

Pete Townshend, Elvis Costello, Lou Reed and Dion DiMucci are among the artists who have been nominated for induction into the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Members will have until December 12 to vote for which of the nominees are inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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