GRAMMY Winners Honored At Q Awards

GRAMMY Winners Honored At Q Awards

GRAMMY Winners Honored At Q Awards
GRAMMY winners Adele, Coldplay and U2 were among the winners at the Q Awards 2011 on Oct. 24 in London, garnering awards for Best Female and Best Track for "Rolling In The Deep"; Best Act in the World Today; and Greatest Act of the Last 25 Years, respectively. GRAMMY-nominated rock band Queen were inducted into the Q Hall of Fame. Additional winners included Fatboy Slim, Noel Gallagher, Jessie J, and Tinie Tempah, among others. (10/25)

Billboard To Honor Journey
Billboard will honor GRAMMY-nominated rock band Journey with the Legend of Live award at the 2011 Billboard Touring Awards on Nov. 10 in New York. The award honors groups or individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to live music and the touring business. Journey sold nearly 1 million tickets with an average of more than $600,000 per night during their 2011 Eclipse tour. Previous Legend of Live recipients include the Allman Brothers Band, Elton John, Ozzy Osbourne, and Rush, among others. (10/25)

Report: Vevo Attracted 57.3 Million Unique Viewers In September
Music video site Vevo attracted 57.3 million unique visitors in September, a 31 percent increase compared to the 43.7 million visitors during the same period in 2010, according to a recent comScore report. Total video views reached 748.2 million for the month, up 260 percent compared to 43.7 million a year ago. Vevo ranked No. 2 on comScore's list of top online video content properties in September, behind Google sites, which was driven by YouTube, with 161 million unique views. Microsoft sites placed No. 3 with 54 million unique viewers, followed by Viacom Digital (53.4 million) and Facebook (49.9 million). (10/25)
 

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