On This Day In Music: Bon Scott Dies Aged 33

On February 19, 1980 Bon Scott, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC, died aged 33.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Alex Turner!

On January 6, 1986 Alex Turner, of Arctic Monkeys and the Last Shadow Puppets, was born. He shares his birthday with the late, greats Malcolm Young, AC/DC founding member and longtime guitarist, and Syd Barrett, best known for his time in Pink Floyd.

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On This Day In Music: Bon Scott Dies Aged 33

On February 19, 1980 Bon Scott, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC, died aged 33.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Malcolm Young And Alex Turner!

On January 6, 1953 Malcolm Young, AC/DC founding member and longtime guitarist, was born. He shares his birthday with the late, great Syd Barrett, best known for his time in Pink Floyd, and Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner.

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Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart 2016 Countdown: Part One

So, as Christmas Day edges ever closer our countdown of the year’s top 50 best-selling artists on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart gets underway. We’ll be working our way from the bottom up, counting through 10 a day, until we reach the top and crown the successor to Adele, who took the crown in 2015. Make sure to check back throughout the week to see who’s in the running for a Stereoboard Christmas #1.

41. The Weeknd
42. Disney On Ice
43. Strictly Come Dancing
44. AC/DC
45. Ariana Grande
46. Biffy Clyro
47. The Specials
48. David Gilmour
49. The Tenderloins (Impractical Jokers)
50. Billy Connolly

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On This Day In Music: Brian Johnson And Bob Geldof Were Born!

On October 5, 1947 Brian Johnson, lead singer for AC/DC was born. On the same day in 1951 Bob Geldof, lead singer of the Boomtown Rats, came into the world. Happy birthday Both!

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Coldplay At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Coldplay have done it, they’ve finally knocked the Boss off the #1 spot on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Though Bruce Springsteen isn’t far behind, coming in second this week. Also making up the top five are Rod StewartCatfish and the Bottlemen and Paul Simon.

There’s been a lot of movement on the chart this week, with Adele dropping from #3 to #9 and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe from #4 to #12, while AC/DC are climbing the chart, rising from #20 to #10.

There’s a heck of a lot of shows going on sale this week, including Simply RedThe 1975Fatboy SlimAmy Schumer and Passenger. Come back and see us next week to see if Coldplay can keep hold of their position at the top of the hart.

1. Coldplay
2. Bruce Springsteen
3. Rod Stewart
4. Catfish and the Bottlemen
5. Paul Simon
6. Bad Company
7. Beyonce
8. The Stone Roses
9. Adele
10. AC/DC
11. Summertime Ball
12. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
13. Stevie Wonder
14. Lionel Richie
15. Rihanna
16. Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury
17. Elton John
18. Panic! At The Disco
19. Neil Young
20. Justin Bieber

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Simply Red

2. The 1975

3. Fatboy Slim

4. Amy Schumer

5. Passenger

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Springsteen’s Standing Strong At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Bruce Springsteen has managed to hold on to the #1 spot for another week, followed closely by Coldplay, who are in the same position as last week, at #2.  Adele has risen from #9 last week to third position this week, and knocked down Michael Ball and Alfie Boe to #4, while chart newcomer Melanie Martinez does well to go straight into the top 5.

We also welcome Richard Ashcroft and Fetty Wap to the top 20.  However, as new blood arrives, we must bid adieu to some acts. AC/DC are back in last place, while Jack Whitehall has dropped from #5 to #17 and Beyonce has also not had a great week, leaving the top 10 and this week finding herself at #13.

Over the next week there are a shedload of shows going on sale, including Catfish and the BottlemenBad CompanyPharrell WilliamsOf Mice And Men and The Jesus And Mary Chain. Come back and see us next week to see if any of them have what it takes to knock The Boss off the top spot.

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. Coldplay
3. Adele
4. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
5. Melanie Martinez
6. Stevie Wonder
7. The Stone Roses
8. Paul Simon
9. Elton John
10. Rod Stewart
11. Madness
12. Summertime Ball
13. Beyonce
14. Richard Ashcroft
15. Justin Bieber
16. Kasabian
17. Jack Whitehall
18. Nashville In Concert
19. Fetty Wap
20. AC/DC

 On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

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Bruce Springsteen Keeps Hold Of Top Spot On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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The Boss has done it, he’s beaten off competition from ColdplayMichael Ball and Alfie BoePaul Simon and Jack Whitehall to keep hold of his #1 spot on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart.

Meanwhile, previous chart queens Adele and Beyonce have moved down this week, as have The Stone RosesAC/DCBusted, and Lionel Richie, who is only just holding on at #20.

This week there are tickets going on sale for new ColdplayPaolo NutiniTom OdellAlicia Keys and Jack Garratt shows. Check back with us next week to see if any of them have given The Boss the boot.

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. Coldplay
3. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
4. Paul Simon
5. Jack Whitehall
6. Massive Attack
7. Beyonce
8. Rod Stewart
9. Adele
10. Michael Ball
11. The Stone Roses
12. Stevie Wonder
13. Justin Bieber
14. Brian Wilson
15. Diljit Dosanjh
16. The Next Step
17. Summertime Ball
18. AC/DC
19. Busted
20. Lionel Richie

 On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

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The Boss Is Still #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Bruce Springsteen has managed to hold onto the top spot for another week, but Coldplay are still hot on his feels, followed by Beyonce and The Stone Roses, whose new single seems to have given them a boost as they’ve risen from #15 last week to #4 this week.

Among the new entries to the top 20 are Diljit DosanjhMarc Anthony and Busted. Meanwhile, Justin Bieber is only just hanging on in the chart, dropping from #11 to #19, and AC/DC are joining him on the slippery slop, going from #8 to #15.

I know we say this every week, but there truly is a diverse range of shows going on sale in the next week. You’ve got Paul SimonDisney On Ice presents FrozenJack WhitehallBlack Grape and Louis CK, among many others, to choose from. Come back and see us next week to see if Princess Elsa manages to beat The Boss to #1.

14. Busted
15. AC/DC
20. James

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Paul Simon

2. Disney On Ice Presents: Frozen

3. Jack Whitehall

4. Black Grape

5. Louis CK

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