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Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Bauer Media Group is a European-based media company, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany that manages a portfolio of more than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products and 50 radio and TV stations around the world.
Box Hits (formerly Smash Hits) is a British commercial television channel owned by The Box Plus Network.
Box Upfront (formerly Heat) is a British music video television channel owned by The Box Plus Network, a joint venture between Bauer Media Group and Channel Four Television Corporation.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead singer and pianist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL).
A theatrical cue is the trigger for an action to be carried out at a specific time.
E4 is a British-Irish terrestrial digital television channel, funded by advertising.
FHM is a defunct monthly men's lifestyle magazine, currently operating solely online.
Film4 is a British digital television channel available in the United Kingdom, owned and operated by the Channel Four Television Corporation, that screens films.
Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.
Independent music (often referred to as indie music or indie) is music produced independently from commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.
A jukebox is a partially automated music-playing device, usually a coin-operated machine, that will play a patron's selection from self-contained media.
Kerrang! TV is a digital television rock music station owned by The Box Plus Network, which is loosely connected to the magazine, Kerrang!.
Kiss TV is a commercial hip-hop music television channel from The Box Plus Network, available on the Sky, Virgin Media, Smallworld Cable and TalkTalk Plus TV digital television platforms.
Magic is the first British music television channel owned by The Box Plus Network.
More4 is a digital television channel, owned by Channel Four Television Corporation.
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Premium-rate telephone numbers are telephone numbers for telephone calls during which certain services are provided, and for which prices higher than normal are charged.
Q is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Síminn hf. (Iceland Telecom), previously named Landssíminn, is an Icelandic telecommunications company.
Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting Limited, BSkyB and Sky) is a telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.
Smallworld Fibre (previously Smallworld Cable, Wightcable North and OMNE) was a British telecommunications company based in Irvine, North Ayrshire.
Snow Patrol are a Northern Irish rock band formed in 1994, consisting of Gary Lightbody (vocals, guitar), Nathan Connolly (guitar, backing vocals), Paul Wilson (bass guitar, backing vocals), Jonny Quinn (drums), and Johnny McDaid (piano, guitar, backing vocals).
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
StarSat, South Africa is a subsidiary of the Chinese satellite television provider, StarTimes, operating in South Africa that began broadcasting on 1 May 2010.
Stereophonics are a Welsh rock band that formed in 1992 in the village of Cwmaman in the Cynon Valley.
The Box is a television channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Box Plus Network (formerly Video Jukebox Network International Ltd and Box Television Ltd) is a British television company which is owned by Bauer Media Group (50%) and Channel Four Television Corporation (50%) and acts as its music television programme production arm.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Virgin Media Limited is a British company which provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom.
Virgin Media Ireland is Liberty Global's telecommunications operation in Ireland.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
4Music is a music and entertainment channel in the United Kingdom and available on some digital television providers in the Republic of Ireland.