26 Oct 2016
New album 'hopefully coming next year'
The Strokes have updated NME on progress on their long-awaited new album, teasing 'surprises' and that it should hopefully be …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 3:00pm GMT
Shania Twain will be honored with the Icon award at Billboard's 11th annual Women in Music awards in December. "Shania Twain is a groundbreaking artist whose successful country-pop crossover blazed the trail for a new generation of country stars like Taylor Swift, Billboard's 2014 Woman of the Year, and Carrie Underwood," said Janice Min, president and chief creative officer of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group in a statement. "She's fearless in her career, following her own path and pushing the boundaries of the country music genre as she creates music that has proven to be timeless.
26 Oct 2016 2:25pm GMT
As The Strokes guitarist prepares to release his debut album with new band CRX, he talks about finding his voice and sating the urge to play live.
It's taken Nick Valensi a little while to follow in the footsteps of his Strokes bandmates and do something musical away from …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 2:12pm GMT
Two fans bought 67 tickets the their Old Trafford gig to host a wedding reception party
The Courteeners' Liam Fray
The Courteeners have revealed they'll be doing 'something special' for the couple who bought 67 tickets to their upcoming Manchester …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 1:55pm GMT
Mysterious venture will feature 'digital and virtual reality technology'
ABBA have teamed up with music mogul Simon Fuller for a new "live digital experience", launching in 2018. The Swedish …Continue reading »
26 Oct 2016 1:51pm GMT
"You will enjoy this because it's the SPOOKIEST THING ON THE WHOLE INTERNETS!" So reads the description for Akira The …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 1:50pm GMT
The drug lord met his end in the second season of the Netflix show
Earlier this year, season two of Narcos catapulted us back into Colombia's fight with drug cartels in the late '80s. …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 1:38pm GMT
111-track compilation will be released on November 4
A compilation album aiming to raise money to save London dance venue Fabric will feature the likes of Simian Mobile Disco, Clams …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 1:18pm GMT
The Maccabees's White brothers have been keeping busy since their split. Guitarist Felix White has launched a club night, and Hugo White …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 1:00pm GMT
Winter is coming, and so are the many, many plot leaks
Another Game Of Thrones season seven spoiler has emerged, as new photos appear to leak the plot details of Jon …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 12:51pm GMT
Pair worked together on 'All I Ask' from '25'
Bruno Mars has detailed working with Adele, saying that the star acted like a "diva" in the studio at first. Mars co-wrote …Continue reading »
26 Oct 2016 12:49pm GMT
Ok, I lied, this picture is actually from 2013, but it's only properly hit its internet stride in the last couple …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 12:17pm GMT
Singer says she wanted to 'remind people of the humanity at the heart of the crisis'
Lily Allen has hit out at the tabloid press for their treatment of herself and Gary Lineker following their defence of …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 11:49am GMT
Lil Yachty-featuring song is currently number five in the US chart
Virginia rapper D.R.A.M. appeared on US TV's Conan last night (October 25), where he was joined by Blink-182 drummer Travis …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 11:18am GMT
'Kent University are actually mocking us'
The University of Kent has come under fire after choosing Zayn Malik and Sadiq Khan as faces to represent Black …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 10:48am GMT
Not So Silent Night announces line-up for December shows
Green Day and Blink-182 have been confirmed for a festive show this December. Both bands will headline Oakland's Not So Silent …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 10:39am GMT
Get the reviews of the latest from Jimmy Eat World, Leonard Cohen and more.
26 Oct 2016 10:28am GMT
Singer made return on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show'
Phil Collins marked his comeback with a live appearance on US TV last night (October 25). Last week, Collins announced his …Continue reading »
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26 Oct 2016 10:04am GMT
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26 Oct 2016 8:04am GMT
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26 Oct 2016 8:02am GMT
It is the year 2016, and the line between wrestling and WorldStar has never been thinner. Just last month, Xavier Woods filmed an in-ring WWE brawl while yelling "WORLDSTAR" repeatedly. Look at the form of that sucker! That's a better superkick than Stevie Richards ever threw, I'm pretty sure.
26 Oct 2016 1:04am GMT
25 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016 2:42pm GMT
"I would've killed myself," the comedian-actor said during an interview with Power 105.1's 'The Breakfast Club.' "I truly believe if 'Man on the Moon' didn't come out, I wouldn't be here."
25 Oct 2016 4:00am GMT
Little Monsters rejoice, Gaga will be performing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 20 at 8 pm ET on ABC.
25 Oct 2016 4:00am GMT
24 Oct 2016
Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like The Flaming Lips, Oneohtrix Point Never, and D.R.A.M., plus brand new streaming music from Run the Jewels, Justice, Joanna Newsom, Pharrell Williams, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic
24 Oct 2016 9:35pm GMT
Sting joins the ranks of Annie Lennox, Gloria Estefan, Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson in receiving The American Music Award of Merit at the awards show next month. In addition to releasing five studio albums with his band The Police, Sting went on to release 14 solo albums and receive a slew of awards, including 10 Grammys and most recently, a Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score for his Broadway musical "The Last Ship" last year.
24 Oct 2016 3:17pm GMT
24 Oct 2016 11:17am GMT
The honor is presented to artists "who have made truly exceptional contributions to the music industry."
24 Oct 2016 4:00am GMT
21 Oct 2016
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending October 20, 2016:
21 Oct 2016 5:44pm GMT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Warner Bros. Records is about to unveil two projects by the late megastar Prince that include previously unreleased material.
21 Oct 2016 4:53pm GMT
Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect visits a middle school in Saratoga Springs, NY.
21 Oct 2016 4:37pm GMT
The fellows of Ensemble Connect show middle schoolers how music can reflect emotions and tell stories.
21 Oct 2016 4:27pm GMT
21 Jul 2009
Danish rock duo The Raveonettes has announced the dates for a fall tour in support of its fourth studio album, Billboard.com can exclusively report.
21 Jul 2009 12:23pm GMT
Jackson Browne is hopeful that the protection of music copyrights will be bolstered by the settlement of his lawsuit against U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Republican Party over unauthorized use of one of his songs in the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign.
21 Jul 2009 10:00am GMT
Sony Corp.'s movie studio has bid $50 million to acquire the worldwide distribution rights to a film based on rehearsal footage for Michael Jackson's "This Is It" comeback concert series, according to a person familiar with the bid.
21 Jul 2009 9:27am GMT
Alt-rock acts Florence & The Machine and Kasabian have emerged as the bookmakers' favorites for the 2009 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, the U.K.'s album of the year award.
21 Jul 2009 9:08am GMT
Norwegian rock duo Kings Of Convenience will break a five-year silence this fall with its third studio album, "Declaration of Dependence," due Oct. 20 from Virgin.
21 Jul 2009 5:07am GMT
Sources have confirmed to Billboard that a deal between the Michael Jackson Estate, AEG Live and Sony for a theatrical release of the Michael Jackson rehearsal footage from the ill-fated This Is It concerts could close today.
21 Jul 2009 1:43am GMT
20 Jul 2009
The Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch has been diagnosed with cancer and will undergo surgery, he announced in a video posting on the group's website this morning. The band has canceled its summer tour plans and delayed the release of its forthcoming album, "Hot Sauce Committee Part 1," in order to allow time for his recovery.
20 Jul 2009 12:44pm GMT
JLS, the British boy band who were runners-up to Alexandra Burke in the fifth series of talent series "The X Factor" last December, scored a No. 1 U.K. single yesterday (19) with their first release, "Beat Again" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment). "The Essential Michael Jackson," also on Epic, got a third week atop the album chart.
20 Jul 2009 10:50am GMT
Prince fans from across Europe converged on Montreux for two shows by the American musician whose rare appearance on the continent stretched well into Sunday morning. The 51-year-old star closed the two-week Swiss Montreux Jazz Festival with a mix of old hits including "Little Red Corvette," "Peach" and "Purple Rain" and fresh titles such as "Elixir" from his new album with singer Bria Valente.
20 Jul 2009 9:46am GMT
For nearly a decade, the Eagles' "Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975" has been the recording industry's ultimate evergreen release, certified by the RIAA as the all-time best-selling album in the United States. But thanks to continued robust demand for Michael Jackson's catalog since his June 25 death, "Thriller" appears on the verge of matching "Their Greatest Hits," at least in the eyes of the industry trade group.
20 Jul 2009 9:14am GMT
It's a familiar narrative: wunderkind with a gift for music takes it seriously, and lands a major-label deal before he gets his driver's license. Usher, Chris Brown and Britney Spears all fit the formula. Now, Justin Bieber can add his name to the list.
20 Jul 2009 9:03am GMT
John Fogerty's "The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again," a new collection of Fogerty recordings of some of his favorite classic songs, is set for release Sept. 1 on Fortune Son/Verve Forecast. The album, recorded under the guise of the mythical group of his 1972 solo debut, includes guest spots from Bruce Springsteen and members of the Eagles, and features covers of songs by John Prine, Buck Owens and John Denver, among others, as well as Fogerty's own "Change in the Weather."
20 Jul 2009 3:00am GMT
19 Jul 2009
A pair of home town stadium concerts over the weekend gave Kid Rock and a couple of his support acts an opportunity to showcase new material for the 40,000 fans who attended each show.
19 Jul 2009 1:49am GMT
17 Jul 2009
Thanks to tours with The Dead and the Allman Brothers Band, a new Gov't Mule album and tour and a planned solo album, Warren Haynes is having his busiest year ever -- and is enjoying it immensely.
17 Jul 2009 11:49am GMT
On the heels of its 'Best Children's Album' Grammy win for "Here Come the 123's," They Might Be Giants is readying the release of another kid-centric set, "Here Comes Science." The album and animated DVD is due Sept. 1 on Amazon and iTunes and everywhere Sept. 22 on Disney Sound.
17 Jul 2009 11:16am GMT