02 Sep 2014

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Crucial Update: What Kim K Wore to a Philly Music Festival Vs. What Normals Wore

Crucial Update: What Kim K Wore to a Philly Music Festival Vs. What Normals WoreImage via Instagram Kim Kardashian has never been one to throw on jeans, a tee and call it a day. The video game star headed over to Philly's Made in America festival, to show Kanye some support. While Kim...


02 Sep 2014 7:36pm GMT

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

FILE - This Sept. 15, 2012 file photo released by Point Foundation shows Robin Thicke performing at "Voices On Point" Concert & Gala in Los Angeles. Thisck's “Blurred Lines," featuring T.I. & Pharrell was the top selling song on iTunes for the week ending June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Point Foundation, Colin Young-Wolff)iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending September 1, 2014:


02 Sep 2014 7:33pm GMT

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Run The Jewels reveal 'RTJ2' album tracklist and artwork

Duo's second album due for release this October






02 Sep 2014 7:18pm GMT

Faith No More readying first new album in 18 years

Record due to be released in April 2015






02 Sep 2014 6:13pm GMT

Chvrches announce Mansionair as next release on their Goodbye Records label

The 'Hold Me Down EP' will be released on October 13






02 Sep 2014 5:00pm GMT

James Franco's 'The Sound And The Fury' – watch first clip

'This Is The End' actor co-stars in his latest directorial effort with Seth Rogen and Danny McBride






02 Sep 2014 4:45pm GMT

Project to combat sexual harassment at gigs launches UK-wide campaign

The Good Night Out initiative aims to train venue staff in how to make venues safe spaces for all






02 Sep 2014 4:01pm GMT

Billy Corgan says Smashing Pumpkins may split after forthcoming 2015 albums

"At some point you've got to fight this fight or go away," the frontman says






02 Sep 2014 3:11pm GMT

Sleater-Kinney to release career-spanning vinyl boxset 'Start Together' in October

Limited-edition vinyl release will feature all seven of the band's albums






02 Sep 2014 2:36pm GMT

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Beer Here!: If you love music and beer,...

Beer Here!: If you love music and beer,...If you love music and beer, there are some breweries worthy of a visit. TRVE Brewing Company is a metal-inspired brewery, Twisted Pine hosts live music monthly and an open mic night weekly; and Our Mutual Friend is launching a...


02 Sep 2014 2:20pm GMT

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Fat White Family unveil new track 'I Am Mark E Smith' – listen

Bans also announce 'Champagne Holocaust' album reissue






02 Sep 2014 2:16pm GMT

Royal Blood say they're 'still scratching our heads' over Number One album

The duo's first release became the fastest-selling rock debut for three years






02 Sep 2014 1:47pm GMT

Foals to return to Glastonbury to play Pilton Party bash

Ella Eyre will support at the Worthy Farm event






02 Sep 2014 1:38pm GMT

The Coral confirm details of 'lost' album 'The Curse Of Love'

The record will be released on October 20






02 Sep 2014 12:34pm GMT

Interpol admit they haven't been in contact with former bassist Carlos D since his departure

Dengler split from the group in 2010






02 Sep 2014 11:51am GMT

Radiohead drummer Phil Selway says 'now feels right' time to start recording new album

The band are preparing to work on the follow-up to 2011's 'The King Of Limbs'

02 Sep 2014 11:40am GMT

‘Baywatch’ theme tune singer Jimi Jamison dies, aged 63

Jamison fronted '80s rock bands Survivor and Cobra






02 Sep 2014 10:48am GMT

Apple and FBI to investigate reports iCloud hack was behind nude photo leaks

Musicians Rihanna and Ariana Grande among those who have been targeted






02 Sep 2014 10:46am GMT

Elbow announce London and Manchester ‘theatre’ shows for 2015

The band will play three dates at Manchester's O2 Apollo and three at London's Hammersmith Eventim Apollo






02 Sep 2014 10:07am GMT

01 Sep 2014

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Dozens arrested at Made in America music festival in Los Angeles

Woman sits after she was handcuffed by the authorities during the Made in American music festival in Los Angeles(Reuters) - Seven people were arrested on Sunday at the Made in America music festival in downtown Los Angeles, following an opening day that left more than two dozen people in handcuffs, police said. During Sunday's show at Grand Park there were four felony arrests, including one for battery and the rest for possession of narcotics, besides three misdemeanor arrests, including one charge of public drunkenness, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Another 23 people were given alcohol citations, an LAPD police spokeswoman said. So far about 27,000 tickets have been scanned for Sunday's full day of events, including top-billed stars John Mayer and Kanye West later in the evening.


01 Sep 2014 3:31am GMT

31 Aug 2014

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NY's Electric Zoo music fest shut down by storms

NEW YORK (AP) - The Electric Zoo music festival was shut down in the face of powerful thunderstorms Sunday, forcing thousands of people to leave its island setting and marking its second cancellation in as many years.

31 Aug 2014 11:30pm GMT

'Prayer in C' remix tops British music charts

French-Israeli double act Lilly Wood burst into the British singles chart on Sunday, outselling U.S. German DJ Robin Schulz remixed Lilly Wood's folky track "Prayer in C" for a re-release, propelling it to the top of charts across Europe. "Maps", the lead single from Maroon 5's upcoming album, charted in second place to push last week's number one "Lovers on the Sun" by David Guetta into third spot. Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off" held onto fourth place while "Am I Wrong" by Nico and Vinz completed the top five.

31 Aug 2014 7:23pm GMT

Made in America music festival rocks Los Angeles

Big Daddy Kane performs on day one of the Budweiser Made in America Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) - A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.


31 Aug 2014 5:21am GMT

30 Aug 2014

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After deaths, NYC music festival tightens security

Workers prepare a cooling tunnel, which will blast attendees with cold air while displaying an LED light show, at the Electric Zoo music festival venue on New York's Randall's Island, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)NEW YORK (AP) - Drug-sniffing dogs, peers watching for people feeling ill, a "cooling tunnel" and shorter days are greeting fans this weekend at an electronic music festival where two people died of drug overdoses last year, organizers said Friday.


30 Aug 2014 4:00am GMT

25 Aug 2014

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Music Monday (8/25): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Music Monday (8/25): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming tracks and albums from Blonde Redhead, Prince, Deafheaven, Zammuto, Eminem, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Charli XCX, HAIM, Coldplay, and The War on Drugs. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


25 Aug 2014 3:40pm GMT

21 Aug 2014

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Fall Music Preview: 90 Notable Upcoming Albums

Fall Music Preview: 90 Notable Upcoming AlbumsFind release dates, streaming audio, and details for all of the noteworthy albums due out between September and the end of the year, including new releases from Aphex Twin, Foo Fighters, U2, Run the Jewels, Alt-J, Jessie Ware, Flying Lotus, Charli XCX, and Weezer, plus notable reissues and much more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


21 Aug 2014 4:16pm GMT

10 Oct 2013

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead American Music Awards nominations

Kelly Clarkson and Will.i.am speak during announcement of 2013 American Music Awards nominations press conference in New YorkBy Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hip-hop artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis scored the most American Music Awards nominations on Thursday with nods in six categories, followed by country-pop star Taylor Swift and singer Justin Timberlake with five each. The duo will compete in the top category, artist of the year, against singer Bruno Mars, Swift, Timberlake and pop singer Rihanna, who collected four nominations. Also getting four nominations were country music pair Florida Georgia Line and R&B singer Robin Thicke. Rapper will.i. ...


10 Oct 2013 4:14pm GMT

09 Oct 2013

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Taylor Swift to receive country music songwriting award

Swift poses at the premiere of "Romeo and Juliet" in Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country-pop singer Taylor Swift will be honored as this year's songwriter and artist of the year by the Nashville Songwriters Association International, making her the only artist to win the award six times, her record company said on Wednesday. The 23-year-old singer and writer of pop crossover hits "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and "I Knew You Were Trouble" will be officially named the award's recipient on Sunday, Big Machine Records said. The annual award recognizes country music's songwriters who scored top 30 hits during the past year. ...


09 Oct 2013 10:39pm GMT

Timberlake celebrates return to music with second No. 1 album this year

U.S. singer-sonwriter Justin Timberlake performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de JaneiroBy Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Justin Timberlake scored his second chart-topping album this year on Wednesday as his latest record debuted at No. 1 on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart, capping the singer's successful return to the musical spotlight. Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2," which follows the first set of 10 songs released in March this year, sold 350,000 copies in its first week, according to figures compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The first installment of "The 20/20 Experience" sold 968,000 copies, the biggest opening week sales of the year so ...


09 Oct 2013 10:14pm GMT

08 Oct 2013

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Pogues' guitarist Phil Chevron dies at 56 from cancer

LONDON (Reuters) - Guitarist Phil Chevron of the Anglo-Irish folk-punk band the Pogues died on Tuesday at the age of 56 after a long battle with cancer, the band said. Chevron joined the Pogues in 1984 and became a core member as the group made its name internationally in the 1980s and early 1990s with albums including "Rum, Sodomy and The Lash" and "If I Should Fall From Grace With God". Chevron, whose real name was Philip Ryan, wrote the band's popular ballad "Thousands Are Sailing". "He was unique. We'll miss him terribly. ...

08 Oct 2013 8:38pm GMT

Rumour has it: Rocker Graham Parker is back

File photo of Graham Parker arriving at the premiere of the movie "This is 40" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in HollywoodBy Angus MacSwan LONDON (Reuters) - Decades on from his days as an angry young rocker, a role in a Hollywood movie playing an ageing musician struggling to make a comeback has helped give a new lease of life to Graham Parker. In the movie, Judd Apatow's "This is 40", the bid fails. In the real world, however, things are going pretty well for the 62-year-old London native. He's brought out a well-received album, a documentary and a concert film with his reunited backing band, the Rumour. In late October they play their first British dates in 31 years. The London show sold out straight away. ...


08 Oct 2013 11:49am GMT

06 Oct 2013

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OneRepublic victorious in closest UK chart battle of 2013

Tedder, lead singer of OneRepublic, performs at KIIS FM's Jingle Ball concert in Los AngelesLONDON (Reuters) - U.S. rock band OneRepublic snatched the top spot in the British singles chart on Sunday, edging out The Vamps in the closest race for the number one position seen all year, the Official Charts Company said on Sunday. A late surge for OneRepublic's 'Counting Stars' helped them outsell new entry 'Can We Dance' from British band The Vamps by just 1,150 copies to reach the pinnacle of the charts for the first time. Former number one 'Talk Dirty' by Jason Derulo and featuring rapper 2 Chainz fell to number three, while Katy Perry's 'Roar' dropped into fourth place. ...


06 Oct 2013 6:07pm GMT

21 Jul 2009

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The Raveonettes Unveil Album Release And Tour Dates

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, Republicans Settle Copyright Case

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 Bids $50 Million For Michael Jackson Film Footage

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

Kasabian, Florence Lead Mercury Prize Nominations

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

Kings Of Convenience Make New 'Declaration'

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

Michael Jackson Theatrical Release Deal Close

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

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Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch Has Cancer, Tour And Album Postponed

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, Michael Jackson Top U.K. Charts

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 Closes Out Montreux Jazz Fest

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

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Approaches Eagles' All-Time Sales Record

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

Paula Abdul May Not Be Back On 'Idol'

Paula Abdul's new manager says she may not be returning to "American Idol."


20 Jul 2009 9:07am GMT

Justin Bieber's 'Time' Is Now

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 Enlists Springsteen, Eagles For New Blue Ridge Rangers

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

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Kid Rock, Alice In Chains, Skynyrd Rock Detroit

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

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Warren Haynes In Musical Overdrive With Gov't Mule, Allmans, Dead

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

They Might Be Giants To Release Third Kids Album In September, Rock Album In 2010

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