Paul McCartney, Arctic Monkeys, Dizzee Rascal and Two Door Cinema Club were just some of the British musical acts to join in on the fun during Danny Boyle's whimsical, clanky and oft-bonkers Olympics Opening Ceremony in London on Friday.
Stage producer Vivek Tiwary (The Addams Family, American Idiot) has landed unprecedented rights to Beatles songs for his debut film, "The Fifth Beatle," about manager Brian Epstein, whom Paul McCartney called the "fifth Beatle."
This week Billboard published “1000 No. 1s,” a playlist of every No. 1 single in Hot 100 history, from Aug. 4, 1958 to this past Wednesday, Ricky Nelson to Lady Gaga. Which labels had the most No. 1s? Find out in this article, written by longtime Billboard charts guru Fred Bronson.
Oasis gets back to its stripped-down rock roots on "Dig Out Your Soul," due this week via Big Brother/Warner Bros. in the United States. The 11-track set is led by the strident rocker "The Shock of the Lightning."