1. TobyMac "Tonight" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 2:23 PM EST Toby Mac, "Tonight" (Forefront) Release Date: February 9, 2010 From his early days with groundbreaking rap/rock trio dc Talk to his Grammy-winning solo career, tobyMac has long been one of the Christian music community's most innovative artists. Winner of the Gospel Music Assn.…

  2. Taking Peaks, Part 2: Nos. 75-51

    January 12, 2010 1:30 PM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 51 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  3. Sade Unveils 'Soldier' Album In New York

    December 15, 2009 3:46 PM EST Sade, the R&B group featuring vocalist Sade Adu, will release its first collection of new material in almost ten years , "Soldier of Love," on Feb. 8, 2010 through Epic Records. The singer/songwriter, looking as youthful as ever in a black, silk pant suit and her staple slicked…

  4. Lil Wayne's 'Rebirth' Delayed Until 2010

    December 10, 2009 1:05 PM EST Lil Wayne's oft-delayed rock album, "Rebirth," has now been pushed to a 2010 release. According to a Tweet from Cash Money labelhead and rapper, Bryan "Birdman" Williams, "Rebirth" will now be available on Feb. 1. The label wasn't available for comments…

  5. 2009 Artists of the Year Page Two

    December 10, 2009 12:19 PM EST Chart Article « Previous 1-10 11-20 Next » 11 Kings of Leon Chart History | Listen The Nashville band's slow-build finally exploded in 2009, with its platinum-selling album "Only By the Night" pushing the alt-rock quartet to arena-headlining status. "I always felt that…

  6. WRXP Holiday Extravaganza w/ Phoenix, Passion Pit / December 2, 2009 / New York City (Hammerstein Ballroom)

    December 04, 2009 8:02 PM EST New York rock radio station 109.1 WRXP gave its listeners a good reason to be jolly on Wednesday night when it brought Phoenix, Passion Pit, Jack's Mannequin and Manchester Orchestra to Manhattan's Hammerstein Ballroom for its second annual Holiday Extravaganza, hosted by DJ and…

  7. Galactic Enlists New Orleans Legends For 'Ya-Ka-May'

    December 03, 2009 9:31 AM EST New Orleans' multi-tasking funk outfit Galactic is set to return on Feb. 9, 2010 with its sixth studio album, entitled "Ya-Ka-May." The 15 song set is the group's second for Anti- and features numerous collaborations, including New Orleans staples Irma Thomas , Allen…

  8. Orianthi, "According to You"

    November 20, 2009 3:18 PM EST Pop music has seen its share of vocalists attempt to play guitar, but few do so as successfully as Orianthi , who shreds and sings with equal aplomb. The 24-year-old Australian was set to play alongside Michael Jackson on his "This Is It" residency, then follow up with "Believe…

  9. Lil Wayne's 'Rebirth' Rock Album Gets Release Date

    November 09, 2009 2:38 PM EST After much delay, Lil Wayne 's highly-anticipated rock album, "Rebirth," is now slated for a Dec. 15 release date according to the Universal Music Group website. The set will be packaged as a dual-disc along with the Young Money collective, "We Are Young Money."…

  10. Breaking & Entering: Mayer Hawthorne

    October 23, 2009 12:37 PM EDT When Mayer Hawthorne was growing up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, he frequently confiscated his parents' record collection -- which included music by jazz and soul greats like Smokey Robinson , Curtis Mayfield and Leroy Hutson -- to play on his Fisher Price record player. But when Hawthorne,…

  11. CMJ: Andrew W.K. Video Q&A

    October 22, 2009 2:26 PM EDT The second full day of CMJ on Wednesday (Oct. 21) in New York yielded a slew of panels and shows, foremost among them an audience with Andrew W.K. Who better to get the ball rolling than the hardest partier known to man? After a brief introduction by CMJ honcho Moose, W.K. came out and took a…

  12. MGMT To Deliver 'Congratulations' In 2010

    October 21, 2009 3:34 PM EDT After nine months of surfing the Pacific and recording in a Malibu home studio, MGMT member Andrew VanWyngarden is paddling back to shore and suiting up for the band's sophomore release, "Congratulations." The album is slated to drop in early 2010, as VanWyngarden told the San…

  13. Classic Soundtracks: Saturday Night Fever, Rocky IV, The Sound of Music

    October 15, 2009 12:18 PM EDT Cruise back in time and listen to classic soundtracks that have made big moves on the charts in the past. Just click on the "play" buttons below. While you're at it, you can listen to some of the biggest soundtracks of the current week in their entirety Hair RCA Records Label,…

  14. Boyzone Singer Stephen Gately Died Of Fluid On The Lungs

    October 13, 2009 9:54 AM EDT A post mortem carried out on Boyzone singer Stephen Gately on the Spanish island of Majorca revealed on Tuesday that he died of fluid on the lungs, a court official said on Tuesday. The preliminary findings of the post mortem were given to the deceased Irish singer's partner Andrew…

  15. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Them Crooked Vultures, Phoenix Kick Off ACL

    October 03, 2009 11:03 AM EDT Festival-goers got an immaculate first day for the eighth annual Austin City Limits festival, which kicked off yesterday (Friday, Oct. 2) - and the day's spectacular weather seemed to have rubbed off on many artists, who frequently commented on the fondness they have for the Texas…

  16. Wale Hope To Bring Go-Go Mainstream With 'Attention Deficit'

    October 02, 2009 5:14 PM EDT Washington, D.C., MC Wale seems poised to make the leap to mainstream success. He's already built up a wealth of hipster cred, making mixtapes inspired by "Seinfeld" with Fader-approved DJ Nick Catchdubs and playing parties at wine bars packed with the young and the cool. But…

  17. Wolfmother Evolves On 'Cosmic Egg'

    September 25, 2009 5:24 PM EDT Like all animals, Wolfmother faced two choices: evolve or die. Citing "longstanding frictions," keyboard/bassist Chris Ross and drummer Myles Heskett left in 2008. But frontman Andrew Stockdale wasn't about to give up after achieving so much -- the band sold 537,000 U.S. copies…

  18. Honor Society, "Over You"

    September 25, 2009 2:51 PM EDT Honor Society wraps post-breakup angst into a cathartic, three-minute package on "Over You," the opening track from the group's just-released debut album, "Fashionably Late." The song is delivered with fierce precision by band members (and Jonas Brothers protégés)…

  19. Andrew W.K., "55 Cadillac"

    September 25, 2009 1:09 PM EDT Hard rock fans itching for Andrew W.K. to release a new single like his 2001 hit "Party Hard" will be sorely disappointed by the musician's fifth album, "55 Cadillac," which consists entirely of piano improvisations. The wordless set will likely be perceived as too…

  20. Dave Matthews, Pearl Jam Set For Austin City Limits' 35th Season

    September 24, 2009 1:43 PM EDT For its 35th year on air, the famed public broadcast music show Austin City Limits is going big. Scheduled to perform this season are major acts like the Dave Matthews Band , Pearl Jam , Willie Nelson (performing with Asleep at the Wheel ), Elvis Costello , Ben Harper and Them Crooked…

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