1. Lady Antebellum Discuses Winning CMAs, New Album

    January 28, 2010 1:58 PM EST It's early November and snow is falling in Nashville. It's not real snow, of course-snow is a rarity in Nashville, especially in November when temperatures can still reach the 70s-and the snow is falling inside, not out. But white stuff is indeed coming down at the Sommet Center.…

  2. Beatles Actors Lined Up For 'Yellow Submarine'

    January 12, 2010 8:02 AM EST It's "all together now" for the cast of director Robert Zemeckis' upcoming Beatles feature. British actors Cary Elwes, Dean Lennox Kelly, Peter Serafinowicz and Adam Campbell are in negotiations to portray the members of the Fab Four in "Yellow Submarine," a…

  3. Grynch Sounds Off On Seattle Hip-Hop

    September 03, 2009 1:05 PM EDT A hip-hop track about a 23-year-old Volvo sounds like a joke, but Seattle artist Grynch is totally sincere when he raps, "I've laughed in that car/I've cried in that car/Knock on wood, man, I'll probably die in that car." The emerging rapper, who's been getting…

  4. Jack's Mannequin Video Q&A

    August 11, 2009 3:42 PM EDT Orange County piano-rock band Jack's Mannequin was a personal side project that went front and center. Now on tour with the Fray , Jack's Mannequin grew out of the solo work of Something Corporate vocalist/pianist Andrew McMahon , who used that band's 2004 hiatus to take his…

  5. Avril Lavigne Takes Stripped-Down Approach On Next Album

    July 27, 2009 5:30 PM EDT Get ready to hear a softer side of Avril Lavigne . The Canadian pop singer tells Billboard.com that she's taking a more serious, stripped-down approach to her fourth studio album, tentatively slated for a November release on RCA. "A lot of the songs are mainly the acoustic and my…

  6. Flaming Lips, MGMT, Girl Talk Top Treasure Island Fest Lineup

    July 14, 2009 2:58 PM EDT MGMT , Girl Talk , The Flaming Lips , Beirut , The Walkmen , Passion Pit , The Streets , Yo La Tengo and Brazilian Girls are just part of the lineup for the third Annual Treasure Island Music Festival , October 17-18 on a man-made island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. The lineup on…

  7. Caitlin Crosby

    July 14, 2009 9:53 AM EDT Los Angeles singer/songwriter Caitlin Crosby gets by with a little help from her friends. Luckily, they're famous friends, including music producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds , actress Brie Larson and TV star Zachary Levi (of NBC's "Chuck"). The raspy-voiced…

  8. MGMT, Flaming Lips, Girl Talk Top Treasure Island Fest Lineup

    July 14, 2009 9:26 AM EDT MGMT, Girl Talk, The Flaming Lips, Beirut, The Walkmen, Passion Pit, The Streets, Yo La Tengo and Brazilian Girls are just part of the lineup for the third Annual Treasure Island Music Festival, October 17-18 on a man-made island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. The lineup on October…

  9. White Rabbits

    July 01, 2009 4:49 PM EDT Although the name “White Rabbits” might remind listeners of the psychedelic subculture or “Alice in Wonderland” upon first mention, the band's vocalist and pianist Stephen Patterson notes that the name is in no way, shape or form a reference to either. “It just sounded cool to us at the…

  10. Caitlin Crosby

    July 01, 2009 4:19 PM EDT L.A. singer/songwriter Caitlin Crosby gets by with a little help from her friends. Luckily, they’re famous friends, including music producer Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, actress Brie Larson and TV star Zachary Levi (of NBC’s “Chuck”). The raspy-voiced songstress owes her songwriting courage to…

  11. Eve To Guest On 'Glee'

    June 25, 2009 9:17 AM EDT Eve will once again show off her acting prowess with a two-episode guest-starring role on Fox's "Glee" this fall, playing the coach of a rival glee club that poses a threat to McKinley High. "Glee" follows a passionate high school teacher who is eager to revive his…

  12. Elvis Costello & The Sugarcanes / June 10, 2009 / New York (Beacon Theatre)

    June 15, 2009 11:27 AM EDT In his thirty-odd years of making music, Elvis Costello has tried on many sonic hats. Whether it’s Tin Pan Alley, straight up punk, reggae, Stax-style R&B, Tom Waits-style experimental pop, classical, opera, big band or New Orleans-style jazz, the singer/songwriter has always brought his…

  13. Electric Daisy Carnival Lineups Expanded

    June 03, 2009 8:03 PM EDT Thievery Corporation, Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk, the Crystal Method, Shiny Toy Guns, STS9, Groove Armada (DJ Set) and Tortured Soul, among others, are scheduled to appear at the 2009 Electric Daisy Carnival, to be held June 26-27 at Memorial Coliseum and Exposition Park in Los Angeles. The…

  14. May 16, 2009

    May 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Britney Spears’ second album, “Oops!… I Did It Again” sells 1.3 million copies in its debut week, setting a new record for highest debut by a female artist. 2000 – The Artist Formerly Known As Prince announces that he will start using his name again. 1993 – R&B and soul singer Marv…

  15. Galactic, Cracker, Travis Tritt On Board For Free Green Apple Festival Shows

    March 24, 2009 10:56 AM EDT Galactic, Cracker, Travis Tritt and Soulive are among the artists who will play free "Green Apple Thank You Concerts" in various venues in ten different cities on Earth Day (April 19). The concert audiences will be filled entirely with volunteers who participate in simultaneous…

  16. Schuyler Fisk

    February 24, 2009 5:49 PM EST Schuyler Fisk 's departure from Universal Records after four years and no releases may have been the best thing to happen to her musical career. "Everybody at Universal wanted me to be the best artist I can be, and everyone had different ideas about what that should sound like. But…

  17. Ben Lee Finds 'Rebirth' In February

    November 17, 2008 2:40 PM EST Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee will release his seventh studio album, "The Rebirth of Venus," Feb. 10 via New West. Produced by longtime collaborator Brad Wood, the set features guest turns by Missy Higgins, Cary Brothers, the Grates' Patience Hodgson and Nic Johns, among…

  18. Ben Lee Finds 'Rebirth' In February

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee will release his seventh studio album, "The Rebirth of Venus," Feb. 10 via New West. Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee will release his seventh studio album, "The Rebirth of Venus," Feb. 10 via New West. Produced by longtime…

  19. Jack Bruce Hopeful For Fresh Cream Shows

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The three members of Cream plan to gather again in October, but whether they'll play music together is up in the air. The three members of Cream plan to gather again in October, but whether they'll play music together is up in the air. Jack Bruce says that he and Eric Clapton plan…

  20. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI's 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Maroon 5 takes song 2006 - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI&…

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