1. Sandy Concert Rocks NYC With Stones, McCartney and a Reunited Nirvana

    December 13, 2012 2:30 AM EST Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. CONCERT FOR SANDY RELIEF • Stones, The Who, Joel,…

  2. Paul McCartney 'Joins' Nirvana for Sandy Concert, New Song

    December 12, 2012 12:45 PM EST Eighteen years after Kurt Cobain took his own life, putting an end to the most influential rock band of the '90s, Nirvana has found its new lead singer in former Beatle Paul McCartney. Well, for one night at least. CONCERT FOR SANDY RELIEF • Stream the Event Right Here • Rolling Stones…

  3. Rolling Stones Added to Sandy Relief Concert

    December 07, 2012 12:30 PM EST The Rolling Stones have been added to the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, organizers announced Friday at a press conference in New York. The reunited group joins a Who's Who of some of rock's most iconic voices that will perform at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 12, including Eric…

  4. Coldplay Lights Up Brisbane in 'Last Big Show' for a Few Years

    November 22, 2012 9:45 PM EST Coldplay quite literally lit-up Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium Wednesday night during a tour-wrapping show in which Chris Martin dropped big hints that his band won't be back for some time. This was a proper open-air event, complete with fireworks, giant inflatable balls, glowing hearts…

  5. Coldplay Live DVD To Receive One-Night-Only Screening

    November 02, 2012 12:25 PM EDT "Coldplay Live 2012," a live CD/DVD that documents the band's world tour in support of "Mylo Xyloto," will receive a one-night screening at multiplexes worldwide one week before its release. Coldplay's latest live film will hit theaters on Nov. 13, ahead of its…

  6. The Flaming Lips: 'Crazy' Enough To Set Guinness World Record?

    June 21, 2012 12:10 PM EDT Wayne Coyne Also Speaks on the FLips' 'Beautiful, Emotional' Next Album Wayne Coyne and his Flaming Lips bandmates have been told that their upcoming eight-stop, 24-hour road trip -- which, if successful, will break a Guinness world record -- is crazy. But it's not like…

  7. Wiggled Out: Purple, Red & Yellow Wiggles Leaving Group

    May 17, 2012 10:35 AM EDT 'It's Been a Great Ride In Our Big Red Car,' Founding Members Say Three founding members of the Australian group today announced they'd leave behind their famous colored skivvies -- an Aussie term for a thin sweater -- and pass them on to the next generation by year's…

  8. Calvin Harris Is Done Singing Lead, Despite Solo Hits

    April 13, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Meet the Man Behind Rihanna's Smash Single, 'We Found Love' Calvin Harris may never sing lead again. "It's a shame, in a way," the Scottish-born producer/singer/songwriter says, calling in after DJ'ing to a jam-packed crowd at Chile's Lollapalooza as…

  9. BRIT Awards 2012: Adele, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay Win Big

    February 21, 2012 5:55 PM EST Adele 's already packed award shelf just got that extra bit crowded. On top of the six Grammy Awards that the "Someone Like You" singer picked up earlier this month, Adele took home two of the biggest prizes at the 2012 Brit Awards, held tonight (Feb. 21) at London's O2…

  10. Chris Brown's Grammy Comeback Draws Criticism

    February 13, 2012 9:04 PM EST The Grammy Awards' warm embrace of Chris Brown three years after his assault of Rihanna has drawn the ire of viewers who claim the controversial R&B star shouldn't have been rewarded with such attention. Brown was front-and-center three times during Sunday's Grammys. He won…

  11. Poll: Who Should Perform at Next Year's Super Bowl Halftime Show?

    February 07, 2012 9:00 AM EST With the dust now settled on Madonna's eye-popping halftime extravaganza, it's time to start thinking of the possible artists who will take the biggest stage in the world next February, when the Super Bowl invades New Orleans. With the Black Eyed Peas and Madonna taking the reins…

  12. Coldplay Leads Teenage Rave in 'Charlie Brown' Video: Watch

    February 03, 2012 3:15 PM EST It seems music stars have voted Feb. 3 the perfect date to release new videos, with Madonna , Drake , Adam Lambert , M.I.A. and now Coldplay debuting fresh clips today. In Coldplay's clip for third "Mylo Xyloto" single "Charlie Brown," Chris Martin and the boys lead a…

  13. Family Affairs: A History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 9:05 AM EST B.I.C.'s Arrival Lifts the Carters Into Rarified Chart Air Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole , Miley Cyrus , Jakob Dylan, Norah Jones , Matthew and Gunnar Nelson,…

  14. Coldplay on 'SNL': Crying to Adele, Chris Martin Rocks a Holiday Vest

    November 14, 2011 12:05 PM EST Coldplay brought the black light and graffiti explosion otherwise known as their "Mylo Xyloto" stage set to "Saturday Night Live" this weekend (Nov. 12). The U.K. band performed recent singles "Paradise" and "Every Teardrop is a Waterfall," while Chris…

  15. U2, Adele, Coldplay Top UK's Q Award Winners

    October 24, 2011 9:23 PM EDT LONDON -- Rock icons U2 have something new to brag about - winning Q Magazine's Greatest Act of the Last 25 Years award. The annual music awards by Britain's best-selling music monthly took place Monday in London and the Irish quartet was among the music notables at the ceremony.…

  16. Coldplay Heats Up 'Colbert Report' With 'Paradise' & 'Up in Flames': Watch

    October 21, 2011 5:25 PM EDT Coldplay hit "The Colbert Report" last night (Oct. 20) to promote new album "Mylo Xyloto," performing "Paradise" and "Up in Flames." After declaring that the meaning of the band's new album is Greek for " Miley Cyrus ," Colbert playfully…

  17. Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto': Track-By-Track Review

    October 20, 2011 1:30 PM EDT Slowly but surely, Coldplay have become the masters of throwing everything at the wall and seeing what sticks. Haters be damned, Coldplay's semi-experimental approach to arena anthems (under Brian Eno 's tutelage, of course) has made them one of the most commercially successful rock…

  18. Coldplay-Rihanna Collaboration, 'Princess of China,' Leaks Online: Listen

    October 17, 2011 6:30 PM EDT What do you get when you combine a band of British rock stars, a Barbadian pop princess, and a bunch of squelchy synths that build to a massive crescendo? "Princess of China," the Coldplay - Rihanna collaboration that will appear on the band's "Mylo Xyloto," of course…

  19. Coldplay Up Close

    October 11, 2011 3:30 PM EDT _ _ Chart Article _ _ 'Mylo Xyloto' Track-By-Track Our song-by-song review of Coldplay's new opus. _ Coldplay: The Billboard Cover Story Go inside the making of 'Mylo Xyloto.' _ Chris Martin Q&A "I always feel like each record is our last," the singer…

  20. Coldplay Mourns R.E.M. Breakup: Watch

    September 26, 2011 3:58 PM EDT Everybody hurts over the recent R.E.M. breakup -- including Coldplay . Just down the road from the town R.E.M. put on the map, Coldplay gave tribute to the Athens, G.A. rockers in the form of an acoustic "Everybody Hurts" cover that frontman Chris Martin seemed a little nervous…

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