1. Watch: Trent Reznor Talks Scoring 'The Social Network'

    December 15, 2010 3:46 PM EST A s announced yesterday morning , Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor snagged a Golden Globe nod for his score of "The Social Network." Reznor, who has done few interviews regarding "The Social Network," spoke to PBS' Tavis Smiley last night (Dec. 14) about working…

  2. 'Glee,' 'Burlesque,' Reznor Score Golden Globe Nominations

    December 14, 2010 8:54 AM EST " Glee " picked up five nominations for the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Tuesday morning (Dec. 14), while "Burlesque," the movie musical co-starring Christina Aguilera and Cher , earned three nods and Carrie Underwood Trent Reznor , Mandy Moore were all recognized in…

  3. Billboard Bits: Madonna Opening 'Hard Candy' Gyms, Lady Gaga Chats with Anderson Cooper

    October 25, 2010 7:15 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Madonna Opening "Hard Candy" Fitness Centers Madonna has announced the opening of Hard Candy Fitness global fitness centers, which will open in major cities around the world. The first gym, a 30,000…

  4. 'Social Network' Trailer Lands Record Deal for Scala & Kolacny Brothers

    October 01, 2010 12:15 PM EDT The two-minute trailer for David Fincher's "The Social Network" features shots of alcohol-filled college parties, scantily clad teenage girls and Justin Timberlake -- seemingly the perfect recipe for a light teen comedy. Yet as a cover of Radiohead 's "Creep"…

  5. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Reveals Album Artwork, Bruce Springsteen Crashes Engagement Photo

    September 29, 2010 7:20 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Reveals Album Cover for "Loud" Rihanna has revealed the album cover artwork for her soon-to-be-released "Loud," unveiling it piece-by-piece on her official website. The image is a close…

  6. Chart Beat Thursday: Bret Michaels Rocks On

    July 15, 2010 1:05 PM EDT ROSY: Veteran rocker/"Celebrity Apprentice 3" champion Bret Michaels inks his highest rank on the Billboard 200 i n almost 20 years, as "Custom Built" arrives at No. 14. His prior charted solo effort, "Rock My World," debuted and peaked at No. 40 in June 2008. As…

  7. Muse, Courtney Love, Smokey Robinson Fire Up SXSW Friday

    March 20, 2010 11:41 AM EDT The South by Southwest Music festival and conference reached a fever pitch on Friday, with some of the highest profile bands of the week performing day and night along side the hundreds of aspiring musicians angling for attention at bars, clubs and just about any open space in the Texas…

  8. Kanye West, Nine Inch Nails Plan New Music In 2010

    January 04, 2010 12:05 PM EST K anye West and Trent Reznor , two of the most iconoclastic and discussed musicians of the past decade, each took to their blogs over the New Year holiday to announce new projects. While short on details, Reznor's message on nin.com hints at much activity in the coming months, despite…

  9. Boyle Pops To Top?, NIN Hits eBay

    November 30, 2009 5:35 PM EST In today's installment of the Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Susan Boyle's got talent and perhaps a No. 1, Nine Inch Nails has taken to eBay and Buckcherry gets live and loud. Susan Boyle wowed the world earlier this year on Britain's Got Talent and via…

  10. Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Trent Reznor Crank Up Volume On Guantanamo Debate

    October 23, 2009 11:49 AM EDT A coalition of artists outraged that music -- including theirs -- was cranked up to help break uncooperative detainees at Guantanamo Bay is joining retired military officers and liberal activists to rally support for President Barack Obama's push to shutter the Navy-run prison for…

  11. Bonnaroo's Top Ten Moments

    June 15, 2009 12:35 PM EDT After four days embedded in the Bonnaroo experience out in Manchester, Tennesee June 11-14, Billboard's correspondents picked the highlights of this year's fetival from Trent Reznor's big announcement to Bruce Springsteen and Phish's jam and much more. 10. The Beastie Boys…

  12. Trent Reznor Quits Social Networking

    June 11, 2009 6:09 PM EDT Trent Reznor is taking a break from social networking. As one of the more prolific users of Twitter, blogs and other social networking constructs, Reznor, in his latest post laments the degradation of the experience by spammers and trollers. Social networking certainly allows artists to get…

  13. Jane's Addiction Joins Trent Reznor's Transplant Charity Push

    June 03, 2009 9:40 PM EDT Jane's Addiction has joined Trent Reznor's effort to raise money for a fan who's urgently in need of a heart transplant. Reznor has been selling special VIP packages to nine inch nails' NIN/JA tour with Jane's Addiction to raise the funds for Eric De La Cruz, the 27…

  14. Trent Reznor Spurs Tom Morello To Kick Out Jams With New Band

    May 29, 2009 8:35 AM EDT A surprise invitation from Trent Reznor resulted in Street Sweeper Social Club -- the new group formed by Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, the Nightwatchman) and the Coup's Boots Riley -- getting an earlier than expected public airing. "We were finishing mixing our…

  15. May 17, 2009

    May 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – No. 1 Billboard Album: “Hard Candy,” Madonna. 2008 – A pregnant Ashlee Simpson marries Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy in the backyard of her parents’ home in Encino, Calif. 1992 – Bandleader Lawrence Welk dies in Santa Monica, Calif., of pneumonia at age 89. 1983 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit:…

  16. Alkaline Trio Get Back To D.I.Y. Roots

    May 12, 2009 2:06 PM EDT Alkaline Trio plans to get back to its roots for the follow-up release to 2008's "Agony & Irony," singer-guitarist Matt Skiba tells Billboard.com. "We kind of want to make a punk rock record," Skiba says. "That's how we started as a band, and over the…

  17. Perry Farrell 'Can't Wait For People To Hear' New Jane's Addiction Songs

    May 07, 2009 5:35 AM EDT As it prepares to begin its five-week tour with Nine Inch Nails, the reunited Jane's Addiction is sitting on a pair of brand new songs frontman Perry Farrell "can't wait for people to hear" -- although there are no plans for that to happen yet. "I think they're…

  18. Jane's Addiction Reunion Marred By Feuds

    April 20, 2009 9:26 AM EDT War has broken out among the original members of Jane's Addiction, who are gearing up for their first tour in almost 18 years. Singer Perry Farrell told Reuters that a mediation attempt by Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, with whom Jane's Addiction will tour next month, was…

  19. Jane's Addiction Drops Two Free New Trent Reznor-Produced Tracks

    March 20, 2009 10:24 AM EDT Jane's Addiction is releasing two new studio tracks online today (March 20) via Ninja2009.com , the tour site for the forthcoming co-headlining tour with Nine Inch Nails. The two studio cuts available for free download are "Chip Away" and "Whores," both songs that…

  20. Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction Confirm Tour Dates

    March 04, 2009 3:32 PM EST Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction have announced the dates for their co-headlining tour this summer. The 23-date trek begins May 8 in West Palm Beach, FL and ends June 12 in Charlotte, NC, including a stop at the Sasquatch Festival at the Gorge in Quincy, WA. The Chicago date, May 29…

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