1. 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…

  2. Best of 2009: Top 20 Music Moments

    December 21, 2009 12:20 PM EST Chart Article From Susan Boyle dreaming her big "Dream" and Kanye dissing Taylor to Dylan busking Christmas and Glambert losing 'Idol' (but winning controversy), it's been one of the most eventful music years in recent memory. But what was the biggest moment? list…

  3. 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…

  4. Beyonce Announces New Album Plans For 2010

    November 24, 2009 1:14 PM EST During the last U.K. stop of her "I Am..." tour at the Trent FM Arena in Nottingham, Beyonce announced that she indeed has plans of releasing a new album next year. "This is my last show for this tour in the UK, so hopefully, I'll see you all in a year with a new album,…

  5. Hot Tours: Andre Rieu, Cliff Richard, Fleetwood Mac

    November 12, 2009 11:13 AM EST Dutch violinist André Rieu tops the Hot Tour rankings with more than $32 million in ticket sales reported from his 30th Anniversary Tour currently on the road in Europe. Totals from venues in Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the Netherlands were reported during the past week with the…

  6. Leona Lewis Lines Up First U.K. Tour

    November 12, 2009 8:07 AM EST Leona Lewis has announced her first U.K. and Ireland tour, which will visit 10 arenas in May and June next year. It follows the singer's first full concert at London's Hackney Empire in London earlier this month. Lewis, who won U.K. TV talent show "The X Factor" at the end…

  7. 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…

  8. Leaders Of The Bands

    October 20, 2009 12:18 PM EDT As the promo touts, to the pulsating sounds of the Knack 's most famous hit, the character of Sharona returns this week to USA's signature series, " Monk ." For those of you who don't follow the adventures of Tony Shalhoub's lovable obsessive-compulsive detective…

  9. Hot Tours: Paul McCartney, Girls Aloud, George Strait, Madonna

    September 03, 2009 10:57 AM EDT Topping the Hot Tours recap this week is rock legend Paul McCartney with box office totals reported from four stops on his summer concert tour. Top grosses came from Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y., the new home stadium of the New York Mets. Three sold out performances (July 17, 18 & 21)…

  10. Nine Inch Nails Digs 'Downward' At NYC Farewell Club Gig

    August 24, 2009 10:57 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails fans got more than they bargained for last night (Aug. 23) at New York's tiny Webster Hall, as they witnessed the Trent Reznor-led band play its 1994 classic "The Downward Spiral" in its entirety for the first time ever. NIN is on a "Wave Goodbye" tour…

  11. NIN Announce Final (Final) Tour Dates

    July 07, 2009 4:55 PM EDT Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor announced today that the band will play a final "handful of shows" in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles beginning August 22. While NIN originally planned to stop performing in the U.S. for good after the tour with Jane’s Addiction that wrapped…

  12. Chart Beat: Elton John, David Cook, Maxwell

    June 24, 2009 3:35 PM EDT ELTON'S ELLIOT 'ELECTRICITY' : Considering the thunderous applause that "Billy Elliot: The Musical" is eliciting on Broadway, it's fitting that the production's signature song, "Electricity," extends a prominent record on the Adult Contemporary…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. Nine Inch Nails & Jane's Addiction / June 7, 2009 / Wantagh, NY (Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre)

    June 10, 2009 8:11 PM EDT It was a breezy Sunday night (June 7) in Long Island, NY, and 15,000 black-clad rockers were congregating at the oceanside Jones Beach amphitheater, all of them ready to party like it's 1991. That was, of course, the year of Perry Ferrell's inaugural Lollapalooza festival, the stage…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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:…

  19. Il Divo

    May 14, 2009 11:34 AM EDT <sub_headline>The quartet takes opera to the masses. <br /> </sub_headline> The opening chords are unmistakable. It's one of the most iconic British pop songs of the '80s, with some of the most peculiar lyrics ("Protect you from the hooded claw, keep the…

  20. Lambert, Gokey And Allen Compete For 'Idol' Crown

    May 13, 2009 8:21 AM EDT The pressure is on for Danny Gokey, Kris Allen and Adam Lambert. There's just one week until the "American Idol" finale, and on Tuesday night the all-male trio competed for two spots in next week's much-hyped sing-off. They each performed two songs, one picked by the…

Pages