1. Elvis Presley Box Set Due Dec. 8

    October 14, 2009 7:18 AM EDT A few months after the Beatles box sets made retailers scramble to fill orders, the King of Rock 'n' Roll is getting the royal treatment. Legacy Recordings is marking Elvis Presley 's 75th birthday in January with a 100-song box set called "Elvis 75: Good Rockin'…

  2. Middle Distance Runner

    June 25, 2009 2:14 PM EDT "The Fury" - Middle Distance Runner Listen to our exclusive stream of the new Middle Distance Runner single "The Fury." You may have never heard of Middle Distance Runner, but you've probably heard the band's music before. One of their latest releases, a track…

  3. Middle Distance Runner

    May 25, 2009 4:23 PM EDT "The Fury" - Middle Distance Runner You may have never heard of Middle Distance Runner , but you've probably heard the band's music before. One of their latest releases, a track titled "The Sun and Earth," was recently featured in an HBO Signature Films…

  4. Jane's Addiction Unlocks Four Disc "Cabinet of Curiosities"

    February 26, 2009 4:34 PM EST Just in time for the reunited Jane's Addiction's summer tour, the long-in-the-works rarities collection "A Cabinet of Curiosities" will arrive on April 21. The 3-CD/DVD Rhino box set is packed with demos, live performances, non-album tracks, and remixes. Jane's…

  5. Brits Dominate Grammy Pre-Telecast Awards

    February 08, 2009 7:18 PM EST Brits won big in the pop categories during the 51st annual Grammy Awards pre-telecast tonight (Feb. 8), with Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" winning for best pop performance by a duo or group with vocals and Radiohead's "In Rainbows" snaring best alternative music…

  6. Soulja Boy: Soulja Of Fortune

    December 23, 2008 2:51 PM EST Looking like a spoiled kid forced to sit in on his dad's business meeting, DeAndre "Soulja Boy Tell'em" Way slumps in a black leather chair at Billboard's New York offices, twiddling his thumbs on his two-way. He's distracted. With BlackBerry in hand, the 18-year…

  7. Margot & The Nuclear So And So's

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST For an album that was initially rejected by its label, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's double-disc effort "Animal!/Not Animal" (Epic) has done pretty well for itself. For an album that was initially rejected by its label, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's double…

  8. Billboard Underground: Marching Band

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For a band that rarely tours outside of its native Sweden, Marching Band has done rather well for itself in the United States. For a band that rarely tours outside of its native Sweden, Marching Band has done rather well for itself in the United States. Urband & Lazar Music founder…

  9. Marching Band

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For a band that rarely tours outside of its native Sweden, Marching Band has done rather well for itself in the United States. For a band that rarely tours outside of its native Sweden, Marching Band has done rather well for itself in the United States. Urband & Lazar Music founder…

  10. Jay-Z, Stargate Form Label, Publishing Company

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z and Norwegian songwriting/production duo Stargate have joined forces under the StarRoc banner, which will encompass a record label and publishing company under Jay-Z's Roc Nation venture with Li Jay-Z and Norwegian songwriting/production duo Stargate have joined forces under the…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominates the Music of Black Origins (MOBO) Awards in London. The rapper is on hand to collect awards for best hip-hop artist, album ("Get Rich or Die Tryin' 2003 - Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominates the Music of Black Origins …

  12. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac arrest. He is 52. Braunn had been suffering from a "debilitating physical ailment," according to a post on his official Web 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac…

  13. Britney, Mariah, Usher, Lil Wayne Earn MTV VMA Nods

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV has announced the nominees for best female and best male video for the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, with Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Usher and Lil Wayne all receiving nods. MTV has announced the nominees for best female and best male video for the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, with…

  14. This Day in Music

    March 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Foghat guitarist Rod Price dies in Wilton, N.H., after falling in a stairway. He is 57. The London-born artist was known as "the magician of slide" for his work with Foghat, which is best known 2005 - Foghat guitarist Rod Price dies in Wilton, N.H., after falling in a…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominates the Music of Black Origins (MOBO) Awards in London. The rapper is on hand to collect awards for best hip-hop artist, album ("Get Rich or Die Tryin' 2003 - Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominates the Music of Black Origins …

  16. Entertainment Legend Merv Griffin Dies At 82

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Merv Griffin, the mogul who hosted an eponymous talk show for more than 20 years, created the globally popular game shows "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" and oversaw a diversified empire via the Gr Merv Griffin, the mogul who hosted an eponymous talk show for more than…

  17. GONZALES, "Solo Piano"

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT And while the obvious touchstones here are Gershwin and Satie, a keen pop ear can also trace the heavy inspiration from Randy Newman's soundtrack work on compositions like "Gogol" and "Bermuda Triang It seems like every decade has a style of music they should be…

  18. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac arrest. He is 52. Braunn had been suffering from a "debilitating physical ailment," according to a post on his official Web 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac…

  19. Patton Gears Up For Fennesz Collaboration

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Always willing to collaborate with eclectic artists, Mike Patton will team with experimental Austrian musician Christian Fennesz for a 12-date tour this summer, beginning May 28 at the Moers Festival Always willing to collaborate with eclectic artists, Mike Patton will team with experimental…

  20. This Day in Music

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Foghat guitarist Rod Price dies in Wilton, N.H., after falling in a stairway. He is 57. The London-born artist was known as "the magician of slide" for his work with Foghat, which is best known 2005 - Foghat guitarist Rod Price dies in Wilton, N.H., after falling in a…

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