1. One Direction Returning with New Album in November

    August 23, 2012 10:40 AM EDT First single, 'Live While We're Young,' hits iTunes on October 1. One Direction 's debut album "Up All Night," which spawned the hits "What Makes You Beautiful" and "One Thing," was released less than six months ago, but the U.K. vocal group…

  2. Deer Tick Bringing Jackson Browne & More to Newport Afterparties

    July 20, 2012 9:30 AM EDT For the second year in a row, Deer Tick will curate a weekend of intimate afterparties for the Newport Folk Festival. The three-night charity event will be held at the 300-capacity Newport Blues Cafe, with all proceeds benefiting the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and the Newport…

  3. McFly Announces First U.S. Tour Dates

    July 06, 2012 5:30 PM EDT After years of waiting, American fans of the British pop/rock band McFly will finally get to see the band on stage in the U.S. On July 6, the group announced that it will play two intimate gigs at Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre (Sept. 10) and New York City's Gramercy Theatre (Sept. 13). …

  4. Dave Gahan Talks Soulsavers, 'Punchier' Depeche Mode Songs

    May 29, 2012 11:00 AM EDT D ave Gahan would love to be on the road with Soulsavers, the British production duo with whom he's just-released the album "The Light the Dead See." But there's the matter of this other band that he's in... Gahan is currently ensconced in New York with bandmates…

  5. McFly Talks Coming to America, New Music & One Direction

    April 18, 2012 1:50 PM EDT British Pop Group to Play Targeted U.S. Dates for Dedicated Fans While the British pop-rock band THE ONE DIRECTION CONNECTION Certainly, the recent success in the U.S. by fellow British pop groups The Wanted and One Direction have focused attention on what other British acts might cross the…

  6. Katy Perry, Paul Weller Top U.K. Charts

    March 26, 2012 9:35 AM EDT Former Jam Singer Outsells David Guetta By Only 150 Copies; Perry's 'Part of Me' Her Third No. 1 Single In a photo-finish that saw him beat David Guetta's "Nothing But The Beat" by a sales margin of just 150 copies, Paul Weller scored his fourth solo U.K. No. 1…

  7. VH1 Orders 'Hollywood Exes,' Starring the Ex-Wives of Prince, R. Kelly & Will Smith

    March 22, 2012 11:25 AM EDT The series, which also features Eddie Murphy and Jose Canseco's exes, will premiere this summer with 10 hourlong episodes. VH1 is enlisting the ex-wives of Prince , R. Kelly , Will Smith , Eddie Murphy and baseball star Jose Canseco for "Hollywood Exes," an hourlong series set…

  8. Bruce Springsteen Is Boss of U.K. Charts

    March 12, 2012 9:25 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's "Wrecking Ball" crashed into the U.K. album chart at No. 1 Sunday (March 11) on opening sales of 74,000, according to the Official Charts Company. Gotye tops the singles chart for a fourth non-consecutive week with Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To…

  9. LMFAO's Redfoo Escapes DJ Set Fire in Honduras

    December 29, 2011 9:01 PM EST LMFAO 's party rocking may be too hot for Honduras. The group's Redfoo was in the midst of a DJ set in Tegucigalpa's Coliseo Nacional de Ingenieros on Wednesday night when the venue's electrical system caught fire, according to TMZ . "All of a sudden, right in the…

  10. Grammy Hall of Fame Adds Tina Turner, Paul Simon Hits

    November 21, 2011 3:15 PM EST Three of the biggest musical moments of the 1980s, Bruce Springsteen's album "Born in the U.S.A.," Paul Simon's "Graceland" and Tina Turner's single "What's Love Got to Do With It," are among the 25 recordings being inducted into the 2012…

  11. 'X Factor' Boot Camp Begins: 162 Contestants Enter, Only 32 Will Leave

    October 06, 2011 10:35 AM EDT More than 150 contestants made it through the "X Factor" auditions, but only 32 will continue on to the final competition. In the first 15 minutes of the "X Factor" boot camp round, that number was slashed down to 100. As bootcamp began, all 162 contestants and groups…

  12. LMFAO: The Billboard Cover Story

    August 05, 2011 11:15 AM EDT The video plot: After a few weeks in a coma, a duo, wearing pristine bedazzled jackets and Dalmatian-print leggings, emerges to find the world in chaos. Zombies. In this case, though, the afflicted aren't compelled by a virus to devour human brains. They're spurred to dance…

  13. Singer 'Sweet Micky' Elected Haiti President, Official Says

    April 04, 2011 6:17 PM EDT Singer and political outsider Michel Martelly is the winner of Haiti's presidential election, beating former first lady Mirlande Manigat, according to official preliminary results, a senior electoral council official said on Monday. "Martelly won," the official at the…

  14. Tweets of the Week: 2/26/11

    February 26, 2011 9:00 AM EST Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @kanyewest : an abortion can cost a ballin' nigga up…

  15. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 02/05/2011

    February 05, 2011 9:00 AM EST Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @katyperry : @rihanna yo batch lemme borrow those latex…

  16. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 01/08/11

    January 08, 2011 9:00 AM EST Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @liltunechi (Lil Wayne): Rumors or as dumb as the people…

  17. Wyclef Can't Appeal Haiti Ruling, Says Lawyer

    August 24, 2010 4:58 PM EDT A ruling by Haiti's electoral council that disqualified hip-hop star Wyclef Jean from running for the presidency is final and cannot be appealed, a council lawyer said on Tuesday. The Haitian-born and U.S.-based singer-songwriter said on Sunday he would appeal against the provisional…

  18. Jimmy Page Honored At Mojo Awards

    June 11, 2010 8:02 AM EDT Led Zeppelin 's Jimmy Page was inducted into the Mojo hall of fame at a ceremony in London. The honor, supported by Universal Catalog Marketing, was presented at the Mojo Honours List ceremony at the Brewery venue in London last night (June 10). Duane Eddy also attended the seventh…

  19. Cuba's Los Van Van Plan Long-Awaited U.S. Tour

    December 24, 2009 11:32 AM EST Grammy-winning Cuban band Los Van Van are celebrating 40 years of salsa revolution with a long-awaited return to the United States. Often called the 'Rolling Stones of salsa', the group will perform in Key West, Florida on January 28, ending a long absence from the United States…

  20. High Times at the 2009 Smokeout Festival

    October 26, 2009 5:36 PM EDT In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com , we visit the 2009 Cypress Hill Smokeout Festival that took place this past weekend in San Bernadino, Calif. Performing acts included Cypress Hill , Kottonmouth Kings , Slipknot and Sublime , and according to Fletcher…

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