1. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  2. Yeasayer's 'Fragrant World': Drugs, Weird Visuals and Scavenger Hunts

    August 03, 2012 1:30 PM EDT ''Folk Hero Shtick," an especially trippy track on psych-rock trio Yeasayer's third album, "Fragrant World," was written about an "annoying rock star" who was completely out of touch with reality, according to the band's Anand Wilder. "The…

  3. Nada Surf Release Acoustic EP: Exclusive First Listen

    March 20, 2012 11:00 AM EDT A little time off and a fortuitous meeting in a pub led to an unexpected offering from Nada Surf. Just out is "The Dulcitone Files EP," a digital collection featuring acoustic performances of five songs from the group's latest album "The Stars are Indifferent to Astronomy,…

  4. Billboard Bits: Luther Vandross, America, Iron Maiden

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Luther Vandross, America, Iron Maiden The compilation set "The Ultimate Luther Vandross," a joint effort by J, Epic and Legacy Records, will offer two previously unreleased songs by the late artist amid some of his most defining tracks. Due Aug. 22, the 18-track set features…

  5. America Doubles Its Pleasure With New CD

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Enduring soft rock act America will release a new double-disc collection Sept. 26 via Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. Enduring soft rock act America will release a new double-disc collection Sept. 26 via Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. As previously reported , the as-yet-untitled set will…

  6. Billboard Bits: Hoobastank, Future Of Music, Hold Steady

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Hoobastank, Future Of Music, Hold Steady Hoobastank has bumped the release of its new Island album , "Every Man for Himself," from April 18 to May 16. No reason was given for the change. First single "If I Were You" is No. 26 this week on Billboard's Modern…