1. Jake Shears Talks First Solo Hit, New Music & His 'Faith' Scissor Sisters Will Make Another Album

    October 01, 2015 4:37 PM EDT After more than a decade of scaling Billboard ’s charts as the frontman of Scissor Sisters , Jake Shears has scored his first solo hit as a featured vocalist on NERVO 's "The Other Boys." The track, which also boasts Shears’ friend Kylie Minogue and Nile Rodgers , rises 21-15…

  2. Scissor Sisters' Viral Video 'Let's Have a Kiki' Kicks Up Sales

    July 17, 2012 12:27 PM EDT Thanks to a delirious, (semi-NSFW) fan-made video for Scissor Sisters ' album cut "Let's Have a Kiki," the band has found itself a budding hit single. The tune is an album cut on the group's new album "Magic Hour" and is celebrated in an unofficial video…

  3. Billboard Bits: Beyonce Announces New Fragrance, Linkin Park Hits Studio

    June 15, 2011 7:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce to Debut Third Fragrance This Fall Beyonce will launch a third fragrance, Pulse, a floral citrus-scented perfume that represents her stage persona. "Women always tell me that my music makes them feel…

  4. Dave Grohl Sues Scissor Sisters in Viral Spoof

    October 05, 2010 11:20 AM EDT Dave Grohl knows a thing or two about ridiculous legal battles , and in a new spoof with the Scissor Sisters , the Foo Fighters frontman and Nirvana drummer finds himself entangled in yet another "lawsuit." It seems it's never too soon for a funny guy like Grohl to crack a joke…

  5. Scissor Sisters Stay Cutting Edge on 'Night Work'

    June 04, 2010 3:49 PM EDT In Europe, the Scissor Sisters are full-fledged pop stars, with No. 1 albums and sold-out tours. But in the United States, the brassy and bold five-piece hasn't managed to break through. The Sisters' 2004 self-titled debut album spent 113 weeks on the U.K. chart, four of them at No.…

  6. Scissor Sisters: Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 26, 2010 12:40 PM EDT "Night Work" (Polydor, June 29) Nearly two years after they debuted fresh material at secret shows in New York, the Sisters are finally releasing a new album. Singer Jake Shears has described the record as "supersexual and sleazy," while singer Ana Matronic has called the…

  7. Kylie Minogue Readies New Album, Single For Summer

    April 20, 2010 10:20 AM EDT Australian pop star Kylie Minogue returns to the music scene in June with new single "All the Lovers," the first track from her album "Aphrodite." It is the diminutive singer's first album since "X" in 2007 and her 11th studio album overall. "The single…

  8. 'Dancin' Queen

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "American music fans are just as musically open-minded as their British counterparts, but the powers that be in the U.S. may not be as open-minded. Which, to a degree, will hold us back in the U.S.," "American music fans are just as musically open-minded as their British…

  9. Scissor Sisters Keep The Party Going On 'Ta-Dah'

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Scissor Sisters keep the party going on their sophomore album, "Ta-Dah," a synthesis of three decades worth of pop that alternately references early Prince, Elton John, the Bee Gees and even such The Scissor Sisters keep the party going on their sophomore album, "Ta-Dah,…

  10. Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival / April 29-30, 2006 / Indio, Calif. (Empire Polo Field)

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With more than 90 bands playing on five stages, it was impossible to see everything at the seventh Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. So what follows are some of the plentiful Billboard's Jonathan Cohen, Todd Martens and Brian Cohen hit the California desert for…

  11. Erasure's Bell Preps Solo Debut

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Erasure frontman Andy Bell has signed a worldwide solo recording deal with Sanctuary Records. Erasure frontman Andy Bell has signed a worldwide solo recording deal with Sanctuary Records, according to the artist's Web site . His solo debut, "Electric Blue," will be released Oct…

  12. Ask Billboard

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Kylie Minogue, research and charts. KYLIE! WHERE ARE YOU? Hello Hello. Kylie Minogue is set to do a greatest hits tour in Europe. Is there any chance of a few shows in the United States? Mike Spoganetz Iselin, N.J. Hi Mike, Pop songbird…

  13. Billboard Bits: Kylie, Chamberlin, STS9

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Kylie Minogue, the Jimmy Chamberlin Complex and Sound Tribe Sector 9. A pair of new songs by international pop star Kylie Minogue will appear on the "Ultimate Kylie" compilation, due Feb. 1 via Capitol in the United States. The 32-track set will boast the new single "…

  14. Scissor Sisters To Slice Through America

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Scissor Sisters, one of the groups at the forefront of the return of danceable new wave rock, will hit the road in the United States near the end of the year. The Scissor Sisters, one of the groups at the forefront of the return of danceable new wave rock, will hit the road in the United…

  15. Billboard Bits: Kylie, QOTSA, Prefuse 73

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Kylie Minogue, QOTSA, Prefuse 73 Additional dates have been confirmed for Kylie Minogue's 2005 U.K. tour after more than 100,000 tickets shifted within hours of going on sale yesterday (Oct. 18). Tour promoter 3A says the tickets sold out within two hours, eclipsing the pace of…

  16. Breaking & Entering

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Scissor Sisters. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Roll out the Twister, dust off the punch bowl and invite your closest friends over for a night of…