1. Britney Spears to Release Two Videos for 'Till the World Ends'

    April 04, 2011 6:43 PM EDT Britney Spears plans to release two music videos for her upcoming single "Till the World Ends." The singer was so pleased with the footage she shot with director Ray Kay that there will be two videos to showcase all of it, JustJared reports. The director's cut will feature an…

  2. Adele's '21' Ties Beatles, Madonna U.K. Album Charts Record

    March 28, 2011 12:20 PM EDT A dele 's epic reign on the U.K. sales charts strengthened again yesterday (Mar. 27), as her "21" album (XL) started a ninth week at No. 1 and its single "Someone Like You" climbed back to the top, 2-1, giving it five of the last six weeks at the summit. It's…

  3. R.E.M, "Collapse Into Now"

    March 18, 2011 10:39 AM EDT If R.E.M. 's 2008 album, "Accelerate," satisfied listeners who craved a return of the harder-rocking version of the group, then its newest release, "Collapse Into Now," will again please those fans. The set will also appeal to those who enjoyed the band's more…

  4. Britney Spears Reveals Plans for 'Till The World Ends' Video, TV Appearances

    March 17, 2011 3:40 PM EDT As the Mar. 29 release of Britney Spears' "Femme Fatale" draws near, the singer is about to be all over television screens. According a press release posted today (Mar. 17) on her website , the singer will appear on "Good Morning America" and "Ellen" during…

  5. Billboard Bits: Gwyneth Paltrow In Talks With Atlantic Records, MTV Denies Banning Kanye's 'Monster' Video

    March 07, 2011 6:25 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwyneth Paltrow In Talks With Atlantic Records Following her performance in "Country Strong" and guest appearances on "Glee," Gwyneth Paltrow is in talks to sign a record deal with Atlantic…

  6. R.E.M. Recruits James Franco, Albert Maysles to Helm 'Collapse Into Now' Videos

    March 03, 2011 9:07 PM EST Every song on the new R.E.M. album, "Collapse Into Now," will be accompanied by a short film created by 11 different filmmakers, among them documentarian Albert Maysles and Michael Stipe himself. Actor James Franco directs two of the films, for "That Someone is You" and …

  7. R.E.M. Bassist: Touring Behind New Album 'Just Doesn't Feel Right'

    February 25, 2011 1:45 PM EST After making a "statement" with 2008's rocking "Accelerate," R.E.M. had broader designs for its 15th studio album, "Collapse Into Now." "With 'Accelerate' we sort of made a statement record -- everything short, fast and loud -- and on this one…

  8. Hot Tours: U2, André Rieu, Linkin Park

    February 17, 2011 11:09 AM EST U2 is the latest Hot Tours champ, topping the ranking with box office totals reported from its Feb. 13 concert at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, the first of two 360° Tour performances in South Africa. With ticket sales grosses topping 68.2 million rand ($9.4 million US$), a sellout…

  9. Update: Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae Announce Joint Tour Dates

    February 16, 2011 10:00 AM EST Following their show-stopping performance at the Grammy Awards, Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae will team up for a North American co-headlining tour. The retro-pop singer and R&B songstress will embark on the joint trek, dubbed Hooligans in Wondaland, in May and June, beginning May 4 in New…

  10. R.E.M. Calls 'Collapse Into Now' Their Best Album in 20 Years

    February 09, 2011 10:19 AM EST R .E.M. 's Michael Stipe, Mike Mills and Peter Buck are apparently as excited as their fans about their upcoming 15th studio release, "Collapse Into Now." Bassist Mills calls the 12-track collection "our best record since 'Out of Time,'" the 1991 career…

  11. R.E.M. 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 1:23 PM EST R.E.M. "Collapse Into Now" March 8 Michael Stipe and his band of alt-rock stalwarts are back with producer Jacknife Lee, who produced R.E.M.'s previous album, "Accelerate," from 2008. This time they've brought along a number of friends, including Patti Smith,…

  12. Debbie Friedman, Jewish Folk Artist, Dies at 59

    January 10, 2011 5:00 PM EST D ebbie Friedman , a folk singer who set Jewish prayers to contemporary music and created songs that are sung in synagogues throughout the world, has died. She was 59. Friedman died Sunday at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, said Jerry Kaye, a family spokesman. Gone But Not Forgotten: 2010…

  13. Billboard Bits: Christina's Love Triangle at Home, John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan Dating?

    January 05, 2011 5:10 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera No Longer Living With Both Ex-Husband, New Boyfriend Life just got a whole less awkward for Christina Aguilera. Recent reports claim that until yesterday (Jan. 4), the singer was sharing her…

  14. Young Justin Bieber Plays Drums in New 'Never Say Never' Clip

    December 30, 2010 11:30 AM EST Bieber fever will hit movie theaters when "Never Say Never," the 3D film that recounts Justin Bieber 's rise to the top, is released on Feb. 11. A new clip from the Paramount film has been posted on Deadline.com and shows the pop star showcasing his natural musicianship while…

  15. R.E.M. and Eddie Vedder Collaboration, 'It Happened Today,' Leaks

    December 21, 2010 11:41 AM EST While R.E.M. has already previewed its fifteenth studio album "Collapse Into Now" with the release of lead track "Discoverer" last month, a new collaboration with Pearl Jam 's Eddie Vedder has hit the web. "It Happened Today," the powerful fifth track from…

  16. New R.E.M. Album, 'Collapse Into Now,' Out March 8

    December 17, 2010 6:25 PM EST R .E.M. has announced a March 8, 2011 release date for "Collapse Into Now," their 15th studio album and follow-up to 2008's "Accelerate." The 12-track album was produced by Jacknife Lee, who recorded with the band in New Orleans and Berlin, Germany after working with…

  17. Hot Tours: Metallica, Eagles, Eminem & Jay-Z

    November 18, 2010 12:47 PM EST Legendary heavy metal band Metallica takes the top spot on Hot Tours as nears the end of its World Magnetic Tour that began just over two years ago. The act earns its No. 1 ranking with more than $15 million in box office grosses reported from three of the arenas on the last leg of the tour,…

  18. Jamiroquai Goes Back to Basics on 'Rock Dust Light Star'

    October 23, 2010 8:49 AM EDT By his own admission, Jason Kay and his band Jamiroquai have been away for a long time. But four years after the "High Times" greatest-hits collection completed his contractual obligations to Sony Music, which signed him in 1992, he's finally ready for his comeback. " &…

  19. Jamiroquai Premieres New Album in London

    September 10, 2010 8:09 AM EDT Funk/soul act Jamiroquai made its live return in London last night (Sept. 9) where the British group premiered material from its new studio set "Rock Dust Light Star" (Mercury/Universal). Appearing onstage within the plush confines of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Knightsbridge, the…

  20. Ted Leo Calls 'Bottled in Cork' Video a 'Cool Experiment'

    August 27, 2010 4:20 PM EDT T ed Leo and the Pharmacists ' music video for "Bottled in Cork" chronicles the band's hilarious quest to launch an "American Idiot"-esque stage production based on its indie-leaning guitar rock. The band engages in ridiculous dance moves and sports outlandish…

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