1. Coldplay, Lorde, and Sia Among Oscars' Best Original Song Contenders

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  2. Ask Billboard: Michael Jackson, 'Back' To The Beginning

    May 26, 2014 11:35 AM EDT Including his hits with the Jackson 5, the King of Pop has hit the Hot 100's top 10 in six different decades As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city…

  3. Top 50 Forgotten Gems From The Now! Series

    May 06, 2014 4:42 PM EDT "Now That's What I Call Music! 50" has just been released. Let's stroll through some of the underrated cuts from the hit series' lengthy back catalogue. Since its debut in 1998, the "Now That's What I Call Music!" album series has dutifully gathered…

  4. SXSW 2014: A Look Back at the Fest's Top Films

    March 15, 2014 3:44 PM EDT Credit the last two editions of the South By Southwest Film Festival with raising the bar on music documentaries, screening the Oscar winners "Searching for Sugar Man" and "20 Feet From Stardom" early in their film festival travels. But it also offered homes for "…

  5. 56th GRAMMYs Preview: Album of the Year

    January 20, 2014 2:25 PM EST A closer look at the releases that earned album of the year nominations for the 56th GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 26, 2014. These five artistic statements are in the running for the album of the year honor at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday night (Jan. 26). Jump To: Song of the Year |…

  6. Bon Iver: The Billboard Cover Story

    May 20, 2011 1:15 PM EDT Four winters ago, Justin Vernon retreated to his father's secluded cabin in northern Wisconsin, purging his sorrow through a falsetto that no one would probably ever hear. He spent three brutally cold months alone, piecing songs together using antiquated recording equipment. "It…

  7. 'The Lost 45s' Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    March 08, 2011 1:05 PM EST An era of tight playlists leaves little room for thousands of hit songs not regularly programmed on classic hits or oldies radio stations. Still, Barry Scott has fashioned an enviably fortuitous career as host of "The Lost 45s," airing "records you never thought you'd hear…

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alan Jackson gets back to his brand of traditional country, the Black Crowes unveil their first new album in more than seven years, Michael McDonald scores again by showing his "soul" and AB Quintanil The debut album from Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan's Gutter Twins, "…

  9. New Kathleen Edwards Album Due In March

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kathleen Edwards will release her first album in three years come March. "Asking for Flowers," due March 4 via Zoe/Rounder, was produced by the songwriter herself... Kathleen Edwards will release her first album in three years come March. "Asking for Flowers," due March 4…

  10. Doe Back From The 'Wilderness' On New Album

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST John Doe figured out a unique way to finish his forthcoming solo album, "A Year in the Wilderness": he didn't give himself a choice. John Doe figured out a unique way to finish his forthcoming solo album, "A Year in the Wilderness": he didn't give himself a…

  11. Autolux To Keep Rocking On NIN/QOTSA Tour

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After buzzing Los Angeles for the past few years, Autolux is getting a chance to spread its hypnotic, noisy sound to mainstream fans as the opener on the high-profile Nine Inch Nails/Queens Of The Sto After buzzing Los Angeles for the past few years, Autolux is getting a chance to spread its…

  12. TunesOnTV

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Dierks Bentley (also scheduled: Chad Lowe, Vaughn Catuzzi Lohec, Dara Catuzzi Near). "Today," NBC Featured artists: Bo…

  13. Everclear Singer Headed To DNC

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT His regular job may be that of singer for rock act Everclear, but Art Alexakis has political aspirations. As an elected delegate, the singer will represent Oregon's 3rd congressional district (Portlan His regular job may be that of singer for rock act Everclear, but Art Alexakis has…

  14. 'Last Of The Mississippi Jukes' Soundtrack, DVD Due

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Last of the Mississippi Jukes," filmmaker Robert Mugge's documentary tribute to the Magnolia State's blues and juke joints, will be released on DVD next month via Sanctuary. Concurrent with the March "Last of the Mississippi Jukes," filmmaker Robert Mugge's…

  15. Sex Pistols Plan Reissue Bonanza

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in March, the Sex Pistols' 1977 punk anthem "God Save the Queen" will be reissued as a U.K. single with new remixes by Virgin, 25 years to the day since its first appearance. It w As first tipped here in March, the Sex Pistols' 1977 punk anthem "…

  16. 11TunesOnTV

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-releated TV listings for March 11-17, 2002. MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2002 "Fear Factor," NBC Featured Artist: Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson (also scheduled: Stephen Baldwin, Alison Sweeney, Kelly Packard, Alan Thicke, Ali Landry; hosted by Joe Rogan). "The NewMusic,…