1. B-52s' Kate Pierson Gets Hitched

    August 05, 2015 5:28 AM EDT B-52s singer and keyboardist Kate Pierson has married her long-time partner Monica Coleman. The happy couple celebrated their nuptials in Hawaii where all the members of the quirky rock band were among the guests. Sia and her husband Erik Anders Lang were witnesses at the wedding, while B-52s…

  2. Record Store Day Brings St. Vincent, B-52's, Todd Barry and More to Brooklyn for a Vinyl Chat

    March 11, 2015 11:01 AM EDT Vinyl enthusiasts, rejoice: the lineup for Record Store Day 2015 has been announced, and as usual it's a comprehensive doozy . From Third Man Records'  10-inch 78 RPM of Elvis Presley 's first recording to Of Montreal 's first live album , whether a once-in-a-lifetime…

  3. The B-52's, Squeeze Party In Pennsylvania

    July 18, 2012 3:33 PM EDT Chart Article PROMOTION The B-52's, Squeeze Party In Pennsylvania The B-52's "The future is now," Fred Schneider deadpanned towards the end of the B-52's set at Pennsylvania's Sands Bethlehem Events center on Tuesday night (July 17). And in a blur of multi-hued…

  4. April 27, 2009

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Bassist Carlos Rivolta of the Spanish band Dusminguet is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico. 2002 – Country musician Hillous Butrum of Hank William’s Drifting Cowboys dies in his Nashville home at the age of 74. 2000 – Disco singer Vicki Sue Robinson dies from cancer…

  5. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners…

  6. The B-52's / Oct. 31, 2007 / New York (Roseland Ballroom)

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST If you were looking to catch a quality freak show this Halloween, you could have looked no further than the Roseland in midtown Manhattan, where the B-52's played a rare New York show in front of a so If you were looking to catch a quality freak show this Halloween, you could have looked…

  7. Say 'Hey'

    August 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," the second studio album by Danish dance-pop duo Junior Senior, hit record stores in Scandinavia and Japan in 2005. Since then, it's been readily available as an import -- and, o "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," the second studio album by Danish dance-pop…

  8. Second Junior Senior Set Finally Hitting U.S.

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Junior Senior's sophomore album, "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," will finally see the light of day in North America via Crunchy Frog/Rykodisc, Billboard has learned. Junior Senior's sophomore album, "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," will finally see the light of day in North America…

  9. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners…

  10. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Carlos Rivolta, the Argentine-born bassist of Spanish band Dusminguet, is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Composer John Debney is honored with the Henry Mancini Award at…

  11. Hot Product

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iggy Pop Pop's 'Prize' Patrol Iggy Pop is the subject of a career-spanning retrospective and a live DVD this summer due this week via Virgin/EMI Music Catalog Marketing. The 37-track "A Million in Prizes: The Iggy Pop Anthology" runs the gamut from Stooges classics to…

  12. Pop Gathers 'Prizes,' Preps Live DVD

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iggy Pop will be the subject of a career-spanning retrospective and a live DVD this summer. Iggy Pop will be the subject of a career-spanning retrospective and a live DVD this summer. Due July 19 via Virgin/EMI Music Catalog Marketing, the 37-track "A Million in Prizes: The Iggy Pop…

  13. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Radiohead is forced to cancel its show in Melbourne after lead singer Thom Yorke develops severe problems with his voice. A local specialist diagnoses Yorke with hoarseness of voice, a s 2004 - Radiohead is forced to cancel its show in Melbourne after lead singer…

  14. B-52's Redo Beatles For Buick, Eye New CD

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The B-52's have recorded a cover of the Beatles' "Paperback Writer" for a Buick TV commercial that begins airing Sept. 19 in the United States. The B-52's have recorded a cover of the Beatles' "Paperback Writer" for a Buick TV commercial that begins…

  15. Parker Performs 'Lost' Tunes

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Cleverly conceived, the Gallery Six Records album "Lost Songs of Lennon & McCartney" prudently stars Graham Parker (along with Buffalo Tom's Bill Janovitz and the B-52's Kate Pierson) on songs written by the Beatles'…

  16. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>A Widespread Panic concert in Pelham, Ala. goes sour when young fan Erica Robins Young of Chattanooga, Tenn., collapses and dies of an apparent overdose of the drug Ecstasy. 2002 - A Widespread Panic concert in Pelham, Ala. goes sour when young fan Erica Robins Young…

  17. Phishermen Hook Three Jammys

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and bassist Mike Gordon together again onstage, last night's (Oct. 2) 2002 Jammy Awards Presented by TDK went a long wa With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and…

  18. Dead, Phish, Allmans Members Slated For Jammys

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, Phish bassist Mike Gordon, and the Allman Bros./Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes are among the artists who have signed on to perform at this year's third annual Jammy Awards, p The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, Phish bassist Mike Gordon, and the…

  19. Hairspray

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In 1991, R.E.M. (and guest vocalist Kate Pierson of the B-52's) scored a top 10 hit with the buoyant "Shiny Happy People. In 1991, R.E.M. (and guest vocalist Kate Pierson of the B-52's) scored a top 10 hit with the buoyant "Shiny Happy People." Such a song title…

  20. Beasties Lead Anti-Violence Benefit In NYC

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Beastie Boys played their first show in more than two-and-a-half years last night (Oct. 28) at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, at the first of two New Yorkers Against Violence benefits, which the The Beastie Boys played their first show in more than two-and-a-half years last night …

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