1. Sharon Jones On the Dap-Kings: There's 'Enough Material To Work On Another Album'

    April 18, 2014 8:00 AM EDT You can't keep a good woman and her band down -- which is why Sharon Jones promises there's more where "Give the People What they Want," her fifth album with the Dap-Kings, came from. Jones tells Billboard that the group "did like 22, 23 songs" for the album,…

  2. Thalia Partners With Gilt City for Book Launch

    November 05, 2013 9:36 AM EST Gilt City New York has partnered with Mexican pop star Thalía for the release of her new children’s book in tandem with the launch of a New York-specific sales experience curated by the singer. Gilt City members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to Thalia’s November 6 launch of …

  3. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 03/26/2011

    March 26, 2011 9:00 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @questlove (Questo of The Roots): YO! These ice rocks…

  4. Little Joy / June 23, 2009 / New York, NY (Bowery Ballroom)

    June 24, 2009 6:30 PM EDT For a band that some pegged as yet another Strokes side project, Little Joy managed just fine at its Bowery Ballroom performance Tuesday night (June 23). The sold-out show marked the last stop of the L.A. trio’s American tour, which it completed without guitarist (and Strokes drummer)…

  5. Electrik Red

    April 24, 2009 6:41 PM EDT R&B quartet Electrik Red is changing the face of girl power. On the group's satirically titled debut album, "How To Be A Lady Vol. 1," due out on May 26 via Radio Killa/Def Jam, Naomi Allen, Sarah Rosete, Kyndra "Binkie" Reevey and Lesley Lewis are creating their…

  6. The Strokes Getting Back To Work In '09

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Strokes plan to regroup in February, ending a hiatus that began after touring to promote 2006's "First Impressions of Earth," according to drummer Fabrizio Moretti. The Strokes plan to regroup in February, ending a hiatus that began after touring to promote 2006's …

  7. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings / Jan. 22, 2008 / Tampa, Fla. (Skipper's Smokehouse)

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST "We've had a blessed year and we're gonna bless y'all with our music," Sharon Jones, powerhouse belter and frontwoman for old-school soul/funk outfit the Dap-Kings, promised near the start of the grou "We've had a blessed year and we're gonna bless y&…