1. ITV Strikes Deal for 'The Voice' U.K.

    November 23, 2015 11:31 PM EST ITV has made it official, announcing Monday that it has struck a deal to air The Voice U.K. , which has so far broadcast on British public broadcaster BBC. The BBC recently said that its upcoming fifth season of the singing competition would be the last airing on the broadcaster. "The…

  2. 'The Voice U.K.' to Leave BBC After Upcoming Fifth Season

    November 07, 2015 2:02 PM EST The singing competition is expected to move to ITV, which now owns show producer Talpa. The BBC said Saturday, Nov. 7, that its upcoming fifth season of singing competition The Voice U.K. would be the last airing on the U.K. public broadcaster. Boy George's Comment About Sleeping With…

  3. Boy George's Comment About Sleeping With Prince a 'Joke,' 'Voice UK' Rep Says

    November 01, 2015 3:54 PM EST Boy George ’s comment about sleeping with Prince during a recent taping of The Voice UK “was a joke,” a spokesperson for the show told People .  Watch Caitlyn Jenner & Boy George Talk Aging, Politics The bombshell came when George and his fellow judges -- Will.i.am , Ricky Wilson and…

  4. Rita Ora to Replace Kylie Minogue as Coach on U.K.'s 'The Voice'

    September 23, 2014 5:16 AM EDT Rita Ora , who has worked with such brands as Adidas, is joining the BBC's U.K. version of singing competition The Voice as the fourth coach on the upcoming fourth season. Kylie Minogue this year had filled that spot, but was widely expected not to continue on the show and quit this…

  5. Shakira to Perform on 'The Voice U.K.'

    March 03, 2014 4:57 AM EST Shakira will perform on an upcoming live show of "The Voice U.K." on the BBC, producers have announced.  The music star, who became a coach on the U.S. version of the singing competition in 2012, will sing on the March 29 episode. Shakira will perform current single "Can't…

  6. Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson Named Fourth Coach of 'The Voice U.K.'

    September 19, 2013 6:15 AM EDT Ricky Wilson, lead singer of British band Kaiser Chiefs, will fill the fourth coach position on BBC One’s The Voice UK when it returns for its third season here in January, completing the show’s revamped lineup. The U.K. public broadcaster announced the news Thursday after adding Kylie…

  7. B-52's Hint at Treasure Trove of Vintage Live Footage

    October 10, 2011 12:00 PM EDT The B-52's live album and DVD "With the Wild Crowd! -- Live in Athens, GA" ( out Tuesday ) -- may be "just the beginning" for the group documenting its concert work, according to co-founder Keith Strickland. "I would love to do a lot more," Strickland tells…

  8. Billboard Bits: Weezy Helps Universal Lock Down Top Four Chart Spots, JoBros Will Reunite 'Eventually'

    August 09, 2011 7:03 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lil Wayne Helps Universal Lock Down Top Four Spots on R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Universal Republic becomes the first record company to lock down the top four spots on Billboard's Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay…

  9. March 19, 2009

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – R&B singer Luther Ingram dies of heart failure in Belleville, Ill., at the age of 69. 2002 – Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2001 – Aerosmith, Michael Jackson, Paul Simon, Queen, Ritchie Valens,…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is nominated at the World Music Awards, held in Monaco. Russian teen duo t.A.T.u. picks up three awards, while Norah Jones and Eminem wi 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is nominated at the World…

  11. Bloc Party Frontman Brawls With Lydon Entourage

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Details are coming to light today about a brawl between Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke and the Sex Pistols' John Lydon, as well as members of the latter's entourage. The altercation took place backs Details are coming to light today about a brawl between Bloc Party frontman Kele…

  12. Prince Rocks Coachella With Collabs, Covers

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The late addition of Prince to the lineup of this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., proved to be a huge hit, as the Purple One drew a massive crowd to the event's mai The late addition of Prince to the lineup of this year's Coachella Valley…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is nominated at the World Music Awards, held in Monaco. Russian teen duo t.A.T.u. picks up three awards, while Norah Jones and Eminem wi 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is nominated at the World…

  14. Bjork, QOTSA, M.I.A. Highlight First Day Of ACL Fest

    September 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Following a widely reported fire that sent thick clouds of black smoke into the air and severely injured a handful of people, Bjork, Queens Of The Stone Age and Kaiser Chiefs helped open the sixth ann Following a widely reported fire that sent thick clouds of black smoke into the air and…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is…

  16. Underground Garage

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. ELO, Kiddies, Cheap Trick shows the world what the word legendary is all about by capturing our Coolest Song in the…

  17. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the use of vocal elements in pop arrangements, dies at an Esondido, Calif., hospital after injuring his head in a fal 2002 - Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2001 - Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the…