1. The Bangles Song Premiere: Hear ‘The Real World’ From Their New Compilation

    November 24, 2014 1:02 PM EST Susanna Hoffs is confident that fans who pick up Ladies and Gentlemen...The Bangles! , the Bangles ' new collection of early- and mid-80s demos, live tracks and the band's very first EP, won't feel like they're hearing an entirely different band from the hitmaking…

  2. Jason Crabb Tops 2012 Dove Awards Nominees

    February 22, 2012 8:24 PM EST The diversity of the faith-based music community was recognized today as nominees were announced for the 43rd annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb leads the ceremony, set for April 19 at Atlanta's Fox Theater, with eight nominations, including…

  3. Weekly Chart Notes: Seth MacFarlane, Gloria Estefan, the Bangles

    October 06, 2011 6:30 PM EDT HE'S ... A ... CHARTING ... GUY!: "Family Guy" and "American Dad" creator Seth MacFarlane make his Billboard chart debut under his own name, as "Music Is Better Than Words" debuts at No. 2 on Traditional Jazz Albums and Heatseekers Albums. The collection,…

  4. Doll Revolution

    October 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT On "Doll Revolution," the Bangles' first studio album in 15 years, all of the familiar elements are in place. On "Doll Revolution," the Bangles' first studio album in 15 years, all of the familiar elements are in place. All four members (Susanna Hoffs, Vicki…

  5. Compilation Celebrates Big Star's 'Story'

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Some viewers of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show" have wondered about the show's theme and the music used to underline dramatic moments. In a program that seems to get most things right, period-wise, wh Some viewers of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show" have…

  6. Koch Inks Bangles, Album Due In September

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment has signed the Bangles for the U.S. The album "Doll Revolution," featuring original band members Susanna Hoffs (guitar), Debbi Peterson (drums), Vicki Peterson (guitar) and Michael Koch Entertainment has signed the Bangles for the U.S. The album "Doll…

  7. Billboard Bits: Grammys, Elton, Maiden, Cnt'l Drifters

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Grammys, Elton John/Justin Timberlake, Iron Maiden, Cnt'l Drifters Jon Stewart will reprise his role as host of the annual Grammy Awards at this year's ceremonies, set for Feb. 27 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This will be the second year in a row the actor/comedian…

  8. Better Day

    June 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The song "Live on Love" opens with the sound of Peter Holsapple laughing. The song "Live on Love" opens with the sound of Peter Holsapple laughing. It's an ironic moment, considering that Better Day—the third release by this supremely talented pop-rock sextet…

  9. Billboard Bits: McCartney, Nelson, Continental Drifters

    April 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Continental Drifters "I think the music world is split into two sides," says Paul McCartney, "where you get the people who are not going to last very long and who used to be called 'bubblegum' -- now it might be a bit more like &…

  10. Billboard Bits: Gospel HOF, Cnt'l Drifters, and more

    February 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Gospel Hall Of Fame, Della Reese, Winans, Continental Drifters, Peter Holsapple, New York Underground Film Festival The Winans and Della Reese lead a list of 18 acts to be inducted into the Gospel Music Hall Of Fame. The Hall's class of 2001 will be celebrated Oct. 27 at the…