1. Weekly Chart Notes: 10 Group Lead Singers Who Could Score Solo Success

    April 07, 2013 8:05 AM EDT With Justin Timberlake reigning post-'N Sync, what other famed group lead singers could rule on their own? Plus, chart honors for Crystal Bowersox, Joe Bonamassa and Bob Dylan The top title on the Billboard 200 for a second week belongs to a singer who first made his name as a…

  2. Duran Duran: Still 'Girl' Crazy After All These Years

    November 14, 2011 2:30 PM EST "We've definitely gotten a reputation for having beautiful girls in our videos," says Duran Duran bassist John Taylor . Ever since steamy videos for songs like "Girls On Film" and "Rio" captivated early MTV viewers, pop stars from George Michael to Michael…

  3. Duran Duran Rock Cannes Film Festival for AIDS Awareness

    May 14, 2011 11:47 AM EDT The Cannes Film Festival isn't all about movies. In the wee hours of Saturday morning, the focus shifted to music as Duran Duran stole the spotlight for a good cause. The band took time out from touring and promoting their latest album, "All You Need is Now," to rock onstage at…

  4. Coachella 2011: 10 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    April 18, 2011 10:30 AM EDT There's so much happening on Coachella's five stages (not to mention behind the scenes), that it's impossible to catch everything that goes on around the festival grounds. Here's 10 things we witnessed on Sunday that you may have missed -- even if you were there. Coachella…

  5. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon offers the U.S. premiere of her film, "Perfect Partner," and participates in a live performance of the soundtrack at Montclair State University in Montclair, N. 2006 - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon offers the U.S. premiere of her film, …

  6. Duran Duran Mixes It Up With Ronson, Monkeys

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Duran Duran is eyeing collaborations with two of the hottest young names in British music, the Arctic Monkeys and Mark Ronson. Duran Duran is eyeing collaborations with two of the hottest young names in British music, the Arctic Monkeys and Mark Ronson. As details roll out for the European…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon offers the U.S. premiere of her film, "Perfect Partner," and participates in a live performance of the soundtrack at Montclair State University in Montclair, N. 2006 - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon offers the U.S. premiere of her film, …

  8. Duran Duran Celebrating New Album On Broadway

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Duran Duran will celebrate its upcoming album in grand fashion with nine shows at the Barrymore Theater on Broadway in New York. The gigs are set for Nov. 1-2, 3, 5-6 and 8-10 and will feature complet Duran Duran will celebrate its upcoming album in grand fashion with nine shows at the…

  9. Top Stars Sign On For Princess Diana Tribute

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Duran Duran, Bryan Ferry, Elton John, Joss Stone and Pharrell Williams head the lineup of performers confirmed for a concert at the new London Wembley Stadium next summer to celebrate the life of the Duran Duran, Bryan Ferry, Elton John, Joss Stone and Pharrell Williams head the lineup of…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Composer/arranger/conductor Frank DeVol dies of natural causes in Lafayette, Calif. He is 88.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - New York rappers Jay-Z and Nas end their longtime feud and promote peace on-stage during New York…

  11. Andy Taylor Splits With Duran Duran

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Duran Duran's comeback will continue without the services of Andy Taylor. Duran Duran's comeback will continue without the services of Andy Taylor. The band's founding guitarist has split with the band again, this time ahead of a string of U.S. dates, beginning tonight (Oct. 26…

  12. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Tina Turner announces plans for her "final stadium tour," the "Millennium 2000 Twenty Four Seven" tour, at a Paris press conference.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Korn debuts its new single on the…

  13. Duran Duran Not Giving Up On 'Astronaut'

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Despite lukewarm sales for highly anticipated reunion album, "Astronaut," the members of Duran Duran aren't about to give up on the Epic disc. Despite lukewarm sales for highly anticipated reunion album, "Astronaut," the members of Duran Duran aren't about to…

  14. Astronaut

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It has been 21 years since Duran Duran's original lineup recorded an album together, though the band has carried on in various incarnations, with Simon LeBon and Nick Rhodes the only constants. It has been 21 years since Duran Duran's original lineup recorded an album together,…

  15. Strait Arrow: '50 Number Ones' On Top Again

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For a second week in a row, George Strait's "50 Number Ones" (MCA Nashville) is the No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. The set sold 190,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, For a second week in a row, George Strait's "50 Number Ones" …

  16. Hot Product

    October 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Duran Duran Back In Orbit It may have taken 21 years to get a new album from Duran Duran's original lineup, but it took the five members only 24 hours to decide to get back together. The group's new Epic album, "Astronaut," is the first from the original lineup since 1983&…

  17. Duran Duran Puts 'Astronaut' Into Orbit

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Duran Duran has unveiled the track list for "Astronaut," the first album with its original lineup since 1983's "Seven and the Ragged Tiger." Duran Duran has unveiled the track list for "Astronaut," the first album with its original lineup since 1983's …

  18. Duran Duran Carefully Plots Comeback

    December 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Despite touring with all its original members for the first time in 18 years, Duran Duran played just 17 theater dates on its late 2003 road trip. The band is not crazy, organizers insist. It grossly underplayed the market on purpose. They say a…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Korn debuts its new single on the season premiere of "South Park." Korn members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, and David Silveria le 1999 - Korn debuts its new single on the…

  20. Capitol Collects Duran Duran's 'Greatest'

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT While the original members of Duran Duran make progress on their first studio album since 1983's "Seven and the Ragged Tiger," Capitol has compiled the two-disc DVD video anthology "Greatest," due Nov While the original members of Duran Duran make progress on their…

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