1. This Day in Music

    November 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST - U2's Bono and the Edge team with Pearl Jam and join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne. The event draws 14 2006 - U2's Bono and the Edge team with Pearl Jam and join Aussie acts Jet, Paul…

  2. Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem / Sept. 28, 2007 / Kansas City, MO (Starlight Theater)

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT If their stage show is any indication, it must be fun to be a member of Arcade Fire. The Canadian group has long been known for their mind-blowing live shows, but it's difficult to pinpoint exactly wh If their stage show is any indication, it must be fun to be a member of Arcade Fire.…

  3. Arcade Fire, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Shine At ACL Fest

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The heat showed no signs of breaking at Austin's Zilker Park yesterday (Sep. 15), as the Arcade Fire, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Arctic Monkeys churned out fiery sets to massive crowds at the sixth The heat showed no signs of breaking at Austin's Zilker Park yesterday (Sep. 15),…

  4. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video," the clip for Stevie Wonder's "So What the Fuss" becomes available with an audio track from rapper Busta Rhymes in an effort to convey i 2005 - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video…

  5. Chili Peppers, Arcade Fire Heat Up Coachella Day Two

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On a day when the mercury soared past 100 degrees, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Arcade Fire and Kings Of Leon provided extra heat at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. T On a day when the mercury soared past 100 degrees, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Arcade…

  6. 'Bible' Study

    February 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new and exciting places on its slavishly anticipated new album, "Neon Bible," due this week via Merge. The 11-track set was primarily recorded in a church outside the The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new and exciting places on its slavishly…

  7. Arcade Fire Kicks Off Run In Snowy New York

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Arcade Fire kicked off a five-show run at Judson Memorial Church on a snowy evening in New York last night (Feb. 13), performing nine of the 11 tracks from its highly anticipated sophomore album, The Arcade Fire kicked off a five-show run at Judson Memorial Church on a snowy evening in…

  8. The Arcade Fire Aims High On 'Neon Bible'

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new and exciting places on its slavishly anticipated new album, "Neon Bible," which, as previously reported, is due March 6 via Merge. The 11-track set was primarily The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new and exciting places on its slavishly…

  9. Arcade Fire Raising The Roof At NYC Church

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Arcade Fire will play a Feb. 13-17 stand at Judson Memorial Church near New York's Washington Square in advance of the March release of its next Merge album, "Neon Bible." Tickets go on sale Jan. The Arcade Fire will play a Feb. 13-17 stand at Judson Memorial Church near…

  10. New Arcade Fire Song Hits Net, Answering Machine

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Arcade Fire has unveiled "Intervention," the first track from its hotly anticipated new album, "Neon Bible," via a pre-recorded telephone message accessible by calling 866-636-6242, extension 7777 The Arcade Fire has unveiled "Intervention," the first track…

  11. The Arcade Fire Exploring 'New Sounds' In Studio

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock outfit the Arcade Fire has 15 songs recorded for the follow-up to its 2004 breakthrough, "Funeral," according to a post from Win Butler on the band's Web site. Canadian rock outfit the Arcade Fire has 15 songs recorded for the follow-up to its 2004 breakthrough, …

  12. Eurovision: Belgium Doesn't Qualify, Lithuania Does

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ten songs from the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final have advanced to tomorrow's (May 20) final in Athens, but pre-contest favorite "Je T'Adore" by Belgium's Kate Ryan is not among the qualifiers. Ten songs from the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final have advanced to…

  13. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Kenny Rogers receives a special Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Country Music during its 36th annual awards show, held at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. The awar 2005 - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video," the…

  14. Chart Beat

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Solo Beyoncé bests her Destiny's Child No. 1 quota, plus inside the stats of Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, Johnny Cash, Dion DiMucci and Mary J. Blige. PICKING UP THE 'CHECK': With "Check On It" (Columbia) advancing to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100, Beyoncé…

  15. Lil' Kim Sentenced To A Year In Prison

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-award winning rapper Lil' Kim was sentenced today (July 6) in New York to a year and a day in prison and fined $50,000 for lying to a federal grand jury to protect friends involved in a 2001 sh Grammy-award winning rapper Lil' Kim was sentenced today (July 6) in New York to a…

  16. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Enters U.K. Record Books

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's third studio album, "X&Y," opened with the second-highest first week sales tally in British chart history. The Parlophone album, released June 6, debuted at No. 1 on the British album c Coldplay's third studio album, "X&Y," opened with the…

  17. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>South African singer Brenda Fassie dies at the Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg. She is 39. She had been in a coma since April 26, after suffering an asthma attack. This led to cardi 2004 - South African singer Brenda Fassie dies at the Sunninghill Hospital in…

  18. South By Southwest Diary: March 18

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard staffers criss-cross Austin, Texas' South by Southwest music festival in search of old favorites and new discoveries. In the third installment of a daily diary, Barry A. Jeckell, Todd Marten Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) event is a music festival and…

  19. Billboard Bits: Falls Festival, Pixies, DMB

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Falls Festival, Pixies, Dave Matthews Band The Black Keys, De La Soul, Billy Bragg and the Thrills are among the acts confirmed for the Falls Festival, to be held Dec. 30-Jan. 1 in Victoria, Australia, and Marion Bay, Tasmania, respectively. The bill also features the Living End, John…

  20. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Veteran Mexican singer/songwriter Juan Gabriel takes home four honors at the 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami, including songwriter of the year, hot Latin track of the y 2002 - Veteran Mexican singer/songwriter Juan Gabriel takes home four honors at…

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