1. Record Store Day Unveils 2014 Releases: David Bowie, Jay Z, Coldplay, Haim + More

    March 20, 2014 3:56 PM EDT Record Store Day has just announced a complete list of its 2014 exclusive releases (below) for its seventh annual celebration on April 19. The list of exclusive vinyl, which includes everything from a 7" David Bowie picture disc, a 12" of Sam Cooke's "Ain't That Good…

  2. Seo In Kuk, Lena Park & Lim Kim Rule K-Pop Chart With Soundtrack Singles, EXO Snags Top Debut

    December 13, 2013 8:00 PM EST Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring SHINee, 2NE1, Zia, T-ara and more. As we celebrate Sistar19 and other K-pop acts who ruled this year's K-Pop Hot 100 , "Superstar K" singer Seo In Kuk's "Loved You" tops this week's K-Pop chart…

  3. Hollis Talks 'White Walls,' Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' Early Days: Q&A

    December 10, 2013 6:21 PM EST "Even now, with them firmly in the mainstream, they still have that 'get your hands dirty' attitude," says the singer. "Singer-songwriter," "video producer" and "spoken-word artist" are just a few hats that Hollis has worn in the past five…

  4. Yoon Mi Rae Holds Off 12 G-Dragon Tracks for Second Week Atop K-Pop Hot 100

    September 14, 2013 12:48 PM EDT Chart notes on this week's K-Pop Hot 100 featuring Drunken Tiger, JYP, G-Dragon, Zia and more. Yoon Mi Rae (aka T) continues a second week atop the K-Pop Hot 100 with soundtrack ballad "Touch Love," recorded for the Korean drama "Master's Sun." The SBS TV…

  5. Huh Gak Drops Breezy Summer Single 'That You're Mine': Listen

    August 14, 2013 8:05 PM EDT The "Superstar K" balladeer taps rapper Swings for his latest single. Male soloist and winner of popular South Korean singing competition "Superstar K" Huh Gak released his new track, "That You're Mine," on Tuesday. The song immediately began dominating…

  6. Kid Rock Offers $5,000 Reward After Burglary Attempt

    August 03, 2013 11:06 AM EDT Authorities are investigating an attempted burglary at Kid Rock's Detroit-area home. Oakland County Undersheriff Michael McCabe says security cameras caught a man ramming a gate with a white van Wednesday afternoon on the Clarkston property, north of Detroit. The man then tried to…

  7. Michelle Shocked Stages Sit-In to Protest Concert Cancellation

    March 29, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The singer, under fire for her allegedly anti-gay comments at a recent show, appears outside a Santa Cruz, Calif., music venue wearing a ski mask and tape over her mouth. Even though her concert was scrapped because of her recent allegedly anti-gay comments, Michelle Shocked still showed up…

  8. Michelle Shocked's Tour Vanishes Following Anti-Gay Comments

    March 19, 2013 7:40 PM EDT UPDATE: Audio of Shocked's entire "rant" has leaked. Listen here . Michelle Shocked has gone silent after a homophobic rant at a San Francisco concert Sunday night that has left her without a U.S. tour. Ten out of eleven of her upcoming concert dates have been…

  9. K-Pop Hot 100: Lee Hi 3-Peats at No. 1, Son Dam Bi Channels Lady Gaga

    November 25, 2012 9:35 PM EST Lee Hi lives up to her new epithet, "monster rookie," spending a third straight week atop the chart with her debut single "1,2,3,4." This marks yet another week Lee Hi has kept fellow young singer Ailee from the top with her disco-inspired "I Will Show You"…

  10. The Dandy Warhols' Next Goal? Making a Club Banger

    July 11, 2012 6:00 PM EDT The stripped-down, organic sound of the Dandy Warhols new album, "This Machine," may be a reaction to the "experiments in density" of its immediate predecessors. But frontman Courtney Taylor-Taylor isn't sure how long the group will remain in that particular sonic…

  11. Ask Billboard: J. Cole Helps Bring R&B/Hip-Hop Back To No. 1

    October 07, 2011 6:35 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. J. COLE HELPS…

  12. Mark Ronson Performs 'Valerie' For Amy Winehouse: Watch

    July 28, 2011 1:00 PM EDT Amy Winehouse's producer and dear friend Mark Ronson paid tribute to the deceased singer on stage last night (July 27), the day after attending her funeral in north London on Tuesday. Amy Winehouse Funeral Brings Family and Friends Together The "Back To Black" producer was…

  13. Richard Ashcroft Mixes Hip-Hop with Rock on 'United Nations of Sound'

    March 04, 2011 10:32 AM EST A desire to "just to some experimenting, musically" led Richard Ashcroft down the soulful path of "The United Nations of Sound," his first solo album in five years. "This is a record made by, essentially, a rock 'n' roll artist from England with a hip-hop…

  14. Greg Dulli Wraps Work on Twilight Singers Album

    September 23, 2010 5:15 PM EDT With the start of his first-ever solo tour looming on Oct. 8, Greg Dulli has finished work on the fifth Twilight Singers album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2006's "Powder Burns," which is due out in early 2011. Dulli says that Twilight watchers should be braced for some new…

  15. Record Store Day: The 10 Coolest Events and Releases

    April 17, 2009 3:53 PM EDT From an exclusive Queen EP and performance by Talib Kweli to Wilco’s advance of its new concert DVD, there will be plenty to celebrate during the second annual Record Store Day (April 18). Over 1,000 indie retail stores worldwide are playing host to the occasion, with hundreds of artists…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San…

  17. A Deeper Blue: The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Beginning with the Van Zandt family's deep roots in Texas, debut author Robert Earl Hardy draws on interviews with relatives and friends to delve into the surprisingly normal childhood of <a href="htt Beginning with the Van Zandt family's deep roots in Texas, debut author…

  18. The Verve, Dec. 11, Nottingham, England

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a year of money-spinning reunions, The Verve --- singer Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bassist Simon Jones and drummer Pete Salisbury, back together after splitting in 1998 -- have been q In a year of money-spinning reunions, The Verve --- singer Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick…

  19. The Verve / Dec. 11, 2007 / Nottingham, England (Nottingham Arena)

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a year of money-spinning reunions, The Verve --- singer Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bassist Simon Jones and drummer Pete Salisbury, back together after splitting in 1998 -- have been q In a year of money-spinning reunions, The Verve --- singer Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick…

  20. The Verve Hits The Studio, Plot Fall Shows

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Silent since 1999, revered U.K. rock act the Verve is reuniting for a new album and fall live dates. Silent since 1999, revered U.K. rock act the Verve is reuniting for a new album and fall live dates. According to a post on the group's newly launched Web site , Richard Ashcroft, Nick…

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