1. Lou Reed Tribute Concert to Feature Members of TV on the Radio, the Vaccines

    November 22, 2013 8:52 PM EST An extensive Lou Reed tribute concert in New York will feature a number of notable musicians, including members of TV on the Radio and the Vaccines. According to Brooklyn Vegan , the concert, named "Last Great American Whale: A Concert in Memory of Lou Reed," will take place this…

  2. Supergroup Featuring Members of Mumford, Old Crow Medicine Show Playing Six Shows in One Night

    October 24, 2013 7:30 PM EDT A supergroup comprised of members of Mumford & Sons, Old Crow Medicine Show and more has formed -- and on Saturday, it's marking its debut by playing six shows in one night. Salvador Dali Parton  -- made up of Winston Marshall (Mumford & Sons), Gill Landry (Old Crow Medicine…

  3. Emeli Sandé Takes Two Trophies at the Ivor Novello Awards

    May 17, 2013 6:27 AM EDT Emeli Sand é was the big winner Thursday at the 58th Ivor Novello Awards, held in central London. Sand é ’s “Next to Me” was the only multiple winner on the day, collecting honors for best song musically and lyrically, and the PRS for Music award for most performed work. The Scottish singer…

  4. Weekly Chart Notes: Baauer's 'Harlem' Begins To 'Shake' Up Radio

    March 08, 2013 6:15 PM EST After the song logged more than a quarter-billion U.S. streams the past three weeks, radio is joining in on the viral craze. Is radio getting ready to dance to the "Harlem Shake" at last? Airplay still accounts for less than 1% of the song's overall Billboard Hot 100 chart…

  5. Moody Blues' Justin Hayward Plotting Solo Album, Talks Hall of Fame Snubs

    December 06, 2012 9:19 PM EST Moody Blues fans have done without an album of new material since 1999 -- not counting 2003's "December" holiday collection. In either case, it's been a long time, but singer-guitarist Justin Hayward promises that the music he's recorded for his new solo album will…

  6. Chart Beat Chat

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss Hot 100 ascents, female singers' maiden names, the Eagles and more! ONE STEP AT A TIME I haven't written to you in several years, mainly because I'm simply entertained enough by the content of Chart Beat and Chart Beat Chat that I don't NEED to…