1. Bonnie Raitt, Skylar Grey, Joy Williams Shine at GRAMMY Foundation's 'A Song Is Born' Event

    January 24, 2014 12:26 PM EST Songs, specifically the ones that become smash hits, were the focal point of the Grammy Foundation's "A Song is Born" program on Jan. 23. Seventeen artists, most of them writers rather than interpreters, performed an astounding number of top 40 tunes, Grammy winners and…

  2. Dido Reminisces on 'Greatest Hits,' Teaming with Eminem for 'Stan'

    November 15, 2013 10:56 AM EST Career-spanning collection due months after 'Girl Who Got Away' album. Best-of albums can be simple victory laps, but they're also a great time for personal reflection. For British adult-pop singer Dido, her upcoming "Greatest Hits" compilation has provided a…

  3. Dido Ends Hiatus, Debuts 'Girl Who Got Away' Songs in London

    February 01, 2013 6:50 PM EST "I won't take so long with the next one," she says at exclusive concert previewing her first album since 2008 Dido made a triumphant live return in London Thursday night (Jan. 31), performing an exclusive acoustic set to invited guests and media at a private members'…

  4. Rita Wilson Pairs With Sheryl Crow, Chris Cornell on 'AM/FM'

    May 07, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Rita Wilson says her love of music -- and ability to sing -- "was kind of a private thing I kept to myself. You don't want to be that person who's like, 'Oh yeah, and now I'm a singer... And yet, here I am, I guess." Wilson, who's acted in nearly 30 films…

  5. Calvin Harris Is Done Singing Lead, Despite Solo Hits

    April 13, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Meet the Man Behind Rihanna's Smash Single, 'We Found Love' Calvin Harris may never sing lead again. "It's a shame, in a way," the Scottish-born producer/singer/songwriter says, calling in after DJ'ing to a jam-packed crowd at Chile's Lollapalooza as…

  6. AC/DC Holds Off Stones On Euro Chart

    May 28, 2010 7:32 AM EDT AC/DC 's "Iron Man 2" soundtrack (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) withstands the challenge of the Rolling Stones to start a fifth week atop Billboard's European Albums chart. Stromae moves into a ninth non-consecutive week at No. 1 on European Hot 100 Singles with "…

  7. 'Exile On Main St' Back At U.K. No. 1

    May 24, 2010 7:46 AM EDT For the first time in 16 years, the Rolling Stones top the U.K. album chart, after their reissued 1972 album "Exile On Main St" (Polydor/Universal) hit No. 1. U.S. hip-hop artist B.O.B. debuted at the singles summit with "Nothing On You" (Rebel Rock/Grand/HustleAtlantic…

  8. Kings Of Leon, Kasabian To Headline V Fest

    March 02, 2010 12:15 PM EST The U.K.'s V Festival will marks its 15th anniversary with headline sets from Kings of Leon and U.K. rock act Kasabian in 2010. The festival is sponsored by Virgin Media and staged on two sites - at Hylands Park Chemlsford, Essex and Weston Park, Staffordshire near Birmingham - on Aug.…

  9. Will.i.Am, Tiesto, Diplo, Passion Pit To Headline Ultra Music Festival

    January 08, 2010 6:03 PM EST B lack Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am , Tiësto , Passion Pit , Groove Armada and Major Lazer are among the first acts confirmed to headline the 2010 Ultra Music Festival, the top outdoor festival for electronic music fans. This year's fest will close out the 25th annual Winter Music…

  10. Whiskeytown's 'Almanac' Bolstered For Reissue

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST On March 4, Mood Food/Outpost/Geffen/Ume will re-release Whiskeytown's "Strangers Almanac" as a double-disc deluxe edition. The newly expanded version will include previously unreleased Whiskeytown tr On March 4, Mood Food/Outpost/Geffen/Ume will re-release Whiskeytown's …

  11. Everybody Dance Now

    April 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT DJ Tiesto will release his third artist album, "Elements of Life," this week via Ultra Records. "It's a very experimental piece of work and combines the style of rock with trance and electronic," says DJ Tiesto will release his third artist album, "Elements of…

  12. Rush Nails Down Tour Plans, Album Track List

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The North American portion of the tour will begin June 13 in Atlanta and run through Sept. 21 in Ottawa, Ont. The routing features primarily outdoor amphitheatres but will also hit a handful of arenas As expected , Rush will spend nearly four months on tour in support of its new album, "…

  13. Tiësto Puts His 'Life' Together On New Album

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST DJ Tiësto will release his third artist album to date,"Elements of Life," on April 10 via Ultra Records. "It's a very experimental piece of work and combines the style of rock with trance and ele DJ Tiësto will release his third artist album to date,"Elements of Life,…

  14. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot…

  15. Hendryx: LaBelle Reunion In The Works

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nona Hendryx, one-third of the pop-soul act LaBelle (of "Lady Marmalade" fame), is hard at work on her first new music in 10 years, including a planned reunion album with LaBelle members Patti LaBelle Nona Hendryx, one-third of the pop-soul act LaBelle (of "Lady Marmalade"…

  16. Juliet

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST A September residency begins and brings stress, exhilaration and more. September 4 4 am Oh no! A car will be here in 3 hours & I haven’t packed I haven’t packed I haven’t packed one thing. Dream dream dream until the twenty second hour… It’s not the end of the world for today’s debauchery…

  17. Blunt Sidesteps Stones On U.K. Chart

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones narrowly missed out on their first British No. 1 album in 11 years yesterday (Sept. 11) when "A Bigger Bang" (Virgin) debuted on the U.K. chart at No. 2. The Rolling Stones narrowly missed out on their first British No. 1 album in 11 years yesterday (Sept. 11)…

  18. Blunt Rules U.K. Charts Again

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt's supremacy on the U.K. charts continued yesterday (July 31), as the Atlantic-signed singer/songwriter's "You're Beautiful" single started a third week at No. 1 and "Back To Bedlam" began James Blunt's supremacy on the U.K. charts continued…

  19. McLachlan Rounds Up Second Remix Album

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Bloom," a second set of Sarah McLachlan songs re-imagined by an all-star cast of remixers, is due Sept. 6 via Arista. "Bloom," a second set of Sarah McLachlan songs re-imagined by an all-star cast of remixers, is due Sept. 6 via Arista. The 10-track album incorporates…

  20. Blunt Scores U.K. Chart Double

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT English singer-songwriter James Blunt was virtually unknown at the beginning of the year. But yesterday (July 17), he completed a remarkable double as his single "You're Beautiful" and album "Back To Atlantic-signed English singer-songwriter James Blunt was virtually…

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