1. Skrillex Aiding Soundtrack for Disney's 'Wreck-It Ralph'

    July 13, 2012 9:25 AM EDT Skrillex is on a roll: the superstar DJ will contribute music to Disney Animation's forthcoming film, "Wreck-It Ralph." His new gig, announced at Comic-Con on Thursday, comes on the heels of the news that he'll also compose new material for the soundtrack to Harmony Korine…

  2. Gorillaz, "Plastic Beach"

    March 12, 2010 2:51 PM EST Gorillaz may have originated as a way for Damon Albarn to sidestep the limelight, but on the cartoon group's third album, "Plastic Beach," he very much takes center stage. Self-producing for the first time, Albarn also sings more than on previous Gorillaz releases, despite an…

  3. Gorillaz Returning With 'Plastic Beach' This Spring

    January 20, 2010 5:44 PM EST Hot on the heels of the announcement that the group will headline the 2010 Coachella Festival , Damon Albarn's cartoon-pop band Gorillaz is set to return on March 9 with its third album, "Plastic Beach." The 16 track set is due out on Virgin and features a slew of guests,…

  4. Kanye Defeats 50 Cent On U.K. Album Chart

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West won the U.K. battle in the worldwide war of the rap superstars as "Graduation" (Def Jam) entered at No. 1 on the album chart ahead of 50 Cent's "Curtis" (Interscope). Meanwhile, in an uncha Kanye West won the U.K. battle in the worldwide war of the rap…

  5. Kingston, Faulkner Lead The Pack On U.K. Charts

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sean Kingston's former Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper "Beautiful Girls" (RCA) moved up 2-1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (Sept. 2), and the top 10 included climbers by Plain White Ts, Rihann Sean Kingston's former Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper "Beautiful…

  6. T.I., Busta, Chamillionaire Lead BET Hip-Hop Noms

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT T.I., Busta Rhymes and Chamillionaire head the field of nominees for the inaugural BET Hip-Hop Awards, to be hosted by comedian Katt Williams. The show will be taped Nov. 12 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre b T.I., Busta Rhymes and Chamillionaire head the field of nominees for the inaugural BET…

  7. Billboard Bits: Chris Daughtry, MOBO Awards, Joanna Newsom

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Chris Daughtry, MOBO Awards, Joanna Newsom Former "American Idol" contestant Chris Daughtry is writing material for his 19 Recordings/RCA debut with matchbox twenty's Rob Thomas, 3 Doors Down's Brad Arnold, Fuel's Carl Bell and SR-71's Mitch Allan. The as…

  8. 19OnTV

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 8 - 14, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 8 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Nick Lachey (also scheduled: Mary Cheney, Josh Lucas, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer). "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): A.F.I., Lindsay Lohan. "The Tonight Show…

  9. 'The Barbershop' Boasts Fresh Cuts

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music by Fabolous, P. Diddy, Jagged Edge, Glenn Lewis, and Amel Larrieux will grace the upcoming Epic soundtrack to "The Barbershop." Due Aug. 27, the set is led by the single "Stingy" by Ginuwine, wh Music by Fabolous, P. Diddy, Jagged Edge, Glenn Lewis, and Amel Larrieux…