1. Pete Townshend on 'Quadrophenia,' The Who's 'Last Great Album'

    November 11, 2011 10:15 AM EST With a recent theatrical production, a forthcoming orchestral version and movie sequel, a pair of upgraded reissues and a possible tour in 2012, Pete Townshend says he's understandably "had 'Quadrophenia' on the brain now for quite some time." And he doesn't mind…

  2. The Beatles and Doris Day Crack Top 10 on U.K. Album Chart

    September 12, 2011 9:27 AM EDT London rapper/vocalist Example followed his No. 1 single last week with a bestselling album yesterday (Sunday), debuting at the top with "Playing in the Shadows." There was a veteran presence in the album top ten with the return of the Beatles and, at 87 years of age, Doris Day.…

  3. Adele Ties Beatles Record on U.K. Charts, BRIT Awards Boost Winners

    February 21, 2011 11:36 AM EST A dele has become the first living artist since the Beatles in 1964 to have two titles simultaneously in the top five of both the U.K. singles and album charts. The XL-signed star's sophomore album, "21," started a fourth week at No. 1 Sunday (Feb. 20), passing half a million…

  4. 'Glee' Ready To Flex 'The Power Of Madonna'

    April 20, 2010 2:46 PM EDT Bust out your disheveled wedding dresses, cone bras and Kabbalah water - tonight Fox's "Glee" will unveil its first episode to be dedicated entirely to one artist with "The Power of Madonna ." Putting together a weekly television show is a rigorous experience even…

  5. Nick Jonas Balancing Brothers With Solo Band, Tour

    December 22, 2009 9:35 AM EST Nick Jonas says his new band, the Administration, allows him to "explore a little more of my roots as an artist and musician" and play songs that he "didn't think were necessarily right for the Jonas Brothers sound." "With this record, the overall template was…

  6. 'Glee' Rewrites The Script On TV Music

    October 23, 2009 3:38 PM EDT When Tony Soprano finally-all right, possibly-got whacked to the sounds of Journey 's "Don't Stop Believin' " in June 2007, America had mixed reactions. But the show's viewers all agreed that TV's greatest mafia boss and music's shiniest power ballad…

  7. Lady GaGa Rules U.K. Charts

    April 06, 2009 10:25 AM EDT Lady GaGa completed a U.K. chart double yesterday (Sunday) as her Interscope/Universal album "The Fame" rose 3-1 and the single "Poker Face" began a third week at the top. "The Fame" hit the album summit in its 12th week on the chart, as Kings of Leon's …

  8. Klaxons Win U.K.'s 2007 Mercury Prize

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Klaxons' "Myths of the Near Future" was awarded the U.K.'s Nationwide Mercury Prize today (Sept. 4) in London, beating out records by 11 others, including Amy Winehouse and Arctic Monkeys, to be c The Klaxons' "Myths of the Near Future" was awarded the U…

  9. CBS Records Relaunching With Eye On Synergy

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST CBS Corp. is reaching into its past by reviving the CBS Records name for its latest business proposition. The label is starting out small, with three artists -- singer/songwriters Will Dailey and P.J. CBS Corp. is reaching into its past by reviving the CBS Records name for its latest business…

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses 'greatest hits' collections, chart methodology and more with readers. THE GREATEST GREATEST HITS Hi Fred, I remember reading that when Madonna's "Immaculate Collection" peaked at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 in 1990, it was the highest peak for a greatest…

  11. 'Long John' Baldry Dies At 64

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British R&B artist "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver after battling a chest infection for four months. He was 64. British R&B artist "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver after battling a chest infection for four months.…

  12. Stars Mourn June Carter Cash

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As friends sang gospel and country music classics, June Carter Cash was mourned at funeral services yesterday (May 18) in Hendersonville, Tenn., not far from the home she shared with husband Johnny Ca As friends sang gospel and country music classics, June Carter Cash was mourned at funeral…

  13. Great White Subpoenaed In Nightclub Fire Case

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Members of the band Great White have been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury that will investigate the West Warwick, R.I., nightclub fire that killed 97 people last week, authorities said. The Members of the band Great White have been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury that will…

  14. Howard Stern To Remake 'Rock'N'Roll' High School

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern has partnered with former Dimension Films executive Dan Gross and his newly launched independent film production company Arclight Films to acquire remake rights to the classic comedies "R Howard Stern has partnered with former Dimension Films executive Dan Gross and his…

  15. 2002 ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards winners

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 15th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, which honor the songwriters and publishers of the top ASCAP songs of the 2001 R&B/hip-hop, rap, dance and reggae charts, were held June 17 in Beverly The 15th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, which honor the songwriters and publishers of…