1. Danielia Cotton ft. Rachael Yamagata's 'Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)': Exclusive Song Premiere

    August 13, 2014 12:00 PM EDT Sweet dreams are made of Eurythmics covers, from  Marilyn Manson 's grungy, simmering boil  to Korean girl group Girls' Generation 's medley of, ah,  "Sweet Dreams"  and "Get the Party Started" medley. Now, New Jersey jazz singer and guitarist Danielia…

  2. John Forte Busy Post-Prison With Album, Book, Blog

    May 04, 2009 2:10 AM EDT Singer-songwriter and producer John Forte was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1997 for his work on the Fugees' multiplatinum album "The Score." But he's now best known for the November 2008 commutation of his prison sentence by President George W. Bush. Forte was released…

  3. R.E.M. Surprises At Carnegie Hall Tribute

    March 12, 2009 9:46 AM EDT R.E.M. made a surprise appearance last night (March 11) at Carnegie Hall. The band was being honored with a tribute show that boasted 20 different performers interpreting R.E.M.’s vast catalog. Stipe was humbled by the depth and range of the evening, and proceeded to play “E-Bow The Letter”…

  4. New York Venue City Winery Preps For Opening

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, will open on New Year's Eve with a concert by Joan Osborne. City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, will open on New Year's Eve with a…

  5. Double Trouble

    October 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rachael Yamagata knows that a sizable portion of her audience might never hear her new album the way she intended. Rachael Yamagata knows that a sizable portion of her audience might never hear her new album the way she intended. Due this week via Warner Bros., "Elephants ... Teeth…

  6. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis rocks from its soul, Bob Dylan empties the vault and Rachael Yamagata offers two for the price of one in this week's Hot Product. The long-awaited release of "The Clash at Shea" (Legacy), chronicling a 1982 opening set for the Who in New York. The latest release from the…

  7. Michaelson Anchors All-Girl Hotel Cafe Tour

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The fall leg of the Hotel Cafe tour has gone all-girl. The stint kicks off Oct. 9, with a lineup boasting Ingrid Michaelson, plus acts like Rachael Yamagata, Meiko, Priscilla Ahn and Kate Havnevik. The fall leg of the Hotel Cafe tour has gone all-girl. The stint kicks off Oct. 9, with a…

  8. Yamagata Readying 'A Record In Two Parts'

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rachael Yamagata says her ambitious sophomore album, "A Record in Two Parts ... Elephants and Teeth Sinking Into Heart*," "almost goes against everything I believe in (for) a record. Rachael Yamagata says her ambitious sophomore album, "A Record in Two Parts ... Elephants…

  9. Hold Steady, Spektor Tapped For Tribeca Film Fest

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Hold Steady, Regina Spektor, Nick Lowe and Ingrid Michaelson are among the artists set to perform during the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, Billboard.com can reveal. The Hold Steady, Regina Spektor, Nick Lowe and Ingrid Michaelson are among the artists set to perform during the 2008 Tribeca…

  10. Ask Billboard

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith discusses Amerie, Rush, Coldplay and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . First off, a quick update on Rachael Yamagata, who was the subject of a question in the last edition of "Ask Billboard.…

  11. Ask Billboard

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Vanessa Hudgens, Rihanna and Rachael Yamagata. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . HUDGENS' "V" MONOLOGUES Keith, Vanessa Hudgens, from Disney Channel&…

  12. Semisonic's Wilson Rocks With Crow On Solo Debut

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Semisonic principal Dan Wilson, who has become an in-demand songwriter and producer in recent years, will return to his own music this fall with the release of his solo debut. Semisonic principal Dan Wilson, who has become an in-demand songwriter and producer in recent years, will return to…

  13. Mandy Moore Trading Film Work For Touring

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mandy Moore hopes her new album will turn her into a road dog this year. "I hope to go on the road this fall," Moore, who releases "Wild Hope" on June 19, tells Billboard.com. "We're already doing som Mandy Moore hopes her new album will turn her into a road dog…

  14. Yamagata Wraps 'Darker, Grittier' New Album

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fresh off of contributing her songwriting talents to Mandy Moore's upcoming release "Wild Hope," raspy-voiced singer/songwriter Rachael Yamagata has finished recording the follow-up to her 2004 full-l Fresh off of contributing her songwriting talents to Mandy Moore's…

  15. Mandy Moore Returns With 'Organic' New Album

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST After spending the past several years focusing on acting in films like "Saved" and "American Dreamz," Mandy Moore is finishing her first new album since 2003's "Coverage," her last for Epic. After spending the past several years focusing on acting in films…

  16. Braff Drafts Coldplay, Snow Patrol For 'Last Kiss'

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As he did for the soundtrack to 2004's "Garden State," Zach Braff has rounded up a range of rock acts for the soundtrack to his new film, "The Last Kiss." As he did for the soundtrack to 2004's "Garden State," Zach Braff has rounded up a range of rock…

  17. Mandy Moore Signs With The Firm's New Label

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Singer/actress Mandy Moore and rock act Army Of Anyone are the first signings to a record label being launched by powerhouse Los Angeles-based management company The Firm. The label's releases will be Singer/actress Mandy Moore and rock act Army Of Anyone are the first signings to a…

  18. Ask Billboard

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about Mandy Moore, the Dixie Chicks, Rihanna and artists who just keep pumping out records. MISSING MANDY LIKE CANDY Hey Keith, I really enjoy your column and I was wondering if you could tell me what's going on with Mandy Moore's music career? Is…

  19. Austin City Limits Chronicled On CD/DVD

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An album and DVD of last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will be released June 20 via Image Entertainment. An album and DVD of last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will be released June 20 via Image Entertainment. Each version is a double-disc affair, with the DVD…

  20. Old 97's' Miller Readies Second Solo Set

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST While the Old 97's might not have flanked Rhett Miller on his forthcoming solo album, "The Believer," the singer got some help from some pretty notable names -- even if in spirit alone. The set is due While the Old 97's might not have flanked Rhett Miller on his…

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