1. Billboard Bits: Xtina & Adele Hang Out, AC/DC Launch Wine Line

    August 16, 2011 5:55 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Adele & Christina Aguilera Hang in L.A. It was a collision of diva power, as Christina Aguilera and Adele spent time together backstage at Adele's show at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles last night. "…

  2. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift Canoodles with Jake Gyllenhaal, Coldplay Puts People to Sleep

    October 26, 2010 6:15 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal Spotted Apple Picking Taylor Swift has been spotted around New York City with actor Jake Gyllenhaal. The two spent the past weekend (Oct. 23-24) apple picking in Hopewell Junction,…

  3. Supergrass Announces Split

    April 12, 2010 10:29 AM EDT S upergrass , which had hits in the 1990s with singles "Alright" and "Richard III," announced on Monday it had split. The quartet from Oxford, with six studio albums under its belt, decided to break up "due to the 17 year itch," it said in a statement. Supergrass…

  4. Air Brings Out the 'Love'

    June 19, 2009 8:52 AM EDT French electronic-pop act Air will return October 6 with the release of their fifth studio album entitled "Love 2." The twelve song set is the first album to utilize the duo's new Paris-based recording facility, Atlas Studio. In the past, Air has worked with producers such as…

  5. March 8, 2009

    March 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Nine Inch Nails releases “The Downward Spiral.” 1993 – Bandleader Billy Eckstein dies in Pittsburgh of complications from a stroke. He is 78. 1979 – Tom Chaplin of Keane is born in East Sussex, England. 1976 – Gaz Coombes (Gareth Michael Coombes) of Supergrass is born in Oxford,…

  6. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne finally reveals the long-awaited "Tha Carter III," My Morning Jacket takes it to the next level on "Evil Urges," Alanis Morissette mellows out, Montgomery Gentry grows up and Plies works qui Hip-hop outfit N*E*R*D's "Seeing Sounds" (Interscope).…

  7. Supergrass' 'Diamond' Resurfacing Next Month

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After a two-month delay, British rock act Supergrass's sixth studio album, "Diamond Hoo Ha," will arrive June 10 in North America. After a two-month delay, British rock act Supergrass's sixth studio album, "Diamond Hoo Ha," will arrive June 10 in North America.…

  8. Supergrass Shifts To Astralwerks For New CD

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock quartet Supergrass has shifted to Astralwerks for the U.S. release of its sixth album, "Diamond Hoo Ha." Due April 15, the 11-track set was recorded in Berlin with producer Nick Launay. U.K. rock quartet Supergrass has shifted to Astralwerks for the U.S. release of its…

  9. Supergrass Polishes New 'Diamond'

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock outfit Supergrass will release its new single, "Diamond Hoo Ha Man," Jan. 14 internationally on 7-inch vinyl. An as-yet-untitled new album will arrive in March via Parlophone. U.K. rock outfit Supergrass will release its new single, "Diamond Hoo Ha Man," Jan. 14…

  10. Supergrass Bassist Quinn Breaks Back In Fall

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British alternative rock act Supergrass has canceled a homecoming gig in Oxford, England, after bass player Mick Quinn broke his back. Quinn fell from a first floor window while sleepwalking at a vill British alternative rock act Supergrass has canceled a homecoming gig in Oxford, England,…

  11. The Kooks

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Everything has come together for the Kooks in an exceedingly short amount of time. The quartet, whose average age pans out to 21-22, first put their heads together in 2003 as a "school project." They Everything has come together for the Kooks in an exceedingly short amount of time.…

  12. Shiny Toy Guns

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST The show was perfect... but I walked from the venue in confusion and heartache. As we stood behind the merch table signing things and talking to our friends a girl who was one of our voices in the are 30 november. 1000hrs. we land in LaGuardia Airport in cold New York City .. but not quite as…

  13. ON TV

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 17 “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jamie Foxx (also scheduled: Jeff Bridges). “My Music Mix,” Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sara Evans “VH1 News Presents: Blackmail,” VH1 Featured artist(s):…

  14. The Morning After Girls

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Morning After Girls guitarist/vocalist Martin B. Sleeman cannot wait to leave Australia again, and he means it in the nicest way possible. The Morning After Girls guitarist/vocalist Martin B. Sleeman cannot wait to leave Australia again, and he means it in the nicest way possible. When…

  15. Supergrass Plugging In For 2006 Tour

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock quartet Supergrass will return to North America for a 15-date tour that begins Feb. 6 in Toronto. U.K. rock quartet Supergrass will return to North America for a 15-date tour that begins Feb. 6 in Toronto. The trek will be in support of the group's latest Capitol album, "…

  16. Supergrass / Sept. 27, 2005 / New York (Bowery Ballroom)

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Supergrass is a decade removed from debuting as a trio of teenagers, mugging for cameras and cavorting to the top of the U.K. charts. The group is older, larger and showing classic signs of maturity f Supergrass is a decade removed from debuting as a trio of teenagers, mugging for cameras and…

  17. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  18. Hot Product

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Dancehall star Sean Paul's "The Trinity" (VP/Atlantic). R&B veteran Toni Braxton's studio debut for Blackground/Universal, "Libra." Blues patriarch Buddy Guy's "Bring 'Em In,…

  19. Billboard Bits: First Act, Supergrass, 'Goal!'

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on First Act, Supergrass, 'Goal!' Boston's First Act Guitar Studio in Boston will celebrate its first store's grand opening next week with a weeklong series of free in-store concerts and some special private shows. According to its > official Web site , Ben Lee,…

  20. Blunt Leads U.K. Album Chart Again

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt's five-week run at the top of the U.K. singles chart with "You're Beautiful" (Atlantic) was ended yesterday (Aug. 21) by boy band McFly, who opened at No. 1 with "I'll Be OK" (Universal Is James Blunt's five-week run at the top of the U.K.…

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