1. Code First Play: NERVO 'Inspired' Mini-Mix

    May 15, 2014 1:02 PM EDT After inspiring others to pursue careers in dance music, NERVO are now paying homage to those that inspired them. The Australian songwriting sisters have taken the reins for the second edition of Ministry of Sound’s “Inspired” compilation series, providing a glimpse into the tracks that have…

  2. Priyanka Chopra Preposterously Claims She Can't Make You Love Her In New Video

    May 01, 2014 5:37 PM EDT "I probably discovered it after some stupid boy broke my heart," Priyanka Chopra says about her new single. The assertion is just about as preposterous as the former Miss World claiming she can't make someone love her. But on her dance remake of Bonnie Raitt's classic…

  3. Chart Highlights: Lorde's 'Tennis Court' Nets Adult Pop Songs Debut

    April 28, 2014 5:15 PM EDT The teen singer/songwriter debuts the third single from her debut album, 'Pure Heroine.' Plus, new No. 1s for Mariah Carey and Hillsong UNITED, and Chrissie Hynde previews her solo debut Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find…

  4. Keith Urban Embarks on Raise 'Em Up Tour This Summer

    March 08, 2014 4:32 PM EST After concluding his judging gig on "American Idol," Keith Urban will hit the road in North America this summer -- with the Raise 'Em Up tour. According to Radio.com , Urban plans to play multiple shows in the United States and Canada beginning in July, with shows stretching to…

  5. Engelbert Humperdinck Pairs With Gene Simmons, Elton John on First Duets Album

    February 27, 2014 2:15 PM EST Engelbert Humperdinck decided to do an album of duets -- a two-disc, 23-track duets set with Elton John, Smokey Robinson, Il Divo, Willie Nelson, Kiss' Gene Simmons, Wynonna Judd and more -- for one simple reason: He'd never done it before. "I figured this'll be my 80th…

  6. Michael Jackson Statue To Be Pulled From English Soccer Stadium

    September 23, 2013 12:39 AM EDT A divisive statue of Michael Jackson outside an English professional soccer club’s homeground is to be removed. Businessman Mohamed Al Fayed commissioned the statue following Jackson's death in June 2009, with the intention for it to find a home at his Harrods store in London. Al…

  7. Court Yard Hounds Play for Keeps on 'Amelita': This Ain't No 'Side Project'

    July 15, 2013 9:35 AM EDT Martie Maguire casts doubt on future Dixie Chicks albums: "I really learned to kind of let go, and I'm so happy where everything is right now" On its second album, Emily Robison says, Court Yard Hounds "felt like a band." Robison and her sister and Dixie Chicks…

  8. Dixie Chicks to Headline Craven Country Jamboree Festival in July

    December 26, 2012 7:06 PM EST The Dixie Chicks will headline the Craven Country Jamboree in Saskatchewan, Canada, on July 13, according to CMT . The country act, which did not play a show in 2012, will step in for Lady Antebellum at the festival. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw are also on the four-day event's bill.…

  9. Justice Collective's Charity Single Wins Christmas No. 1 Title

    December 24, 2012 9:00 AM EST Cover of 'He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother' Includes Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams The U.K.'s much sought-after Christmas No. 1 crown was won on Sunday (Dec. 23) by the Justice Collective's cover of the Hollies' 1969 hit "He Ain't Heavy He's…

  10. Justin Timberlake Airborne in First Wedding Photo With Jessica Biel

    October 24, 2012 11:30 AM EDT How happy was Justin Timberlake to exchange vows with Jessica Biel last week? One look at the cover of People magazine , which scored the first images and post-wedding interview with the couple, and you get the idea: the pop star-turned-actor-turned-MySpace savior is jumping for joy. Justin…

  11. Beyonce Stays Atop U.K. Album Chart, DJ Fresh's 'Louder' Tops Singles Tally

    July 11, 2011 10:25 AM EDT Beyoncé started a second week atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Sunday) with "4" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment), as "Louder" (Ministry of Sound) by DJ Fresh featuring Sian Evans debuted at No. 1 on the singles survey. The Beyoncé album sold a relatively modest…

  12. Black Veil Brides to 'Set World on Fire' with Major Label Debut

    April 12, 2011 12:00 AM EDT B lack Veil Brides do not exactly have modest ambitions for their sophomore album. "This is going to be the best album anybody's ever made," founder and frontman Andy Six tells Billboard.com about "Set the World On Fire," which comes out June 14 as the glammy Los…

  13. Tinie Tempah, Dizzee Rascal Lead MOBO Nominations

    September 08, 2010 5:05 PM EDT Tinie Tempah leads the nominations for the 2010 MOBO Awards. The chart-topping U.K. rapper is up for four awards at the ceremony next month. Dizzee Rascal , Professor Green, N-Dubz and Plan B each have three nominations for the U.K. urban music awards. This year's ceremony takes place at…

  14. Beatles Remasters Dominate U.K. Album Charts, Vera Lynn Takes No. 1

    September 14, 2009 8:53 AM EDT On a new U.K. album chart otherwise dominated by Beatles remasters, 92-year-old Dame Vera Lynn yesterday (Sept. 13) became the oldest living artist to have a bestselling title as "We'll Meet Again - The Very Best of Vera Lynn" (Decca/Universal) climbed 2-1. English pop artist…

  15. Kid Cudi Makes Peace With 'Man On The Moon'

    September 04, 2009 2:00 PM EDT At the beginning of the year, Kid Cudi threatened to quit the music industry because "the drama that comes with it is more overwhelming than the shit I was dealing with when I was piss-poor broke," he wrote on his blog. He says he felt pressured to top the success of his…

  16. U.K. Singer/Songwriter John Martyn Dies

    January 29, 2009 11:36 AM EST U.K. folk and blues songwriter John Martyn has died at the age of 60, according to a statement on his official Web site. The cause of death has not yet been confirmed. The artist received an Order of the British Empire at this month's New Year's Honors, and was given a lifetime…

  17. Canyon, Yellowbird Top Nominees For CCMA Awards

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT George Canyon and Shane Yellowbird lead the nominees for the Canadian Country Music Association Awards with five apiece. Paul Brandt, Doc Walker, Emerson Drive, Brad Johner and Carolyn Dawn Johnson ga George Canyon and Shane Yellowbird lead the nominees for the Canadian Country Music…

  18. iTunes Goes Live With London Music Fest

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT iTunes is entering the live music business. iTunes is entering the live music business. Apple Computer's market-leading digital music store said today (June 12) it is throwing its considerable clout behind the free iTunes Festival concept, which will take place in London throughout July.…

  19. Chart Beat Chat

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss hits from film, Barbra Streisand, Madonna and more! LET'S GO THE MOVIES... NOT Hi Fred, This week, "Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin')" by T-Pain featuring Yung Joc moves into the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100. There have now been 49 straight No. 1…

  20. McFly, Arctic Monkeys Rule U.K. Charts

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Boy band McFly's collection of U.K. No. 1 singles expanded yesterday (May 13) to seven, over a period of just over three years. Their cover of Jellyfish's 1991 minor chart entry, "Baby's Coming Back," Boy band McFly's collection of U.K. No. 1 singles expanded…

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