1. Artist Managers Protest New EMI Regime

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST EMI is facing the prospect of an artists' revolt, with representatives of major acts Robbie Williams and Coldplay expressing concern at the current state of the company. EMI is facing the prospect of an artists' revolt, with representatives of major acts Robbie Williams and Coldplay…

  2. Lewis' 'Spirit' Shatters U.K. Sales Record

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Former "X-Factor" winner Leona Lewis broke records to enter the U.K. album chart at No. 1 yesterday with "Spirit" (Syco Music/Sony BMG), which has become the fastest-selling debut set in British chart Former "X-Factor" winner Leona Lewis broke records to enter…

  3. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the…

  4. Coldplay Nearing Completion Of Fourth Album

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay is nearing completion of its fourth album, due in the first half of 2008 via Capitol. "It feels like a very dense record," reads a post on the group's Web site. "There are so many melodies an Coldplay is nearing completion of its fourth album, due in the first…

  5. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-winning conductor who lent his musical expertise to Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby before founding the New York Pops and becoming the first "Tonight Show" bandleader 2005 - Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-winning conductor who lent his musical…

  6. Swervedriver Aiming For Spring Relaunch

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Swervedriver is aiming to hit the road in the spring for its first tour in nearly a decade, frontman Adam Franklin tells Billboard.com. U.K. rock act Swervedriver is aiming to hit the road in the spring for its first tour in nearly a decade, frontman Adam Franklin tells…

  7. Black Mountain Sees 'The Future'

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. That old adage proved true for Black Mountain during the making of its sophomore album, "In the Future," due Jan. 22 via Jagjaguwar. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. That old adage proved true for Black Mountain…

  8. Coldplay Names Eight Songs Pegged For New Album

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay has named eight songs in contention for its fourth album, due sometime next year. According to a post on the band's Web site, the tracks are "Lost," "Cemeteries of London," "Violet Hill," "Po Coldplay has named eight songs in contention for its…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that perform during a live telethon, "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast." 2005 - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks…

  10. Tunes On TV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 3 - 9. MONDAY, Sept. 3 "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured artist(s): The Cribs. "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex / LoveShow," HBO Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  11. 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.…

  12. Rap-A-Lot

    August 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Swizz Beatz may have been a little inebriated on his last birthday (Sept. 13), but that didn't stop the rapper/producer from hitting the studio. Swizz Beatz may have been a little inebriated on his last birthday (Sept. 13), but that didn't stop the rapper/producer from hitting the…

  13. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rilo Kiley unveils its major-label debut (sort of), the New Pornographers battle piracy in creative fashion on "Challengers," superstar hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz snags Kanye and Coldplay for his fi A DVD comprised of chapters 13 through 22 of R&B star R. Kelly's "…

  14. Cold Play, Garth Brooks, 50 Cent

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A Seattle woman loses her cool at the sound of Coldplay, plus news on a new Garth Brooks effort and 50 Cent's public showdown with Kanye West. Tell us what you think? Email us at InSixty@Billboard.c A Seattle woman loses her cool at the sound of Coldplay, plus news on a new Garth Brooks…

  15. Ex-'Idol' Maroulis Finds His Voice On Debut Disc

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rather than rushing to put out an album fresh off of his run on "American Idol," season four contestant Constantine Maroulis opted to take his time crafting his debut. Rather than rushing to put out an album fresh off of his run on "American Idol," season four contestant…

  16. Glastonbury Unveils Full 2007 Lineup

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The lineup for the 2007 Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 22-24, was finally made public today and features typically eclectic mix of familiar names and obscure acts from well left-of-center. The lineup for the 2007 Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 22-24, was finally made public…

  17. New Kanye Album Coming Sooner Than Expected

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West's forthcoming album, "Graduation," is coming sooner than expected. The album, originally due in September, has been pushed slightly ahead to a late August release, according to Def Jam. Kanye West's forthcoming album, "Graduation," is coming sooner…

  18. This Day in Music

    May 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic director Valery Gergiev are awarded the 15th annual Polar Music Prize on by His Majesty King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden. The prestigious prize is presented du 2006 - Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic director Valery Gergiev are awarded the 15th…

  19. Kanye Targeting September For 'Graduation'

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West is eyeing a September release for his third Def Jam album, "Graduation," which, as first reported here in January, will feature Coldplay's Chris Martin on the song "Homecoming" as well as t Kanye West is eyeing a September release for his third Def Jam…

  20. This Day in Music

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Performances from some of the world's most popular and influential bands highlight the conclusion of sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. A 2005 - Performances from some of the world's most popular and influential bands…

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