1. Sons & Daughters

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The party is pretty terrible, there's about a thousand folk in a two-room suite and it looks like all those bullshit photoshoots from Vice Magazine. Hi there, we are Sons & Daughters, aka the Crown Jewels of Scotland, and we have been asked to keep a journal of our tour here in the…

  2. Rage, Bjork, Arcade Fire Sign On For Big Day Out

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Arcade Fire will lead the lineup for the 2008 Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand. The five-show run begins Jan. 18 in Auckland. Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Arcade Fire will lead the lineup for the 2008 Big Day Out…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. Winehouse, Rascal In The Hunt For MOBOs

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With four nominations each, Amy Winehouse and Dizzee Rascal lead the field for the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards, to be held Sept. 19 at London's O2 Arena. BBC1 will broadcast it two days later. With four nominations each, Amy Winehouse and Dizzee Rascal lead the field for the…

  6. Arctics, Winehouse Make Mercury Prize Shortlist

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The shortlist for the Nationwide Mercury Prize has been unveiled in London, featuring a typically broad range of musical tastes dominated this year by new, alternative artists. Arctic Monkeys and Amy The shortlist for the Nationwide Mercury Prize has been unveiled in London, featuring a…

  7. Rihanna Owns U.K. Singles, Album Charts

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rihanna was top of the class on the new U.K. sales charts published last night (June 10), with a fourth week at No. 1 for the single "Umbrella" and a new entry at No. 1 for the album "Good Girl Gone B Rihanna was top of the class on the new U.K. sales charts published last…

  8. Maroon 5, Rihanna Sit Pretty On U.K. Charts

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" (A&M/Polydor) started a second week in the runners-up spot on the new U.K. singles chart, there was major consolation for the Los Angeles band, who saw its second a As Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" (A&M/Polydor) started a…

  9. New Dizzee Rascal Goes Digital-Only In U.S.

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Billboard.com has learned that, in a first for the label, the album will only be serviced to digital outlets in North America, and the company is not planning on releasing a physical CD outside of the London-based rapper Dizzee Rascal will release his next XL/Beggars Group album, "Maths …

  10. T.I., Busta, Chamillionaire Lead BET Hip-Hop Noms

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT T.I., Busta Rhymes and Chamillionaire head the field of nominees for the inaugural BET Hip-Hop Awards, to be hosted by comedian Katt Williams. The show will be taped Nov. 12 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre b T.I., Busta Rhymes and Chamillionaire head the field of nominees for the inaugural BET…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Coldplay frontman Chris Martin brings a surprise element of glitz to an otherwise staid gathering of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Cancun, Mexico, when he delivers the so-called 2005 - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie…

  12. 19OnTV

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 8 - 14, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 8 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Nick Lachey (also scheduled: Mary Cheney, Josh Lucas, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer). "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): A.F.I., Lindsay Lohan. "The Tonight Show…

  13. Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival / April 29-30, 2006 / Indio, Calif. (Empire Polo Field)

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With more than 90 bands playing on five stages, it was impossible to see everything at the seventh Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. So what follows are some of the plentiful Billboard's Jonathan Cohen, Todd Martens and Brian Cohen hit the California desert for…

  14. Beck Gathering Up 'Guero' Remixes

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Latin America has postponed its 2005 Video Music Awards Latin America due to the rapidly intensifying force of Hurricane Wilma. Beck is eyeing a Dec. 6 release for the Interscope project "Guerolito," which will feature a remix of every track on his latest studio album, "…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Carolyn Dawn Johnson is again the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held in Calgary, Alberta. In addition to top female, Johnson takes home trophies for top single and top 2003 - Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel announce their first tour since 1994. 2003 -…

  16. Billboard Bits: 'Rize,' The Go! Team, Live 8

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Rize,' The Go! Team, Live 8 "Forget commercial hip-hop -- people are ready for something different." So says Tone Talauega, a co-producer with his brother Richmond of "Rize," a feature documentary about a burgeoning dance style known as krumping. The…

  17. Beck Seeing Triple On 'Guero'

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Due March 29 via Interscope, "Guero" will be released as a standard CD, a double-disc package with two videos and a 5.1 audio mix and a third edition featuring four remixes. In the wake of an unfinished copy of his new album leaking onto the Internet last month, Beck will offer fans…

  18. Franz Ferdinand Leads Brit Award Nominees

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards,…

  19. TV On The Radio Wins Shortlist Prize

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST TV On The Radio won the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize last night (Nov. 15) in Los Angeles. The New York-based act was honored for its Touch & Go album "Desperate Youth, Bloodthirsty Babes" at the fou TV On The Radio won the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize last night (Nov. 15) in Los…

  20. Eminem Races By Britney On U.K. Album Chart

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite having been released on Friday, Eminem's "Encore" (Interscope) went straight to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Nov. 14). Despite having been released on Friday, Eminem's "Encore" (Interscope) went straight to the top of the U.K. album chart…

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