1. Wilco, Arcade Fire Among Nominees For Shortlist Prize

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fifty-four albums were announced today (Dec. 21) as the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize, which will be handed out early next year. The prize recognizes albums released between January and Fifty-four albums were announced today (Dec. 21) as the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Music…

  2. Vedder, Shakira Snag Golden Globe Music Nods

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Eddie Vedder, Shakira and Clint Eastwood and are among the nominees in music categories for the 65th annual Golden Globe awards. Vedder is nominated with Michael Brook and Kaki King for best original Eddie Vedder, Shakira and Clint Eastwood are among the nominees in music categories for the…

  3. West, Winehouse Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations, followed by Amy Winehouse with six and the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and T-Pain, each of wh Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations,…

  4. Which movie has the best soundtrack?

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Last time we checked in with readers, you responded to the following question: There's a multiplex-full of music-driven movies in theaters this season. Which one actually has the best soundtrack? Last time we checked in with readers, you responded to the following question: There's…

  5. Film & TV Conference: Vedder, Penn On 'Into The Wild'

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sean Penn spent a decade preparing the film adaptation of Jon Krakauer's 1996 book "Into the Wild." But it only took him a few hours to secure the services of Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder to write Sean Penn spent a decade preparing the film adaptation of Jon Krakauer's…

  6. Film & TV Conference: Reilly Does Cox For 'Walk Hard'

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT John C. Reilly gives voice to 50 years worth of popular music in the upcoming film "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox," which was written and produced by Judd Apatow and directed by Jake Kasdan. It opens Dec. John C. Reilly gives voice to 50 years worth of popular music in the upcoming film …

  7. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears unveils a new studio album in the midst of her embattled personal life, the Backstreet Boys return minus one of their founding members, the Eagles deliver their first new album in nearl The soundtrack to the Bob Dylan-focused film "I'm Not There" (Columbia),…

  8. The Billboard Q&A: Eddie Vedder

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Pearl Jam frontman talks at length with Billboard about his soundtrack for the new Sean Penn-directed film "Into the Wild," its impact on his life, the 2008 election and how his creative process c Sean Penn has wanted to make a movie based on Jon Krakauer's 1996 book "…

  9. Soulja Boy Begins Sixth Week Atop Hot 100

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" remains unstoppable on the Billboard Hot 100, where it begins a sixth non-consecutive week at the top. Kanye West's "Stronger" continues to hold at No. 2, while Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" remains…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its novelty hit "The Ketchup Song (Asereje)" goes straight to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its…

  11. Vedder, Penn Set For THR/Billboard Film & TV Conference

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder and actor/director Sean Penn will be the subjects of the keynote Q&A at the Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference, to be held Nov. 1-2 at Los Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder and actor/director Sean Penn will be the subjects of the…

  12. Smashing Pumpkins / Sept. 30, 2007 / Morrison, Colo. (Red Rocks)

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When they first emerged into the spotlight with 1993's great "Siamese Dream," Smashing Pumpkins struggled to stay surprising. Singer/songwriter/auteur Billy Corgan, like Springsteen or Prince in his o When they first emerged into the spotlight with 1993's great "…

  13. Reba Outmuscles Kanye, 50 To Score First No. 1

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a week where six of the top 10 slots on The Billboard 200 are occupied by new releases, Reba McEntire's "Reba Duets" reigns at No. 1. Moving 301,000 copies in the United States, the MCA Nashville a In a week where six of the top 10 slots on The Billboard 200 are occupied by…

  14. Rarities-Packed Film Traces The Who's 'Journey'

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Never-before-seen concert and archival footage is at the center of "Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who" and its companion film "Six Quick Ones," due Nov. 6 on DVD via Universal Studios Home Enterta Never-before-seen concert and archival footage is at the center of "…

  15. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. phenoms James Blunt and KT Tunstall return with their sophomore albums, Reba McEntire teams up with some of the biggest names in the game for a duets collection, Barry Manilow revisits the hits o Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder's soundtrack to the Sean Penn-directed film "Into…

  16. Billboard Bits: Tom Petty, Lil' Ronnie, Operation Ivy

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Peter Bogdanovich's Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers documentary, "Runnin' Down a Dream," will premiere Oct. 14 at the New York Film Festival and Oct. 29 on the Sundance Channel. Peter Bogdanovich's Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers documentary, "Runnin'…

  17. Tunes On TV

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 10 - 16. MONDAY, Sept. 10 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): The Used. "Access Granted,"BET Featured artist(s): Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, Akon, Niia. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Glen…

  18. Dylan's 'Newport' Performances Making DVD Debut

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Adding to an already robust slate of Bob Dylan-related releases this fall, Columbia/Legacy will on Oct. 30 release the DVD "The Other Side of the Mirror -- Bob Dylan Live at the Newport Folk Festival Adding to an already robust slate of Bob Dylan-related releases this fall, Columbia…

  19. Metallica, Mayer, Vedder Join Young For Bridge School Benefit

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT John Mayer, Metallica, Tom Waits, and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder are among the artists that will join Neil Young for his 21st annual Bridge School Benefit concerts on Oct. 27-28. Also on this yea John Mayer, Metallica, Tom Waits, and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder are among the artists…

  20. Bumbershoot Rolls On With Fergie, Kings Of Leon

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Beautiful weather was out again for the second day of the Bumbershoot festival in Seattle on Sunday (Sept. 2), with Fergie turning in a spectacle-laden headlining performance at Memorial Stadium and K Beautiful weather was out again for the second day of the Bumbershoot festival in Seattle on…

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