1. Franz Ferdinand Unveils New Songs In Brooklyn

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Scottish rock combo Franz Ferdinand previewed a handful of new songs from its forthcoming album to a packed house at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg last night (Oct. 8). Scottish rock combo Franz Ferdinand previewed a handful of new songs from its forthcoming album to a packed…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taking home two trophies apiece. 2005 - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taking home two trophies apiece.…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Gorillaz scores its first U.K. No. 1 single with "Dare," while boy band McFly's sophomore set "Wonderland" (Universal Island) becomes its second chart-topping album. 2005 - Gorillaz scores its first U.K. No. 1 single with "Dare," while boy band McFly&…

  4. New Franz Ferdinand Track Leads 'Madden' Soundtrack

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last month, a new Franz Ferdinand song, "Lucid Dreams," leads the in-game soundtrack to the EA Sports video game "Madden 09," which his stores Aug. 12. As tipped here last month, a new Franz Ferdinand song, "Lucid Dreams," leads the in-game…

  5. Bilboard Bits: Franz Ferdinand, Radiohead, The Jacksons

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT An as-yet-unnamed new Franz Ferdinand song will be featured in the "Madden 09" video game, which will hit stores in mid-August. An as-yet-unnamed new Franz Ferdinand song will be featured in the "Madden 09" video game, which will hit stores in mid-August. It has not yet…

  6. Billboard Bits: Franz Ferdinand, LonPaul Ellrich, A-Trak

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Franz Ferdinand has uploaded to its Web site instrumental snippets from several new songs likely to appear on its next studio album. The as-yet-untitled set is due this fall via Epic. Franz Ferdinand has uploaded to its Web site instrumental snippets from several new songs likely to appear on…

  7. Neil Diamond To Do 'Secret' NYC MySpace Show

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond is set to perform a free show at New York City's The Bitter End tonight (May 7) as part of the MySpace Music "Secret Shows" series. Neil Diamond is set to perform a free show at New York City's The Bitter End tonight (May 7) as part of the MySpace Music "…

  8. Last Shadow Puppets, Madonna Lead U.K. Charts

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Last Shadow Puppets, featuring Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane of Liverpool band the Rascals, debuted at No. 1 on the British album chart yesterday (April 27) with "The Age of the Und The Last Shadow Puppets, featuring Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane of…

  9. Best Bets: 2008 Album Preview (Continued)

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Our coverage of twenty of 2008's most highly-anticipated albums continues with sets due in March through the end of the year. Our coverage of twenty of 2008's most highly-anticipated albums continues with sets due in March through the end of the year. Click here to return to…

  10. Franz Ferdinand Gets 'Dirty' On New Album

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST "The idea of making a dirty pop record -- this is what has been on our minds," Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos tells Billboard.com of the band's ongoing studio sessions in Glasgow. A new, as-ye "The idea of making a dirty pop record -- this is what has been on our…

  11. Radiohead Wins Billboard Critics' Poll In Landslide

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST The results are in: Radiohead's self-released album "In Rainbows" has won the 2007 Billboard Critics' Choice poll by a landslide. The album appeared on 17 of the 49 lists submitted by Billboard staff The results are in: Radiohead's self-released album "In…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taking home two trophies apiece. 2005 - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taking home two trophies apiece.…

  13. 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…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Gorillaz scores its first U.K. No. 1 single with "Dare," while boy band McFly's sophomore set "Wonderland" (Universal Island) becomes its second chart-topping album. 2005 - Gorillaz scores its first U.K. No. 1 single with "Dare," while boy band McFly&…

  15. 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…

  16. Music On TV: July 16 - July 22

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 16 - July 22, 2007. MONDAY, July 16 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold. "Greek," ABC Family Channel Featured artist(s): Plain White T's. "The Daily Habit," FUEL TV Featured artist(s):…

  17. QOTSA, Ozzy Rock 'Madden 08' Soundtrack

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The in-game soundtrack for the new "Madden NFL 08" video game will feature 27 songs from acts like Queens Of The Stone Age, Daddy Yankee, Swizz Beatz, Sum 41, Mims and Ozzy Osbourne. The game ships fo The in-game soundtrack for the new "Madden NFL 08" video game will…

  18. Franz Ferdinand Plays Intimate Bonnaroo Warm-Up

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT En route to this weekend's Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee, Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand made a pit stop at New York's Bowery Ballroom last night (June 13), treating the sold-out crowd to an hour- En route to this weekend's Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee, Scottish rock act…

  19. Cat Power Wins 2007 Shortlist Music Prize

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cat Power's "The Greatest" has been named the winner of the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The album beat out nine other releases from finalists such as Band of Horses, Beirut, Bonnie Prince Billy, Cat P Cat Power's "The Greatest" has been named the winner of the…

  20. 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…

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