1. Adele's '21' Returns to Top of U.K. Charts, Foo Fighters at No. 2

    April 25, 2011 8:31 AM EDT Adele 's "21" (XL Recordings) resumed its supremacy yesterday (Sunday) on the U.K. album charts moving back 2-1 after the Foo Fighters ' "Wasting Light" (RCA/Sony Music Entertainment) last week broke its 12-week run at No. 1. "Party Rock Anthem" …

  2. 'Glee' Warblers Album Aims for Top Debut on Billboard 200

    April 20, 2011 11:15 PM EDT The hits from Fox's "Glee" show no signs of stopping, as the TV series' latest spin-off album, "Glee Presents the Warblers," is aiming to debut near the top of the Billboard 200 chart next week. The new album consists of songs heard and performed on the show by…

  3. Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa to Shoot 'Comedy Stoner Movie' in May

    March 21, 2011 11:19 AM EDT Rap icon Snoop Dogg and upstart Wiz Khalifa are teaming for a new film, "High School," which the former calls "a comedy stoner movie, a little something for the stoners." Snoop told Billboard.com that the duo -- who also joined forces for the song "This Weed is Mine…

  4. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears Backs Gay Marriage, Devo Scouts Charlie Sheen

    March 09, 2011 6:25 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears on Gay Marriage: 'I Think Everyone Should Be Treated Equally' In her e-mail interview turned cover story for OUT Magazine, the "Femme Fatale" herself revealed her views on other…

  5. Adele Holds Atop Billboard 200, Marsha Ambrosius Bows at No. 2

    March 09, 2011 8:55 AM EST A dele's "21" stands firm at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a second week, moving 168,000 copies (down 52%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. With a little over 520,000 sold in two weeks, "21" has swiftly become the year's best selling album -- and…

  6. Beyonce Headlining Glastonbury Festival

    February 10, 2011 6:15 PM EST B eyonce has been confirmed as a headliner at this year's Glastonbury Festival, which will take place from June 22-26 in South West England. The R&B/pop star, who is currently working with producers like Sean Garrett on her fourth album, will perform a 90-minute set on the final day…

  7. Blur Guitarist Hints At Band Recording Again

    February 04, 2011 3:09 PM EST Has Blur finally returned to the studio? The veteran Britpop band may be recording its first new batch of material since 2003's "Think Tank," according to guitarist Graham Coxon's recent hints about a studio meet-up on Twitter. According to NME , Coxon wrote then deleted a…

  8. Sleigh Bells Get Violent in Bloody 'Rill Rill' Video

    January 27, 2011 12:00 PM EST At first, Sleigh Bells' new video for "Rill Rill" seems like a possible rehashing of Gorillaz's "Stylo" video, as bandmates Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller speed down a dusty desert road in a classic car. However, the similarities end there -- unless we're…

  9. Coachella 2011 Lineup Announced: Kings of Leon, Kanye West, Strokes Headlining

    January 19, 2011 1:00 AM EST K ings of Leon , Arcade Fire , Kanye West and the Strokes will rock the Indio, Ca. desert this year as the headliners of the 2011 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The full lineup for the annual festival, which takes place April 15-17 this year, was revealed on the official Coachella…

  10. Billboard Bits: New Kelly Clarkson Album Coming in March?

    January 13, 2011 5:30 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. New Kelly Clarkson Album Coming in March? Kelly Clarkson confirmed yesterday on her Facebook page that her new album, tentatively-titled "May," will "supposedly" be released in March. The…

  11. Arcade Fire, Eminem, Mumford & Sons Earn BRIT Award Nominations

    January 13, 2011 2:50 PM EST British rapper Tinie Tempah led the field on Thursday at the BRIT awards with four nominations, just ahead of singer-songwriter Plan B , folk rock act Mumford & Sons and London's The XX , who each had three nods. In a turnaround from 2010's female-dominated nominations, male…

  12. Hot Tours: Justin Bieber, Jonas Brothers, Leonard Cohen

    January 06, 2011 1:17 PM EST Canadian pop star Justin Bieber tops the current list of Hot Tours with $3.8 million in box office grosses reported from six American arenas on the My World Tour's December itinerary. All venues were in the eastern U.S., stretching from Manchester, N.H. to Miami. Top sales came from…

  13. Billboard Bits: Christina's Love Triangle at Home, John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan Dating?

    January 05, 2011 5:10 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera No Longer Living With Both Ex-Husband, New Boyfriend Life just got a whole less awkward for Christina Aguilera. Recent reports claim that until yesterday (Jan. 4), the singer was sharing her…

  14. Little Dragon Preps New Album After Gorillaz Tour

    December 29, 2010 12:45 PM EST Earlier this year, Little Dragon was slowly building an underground U.S. following thanks to their 2009 release, "Machine Dreams," and the small tour supporting it. Soon after, the electro-indie band was jamming out on arena stages around the world as support for Gorillaz . With the…

  15. Gorillaz Release Christmas iPad Album, 'The Fall'

    December 25, 2010 11:13 AM EST The Gorillaz have dropped a special Christmas present for fans -- "The Fall," an album mixed and recorded by frontman Damon Albarn using the iPad, is available on the band's website ( thefall.gorillaz.com ) as of today (Dec. 25). Over a dozen iPad apps were used to mix and…

  16. Billboard Bits: System of a Down Announce Reunion, Kelly Osbourne Dresses Up Like Miley Cyrus

    December 23, 2010 4:55 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. System of a Down Announce 2011 Reunion After being defunct for over three years, hard rockers System of a Down has announced that they will return with new tour dates in 2011. In a new message on the band's…

  17. Gorillaz to Release Free iPad Album on Christmas Day

    December 09, 2010 1:00 PM EST The Gorillaz will play Santa this year and deliver their newest album to fans on Christmas Day -- for free. "At the moment, we've got an Advent calendar on our website, and there is a daily door that opens to reveal a gift," Gorillaz co-founder Jamie Hewlett told Perth Now (via…

  18. Gorillaz Cover the xx's 'Crystalised'

    November 22, 2010 4:47 PM EST D amon Albarn 's musical collective Gorillaz covered fellow U.K. rockers the xx 's "Crystalised" on BBC 1 over the weekend, but instead of channeling the band's stripped down electronics, Albarn goes for a more organic approach. Video: Gorillaz cover the xx's …

  19. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z Rolls Out New Website to Celebrate His Hits, Fergie Dispels Solo Album Rumors

    November 12, 2010 5:48 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jay-Z Debuts Glossy New Website to Celebrate His Greatest Hits Jay-Z recently unveiled a new website as a promotional push for his upcoming greatest hits album, "The Hits Collection," which hits retailers…

  20. Lady Gaga, Katy Perry Set to Dominate MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 05, 2010 11:38 AM EDT It could be the night of the diva in Madrid at the MTV Europe Awards on Sunday, with Lady Gaga and Katy Perry leading the field with five nominations apiece and "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria hosting the event. The U.S. singers go head-to-head in four categories -- best…

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