1. Toby Smith, Jamiroquai Founding Member & Original Keyboardist, Dies at 46

    April 13, 2017 6:47 PM EDT Jamiroquai founding member and original keyboardist Toby Smith has died. He was 46.  Smith formed the band in 1992 with lead singer Jay Kay and members Stuart Zender, Nick Van Gelder and Wallis Buchanan and stayed with the group a decade, until he left in 2002 to spend more time with his…

  2. Jamiroquai Jumps Onto Dance/Electronic Albums Charts With 'Automaton'

    April 12, 2017 10:43 AM EDT Plus, bows for Yellow Claw, Calvin Harris, Cheat Codes & Demi Lovato. Jamiroquai earns its second No. 1 on Billboard 's Dance/Electronic Album Sales chart as Automaton debuts atop the list (dated April 22) with 6,000 albums sold, according to Nielsen Music. The sales help push the…

  3. Major Lazer's 'Run Up' Debuts at No. 4 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    February 02, 2017 10:32 AM EST Major Lazer sprints to a No. 4 debut on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Feb. 11) with its latest track, “Run Up,” featuring PartyNextDoor and Nicki Minaj . Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks (which began in June 2014) is a weekly ranking of the most shared and/or mentioned songs…

  4. Anne Hathaway, Denzel Washington To Co-host Nobel Peace Concert

    November 19, 2010 8:51 AM EST Actress Anne Hathaway and Oscar winner Denzel Washington have been tapped as co-hosts of the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Norway. Performers at the concert, which will take place on Dec. 11 in Oslo, include Elvis Costello , Robyn , Jamiroquai , Barry Manilow and Herbie Hancock . This year&…

  5. Live 8 To Host Five Summer Shows

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than 1985's historic Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simult Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale…

  6. Billboard Bits: Jamiroquai, GBV, Sammy Hagar, COC

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Jamiroquai, GBV, Sammy Hagar, COC Jay Kay, the lead singer of U.K. funk/rock outfit Jamiroquai, has been charged with common assault and criminal damage stemming from a fracas with a photographer in April, police said today (Oct. 4). Kay, 31, is due to appear Monday (Oct. 8) at Bow…

  7. Bob The Builder Mambos To U.K. No. 1

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Mambo No. 5," a massive worldwide hit for Germany's Lou Bega in 1999, returned to the top of the British chart yesterday (Sept. 9) in a new version on RCA "by" children's TV character Bob the Builder "Mambo No. 5," a massive worldwide hit for Germany&…