1. Bryan Ferry Plots U.S. Return, Talks Style, Scandal & Roxy 'Babies'

    October 28, 2011 10:20 PM EDT After a long absence Bryan Ferry just finished hopscotching around the United States in support of his latest album, "Olympia." It features an impressive array of guest musicians like Nile Rodgers, Scissor Sisters and Groover Armanda. And keeping with his debonair image longtime fan…

  2. Track Review: Kate Bush, 'Wild Man'

    October 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT KATE BUSH Wild Man (7:16) Producers: Kate Bush Writers: Kate Bush Publishers: Noble & Bright LTD. ANTI Records/Fish People The weird and whimsical "Wild Man" serves as the first new single from British art-rock craftswoman Kate Bush in a whopping six years (not including the re…

  3. Q&A: Peter Gabriel Talks Covers and Future Writing Plans

    October 17, 2011 7:30 PM EDT During the past year-and-a-half, Peter Gabriel has taken something of a sledgehammer to a batch of music -- both his own and others'. Working with arranger John Metcalfe, Gabriel first reinterpreted songs by David Bowie , Paul Simon , Arcade Fire and others for his 2010 release "…

  4. Kanye West Lets Fur Fly in Paris Fashion Week Debut

    October 02, 2011 9:12 PM EDT Kanye's much anticipated Paris Fashion Week spring 2012 show walked the runway Saturday night. Based in American sportswear, the collection was clean, sexy, and stark. Echoes of Helmut Lang and Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci's (who sat front row at the show) aesthetics…

  5. Kate Miller-Heidke Gains Exposure Through New York Lottery Campaign

    October 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Promoting the concept that good things can happen in an instant, the New York Lottery's current ad campaign features clips of businessmen driving a golf cart around the office and a bus driver wearing tennis clothes, among other sights. But the most unforgettable element is the…

  6. Radiohead on 'Saturday Night Live': Dancing Thom & 2 Drummers

    September 25, 2011 10:55 AM EDT With a shimmying Thom Yorke at the helm and an extra drummer thrown in for good measure, Radiohead performed during the season 37 premiere of "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. Opening with "Lotus Flower" off this year's "The King of Limbs," the now-sextet…

  7. Hooked: Emmy's Scarlet Ladies & Kristen Stewart at London Fashion Week

    September 19, 2011 3:20 PM EDT Time to get Hooked, our bite sized roundup of fashion-drenched music news. Scarlet Ladies Invade the Emmy Awards The hottest in television emerged last night at The 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The red carpet became ablaze as crimson dresses cascaded in from every direction. Red became…

  8. Fashion Week: Beyonce and Solange Take in Some Metallic Bondage Looks

    September 14, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Fashion Week continues to heat up with a blend of bondage gear and underwater creations. From the gold metallic S&M gear at Hervé Léger to the delicate sea creations of Marchesa, Spring 2012 will be a time of blossoming fantasy. Another hot, unexpected trend emerged yesterday: Sisters…

  9. Fashion Week: Avril Lavigne and (Underage) Kardashian Sister Take to the Runway

    September 13, 2011 3:45 PM EDT We have officially reached the halfway point of fashion week and the style choices, music and celebrities only get grander as the festivities go on. Yesterday, new contrasting trends of purity and sex appeal emerged on the runway. From Betsey Johnson's "T&A"-inspired line…

  10. Billboard Bits: Weezy Helps Universal Lock Down Top Four Chart Spots, JoBros Will Reunite 'Eventually'

    August 09, 2011 7:03 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lil Wayne Helps Universal Lock Down Top Four Spots on R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Universal Republic becomes the first record company to lock down the top four spots on Billboard's Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay…

  11. Kelly Osbourne Calls Christina Aguilera a 'Fat B---h,' Slams Kate Middleton

    August 05, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Kelly Osbourne is on a fashion-fighting roll. The daughter of Ozzy Osbourne has been dropping fashion un-friendly advice all over the airwaves, taking jabs at both Christina Aguilera and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. On E!'s "Fashion Police," the 26-year-old host went…

  12. POTW: Chris Brown, Lady Gaga, Nick Jonas, Prince

    July 15, 2011 7:14 PM EDT Chris Brown dazzles Rockefeller Center, Justin Bieber rocks Danica Patrick's duds and Gaga brings the drama to Sydney. It all happened this week, and we've got the pics to prove it. SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK | LAST WEEK'S PHOTOS News of the Week: Billboard's 5 Most…

  13. Kate Hudson, Muse's Matt Bellamy Welcome Baby Boy

    July 11, 2011 10:17 AM EDT Kate Hudson is a mom again, and the father is another rocker. Hudson's rep said Sunday that Hudson and fiance Matt Bellamy, singer with the British band Muse , are new parents. Victoria and David Beckham Welcome Baby Girl Publicist Brad Cafarelli tells The Associated Press in an email…

  14. POTW: Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Geri Halliwell

    July 08, 2011 3:45 PM EDT Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz get some fresh air with baby Egypt, Kate Moss and The Kills ' Jamie Hince show off their wedding glow, Beyoncé shakes it and Geri Halliwell takes a vaca. It all happened this week, and we've got the pics to prove it. SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK | LAST WEEK…

  15. Cali Swag District Copes with M-Bone's Death Before 'Kickback' Release

    July 05, 2011 5:00 PM EDT Corey Fowler was driving when he heard the gunshots that killed his friend and bandmate Montae Talbert outside an Inglewood liquor store. Members of Cali Swag District had just returned from a trip out of town and were set to meet up at a studio on the night of May 15. "As I went past…

  16. Kate Moss Marries The Kills' Jamie Hince

    July 01, 2011 6:10 PM EDT Supermodel Kate Moss married Jamie Hince of The Kills Friday in England's Cotswolds region. The bride wore a sleeveless dress by longtime friend John Galliano, the former Christian Dior designer who is currently on trial for spouting racist slurs and anti-Semitic remarks at a Paris cafe…

  17. The Head and the Heart: The Billboard Cover Story

    July 01, 2011 1:35 PM EDT Seattle's The Head and The Heart covers Billboard's State of Independence Issue, a look at independent music in 2011. One day last spring, Tyler Williams lost his cell phone on the streets of Seattle. The drummer for folk band the Head and the Heart never expected to get it back,…

  18. Santigold Promises 'Dynamic, Powerful' Second Album This Fall

    June 22, 2011 2:00 AM EDT Pop singer/songwriter Santigold tells Billboard.com that she is working out the "last-minute details" of her anticipated sophomore album and will release the full-length this fall on Downtown/Atlantic Records. Recorded in Los Angeles, Jamaica and New York, the new album features…

  19. Joss Stone Robbery/Murder Plot Thwarted

    June 15, 2011 8:52 AM EDT Two men have been arrested near the rural home of singer Joss Stone on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and murder, police said Wednesday. Devon and Cornwall Police say the men, aged 30 and 33, and from the Manchester area of northwest England, were arrested Monday morning near Stone's…

  20. Billboard Bits: Justin Timberlake On Britney Spears, Bjork Releases Details of iPad Album

    June 01, 2011 6:21 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Timberlake on Britney Spears: 'I Just Don't Think We Were Normal' In the latest issue of Vanity Fair, on newsstands tomorrow (June 2), Justin Timberlake dishes on his girlfriends, including…

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