1. Billie Joe Armstrong, Sia, Vic Mensa & 100 Other Artists Sign Letter to Obama Protesting Dakota Pipeline

    December 02, 2016 3:41 PM EST With a government-imposed deadline looming next week to abandon their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands, the hundreds of protesters who've dug in to block the Dakota Access pipeline are facing an uncertain future. They've already endured having hoses turned on them in…

  2. Kate Nash Says Stranger Groped Her in Her Own House

    March 19, 2016 9:03 PM EDT Singer-songwriter Kate Nash revealed that she was sexually assaulted in her home just days ago in an Instagram update posted on Friday (March 18). “I got groped in my own house by a man I don't know,” wrote Nash, who broke into the music scene in 2008 with her album Made of Bricks ,…

  3. 14 New Zealand Acts You Need to Know About

    October 17, 2014 5:17 AM EDT New Zealand has been punching well above its weight in recent years. Think Lorde . Think The Naked and the Famous , Broods , Gin Wigmore , Ladyhawke   and  Kimbra (oh, and don't forget   Flight of the Conchords ). If you figured that’s it, think again. With the nominations announced…

  4. Frank Ocean Signs to New Management With Three Six Zero

    September 15, 2014 10:55 AM EDT As Frank Ocean gears up for the follow-up to Channel Orange , his 2012 major-label debut -- which has sold 621,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and took home a 2013 Grammy for best urban contemporary album -- he has made a key change behind the scenes. Since July, Ocean has been…

  5. Kate Nash Talks ‘She Rules’ iPhone Video, Upcoming Projects at Lollapalooza 2014 (Watch)

    August 03, 2014 3:15 PM EDT Kate Nash has a pretty busy schedule these days. In addition to her performance at Lollapalooza 2014 in Chicago, the English musician is writing music for her fourth album and working on the new musical “Only Gold” with choreographer and director Andy Blankenbuehler. Lollapalooza 2014: …

  6. Kate Nash, Half Moon Run and Blondfire to Rock Billboard Party in Chicago

    July 24, 2013 9:58 AM EDT Billboard will bring the party ahead of next month's Lollapalooza festival in the Windy City. The free Billboard Pre Party, presented by Cotton, is set for Aug. 1 at Chicago's Double Door, and will feature performances from British singer Kate Nash, Canadian group Half Moon Run,…

  7. Kate Nash Concert to Be Streamed on MTV Hive

    March 20, 2013 9:05 AM EDT The first five songs from Kate Nash's March 27 performance at the Studio at Webster Hall in New York will be livestreamed at MTVhive.com. The full performance and select clips will be made available after the concert. Nash began a short East Coast tour in Boston on March 12 that wraps…

  8. Lesley Gore Leads 'You Don't Own Me' Lipsync Election PSA

    October 26, 2012 8:36 PM EDT Young women in fashion and entertainment -- including Alexa Chung, supermodel Karen Elson, fashion blogger/Rookie author Tavi Gevinson and "Girls" creator Lena Dunham -- are singing support for President Barack Obama's women's rights policies and asking women to vote for…

  9. 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…

  10. AC/DC's 'Iron Man 2' Powers To U.K. No. 1

    April 26, 2010 7:33 AM EDT AC/DC 's soundtrack to "Iron Man 2" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) gave the veteran rockers their third U.K. No. 1 album. Another Sony artist, RCA newcomer Diana Vickers, scored a chart-topping single at the first time of asking with "Once." AC/DC previously…

  11. Norah Jones, Heart, Loretta Lynn Added To Lilith Fair Lineup

    January 21, 2010 4:29 PM EST Norah Jones , Heart , Loretta Lynn , Gossip and Cat Power are among the top female artists who have just been added to the lineup for Lilith Fair 2010, organizers announced today (Jan. 21). The revived touring music festival also added 15 more cities -- including Detroit, Nashville, Phoenix,…

  12. Kate Nash Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 3:55 PM EST Kate Nash, Title TBD (Fiction/Polydor) Release Date: April 12, 2010 (U.K. release) "Today is my official last day in the studio," Kate Nash posted on MySpace Dec. 15, 2009. The follow-up to her quirky 2007 piano-pop debut, "Made of Bricks," is set to drop April 12 in the…

  13. English Beat: Lily Allen

    January 14, 2009 2:10 PM EST In the nearly two years since Lily Allen's last album, the singer has encountered change more often than Barack Obama's speechwriter. An interview with her used to consist of a pizza-and-beer encounter in her manager's office; it's now been replaced with a tete-a-tete over…

  14. U.K. Artists Form Coalition To Protect Rights

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dozens of U.K. artists, including Radiohead, The Verve, Kaiser Chiefs and Kate Nash, have signed up to a new representative body, the Featured Artists' Coalition. Dozens of U.K. artists, including Radiohead, The Verve, Kaiser Chiefs and Kate Nash, have signed up to a new representative…

  15. Bono, The Edge Guest On Tom Jones Album

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After 15 years without a new album in the U.S., Tom Jones will release a disc of almost entirely original material this fall. After 15 years without a new album in the U.S., Tom Jones will release a disc of almost entirely original material this fall. The 68-year-old singer will release "…

  16. Chasing Adele

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At first viewing, 19-year-old Adele Laurie Blue Adkins' performance last August on popular U.K. music program "Later... With Jools Holland" is the picture of composure and grace. At first viewing, 19-year-old Adele Laurie Blue Adkins' performance last August on popular U.K…

  17. Newton Faulkner / April 30, 2008 / New York (Bowery Ballroom)

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The so-called British folk-pop sensation that storms the charts in the U.K. but fails to break in the 'States, has become a kind of cliché. Enter Newton Faulkner. The so-called British folk-pop sensation that storms the charts in the U.K. but fails to break in the 'States, has…

  18. Aphex Twin, Goldfrapp, Tankian Join Coachella Lineup

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Aphex Twin, Goldfrapp, Kate Nash, Serj Tankian, Redd Kross and Adele have joined the lineup for the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field in Indi Aphex Twin, Goldfrapp, Kate Nash, Serj Tankian, Redd Kross and Adele have joined the lineup…

  19. NME Awards Making U.S. Debut In April

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Two days prior to the launch of this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, British music magazine NME will hold its first U.S.-based awards ceremony at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre on Apri Two days prior to the launch of this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts…

  20. Arctic Monkeys Dominate NME Awards

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Arctic Monkeys dominated the NME music awards tonight (Feb. 28) in London by scooping the best British band, best track and best video prizes. The Arctic Monkeys dominated the NME music awards tonight (Feb. 28) in London by scooping the best British band, best track and best video prizes.…

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