1. Keane Edge Tenacious D to Top U.K. Chart

    May 21, 2012 10:40 AM EDT Sunday's new U.K. sales data from the Official Charts Company showed a second week atop the album chart for Keane's "Strangeland" and on the singles survey for "R.I.P." by Rita Ora featuring Tinie Tempah. The album top ten included debuts for Tenacious D, Ren…

  2. Keane Nab Fifth Straight U.K. No. 1

    May 14, 2012 9:30 AM EDT East Sussex melodic rock quartet Keane scored their fifth consecutive No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (13) with "Strangeland." London starlet Rita Ora debuted atop the singles survey with "R.I.P.", which follows her chart-topping guest appearance on DJ Fresh's…

  3. Silversun Pickups, Tank, Karmin and Keane Aiming for Top of Billboard 200

    May 11, 2012 9:02 PM EDT Carrie Underwood 's "Blown Away" may find itself at No. 1 for a second week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, fending off Adele 's "21." Industry sources suggest Underwood's fourth album will sell between 95,000 and 110,000 by the end of the tracking week…

  4. 'The Voice' Recap: Tony Lucca 'Went There,' Explains Christina Retort

    April 24, 2012 11:40 AM EDT Tells Billboard He and Adam Levine Hatched Idea to Sing Britney Months Ago A winged singer, the return of Cee Lo's group Goodie Mob, Adam Levine on drums and an impressive show opener from Jamar Rogers took a back seat Monday to Tony Lucca's musical retort to Christina Aguilera on …

  5. Exclusive: Keane Announces 'Strangeland' Album Details

    February 27, 2012 11:50 AM EST British alt-rockers Keane have announced that its fourth album, "Strangeland," will be released on May 8 in the U.S. on Cherrytree/Interscope, and one day earlier in the U.K. The follow-up to 2008's "Perfect Symmetry" was produced by Dan Grech-Marguerat (The Vaccines,…

  6. Miranda Lambert to Make Acting Debut on 'Law & Order: SVU'

    January 10, 2012 8:15 AM EST She may be the tough girl who sings about "Gunpowder and Lead," but CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert will try out a different role when she's the victim on an upcoming episode of the NBC series "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit." "Y'all, I&…

  7. Arctic Monkeys Top U.K. Charts; Example Has No. 1 Single

    June 13, 2011 7:06 AM EDT Arctic Monkeys maintained their perfect record on the U.K. album chart yesterday (June 12) by scoring their fourth new entry at No. 1 from four releases, debuting at the top with "Suck It and See" (Domino). London rapper Example achieved his first No. 1 single entering at the summit…

  8. Uncharted Territory: Dave Days Breaks Top 10, Colette Carr Returns

    June 10, 2011 9:59 AM EDT This week on Uncharted, German electro house artist Zedd debuts at No. 33, with a gain of 19,000 SoundCloud plays. His original mix of "Dovregubben," released digitally on May 31, is among the top 10 downloads at Beatport-a popular digital music store for DJs. Throughout the summer,…

  9. Katy Perry Holds Off Britney Spears Atop Hot 100

    May 04, 2011 5:25 PM EDT K aty Perry 's "E.T.," featuring Kanye West , spends a fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (May 5) on Billboard.com, while Britney Spears ' "Till the World Ends" soars back into the top 10, and to a new chart peak, fueled by its…

  10. Teddy Thompson, "Bella"

    March 03, 2011 5:45 PM EST British singer/songwriter Teddy Thompson certainly has a strong musical pedigree. The son of folk-rock musicians Richard and Linda Thompson, Teddy hasn't gained much chart success in the United States, but his work has drawn positive reviews and he's collaborated with such respected…

  11. Widespread Panic to Celebrate 25th Anniversary in 2011

    December 26, 2010 1:15 PM EST W idespread Pani c is planning to keep "a pretty high profile" in 2011, as the Georgia jam band marks its 25th anniversary. "I plan to do a lot of celebrating," Dave Schools -- who will also be releasing an album by his other band, Stockholm Syndrome, next year -- tells…

  12. Keane with Ingrid Michaelson / August 6, 2010 / Brooklyn, NY (Williamsburg Waterfront)

    August 10, 2010 10:30 AM EDT "This is pretty exciting for us, not just singing in front of the world's most exciting skyline but such exciting people," exclaimed Keane frontman Tom Chaplin, perched atop a speaker at the Williamsburg Waterfront on Friday (Aug. 6). Throughout the show, the English piano-rock…

  13. Brandon Flowers, "Crossfire"

    July 16, 2010 5:04 PM EDT When Brandon Flowers announced his solo project in April, many speculated about what sound would emerge from the Killers lead singer's album. However, "Crossfire," the first single from his upcoming release "Flamingo," doesn't reveal any particular surprises.…

  14. Kylie Minogue: Special K

    June 18, 2010 12:31 PM EDT The rest of the world has loved her since the '80s. Now But subsequent sessions were less productive, and Pallot's songs were rapidly supplemented with tracks from a wide range of songwriters and producers, to the point where Minogue became "very confused." "I…

  15. 'Exile On Main St' Back At U.K. No. 1

    May 24, 2010 7:46 AM EDT For the first time in 16 years, the Rolling Stones top the U.K. album chart, after their reissued 1972 album "Exile On Main St" (Polydor/Universal) hit No. 1. U.S. hip-hop artist B.O.B. debuted at the singles summit with "Nothing On You" (Rebel Rock/Grand/HustleAtlantic…

  16. AC/DC Extends Run Atop Euro Albums Chart

    May 20, 2010 9:57 AM EDT The front-runners on Billboard's pan-European sales charts both extend their stays at No. 1, AC/DC 's "Iron Man 2" soundtrack (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) for a fourth week on European Albums and Stromae for an eighth non-consecutive week atop European Hot 100…

  17. Keane Arrives At U.K. Chart Summit

    May 17, 2010 8:17 AM EDT British melodic rock band Keane achieved their fourth consecutive U.K. No. 1 album with "Night Train" (Universal Island) as the Official Charts Company confirmed the new sales charts on Sunday night (May 16). Roll Deep 's "Good Time" (Relentless/Virgin/EMI) moved into…

  18. Kylie Minogue Readies New Album, Single For Summer

    April 20, 2010 10:20 AM EDT Australian pop star Kylie Minogue returns to the music scene in June with new single "All the Lovers," the first track from her album "Aphrodite." It is the diminutive singer's first album since "X" in 2007 and her 11th studio album overall. "The single…

  19. Keane Boarding the 'Night Train' This May

    February 26, 2010 11:28 AM EST British rock act Keane is set to return this spring with its fourth album, "Night Train." Due May 11 via Cherrytree/Interscope, the set contains only 8 songs, but features collaborations with rapper K'Naan , Japanese MC Tigarah and a rare lead vocal performance from Keane…

  20. K'Naan, Wale, John Forte Team for Spring Tour

    February 17, 2010 3:54 PM EST Three of hip-hop's brightest talents -- K'Naan, Wale and John Forte -- are joining forces for a 9-date trek this spring. The tour will kick off March 31 in New York City with stops in major East Coast markets, as well as two dates in Ohio. The tour will see K'Naan and Wale co…

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