1. Tribune Company Names John Batter New Gracenote CEO, Plans 'Aggressive' Expansion

    August 26, 2014 8:16 AM EDT Tribune Media Company has named John Batter as the new chief executive of Gracenote, a provider of audio and video metadata and recognition services, as well as executive vice president at Tribune Media. Interim chief executive Shashi Seth , who also had the role of president at Tribune…

  2. Wayne Haun Leads GMA Dove Awards Nominees

    August 13, 2014 2:39 PM EDT Gospel awards air Oct. 7 from Nashville. The Gospel Music Association announced the nominations for the 45th annual GMA Dove Awards on Wednesday (Aug. 13). The awards show will take place Oct. 7 at Allen Arena in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. CT and will be broadcast on Trinity Broadcasting Network.…

  3. Angaleena Presley Announces Debut Solo Album 'American Middle Class'

    June 27, 2014 9:40 AM EDT Kentucky native Angaleena Presley first made waves as one-third of Pistol Annies along with Ashley Monroe and Miranda Lambert. Now, the traditional stylist will follow in the paths of her Annies partners with the release of her very first solo album, "American Middle Class," on…

  4. 615 Spotlight: Reagan Boggs Talks 'Quicksand' Album, Pearl Jam Cover

    April 02, 2014 7:31 PM EDT Reagan Boggs is what one might call a "throwback artist." Her music definitely sounds like what you might have heard on country radio in the 1970s and 1980s, bringing to mind such legendary ladies as Emmylou Harris or Jessi Colter. It's a sound that definitely shows up in her…

  5. CODE Picks of the Week: Kenna, RL Grime, MK and Route 94, more

    October 25, 2013 3:30 PM EDT Each Friday the CODE crew comes to you with their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below and tell us what you think in the comments section. Kenna: “Love Is Still Alive” [Dim Mak] As an artists who has never had trouble finding his voice, Kenna’s struggle has been…

  6. JoJo Plays NYC, Talks 'Anything' Remix With Casey Veggies

    August 27, 2013 5:49 PM EDT JoJo couldn't even remember the last time she played New York City prior to her performance Monday (Aug. 26) as the latest artist to be a part of The Fader and vitaminwater's #Uncapped summer concert series. "I'm fuckin' pumped!" the 22-year-old singer enthused…

  7. Kenna, 'Relations (An Ode to You and Me)': Lyric Video Premiere

    August 20, 2013 12:30 PM EDT The Grammy nominated singer-songwriter signs with Dim Mak Records for the release of his three-part EP series. A year after the re-release of "Land 2 Air Chronicles I," Kenna signs to Dim Mak Records for the release of his three-part EP series, "Land 2 Air Chronicles II.…

  8. Hunter Hayes Talks New 'Encore' LP, Upcoming Tour

    June 27, 2013 1:30 PM EDT "We are all there to sing together -- music that is about our lives, not about anyone in particular." Hunter Hayes is, without a doubt, on top of the world these days. On Tuesday, he was celebrated at Nashville’s BMI offices for the chart-topping success of “Somebody’s Heartbreak…

  9. Hunter Hayes Announces CMT Tour, Talks 'Encore' Album Out June 18

    June 04, 2013 10:20 AM EDT "They say you have your entire life to write your first record. I feel like I've had my entire life to dream about this headline tour," says Hunter Hayes, who will top the 12th annual CMT On Tour this fall. Hayes' Let's Go Crazy Tour debuts October 10 in Knoxville,…

  10. Boards of Canada Release Video of 'Reach For The Dead’: Watch

    May 24, 2013 3:29 AM EDT Boards of Canada aren’t done teasing their fanbase with new material. The Scottish electronic act has released a clip for "Reach For The Dead," the lead track from their forthcoming new album “Tomorrow’s Harvest”. It’s the most substantial indicator of what its producers,…

  11. Kenna Op-Ed: It's Time for Action on the Clean Water Crisis

    January 03, 2013 9:10 AM EST Kenna ( @okkenna ) is a Grammy nominated singer-songwriter. He founded SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT in 2010 to address the clean water crisis in the developing world. As a musician, I often derive the inspiration for lyrics from the world around me. The ability to put our most intimate thoughts in…

  12. Kinetics & One Love Song Premiere: 'In My Own World' Feat. Yung Joey

    August 27, 2012 12:30 PM EDT After the success of the B.o.B 's "Airplanes," which the duo wrote, Kinetics & One Love will release their digital sophomore album, "You Are Not Alone," tomorrow (August 28) on iTunes. "You Are Not Alone" will feature guest appearances by Wynter Gordon ,…

  13. 'Banjo' Barney McKenna, Last of Original Dubliners, Dies at 72

    April 06, 2012 9:50 AM EDT "Banjo" Barney McKenna, the last original member of the Irish folk band The Dubliners , died Thursday while having a morning cup of tea with a friend. He was 72 and had just marked his 50th year with the troupe. Irish classical guitarist Michael Howard, who was with McKenna when he…

  14. Jason Crabb Tops 2012 Dove Awards Nominees

    February 22, 2012 8:24 PM EST The diversity of the faith-based music community was recognized today as nominees were announced for the 43rd annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb leads the ceremony, set for April 19 at Atlanta's Fox Theater, with eight nominations, including…

  15. Kenna Launches Three-EP Series

    April 21, 2011 12:10 PM EDT Singer/songwriter/producer Kenna , best-known for his Grammy-nominated song "Say Goodbye to Love," will independently release the EP "Land 2 Air Chronicles 1: Chaos and the Darkness" on April 26. Being made available digitally to all retail outlets, the release will be the…

  16. Kings Of Leon Ready Remix Album, Live DVD

    August 26, 2009 11:24 AM EDT Even though Kings of Leon continue to tour in the wake of 2008's platinum "Only By Night," the group is planning a couple of new projects for the fall -- and is starting to focus on its next album. Though both are untitled and unscheduled at the moment, the quartet plans to…

  17. Mandy Moore Continues To Grow On 'Amanda Leigh'

    May 20, 2009 11:31 AM EDT Mandy Moore is hoping her forthcoming sixth studio album, "Amanda Leigh," continues the gradual process of transitioning from teen hitmaker ("Candy") to greater acceptance as a bona fide musical artist. "I find it silly that there would be any sort of apprehension, as…

  18. Letters To Cleo Reuniting For Short Tour

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Boston-based rock outfit Letters To Cleo will reunite after an eight-year hiatus for four shows this fall. Boston-based rock outfit Letters To Cleo will reunite after an eight-year hiatus for four shows this fall. Original members Kay Hanley (vocals), Greg McKenna and Michael Eisenstein …

  19. Ashlee Goes 'Surreal' For New Video

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ashlee Simpson spent yesterday (Dec. 6) shooting the video for "Out of My Head (Ay Ya Ya)," the first single from her third studio album. The as-yet-untitled set is due in March via Geffen. Ashlee Simpson spent yesterday (Dec. 6) shooting the video for "Out of My Head (Ay Ya Ya…

  20. Kenna

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In 2003, Kenna was poised to become a superstar. With a load of online buzz and a powerful label (Columbia), he had opened for No Doubt and Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode. It looked like Kenna would take In 2003, Kenna was poised to become a superstar. With a load of online buzz and a powerful…

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