1. Sting Releasing Album of New Music in Fall

    June 04, 2013 9:44 AM EDT Sting's first full-length album of new music since 2003's "Sacred Love" is on the horizon. The singer's publicist tells the New York Times that he'll release "The Last Ship" on Sept. 24. The album, which will be released on Cherrytree/Interscope A…

  2. Eminem's 'Recovery' Tops Billboard 200 for a Fourth Week

    July 21, 2010 11:08 AM EDT E minem' s "Recovery" album hangs in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a fourth consecutive week, selling 195,000 (down 15%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the first set to notch four straight frames at No. 1 since Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream"…

  3. Chart Beat Thursday: Rihanna, Ludacris, Timbaland

    March 18, 2010 4:15 PM EDT ATTA 'BOY'!: Rihanna rules the Billboard Hot 100, as "Rude Boy" rides 4-1. With the ascension, the singer improves upon an already impressive chart history that began less than five years ago. The song marks Rihanna's sixth trip to the Hot 100 summit, tying her with…

  4. Leona Lewis Lines Up First U.K. Tour

    November 12, 2009 8:07 AM EST Leona Lewis has announced her first U.K. and Ireland tour, which will visit 10 arenas in May and June next year. It follows the singer's first full concert at London's Hackney Empire in London earlier this month. Lewis, who won U.K. TV talent show "The X Factor" at the end…

  5. Lotus Expands Sound On Tour, New EPs

    October 22, 2009 12:07 PM EDT Existing in its own esoteric universe of electronica, jazz, rock and more, Lotus is looking ahead to expanding its sound on its next full-length effort, which will be a follow-up to the recently released EPs "Oil on Glass" and "Feather on Wood." "Already we have more…

  6. Joshua Bell, "At Home With Friends"

    September 25, 2009 2:28 PM EDT The Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell returns with "At Home With Friends," a star-studded album of marquee-level duets with guest artists like Sting , Josh Groban and Chris Botti . If the term "classical crossover" sends you running for cover, fear not: This is…

  7. Sting, Spektor, Groban Join Joshua Bell 'At Home'

    September 02, 2009 9:04 AM EDT Sting, Regina Spektor, Josh Groban and jazz trumpeter Chris Botti are among the guests who join violin virtuoso Joshua Bell on his new album, "At Home With Friends." The sixteen song set, which also features appearances by Dave Grusin and Anoushka Shankar, was born out of the…

  8. Sting Announces 'Winter' Album For Fall

    June 17, 2009 6:51 PM EDT Summer is just around the corner, but Sting has another season on his mind. The singer announced today (June 17) that his next album, "If On a Winter's Night...," will be inspired by his favorite time of year and feature two original compositions as well as traditional songs,…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at New York's Hiro Ballroom. Appearing with a three-piece horn section, bassist and keyboardist, Allen blasts throu 2006 - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at…

  10. West, Winehouse Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations, followed by Amy Winehouse with six and the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and T-Pain, each of wh Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations,…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at New York's Hiro Ballroom. Appearing with a three-piece horn section, bassist and keyboardist, Allen blasts throu 2006 - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at…

  12. Big Business

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Spent the last week opening for Tool, mostly in hockey arenas. It's just a tiny bit different from the 250 person capacity clubs we're used to playing. Spent the last week opening for Tool, mostly in hockey arenas. It's just a tiny bit different from the 250 person capacity…

  13. Bjork's New Blend

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bjork plays well with others. For her sixth studio album, "Volta" (which arrived May 8 via Elektra/Atlantic, one day earlier internationally), the Icelandic artist collaborated with longtime partner-i Bjork plays well with others. For her sixth studio album, "Volta" (which…

  14. Bjork's Back

    May 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bjork plays well with others. For her sixth studio album, "Volta" (due this week via Elektra/Atlantic), the Icelandic artist collaborated with longtime partner-in-music Mark Bell, Congolese outfit Kon Bjork plays well with others. For her sixth studio album, "Volta" (due…

  15. 07OnTV

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 26 - Mar. 4, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 26 "Sting: Songs From the Labyrinth," PBS Featured Artist(s): Sting (also scheduled: Edin Karamazov). "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Jake Gyllenhaal (also scheduled: Brand New…

  16. Report: Police Rehearsing For Tour In Vancouver

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Police will rehearse for their upcoming reunion tour at Lions Gate Studios in Vancouver, according to reports today (Jan. 25) by the city's classic rock radio station, CFMI. Details of the summer The Police will rehearse for their upcoming reunion tour at Lions Gate Studios in…

  17. Rod Rocks Back With Fourth No. 1 Album

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart earns his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "Still the Same ... Great American Rock Classics of Our Time." The J Records effort sold 184,000 copies in the United State Rod Stewart earns his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "…

  18. Into The 'Labryinth'

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sting says he's fully aware that an album of 16th century lute songs is not exactly a commercial slam-dunk. But he's holding out hope that his "Songs From the Labyrinth," due this week via Deutsche Gr Sting says he's fully aware that an album of 16th century lute…

  19. Sting's Lute Album A Labor Of 'Love'

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sting says he's fully aware that an album of 16th century lute songs is not exactly a commercial slam-dunk. But he's holding out hope that his "Songs From the Labyrinth," due Oct. 10 via Deutsche Gram Sting says he's fully aware that an album of 16th century lute…

  20. Billboard Bits: Sting, Ali Lohan, 'Guitar Hero II'

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sting will play three intimate concerts next month in support of his new album, "Songs From the Labyrinth." Sting will play three intimate concerts next month in support of his new album, "Songs From the Labyrinth." As previously reported , the set is due Oct. 10 via…

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