1. Gnarls Barkley Rings In MySpace's 150th Secret Show

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Gnarls Barkley, Battles and newcomer Janelle Monae hit New York's Fillmore at Irving Plaza last night (June 8) for MySpace's 150th "Secret Show." Admission was free on a first-come, first-served basis Gnarls Barkley, Battles and newcomer Janelle Monae hit New York's…

  2. New Jem Album Heads To 'Earth' In September

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Welsh rock artist Jem will follow-up her breakthrough 2004 debut with a new album, "Down to Earth," in September via ATO Records. First single "It's Amazing" can be found on New Line's "Sex and the Ci Welsh rock artist Jem will follow-up her breakthrough…

  3. Duran Duran Teams With Mark Ronson For Concert

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Duran Duran and hot producer Mark Ronson will join forces on July 2 at Paris' La Cigale for a special concert collaboration. Duran Duran and hot producer Mark Ronson will join forces on July 2 at Paris' La Cigale for a special concert collaboration. Duran keyboardist Nick Rhodes…

  4. Kanye, Winehouse, Obama Win Early Grammys

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST The 50th anniversary Grammy Awards actually started in the middle of the day today (Feb. 10), with 100 awards handed out in the pre-telecast portion of the event. Kanye West, who leads the field with The 50th anniversary Grammy Awards actually started in the middle of the day today (Feb. 10),…

  5. Chart Beat Chat

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss Anne Murray, the success of UK artists in America, the "Billboard's Hottest Hot 100 Hits" book and more! ANNE OF THE 13,000 DAYS Hi Fred: I noticed that veteran Canadian female vocalist Anne Murray's new CD "Duets: Friends and Legends"…

  6. Chart Beat

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Darlene Love, Colbie Caillat, Alicia Keys and more! LOVE FOR CHRISTMAS: While having dinner the night before Christmas at the Daily Grill in Los Angeles, I heard songs from Phil Spector's "A Christmas Gift for You," and wondered if back in 1963, when the LP was…

  7. 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…

  8. New Prodigy Song Set For 'Project Gotham Racing 4'

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran electro/rock outfit the Prodigy has penned a new song, "Shadow," for use in the eagerly anticipated exclusive Xbox 360 "Project Gotham Racing 4" (PGR4) game, in stores Oct. 2. Veteran electro/rock outfit the Prodigy has penned a new song, "Shadow," for…

  9. Beasties Eyeing M.I.A., Cocker, Allen For New 'Mix'

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys are moving ahead with plans for a vocal version of their latest album, the all-instrumental "The Mix-Up." Among the guests in the loop, according to Adam Yauch, are M.I.A., Lily Allen The Beastie Boys are moving ahead with plans for a vocal version of their latest…

  10. The Shins Head Nominees For mtvU Woodies

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With three nominations, the Shins lead the pack for the 2007 mtvU Woodie Awards. The group is up for Woodie of the year, the alumni Woodie and the viral Woodie honors. Modest Mouse, Gym Class Heroes, With three nominations, the Shins lead the pack for the 2007 mtvU Woodie Awards. The group is…

  11. Tunes On TV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 3 - 9. MONDAY, Sept. 3 "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured artist(s): The Cribs. "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex / LoveShow," HBO Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  12. Ronson, Kaiser Chiefs Lord Over Electric Proms

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The BBC has revealed the first names among the 80 acts that will be performing at the second Electric Proms festival in London. DJ and remixer Mark Ronson and Leeds band Kaiser Chiefs have been confir The BBC has revealed the first names among the 80 acts that will be performing at the second…

  13. Music On TV Aug. 20-26

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 20-26. MONDAY, Aug. 20 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Silverstein, Luis Guzman. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): The New Pornographers, Jeff Goldblum, Hayden Panettiere. "The Tonight Show with…

  14. Common Scores First No. 1 On Billboard 200

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in his 14-year career, Common tops The Billboard 200 with "Finding Forever." The Geffen set, which features production from Kanye West and a guest appearance by Lily Allen, moved 15 For the first time in his 14-year career, Common tops The Billboard 200 with "…

  15. Beyonce, Timberlake Lead MTV VMA Nominations

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With seven each, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake lead the nominations for the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, to be handed out Sept. 9 in Las Vegas. The two artists will square off in the video of the year With seven each, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake lead the nominations for the 2007 MTV Video…

  16. Manager: Allen's U.S. Tour Not In Doubt

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Representatives for Lily Allen have played down reports claiming the British pop star had her U.S. visa canceled after being detained at a Los Angeles airport. Representatives for Lily Allen have played down reports claiming the British pop star had her U.S. visa canceled after being detained…

  17. Rihanna Makes It 10 Weeks Atop U.K. Singles Chart

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Now in its 10th week, Rihanna's "Umbrella" (Def Jam) featuring Jay-Z has become the U.K.'s longest-running No. 1 single since Wet Wet Wet's "Love Is All Around" spent 15 weeks at the top in 1994. Mean Now in its 10th week, Rihanna's "Umbrella"…

  18. Chemical Brothers Snag Fifth U.K. No. 1 Album

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dance mainstays the Chemical Brothers scored another U.K. No. 1 album, their fifth, with "We Are the Night" (Virgin). The new set, which includes the current top 20 hit "Do It Again," leads the chart Dance mainstays the Chemical Brothers scored another U.K. No. 1 album,…

  19. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Aly & AJ extend their brand and toughen up their sound, Smashing Pumpkins are reborn after a seven-year hiatus, Spoon keeps on growing alongside its indie label partner and Interpol doesn't stray The first new studio album in 14 years from Australian rock outfit Crowded House, "…

  20. iPhone, Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Billboard gets an iPhone, Amy Winehouse gets cut up and Lily Allen starts a fight. All this week on Billboard In Sixty. Tell us what you think! Email us at [email protected] You can also emai Billboard gets an iPhone, Amy Winehouse gets cut up and Lily Allen starts a fight. All this week…

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