1. Liz Phair Enlists Ryan Adams to Record Her Upcoming Double Album

    January 13, 2017 2:05 PM EST The release will mark Phair's first in almost a decade. Ryan Adams may be preoccupied with the upcoming release of his album  Prisoner  -- out Feb. 17 -- but that isn't the only project he has in the works. Adams has taken to Twitter to reveal that he back is in the studio recording…

  2. President Obama Calls The Grateful Dead An 'Iconic American Band' In Touching Tribute

    July 05, 2015 10:15 AM EDT American celebrated its 239 th birthday yesterday. In Chicago, another American institution reached a milestone, as the Grateful Dead turned 50 and played their penultimate show as a band. The occasion brought out many tributes. A record number of people filed into Soldier Field .…

  3. Amazon Prime Music Debuts First Exclusive Content

    November 24, 2014 5:11 PM EST Amazon has made exclusive video a component of Prime Instant Video streaming service, its answer to Netflix. Now the company is doing the same with music -- sort of. Amazon quietly debuted last week its first exclusive music release, the 43-track, Christmas-themed All Is Bright , through…

  4. Lady Gaga Releases 'Stuck on F---in' You' Track: Listen

    December 25, 2011 1:00 AM EST Lady Gaga has offered her Little Monsters a most unusual Christmas gift: a boozy, crass and carefree ditty titled "Stuck on Fuckin' You." As promised , the pop star issued the unreleased track off her best-selling album "Born This Way" as the clock struck midnight EST…

  5. Photo Gallery: Happy 40th Birthday, Mary J. Blige!

    January 11, 2011 2:11 PM EST Hip-Hop/Soul queen Mary J. Blige turns 40 years young today (Jan. 11) and while she's had a very long and demanding music career, she's gracefully maintained her girlish figure, fashion-forward sense of style and her pristine voice. In fact, the New York-bred Blige is just as good…

  6. Liz Phair Brings Her 'Funstyle' to New Album, New Label

    October 03, 2010 8:00 AM EDT Two years ago, Liz Phair did a round of interviews announcing a new deal with powerhouse indie label ATO and stating that she felt creative for the first time in 15 years. And while she did rerelease her seminal 1993 album, "Exile in Guyville," on her new label, fresh songs never…

  7. Interpol Returns To Matador For Fourth Album

    August 13, 2010 3:25 PM EDT Once a decade, it seems, a respected act from Matador signs a deal with Capitol and promptly falls flat. But unlike Liz Phair , Interpol isn't coping by releasing bizarre Bollywood tracks online-instead, the band is quickly boomeranging back to its original home. The group's new,…

  8. Bareilles, Phair In Banana Republic Campaign

    February 10, 2009 10:50 AM EST Sara Bareilles, Liz Phair, OK Go and Tommy Torres will join five other artists as the faces of Banana Republic's spring and summer ad campaigns. The national campaigns will feature print advertising, window displays and billboards identifying the artists wearing the company's…

  9. Liz Phair / Aug. 27, 2008 / Philadelphia (Theater of the Living Arts)

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It seems fitting to describe Liz Phair's recent show as orgasmic. It seems fitting to describe Liz Phair's recent show as orgasmic. But at the risk of veering into alert-level NME hyperbole, it was the best show I've seen all year, and so totally worth the hours and hours on a…

  10. Chart Beat

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses chart action from "Mamma Mia!", the Jonas Brothers, Rihanna and more! BETTER THAN THE BEST WEEK EVER: Two weeks ago I suggested in Chart Beat Chat that 34 years after they made their Billboard chart debut, songwriters Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus were having…

  11. Liz Phair Feeling 'Natural' On New Album

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Although it's still without a title or track listing, Liz Phair's new album is in its final recording stages. "This I can tell you: all my sloppiness is in there," she tells Billboard of her ATO debut Although it's still without a title or track listing, Liz Phair&…

  12. This Day in Music

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - -Brad Paisley wins three of the evening's top awards at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. His "Time Well Wasted" (Arista Nashville) is named album of the year, and he also wins the vi 2006 - -Brad Paisley wins three of the evening's top awards at the…

  13. Liz Phair

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After a short hiatus, Liz Phair is back with a new record deal with indie ATO, an in-progress new album and a re-release of her 1993 Matador debut, "Exile in Guyville," set for June 24. She spoke to B After a short hiatus, Liz Phair is back with a new record deal with indie ATO, an…

  14. Liz Phair Reclaims Her 'Independence'

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fifteen years after Liz Phair's classic Matador debut, "Exile in Guyville," established her as an indie rock icon, the artist says she's ready to "bring that moment back to life." Fifteen years after Liz Phair's classic Matador debut, "Exile in Guyville…

  15. The Billboard Q&A: Liz Phair

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT To say that Liz Phair's career has had its fair share of ups and downs is a grand understatement. After wowing critics and hipsters alike with her 1993 Matador debut, "Exile in Guyville," Phair releas To say that Liz Phair's career has had its fair share of ups and downs…

  16. Phair Signs To ATO, 'Guyville' Reissue Due

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Liz Phair has signed a new record deal with ATO, the first fruit of which will be a reissue of her classic 1993 debut, "Exile in Guyville." Due June 24, the set includes four previously unreleased aud Liz Phair has signed a new record deal with ATO, the first fruit of which will be…

  17. Five TV Shows To Enrich The Ears In '08

    January 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST TV is generally concerned with winning the eyes of an audience, but ears can be just as important these days. Network and cable shows continue to put a premium on the music behind the stories, with in TV is generally concerned with winning the eyes of an audience, but ears can be just as…

  18. New Ben Lee Album 'Ripens' In September

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Australian rock artist Ben Lee has set a Sept. 4 release date for his sixth album, "Ripe," which will be issued by New West. Australian rock artist Ben Lee has set a Sept. 4 release date for his sixth album, "Ripe," which will be issued by New West. As previously reported …

  19. This Day in Music

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - -Brad Paisley wins three of the evening's top awards at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. His "Time Well Wasted" (Arista Nashville) is named album of the year, and he also wins the vi 2006 - -Brad Paisley wins three of the evening's top awards at the…

  20. Phair, Ryan Adams Enhance Minnie Driver Sophomore Set

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Liz Phair and Ryan Adams are amongst the host of guests on actress/musician Minnie Driver's sophomore album "Sea Stories." The Zoe/Rounder set, a 12-track collection of songs penned by Driver, will be Liz Phair and Ryan Adams are amongst the host of guests that will enhance…

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