1. Joey FATTS, Rae Morris & Pete Doherty: Emerging Picks of the Week

    January 31, 2015 9:45 PM EST Spice up your playlist this weekend with Billboard 's weekly roundup of tracks from the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart . For artists to qualify, they must meet three qualifications: have fewer than 100,000 followers on Twitter, have yet to place an album in the top half of…

  2. Libertines Sign With Virgin EMI, Comeback Album is ‘Going To Happen’

    December 08, 2014 5:31 AM EST The Libertines , one of the most enigmatic of all British bands during its brief lifetime, is inching ever closer to a comeback after signing with Virgin EMI. The group, founded by its poetic and combative frontmen Pete Doherty and Carl Barat , has declared the new recording deal as a…

  3. Jack White Offered to Produce The Libertines Reunion Album

    September 04, 2014 10:15 AM EDT When The Libertines reunited in London's Hyde Park this past summer, the 65,000-strong crowd freaked out to the point where 38 fans were injured and eight hospitalized . Clearly, fervor over the beleaguered British rockers hasn't subsided since they first called it quits in 2004.…

  4. Libertines to Be Paid 'Filthy' Money for Reunion Show in London

    May 02, 2014 11:31 AM EDT Following rumors of a  £500 million Oasis reunion , the U.K.'s other golden gods, the Libertines, are reportedly being paid 1 million pounds ($1.68 million US) to perform together at London's Hyde Park on July 5 for the first time since their 2010 appearance at Reading and Leeds,…

  5. Miley Cyrus Premieres Country-tastic Bob Dylan Cover: Video

    January 23, 2012 3:05 PM EST Miley Cyrus and Bob Dylan probably don't have too much in common these days, but that didn't stop the pop star from covering one of Dylan's classic "Bloods on the Tracks" tunes. Cyrus premiered a new video on Monday (Jan. 23) for her take on "You're Gonna…

  6. Girls on Film: Top 10 Supermodel Videos

    November 10, 2011 3:50 PM EST The fashion and music worlds have never exactly stayed in their separate corners, so it comes as little surprise when models become the visual muses for our favorite rockstars. Sometimes the result is little more than a pretty face playing an artist's love interest. Other times, however,…

  7. Amy Winehouse Found Dead At Home In London

    July 23, 2011 1:25 PM EDT Amy Winehouse , the beehived soul-jazz diva whose self-destructive habits overshadowed a distinctive musical talent, was found dead Saturday in her London home, police said. She was 27. Photos: Amy Winehouse's Through the Years Winehouse shot to fame in 2006 with the album "Back to…

  8. Kate Moss Marries The Kills' Jamie Hince

    July 01, 2011 6:10 PM EDT Supermodel Kate Moss married Jamie Hince of The Kills Friday in England's Cotswolds region. The bride wore a sleeveless dress by longtime friend John Galliano, the former Christian Dior designer who is currently on trial for spouting racist slurs and anti-Semitic remarks at a Paris cafe…

  9. Pete Doherty Jailed Six Months for Cocaine Possession

    May 20, 2011 10:31 AM EDT Musician Pete Doherty was jailed for six months on Friday after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine, the Press Association reported. The 32-year-old was arrested in January last year by police investigating the suspected overdose death of heiress Robyn Whitehead. The controversial…

  10. Top 10 Garage Rock Revival Bands: Where Are They Now?

    March 23, 2011 9:00 AM EDT After five long years, the Strokes have returned with "Angles," their fourth album out this week on RCA Records. It marks the comeback of a group whose debut album, 2001's "Is This It," was crucial in the garage rock revival that invaded U.S. shores and brought fuzzed…

  11. 'X Factor' Winner Earns No. 1 U.K. Christmas Song

    December 20, 2010 9:04 AM EST T ake That maintained their album chart supremacy on the U.K.'s last sales charts before the holiday, as "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) added 330,000 new sales to take its five-week total to 1.44m. Matt Cardle, who won the Dec. 12 final of "The X Factor," duly…

  12. Pete Doherty Charged with Cocaine Possession

    September 28, 2010 4:55 PM EDT British singer Pete Doherty was charged on Tuesday with possessing cocaine in connection with an inquiry into the suspected overdose death of heiress Robyn Whitehead. The 31-year-old Babyshambles frontman and former partner of supermodel Kate Moss was one of four people questioned after the…

  13. Reformed Libertines Play Brief Acoustic Set

    April 01, 2010 1:14 PM EDT U.K. alt. rock band the Libertines marked its official comeback yesterday (Mar. 31) with a characteristically shambolic press conference, which saw singer Pete Doherty chastise a member of the assembled press for "ruining people's lives." Following the announcement earlier this…

  14. Pete Doherty Fined For Bringing Heroin To Court

    January 27, 2010 12:34 PM EST Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty was fined Wednesday for walking into a court last month with heroin in his pocket. The British singer, who has a history of drug arrests and once dated supermodel Kate Moss, was at Gloucester Magistrates' Court in western England to learn his punishment…

  15. Springsteen, Neil Young, Blur To Headline Glastonbury

    May 26, 2009 5:19 PM EDT Glastonbury, the world's largest green field arts and music festival has shied away from rap and chosen Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen and Blur as its headline acts this year, a return to its guitar-based roots. Hip-hop superstar Jay-Z headlined the British music festival last year in an…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey is the big winner at the 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held in Atlanta. Carey wins top R&B/hip-hop artist in both the overall and female categories, as well as hot R&a 2006 - Mariah Carey is the big winner at the 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held…

  17. Doherty, M.I.A. Eyed For Ex-Arctic Monkey Project

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pete Doherty, M.I.A. and Saul Williams are all likely to feature on the forthcoming debut album from Mongrel, the new band from former Arctic Monkeys bassist Andy Nicholson, Billboard.com has learned. Pete Doherty, M.I.A. and Saul Williams are all likely to feature on the forthcoming debut…

  18. Pete Doherty Is Released From London Jail

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pete Doherty was released from a London jail Tuesday after serving a partial sentence for breaking his probation. Pete Doherty was released from a London jail Tuesday after serving a partial sentence for breaking his probation. The Babyshambles frontman had served 29 days of a 14-week…

  19. Pete Doherty Gets 14 Weeks In Jail

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty was jailed today (April 8) for 14 weeks for breaching terms of his probation, his record label said. Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty was jailed today (April 8) for 14 weeks for breaching terms of his probation, his record label said. Adrian Hunter,…

  20. Arctic Monkeys Dominate NME Awards

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Arctic Monkeys dominated the NME music awards tonight (Feb. 28) in London by scooping the best British band, best track and best video prizes. The Arctic Monkeys dominated the NME music awards tonight (Feb. 28) in London by scooping the best British band, best track and best video prizes.…

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