1. Miley Cyrus Leads Time's Person of the Year Voting

    November 28, 2013 7:52 AM EST UPDATED: The pop star's triumph over President Obama, the Boston bombers and several Hollywood heavyweights may be due to the work of a couple of hackers. Time magazine is holding an online vote for whom readers think should be its 2013 Person of the Year. The winner so far: Miley Cyrus,…

  2. CODE First Play: MAKJ & Henry Fong, 'Encore'

    November 26, 2013 11:25 AM EST Mackenzie Johnson is on a roll. The 23 year-old DJ and producer known as MAKJ played TomorrowWorld’s main stage, opened for Bingo Players on their Rattle & Roll Tour, and wrapped up an official remix for Nervo. And that’s just since September. He teams with another rising star producer…

  3. They Might Be Giants Q&A: In The Studio With The Nerd-Rock Kings

    November 16, 2012 11:00 AM EST John Linell and John Flansburgh discuss their follow-up to "Join Us," due out next year. In a studio on the edge of Manhattan's Garment District, John Linell and John Flansburgh are all ears as an onslaught of horns pour out of the speakers. The two friends behind perennial…

  4. Fashion's Night Out: Solange Talks Stylish Album + More Music Highlights

    September 07, 2012 11:30 AM EDT As the sun set yesterday in NYC the Empire State Building's iconic tower lights burned red in honor of the biggest evening in fashion, Fashion's Night Out. This evening of fashion splendor also ushers in the hottest in musical performances. Azealia Banks, Cyndi Lauper, Chairlift,…

  5. Thomas Dolby Marks 30 Years of 'Science'

    March 02, 2012 2:00 PM EST Electro-Pop Pioneer Heads to SXSW & Is Bringing a Time Capsule With Him Thomas Dolby is exploring the past, present and future this year -- all on one tour. The pioneering electronic pop artist hits the road again in North America on March 16 at the South By Southwest Music + Media…

  6. Bjork Debuts Live 'Biophilia' Project in Manchester

    July 01, 2011 9:12 AM EDT Björk gave fans a small glimpse into the future when she performed the world premiere of her heavily-hyped multi-media project "Biophilia" in the Northern U.K. city of Manchester last night (June 30). Hailed in some quarters as the world's first fully realised app-album, '…

  7. The Billboard Q&A: Ryan Adams

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ryan Adams' music is often overshadowed by his eccentric behavior and the pure volume of his recorded output. But on "Cardinology," released Oct. 28 via Lost Highway, his songs are the real story, not Ryan Adams' music is often overshadowed by his eccentric behavior and…

  8. Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, "Cardinology"

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ryan Adams enjoys yapping about White Lion and Tesla more than his own music, but that's just fine when he's releasing albums as strong as "Cardinology." Ryan Adams enjoys yapping about White Lion and Tesla more than his own music, but that's just fine when he's…

  9. T.I. Begins Second Week Atop Billboard 200

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a 69% drop-off in sales, T.I. starts a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Paper Trail." The Grand Hustle/Atlantic set sold 177,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundSc Despite a 69% drop-off in sales, T.I. starts a second week at No. 1 on The…

  10. VH1 To Air 'Station Fire' Special On Sunday

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert special on Sunday (March 23) to remember the five-year anniversary of the fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert at the Station Nightc VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert special on Sunday (March 23) to remember the…

  11. Hair-Metal Mania Strikes Again At Rocklahoma

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST This year's second annual Rocklahoma will feature performances from Warrant (featuring Jani Lane), Bret Michaels, LA Guns (featuring Tracii Guns), Enuff Z Nuff, Cinderella, Night Ranger and Tesla, amo This year's second annual Rocklahoma will feature performances from Warrant …

  12. Beck Unplugs For Intimate New York Show

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beck treated several hundred fans to a rare acoustic performance at the Angel Orensanz Center in New York last night (Oct. 22). The artist ran through a hefty 24-song set in just over 90 minutes insid Beck treated several hundred fans to a rare acoustic performance at the Angel Orensanz…

  13. A Deep Southern Journey

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT What do you call Southern music that's not soul our gospel, not country or blues or even crunk? Wayne Robins ponders that question while enjoying a steady dose of the Handsome Family, Johnny Dowd and I've been listening to a lot of southern music lately. But it's not country,…

  14. Bowie Ponders 'Prestige' Thriller

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock legend David Bowie is in talks to play inventor Nikola Tesla in "The Prestige," a thriller from "Batman Begins" director Christopher Nolan. Rock legend David Bowie is in talks to play inventor Nikola Tesla in "The Prestige," a thriller from "Batman…

  15. TunesOnTV

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 7 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Ashanti (also scheduled: Leah Remini). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Tina Turner …

  16. Billboard Bits: Jones/Dupri, Tenacious D, Tesla

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Jones/Dupri, Tenacious D, Tesla Producers Quincy Jones and Jermaine Dupri have postponed the all-star recording of "We Are the Future," which was to take place on Feb. 14, the day after the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The event would have marked the 20th anniversary of the…

  17. Hard Rockers Sign On For Locobazooka!

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Saliva, Helmet, Breaking Benjamin, Kittie, Monster Magnet, Clutch, Shinedown, Silvertide and former Buckcherry vocalist Josh Todd are among the acts confirmed for the 13th Locobazooka! United We Rock! Saliva, Helmet, Breaking Benjamin, Kittie, Monster Magnet, Clutch, Shinedown, Silvertide and…

  18. New Fatboy, X-Ecutioners Cuts Rock 'SSX'

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New songs by Fatboy Slim and the X-Ecutioners plus previously unreleased mixes of cuts by N*E*R*D and Placebo will be found on the soundtrack to the eagerly awaited snowboarding video game "SSX 3," du New songs by Fatboy Slim and the X-Ecutioners plus previously unreleased mixes of…

  19. '80s Rock Never Stops On Tour

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pop metal bands that ruled the airwaves during the 1980s are teaming up for the 2003 version of the Rock Never Stops tour. Headlined by the David Coverdale-led Whitesnake, the 27-date North American t Pop metal bands that ruled the airwaves during the 1980s are teaming up for the 2003 version…

  20. Tunes On TV

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 19-25, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 19 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jermaine Jackson (also scheduled: Cybill Shepherd, Mario Cantone). "100% NYC: A Concert Celebrating the Tribeca Film Festival," VH1…

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