1. PJ Harvey On Target for U.K Albums Chart Crown, Drake Leading Singles Chart Race

    April 19, 2016 2:42 AM EDT PJ Harvey is on the verge of being crowned queen of the U.K. albums chart for the first time, while Drake’s "One Dance" (Cash Money/Republic) is shuffling toward a second week atop the singles chart.  Harvey’s latest and ninth studio album The Hope Six Demolition Project  (Island)…

  2. Tennis, Anyone? See Drake, Niall Horan & More Music Stars at Wimbledon 2015

    July 08, 2015 8:47 PM EDT Wimbledon has become a place where fans can not only watch their favorite tennis players rule the courts, but they can spot famous artists cheering players on too. Wimbledon 2015: Get Your Tennis Fix With These 14 Videos Check out which stars hung around the courts this week: Billie Jean King…

  3. Deadmau5, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Phoenix Confirmed for Australia's Future Music Fest

    September 17, 2013 5:24 AM EDT Deadmau5, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Phoenix and Hardwell will make the long trek to Australia next year for the five-city Future Music Festival. Homegrown acts Knife Party, Cut Copy, Stafford Brothers and Timmy Trumpet will also make the trip, while Eric Prydz will play his first-ever…

  4. Miley Cyrus Lands First U.K. Chart-Topper with 'We Can’t Stop'

    August 12, 2013 6:16 AM EDT Miley Cyrus has landed not only her first U.K. No. 1 single but her first top ten hit in the territory. “We Can’t Stop” (RCA/Sony) debuted at the summit yesterday (Sunday) with first-week sales of 128,000. “Britain’s Got Talent” duo Richard & Adam’s “The Impossible Dream” (Sony Music CG…

  5. Aussie Rapper 360 Plays With All-Star Line-up on New Album, Bound for Lollapalooza

    June 21, 2013 3:39 AM EDT Two years ago, Australian rapper 360 could walk into any pub in his own country for a quiet drink. Not any more. The tall, heavily tattooed artist is already hard to miss. But he’s become a national star since his sophomore album, “Falling & Flying”, exploded Down Under on its release…

  6. Calvin Harris Releasing '18 Months' Oct. 30

    September 25, 2012 9:35 AM EDT Guest Singers on DJ's Third Effort Include Florence Welch, Ellie Goulding Calvin Harris , the producer-DJ behind Rihanna 's pulsating hit "We Found Love," which topped the Hot 100 for ten weeks, will release his third solo album "18 Months" on October 30. Much of…

  7. Spice Girls, Jessie J Rehearse for Olympics Closing Ceremony

    August 10, 2012 9:30 AM EDT The Spice Girls, Jessie J, Annie Lennox and Tinie Tempah are among the latest British acts reportedly tipped to sing for their tickets at the closing night ceremony of the London 2012 Games. The media and social networks have been abuzz with speculation and fresh names are popping up to join…

  8. Emeli Sande Talks Career Start: 'People Didn't Know What to Do With Me'

    March 29, 2012 10:00 AM EDT What makes Emeli Sandé -- born Adele Emeli Sandé -- so captivating is her passion. It resonates loudly through her vocal prowess, which pilots her debut album, "Our Version of Events," and acts as the anchor of the intimate stories the 25 yr. old tells in each one of her songs. That…

  9. Coldplay's 'Mylo' Bows Big on U.K. Album Chart

    October 31, 2011 12:30 PM EDT Coldplay crashed back into the U.K. charts on Sunday (Oct. 30), scoring their fifth No. 1 from five studio releases with "Mylo Xyloto" (Parlophone/EMI). The album set a new weekly digital album sales record and achieved the second-biggest first-week sale of 2011 for an artist album.…

  10. Freshman Haze: Chipmunk

    August 12, 2011 4:25 PM EDT Grime music has birthed big stars, such as Tinie Tempah and Dizzee Rascal . Chipmunk is next up to bat. From rhyming on pirate radio sets in his early teenage years to now being one of the most successful urban acts in the UK, Chipmunk has achieved a lot in his 20-year-old life. Chipmunk has…

  11. Adele, PJ Harvey Nominated for U.K.'s Mercury Prize

    July 19, 2011 12:04 PM EDT Adele , PJ Harvey and Tinie Tempah are among the artists whose albums are nominated for the Barclayard Mercury Prize , which honors the best British album of the year. The albums included in this year's shortlist were announced during a ceremony at the Hospital Club in London on Tuesday …

  12. Chris Brown Wins Big At BET Awards

    June 27, 2011 8:29 AM EDT The statuette for best music awards show host in 2011 should go to comedian Kevin Hart. He was a major bright spot during BET Awards '11 (June 26) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. In between Hart's shenanigans-including a hilarious reality show spoof "The Real Husbands…

  13. Tinie Tempah Toasts U.S. Album Release, Plots Fashion Line

    May 24, 2011 2:30 PM EDT After a chart-topping debut and six Top 15 hits in his native U.K., rapper Tinie Tempah says he was confident his debut set "Disc-Overy" would be well received on the other side of the pond. "The world is just a lot more of a smaller place 'cause of the Internet and…

  14. Billboard Bits: Bon Iver Gives Lyrical Taste, Blondie to Release New Album

    May 19, 2011 6:19 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bon Iver Gives Lyrical Taste Of Upcoming Album First came "Calgary," the first single off Bon Iver's upcoming album, and now Justin Vernon fans can get a taste of the sophomore set through its lyrics…

  15. Ellie Goulding Talks Royal Wedding, Calls Tina Fey Her 'Favorite Lady Ever'

    May 06, 2011 6:13 PM EDT "I could write, literally, an essay on this," Ellie Goulding proclaims in the midst of a discussion about pop singers versus Pop Stars. "What used to happen was there was a rivalry between pop artists, but I've spoken to so many female singers now, and everyone seems to be…

  16. Lollapalooza 2011 Lineup Announced: Eminem, Coldplay, Muse, Foo Fighters Headlining

    April 26, 2011 2:25 AM EDT E minem , Coldplay , Foo Fighters and Muse will help Lollapalooza ring in its 20th anniversary as the headliners of the annual U.S. music festival. The full lineup for Lollapalooza 2011, which will invade Chicago's Grant Park on August 5-7, was revealed on the festival's official…

  17. Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, Tinie Tempah Win Big at Brit Awards

    February 15, 2011 6:07 PM EST Dapper London lads Plan B and Tinie Tempah were popular local winners at the Brit music awards Tuesday, while Arcade Fire followed their surprise Grammys victory with two prizes at the British ceremony. Tempah, a 22-year-old product of London's dubstep scene who released his first album,…

  18. Mumford and Sons, Tinie Tempah Lead Brit Award Nominations

    February 15, 2011 8:32 AM EST Rapper Tinie Tempah, soul singer Plan B and folk-rockers Mumford and Sons lead homegrown talent in the race for the Brit Awards, Britain's equivalent of the Grammys. The 22-year-old Tempah, who released his first album last year, has four nominations, including British male solo artist…

  19. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Rocks Frizzy Hair in 'S&M' Video, Joe Jonas Admires Daft Punk

    January 20, 2011 7:20 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Shows Off Frizzy Hair in New Pic from 'S&M' Video Shoot Rihanna shared a photo from the set of her "S&M" music video yesterday (Jan. 19) after excitedly discussing the video…

  20. Arcade Fire, Eminem, Mumford & Sons Earn BRIT Award Nominations

    January 13, 2011 2:50 PM EST British rapper Tinie Tempah led the field on Thursday at the BRIT awards with four nominations, just ahead of singer-songwriter Plan B , folk rock act Mumford & Sons and London's The XX , who each had three nods. In a turnaround from 2010's female-dominated nominations, male…

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