1. Governors Ball 2013: Kanye West, The xx, Haim Shine on Sunday

    June 10, 2013 1:53 PM EDT Grizzly Bear, The Lumineers, The Avett Brothers, and Deerhunter rock Randall's Island on the fest's final, sunniest day. With Friday's rain long gone and Saturday's mud settled, Governors Ball wrapped Sunday (June 9) with a day of perfect weather that culminated with…

  2. Alan Jackson Lines-Up Second Australian Tour

    May 20, 2013 7:08 AM EDT Alan Jackson’s last tour of Australia was a surprise blockbuster. It’s no surprise he’s coming back for more. The country star will embark on a multi-date tour of Australia this September and October, playing six arena and outdoor shows up and down the east coast of the country. The full…

  3. Grizzly Bear Celebrates 'Shields' at Radio City Music Hall

    September 25, 2012 1:40 PM EDT The Grizzly Bear show at New York's famed Radio City Music Hall on Monday night (Sept. 24) was a homecoming as well as a celebration of new album "Shields," but it also felt like a series of acceptance speeches. But what was the award? Indie rock's most consistent act?…

  4. Grizzly Bear: 'Shields' Album Has 'Accessible Stuff, Also Some Really Crazy Stuff'

    September 18, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 'It's not like a pop record by any means,' the band's Daniel Rossen says. After a pair of albums that featured slow-moving, elegant soundscapes often stretching past the five-minute mark, Grizzly Bear finally released a brash, catchy single in 2009 that turned the members…

  5. Fall Album Preview 2012

    August 31, 2012 10:25 AM EDT Chart Article From No Doubt and Green Day to Wiz Khalifa, Deadmau5, and Jason Aldean and far beyond, Billboard spotlights which rock, hip-hop, Latin, country, indie and pop artists and albums to watch for in the season ahead. Who will reign supreme in autumn 2012? Here are 125 contenders we&…

  6. Grizzly Bear Returns With Fourth Album: Hear New Song 'Sleeping Ute'

    June 05, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Indie rockers Grizzly Bear will release the follow-up to 2009's acclaimed "Veckatimest" album on Sept. 18 through Warp Records. Although the Brooklyn group's fourth studio effort does not yet have an announced title, Grizzly Bear unveiled its track list and released its…

  7. Faithfull Collaborates With Disciples

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For her forthcoming studio album, Marianne Faithfull has tapped the talents of performers who have been influenced by her iconoclastic career. For her forthcoming studio album, Marianne Faithfull has tapped the talents of performers who have been influenced by her iconoclastic career. Due…

  8. but one day. . .

    March 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ute Lemper's last Decca album—Punishing Kiss, in 2000, featuring songs by Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Nick Cave, and Scott Walker—was a brave, artful attempt to break out of her avant-cab Ute Lemper's last Decca album—Punishing Kiss, in 2000, featuring songs by Tom Waits, Elvis…

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the chart accomplishments of Eminem, B2K and P. Diddy, "Chicago," and R.Kelly. 8 MILES DOWN: After a 12-week reign atop Billboard's Hot 100, Eminem's "Lose Yourself" (Shady/Interscope) makes a dramatic drop, down to No. 9. It's the…