Awake

  1. Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' Is Billboard's Official Song of the Summer

    September 06, 2012 10:50 AM EDT Hey, we just met her, but this doesn't seem so crazy: After a season of pop culture ubiquity, Carly Rae Jepsen's debut U.S. hit "Call Me Maybe" is Billboard's top Song of the Summer. The Canadian pop singer's maiden A ...

  2. Auditioning for 'The Voice': One Contestant's Experience

    May 08, 2012 10:40 AM EDT "They ranged in style from full-on costume with flowers and sombreros to just jeans and a t-shirt." New York-based acoustic singer/songwriter Sarah J is remembering the eclectic crowd of fellow contestants at her recent audition for NBC& ...

  3. Backbeat: Porcupine Tree Frontman Steven Wilson's First NYC Solo Gig @ Best Buy Theater

    November 15, 2011 7:15 AM EST Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess (left) and Steve Wilson. (Photo: Christa Titus) After fronting the band Porcupine Tree and collaborating on such projects as Blackfield and Bass Communion , U.K. prog maven Steven Wilson headlined his first ...

  4. Adele, Keith Urban, John Mayer: Why Are So Many Singers Having Surgery?

    November 09, 2011 6:55 PM EST It seems every week brings word of another music star going in for throat surgery. In early October, Adele said she was canceling all appearances through 2011 to undergo laser microsurgery to repair a hemorrhaged vocal cord. Two weeks later, John ...

  5. Memo: CBS Radio Increases Song Info to Help Sell Music

    May 24, 2011 5:09 PM EDT For decades, one of the biggest frustrations for radio listeners and label reps alike has been the sparse information given about the songs that are played (anyone remember the "When You Play It, Say It!" stickers that used to be on prom ...

  6. Colbie Caillat's No. 1, Miley Crashes Party On Billboard 200

    September 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As predicted, Colbie Caillat's "Breakthrough" breaks on through to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The "Bubbly" singer/songwriter's sophomore album sold 106,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundSc ...

  7. Colbie Caillat Headed To No. 1 on Billboard 200

    August 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Colbie Caillat is on track to score her first No. 1 album next week with her sophomore release "Breakthrough." Industry prognosticators predict that the Universal Republic set may sell in the neighborhood of 90,000 to 1 ...

  8. Green Day, Linkin Park Rock On Blu-Ray

    June 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Entertainment has announced the release of key titles from Green Day, Linkin Park, Michael Buble and Josh Groban on Blu-ray for the first time, on June 22. Green Day's "Bullet in a Bible" is a video documentary of the b ...

  9. Warner's ILG Signs Deal With Glassnote

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Daniel Glass started label after Sheridan Sq. departure. Warner Music's Independent Label Group has signed a deal to put out the first album of Daniel Glass' new label, Glassnote. Glassnote's debut will be "The Wake" from ...

  10. Groban Unveils Spring Tour Plans

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST With his latest album, "Awake," having debuted this week at No. 2 on The Billboard 200, vocalist Josh Groban has announced a spring 2007 tour in support. The outing will begin Feb. 17 in Verona, N.Y., and run through April 7 in Las Vegas ...