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  1. 'Glee' Star Darren Criss, Mike Posner, Pete Tong Party With Music Execs at Billboard's Grammy After Party

    January 27, 2014 11:41 AM EST Billboard hosted its second annual Grammy after-party at the London Hotel rooftop Sunday night (Jan. 26), sponsored by Citi and Bud Light Platinum. Though Prince didn't make a return appearance this year, artists like Darren Criss , Richard M ...

  2. Pete Tong to Headline Billboard After Party on Sunset Strip

    January 21, 2014 2:52 PM EST Pete Tong, one of BBC Radio 1's most popular DJs, will headline the Billboard After Party at the London West Hollywood in Los Angeles to an exclusive group of industry executives, influencers and recording artists. Tong will take the stage af ...

  3. Lou Reed's Death: Stars React on Twitter

    October 27, 2013 3:50 PM EDT With the sad news that rock icon Lou Reed died Sunday (October 27) at the age of 71, celebrities across genres and generations have taken to Twitter to share an outpouring of reactions expressing grief and celebrating Reed's life and long c ...

  4. Billboard Afterparty Rocks With Prince, Lumineers, Darren Criss, Neil Patrick Harris, More

    February 11, 2013 11:40 AM EST Above, L-R: Prometheus Global Media SVP Dana Miller, Billboard publisher Tommy Page, Nicole Levinsohn; Guggenheim Digital Media CEO Ross Levinsohn at the Billboard Afterparty at the London Hote l (Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images) It was a part ...

  5. Carly Rae Jepsen, Marianas Trench Win Big at MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 18, 2012 6:04 AM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen may be the new Sheepdogs -- the Canadian artist on the lips of everyone this year. The newly crowned U.S. chart-topper who signed with Scooter Braun's School Boy Records after Justin Bieber heard "Call Me Maybe" dur ...

  6. 'Glee' Music Honcho Adam Anders Responds to Gotye's Cover Criticism

    May 03, 2012 12:41 PM EDT The great Gotye-Glee debate has come full circle. After the high school musical show covered the Australian artist's smash hit "Somebody That I Used to Know," splitting the vocals between Darren Criss and guest star Matt Bomer, Goty ...

  7. Ron Fair on Front Line Management, 'The Voice,' Darren Criss, Being His Own 'Mini-Label'

    April 03, 2012 9:13 AM EDT On Monday, it was announced that longtime music producer and executive Ron Fair, along with marketing and promotions veteran Richard Palmese, will join Irving Azoff's Front LIne Management as consultants. Home to such clients as The Eagles, C ...

  8. Video: Glee's Darren Criss Serenades a Stunned Alan Menken @ Billboard TV & Film Conference

    October 25, 2011 9:28 AM EDT Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, who wrote the scores for "The Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast," "Aladdin" and many others, is this year's Billboard/THR TV & Film Conferences' Maestro Award rec ...

  9. 'Glee' Star Darren Criss Serenades a Stunned Alan Menken at Billboard Film & TV Music Conference

    October 24, 2011 8:57 PM EDT Alan Menken with Lea Salonga and Darren Criss Monday at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference in Los Angeles (Photo: Arnold Turner) Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, who wrote the scores for "The Little Mermaid,&qu ...

  10. 'Glee' Producer Says Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Corey Monteith Returning

    July 25, 2011 7:11 AM EDT SAN DIEGO (AP) - "Glee" stars Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith will appear in future seasons of the hit show. Co-creator and executive producer Brad Falchuk told thousands of so-called "Gleeks" gathered at Comic-Con ...

  11. Web Trends: Watch R. Kelly's 'Radio Message' Vid, Lil' Wayne on 'Unplugged', Florence at Bonnaroo

    June 13, 2011 4:40 PM EDT Google Trends: 3. Bruce Springsteen Clarence Clemons, the saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band Suffered a stroke on Sunday, June 12, at his home in Florida. 14. Darren Criss Darren Criss was pulled off stage by a fan during a rec ...

  12. Web Trends:Watch R.Kelly- Radio Message New Official Video + Lil' Wayne On "Unplugged" + Florence And The Machine At Bo

    June 13, 2011 3:26 PM EDT Google Trends: 3. Bruce Springsteen Clarence Clemons, the saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band Suffered a stroke on Sunday, June 12, at his home in Florida. 14. Darren Criss Darren Criss was pulled off stage by a fan during a rec ...

  13. Rod Stewart Honored at ASCAP's Pop Music Awards

    April 28, 2011 11:28 AM EDT While known more as an interpreter, Rod Stewart is no mean songwriter when he puts his mind to it, and he was honored Wednesday at the 28th annual ASCAP Pop Awards in Los Angeles , particularly for the string of hits he wrote in the 1970s. Stewart ...

  14. 'Glee's' Warblers Album Flies High on Billboard 200

    April 27, 2011 11:00 AM EDT "Glee Presents the Warblers," the latest entry from the the Fox TV series' line of soundtrack albums, flies in at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, debuting with 86,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan. "Warblers" -- a showcase fo ...

  15. 'Glee's' Warblers Aiming For Big Debut on Billboard 200

    April 20, 2011 9:25 PM EDT The hits from Fox's "Glee" show no signs of stopping, as the TV series' latest spin-off album, "Glee Presents the Warblers," is aiming to debut near the top of the Billboard 200 chart next week. The new album consists ...

  16. BACKBEAT: "Glee's" Darren Criss became ASCAP's 400,000th member

    February 15, 2011 1:02 PM EST Click through for a roundup of photos from Darren Criss' celebration. On Dec. 10, "Glee" star Darren Criss became ASCAP's 400,000 member. To celebrate, Criss performed a selection from ASCAP's most-played holiday song list ...

  17. Success Of 'Glee' Based On iPod Generation's Eclectic Music Tastes & Hollywood's Golden Age

    December 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Who knew Darren Criss was a soothsayer? The singer-actor, who currently appears on Glee and recently ASCAP's 400,000th member, talked about the Fox staple and why he wasn't surprised the show found success, but not before discussing the ...

  18. 'Glee' Signs Darren Criss As Series Regular

    November 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Gleeks rejoice: Darren Criss has officially signed on to become a series regular on "Glee" for the show's second and third seasons. Criss made waves last week with his portrayal of Blaine, a gay student at a rival high school who ...

  19. Darren Criss, Superstar?

    November 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST It's been one hell of a week for Darren Criss, whose debut on "Glee" on Tuesday night has been followed by Internet adulation, rumors of becoming a regular character on the show -- and his rendition of Katy Perry's "Teenag ...

  20. 'Glee's' 'Teenage Dream' Targeting Big Chart Bow Next Week

    November 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST "Dream" on, Gleeks: It looks like the show's rendition of "Teenage Dream" is going to debut big on the Billboard charts next week. The "Glee" cast's take on Katy Perry's No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 single ...