Evanescence

  1. Don Was On Blue Note's 'Radical' Spotify App, OpenEMI, Revitalizing Label at FutureSound Keynote

    November 16, 2012 10:10 AM EST Was, Not Was: Don Was (left) being interviewed by Steve Jang: Co-Founder/CEO, Soundtracking at Billboard's FutureSound Conference. (Photo: Arnold Turner) Blue Note Records president Don Was told San Francisco technologists that the label' ...

  2. Publishing Briefs: CISAC Summit, Kobalt, Paul McCartney, Wonderlous, Jingle Punks, More

    October 16, 2012 5:16 PM EDT CISAC Summit Set for June 2013 CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, will hold its fourth biennial World Creators Summit on June 4-5, 2013, in Washington, DC, at the Ronald Reagan Center. Formerly known as t ...

  3. Mumford Holds at No. 1, Muse's '2nd Law' Leads Multiple Debuts On Billboard 200 Chart

    October 10, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Rock band Muse earns its highest-charting album as The 2nd Law debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. The set sold 101,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the third top 10 for the act, which previously claimed a No. 9 s ...

  4. Blue Note Records App for iPad Breaks New Ground With OpenEMI Initiative

    October 04, 2012 2:09 PM EDT The iPad app released by Blue Note Records on Thursday appears to offer a wonderful experience through the legendary jazz label's storied history. But the real kicker here is how the app was made. The Blue Note app is the first commercially r ...

  5. Sonisphere Music Festival Canceled: Adam Lambert and Queen Reunion Isn't Happening

    March 28, 2012 7:54 PM EDT After much fanfare, the big Queen performance featuring "American Idol" alum Adam Lambert at Sonisphere2012 isn't going to happen. The music festival has apparently been canceled. Adam Lambert to Perform With Queen at U.K. Festival ...

  6. Backbeat: Van Halen Packs VIP-Loaded L.A. Club Show

    February 02, 2012 1:16 PM EST HOLLYWOOD, California -- Henson Studios is located just across the street from Crazy Girls. It's hard to imagine a better place than the crossroads between Kermit the Frog and a Hollywood strip club for David Lee Roth to lead Van Halen throug ...

  7. Backbeat: Evanescence Rocks New York, Has Spinal Tap Moment Backstage

    November 02, 2011 1:53 PM EDT Evanescence's Amy Lee gives former Wind-Up Records exec Diana Meltzer a hug while surrounded by (from left) Evanescence bassist Tim McCord, drummer Will Hunt, and guitarists Troy McLawhorn and Terry Balsamo. Meltzer's ex-husband, label c ...

  8. Alan Meltzer, Founder of Wind-Up Records, Dies at 67

    October 31, 2011 9:31 PM EDT Alan Meltzer, the founder and former chairman of Wind-up Entertainment, passed away over the weekend, it was announced on Monday (Oct. 31). He was 67. Meltzer along with his wife Diana formed New York-based Wind-Up Records in 1997 after purchasing ...

  9. Evanescence Nets Second No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    October 19, 2011 11:00 AM EDT Rock band Evanescence returns to the Billboard 200, scoring its second No. 1 album, as its self-titled third set bows with 127,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The act, led by singer Amy Lee , last released an album in 2006, when & ...

  10. Evanescence, Five Finger Death Punch Eying Top of Billboard 200 Chart

    October 12, 2011 9:07 PM EDT After a long five-year wait, Evanescence is back -- and perhaps headed for its second No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The rock band's new self-titled third studio release could sell between 110,000 and 125,000 copies by week's e ...

  11. The Muppets Score First Billboard 200 Top 10

    September 01, 2011 12:25 PM EDT Rainbow Connection - Weezer Ft... by paramorebrazil It just got a whole lost easier being green. More than 50 years after their creation by the imaginative Jim Henson (who passed away in 1990), a Muppet-branded album reaches the Billboard 200' ...

  12. Backbeat: Amy Lee Attends EMI Canada's Evanescence Listening Party

    August 25, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Amy Lee was on hand for an invitation-only playback of five new Evanescence songs at Toronto's Liberty Studios on August 22. Hosted by EMI Music Canada, and attended by about 30 people, mainly label staff and media, radio and retail, Paul Sha ...

  13. Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera's 'Jagger' Move Up Billboard Hot 100; Also, The 'Glee-pocalypse!'

    August 18, 2011 12:56 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100: As previously reported , Katy Perry makes Hot 100 history by becoming the first woman, and second artist overall after Michael Jackson, in the chart's five-decade archives to send five songs from an album to No. 1, as & ...

  14. Billboard.biz's Backbeat

    August 01, 2011 3:34 AM EDT From the record release parties to the green rooms, our exclusive look at the people behind the music business -- behind the scenes. FEATURED BACKBEATS: December 12, 2011 - Touring | Radio | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Digital & Mobile ...

  15. Rihanna Tops Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato Jumps Up on Social 50 Chart

    July 21, 2011 2:19 PM EDT Rihanna Tops Gaga As Most Popular Female Act, Takes No. 1 In the same week where Rihanna trumped Lady Gaga to become the woman with the most fans on Facebook , RiRi takes over the No. 1 slot on Billboard's Social 50 chart. The chart ranks the ...

  16. Wind-Up Records Signs With EMI Outside North America

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up Records, home of Creed, Evanescence and Seether, has signed a marketing and distribution deal with EMI Music Germany for the world outside North America. The first release expected under the new deal will be an album from the reformed Cree ...

  17. Israelite Confirms Royalty Rates Breakthroughs

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The publishers, record labels and digital music providers have hammered out a settlement on two of the five royalty rates currently scheduled to be set this October by the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), according to National Music Publishers& ...

  18. EMI Publishing Inks Revelation Theory, The Cab

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has inked long-term worldwide co-publishing deals with the members of Revelation Theory and the Cab. The new album from Rev Theory, "Light It Up" (Van Howes/Interscope) is due out in the U.S. June 10. EMI writers Bri ...

  19. Top Songwriters Gather For BMI Panel

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST What do Rodney Jerkins, Anthony Hamilton, Evanescence co-founder Ben Moody and other top songwriters have in common? An ability to produce and write songs in several genres, and create new business opportunities around their work. The three joined ...

  20. Full Coverage Of The 50th Annual Grammy Awards

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST From the nominations to the grand event, full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sin ...

  21. Canada's Ole In Deal With Five K

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Canadian music publisher ole has inked a deal with Victor Murgatroyd's newly launched Five K Entertainment Group. Murgatroyd's Five K Entertainment Group will find and develop artists under a new agreement with J Records. Murgatroyd will ...

  22. Korn Frontman Plans Solo Tour

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As a follow-up to this summer's Family Values tour, Korn frontman Jonathan Davis will embark on a 24-date U.S. solo tour, starting Nov. 9 at Webster Theater in Hartford, Conn., and wrapping Dec. 11 at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. For the ...

  23. Wind-Up Records Makes Mobile Push

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up Records has tapped mobile media firm Airborne Entertainment to create a line of ringtones, ringback tones and an over-the-air full-song download service for its top acts, including Evanescence, Seether and Finger Eleven. Wind-Up has been p ...

  24. GNR Cancels South Africa Concerts

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT South Africa's biggest outdoor rock event of 2007 has been left without a major headlining act after Guns N' Roses pulled out of My Coke Fest. The group's planned appearances in Johannesburg on April 27 and Cape Town on May 1 were b ...

  25. Biggie Best-Of Bows at No. 1

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Greatest Hits" debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the late rapper his third chart-topper ... Arcade Fire starts in the runner-up slot with "Neon Bible" and at No. 1 on Top Independent Albu ...

  26. Belgian Biz Welcomes Lotto Arena

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Belgian market has a new mid-size entertainment venue. Antwerp's Lotto Arena, which opened alongside the Sportpaleis venue on Saturday, is the result of a unique public/private partnership between the City of Antwerp and the Sportpaleis N ...

  27. Rock On The Range Set For Ohio

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST ZZ Top, Evanescence and Velvet Revolver are among the acts scheduled to play this year's inaugural Rock on the Range festival, set for May 19 at the 22,555-seat Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The one-day music event, produced by Rig ...

  28. Guns N' Roses Set For First African Concerts

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Guns N' Roses will play their first-ever African shows when they headline My Coke Fest 2007. The rock group tops a bill that so far includes Evanescence and Hoobastank at Johannesburg's New Market Racecourse on April 27 and Cape Town ...

  29. Evanescence Feeling No Pressure On New Album

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After selling nearly 14 million copies worldwide of its 2003 debut, "Fallen," and winning two Grammy Awards, Evanescence knows there are great expectations for its new album, "The Open Door," which co After selling nearly 14 mi ...

  30. Hawthorne Heights Tops Nintendo Fusion Tour

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Outing will run Sept. 27 through Nov. 11. Hawthorne Heights will headline the fourth annual Nintendo Fusion Tour, which will also feature Relient K, Emery, the Plain White T's and Hawthorne Heights' Victory labelmate the Sleeping. The ou ...

  31. Report: EMI Looks To Buy Wind Up

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal could be for as much as $125 million. Britain's EMI Group is in advanced discussions to purchase independent record company Wind-Up Records for as much as $125 million in cash and shares, according to the New York Post on Wednesday, citi ...

  32. 3 Doors Down, Lil Jon Honored At BMI Pop Awards

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMI presented 3 Doors Down with song of the year honors during its 53rd annual Pop Awards gala, held last night (May 17) at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles. BMI presented 3 Doors Down with song of the year honors during its 53rd annual ...

  33. Agency Group Restructures In North America

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST International booking agency the Agency Group has unveiled a new North American management structure that will see Steve Herman, the current president of Canadian operations, take the helm as CEO of N International booking agency the Agency Group ...

  34. Agency Group Restructures In North America

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Steve Herman upped to N.A. CEO. International booking agency the Agency Group has unveiled a new North American management structure that will see Steve Herman, the current president of the agency's Canadian operations, take the helm as the C ...

  35. Wal-Mart Sued Over Evanescence Lyrics

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which promotes itself as a seller of clean music, deceived customers by stocking compact discs by the rock group Evanescence that contain the f-word, a lawsuit claims. HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which promo ...

  36. OutKast, Jay-Z Lead MTV VMA Winners

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop acts grab four awards each. With four awards each, OutKast's "Hey Ya!" And Jay-Z's "99 Problems" were the top winners at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, presented last night (Aug. 29) at the American Airlines ...

  37. Catterfeld, Wir sind Helden Lead Echo Nominations

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Yvonne Catterfeld and Wir Sind Helden each earned four nominations for the German recording industry's 2004 Echo Awards, to be held March 6 at Berlin's International Conference Center. Yvonne Catterfeld and Wir Sind Helden each earned fo ...

  38. Dido Reclaims Eurochart Peak

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The dethroning of Dido by Air at the top of European Top 100 Albums proves to be short-lived, as "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) regains the No. 1 spot and the French duo's "Talkie Walkie" (Virgin) fa The dethroning of Did ...

  39. Dido Reclaims Eurochart Peak

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The dethroning of Dido by Air at the top of European Top 100 Albums proves to be short-lived, as "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista) regains the No. 1 spot and the French duo's "Talkie Walkie" (Virgin) fa The dethroning of Did ...

  40. Behind The Scenes At The Grammys

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé -- the evening's big winner, with five awards for her first solo album -- said her previous honors with Destiny's Child are still special. OutKast, winner of three awards, including album of year, brought former Arista R ...

  41. Stars To Pack Grammy Telecast

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nominees and celebrated entertainers from the music, movie and television world are expected to pack the Staples Center in Los Angeles for Sunday's (Feb. 8) 46th annual Grammy Awards. Nominees and celebrated entertainers from the music, movie ...

  42. OutKast Leads RIAA's January Certs

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast's momentum is showing no signs of slowing in 2004, as "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (Arista) was certified eight-times platinum in January by the RIAA. OutKast's momentum is showing no signs of slowing in 2004, as " ...