Linkin Park

  1. Linkin Park's Latest Music Video Is a Game

    March 25, 2014 12:35 PM EDT It's a music video. It's a game. It's Linkin Park's latest play on technology -- a six-minute video game debuting on Tuesday that's based on the band's latest single, "Guilty All the Same," featuring Rakim. ...

  2. Linkin Park, Offspring To Play Fundraising ‘Concert for the Philippines’

    December 12, 2013 3:25 AM EST Linkin Park and the Offspring are teaming for a fundraiser in L.A. early next year to benefit victims of the Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan. The alternative rock groups will play the “Concert for the Philippines” at Club Nokia on Jan. 11, with more g ...

  3. Chart Moves: Korn Meets Dave Matthews Band in Top 10, Stone Temple Pilots Return

    October 18, 2013 9:30 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Miley Cyrus rang the bell at No. 1 with the arrival of her new album, "Bangerz." The set sold 270,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That marks the largest sales week for a solo wom ...

  4. Miley Cyrus Hits No. 1 on Social 50 Chart in Wake of 'Wrecking Ball' Video Debut

    September 19, 2013 5:59 PM EDT This week on the Social 50 chart, Miley Cyrus hits No. 1 for the first time while Linkin Park returns thanks to a 3D game. Cyrus becomes the 16th artist to reach the No. 1 spot on the young chart, thanks to the debut of her “Wrecking Ball” music ...

  5. Recording Academy Links with Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda to Extend Grammy Experience With Social Campaign

    February 08, 2013 10:35 PM EST Left to Right: Evan Greene, chief marketing officer of the Recording Academy; Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park; Steve Shannon, VP of marketing for Hyundai Motor America. Looking to extend the Grammy experience beyond Sunday’s extravaganza awards show ...

  6. 2 Chainz' 'Based on a T.R.U. Story' Leads To Debut Discussion

    August 23, 2012 3:20 PM EDT Rapper 2 Chainz' debut studio album, "Based on a T.R.U. Story," bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 147,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's a slightly more robust figure than had initially been projected ...

  7. Linkin Park's 'Hybrid Theory' Reaches 10 Million in U.S. Sales

    August 22, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Linkin Park's "Hybrid Theory" album becomes the latest release to join the 10 million-sellers club, as it crosses the mammoth threshold this week. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the band's debut set -- released in 2000 -- sold ...

  8. WMG Finds YouTube Success

    August 09, 2012 3:35 PM EDT Though they take different approaches to video programming, Warner Music Group and Maker Studios are showing how YouTube's original channels can transform older businesses and build new ones. WMG's YouTube channel, the Warner Sound, allo ...

  9. Album Chart Preview: Zac Brown Band, Frank Ocean and Hank Williams Jr. Aiming High

    July 13, 2012 7:47 PM EDT Next week's Billboard 200 albums chart should welcome a new No. 1 from Zac Brown Band, while Frank Ocean will rock the boat with his debut studio set. Further, country veteran Hank Williams Jr. is aiming for a big bow with his new release, &q ...

  10. Linkin Park Tops Maroon 5, Scores Fifth No. 1 Album With 'Living Things'

    July 04, 2012 11:00 AM EDT As projected last week, Linkin Park debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with its new album, "Living Things," ahead of the also-debuting "Overexposed" by Maroon 5 at No. 2. However, the race for No. 1 turned out to be much clos ...

  11. Linkin Park, Maroon 5 Aiming for Top of Billboard 200

    June 27, 2012 7:21 PM EDT Linkin Park's new "Living Things" album seems on course for a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 next week, with Maroon 5's "Overexposed" headed for a No. 2 arrival. Industry sources suggest "Living Things" co ...

  12. Linkin Park Use New Marketing Techniques to Connect with Fans

    June 13, 2012 5:10 PM EDT A 38-second video posted May 26 on YouTube features Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda congratulating the winner of a scavenger hunt that included clues on five continents, lasted 16 days and concluded at BBC Radio 1 during Zane Lowe's show. Whe ...

  13. Linkin Park Song To Appear In 'Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

    June 13, 2012 3:28 PM EDT Linkin Park's "Powerless," the song that closes their June 26 Warner Bros. release "Living Things," will play over the end credits of the 20th Century Fox film "Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter." "Abe Lincoln&quo ...

  14. Linkin Park's Tour and New Single Stirs Big Social Chart Jump

    May 03, 2012 6:11 PM EDT By coupling several announcements and releases with online contests and promotions, Linkin Park earned the biggest jump on Billboard's Social 50 chart this week, rising from No. 24 to No. 10. The Social 50 chart ranks the most popular artists ...

  15. Watch Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda's Video Q&A On Scoring 'The Raid' @ Billboard Film & TV Music Conf.

    October 25, 2011 5:59 PM EDT Linkin Park songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and rapper, Mike Shinoda sat down with Billboard senior correspondent Phil Gallo at the Billboard and Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference to answer questions about his experiences in crea ...

  16. Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda, Tears for Fears' Curt Smith, Ex-RHCP Cliff Martinez Talk 'Out of the Band and Onto the Screen' @ Billboard Film & TV Conf.

    October 25, 2011 12:30 PM EDT From Stage to Screen: The "Out of the Band and Onto the Screen" panel (from left): Phil Galllo, Senior Correspondent, Billboard; Peter Himmelman, Musician; Cliff Martinez, Composer, "Drive;" J. Ralph Songwriter, Composer, Singe ...

  17. Billboard Film & TV Music Conference 2011 Hub

    October 25, 2011 7:44 AM EDT October 26, 2011 | PANELS 'Dorothy of Oz' Case Study, 2012 & Beyond and My First Job Panels Attendees Tuesday were treated to three panels representing the past, near-present, and future. This included a case study on the forthcoming ...

  18. Billboard/THR Film & TV Music Conference Kicks Off With Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda, Disney Channel's Steve Vincent, More

    October 24, 2011 4:22 PM EDT Hello There Ladeis and Gentlemen: Billboard Editorial Director Bill Werde delivering the 2011 Billboard/Hollywood Reporter's Film & TV Music Conference's welcome remarks . (Photo: Arnold Turner) The morning session of the 2011 Billbo ...

  19. Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda to Appear at Billboard Film and TV Music Conference

    October 20, 2011 3:37 PM EDT Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park will join Peter Himmelman, "Drive" composer Cliff Martinez and Take 6 co-founder Mervyn Warren in discussing their experiences writing for film at the Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Conference being ...

  20. Controversies (Rihanna), Blockbusters (Linkin Park), Weed Videos (Wiz Khalifa, Kid Cudi) Transform Social 50

    June 09, 2011 5:45 PM EDT In the Social 50 chart's top 10 this week, Rihanna climbs 4-2 thanks to the buzz surrounding the release of her latest music video, "Man Down." The clip, which premiered on June 1, has brought in 12 million Vevo views (earning a 51% ...

  21. Gwen Stefani, Snoop, Fleet Foxes, Squarepusher: Artists of All Stripes Offer Support to Japan

    March 25, 2011 3:48 PM EDT Gwen Stefani certainly showed the depth of her generosity by pledging $1 million to Save the Children's Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund earlier this week -- "The disaster in Japan is beyond heartbreaking and I want to ...

  22. @MEL: 'I Am T-Pain' Wins Best Artist-Based App Award

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Hit iPhone auto-tuner “I Am T-Pain” took home the 'Best Artist-Based App' Award at the Billboard Music App Awards today in San Francisco, beating out finalists Linkin Park's “8-Bit Rebellion” and “TouchChords: Jimmie Vaughan.” Sport ...

  23. Linkin Park's 'A Thousand Suns' Tops Billboard 200

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park notches its fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as its "A Thousand Suns" album debuts atop the list with 241,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The rock band beats out R&B singer Trey Songz, as the latter' ...

  24. Linkin Park And Trey Songz Debut At Nos. 1 & 2 On Billboard 200

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park claims its fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with "A Thousand Suns" opening atop the list with 241,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The rock band beats out R&B singer Trey Songz, as his "Passion ...

  25. The Script Beats Linkin Park On U.K. Chart

    September 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Irish band the Script made it two U.K. No. 1 albums from two releases as new sales data was unveiled by the Official Charts Company. Their "Science & Faith" (Phonogenic/Sony Music Entertainment) sold 71,000 copies to claim the top sp ...

  26. Linkin Park, Trey Songz Set For Big Bows on Billboard 200

    September 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Next week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, not only will the very top of the chart welcome handsome debuts from both Linkin Park's "A Thousand Suns" and Trey Songz's "Passion, Pain & Pleasure," but there may als ...

  27. BACKBEAT: Linkin Park Listening Party With Rick Rubin, Tom Morello

    September 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT On Sept. 7, a week ahead of the release of its fourth studio album, "A Thousand Suns," rock band Linkin Park invited fans and members of the music industry to preview the set at Los Angeles' 1,300-capacity the Music Box at Henry Fon ...

  28. 'Medal of Honor' Trailer To Offer Linkin Park Preview

    July 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park will exclusively preview the first single from their upcoming album “A Thousand Suns,” which is out Sept. 14, via a trailer for the upcoming videogame “Medal of Honor.” The preview will be offered one day before the single, "The C ...

  29. Linkin Park to Release New Song Through Mobile Game App

    March 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park has announced plans to release a new song, "Blackbirds," through its mobile game app "Linkin Park 8-Bit Rebellion!" Developed in collaboration with Artificial Life, Inc., "Linkin Park 8-Bit Rebellion!" is ...

  30. Killers Pull Asia Dates

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Killers have cancelled their six-city Asia tour, scheduled to begin Jan. 24 in Singapore, "due to unforeseen circumstances," according to a statement posted on the band’s official web site. The group's tour was set to take them ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. Billboard Q&A: iLike CEO Ali Partovi

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Fresh off of iLike's expansion into new services like Twitter, YouTube and the iPhone , the company's CEO Ali Partovi sat down to discuss the details of these new features, including whether the iLike service is designed more for artists ...

  33. Sonisphere Fest Launches Deposit Scheme

    March 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT New rock festival Sonisphere has launched a deposit scheme for its U.K. event at Knebworth on Aug. 1 and 2. Metallica and Linkin Park will headline the 60,000-capacity festival. Organizers said they were inspired by the success of the Glastonbury ...

  34. 2009 Edgefest Unveils Lineup

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Billy Talent, AFI, Alexisonfire, Metric, K-OS, the Stills and Arkells, among others, will head the bill for the 2009 Edgefest, to be held June 20 at Downsview Park in Toronto. The Goldenvoice-produced festival will also include Beast, Clothes Make ...

  35. Promoters Clash Over Rival Rock Fests

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST The launch of a new global touring festival, Sonisphere, headlined by Metallica, has provoked a war of words between promoter Stuart Galbraith and his former employer Live Nation U.K., which operates the rival Download festival. Sonisphere was unv ...

  36. Linkin Park Confirm Post-Olympics China Shows

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park is to return to China for two concerts, Ticketmaster's Shanghai office confirms. The act will perform on Oct. 12 at the 80,000-seat Shanghai Stadium and Oct 19. at the 72,000-seat Beijing Workers' Stadium as part of their Mus ...

  37. MLB Links With Projekt Revolution

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Through an ongoing partnership with Major League Baseball Properties, some concertgoers attending the 2008 Projekt Revolution tour could walk away with access to exclusive, unreleased by tracks by Linkin Park and other acts on the 24-date summer t ...

  38. Busta Moves Into Projekt Line-Up

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Busta Rhymes has been tapped to perform on the main stage of this summer's Projekt Revolution tour, which also features performances by Linkin Park, Chris Cornell, the Bravery and Ashes Divide, among others. Rhymes recently drafted Lin ...

  39. Projekt Revolution Tour Line-Up Unveiled

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park, Chris Cornell, the Bravery and Ashes Divide (featuring A Perfect Circle's Billy Howerdel) will perform on the main stage of the 2008 Projekt Revolution tour, set to begin July 16 at the Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts in B ...

  40. Dolls, Simpson, Disturbed Lead Operation MySpace

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Pussycat Dolls, Jessica Simpson, Disturbed, Filter, DJ Z-Trip and comedian Carlos Mencia will perform for U.S. troops at an undisclosed military base in Kuwait on March 10 as part of Operation MySpace, a three-hour concert that will also be br ...

  41. STP, Linkin Park Set For Revived Edgefest

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST Stone Temple Pilots and Linkin Park will head the bill for the 2008 Edgefest in Toronto, which is returning after a one-year hiatus. The event will be held July 12 at Downsview Park. Rounding out the bill are Sam Roberts Band, the Bravery, Ashes D ...

  42. Linkin Park, Local Stars Kickstart Live Earth Japan

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Every July 7, the people of Japan celebrate Tanabata, or the Star Festival, making it an auspicious date for the two local star-studded Live Earth climate change concerts. An estimated 12,000 people at the Makuhari Messe venue in Chiba Prefecture, ...

  43. Metal Fans Streamed To Download Festival Site

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The metal/rock Download festival held at Donnington Park in England June 8-10 generated almost a million unique visitors to its dedicated Web site, promoter Live Nation U.K. announced today (June 20). The event, headlined by My Chemical Romance (R ...

  44. Linkin Park Strolls To Euro Chart No. 1

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT One Warner Bros. act replaces another at the European Top 100 Albums summit as Linkin Park's "Minutes To Midnight" (Machine Shop/Warner Bros.) succeeds Michael Bublé's "Call Me Irresponsible" (Reprise) at No. 1. In th ...

  45. Linkin Park Scores Year's Best Debut With 'Midnight'

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park's "Minutes to Midnight" crashes in at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in a big way this week, its 623,000 copies the highest first-week total of 2007, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the biggest debut week number si ...

  46. Review: Linkin Park Returns With 'Minutes To Midnight'

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park: "Minutes to Midnight" Producer: Rick Rubin Machine Shop/Warner Bros. Release Date: May 15 Rap-metal's sell-by date expired many, many years ago, and no one noticed more than Linkin Park, whose "Minutes to Midnight& ...

  47. Linkin Park To Host Virtual Party

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park will celebrate the release of its "Minutes to Midnight" album by hosting a virtual party in Virtual MTV's Club Hyde tomorrow. Band members will appear in avatar form to chat with fans. Those interested in attending will ...

  48. Linkin Park Hits iTunes

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park, one of the few major acts that had yet to make its music available via Apple's iTunes Music Store, has changed course and pacted with the service. Three of the group's albums are availabl Linkin Park, one of the few major ac ...

  49. Linkin Park Hits iTunes

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three of the group's albums available as of Aug. 29. Linkin Park, one of the few major acts that had yet to make its music available via Apple's iTunes Music Store, has changed course and pacted with the service. Three of the group' ...

  50. BMG Songs Signs Lupe Fiasco

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Debut album expected this summer. BMG Songs entered into a global co-publishing agreement with Lupe Fiasco, the Chicago-based rapper featured on Kanye West's "Touch the Sky," which he co-wrote. Fiasco's debut album, "Food ...

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