Mad World

  1. It's a Mad, Mad World: New Book Celebrates Stars and Sounds of the New Wave 80s

    April 15, 2014 12:27 PM EDT Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, The Smiths, Tears For Fears and, yes, even Kajagoogoo, tell all in a just-released oral history. Good luck escaping the 80s these days -- whether on a Super Bowl commercial or soundtracking a primetime soap like "Gr ...

  2. 'Idol' Impacts, 'Glee' Halts Stone Temple Pilots' Flight

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It was all quiet on the album release front last week as only one of last week's new releases debuts in the top 10 of the Billboard 200: Stone Temple Pilots' new self-titled set starts at No. 2, behind the "Glee: The Music, Volume 3 ...

  3. 'Idols' Lee DeWyze, Crystal Bowersox Impact Billboard Charts

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Last week's "American Idol" finale certainly added some spice to a slow run on this week's Billboard charts, with winner Lee DeWyze, runner-up Crystal Bowersox and a number of the show's guest stars impacting the Digital ...

  4. Eminem's 'Relapse' Blasts In At No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's fifth straight No. 1 debut, "Relapse," roars at the top of the Billboard 200 with 608,000—the biggest sales week of the year for any album and the best since AC/DC's "Black Ice" began with 784,000 copies last ...

  5. Idols Inundate Hot 100, But 'Glee' Gloats With Top Debut

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nine combined tracks from "American Idol" winner Kris Allen and runner-up Adam Lambert enter this week's Hot 100 tally, but each track lags behind "Don't Stop Believin'" by the cast of the Fox series "Glee ...

  6. Ivor Novello Nods For Dido, Will Young

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britain's "Pop Idol" winner Will Young will take on mass-selling Dido and Scottish indie outfit Belle and Sebastian for the best song award at the 49th Ivor Novello Awards. Britain's "Pop Idol" winner Will Young will ...

  7. Ivor Novello Nods For Dido, Will Young

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britain's "Pop Idol" winner Will Young will take on mass-selling Dido and Scottish indie outfit Belle and Sebastian for the best song award at the 49th Ivor Novello Awards. Britain's "Pop Idol" winner Will Young will ...

  8. Gary Jules Sets U.S. Tour

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Following the breakthrough of his Tears For Fears cover "Mad World," Gary Jules has laid out an eight-date U.S. theater/club tour to begin March 11. Following the breakthrough of his Tears For Fears cover "Mad World," Gary Jule ...

  9. Gary Jules Inks U.S. Deal With Universal

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.S. singer/songwriter Gary Jules has signed a licensing deal with Universal Records. Jules and Michael Andrews had the U.K.'s Christmas No. 1 single, a stripped-down rendition of Tears For Fears' "Ma U.S. singer/songwriter Gary Jul ...