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  1. Matchbox Twenty Scores First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    September 12, 2012 11:00 AM EDT As expected, pop/rock band Matchbox Twenty scores its first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as its new "North" album debuts with 95,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the group's first full-length studio album since 2002 ...

  2. Vaccines Top UK Album Chart, Ne-Yo Has No. 1 Single

    September 10, 2012 8:52 AM EDT London rock quartet the Vaccines won their first U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Sunday) with their sophomore set "Come Of Age" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment), as R&B luminary Ne-Yo's "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To L ...

  3. 6 Questions with CAT POWER

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Chan Marshall, aka Cat Power, has moved to the beat of her own drum as an artist, delving into moody folk-rock on 1998's "Moon Pix", stark chamber pop on 2003's "You Are Free", Memphis blues on 2006's acclaimed & ...

  4. Coachella 2012: 12 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    April 14, 2012 1:03 PM EDT More than the dry wit of Pulp, Swedish punk of Refused or the trippy pyrotechnics of Swedish House Mafia, the opening day of the opening weekend of Coachella 2012 belonged to Mother Nature. With drops of rain plunking down upon the Indio, Calif. P ...

  5. A Guide To SXSW Music: Hot Parties, Big Showcases, Can't-Miss Shows

    March 12, 2012 7:45 AM EDT SXSW Music is just about the most overwhelming festival experience the music industry serves up on a yearly basis, with thousands of bands spread across the city performing both unofficial and official SXSW events, house parties, free bar shows, b ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Rocker Joe Walsh Takes On Namesake Politician

    January 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST Another musician is claiming that a political candidate is tone deaf to the nation's intellectual property laws. And this one has an amusing twist. Joe Walsh of the Eagles isn't happy that a Republican congressional candidate in Illinois ...

  8. Michael Jackson's Mother Wins Temporary Control Of Estate

    June 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's mother Katherine on Monday won temporary guardianship of the late singer's children and control of his estate as a legal battle over his kids, money and belongings began to take shape. Katherine Jackson won the first ro ...

  9. Elvis Publisher Julian Aberbach Dies

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Julian Aberbach, founder of the Hill and Range music publishing company -- which owned rights to Elvis Presley's music -- died Monday (May 17) in New York City. He was 95. Julian Aberbach, founder of the Hill and Range music publishing compan ...

  10. Elvis Publisher Julian Aberbach Dies

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Julian Aberbach, founder of the Hill and Range music publishing company -- which owned rights to Elvis Presley's music -- died Monday (May 17) in New York City. He was 95. Julian Aberbach, founder of the Hill and Range music publishing compan ...

  11. Giant Step Links With Caroline Distribution

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based Giant Step Records has signed a distribution deal with Caroline. The deal encompasses all Giant Step releases on CD and many on 12-inch vinyl. Giant Step will continue to work with vari New York-based Giant Step Records has signed a ...

  12. Giant Step Links With Caroline Distribution

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based Giant Step Records has signed a distribution deal with Caroline. The deal encompasses all Giant Step releases on CD and many on 12-inch vinyl. Giant Step will continue to work with vari New York-based Giant Step Records has signed a ...