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  1. 'Gangnam Style' Helps Psy Dance Way to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart

    August 31, 2012 4:10 PM EDT South Korean artist Psy is dancing his way up Billboard's charts with his viral phenomenon single "Gangnam Style." This week, he leaps 9-1 on the Social 50 while the tune hops onto Heatseekers Songs at No. 23 and bows at No. 74 on ...

  2. Chart Moves: Train Makes 'Ways' Up Hot 100, Muse's 'Madness' Debuts, Neon Trees Flirt With Top 10

    August 30, 2012 7:05 PM EDT As previously reported , Taylor Swift spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together." While the song's digital sales decline by 51% to 307,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, t ...

  3. Andy Warhol Foundation Files To Dismiss Velvet Underground Banana Trademark Lawsuit

    March 21, 2012 6:06 PM EDT The Andy Warhol Foundation is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by The Velvet Underground over the famous banana image that adorns its classic 1967 album, The Velvet Underground & Nico . In the motion, the Warhol Foundation m ...

  4. Jack White Rocks Career Retrospective at Third Man Records SXSW Show

    March 17, 2012 11:06 AM EDT Karen Elson surely knew the answer when she asked her audience Friday night at the Stage on Sixth: "Are you ready for Jack?" The night was dedicated to Jack White's Third Man Records label, but as his ex-wife plainly knew, he was th ...

  5. Velvet Underground Adds New Complaint Against Warhol Foundation In Banana Album Cover Suit

    February 27, 2012 10:17 AM EST Last month, the Velvet Underground sued the Andy Warhol Foundation with an artful double-step: On one hand, the band claimed that the famous image that adorns its classic 1967 album, The Velvet Underground & Nico , was in the public domain. On ...

  6. Winston Riley, Veteran Jamaican Producer, Dead at 65

    January 20, 2012 3:07 PM EST A pivotal figure in expanding reggae's international renown, record producer, songwriter and vocalist Winston Riley, 65, passed away yesterday succumbing to the gun shot wounds he received on Nov. 1, 2011 at his home in Kingston, Jamaica. Acc ...

  7. Velvet Underground Sue Andy Warhol Foundation Over Banana LP Cover

    January 11, 2012 7:33 PM EST The Velvet Underground has filed a lawsuit in New York federal court against The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts over new uses of an iconic cover from the band's 1967 album, The Velvet Underground & Nico. The Andy Warhol-create ...

  8. J. Cole's Debut Arrives After Signing to Jay-Z's Roc Nation in 2009

    September 23, 2011 7:07 AM EDT There are 16 songs and three bonus tracks of tightly wound rhymes and sinewy beats on J. Cole's debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, but the 26-year-old rapper says that the true nature of the album lies in the material that didn� ...

  9. Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull Added to Billboard Music Awards Performers

    April 28, 2011 1:55 PM EDT C ee Lo Green , Nicki Minaj and Pitbull have been added to the stellar lineup of performers for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, which will air on ABC Sunday, May 22, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8-11pm ET/PT. The trio joins pre ...

  10. 'Killing Bono' Soundtrack To Feature Pre-U2 Song by the Hype

    February 23, 2011 5:49 PM EST A song from U2's earliest days will appear on the soundtrack to "Killing Bono," the Paramount Pictures film being released April 1 in the U.K. "Street Mission," a song from 1977 when Bono, the Edge, Larry Mullen, Adam Clay ...

  11. Web Trends: Watch Britney's "Hold It Against Me" Video, New Radiohead Album Released, Jose Gonzalez's New Band

    February 18, 2011 12:00 PM EST Google Trends 17. Radiohead King Of Limbs Review The rock band's new album "The King of Limbs," only announced at the beginning of this week, was released a day early, and publications have been scrambling to share their opinions si ...

  12. Radiohead Release 'King Of Limbs' Digitally One Day Early

    February 18, 2011 10:38 AM EST Radiohead's new album "The King of Limbs" was released digitally Friday morning (Feb. 18) on the band's website, one day ahead of schedule. The band had previously announced on Monday that the album would be available Saturday. ...

  13. Madonna's 'Celebration' Tops Euro Chart

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Madonna's "Celebration" (Warner Bros.) overtakes Muse's "The Resistance" (Helium 3/Warner Music) to debut at the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey. There's a fourth week as the European Hot 1 ...

  14. Queen + Paul Rodgers 'Rocks' Virtual World

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records and Universal Music have called upon Vivaty to create a virtual world listening party for the new Queen + Paul Rodgers album "The Cosmos Rocks." The company, which specializes in creating social virtual scenes, has buil ...

  15. T.I. Debuts Big Atop Billboard 200, Hot 100

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I. earns his third straight No. 1 on The Billboard 200 as "Paper Trail" debuts at the top this week. The rapper earns his biggest sales week ever with the Grand Hustle/Atlantic set, which moved 568,000 copies in the U.S., according to ...

  16. Ireland’s Hansard In The Frame For An Oscar

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST The lead vocalist from “the second-biggest band in Ireland” is up for an Oscar. The nominations for the 80th Academy Awards unveiled by the the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today clearly loaded the dice in favor of the previous awar ...

  17. Wei Wei Launches Album Via DotMobi

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Chinese singing superstar Wei Wei is the world's first artist to launch an album exclusively via dotMobi, the first Web site address domain dedicated to mobile content. Wei Wei made a personal appearance today 3GSM Congress mobile-industry tr ...

  18. Pink Floyd Reuniting For Live 8

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Band will perform July 2 at Hyde Park. Pink Floyd's classic lineup of Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Rick Wright will perform for the first time in more than 20 years at the London Live 8 concert. The event, which aims to increas ...