Thursday

  1. The Weeknd, XO Partner With Universal Republic

    September 11, 2012 5:15 PM EDT After a successful year without the backing of a major label, The Weeknd and his XO initiative have partnered with Universal Music Group's Republic Records. This Week in Music: Marc Geiger on How Pitchfork Helped The Weeknd Earn $25K Per Show ...

  2. Backbeat: Photos From Billboard FutureSound Cocktail Reception

    November 18, 2011 11:48 AM EST Players in the music and tech industries mingled Thursday night (Nov. 17) at a cocktail reception following the first day of panels at Billboard's FutureSound, held at Terra, in San Francisco. Billboard's FutureSound Conference Gets Unde ...

  3. Live Nation Loses $432 Million Of Market Cap In Two Days

    July 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Erasing about $423 million in market capitalization, Live Nation's stock plunged 21.4% over Thursday and Friday due to a warning of weak ticket sales made on Thursday. After dropping 10.9% on Thursday, Live Nation shares fell another 11.8% on ...

  4. John Legend To Sing National Anthem At World Series

    October 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT John Legend is going to the World Series. Major League Baseball says the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will perform the national anthem before Game Two at Yankee Stadium Thursday (Oct. 29). New York natives Jay-Z and Alicia Keys will warm up th ...

  5. A-ha To Call It Quits

    October 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Norwegian pop band a-ha says it plans to call it quits at the end of 2010. A statement on the Norwegian trio's Web site Thursday announced the move, which comes after a 27-year career interrupted by a seven-year hiatus in the mid-1990s. The b ...

  6. Taste of Chaos Announces Lineup

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rockstar, the energy drink maker, announced the line-up and dates for its Taste of Chaos tour next year. Rock band Thursday will headline the 40-city trek across America beginning on Valentine's Day. Other bands include: Bring Me the Horizon, ...

  7. Victory Re-Signs Thursday

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chicago-based independent Victory Records has realigned itself with hard rock band Thursday for the release of a retrospective-focused, as-yet-untitled CD/DVD package. The parting between the two in 2002 was not a pleasant one, as Thursday went so ...

  8. Latin Music

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard Latin Music conference this week throws the spotlight on the Latin genre, with panels, performances, interviews and other events leading up to Thursday's awards gala. The Billboard Latin Music conference this week throws the spo ...

  9. AFI Cancels Spring Tour

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST AFI is scratching the remainder of its spring tour due to singer Davey Havok's voice problems. His doctors are recommending that Havok stop singing immediately or risk serious damage to his vocal cho AFI is scratching the remainder of its spr ...