1. Rihanna, Radiohead, Thirty Seconds to Mars Grab Write-In Nominations at O Music Awards

    May 31, 2012 1:56 PM EDT The O Music Awards have yet to be officially doled out, but Thirty Seconds to Mars, Rihanna, Neon Hitch and Radiohead already have plenty of fan support on their side. The artists are among the freshly minted write-in nominees for this summer' ...

  2. John Mayer Earns Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    May 30, 2012 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 John Mayer 's "Born and Raised" album debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 219,000 copies sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the singer/songwriter's third No. 1 set, following 2009's ...

  3. Adam Lambert: A Gay 'Idol' Hits No. 1

    May 23, 2012 10:05 PM EDT 0 0 For the first time, one "American Idol" replaces another at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as Adam Lambert's "Trespassing" debuts atop the list with 77,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. His arrival bumps last week's l ...

  4. Tenacious D, 'Glee' and Garbage Headed for High Billboard 200 Debuts

    May 18, 2012 10:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 While it seems that Adam Lambert is on the verge of his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with "Trespassing," a number of other acts are set to debut in the top 20 next week. Industry sources suggest that Lambert's "Tr ...

  5. Tenacious D, 'Glee' and Garbage Headed for High Debuts on Billboard 200 Chart

    May 18, 2012 6:16 PM EDT While it seems that Adam Lambert is on the verge of his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with Trespassing , a number of other acts are set to debut in the top 20 next week. Industry sources suggest that Lambert's Trespassing could ...

  6. 'American Idol': Joshua Ledet Goes Home

    May 18, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips Continue on to Compete in Next Week's Finale For the third straight year, "American Idol" will have a guy-girl matchup in its finale. Joshua Ledet both crooned and downright shrieked his way into t ...

  7. Adam Lambert Aiming for No. 1 on Billboard 200

    May 16, 2012 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 But Carrie Underwood or Adele Could Stand in His Way Good News! Adam Lambert is vying for his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Bad News: His "Trespassing" set may only sell around 70,000 to 80,000 copies by the end o ...

  8. Adam Lambert Headed for No. 1 on Next Week's Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    May 16, 2012 3:49 PM EDT The Good News: Adam Lambert is vying for his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week. The Bad News: His Trespassing set may only sell around 70,000 to 80,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, May 20, so say industry ...

  9. Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 5

    Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 5

    May 15, 2012 1:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 5 Live , adam lambert , Q&A , Adam Lambert Videos Adam Lambert Brightcove ...

  10. Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 4

    Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 4

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  11. Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 3

    Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 3

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  12. Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 1

    Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 1

    May 15, 2012 1:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 1 Live , adam lambert , Q&A , Adam Lambert Videos Adam Lambert Brightcove ...

  13. Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 2

    Adam Lambert | Live Q&A – Part 2

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  14. Adam Lambert Live Q&A: Watch Again!

    May 14, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Adam Lambert Watch Again Now PHOTOS: Behind-the-Scenes at Adam Lambert's Live Q&A Not that Adam Lambert is ever idle, but May is an especially busy time for the "American Idol" alum as he prepares for the release of ...

  15. Freddie Mercury 'Optical Illusion' to Join Queen Musical

    May 11, 2012 9:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the wake of Tupac Shakur 's projected appearances at Coachella in April, the return of a number of dead musicians was discussed -- and Queen 's Freddie Mercury is set to be next. According to the BBC , "an optical illusion of sorts ...

  16. Freddie Mercury Hologram? Queen Shrugs

    April 30, 2012 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 'I Don't Want to Appear With a Hologram of My Dear Friend,' Roger Taylor Says. 'It's the Real One or No Hologram for Me' Though every deceased body and their mother have been deemed fair game for "holographic" ...

  17. Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Radiohead: Asia Sees More Live Music Than Ever

    April 23, 2012 7:44 AM EDT KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- When Lady Gaga launches her hotly anticipated "Born This Way Ball" world tour Friday on what is expected to be an elaborate castle-like stage, fans in Asia will be the first to see it. The singer leads off ...

  18. Queen + Adam Lambert Playing Four Shows This Summer

    April 09, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Roger Taylor Says Band Will Have Busy Summer... Talks 'Queen Extravaganza' Tour... Reacts to Drunk 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Guy With The Queen Extravaganza hitting the road next month and four concerts of their own with Adam Lambert , ...

  19. Watch One Direction Stay 'Beautiful' in 'SNL' Debut

    April 08, 2012 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following the grand example of Karmin and Lana Del Rey, One Direction made their "Saturday Night Live" debut on Saturday (Apr. 7), with performances of "What Makes You Beautiful" and "One Thing." Buoyed by a full band a ...

  20. Drunk Man Sings 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in Cop Car: Watch

    March 29, 2012 9:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 A man who wound up in the back of a police car after apparent public inebriation has become an Internet star for his woozy rendition of "Bohemian Rhapsody." In the back of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police squad car and captured on camera, t ...

  21. Sonisphere Music Festival Canceled: Adam Lambert and Queen Reunion Isn't Happening

    March 28, 2012 7:54 PM EDT After much fanfare, the big Queen performance featuring "American Idol" alum Adam Lambert at Sonisphere2012 isn't going to happen. The music festival has apparently been canceled. Adam Lambert to Perform With Queen at U.K. Festival ...

  22. Scotty McCreery's Voice Will Soothe Voted-Off 'Idol's

    March 07, 2012 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0 S cotty McCreery has snagged a new role on "American Idol" as the voice of the Voted-Off Song, which serenades teary-eyed castoffs after they hear the bad news via Ryan Seacrest. The baritone twang of last season's winner will be hear ...

  23. RCA Records Promotes Jennifer Fowler To SVP, Digital Marketing

    March 06, 2012 3:37 PM EST 0 0 RCA Records today announced the promotion of Jennifer Fowler to senior vice president, digital marketing from her previous post of vice president, digital marketing. She will remain in the New York office and continue to report to RCA president and CO ...

  24. Adam Lambert Legal Settlement Clears Way for Release of Pre-'Idol' LP

    March 01, 2012 8:33 AM EST Adam Lambert has officially put an end to a dispute with Colwel Platinum Entertainment over a deal the singer made before he starred on the eighth season of American Idol. The two sides have come to terms with each other to dismiss a lawsuit and a ...

  25. Adam Lambert Confirms Queen Festival Performance

    February 20, 2012 9:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Adam Lambert will sing with Queen at Europe's Sonisphere Festival, the singer announced on Twitter on Monday. "As many suspected, I can finally confirm: I have been invited by Queen to sing one very special concert! Sonisphere at Knebworth ...

  26. Backbeat: Yuna Gets Love From Pharrell, Cornerstone at Brooklyn Showcase

    February 09, 2012 4:05 PM EST Yuna performing at a showcase for Cornerstone and Fader Media Group, which also doubled as a listening party for her self-titled upcoming album. (Photo: Sarah Riazati) Cornerstone and Fader Media Group kicked off New York Fashion Week Wednesday ni ...

  27. Adam Lambert Could Sing With Queen at Festival: Report

    February 03, 2012 7:23 PM EST 0 0 0 Adam Lambert will join Queen for a performance at the Sonisphere Festival in July, the "American Idol" alum reportedly told the UK's Daily Star . "The intention is to pay tribute to Freddie and the band by singing some f***ing gr ...

  28. Jay-Z, Beyonce, U2, Lady Gaga Rank on Billboard Power 100 List

    January 27, 2012 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell Also Impact List You may not know Irving Azoff by face, or even by name, but rest assured that the chairman of Live Nation ­-- the world's largest promoter, ticketing company and artist manage ...

  29. Billboard Power 100: Martin Karl "Max Martin" Sandberg

    January 26, 2012 9:08 PM EST No. 83 Martin Karl "Max Martin" Sandberg Songwriter/Producer Pop's Platinum Pen... Max Martin either wrote or co-wrote so many '90s teen pop hits, you could make mixtapes exclusively from them: from his December 1995 Billboard ...

  30. Adam Lambert Nears Settlement of Lawsuit Claiming He Wasn't Eligible for 'American Idol'

    January 09, 2012 6:00 PM EST Adam Lambert is wrapping up a settlement of a lawsuit that suggested he shouldn't have been allowed to appear on "American Idol" because he already signed to a record label. In November, the singer was sued by Colwel Platinum Entert ...

  31. Adam Lambert Arrested in Finland Bar Brawl

    December 22, 2011 9:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer & Boyfriend Briefly Detained Following Fight at Helsinki Gay Bar Adam Lambert spent several hours in a Finnish jail Thursday after being arrested outside a Helsinki gay bar following a brawl with his Finnish boyfriend, local reality star ...

  32. The Darkness' Hawkins on Reunion: 'We Understand Each Other Now'

    December 20, 2011 3:20 PM EST 0 0 0 The Darkness is well into its third album, although plans for its eventual release are "pretty vague" according to guitarist Dan Hawkins. Still, the British rockers have "nine of the required songs done, all finished, all sounding shi ...

  33. Adam Lambert Sets 'Trespassing' Release Date, Announces First Single

    December 15, 2011 12:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Adam Lambert has set a March 20, 2012 release date for his sophomore album, "Trespassing," on RCA/19 Entertainment. The disc's first single, "Better Than I Know Myself," hits all digital retailers on Tuesday (Dec. 20). For t ...

  34. Queen + Adam Lambert? Roger Taylor Talks Possible Live Dates

    December 06, 2011 10:40 PM EST 0 0 0 While Queen drummer Roger Taylor is at the finish line in creating a band-authorized Queen tribute band, he and his bandmates have begun discussions with Adam Lambert to front Queen in concert. The former "American Idol" star sang with Tay ...

  35. Adam Lambert Announces New Album

    November 18, 2011 7:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Adam Lambert took to his Twitter page to announce the release of his next album. The "American Idol" alumni says his next release will be "Trespassing," due next spring. The album includes a title track he co-wrote with Pharrell ...

  36. 'American Idol' Alum Danny Gokey Parts Ways With RCA Nashville

    November 18, 2011 12:21 PM EST American Idol season 8 finalist Danny Gokey is the latest show alum to find himself without a major label deal. A spokesperson for the country singer's label confirms to the Hollywood Reporter that, "Danny Gokey and RCA Nashville have mu ...

  37. Lawsuit Alleges Adam Lambert Broke 'American Idol' Rules

    November 04, 2011 8:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 A new lawsuit suggests that Adam Lambert may have violated the rules of "American Idol" when he agreed to appear on the eighth season of the hit reality competition show. The singer is now facing a lawsuit that alleges that he's still ...

  38. Lawsuit Suggests Adam Lambert Should Have Been Banned From 'American Idol'

    November 04, 2011 7:33 PM EDT A new lawsuit suggests that Adam Lambert may have violated the rules of "American Idol" when he agreed to appear on the eighth season of the hit reality competition show. The singer is now facing a lawsuit that alleges that he's sti ...

  39. Robyn Wows MTV O Music Awards; Bjork & Marilyn Manson's Butt Win Big

    November 01, 2011 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last night, the MTV O Music Awards 2 took over The Roxy in West Hollywood to celebrate "the best in digital music"--for the second time this year. The O Music Awards had their inaugural ceremony this past April in Las Vegas, where fans got ...

  40. Bjork, Adam Lambert, Marilyn Manson's Butt Win Big at MTV's O Music Awards

    November 01, 2011 12:02 PM EDT Wackadoos: The Flaming Lips covered The Beatles' classic "Revolution" at MTV's O Music Awards 2 in a tribute to late-Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Frontman Wayne Coyne was clad in tin foil and various band members played iPads. ...

  41. 'American Idol' Producer Responds to Adam Levine's Anti-Gay Accusations

    August 18, 2011 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 In a recent interview with Out Magazine , "The Voice" coach Adam Levine criticized "American Idol" for not promoting openly gay and lesbian contestants. "What's always pissed me off about 'Idol' is wanting to ...

  42. Adam Lambert Splits With 'Idol' Manager 19 Entertainment

    August 05, 2011 10:44 PM EDT Adam Lambert is parting ways with 19 Entertainment, the Hollywood Reporter has learned. The "American Idol" runner-up from season 8 is signing with Direct Management Group, whose client roster includes Katy Perry, K.D. Lang and The Go-Go ...

  43. Adam Lambert Talks 'Tricky Career Path' and (Not) Getting Married

    August 02, 2011 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" runner-up Adam Lambert (season 8) has an episode of VH1's "Behind The Music" premiering on Sunday (Aug. 7) and he talked to US Weekly about the episode, his upcoming album, and how he doesn't plan to tie ...

  44. Adam Lambert and Avril Lavigne to Mentor Kids on 'Major and Minors'

    July 29, 2011 8:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adam Lambert, Colbie Caillat, Avril Lavigne and Claude Kelly are joining the list of recording artists who will mentor the dozen youngsters competing on Hub TV's fall show "Majors and Minors." including Brandy, Leona Lewis, Jordin Spa ...

  45. Video: Andy Grammer Earns His 'Keep' At Adult, Pop Radio

    July 19, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Andy Grammer is getting "Up" in the world of Billboard charts. The 27-year-old singer/songwriter, christened a Billboard Artist to Watch in January, this week becomes the first solo male to send a career-opening single into the Nielsen BDS ...

  46. Weekly Chart Notes: Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Beyonce

    June 02, 2011 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 THE START OF SOMETHING 'BIG': After a one-year break, the annual "American Idol" coronation single returns to the Billboard Hot 100 's top 15. Newly-crowned "Idol" champion Scotty McCreery's "I Love You T ...

  47. Lady Gaga Tops Billboard 200, Brad Paisley Arrives at No. 2

    June 01, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A s previously reported , Lady Gaga comes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart as her "Born This Way" set sold 1,108,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. That marks the largest sales week for any album sinc ...

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