1. Emmy Noms Salute 'The Voice,' HBO Music Biopics and Composers

    July 18, 2013 11:26 AM EDT "The Voice" and the talk shows of Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Ryan Seacrest received Emmy Awards nominations Thursday morning for their work in the 2012-2013 TV season. In addition "Crossfire Hurricane," the documentary c ...

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  3. Bubbling Under: Kathy Griffin Sings It With 'I'll Say It' on Dance/Club Play Songs

    September 28, 2012 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Kathy Griffin, Benjamin Gibbard, Joanna Smith and the Gaslamp Killer. Kathy Griffin T ...

  4. Bubbling Under: Kathy Griffin Sings It With 'I'll Say It' on Dance/Club Play Songs

    September 28, 2012 1:18 PM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Kathy Griffin, Benjamin Gibbard, Joanna Smith and the Gaslamp Killer Kathy Griffin ...

  5. Fountains of Wayne's Schlesinger: 'There's Interest' in New Tinted Windows Music

    May 03, 2012 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 With Fountains of Wayne 's track record of taking four years between albums, the group's Adam Schlesinger knows better than to predict a quick follow-up to last year's "Sky Full of Holes." But he won't rule it out, eith ...

  6. Fountains of Wayne Move Past 'Stacy's Mom' With Fifth Album

    July 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Fountains of Wayne camp has a term for casual fans most familiar with the group for its 2003 smash single "Stacy's Mom," which peaked at No. 23 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Our manager calls them 'drive-bys,'" le ...

  7. Stereo Skyline Builds Solid Foundation on 'Repeat'

    August 08, 2010 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On the road for the last two years, Stereo Skyline! is watching its hard work pay off. The Long Island, N.Y., pop-punk band's first album, "Stuck on Repeat" (Columbia/Sony), debuted at No. 4 on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums char ...

  8. Hanson To Debut New Songs On Fall Tour

    August 21, 2009 1:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hanson plans to play a bunch of new music for its fans this fall -- even though the sibling trio's new album won't come out until probably the spring of 2010. "We've tried since we started to not go more than a year without throw ...

  9. Tinted Windows Ready To Hit The Road

    April 16, 2009 12:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 After playing some showcase performances, including three at this year's South By Southwest Music & Media Conference, the all-star group Tinted Windows is facing the harsh reality of some "real" tour dates -- which is proving to b ...

  10. Round-Up: ASCAP's First 'New York Sessions' Event

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Aspiring songwriters need to "stick with it" was one of the messages they heard Tuesday (March 10) at the first ever "New York Sessions," staged by the American Society of Songwriters, Composers and Publishers (ASCAP). The even ...

  11. Power Pop Supergroup Tinted Windows Talks Debut Album

    February 24, 2009 2:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Newly-formed power pop supergroup Tinted Windows have set an April 21 release date for their debut self-titled album, due via S-Curve. As previously reported , the band comprises singer Taylor Hanson of Hanson, guitarist James Iha of Smashing Pumpki ...

  12. Iha, Carlos, Hanson, Schlesinger Form Band

    February 17, 2009 5:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha, Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos, Hanson's Taylor Hanson and Fountains Of Wayne bassist Adam Schlesinger have formed a new band, Tinted Windows. The group has recorded its debut album at Stratosphe ...

  13. Colbert Snags Costello, Feist For Xmas Special

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Comedy Central funnyman Stephen Colbert will debut "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!" Nov. 23 on the network, featuring performances by Elvis Costello, Feist, Toby Keith, John Legend and Comedy Central funnyman Stephen Colber ...

  14. Dashboard Confessional Eyes Fall For New Album

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This Chris Carrabba-led band's latest album won't be out until fall via Vagrant, but the artist believes "it has a vibrance that is suited for summertime." Part of the reason? Sympathetic production b This Chris Carrabba-led band ...

  15. Should We Talk About The 'Weather?'

    April 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fountains Of Wayne will break a nearly four-year span between studio albums with the release this week of the Virgin project "Traffic and Weather." Fountains Of Wayne will break a nearly four-year span between studio albums with the releas ...

  16. Daughtry Edges Out 'Dreamgirls' To Claim No. 1

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" contestant Chris Daughtry's debut RCA album, released under his last name, ascends to No. 1 in its ninth week on The Billboard 200 by selling 65,000 copies in the United States, accord "American Idol" contest ...

  17. Fountains Of Wayne Untangle 'Traffic' Jams

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fountains Of Wayne will break a nearly four-year span between studio albums with the April 3 release of the Virgin album "Traffic and Weather." First single "Someone To Love" will arrive in late Febru Fountains Of Wayne will brea ...

  18. ABC's Fry Is Hugh Grant's New Vocal Coach

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wearing gold lame and crooning suave, blue-eyed soul, Martin Fry has always seemed the quintessential frontman. Wearing gold lame and crooning suave, blue-eyed soul, Martin Fry has always seemed the quintessential frontman. But the lead singer of &# ...

  19. America Doubles Its Pleasure With New CD

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Enduring soft rock act America will release a new double-disc collection Sept. 26 via Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. Enduring soft rock act America will release a new double-disc collection Sept. 26 via Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. As previo ...

  20. Stipe Covers Arthur Song For Katrina Relief

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe has recorded singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" for a digital EP, proceeds from which will benefit Mercy Corps' efforts to rebuild New Orleans neighborhoods d R.E.M. frontman Michael Stip ...

  21. Fountains Of Wayne Get Busy On New Album

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fountains Of Wayne have begun work on their first studio album since 2003. The group has already logged time at Bearsville Studios near Woodstock in upstate New York and plans to resume work this mont Fountains Of Wayne have begun work on their firs ...

  22. Schlesinger, Iha Producing New America Disc

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fountains Of Wayne/Ivy principal Adam Schlesinger and former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha have signed on to produce a new studio album from enduring soft rock act America. Fountains Of Wayne/Ivy principal Adam Schlesinger and former Smashin ...

  23. The Sounds Finishing Up Sophomore Album

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Sounds are putting the finishing touches on their as-yet-untitled sophomore album, due early next year via New Line. The Swedish rock act spent about two months in Oakland, Calif., recording with The Sounds are putting the finishing touches on t ...

  24. Fountains Of Wayne Rounds Up Rarities

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fountains Of Wayne has gathered two disc's worth of rarities for the album "Out-of-State Plates," due June 28 via Virgin. The set also boasts two new songs: "The Girl I Can't Forget" and the single "M Fountains Of ...

  25. In the Clear

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New York trio Ivy is very likely tired of winter—what else would explain the positively spring-like vibe that permeates "In the Clear"? On their fourth album of original material, bandmates Dom New York trio Ivy is very likely tired of win ...

  26. Billboard Bits: Fountains Of Wayne, 112, Shipping News

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Fountains Of Wayne, 112, Shipping News Fountains Of Wayne is assembling an album of B-sides for release next year on S-Curve. According to a spokesperson, the as-yet-untitled set will cull "almost every B-side the band has released sinc ...

  27. Harris, Colvin, Finns Whistle 'Dixie'

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shawn Colvin, Emmylou Harris and the Finn Brothers are among the artists featured on the "Because of Winn-Dixie" soundtrack, due Feb. 1 via Nettwerk. Shawn Colvin, Emmylou Harris and the Finn Brothers are among the artists featured on the ...

  28. Ivy's Chase Forms New Label, Goes Solo

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ivy's Andy Chase knows a thing or two about record labels. After all, his band has recorded for about a half-dozen of them in its decade-long career. Ivy's Andy Chase knows a thing or two about record labels. After all, his band has record ...

  29. Breaking & Entering

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Fountains Of Wayne, Mest and Grandaddy. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. WAYNE'S WORLD: The ...

  30. Fountains Of Wayne Celebrates Biz World

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While listening to the new Fountains of Wayne album "Welcome Interstate Managers," which arrives June 10 on S-Curve/Virgin, one might think that songwriters Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesin ...

  31. Fountains Of Wayne Ink With S-Curve

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Power pop outfit Fountains Of Wayne has signed a new deal with EMI's S-Curve Records which will be crowned with the June 3 release of the group's third album, "Welcome Interstate Managers." Power pop outfit Fountains Of Wayne has ...

  32. Fountains Of Wayne Get Busy On Third Album

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Modern rock duo Fountains Of Wayne has recorded 15 new songs for the follow up to 1999's "Utopia Parkway" (Atlantic). Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger recently wrapped a two week studio stint at Modern rock duo Fountains Of Wayn ...

  33. TMBG Prep 'Mink Car,' Documentary

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While known for their eclectic and often downright goofy songs, They Might Be Giants take a stab at sincerity on the forthcoming album "Mink Car," due Sept. 11 via Restless Records. Such a statement s While known for their eclectic and oft ...

  34. Long Distance

    July 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Those desiring the lush soundscapes, beat-smart rhythms, graceful melodies, melancholy interludes, and seductive vocals—of the kind embraced by such acts as Komeda, Swing Out Sister, and St. Those desiring the lush soundscapes, beat-smart rhythms, g ...

  35. Despite Calamities, Ivy Continues To Grow

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's something you don't hear every day, but Ivy's Andy Chase insists that being dropped from the rosters of Atlantic and 550 Music/Epic Records was the best thing that ever happened to the New York-b It's something you don' ...

  36. Ivy Lines Up Acoustic Gigs

    May 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New York-based pop act Ivy has set a series of acoustic performances around the July 10 release of its upcoming Nettwerk album, "Long Distance." The group has confirmed shows in New York (July 11) and New York-based pop act Ivy has set a s ...

  37. Janet & Destiny's Child Duke It Out For No. 1

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's an all female top-3 on The Billboard Hot 100, as Janet Jackson's "All for You" and Destiny's Child's "Survivor" respectively dominate the top two positions for a third straight week, and Dido's " ...

  38. New Giants Album Set For August Release

    April 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 They Might Be Giants have set an Aug. 15 release date for their as-yet-unnamed forthcoming Restless album. Suggested titles for the set, produced by Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne/Ivy), are "Yes They Might Be Giants have set an Aug. 15 re ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Ivy, Backstreet Boys, Company Flow

    February 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Ivy, Fountains Of Wayne, Backstreet Boys, Company Flow, Zack De La Rocha, Verve Pipe New York-based pop act Ivy has signed with Nettwerk for North American distribution after failing to renegotiate with Sony/550 Music. Led by French-born Dom ...