1. Aimee Mann, Ted Leo Bring The Both To Brooklyn: Live Review

    May 02, 2014 3:35 AM EDT The veterans, but newly-formed duo, show off their album (and playful banter) at the Music Hall of Williamsburg "I'm like this flowery … waif-bird," Aimee Mann mused to a sold-out crowd at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn ...

  2. Needtobreathe No. 1 On Rock Albums, Fitz And The Tantrums Top Alternative Songs

    April 24, 2014 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Christian rock band lands its first Top Rock Albums leader, while Fitz and the Tantrums achieve a feat that only three other acts have in the past 25 years. Plus, chart action for Sevendust and Aimee Mann & Ted Leo, aka The Both Needtobreath ...

  3. This Week In Billboard Chart History: TLC Takes 'No Scrubs' To No. 1

    April 07, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 8.378 k 2.329 k 4 This week in 1999, the trio topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the third time. Plus, remembering key chart feats for ABBA, Lady Gaga, Jewel and 'til tuesday Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven dec ...

  4. Marc Geiger Invests in Audiam (Exclusive)

    March 17, 2014 7:50 PM EDT Marc Geiger, the head of music for William Morris Endeavor who co-founded Lollapalooza and was an early proponent of digital streaming, has personally invested an undisclosed amount in Audiam, a start-up that collects money from YouTube on behalf ...

  5. Ask Billboard: What Are Your Favorite Beatles Songs?

    February 06, 2014 10:05 AM EST 1 0 0 As we approach the 50th anniversary of the band's U.S. arrival, 'Ask Billboard' asks you to choose your favorite Fab songs, covers and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to ...

  6. Aimee Mann Wins First Round in MediaNet Lawsuit

    December 02, 2013 11:40 PM EST In July, Aimee Mann brought a noteworthy lawsuit over the possible existence of a massive amount of unlicensed music being streamed online. In the cross-hairs of Mann's multimillion-dollar legal claims was a company called MediaNet, originall ...

  7. Aimee Mann Wins First Round of Digital Music Lawsuit

    December 02, 2013 7:21 PM EST 0 0 0 In July, Aimee Mann brought a noteworthy lawsuit over the possible existence of a massive amount of unlicensed music being streamed online. In the cross-hairs of Mann's multimillion-dollar legal claims was a company called MediaNet, originally ...

  8. CBGB Film Festival Announces Lineup

    September 18, 2013 6:22 PM EDT This year’s CBGB Music & Film Festival will travel from the Bowery to Broadway with “CBGB” and “Broadway Idiot,” the documentary on Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and the making of the musical “American Idiot.” Taking place Oct. 8-13, abou ...

  9. Aimee Mann Files Huge Copyright Lawsuit Over Digital Music (Updated)

    July 23, 2013 12:08 PM EDT 21 2.841 k 193 16 0 In the past week, there's been quite a bit of chatter about Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's decision to pull his music from Spotify, a popular streaming service. In a comment that had many in the industry discussing the econo ...

  10. Atoms For Peace Pull Album From Spotify, Take To Twitter

    July 14, 2013 11:34 PM EDT If you want to listen to Atoms For Peace, you can’t anymore on Spotify. In a string of tweets today from Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke and producer Nigel Godrich, both members of the group Atoms For Peace, the two revealed that their album AMOK ...

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  12. Chart Moves: Donald Fagen Charts Highest Album Since 1993 on Billboard 200

    October 25, 2012 2:15 PM EDT As previously reported , Jason Aldean scores his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200, as "Night Train" rolls in at the summit with 409,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, while Brandy, Scotty McCreery and Jamey Johnson make top ...

  13. Aimee Mann, Jon Hamm Channel 'Til Tuesday In New 'Labrador' Video

    September 18, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hmm, the singer/songwriter's new clip looks a bit like the one for 'Voices Carry,' doesn't it? Aimee Mann 's voice still carries, more creatively than ever. In the video for "Labrador," from her eighth studio album ...

  14. Backbeat: Youngblood Hawke, ASCAP and SESAC Execs Hang At Elias Arts' Gibson Showcase

    August 29, 2012 6:26 AM EDT Youngblood Hawke, fresh off the Universal Republic release of their first EP, gave a stripped-down acoustic show that revealed the depth of their harmonies. (Photo: Phil Gallo) About an hour before the Record Company was scheduled to open Elias Ar ...

  15. Guest Post: Emily White, David Lowery and Legos: Can't We Get Along? By Songwriter Jonathan Coulton

    June 27, 2012 5:59 PM EDT Editor's Note : Amid all the things that happened last week during the Universal-EMI Senate hearing, the New Music Seminar, A2IM's indie week and more, nothing seems to have captured the attention of the music industry than a blog post w ...

  16. NPR Intern Sparks Online Debate Over Artists' Rights in the Digital Age

    June 21, 2012 7:20 PM EDT A college student bragged about her music collection on a Saturday.By Monday, an indie-rock stalwart had a band of fired-up online supporters ready to take her tuition money and distribute it to everyone from Big Star to Yo La Tengo. On June 18, D ...

  17. Gaby Moreno Signs With Ricardo Arjona's Metamorfosis

    March 29, 2012 8:33 PM EDT Bilingual singer/songwriter Gaby Moreno, whose music is inspired by such singers as Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald, has signed a recording contract with Metamorfosis, according to a representative for the label. Metamorfosis was founded by Ricard ...

  18. Weekly Chart Notes: Whitney Houston, Madonna, Katy Perry

    February 17, 2012 11:35 AM EST 0 0 0 MUCH 'LOVE' (AND 'LUV'): Just as they did during the '80s and '90s, Whitney Houston and Madonna again share space in the Billboard Hot 100 's top 10. With late legend Houston's "I Will Always Love You&quo ...

  19. Aimee Mann Rocks (and 'Charm's) Carnegie Hall

    January 30, 2012 4:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Aimee Mann 's concert at Carnegie Hall in New York on Saturday night (Jan. 28) was for the birds. Or, at least, birdcalls. The singer/songwriter has humbly admitted in the past that crafting small talk on stage between songs is slightly beyond ...

  20. John Lennon Tribute Concert CD Out in November

    October 07, 2011 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Patti Smith , Jackson Browne , Meshell Ndegeocello, Bettye LaVette and Aimee Mann are among the artists featured on "The 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute, Live From the Beacon Theatre NYC," which is due out Nov. 15. Proceeds from the 15-tra ...

  21. Is Adele's 'Someone Like You' The First No. 1 Piano-And-Vocal-Only Ballad?

    September 13, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 H ello Gary! I was amazed (and very, very happy) that Adele 's wonderful and mesmerizing ballad "Someone Like You" has made it all the way to the top of the Hot 100 , helped by her incredible performance at the MTV Video Music Awards ...

  22. Common Attends White House Poetry Event Despite Right-Wing Criticism

    May 12, 2011 8:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 There were love poems and folk tunes. There were classic verses and modern odes. There were sound effects and a gritty rap. Michelle Obama's evening of poetry at the White House rolled out seamlessly Wednesday night, showcasing the impact of su ...

  23. Ask Billboard: Home Charts Edition

    May 06, 2011 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  24. Patti Smith, Jackson Browne, Cyndi Lauper Toast Lennon's Legacy at Concert

    November 15, 2010 5:05 PM EST 0 0 0 "I looked to Yoko [Ono] for how to carry oneself as a widow," Patti Smith told concertgoers Friday (Nov. 12) at the 30th annual John Lennon Tribute Concert at New York City's Beacon Theater, just before ripping into "Oh Yoko!&quo ...

  25. John Lennon 70th Birthday Events

    October 03, 2010 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 A Tribute to the Creativity that Touched Generations There are places we remember, all our lives, though some have changed. Seventy years after the birth of John Winston Ono Lennon , the memories and music live on. We remember where we were that nig ...

  26. Tribute Concert Planned for Lennon's 70th Birthday

    September 14, 2010 8:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Lennon 's 70th birthday is Oct. 9, but the celebrations will go on after that. An all-star benefit concert in honor of the former Beatle is scheduled in November with a lineup that includes Jackson Browne , Patti Smith and Cyndi Lauper . T ...

  27. Ask Billboard: Featuring More Un-Featured Artists

    August 20, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Recently, Chart Beat and Ask Billboard have spotlighted songs that were successful as covers, but not as well-known in their original versions, as well as songs that sported high-profile guests that were not officially credited as featured artists o ...

  28. Chart Beat Thursday: Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, Marc Cohn

    July 29, 2010 4:55 PM EDT IS A 'TEENAGE' NUMBER: Katy Perry pounces onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 20 with "Teenage Dream," the follow-up to her six-week No. 1 "California Gurls," featuring Snoop Dogg . After her first six chart entries de ...

  29. Ozomatli Talks Gay Marriage, Electrocution on 'Fire Away'

    April 16, 2010 1:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 For a band that's been around 15 years, Ozomatli has proved it's still open to change. The Latin fusion collective signed with a new label -- Mercer Street/Downtown Records -- in March 2009 to release its fifth studio album, "Fire Awa ...

  30. Brandy Rumored with Flo Rida, Aimee Mann and Ice-T Twitter Tiff

    April 12, 2010 5:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, people are buzzing about Brandy , after she was spotted with Flo Rida after her 31st birthday. "The Simpsons" season finale will guest star all four "American Idol ...

  31. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie U ...

  32. Things The Grandchildren Should Know

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eels frontman Mark Oliver Everett pens a memoir that's a great big grin winced out through gritted teeth. One of those musicians whose work regularly graces critics' year-end polls, Everett records sometimes as E but more famously as head ...

  33. Plant/Krauss, Panic Bring Bonnaroo Back To Its Roots

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured some of the heaviest rock bands ever to play the seven-year-old festival, the final day of music was a relatively sedate one focusing on American roots, If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured ...

  34. Bonnaroo: Veterans Lesh, Helm, King Hit The Right Notes

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music veterans like Phil Lesh, Levon Helm and B.B. King showed the younger generation a thing or two on the second day of Bonnaroo, offering a strong contrast to performances by rockers like Pearl Jam If Friday's day and night of music at Bonna ...

  35. Disturbed Scores Third Straight No. 1 Album

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Disturbed claims its third Billboard 200 No. 1 as "Indestructible" bows atop the chart this week. Moving 252,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the Warner Bros. set follows in the footsteps of Disturbed claims its third Billboard 2 ...

  36. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Weezer kicks off its third self-titled album with a cheeky hit, Ashanti changes up her production team, Disturbed focuses its anger and Jewel gives country music a try in this week's Hot Product. The debut album from hitmaking U.K. upstarts the ...

  37. Aimee Mann

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Years ago, Aimee Mann cut ties with her major label record deal to go her own way. Now, she's preparing the release of her newest album next week. Check out how the journey's fared for this veteran si Years ago, Aimee Mann cut ties with he ...

  38. Still Her Own Mann: Aimee Mann

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Aimee Mann named her new release "@#%&! Smilers" as a tongue-in-cheek protest of people who constantly prod others to put on a happy face, even when they don't feel like it. Aimee Mann named her new release "@#%&! Smilers ...

  39. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2006 - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Ca ...

  40. Aimee Mann Sets Date For Seventh Album

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Aimee Mann's seventh album, "@#%&! Smilers," will arrive June 3 via her own SuperEgo Records. Aimee Mann's seventh album, "@#%&! Smilers," will arrive June 3 via her own SuperEgo Records. As first reported here ...

  41. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Set For Bonnaroo

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup yet for 2008, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket amon The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Fes ...

  42. This Day in Music

    January 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouges out one of his eyes. The singer first attempts to jump out of a London hotel window. Prevented from doing so by his security s 2005 - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Reco ...

  43. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie U ...

  44. Mann Is All 'Smiles' On Spring Album

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Aimee Mann has just put the finishing touches on her seventh solo album, which she hopes to release in the spring of 2008 on her own Superego label. Aimee Mann has just put the finishing touches on her seventh solo album, which she hopes to release ...

  45. Westerberg Returns To Action In Minneapolis

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The good news is that Paul Westerberg is writing songs again, but the bad news is there is neither an album nor a tour in the immediate future. The reclusive Minneapolis icon took to the stage last ni The good news is that Paul Westerberg is writing ...

  46. Stone, McGuinn, Colvin To Salute Elton John

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Joss Stone, the Byrds' Roger McGuinn, Shawn Colvin and Aimee Mann will be on hand Oct. 10 at New York's Carnegie Hall for a tribute to Elton John. The event is being produced by Michael Dorf, who in r Joss Stone, the Byrds' Roger McGu ...

  47. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2006 - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Ca ...

  48. Byrne Asks Labels For Help During SXSW Speech

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne called on record labels to remove DRM on digital files and shift from manufacturing and distribution companies to more closely resemble marketing firms in the Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne called ...

  49. Jon Brion / March 9, 11, 2007 / Chicago (Steppenwolf Theatre; the Hideout)

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jon Brion doesn't get out much, but he sure gets around. Composer, singer, songwriter, session musician, producer: Brion's name crops up at a pretty regular clip even if they guy rarely seems to leave Jon Brion doesn't get out much, b ...

  50. Doe Back From The 'Wilderness' On New Album

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Doe figured out a unique way to finish his forthcoming solo album, "A Year in the Wilderness": he didn't give himself a choice. John Doe figured out a unique way to finish his forthcoming solo album, "A Year in the Wildernes ...

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