1. Lorde First Woman In 17 Years To Top Alternative Songs With 'Royals'

    August 12, 2013 1:05 PM EDT The New Zealand singer/songwriter, just 16, is the first lead solo female to rule the ranking since Tracy Bonham in 1996 (months before Lorde was born) With the aptly-titled "Royals," Lorde becomes the first lead solo female to crown ...

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  3. Evanescence's Lee on 2011 Album Success, Leftover 'Songs and Ideas'

    August 21, 2012 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Amy Lee knows that Evanescence fans hope for something shorter than a five-year wait for the group's next album. But she's not making promises either way. "I only get into that (creative) mode when I'm home and finally separated ...

  4. Johnny Cash Tribute To Feature Kenny Chesney, Kris Kristofferson, Amy Lee, Others

    February 28, 2012 7:09 AM EST NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A diverse all-star lineup will celebrate the 80th birthday of Johnny Cash with an April concert. Backbeat: Live From Coldplay's New Year's Eve Taping @ Austin City Limits (In Mid-September) Kenny Chesney, Kris Kr ...

  5. Evanescence Unveils Mystical 'My Heart Is Broken' Video

    January 24, 2012 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Evanescence returned on Tuesday (Jan. 24) with the second official video from their third, self-titled album. The clip for "My Heart Is Broken" finds frontwoman Amy Lee transfixed by a pocket of light in a world of darkness and decay. Dire ...

  6. Win an Evanescence-Signed Billboard

    November 08, 2011 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 "Amazing. Really cool. We're really proud." That's how Evanescence described the honor of topping the Oct. 29 Billboard 200 with its new self-titled album, its first in five years. The group chatted with Chart Beat Oct. 31 at Cle ...

  7. Backbeat: Evanescence Rocks New York, Has Spinal Tap Moment Backstage

    November 02, 2011 1:53 PM EDT Evanescence's Amy Lee gives former Wind-Up Records exec Diana Meltzer a hug while surrounded by (from left) Evanescence bassist Tim McCord, drummer Will Hunt, and guitarists Troy McLawhorn and Terry Balsamo. Meltzer's ex-husband, label c ...

  8. Evanescence Nets Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 19, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock band Evanescence returns to the Billboard 200 chart, scoring its second No. 1 album, as its self-titled third set bows with 127,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. The act, led by singer Amy Lee, last released an album in 2006, when ...

  9. Amy Lee of Evanescence: Live Q&A Pt 1

    Amy Lee of Evanescence: Live Q&A Pt 1

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  14. Evanescence Live Q&A: Watch Archived Video

    October 11, 2011 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Evanescence Watch It Again! Evanescence 's self-titled third album, out Oct. 11, arrives five years after their last effort and captures a hard-fought journey for the hard-rock maestros. After scoring hits like "Bring Me to L ...

  15. Evanescence Returns to an Altered Rock Landscape

    October 11, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's a beautiful Friday afternoon in late August, but the mood in New York is somber. A few weeks before the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the city is bracing for another possible catastrophe: Hurricane Irene is approaching-a Category 3 storm that ...

  16. Evanescence's Lee: Scrapped Material Could Resurface 'On Different Projects Someday'

    October 06, 2011 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The material Amy Lee initially wrote and subsequently abandoned for Evanescence 's new album is not lost and gone forever, she says. Lee began working on new music during the summer of 2009, and by early 2010 she was working with Will "Sci ...

  17. Evanescence's Amy Lee Jumps Off Bridge in 'What You Want' Clip

    September 13, 2011 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Since the release of sophomore album "The Open Door" in 2006, Evanescence has endured a bit of a rocky road to reuniting and recording another full-length. The rockers alludes to those difficulties in the music video for new single "W ...

  18. Backbeat: Amy Lee Attends EMI Canada's Evanescence Listening Party

    August 25, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Amy Lee was on hand for an invitation-only playback of five new Evanescence songs at Toronto's Liberty Studios on August 22. Hosted by EMI Music Canada, and attended by about 30 people, mainly label staff and media, radio and retail, Paul Sha ...

  19. OK Go Parties With Muppets in New Video: Watch

    August 23, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 As usual, OK Go committed fully to their latest video concept: Not only did the California band make a video for its "Green Album" cover of "The Muppet Show" theme song alongside Kermit and Fozzie -- they practically became Muppe ...

  20. Billboard Bits: Xtina & Adele Hang Out, AC/DC Launch Wine Line

    August 16, 2011 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Adele & Christina Aguilera Hang in L.A. It was a collision of diva power, as Christina Aguilera and Adele spent time together backstage at Adele's show at The Gr ...

  21. Evanescence Returns with 'What You Want' Single: Listen

    August 09, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Five years after the release of their last album, Evanescence returned to debut their new single, "What You Want," with a live performance on MTV on Monday night (Aug. 8). The song, which was released to iTunes today, previews the rock gro ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Jessie J Talks Death Threats, J. Cole Named Rihanna Opener

    June 29, 2011 6:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jessie J Admits to Receiving Death Threats In an interview with Q Magazine, Jessie J admitted to receiving physical threats since crossing over to the U.S. with debut alb ...

  23. Amy Lee: New Evanescence Album Is 'Much More of a Band Collaboration'

    June 20, 2011 2:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Multi-platinum rock band Evanescence is currently recording in Nashville and intends to finish (except for mixing) its next album by the end of June, singer/pianist Amy Lee tells Billboard.com. The target date to release the album on Wind-up Records ...

  24. Evanescence Recording New Album, Plots Summer Tour

    March 26, 2010 4:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 After just over three weeks in the studio in New York, Evanescence's Amy Lee says she feels "like I'm making the best album of my life." "I know that seems weird to say, but I wouldn't be here in the studio making anoth ...

  25. Steve Lillywhite Seriously Seeking Simon's 'Idol' Seat

    March 05, 2010 8:37 AM EST 0 0 0 Steve Lillywhite wants to "help America find the next Elvis Presley." And that's why the Grammy Award-winning producer -- with U2 , the Dave Matthews Band , Jason Mraz , Morrissey , the Rolling Stones , Phish and scores of others on h ...

  26. Chart Beat: Dierks Bentley, Seether, Heidi Montag

    July 01, 2009 3:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 JACKSON'S JUMPS: Tomorrow's Chart Beat will focus on the resounding sales impact of Michael Jackson's music on Top Comprehensive Albums, Top Pop Catalog and Hot Digital Songs. Last week, only one title by Jackson placed among the list ...

  27. We Are The Fallen Rises From Evanescence's Ashes

    June 24, 2009 8:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ben Moody predicts that his just-unveiled new band, We Are The Fallen, will enjoy a peaceful co-existence rather than mortal combat with his old group, Evanescence. "We wish them the best," Moody, who co-founded Evanescence with singer Amy ...

  28. Elfman, Korn, Plain White T's Revisit 'Nightmare'

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Walt Disney Records will release "Nightmare Revisited," a collection of covers and new recordings inspired by the 1993 film "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas," on Sept. 30. Danny Elfman re-recorded "Opening ...

  29. NMPA Honors Amy Lee, Sen. Leahy

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The National Music Publishers' Assn. will honor Grammy Award-winning songwriter/singer Amy Lee with its 2008 Songwriter Icon Award and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) with the 2008 President's Award. The group will present Lee with her award ...

  30. Korn Kicking Around Possible Covers Album

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Covers may be in Korn's future. The hard rockers, who release a new, untitled album July 31 via Virgin, told reporters yesterday (July 18) they've actually started work on what will likely turn into a Covers may be in Korn's future. T ...

  31. Seether Finding 'Beauty' On New Album

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 South African rock act Seether is in a Los Angeles studio with producer Howard Benson finishing its next album, "Finding Beauty in Negative Spaces." The set is due Oct. 23 via Wind-Up and is the follo South African rock act Seether is in a ...

  32. Evanescence In 'Healthier' Place With New Members

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Evanescence leader Amy Lee says recent lineup changes have made things "more fun" and "a lot healthier" for the band -- which bodes well for its jaunt on the upcoming Family Values Tour. Evanescence leader Amy Lee says recent lin ...

  33. Evanescence Carrying On Minus LeCompt, Gray

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Evanescence guitarist John LeCompt and drummer Rocky Gray have left the top-selling rock act for undisclosed reasons. LeCompt claims on his MySpace.com blog that he was fired during a cell phone conve Evanescence guitarist John LeCompt and drummer R ...

  34. Mims Remains 'Hot' At No. 1, Akon Stays Close

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Mims' "This Is Why I'm Hot" begins a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, a week after rocketing 32-1 on the chart. The song also inches up 4-3 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, which is Rapper Mims' "This ...

  35. Risks Pay Off For Korn On 'Unplugged'

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer succinctly describes fan reaction to the news that his band taped an MTV "Unplugged" session in December. "'What? Korn unplugged?' That doesn't really compute with Korn gui ...

  36. Guns N' Roses Set For First African Concerts

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Guns N' Roses will play their first-ever African shows when they headline My Coke Fest 2007. The rock group tops a bill that so far includes Evanescence and Hoobastank at Johannesburg's New Market Rac Guns N' Roses will play their fir ...

  37. Korn Tapes 'Unplugged,' Drummer 'On Hiatus'

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Korn shot on episode of MTV's "Unplugged" series last weekend, garnering guest turns from some high-profile guests. Korn shot on episode of MTV's "Unplugged" series last weekend, garnering guest turns from some high-pro ...

  38. Evanescence / Oct. 10, 2006 / Evanescence / Oct. 10, 2006 / Philadelphia (Electric Factory)

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The crowd that packed Philadelphia's Electric Factory Oct. 10 for Evanescence's show was a surprisingly mixed group. Teen goth and rock fans were expected, 7-year-olds and graying 50-somethings were n The crowd that packed Philadelphia ...

  39. Into The Great Wide 'Open'

    October 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the past three years, Evanescence has skyrocketed to fame thanks to its 2003 Wind-up debut, "Fallen," which won two Grammy Awards and has sold 6.5 million copies in the United States, according to In the past three years, Evanescence ha ...

  40. Evanescence Feeling No Pressure On New Album

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After selling nearly 14 million copies worldwide of its 2003 debut, "Fallen," and winning two Grammy Awards, Evanescence knows there are great expectations for its new album, "The Open Door," which co After selling nearly 14 mill ...

  41. Evanescence Feeling No Pressure On New Album

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After selling nearly 14 million copies worldwide of its 2003 debut, "Fallen," and winning two Grammy Awards, Evanescence knows there are great expectations for its new album, "The Open Door," which co After selling nearly 14 mi ...

  42. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, Vegosse At Night, Ultra.NY

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Among the newly added presenters are Axl Rose, Kanye West, Diddy, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton. Shakira and OK Go have joined the performance lineup for the MTV Video Music Awards , to be held Aug. 31 at New York� ...

  43. Evanescence 'Opens' Up On New Album

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock act Evanescence will release it second Wind-Up album, "The Open Door," on Oct. 3. The set was recorded in Los Angeles earlier this year and produced by Dave Fortman, who was behind the boards for Rock act Evanescence will release it s ...

  44. Seether Reteams With Shinedown On Snocore Trek

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nearly three years removed from touring with Shinedown, Seether couldn't resist hitting the road with the band again on the upcoming Winterfresh SnoCore tour. Nearly three years removed from touring with Shinedown, Seether couldn't resist ...

  45. Disney, EMI Plan Multiple 'Narnia' Soundtracks

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Walt Disney Studios/Walden Media and EMI Music are teaming to create two soundtracks for "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe." Walt Disney Studios/Walden Media and EMI Music are teaming to create two soundtracks ...

  46. Grammys Add Yet More Performers

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Melissa Etheridge, James Brown and Jamie Foxx have been added to an already crowded performance slate for Sunday's (Feb. 13) 47th annual Grammy Awards. Melissa Etheridge, James Brown and Jamie Foxx have been added to an already crowded performa ...

  47. Evanescence, Green Day Rock BMA Rehearsals

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Evanescence will add a new feather to its live performance cap at tomorrow's (Dec. 8) Billboard Music Awards, when the group is joined by an eight-piece string section for its rendition of "My Immorta Evanescence will add a new feather to ...

  48. Anywhere but Home

    December 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For all the dark moodiness its music contains, Evanescence's first live CD/DVD package, "Anywhere but Home," is a snapshot of a good-natured band enjoying the months it spent on the road behind its br For all the dark moodiness its mu ...

  49. Jay-Z, OutKast Lead MTV VMA Winners

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With four awards each, OutKast's "Hey Ya!" and Jay-Z's "99 Problems" were the top winners at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, presented last night (Aug. 29) at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. "H With four awa ...

  50. 'Lean Back' Retains No. 1 Groove

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Terror Squad's attack on Billboard's singles charts continues as the group's "Lean Back" again staves off No. 1 contenders. The track tops the Hot 100 for a third week, and remains No. 1 on the Hot R& Terror Squad's ...

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