1. U.K. Musicians Pete Townshend, Jarvis Cocker, Neil Tennant Seek Release of Russia's Pussy Riot

    August 02, 2012 8:53 AM EDT LONDON (AP) -- Some of Britain's leading musicians have published a letter calling for Russian officials to release a punk band that has been jailed following a protest in Moscow's main cathedral. The Who's Pete Townshend, former Pu ...

  2. The xx, Dizzee Rascal Make Mercury Prize Shortlist

    July 20, 2010 10:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. alt-rock veteran Paul Weller's 10th solo album and Dublin-based quintet Villagers' debut have made the shortlist for the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, along with albums from the xx, Dizzee Rascal and Corinne Bailey Rae. The 12-stron ...

  3. Corinne Bailey Rae Debuts New Songs In London

    November 24, 2009 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Corinne Bailey Rae has made her long-awaited live return with an emotional London gig. The concert at the Tabernacle, West London, last night (Nov. 23) was her first full show since the March 2008 death of her husband, Jason Rae, from an accidental ...

  4. Corinne Bailey Rae Debuts New Songs In London

    November 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Corinne Bailey Rae has made her long-awaited live return with an emotional London gig. The concert at the Tabernacle, West London, last night (Nov. 23) was her first full show since the March 2008 death of her husband, Jason Rae, from an accidenta ...

  5. Ask Billboard

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith answers readers' questions on Seal, Grammys, the Police and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . SEAL THE DEAL Hi Keith, A few weeks ago Seal's & ...

  6. Dixie Chicks Soar, Blige, Chili Peppers Win Big At Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers reasserted their rock dominance at the 49th Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 11) at The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, M ...

  7. Legend, Bailey Rae Make Spring Touring Team

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Legend and Corinne Bailey Rae will join forces for a month-long spring tour of North America, beginning April 3 in Irvine, Calif. The outing will play theatres and a handful of outdoor venues thr John Legend and Corinne Bailey Rae will join for ...

  8. Al Green Gets Funky With ?uestlove On New Album

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Al Green is at work on his next Blue Note studio album with the Roots' Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson in the producer's chair. The as-yet-untitled disc has been in the works for two years already, but Tho Al Green is at work on his n ...

  9. Allen Storms Brit Awards With Four Nominations

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With four nods, British newcomer Lily Allen leads the way for the 2007 Brit Awards, nominations for which reflect Britain's bumper crop of new talent. The pop singer is up for British breakthrough act With four nods, British newcomer Lily Allen ...