1. Beck Opens For Himself After Support Act Drops Out of Detroit Concert

    June 29, 2014 12:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Beck gave his Detroit fans more than they expected over the weekend, and a very different show than what he's been doing during his current tour — and rest assured no one was complaining. After opener The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger dropped ou ...

  2. KROQ Weenie Roast 2014: Avicii, Capital Cities Infuse Dance Music Into Annual Alternative Fest

    June 01, 2014 3:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Avicii, Capital Cities, Fitz and the Tantrums, Beck and more show the new blend of dance and alternative at Weenie Roast Given Los Angeles radio station KROQ’s lofty status in the broadcasting pantheon, its annual summertime kick-off show, the Weeni ...

  3. Coachella 2014: Arcade Fire Set Features 'Daft Punk' Surprise

    April 21, 2014 2:49 AM EDT Two robots in white join the night three headliners for the song "Get Lucky." Also: Beck makes an appearance. Coachella 2014 has featured a slew of unannounced guests over its two-weekend bow, but perhaps the biggest surprise of all came ...

  4. Chart Moves: Justin Timberlake's 'Bad' Bounds Up Hot 100; Dierks Bentley Crowns Country Airplay; Enrique Iglesias Extends Latin Airplay Record With New No. 1

    March 28, 2014 12:53 PM EDT As previously reported, Pharrell Williams' "Happy" tops the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week and Idina Menzel's "Let It Go" soars to a new peak (No. 5). Who else scales Billboard song charts this week? -- Passenger: ...

  5. Beck Announces North American Tour

    March 11, 2014 7:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hot off the release of his second-highest charting album ever, Beck has announced a small slate of North America live dates for the coming months. The singer-songwriter's first show, April 9 in Santa Barbara, Calif. will act as a warm-up to his ...

  6. Forecastle Music Festival: Outkast, Jack White, Beck Headlining

    March 04, 2014 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Outkast just keeps adding to its tour of music festivals in 2014. The hip-hop duo is among the headliners of this year's Forecastle Music Festival. Indie rock royalty Jack White and Beck will join Outkast as the main headliners of Forecastle, h ...

  7. Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs Chart Upgrades

    February 21, 2014 4:50 PM EST The tally welcomes several influential radio stations in major markets, further solidifying the chart's status as a launch pad for multi-format hits Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs radio airplay chart (known by its industry term, Trip ...

  8. Beck, Dan Deacon Headline L.A.'s Station to Station Railway Car Exhibit

    September 28, 2013 6:24 PM EDT By Maxwell Williams, The Hollywood Reporter At around 8 p.m. at Union Station in Los Angeles, artist Doug Aitken stood on tiptoes, inspecting through a camera lens indie-rock artist Dan Deacon’s spasmodic set. Under the cavernous Art Deco ceilings ...

  9. Beck Takes a Trip On 'I Won't Be Long': Listen

    July 02, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Whether he's behind stacks of synthesizers and mixers, a lone acoustic guitar, or a pile of sheet music, everything Beck has put out in the past 20 years has always been, undoubtedly, Beck. And after five years of waiting since his last relea ...

  10. The Man Behind Beck’s 360-Degree ‘Sound and Vision’

    February 21, 2013 11:11 AM EST Do you like neat things that are from the future? Stop whatever else you’re doing and check out the immersive music collaboration between Beck and director Chris Milk . The flat version of this went viral earlier this month, but this version, rele ...

  11. Beck Performs Bowie Classic With 167-Piece Ensemble for Lincoln Project

    February 06, 2013 11:10 AM EST Beck recorded an eight-minute version of David Bowie's "Sound and Vision" with an 167-piece ensemble Tuesday night that will launch the Lincoln motor company's online "Hello, Again" series. Beck performed the track f ...

  12. Beck Performs David Bowie's 'Low' With 167-Piece Ensemble for Lincoln Motors' 'Relaunch'

    February 06, 2013 11:05 AM EST Beck recorded an eight-minute version of David Bowie's "Sound and Vision" with an 167-piece ensemble Tuesday night that will launch Lincoln Motors' online "Hello, Again" series. Beck performed the Bowie track from ...

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  14. The Beat 9/20: Dave Matthews Band is No. 1, Ben Folds Five is Back

    The Beat 9/20: Dave Matthews Band is No. 1, Ben Folds Five is Back

    September 20, 2012 4:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 9/20: Dwight Yoakam is Back, Ben Folds Five & “Fraggle Rock”, Dave Matthews Band tops the Billboard 200. Dwight Yoakam , jonathan brooks , Dave Matthews Band , featuredVideo1 , Barack Obama , Jay-z , 3 Pears , Billboard , fraggle rock , ...

  15. Dwight Yoakam on Tapping Beck, Kid Rock For '3 Pears' Album

    September 18, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 'It was a continuous process of creating musical ideas,' says Yoakam of seven-year album gap. Dwight Yoakam assures us that "there was no deliberate plan in taking this many years" -- seven, that is -- to release "3 Pears,&q ...

  16. Outside Lands 2012: Metallica, Skrillex Rock San Francisco

    August 13, 2012 11:45 AM EDT It's official: there's no such thing as genre-division anymore. The proof? The Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park this weekend, which found boomer headliners sharing time with EDM youngsters, metal olig ...

  17. The Beat 8/10: Kim & Kanye's VMA Spot, Jordin Sparks's Plan, Beck's Sheetmusic

    The Beat 8/10: Kim & Kanye's VMA Spot, Jordin Sparks's Plan, Beck's Sheetmusic

    August 10, 2012 3:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 8/10: LCD Soundsystem Documentary DVD gets Release Date, Kevin Hart to Host VMA’s, The Monkees on Tour jonathan brooks , featuredVideo1 , jordin sparks , Kevin Hart , Billboard , Kanye West , Shut up and Play The Hits , lcd soundsystem , Th ...

  18. Tina Fey Raps on Childish Gambino Mixtape: Listen

    July 05, 2012 5:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Childish Gambino 's latest mixtape has a star-studded hip-hop guest list -- and one surprising MC from the world of the rapper's day job. "30 Rock" multi-hyphenate Tina Fey joins Gambino, AKA NBC colleague Donald Glover, to drop ...

  19. Dwight Yoakam Says Beck Collab Has Creedence Feel

    June 06, 2012 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dwight Yoakam hasn't released an all-new studio album since 2005's "Blame the Vain", but that will change this fall with his return to Warner Music. The trad-country master spoke about the still-untitled effort, which will includ ...

  20. Dwight Yoakam Talks Return to Warner, Working With Beck at Billboard Country Summit

    June 05, 2012 5:50 PM EDT Dwight Yoakam speaks to Billboard's Tom Roland during his Keynote Q&A at the Billboard Country Music Summit. (Photo: Michael Seto) 1986 saw the release of one country music's most acclaimed albums ever -- Dwight Yoakam's Guitars ...

  21. TuneCore Expands Into Canada

    January 11, 2012 2:40 PM EST Brooklyn, NY-based TuneCore has expanded its music and video distribution service into Canada. The site, www.tunecore.ca , is exclusive to Canadian artists. The music is priced in Canadian currency and there is no currency conversion on domestic s ...

  22. Meeting of the Minds: Stephen Malkmus Taps Beck For 'Mirror Traffic'

    August 19, 2011 5:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks' new album, "Mirror Traffic," the band's fifth, finds frontman Malkmus and Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Beck teaming up for the first time. Beck serves as producer ...

  23. Charlotte Gainsbourg / Jan. 19, 2010 / Brooklyn, NY (Bell House)

    January 21, 2010 2:08 PM EST 0 0 0 When French singer Charlotte Gainsbourg talked to Billboard Magazine last month about her album "IRM," due in the U.S. on Jan. 26 , she spoke affectionately about her collaborator Beck , the intense but rewarding weeks in the studio, and t ...

  24. Johnny Cash Releasing Another Posthumous Album

    January 14, 2010 7:10 AM EST 0 0 0 More than six years after his death, Johnny Cash will return to record stores next month with a new album featuring one of the last songs the country legend ever wrote. "American VI: Ain't No Grave," billed as the final installment in ...

  25. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Beck Team Up For 'IRM'

    September 08, 2009 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 French singer and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has collaborated with singer/songwriter Beck for her third album, "IRM," which is due in January 2010. "IRM" began as a straight-ahead production job for Beck, but eventually took on ...

  26. Coldplay, Duffy Atop BRIT Awards Nominees

    January 20, 2009 2:49 PM EST 0 0 0 With four nominations each, Coldplay and Duffy lead the field for the BRIT Awards 2009, announced today (Jan. 20) at London's Roundhouse. Adele, Elbow and Scouting For Girls scored three nominations apiece. The latter British trio was one of th ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Beck, (+44), Musiq Soulchild

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beck will unveil a deluxe version of his recent album "The Information" on Feb. 27 via Interscope. The triple-disc set will include the original album with bonus material, a remix collection and an ex Beck will unveil a deluxe version of h ...

  28. Mika

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "In the U.K., they call this pop, but in America it's rock," Mika tells Billboard.com. "I consider myself a singer-songwriter -- although there's a bad stigma about the term." "In the U.K., they call this pop, but ...

  29. New Beck Album Denied U.K. Chart Eligibility

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck's new Interscope album, "The Information," could sell a million copies next week and still not be considered for placement on the U.K. album chart. Beck's new Interscope album, "The Information," could sell a milli ...

  30. ROGER JOSEPH MANNING JR., "The Land of Pure Imagination"

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to believe that a musician of Roger Joseph Manning Jr.'s caliber has taken this long to release a solo album, but as one listens, it begins to make sense. It's hard to believe that a musician of Roger Joseph Manning Jr.' ...

  31. Beck Draws A Blank For 'Information' Artwork

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck wants to have a little fun with the artwork for his upcoming album, "The Information," and he wants his fans to contribute. Beck wants to have a little fun with the artwork for his upcoming album, " The Information ," and he ...

  32. Petty, Panic, Crowes, Fiona To Rock Vegoose

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the Raconteurs, Fiona Apple, the Mars Volta, the Roots and Damian Marley lead the lineup for the second Vegoose festiv Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Pani ...

  33. Top Acts Salute Harry Smith On Four-Disc Set

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted by acts such as Elvis Costello, Beck, Wilco and Lou Reed on the four-disc boxed set "The Harry Smith Project: Anthology of American Folk M The life and work of musicologist Harry Smi ...

  34. Air, Cocker Board Gainsbourg's '5:55'

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Air, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and producer Nigel Godrich are among the artists contributing to French actress/singer Charlotte's Gainsbourg's new album, "5:55." Air, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and producer Nigel Godrich are among ...

  35. Bonnaroo Goes Rock With Radiohead, Petty, Beck

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Beck, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Death Cab For Cutie and My Morning Jacket are among the acts lined up to play the fifth Radiohead, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, El ...

  36. O.A.R.

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's a trick to staying healthy on the road, and O.A.R. knows it... Aside from that, there have been some good shows, videogame dreams and a visit with Sheryl Crow. We've just finished up a week of shows spanning from Texas to Colorado ...

  37. Royksopp / Sept. 20, 2005 / Toronto (Opera House)

    September 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Norwegian electro-pop duo of Torbjorn Brundtland and Svein Berge, otherwise known as Royksopp, became quick stars thanks to its 2001 debut, "Melody A.M." The Norwegian electro-pop duo of Torbjorn Brundtland and Svein Berge, otherwise k ...

  38. Vegoose Adds Beck, High-Profile Evening Shows

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck, Sleater-Kinney and Devendra Banhart have joined the bill for the Oct. 29-30 event at Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium. The talent pool for the first Vegoose festival continues to grow. Beck, Sleater-Kinney and Devendra Banhart have joined the ...

  39. Redwalls Offer Sibling Variety On 'De Nova'

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Redwalls, a swaggering power-rock quartet from largely unswaggering Deerfield, Ill., produce a sound that's more suited to your average British pub than a Chicago burb. But the buzz around the ban The Redwalls, a swaggering power-rock quart ...

  40. Hot Product

    March 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beck Beck's Back Beck's new "Guero," due this week via Interscope, reunites him with the Dust Brothers, who produced his best-selling album to date, 1996's "Odelay." Propelled by a sing-along chorus and funky beat ...

  41. Beck's Back

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Heralded as the voice of a disenfranchised generation ever since the 1994 release of signature song "Loser," Beck just laughs when asked if he feels pressure to live up to such an impossible s ...

  42. Online Leak Won't Delay Beck's 'Guero'

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beck's new studio album, "Guero," will be released as planned on March 29 via Geffen, despite an unmixed version of the set hitting the Internet last weekend. Beck's new studio album, "Guero," will be released as planne ...

  43. The Trouble With Being Myself

    August 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The trouble with Gray's third album is that it has arrived without much fanfare. The trouble with Gray's third album is that it has arrived without much fanfare. This is unfortunate, particularly because it is a much better album than its ...

  44. Hot Product

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michelle Branch 'Paper'back Writer Michelle Branch will look to avoid the sophomore slump on her new album, "Hotel Paper," due this week from Maverick. First single "Are You Happy Now?" has already taken off at radio an ...

  45. 3 Doors Down To Tour Behind 'Sun'

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Modern rock act 3 Doors Down is gearing up for a tour in support of its forthcoming sophomore album, "Away From the Sun," due Nov. 12 from Republic/Universal. Fourteen dates have been announced so far Modern rock act 3 Doors Down is gearin ...

  46. DJ Shadow, Flaming Lips, Bjork Make Shortlist Cut

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Albums by DJ Shadow, Bjork, and the Flaming Lips are among the 10 finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music, whittled down from a much longer list made by a pan Albums by DJ Shadow, Bjork, and the Flaming Lips ...

  47. Faithfull's 'Kissin' Time' Headed To North America

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Virgin has set an Aug. 13 North American release date for Marianne Faithfull's 11th album, "Kissin' Time," an eclectic set that pairs the singer with artists such as Beck, Billy Corgan, Pulp, and Blur Virgin has set an Aug. 13 No ...

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