1. The Daily Noise 4.5.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 4.5.2010 - Billboard.com

    April 05, 2010 4:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan denied entry to China for tour, Lil Wayne blogging from prison, Saving Abel talks about new album. Lil Wayne , bjork , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , Fuse , saving abel , Bob Dylan , Bill Werde , Bjork , Björk Videos Bill Werde Bjork Björk ...

  2. China Nixes Oasis Gigs Over Band's Tibet Stance

    March 02, 2009 3:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Oasis won't be performing its first ever shows in China after all. The Chinese government has revoked the performance licenses issued to the U.K. rock act. The band's Chinese promoters Emma Entertainment/Ticketmaster China informed them on ...

  3. Nov 27th 2008

    November 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST – Alan “Fluff” Freeman, one of the most genuinely and universally admired broadcasters in British radio history, dies at the age of 79. 2000 - Fugitive Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard's luck runs out in Philadelphia, after polic ...

  4. Bjork, Prince Lead Joni Mitchell Tribute Disc

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bjork, Prince, James Taylor and Elvis Costello are among the artists who have recorded covers for "A Tribute to Joni Mitchell," due in the spring via Nonesuch. The 12-track set also boasts contributio Bjork, Prince, James Taylor and Elvis ...

  5. This Day in Music

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Influential independent rock icons Pavement announce that they have broken up. During their show at London's Brixton Academy, bandmember Stephen Malkmus tells the crowd that the show wil 2000 - Fugitive Wu-Tang Clan ra ...

  6. This Day in Music

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Influential independent rock icons Pavement announce that they have broken up. During their show at London's Brixton Academy, bandmember Stephen Malkmus tells the crowd that the show wil 2000 - Fugitive Wu-Tang Clan ra ...

  7. This Day in Music

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>MTV switches off its channel feed to 500,000 homes in Amsterdam after network provider A2000 demands that MTV share its previously separate channel with two other operators and pay for d 2000 - Following a successful one-da ...

  8. McCartney, U2 Kick Off Live 8 In London

    July 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney and U2 rocked London's Hyde Park with a performance of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" today (July 2) to kick off the main event in the Live 8 extravaganza. A thunderous roar er Paul McCartney and U2 rocked ...

  9. Oslo

    April 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Los Angeles act Oslo could easily be mistaken for an English import. Los Angeles act Oslo could easily be mistaken for an English import. The trio's atmospheric alterna-pop is drawing comparisons to Brit bands from Coldplay to Oasis, especially ...

  10. John, Aussie Stars Pledge Tsunami Aid

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elton John, Annie Lennox, Nelly, Bjork, Paul McCartney and such Australian stars as Midnight Oil, Silverchair, Kasey Chambers and the Finn Brothers are the latest acts to sign on for events to raise f Nearly four weeks after a deadly earthquake and ...

  11. 2 Worlds Collide

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DJ/producer David Morales has been mastering his craft for nearly 30 years. His name on a record more often than not guarantees a certain amount of sophistication, soul and emotion. DJ/producer David Morales has been mastering his craft for nearly 3 ...

  12. Ask Billboard

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Bjork, film soundtracks and girl group sales. TjOURk? Keith, First of all, thanks for your recent updates on Kylie Minogue and the Spice Girls. My question is about another of my favorite artists ...

  13. Transient

    December 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gaelle is no stranger to readers of Billboard. Since the late '90s, she has been featured in various sections of the magazine. Gaelle is no stranger to readers of Billboard. Since the late '90s, she has been featured in various sections of ...

  14. She Loves You

    September 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For his third album under the Twilight Singers rubric, ex-Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli undertakes an all-covers repertoire. For his third album under the Twilight Singers rubric, ex-Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli undertakes an all-covers reper ...

  15. Medúlla

    September 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Since embarking on her journey as a solo artist, BjÖrk has made an art out of stripping traditional musical elements from her recordings. Since embarking on her journey as a solo artist, Björk has made an art out of stripping traditional musical ele ...

  16. McGraw Lives Large At No. 1

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tim McGraw is living it up on top of The Billboard 200 as his latest Curb set "Live Like You Were Dying" notches a second week at No. 1. Although the title suffered a 70% sales decline, according to N Tim McGraw is living it up on top of T ...

  17. Bjork, Tiesto Help Ring in Olympics

    August 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A tiny Icelandic singer wearing an ocean of a dress and a Dutch DJ with music flowing from his fingertips helped bring the 2004 Olympic Games to a wet and wild start. A tiny Icelandic singer wearing an ocean of a dress and a Dutch DJ with music flow ...

  18. Anything

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Martina Topley-Bird first made her presence known by way of Tricky's now-classic, trip-hop-spiked 1995 album, "Maxinquaye," which spotlighted her bluesy, raspy and commanding voice. Martina Topley-Bird first made her presence known by ...

  19. This Day in Music

    November 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Fugitive Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard's luck runs out in Philadelphia, after police arrest him at an area McDonald's. ODB had been on the lam since October, when he fled a court 2000 - Fugitive Wu-Ta ...

  20. The fantastical, eerie and imaginative vision of

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The fantastical, eerie and imaginative vision of music-video director Michel Gondry is captured here in full with a complete tour of his work and a two-part documentary. The fantastical, eerie and imaginative vision of music-video director Michel Go ...

  21. Sheath

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At just 31, Mark Bell has produced albums by friend and continual collaborator BjÖrk ("Homogenic") and Depeche Mode ("Exciter"). At just 31, Mark Bell has produced albums by friend and continual collaborator Björk ("Homogeni ...

  22. This summer sees BjÖrk releasing a slew of

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This summer sees BjÖrk releasing a slew of DVDs, including "Royal Opera House" and "Vessel," which spotlight live performance footage from the artist's tours for "Vespertine" and "Debut," respe This summe ...

  23. This Day in Music

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's Central Park in 1998, the Montreux Jazz Festival launches its first U.S. tour at the Chicago Theatre, featuring Al Jarreau, Ro 2000 - Following a successful o ...

  24. Fake Bjork Ticket Seller Busted

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A 25-year-old man accused of selling tickets to a nonexistent concert by Icelandic singer Bjork pleaded guilty Monday in San Diego to grand theft. Aleso Conate is likely to receive probation and credi A 25-year-old man accused of selling tickets to ...

  25. Big Beautiful Sky

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nashville may not be known for dance and electronic music, but that doesn't seem to pose a problem for Nashville-based trio Venus Hum. Nashville may not be known for dance and electronic music, but that doesn't seem to pose a problem for N ...

  26. Top Stars Line Up For Japanese Festivals

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Radiohead, the Strokes, Travis, Puddle Of Mudd, Blur, Blink 182, and New Found Glory are scheduled to play Japan's Summer Sonic Festival, to be held Aug. 2-3 in Tokyo and Osaka. Other bands on the bil Radiohead, the Strokes, Travis, Puddle Of M ...

  27. Bjork Recording New Album, Plans Shows

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Icelandic vocalist Bjork has begun recording material for her next Elektra studio album, according to reports on her official Web site. Icelandic vocalist Bjork has begun recording material for her next Elektra studio album, according to reports on ...

  28. This Day in Music

    November 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Fugitive Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard's luck runs out in Philadelphia, after police arrest him at an area McDonald's. ODB had been on the lam since October, when he fled a court 2000 - Fugitive Wu-Ta ...

  29. Bjork's Mother Ends Hunger Strike

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The mother of pop singer Bjork has ended a hunger strike against a plan to develop the Icelandic highlands. Hildur Runa Hauksdottir said yesterday (Oct. 29) that she began eating again on Sunday eveni The mother of pop singer Bjork has ended a hunge ...

  30. Bjork's Mother Continues Hunger Strike

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The mother of pop singer Bjork says she is frail but determined to continue her hunger strike against a plan to develop the Icelandic highlands. Hildur Runa Hauksdottir stopped eating Oct. 7 to try to The mother of pop singer Bjork says she is frail ...

  31. Bjork's Mom Starts Hunger Strike

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The mother of Icelandic pop queen Bjork is in the midst of a hunger strike in a bid to persuade the world's largest aluminum producer to pull out of a project in the Icelandic highlands. Hildur Runa H The mother of Icelandic pop queen Bjork is ...

  32. Bjork Cleans Out The Attic

    October 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. A very pregnant Bjork says she never listens to her old recordings. "I prefer to move on. For me, it's always been about looking ahead, the future, the new, and the unexpected." But with ...

  33. Details

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Producer Guy Sigsworth has worked with numerous superstars, including Madonna and BjÖrk. Producer Guy Sigsworth has worked with numerous superstars, including Madonna and Björk. Singer Imogen Heap issued a solo album (Megaphone) four years ago. Thes ...

  34. This Day in Music

    August 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's Central Park in 1998, the Montreux Jazz Festival launches its first U.S. tour at the Chicago Theatre, featuring Al Jarreau, Ro 2000 - Following a successful o ...

  35. The Infinite

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Prolific trumpeter/composer/band leader Dave Douglas returns with yet another great group—this one a quintet based on the funky ambience of In a Silent Way-era Miles Davis. Prolific trumpeter/composer/band leader Dave Douglas returns with yet anothe ...

  36. Vespertine

    September 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Unlike the extroverted antics of such previous BjÖrk essays as Post and Homogenic, Vespertine is positively introverted. This intimate, often breathtakingly beautiful collection (primarily prod Unlike the extroverted antics of such previous Björk es ...

  37. Bjork Paints From New Palette

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Unlike the extroverted aural landscapes of much of Bjork's past recordings, which have variously embraced dancefloor beats, big-band overtures, and avant-garde gestures -- "Vespertine" is decidedly in Icelandic singer/songwriter Bjork ...

  38. Bjork Sets 'Vespertine' Tracklist, Paris Gigs

    June 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Icelandic vocalist Bjork has finalized the tracklisting for her upcoming Elektra album "Vespertine," due Aug. 28. The 12-track set begins with first single "Hidden Place" and includes four other songs Icelandic vocalist Bjork has ...

  39. lemonjelly.ky

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Over the past 10 years, noted programmer/producer Nick Franglen has contributed to recordings by BjÖrk, Primal Scream, Blur, All Saints, and the Spice Girls, among others. Over the past 10 years, noted programmer/producer Nick Franglen has contribut ...

  40. Lips Leader Goes Alien During Album Sessions

    April 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After completing initial sessions for the Flaming Lips' new album, frontman Wayne Coyne has decided to become an alien. According the band's official Web site, the Oklahoma native is devoting time bet After completing initial sessions for ...

  41. King Britt 'Re-Members' The '80s

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, "When the Funk Hits The Fan" (Ovum/RuffHouse/Columbia), remains one of those musically solid discs that we find ourselves revisiting Four years after its release, Kin ...

  42. Bound For Big Screen, Britney's Dubbed 'Worst Dressed'

    January 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 There's good news and bad news this week for Britney Spears. The good news is that the teen pop sensation has signed to star in a feature film. The bad news is that she has the dubious honor of toppin There's good news and bad news this we ...