1. 50 Cent, 'Get Rich Or Die Tryin'' at 10: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    February 06, 2013 11:45 AM EST Ten years ago today, the hip-hop landscape shifted. 50 Cent, a young upstart from Queens, New York, put the rap game in a chokehold with the release of his debut studio album "Get Rich or Die Tryin'." The album was an audio snapshot ...

  2. How Prince Harry Came to Play On UK's No. 1 Album

    June 06, 2012 8:41 AM EDT For just the second time in the history of the Official U.K. Albums Chart, a member of the British royal family is heard on a No. 1 title. For only the second time in the history of the Official U.K. Albums Chart, a member of the British royal fam ...

  3. Prince Harry Gets Crown ... on U.K. Albums Chart

    June 05, 2012 9:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 For just the second time in the history of the Official U.K. Albums Chart, a member of the British royal family is heard on a No. 1 title. For only the second time in the history of the Official U.K. Albums Chart, a member of the British royal famil ...

  4. Queen's Jubilee Highlighted By Paul McCartney, Elton John

    June 04, 2012 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 A glittering parade of artists from the 1950s to the present day - from Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones to Jessie J and Ed Sheeran - performed outside Buckingham Palace on Monday night (June 4) at the Diamond Jubilee Concert in honor of Her Maje ...

  5. Backbeat: A (Record Store) Day in the Life: Origami Vinyl in Los Angeles

    April 23, 2012 10:47 AM EDT Matt Sullivan, left, and Patrick McCarthy from the Light in the Attic Records visited nine record stores in the L.A. area separately before joining forces to spin discs at Origami Vinyl. (Photo: Phil Gallo) Neil Schield knew he could make a handfu ...

  6. Unsigned Artist Context Joins MTV UK's 'Brand New For 2012' List After Musicmetric Partnership

    January 19, 2012 5:05 PM EST The symbiotic relationship between artists and increasingly ubiquitous social media was confirmed last week in the U.K. following a deal between MTV U.K. and Musicmetric, the rapidly growing London-based social media measurement company, which thi ...

  7. Mary Bragg Credits Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood For Songwriting Chops

    December 07, 2011 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Long before he was part of popular country trio Lady Antebellum , Dave Haywood acted as engineer and producer for his friend, Mary Bragg. The two met in high school and started singing together their first week of college. With adjacent dorm rooms a ...

  8. Oh Land Brings the Beat to Billboard's SXSW Showcase

    March 18, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nanna Øland Fabricius is the hardest-working woman in Austin. The Danish singer, better known by her stage name Oh Land, has an exhausting 11 showcases booked during South by Southwest, and her numerous appearances - and the fervor that seems to fol ...

  9. Paul McCartney Rocks 'Saturday Night Live' With Beatles, Wings Classics

    December 12, 2010 2:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Comedian Paul Rudd may have been the show's official host, but it was the other Paul that had made this weekend's "Saturday Night Live" an epic television experience. Sir Paul McCartney brought his A-game to the SNL set on Dec. 1 ...

  10. Susan Boyle 'Perfect Day' Video Premieres, Directed By Lou Reed

    November 07, 2010 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 S usan Boyle ventures through gorgeous natural settings and sings under a rainbow in the epic music video for "Perfect Day," which precedes the Nov. 9 release of sophomore album "The Gift." The clip for the track, which is a cove ...

  11. Susan Boyle to Sing 'Perfect Day' for Prince Charles

    November 03, 2010 10:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 First she sang for Pope Benedict XVI , and now Susan Boyle is going to perform for Prince Charles. The 49-year-old British singing sensation will perform her version of Lou Reed 's "Perfect Day" for Charles and his wife Camilla at the ...

  12. Michael Jackson Memorial To Be Worldwide Television Event

    July 07, 2009 6:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Talk about event television: The mega-blowout to celebrate Michael Jackson's life and music is expected to draw some of the biggest daytime audiences stateside in decades and through-the-roof ratings in Europe, where the show will air live in p ...

  13. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  14. Chart Beat

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Mariah Carey, Josh Kelly, Lil Wayne and more! EQUALS OPPORTUNITY: Mariah Carey collects the sixth No. 1 album of her career on The Billboard 200, a total that ties her with Madonna and Janet Jackson for second place among solo female ...

  15. Billboard Goes To The Grammys: A 50-Year Retrospective

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the Grammy Awards turn 50, here's a look back at music's biggest night -- from the 1958 inaugural event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to last year's Dixie Chicks triumph at Los Angeles' Staples Cente As the Grammy Awards turn 50 ...

  16. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  17. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  18. Englishmen In New York

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Prince Charles and Sting in New York. England's Prince Charles (right), talks with Sting and his wife Trudie Styler during a Nov. 1, 2005, reception at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. News Sting , Charles , Trudie Styler ...

  19. Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 part two We was in church every time that church door was open. That was a must, no ifs, ands, or buts about it. Saturday night Mama would cook our dinner. Then we'd all get up about 6:30 Sunday morning, 'cause everyone had to take their b ...

  20. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  21. Ozzy, Elton To Perform For Prince Charles

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ozzy Osbourne, Elton John and Gwen Stefani are among the performers set for the annual Royal Variety show in front of Prince Charles, to be held Dec. 14 at London's Coliseum Theatre. Ozzy Osbourne, Elton John and Gwen Stefani are among the perf ...

  22. Walkin' in the Shadow of Life

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Funk is the thread weaving through the Neville Brothers' first album in five years. Funk is the thread weaving through the Neville Brothers' first album in five years. Joining Aaron, Art, Charles and Cyril—the self-described "professo ...

  23. Jagger Knighted At Buckingham Palace

    December 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger, once a scourge of the British establishment, received its ultimate accolade today (Dec. 12) when he was knighted by heir to the throne Prince Charles in a cerem Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger, once a s ...

  24. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steve ...

  25. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steve ...

  26. McCartney, Ozzy Rock 'Party At The Palace'

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twelve thousand invited members of the public took in performances by some of the U.K.'s biggest rock and pop stars and international guests last night (June 3) at Party at the Palace, held on the gro Twelve thousand invited members of the publ ...

  27. U.K. Honors Armatrading

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading was honored yesterday (Oct. 15) at Buckingham Palace in London for her services to music. The 50-year-old performer, who grew up in Birmingham, England, became an MB Singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading was honored y ...

  28. Prince's Trust Celebrates 25 Years With Concert

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Top pop acts from the U.K., the U.S., and beyond took part in what's being called the biggest birthday party on record in London's Hyde Park yesterday (July 8), as 100,000 people attended the fourth a Top pop acts from the U.K., the U.S., ...