1. Mychael Danna, Mark Mothersbaugh Win at BMI's Film/TV Awards

    May 15, 2014 12:31 PM EDT Mark Mothersbaugh, Danny Elfman and Brian Tyler picked up three awards each for their work on films and television series May 14 at BMI’s annual Film/TV Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. BMI composers scored films that grossed more than $5 bil ...

  2. Katy Perry, Nick Cave, Tyler the Creator Eerily Cover "Daisy Bell" for Mark Ryden: Watch

    May 11, 2014 9:05 PM EDT 1 0 0 Last week it was announced pop art painter Mark Ryden was working with Katy Perry, Nick Cave, Tyler, the Creator and others on a limited edition record where each artist would do a rendition of the same popular 1890s song, “Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built ...

  3. Katy Perry, Nick Cave, Tyler the Creator Feature on Mark Ryden's $100 'Gay Nineties' Album

    May 05, 2014 12:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop art painter Mark Ryden's new show, The Gay 90s, opening Saturday, May 3, at the Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles, features plenty of weird cameos from Abraham Lincoln, strange phantasmagoric scenes with raw meat, and his signature oval-eyed litt ...

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  5. Danny Elfman Talks Tim Burton, 'Simpsons,' and Why He Found the Anvil Film 'Emotionally Wrenching'

    October 26, 2012 11:00 AM EDT (L-R): Composer, Danny Elfman, Director, Sacha Gervasi, and Tim Appelo, Hollywood Reporter, Film Editor (Photo: Arnold Turner) Composer Danny Elfman finds deep inspiration when writing about tragedy. The character Jack Skellington's need to e ...

  6. Morning Fix: Pandora & Clear Channel Join Forces; Taylor (& Kendrick's) Week; Rolling Stone's $20 Warm-Up Gig

    October 25, 2012 8:30 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters TAYLOR SWIFT READY TO PAINT BILLBOARD 200 'RED,' KENDRICK LAMAR HEADING FOR NO. 2: Taylor Swift's "Red" is trending toward a 1 million-plus sales w ...

  7. Judd Apatow, Graham Parker Set for Film and TV Music Conference Panel

    October 16, 2012 3:18 PM EDT Writer-director Judd Apatow will participate in a panel discussion at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference on Oct. 25 at the W Hotel in Hollywood. Register today for the Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Con ...

  8. Billboard Home Front: Shaking Up The Genre Charts

    October 15, 2012 7:36 AM EDT Revamped charts will add streaming and downloads to methodology, breaking out fresh genre lists. Billboard unveils new methodology this issue for the long-standing Hot Country Songs, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Latin Songs charts. Each rec ...

  9. Danny Elfman to Receive Maestro Award at Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference

    October 10, 2012 2:46 PM EDT Danny Elfman will receive the Maestro Award at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference on Oct. 25 at the W Hotel in Hollywood. Originally a New Wave rock star with the seminal band Oingo Boingo, Elfman was one of the first ro ...

  10. Warner/Chappell Purchases Music Rights to All Miramax-Owned Films

    July 31, 2012 2:08 PM EDT Warner/Chappell Music Publishing and Miramax film and television studios today announced an agreement under which Warner/Chappell will acquire the masters and publishing rights for all film music owned by Miramax. The agreement builds on the compa ...

  11. Backbeat: Rolfe Kent Receives Career Achievement Honor at BMI Film and TV Awards

    May 17, 2012 3:12 PM EDT BMI president and CEO Del Bryant, BMI Richard Kirk Award recipient Rolfe Kent, and BMI vice president of film and television relations Doreen Ringer Ross pose during the 2012 BMI Film & Television Awards. (Photo: Randall Michelson/Wire Image) ...

  12. Danny Elfman Discusses Film Scoring, Getting Along With Tim Burton, Johnny Depp the Thief

    May 10, 2012 11:54 AM EDT Oscar-nominated composer and former Oingo Boingo frontman Danny Elfman hosted a Q&A session that was open to the public at the Warner Brothers Records building in Burbank, Calif. This event preceded the Dark Shadows premiere on May 11, which i ...

  13. Oscar Music Snubs: Were Songs by Mary J. Blige, Elton John, Pink Really That Bad?

    January 24, 2012 5:00 PM EST It's safe to say that when looking at the music nominations for the Academy Awards this morning, literally thousands of people thought, "That's IT?" While the Academy's rules for the Best Original Song and Best Original Sc ...

  14. Danny Elfman On Composing Music For L.A. Cirque du Soleil's 'Iris'

    September 27, 2011 12:31 PM EDT The first Cirque du Soleil based permanently in Los Angeles is a tribute to cinema, but score composer Danny Elfman says the music has come together in a way that is not at all like film-making. "It was all completely evolutionary as it came ...

  15. 'Hunger Games': T Bone Burnett and Danny Elfman Team Up for Score, Soundtrack

    June 28, 2011 8:26 PM EDT The highly anticipated film "The Hunger Games," based on the first title of Suzanne Collins's bestselling book trilogy, has locked in two giants from the music world to handle score and song production. Veteran producer and 12-time ...

  16. Danny Elfman Discusses Musical Approach to New Cirque du Soleil Show

    June 17, 2011 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The first Cirque du Soleil to be based permanently in Los Angeles is a tribute to cinema, but score composer Danny Elfman says the music has come together in a way that is not at all like film-making. "It was all completely evolutionary as it c ...

  17. Danny Elfman Discusses Musical Approach New L.A. Cirque du Soleil Show

    June 16, 2011 9:10 PM EDT The first Cirque du Soleil to be based permanently in Los Angeles is a tribute to cinema, but score composer Danny Elfman says the music has come together in a way that is not at all like filmmaking. "It was all completely evolutionary as it ...

  18. U2 'Spider-Man' Song Debuts on 'Good Morning America'

    September 10, 2010 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The U2 -scored Broadway spectacle "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has endured its share of setbacks , but fans finally got a taste of the musical on "Good Morning America" Friday morning (Sept. 10). Reeve Carney, who plays the ti ...

  19. Update: 'Slumdog Millionaire' Up For Three Oscars In Music Categories

    January 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST "Slumdog Millionaire" leads the way in the Oscar music categories, with songs "Jai Ho" and "O Saya" nominated for best achievement in music written for motion pictures (best song) and A.R. Rahman nominated for achieve ...

  20. And The Best Song Oscar Nominees Should Be....

    January 21, 2009 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Bright and early on Jan. 22, the Oscar nominations will be announced, including the category for best original song. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences narrowed it down to 49 songs in contention for a nomination this year. From there, w ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. Plain White T's, Rise Against Battle 'Nightmares'

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Following the success of the last year's reissue of "The Nightmare Before Christmas" soundtrack, Walt Disney Records is planning to unveil more "Nightmare" tunes in time for Halloween 2008. Following the success of the last ...

  23. 51OnTV

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 18-24, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Martina McBride (also scheduled: Sylvester Stallone). "106 & Park," BET Featured artist(s): Bow Wow, Nas, Trick D ...

  24. Busy Elfman Looks Ahead, Not Back

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Composer Danny Elfman discussed his new album "Serenada Schizophrana," his long-standing relationship with director Tim Burton and his years in Oingo Boingo during a keynote Q&A session yesterday Composer Danny Elfman discussed his new ...

  25. Oingo Who? Busy Elfman Looks Ahead Not Back

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Composer readying album of classical concert work. Composer Danny Elfman discussed his new album "Serenada Schizophrana," his long-standing relationship with director Tim Burton and his years in Oingo Boingo during a keynote Q&A sess ...

  26. Oingo Who? Busy Elfman Looks Ahead Not Back

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Composer discussed new album Nov. 15. Composer Danny Elfman discussed his new album "Serenada Schizophrana," his long-standing relationship with director Tim Burton and his years in Oingo Boingo during a keynote Q&A session Wednesday ...

  27. Manson, Fiona, Fall Out Boy Revisit 'Nightmare'

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tim Burton's cult classic animated feature "The Nightmare Before Christmas" will receive a 13th anniversary present this month in the form of a two-disc expanded edition of its soundtrack. Tim Burton's cult classic animated featu ...

  28. Thomas, Wainwright Sing For 'Robinsons'

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rob Thomas and Rufus Wainwright will contribute original songs to the soundtrack of the animated Walt Disney film "Meet the Robinsons." Rob Thomas and Rufus Wainwright will contribute original songs to the soundtrack of the animated Walt D ...

  29. Shania, Phair Rock 'Housewives' Soundtrack

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The new Shania Twain single "Shoes" will lead the album "Music From and Inspired by Desperate Housewives," due Sept. 20 via Hollywood. The new Shania Twain single "Shoes" will lead the album "Music From and Inspire ...

  30. Scene & Heard

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rather than rifling through countless chocolate bars for a golden ticket, a simple listen to Danny Elfman's score to the film "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" will transport anyone to Willy Wonka's Rather than rifling throug ...

  31. Dynamic Duo Scores Big With 'Batman Begins'

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pointing to Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Newman's joint credit on "The Egyptian" in 1954, James Newton Howard notes that such collaborations between prominent film composers are rare. Pointing to Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Newman' ...

  32. Hot Product

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Big Fish 'Fish' Fry Having already been nominated for the best original song at the Golden Globe awards, Pearl Jam's "Man of the Hour" gets a wide release this week on Sony's "Big Fish" soundtrack. The cut was ...

  33. Vedder, Sting Nominated For Golden Globes

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and U2's Bono are among those nominated for best original song Golden Globe Awards. Danny Elfman's score for "Big Fish" and Howard Shore's work on Songs by Elton John ...

  34. Pearl Jam Reels In 'Exclusive' Fish

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As tipped here last month, the Sony Classical soundtrack for Tim Burton's upcoming film "Big Fish" will feature a new Pearl Jam song, "Man of the Hour." And while the album won't be released until Dec As tipped here las ...

  35. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Judas Priest, Mark Kozelek

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Pearl Jam, Judas Priest, Mark Kozelek Pearl Jam has written a new song for the upcoming Tim Burton film "Big Fish," which opens Dec. 10 in select U.S. cities and Jan. 23 in wider release. The cut, "Man of the Hour," was d ...

  36. GNR/Weiland Band Goes To The Movies

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rumors continue to swirl about the status of the new band featuring three ex-members of Guns N' Roses. And while the project, said to be named Reloaded and featuring Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Rumors continue to swirl about the status o ...

  37. Alf Clausen's 'Simpsons' Songs Hit The Right Note

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Now in its 14th season on Fox, "The Simpsons" has yielded four full-length albums, numerous books and videos, and countless toys and related merchandise. Add to that Warner Bros. Publications& ...

  38. 'Chicago' Nabs 12 U.K. Film Nominations

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With 12 nominations, "Chicago" tied with "Gangs of New York" to lead the field for the British Academy Film Awards (aka the Baftas). Among the nods for the silver screen adaptation of the Broadway mus With 12 nominations, "C ...

  39. Latifah, Lil' Kim, Macy Gray Do The 'Tango'

    December 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Queen Latifah, Lil' Kim, and Macy Gray have teamed up to record the song "Cell Block Tango (He Had It Comin')" for the soundtrack to the upcoming film "Chicago." The Miramax Films production of the Br Queen Latifah, Lil ...

  40. 'Simpsons' Creator To Curate All Tomorrow's Parties

    July 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Matt Groening, creator of the animated Fox series "The Simpsons" and "Futurama," will curate the 2003 U.S. edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival, to be held in June on the University of Matt Groening, creator ...

  41. Hot Product

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing the "Spider-Man" soundtrack, and new albums from Trey Anastasio, Ali, and Blackalicious. Along Came A 'Spider' Befitting what is expected to be one of the summer's most popular movies, Columbia has snared a host o ...

  42. Aerosmith, Sum 41 Show 'Spidey' Sense

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sony's "Spider-Man" soundtrack, due April 30, has snared Aerosmith to cover the film's main theme, Billboard.com has learned. The set also features first single "What We're All About (The Original Ver Sony's " ...