1. 'Good Vibrations' Revisits the Irish Punk Explosion Via Its Belfast 'Godfather'

    March 12, 2013 9:29 PM EDT "Good Vibrations" is the story of the Belfast record shop that begat the label of the same name, releasing crucial 45s and LPs from the Undertones and other Irish punk bands in the 1970s. Based on the memories of founder Terri Hooley, ...

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  3. Shazam Nets Over One Million Interactions During Olympics' Closing Ceremony

    August 13, 2012 6:25 PM EDT Shazam's social engagement strategies are paying off again. Today the company released a few statistics showing the number of interactions the platform received over the course of the Olympics, including more than one million interactions dur ...

  4. Exclusive: Shazam's 20 Most-Tagged Songs During the Olympics Opening Ceremonies

    August 01, 2012 10:25 PM EDT Dizzee Rascal and Armand Van Helden's "Bonkers" was the most-tagged song during the Olympics' opening ceremonies broadcast on July 27, according to audio search company has shared with Billboard.biz. The list of the top 20 song ...

  5. Olympics Opening Ceremony: Union Jack Jukebox With McCartney, Arctic Monkeys + Best of Britain

    July 28, 2012 8:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Getty Images It's not a concert, Danny Boyle stressed. It's about the athletes. In a very real way, though, the director of the Olympic opening ceremony was wrong. While sports are the heart of the Olympics, music - loud, bold, world-conqu ...

  6. Azealia Banks Tweets About Manager Search -- And It's Not Pretty

    June 08, 2012 12:31 PM EDT Azealia Banks has taken to Twitter to address her search for a new manager, sending a series of thinly-veiled tweets alleging that a "short bald man" planted false stories and instigated cyber bullying against the rapper, and calling mus ...

  7. Composer Hans Zimmer Signs With William Morris Endeavor

    May 09, 2011 7:50 PM EDT Composer Hans Zimmer has signed with WME for representation in all areas, another coup for the agency since bringing over Amos Newman last month to run a new division within the music department. Zimmer joins composers David Newman and David Holme ...

  8. Black Eyed Peas Head Guinness Celebrations

    May 13, 2009 8:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Black Eyed Peas top an international bill of artists set to honor the 250th anniversary of Guinness. It was announced today (May 13) that the Grammy Award-winning act will perform in Asia on Sept. 24 as part of Guinness' global anniversary cele ...

  9. Artist Managers Protest New EMI Regime

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 EMI is facing the prospect of an artists' revolt, with representatives of major acts Robbie Williams and Coldplay expressing concern at the current state of the company. EMI is facing the prospect of an artists' revolt, with representative ...

  10. Damage

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's first formal collaboration with a producer —Steve Jordan, for 2002 set "Plastic Fang"—yielded the trio's most focused, clear-sounding and bright set. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's first formal c ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Blues Explosion Doing 'Damage' On Sanctuary

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The first release under the new pact will be "Damage," due Sept. 29. As tipped here in September, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion has exited longtime home Matador Records and inked with Sanctuary. The first release under the new pact will be & ...

  13. Kings Of Leon, Darkness Join Big Day Out

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kings Of Leon, the Darkness, Muse, Felix Da Housecat, Thursday, Afrika Bambaataa, Poison The Well, the Sleepy Jackson, Audio Bullys, David Holmes and Lost Prophets are among the acts that have joined Kings Of Leon, the Darkness, Muse, Felix Da House ...

  14. Montreux Packs Schedule For 37th Jazz Fest

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the pop of Craig David and Jamiroquai, the modern rock of Radiohead and the Flaming Lips, and the classic rock of Van Morrison and Jethro Tull will be on di The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the ...

  15. 2003 DanceStar Awards Nominees

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST DanceStar Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for 2003 DanceStar Awards, to be presented March 19 at Lummus Park in South Beach, Miami. Best chart act: Mariah Carey Jennifer Lopez Madonna Angie Stone Justin Timberlake Best act: The Crystal Me ...

  16. Primal Scream Unleashes Controversial 'Evil Heat'

    December 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Few acts can still genuinely claim to be relevant 18 years into a recording career, but with seven genre-straddling albums under its belt -- and following raging controversy post-Sept. 11, 2001 -- indie ...

  17. The Anglo Files

    May 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Riton Unleashed, New Radiohead, Homelands Launches, London Xpress Celebrates Grand Central Unleashes Riton As Manchester hip-hop duo Rae and Christian prepare for a forthcoming set of U.K. live dates, they are basking in the success of Riton, the la ...