1. 'American Psycho' Musical Off-Broadway Run Killed

    September 12, 2014 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The attempt by the American Psycho musical to come to New York isn't going smoothly. Kanye West vs. Huey Lewis: Whose 'American Psycho' Parody Is Better? The off-Broadway company Second Stage Theatre said Friday (Sept. 12) it will no ...

  2. Duncan Sheik

    Duncan Sheik

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  3. Darren Aronofsky to Direct Lou Reed, Metallica Video

    November 03, 2011 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Award-winning director Darren Aronofsky will direct a music video from the new Metallica and Lou Reed album, "Lulu." Best-known for his Oscar-nominated films "Black Swan" and "The Wrestler," Aronofsky will produce a vid ...

  4. Brian Wilson, The Roots, Chaka Khan Get Jazzy For Inaugural Blue Note Fest

    June 08, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With an already fantastic start featuring performances from Bobby McFerrin , George Porter Jr . and more, the first annual Blue Note Jazz Festival will continue with its wide-ranging lineup at NYC clubs through June 30. In addition to collaborating ...

  5. Ask Billboard

    April 24, 2009 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. THE NUMBER 50, PART 1 Hi Gary, I ...

  6. 'Spring Awakening' Headed To Big Screen

    April 14, 2009 9:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 McG is in talks to bring the Broadway rock musical "Spring Awakening" to the big screen, developing it with original book and lyrics writer Steven Sater. McG is attached to direct and would act as a producer. The project is not yet set up ...

  7. Chart Beat

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Kanye West, Pink, Dolly Parton, Alicia Keys And More! KANYE, 50 CENT AND KENNY: The big news this week is the number of albums sold by the top three debuts on The Billboard 200. But since those sales figures are covered in other Billb ...

  8. Chart Beat

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses "High School Musical 2," "Hannah Montana," the Eagles and more! BACK TO 'SCHOOL': This week's album chart is all about "HSM2" and "HM2." "HSM2" is, of course, the soundt ...

  9. Chart Beat

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Maroon 5, Ne-Yo, Neil Sedaka and more! THE 'WONDER' YEAR: Maroon 5 will never forget 2007, the year the group achieved its first No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. Nor will the members of the band ever forget how they achieved ...

  10. Sheik Juggling Broadway, Film Scores, Covers CD

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Having conquered the Great White Way with "Spring Awakening," singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik's dance card is suddenly filled with more theater projects -- plus film prospects and a covers album. Having conquered the Great White Way wi ...

  11. Chart Beat

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 LL Cool J re-enters the Hot 100 at a stunning No. 4, plus news on Ashley Parker Angel, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beatles, Lifehouse, Daniel Powter and Kool & the Gang. WE NOW RETURN 'CONTROL' TO YOU: "Control Myself" (Def Ja ...

  12. Chart Beat Chat

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses the Billboard Hot 100, longest-charting songs, disco/dance charts, Prince and more with readers. LIVING IN A DIGITAL WORLD Dear Fred, Recently I have become concerned about the accuracy of the Billboard Hot 100 with the advent of digi ...

  13. Chart Beat Chat

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred chats with readers about charts, Madonna, digital downloads, Mary J. Blige and more. AIN'T NOTHING LIKE THE 'REAL, REAL, REAL' THING Dear Fred, In Joel Whitburn's "Top Pop Singles" book, he sometimes lists the sale ...

  14. Chart Beat Chat

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Beyonce, CeCe Winans, Jack Johnson, Lifehouse, Kelly Clarkson and more with readers. CHECK ON BEYONCÉ Hi, Fred! Thanks always for your informative and entertaining column! I recall a few years ago when Jennifer Lopez charted with her ...

  15. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Get the scoop on new albums from modern rock acts Yellowcard and P.O.D., a Southern soul-infused effort from indie chanteuse Cat Power, a potential American hit for overseas "popera" act Il Divo and m The first solo album from Guided By Vo ...

  16. Ringin' In The New Year

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At best, New Year's Eve is not only a time to celebrate another year passing, but also a time to see great music. New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas will be hosting the biggest names in pop and rock, At best, New Year's Eve is not only a ...

  17. Fury and Spin

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jacob Zachary's debut sounds like a collection of basement songs from the boy next door, the quiet type who knows how to express his sincerest sentiments. Jacob Zachary's debut sounds like a collection of basement songs from the boy next d ...

  18. Top Stars Have 'American Dreams'

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 NBC's nostalgic family drama "American Dreams" will continue its tradition of casting pop stars as 1960s artists in the show's second season. Already lined up to appear in upcoming episodes are R& NBC's nostalgic family ...

  19. 'American Dreams' Spawns Soundtrack Album

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here last month, the NBC drama "American Dreams," which centers on the 1960s version of the classic music show "American Bandstand," has spawned a soundtrack. As tipped here last month, the NBC drama "American Drea ...

  20. Orrico Set For 'American Dreams'

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop artist Stacie Orrico has landed a part on an upcoming episode of the nostalgic NBC series "American Dreams." She'll have an acting role and sing the Angels' 1963 No. 1 Billboard single "My Boyfrie Pop artist Stacie Orric ...

  21. Week Of March 24-30

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music related TV highlights for the week of March 24-30, 2003. If you like superstar divas and big, lavish productions (and really, who doesn't?), then we've got something very special in store. Along with a new album ("One Heart,&quo ...

  22. Duncan Sheik Reveals 'Daylight'

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik is readying his fourth Atlantic album, "Daylight," for an Aug. 27 release. The disc will be Sheik's first since his unconventional 2001 Nonesuch/Atlantic release "Phanto Singer/songwriter Duncan She ...

  23. Sheik's Collaboration With Playwright Yields 'Phantom Moon'

    March 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When New York playwright Steven Sater approached Atlantic singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik to write music to his lyrics, neither expected the result to become a full-fledged recording. When New York playwright Steven Sater approached Atlantic singer/s ...

  24. Sheik's Collaboration With Playwright Yields 'Phantom Moon'

    March 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When New York playwright Steven Sater approached Atlantic singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik to write music to his lyrics, neither expected the result to become a full-fledged recording. When New York playwright Steven Sater approached Atlantic singer/s ...