1. Emmylou Harris & Evelyn Glennie Named 2015 Polar Music Prize Laureates

    March 10, 2015 3:50 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Emmylou Harris and virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie have been named the Laureates for the 2015 Polar Music Prize, to be presented by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in Stockholm on June 9. The announcement that Harris and ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Olympics Soundtrack Has Top 5 Debut in U.K.

    July 30, 2012 8:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gaslight Anthem's "Handwritten" Opens at No. 2... Florence + the Machine Tops Singles Chart, Again Plan B 's "Ill Manors" film soundtrack debuted atop the new U.K. album chart yesterday (Sunday), as Florence + the Machi ...

  4. London Olympics' Opening Ceremony Sdtk 'Isle of Wonder' Rockets Up U.K. Charts

    July 30, 2012 7:43 AM EDT Plan B's "Ill Manors" film soundtrack (679/Atlantic/Warner Music) debuted atop the new U.K. album chart yesterday (Sunday), as Florence + the Machine's "Spectrum (Say My Name)" (Universal Island) topped the singles ch ...