1. The Wanted, Lee Brice Heading for Billboard 200 Top 10

    April 27, 2012 9:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 It seems a foregone conclusion that Jack White will score his first No. 1 album next week on the Billboard 200 with "Blunderbuss" while the top 10 could see arrivals from the Wanted, Lee Brice and Kip Moore. Industry sources suggest that W ...

  2. The Wanted, Lee Brice, Kip Moore Heading For Top 10 on Billboard 200

    April 27, 2012 8:43 PM EDT It seems a foregone conclusion that Jack White will score his first No. 1 album next week on the Billboard 200 with Blunderbuss , while the top 10 could see arrivals from the Wanted, Lee Brice and Kip Moore. Jack White Set for First No. 1 Album In ...

  3. Web Trends: Tupac's Coachella Hologram Cashes In

    April 27, 2012 5:34 PM EDT Google Trends: No new music topics trending this morning. Twitter Music Trend: 1. #AmexUNSTAGED Promoted - ad for Jack White's performance at Webster Hall tonight. Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. 10 Rapper Video Games We Wish Existed 2. Ar ...

  4. Jack White Set for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    April 25, 2012 6:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Though Jack White never earned a No. 1 album as part of the White Stripes , he's on course to top next week's Billboard 200 -- as a solo act. His solo debut set, "Blunderbuss," is aiming to bow at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart ...

  5. Jack White Set for First No. 1 Album

    April 25, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Though Jack White never earned a No. 1 album as part of the White Stripes, he's on course to top next week's Billboard 200 -- as a solo act. His solo debut set, "Blunderbuss," is aiming to bow at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 char ...

  6. Jack White to Compose 'Lone Ranger' Score

    April 25, 2012 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Walt Disney Pictures has wrangled Jack White to compose the score for "The Lone Ranger." The studio announced Tuesday that the Grammy-winning rocker will write, produce and perform the score for director Gore Verbinski's upcoming adap ...

  7. Jack White Composing 'Lone Ranger'' Score; Third Man Records Truck Giving Away Concert Tix in NYC

    April 25, 2012 8:21 AM EDT Walt Disney Pictures has wrangled Jack White to compose the score for "The Lone Ranger." The studio announced Tuesday that the Grammy-winning rocker will write, produce and perform the score for director Gore Verbinski's upcoming ad ...

  8. Vevo's Rio Caraeff Talks Upfronts, Royalties, Growth, and Says: 'We Have No Intention To Leave YouTube'

    April 24, 2012 12:18 PM EDT It's a transitional time for Vevo, as the No. 1 most-watched YouTube channel (and No. 3 most-watched U.S. video platform on the web, according to Comscore) prepares to host its first upfront event for advertisers and agencies in New York on W ...

  9. Record Store Day Nashville: Liquid-Filled Jack White Records at Third Man; JEFF the Brotherhood Rock Grimey's

    April 23, 2012 4:18 PM EDT The owners of Grimey's New and Pre-Loved Music, Doyle Davis (left) and Mike Grimes, take a quick break in the parking lot behind the store that services as a performance stage and retail space. (Photo: Glenn Peoples) Buyers started forming a ...

  10. Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Neil Young, Jack White Announced for 2012 Outside Lands Fest

    April 17, 2012 11:05 AM EDT (Photo: Robert Hooman) Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Jack White and the Foo Fighters lead the lineup for the fifth annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, which will invade San Francisco's Golden Gate Park fr ...

  11. Outside Lands 2012 Lineup: Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Neil Young Headlining

    April 17, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder , Metallica , Neil Young & Crazy Horse , Jack White and the Foo Fighters lead the lineup for the fifth annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, which will invade San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from Aug. 10-12. The 201 ...

  12. Jack White to Live Stream 'Blunderbuss' Release Concert, Gary Oldman to Direct

    April 16, 2012 10:18 AM EDT Jack White will kick off the release of his first solo album with a concert streamed live online, to be directed by Gary Oldman. The show will be the first installment in the third season of American Express' "Unstaged" series, whic ...

  13. Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup: Black Sabbath, Chili Peppers, Black Keys Headlining

    April 11, 2012 1:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The extra-colorful lineup for the 2012 Lollapalooza festival, led by the Black Keys , Red Hot Chili Peppers and a reunited Black Sabbath , was unveiled on Wednesday morning (Apr. 11). The annual C3 Presents-promoted fest will return to Chicago' ...

  14. Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup: Black Sabbath, Chili Peppers, Black Keys Headlining

    April 11, 2012 1:00 AM EDT The extra-colorful lineup for the 2012 Lollapalooza festival, led by the Black Keys, Red Hot Chili Peppers and a reunited Black Sabbath, was unveiled on Wednesday morning (Apr. 11). The annual C3 Presents-promoted fest will return to Chicago' ...

  15. Jack White, Black Keys, Killers Announced For Delaware's Firefly Music Fest

    April 05, 2012 10:42 AM EDT Delaware's Coachella? Screenshot of the Firefly Music Festival line-up and geographical radius map. Jack White, Black Keys, and the Killers have been announced for the Firefly Music Festival at the Woodlands at Dover International Speedway in ...

  16. White Stripes Reunion? 'Only If We Were Bankrupt,' Says Jack White

    March 22, 2012 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Detroit rocker Jack White has revealed that he will only reform the White Stripes if they were to hit bankruptcy. Speaking to NME , White called a reunion "a really sad thing" if it were to happen. Despite the White Stripes success, and hi ...

  17. SXSW 2012: 10 Things Seen and Heard Friday

    March 17, 2012 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Who forgot their lyrics? Who had synchronized dance moves? And who had Bill Murray rocking out in the crowd? Here are 10 things from Friday's South By Southwest that you might have missed -- even if you were in the audience. 1. As he promised, ...

  18. Jack White Rocks Career Retrospective at Third Man Records SXSW Show

    March 17, 2012 11:06 AM EDT Karen Elson surely knew the answer when she asked her audience Friday night at the Stage on Sixth: "Are you ready for Jack?" The night was dedicated to Jack White's Third Man Records label, but as his ex-wife plainly knew, he was th ...

  19. Jack White Gives Career Retrospective at Third Man SXSW Show

    March 17, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Karen Elson surely knew the answer when she asked her audience Friday night at the Stage on Sixth: "Are you ready for Jack?" The night was dedicated to Jack White's Third Man Records label, but as his ex-wife plainly knew, he was the ...

  20. Rapper MattyB, 9, Bounds Onto Billboard Social 50 Chart

    March 16, 2012 12:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Making a big debut at No. 11 on the Social 50 this week is a 9-year old rapper from Atlanta, known simply as MattyB. As seen on NBC's "Today" rapping "Ice Ice Baby" and featured on "The Insider," MattyB bows this w ...

  21. 9-Year Old Rapper MattyB Bounds Onto Billboard Social 50 Chart

    March 15, 2012 6:37 PM EDT Making a big debut at No. 11 on the Social 50 this week is a 9-year old rapper from Atlanta, known simply as MattyB. As seen on NBC's "Today" rapping "Ice Ice Baby" and featured on "The Insider," MattyB bows this ...

  22. Dance Music Execs Discuss 'Death of Rock and Roll' at SXSW Panel

    March 15, 2012 4:52 PM EDT In a year where SXSW's musical main attractions are Bruce Springsteen and Jack White, it's ironic that a panel is ready to (literally) dance on rock's grave. Still, it's undeniable that with the rise of DJs/producers Skrillex a ...

  23. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog Part 2

    March 14, 2012 2:06 PM EDT Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog March 17, 2012 | Person ON the Street Man on the Street: Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Billboard.biz: What's the best band/artist you've seen yet? Fred Mills: Br ...

  24. One Direction Coming To 'Saturday Night Live'

    March 12, 2012 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 With "Saturday Night Live" hosting a slew of "edgy" rock artists like Sleigh Bells and Jack White this season, as well as YouTube sensations like Lana Del Rey and Karmin, it's easy to understand why boy band fans are wonderi ...

  25. Backbeat: '$ellebrity' Star Sheryl Crow, Director Kevin Mazur, Beggars' Martin Mills @ SXSW Film Afterparty

    March 12, 2012 2:00 PM EDT From left: $ellebrity Executive Producer David Wild, Singer Sheryl Crow, filmmaker and photographer Kevin Mazur (Photo: Michael Buckner/ WireImage) Sheryl Crow was a late arrival to the world premiere screening of "$ellebrity," Kevin Maz ...

  26. A Guide To SXSW Music: Hot Parties, Big Showcases, Can't-Miss Shows

    March 12, 2012 7:45 AM EDT SXSW Music is just about the most overwhelming festival experience the music industry serves up on a yearly basis, with thousands of bands spread across the city performing both unofficial and official SXSW events, house parties, free bar shows, b ...

  27. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  28. Jack White Makes Solo Debut on 'SNL': Watch

    March 04, 2012 1:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Last night's "Saturday Night Live" may have been all about comeback kid Lindsay Lohan, but Jack White was also having his own moment in the sun, making his first TV performance behind his solo project. But White's used to this so ...

  29. BMG Rights Management Purchases R2M Music Lux SARL Catalog

    March 02, 2012 7:00 AM EST BERLIN -- BMG Rights Management (BMG) announced it has purchased the catalogue of R2M Music Lux S.a.r.l with 12,000 copyrights including 35 Top 10 hits and many top songs the 1960s-1990's. R2M was founded by former Sony/ATV Music Publishing e ...

  30. Jack White Reveals 'Love Interruption' Video, Tour Dates

    February 14, 2012 12:15 PM EST 0 0 0 This Valentine's Day, Jack White found a way to say that he's better off alone: He released the music video for his first solo single, "Love Interruption." The song -- whose chorus declares, "I won't let love disrupt, c ...

  31. Chart Highlights: Flo Rida Flies to No. 1 on Pop Songs

    February 06, 2012 5:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. ...

  32. Sasquatch! 2012 Lineup: Bon Iver, Jack White, The Shins & More

    February 03, 2012 8:55 AM EST 0 0 0 A slew of venerable indie rock performers highlight the lineup of the 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival , which will celebrate its 10th anniversary over the Memorial Day weekend (May 25-28) at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash. Bon Iver , Beck , S ...

  33. Jack White To Release First Solo Album, 'Blunderbuss,' in April

    January 30, 2012 2:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Listen To the First Single, 'Love Interruption' This Thursday (Feb. 2) marks the one-year anniversary of the White Stripes ' official demise, and while Jack White has stayed busy since then by working with Stephen Colbert and Insane C ...

  34. Alabama Shakes Plot Debut Album

    January 17, 2012 10:28 PM EST 0 0 0 Alabama Shakes' debut album will arrive on April 10, the buzzed-about band has revealed. The retro-leaning blues-rock act, led by big-voiced, bespectacled singer Brittany Howard, self-produced the 11-track "Boys & Girls," which wi ...

  35. Alabama Shakes Announce Details of Debut Full-Length 'Boys and Girls'

    January 17, 2012 3:30 PM EST The Alabama Shakes, who were named one of Billboard's Best Bets for 2012 last week, have released the details of their forthcoming debut full-length, titled "Boys & Girls." The record will drop April 10 via ATO stateside and Rou ...

  36. Bryan Ferry Plots U.S. Return, Talks Style, Scandal & Roxy 'Babies'

    October 28, 2011 10:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a long absence Bryan Ferry just finished hopscotching around the United States in support of his latest album, "Olympia." It features an impressive array of guest musicians like Nile Rodgers, Scissor Sisters and Groover Armanda. And ...

  37. Radiohead Rocks One-Hour 'Colbert Report' Special: Watch

    September 27, 2011 11:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two days after they rocked the "SNL" season premiere , Radiohead graced Stephen Colbert with their presence as the sole guests on "The Colbert Report" last night (Sept. 26). Radiohead on 'Saturday Night Live': Dancing T ...

  38. The Raconteurs Reform, Return Home, Rock Inaugural MI Fest

    September 19, 2011 1:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs capped the first week of their reactivation on Sept. 17, closing the inaugural MI Fest with a blazing 90-minute set at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. It was a homecoming of sorts for the group, which played two ...

  39. Backbeat: Karen Elson Brings Country to Fashion Week at Posh NYC Showcase

    September 14, 2011 1:56 PM EDT Karen Elson performs at Beauty and Essex in New York Tuesday night (Photo: Clint Spaulding - PMC) Nearly all of Karen Elson 's worlds collided on New York's Lower East Side on Tuesday night, when the model/singer/songwriter/designer/moth ...

  40. Bono, The Edge Rock Toronto Film Fest With U2 Doc

    September 09, 2011 9:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2 singer Bono, guitarist The Edge and their band mates have let their guard down for a revealing documentary about their creative development and a pivotal career shift 20 years ago. "From the Sky Down" opened the Toronto International Fi ...

  41. Insane Clown Posse: Jack White 'Arse' Single was 'Collaboration in the Fullest Sense'

    September 01, 2011 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The members of Insane Clown Posse were a bit disappointed -- at first -- when they found out what Jack White had in mind for "Leck Mich Im Arsch," their new collaborative single on White's Third Man Records label. "He explained t ...

  42. Jack White + Insane Clown Posse + Mozart = 'Arse' Single: Listen

    August 31, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Have you ever listened to a Mozart piece and thought, "I wish Insane Clown Posse was rapping over this"? Fortunately, a forthcoming single combines Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope's wacky rhymes with Mozart's pristine melody, all tha ...

  43. Marshall Grant, Who Brought 'Boom Chicka Boom' to Johnny Cash's Band, Dies

    August 09, 2011 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Not all pioneers know exactly where they're going, and that was definitely the case for Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two. Cash, guitarist Luther Perkins and bassist Marshall Grant - the last surviving member of the group who passed away Sund ...

  44. Lollapalooza 2011: The Kills' Allison Mosshart Channels Marilyn Monroe

    August 06, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Half an hour before she rocked the Bud Light stage at Lollapalooza on Friday (Aug. 5), the Kills ' powerhouse singer Alison Mosshart talked about the band's return to the Lollapalooza stage, Marilyn Monroe and writing with Jack White. The ...

  45. Newport Folk Festival Highlighted by Pete Seeger, Decemberists

    August 01, 2011 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Newport Folk Festival careened into Fort Adams State Park this weekend, selling out for the first time in its 52-year run. The festival, one of the oldest in the United States and recently enjoying non-profit status, joined veterans and neophyte ...

  46. Pearl Jam, U2, Madonna Movies Get Toronto Film Fest Premieres

    July 26, 2011 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 In-depth U2 and Pearl Jam documentaries, and a scripted feature directed by Madonna , will receive their premieres at the 36th Toronto International Film Festival being held Sept. 8-18. Davis Guggenheim's "From the Sky Down" takes a l ...

  47. Unreleased White Stripes Tracks Hit the 'Net: Listen

    July 14, 2011 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The White Stripes may have broken up earlier this year , but they're not letting their non-existence getting in the way of debuting new material. The rock duo has released two previously unheard tracks through the Vault subscription service of ...

  48. Billboard Bits: Jack White Goes Rap, Foxy Brown's Mooning Charges Dropped

    July 12, 2011 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jack White Collaborates With Rapper Black Milk Is there anything Jack White can't do? The former White Stripes frontman, Third Man Records owner, and all around rock ...

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