1. Lee DeWyze Finds 'Silver Lining,' New Album of 'Folk Anthem Pop-Rock' Coming

    May 01, 2013 6:45 AM EDT “American Idol” season winner Lee DeWyze returned to the show last week to debut his new single, “Silver Lining." Following the recent performance, the Illinois-based rocker spoke to Billboard on what he's been up to since the 2012 relea ...

  2. Colt Ford, Joss Stone, and Sixpence None the Richer

    August 02, 2012 4:00 PM EDT COLT FORD "Declaration of Independence" Producers: various Average Joe's Entertainment Release Date: Aug. 7 This Athens, Ga.-based songwriter got a huge boost last year when two songs he co-wrote topped Billboard's Hot Country ...

  3. Sixpence None The Richer on Getting 'Lost' and Going Indie

    July 26, 2012 3:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been a decade since Sixpence None the Richer 's "Divine Discontent" - not that the band's been trying to keep fans waiting. "We wanted to do it for the last five years," singer Leigh Nash says of the pop-rock ...

  4. New Jack's Mannequin Album Is a Do-Over

    August 30, 2011 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 It took two attempts, but Andrew McMahon is satisfied that "People and Things," the third album by Jack's Mannequin , is exactly what he wants it to be. McMahon tells Billboard.com that he started working on "People and Things,&q ...

  5. Sixpence None the Richer Start New 'Conversation'

    May 21, 2010 2:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sixpence None the Richer brings the reunion it started in 2008 to fruition this summer with the Aug. 24 release of "Strange Conversation," the Nashville pop group's first new album in eight years. After announcing its dissolution in 2 ...

  6. Dixie Chicks Duo Does Double Duty As Court Yard Hounds

    March 29, 2010 8:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire are figuring out how to be both Court Yard Hounds and Dixie Chicks during the coming months. The Dixie duo will be releasing their self-titled debut as Court Yard Hounds on May 4 and plan to tour in support o ...

  7. Crowded House Plots Comeback, Moves Labels

    March 23, 2010 8:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 Crowded House has a new label home, and a new album on the way. The celebrated antipodean melodic rock act - comprising Neil Finn, Mark Hart, Nick Seymour and Matt Sherrod - will release the new studio album "Intriguer" this June through U ...

  8. Wilco Returns With Eclectic New Album

    May 05, 2009 1:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wilco revisits the unpredictable leanings of "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot" and "A Ghost Is Born" on its latest project, "Wilco (The Album)," due June 30 from Nonesuch. The 11-track set was produced by the band with Jim Scott, ...

  9. Wilco Reveals Feist Collaboration, New Album Details

    March 27, 2009 1:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wilco confirmed rumors that Feist will appear on its next album, a still untitled set due for a late June release on Nonesuch, in a posting today (March 27) on the band's website . Feist lends vocals to the track "You and I." Wilco ha ...

  10. Neil Finn To Rock With Radiohead, Wilco Mates

    November 17, 2008 3:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Neil Finn has drafted Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway, Wilco 's Jeff Tweedy, John Stirrat, Glenn Kotche and Pat Sansone, Smiths/Modest Mouse guitarist Johnny Marr, Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, singer/songwriter Li ...

  11. Neil Finn To Rock With Radiohead, Wilco Mates

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Neil Finn has drafted Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, John Stirrat, Glenn Kotche and Pat Sansone, Smiths/Modest Mouse guitarist Johnny Marr, Soul Coughing bassist Sebastia Neil Finn has drafted Radiohead&# ...

  12. Whiskeytown's 'Almanac' Bolstered For Reissue

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On March 4, Mood Food/Outpost/Geffen/Ume will re-release Whiskeytown's "Strangers Almanac" as a double-disc deluxe edition. The newly expanded version will include previously unreleased Whiskeytown tr On March 4, Mood Food/Outpost/Gef ...

  13. Heartbreakers, Imposters, Nickel Creekers Make The Scrolls

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 They don't have a record deal or release date for their album yet, and their name still isn't even a 100% firm, but a new "supergroup" featuring members of the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello's Imposter They don't have a ...

  14. New Kathleen Edwards Album Due In March

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kathleen Edwards will release her first album in three years come March. "Asking for Flowers," due March 4 via Zoe/Rounder, was produced by the songwriter herself... Kathleen Edwards will release her first album in three years come March. ...

  15. Wilco: In The Comfort Zone

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Wilco loft takes up a full floor of a nondescript building in Chicago's Irving Park. This expansive place could use a paint job and some new rugs, but it's cozy in a way that makes you feel like y The Wilco loft takes up a full floor o ...

  16. Phair, Ryan Adams Enhance Minnie Driver Sophomore Set

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Liz Phair and Ryan Adams are amongst the host of guests on actress/musician Minnie Driver's sophomore album "Sea Stories." The Zoe/Rounder set, a 12-track collection of songs penned by Driver, will be Liz Phair and Ryan Adams are amon ...

  17. Breaking & Entering

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Robert Randolph, New Amsterdams and Nevermore. ALL IN THE FAMILY: The music of Robert Randolph may have been born in a church, but the pedal steel guitar whiz is a ...