1. Joss Stone 'Absolutely Fine' After Alleged Murder/Kidnap Attempt

    June 15, 2011 12:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Joss Stone says she's doing OK after police uncovered a bizarre murder and kidnap plot against her Tuesday (June 14). "I'd like to thank everyone for their concern but I'm absolutely fine and getting on with life as normal while ...

  2. Joss Stone Robbery/Murder Plot Thwarted

    June 15, 2011 8:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two men have been arrested near the rural home of singer Joss Stone on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and murder, police said Wednesday. Devon and Cornwall Police say the men, aged 30 and 33, and from the Manchester area of northwest England, were a ...

  3. Raphael Saadiq Talks 'Stone Rollin'' Influences, Being 'Raw'

    May 30, 2011 2:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 R aphael Saadiq has discovered that being busy as an artist doesn't leave him much time to pursue his hitmaking career as a producer. "I haven't had any time to work on anybody," Saadiq -- whose credits behind the board include J ...

  4. Dave Stewart Finds Inspiration in Nashville, Reese Witherspoon on 'Blackbird Diaries'

    May 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 From his legendary work with Eurythmics to his recent collaboration with Stevie Nicks on her latest album, "In Your Dreams," Dave Stewart has had a reputation for capturing magic in the studio. He does it again on his new album, "The ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Pink Blasts Selena Gomez's Pink Ponies, 'Glee' Finale Songs Leak

    May 20, 2011 6:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Pink, Selena Gomez Fight Over Pink Ponies Selena Gomez was spotted using pink-painted ponies while shooting the music video for her latest single, "Love You Like a L ...

  6. Mick Jagger Working on Solo Record: Report

    March 02, 2011 2:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is reportedly hard at work on a record with producer Dave Stewart in Los Angeles -- or so says Jagger's baby brother, Chris. In an interview airing yesterday (Mar. 1) with a Portuguese TV station, during whic ...

  7. Ricky Martin Stays Positive in 'The Best Thing About Me Is You' Video

    January 11, 2011 12:27 PM EST 0 0 0 R icky Martin continued his comeback ascent today (Jan. 11), unveiling his first music video in several years -- for "The Best Thing About Me Is You," his duet with Joss Stone . Video: Ricky Martin, "The Best Thing About Me Is You&quo ...

  8. R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs: Betty Wright & Lil Wayne; Raphael Saadiq's New Single; Ex-Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts Updates Percy Faith

    January 10, 2011 12:00 AM EST Betty Wright Signs to S-Curve, New Album To Feature Lil Wayne, Snoop & Joss Stone -- Current Grammy nominee and R&B legend Betty Wright has signed with S-Curve Records. Due later this year, the singer's first album for the label will ...

  9. The Orchard Closes 2010 With New Artist, Label Signings

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Digital distributor the Orchard has announced a spate of new artist and label signings to close out the year, including deals with Ryan Adams and Joss Stone. The Orchard will also release albums by country artist Big Kenny and alt-rockers Buffalo ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Dodges Assault Charges, Ricky Martin to Release Bilingual Album

    December 14, 2010 5:59 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bieber Will Not Face Charges in Assault Case This past October, Justin Bieber was accused of punching a 12-year-old boy in the face during a laser-tag battle in which the ...

  11. Katy Perry's 'Firework' Powers Into Hot 100 Top 10

    November 11, 2010 11:26 AM EST 0 0 0 As previously reported, Rihanna blasts to the Billboard Hot 100 summit , as "What's My Name?," featuring Drake , vaults 60-1 with Airplay Gainer honors. Rihanna's eighth Hot 100 No. 1 and Drake's first leader debuts at No. 1 ...

  12. Ricky Martin Says He 'Came Out' For His Kids

    November 03, 2010 4:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Latin singer Ricky Martin bravely revealed his homosexuality earlier this year, but he just recently spilled all the details surrounding his public coming-out to Oprah, for an episode that aired yesterday (Nov. 2). As Mr. "Shake Your Bon-Bon&qu ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Ricky Martin Releasing Bilingual Singles, Prince and U2 May Headline Glastonbury

    October 22, 2010 6:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Ricky Martin Releasing Bilingual Singles Ricky Martin announced the new singles from his upcoming 2011 album via his Twitter account. Martin's first Spanish language ...

  14. 5 Things with Travie McCoy

    October 04, 2010 10:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article To give you a closer look at your favorite artists' favorite things, Billboard.com is launching "5 Things," a new package that lets artists open up about their personal preferences. We're kicking things off with pop ...

  15. BACKBEAT: Joss Stone Hosts Nine West Event As Part Of Fashion's Night Out 2010

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Joss Stone hosted two special events at Macy’s Herald Square and the Nine West Flagship Store in Midtown, for Fashion’s Night Out on Friday (Sept. 10). At the Nine West flagship store in midtown she celebrated the launch of her limited edition sho ...

  16. Fashion's Night Out: Pharrell, Kanye, Gwen Stefani, Draw Fans to NYC

    September 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music stars and industry VIPs grace the front rows of New York Fashion Week each season, but at this year's Fashion's Night Out, they mingled with everyday fans. As retail stores ranging from Nine West to Balenciaga opened their doors to ...

  17. Fashion's Night Out: Pharrell, Kanye, Gwen Stefani, Draw Fans to NYC

    September 11, 2010 5:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Music stars and industry VIPs grace the front rows of New York Fashion Week each season, but at this year's Fashion's Night Out, they mingled with everyday fans. As retail stores ranging from Nine West to Balenciaga opened their doors to t ...

  18. Gwen Stefani, Diddy Set for Star-Studded Fashion's Night Out

    September 09, 2010 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The fashion industry is turning to the music business to boost its fortunes as part of the second annual Fashion's Night Out on Sept. 10. Musicians will perform at some of New York's top fashion houses as part of the event, aimed at luring ...

  19. Westboro Baptist Protests Gaga, Joss Stone Voices Bond Girl

    July 20, 2010 4:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Lady Gaga 's St. Louis show this weekend was met by protesters from the radical right-wing Westboro Baptist Church, who called Gaga a "false prophetess" and " ...

  20. Joss Stone Becomes A Bond Girl

    July 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Joss Stone is the newest Bond girl. Not in a movie, but in the upcoming "James Bond 007: Blood Stone" videogame from Activision. Stone's likeness and voice acting will appear alongside that Daniel Craig as James Bond and Judi Dench ...

  21. Dave Stewart Stands Up To Cancer, Talks New Solo Album

    June 14, 2010 5:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 One morning last fall, musician Dave Stewart woke up with an idea for a new song. But unlike any of his past material, the tune was about inspiring those struggling with cancer. "I just had this 'stand up, stand up, stand up to cancer' ...

  22. Bret Michaels' Condition Still Critical, Stars Celebrate Earth Day on DC Mall

    April 26, 2010 5:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Poison 's Bret Michaels is stable but still critical after suffering a brain hemorrhage late Thursday. A rally celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and calling on C ...

  23. Elton John, Black Eyed Peas Perform on Star-Studded 'Idol Gives Back

    April 22, 2010 9:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 E lton John , Alici a Keys , Carrie Underwood , the Black Eyed Peas and other music stars took the stage for Wednesday night's "Idol Gives Back" (Apr. 21), a fund-raising special benefiting children's, hunger and health charities ...

  24. SXSW 2010: Billboard's Showcase Bands

    March 10, 2010 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Give us four nights to program whatever we want, and we'll give you diverse top-tier acts from all the genres we cover, from Latin to hip-hop to rock. All performances are at the Billboard.com Bungalow at 708 E. Sixth St. in downtown Austin. WE ...

  25. Jeff Beck Takes Risks For 'Emotion & Commotion'

    February 17, 2010 12:35 PM EST 0 0 0 J eff Beck is confident that "there'll be a few raised eyebrows" when fans get an earful of his new album, "Emotion & Commotion." Due out April 13, his first studio album in seven years features orchestral arrangements o ...

  26. Chart Beat Thursday: Vampire Weekend, Train, Shakira

    January 21, 2010 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 VAMPIRE STATE OF MIND: New York indie rock band Vampire Weekend enjoys its first taste of the Billboard 200 summit, as "Contra" debuts at No. 1. The group's self-titled first set debuted and peaked at No. 17 on the chart dated Feb. 16 ...

  27. Ringo Starr Says 'Y Not' For New Album, Tour

    January 11, 2010 5:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R ingo Starr says that "a lot of luck went into" his new album, "Y Not," particularly in assembling the all-star cast that co-wrote songs with him and play on the album. "People just came out and supported me 'cause I w ...

  28. Ringo, McCartney Duet On Starr's Latest Solo Album

    November 19, 2009 2:43 PM EST 0 0 0 R ingo Starr is joined by his former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney for a duet on "Y Not," the drummer's forthcoming solo album due out Jan. 12, 2010 on Hip-O Records/UMe. The album also includes vocal turns by Joss Stone , Ben Harpe ...

  29. MTV EMAs Host Katy Perry Brings 'Cabaret' To Berlin

    November 04, 2009 12:46 PM EST 0 0 0 The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) will be marking 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall when it takes place on Thursday evening (Nov. 5) at the O2 World Arena in Berlin, before an audience of over 17,000. At a press conference today (Nov. 4) a ...

  30. The Daily Noise 10.29.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 10.29.2009 - Billboard.com

    October 29, 2009 4:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 "This Is It" Premieres, "New Moon" Rises Again, Grammy Museum Remembers the King of Pop. Ocean Eyes , Billboard Film and TV Music Conference , Bill Werde , Billboard.com , The Grammy Museum , The Daily Noise , Owl City , Fuse , T ...

  31. 'New Moon' Rises To No. 1 on Billboard 200

    October 28, 2009 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack rises to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week, selling 153,000 copies (up 33%) in its first full week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic album, which features ...

  32. 'New Moon' Rises At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack climbs to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 153,000 copies sold (up 33%) in its first full week of release while Tim McGraw's "Southern Voice" settles for a debut at No. 2 with 137,00 ...

  33. 'New Moon' May Rise To Top Of Billboard 200

    October 22, 2009 10:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Next week, the "New Moon" may rise to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Industry prognosticators suggest that "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack, which debuted at No. 2 this week on the Billboard 200, has a shot at m ...

  34. Backwards Bullets: This Week In Charts 1983

    September 29, 2009 4:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 'TOTAL ECLIPSE' OF THE CHART: This week in 1983, Bonnie Tyler ascended to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with "Total Eclipse of the Heart." The song's all-star cast included E Street Band members Roy Bittan on keyboards an ...

  35. Smokey Robinson Video Premiere and Q&A

    August 17, 2009 10:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 The songs alone speak volumes. "Shop Around." "You've Really Got a Hold on Me." "Ooo Baby Baby." "The Tracks of My Tears." "I Second That Emotion." "The Tears of a Clown." "My Guy ...

  36. Diane Birch Breaking Out With 'Bible Belt' On 'Mom Blogs'

    July 15, 2009 4:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 During the past month, S-Curve artist Diane Birch has been quietly separating herself from the crowded field of aspiring female singer/songwriters—thanks primarily to a viral campaign targeting "mom blogs." While Birch's debut album, ...

  37. New Album Lets Gavin DeGraw's Brother Improve Old Songs

    May 11, 2009 8:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Joey DeGraw's upcoming sophomore album gave him a chance to better some songs from his debut as well as showcase his new material. "Say Something Strong," due out June 9, features re-recordings of three songs -- "Tragedy," & ...

  38. April 11, 2009

    April 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – June Pointer of the Pointer Sisters dies of cancer at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. She is 52. 2006 – Rapper Proof of D12 and 5 Elementz dies after being shot in the head in Detroit. He is 32. 2002 – Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock are ...

  39. New Tower Of Power CD Revisits Classic Soul

    January 12, 2009 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Tower of Power turned 40 in 2008, but the group is commemorating the anniversary with two special releases -- an album and DVD -- in the new year. The venerable R&B/rock outfit expects to release "The Great American Soulbook" during th ...

  40. Joss Stone Rocks The Vote With New Song

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 British singer Joss Stone is playing her part to encourage Americans to vote today (Nov. 4) in the 2008 president election. "I keep having interviews about trying to encourage people to vote, and peop British singer Joss Stone is playing her pa ...

  41. Joss Stone Rocks The Vote With New Song

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST British singer Joss Stone is playing her part to encourage Americans to vote today (Nov. 4) in the 2008 president election. "I keep having interviews about trying to encourage people to vote, and people ask, 'Why do you care, you're ...

  42. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Trey Anastasio begins an 18 consecutive hour DJs stint on Sirius Satellite Radio for "Trey Day, Vol. 2." 2006 - Trey Anastasio begins an 18 consecutive hour DJs stint on Sirius Satellite Radio for "Trey Day, Vol. 2." 2006 ...

  43. THR/Billboard To Honor Songwriter Diane Warren

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard will honor songwriter Diane Warren with the inaugural Film & TV Music Career Achievement Award at an exclusive lunch reception in Los Angeles on Nov. 14. The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard will honor songwr ...

  44. Joss Stone Onboard With 'The Tudors'

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Joss Stone will star in the third season of Showtime's "The Tudors" as Anne of Cleves, Henry VIII's fourth wife. Stone will appear in three episodes of the show, which is currently filming in Dublin. The singer has been expandi ...

  45. Wonder, Stone Enrich New Saadiq Album

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B artist/songwriter/producer Raphael Saadiq will be back in the spotlight with his own music this fall. R&B artist/songwriter/producer Raphael Saadiq will be back in the spotlight with his own music this fall. His latest album, "The W ...

  46. Lil Wayne Suits Up For Voodoo Experience

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne has joined the lineup for the Voodoo Experience in New Orleans, to be held Oct. 24-26 at New Orleans' City Park. Wayne, a New Orleans native, will be playing the biggest hometown headlining Lil Wayne has joined the lineup for the Vood ...

  47. Death Cab, Badu, Wyclef Join Voodoo Experience Bill

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Death Cab For Cutie, Erykah Badu, Wyclef Jean, Panic At The Disco, Joss Stone, Lupe Fiasco and Dashboard Confessional are among the top names joining R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots at Death Cab For Cutie, Erykah Badu, Wyclef Jean, P ...

  48. Death Cab, Badu, Wyclef Join Voodoo Experience Bill

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie, Erykah Badu, Wyclef Jean, Panic At The Disco, Joss Stone, Lupe Fiasco and Dashboard Confessional are among the top names joining headliners R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots at the tenth Voodoo Experience, to be ...

  49. CSN, Knopfler Lead 2008 Summerstage Lineup

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Crosby, Stills & Nash, Mark Knopfler, Los Lobos, Vampire Weekend, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Battles are among the acts set to perform at this year's Central Park SummerStage concert ser Crosby, Stills & Nash, Mark Knopfler, L ...

  50. Beck, STP, Lucinda Set For Bumbershoot Festival

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts confirmed for the 2008 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Seattle's Cit Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams ...

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