1. Lost Bob Dylan Songs to Be Reimagined by Peers on Upcoming Album

    March 25, 2014 7:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 A collection of unfinished Bob Dylan songs from the 1960s are finally getting the star treatment, though it's not coming from Dylan himself. An all-star cast of musicians has convened to take two dozen Dylan tunes, purportedly written around 19 ...

  2. Justin Timberlake On His 'Milestone' Role For 'Inside Llewyn Davis': I Got To 'Write, Sing, Act & Bring It All Together'

    December 23, 2013 3:09 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake, so often shuttling between movies and music, for once didn't have to choose. In the Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" Timberlake plays a supporting role as a cheery, sweater-wearing 1960s folk musician. But ...

  3. Briefs: Garfunkel & Oates Head to IFC; ‘Llewyn Davis’ Concert on Showtime; ‘Idol’ Winner’s Debut Pushed to 2014

    September 30, 2013 5:21 PM EDT 'Garfunkel & Oates' Series Green-Lit by IFC IFC has given the green light to a 10-episode series starring the comedy-folk duo Garfunkel & Oates. “Garfunkel & Oates,” slated for 2014, will focus on the aspirations and misadv ...

  4. Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford Lead Night of 'OMG Moments' at 'Inside llewyn Davis' Concert

    September 30, 2013 9:35 AM EDT When Justin Timberlake couldn't make Sunday's concert celebrating the music of the new Coen Brother's movie, "Inside Llewyn Davis," master of ceremonies John Goodman told the crowd Timberlake's understudy would perfor ...

  5. Mumford & Sons Reopen Legendary Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in Queens

    August 29, 2013 10:32 AM EDT Mumford & Sons were in the tennis spirit at the reopening of the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in Queens. The Grammy-winning British rockers performed a sold-out concert Wednesday for 16,000 fans at the stadium's West Side Tennis Club, whic ...

  6. Mumford & Sons Close Glastonbury, Injured Bassist Ted Dwane Plays

    July 01, 2013 1:58 AM EDT Mumford & Sons brought the Glastonbury Festival to a foot-stomping close Sunday, with many music fans still on a high from the Rolling Stones' first-ever gig at Britain's leading music extravaganza. The Mumfords' performance was ...

  7. Cannes Film Festival Goes Musical with Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Liberace

    April 18, 2013 1:44 PM EDT Jay-Z and rap in the 1920s, Justin Timberlake strumming folk music in the 1960s and the story of Liberace give the 66th annual Festival de Cannes an inordinately musical look. Timberlake stars in the Coen Brothers'  folk music drama " ...

  8. Mumford & Sons May Bring in 'An Electric Guitar or Synthesizer' on Third Album

    December 26, 2012 3:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Mumford & Sons ' acoustic guitars may have some company on their next album. "We're not going to be the band that stands for folk music or for organic music," band frontman Marcus Mumford told the UK's Sunday Times . &qu ...

  9. 600,000: Mumford & Sons

    October 08, 2012 1:31 PM EDT Sound the banjos! A look at how Mumford & Sons' unique touring strategy and three years of hard road work paid off. "That was quite a sunset!" Marcus Mumford, clutching an acoustic guitar against his white button-up and olive- ...

  10. Mumford & Sons' 'Babel': The Billboard Cover Story

    October 05, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Break out the banjos! Check out Billboard's newest story on the folk-rock group and their staggering, 600,000-unit sales week. "That was quite a sunset!" Marcus Mumford, clutching an acoustic guitar against his white button-up and oli ...

  11. Listen To Mumford & Sons' First 'Babel' Single, 'I Will Wait'

    August 07, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 In typically folksy fashion, Mumford & Sons have returned with "I Will Wait" the debut single off the band's upcoming sophomore effort, "Babel," that was unveiled online on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 7). At times both hopef ...

  12. Chart Moves: 'Brave's' Mumford & Sons-Enhanced Billboard 200 Debut, Blood on the Dance Floor's Best Sales

    June 29, 2012 5:44 PM EDT The Billboard 200: This week on the Billboard 200, Justin Bieber crashed in at No. 1 with his "Believe" album, selling 374,000 in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. It marked the largest debut of the year for an album and Bie ...

  13. Mumford & Sons Plot Summer Dates, Hint At September Album Release

    May 29, 2012 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mumford & Sons have returned from the Memorial Day weekend with a handful of new tour dates -- and a tentative release date for their highly anticipated sophomore album. First, the confirmed news: the British folk rockers have plotted a series o ...

  14. Photos: Usher Honors Rico Love; Melanie Fiona Raises the Roof; Jacob Luttrell, EMI Win Big at SESAC Awards

    May 11, 2012 5:08 PM EDT The winners: From left: SESAC song of the year winner for "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)" sung by Enrique Iglesias Jacob Luttrell; inspiration award winner Bryan-Michael Cox; Usher; songwriter of he year Rico Love. (Photo: Shawn Ehl ...

  15. Mumford & Sons Finish Recording New Album

    May 02, 2012 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Folk-rock stars Mumford & Sons have revealed that the follow-up to their debut, "Sigh No More," has been completed. The question now is not when fans will hear it, but if they'll hear it at all. "We're done recording it, ...

  16. Mumford & Sons Debut New Songs at 'Big Easy Express' Premiere

    March 18, 2012 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and the Old Crow Medicine show last came to Austin together about 11 months ago, on their barnstorming Big Easy Express train tour. On Saturday they arrived by more conventional means, but for ...

  17. Mumford & Sons on Sophomore Album: 'Hopefully This Year'

    February 13, 2012 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 For a band nominated in four categories (including the major Record of the Year and Song of the Year categories, for "The Cave"), Mumford & Sons were surprisingly pleased to play the spectator role at last night's (Feb. 12) Grammy ...

  18. Billboard.biz Grammy Reader's Poll Results: You Guys Are Good!

    February 13, 2012 12:44 PM EST After weeks of speculation and thousands of votes in our Reader's Poll, the results came in during last night's Grammy Awards, and our readers called Adele's sweep of the three major awards - Record of the Year ("Rolling In The ...

  19. 2012 Grammy Awards: Song Of The Year

    December 01, 2011 3:31 PM EST lyrical achievement the power and TRUTH of a beautiful song "All of the Lights" Songwriters: Jeff Bhasker, Stacy Ferguson, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter, Kanye West Performers: Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi, Fergie From: My Beautiful Dark ...

  20. The Grammys: Adele, Kanye West Top Nominees

    November 30, 2011 11:00 PM EST Adele and Bruno Mars are both rolling in major Grammy nominations, with each lined up to compete for album, record and song of the year at the Feb. 12 bash. Both crooners earned six nominations, which were announced Wednesday (Nov. 30) during a pr ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Marcus Mumford Engaged to Actress Carey Mulligan

    August 03, 2011 8:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Marcus Mumford Engaged to Carey Mulligan Marcus Mumford, lead singer of Mumford and Sons, is engaged to actress to Carey Mulligan after dating for five months. The pair w ...

  22. MUMFORD & SONS -- "THE CAVE"

    March 25, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 "The Cave," the third single off Mumford & Sons' debut album, "Sigh No More," is an invigorating folk-rock anthem that has followed "Little Lion Man" onto the Billboard Hot 100. Unlike "Lion," however, ...

  23. Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, Tinie Tempah Win Big at Brit Awards

    February 16, 2011 8:47 AM EST Dapper London lads Plan B and Tinie Tempah were popular local winners at the Brit music awards Tuesday, while Arcade Fire followed their surprise Grammys victory with two prizes at the British ceremony. Tempah, a 22-year-old product of London' ...

  24. Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, Tinie Tempah Win Big at Brit Awards

    February 15, 2011 6:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Dapper London lads Plan B and Tinie Tempah were popular local winners at the Brit music awards Tuesday, while Arcade Fire followed their surprise Grammys victory with two prizes at the British ceremony. Tempah, a 22-year-old product of London's ...

  25. Arcade Fire Album, Live Shows Coming In Spring

    December 02, 2009 1:58 PM EST 0 0 0 The Arcade Fire , the acclaimed Canadian indie rock band that exploded onto the international scene with 2003's "Funeral," is nearing completion of its as-yet-untitled third album and plans to return to the stage in 2010. The album, w ...