1. Martha Wainwright Working On Memoir

    March 24, 2014 12:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 A member of folk music royalty, singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright, is working on a memoir. Wainwright has a deal with Flatiron Books for "Stories I Might Regret Telling You," set to come out in early 2016. Wainwright is the daughter of m ...

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  3. U.K. Musicians Pete Townshend, Jarvis Cocker, Neil Tennant Seek Release of Russia's Pussy Riot

    August 02, 2012 8:53 AM EDT LONDON (AP) -- Some of Britain's leading musicians have published a letter calling for Russian officials to release a punk band that has been jailed following a protest in Moscow's main cathedral. The Who's Pete Townshend, former Pu ...

  4. Backbeat: Rufus Wainwright Plays BAM, Why New Mark Ronson-Produced Album is Getting Big Airplay

    May 11, 2012 2:25 PM EDT Rufus Wainwright performs at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Thursday night. (Photo: Andrew Hampp) Rufus Wainwright kicked off his U.S. tour Wednesday at New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music , celebrating the release of his seventh studio album ...

  5. TuneCore Expands Into Canada

    January 11, 2012 2:40 PM EST Brooklyn, NY-based TuneCore has expanded its music and video distribution service into Canada. The site, www.tunecore.ca , is exclusive to Canadian artists. The music is priced in Canadian currency and there is no currency conversion on domestic s ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys to Honor George Harrison, Pitchfork Fest Comes to NYC

    October 12, 2011 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Alicia Keys' Charity to Honor George Harrison Alicia Keys' charity will pay tribute to late Beatle guitarist George Harrison with a star-studded concert in New ...

  7. St. Vincent Records Track for 'Boardwalk Empire': Exclusive

    September 12, 2011 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 St. Vincent and Justin Townes Earle last week joined the growing gang of pop and rock singers recording songs of the 1910s and 1920s for HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," which begins its second season Sept. 25. The second season opener begin ...

  8. Madonna, Jennifer Lopez On 'Every Mother Counts' Documentary Soundtrack

    March 11, 2011 10:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Starbucks will release a companion CD to Christy Turlington Burns' documentary "No Woman No Cry" that will include music from Rosanne Cash , the Dixie Chicks , Jennifer Lopez , Madonna , Sinead O'Connor , Gwyneth Paltrow and othe ...

  9. Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, More On Christy Turlington's 'Every Mother Counts' Documentary Soundtrack

    March 10, 2011 6:21 PM EST Starbucks will release a companion CD to Christy Turlington Burns' documentary "Every Mother Counts" that will include music from Rosanne Cash, the Dixie Chicks, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Sinead O'Connor, Gwyneth Paltrow and oth ...

  10. KT Tunstall Premieres New Album In London

    July 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. singer-songwriter KT Tunstall made her live return in London last night (July 28) where she premiered material from her new studio set, "Tiger Suit" (Virgin/Relentless). Performing a short stripped-back set in front of a small numbe ...

  11. Ke$ha's Time Isn't Up on Hot 100; Train Rolls Into Top 10

    January 21, 2010 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 K e$ha 's "TiK ToK" tacks on a fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100 and moves into the pole position of Radio Songs (2-1), claiming the No. 1 spot with 119.7 million listener impressions. The title also maintains its perch atop Digit ...

  12. Canadian Folk Singer Kate McGarrigle Dies At 63

    January 19, 2010 11:56 AM EST 0 0 0 Canadian folk singer and songwriter Kate McGarrigle , best known for performing with her sister Anna, has died of cancer. She was 63. McGarrigle's brother-in-law, Dane Lanken, said the singer died at her Montreal home Monday night surrounded by ...

  13. Neil Young Tribute Set For Vancouver Winter Olympics

    December 02, 2009 12:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Members of Broken Social Scene , Iron & Wine , Sun Kil Moon , Ron Sexsmith and Joan As Police Woman are among the artists confirmed to appear at a concert celebrating the music of Neil Young as part of the upcoming Vancouver Winter Olympics. The ...

  14. U2, Scarlett Johannson, Courtney Love Set For AIDS Charity Concert

    September 15, 2009 3:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 U2 will take time away from its "360 Tour" to join fellow musicians Laurie Anderson , Rufus Wainwright , Antony Hegarty , Scarlett Johannson , and Courtney Love for a (RED) Campaign benefit concert on October 4 at New York's Carnegie ...

  15. Brighton Port Authority Sets Sail With Debut

    January 22, 2009 2:56 PM EST 0 0 0 To hear Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim) tell it, he's been waiting quite a long time to release material by the Brighton Port Authority. "We really don't know ... since the mid-'70s, we think," says Cook, tongue firmly planted ...

  16. Performers Line-Up For AIR Awards

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rising star Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, alternative rock act the Drones and folk-rock singer/songwriter Martha Wainwright are among the artists confirmed to perform at the 2008 AIR Awards, to be held Nov. 24 at Melbourne's Corner Hotel. Othe ...

  17. Wainwright Family Teams For Xmas Show

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of notable guests will join the Wainwright and McGarrigle families for their third annual holiday show on Dec. 10 at New York's Carnegie Hall. A host of notable guests will join the Wainwright and McGarrigle families for their third annu ...

  18. The Billboard Q&A: Loudon Wainwright III

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Since the late 1960s when he emerged on the New York and Boston folk scenes as a sharp and promising young songwriter, Loudon Wainwright III hasn't paused for a second. Since the late 1960s when he emerged on the New York and Boston folk scenes ...

  19. Martha Wainwright, July 23, New York

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Martha Wainwright's voice and an unexpected Wainwright family singalong drove this NYC performance. Martha Wainwright's voice and an unexpected Wainwright family singalong drove this NYC performance. News Martha Wainwright ...

  20. Martha Wainwright / July 23, 2008 / New York (Highline Ballroom)

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Martha Wainwright's voice and an unexpected Wainwright family singalong drove this NYC performance. With only her acoustic guitar, Wainwright began her set at New York's Highline Ballroom on Wednesday (July 23) with “I Wish I Were,” a simp ...

  21. Fatboy Slim Pulls Into Brighton Port Authority

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fatboy Slim gets a lift from Iggy Pop, David Byrne, Dizzee Rascal, Martha Wainwright and Ashley Beedle on the debut album from his new project, the Brighton Port Authority. Fatboy Slim gets a lift from Iggy Pop, David Byrne, Dizzee Rascal, Martha Wa ...

  22. Tunes On TV

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 17- 23. MONDAY, Sept. 17 Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Diana Krall, Ashanti, Morgan Freeman. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Emmylou Harris, Howie ...

  23. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show Wi ...

  24. Music On TV: June 25 - July 1

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 25 - July 1, 2007. MONDAY, June 25 "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Unk, Mims, Don Cheadle. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Kelly Clarkson. "The Late Show With David Letterman,& ...

  25. Spoon, New Pornographers Rock The 'River'

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Acts like Spoon, Booker T. & the MGs, Drive-By Truckers, the New Pornographers and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have signed on for the summer-long River to River concert series in New York. Acts like Spoon, Booker T. & the MGs, Drive-By ...

  26. Morello, Townshend Kick Out The Jams At SXSW

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With hundreds of performances every day, its identity as a festival is pretty easily established. But two particularly special performances on Thursday (March 15th) marked South by Southwest's second With hundreds of performances every day, its ...

  27. Akon, George Michael Dominate U.K. Charts

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Smack That" (Universal) by Akon featuring Eminem rose 12-1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (Nov. 19) to give the Senegalese rapper a second No. 1 in the territory to place alongside last year "Smack That" (Universal) by ...

  28. Townshend Mulling Solo Set, Hopes To Jam With Vedder

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pete Townshend gets his fill of big, loud arena rock each night while on tour with the Who, but before the shows, he indulges his quieter side during the In the Attic webcasts, hosted by his girlfrien Pete Townshend gets his fill of big, loud arena ...

  29. Snow Patrol / Sept. 26, 2006 / Los Angeles (Wiltern Theatre)

    September 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 During numerous points in Snow Patrol's 80-minute set Tuesday, frontman Gary Lightbody raved about the California sunshine. Yet in the first of two shows at the Wiltern, it wasn't the sunshine but a h During numerous points in Snow Patrol& ...

  30. 26OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 26-July 2, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 26 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Def Leppard (also scheduled: Carson Kressley). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey ...

  31. U2, Wainwright Rock Cohen Film Soundtrack

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2, Rufus Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton, Jarvis Cocker and Antony are among the artists paying tribute to legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen on the soundtrack to the new Cohen documentary " U2, Rufus Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton ...

  32. 'Open' All Night

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "We've experimented a lot more with sounds and odd instruments we've never used and pushed ourselves as far as we can but the essence of what we are is still the same," frontman Gary Lightbody says. Snow Patrol will release its n ...

  33. Snow Patrol Makes New Album Date

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 11-track set features a duet between frontman Gary Lightbody and singer/songwriter Martha Wainwright on "Set the Fire to the Third Bar" as well as guest appearances from Posies/Big Star principal Snow Patrol will release its next studi ...

  34. Neko Case Crafts Spring Tour

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Neko Case will begin a spring tour March 17 in Austin, Texas, as part of the South by Southwest music festival. Singer/songwriter Neko Case will begin a spring tour March 17 in Austin, Texas, as part of the South by Southwest music ...

  35. The National Jams With The Boss

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The National, Mark Eitzel, Vernon Reid and Martha Wainwright were among the acts on hand Saturday to perform Bruce Springsteen's "Nebraska" album in its entirety at New York's World Financial Center W The National, Mark Eitzel, V ...

  36. Earle, Gauthier, Merritt Lead Americana Nominees

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Earle, Mary Gauthier and Tift Merritt are the top nominees for the fourth annual Americana Honors & Awards, each receiving three nods from voting members of the Americana Music Association. Steve Earle, Mary Gauthier and Tift Merritt are t ...

  37. B&E: Martha Wainwright

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Martha Wainwright. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. With vulnerable vengeance, Martha ...

  38. BREAKING & ENTERING

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Martha Wainwright /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Martha Wainwright ...

  39. Martha Wainwright

    April 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On her self-titled, full-length debut, Martha Wainwright succeeds where so many baby-voiced female singers have failed. On her self-titled, full-length debut, Martha Wainwright succeeds where so many baby-voiced female singers have failed. Though ac ...

  40. SXSW 2005 PREVIEW (3 of 4)

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by Southwest Music & Media Conference March 16-20 in Austin, Texas: Phoenix, Little Birdy, Wolfmother and Martha Wai Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that w ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Lopez, Disturbed, Wainwright

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on Jennifer Lopez, Disturbed and Martha Wainwright. "Get Right," the first single from Jennifer Lopez's forthcoming album, "Rebirth," will get its exclusive first public airing Jan. 2 via AOL Music's "First ...

  42. 'Celebrate Brooklyn' Sets Summer Lineup

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 25th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced its slate of shows for the next few months, with artists such as Joan Armatrading, Mos Def, Stephen Malkmus; Rufus Wainwright, K The 25th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer conce ...

  43. Wainwright Plans Headlining Tour

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright will launch his first headlining club/theater tour Feb. 8 in Boston. The trek, which comes in support of the artist's sophomore album, "Poses" (DreamWorks), will fea Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwrigh ...