1. Kings of Leon's Nathan Followill, Jessie Baylin Have a Daughter

    December 27, 2012 3:20 PM EST 0 0 0 There's a new Princess in the Kings of Leon family. Nathan Followill and wife Jessie Baylin welcomed a daughter Violet Marlowe on Wednesday in Nashville. According to the band's rep, Violet was born at 4:01 p.m. and weighed 7 lbs., 13 ounc ...

  2. Suzanne Vega Finishing Up 'Close-Up' Series, May Explore Kickstarter

    October 08, 2012 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Suzanne Vega says that recasting a good chunk of her song catalog -- an exercise she finishes with the new "Close-Up Vol. 4, Songs of Family" -- has "really been a success on a few levels." The New York-based singer-songwriter te ...

  3. Kate Hudson, Muse's Matt Bellamy Welcome Baby Boy

    July 11, 2011 10:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kate Hudson is a mom again, and the father is another rocker. Hudson's rep said Sunday that Hudson and fiance Matt Bellamy, singer with the British band Muse , are new parents. Victoria and David Beckham Welcome Baby Girl Publicist Brad Cafarel ...

  4. Playlist: MTV 'Skins' Music Supervisor Matt F.X. Picks Season 1 Favorites

    February 07, 2011 3:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard recently explored the world of the 19-year-old musical agenda-setter over at MTV's newest -- and sexiest -- show, the stateside incarnation of U.K. phenomenon "Skins." Now, the newest music supervision player, Matthew " ...

  5. Phil Collins to Follow 'Going Back' with Book on Texas

    October 05, 2010 3:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Having made what he says is a musical swan song with his R&B covers album "Going Back," Phil Collins' next project will be in the book world -- and situated deep in the heart of Texas. Collins tells Billboard.com that he's in ...

  6. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic f ...

  7. Billboard Presents Matt Wertz

    Billboard Presents Matt Wertz

    September 18, 2008 7:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Indy sensation Matt Wertz goes mainstream with his recently released major label debut Under Summer Sun. He swung by Billboard for an interview and live performance of his single 5:19 before heading out on his fall tour. Universal Republic , intervi ...

  8. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic f ...

  9. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>The late Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy lives on as the rapper's second posthumous album, "Born Again," sells more than 485,000 copies in its first week in stores to bump living superstar Cel 2004 - Music vet ...

  10. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>The late Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy lives on as the rapper's second posthumous album, "Born Again," sells more than 485,000 copies in its first week in stores to bump living superstar Cel 2004 - Music vet ...

  11. Aha Shake Heartbreak

    March 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nearly two years after their explosive debut, "Youth and Young Manhood," the brothers (and cousin) Followill emerge with a more focused effort that never sacrifices the band's manic intensity. Nearly two years after their explosive de ...

  12. Hot Product

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kings Of Leon Only Love Can 'Break' Your Heart For Kings of Leon, fame is a relative thing. The four-piece rock outfit from Tennessee has achieved platinum sales in the United Kingdom, where it is a bona fide sensation. However, in its hom ...

  13. Kings Of Leon Set Out To Extend Reign To U.S.

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For Kings of Leon, fame is a relative thing. The four-piece rock outfit from Tennessee has achieved platinum sales in the United Kingdom, where the group is a bona fide sensation. The band served as the ...

  14. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love. The case involves the release of material by Nirvana. The suit is in response to an action Love filed earlier tha 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoseli ...

  15. Breaking & Entering

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Michael Franti and Kings Of Leon. FOR THE PEOPLE: When the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy emerged on the hip-hop scene in the early 1990s, there was talk that lea ...

  16. Hot Product

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock titles Rock The House This week sees the release of new albums from a host of notable rock acts. Alien Ant Farm's "TruAnt" (DreamWorks) is the group's first album since it was involved in a serious car accident in May 2002. ...

  17. Kings Of Leon Revel In 'Youth'

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Southern rock outfit Kings Of Leon will release its RCA debut, "Youth and Young Manhood," July 7 internationally and July 22 in North America. The group completed a U.K. tour last week at London's tin Southern rock outfit Kings Of Leo ...

  18. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love. The case involves the release of material by Nirvana. The suit is in response to an action Love filed earlier tha 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoseli ...

  19. Matchbox, Nappy Speak Up Against School Violence

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Atlantic labelmates matchbox twenty and Nappy Roots have thrown their support behind Speak Up, the PAX organization's campaign against weapon-related school violence. Atlantic labelmates matchbox twenty and Nappy Roots have thrown their support ...