1. Taylor Swift Joins the Cast of 'The Giver'

    September 30, 2013 12:54 AM EDT Taylor Swift has joined the cast of The Weinstein Company and Walden Media's movie adaptation of "The Giver." The singer-songwriter is the latest member of the cast that features previously reported stars Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, ...

  2. Gallo's Film/TV Briefs: Diddy’s Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21; ‘Into the Woods’ Starts Filming; ‘Mad Men’ Pours a Holiday Mix

    September 17, 2013 5:40 PM EDT Sean Combs’ Cable Channel Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21 Sean Combs’ cable channel Revolt will go live Oct. 21 on Time Warner cable systems in New York and Los Angeles prior to a national launch in January. Revolt will be made available to customers w ...

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  4. Led Zeppelin, Buddy Guy Praised at Kennedy Center Honors

    December 02, 2012 11:55 PM EST 0 0 0 David Letterman's "stupid human tricks" and Top 10 lists are being vaulted into the ranks of cultural acclaim as the late-night comedian receives this year's Kennedy Center Honors with rock band Led Zeppelin and three other artis ...

  5. Led Zeppelin, Buddy Guy Honored By President Obama at White House

    December 02, 2012 9:28 PM EST From left: Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant, President Barack Obama, Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones in the East Room of the White House on Dec. 2 at an event celebrating 2012's Kennedy Center honorees. (Photo: Brendan Smia ...

  6. Bret McKenzie on 'Muppet'-less Oscars: 'It's a Shame'

    February 08, 2012 1:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Best Original Song Nominee Talks Oscars & 'Muppets,' Plus Future of Flight of the Conchords Bret McKenzie is up for a best original song Oscar later this month, not that "Man or Muppet" (from "The Muppets") will be ...

  7. Stooges, Genesis, ABBA Enter Rock Hall of Fame in NYC Ceremony

    March 15, 2010 11:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 An English band steeped in harmony, a reggae pioneer, progressive rockers who thrived despite a defection, four Swedes who combined their nation's traditions with their rock heroes and a man who prowled a ballroom floor singing "I Wanna Be ...

  8. Steve Martin Picks And Grins On Banjo Album

    January 23, 2009 12:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Steve Martin puts his new album, "The Crow: New Songs For the Five-String Banjo," "under the heading of I'm not getting any younger..." That led the actor/comedian/author/musician to work in earnest on "The Crow," ...

  9. Springsteen, Gabriel Snag Golden Globes Noms

    December 11, 2008 11:11 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Miley Cyrus and Beyonce Knowles are among the music-related nominees for the 2009 Golden Globe awards. The ceremony will be broadcast live Jan. 11 on NBC. Springsteen was nominated in the best original song category ...

  10. 'Mamma Mia!' Seeks Audience Participation

    August 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Moviegoers who can't resist singing along to "Dancing Queen" are in luck. Universal aims to pump up Labor Day weekend grosses for its hit movie musical "Mamma Mia!" by presenting "Mamma Mia! The Sing- Moviegoers who can ...

  11. Female Stars Team For Cancer Charity Tune

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 What would it sound like if 15 of the hottest female singers joined voices? The answer will be revealed Sept. 2. That's when "Just Stand Up" hits airwaves and iTunes. The song features Mariah Carey, B What would it sound like if 15 of ...

  12. 'Mamma Mia!' Leaps To No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It took five weeks, but the ABBA-driven soundtrack to "Mamma Mia!" has ascended to the summit of The Billboard 200 for the first time. Moving 130,000 copies in the U.S., the Decca effort climbs 3-1 an It took five weeks, but the ABBA-drive ...

  13. Chart Beat Chat: Madonna, Worldwide Divas, ABBA

    August 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Madonna's hits, divas' sales worldwith, ABBA and more! NO 'HANKY PANKY' IN HERE Hey Fred! Chart Beat is the greatest! Thanks for all of the work you put into it each week! I have one question about th ...

  14. Chart Beat Chat: Erin Hamilton, Katy Perry, Jill Sobule, ABBA, Madonna

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Erin Hamilton, Katy Perry and Jill Sobule, the year-end singles charts, ABBA and more! I'M SO GLAD WE HAD THIS TIME TOGETHER Hi, Fred. I love Chart Beat and Chart Beat Chat. Your knowledge of and interest in music e ...

  15. Chart Beat: Meryl Streep, Madonna, Miley Cyrus

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Meryl Streep, Madonna, Miley Cyrus and more! MERYL: Winning Oscars is all very nice, but now Meryl Streep really has something to brag about. She makes her Hot 100 debut this week, as her take on ABBA’s “Mamma Mia” (Decca) enters at N ...

  16. Chart Beat Chat: Diana Ross and The Supremes, Meryl Streep and "Mamma Mia!," Cathy Dennis

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Diana Ross and The Supremes, Meryl Streep and "Mamma Mia!," Cathy Dennis and more! THE WHITE STRIPES Dear Fred, I've been a faithful reader of your columns since 1996, even though I've never written y ...

  17. Chart Beat Chat: ABBA, Female Dance Artists, Pop-Country

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss ABBA, "Mamma Mia!", ABBA, the timelessness of dance music, ABBA, country-pop crossover and ABBA. ABBA NICE DAY Hey Fred. Thanks for your top 10 ABBA favorites, it made me rediscover and enjoy "Me and Bobby ...

  18. Whoa, 'Mamma!': ABBA Mania Back In Swing

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ABBA is about to take a chance on the movies. Today (July 18), "Mamma Mia!" opens in the United States, employing nearly two dozen songs from the enduring Swedish quartet, including "Dancing Queen," " ABBA is about to take a ...

  19. Chart Beat Chat: Catalog Charts, ABBA, Record Players

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss the catalog charts, ABBA and vinyl and record players. LENGTHY VISITORS Dear Fred, I noticed that Buckcherry's "15" remained on The Billboard 200 after falling below No. 100 even though it had been on the ...

  20. Ask Billboard: Abba, Cistercian Monks, Thomas Wayne

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith answers readers' burning questions on Abba, "Chant: Music for the Soul," Thomas Wayne and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . Please includ ...

  21. 'Mamma Mia!' Soundtrack Drops In July

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Decca will release the soundtrack to "Mamma Mia!" on July 8, featuring performances by the movie's cast, including Meryl Streep, Julie Walters and Amanda Seyfried. There will be versions of 17 ABBA tracks on the soundtrack, which wa ...

  22. 'Dreamgirls' Leads Oscar Noms, Misses Best Picture

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The international ensemble "Babel" stood tall as nominations were announced this morning (Jan. 23) for the 79th Annual Academy Awards, although the musical "Dreamgirls" was shut out of the best pictur The international ensemble & ...

  23. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). & ...

  26. Waits Cast In 'Domino' Film

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tom Waits has taken a role in the film "Domino." Tony Scott ("Man on Fire," "Enemy of the State") is directing the movie, which is based on the true story of model Domino Harvey, who gave up a life in Tom Waits has take ...

  27. 'Chicago,' U2 Take Home Golden Globes

    January 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Chicago," the splashy Broadway musical adapted for the silver screen, took home three of the eight trophies for which it was nominated at the Golden Globe Awards, while Irish rock act U2 won the best "Chicago," the splashy Broad ...

  28. The Hours: Music From the Motion Picture

    December 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the Kronos Quartet disc of Dracula and other examples prove, a Philip Glass film score can often be a powerful experience without the cinematic images. As the Kronos Quartet disc of Dracula and other examples prove, a Philip Glass film score can ...

  29. McCartney, Wyclef To Play For Peace

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul McCartney and Wyclef Jean are among the artists confirmed to perform at the annual Nobel Peace Prize concert Dec. 11 in Oslo. Other musical guests set to honor this year's laureate, United Nation Paul McCartney and Wyclef Jean are among th ...