1. Beyonce Top-Tweeted Artist for Super Bowl 2013 by a Mile: Brand Bowl

    February 03, 2013 11:59 PM EST Not only was Beyonce the likely ratings winner of Sunday’s Super Bowl , she was far and away the winner on Twitter, as well. Billboard teamed up with Boston.com’s Brand Bowl to track the most talked-about artists on Twitter and the relative sent ...

  2. Bonnaroo Friday: 10 Things Seen and Heard

    June 09, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Where you guys sleeping? In a field?" a curious Thom Yorke asked the Radiohead faithful during the band's headlining set at Bonnaroo on Friday night (June 8). "Do you do that here? I dunno." It was almost like Yorke and co. ...

  3. Backbeat: Rolfe Kent Receives Career Achievement Honor at BMI Film and TV Awards

    May 17, 2012 3:12 PM EDT BMI president and CEO Del Bryant, BMI Richard Kirk Award recipient Rolfe Kent, and BMI vice president of film and television relations Doreen Ringer Ross pose during the 2012 BMI Film & Television Awards. (Photo: Randall Michelson/Wire Image) ...

  4. Backbeat: Peter Bjorn and John Host L.A. Art Exhibition

    October 03, 2011 10:51 AM EDT This painting by Swedish artist Jonas Torvestig, who was tapped by Peter Bjorn and John to design the group's 2011 album, "Gimme Some," can be yours for a sweet $5,000. Here's a tip: Remember to arrive early the next time you a ...

  5. Scars on 45, Cee Lo Green Score 'Grey's Anatomy' Soundtrack Slots

    August 15, 2011 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Scars on 45's "Heart On Fire," the song that ABC is using to promote the upcoming season of "Grey's Anatomy," will be exclusively featured on the fourth volume of "Grey's Anatomy Original Soundtrack." Cee ...

  6. Brooklyn Band Wins Hornitos & Billboard's Mariachi Mashup Contest

    June 17, 2011 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 What do mariachi music, a Brooklyn band, premium tequila and 10,000 bucks all have in common? Ask Jon Sandler and The Fancy Band , the winners of Hornitos Premium Tequila's Mariachi Mashup contest. The rules were simple: contestants would choos ...

  7. Depeche Mode Co-Founders Reunite for Instrumental Techno Project

    June 11, 2011 9:14 AM EDT 0 0 0 D epeche Mode co-founders Martin Gore and Vince Clarke have reunited for a side project that's also benefited the group's new "Remixes 2: 81-11" collection. Gore tells Billboard.com he was able to tap Clarke -- who left Depeche M ...

  8. Peter, Bjorn And John Perform Live

    May 31, 2011 6:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Peter, Bjorn And John Live Our Tastemakers video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week base ...

  9. Peter Bjorn and John - "Breaker, Breaker" LIVE Tastemakers

    Peter Bjorn and John - "Breaker, Breaker" LIVE Tastemakers

    May 31, 2011 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Peter Bjorn and John perform "Breaker Breaker" off their new album. tastemakers , performance , Peter Bjorn and John , Peter Bjorn , Performance , Peter Bjorn and John , Tastemakers Videos Peter Bjorn Performance Peter Bjorn and John Taste ...

  10. Peter Bjorn and John - "Dig A Little Deeper" LIVE Tastemakers

    Peter Bjorn and John - "Dig A Little Deeper" LIVE Tastemakers

    May 31, 2011 6:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Peter Bjorn and John perform "Dig A Little Deeper" off their new album. tastemakers , performance , Peter Bjorn and John , Peter Bjorn , Performance , Peter Bjorn and John , Tastemakers Videos Peter Bjorn Performance Peter Bjorn and John T ...

  11. Peter Bjorn and John - "Second Chance" LIVE + Q&A Tastemakers

    Peter Bjorn and John - "Second Chance" LIVE + Q&A Tastemakers

    May 31, 2011 6:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Peter Bjorn and John perform "Second Chance" and discuss what it's like to be broken up, but still play together. tastemakers , performance , Peter Bjorn and John , Peter Bjorn , Performance , Peter Bjorn and John , Tastemakers Videos ...

  12. Mayer Hawthorne to Blend Rock, Reggae on Second Album

    March 23, 2011 8:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 M ayer Hawthorne is "basically just mixing and mastering" his sophomore album, with a hoped-for early fall release. "It's still very soulful," Hawthorne told Billboard.com before a South By Southwest performance as part of S ...

  13. Peter Bjorn and John: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Peter Bjorn & John "Gimme Some" March 29 Swedish trio Peter (Morén), Bjorn (Yttling) & John (Eriksson) rose to indie-pop prominence with their 2006 release "Writer's Block," propelled by the strength of the infectiou ...

  14. Lykke Li: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Lykke Li "Wounded Rhymes" March 1 The Swedish pop singer/songwriter's follow-up to her critically acclaimed debut album, "Youth Novels," was recorded in Stockholm and produced by Bjorn Yttling of Peter Bjorn and John. Two si ...

  15. Peter Bjorn and John 'Break' New Video

    January 18, 2011 11:46 AM EST 0 0 0 While indie-pop Swedes Peter Bjorn and John are best known for 2006's whistle-infused "Young Folks," the band's latest single "Breaker, Breaker" shows just as much promise as PB&J's earlier hit. Video: Peter Bj ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z Invests in Brooklyn Chicken Joint, Wyclef and Pras Make Peace

    January 11, 2011 6:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jay-Z Invests In Brooklyn Chicken Restaurant Jay-Z's new release with Kanye West may be called "H.A.M.," but the rapper seems to have chicken on the mind. ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Mack Maine Talks 'Carter IV' First Single, Rihanna Announces Fall 2011 UK Tour

    December 07, 2010 6:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mack Maine: Lil Wayne's 'Carter IV' First Single is '6'7"' Rapper Mack Maine has revealed that the first single to Lil Wayne 's mu ...

  18. Kings Of Leon Crown Wet Lollapalooza Friday

    August 08, 2009 11:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wet weather continued its plague on summer festivals at Lollapalooza's opening day in Chicago. At noon, when the first bands took to the stages at Grant Park, a steady pour had already turned the grounds into a mud slick. On Friday, Lollapalooz ...

  19. Killers, M.I.A. Cap Off Day Two At Coachella

    April 19, 2009 9:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the sun was setting over the Empire Polo Field on Saturday (April 18), Arizona rock band Calexico lulled an attentive audience at the Outdoor Theatre with a collection of dusty, county-tinged tunes while just a few hundred yards away, New York� ...

  20. Record Store Day Preview: Events, Releases

    April 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT From an exclusive Queen EP and performance by Talib Kweli to Wilco's advance of its new concert DVD, there will be plenty to celebrate during the second annual Record Store Day (April 18). Over 1,000 indie retail stores worldwide are playing ...

  21. McCartney, Killers, Cure Anchor Coachella Lineup

    January 30, 2009 7:17 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul McCartney, the Killers and the Cure lead the bill for the tenth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 17-19 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are My Bloody Valentine, Amy Winehouse, Morrissey, Leonard C ...

  22. Peter Bjorn & John Rejoin The 'Living'

    January 15, 2009 4:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Swedish rock outfit Peter Bjorn & John will follow-up its breakthrough 2006 album "Writer's Block" with "Living Thing," due March 31 from Almost Gold/StarTime. A video for the track "Lay It Down" was released o ...

  23. 'Youth' Movement: Lykke Li

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lykke Li's childhood was unconventional, nomadic and even sort of romantic. The Swedish singer -- full name Li Lykke Timotej Zachrisson -- was born to a photographer mother and musician father who Lykke Li's childhood was unconventional, n ...

  24. Metallica, The Offspring Lead Weenie Roast Lineup

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica, the Offspring, the Raconteurs, Rise Against, Bad Religion, Pennywise and the Bravey are among the acts confirmed for KROQ-Los Angeles' Weenie Roast, to be held May 17 at the Verizon Wireles Metallica, the Offspring, the Raconteurs, R ...

  25. PBJ's Moren Finds Life After 'Writer's Block'

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Seeking to continue the breakout momentum Peter Bjorn and John enjoyed in 2007, group member Peter Moren is keeping his plate full with two albums due this year and a third on the way. Seeking to continue the breakout momentum Peter Bjorn and John e ...

  26. Update: Buzz Band Black Kids Inks Management Deal

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Updating a story posted earlier today (Oct. 17), Jacksonville, Fla.-based indie rock act Black Kids has signed with Quest Management but has not inked a deal with the company's affiliated Almost Gold Updating a story posted earlier today (Oct. ...

  27. Kingston, Blunt Rule On U.K. Charts

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" (Beluga Heights/Epic) bagged a fourth week atop the U.K. singles chart, there was an instant No. 1 on the album survey for James Blunt's "All the Lost Souls" (Cust As Sean Kingston&# ...

  28. The Shins Head Nominees For mtvU Woodies

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With three nominations, the Shins lead the pack for the 2007 mtvU Woodie Awards. The group is up for Woodie of the year, the alumni Woodie and the viral Woodie honors. Modest Mouse, Gym Class Heroes, With three nominations, the Shins lead the pack f ...

  29. Bjork, QOTSA, M.I.A. Highlight First Day Of ACL Fest

    September 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following a widely reported fire that sent thick clouds of black smoke into the air and severely injured a handful of people, Bjork, Queens Of The Stone Age and Kaiser Chiefs helped open the sixth ann Following a widely reported fire that sent thick ...

  30. Peter Bjorn & John / Sept. 7, 2007 / New York (Roseland Ballroom)

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's been quite a year for the whistling Swedish trio Peter Bjorn & John. After the breakout success of the inescapable and ridiculously catchy single "Young Folks," PB&J has garnered praise f It's been quite a year for t ...

  31. Beyonce, Timberlake Lead MTV VMA Nominations

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With seven each, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake lead the nominations for the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, to be handed out Sept. 9 in Las Vegas. The two artists will square off in the video of the year With seven each, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake l ...

  32. Pearl Jam Brings It All Back Home To Close Lollapalooza

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Playing its most watched U.S. show in a decade, Pearl Jam closed the 2007 edition of Lollapalooza on a political note, bringing injured Iraq War soldier Tomas Young on stage to urge the audience to re Playing its most watched U.S. show in a decade, ...

  33. New Kanye Album Coming Sooner Than Expected

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West's forthcoming album, "Graduation," is coming sooner than expected. The album, originally due in September, has been pushed slightly ahead to a late August release, according to Def Jam. Kanye West's forthcoming album, ...

  34. Modest Mouse, Wu-Tang Beef Up Virgin Festival Bill

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Virgin Festival by Virgin Mobile in Baltimore, Md., has added Modest Mouse, Velvet Revolver, Wu-Tang Clan, Cheap Trick, the Fratellis, Amy Winehouse, Paolo Nutini, the Crystal Method, 311, Incubus The Virgin Festival by Virgin Mobile in Baltimor ...

  35. Timbaland Holds At No. 1 On The Hot 100

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Timbaland's "Give It to Me" featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake begins a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, fending off Akon's former chart-topper "Don't Matter," which is No. 2 Timbaland' ...

  36. Daft Punk, Stooges, MMJ Join Pearl Jam At Lollapalooza

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ben Harper and Snow Patrol are among the top acts joining previously announced headliner Pearl Jam at this Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, ...

  37. Garage Rock

    March 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Our Coolest Song in the World comes generally from two categories: contemporary garage rock (traditional rock'n'roll) and songs that transcend all categories and exist under the fringe of our as-inclu Our Coolest Song in the World comes ge ...

  38. SXSW: Episode 1

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Billboard team interviews visiting SXSW artists like Oakley Hall, IV Thieves and Looker during the fest's first day, plus footage of performances from Lily Allen and Peter Bjorn And John. The Billboard team interviews visiting SXSW artists ...

  39. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedde ...

  40. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fall Out Boy storms back with a new album and one of the hottest singles in recent memory, Bloc Party aims for mainstream crossover on its second album and Jason Michael Carroll scores with country li A new album from Yoko Ono, "Yes, I'm a ...

  41. 05OnTV

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 29-Feb. 4 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 29 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Norah Jones (also scheduled: Bill Gates, John Bernstein). "The Electrifying Conclusion," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Guided ...