1. Arcade Fire Debuts New Music, Recruits Celebrity Friends for 'SNL,' Concert Special

    September 29, 2013 2:04 AM EDT Arcade Fire owned NBC's Saturday night. The rock band took to the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" for the live debut (outside secret shows) of its newest single, "Reflektor," as well as the full debut of "A ...

  2. Nanci Griffith's 'Hell No' Connects With Occupy Movement

    March 16, 2012 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nanci Griffith says her forthcoming new album, "Intersection," is perhaps "the most personal" of her career. But she's finding that at least one of its songs -- the buoyant protest anthem "Hell No (I'm Not Alright) ...

  3. 50 Cent to Headline, Produce Action Thriller 'The Pursuit'

    October 04, 2011 4:03 PM EDT Cent has zeroed in on action project "The Pursuit" as his next starring vehicle. Emmett/Furla Films and Cheetah Vision Films, which Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson runs with producer Randall Emmett, are producing the thriller which w ...

  4. Watch: Diddy Grinds With Robert DeNiro on 'SNL'

    December 06, 2010 11:53 AM EST 0 0 0 While Diddy 's latest project Diddy-Dirty Money tore it up on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend with performances of "Ass on the Floor" and "Coming Home," Mr. Combs' homerun was his sketch with Andy Samberg a ...

  5. Lil Wayne To Perform With Eminem On SNL

    November 18, 2010 4:57 PM EST 0 0 0 First his first post-prison song is released, now it is announced that Lil Wayne will perform for the first time since being freed. Billboard Bits: Lil Wayne's First Post-Prison Music Released, Bonnaroo Dates Announced According to the Hollywoo ...

  6. Sundance '08 Day 1

    Sundance '08 Day 1

    January 18, 2008 1:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter hit the streets of Park City to cover music, movies, parties, and more at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. u2 , exclusive , The Hollywood Reporter , Gregg Goldstein , Colin Farrell , Robert DeNiro , U2 3D , Melis ...

  7. Bananarama Puts The 'Drama' Back In Pop

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop duo Bananarama is back in the spotlight with its ninth studio album, "Drama." Over lunch in New York, Keren Woodward and Sara Dallin spoke to Billboard about their early days, their worldwide brea Keren Woodward and Sara Dallin have ex ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Newman, Ezra, EBTG, Nobel Concert

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Randy Newman, Better Than Ezra, EBTG, Nobel Concert Randy Newman has written two new songs for the soundtrack to the upcoming film "Meet the Fockers." In addition to composing the score for the set, due Jan. 11 via Varese Sarabande ...

  9. Aguilera, Blige Reel In 'Shark Tale' Soundtrack

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and Mary J. Blige are among the artists to be featured on the soundtrack to the animated DreamWorks feature "Shark Tale." The set is due Sept. 28 via DreamWorks/Geffe Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and ...

  10. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing music-related television for the week of May 26-June 1, 2003. Close out your U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend celebrating Willie Nelson 's 70th birthday with an amazing cast of his pals on the USA Network. A two-hour version of a ma ...

  11. Friends Wish Willie 'Happy Birthday'

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was nearly one o'clock this morning (April 10) when Shania Twain and Toby Keith wheeled a guitar-shaped cake onstage to lead a rousing rendition of "Happy Birthday" in country music legend Willie N It was nearly one o'clock th ...

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson's chart-based stories on Aimee Mann, Brandy, Heather Headley, NElly, Chritina Aguilera, Enya, the Rolling Stones, the Dixie Chicks, and Sheryl Crow. MANN ACT: Her fourth solo album to chart on The B ...

  13. A Pair Of Crows, Wyclef To Rock For MTV

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sheryl Crow, Counting Crows, and Wyclef Jean will headline a free May 10 concert in New York's Battery Park, presented by MTV as part of Robert DeNiro's inaugural Tribeca Film Festival. Comedians Robi Sheryl Crow, Counting Crows, and Wycle ...

  14. 11TunesOnTV

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-releated TV listings for March 11-17, 2002. MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2002 "Fear Factor," NBC Featured Artist: Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson (also scheduled: Stephen Baldwin, Alison Sweeney, Kelly Packard, Alan Thicke, Ali Landry; h ...

  15. Billboard Bits: 'Showtime,' CSNY/BNL, Sequence Records

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Shaggy, 'Showtime,' CSNY/BNL, Sequence Records Reggae-leaning pop star Shaggy will release the soundtrack to the film "Showtime" on his own Big Yard label in mid-March, and appear on three of its songs. The album, due Mar ...

  16. Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include Four songs not included on the two-CD v ...

  17. TV Networks To Simulcast Relief Benefit

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Uniting musicians, actors, and celebrities, the four biggest television networks will on Friday (Sept. 21) simulcast a special benefit for victims of last week's terrorist attack on the U.S. "America: Uniting musicians, actors, and celebri ...

  18. Ice Cube May Join 'Jackass' Star For Next Film

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube and Johnny Knoxville, star of MTV's "Jackass," are in negotiations to star in the DreamWorks buddy picture "Big Ticket," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube and John ...