1. Lollapalooza South America Announces 2015 Festival Lineups For Chile, Brazil & Argentina

    November 16, 2014 8:39 PM EST 1.311 k 149 5 0 Lollapalooza South America has revealed the artist lineups for the upcoming festivals in Chile, Brazil and Argentina. The three fests are scheduled to take place in March 2015. Lollapalooza Heading to Berlin in 2015 Jack White , Kings of L ...

  2. Robert Plant Quashes Led Zeppelin Reunion Claim

    November 12, 2014 3:22 PM EST Richard Branson also denies offering $800 million for the reunion, saying he's 'dazed and confused' by reports. Robert Plant says there is no truth to reports he turned down a lucrative offer from Virgin boss Richard Branson to play ...

  3. Robert Plant On New Album 'Ceaseless Roar': It's 'a Triumph'

    September 15, 2014 12:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Robert Plant has been a lifelong rambler with almost no interest in returning home to Great Britain. These days, though, he's as snug as a hobbit in his hole in his native country after returning to record his latest album, and he doesn't ...

  4. Crossfaith, Phoenix & More Hit Japan's Summer Sonic

    August 21, 2014 5:29 PM EDT Ellie Goulding, Arctic Monkeys, Queen with Adam Lambert & more also grace the Tokyo & Osaka stages. Summer Sonic, the biggest music festival in Japan devoted to international repertoire, was held Aug. 16 and 17 simultaneously in Tokyo and ...

  5. Lenny Kravitz to Play iTunes Festival in London

    August 20, 2014 11:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Apple's iTunes Festival in London has added Lenny Kravitz , Rudimental , Elbow and Paolo Nutini to its lineup of headliners. The eighth annual event will once again take place throughout September at The Roundhouse in the Camden neighborhood of ...

  6. Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters Announce 2014 Tour

    August 07, 2014 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Jimmy Page continues to gift the world with lavish Led Zeppelin reissues , Robert Plant is hitting the road this fall. Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters (his backing band since 2012) will kick off a quick tour on Sept. 25 in Port ...

  7. Chart Highlights: Usher Lands Lucky 13th No. 1 On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay

    July 07, 2014 5:35 PM EDT 1.081 k 89 1 The crooner ties Drake for the most leaders in the list's history. Plus, new No. 1s for Shakira, Seether and Jake Owen, while Justin Moore countrifies Motley Crue ... with Vince Neil Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group ...

  8. Glastonbury in Numbers: Mud, Toilets, Wi-Fi Cows and Zero Metal

    June 27, 2014 11:22 AM EDT Glastonbury, the world’s biggest green-field music and performing arts festival, officially begins today with Elbow, Lily Allen, Jack White, Arcade Fire, Robert Plant, The Black Keys, Metallica, Dolly Parton, Ed Sheeran, Pixies, Kasabian, Ellie Go ...

  9. Led Zeppelin Reissues Get A Whole Lotta Love At Private Listening Session

    May 14, 2014 1:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 During a private listening session of selections from the Led Zeppelin catalog that will be reissued this summer, veteran guitarist Jimmy Page described the archival material as “an opportunity to have a look and listen to everyone in the band.” Pag ...

  10. Robert Plant Signs With Nonesuch for New Album

    May 02, 2014 4:59 PM EDT Rock legend Robert Plant has signed a deal with Nonesuch Records ahead of the release of a new album. The label announced that the Led Zeppelin alum's upcoming release, his tenth solo effort, will feature his roots and psychedelic-inspired ba ...

  11. Robert Plant Signs With Nonesuch for New Album

    May 02, 2014 4:31 PM EDT 5 3 0 Rock legend Robert Plant has signed a deal with Nonesuch Records ahead of the release of a new album. The label announced that the Led Zeppelin alum's upcoming release, his tenth solo effort, will feature his roots and psychedelic-inspired back ...

  12. CRS Week: The Gulch Offers 'Knock Your Socks Off' Alternative to Standard Power Meal

    February 18, 2014 11:26 AM EST Those attending the Country Radio Seminar (CRS) in Nashville (Feb. 19-21) have 12 good reasons to venture beyond the convention center. The Gulch, a former tangle of abandoned rail yards, is close enough to Music Row to make it a cool alternative ...

  13. Robert Plant Enters Social Media Age

    August 08, 2013 11:16 AM EDT Robert Plant, the legendary singer of Led Zeppelin who’s recently been tearing up the live circuit with his solo shows, is today (Aug. 8) entering the world of social media via Twitter , Instagram and Google Plus.  At the same time, the singer is ...

  14. Cancer Fighter Mike Peters of Big Country Teams With Robert Plant, Lollapalooza to Save Lives

    July 29, 2013 8:00 PM EDT "Knowing that each one of our gigs has the potential to save lives is very humbling," Plant says of Peters' bone marrow registration booths at concerts Mike Peters, the frontman for U.K. bands the Alarm and Big Country, has been fig ...

  15. How Harvey Weinstein, Presidents Obama and Clinton Almost Reunited Led Zeppelin

    July 25, 2013 3:52 AM EDT Harvey Weinstein readily admits he's a pit bull, particularly when it comes to philanthropic work. Case in point: When the mogul needed the music industry's biggest names to perform at the 12-12-12 concert benefiting Hurricane Sandy v ...

  16. Robert Plant Rearranges Led Zeppelin Songs for the Road

    July 09, 2013 11:33 PM EDT Robert Plant knows his fans want Led Zeppelin and he's happy to comply. On his own terms. Plant is on the road this summer with a new band, The Sensational Space Shifters, and he's offering up fan favorites - rejiggered a bit to keep him ...

  17. Patty Griffin Puts Robert Plant Rumors to Rest, Talks Raw 'American' Album

    May 06, 2013 11:45 AM EDT "We both have similar places that we come from as singers," she says of Plant. "He inspires me. He goes far and deep" Just how intimate can this sound? That's the question Patty Griffin set forth to answer when recording ...

  18. Taylor Swift's 'Red,' 'Les Mis' Soundtrack Lead Billboard 200 Chart

    January 03, 2013 10:55 AM EST 1 0 0 As forecasted last week, Taylor Swift 's "Red" album spends a seventh nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. In the sales week ending Dec. 30, 2012 -- the final frame of the year -- the Big Machine Records album sold ...

  19. 2013 Grammy Awards: Indies Continue to Make A Major Impact

    December 21, 2012 11:03 AM EST If Mumford & Sons' sophomore album, Babel (Glassnote Records), takes home the Grammy for album of the year on Feb. 10, it will mark the fifth year in a row an indie act has won the top prize, if you count indies by ownership. The run bega ...

  20. Concord Music Being Shopped to Private-Equity Firms, Not Strategic Suitors

    December 05, 2012 8:27 PM EST Reports that the Concord Music Group is up for sale are true, knowledgeable sources say. But there is one key factor that appears to have been overlooked thus far: management is controlling the company's sale process so far. Consequently, Con ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. Led Zeppelin to Make 'Late Show' Visit

    November 30, 2012 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The surviving members of Led Zeppelin are staying up late next week. Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones are set to visit the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday (Dec. 3) for a rare joint interview. That's interview , ...

  23. Ke$ha Falls in 'Dirty Love' With Iggy Pop: Listen

    November 27, 2012 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ke$ha has been threatening to rawk out for quite a while, so with the help of some elusive (to her) electric guitars and Stooges icon Iggy Pop , the pop singer finally gets to show off her snarl with the newly leaked "Warrior" track, " ...

  24. Barbra Streisand Tops Hot Tours Chart Followed by Andre Rieu, Jennifer Lopez

    November 20, 2012 4:04 PM EST Barbra Streisand reigns atop the weekly Hot Tours ranking with ticket revenue reported from arena performances on her trek through North American markets during October and November. The Live Nation-produced concerts generated more than $31.3 mill ...

  25. Bobby Bare Album Launches Plowboy Records

    November 05, 2012 11:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Just as his music as been very diverse over the years, Bobby Bare's fan base is equally wide-spread, says the legendary stylist. "I have a wide range of fans," he tells Billboard. "I was working in New York at a club one night, a ...

  26. Jason Bonham Fills Dad's Shoes in Led Zeppelin Film: 'Best Gig I Ever Did'

    November 02, 2012 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jason Bonham is hoping the release of Led Zeppelin 's "Celebration Day," which documents the group's 2007 reunion show at London's O2 Arena, will mean good things for his Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience -- althou ...

  27. Heart Struts Rock New and Vintage in Bethlehem, Pa.

    October 15, 2012 12:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article PROMOTION Heart Struts Rock New and Vintage at Sands Heart still rocks. Period. Armed with four decades of music -- including plenty of well-received tunes from brand new album "Fanatic" -- sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson showed ...

  28. Backbeat: Led Zeppelin Movie Premiere, Afterparty Bring in Rock and Music-Biz Royalty

    October 11, 2012 4:30 PM EDT From left: John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and original drummer John Bonham's son Jason arrive for the press conference for the release of their new concert film Celebration Day . (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)   On Tuesday nigh ...

  29. Robert Plant's 14 Best Lines From Led Zeppelin Movie Event: 'Sometimes We Were Fu--ing Awful'

    October 10, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The three surviving members of Led Zeppelin and Jason Bonham, son of the late John Bonham , gathered Tuesday (October 9) in the basement theatre of NYC's Museum of Modern Art for a press conference following a screening of "Celebration Day ...

  30. Led Zeppelin Regroups to Launch Concert DVD, Not Tour

    September 21, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Page, Plant and Jones All Smiles at London Press Conference The three surviving members of Led Zeppelin regrouped in London today for a press conference to mark the launch of "Celebration Day," the upcoming film of the band's 2007 one ...

  31. Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones Regroup for DVD Press Conference, Not Tour

    September 21, 2012 11:58 AM EDT The surviving members of Led Zeppelin (L-R): John Paul Jones, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page appeared at an event launching their new DVD "Celebration Day" and managed to evade all talk of a future reunion. (Photo: Getty Images) The three s ...

  32. Led Zeppelin Coming to Theaters, Kennedy Center

    September 13, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Led Zeppelin is coming to a movie theater near you. Then a record store. The iconic British rock 'n' roll band will release its 2007 "Celebration Day" reunion as a concert film on Oct. 13, then will put out the show on multiple v ...

  33. Electric Zoo 2012: 14 Things Seen & Heard

    September 06, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Electric Zoo (August 31-September 2) might not be the country's largest, splashiest, or most hyped electronic dance music festival. But we're going to go on record and say that it's the best. Electric Zoo 2012 PHOTOS: DANCE PARTY Ther ...

  34. Robert Plant's New Band Makes U.S. Debut in Mississippi

    August 15, 2012 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Led Zeppelin Icon Brings the Sensational Space Shifters to the Sunflower Blues Festival Storied British frontman Robert Plant has long since proved that his remit extends far beyond the rock lexicon. But with the consummation of his latest meticulou ...

  35. Elton John, Pete Townshend, Simon Cowell, Others Call on British Prime Minister, Google to Act Against Music Piracy

    July 25, 2012 7:40 AM EDT Elton John, Robert Plant, Pete Townshend and Simon Cowell were among 11 prominent music figures who signed a letter addressed to British Prime Minister David Cameron asking Google and other search engines, Internet service providers, and online ad ...

  36. Former Warner, Capitol Chief Donates Interview Tapes to Library of Congress

    June 21, 2012 7:10 PM EDT When Columbia Records' legendary A&R executive John Hammond was hospitalized in the 1980s, Capitol Records' then-president Joe Smith visited and their conversation turned to the jazz artists they both loved. Smith asked if the recent ...

  37. Bobby Bare Has Deja Vu at Historic Studio

    June 06, 2012 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was a scene that made country legend Bobby Bare have a little bit of déjà vu. After all, he had been here before -- many times. "Shame On Me," "Detroit City," "500 Miles Away From Home," and so many others from his R ...

  38. Plowboy Records Launches to Honor Eddy Arnold, American Music

    May 15, 2012 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Were he still living, today would have been Eddy Arnold's 94th birthday. Though the singer passed away in May 2008, there is still a huge reason for celebration, with the announcement of the opening of Plowboy Records. Launched to celebrate and ...

  39. Bruce Springsteen Playing 'Intimate' SXSW Show

    February 28, 2012 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play an intimate concert on March 15 at the South by Southwest Media Conference and Festival, the annual gathering of music, film and tech industry professionals. The festival, dubbed SXSW, announced the ...

  40. Indie Labels Win 34 Grammys, Says A2IM

    February 14, 2012 7:30 AM EST Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, whose sophomore self-titled album on the Jagjaguwar label, biting one of his two 2012 Grammy awards won for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Album. (Getty) Led by Bon Iver's two Grammy wins, the American Ass ...

  41. How Linda Chorney, an Unknown, Scored a Grammy Nomination

    December 13, 2011 10:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Rain derailed Linda Chorney's plan to film a music video on Dec. 11 at the base of the Hollywood sign. The video's producer, the film producer Forrest Murray, quickly shifted gears, hoping to secure the stage at Amoeba Records to shoot Cho ...

  42. Pete Townshend on 'Quadrophenia,' The Who's 'Last Great Album'

    November 11, 2011 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0 With a recent theatrical production, a forthcoming orchestral version and movie sequel, a pair of upgraded reissues and a possible tour in 2012, Pete Townshend says he's understandably "had 'Quadrophenia' on the brain now for qui ...

  43. Americana Music Awards: Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons Honored

    October 14, 2011 12:16 PM EDT While historically Robert Plant and Nashville might not go hand in hand with each other, the legendary Led Zeppelin front man and Music City were pretty good for each other Thursday night (Oct. 13), as he picked up a top album nod at the 10th Annu ...

  44. Americana Music Awards: Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons Honored

    October 14, 2011 10:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 While historically Robert Plant and Nashville might not go hand in hand with each other, the legendary Led Zeppelin front man and Music City were pretty good for each other Thursday night (Oct. 13), as he picked up a top album nod at the 10th Annual ...

  45. Alice Cooper Welcomes Ke$ha to His Nightmare: 'This Girl Is Not a Pop Diva'

    August 24, 2011 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alice Cooper is currently on the road with what he calls "a summer show... we do the hits and five, six major special effects things." But he's already hatching plans for a show built around "Welcome 2 My Nightmare," the seq ...

  46. The Nine Collaborative Albums To Top The Billboard 200

    August 18, 2011 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pairing of star acts on an album isn't uncommon. Last year, Elton John and Leon Russell teamed for "The Union," which reached No. 3 on the Billboard 200. Earlier in 2010, Carole King and James Taylor's "Live at the Troub ...

  47. 'Hunger Games': T Bone Burnett and Danny Elfman Team Up for Score, Soundtrack

    June 28, 2011 8:26 PM EDT The highly anticipated film "The Hunger Games," based on the first title of Suzanne Collins's bestselling book trilogy, has locked in two giants from the music world to handle score and song production. Veteran producer and 12-time ...

  48. Bonnaroo Woman Found Dead

    June 10, 2011 3:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Heat, drugs or a combination may have contributed to the death of a woman whose body was found outside her tent on the grounds of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, officials said Friday (June 10). "We are unsure if heat exhaustion or any ty ...

  49. Robert Plant, Buddy Miller, Elizabeth Cook Lead Americana Award Nominations

    May 24, 2011 7:13 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Robert Plant and Buddy Miller teamed up to top the list of nominees for the 2011 Americana Awards with three apiece. Each was nominated Monday for artist of the year along with fellow three-time nominee Elizabeth Cook and teamed ...

  50. Foo Fighters Earn First No. 1 Album with 'Wasting Light'

    April 20, 2011 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 As forecasted last week, Foo Fighters finally get their first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as "Wasting Light" debuts atop the list with 235,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. The start is the band's second-largest sale ...

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