1. Trent Reznor Signs With New Management

    December 10, 2013 12:56 AM EST 0 0 0 Barely 24 hours after news broke that Trent Reznor was splitting from longtime manager Jim Guerinot of Rebel Waltz, the Nine Inch Nails mastermind landed new management with Silva Artist Management, which counts Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age ...

  2. Sean Hannity Slams 'Coward' Ryan Adams

    August 07, 2013 5:00 PM EDT For three and a half minutes Tuesday night, Sean Hannity did his best to bash alt-country rocker Ryan Adams, whose music, according to Hannity, "isn't that popular," after Ryan posted a derogatory tweet about the conservative Fox Ne ...

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  4. Graham Parker and the Rumour, Lindsey Buckingham Perform at 'This is 40' Soundtrack Party

    December 12, 2012 9:57 PM EST 0 0 0 While Ryan Adams was taking a seat onstage to start the "This is 40" soundtrack record release concert, the scene at the box office outside Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre may as well have been a scene from another Judd Apatow film. Lindsay ...

  5. Graham Parker and the Rumour Debut 'Long Emotional Ride' Video: Premiere

    December 11, 2012 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Graham Parker and the Rumour are on the road again. The rock group, reunited after over three decades, have returned with "Long Emotional Ride," a lyric video from their new album, "Three Chords Good." The lyric video pictures a ...

  6. It's Official: Universal Names Steve Barnett Chairman/CEO of Capitol Music Group

    November 26, 2012 12:05 PM EST Universal Music Group this morning made official a move that's been common knowledge in the music business for many weeks: The company "has begun the revitalization of EMI Recorded Music" with the appointment of former Columbia Reco ...

  7. Presidential Debate 2012: Musicians React on Twitter

    October 04, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 During the 2012 Presidential Debate Wednesday night (Oct. 4), hundreds of celebrities tuned in and turned on their computers -- ready to share their thoughts with millions of social media followers. Many of the normally-outspoken Republican musician ...

  8. Chris Robinson's Fresh Jams

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman marches on with Chris Robinson Brotherhood. In 2011, Chris Robinson Brotherhood played 118 shows before ever releasing an album, which meant concert-goers only knew one thing when they bought tickets: This was the new band of ...

  9. Exclusive: The Orchard Names Colleen Theis Chief Operating Officer; Announces Lonestar Signing

    August 06, 2012 3:00 PM EDT The Orchard, an independent music and video distribution company operating in more than 20 global markets, has announced the appointment of Colleen Theis as Chief Operating Officer. Theis, who previously worked as Managing Director of UK & Eur ...

  10. Mike Smith Named Mercury UK President of Music

    July 12, 2012 9:25 AM EDT Mike Smith, the former managing director of Columbia Records U.K., has been appointed president of music at Mercury Records U.K. Reporting to Mercury Records U.K. President Jason ILey, Smith takes up his new role September 10, having stepped down ...

  11. Laura Marling Recording Fourth Album

    June 28, 2012 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Laura Marling will be back with a new album in 2013, the UK singer-songwriter told the Owl . "I finished writing a new album about a month ago," she told the site. "At the moment I'm in and out of the studio working with [produce ...

  12. Backbeat: Ultra Music Hosts Happy Hour With the Crystal Method, Dim Mak Records, Red Light Execs

    June 25, 2012 3:54 PM EDT Ken Jordan, The Crystal Method hanging with his manager, Richard Bishop of Red Light Management. (Photo: Nicole Pajer) Hollywood was buzzing with EDM chatter Friday night as Ultra Music hosted an official kickstart to summer happy hour. The courty ...

  13. Business Matters: Spotify Does Many Things Well, But Radio Isn't One of Them

    June 19, 2012 5:32 PM EDT Spotify's Radio Problem -- Since June 2011 it has been quite easy to gauge what people think of the latest digital music service: see how much the market punished Pandora's stock. When Spotify launched on July 14, shares of Pandora fells ...

  14. Ryan Adams Announces Mysterious 'Live After Deaf' Box Set

    June 12, 2012 10:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fans of Ryan Adams have waited years for an alleged, much-delayed box set gathering his numerous sets of unreleased material -- now, it appears they'll be gifted with a different collection. The rocker posted an image on his Facebook page on Tu ...

  15. Mike Smith Steps Down As Managing Director Columbia Records U.K.

    April 24, 2012 9:36 AM EDT Mike Smith has stepped down as managing director of Columbia Records U.K. with immediate effect. No reason has been given for his departure from the label, which was announced by Nick Gatfield, Chairman and CEO Sony Music this morning (April. 24). ...

  16. Artists Are the 'CEOs of their Own Brand,' SXSW Music Panel Says

    March 15, 2012 8:00 PM EDT SXSW Music's "Taking The Throne: Branding is the New King" panel tackled the concept of the artist as a brand, and how fans buy into that brand is quickly becoming the most important way to be successful in the music industry going ...

  17. Bob Mould Talks 'Copper Blue' Shows and His Possibly 'Loud Guitar' Next Album

    February 27, 2012 8:38 PM EST 0 0 0 On Friday night at San Francisco's Noise Pop festival, Bob Mould played Sugar's 1993 album "Copper Blue" from front to back for the first time in his career. The post-punk icon plans to take the album on the road, the latest look ...

  18. Q&A With The Fray: New Album 'Scars & Stories,' 10 Years of Hits

    February 07, 2012 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 On Jan. 20, Chart Beat sat down with the Fray 's Isaac Slade and Joe King before the band's performance at the iHeartRadio Theater presented by P.C. Richard & Son in New York. The Denver-based quartet, rounded out by Dave Welsh and Dan ...

  19. Norah Jones Teams Up with Danger Mouse for 'Broken Hearts' Album

    January 24, 2012 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Norah Jones has teamed up with super-producer Danger Mouse for the official follow-up to 2009's "The Fall." "Little Broken Hearts," the singer-songwriter's fifth full-length, will be released this spring on Blue Note/EM ...

  20. Adele, Coldplay Score BRIT Award Nominations

    January 12, 2012 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Adele, Coldplay, Florence & The Machine and Jessie J were among the British artists to earn multiple 2012 BRIT Award nominations, which were announced on Thursday (Jan. 12). The 32nd annual BRIT Awards, which honor the best popular music coming ...

  21. Ed Sheeran, Jessie J, Adele Lead 2012 Brit Award Nominations

    January 12, 2012 3:35 PM EST As anticipated, female solo artists dominate the front runners for this year's Brit Awards with Adele and "Price Tag" singer Jessie J both picking up multiple nominations. It is, however, fast-rising male singer-songwriter Ed Sheera ...

  22. Ethan Johns, Kings of Leon Producer, Joins Atlantic Records UK A&R

    December 09, 2011 10:07 AM EST Ethan Johns, the acclaimed producer of Kings of Leon's first three albums, has joined the U.K. team of Atlantic Records in an A&R capacity. Effective immediately, the partnership will see Johns source and nurture artists that will be sign ...

  23. The Beatles, Byrds, Black Keys Ready Record Store Day Black Friday Releases

    October 20, 2011 9:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Record Store Day may come but once a year, but vinyl devotees will have the opportunity to pick up another round of limited edition releases on Black Friday. The initiative, aimed at supporting independent record stores, will offer releases includin ...

  24. Evanescence Nets Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 19, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock band Evanescence returns to the Billboard 200 chart, scoring its second No. 1 album, as its self-titled third set bows with 127,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. The act, led by singer Amy Lee, last released an album in 2006, when ...

  25. Rihanna's New 'Love': U.K. Singles Chart

    October 17, 2011 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Late 1990s/early 2000s British hit-making pop quintet Steps burst back on the U.K. album chart at No. 1 Sunday (16) with the new Sony Music compilation "The Ultimate Collection." Rihanna 's "We Found Love" (Def Jam/Universal ...

  26. Evanescence, Lauren Alaina Targeting Billboard 200 Top 10

    October 14, 2011 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 As previously reported, Evanescence could be cruising to its second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources suggest that the band's self-titled third release may sell more than 110,000 by week's end on Sunday, Oc ...

  27. Evanescence & Five Finger Death Punch Eyeing Top Of Billboard 200 Chart

    October 12, 2011 9:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a long five-year wait, Evanescence is back-and perhaps headed for its second No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The band's new self-titled third studio release could sell around 110,000 to 125,000 copies by week's end on Sunday ...

  28. Ryan Adams Mellows Out: 'I'm Not the Guy I Was'

    September 23, 2011 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The prolific singer-songwriter talks "Ashes & Fire," hyped as his best solo album in years. "How does he function? How long have you got?!" Legendary producer Glyn Johns, his Surrey accent flaring, is asking, rhetorically, ab ...

  29. Like Our Facebook Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek

    September 22, 2011 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 By boosting such names as Pandora, ReverbNation and Ticketmaster, Facebook is becoming the foundation for music's next generation. Now, the mega-site is integrating more music into your everyday (ie. constant) visits to the site with new ways t ...

  30. Ryan Adams on 9/11 and His Reluctant 'New York' Anthem

    September 08, 2011 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Sept. 11, 2001, alt-country troubadour Ryan Adams released what would become his most successful single to date. That same day, the song's simple video hit VH1 and MTV. The timing was almost eerie, given the song's title -- "New Yo ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Ryan Tedder To Open BBQ Franchises, Bon Iver & James Blake Song Surfaces

    August 24, 2011 7:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder To Open Ten BBQ Franchises OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder has signed a deal with Southern Hospitality BBQ to be the first franchise owner ...

  32. Billboard Bits: Bruno Mars Joins MTV VMAs Lineup, Kanye West Slips Onstage

    August 11, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bruno Mars Added to MTV Video Music Awards Bruno Mars is the latest artist to join the lineup of performers at the MTV Video Music Awards, following previously announced ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Hackers Take Over Amy Winehouse's Site, Black Veil Brides to Rejoin Warped Tour

    June 30, 2011 5:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Hackers Take Over Amy Winehouse's Site It looks like Amy Winehouse has no swag, at least according to Swagger Security, the group who hacked into her website earlier ...

  34. Gillian Welch Returns with 'The Harrow and the Harvest'

    June 27, 2011 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ten years ago, Mumford & Sons didn't exist. Neither did the Felice Brothers , or the Civil Wars , or Fleet Foxes . But the foundation of the roots music revival currently flourishing with those bands was laid when the soundtrack to "O ...

  35. Ryan Adams Returns With European Solo Shows, New Album

    March 16, 2011 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams will end his extended break from the road with a 12-date European tour, beginning June 10 in Stockholm. The dates will feature Adams performing solo acoustic, and mark his first concerts of any kind since he suddenly dis ...

  36. 'American Idol' Music Should 'Support the Singers,' Says Bandleader Ray Chew

    March 09, 2011 4:11 PM EST 0 0 0 The final 13 "American Idol" contestants got their first chance to work with Jimmy Iovine's stable of top-name producers last week, and on the episode airing tonight (Mar. 9), they sang songs by their own personal "idols." P ...

  37. The Boxer Rebellion: Artists To Watch 2011

    January 24, 2011 1:01 PM EST 0 0 0 The Boxer Rebellion Genre: Rock Formed in London in 2001, alternative rockers The Boxer Rebellion are not exactly strangers to the U.S. charts. In 2009, the band tasted Stateside success with their second album "Union," which crashed onto ...

  38. The Orchard Closes 2010 With New Artist, Label Signings

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Digital distributor the Orchard has announced a spate of new artist and label signings to close out the year, including deals with Ryan Adams and Joss Stone. The Orchard will also release albums by country artist Big Kenny and alt-rockers Buffalo ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Quincy Jones Opposes Kanye West Comparisons, Jay-Z On Shooting His Brother

    November 22, 2010 7:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Quincy Jones Doesn't Like Kanye West Comparisons Quincy Jones is letting it be known that he's not fond of comparisons to Kanye West , at least not when produci ...

  40. 'Featuring' Norah Jones Track-By-Track

    November 10, 2010 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Over the years, jazzy pop chanteuse and pianist Norah Jones has teamed up with many of her favorite artists, and now she's collected 18 tracks for an entire album of collaborations on her tunes, their tunes, covers and even seasonal favorites l ...

  41. Jesse Malin Sings The Bowery Electric On 'Love It To Life'

    April 09, 2010 5:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sitting at a table in his newest restaurant, a dimly lit East Village joint called Black Market, Jesse Malin is attempting to outline his musical history and explain his trajectory from teenage hardcore star to singer/songwriter with a new album, &q ...

  42. Norah Jones Announces 2010 Tour Dates

    November 30, 2009 4:44 PM EST 0 0 0 Although her new album is entitled "The Fall," Norah Jones is waiting until spring to embark on a 36 city tour, which kicks off Mar. 5, 2010 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The trek will see the veteran jazz-pop singer play midsize theatres in major c ...

  43. Dave Rawlings Steps Into Spotlight With 'A Friend Of A Friend'

    September 29, 2009 1:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Dave Rawlings Machine started "accidentally," according to Gillian Welch 's longtime musical partner, as a vehicle to semi-anonymously road test some new material. But with the Nov. 17 release of "A Friend of a Friend," ...

  44. New Norah Jones Album Due In November

    August 20, 2009 5:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Norah Jones will move away from jazz roots on her fourth studio album, due in November on Blue Note Records, her label announced today (Aug. 20). Producer Jacquire King ( Kings of Leon , Modest Mouse ) is working with Jones on the ...

  45. Chart Beat: Yoko Ono, Taylor Swift, Marilyn Manson

    June 04, 2009 3:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 NO PARKING ON THE DANCE FLOOR: Midnight Star's '80s classic of that title could describe all the action on Hot Dance Club Play this week. Yoko Ono ascends to her fifth No. 1, and third in-a-row, as "I'm Not Getting Enough," ...

  46. Mandy Moore Continues To Grow On 'Amanda Leigh'

    May 20, 2009 11:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mandy Moore is hoping her forthcoming sixth studio album, "Amanda Leigh," continues the gradual process of transitioning from teen hitmaker ("Candy") to greater acceptance as a bona fide musical artist. "I find it silly that ...

  47. Slow Ticket Sales Sink Langerado Festival

    February 03, 2009 1:54 PM EST 0 0 0 The Langerado Music Festival in Miami is the first large-scale U.S. festival to fall victim to a poor economy in 2009. The seventh annual event, which was set for March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park, has been cancelled "due to sluggish ticket sales, ...

  48. Ryan Adams Taking Hiatus From Music?

    January 14, 2009 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ryan Adams will take a hiatus from his band the Cardinals and music in general starting this spring, according to a lengthy blog post on the band's Web site. Adams says upcoming U.S. shows with the Cardinals, concluding March 20 in Atlanta, wil ...

  49. Morrissey Inks U.S. Deal, Plots Spring Tour

    December 17, 2008 6:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Morrissey has inked a U.S. deal with Lost Highway for the release of his new album, "Years of Refusal," Billboard can reveal. Due Feb. 17, the project will be issued in conjunction with the former Smiths frontman's own Attack imprint. ...

  50. Death Cab, Snoop, Ryan Adams To Rock Langerado

    December 09, 2008 11:27 AM EST 0 0 0 Death Cab For Cutie, Snoop Dogg, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Dashboard Confessional, Broken Social Scene and Girl Talk lead the bill for the seventh Langerado Music Festival, to be held March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park in Miami. Thievery Corporation ...

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