1. Miley Cyrus Parodies Government Shutdown, Performs the Hits on 'SNL'

    October 06, 2013 2:10 AM EDT Saturday night with Miley was neither the trainwreck nor the twerk-filled spectacle many expected it to become. Instead, the second episode of the new season of "Saturday Night Live" was just the right amount of audacious and, at best ...

  2. 'Before My Time' From 'Chasing Ice': Story Behind the Oscar Best Song Nominee

    February 20, 2013 8:00 AM EST This article is from the February 9, 2013, issue of Billboard magazine. You can  click here to subscribe , and go here to order back issues Best Songs: The Stories Behind This Year's Oscar Nominees J Ralph's "Before My Time" My ...

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  4. Soundgarden Record First Song in 15 Years for 'Avengers' Soundtrack

    March 27, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The May 1 album's full tracklisting also features Buckcherry, Bush, Rise Against and more alt-rock Grunge icons Soundgarden will release their first new song in 15 years for the soundtrack to Marvel's upcoming "Avengers" film. Th ...

  5. Silver Screen Updates: Timberlake to Play Ball With Eastwood, Swift Not Starring in 'Les Mis'

    February 01, 2012 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 No surprise that Justin Timberlake is headed back to the silver screen, where he will star alongside Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams in the Warner Bros. film "Trouble With the Curve." Meanwhile, it looks like Taylor Swift will be staying away ...

  6. Ask Billboard: What Are The Best-Selling Holiday Albums?

    October 16, 2011 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  7. Ask Billboard: Actors, Actresses On Billboard Charts

    December 06, 2010 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated each week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and count ...

  8. 'Twilight,' Katy Perry and Christina Aguilera Shine at MTV Movie Awards

    June 07, 2010 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The hunks from "Twilight." A girl-on-girl kiss. Katy Perry and Christina Aguilera in skimpy costumes. The MTV Movie Awards were all they could be Sunday. Photos: MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet The irreverent pop-culture celebration, which hon ...

  9. Scarlett Johansson, Pete Yorn Get Together For 'Break Up'

    July 28, 2009 10:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 An afternoon nap amidst a bout of insomnia about three years ago was the impetus for "Break Up," a new song cycle of duets by Pete Yorn and actress Scarlett Johansson that's due out Sept. 15. Yorn tells Billboard.com that "after ...

  10. Scarlett Johansson, Pete Yorn Ready 'Break Up'

    May 26, 2009 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer-songwriter Pete Yorn's 2009 is shaping up as a very busy year. After his fourth album "Back and Fourth" hits stores on June 23, he's scheduled to release a Serge Gainsbourg/Brigitte Bardot-style duets record with actress/s ...

  11. Stars Debut 'America's Song' On 'Oprah'

    January 19, 2009 4:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Bono, will.i.am, Mary J. Blige, Seal and Faith Hill premiered a new patriotic song, "America's Song," yesterday (Jan. 18) during a special edition of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" from Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center. The ...

  12. Woody Allen Drafts Little-Known Band For 'Barcelona'

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Like Woody Allen's new film, "Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona," the song "Barcelona" by the band Giulia y los Tellarini is about what comes of chance meetings and subsequent love affairs, including one wit Like Woody Allen's ...

  13. Finding Her Voice

    May 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Scarlett Johansson describes the recording of her Tom Waits covers album, "Anywhere I Lay My Head," as an "intimate experience-almost private, in a way." Scarlett Johansson describes the recording of her Tom Waits covers album, & ...

  14. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Doors Down takes its time and comes up with a rock radio hit before its new album is even out, Bun B pays tribute to his late UGK partner Pimp C and Scarlett Johansson puts her spin on the Tom Waits The first new studio album in 17 years from disc ...

  15. Fame Game For Scarlett Johansson

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Scarlett Johansson describes the recording of her Tom Waits covers album, "Anywhere I Lay My Head," as an "intimate experience—almost private, in a way." Of course, when you're an actress, Louis Vuitton model and occasiona ...

  16. This Day in Music

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - June Pointer, a member of singing group the Pointer Sisters, dies of cancer. The 52-year-old singer was the youngest member of the Grammy-winning group, which also featured sisters Ruth, Anita 2006 - June Pointer, a member of singing group th ...

  17. Johansson Unveils Waits Covers Album In NYC

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Scarlett Johansson unveiled her debut album, "Anywhere I Lay My Head," for journalists today (Feb. 12) at New York's Joe's Pub. Scarlett Johansson unveiled her debut album, "Anywhere I Lay My Head," for journalists toda ...

  18. will.i.am Content With Artist Signings

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am isn't looking to sign any new acts to his joint-venture label with Interscope, he told Billboard.com last night (Feb. 7) ahead of the 4th Annual Peapod Foundation Be Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am isn' ...

  19. Musicians Rock For Barack On Super Tuesday

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With primary voters going to the polls in 22 states on this Super Tuesday, a wave of artists as disparate as the Grateful Dead, Will.I.Am, OK Go and members of Pearl Jam are rallying support for Democ With primary voters going to the polls in 22 sta ...

  20. Johansson Sets Date For Waits Covers Disc

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 One of the more unusual albums to be conceived in recent years, actress Scarlett Johansson's interpretations of Tom Waits songs, will hit stores this spring. One of the more unusual albums to be conceived in recent years, actress Scarlett Johan ...

  21. Exclusive: Jesus & Mary Chain Readying New Album

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a high-profile reunion performance at the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., influential modern rock outfit the Jesus & Mary Chain is at work on its first new Forget mediation, forget rehab. Apparently, bands ...

  22. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show Wi ...

  23. Bjork, Interpol, Jesus & Mary Chain Usher In Coachella

    April 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New material from Bjork and Interpol, the first major concert of the Jesus & Mary Chain's first tour in nine years and high-profile sets from hot U.K. exports Amy Winehouse and the Arctic Monkeys New material from Bjork and Interpol, the fi ...

  24. This Day in Music

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - June Pointer, a member of singing group the Pointer Sisters, dies of cancer. The 52-year-old singer was the youngest member of the Grammy-winning group, which also featured sisters Ruth, Anita 2006 - June Pointer, a member of singing group th ...

  25. 36OnTV

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 4-11, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 4 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): The Cheetah Girls, Michael Bolton (also scheduled: Dikembe Mutombo). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicat ...

  26. Alicia Keys Lands Another Film Role

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys is adding another note to her acting resume. The singer/songwriter has been cast in the big-screen adaptation of the best-selling book, "The Nanny Diaries," according to the artist's spoke Alicia Keys is adding another not ...

  27. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artis ...

  28. Film, TV Actors Take The Mic On 'Unexpected Dreams'

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Actress Scarlett Johansson, "Moulin Rouge" star Ewan McGregor and "Desperate Housewives" principal Teri Hatcher are among the actors that have been tapped to put their own spin on famous tunes on "Une Actress Scarlett Johans ...

  29. On TV

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 9-15, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 9 "Attack of the Show," G4 Featured artist(s): Project 86 (also scheduled: Uwe Boll). "Influenc'd: Green Day," Fuse Featured artist(s): Green Day, Hawthorne Heights ...

  30. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). & ...

  31. Travolta Sings For 'Bobby Long'

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop star. On the soundtrack for his latest film, "A Love Song for Bobby Long," opening today (Dec. 29) in New York and Los At the first peak of his career, actor ...

  32. 'Woman' Is King On New Iron & Wine EP

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Iron & Wine will continue its prolific run of releases early next year with the six-song EP "Woman King." Iron & Wine will continue its prolific run of releases early next year with the six-song EP "Woman King." Due Feb. ...

  33. My Bloody Valentine's Shields Resurfaces

    July 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kevin Shields, the mastermind behind critically acclaimed but long-dormant shoegazing rock group My Bloody Valentine, will release his first new music in more than a decade on the soundtrack for the f Kevin Shields, the mastermind behind critically ...