1. Chromeo Look to Steve Harvey, Guy Fieri as Style Icons

    April 12, 2014 4:40 PM EDT 4 2 0 "If you can dress as someone for Halloween, they're a style icon," Chromeo's David Macklovitch told THR. "It might not mean you like their style. It might not mean their style is good. But, it's recognizable." Chro ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Chart Moves: Luke Bryan's Towering 'Tailgates' Sales, Azealia Banks' EP Arrives on Billboard 200

    June 08, 2012 10:17 AM EDT The Billboard 200: John Mayer continued to rule the Billboard 200 albums chart for a second week , as his Born and Raised sold another 65,000 this past week (down 70%). Three new albums debuted in the top 10 on the tally, led by Regina Spektor ...

  4. Weinstein Company Wins Major Lawsuit Over 'Soul Man' Sam Moore

    May 29, 2012 11:39 AM EDT Any close reader of film credits will be familiar with the words, "The persons and events in this motion picture are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons or events is unintentional." On the other hand, wasn't it philosopher ...

  5. Biopic Report Card: The Status of Films on Tupac, Queen, James Brown, Jeff Buckley and 21 More

    May 31, 2011 2:55 PM EDT Biographical films about music icons often go through lengthy development periods. Changes in directors, writers and stars are common - witness projects involving the careers of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Miles Davis, Brian Wilson and the Mamas & ...

  6. Iggy Pop: 'American Idol' Contacted Me About Judge Gig

    April 11, 2011 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The world is still buzzing about his performance of Johnny O'Keefe's "Real Wild Child (Wild One)" on "American Idol" last week, but Iggy Pop says "it was just a gig" to him -- albeit a good one. "I enjoye ...

  7. Sean Lennon, Charlotte Muhl Perform at Rebecca Minkoff Fashion Week Show

    February 12, 2011 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 S ean Lennon and Charlottpe Kemp Muhl, together known as the Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger , performed a live set during the Fashion Week 2011 Rebecca Minkoff show on Friday. The show began with a rendition of Lennon's "Dead Meat" from ...

  8. Cee Lo's 'Lady Killer' Inspiration: James Bond and Austin Powers

    November 10, 2010 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 As he rolls out his third solo album , "The Lady Killer," Cee Lo Green is already eyeballing the future of his other musical concerts. Green tells Billboard.com that there will "absolutely" be a third Gnarls Barkley album, though ...

  9. Charlotte Gainsbourg / Jan. 19, 2010 / Brooklyn, NY (Bell House)

    January 21, 2010 2:08 PM EST 0 0 0 When French singer Charlotte Gainsbourg talked to Billboard Magazine last month about her album "IRM," due in the U.S. on Jan. 26 , she spoke affectionately about her collaborator Beck , the intense but rewarding weeks in the studio, and t ...

  10. Charlotte Gainsbourg "IRM" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 12:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Charlotte Gainsbourg, "IRM" (Because Music/Elektra) Release Date: January 26, 2010 The dreamy-voiced daughter of French actor/singer Serge Gainsbourg and British actress/singer Jane Birkin has come impressively into her acting/singing own. ...

  11. Chart Beat Chat

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss "Thriller," American Idols and iTunes, French acts and more! NOT ALL THAT THRILLED Fred: You're bound to get scads of letters complaining about the re-release of [Michael Jackson's] "Thriller&quo ...

  12. Luscious Jackson Rounds Up Hits, Children's Music

    January 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New York-based rock act Luscious Jackson, which split in 2000, will be back in the spotlight next month thanks to Capitol/EMI's Feb. 20 release of a "Greatest Hits" collection. New York-based rock act Luscious Jackson, which split in ...

  13. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper DMX attempts to put a host of legal troubles behind him on "Year of the Dog ... Again," his first album since splitting Def Jam for Sony Urban, while G. Love kicks back with famous musical frie Hard rock act Stone Sour's " ...

  14. 19TunesOnTV

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 2-8, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 2 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Ashanti, Phil Vassar (also scheduled: Chris Berard. Carrie Wiatt). "Simple Plan Makes a Video,": ...

  15. Air Fires Up 'Talkie Walkie'

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 French electronica duo Air will release its next studio album, "Talkie Walkie," Jan. 27 via Astralwerks. French electronica duo Air will release its next studio album, "Talkie Walkie," Jan. 27 via Astralwerks. The album re-teams ...

  16. Black Ivory Soul

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The sterling Black Ivory Soul is Kidjo's seventh full-length set and first for Columbia. The sterling Black Ivory Soul is Kidjo's seventh full-length set and first for Columbia. Lovingly produced by Bill Laswell, the soulful set finds Kidj ...

  17. Luaka Bop Samples Blip Hop, French Nouvelle

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 David Byrne's worldly Luaka Bop label will on June 4 will release two compilations presenting cross-sections of the little-explored musical genres of "blip hop" and the French Nouvelle movement. David Byrne's worldly Luaka Bop la ...

  18. Music for Cabriolets and Otros Tipos de Vehiculos

    July 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As mod as the many early-'60s cars adorning its booklet, Music for Cabriolets is ostensibly intended as a tribute to that timeless Cuban dance, the cha cha cha. As mod as the many early-'60s cars adorning its booklet, Music for Cabriolets ...

  19. France's Air Gets Trippy With New Source Album

    May 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel, better known as French act Air, aren't delusional. They realize their new album, with its unexpectedly dark landscape, will take some fans by surprise. Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel aren't del ...

  20. David Byrne Looks To Future With 'Eyeball'

    April 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Byrne admits that there are times when being "David Byrne, rock icon" can be a "total drag." David Byrne admits that there are times when being "David Byrne, rock icon" can be a "total drag." Exhaling as ...

  21. The Anglo Files

    April 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Fatboy Slim, Spike Jonze, Christopher Walken, LFO, Depeche Mode, Coldcut, Llorca Jonze Cooks Up Walken Dance For Fatboy Slim Video Fatboy Slim (aka Norman Cook) releases his next single, "Star 69" backed with "Weapon of Choice ...