1. Cee Lo Green's Pooch Appeal, Just Call Pink Alecia and More Insider Scoop

    October 16, 2015 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cee Lo Lay Low? Hell No! The 2014 controversy over Cee Lo Green ’s tweets about date rape do not seem to have hurt the “F— You” singer’s ability to attract female attention. Nightclubbers leaving Nikki Leonti & The Honest Cheaters’ performance a ...

  2. Natalie Imbruglia Takes on the Boys With a Feminine Twist on ‘Male’: Album Review

    July 31, 2015 5:46 PM EDT In 1997, Natalie Imbruglia sprinkled fairy dust all over “Torn,” her hit Ednaswap cover. On Male , her first album since 2009, the Aussie singer-actress works more remake magic on tunes originally performed by such male acts as Neil Young , Death C ...

  3. Watch Natalie Imbruglia Channel a 'Dark Stepford Wives' Vibe for Daft Punk Cover

    April 24, 2015 2:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Natalie Imbruglia   has been out of the limelight for a while. Indeed, it’s been six years since the release of her last album, 2009's Come to Life . And a mind-numbing 18 years since she had a global hit with “Torn.”  The Aussie soap actress-t ...

  4. Amazing Media, Digital A&R Solution, Draws Big Names, Money

    May 21, 2014 11:54 AM EDT This article first appeared in the May 24th issue of Billboard Magazine . Former BBC executive Paul Campbell launched a new company in the United Kingdom in 2007, looking for ways to help musicians find a wider audience for their work. He establis ...

  5. @Narm 2011 Kicks Off on Upbeat Note: Music Sales Increase 1.6%

    May 12, 2011 7:12 AM EDT The NARM convention kicked off on an upbeat note this morning in Los Angeles at the Century City Hyatt Regency, as delegates basked in the glow of a 1.6% U.S. sales increase , the first time since 2004. During his keynote address, BMG North Americ ...

  6. Top of the Charts in 2015: SXSW Panel Predicts Changes in Fame Game

    March 20, 2011 12:20 PM EDT The traditional path to fame for musicians is rapidly changing course--while major label marketing machines for sales and airplay are still moving artists to the top of the charts, technology and tools like social networking, YouTube and streaming ...

  7. BMG North America Taps Billy Mann As President of Creative

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST BMG North America continues to make moves, shoring up its senior executive staff on top of all of its acquisitions. In its latest move, the company has hired former EMI executive Billy Mann as president of creative. Mann will be based in BMG North ...

  8. Eminem, Lady Antebellum Expected to Lead 2011 Grammy Nominations

    October 01, 2010 12:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 The nominees for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards won't officially be revealed until tonight (Dec. 1) at 10pm EST at the Recording Academy's annual nominations special, broadcast live on CBS from Club Nokia in Los Angeles. But we have a prett ...

  9. EMI Music Publishing Promotions

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 EMI Music Publishing has promoted Melanie Johnson to VP of sales for the U.K. as part of a series of promotions across its European sales operations. Johnson, previously head of sales and promotions, takes on wider responsibilities following the promo ...

  10. Think Pink

    October 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "'Heartbreak is a Motherf*cker' is what I originally wanted to name the album," laughs Pink of "Funhouse," due this week via LaFace/Zomba. "'Heartbreak is a Motherf*cker' is what I originally wanted to na ...

  11. Pink Steps Into The 'Funhouse'

    August 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pink has christened her new album "Funhouse," and will release it Oct. 28 via LaFace/Zomba. First single "So What" is No. 40 this week on Billboard's Pop 100 Airplay chart and No. 59 on the overall Po Pink has christened her ...

  12. EMI Ups Key Execs In Latin American Unit

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As part of its continuing restructuring, EMI Music has announced key appointments in its Latin American operation, promoting Marcelo Castello Branco and Camilo Lara to dual roles in Brazil and Mexico, respectively. Castello Branco, who formerly he ...

  13. Pink Pencils In New Album For October

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop star Pink has set an Oct. 28 release for her as-yet-untitled fifth album. The LaFace/Zomba set is led by the single "So What," which will hit radio early next month and digital outlets shortly the Pop star Pink has set an Oct. 28 relea ...

  14. Cecillon Exits EMI Again

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The latest restructuring move at EMI sees prominent London-based exec Jean-Francois Cecillon stepping down as EMI Music's president of A&R labels, international, and president Europe, Middle East and Africa. Cecillon's departure, whi ...

  15. Claper, Mann Join EMI

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Group is strengthening its investor board with the recruitment of Mike Clasper and Billy Mann. Clasper, former CEO of airports group BAA plc, will advise on and review the development of EMI's global manufacturing, logistics and sales ope ...

  16. Kelly's Turn

    July 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kelly Rowland's new album, "Ms. Kelly," was originally due in 2006. "It was dragging too much," Rowland recalls of listening to what she terms the album's "first draft." Kelly Rowland's new album, "M ...

  17. Cheyenne Kimball

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the title of her album suggests, "The Day Has Come" for 15-year-old Cheyenne Kimball. That may seem like a bold statement from someone so young, but she worked on her Epic/Daylight debut for more t As the title of her album suggests, &q ...

  18. Think Pink

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 She is a complex woman — honest, vulgar, sweet, intelligent, hard and vulnerable - like her music. This is the real Pink. Alecia Moore's father is a Vietnam veteran and a staunch Republican. She is a devout Democrat. There was a point when thei ...

  19. Teddy Geiger

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although his debut album, “Underage Thinking,” doesn’t hit stores until March 21, Teddy Geiger is already on his way to becoming the next teen idol. Teddy Geiger found success in an unlikely place -- as a cast-off from the VH1 reality show “In Searc ...

  20. Backstreet Boys Finalize New Album Track List

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Backstreet Boys have nailed down the track list for their fourth studio album, "Never Gone." The Backstreet Boys have nailed down the track list for their fourth studio album, "Never Gone." As previously reported , the set is ...

  21. Backstreet's 'Never Gone' Due In June

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As U.S. pop radio stations begin to embrace the Backstreet Boys single "Incomplete," Jive Records has set June 14 as the release date for the vocal group's fourth studio album, "Never Gone." As U.S. pop radio stations begin ...

  22. Backstreet Hopes For Fair Shot With New CD

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Backstreet Boys are hoping for a fair chance from the record-buying public when they return next month with a new single, ahead of the June release of their new Jive album. It will be their first The Backstreet Boys are hoping for a fair chance ...

  23. Pink Gives New Album A 'Try'

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Party diva Pink will on Nov. 11 release her third Arista album, "Try This." The set, which features a number of songs co-written with Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong, is the follow-up to her breakthroug Party diva Pink will on Nov. 11 releas ...

  24. Simpson Reveals Her New 'Skin'

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While the music world has been listening to Jessica Simpson since the late 1990s, never has it had the chance to truly hear her. The pop songbird seeks to change that with the Aug. 19 release of her thi ...

  25. Diana King: 'Respect' Is Like A Second Debut

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Slated for a July 30 release on Maverick, Diana King's "Respect" showcases a myriad of radio-friendly crossover songs designed to return the singer/songwriter to U.S. music consciousness. ...