1. Documentary on J.D. Fortune, One-Time INXS Singer, Gets World Premiere

    November 06, 2013 2:21 AM EST Former INXS lead singer J.D. Fortune had his glorious highs and crushing lows as the frontman for the Aussie rockers. But the Canadian musician's lower lows are the subject of Andrew Nisker's rock doc Chasing Fortune, set for its world p ...

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  3. INXS Confirm Split: 'It's Time to Step Away'

    November 12, 2012 11:10 PM EST 0 0 0 INXS has confirmed that it's calling it quits. The Australian group announced on Monday night that it had decided to bring the curtain down on a career that's lasted 35 years and 11 studio albums, including six that sold platinum or better ...

  4. INXS Breaking Up After 35 Years: Report

    November 12, 2012 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 INXS is calling it a day, according to various reports. Although an official statement has yet to be distributed, the rumor mill Down Under is in high-spin after the band made an announcement of their own during a show over the weekend. The group ap ...

  5. Exclusive: INXS Unveil New Singer, Ciaran Gribbin

    September 26, 2011 9:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ciaran Gribbin met INXS ' Andrew Farriss two years ago at a mutual friend's party in Sydney, Australia. He wound up "sitting on a balcony, singing 'Mystify' with the guy who wrote it... pretty surreal." Now he's do ...

  6. INXS 'In the Throes of Discussing' Next Album

    July 08, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 INXS guitarist Tim Farriss would really like to "collapse into a heap" back in Australia after the group wraps the North American leg of its Original Sin Tour in mid-August. But rest may be short-lived since, he says, the group is "in ...

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: INXS, Britney Spears, Elton John

    April 07, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 WE LOVE THE '80s, PART 1: INXS returns to Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart, as "Original Sin," featuring Rob Thomas , opens at No. 48. The song bookends the band's Dance/Club Play Songs discography, as the original &q ...

  8. Leaders Of The Bands

    October 20, 2009 12:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 As the promo touts, to the pulsating sounds of the Knack 's most famous hit, the character of Sharona returns this week to USA's signature series, " Monk ." For those of you who don't follow the adventures of Tony Shalhoub&# ...

  9. INXS Responds To 'Bizarre' Fortune Comments

    March 06, 2009 1:38 PM EST 0 0 0 INXS songwriter, guitarist and keyboard player Andrew Farriss and creative director/global business strategist Chris Murphy have spoken exclusively to Billboard about the apparent departure of lead singer J.D. Fortune. The frontman sang lead vocals ...

  10. INXS Responds To 'Bizarre' Fortune Comments

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST INXS songwriter, guitarist and keyboard player Andrew Farriss and creative director/global business strategist Chris Murphy have spoken exclusively to Billboard.biz about the apparent departure of lead singer J.D. Fortune. The frontman sang lead ...

  11. INXS Singer Says Broke, Homeless After Fired From Band

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST The lead singer of Australian rock band INXS, J.D. Fortune, who was picked to replace the late Michael Hutchence in a contest on a reality TV show, said he has been fired without warning from the band. Fortune, 35, a Canadian rock singer, was livi ...

  12. INXS Hitting The Studio After Summer Tour Wraps

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran Aussie rockers INXS is hoping to hit the studio later in the year, with J.D. Fortune slotting back into frontman duties, Billboard.com has learned. Veteran Aussie rockers INXS is hoping to hit the studio later in the year, with J.D. Fortune ...

  13. Lee, Newsted, Clarke Search For 'Rock Star'

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke have formed a new band, Supernova, and will utilize the CBS reality show "Rock Sta Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, former ...

  14. 'Rock Star: Van Halen' Rumors Unfounded

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Persistent rumors that Van Halen will audition new singers on the upcoming season of CBS reality series "Rock Star" are untrue, according to the network. Nonetheless, the story got new legs during a b Persistent rumors that Van Halen will ...

  15. Kanye's 'Gold' Streak Continues On Billboard Charts

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx still reigns at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Billboard chart for the sixth week in a row. The single achieves the same distinction on Hot Ringtones, p Kanye West's "Gold Digg ...

  16. Chart Beat

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Richard Marx Helps Keith Urban To Another No. 1, Young Jeezy Reaches The R&B/Hip-Hop Summit, Garth Brooks Returns To The Charts & Much URBAN DEVELOPMENT: The 2-1 move of Keith Urban's "Better Life" (Capitol) on Billboard' ...

  17. New INXS Books North American Tour

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The new INXS lineup will open its first North American tour Jan. 18 in Vancouver. The new INXS lineup will open its first North American tour Jan. 18 in Vancouver. The group recently replaced late lead singer Michael Hutchence via the public auditio ...

  18. Metropolitan To Produce Upcoming INXS Outing

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Will be first with new lead singer J.D. Fortune. Will be first with new lead singer J.D. Fortune. News J.D. Fortune ...

  19. Metropolitan To Produce New INXS Outing

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First tour with new lead singer J.D. Fortune. Metropolitan Talent Presents will produce the debut tour of INXS with new lead singer J.D. Fortune. The tour begins Jan. 18 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, B.C. This will be the first tour ...

  20. Billboard Bits: INXS, Maroulis, Bigger Lovers

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 INXS, Gang Of Four and Dredg to open L.A. Virgin Megastore . . . ABC to develop a Constantine Maroulis sitcom . . . Splitting Bigger Lovers plan one more show With "Rock Star: INXS" victor J.D. Fortune now in place, INXS will join reunited ...

  21. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses INXS, chart rules, feats and more with readers. GOOD FORTUNE Fred, If you’ve been following the "Rock Star: INXS" TV series, you know that Canadian J.D. Fortune has been selected as the new lead singer of INXS. I thi ...

  22. J.D. Fortune Named New INXS Singer

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a 13-week public audition, J.D. Fortune has been named the new frontman of rock group INXS. After a 13-week public audition, J.D. Fortune has been named the new frontman of rock group INXS. The one-time homeless singer was selected by the band ...