1. Duran Duran Loses Case, Brought In Britain, Over American Copyrights

    December 02, 2016 2:09 PM EST 0 0 0 The ruling, however, may not amount to as much of a travesty for artists as it seems. A decision from the UK High Court of Justice today has ruled against Duran Duran over the band's attempt to reclaim, stateside, the publishing copyrights on o ...

  2. Duran Duran Will Donate All Proceeds From Eagles of Death Metal's 'Save A Prayer' Cover

    November 16, 2015 7:52 PM EST 0 0 0 With a fan-led campaign underway to get the Eagles of Death Metal 's cover of Duran Duran 's "Save a Prayer" to the top of the U.K. music charts, the British new wave band has announced it will donate all proceeds received from t ...

  3. Duran Duran: Our James Bond Theme Is Better Than Sam Smith's

    October 22, 2015 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sam Smith’s new James Bond jam “Writing’s on the Wall” has been faring very well in the United Kingdom . But a veteran James Bond theme performer says he’s seen better. Speaking to Gigwise at the Q Awards, Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon spoke in ...

  4. Nile Rodgers, Janelle Monae Join Duran Duran in 'Pressure Off' Video: Watch

    October 22, 2015 12:53 AM EDT Duran Duran celebrated “Back to the Future Day” by sharing a glimpse into their own past and future.  The British music video pioneers got in on the action with the premiere of the official clip for "Pressure Off," lifted from the pop ...

  5. Duran Duran Sheds Light on Lindsay Lohan Cameo on New Album 'Paper Gods'

    July 19, 2015 3:18 PM EDT Lindsay Lohan might not be the first person you'd expect to hear on a Duran Duran album, but the actress landed a spoken-word part on the group's upcoming release after a text message exchange with frontman Simon Le Bon. Billboard Cov ...

  6. Duran Duran, Nile Rodgers & Mark Ronson Team Up to Take the 'Pressure Off': Behind-the-Scenes Video

    July 17, 2015 1:15 PM EDT 2.677 k 147 18 Back in 1983,  Nile Rodgers  remixed  Duran Duran 's "The Reflex" and gave the British boys one of their biggest hits. Thirty-two years and several successful collaboration later,  Mark Ronson  decided it was time to get the ...

  7. Billboard Cover: Duran Duran on Pushing the Pop Envelope, Staying Power and Why Harry Styles Is a 'Good Chap'

    July 17, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On a boiling July day at a photo studio in South West London, 56-year-old Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon is in full flamboyant mode, mincing and strutting, sucking in his cheekbones and giving what might just be his best sex face. Around him, his ...

  8. Def Leppard's Joe Elliott on Battle With Label: 'We Don't Want to Work for The Man, We Want to Be The Man' (Q&A)

    August 01, 2012 6:45 PM EDT One by one, Def Leppard's arsenal of hit songs will get a modern-day shining. No, we're not talking about a newly mastered version of "Pyromania" or an anniversary edition of their greatest hits package "Vault." Rathe ...

  9. Duran Duran, Snow Patrol Kick Off Olympic Concerts in Hyde Park

    July 28, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Sir Paul McCartney and Arctic Moneys were serenading the atheletes across town, a spectacular concert featuring Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, Stereophonics and Paolo Nutini took place in London's Hyde Park Friday (June 27) evening to mark the ...

  10. Duran Duran to Headline Olympic Concert in London

    May 01, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 There will be a retro feel at a concert to mark the start of the 2012 London Olympics, with 1980s heartthrobs Duran Duran among the headliners. Organizers said Tuesday that the band, which had hits three decades ago with songs including "Rio&qu ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Bon Iver Gives Lyrical Taste, Blondie to Release New Album

    May 19, 2011 6:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bon Iver Gives Lyrical Taste Of Upcoming Album First came "Calgary," the first single off Bon Iver's upcoming album, and now Justin Vernon fans can get a t ...

  12. Duran Duran Live Q&A Archived Video

    April 01, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Duran Duran With a world tour and new album "All You Need Is Now" afoot, it was the perfect time to have none other than Duran Duran 's Nick Rhodes and John Taylor in Billboard.com's studio for a live Q&A answering fan tweets ...

  13. Duran Duran, Raphael Saadiq Rock the Classics at SXSW Stubb's Show

    March 17, 2011 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Thanks to Duran Duran and Raphael Saadiq , the field behind Stubb's Bar-B-Q had a way-back machine kind of feel Wednesday night at South By Southwest -- not that any of those in attendance were complaining, however. Kicking off a world tour in ...

  14. Video Q&A: Duran Duran Talks New Album, Career Highlights

    December 21, 2010 1:50 PM EST 0 0 0 While Duran Duran has enjoyed a storied three-decade career, the New Wave pioneers aren't content to sit back and leave their legacy incomplete. "All You Need is Now," the group's thirteenth album out digitally on iTunes today (D ...

  15. Mark Ronson Readies 'Record Collection' Release

    August 10, 2010 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mark Ronson steps into the spotlight as a singer, and shows off a talented group of friends, on third album "Record Collection," due Sept. 28 on RCA Records. Working under the alias Mark Ronson and The Business Intl., the British producer ...

  16. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 2006 - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual Internatio ...

  17. Duran Duran Teams With Mark Ronson For Concert

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Duran Duran and hot producer Mark Ronson will join forces on July 2 at Paris' La Cigale for a special concert collaboration. Duran Duran and hot producer Mark Ronson will join forces on July 2 at Paris' La Cigale for a special concert coll ...

  18. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 2006 - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual Internatio ...

  19. Live Earth London Wraps With Madonna Spectacular

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a spectacular headline set from Madonna. The queen of pop, an adopted Londoner, turned each song into a show-stopper in a vintage performance. She was backe Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a sp ...

  20. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Barbra Streisand sings her farewell concert at New York's Madison Square Garden.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - In a Los Angeles Times editorial, Yusuf Islam blasts the Unite ...

  21. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Barbra Streisand sings her farewell concert at New York's Madison Square Garden.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - In a Los Angeles Times editorial, Yusuf Islam blasts the Unite ...

  22. Duran Duran To Get Brit Award Honor

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Reunited English pop icons Duran Duran will receive an honorary accolade at the next Brit Awards, to be held Feb. 17 at Earls Court in London. Reunited English pop icons Duran Duran will receive an honorary accolade at the next Brit Awards, to be he ...

  23. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2001 - Celine ...

  24. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an American Red Cross benefit concert at Montreal's Molson Centre for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. 2001 - Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an Am ...

  25. Original Duran Duran Lineup To Reunite

    May 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The original five members of Duran Duran are reforming for the first time in more than 15 years. Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, and Andy Taylor have not recorded together since The original five members of Duran Duran are refo ...