Caribou's "Andorra," an album creator Dan Snaith said he made "at home in a bedroom," has won the third Canadian Polaris Music Prize.
Janet Jackson "got suddenly ill" during soundcheck for her show at the Bell Centre Montreal last night (Sept. 29) and was rushed to a hospital, according to a statement from her publicist.
AC/DC has extended its Black Ice tour of North America into early 2009. New dates begin Dec. 20 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and run through Jan. 31 in Nashville. The group has also struck an exclusive deal with Wal-Mart to carry an AC/DC-themed version of the video game "Rock Band."
Sir Paul McCartney is returning to his Fireman alias after a decade away from the collaborative project with producer Youth. McCartney releases "Electric Arguments" by the Fireman on Nov. 17 via MPL, an imprint of his own London-based publishing company.
After months of searching, the Von Bondies have finally found a home. The Detroit rock group has signed to Majordomo Records, a division of Shout Factory, and will release its third album, "Love, Hate, and Then There's You," on Feb. 3.
Veteran rock outfit Thursday has signed a new deal with Epitaph, which will release the band's fifth album in spring 2009.
Thomas Dekker, the star of Fox's "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles," is in talks to take a lead role in MGM's remake of the 1980 musical "Fame."
In what is being billed as the first time they've ever played at the same concert, Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel have signed on for a benefit for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama on Oct. 16 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom.
On the streets of New York, it wouldn't be unusual to hear songwriter Samuel before you see him.
D'Angelo has prefaced the spring 2009 release of his third album with a new buzz single.