Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Rural Alberta Advantage Unplugs ABBA

The last thing you’d expect in a cover of ABBA’s uber-upbeat 1975 pop megahit is a melancholy ballad, but that’s exactly what the indie rockers The Rural Alberta Advantage had in store.

Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez Turn Heads at Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez painted the town red together on Sunday night (Feb. 27), hitting up the Vanity Fair after-party for the 2011 Oscars.

Trent Reznor, Randy Newman Win Oscars for Best Original Score, Song

Trent Reznor’s Oscar win marks the fourth consecutive year that best original score goes to a first-time winner.  

Will.i.am Leaks Snippet of Britney Spears’ ‘Big Fat Bass’

Will.i.am has leaked a snippet of another track from Britney Spears’ ”Femme Fatale” album, “The Big Fat Bass,” on his dipdive.com website.

Trent Reznor ‘Finished Recording’ Next How to Destroy Angels Project

“I just finished recording a How to Destroy Angels project with my wife,” Trent Reznor told Billboard. “We have to mix it. [It will be out in the] early fall, most likely.”

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Dream Duet Partner: Jay-Z

Gwyneth Paltrow already has someone in mind for her next musical duet: Jay-Z. 

‘Spider-Man’ Broadway Opening May Be Stalled Again: Report

The producers of the Broadway of production of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” are considering a sixth delay of the musical’s opening night, according to the New York Times.

Bob Seger to Debut ‘Downtown Train’ Single Monday

Bob Seger will be releasing the first taste of his new album, a cover of Tom Waits’ “Downtown Train,” on Monday morning.

Vince Neil Released from Jail Early

Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has been released from jail after serving 10 days of a 15-day sentence for a drunken driving conviction.

Kylie Minogue Makes History On Dance/Club Play Songs

No one’s “Better” than Minogue on this week’s Dance/Club Play Songs chart, where she is the first artist with two of the top three titles.