Click Track: Susan Boyle

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/23/2010

Foo Fighters play new tunes at secret show; The year in local music; Taylor Swift thwarts Michael Jackson on Billboard

Dave Grohl -- singer, songwriter, best drummer alive and lover of surprises -- performing at the 9:30 Club earlier this year. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) - That Dave Grohl sure loves his secret shows. The Foo Fighters frontman has given his share...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, Michael Jackson, Susan Boyle, Taylor Swift

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/09/2010

Aretha Franklin diagnosed with cancer; Black Eyed Peas fizzle on charts; Juanes coming to Patriot Center

The Queen of Soul is reportedly battling pancreatic cancer. (Reflections Photography) - The ailing Aretha Franklin -- who had major surgery just last week-- has pancreatic cancer, according to the Detroit News. Citing a "source familiar with the situation," the...

By David Malitz  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aretha Franklin, Black Eyed Peas, Juanes, Kanye West, Susan Boyle

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/08/2010

Riffs: Five things we learned from reading rock star autobiographies

Don't mess with Megadeth's Dave Mustaine or he might put a spell on you. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) Rock stars have much to teach us. At least, according to rock stars. It's never been a better year for musical autobios: Patti Smith's...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Dave Mustaine, Jay-Z, Keith Richards, Susan Boyle, Vince Neil

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/18/2010

New Strokes album done; Dr. Dre's returns with "Kush"; Susan Boyle knocks off Taylor Swift

Julian Casablancas says the fourth Strokes album is done and ready for 2011 release. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) - According to frontman Julian Casablancas, the fourth album by the Strokes is completed and will be released in 2011. It's the band's first...

By David Malitz  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Dr. Dre, Susan Boyle, Taylor Swift, The Strokes

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 09/10/2010

Meet Willow Smith, your new pop music overlord; Lou Reed might hate Susan Boyle; Wanda Jackson's Jack White-produced album due in January

By David Malitz - Do you know who Willow Smith is? She's the nine-year-old daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. She's also the newest member of Roc Nation. Jay-Z just signed the little tyke to his label....

By David Malitz  |  09:51 AM ET, 09/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jack White, Lou Reed, Susan Boyle, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Wanda Jackson, Willow Smith

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 12/17/2009

Morning click: Boyle bests Brown, STP readies new album

Consumers continue to give the thumbs up to Susan Boyle's debut album. (REUTERS/David Moir) - The new Billboard charts contain few surprises. Susan Boyle continues to dominate, moving a massive 582,000 units last week, bringing her three-week total to 1.8...

By David Malitz  |  07:30 AM ET, 12/17/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Chris Brown, Gucci Mane, Stone Temple Pilots, Susan Boyle, Yeasayer