Season 5 of The Guild — one of the Internet’s most popular and successful series — has taken its cast away from the comfort of their home monitors and into the wilds of the convention world. The first five episodes covered everything from Internet memes to travel problems, from hotel logistics to Con lines. What could possibly be next? Well, according to episode 6 of the season, the next logical step is the presence of a huge, nerd-friendly celebrity. Like, say, Nathan Fillion
As Billboard previously reported , next week’s No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 will likely go to Lil Wayne ’s “Tha Carter IV.” But the rest of the chart should boast some interesting arrivals and moves.
Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip.
In the midst of its 30th anniversary celebration, the Talking Heads spinoff the Tom Tom Club is working on new music. “We’re a little behind schedule on it,” confesses drummer Chris Frantz, who put the Tom Tom Club together with his wife, bassist and vocalist Tina Weymouth, and used a rotating cast of musicians through its five studio albums. “We were hoping to have something out by the fall
M aroon 5 ’s “Moves Like Jagger,” featuring Christina Aguilera , struts to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 , rolling 4-1 with Airplay Gainer honors for a third consecutive week. Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine makes chart headlines of his own, as well, thanks to a leap into the top 10 as a guest on Gym Class Heroes’ “Stereo Hearts.”
Joe Jonas and Jay Sean won’t commit to performing together when the two hit the road Sept. 6 in Boston for an 18-date North American tour. “There’s something to be said for surprises and not giving anything way,” Sean told reporters during a conference call to promote the co-headlining run.
America’s Got Talent offered so much talent this week, that the viewers may have trouble deciding which five acts can move on. But somehow, the votes are in. The first group to receive results is made up of Gymkana, Steven Retchless, and Silhouettes .
Between helping Big Sean score a breakout hit, contributing to “Watch The Throne” and being named to a to a top position at Def Jam Recordings earlier this week, No I.D. has enjoyed a stellar 2011, and he’s not done yet. The veteran hip-hop producer tells Billboard.com that he hopes to make the most of his label position while readying new material for Nas , Common — and possibly Jay-Z . “Jay has started again,” reveals No I.D., who worked with the hip-hop superstar on “Blueprint 3″ hits like “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)” and “Run This Town.” “He played me a couple of things
When talking about Fox’s newest so-big-it-will-knock-you-out offering Terra Nova, we always end up talking about the dinosaurs. Well, let’s talk about the other big thing that we’ll see a lot of when the show premieres on September 26: Terra Nova itself. The show, of course, is set back in a time where dinosaurs are still alive — specifically, in a colony specially constructed to be habitable to humans. So, you have those houses, and all the public areas you’d usually see in a little town… and the gates, of course, to protect from the dinosaurs
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