May 21, 2012


News Notes: Adele Sweeps Billboard Awards

Adele Sweeps Billboard Awards

The Brit soul singer won 12 awards including top artist, top female artist and top album. LMFAO, Taylor Swift, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Wiz Khalifa also took home awards. [Rolling Stone]

Watch Hot Chip's New Video

British comedian Peter Serafinowicz teamed with the electro band to direct their crazy clip for "Night and Day." It stars British actor Terrence Stamp, beatboxing comic Reggie Watts, supermodel Lara Stone and two space ships. [Stereogum]

Fans Watch Muse Carry the Olympic Torch

All three members of the band ran with the torch through their hometown in Devon, England, as more than 7,000 fans watched. [NME]

Ex-Crowded House Drummer Dies at 45

Peter Jones, a former drummer for the Australian band, died Friday from brain cancer. [Billboard]