Cher, whose "The Very Best of Cher" sits at No. 14 in its 18th week on The Billboard 200, is preparing a special edition of the greatest-hits set to coincide with the release of a live performance DVD. The artist's Farewell tour continues to expand, and now has scheduled dates set through Sept. 26 at the Woodlands, Texas.
What is Ruben Studdard's favorite song of all time? What song does Clay Aiken consider his personal favorite? The answers will be revealed today (Aug. 11) on a special edition of "The Billboard Radio Countdown"...
Seminal alternative rock trio Primus is reuniting for the first time in four years. In October, the original lineup of the group -- bassist/vocalist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LeLonde and drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander -- will release a DVD retrospective augmented by a CD of five new tracks. A short North American tour will follow.
The structural failure of a ceiling grid at an Atlantic City, N.J., venue over the weekend may have brought the Justin Timberlake / Christina Aguilera tour to an abrupt end. The incident occurred around 1 p.m. Saturday as the stage was being set up for that night's stop on the pop duo's co-headlining Justified & Stripped trek at the seaside casino town's Boardwalk Hall.
Blu Cantrell topped the U.K. singles chart for a second week while Robbie Williams returned to the No. 1 berth on the album survey. Cantrell's "Breathe" featuring Sean Paul (Arista) withstood the challenge of four new entries in the top six to secure a second week at the top.