Modern rock act Eve 6 will hit the road next month in advance of the July 22 release of "It's All in Your Head" (RCA). Produced by Gregg Wattenberg (Five For Fighting) and mixed by Tom Lord-Alge (Rolling Stones), the band's third album will be preceded by the radio single "Think Twice."
Veteran New Orleans-based vocalist Aaron Neville plans to release an album of his interpretations of American standards. Due Aug. 26, "Nature Boy" is his first album under a new deal with Verve. The collection features Neville working through songs by the likes of Nat "King" Cole, Cole Porter, and George Gershwin, among others.
As an independent band that manages to sell more than 300,000 copies of your self-released albums, signing with a major label might seem like the most logical move to the next level. But O.A.R. bassist Benj Gersham tells Billboard.com the Maryland-bred, Ohio State University-brewed group's decision to ink with Lava/Atlantic was anything but simple.
2001 - Tracy Byrd takes part in a tribute to the late Dale Earnhardt at Lowes Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C. Byrd sings while the jumbotron video screens show highlights of Earnhardt's many exploits at the track.
Jive artists R. Kelly and Justin Timberlake tightened their grip on the upper reaches of the U.K. charts yesterday (May 25). Kelly's "Ignition" started a third week at No. 1 on the singles chart, followed closely by Timberlake's "Rock Your Body" at No. 2. On the album side, Timberlake's "Justified" notched another week on top following last week's return to the post.