Teen R&B act B2K will hit the road in July on its Scream III tour. Along for the ride, which kicks off July 2 at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, Calif., will be Marques Houston, Mario, Nick Cannon, and DJ Jus. The two-month outing will close Aug. 31 in Cleveland.
Never one to keep any aspect of her life out of the public eye, Courtney Love has placed full-page ads in New York's Village Voice and L.A. Weekly in Los Angeles in an attempt to recruit new members for her live band. The ad says, "Women required for International Rock Revolution. Join Courtney Love's touring band and get famous, see the world."
Retro-styled ballads and swing/lounge music set the musical tone for the "Down With Love" soundtrack, due May 13 on Reprise Records. Canadian crooner Michael Buble features prominently on the soundtrack with three songs: "Down With Love" (a duet with Holly Palmer), "For Once in My Life," and "Kissing a Fool."
Musiq, Jaguar Wright, and Vivian Green are confirmed for the Grey Goose Music Tour, which kicks off May 22 in Washington, D.C., and bows June 22 in Orlando, Fla. Last year's Grey Goose tour featured Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Lil' Jon and the Eastside Boyz.
The second season finalists of Fox television's "American Idol" reality series/talent contest will hit the road for nearly two months this summer. The 39-date North American trek will kick off July 8 in St. Paul, Minn., and wrap Aug. 31 in Anaheim, Calif. Tickets for all of the shows go on sale May 16-18.