B2K Slates 'Scream III' Summer Tour

B2K Slates 'Scream III' Summer Tour

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.
Love Goes Public With Band Search

Love Goes Public With Band Search

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."
Suit Against Van Morrison Proceeds

Suit Against Van Morrison Proceeds

An inn owner suing veteran Irish rock star Van Morrison hiked his claim to £300,000 ($482,500) today (May 1), saying the singer had ruined him by canceling a concert.
DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

Free music from Boz Scaggs, Brett Michaels, Lizz Wright, Maria McKee, and more.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - "Touring Band 2000," the first full-length DVD featuring Pearl Jam, is released. The three-hour disc features 28 live songs filmed in various cities during the band's 2000 U.S. tour.
Ballads, Classics Dominate 'Down With Love'

Ballads, Classics Dominate 'Down With Love'

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 To Headline Grey Goose Trek

Musiq To Headline Grey Goose Trek

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.
'Idol' Finalists To Hit The Road Again

'Idol' Finalists To Hit The Road Again

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.
RIAA Begins IM Campaign Vs. P2P Users

RIAA Begins IM Campaign Vs. P2P Users

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has begun sending warnings to individuals who offer copyrighted songs on peer-to-peer networks without authorization.
Ask Billboard

Ask Billboard

Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the "Fame" soundtrack, Jody Watley, and Def Leppard.

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