Game Back On As 'Documentary' Rebounds To No. 1

Game Back On As 'Documentary' Rebounds To No. 1

Fans are still clamoring for the Game, prompting the return of his Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope debut "The Documentary" to No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Despite a 28% slide, sales of 190,000 U.S. copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, are enough to stave off an influx of new titles and retake the lead.
Doobie Bros. Drummer Keith Knudsen Dies

Doobie Bros. Drummer Keith Knudsen Dies

Keith Knudsen, the longtime Doobie Brothers drummer who was part of the band during a string of hits that included "Taking It to the Streets" and "Black Water," died of pneumonia yesterday (Feb. 7). He was 56.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1999 - Foo Fighter Dave Grohl, his Roswell Records label, EMI Entertainment World and EMI Virgin Songs file suit against Miramax in California, accusing the Disney-owned indie of unauthorized use of the Foo Fighters' hit "Big Me" in trailers for the film "Rounders."
Grammys Add Yet More Performers

Grammys Add Yet More Performers

Melissa Etheridge, James Brown and Jamie Foxx have been added to an already crowded performance slate for Sunday's (Feb. 13) 47th annual Grammy Awards.
Killers Keep Up The 'Fuss' On Tour

Killers Keep Up The 'Fuss' On Tour

With their Island debut, "Hot Fuss," having recently passed the 1 million mark in U.S. sales, the Killers plan to keep touring throughout the spring.
Stars Strap In For Daytona 500 'Tribute'

Stars Strap In For Daytona 500 'Tribute'

Country star Clint Black and former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will be among the artists taking part in pre-race festivities at this year's Daytona 500.
Mellencamp Bringing Donovan On 'Words' Tour

Mellencamp Bringing Donovan On 'Words' Tour

John Mellencamp has set the first 15 dates of his Words & Music tour, which comes in support of last year's two-disc hits compilation of the same name.
Wu-Tang To Honor ODB On Posthumous Album

Wu-Tang To Honor ODB On Posthumous Album

The surviving members of the Wu-Tang Clan have regrouped to record a tribute to the late Ol' Dirty Bastard, who died in November while working on his first album since being released from jail in 2003. Wu-Tang principal RZA says the track, tentatively titled "I Go Through Life," will hopefully appear on ODB's album, due March 22.
The Raspberries Blossom Once More

The Raspberries Blossom Once More

With a smattering of recent live shows receiving rave reviews, reunited power pop quartet the Raspberries have fans clamoring for a full-fledged tour.
Organ Legend Jimmy Smith Dies

Organ Legend Jimmy Smith Dies

Legendary Hammond B-3 organ player Jimmy Smith died yesterday (Feb. 8) at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., apparently of natural causes. He was 79.
Ask Billboard

Ask Billboard

Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Darren Hayes, Madonna and Billboard's Top Comprehensive Albums chart.
B&E: Black Maria

B&E: Black Maria

Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Black Maria.

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