Stapp Arrested At L.A. Airport

Stapp Arrested At L.A. Airport

An intoxicated Scott Stapp was arrested Saturday at Los Angeles International Airport. An Airport Police representative confirms to Billboard.com that the former Creed singer was taken into custody for being under the influence. The singer was married a day earlier in Miami.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1983 - Pianist Eubie Blake dies at the age of 100.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1992 - Megadeth guitarist Dave Mustaine and wife Pam have a baby in Burbank, Calif. They name the child Justis David.
Chart Beat Chat

Chart Beat Chat

Fred discusses James Blunt, "High School Musical" and Gwen Stefani with readers.
Perry Pacts With O'Connor, Clinton On New CD

Perry Pacts With O'Connor, Clinton On New CD

Lee "Scratch" Perry's 2005 international release, "Panic in Babylon," will see a spring U.S. release that adds duets with Sinead O'Connor and George Clinton and remixes from Moby and TV On The Radio.
Q&A: James Taylor

Q&A: James Taylor

For more than 35 years, James Taylor has been making music that touches people to their core. With modern-day standards like "Fire and Rain," "Carolina in My Mind" and "Shower the People," Taylor has sold more than 35 million albums in the United States alone.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Saxophonist Buddy Tate dies in a nursing home in Chandler, Ariz., after a battle with cancer. He is 85. Tate was one of the oldest surviving members of the Count Basie Orchestra.
Built To Spill Slates Spring Tour

Built To Spill Slates Spring Tour

On the same day Built To Spill's "You in Reverse" is released, the band will open a six-week spring tour. The Warner Bros. album is due April 11 and the tour will open with the first of two shows in Minneapolis.
Study: Little Rhyme Or Reason To Picking Hits

Study: Little Rhyme Or Reason To Picking Hits

If you think there is no rhyme or reason to what songs make the top music hits of the week, you may be partly right, researchers said yesterday (Feb. 9). They tried to find a way to predict which songs would be popular, and found it very difficult.
Spears: Baby Driving Incident

Spears: Baby Driving Incident "A Mistake"

Britney Spears said yesterday (Feb. 9) she "made a mistake" by driving a car with her infant son in her lap, but the agency that photographed the incident denied her claim that paparazzi were hounding her.
OutKast's 'Idlewild' Due In April, Despite Trailer Info

OutKast's 'Idlewild' Due In April, Despite Trailer Info

The highly anticipated Outkast soundtrack to the film "Idlewild" will not be out next week, despite what a trailer on the film's Web site says. A spokesperson for the label tells Billboard.com that the disc will emerge in April, although an exact date is still pending.

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