The family of Michael Jackson's accuser heaped praise on the singer and called him a father figure in a video shown to the jury in the pop star's child molestation case today (March 4) in Santa Maria, Calif.
Hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver will graduate to arena-level shows on its spring tour, which begins March 19 in Phoenix and will run through late May. During a short break in mid-April, the quintet will begin preproduction work on its sophomore RCA album, which it hopes to have ready for a Christmas release.
As she neared the 10th anniversary of her landmark album "Jagged Little Pill," Alanis Morissette began pondering how to commemorate the occasion. She ultimately decided to do it all again. Billboard has learned that Morissette and the album's producer/co-writer, Glen Ballard, are in the middle of recording an acoustic version of the career-defining set.