1. Jack Black, Cee-Lo Go 'Kung Fu Fighting'

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jack Black and Gnarls Barkley's Cee-Lo have teamed up for a cover of Carl Douglas' 1974 hit "Kung Fu Fighting" for the soundtrack to "Kung Fu Panda," an animated film in which Black stars. Jack Black and Gnarls Barkley's Cee-Lo have teamed up for a cover of…

  2. Ting Tings See Jump From Apple Ad

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.-based Sony BMG-signed Ting Tings have just broken into with single "Shut Up and Let Me Go," which debuts this week at No. 93. The song plays throughout the newest iPod ad, which made its debu The U.K.-based Sony BMG-signed Ting Tings have just broken into The Billboard Hot…

  3. Leona Lewis Holds Onto Hot 100 No. 1

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" keeps the lead on The Billboard Hot 100 as the track holds tight at No. 1 for a fourth non-consecutive week. Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" keeps the lead on the Billboard Hot 100 as the track holds tight at No. 1 for a fourth non…

  4. Winehouse Arrested On Suspicion Of Drug Possession

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse has been arrested on suspicion of drugs possession, police and her spokesman said Wednesday (May 7). Amy Winehouse has been arrested on suspicion of drugs possession, police and her spokesman said Wednesday (May 7). Winehouse's spokesman, Chris Goodman, said the arrest is…

  5. Mates Of State Prep Fifth Album, Tour

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic pop duo Mates Of State will return May 20 with "Re-Arrange Us," the group's fifth album since 2000 and second for Barsuk. Eclectic pop duo Mates Of State will return May 20 with “Re-Arrange Us,” the group’s fifth album since 2000 and second for Barsuk. Fans will notice…

  6. CMT's 'Gone Country 2' Reveals Cast

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach of Skid Row fame, Grammy and Academy Award winner Irene Cara, "American Idol" finalist Mikalah Gordon, singer Jermaine Jackson, NSYNC's Chris Kirkpatrick, actor Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach of Skid Row fame, Grammy and Academy…

  7. Usher

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Outside the windows of a 36th-floor conference-room suite at New York's Mandarin Oriental Hotel, the morning is gray and befit for April showers. Always the trendsetter, Usher has plucked from his war Outside the windows of a 36th-floor conference-room suite at New York's Mandarin…

  8. Clay's 'Way'

    May 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT During its six previous seasons, TV juggernaut "American Idol" has launched countless music careers -- but the caveat is maintaining staying power. During its six previous seasons, TV juggernaut "American Idol" has launched countless music careers -- but the caveat is…

  9. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San…

  10. Ask Billboard

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Sade, My Chemical Romance, Duran Duran and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . 'DEAD' LIVE Keith, I heard on the radio that My Chemical Romance was…

  11. Navarro, Sorum And Cantrell Lead Roxy Rock Jam

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A cast of rock heavyweights crammed the Roxy stage in Hollywood Thursday night (May 1) for a jam session that found the likes of Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro, Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath and Matt Soru A cast of rock heavyweights crammed the Roxy stage in Hollywood Thursday…

  12. Chris Brown Gets Hot Shot Debut Honors On The Hot 100

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Chris Brown not only earns the Hot Shot Debut award on The Billboard Hot 100 this week, he does so while charting two other singles within the top 10. Hot Shot Debuts: Chris Brown not only earns the Hot Shot Debut award on The Billboard Hot 100 this week, he does so while charting two other…

  13. Chart Beat

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Chris Brown, Leona Lewis, Colby Caillat and more! LEONA'S TRIPLE PLAY: "Bleeding Love" (SyCo/J) returns to the top of The Billboard Hot 100 for a second time, making Leona Lewis the first artist to have three separate turns at No. 1 since January 1979, when Chic&…

  14. Leona Lewis Regains No. 1 On Hot 100

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With help from "American Idol," Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" is back in the No. 1 spot on The Billboard Hot 100. Moving 2-1, the track replaces Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" featuring Static Major, which fli With help from "American Idol," Leona…

  15. First Day Sales Put Madonna On Track For 7th No. 1

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madonna is on track to net her seventh No. 1 album on next week's Billboard 200 with "Hard Candy," based on first-day sales measured by the Nielsen SoundScan Building Chart released Wednesday afternoo Madonna is on track to net her seventh No. 1 album on next week's…

  16. Coldplay Download Freebie Proves A Hit

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's free download offering proved to be no shrinking violet when it went live on the band's Web site today (April 29). Coldplay's free download offering proved to be no shrinking violet when it went live on the band's Web site today (April 29). The site slowed to a…

  17. Coldplay Prep Album With Free Download, Concerts

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay will allow fans a free download of the lead single from their upcoming fourth studio album "Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends." Starting tomorrow, the song "Violet Hill" will be avail Coldplay will allow fans a free download of the lead single from their…

  18. Last Shadow Puppets, Madonna Lead U.K. Charts

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Last Shadow Puppets, featuring Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane of Liverpool band the Rascals, debuted at No. 1 on the British album chart yesterday (April 27) with "The Age of the Und The Last Shadow Puppets, featuring Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane of…

  19. Winehouse Receives Police Caution In Assault Case

    April 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse left a London police station today (April 26) after questioning about reports that she scuffled with two men during a raucous night out. She received a formal police caution for assault. Amy Winehouse left a London police station today (April 26) after questioning about reports…

  20. Lil Wayne Scores First Hot 100 Chart-Topper

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Lil Wayne scores his first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with "Lollipop," which jumps from No. 2 with the help of 183,000 downloads, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Rapper Lil Wayne scores his first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with "Lollipop,"…

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