1. Stevie Wonder Pressing On With New Albums

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Even as he hits the road in support of his A Wonder's Summer Night 2008 tour, Stevie Wonder is in the midst of two and possibly three recording projects. Even as he hits the road in support of his A Wonder's Summer Night 2008 tour, Stevie Wonder is in the midst of two and possibly…

  2. Boz Scaggs Tackling Standards On New Album

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Boz Scaggs is staying on the standards path for his next album. Boz Scaggs is staying on the standards path for his next album. Scaggs -- who's currently finalizing a label deal for the planned September release of "Speak Low" -- tells Billboard.com that the follow-up to 2003&…

  3. Staind Sees 'Progress' On Next Album

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Staind has set an Aug. 19 release date for its next Atlantic album, "The Illusion of Progress." First single "Believe" will hit U.S. radio outlets on June 24. Staind has set an Aug. 19 release date for its next Atlantic album, "The Illusion of Progress." First…

  4. The Zombies Testing New Songs On Tour

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Zombies will have some new music to play for audience this summer -- even if it's not likely to be released until 2009. The Zombies will have some new music to play for audience this summer -- even if it's not likely to be released until 2009. Keyboardist Rod Argent tells…

  5. Digital Delivery Could Help Weird Al Get Topical

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As a parodist, Weird Al Yankovic notes "timing is off the essence." So the accordion-playing artist, who in the past has lampooned "Star Wars," Michael Jackson, Chamillionaire and Queen, is hoping to As a parodist, Weird Al Yankovic notes "timing is off the essence.…

  6. John Hiatt Guided By Love On 'Same Old Man'

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT John Hiatt's in love -- and he tells us all about it on his new album, "Same Old Man," which arrived May 27 on New West. And he's in love with, of all people, his wife. John Hiatt's in love -- and he tells us all about it on his new album, "Same Old Man,"…

  7. Teddy Geiger Letting Fans Guide New Album

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's been more than two years since teen rocker Teddy Geiger's major label debut album, "Underage Thinking," scaled to No. 8 on The Billboard 200. But he's making up for lost time with new album and s It's been more than two years since teen rocker Teddy Geiger&…

  8. Michelle Branch Finishing Third Solo Album

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Michelle Branch plans to stay on the country path she began with the Wreckers on her next solo album. Michelle Branch plans to stay on the country path she began with the Wreckers on her next solo album. The singer/songwriter tells Billboard.com that she's "in that last stage of…

  9. 'Heights,' 'August' Nab Top Tony Awards

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The spirit of the 62nd annual Tony Awards was captured perfectly early Sunday evening, when Bartlett Sher of "South Pacific" was talking to reporters about winning the trophy for best director of a mu The spirit of the 62nd annual Tony Awards was captured perfectly early Sunday…

  10. Plant, Krauss 'In No Hurry' To End Collaboration

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are hoping to turn their platinum-certified, Grammy Award-winning "Raising Sand" into a going concern. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are hoping to turn their platinum-certified, Grammy Award-winning "Raising Sand" into a going concern. "…

  11. Dave Matthews Band / June 9, 2008 / Independence Township, Mich. (DTE Energy Music Theatre)

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band, by nature, does a big show. But for the seventh show of its North American summer tour, Mother Nature added even more drama to the mix. The Dave Matthews Band, by nature, does a big show. But for the seventh show of its North American summer tour, Mother Nature added…

  12. Sparta's Jim Ward Settles Into Sleepercar

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With his new band, Sleepercar, rolling down the tracks, Jim Ward says he's "not in a big rush to make any sort of decision" about his other concern, Sparta. With his new band, Sleepercar, rolling down the tracks, Jim Ward says he's "not in a big rush to make any sort…

  13. Meg White Surprises With Raconteurs In Detroit

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes returned to the stage last night (June 8) in Detroit, but alas, they didn't play any music. The White Stripes returned to the stage last night (June 8) in Detroit, but alas, they didn't play any music. Coming back from the encore break of the Raconteurs'…

  14. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and enjoyed his own series of hit singles, including "Outta Space" and "Nothing From Nothi 2006 - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with…

  15. Kidz In The Hall Hope To Move The 'Crowd'

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kidz in the Hall set out to make its new album, "The In Crowd," an EP -- which, the Ivy League hip-hop duo notes, is nothing new. Kidz in the Hall set out to make its new album, "The In Crowd," an EP -- which, the Ivy League hip-hop duo notes, is nothing new. "It just…

  16. Snow Patrol Gets Busy On New Album

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Irish ock outfit Snow Patrol has begun recording its fifth album in Ireland. Irish rock outfit Snow Patrol has begun recording its fifth album in Ireland, according to a blog post from frontman Gary Lightbody. "The first week is behind us and things are going great," he writes. …

  17. Buffett Busy With Live DVD, Tour, Kids Book

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Buffett is in "no hurry" to make his next album, but he still has plenty to offer his faithful Parrotheads this year. He just released a live DVD exclusively through Wal-Mart and Sam's Club, and Jimmy Buffett is in "no hurry" to make his next album, but he still…

  18. Starsailor Snags Ron Wood For New Album

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The return of original producer Steve Osborne and a guest appearance by a Rolling Stone highlight Starsailor's upcoming fourth album. The return of original producer Steve Osborne and a guest appearance by a Rolling Stone highlight Starsailor's upcoming fourth album. Tentatively…

  19. Tom Petty / May 31, 2008 / Auburn Hills, Mich. (The Palace)

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Shortly after finishing "Mary Jane's Last Dance," Tom Petty told a stoked Saturday night crowd in suburban Detroit that "We're gonna have a good time tonight, I promise you." He did not lie. Shortly after finishing "Mary Jane's Last Dance," Tom…

  20. Craig David Aims For Stateside Relaunch

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Armed with a hot David Bowie sample and a successful overseas track record, British R&B singer Craig David is ready to re-invade America -- and says he's willing to work to make the Yanks care abo Armed with a hot David Bowie sample and a successful overseas track record, British R…

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