1. The Billboard.com Q&A: Devo

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Synth-rock legends Devo don't perform all that often, but when they do, it is routinely in front of sold-out crowds full of devotees, many of whom are holding out hope that the band will one day unvei Synth-rock legends Devo don't perform all that often, but when they do, it is…

  2. THEO AND THE BLUE NOTE

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST A jazz cat with a limited repertoire finds his musical groove via a magical journey. A jazz cat with a limited repertoire finds his musical groove via a magical journey. Feline Theo practices his saxophone day and night, but all he can master is a single blue note. Fortunately, a flash in the…

  3. Posthumous Levert Album Due In February

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The album Gerald Levert completed just before his sudden death from a heart attack on Nov. 10, "In My Songs," will be released Feb. 13 via Atlantic. The album Gerald Levert completed just before his sudden death from a heart attack on Nov. 10, "In My Songs," will be…

  4. Wonder, Gill, Stone To Salute Gerald Levert

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST The family of R&B vocalist Gerald Levert has arranged a public musical tribute for the late singer. The family of R&B vocalist Gerald Levert has arranged a public musical tribute for the late singer, who died last week at the age of 40. The Celebration of Life will take place at 12:00…

  5. T.I. Wins Big At First BET Hip-Hop Awards

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST T.I., who was up for eight awards, won best hip-hop video, CD and MVP of the year at the first-ever BET Hip Hop Awards last night (Nov. 12) in Atlanta. Grandmaster Flash breathed a sigh of relief after being recognized for his turntable expertise, and T.I. finally believes the South has…

  6. R&B Star Gerald Levert Dies Of Heart Attack

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert died today (Nov. 10) of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. The son of O'Jays lead singer Eddie Levert, Levert eme Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert died today (Nov. 10) of a heart attack in his…

  7. Brickman Offers 'Escape' From Stress-Filled Life

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jim Brickman's 12th album, "Escape," which arrived Oct. 3 on SLG Records, is a signature project for the veteran composer/pianist, offering a musical sanctuary via relaxing, primarily instrumental tri Jim Brickman's 12th album, "Escape," which arrived Oct. 3 on…

  8. Billboard Bits: WMG/YouTube, George Strait, Luther Vandross

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has pacted with YouTube to make videos from such artists as Madonna, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Green Day legally available for the first time on the popular online site. Warner Music Group has pacted with YouTube to make videos from such artists as Madonna, the Red Hot…

  9. Savath + Savalas Inks With Anti- For New Album

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Scott Herren's Savath + Savalas project has inked a new deal with Anti-, which will release the group's next album in early 2007. Scott Herren's Savath + Savalas project has inked a new deal with Anti-, which will release the group's next album in early 2007. According to…

  10. Styles P's 'Time' Is Now For New CD

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected last December, the Lox's Styles P will on Nov. 14 deliver his long-awaited sophomore disc, "Time Is Money" (Ruff Ryders/Interscope). Originally expected last December, the Lox's Styles P will on Nov. 14 deliver his long-awaited sophomore disc, "…

  11. Special Feature: Philadelphia International Records

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely to hear the O'Jays' classic "Love Train" as part of Coors' new ad campaign, sounding as inspiring and danceable as it did when it topped Billboard's Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely…

  12. Eminem Settles Ring Tone Dispute

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's publishing companies have settled a lawsuit filed in what they said was an effort to illegally sell the Grammy-winning rapper's songs as cell phone ring tones. Eminem's publishing companies have settled a lawsuit filed in what they said was an effort to illegally sell…

  13. Rapper Foxy Brown Trial Set For July

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Foxy Brown, accused of assaulting two nail salon workers in a fight over payment for a manicure, will go on trial in July, a judge said today (May 26). Rapper Foxy Brown, accused of assaulting two nail salon workers in a fight over payment for a manicure, will go on trial in July, a…

  14. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Carlos Rivolta, the Argentine-born bassist of Spanish band Dusminguet, is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Composer John Debney is honored with the Henry Mancini Award at…

  15. Sex Video Suit Against Stapp Dismissed

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An invasion of privacy lawsuit filed by a woman who claims she participated in a sex video with rock stars Scott Stapp and Kid Rock was dismissed yesterday (April 19) by a Miami judge, who said the wo An invasion of privacy lawsuit filed by a woman who claims she participated in a sex video…

  16. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Southern rapper T.I. unveils a new album and his film debut, Ghostface returns with a cadre of his Wu-Tang Clan running mates and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs show their sensitive side in this week's Hot Produ A new retrospective from country star Tim McGraw, "Greatest Hits Vol. 2" …

  17. It's Devolution, Baby

    March 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Devo hasn't made a new album in years, and the pioneering post-punk band only tours every now and then. Devo hasn't made a new album in years, and the pioneering post-punk band only tours every now and then. So why not reimagine the group in an entirely new context? That's…

  18. Marsalis, Costello Sign On For Playboy Jazz Fest

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST The lineup for the 2006 Playboy Jazz Festival will include Branford Marsalis, Jamie Cullum, Ozomatli, McCoy Tyner and Elvis Costello and the Imposters with Allen Toussaint. The lineup for the 2006 Playboy Jazz Festival will include Branford Marsalis, Jamie Cullum, Ozomatli, McCoy Tyner and…

  19. We Are Family

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" hits stores this week via Motown, just ahead of the U.S. premiere of the film. The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" hits stores this week via Motown, just…

  20. With Devo On Hold, Casale Pursues Evildoers

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST With pioneering synth-rock act Devo unlikely to pursue a new studio album and/or extensive touring in the near future, principal member Gerald V. Casale is progressing with his solo project, Jihad Jer With pioneering synth-rock act Devo unlikely to pursue a new studio album and/or extensive…

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