1. T.I.'s 'Like' Still Cruising Atop Hot 100

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I. remains in control of the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts for a fifth and second week respectively with "Whatever You Like." In addition, two other songs from his just-rele T.I. remains in control of the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate, whispery vocals and top-drawer piano playing, dies at Gladys Spellman Nursing Home in Cheverly, Md., following 2005 - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate,…

  3. Kevin Rudolf

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT You may not know him yet, but Kevin Rudolf is on his way to regular rotation on your iPod. His single, which features Lil Wayne, recently peaked at No. 23 on the Pop 100 and No. 33 on the Hot 100. You may not know him yet, but Kevin Rudolf is on his way to regular rotation on your iPod. His…

  4. Kevin Rudolf

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT You may not know him yet, but Kevin Rudolf is on his way to regular rotation on your iPod. You may not know him yet, but Kevin Rudolf is on his way to regular rotation on your iPod. Signed to Cash Money/Universal Republic earlier this year, the 25-year-old singer/songwriter/producer released …

  5. 'Terminator' Star Dekker Eyes 'Fame' Remake

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Thomas Dekker, the star of Fox's "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles," is in talks to take a lead role in MGM's remake of the 1980 musical "Fame." Thomas Dekker, the star of Fox's "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles," is in talks to take…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominates the Music of Black Origins (MOBO) Awards in London. The rapper is on hand to collect awards for best hip-hop artist, album ("Get Rich or Die Tryin' 2003 - Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominates the Music of Black Origins …

  7. My Bloody Valentine / Sept. 22, 2008 / New York (Roseland Ballroom)

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT They came, they played, they conquered. Actually, they destroyed. Or maybe they did something to us that we can't really even describe. Whatever happened, My Bloody Valentine's performance last night They came, they played, they conquered. Actually, they destroyed. Or maybe they did…

  8. My Bloody Valentine Brings The Noise At ATP

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Decibel levels ran into the red last night (Sept. 21) as My Bloody Valentine played its first U.S. concert in 16 years to bring the All Tomorrow's Parties festival to an ear-splitting close in Montice Decibel levels ran into the red last night (Sept. 21) as My Bloody Valentine played its…

  9. Revered Session Drummer Earl Palmer Dies

    September 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Earl Palmer, the session drummer whose pioneering backbeats were recorded on such classics as Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" and The Righteous Brothers' "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," has died. H Earl Palmer, the session drummer whose…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Dashboard Confessional donates proceeds from its Toronto show to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. 2005 - Dashboard Confessional donates proceeds from its Toronto show to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. 2004 - Pop singer Britney Spears marries her fiance, dancer Kevin Federline, in a…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a multimedia poetry performance in his Chicago hometown, opening the Poetry Center of Chicago's 31st Annual Reading Serie 2003 - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a…

  12. James Taylor Writing Songs For Next Album

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After a holiday set (2006's "A Christmas Album"), a live album (2007's "One Man Band") and his upcoming "Covers" collection, James Taylor says his next priority is his first album of original material After a holiday set (2006's "A Christmas…

  13. Ask Billboard

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers questions about ZZ Top, Alanis Morrisette, rock charts and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside…

  14. Downtown Links With Fontana, Interscope

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Downtown Records has inked an exclusive distribution deal with Fontana and has also entered a strategic relationship with Interscope Records, Billboard has learned. Downtown Records has inked an exclusive distribution deal with Fontana and has also entered a strategic relationship with…

  15. Blogger Arrested Over Guns N' Roses Leaks

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Federal authorities say they have arrested a blogger suspected of streaming songs from Guns N' Roses unreleased album, "Chinese Democracy," on his Web site. Federal authorities say they have arrested a blogger suspected of streaming songs from Guns N' Roses unreleased…

  16. Replacements Drummer Steve Foley Dies

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steve Foley, who played drums with the Replacements at the tail end of their career, died last weekend in Minneapolis. He was 49. Steve Foley, who played drums with the Replacements at the tail end of their career, died last weekend in Minneapolis. He was 49. According to local media reports,…

  17. Slipknot

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The moment is burned into the mind of Roadrunner Records president Jonas Nachsin. It was 1999, and his label had convinced Ozzfest organizers to put its newly signed band, Slipknot, on the festival's The moment is burned into the mind of Roadrunner Records president Jonas Nachsin. It was…

  18. Jonas Brothers Descend On New York Apple Store

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It was Jonas Brothers mania once again in New York last night (Aug. 12), as the blocks surrounding the Apple Store in Soho filled up with hundreds of screaming fans in anticipation of a special perfor It was Jonas Brothers mania once again in New York last night (Aug. 12), as the blocks…

  19. Staind: Room To Grow

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Staind guitarist Mike Mushok calls the forthcoming "The Illusion of Progress" "a very different record for us, but better different." Staind guitarist Mike Mushok calls the forthcoming "The Illusion of Progress" "a very different record for us, but better…

  20. Black Kids

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The first chapter of the Black Kids' story reads like an indie rock fairy tale. Plucked from Jacksonville, Fla., after their demo impressed Pitchfork and the blogosphere, the band found itself the toa The first chapter of the Black Kids' story reads like an indie rock fairy tale.…

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