1. Chart Beat Thursday: Lady Antebellum, Ke$ha, 'Hope for Haiti Now'

    February 04, 2010 4:45 PM EST FIRST, LADY (AND THE PRECEDENTS): Lady Antebellum begins atop the Billboard 200 and Country Albums with its sophomore set, "Need You Now." The trio's self-titled first album debuted and peaked at Nos. 4 and 1 on the respective charts in May 2008. Billboard 200 chart manager…

  2. Lifehouse, "Halfway Gone"

    January 29, 2010 3:47 PM EST A decade into its career, Lifehouse is on the verge of releasing its fifth studio album, "Smoke & Mirrors"-the follow-up to 2007's "Who We Are," which had three top 40 hits. "Halfway Gone," the set's lead single, reminds listeners that there's…

  3. Drake, Ke$ha Join Bamboozle Lineup

    January 26, 2010 10:29 AM EST D rake and Ke$ha are the latest acts to be added to The Bamboozle Festival roster, joining the likes of MGMT , Paramore , Mike Posner and headliners Weezer , among others. Drake will be performing right before Paramore on May 1 and Ke$ha on both May 1 and 2. Others recently announced…

  4. Korn, Rob Zombie To Headline 2010 Mayhem Tour

    January 20, 2010 10:12 AM EST Hard rock veterans Korn and Rob Zombie have singed on as headliners for the 2010 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, a 24-date tour scheduled for July and August in the U.S. and Canada. Lamb of God and Five Finger Death Punch will also perform on the main stage. The annual multi-stage…

  5. Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz Top Coachella 2010 Lineup

    January 19, 2010 10:25 AM EST J ay-Z , Muse and Gorillaz will headline the 11th annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 16-18 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are LCD Soundsystem , Faith No More , Thom Yorke , Pavement and the Specials . Other bands and DJs confirmed for the…

  6. Three 6 Mafia "Laws Of Power" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 4:20 PM EST Three 6 Mafia "Laws of Power" (Hypnotize Minds/Columbia/Sony) Release Date: March 30, 2010 The Academy Award-winning duo of DJ Paul and Juicy J takes the law into its own hands on their March release "Laws of Power." Each song title on the CD represents a law: the law of…

  7. Ozzy Osbourne "Soul Sucka" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 2:34 PM EST Ozzy Osbourne, "Soul Sucka" (Epic) Release Date: June 2010 The Prince of Darkness has returned to the dimmed confines of his home studio in Los Angeles to work on his first album since 2007's gold-certified "Black Rain." Kevin Churko, that album's co-producer and…

  8. Nick Jonas & The Administration "Who I Am" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 2:15 PM EST Nick Jonas and the Administration, "Who I Am" (Hollywood) Release Date: Feb. 2 <!-- /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:…

  9. 'Glee' Renewed For Second Season

    January 11, 2010 2:19 PM EST Fox has given an early second-season renewal to breakout freshman dramedy "Glee." The show also is launching a nationwide casting search to fill new roles for season two. The auditions will start in February and will be open to amateurs and professionals between the ages of 16-26. …

  10. People's Choice Highlights: Cobra Starship, Mariah, Keith Urban, & More

    January 07, 2010 3:25 PM EST The People's Choice Awards run the gamut from music and movies to TV shows and the occasional oddball category -- "Favorite Web Celeb," anyone? -- but if you care most about the music, then here are the top five moments from last night's show . 1) Cobra Starship was hardly…

  11. Chart Beat Thursday: Ke$ha, Susan Boyle, Willie Nelson

    December 31, 2009 11:30 AM EST $TILL NO. 1: Ke$ha says that the "$" in her name is an ironic ode to her belief that, "There is no correlation between happiness and amounts of money." Regardless, the cash is pouring in, thanks to the success of "TiK ToK," which leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a…

  12. Nick Jonas Balancing Brothers With Solo Band, Tour

    December 22, 2009 9:35 AM EST Nick Jonas says his new band, the Administration, allows him to "explore a little more of my roots as an artist and musician" and play songs that he "didn't think were necessarily right for the Jonas Brothers sound." "With this record, the overall template was…

  13. Kevin Jonas Marries in New York

    December 20, 2009 10:57 AM EST A report says the oldest sibling of pop group the Jonas Brothers and a former hairdresser have married at a French-style chateau in suburban New York. People magazine reported a heavy snowstorm bore down on Saturday's wedding between 22-year-old Kevin Jonas and 23-year-old Danielle…

  14. Chris Brown: Will 'Graffiti' Take Him Back to The Top?

    December 08, 2009 12:01 PM EST Nov. 18 was a typical Hollywood night-the breeze calmly whispered around the congested traffic on the streets. But on this particular evening, one element of the atmosphere couldn't be forecast. The night marked the return of R&B wunderkindBut things looked brighter at the Hollywood…

  15. One-Hit Wonders of the 2000s Page 2

    December 04, 2009 7:23 PM EST Chart Article They came, they conquered... they were never heard from again. After reaching the Hot 100's Top 10 with their very first singles, none of these acts managed to crack the Top 25 for the rest of the decade. But hey, four minutes of fame is better than nothing. The one…

  16. Leona Lewis, "Echo"

    December 04, 2009 5:48 PM EST "I breathe, I hear, but I don't believe it," U.K. pop artist Leona Lewis sings on "Alive," a standout track from her second album, "Echo." "My heart, it beats, but inside I'm freezing." Lewis' detractors will find it hard to separate…

  17. Nick Jonas Announces Solo Tour

    December 02, 2009 10:40 AM EST Teen idol Nick Jonas is stepping away from his brothers and going on tour in January with his new band The Administration. Jonas, 17, the youngest member of the boy band the Jonas Brothers, told fans in a Twitter message that he would play 14 dates with his solo project, starting in Dallas on…

  18. Breaking & Entering: The Wonder Girls

    November 20, 2009 2:57 PM EST Complete with a dance studio, rehearsal stage and a recording space, the JYP Entertainment office in midtown Manhattan -- the only Asian record label currently open in the U.S., according to founder JY Park -- feels more like an artist's training camp than a corporate space. But for…

  19. Video: The Evolution of Leona Lewis

    November 20, 2009 11:29 AM EST On 'Spirit,' Leona Lewis Was The U.K.'s Girl Next Door Who Conquered The Globe. Now, On 'Echo,' She's Taken Charge Of Her Image And Her Songwriting—And Is Ready For A World Tour Violence and theft. Not words one would normally associate with Leona Lewis , the…

  20. Jonas Brothers Back To Disney For New Season

    November 09, 2009 9:36 AM EST T he Jonas Brothers are keepers at Disney Channel. The cable channel has ordered a second season of the pop stars' comedy series "Jonas," but only after parting ways with the executive producers who launched the series. "Jonas" premiered in the spring to solid numbers…

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