1. Star-Studded Crew Leads VH1's Who Tribute

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest names in rock saluted the Who last night (July 12) with performances during a taping for VH1's "Rock Honors" at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, but the biggest thrills were deliver Some of the biggest names in rock saluted the Who last night (July 12) with…

  2. Tenacious D 'One-And-A-Half Songs' Into Next Album

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tenacious D plans to release another album -- just don't hold your breath waiting for it. Tenacious D plans to release another album -- just don't hold your breath waiting for it. Group member Kyle Gass tells Billboard.com that he and Jack Black, his partner in the irreverent rock…

  3. Jam-Heavy Rothbury Fest Gets Underway In Michigan

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With a hearty "here we go, Rothbury '08" from String Cheese Incident keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth, the latest entry in the burgeoning U.S. concert festival scene got underway yesterday (July 3) in w With a hearty "here we go, Rothbury '08" from String Cheese…

  4. Hart: The Dead Happy To Rock Again For Obama

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's presidential run might pay dividends for Deadheads this year. Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's presidential run might pay dividends for Deadheads this year. Three of the Grateful Dead's surviving members -- Bob Weir, Phil Lesh and Mickey Hart --…

  5. R. Kelly's Music Rep?

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly was recently acquitted on all counts of his child porn trial. Does this outcome affect the way you think of him as a musician? R. Kelly was recently acquitted on all counts of his child porn trial. Does this outcome affect the way you think of him as a musician? Now that he's…

  6. R. Kelly Arrives In Court For Porn Trial

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly arrived at a Cook County courthouse in Chicago Friday to face child pornography charges filed after a videotape allegedly showed him having sex with a girl as young as 13. R. Kelly arrived at a Cook County courthouse in Chicago Friday to face child pornography charges filed after a…

  7. Jammy Awards Reunite Phish, For A Moment

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The reunion of all four members of Phish on stage at the Jammy Awards, which took place last night (May 7) at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden, was a stunning, albeit brief, highlight of the The reunion of all four members of Phish on stage at the Jammy Awards, which took place last…

  8. Ask Billboard

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith discusses Skye Sweetnam, Daft Punk's recent "Discovery" sales, internet track leaks and more. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . AS SWEET AS SWEETNAM Keith, I have a question about Skye…

  9. Music On TV Aug. 20-26

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 20-26. MONDAY, Aug. 20 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Silverstein, Luis Guzman. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): The New Pornographers, Jeff Goldblum, Hayden Panettiere. "The Tonight Show with…

  10. Garth Brooks Is Back With 'Ultimate Hits'

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Garth Brooks on Saturday confirmed what Billboard.com first reported on Aug. 10 -- that he will release "The Ultimate Hits," a 34-track, two-CD greatest hits retrospective with four new songs, and a D Garth Brooks on Saturday confirmed what Billboard.com first reported on Aug. 10 --…

  11. Moby, BNL, Of Montreal Rock 'For The Kids'

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Moby, Barenaked Ladies and Of Montreal are among the 20 acts contributing children's songs to the third installation of the benefit album "For the Kids." Moby, Barenaked Ladies and Of Montreal are among the 20 acts contributing children's songs to the third installation of…

  12. matchbox twenty Breaks From 'Exile' With New Tunes

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After a long hiatus to allow frontman Rob Thomas to release his first solo album, "Something To Be," the members of matchbox twenty have completed a month's worth of sessions in Los Angeles to record After a long hiatus to allow frontman Rob Thomas to release his first solo…

  13. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo', Monte Montgomery, Bird York, Stanley…

  14. Billboard Bits: Dresden Dolls, Click Five, Sir Andre Previn

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dresden Dolls vocalist Amanda Palmer is recording her debut solo album in Nashville with Ben Folds. No release date has been penciled in for the as-yet-untitled project. Dresden Dolls vocalist Amanda Palmer is recording her debut solo album in Nashville with Ben Folds. No release date has…

  15. Underground Garage

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left the Turtles. Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left the Turtles. Jack Black and Kyle Gass…

  16. Underground Garage

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left…

  17. Akon, George Michael Dominate U.K. Charts

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Smack That" (Universal) by Akon featuring Eminem rose 12-1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (Nov. 19) to give the Senegalese rapper a second No. 1 in the territory to place alongside last year "Smack That" (Universal) by Akon featuring Eminem rose 12-1 on the new U…

  18. Tenacious Royalty

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Tenacious D get a royal welcome to their movie premiere. Co-Stars Kyle Gass (left) and Jack Black arrive for the premiere of their movie "Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny," on Nov. 9 in Los Angeles. News Jack Black …

  19. 46OnTV

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 13-20, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 13 "GAC Nights," Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sugarland. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): George Jones (also scheduled: Robin Williams). "The Tonight Show with Jay…

  20. 'Destiny' Fulfilled

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Four years on from the release of its cult classic 2002 debut, rock duo Tenacious D is back in full force with "The Pick of Destiny," the Epic soundtrack to its feature film of the same name. Four years on from the release of its cult classic 2002 debut, rock duo Tenacious D is back…

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