1. Fashion's Night Out: Pharrell, Kanye, Gwen Stefani, Draw Fans to NYC

    September 11, 2010 5:06 PM EDT Music stars and industry VIPs grace the front rows of New York Fashion Week each season, but at this year's Fashion's Night Out, they mingled with everyday fans. As retail stores ranging from Nine West to Balenciaga opened their doors to the public on Friday night (Sept. 10) to help…

  2. Alejandro Sanz Appeals to Hugo Chavez

    September 10, 2010 11:38 AM EDT Spanish singing star Alejandro Sanz wants to declare peace with Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez and play in Caracas. The Miami-based artist saw his November 2007 concert in the Venezuelan capital canceled for "security reasons," after Sanz had criticised Chávez at a Caracas press…

  3. Billboard Bits: Mariah Wears Maternity Dress, Miley Goes Wild in New Film

    August 25, 2010 7:05 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mariah Reportedly Four Months Pregnant Mariah Carey is reportedly expecting her first child with husband Nick Cannon , according to Radar Online. Although Cannon dodged the question yesterday (Aug. 24) on his radio…

  4. Billboard Bits: Queen Latifah Photos Reignite Gay Rumors

    August 09, 2010 6:15 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Queen Latifah Photos Reignite Gay Rumors New photos of Queen Latifah spending time with fitness trainer Jeanette Jenkins have reopened questions regarding the actress/singer's sexuality. While Latifah has been…

  5. Burnham Looks On The Killers' "Brightside"

    July 26, 2010 9:59 AM EDT Teenage brothers with a cute lead singer and an undeniably catchy pop sound? It's been a winning equation since long before the Jonas Brother s and Hanson and even before the Jackson 5 . In this week's Mashup Monday, the latest group of up-and-comers in this tradition, Burnham, take…

  6. Panda, Wisin And Yandel Winners At Los Premios MTV

    October 16, 2009 7:56 AM EDT Mexican rock bands and reggaeton artists were big winners at Los Premios TV in Los Angeles, where the political leanings of the host, Calle 13 's Residente, also had some time in the spotlight. Fellow host Nelly Furtado opened the show Thursday with "Manos al Aire," a song from…

  7. Clutch / October 9, 2009 / New York (The Fillmore at Irving Plaza)

    October 15, 2009 2:55 PM EDT Maryland hard rock band Clutch is coming up on their 20th year, maintaining a consistent following with constant touring, unique wit, and fearless tendency to mix metal with genres like blues and funk. Much of the band's direction and personality is thanks to Neil Fallon, Clutch's…

  8. Coldplay, Beasties, Tool Headlining All Points West

    March 30, 2009 7:05 AM EDT Coldplay, Tool and the Beastie Boys will headline the second annual All Points West Music & Arts Festival, to be held July 31- Aug. 2 at Liberty State Park in New Jersey, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan. Other bands and musicians confirmed for the multi-stage festival…

  9. 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 …

  10. Singing Comedian Bo Burnham Joins Apatow Clan

    September 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bo Burnham is getting ready to sing for his supper. Bo Burnham is getting ready to sing for his supper. The songwriting comedian, who turned 18 in August, is in negotiations with Universal to write and create the music for a comedy that Judd Apatow will produce. Burnham also could star in the…

  11. Kanye West / May 13, 2008 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour made its long-awaited touchdown at New York's Madison Square Garden last night (May 13), and one got the sense this was the show for which West has been preparing hi Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour made its long-awaited touchdown at New…

  12. Billboard Bits: Siren Festival, Nelson Mandela, Gang Of Four, Tilly And The Wall

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Annual Siren Fest lineup revealed; Queen, Lennox rock for Mandela; Gang Of Four becomes gang of two; Tilly and the Wall talk new album Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, Broken Social Scene, Annuals and Beach House are among the top acts announced for The Village Voice's annual Siren Music…

  13. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl" ends the nine-week reign of 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia, which slips to No. 3. 2005 - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "…

  14. Tantric took four years -- and practically a

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tantric took four years -- and practically a complete lineup change -- before re-entering the music game with "The End Is Here," and the remarkable disc is worth every moment of the hiatus Tantric took four years -- and practically a complete lineup change -- before re-entering the…

  15. 'Bittersweet' Symphony

    April 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With an engagement to and child on the way by rocker Pete Wentz, Ashlee Simpson has had a lot on her mind besides her own music. But into the tabloid maelstrom comes her third Geffen album, "Bitterswe With an engagement to and child on the way by rocker Pete Wentz, Ashlee Simpson has had…

  16. Apple Corps Sues To Stop Beatles Release

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Apple Corps and Apple Records have just filed a federal lawsuit in Miami in an attempt to stop bootleg recordings from the Star-Club in Germany from being released to the public, Billboard has learned Apple Corps and Apple Records have just filed a federal lawsuit in Miami in an attempt to…

  17. Ashlee Simpson Sets Date For Third Album

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ashlee Simpson has set an April 22 release date for her third Geffen album, "Bittersweet World," which, as previously reported, features production from Timbaland and the Neptunes' Chad Hugo. Ashlee Simpson has set an April 22 release date for her third Geffen album, "…

  18. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe as a digital EP becomes available via the iTunes Music Store. Proceeds from sales of the single benefit Mercy C 2006 - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E…

  19. Gang Of Four Gets Busy On New Album

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST It's been more than 15 years since the original lineup of groundbreaking British rock act Gang of Four has released new material, but the foursome has been busy since getting back together to rerecord It's been more than 15 years since the original lineup of groundbreaking British…

  20. Miami Indie Lays Claim To Early Beatles Tracks

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST An independent Miami label says it plans to release never-before-heard Beatles live recordings made in 1962 at the Star Club in Hamburg, Germany. No release date has been set for the recordings, which An independent Miami label says it plans to release never-before-heard Beatles live…

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