1. Kanye West Took 'Brainstorming' 'Jetsons' Film Meeting

    January 05, 2012 8:32 PM EST Beyond thoughts on his fashion career and the launch of his new company, DONDA, Kanye West 's Wednesday night Twitter revelations included mention of a potential gig as creative director of "The Jetsons" live-action movie. And West did indeed have a meeting about the film,…

  2. Judge Tosses Kid Rock Suit After No-Show

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST A judge is fed up with Kid Rock for failing to show up for a court-ordered deposition. A judge is fed up with Kid Rock for failing to show up for a court-ordered deposition. Oakland County (Mich.) Circuit Court Judge Shalina Kumar yesterday (Nov. 14) threw out a lawsuit the 36-year-old rocker…

  3. Ask Billboard

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on "American Idol," "Chinese Democracy" and Billy Ray Cyrus. SIX OF 'AMERICAN IDOL' Keith I have a question regarding American Idol Season 6. In past years, the top 12, (or top 10 in season one), have recorded a compilation…

  4. New Kelis Album Bumped To August

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Originally due June 13, R&B singer Kelis' fourth album, "Kelis Was Here," will now arrive Aug. 22 via Jive. Originally due June 13, R&B singer Kelis' fourth album, "Kelis Was Here," will now arrive Aug. 22 via Jive. The set boasts guest turns by Too Short…

  5. D12 Rapper Swift Jailed After Missing Court

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT D12 rapper Swift was jailed on a probation violation in Novi, Mich., after missing a court hearing while he attended the funeral of fellow group member Proof earlier this week. D12 rapper Swift was jailed on a probation violation in Novi, Mich., after missing a court hearing while he attended…

  6. Madonna Continues U.K. Chart Reign

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna's reign over the U.K. sales charts continued yesterday (Nov. 27) as she started a third week at No. 1 with the single "Hung Up" and a second with the album "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (Warn Madonna's reign over the U.K. sales charts continued yesterday…

  7. Amos Plans 'Summer Of Sin' In North America

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT About a month after completing a European tour, Tori Amos will return to North America for a summer outing. About a month after completing a European tour, Tori Amos will return to North America for a summer outing. Although it was expected she'd add a band for her Summer of Sin dates,…

  8. White Stripes Heading To Eastern Europe

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes have lined up a European tour, to kick off June 26 in Moscow and focus on such Eastern European locales as Prague, Ljubljana, Slovenia, and Riga, Latvia. The White Stripes have lined up a European tour, to kick off June 26 in Moscow and focus on such Eastern European locales…

  9. Billboard Bits: White Stripes, Underworld, Dears

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on White Stripes, Underworld, Dears The White Stripes have extended their spring South American tour, which will begin with a previously announced three-show run in Mexico. The group will also play shows in Guatemala, Panama, Columbia, Chile and Argentina before wrapping the run with a…

  10. Billboard Bits: Morrissey, Loretta Lynn, Bob Benjamin

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Morrissey, Loretta Lynn, Bob Benjamin The upcoming Morrissey live DVD , "Who Put the 'M' in Manchester," will be screened in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Detroit and Washington, D.C., the evening before its March 29 release via Sanctuary. An additional…