1. Skylar Grey Parlays Hit-Making for Eminem, Dre Into Solo Career

    March 07, 2011 3:30 PM EST The story reads like a page out of Cinderella 2.0. Against all odds, a young, relatively unknown artist is chosen to sing the hook she penned for a track by a high-profile rapper. Not only that, she's also asked to perform the single on the industry's biggest music stage: the Grammy…

  2. Ask Billboard

    April 17, 2009 4:56 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. PRESENT OF THE PAST Hi Gary, I have a special request. My brother will be…

  3. Anthony Hamilton's Heights

    December 19, 2008 11:45 AM EST Anthony Hamilton is best-known for chronicling heartbreak on songs like "Charlene" and "Can't Let Go." But on "The Point of It All," arriving Dec. 16 from Jive, the artist says it's time to rejoice. Embodying the message is the first single "Cool…

  4. Chart Beat Chat: Erin Hamilton, Katy Perry, Jill Sobule, ABBA, Madonna

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Erin Hamilton, Katy Perry and Jill Sobule, the year-end singles charts, ABBA and more! I'M SO GLAD WE HAD THIS TIME TOGETHER Hi, Fred. I love Chart Beat and Chart Beat Chat. Your knowledge of and interest in music extends far beyond a single genre, which I…

  5. 'Angels' In America

    April 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After parting ways with P.O.D. four years ago, original guitarist Marcos Curiel has reunited with the San Diego-based rock act for "When Angels & Serpents Dance," due this week via INO/Columbia. After parting ways with P.O.D. four years ago, original guitarist Marcos Curiel has…

  6. Complete Coverage Of The 50th Annual Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST From the nominations to the grand event, full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. From the nominations to the grand event, Billboard.com presents full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Winehouse,…

  7. Billboard Bits: Helmet, Taste Greatness, Disc Makers

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Helmet, Taste Greatness, Disc Makers Veteran rock act Helmet has inked a new deal with Warcon Enterprises, which will release its next album this summer. The as-yet-untitled set will be produced by Wharton Tiers, who engineered the early Helmet albums "Strap It On" and "…

  8. Hot Product

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Institute Institute In Session Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale certainly isn't new to Billboard's charts, but his most recent band, Institute, is. Its first single, "Bullet-Proof Skin," is No. 31 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock tally, ahead of this week's…

  9. Institute

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bush Frontman Commits To New Band Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale certainly isn't new to Billboard's charts, but his most recent band, Institute, is. Its first single, "Bullet-Proof Skin," last week entered Billboard's online exclusive Mainstream Rock airplay…

  10. Rossdale Opens Institute's Doors

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale will introduce his new band, Institute, with a three-week North American club tour later this summer. Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale will introduce his new band, Institute, with a three-week North American club tour later this summer. The trek will…

  11. TunesOnTV

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 7 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Ashanti (also scheduled: Leah Remini). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Tina Turner …

  12. Injury Forces Helmet To Revise Tour

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The trek was due to kick off Sept. 17 in Atlanta but will now get underway in early October. Hard rock act Helmet has been forced to push back the start of its first tour in seven years after group leader Page Hamilton broke his collar bone in a mountain biking accident. The trek was due to…

  13. Reunited Helmet Plans Road Run

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Helmet will launch its first tour in seven years Sept. 17 in Atlanta. The headlining tour will visit clubs, with 28 stops confirmed through an Oct. 30 show in Anaheim, Calif. More dates are expected. Helmet will launch its first tour in seven years Sept. 17 in Atlanta. The headlining tour…

  14. Interscope Celebrates 'Unsung' Helmet

    December 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Group leader Page Hamilton was involved in the selection of the songs, which include the 1997 Modern Rock Tracks chart hit "Exactly What You Wanted" and such staples as "Unsung," "Milquetoast" and "Gi Interscope has penciled in a Jan. 27 release for "…

  15. Gwen Stefani Teams With Outkast

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Outkast's Andre 3000 is among the producers No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani has enlisted for her long-awaited debut solo album. Outkast's Andre 3000 is among the producers No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani has enlisted for her long-awaited debut solo album. In addition to producing…

  16. Hot Product

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Underworld 'Under' The Influence Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland resurfaces on this week on Lakeshore's soundtrack to Sony's upcoming vampire flick "Underworld." Borland appears in a supergroup dubbed the Damning Well, which also features A Perfect…

  17. Helmet 'Best Of' A Go; Reunion, No

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fans of seminal New York hard rock act Helmet will have a little something to celebrate later this year, when Universal releases a retrospective of the group's three studio albums for Interscope. The Fans of seminal New York hard rock act Helmet will have a little something to celebrate…

  18. Rossdale Gets A Kick Out Of Solo, Film Work

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale is laying the groundwork for his solo debut album. The artist recently logged studio time in Los Angeles, recording three songs with former Helmet guitarist Page Hamilton Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale is laying the groundwork for his solo debut album. The artist…

  19. Modern Rock Mainstays Descend Into 'Underworld'

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland will resurface on the soundtrack to Sony's upcoming vampire flick "Underworld." Borland appears in a supergroup dubbed the Damning Well, which also features A Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland will resurface on the soundtrack to…

  20. New Limp Bizkit Album Nearly Finished

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act Limp Bizkit is nearly finished with its next Flip/Interscope album, "Less Is More," which is tentatively due in April. "I'm in the studio just about to wrap up the vocals," frontman Fr Modern rock act Limp Bizkit is nearly finished with its next Flip…

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