1. The Fray's Ex-Manager Wins Round In Court

    May 11, 2010 7:35 AM EDT A federal judge agreed that a lawyer for Denver-based band the Fray might face liability in the band's ongoing court battle with a former manager. The band alleges its former manager, Gregg Latterman, failed to disclose that his company obtained ownership to a portion of the band's…

  2. Hot Tours: U2, Bruce Springsteen, Vicente Fernandez

    November 05, 2009 10:31 AM EST Live Nation has reported the last six dates on the fall leg of U2 's "360 Tour" including the sold out performance at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. (Oct. 25) that set a new record for highest attendance (97,014) by a solo headliner in a single-show engagement. Sold out…

  3. Michael Jackson Memorial Speakers, Performers Announced

    July 06, 2009 5:08 PM EDT Mariah Carey , Jennifer Hudson , John Mayer , Lionel Richie , Smokey Robinson , Usher and Stevie Wonder are among the confirmed participants at Tuesday's public memorial service for Michael Jackson at Los Angeles' Staples Center. Billboard's Full continuing Michael Jackson…

  4. Dave Matthews Band / June 1, 2009 / New York, NY (Beacon Theatre)

    June 02, 2009 5:15 PM EDT Despite being on the verge of a break up after the death of saxophonist LeRoi Moore last August, the Dave Matthews Band is now living up to its frontman’s assertion that its members are “getting on as good as we ever have.” Matthews and his bandmates – drummer Carter Beauford, violinist Boyd…

  5. May 19, 2009

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers dies of blood circulation problems in Gwynedd, Wales, at the age of 69. 2000 – Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night stand in Las Vegas. 2000 – The Allman…

  6. Dave Matthews Band's 'Big Whiskey' Is A Toast To LeRoi Moore

    April 10, 2009 12:13 AM EDT From the bluesy sax solo that opens the album, to the inspired songs and performances throughout, it's clear that this one's for LeRoi. "Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King," the Dave Matthews Band's first album since 2005, is due June 2 on RCA. The album shows a number…

  7. Dave Matthews Band Talks 'Big Whiskey'

    April 10, 2009 12:01 AM EDT An exclusive video previewing Dave Matthews Band's new album and an in-depth conversation with Matthews himself. From the bluesy sax solo that opens the album, to the inspired songs and performances throughout, it's clear that this one's for LeRoi. Exclusive: DMB "Groogrux…

  8. March 27, 2009

    March 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – A jury convicts rapper Remy Ma of assault charges stemming from a shooting outside a Manhattan night club. 2008 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Bleeding Love,” Leona Lewis. 2007 – Singer-songwriter Faustino Oramas of the Buena Vista Social Club dies of cancer in Holguin, Cuba. He is 95.…

  9. March 17, 2009

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – A judge in London orders Paul McCartney to pay Heather Mills $48.6 million to settle their divorce. The court also orders McCartney to pay $70,000 annually in child support for the couple’s 4-year-old daughter, Beatrice. 2006 – Rapper Lumumba Carson, aka Professor X, dies of spinal…

  10. This Day in Music

    December 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Natalie Merchant is the subject of a televised concert on the Oxygen network. "Up Close And Personal With Natalie Merchant," which is aired and streamed on the network's Web site simultaneously 2001 - Natalie Merchant is the subject of a televised concert on the Oxygen…

  11. Rock Radio In 'Love' With Incubus Album Track

    November 21, 2008 1:14 PM EST Last month, Epic senior VP of promotion Jacqueline Saturn was poring over airplay reports from Nielsen BDS when she noticed something strange. Apparently, KROQ Los Angeles had given eight spins to the Incubus song "Love Hurts," from an album that was nearing 2 years of age. Epic…

  12. Rock Radio In 'Love' With Incubus Album Track

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Last month, Epic senior VP of promotion Jacqueline Saturn was poring over airplay reports from Nielsen BDS when she noticed something strange. Apparently, KROQ Los Angeles had given eight spins to the Last month, Epic senior VP of promotion Jacqueline Saturn was poring over airplay reports…

  13. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to recordings of artists ranging from Chet Atkins to Cyndi Lauper, dies in Nashville of cancer. He is 53. A native of Texas, Schnaufer lifted dulcimer play 2006 - David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to recordings of artists ranging from Chet…

  14. Top Rock Acts Gear Up For VH1's Who Tribute

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Learning covers for VH1's "Rock Honors" tribute to the Who has been a labor of love for many of the participants, including Pearl Jam, the Flaming Lips and Incubus. The event also features Foo Fighter Learning covers for VH1's "Rock Honors" tribute to the Who has…

  15. Nas Breaks Tradition, Inks Deal With Fila

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Nas has broken his tradition of sidestepping brand partnerships and inked a one-year partnership with athletic apparel company Fila, Billboard can reveal. Rapper Nas has broken his tradition of sidestepping brand partnerships and inked a one-year partnership with athletic apparel…

  16. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi Hendrix through his acrobatic playing style, dies at a hospital in Macon, Ga. He is 67. 2006 - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi…

  17. Incubus Members Head To School, Orchestra

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Having just completed a year-and-a-half-long tour in support of its 2006 album "Light Grenades," Incubus is planning to take a break while its members pursue a variety of endeavors. Having just completed a year-and-a-half-long tour in support of its 2006 album "Light Grenades,…

  18. 'Heights,' 'August' Nab Top Tony Awards

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The spirit of the 62nd annual Tony Awards was captured perfectly early Sunday evening, when Bartlett Sher of "South Pacific" was talking to reporters about winning the trophy for best director of a mu The spirit of the 62nd annual Tony Awards was captured perfectly early Sunday…

  19. Dave Matthews Band / June 9, 2008 / Independence Township, Mich. (DTE Energy Music Theatre)

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band, by nature, does a big show. But for the seventh show of its North American summer tour, Mother Nature added even more drama to the mix. The Dave Matthews Band, by nature, does a big show. But for the seventh show of its North American summer tour, Mother Nature added…

  20. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls throughout the country,…

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