1. REMIX

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Industry Association of America is suing more than 17,000 people for illegal music downloads. The Recording Industry Association of America is suing more than 17,000 people for illegal music downloads. A young mother had home movies of her dancing baby removed from YouTube…

  2. Crue Fest / Aug. 23, 2008 / Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At first glance, Crue Fest's diverse lineup could make you pause. At first glance, Crue Fest's diverse lineup could make you pause. You have Trapt, a rock band whose edge barely eclipses its pop tunings. You have Papa Roach, a one-time rap-rock band that's stepped away from…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2004 - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2003 - Stone Temple Pilots…

  4. Wilco, Rage Bring The Noise At Lollapalooza

    August 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two very different rock acts headlined at the same time on opposite ends of Chicago's Grant Park last night (Aug. 2), closing the second day of Lollapalooza. Wilco and Rage Against The Machine helped Two very different rock acts headlined at the same time on opposite ends of Chicago'…

  5. Sugarland: Triple Threat

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "Exactly!" Sugarland lead singer Jennifer Nettles exclaims when asked if "Beyoncé to Bill Anderson" is a fair assessment of the duo's music. "Exactly!" Sugarland lead singer Jennifer Nettles exclaims when asked if "Beyoncé to Bill Anderson" is a…

  6. Lips Like Sugar

    July 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "Exactly!" Sugarland lead singer Jennifer Nettles exclaims when asked if "Beyoncé to Bill Anderson" is a fair assessment of the duo's music. Not only has it performed the former's "Irreplaceable" in "Exactly!" Sugarland lead singer Jennifer…

  7. Rogue Wave

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The only thing bands like to do less than be an opening band is be the first band to play at a festival. The only thing bands like to do less than be an opening band is be the first band to play at a festival. It doesn't matter what festival it is. It’s sort of like getting invited to a…

  8. Steve Miller Band Celebrates 40 Years With 'Live' DVD

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As the Steve Miller Band marks the 40th anniversary of the release of its first two albums, it will release its first-ever DVD, "Live From Chicago," on May 20. As the Steve Miller Band marks the 40th anniversary of the release of its first two albums, it will release its first-ever…

  9. Simon Shines At Brooklyn Tribute Series

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Paul Simon brought the second component in a three-part, month-long series of concerts celebrating his vast discography to a close last night (April 13) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, drafting inte Paul Simon brought the second component in a three-part, month-long series of concerts…

  10. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had…

  11. Sons & Daughters

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The party is pretty terrible, there's about a thousand folk in a two-room suite and it looks like all those bullshit photoshoots from Vice Magazine. Hi there, we are Sons & Daughters, aka the Crown Jewels of Scotland, and we have been asked to keep a journal of our tour here in the…

  12. Ask Billboard

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Madonna, "Now That's What I Call Music" series and Paula Abdul. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . '4 MINUTES' OF FAME Hi Keith, Madonna just…

  13. Chart Beat Chat

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss Karen Carpenter, Led Zeppelin's "Stairway To Heaven," Yael Naim and more! ONLY YESTERDAY Hello Fred: Feb. 4, 2008, marked the 25th anniversary of the death of my favorite singer of all time, Karen Carpenter. I also wrote to you on the 20th…

  14. 'Hannah Montana' Tickets Fuel Lawsuit

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Thousands of "Hannah Montana" fans who couldn't get concert tickets are suing the teen performer's fan club over memberships they claim were supposed to give them priority for seats. Thousands of "Hannah Montana" fans who couldn't get concert tickets are…

  15. 13 years, 4 Months & 16 Days in the Life Of... Arrested Development

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST If a rapper spits in the forest, does it make a sound? For a brief period during the early 90s, Atlanta's famed hip-hop outfit Arrested Development proved that saturating rap with their socially consc If a rapper spits in the forest, does it make a sound? For a brief period during the…

  16. Ask Billboard

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on the Eagles, George Strait, Yahoo! Jukebox and more! TO THE BEAT OF MADONNA'S DRUM Hi Keith, It has been reported that a new R&B-based Madonna record would drop sometime in November, but it appears everything has been pushed back. I've…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2004 - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2003 - Stone Temple Pilots…

  18. Green Day Punks Up 'Simpsons' Theme Song

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a new twist, the score soundtrack for the upcoming "Simpsons" movie, featuring Green Day's rendition of the show's famous theme and Hans Zimmer's score, will be released simultaneously by three com In a new twist, the score soundtrack for the upcoming "…

  19. Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, Stripes Lead Austin City Limits Bill

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, the White Stripes, the Killers, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Queens Of The Stone Age and the Arcade Fire lead the lineup for the sixth Austin City Limits Music Festival, to be hel Bob Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, the White Stripes, the Killers, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Queens Of…

  20. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had…

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