1. TLC's 'CrazySexyCool' at 20: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review

    November 15, 2014 10:30 AM EST Technically, they should’ve called it CoolCrazySexy. After all, each word in the title of this Atlanta R&B trio’s sophomore album corresponds to one of the group’s members, just like the letters T, L, and C. Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins was undeniably cool. Rapper Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was…

  2. Nickel Creek Reunites to Salute 'Inside Llewyn Davis'; New Album Coming

    November 14, 2013 2:15 PM EST The three members of Nickel Creek reunited onstage Wednesday as part of CBS Films' celebration of the Coen brothers' folk music tale "Inside Llewyn Davis" and there should be more to come. Mandolinist Chris Thile, fiddler Sara Watkins and guitarist Sean Watkins are…

  3. Switchfoot to Share Surfing, Stage and Studio Footage in 'Fading West' Film

    April 02, 2013 11:30 PM EDT Jon Foreman promises that Switchfoot fans will get a different perspective on the band from its upcoming film project, "Fading West," which the band will tease with a trailer at the auction night before the group's just-announced 9th Annual Bro-Am surfing contest and concert.…

  4. Lyle Lovett: New Album is a Personal 'Punctuation Mark'

    February 28, 2012 10:55 AM EST Lyle Lovett 's new "Release Me" is his last album for Curb Records after 26 years and 11 albums. But he wants to make clear that it's a fond farewell. "I'm only grateful for my relationship with my record company," Lovett tells Billboard.com, adding his…

  5. Switchfoot Eyeing Spring 2009 For New Album

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amid a flurry of group and individual projects, Switchfoot is eyeballing a spring 2009 release for its next album -- the San Diego rockers first since 2006's "Oh! Gravity" and since leaving Columbia t Amid a flurry of group and individual projects, Switchfoot is eyeballing a…

  6. Heartbreakers, Imposters, Nickel Creekers Make The Scrolls

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST They don't have a record deal or release date for their album yet, and their name still isn't even a 100% firm, but a new "supergroup" featuring members of the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello's Imposter They don't have a record deal or release date for their album…

  7. Semisonic's Wilson Rocks With Crow On Solo Debut

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Semisonic principal Dan Wilson, who has become an in-demand songwriter and producer in recent years, will return to his own music this fall with the release of his solo debut. Semisonic principal Dan Wilson, who has become an in-demand songwriter and producer in recent years, will return to…

  8. Nickel Creek Going On Hiatus, Just Not Yet

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nickel Creek will begin an indefinite hiatus in late 2007, Billboard.com has learned. The bluegrass-leaning trio will remain active on the road up until that point, but will amicably part ways afterwa Nickel Creek will begin an indefinite hiatus in late 2007, Billboard.com has learned. The…

  9. Nickel Creek / Nov. 19, 2005 / Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Theatre)

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have played together since they were preteens in San Diego, long ago apparently decided not to decide. In terms of art Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have…

  10. Hot Product

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nickel Creek 'Fire' Flies Eclectic bluegrass-influenced outfit Nickel Creek bottles the energy of its acclaimed live shows on "Why Should the Fire Die?," due this week via Sugar Hill. The 14-track set was produced by Tony Berg and Eric Valentine, the recent co-founders of…

  11. Nickel Creek Lays Out Lengthy Tour

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nickel Creek has laid out a schedule of tour dates that will keep the bluegrass-leaning act on the road through the end of the year. Nickel Creek has laid out a schedule of tour dates that will keep the bluegrass-leaning act on the road through the end of the year. The run opens Sept. 30 with…

  12. Nickel Creek 'Fires' Up For New Album

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic bluegrass-influenced outfit Nickel Creek bottles the energy of its acclaimed live shows on "Why Should the Fire Die?," due Aug. 9 via Sugar Hill. The 14-track set was produced by Tony Berg an Eclectic bluegrass-influenced outfit Nickel Creek bottles the energy of its…

  13. Music In The Sundance Spotlight

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Jan. 20-30 independent film showcase will see a slate of eclectic live performances to entertai Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park…

  14. AUDIO DOWNLOADS

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Free music from Darryl Worley, Sean Watkins, Jimmy Buffett, Mindi Abair, Acoustic Syndicate, and more. /bb/downloads/index.jsp News Mindi Abair , Darryl Worley , Jimmy Buffett , Sean Watkins …

  15. 07TunesOnTV

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related television listings for Feb. 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 10 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Brendan Fraser). "We're a Happy Family - A…

  16. Hot Product

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Jay-Z, TLC, Pearl Jam, Fat Joe, Phil Collins, and more. The 'Gift' That Keeps On Giving Jay-Z apparently believes in the adage "You're only as good as your last hit." For his eighth Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam set, "The Blueprint 2: The Gift…

  17. This Side

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Acoustic trio Nickel Creek injects its bluegrass with an exhilarating blend of musical versatility, ambitious melodies, and virtuosity that is at times jaw-dropping. Acoustic trio Nickel Creek injects its bluegrass with an exhilarating blend of musical versatility, ambitious melodies, and…

  18. VH1 Celebrates Black Music With Documentary, Boxed Set

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Say It Loud! A Celebration of Black Music in America," the five-part documentary focusing on the cultural, political, spiritual, and financial impact of R&B, hip-hop, soul, gospel, jazz, and blue "Say It Loud! A Celebration of Black Music in America," the five-part…

  19. Top Blues Stars Grace Handy Awards Compilation

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Taj Mahal, Shemekia Copeland, Corey Harris, and Eddy Clearwater are among the blues artists featured on the first compilation CD culled from the nominee list for this year's W.C. Handy Awards, which w Taj Mahal, Shemekia Copeland, Corey Harris, and Eddy Clearwater are among the blues…