1. The Billboard Q&A: 'American Idol' Top 10

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As season seven draws to a close on May 21, Billboard.com pulls aside each of the top 10 finalists for a bit of history, reflection on their AI experience and each contestant's hopes and dreams for th As season seven draws to a close on May 21, Billboard.com's Fred Bronson got the…

  2. Tricky Goes 'West' With New Album

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Electronic pioneer Tricky will release his eighth album, "Knowle West Boy," on Domino Records on Sept. 9 in the United States and July 7 in the U.K. Electronic pioneer Tricky will release his eighth album, "Knowle West Boy," on Domino Records on Sept. 9 in the United…

  3. Karina Pasian

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "It's crazy. It's all just really crazy," says an astounded Karina Pasian when asked about the current status of her music career. "It's crazy. It's all just really crazy," says an astounded Karina Pasian when asked about the current status of her music…

  4. The Billboard Q&A: Liz Phair

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT To say that Liz Phair's career has had its fair share of ups and downs is a grand understatement. After wowing critics and hipsters alike with her 1993 Matador debut, "Exile in Guyville," Phair releas To say that Liz Phair's career has had its fair share of ups and downs…

  5. April Fools Gets A Rickrolling

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British 1980s dance-pop sensation Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" first appeared on Billboard's Hot 100 chart the week of Dec. 19, 1987 at No. 71, only to climb to the top spot shortly thereaf British dance-pop sensation Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give…

  6. South By Southwest 2008

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Check out the hottest acts and the latest skinny on all things Austin with Billboard video, blog updates, news, artists to watch and more. Check out the hottest acts and the latest skinny on all things Austin with Billboard video, blog updates, news, artists to watch and more. News …

  7. Ailing Parton Postpones U.S. Tour

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST An ailing back has forced Dolly Parton to postpone her U.S. tour, which was due to begin Feb. 28 in Minneapolis. An ailing back has forced Dolly Parton to postpone her U.S. tour, which was due to begin Feb. 28 in Minneapolis. Parton has been ordered to rest for six to eight weeks; she is…

  8. Chart Beat

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Ringo Starr, Anne Murray, Billy Ray Cyrus and more! HE WANTS TO BE YOUR MAN: Ringo Starr earns his highest debuting album on The Billboard 200 in the last 10 years and scores the 85th non-Beatle album by a Beatle. "Liverpool 8," a new entry at No. 94, marks Ringo'…

  9. Daphne Loves Derby

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT DLD bassist David Sparks gives Billboard.com the skinny about life on the road and how often the band gets to play 2-on-2 basketball. DLD bassist David Sparks gives Billboard.com the skinny about life on the road and how often the band gets to play 2-on-2 basketball. News David Sparks …

  10. Daphne Loves Derby

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT DLD bassist David Sparks gives Billboard.com the skinny about life on the road and how often the band gets to play 2-on-2 basketball. DLD bassist David Sparks gives Billboard.com the skinny about life on the road and how often the band gets to play 2-on-2 basketball. News David Sparks …

  11. Rock Veterans Guest On New Say Anything Album

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Members of My Chemical Romance, Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, Rainer Maria, Saves The Day and the Alkaline Trio can be heard on Say Anything's upcoming album, "In Defense of the Genre," Members of My Chemical Romance, Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday,…

  12. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts, including Larry Graham, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, George Benson, Richard Pryor, Dionne Warwick, Parliament Fu 2006 - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts,…

  13. Big Business

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Spent the last week opening for Tool, mostly in hockey arenas. It's just a tiny bit different from the 250 person capacity clubs we're used to playing. Spent the last week opening for Tool, mostly in hockey arenas. It's just a tiny bit different from the 250 person capacity…

  14. Sick Puppies

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Aussie imports Sick Puppies have been around for a decade, but are one of the hottest new rock acts to this continents' ears this year. Revving up for its stint opening up for Breaking Benjamin, the b Aussie imports Sick Puppies have been around for a decade, but are one of the hottest…

  15. 14onTV

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 2 - April 8, 2007. MONDAY, April 2 Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyoncé, Kevin Spacey. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blue Man Group, Joey Fatone. "B'Day - Upgrade," BET Featured Artist(s…

  16. Ne-Yo, Sick Puppies, DJ Drama

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britney stands up Ne-Yo. Aussie act Sick Puppies are stretched to the limit. Also, check out our SXSW footage and a sneak peak at an exclusive DJ Drama interview. Check it out in this episode of Bill Britney stands up Ne-Yo. Aussie act Sick Puppies are stretched to the limit. Also, check out…

  17. Say Anything Gets Sexy With Fonzie, Begins New CD

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Up-and-coming rock outfit Say Anything has channeled teen angst into a clever video for its new single, "Wow, I Can Get Sexual Too," which premieres Monday (March 12) on MTV's "TRL." Up-and-coming rock outfit Say Anything has channeled teen angst into a clever video…

  18. Another Side Of Dylan On Display In Film Outtakes

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Through catching him trying on loud, skinny ties, playing nice with journalists or waving at fans, a new version of D.A. Pennebaker's famed Bob Dylan documentary "Don't Look Back" paints the singer as Through catching him trying on loud, skinny ties, playing nice with…

  19. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    January 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST After a quiet 2006, Norah Jones returns with her third Blue Note album, Katharine McPhee looks for post-"American Idol" success and U.K. MySpace phenom Lily Allen crosses the Atlantic in this week's H A CD/DVD package chronicling Madonna's latest stage spectacle, "The…

  20. The Billboard.com Q&A: Devo

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Synth-rock legends Devo don't perform all that often, but when they do, it is routinely in front of sold-out crowds full of devotees, many of whom are holding out hope that the band will one day unvei Synth-rock legends Devo don't perform all that often, but when they do, it is…

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