1. Kanye West / May 13, 2008 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour made its long-awaited touchdown at New York's Madison Square Garden last night (May 13), and one got the sense this was the show for which West has been preparing hi Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour made its long-awaited touchdown at New…

  2. Winehouse Won't Be Charged For Alleged 'Drug' Video

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse will not face charges over video footage that allegedly shows her taking drugs. Amy Winehouse will not face charges over video footage that allegedly shows her taking drugs. Police questioned the Grammy-winning soul diva for nine hours last week over a January video that appears…

  3. Sean Penn Preaches Activism At Coachella

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sean Penn spoke at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., today (April 27), urging the young crowd to involve themselves politically. The Oscar-winning actor, a late addition t Sean Penn spoke at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., today …

  4. The Billboard Q&A: The Replacements' Tommy Stinson

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At the risk of sounding corny, is there one of the first four albums that holds a warmer spot in your heart than the others? Paul noted that you and Chris Mars probably got a lot more emotional than he did while listening to these reissues, and going over potential bonus tracks. His point…

  5. The Billboard Q&A: Tomas Young

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The story of Tomas Young, an American soldier paralyzed in Iraq, has drawn the attention of such superstar acts as Pearl Jam, Ben Harper and Tom Morello, as well as the filmmakers of "Body of War." No The story of Tomas Young, an American soldier paralyzed during combat in Iraq, has…

  6. Rosemond Responds To L.A. Times/Tupac Story

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Artist manager Jimmy Rosemond has spoken to Billboard in response to a now-discredited Los Angeles Times story that he was involved, with Sean "Diddy" Combs, in a 1994 assault on late rapper Tupac Sha Artist manager Jimmy Rosemond has spoken to Billboard in response to a now…

  7. L.A. Times Apologizes For Shakur Story

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles Times apologized for using documents that were apparently fabricated in a story implicating associates of Sean "Diddy" Combs in a 1994 assault on rapper Tupac Shakur. The Los Angeles Times apologized for using documents that were apparently fabricated in a story…

  8. L.A. Times Investigating Shakur Documents

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The editor of the Los Angeles Times says an internal investigation will be done concerning the authenticity of documents cited by the newspaper that implicate associates of Sean "Diddy" Combs in a 199 The editor of the Los Angeles Times says an internal investigation will be done…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music legend of the 20th century who formed part of the Grammy-winning "Buena Vista Social Club," dies in Havana of a heart attack. The 88-year-old had suffered a brai 2006 - Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music legend of the 20th century who formed part…

  10. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two statuettes. Yet the evening belongs to career achievement honoree Janet Jackson. The singer, whose new Virgi 2004 - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry's annual Echo Awards in Berlin. The veteran Irish musician and humanitarian is lauded for masterminding the hist 2006 - Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry…

  12. k.d. lang / February 27, 2008 / New York (The Allen Room at Lincoln Center)

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST While countless New Yorkers were at home watching the latest round of fledgelings on "American Idol," veteran Canadian singer-songwriter kd lang treated a rapt Lincoln Center audience to an intimate e While countless New Yorkers were at home watching the latest round of fledgelings…

  13. Bon Jovi / Daughtry / Feb. 20, 2008 / Auburn Hills, Mich. (Palace of Auburn Hills)

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST The recession seems to be dragging down CD and concert ticket sales, but there's apparently still room for superstars in the world of rock 'n' roll. Witness Bon Jovi, who partied like it was 1989 in s The recession seems to be dragging down CD and concert ticket sales, but…

  14. Robert Cray / Feb. 22, 2008 / New York (B.B. King's Blues Club)

    February 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST At 6 p.m. last Friday (Feb. 22), there were a few drinkers at the far end of the long bar at B.B. King's Blues Club in New York. But the tables were already filled by folks who had presumably skipped At 6 p.m. last Friday (Feb. 22), there were a few drinkers at the far end of the long…

  15. Winehouse Scraps Awards Gig, Heads To Rehab

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Troubled pop star Amy Winehouse has canceled a Saturday (Jan. 26) appearance at the NRJ Awards in Cannes, France, after opting to enter a rehab clinic at an undisclosed location. Troubled pop star Amy Winehouse has canceled a Saturday (Jan. 26) appearance at the NRJ Awards in Cannes, France,…

  16. Police Assessing Winehouse Video Footage

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST Scotland Yard started an investigation today (Jan. 23) into a video that allegedly shows troubled British singer Amy Winehouse smoking crack. Scotland Yard started an investigation today (Jan. 23) into a video that allegedly shows troubled British singer Amy Winehouse smoking crack. The…

  17. This Day in Music

    January 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Spain's Alex Ubago and Colombia's Juanes sweep the sixth Premios Amigo awards in Madrid. Ubago wins for best male solost, new Spanish artist, and best album. Jaunes wins for Latin solo artist, 2003 - Spain's Alex Ubago and Colombia's Juanes sweep the sixth Premios…

  18. Enur

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Danish dance hit "Calabria" by Enur has lived many lives since it was first created as an all-instrumental club track in 2002. Danish dance hit "Calabria" by Enur has lived many lives since it was first created as an all-instrumental club track in 2002. Copenhagen DJ…

  19. Ex-Rogue Wave Member Evan Farrell Dies

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Former Rogue Wave multi-instrumentalist Evan Farrell died Dec. 23 in Oakland, Calif., from injuries suffered in an apartment fire caused by a space heater. Former Rogue Wave multi-instrumentalist Evan Farrell died Dec. 23 in Oakland, Calif., from injuries suffered in an apartment fire caused…

  20. Cake / Dec. 12, 2007 / New York (Terminal 5)

    December 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Although Cake has had its share of alt-rock hits and even platinum successes, the band has somehow forgone the mainstream proper. Nonetheless, at the first of a two-night stand at Midtown's new top-do Although Cake has had its share of alt-rock hits and even platinum successes, the band…

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