1. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers double the musical pleasure for the first time in their career, Gnarls Barkley catches fire with "Crazy," Paul Simon looks to the future with Brian Eno and Snow Patrol tries The second solo album from pop vocalist Nick Lachey, "What's Left of Me…

  2. Flea Speaks Out On Chili Peppers Album Leak

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Due May 9 via Warner Bros., "Stadium Arcadium" was leaked online in recent days, much to the chagrin of the band. Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has taken to the band's Web site to plead with fans not to download the group's upcoming album from file-sharing sites. Due…

  3. Gnarls Barkley Outpaces The Boss In The U.K.

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gnarls Barkley scored a double victory on the U.K. sales charts yesterday with a No. 1 single and chart-topping album. The duo of former Goodie Mob principal Cee-Lo and artist/producer Danger Mouse sa Gnarls Barkley scored a double victory on the U.K. sales charts yesterday (April 30),…

  4. Kirkwood Brothers Reuniting In Meat Puppets

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in more than a decade, Curt and Cris Kirkwood will work together on a new album by influential rock act Meat Puppets. For the first time in more than a decade, Curt and Cris Kirkwood will work together on a new album by influential rock act Meat Puppets. The sibling duo…

  5. Living Things

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After a week or so lost, the road calls again and it's approached with a new attitude. April 9, Tempe, Ariz. (Hayden Square) I think I needed to kinda lose myself for a week. Traveling for almost six months straight kinda f***s with your head. At times I felt I was just drifting through…

  6. Billboard Bits: Joan Osborne, The Alarm MMVI, Augustana

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Joan Osborne, The Alarm MMVI, Augustana Joan Osborne has plans to record a country album later this spring that is projected to surface in January 2007. The disc will be the singer/songwriter's first under a new deal with Vanguard. To warm up for the recording, Osborne has…

  7. Chili Peppers Reveal 'Stadium' Tour Cities

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers have revealed the cities they will visit on their upcoming North American tour. Dates and venues have yet to be announced for the trek, which will begin in August. The Red Hot Chili Peppers have revealed the cities they will visit on their upcoming North American…

  8. Chart Beat

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Prince nets his fourth chart topping album, Daniel Powter moves to the head of the Hot 100, plus Neil Sedaka, the Raconteurs, Kenny Rogers and more. PARTY LIKE IT’S 3121: If you add 31 + 2 + 1, the total is 34 and coincidentally, Prince spends his 34th week on top of The Billboard 200 with …

  9. Juvenile's 'Reality' Upends Ne-Yo At No. 1

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rapper Juvenile scores the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his career this week. "Reality Check" (UTP/Atlantic) sold 174,000 copies this week in the United States, accordin Rapper Juvenile scores the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 chart for the first…

  10. Snow Patrol Makes New Album Date

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST The 11-track set features a duet between frontman Gary Lightbody and singer/songwriter Martha Wainwright on "Set the Fire to the Third Bar" as well as guest appearances from Posies/Big Star principal Snow Patrol will release its next studio album, " Eyes Open ," May 1…

  11. The Living Things

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Back on the road in Detroit and another encounter with border patrol. DETROIT, FEB. 24: After two days off at the Holiday Inn catchin' up on a week's worth of sleep and finally eatin' a meal that you didn't have to finish in five minutes and wasn't Wonder Bread and…

  12. Bocelli, Lavigne, Martin Help Close Winter Games

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Latin vocalist Ricky Martin and Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne were among those on hand in Torino last night (Feb. 26) to participate in the Italian version of Winter Ol Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Latin vocalist Ricky Martin and Canadian pop star Avril…

  13. Top Acts Perform At Olympic Medals Ceremonies

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Operatic tenor Andrea Bocelli and pop star Kelly Clarkson have already performed concerts following ceremonies awarding the day's medals at the Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy. Operatic tenor Andrea Bocelli and pop star Kelly Clarkson have already performed concerts following…

  14. Gabriel, Pavarotti Participate In Surreal Olympic Opening

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel performed John Lennon's "Imagine" and tenor Luciano Pavarotti delivered the finale at today's (Feb. 10) opening ceremony to the Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. Peter Gabriel performed John Lennon's "Imagine" and tenor Luciano Pavarotti…

  15. Spears: Baby Driving Incident "A Mistake"

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears said yesterday (Feb. 9) she "made a mistake" by driving a car with her infant son in her lap, but the agency that photographed the incident denied her claim that paparazzi were hounding Britney Spears said yesterday (Feb. 9) she "made a mistake" by driving a…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1993 - </b>Willie Nelson and the IRS settle their longstanding tax feud. The government will keep $3.6 million in assets it already seized and Nelson will pay $5.4 million of the $13.1 million bala 2004 - Internet leaks of the new Janet Jackson track "Just a Little While…

  17. Bono Seeing 'Red' With AIDS Fundraiser

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2 frontman Bono unveiled a new push to fight HIV and AIDS in Africa today (Jan. 26) in Switzerland, announcing a partnership with several companies to sell products under a brand called "Red," with t U2 frontman Bono unveiled a new push to fight HIV and AIDS in Africa today (Jan.…

  18. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) launches its "Los Premios De Oro Y Platino" certification program for Spanish-language product at the Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach, F 2004 - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes…

  19. Peppers Double The Pleasure With 'Stadium Arcadium'

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers will unleash a double album, "Stadium Arcadium," May 9 via Warner Bros. The group recorded 38 songs for the project, and at one point even considered releasing three separate The Red Hot Chili Peppers will unleash a double album, "Stadium Arcadium,…

  20. This Day in Music

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1995 - </b>Jerry Garcia crashes a rented BMW into a guardrail near Mill Valley, Calif. He emerges unscathed.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Loud-mouthed Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker earns a new opponent, when the members of &…

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