1. Interpol Shares Its 'Love' On Third Album

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Interpol doesn't stray far from the formula that helped its first two Matador albums sell more than 1 million copies combined on the new "Our Love To Admire," due July 10 via Capitol. First single "Th Interpol doesn't stray far from the formula that helped its first…

  2. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Boys, Money Mark, Doug E. Fresh. "…

  3. 50 Cent Ropes In Dr. Dre, Eminem For 'Curtis'

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper 50 Cent has Dr. Dre, Eminem and Timbaland in his corner as producers on his new album, "Curtis," due June 26 via Shady/Aftermath/Interscope. Akon, Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke Rapper 50 Cent has Dr. Dre, Eminem and Timbaland in his corner as producers on his…

  4. Feist Forward: Canadian Singer/Songwriter Gets Major Push

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die," Canadian singer/songwriter Leslie Feist realized she had really just been making "baby steps toward an undetermined future." So ra After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die…

  5. Isley Brothers Writing New Tunes On Tour

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Isley Brothers are getting ready to make some more music -- baby-making and otherwise. Ronald Isley tells Billboard.com that even as he and younger brother Ernie are touring to promote last year's The Isley Brothers are getting ready to make some more music -- baby-making and…

  6. Timbaland Soars To No. 1 After Sales Explosion

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Timbaland's "Give It to Me" featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake explodes 42-1 this week on the Billboard Hot 100 thanks to sales of 248,000 digital downloads. This is the second biggest leap Timbaland's "Give It to Me" featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin…

  7. Garage Rock

    April 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT How bad can things be? The Rolling Stones, the Who, the Stooges, the Vanilla Fudge, New York Dolls, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts are all alive and well and How bad can things be? The Rolling Stones, the Who, the Stooges, the Vanilla Fudge, New York…

  8. Performers Set For Billboard Latin Awards

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joan Sebastian, David Bisbal, R.K.M. & Ken-Y, Los Creadorez del Pasito Duranguense, Los Horoscopos de Durango, Diana Reyes and Mariano Barba are the first performers announced for the 2007 Billboa Joan Sebastian, David Bisbal, R.K.M. & Ken-Y, Los Creadorez del Pasito Duranguense, Los…

  9. Wilco Unveils North American Tour Dates

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wilco will begin its first batch of North American touring in support of its May 15 Nonesuch album "Sky Blue Sky" with a June 13 show in Davenport, Iowa. Wilco will begin its first batch of North American touring in support of its May 15 Nonesuch album "Sky Blue Sky" with…

  10. 'Guitar Hero' Team Adds Partners For 'Rock Band'

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The developers behind the hit interactive game "Guitar Hero" are launching a new franchise called "Rock Band" that targets virtual singers, bass players and drummers, as well as axmen. The developers behind the hit interactive game "Guitar Hero" are launching a…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band Rose Tattoo, dies in a Sydney hospital. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002 and had spent the previo 2006 - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band…

  12. The Police Cruising To Wrigley, Churchill Downs

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Police have added two more high-profile stadium gigs to their itinerary this summer: July 5 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, and July 14 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The Police have added two more high-profile stadium gigs to their itinerary this summer: July 5 at Wrigley Field in…

  13. Steely Dan Unveils Spring Tour Dates

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Steely Dan will return to the road for a spring/summer run that begins May 5 in Memphis. The group, which also toured last summer, has dates on tap through June 10 at New York's Beacon Theatre, the la Steely Dan will return to the road for a spring/summer run that begins May 5 in Memphis…

  14. Billboard Bits: Dinosaur Jr., Mixtape Inc.

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The original lineup of alternative rock troupe Dinosaur Jr. are taking to the road this spring/summer in support of their forthcoming effort "Beyond." Lou Barlow, J Mascis and Murph will be playing mu The original lineup of alternative rock troupe Dinosaur Jr. are taking to the road…

  15. Mayer Schedules Summer 'Continuum' Tour With Folds

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT John Mayer has tapped Ben Folds as the primary opener for his Continuum summer tour, which kicks off June 1 in Ridgefield, Wash. Additionally, blues-rocker Rocco DeLuca, Dueltone artist Brett Dennen a John Mayer has tapped Ben Folds as the primary opener for his Continuum summer tour, which…

  16. Erasure, Lauper, Harry Anchor True Colors Tour

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here last month, Erasure, Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Harry and the Gossip will anchor the first True Colors tour this summer. Dresden Dolls, Misshapes and host Margaret Cho are also on boa As first reported here last month, Erasure, Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Harry and the Gossip will…

  17. Nelson Launching Label With Family Album

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Over the years, Willie Nelson has liked to do "anything that makes record companies nervous. Nervous is a good sign." We'll see how he feels now that he's sitting in the owner's chair of his own label Over the years, Willie Nelson has liked to do "anything that…

  18. Genesis Bringing Reunion Tour To North America

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST As expected, the reunited Genesis will visit North America on a fall tour that begins Sept. 7 in Toronto, the group announced this morning (March 7) at a media event in New York. So far, 13 dates have As expected , the reunited Genesis will visit North America on a fall tour that begins Sept.…

  19. Tool Reschedules Spring Tour Dates

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tool has rescheduled 10 live dates postponed last month after drummer Danny Carey tore a bicep. The itinerary will now begin April 30 in Reno, Nev., and run through May 24 in Baton Rouge, La. Addition Tool has rescheduled 10 live dates postponed last month after drummer Danny Carey tore a…

  20. Young Jeezy Preps USDA-Approved Album

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Young Jeezy, Atlanta's Slick Pulla and Panama City's Blood Raw have formed a new group, USDA -- United Streets D-Boys of America -- and will be releasing their debut album this spring. The as-yet-unti Young Jeezy, Atlanta's Slick Pulla and Panama City's Blood Raw have…

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