1. Mayer Hawthorne 'Found My Own Style' on Sophomore Album

    October 11, 2011 10:21 AM EDT Mayer Hawthorne says that "I really feel like I found my own sound" on his sophomore album, "How Do You Do," which comes out today (Oct. 11). "I'm really excited for people to hear that progression." Many fans, of course, might feel that 2009's soulful …

  2. Bilal To Release Electro-Jazz Rock Album In 2010

    October 08, 2009 9:00 AM EDT B ilal hasn't put out an official album since 2001's "1st Born Second," but fans can rest assured that new solo material is on the way. The R&B singer is almost done recording his next album, he tells Billboard.com, and it's slated for release in the first quarter…

  3. Bowery Presents Revives New Jersey Theatre

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT New York promoter Bowery Presents is making its first foray into running a New Jersey venue with the re-opening of the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair this fall. New York promoter Bowery Presents is making its first foray into running a New Jersey venue with the re-opening of the Wellmont…

  4. Azoff, Gould To Co-Manage GNR, Axl Rose

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guns N' Roses and its frontman Axl Rose will now be represented by longtime managers Irving Azoff and Andy Gould, according to a statement from Rose on the band's Web site. Guns N' Roses and its frontman Axl Rose will now be represented by longtime managers Irving Azoff and…

  5. Wilson Says 'Dupree' Is No Steely Dan Ripoff

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Actor Owen Wilson has denied any connection between his new movie, "You, Me and Dupree," and a song by veteran rock act Steely Dan. Actor Owen Wilson has denied any connection between his new movie, "You, Me and Dupree," and a song by veteran rock act Steely Dan. The band…

  6. Steely Dan Plots 'Organic' Team-Up With McDonald

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With the start of their tour just a month away, Steely Dan and Michael McDonald are beginning to figure out what they're going to do -- separately and together. With the start of their tour just a month away, Steely Dan and Michael McDonald are beginning to figure out what they're…

  7. Steely Dan Hits The Road With McDonald

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Steely Dan and Michael McDonald will team up for a summer North American tour. As first tipped here last month, Steely Dan and Michael McDonald will team up for a summer North American tour. The outing will begin July 7 at Milwaukee's Summerfest and run…

  8. 'Woman' Is King On New Iron & Wine EP

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Iron & Wine will continue its prolific run of releases early next year with the six-song EP "Woman King." Iron & Wine will continue its prolific run of releases early next year with the six-song EP "Woman King." Due Feb. 22 via Sub Pop, the set was recorded in…

  9. Crusaders On A Mission Of 'Rural Renewal'

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "They're back." That slogan heralds the Crusaders' first new album in 20 years, "Rural Renewal." Set for release worldwide March 4, the PRA/Verve set features original members Joe Sample (keyboards), Wilton Felder …

  10. An R&B Newcomer From Canada? Remy Shand Delivers 'The Way I Feel'

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Canada is known for many things, but R&B music isn't one of them. To that end, when listeners hear Remy Shand -- one of Winnipeg's native sons -- they might be taken aback. He brings his soulful s Canada is known for many things, but R&B music isn't one of them. To that…

  11. Veterans Clean Up At 43rd Grammys'

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Perhaps it's a wave started by Carlos Santana, whose Arista comeback album "Supernatural" earned him a record tying eight Grammys last year. Indeed, while the music charts seem dominated by younger ta Perhaps it's a wave started by Carlos Santana, whose Arista comeback…