1. Busta Works BET Awards 'Memory' Into New Album

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Although he won't reveal the details, Busta Rhymes says that his forthcoming album weaves in a snippet from the 2004 edition of the BET Awards. "You'll just have to listen to the record when it comes Although he won't reveal the details, Busta Rhymes says that his…

  2. Chili Peppers Post 'Stadium' At No. 1

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. The two-disc "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) sold 442,000 copies in the United States in i For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>They Might Be Giants begins offering its second MP3-only release, the EP "Working Undercover For The Man." Comprised of all new, previously unreleased studio recordings, the eight-song s 2005 - Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson are the big winners at the…

  4. DVDs Reveal 'Pulse' Of Pink Floyd, Gilmour

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The project was originally released on home video in 1995 in conjunction with a double-disc CD set of the same name Originally due last December, the Pink Floyd live DVD "Pulse" will now hit stores June 27 via Columbia. The project was originally released on home video in 1995 in…

  5. Daft Punk Searches For Humanity In Film

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reclusive electronica duo Daft Punk is bringing its vision to life on the big screen with "Daft Punk's Electroma." The psychedelic musical and visual odyssey will be screened in the coming days as par Reclusive electronica duo Daft Punk is bringing its vision to life on the big…

  6. Elefant

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "The amount of life that gets crammed into these tours is astounding," says bassist Jeff James. Hello world. Here we are again seeing America from the perspective of perpetual motion. We have done seven shows, gone from the south to the north, and stopped for nothing. The amount of…

  7. Billboard Bits: ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Sara Evans, Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson have joined the performance lineup for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards. The May 23 show will air live on CBS from the MGM Grand in…

  8. Two Peppers And A Pea Join Farrell Album

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former Jane's Addiction/Porno For Pyros frontman Perry Farrell is finishing up work on the debut album from his new group, Satellite Party, which also features ex-Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt. A Former Jane's Addiction/Porno For Pyros frontman Perry Farrell is finishing up…

  9. Underworld Preps Downloads, 'Breaking' Soundtrack

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Underworld will on June 5 release the third and final installment of its Riverrun download series, dubbed "I'm a Big Sister, and I'm a Girl, and I'm a Princess, and This Is My Horse." Underworld will on June 5 release the third and final installment of its Riverrun…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1975 - </b>Country & Western star Bob Wills dies of pneumonia at the age of 70. His group Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys have six No. 1 country singles. The most successful is "New Spanish 2002 - Devoted fans of Madonna wait in the rain outside Wyndham's…

  11. Time Life Boxes Up Jerry Lee Lewis

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jerry Lee Lewis will inaugurate Time Life's "Legends of American Music" with the three-disc boxed set "Jerry Lee Lewis: A Half Century of Hits." Jerry Lee Lewis will inaugurate Time Life's "Legends of American Music" with the three-disc boxed set "…

  12. OutKast Album, Film Penciled In For August

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After numerous delays, the OutKast film "Idlewild" is now slated to arrive Aug. 25 in U.S. theaters, three days after the release of its LaFace soundtrack. The first single from the album, "Mighty O," After numerous delays, the OutKast film "Idlewild" is now…

  13. My Kind Of 'Soldier'

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack White, Brendan Benson and the Greenhornes' Patrick Keeler and Jack Lawrence, make their first big splash this week with their V2 debut, "Bro The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack White,…

  14. JOLIE HOLLAND, "Springtime Can Kill You"

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a perfect world, everyone would know the name Jolie Holland and she'd have a following as large as contemporaries Lucinda Williams and Emmylou Harris. In a perfect world, everyone would know the name Jolie Holland and she'd have a following as large as contemporaries Lucinda…

  15. Rihanna Stays Strong On Hot 100

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rihanna's "SOS" maintains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut also holds atop the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs charts for a second frame. Rihanna's "SOS" maintains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut…

  16. DJ Spooky Revisits 'Fine' Reggae

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT DJ Spooky raided the vaults of Trojan Records and came out on the other side with the double-disc set "In Fine Style: 50,000 Volts of Trojan Records." DJ Spooky raided the vaults of Trojan Records and came out on the other side with the double-disc set "In Fine Style: 50,000…

  17. Tool Tops Album Chart With '10,000 Days'

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rock acts dominate the top two slots on The Billboard 200 again this week, with Tool's "10,000 Days" taking the crown on more than double the sales of the latest from Pearl Jam. The big chart also wel Rock acts dominate the top two slots on The Billboard 200 again this week,…

  18. Domingo In No Mood For Swan Song

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Placido Domingo is looking ahead to life after singing, but the Spanish tenor has no plans for an operatic swan song just yet. Placido Domingo is looking ahead to life after singing, but the Spanish tenor has no plans for an operatic swan song just yet. One of the world's most famous…

  19. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Kenny Rogers receives a special Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Country Music during its 36th annual awards show, held at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. The awar 2005 - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video," the…

  20. Marley Wins Big At Reggae & World Awards

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley's crossover smash "Welcome to Jamrock" and the Ghetto Youth/Tuff Gong/Universal album of the same name took top honors at the 25th Annual International Reggae & World Musi Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley's crossover smash "…

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