1. Ask Billboard

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Annie Lennox, Janet Jackson and Kelis. Answers to readers' questions about INXS, Bilboard's singles charts and Madonna. RETURN OF A 'DIVA'? Hello Keith, Since learning a few months ago that Annie Lennox is working on a new album, I&…

  2. The Apple Of Sin City

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fiona Apple bangs out a great Vegoose performance. Fiona Apple performs at the Vegoose Music Festival on Oct. 29 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. News …

  3. 'Runaway' To Vegoose

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST The waiting is the hardest part at Vegoose. Tom Petty performs during the Vegoose music festival at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Oct. 28. News Tom Petty …

  4. Vegoose's 'Roots'

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Roots storm the stage at Vegoose. Black Thought of the band the Roots' performs at the Vegoose Music Festival on Oct. 29 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. News Black Thought …

  5. Young Rocks With Pearl Jam, Wilson, DMB At Bridge School

    October 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in rock, including Pearl Jam, Brian Wilson and Dave Matthews Band, last night (Oct. 21) at the 20th anniversary benefit for the Bridge School, an educationa Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in rock, including Pearl Jam, Brian Wilson and…

  6. Into The Great Wide 'Open'

    October 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In the past three years, Evanescence has skyrocketed to fame thanks to its 2003 Wind-up debut, "Fallen," which won two Grammy Awards and has sold 6.5 million copies in the United States, according to In the past three years, Evanescence has skyrocketed to fame thanks to its 2003…

  7. Crowes Axe Keyboardist, Push Back Album

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes have parted ways with longtime keyboardist Eddie Hawrysch due to unspecified "personal issues." The Black Crowes have parted ways with longtime keyboardist Eddie Hawrysch due to unspecified "personal issues." Hawrysch has been an intergral component of the…

  8. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, Vegosse At Night, Ultra.NY

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Among the newly added presenters are Axl Rose, Kanye West, Diddy, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton. Shakira and OK Go have joined the performance lineup for the MTV Video Music Awards , to be held Aug. 31 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. OK Go will…

  9. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Natalie Merchant, one-time lead singer for 10,000 Maniacs becomes the first guest in a series of live chats on the Elektra Entertainment Group's World Wide Web site. Merchant says she wo 1999 - Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a 1997…

  10. Killers Concluding Fall Tour At Home

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here in July, the Killers will kick off a fall North American tour with an Oct. 6-7 stand in Los Angeles. As tipped here in July, the Killers will kick off a fall North American tour with an Oct. 6-7 stand in Los Angeles. The three-week jaunt will conclude in the band's…

  11. Petty, Panic, Crowes, Fiona To Rock Vegoose

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the Raconteurs, Fiona Apple, the Mars Volta, the Roots and Damian Marley lead the lineup for the second Vegoose festiv Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the…

  12. Incubus Sees The 'Light' On Fifth Album

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Incubus will return in November with its fifth studio album, "Light Grenades." The set was produced by longtime collaborator Brendan O'Brien. Rock act Incubus will return in November with its fifth studio album, "Light Grenades." The set was produced by…

  13. Billboard Bits: Roger Waters, Evanescence, Puffy AmiYumi

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent year's DVD of the same name will be packaged together for the first time in a new edition. Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent…

  14. Former 'Idol' Contestant Indicted On Sex Charges

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former "American Idol" contestant Daniel James "DJ" Boyd, who was accused of videotaping sexual encounters with two teenage girls, has been indicted on child pornography charges in Salt Lake City. Former "American Idol" contestant Daniel James "DJ" Boyd…

  15. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1986 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "There'll Be Sad Songs (to Make You Cry)," Billy Ocean.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - With two awards apiece, Beyonce, OutKast and Usher headed the winners' circle at the BET…

  16. Billboard Bits: Frank Black, Blues & Brews, Caldo Verde

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Frank Black, Blues & Brews, Caldo Verde Pixies frontman Frank Black has expanded his run of summer solo acoustic dates opening for the Foo Fighters with a host of headlining appearances. The outing, Black's first under his own name since 1995, will begin Aug. 9 in Salt Lake…

  17. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night stand in Las Vegas.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal…

  18. Q&A: Rascal Flatts

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rascal Flatts has achieved in six short years what many acts can only hope for in the length of a career. Rascal Flatts has achieved in six short years what many acts can only hope for in the length of a career. In addition to numerous awards, the band has sold more than 8.8 million records,…

  19. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Celebrated artist Peter Howson unveils 10 nude portraits of Madonna-his latest works-to the world. The artist painted the works from imagination, since Madonna's husband, British film di 2004 - Two months removed from her infamous breast-baring incident at the…

  20. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>R&B singer/pianist Charles Brown, 76, dies of congestive heart failure in Oakland, Calif. Brown scored his first hit, "Drifting Blues," in 1946 with Johnny Moore's Three Blazers.<br 2002 - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating…

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