1. Record Store Day: The 10 Coolest Events and Releases

    April 17, 2009 3:53 PM EDT From an exclusive Queen EP and performance by Talib Kweli to Wilco’s advance of its new concert DVD, there will be plenty to celebrate during the second annual Record Store Day (April 18). Over 1,000 indie retail stores worldwide are playing host to the occasion, with hundreds of artists…

  2. Billboard Bits: Langerado Festival, John Mayer, Howlin' Rain

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., Built To Spill, Of Montreal, the Beastie Boys, the Roots, Gov't Mule, 311, the National, Phil Lesh, Matisyahu, !!! and the Walkmen are confirmed to perform at the 2008 Langerado Festival, to b R.E.M., Built To Spill, Of Montreal, the Beastie Boys, the Roots, Gov't Mule, 311,…

  3. Blunt, Bareilles Teaming For VH1 Trek

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST James Blunt and Sara Bareilles will headline the next edition of VH1's You Oughta Know tour, which will begin Feb. 4 in Seattle. Tickets go on sale Saturday (Nov. 17) via Ticketmaster. Blunt will be o James Blunt and Sara Bareilles will headline the next edition of VH1's You Oughta…

  4. Tunes On TV

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 17- 23. MONDAY, Sept. 17 Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Diana Krall, Ashanti, Morgan Freeman. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Emmylou Harris, Howie Mandel, Amanda Bynes. Late Night with Conan…

  5. Train's Monahan Plots First Solo Tour

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Train frontman Pat Monahan will hit the road this fall on his first solo tour. The trek comes in support of his solo debut, "Last of Seven," due Sept. 18 via Columbia. Dates begin Oct. 4 in Phoenix. Train frontman Pat Monahan will hit the road this fall on his first solo tour. The…

  6. ABC Goes Video Crazy For New, Returning Shows

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT ABC is producing music videos for several of its new and returning shows, including "Ugly Betty," "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy," "Dancing With the Stars" and "Brothers and Sisters." ABC is producing music videos for several of…

  7. The Roots, Brandi Carlile To Headline VH1 Tours

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT VH1 is preparing to announce two multi-artist tours, Billboard has learned. The first is based on the cable music channel's annual Hip Hop Honors awards show, which debuted in 2004. The inaugural edit VH1 is preparing to announce two multi-artist tours, Billboard has learned. The first…

  8. Train's Monahan Goes Solo With 'Last Of Seven'

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Momentarily stepping away from his main band, Train frontman Pat Monahan has wrapped work on his solo debut with producer Patrick Leonard. "Last of Seven" is due Sept. 18 via Columbia. Momentarily stepping away from his main band, Train frontman Pat Monahan has wrapped work on his…

  9. 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. "…

  10. Timbaland Holds At No. 1 On The Hot 100

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Timbaland's "Give It to Me" featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake begins a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, fending off Akon's former chart-topper "Don't Matter," which is No. 2 Timbaland's "Give It to Me" featuring Nelly…

  11. 'NOW 24' Trumps Duff, McBride, Timbaland At No. 1

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amid five new releases debuting in the top 10 this week, the "NOW 24" hits compilation rises to the top of The Billboard 200 in its second week on the chart. Climbing 2-1, the set moved 213,000 copies Amid five new releases debuting in the top 10 this week, the "NOW 24"…

  12. 14onTV

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 2 - April 8, 2007. MONDAY, April 2 Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyoncé, Kevin Spacey. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blue Man Group, Joey Fatone. "B'Day - Upgrade," BET Featured Artist(s…

  13. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Martina McBride puts pen to paper for the first time on one of her albums, Timbaland ropes in a cavalcade of stars for his first solo detour in years, Hilary Duff gets dance-y on a grown-up new projec The third album from Tennessee familial rock act Kings Of Leon, "Because of the Times…

  14. Brandi Carlile Returns With New 'Stories'

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile will release her sophomore album, "The Story," April 3 via Columbia. The 13-track set sports guest appearances by the Indigo Girls on the song "Cannonball" as well as Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile will release her sophomore album, "…

  15. Indigo Girls Keep Rocking On Hollywood Debut

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Indigo Girls will be emphasizing their "Differences" with the Sept. 19 release of their debut for Hollywood Records. "Despite Our Differences," according to Emily Saliers, captures much of what ma The Indigo Girls will be emphasizing their "Differences" with…

  16. 23OnTV

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 5 - 11, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Katharine McPhee. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Chris Brown (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The Essentials," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Gorillaz. …

  17. Indigo Girls Sign With Hollywood

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After spending its entire career on Epic, folk/rock duo the Indigo Girls has signed a new deal with Hollywood Records. After spending its entire career on Epic, folk/rock duo the Indigo Girls has signed a new deal with Hollywood Records. The first release under the agreement will be a new, as…

  18. Brandi Carlile

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Just as she's starting to see success, the singer/songwriter is itching to record a new album. Brandi Carlile has been continuously touring since her self-titled debut album was released by Red Ink/Columbia last summer. But the 23-year-old singer/songwriter wouldn't have it any…

  19. Seattle Rock Vets Resuscitate Truly

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST s' Seattle rock act Truly will come out of hiding next year, nearly a decade after its last release. 1990s' Seattle rock act Truly will come out of hiding next year, nearly a decade after its last release. Comprised of ex-Screaming Trees drummer Mark Pickerel, ex-Soundgarden…

  20. Billboard Bits: Kraftwerk, Sergio Mendes, LaMontagne

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Kraftwerk, Sergio Mendes, Ray LaMontagne Kraftwerk's recent run of live shows will he chronicled on the DVD "Minimum-Maximum," which shares its name with a double-disc live album released earlier this year via Astralwerks. Due Dec. 6, the DVD replicates that project&…

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