1. Peaches Geldof, Model and Daughter of Bob Geldof, Dead at 25

    April 07, 2014 1:53 PM EDT Peaches Geldof, a British model, writer and TV personality, and the second daughter of Irish singer-songwriter Bob Geldof, died Monday afternoon at her home in South East England. She was 25. Police responded to Geldof's home in Kent on Monday after receiving a distress call and she was…

  2. Talib Kweli & Res' Idle Warship Debuts Album on Spotify

    October 11, 2011 6:45 PM EDT Today, Spotify U.S. launched the album stream to Idle Warship's album, "Habits of the Heart," a full three weeks before the debut project from the group -composed of rapper Talib Kweli and singer-songwriter Res - is set to arrive at retail on Nov. 1 via Blacksmith/Element 9…

  3. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 2/20/2010

    February 20, 2010 10:00 AM EST Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @SlashHudson (Slash): I think Madonna should sit on Justin…

  4. Travis McCoy "The Lazarus Project" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 2:18 PM EST Travis McCoy, "The Lazarus Project" (Fueled By Ramen) Release Date: Spring 2010 Travis McCoy's debut solo album, "The Lazarus Project," not only has the New York rapper playing with melodies and warming up his singing voice, but also features collaborations with Cee…

  5. Travis McCoy Juggles Multiple Musical Projects 'One At A Time"

    November 16, 2009 3:57 PM EST Travis McCoy is one of the busiest rappers in the business. Last week, the Gym Class Heroes frontman dropped by MTV's studios to show off his new documentary, "Travis McCoy's Unbeaten Track," and premier an accompanying charity single. During an interview with Billboard…

  6. Virgin Mobile FreeFest: Preview

    August 27, 2009 12:14 PM EDT Following last weekend's successful V Fest in the U.K. -- which featured a buzzed-about appearance by Amy Winehouse during The Specials' headlining set -- its organizers are bringing big name bands to U.S. shores this Sunday (Aug. 30) for the Virgin Mobile FreeFest, a one-day…

  7. Blink-182 Announces Summer Tour Plans

    May 15, 2009 8:00 AM EDT If it hadn't been for drummer Travis Barker's near-fatal airplane crash last year, Blink-182 might not be touring this summer. But after a five-year hiatus, Blink-182 members Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Tom DeLonge will embark on a nearly 50-date North American arena and…

  8. MC Asher Roth Readying Major-Label Debut

    February 05, 2009 4:17 PM EST New Universal rapper Asher Roth is putting the finishing touches on his debut album, tentatively titled "Asleep in the Bread Aisle" and due April 21. Roth told media at a listening event Tuesday Feb. 3) that the project is still a work in progress, and that's awaiting features…

  9. Blondie To Fete 'Parallel Lines' 30th Anniversary With Tour, Reissue

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Blondie will mark the 30th birthday of its classic "Parallel Lines" with a summer tour and an expanded 30th anniversary edition of the album, due June 24 via Capitol/EMI. Blondie will mark the 30th birthday of its classic "Parallel Lines" with a summer tour and an expanded…

  10. Common Previews 'Invincible' New Album

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A special eight-song preview last night (April 29) reveals that Common's upcoming eighth album, "Invincible Summer," is shaping up to be an electro-tinged departure from the MC's previous lyric-driven A special eight-song preview last night (April 29) reveals that Common&…

  11. Hot Product

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Joey Ramone and Dan "The Automator" Nakamura, the "Queen of the Damned" soundtrack, the latest set of Elvis Costello reissues, and more. No Need To 'Worry' Joey Ramone's posthumous debut solo album, "Don't Worry About Me,…