1. U2 Hits The Studio In Dublin

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST U2 has hit the studio in Dublin to continue work on its next album with longtime collaborators Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. "We're going to try and break new sonic ground and deliver a masterpiece," L U2 has hit the studio in Dublin to continue work on its next album with…

  2. Feist's 'The Reminder' Wins 2007 Shortlist Prize

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Feist's "The Reminder" (Cherry Tree/Interscope) has won the 2007 Shortlist Prize, which recognizes albums released between January and November 2007 that have yet to be certified gold by the Recording Feist's "The Reminder" (Cherry Tree/Interscope) has won the…

  3. Musicians Giving Back At New Orleans Benefits

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Musicians such as Sally Timms, Jon Langford, My Morning Jacket's Patrick Hallahan and Kimya Dawson are uniting in New Orleans next week for Musicians Bringing Musicians Home III, a concert "retreat" t Musicians such as Sally Timms, Jon Langford, My Morning Jacket's Patrick…

  4. Wilco, Arcade Fire Among Nominees For Shortlist Prize

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fifty-four albums were announced today (Dec. 21) as the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize, which will be handed out early next year. The prize recognizes albums released between January and Fifty-four albums were announced today (Dec. 21) as the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Music…

  5. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the…

  6. Live Earth Heading To CD/DVD In November

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. "Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis"…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2003 - Irish…

  8. Billboard Bits: Rage Against The Machine, David Gray, Cake Sale

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine will play two headlining dates in Australia in late January, which are widely believed to bookend appearances at the annual Big Day Out festival. The lineup for that event is Rage Against The Machine will play two headlining dates in Australia in late January, which…

  9. Moby, BNL, Of Montreal Rock 'For The Kids'

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Moby, Barenaked Ladies and Of Montreal are among the 20 acts contributing children's songs to the third installation of the benefit album "For the Kids." Moby, Barenaked Ladies and Of Montreal are among the 20 acts contributing children's songs to the third installation of…

  10. Okkervil River Taking 'Names' On Fifth Album

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of its melancholy 2004 breakout, "Black Sheep Boy," indie rock outfit Okkervil River explores a more pop/rock-oriented sound on its fifth album, "The Stage Names." On the heels of its melancholy 2004 breakout, "Black Sheep Boy," indie rock outfit…

  11. Fergie, John Legend, BRMC Complete Bumbershoot Bill

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fergie, John Legend, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, (+)44 and the Apples In Stereo are among the final acts confirmed for the 2007 Bumbershoot festival, to be held Sept. 1-3 throughout the Seattle Cente Fergie, John Legend, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, (+)44 and the Apples In Stereo are among…

  12. Live Earth London Wraps With Madonna Spectacular

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a spectacular headline set from Madonna. The queen of pop, an adopted Londoner, turned each song into a show-stopper in a vintage performance. She was backe Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a spectacular headline set from Madonna. The…

  13. The Police, Ween, Flaming Lips Star At Bonnaroo

    June 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Police's first festival appearance since reuniting last month and performances by Ween and the Flaming Lips highlighted the Saturday (June 16) bill at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. Th The Police's first festival appearance since reuniting last month and performances…

  14. Cat Power Wins 2007 Shortlist Music Prize

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cat Power's "The Greatest" has been named the winner of the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The album beat out nine other releases from finalists such as Band of Horses, Beirut, Bonnie Prince Billy, Cat P Cat Power's "The Greatest" has been named the winner of the…

  15. This Day in Music

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She is 61. 2006 - Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She is 61. 2004 - U2 frontman Bono tries to persuade…

  16. 22OnTV

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for May 28-June 3, 2007. MONDAY, May 28 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Avril Lavigne. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Nelly Furtado. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC…

  17. Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, Stripes Lead Austin City Limits Bill

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, the White Stripes, the Killers, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Queens Of The Stone Age and the Arcade Fire lead the lineup for the sixth Austin City Limits Music Festival, to be hel Bob Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, the White Stripes, the Killers, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Queens Of…

  18. Shortlist Music Prize Finalists Announced

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Shortlist Music Prize has listed its 10 finalists for its 2007 award. Those who made the cut from a total of 61 nominations are the Band of Horses, Beirut, Bonnie Prince Billy, Cat Power, Girl Tal The Shortlist Music Prize has listed its 10 finalists for its 2007 award. Those who made the…

  19. Lineups Taking Shape For Live Earth Concerts

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest acts in music are confirmed for the New York area and London installments of the Live Earth concerts, happening worldwide on July 7. The Police, Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Waters, Da Some of the biggest acts in music are confirmed for the New York area and London…

  20. Ask Billboard

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith discusses Expose, Alanis' take on "My Humps," Macy Gray and more! Due to a technical snafu, "Ask Billboard" was not posted to the Web site last week. So, this week, we've got nearly twice the amount of questions and answers for you! EXPOSE YOURSELF Hi Keith…

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