1. 6 Questions: Daddy Yankee

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Daddy Yankee's studio is located in a modest house that looks just like any other in Carolina, a town on the outskirts of San Juan, Puerto Rico that is home to the reggaeton movement. Daddy Yankee's studio is located in a modest house that looks just like any other in Carolina, a…

  2. This Day in Music

    August 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic, dies at his home in Athens from complications related to pancreatic cancer. He is 40. 2002 - Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic, dies at…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD series, dies in Havana at the age of 78. The artist had returned three days earlier from a one-month tour o 2005 - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD…

  4. Eddie Vedder Scales Back At NYC Solo Show

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder relied on little more than his voice and guitar last night (Aug. 4) during the third show of his summer solo tour at New York's United Palace Theatre, offering a 28-song set f Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder relied on little more than his voice and guitar last…

  5. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey checks herself into an undisclosed hospital, suffering from "extreme exhaustion." She also pulls out of "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal," the anniversary event she was due to headlin 2001 - Mariah Carey checks herself into an undisclosed hospital,…

  6. Behind The Scenes At Sub Pop 20

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During "the Grunge Years," the former Rolling Stone scribe gave us "Singles," a valentine to the Seattle scene with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Je Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During …

  7. Billboard Bits: Oasis, Jenny Lewis, Randy/Janet Jackson

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis has confirmed the track list for its new album, "Dig Out Your Soul," due Oct. 7 in North America via the band's Big Brother Recordings label. Oasis has confirmed the track list for its new album, "Dig Out Your Soul," due Oct. 7 in North America via the band'…

  8. Top Rock Acts Gear Up For VH1's Who Tribute

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Learning covers for VH1's "Rock Honors" tribute to the Who has been a labor of love for many of the participants, including Pearl Jam, the Flaming Lips and Incubus. The event also features Foo Fighter Learning covers for VH1's "Rock Honors" tribute to the Who has…

  9. Dizzee Rascal, Coldplay Lead U.K. Charts

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British rapper Dizzee Rascal achieved his first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (July 6) with "Dance Wiv Me" (Dirtee Stank), featuring Calvin Harris & Chrome. Meanwhile, Coldplay began week number fou British rapper Dizzee Rascal achieved his first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (July…

  10. Eddie Vedder Plots East Coast Solo Tour

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As a complement to his first solo tour in April, which only visited the West Coast, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will head east for another round of dates later this summer. As a complement to his first solo tour in April, which only visited the West Coast, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder…

  11. Pearl Jam Benefit Raises $3 Million For Charity

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam packed arena-sized power into New York's 2,800-capacity Beacon Theater last night (July 1), rattling off an eclectic 26-song set list during a private show that raised $3 million for the Rob Pearl Jam packed arena-sized power into New York's 2,800-capacity Beacon Theater…

  12. Chart Beat: Katy Perry, Kathy Griffin, Miley Cyrus

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses the 1000th No. 1 of the rock era, Kathy Griffin's comedy album, Miley Cyrus and more! ROCKIN' AND KISSIN': Music historians acknowledge that the rock era was ushered in by one 45 rpm single: "(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley &…

  13. Kiss, Ramones Members Guest With Pearl Jam In NYC

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam gave a nod to its classic rock influences last night (June 25) in New York, drafting Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley and Ramones bassist C.J. Ramone for guest appearances during the second of a t Pearl Jam gave a nod to its classic rock influences last night (June 25) in New York,…

  14. This Day in Music

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - 50 Cent and Jermaine Dupri are named songwriters of the year at the 19th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. 2006 - 50 Cent and Jermaine Dupri are named songwriters of the year at the 19th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul…

  15. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua for alleged income tax evasion. The 55-year-old crooner of such popular songs as "Hasta que te Conoci" and " 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican…

  16. Pearl Jam Mixes Rarities, Hits, Politics At Bonnaroo

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam capped its headlining slot Saturday at Bonnaroo with an impassioned rendering of Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower," with frontman Eddie Vedder urging the sprawling throng to vote for ch Pearl Jam capped its headlining slot Saturday at Bonnaroo with an impassioned…

  17. This Day in Music

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at midnight for digital download exclusively via Apple's iTunes Music Store. 2004 - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at…

  18. Know It All's

    June 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "Don't give up hope, some people change." While those lyrics come from Montgomery Gentry's 2006 top country 10 single, "Some People Change," they could easily apply to the way in which the veteran duo "Don't give up hope, some people change." While…

  19. Van Halen Tour Grosses More Than $93 Mil

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Though not without setbacks, the Van Halen reunion tour ended up a massive success, wrapping June 2 in Grand Rapids, Mich., with a total gross of more than $93 million and close to one million in atte Though not without setbacks, the Van Halen reunion tour ended up a massive success, wrapping…

  20. Sonic Youth Sets Track List For Starbucks Compilation

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The album is due June 10 exclusively in Starbucks stores in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., as well as online. Sonic Youth has finalized the track list for its compilation " Hits Are for Squares ," due June 10…

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