1. Lil Jon: Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 27, 2010 10:11 AM EDT "Crunk Rock" (Universal Republic) Release Date: June 8 R&B/hip-hop. Pop. Rock. Reggae. Brazilian rhythms. And, of course, crunk. Lil Jon has something for everyone on his first post-TVT outing with new label Universal Republic. Fans already got a taste of what's in store…

  2. Eagles, Muse, Phish Top Austin City Limits 2010 Lineup

    May 18, 2010 1:00 AM EDT T he Eagles , Muse , Phish , the Strokes and M.I.A. will lead the bill at the 9th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival, to be held Oct. 8-9 at Zilker Park in Austin. The Flaming Lips, LCD Soundsystem, Spoon, Vampire Weekend, Norah Jones, Band of Horses, Monster of Folk, Deadmau5, Sonic…

  3. Top 20 Tweets Of The Week 5/15/2010

    May 15, 2010 8:30 AM EDT 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 !) @nickjonas : Goodnight everyone. I have the best mom in the…

  4. Ke$ha Trips Out in 'Your Love Is My Drug' Video

    May 13, 2010 11:26 AM EDT K e$ha can't be tamed, and the wild child-turned-pop singer makes it clear in the video for her latest single, "Your Love Is My Drug." Video: Ke$ha, "Your Love Is My Drug In the clip, Ke$ha wakes up in the desert after a surely 'shroom-fueled romp with her man and…

  5. Jakob Dylan, "Women and Country"

    April 16, 2010 2:48 PM EDT When Jakob Dylan 's name is mentioned, it's difficult to ignore the elephant in the room: his father, Bob Dylan . Much like dear old dad pre-1965, the Wallflowers frontman favored sparse, acoustic songs on his 2008 solo debut, "Seeing Things." But Dylan's newest album…

  6. Lil Jon's 'Crunk Rock' Gets Release Date, First Post-TVT Album

    February 23, 2010 4:06 PM EST Lil Jon has announced that he will release his long-awaited, oft-delayed solo debut, "Crunk Rock," on June 8th via Universal Republic Records. The album -- which will mix electro-house with hip-hop and R&B -- is the producer's first release in over four years and his first…

  7. Lil Jon "Crunk Rock" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 2:38 PM EST Lil Jon, "Crunk Rock" (Universal Republic) Release Date: 2nd Quarter 2010 R&B/hip-hop. Pop. Rock. Reggae. Brazilian rhythms. And, of course, crunk. Lil Jon has something for everyone on his first post-TVT outing with new label Universal Republic. Fans are already getting a taste…

  8. Billboard Critics' Top 20 Albums of the Decade

    December 16, 2009 4:01 PM EST Chart Article You've seen our tally of the best-selling albums of the decade, now see what the Billboard staff members chose as the best albums of the last 10 years. Alternative artists got a lot of love from our editors and writers, but hip-hop heavyweights and rock 'n' roll…

  9. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Them Crooked Vultures, Phoenix Kick Off ACL

    October 03, 2009 11:03 AM EDT Festival-goers got an immaculate first day for the eighth annual Austin City Limits festival, which kicked off yesterday (Friday, Oct. 2) - and the day's spectacular weather seemed to have rubbed off on many artists, who frequently commented on the fondness they have for the Texas…

  10. 10 Must-Hear Back To School Albums

    August 28, 2009 10:48 AM EDT As the last of the summer festivals move the masses one more time before the weather turns and the bright, inescapable hits of the summer become nostalgia for the season passed, it's time to put on a sweater and head back to campus armed with Billboard's chronological crib sheet of…

  11. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z, Kat DeLuna, Bob Mould

    January 07, 2009 3:19 PM EST Jay-Z will salute President-elect Barack Obama with a Jan. 19 concert at Washington, D.C.'s Warner Theater, at which he'll be backed by a live band. Tickets for "An Evening with Jay-Z in Concert on The Eve of Change" go on sale Friday (Jan. 9) from Ticketmaster. Jay-Z…

  12. Kat DeLuna Splits With Epic

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer Kat DeLuna, best known for her 2007 hit single "Whine Up" featuring Elephant Man, has split with Epic Records, according to reps for the artist. Pop singer Kat DeLuna, best known for her 2007 hit single "Whine Up" featuring Elephant Man, has split with Epic…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied veterinary medicine at Emory University before embarking on a music career. He placed 42 s 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta…

  14. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, dies in his hotel room in Birmingham, Mich., after a long battle with throat cancer. He is 50. 2003 - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, dies in his hotel room in Birmingham, Mich., after a long battle…

  15. Various Artists / July 13-19, 2008 / Montego Bay, Jamaica (Reggae Sumfest)

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A multi-platinum-selling rapper's appearance generated the most hype and Jamaican DJs' girls and gun exploits, as echoed throughout several performances on Dancehall Night, pulled the largest crowd. B A multi-platinum-selling rapper's appearance generated the most hype and…

  16. 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Here are the winners for the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which were handed out April 10 in Miami. Here are the winners for the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which were handed out April 10 in Miami. Hot Latin Song Of The Year: "Mi Corazoncito,” Aventura (Premium Latin) Hot…

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. phenom Leona Lewis scores big in the States ahead of the release of her debut album, Ray J precedes his next set with a "sexy" single and P.O.D. reunites to rock with an old chum in this week's H A new album from Kim Deal's on-again, off-again band the Breeders, "…

  18. Elephant Man About To Get 'Physical'

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Dancehall veteran Elephant Man has several hip-hop and R&B stars in his corner on "Let's Get Physical," due Jan. 29 via Bad Boy/VP Records. Dancehall veteran Elephant Man has several hip-hop and R&B stars in his corner on "Let's Get Physical," due Jan. 29…

  19. Donovan Seeks Liftoff For Meditation University

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Donovan, famous for '60s pop hits such as "Hurdy Gurdy Man" and "Mellow Yellow," has announced plans to open the Invincible Donovan University, where students will adhere to the principles of transcen Donovan, famous for '60s pop hits such as "Hurdy Gurdy…

  20. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied veterinary medicine at Emory University before embarking on a music career. He placed 42 s 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta…

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