1. Bee Gees' 50th Anniversary Inspires Two New Collections

    July 16, 2009 6:41 AM EDT The Bee Gees' 50th anniversary will be celebrated with a pair of retrospective packages on Nov. 3 from Reprise. "Mythology" is a four-disc box set curated and produced by surviving Bee Gees Barry and Robin Gibb that will dedicate one disc each to the three brothers in the group…

  2. Chart Beat: Lady Gaga, Kenny Chesney, Silversun Pickups

    June 17, 2009 5:57 PM EDT GIRL POWER POP : Until this week, seven female artists had notched at least three top 10s from a debut album on the Mainstream Top 40 airplay chart this decade. This week, that list expands by two: Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. Lady Gaga lifts 11-8 with "LoveGame." She previously rose…

  3. Natalie Cole Gets New Kidney

    May 21, 2009 9:04 AM EDT Rhythm and blues singer Natalie Cole, who has been battling Hepatitis C, received a new kidney in Los Angeles and is resting comfortably, her spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Cole, the 59-year-old daughter of R&B legend Nat "King" Cole, underwent surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical…

  4. Wilco Returns With Eclectic New Album

    May 05, 2009 1:12 PM EDT Wilco revisits the unpredictable leanings of "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot" and "A Ghost Is Born" on its latest project, "Wilco (The Album)," due June 30 from Nonesuch. The 11-track set was produced by the band with Jim Scott, who mixed 2007's "Sky Blue Sky.…

  5. Wilco Tour, Album Take Shape

    April 24, 2009 11:24 AM EDT With a still-untitled album slated for June 30 on Nonesuch, Wilco will be hitting the U.S. highways this summer beginning June 12 in Cincinnati. Many dates are going on sale today including the Los Angeles, Red Rocks, and Brooklyn shows. Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band will join as…

  6. Wilco Reveals Feist Collaboration, New Album Details

    March 27, 2009 1:22 PM EDT Wilco confirmed rumors that Feist will appear on its next album, a still untitled set due for a late June release on Nonesuch, in a posting today (March 27) on the band's website . Feist lends vocals to the track "You and I." Wilco have spent the last several weeks mixing the…

  7. Cypress Hill Coming Back With New Album, Label

    February 27, 2009 1:19 PM EST Cypress Hill is finishing its first studio album in five years and planning a fall release on Suburban Noize Records, according to the group's B-Real. "We're mixing right now," B-Real, who just released his first solo album, "Smoke N Mirrors," tells Billboard.com…

  8. Paul McCartney Reignites 'Fireman' Project

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sir Paul McCartney is returning to his Fireman alias after a decade away from the collaborative project with producer Youth. McCartney releases "Electric Arguments" by the Fireman on Nov. 17 via MPL, Sir Paul McCartney is returning to his Fireman alias after a decade away from the…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video Awards, Canada's annual music video competition. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based group collects prizes f 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic…

  10. New Pumpkins Single Heads To 'Guitar Hero'

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Smashing Pumpkins will release their new single, "G.L.O.W.," via the upcoming "Guitar Hero: World Tour" videogame. The Smashing Pumpkins will release their new single, "G.L.O.W.," via the upcoming "Guitar Hero: World Tour" videogame. The song will…

  11. Snooper Duper

    March 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST With the instant-classic video for "Sensual Seduction" as its lead-in, Snoop Dogg's new album, "Ego Trippin'," arrives this week Interscope. The 20-track set was executive-produced by QDT, which stand With the instant-classic video for "Sensual Seduction…

  12. Snoop Dogg

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST When Snoop Dogg hit CNN's "Larry King Live" Feb. 1, the segment may have brought into focus all of what's working for the rapper-turned-singer these days. When Snoop Dogg hit CNN's "Larry King Live" Feb. 1, the segment may have brought into focus all of what…

  13. Sony BMG Drops DRM For Digital Album Cards

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment will roll out its Platinum MusicPass series of digital album cards beginning Jan. 15 at Best Buy, Target and Fred's, with Trans World and Winn-Dixie coming to the party by Sony BMG Music Entertainment will roll out its Platinum MusicPass series of digital…

  14. Snoop Dogg, EPMD Bolster J.A.M. Awards

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST The first annual J.A.M. Awards took place last night (Nov. 29) at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, with multiple artists paying tribute to the late Jam Master Jay of Run-D.M.C. The first annual J.A.M. Awards took place last night (Nov. 29) at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, with…

  15. Billboard Bits: Carlos Santana, Phil Collins, Ricardo Montaner

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A collaboration with Jennifer Lopez and Baby Bash will round out the upcoming Carlos Santana collection "Ultimate Santana," due Oct. 16 via Arista. "This Boy's Fire" was written by Steve Morales, Sean A collaboration with Jennifer Lopez and Baby Bash will round out…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video Awards, Canada's annual music video competition. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based group collects prizes f 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic…

  17. Everlast Confronts 'War' On First Album Since '04

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Three years after his 2004 Island Def Jam debut, "White Trash Beautiful," was released to a muted response, singer/songwriter Everlast has wrapped work on his next effort, "Love, War and the Ghost of Three years after his 2004 Island Def Jam debut, "White Trash Beautiful,…

  18. Chart Beat

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Hot Country Songs Chart, Rihanna's "Umbrella," Fantasia's "When I See U" and more! JUST 'BECAUSE': A 12-10 move for "Because of You" (MCA) by Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson rewrites the history of the Hot Country Songs chart.…

  19. Ask Billboard

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Tina Turner, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . WHERE'S MIMI? Hi Keith! I always look forward to reading your column. I…

  20. Rage, Pumpkins Anchor Voodoo Music Experience

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine and Smashing Pumpkins anchor a lineup of rock heavy-hitters and acclaimed New Orleans musicians for the 2007 Voodoo Music Experience, which is expanding to three days and will Rage Against The Machine and Smashing Pumpkins anchor a lineup of rock heavy-hitters and…

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