1. Rapper Foxy Brown Trial Set For July

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Foxy Brown, accused of assaulting two nail salon workers in a fight over payment for a manicure, will go on trial in July, a judge said today (May 26). Rapper Foxy Brown, accused of assaulting two nail salon workers in a fight over payment for a manicure, will go on trial in July, a…

  2. Billboard Bits: Idols Live, Copeland, Gabriel

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Idols Live tour adds dates, pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies, Peter Gabriel joins video company's advisory board. A total of 19 dates have been added to the American Idols Live! Tour, which will now kick off July 5 with the first of two shows in Manchester, N.H. The trek now…

  3. Rascal Flatts' 'Gang' Takes Over No. 1

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In the best sales week of 2006, Rascal Flatts' "Me and My Gang" moved 722,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, easily debuting at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and the Top Cou In the best sales week of 2006, Rascal Flatts' "Me and My Gang"…

  4. Queensryche Offers A New Piece Of 'Mind'

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST With the April 4 arrival of "Operation: Mindcrime II" (Rhino Records), thousands of Queensryche fans will finally get to hear the second chapter of a story that began in 1988. With the April 4 arrival of "Operation: Mindcrime II" (Rhino Records), thousands of Queensryche…

  5. Poll: Web, Radio Biggest Sources Of Music Discovery

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Internet is the place most Billboard.com readers are finding out about new music, according to a site poll. The Internet is the place most Billboard.com readers are finding out about new music, according to a site poll. With 39% of 751 voters, the electronic frontier easily outpaced…

  6. Carrie Underwood Unveils Extensive Tour

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" champ Carrie Underwood has revealed extensive tour plans for the rest of 2006. "American Idol" champ Carrie Underwood has revealed extensive tour plans for the rest of 2006. At deadline, the roadwork will begin April 5 in Wilmington, N.C., and continue…

  7. Split Enz Regroups For Aussie Arena Tour

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST They once sang history never repeats. But the members of Split Enz today (Feb. 1) announced they are reuniting for an Australian arena tour in June, 22 years after they broke up. They once sang history never repeats. But the members of Split Enz today (Feb. 1) announced they are reuniting for…

  8. Foxy Brown Admonished For Court Behavior

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper Foxy Brown was handcuffed, threatened with jail and made to apologize today (Dec. 23) in New York after she opened her mouth and stuck out her tongue in the direction of a judge who asked her t Rapper Foxy Brown was handcuffed, threatened with jail and made to apologize today (Dec. 23)…

  9. Billboard Bits: Simon/Hancock, 'Not Alone,' Bon Jovi

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Paul Simon/Herbie Hancock, 'Not Alone,' Bon Jovi Paul Simon and Herbie Hancock will headline the Berklee College of Music's 60th anniversary concert, to be held Jan. 28 at Boston's Wang Theatre. The show will be produced by Phil Ramone and hosted by comedian Bill…

  10. Big & Rich Ride Again

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST A year-and-a-half after shaking up the country music industry with their debut album, Big & Rich are at it again. A year-and-a-half after shaking up the country music industry with their debut album, "Horse of a Different Color," Big & Rich are at it again. On the pair'…

  11. Gabriel Scales Back On New Live DVD

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel spotlights recent performances in intimate venues on the upcoming DVD "Still Growing Up: Peter Gabriel Live & Unwrapped." Peter Gabriel spotlights recent performances in intimate venues on the upcoming DVD "Still Growing Up: Peter Gabriel Live & Unwrapped.…

  12. Cowboy Troy

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Sup Kinfolk? You are about to join in on a behind the scenes look at what I do as an artist, a friend and business man. 'Sup Kinfolk? You are about to join in on a behind the scenes look at what I do as an artist, a friend and business man. Over the next few weeks and subsequently…

  13. Crowe Finalizes 'Elizabethtown' Soundtrack

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The full track list has been confirmed for the soundtrack to "Elizabethtown," Cameron Crowe's highly anticipated new film. The full track list has been confirmed for the soundtrack to "Elizabethtown," Cameron Crowe's highly anticipated new film. Due Sept. 13 via…

  14. MMJ, Elton, Petty Head 'Elizabethtown' Soundtrack

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although the full track list has not been finalized, My Morning Jacket, Elton John, Tom Petty and Ryan Adams are confirmed to appear on the "Elizabethtown" soundtrack. Although the full track list has not been finalized, My Morning Jacket, Elton John, Tom Petty and Ryan Adams are…

  15. Black Eyed Peas Back In 'Business'

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The Black Eyed Peas have made a habit of showing up everywhere. From TV commercials to the Grammy Awards, the quartet's upbeat blend of rap and pop has kept it in the spotlight nearly two years after the release of "Elephunk" -- a…

  16. Kylie Minogue Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue has been diagnosed with breast cancer, her management representatives said today (May 17). All remaining dates of her "Showgirl" tour, including concerts in Australia Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue has been diagnosed with breast cancer, her…

  17. Gabriel Remixes Music Clips For DVD

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Peter Gabriel has made some of the most groundbreaking clips of the video era. Now fans will get a chance to study his work with "Play," the British artist's first career-spanning DVD collection. The 23-track set includes such…

  18. Billboard Bits: Aiken, Osbournes, Simpson, Galactic

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Clay Aiken, Osbournes, Simpson, Galactic As tipped here in August, Clay Aiken will deliver a double whammy Nov. 16 with the release of a new album and his first book. The as-yet-untitled RCA set is a holiday collection, while the Random House inspirational memoir "Learning to…

  19. Gabriel Pushes 'Play' On DVD Collection

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The project is due Nov. 16 in North America via Rhino; release dates are still being hammered out in other territories. As tipped here earlier this month, Peter Gabriel has wrapped work on a career-spanning DVD collection, "Play." The project is due Nov. 16 in North America via…

  20. XM, Classic Cat, Library Of Congress

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: XM, Classic Cat and the Library of Congress. XM DRIFTS TO WEB: XM Satellite Radio, the market-leading satellite-radio broadcaster, last week unveiled its plans to move onto the…

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