1. The Jacksons To Reign As BMI's 2008 Icons

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering R&B/pop group The Jacksons will be honored as this year's BMI Icons. Pioneering R&B/pop group The Jacksons will be honored as this year's BMI Icons. The brothers will be feted during the organization's eighth annual Urban Awards on Sept. 4. Taking place at…

  2. Susan Tedeschi Ready To Rock On New Album

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Susan Tedeschi is planning a fall release for her fifth studio album, which is being produced by George Drakoulias (Black Crowes, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers). Singer/songwriter Susan Tedeschi is planning a fall release for her fifth studio album, which is being…

  3. Switchfoot Eyeing Spring 2009 For New Album

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amid a flurry of group and individual projects, Switchfoot is eyeballing a spring 2009 release for its next album -- the San Diego rockers first since 2006's "Oh! Gravity" and since leaving Columbia t Amid a flurry of group and individual projects, Switchfoot is eyeballing a…

  4. Snow Patrol Steps Into The 'Sun'

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Snow Patrol's fifth studio album has been christened "A Hundred Million Suns" and will be released in October, according to an online post from frontman Gary Lightbody. Snow Patrol's fifth studio album has been christened "A Hundred Million Suns" and will be…

  5. Parton 'Dolly-izes' Tunes For '9 To 5' Musical

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Though she's still actively promoting her latest album, "Backwoods Barbie," Dolly Parton is gearing up for the September debut of the musical based on her hit 1980 film "9 to 5." Though she's still actively promoting her latest album, "Backwoods Barbie,"…

  6. This Day in Music

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Selling 331,000 copies, Selena's ``Dreaming of You,'' her first English album, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard chart. The slain Tejano singer becomes the first Latin artist ever to debut at No 1995 - Selling 331,000 copies, Selena's ``Dreaming of You,''…

  7. Jack Bruce Hopeful For Fresh Cream Shows

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The three members of Cream plan to gather again in October, but whether they'll play music together is up in the air. The three members of Cream plan to gather again in October, but whether they'll play music together is up in the air. Jack Bruce says that he and Eric Clapton plan…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Diana DeGarmo suffers a fall on stage in Grand Rapids, Mich., during the "American Idol" summer tour. The televised talent competition's third-season runner-up is singing Beyonce's "Crazy in Lo 2004 - Diana DeGarmo suffers a fall on stage in Grand Rapids, Mich.…

  9. Heaven & Hell 'Six Or Seven' Songs Into New CD

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Heaven & Hell -- aka Black Sabbath Mk. 2, with Ronnie James Dio out front -- has started work on a new album, the group's first since "Dehumanizer" in 1992. Heaven & Hell -- aka Black Sabbath Mk. 2, with Ronnie James Dio out front -- has started work on a new album, the…

  10. David Cook Promises 'Twists, Turns' On Debut CD

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Even though he's busy on the road with the American Idols Live! tour, reigning champ David Cook says he's making good progress on his debut album. "I think we've for sure got seven songs we're trackin Even though he's busy on the road with the American Idols Live…

  11. Alice Cooper Unleashing 'Killer' New Album

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For his new concept album, "Along Came a Spider," Alice Cooper wanted to create a serial killer people could, well, like. For his new concept album, "Along Came a Spider," Alice Cooper wanted to create a serial killer people could, well, like. "It's very easy to…

  12. Keith Jarrett Trio Turns 25 With Tour, DVDs

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Keith Jarrett Trio is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the reissue of two out-of-print concert DVDs and a short fall tour. The Keith Jarrett Trio is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the reissue of two out-of-print concert DVDs and a short fall tour. On Aug. 26, ECM will re…

  13. Yamagata Readying 'A Record In Two Parts'

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rachael Yamagata says her ambitious sophomore album, "A Record in Two Parts ... Elephants and Teeth Sinking Into Heart*," "almost goes against everything I believe in (for) a record. Rachael Yamagata says her ambitious sophomore album, "A Record in Two Parts ... Elephants…

  14. Backstreet Boys At Work On New Album, Solo Discs

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Backstreet Boys Howie Dorough and A.J. McLean are continuing to work on their first solo projects even as the group has started work on its sixth studio album. Backstreet Boys Howie Dorough and A.J. McLean are continuing to work on their first solo projects even as the group has started work…

  15. Sans Crow, Fleetwood Mac To Tour In 2009

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of Lindsey Buckingham's latest solo project, Fleetwood Mac is gearing up for a tour in early 2009 that will likely be followed by a new band album. Contrary to earlier reports, Sheryl Crow In the wake of Lindsey Buckingham's latest solo project, Fleetwood Mac is gearing…

  16. Lofgren Scales Back For Neil Young Covers

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There's an odd co-production credit on Nils Lofgren's new album, "The Loner -- Nils Sings Neil" -- for David Briggs, the famed Neil Young cohort who passed away 1995. There's an odd co-production credit on Nils Lofgren's new album, "The Loner -- Nils Sings…

  17. Neil Young's 'Archive' To Be Available On CD, DVD

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With "CSNY: Deja Vu," his documentary of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's controversial 2006 Freedom of Speech Tour, rolling out this week, Neil Young says his upcoming musical plans mostly involve With "CSNY: Deja Vu," his documentary of Crosby, Stills, Nash &…

  18. Don Was Leads Detroit Super Session Jam

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning producer Don Was came home over the weekend to spread a little Motor City love with his all-star Detroit Super Session. Grammy-winning producer Don Was came home over the weekend to spread a little Motor City love with his all-star Detroit Super Session. Was (whose real last…

  19. Golden Smog Best-Of Boasts Unreleased Cover

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A previously unreleased cover of Brian Wilson's "Love and Mercy" and an early version of "Until You Came Along" will be found on Rhino's upcoming Golden Smog collection "Stay Golden," due Sept. 23. A previously unreleased cover of Brian Wilson's …

  20. Crosby, Stills & Nash To Record With Rick Rubin

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Crosby, Stills & Nash are plotting their first studio album since 1994 -- a covers set for Columbia Records helmed by Rick Rubin. Crosby, Stills & Nash are plotting their first studio album since 1994 -- a covers set for Columbia Records helmed by Rick Rubin. "Rick Rubin's a…

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