1. Bon Jovi Snags Kopple For Documentary

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi has commissioned Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple to make a documentary about the band, which she's started working on as the New Jersey rockers prepare for a U.S. tour to promot Bon Jovi has commissioned Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple to make a…

  2. Complete Coverage Of The 50th Annual Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST From the nominations to the grand event, full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. From the nominations to the grand event, Billboard.com presents full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Winehouse,…

  3. Grammy Performances To Celebrate Past, Present

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Longtime Grammy Awards telecast producer Ken Ehrlich likes to focus on "things you won't see elsewhere" at the annual show. And he hopes Sunday is no exception. Longtime Grammy Awards telecast producer Ken Ehrlich likes to focus on "things you won't see elsewhere"…

  4. Ace Frehley Preps Solo Album

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Ace Frehley, who got sober after leaving Kiss again in 2002, is in the midst of recording his first solo album since 1990, with a planned April release, he tells Billboard.com. Guitarist Ace Frehley, who got sober after leaving Kiss again in 2002, is in the midst of recording his…

  5. Linkin Park Plans Quick 'Midnight' Follow Up

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST As Linkin Park prepares for its upcoming North American tour, frontman Chester Bennington is predicting a much shorter turnaround for the group's follow up to 2007's "Minutes to Midnight." As Linkin Park prepares for its upcoming North American tour, frontman Chester…

  6. Feist's 'The Reminder' Wins 2007 Shortlist Prize

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Feist's "The Reminder" (Cherry Tree/Interscope) has won the 2007 Shortlist Prize, which recognizes albums released between January and November 2007 that have yet to be certified gold by the Recording Feist's "The Reminder" (Cherry Tree/Interscope) has won the…

  7. Kid Rock Living It Up On 'Revival' Tour

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST A few shows into his Rock And Roll Revival tour, Kid Rock is proud of -- and a little surprised by -- what he's wrought on the road. A few shows into his Rock And Roll Revival tour, Kid Rock is proud of -- and a little surprised by -- what he's wrought on the road. "After the…

  8. From The Jam Prepping DVD, New Album

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST Now that they've got their show on the road, there should be some new product from From The Jam in the near future. Now that they've got their show on the road, there should be some new product from From The Jam in the near future. Bassist Bruce Foxton -- who along with original Jam…

  9. Jarreau Tackling Holiday Favorites On Next Album

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST Al Jarreau will have more than just love songs to offer to his fans this year. Al Jarreau will have more than just love songs to offer to his fans this year. The multi-faceted singer, who recently released a "Love Songs" collection timed for Valentine's Day, tells Billboard.com…

  10. Thomas Mulls matchbox, Solo CDs -- Or Both

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST With its Exile In America tour just started, the future is in play -- and completely wide open -- for matchbox twenty, according to frontman Rob Thomas. The group may record a new studio album, or Tho With its Exile In America tour just started, the future is in play -- and completely wide…

  11. Beatles, Costello Seep Into New Jonas Bros. CD

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Jonas Brothers are putting the touches on their third album, an as-yet-untitled affair that's due out July 8 via Hollywood, according to Nick Jonas. The Jonas Brothers are putting the touches on their third album, an as-yet-untitled affair that's due out July 8 via Hollywood,…

  12. Budden Bounces Back With 'Padded Room'

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST If all goes as planned, rapper Joe Budden will release his first album in five years, "Padded Room," in the spring. "Padded Room" will be the follow-up to 2003's "Joe Budden," which launched the hit " If all goes as planned, rapper Joe Budden will…

  13. 'Arena Rock' Album In Rundgren's Future

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Todd Rundgren's plans for his next album may sound like utopia to his most ardent fans. Todd Rundgren's plans for his next album may sound like utopia to his most ardent fans. Rundgren tells Billboard.com that he hopes to make what he calls an "arena rock record ... something…

  14. Rascal Flatts / Jan. 18, 2008 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST Last time Rascal Flatts played New York's Madison Square Garden in 2006 for the Me and My Gang tour, vocalist Gary LeVox ribbed that "only 12 people" attended. This time around, though, a sold-out cro Last time Rascal Flatts played New York's Madison Square Garden in 2006…

  15. This Day in Music

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich Village location. Opened nearly 30 years previously by Allan Pepper and Stanley Snadowski, the club is forced 2004 - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich…

  16. Slash Itching To Start New Velvet Revolver Disc

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash says the group is planning a significantly shorter turnaround for its third album. Slash tells Billboard.com that the group plans to start working in earnest on the fol Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash says the group is planning a significantly shorter…

  17. Heartbreakers, Imposters, Nickel Creekers Make The Scrolls

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST They don't have a record deal or release date for their album yet, and their name still isn't even a 100% firm, but a new "supergroup" featuring members of the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello's Imposter They don't have a record deal or release date for their album…

  18. Paramore Anticipates Jimmy Eat World Tour, Grammys

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST What's on Paramore singer Hayley Williams' mind these days? In addition to looking forward to the Paramore/Jimmy Eat World co-headlining spring tour announced todayWilliams is definitely thinking abou What's on Paramore singer Hayley Williams' mind these days? In addition…

  19. Willie Nelson's World

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST When superstar Kenny Chesney and veteran producer Buddy Cannon were approached about producing the iconic Willie Nelson, Chesney says he had two goals in mind. "I wanted to keep the element of Willie When superstar Kenny Chesney and veteran producer Buddy Cannon were approached about…

  20. Chesney Ramps Up Stadium Dates For '08 Tour

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney will play 14 stadiums this summer on his 2008 Poets & Pirates tour, the most yet for country's top touring artist. The first stadium on Chensey's route is Williams Brice Stadium in C Kenny Chesney will play 14 stadiums this summer on his 2008 Poets & Pirates…

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