1. Beastie Boys Add Dates To Swing State Tour

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys have added three shows to their swing state tour in support of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. The trek will now begin Oct. 27 in Charlotte, N.C., with Sheryl Crow and The Beastie Boys have added three shows to their swing state tour in support of Democratic…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is nominated at the World Music Awards, held in Monaco. Russian teen duo t.A.T.u. picks up three awards, while Norah Jones and Eminem wi 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is nominated at the World…

  3. Beastie Boys Plot Star-Studded Vote Shows

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys have drafted Sheryl Crow, Norah Jones, Jack Johnson and Ben Harper to join them on the Get Out and Vote tour, which will begin Oct. 28 in Richmond, Va. Shows are also set for Nov. 1 i The Beastie Boys have drafted Sheryl Crow, Norah Jones, Jack Johnson and Ben Harper to join…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2004 - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2003 - Stone Temple Pilots…

  5. Deja Vu All Over Again

    July 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When it was released in 2006, it was easy to dismiss Neil Young's hastily assembled "Living With War" for not being all that tuneful, despite its admirably rebellious intentions. When it was released in 2006, it was easy to dismiss Neil Young's hastily assembled "…

  6. 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…

  7. The Billboard Q&A: Neil Young

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With his alternative-fuel equipped 1982 Mercedes parked in front, on this day Young was particularly excited, as Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich introduced impeachment articles seeking the remo In the spring of 2006, Neil Young was just a year removed from a near-fatal aneurysm when he…

  8. David Cook Triumphs On 'American Idol'

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amid deafening applause, David Cook was crowned the seventh "American Idol" last night (May 21) at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre. The 25-year-old Blue Springs, Mo., native earned 56% of the record 97.5 m Amid deafening applause, David Cook was crowned the seventh "American…

  9. This Day in Music

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Britney Spears, 22, gets married in Las Vegas to childhood sweetheart Jason Allan Alexander from Kentwood, Louisiana. The lovebirds are hitched at 5 AM at the Little White Wedding Chapel, the f 2004 - Britney Spears, 22, gets married in Las Vegas to childhood sweetheart Jason Allan…

  10. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is nominated at the World Music Awards, held in Monaco. Russian teen duo t.A.T.u. picks up three awards, while Norah Jones and Eminem wi 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is nominated at the World…

  12. Nash Looks Back With Extensive Boxed Set

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Looking back with an eye on the future is what Graham Nash has been up to these days. The rock veteran tells Billboard.com he's putting the finishing touches on a 65-song career-retrospective box set, Looking back with an eye on the future is what Graham Nash has been up to these days.…

  13. This Day in Music

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2004 - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2003 - Stone Temple Pilots…

  14. Gilmour's Albert Hall 'Night' Heading To DVD

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT David Gilmour wowed audiences on his 2006 world tour with a band that featured Pink Floyd keyboardist Rick Wright and a set list tilted toward the hardcore Floyd fan. Now the trek, specifically a gig David Gilmour wowed audiences on his 2006 world tour with a band that featured Pink Floyd…

  15. Long-Lost Stills Sessions Hitting Stores In July

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 30 years ago, Stephen Stills was in a New York studio with then-girlfriend Judy Collins recording music for the film "The Subject Was Roses." He finished early, so he asked the engineer, "'Can Nearly 30 years ago, Stephen Stills was in a New York studio with then…

  16. CSNY Prepping Film, CD From Controversial '06 Tour

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young are moving forward with a documentary film and live album from the quartet's Freedom of Speech '06 North American tour, both of which are expected to be released this Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young are moving forward with a documentary film and…

  17. This Day in Music

    January 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Britney Spears, 22, gets married in Las Vegas to childhood sweetheart Jason Allan Alexander from Kentwood, Louisiana. The lovebirds are hitched at 5 AM at the Little White Wedding Chapel, the f 2004 - Britney Spears, 22, gets married in Las Vegas to childhood sweetheart Jason Allan…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Aimee Mann headlines a Seattle "release party" for Sub Pop's "Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska," issued the month before. Mann is joined by fellow contributors Damien 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie…

  19. Young Rocks With Pearl Jam, Wilson, DMB At Bridge School

    October 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in rock, including Pearl Jam, Brian Wilson and Dave Matthews Band, last night (Oct. 21) at the 20th anniversary benefit for the Bridge School, an educationa Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in rock, including Pearl Jam, Brian Wilson and…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is…

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