1. Spice Girl Mel C Finds 'Time' For New Album

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST With the Spice Girls reunion tour having wrapped in Toronto last night (Feb. 26), Melanie C is resuming her solo career with her fourth album, "This Time." The set is due April 8 via her own Red Girl With the Spice Girls reunion tour having wrapped in Toronto last night (Feb. 26),…

  2. Spice Girls Cut Reunion Tour Short

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Spice Girls are cutting back their reunion tour "due to family and personal commitments." The Spice Girls are cutting back their reunion tour "due to family and personal commitments." Summer concerts in China, South Africa, Australia and Argentina have been canceled;…

  3. This Day in Music

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication. 2000 - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication. 2000 - Violence erupts during a concert at California's 12,000-seat…

  4. Webbie's Next 'Life' Due In Late February

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Webbie, who co-wrote and guested on the ubiquitous rap track "Wipe Me Down" last year, will release his next album, "Savage Life 2," Feb. 26 via Trill Entertainment/Asylum/Atlantic. Webbie, who co-wrote and guested on the ubiquitous rap track "Wipe Me Down" last…

  5. This Day in Music

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Bono and the Edge aren't on hand to rub shoulders on stage with Ashlee Simpson, Kelly Clarkson and Trace Adkins, but U2 do have a presence during the FedEx Orange Bowl 2005 National Championshi 2005 - Bono and the Edge aren't on hand to rub shoulders on stage with Ashlee…

  6. This Day in Music

    January 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST - No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani accepts the marriage proposal of Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale. 2002 - No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani accepts the marriage proposal of Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale. 2002 - Veteran rock guitarist Eric Clapton marries Melia McEnery, his 25-year-old…

  7. Chart Beat Chat

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss "You're a Mean One, Mr Grinch," adult contemporary music, performing rights societies and more! IN THE 'MEAN' TIME Fred: I was perusing the 2007 year-end lists on Billboard.biz when I spotted an error that made my heart shrink three sizes.…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, picking up prizes for best album, male artist and pop act. Timberlake, who performs during the show, wins for his 2003 - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV Europe Music Awards,…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Producer and songwriter, Rudy Taylor, who toured with Bobby Womack as musical arranger, dies in Baton Rouge, La. at the age of 52. 2006 - Producer and songwriter, Rudy Taylor, who toured with Bobby Womack as musical arranger, dies in Baton Rouge, La. at the age of 52. 2004 - The third…

  11. Madonna, Beasties, Mellencamp Up For Rock Hall

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madonna, the Beastie Boys, John Mellencamp and Leonard Cohen lead a wildly disparate class of nominees for 2008 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They join Afrika Bambaataa, Chic, the Ven Madonna, the Beastie Boys, John Mellencamp and Leonard Cohen lead a wildly disparate class…

  12. Killers Unveil Name, Date For B-Sides Collection

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Sawdust" will arrive Nov. 13 via Island Def Jam and will feature Lou Reed guesting on a new track titled "Tranquilize." The Killers have settled on a name and a release date for the B-sides collection first reported here last month. "Sawdust" will arrive Nov. 13…

  13. Killers Corralling Rarities For B-Sides Album

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A wealth of material that stateside fans most likely haven't heard will comprise the Killers' next release before the end of the year, according to frontman Brandon Flowers. Flowers also hasn't ruled A wealth of material that stateside fans most likely haven't heard will…

  14. Billboard Bits: The Police, Gill/Tillis, UNKLE

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first leg of the Police reunion tour has been an overwhelming success, grossing $107,592,002 from 38 shows that drew 929,941 people. That does not include stops at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in M The first leg of the Police reunion tour has been an overwhelming success, grossing $107,592…

  15. Plant, Krauss Cover Everlys, Waits On New Album

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Robert Plant and Alison Krauss put their collaborative stamp on an eclectic repertoire of material on "Raising Sand," due Oct. 23 via Rounder. Among the tracks appearing on the T Bone Burnett-produced Robert Plant and Alison Krauss put their collaborative stamp on an eclectic…

  16. Moby Inspired By Disco Divas On New Album

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dance music auteur Moby is in the midst of completing his next album, which he hopes to finish within the next month or so and have ready for release in early February via Mute. Dance music auteur Moby is in the midst of completing his next album, which he hopes to finish within the next…

  17. Billboard Bits: Kings Of Leon/BRMC, 'Wild Style,' 'Rock Band'

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kings Of Leon will tour North America this fall with RCA labelmates Black Rebel Motorcycle Club as the opening act. The outing begins Sept. 4 in San Francisco and will run through an Oct. 18 show in N Kings Of Leon will tour North America this fall with RCA labelmates Black Rebel Motorcycle…

  18. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Even in death, Johnny Cash is still mighty enough to top The Billboard 200. "American V: A Hundred Highways" earns the Man in Black his first No. 1 album since 1969's "Johnny Cash at San Quenti 2006 - Even in death, Johnny Cash is still mighty enough to top The…

  19. Live Earth Rio Draws Biggest Crowd In The Series

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT An estimated 400,000 people audience attended the Rio de Janeiro edition of the Live Earth concert series on a sunny day (July 7) of music, oddities and a lot of speeches. An estimated 400,000 people audience attended the Rio de Janeiro edition of the Live Earth concert series on a sunny day …

  20. This Day in Music

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Kanye West emerges a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards, picking up statuettes for best male hip-hop artist and video of the year for "Jesus Walks." 2005 - Kanye West emerges a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards, picking up statuettes for best male hip-hop artist and…

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