1. Black Eyed Peas, Kings Of Leon Top iTunes 2009 Charts

    December 09, 2009 2:08 PM EST On Tuesday (Dec. 8), iTunes released Rewind 2009, its lists of the year's best and best-selling music. Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" was the best-selling song at the country's leading music retailer. Kings of Leon's "Only By the Night" was the best…

  2. Aimee Mann Sets Date For Seventh Album

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Aimee Mann's seventh album, "@#%&! Smilers," will arrive June 3 via her own SuperEgo Records. Aimee Mann's seventh album, "@#%&! Smilers," will arrive June 3 via her own SuperEgo Records. As first reported here in November, the album was produced by Paul…

  3. Decemberists' Meloy Heading To Stage, Studio

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST After issuing a handful of tour-only EPs in recent years, Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy is readying his first proper live album, "Colin Meloy Sings Live," for an April 8 release via Kill Rock Star After issuing a handful of tour-only EPs in recent years, Decemberists frontman…

  4. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dashboard Confessional and frontman Chris Carrabba break a three-year hiatus with "Dusk and Summer," India.Arie puts the focus on relationships and Shawnna rolls back with the Disturbing Tha Peace cli Rap outfit Tha Dogg Pound's "Cali Iz Active" (Doggy Style/Koch). A…

  5. Doe Inks With Yep Roc For 'Forever'

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST X guitarist/vocalist John Doe has inked with independent label Yep Roc, which will on March 22 release his next album, "Forever." X guitarist/vocalist John Doe has inked with independent label Yep Roc, which will on March 22 release his next album, "Forever." The 11-track…

  6. Pearl Jam, Mudhoney Rock For Votes

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Mudhoney, comedian David Cross, Queensryche, X's John Doe and producer/multi-instrumentalist Jon Brion are among the acts confirmed to perform at No Vote Left Behind, a festival/political f Pearl Jam, Mudhoney, comedian David Cross, Queensryche, X's John Doe and producer…

  7. BoDeans' 'Resolution': A Long Time Comin'

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The reason there's been eight years between Bodeans studio albums is pretty simple. According to the core songwriters/guitarist/vocalists Kurt Neumann and Sam Llanas, life got in the way. The reason there's been eight years between Bodeans studio albums is pretty simple. According…

  8. Billboard Bits: Suge Knight, Jerkins, Grant Lee Phillips

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Suge Knight, Jerkins, Grant Lee Phillips Riverhead Books has pushed the release of hip-hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight's autobiography to next year. Completion of the volume has been complicated by Knight's July imprisonment for assaulting a nightclub valet, but…

  9. Bjork, PJ Harvey, Shins On 'Gilmore' Soundtrack

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Rhino collection "Our Little Corner of the World: Music From Gilmore Girls" will hit stores Sept. 24, the same day its namesake comedy-drama series kicks off its third season on the WB network. The Rhino collection "Our Little Corner of the World: Music From Gilmore Girls…

  10. Paul Oakenfold Branches Out

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT (Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com). Fans of Paul Oakenfold's trance compilations might be surprised to hear the DJ collaborate with Ice Cube on a raunchy rap track. And they certa Fans of Paul Oakenfold's trance compilations might be surprised to hear the DJ…

  11. Cowboy Junkies, Grant Lee Phillips Sign With Zoe

    February 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Cowboy Junkies and Grant Lee Phillips, former leader of the now-defunct L.A.-based band Grant Lee Buffalo, have signed new album deals with Rounder's pop/rock imprint Zoe, Billboard Bulletin reports. Cowboy Junkies and Grant Lee Phillips, former leader of the now-defunct L.A.-based band…