1. Dolla

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST If the team behind Roderick "Dolla" Burton is any indication of a promising music career, the Atlanta rapper is well on his way. If the team behind Roderick "Dolla" Burton is any indication of a promising music career, the Atlanta rapper is well on his way. The 20-year-old…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $500 bail 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after…

  3. DMB, Panic, Mayer, Snoop Set For New Festival

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new festival being launched by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new…

  4. The Royal Albert Hall Project / Jan. 12, 2008 / New York (World Financial Center)

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST In 1966 at London's Royal Albert Hall, Bob Dylan famously plugged in with a band called the Hawks (soon to become the Band) and was met with hisses, boos and curses of "Judas." Luckily, the crowd at N In 1966 at London's Royal Albert Hall, Bob Dylan famously plugged in…

  5. Lou Reed To Keynote South By Southwest

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Lou Reed will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2008 South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas. Lou Reed will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2008 South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas. The artist will discuss his career March 13 as part of the kick-off of…

  6. The Kills Go Rustic To Record New Album

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST London-based rock duo the Kills thought they could cope with recording their latest record in the urban jungle of Los Angeles, but gave up after only a few weeks and split for the wilds of Benton Harb London-based rock duo the Kills thought they could cope with recording their latest record…

  7. Tunes On TV

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 24- 30. MONDAY, Sept. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Jamie Foxx, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured Artist(s): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, Britney Spears, Kevin Federline. "The…

  8. Tunes On TV

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 10 - 16. MONDAY, Sept. 10 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): The Used. "Access Granted,"BET Featured artist(s): Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, Akon, Niia. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Glen…

  9. Liars Dispense With Characters, Concepts On New CD

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's rare to use the word "pop" in the same sentence as experimental rock troupe Liars, but next week, fans can dig into what frontman Angus Andrew describes as the group's most accessible record yet. It's rare to use the word "pop" in the same sentence as…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surprise. A local radio DJ asks the crowd to serenade Griggs in observance of his 27th birthda 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he…

  11. Criminally 'Vulgar'

    June 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "It has taken me 15 years to find guys that want to skip the BS and make something that is really gestalt -- it's the sum of the parts," frontman Josh Homme says of Queens Of The Stone Age bandmates T "It has taken me 15 years to find guys that want to skip the BS and make…

  12. Garage Rock

    May 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Some wild publishing stuff going on. Sony/ATV, a joint venture of Sony and Michael Jackson, just added the catalog of legends Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller to their already impressive roster that incl Some wild publishing stuff going on. Sony/ATV, a joint venture of Sony and Michael Jackson,…

  13. Reznor Guest Spot Adds Mystery To QOTSA Album

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor did indeed join Queens Of The Stone Age in the studio during the recording of the upcoming "Era Vulgaris." However, his contribution to the title track of the pro Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor did indeed join Queens Of The Stone Age in…

  14. Documentary Chronicles Marley Birthday Bash

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in Ethiopia that celebrated Bob Marley's 60th birthday, received a work-in-progress preview Saturday in New York, with a little help fro "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in…

  15. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai. 2006 - The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai. 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club…

  16. Fridge Warms To 'Sun' After Six-Year Break

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. experimental trio Fridge will break a six-year hiatus from the studio with a new album, "The Sun," due June 26 via Temporary Residence Ltd. U.K. experimental trio Fridge will break a six-year hiatus from the studio with a new album, "The Sun," due June 26 via…

  17. Billboard Bits: Minogue, Hudson, Spinnerette

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI U.K. is readying a new Kylie Minogue album for later this year, Billboard has learned. In fact, the major expects the recording to be its big fourth-quarter release. And if all goes according to p EMI U.K. is readying a new Kylie Minogue album for later this year, Billboard has learned.…

  18. 12OnTV

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 19 - Mar. 25, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 19 "TRL" MTV Featured artist(s): Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Fergie. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Joss Stone (also featured: Bernie Mac, Paula Abdul). "Jimmy Kimmel Live…

  19. QOTSA Rocks Hard, Fast On 'Era Vulgaris'

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age runs the gamut of rock'n'roll on its upcoming album, "Era Vulgaris," due in mid-June via Interscope. Nine tracks previewed by Billboard.com today find the Josh Homme-led group Queens Of The Stone Age runs the gamut of rock'n'roll on its…

  20. Mims 'Saves' With Forthcoming Album Debut

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "I represent New York/. . . niggas say that we lost it/so I'm-a bring it back," raps Shawn Mims on his hit "This Is Why I'm Hot," which goes on to reference how he's touched every corner of the countr "I represent New York/. . . niggas say that we lost…

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