1. Ask Billboard

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Madonna, "Now That's What I Call Music" series and Paula Abdul. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . '4 MINUTES' OF FAME Hi Keith, Madonna just…

  2. Chart Beat

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Leona Lewis, American 'Idols,' Rick Ross and more! HIGHER 'LOVE': A 21-8 leap on The Billboard Hot 100 sends newcomer Leona Lewis into the top 10 and into chart history as one of the most successful debuting U.K. solo female artists of the rock era. "…

  3. Backstage At The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT News and notes from backstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held last night (March 10) at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Madonna, John Mellencamp, Leonard Cohen, the Venture News and notes from backstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony,…

  4. Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Class Of 2008

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT This week, a new set of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers including Madonna and Leonard Cohen are joining the ranks alongside legends like the Beatles and the Ramones. Billboard.com takes a look at -- and A new set of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers is being inducted on March 10 at New York's…

  5. Gnarls Barkley Edits Video For U.K. Airplay

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Gnarls Barkley's "Run" video is safely on the air in the U.K. after initially failing the Harding Test -- guidelines established to prevent TV images from triggering epileptic seizures. Gnarls Barkley's "Run" video is safely on the air in the U.K. after initially…

  6. Billboard Bits: Timberlake, Sixpence None The Richer, Chamberlain

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake is helping to bring a hit Peruvian comedy to NBC. "My Problem With Women" follows the adventures of Jose, a 30-something bachelor who begins seeing a therapist in an attempt to under Justin Timberlake is helping to bring a hit Peruvian comedy to NBC. "My…

  7. Ask Billboard

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Keith and his readers discuss Ashlee Simpson, Reba McEntire, college charts and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . OUTTA MY TRACKLIST Hi, Keith! In mid-December we heard Ashlee Simpson's comeback…

  8. New Gnarls Barkley Video May Make Fans Dizzy

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST The video for Gnarls Barkley's new single, "Run," may feature a cameo from Justin Timberlake, but it's still not quite ready to air on MTV in the United Kingdom. That's because of its strobe effects, The video for Gnarls Barkley's new single, "Run," may…

  9. Timberlake, Reed, Joel To Induct Rock Hall Class

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake, Lou Reed, Billy Joel and Ben Harper are among the big names who've signed up to induct members of the 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class next month in New York. Justin Timberlake, Lou Reed, Billy Joel and Ben Harper are among the big names who've signed up to…

  10. / February 18, 2008 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST In the late '90s, like it or not, there was no avoiding the Spice Girls. For some, the British girl group was little more than a sexed-up Pepsi ad, an annoying chorus ("zigazig" huh?) and a collection In the late '90s, like it or not, there was no avoiding the Spice Girls.…

  11. Top Artists Sought For World Peace Concerts

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST World Peace One, a not-for-profit global peace advocacy group, has targeted some of the top acts in the world for a series of international concerts to begin May 17. World Peace One, a not-for-profit global peace advocacy group whose mission is to bring peace to the world through a 10-year…

  12. Timberlake Suits Up For Baseball Flick

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST The new star of the Corpus Christi Hooks minor league baseball team wants some playing tips. The new star of the Corpus Christi Hooks minor league baseball team wants some playing tips. Justin Timberlake will portray fictional Hooks player Carlton Garrett in the upcoming movie "The Open…

  13. Best Bets: 2008 Album Preview

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST There's a wealth of highly anticipated albums heading into stores in 2008 and Billboard has the lowdown of 20 you should check out, from the Mars Volta and Mariah Carey to Nas. What's the biz to do when the top-selling album of 2007 was a Christmas project, and the second-best was a…

  14. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sinatra of "Learnin' the Blues" to kick off the 50th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but the real magic came from le Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank…

  15. Kanye, Winehouse, Obama Win Early Grammys

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST The 50th anniversary Grammy Awards actually started in the middle of the day today (Feb. 10), with 100 awards handed out in the pre-telecast portion of the event. Kanye West, who leads the field with The 50th anniversary Grammy Awards actually started in the middle of the day today (Feb. 10),…

  16. Celine Dion Leads Juno Nominee Field

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Celine Dion led all artists by receiving six Juno Award nominations today, while punk pop queen Avril Lavigne, crooner Michael Buble and the eclectic Feist all received five shots at awards. Celine Dion led all artists by receiving six Juno Award nominations today, while punk pop queen Avril…

  17. Chart Beat

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Michael Jackson, Shirley Bassey, Alicia Keys and more! 'STARTIN'' ALL OVER AGAIN: After an absence from the Hot 100 of four years, one month and one week, Michael Jackson returns with "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 2008," an update of a song…

  18. Bon Iver

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Following breakups with his band and his girlfriend, Justin Vernon headed to his hometown of Wisconsin with a goal of starting fresh. The result is the stunning "For Emma, Forever Ago." Read more here Following breakups with his band and his girlfriend, Justin Vernon headed to his…

  19. Bon Iver

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST When Justin Vernon describes the summer of 2006 as a “dim time,” he’s not overstating his case. When Justin Vernon describes the summer of 2006 as a “dim time,” he’s not overstating his case. Vernon was living in North Carolina, struggling to recover from breakups with his band and his…

  20. This Day in Music

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST - With three trophies, Avril Lavigne tops the fan-voted MTV Asia Awards at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Lavigne wins for favorite female artist and breakthrough artist, as well as the style awar 2003 - With three trophies, Avril Lavigne tops the fan-voted MTV Asia Awards at the…

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