1. Billboard Bits: 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler Romantically Linked, Kelly Clarkson Reveals Album Details

    October 05, 2010 5:57 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler: Couple Alert? Chelsea Handler and 50 Cent have been linked romantically, after a photo surfaced of the two getting close at the Blue Nile jazz bar in New Orleans on Sunday night.…

  2. Eminem Reigns On Euro Album Chart

    August 05, 2010 8:38 AM EDT There's no change at the top of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, with Eminem moving into a fifth aggregate week at the European Albums summit with "Recovery" (Interscope/Universal), and "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) by…

  3. Lady Gaga, Green Day Showcase Lollapalooza's Diversity

    August 04, 2010 7:25 PM EDT More than 250,000 music fans will gather on the shores of Lake Michigan this weekend for an expanded three-day Lollapalooza music festival, which hopes to buck a dismal summer concert season of cuts and cancellations. The iconic music carnival, born as a traveling road show nearly 20 years…

  4. Madonna Talks Daughter Lourdes, Fashion Regrets

    March 30, 2010 11:37 AM EDT When Madonna needed inspiration for her latest fashion collection, she didn't have to look far. The pop icon teamed up with her 13-year-old daughter Lourdes to create Material Girl, an affordable juniors' clothing line that debuts at Macy's this fall. This is not Madonna's…

  5. Weezer Tour Cancelled After Bus Crash

    December 07, 2009 2:07 PM EST W eezer has cancelled its remaing 2009 tour dates following the upstate New York bus crash that left frontman River Cuomo hospitalized with broken ribs and other injuries. Karl Koch, the band's webmaster and longtime collaborator, posted details of the crash and made the announcement in…

  6. The Daily Noise's Most Magical Moments

    November 03, 2009 4:56 PM EST The Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, will take a break until next week. In the mean time, enjoy some of Bill Werde's recent interviews (and more questionable moments) with stars including Michelle Branch , Richard Marx , Joe Perry and Lynda Carter . Daily Noise Joe…

  7. Il Divo

    May 14, 2009 11:34 AM EDT <sub_headline>The quartet takes opera to the masses. <br /> </sub_headline> The opening chords are unmistakable. It's one of the most iconic British pop songs of the '80s, with some of the most peculiar lyrics ("Protect you from the hooded claw, keep the…

  8. Maceo Parker, Zappa, STS9 Anchor Jam Cruise Lineup

    May 07, 2009 6:39 AM EDT Now in its eighth year, the popular Jam Cruise will embark January 3, 2010 with a host of funk, techno, and roots-rock related acts on board. STS9, Maceo Parker, Zappa Plays Zappa, and the John Medeski/Robert Randolph/North Mississippi Allstars vehicle The Word are some of the top acts…

  9. Santana To Begin Las Vegas Residency In May

    April 02, 2009 8:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana will be setting up shop in Las Vegas this May through a multi year agreement with concert promotion company AEG Live. Beginning May 27, the recently opened 4,007-capacity Joint in Las Vegas "will be the only place west of the Mississippi" where fans will be able to…

  10. Ask Billboard: Janet Jackson, Frankie Goes To Hollywood

    March 20, 2009 11:33 AM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. LOVING THE '80s Hi Gary, I noticed that the top three songs on the UK…

  11. Radiohead Dazzles At All Points West Opener

    August 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead played a dazzling headlining set Friday (Aug. 8) to crown the first day of the inaugural All Points West festival, set just across the Hudson River from Manhattan at New Jersey's Liberty Sta Radiohead played a dazzling headlining set Friday (Aug. 8) to crown the first day of…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Karl Mueller, bassist and founding member of the Minneapolis-based rock act Soul Asylum, dies at his home. He was 41. Diagnosed with throat cancer in May 2004, Mueller underwent radiation treat 2005 - Karl Mueller, bassist and founding member of the Minneapolis-based rock act Soul…

  13. This Day in Music

    May 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, is found dead at his home in Ireland of unknown causes. He is 57. 2003 - Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, is found dead…

  14. Williams In A Dance Mood On Third Solo Disc

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Former Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams will unveil her third solo album, "Unexpected," in August via Music World Entertainment/Columbia. Former Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams will unveil her third solo album, "Unexpected," in August via Music…

  15. Dando Readies New Lemonheads Album, 'Ray' Reissue

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST A year after he resurrected his beloved '90s rock outfit the Lemonheads, singer/songwriter Evan Dando tells Billboard.com he's planning on recording and releasing another band effort in April 2008. A year after he resurrected his beloved '90s rock outfit the Lemonheads, singer…

  16. With 'Bells' On

    October 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For its first album in five years, pioneering electronica duo Underworld solicited advice from the likes of Brian Eno, U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. and longtime collaborator Darren Price to help sort t For its first album in five years, pioneering electronica duo Underworld solicited advice…

  17. Shakira, Yusuf Islam Power Live Earth Hamburg

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Hamburg edition of the Live Earth climate change concerts mixed a line-up of international stars, including Shakira, Snoop Dogg and Enrique Iglesias, with major domestic acts and ended nine hours The Hamburg edition of the Live Earth climate change concerts featured a lineup of…

  18. Famous Friends Help Underworld Finish New Album

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For its first album in five years, pioneering electronica duo Underworld solicited advice from the likes of Brian Eno, U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. and longtime collaborator Darren Price to help sort t For its first album in five years, pioneering electronica duo Underworld solicited advice…

  19. This Day in Music

    June 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Karl Mueller, bassist and founding member of the Minneapolis-based rock act Soul Asylum, dies at his home. He was 41. Diagnosed with throat cancer in May 2004, Mueller underwent radiation treat 2005 - Karl Mueller, bassist and founding member of the Minneapolis-based rock act Soul…

  20. Billboard Bits: Live Earth, Elton John, Joe Henry

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Dogg, Chris Cornell, Mana and Katie Melua will add an international flair to the lineup for the Germany edition of Live Earth, to be held July 7 at the HSH Nordbank Arena in Hamburg. Snoop Dogg, Chris Cornell, Mana and Katie Melua will add an international flair to the lineup for the…

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