1. Chrisette Michele, DeVaughn Take "Love" On Tour

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R&B singers Raheem DeVaughn and Chrisette Michele are hitting the road for their "Art of Love" tour beginning May 22. Hair care brand Mizani will sponsor Michele during her performances in San Fra R&B singers Raheem DeVaughn and Chrisette Michele are hitting the road for…

  2. R.E.M. Crowns First Day Of South By Southwest

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. rocked unafraid last night (March 11) as it previewed its next album with an energetic, politically charged South by Southwest concert at Stubb's BBQ. The, 22-song, 90-plus minute set offered a R.E.M. rocked unafraid last night (March 11) as it previewed its next album with an…

  3. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe as a digital EP becomes available via the iTunes Music Store. Proceeds from sales of the single benefit Mercy C 2006 - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E…

  4. Billboard Bits: Dr. John, Kanye West

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dr. John has signed with the Savoy Label Group's 429 Records and will be releasing his next effort through the imprint in May. Dr. John has signed with the Savoy Label Group's 429 Records and will be releasing his next effort through the imprint in May. Tentatively titled "The…

  5. As The Crow Flies

    February 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST A lot of has happened since Sheryl Crow's fifth studio album, "Wildflower," hit stores in September 2005. A lot of has happened since Sheryl Crow's fifth studio album, "Wildflower," hit stores in September 2005. Her very public relationship and engagement with…

  6. The Billboard Q&A: Sheryl Crow

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST A lot has happened since Sheryl Crow's 2005 album, "Wildflower," hit stores. Her relationship with cyclist Lance Armstrong ended and soon thereafter Crow was diagnosed with breast cancer. Here, the ac A lot of has happened since Sheryl Crow's fifth studio album, "…

  7. Willie Nelson's World

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST When superstar Kenny Chesney and veteran producer Buddy Cannon were approached about producing the iconic Willie Nelson, Chesney says he had two goals in mind. "I wanted to keep the element of Willie When superstar Kenny Chesney and veteran producer Buddy Cannon were approached about…

  8. Down Finds It Focus On 'Over The Under'

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the release of its third album, Down has become a band again -- perhaps for the first time. With the release of its third album, Down has become a band again -- perhaps for the first time. The heavy metal supergroup came together in 1991 as a side venture for members of Pantera,…

  9. Lil Wayne Appears In Court After Arrest

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A lawyer for Lil Wayne says his client missed a court date, leading to his arrest last weekend, because the summons was sent to an old address and the hip-hop star didn't get it. A lawyer for Lil Wayne says his client missed a court date, leading to his arrest last weekend, because the…

  10. Brooks Set For Nine-Show Kansas City Run

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Garth Brooks' one scheduled performance Nov. 14 at the new Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., quickly spiraled into nine shows. On Saturday, the artist moved nearly 160,000 tickets in less than two ho Garth Brooks' one scheduled performance Nov. 14 at the new Sprint Center in Kansas…

  11. The Billboard Q&A: David Banner

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On Sept. 26, David Banner joined fellow MC Master P, music industry executives and scholars to discuss offensive language in hip-hop music before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. On Sept. 26, David Banner joined fellow MC Master P, music industry executives and scholars to discuss…

  12. Banner Sounds Off On Hip-Hop Lyric Controversy

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On Sept. 26, David Banner joined fellow MC Master P, music industry executives and scholars to discuss offensive language in hip-hop music before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Reading from On Sept. 26, David Banner joined fellow MC Master P, music industry executives and scholars…

  13. Wyclef Shares Spotlight With Superstars On New CD

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected Nov. 6, Wyclef Jean's new album, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant," will now arrive Dec. 4 via Columbia. Originally expected Nov. 6, Wyclef Jean's new album, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant," will now arrive Dec. 4 via Columbia. A…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Dashboard Confessional donates proceeds from its Toronto show to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. 2005 - Dashboard Confessional donates proceeds from its Toronto show to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. 2004 - Pop singer Britney Spears marries her fiance, dancer Kevin Federline, in a…

  15. TVOTR, Zinner Bolster Celebration Sophomore Disc

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Guest spots from TV On The Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner and members of Antibalas will be found on Baltimore rock act Celebration's sophomore album, "The Modern Tribe," due Oct. 9 via 4 Guest spots from TV On The Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner and…

  16. Marc Cohn Plots First Album In Nine Years

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Marc Cohn will release his first studio album in nine years, "Join the Parade," Oct. 9 via Decca. The project comes on the heels of the 2005 incident in Denver when he was shot in th Singer/songwriter Marc Cohn will release his first studio album in nine years, …

  17. Garth's Return: Retail, Radio, Live Stage?

    August 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Garth Brooks juggernaut is setting the table for a new release. And this time, Billboard has learned, you won't find it only at Wal-Mart. After exclusively selling his music through that big-box m The Garth Brooks juggernaut is setting the table for a new release. And this time,…

  18. Chart Beat

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Hot Country Songs Chart, Rihanna's "Umbrella," Fantasia's "When I See U" and more! JUST 'BECAUSE': A 12-10 move for "Because of You" (MCA) by Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson rewrites the history of the Hot Country Songs chart.…

  19. Music Legends Crowd Fats Domino Tribute Album

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their own spin on Fats Domino hits for an upcoming charity tribute album, due Sept. 25 via Vanguard. The double-disc "Go Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their…

  20. XBXRX

    June 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There is absolutely no circulation in this basement. Two layers of doors are closed when the bands play. Oxygen seriously runs out when bands are playing. DAY ONE (Bakersfield, Calif.) Zach, our first bassist, showed up to our show. We had not seen him in 7 years. Apparently he got out of our…

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