1. 'Miles' To Go

    May 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New York rock act the Walkmen will release its third full-length, "A Hundred Miles Off," this week via Record Collection. New York rock act the Walkmen will release its third full-length, "A Hundred Miles Off," this week via Record Collection. The set is the follow-up to…

  2. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Scott Weiland, lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots, and model Mary Forsberg, are wed in Los Angeles. Weiland, who had been released from prison in January and a court-ordered stint in reh 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their…

  3. Rockie Lynne

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Perseverance pays off for veteran singer/songwriter who finally found an 'in.' At age 40, Rockie Lynne's career is just getting started. That's how it appears on the surface, but in fact the country singer has spent years preparing for the release of his self-titled debut…

  4. Eurovision: Belgium Doesn't Qualify, Lithuania Does

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ten songs from the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final have advanced to tomorrow's (May 20) final in Athens, but pre-contest favorite "Je T'Adore" by Belgium's Kate Ryan is not among the qualifiers. Ten songs from the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final have advanced to…

  5. Billboard Bits: Daniel Powter, ACM Awards, Antony & The Johnsons

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Daniel Powter plays 'Idol,' ACM Awards pay tribute to Buck Owens, Antony & The Johnsons keep busy. Singer/songwriter Daniel Powter will perform his hit single "Bad Day" on May 23's final "American Idol" performance show. The pairing is a natural one as…

  6. Chili Peppers Post 'Stadium' At No. 1

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. The two-disc "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) sold 442,000 copies in the United States in i For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1…

  7. Billboard Bits: ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Sara Evans, Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson have joined the performance lineup for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards. The May 23 show will air live on CBS from the MGM Grand in…

  8. Two Peppers And A Pea Join Farrell Album

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former Jane's Addiction/Porno For Pyros frontman Perry Farrell is finishing up work on the debut album from his new group, Satellite Party, which also features ex-Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt. A Former Jane's Addiction/Porno For Pyros frontman Perry Farrell is finishing up…

  9. Underground Garage

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. Are you ready for this one? After the Beatles' company Apple Corps sued Apple Computer for copyright infringement,…

  10. Time Life Boxes Up Jerry Lee Lewis

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jerry Lee Lewis will inaugurate Time Life's "Legends of American Music" with the three-disc boxed set "Jerry Lee Lewis: A Half Century of Hits." Jerry Lee Lewis will inaugurate Time Life's "Legends of American Music" with the three-disc boxed set "…

  11. Patton Juggling Numerous New Projects

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30 release of his new album under the moniker Peeping Tom approaches, Patton has a number of other endeavors in Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30…

  12. OutKast Album, Film Penciled In For August

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After numerous delays, the OutKast film "Idlewild" is now slated to arrive Aug. 25 in U.S. theaters, three days after the release of its LaFace soundtrack. The first single from the album, "Mighty O," After numerous delays, the OutKast film "Idlewild" is now…

  13. Life On The Road Influences New Zutons CD

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Liverpool's quirky, saxophone-toting rock quintet the Zutons will release their second album, "Tired of Hanging Around," Aug. 22 in North America via Red/Columbia. Liverpool's quirky, saxophone-toting rock quintet the Zutons will release their second album, "Tired of…

  14. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jack White and Brendan Benson had back to the garage for their debut album as the Raconteurs, Hoobastank laughs off the critics and T Bone Burnett breaks an extended hiatus from the studio in this wee Rapper Cam'ron's "Killa Season" (Atlantic/WEA). The third album from pop…

  15. SUNSET RUBDOWN, "Shut Up I Am Dreaming"

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Side projects should be taken with a grain of salt, but in this case Spencer Krug's Sunset Rubdown is one worthy of investigation. Side projects should be taken with a grain of salt, but in this case Spencer Krug's Sunset Rubdown is one worthy of investigation. Krug's "…

  16. New Aguilera Album Set For August

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera has set an Aug. 15 release date for her next RCA album, "Back to Basics." As previously reported, Aguilera's first album since 2002 pays tribute to soul, jazz and blues from the 192 Christina Aguilera has set an Aug. 15 release date for her next RCA album, …

  17. Chart Beat

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jewel's latest becomes her fifth studio set to reach the top 10, plus Nelly, Texas Lightning and the 'Idol' effect. 'WONDERLAND' BOOGIES: Lewis Carroll's novel "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" has served as inspiration for a number of songs. The…

  18. Kid Rock Taping DVD In Motor City

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fans attending Kid Rock's home town Detroit concerts at the Palace of Auburn Hills this weekend just might end up on film. Fans attending Kid Rock's home town Detroit concerts at the Palace of Auburn Hills this weekend just might end up on film. Rock -- who recorded his recent…

  19. Bogdanovich Rooted In Petty Documentary

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT You can hear the unmistakable introduction to Louis Armstrong's "West End Blues" playing in the background as Peter Bogdanovich discusses his latest project on the phone. You can hear the unmistakable introduction to Louis Armstrong's "West End Blues" playing in…

  20. Anaís

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The second-season winner of "Objetivo Fama" makes her mark with debut single and album. On her debut album, Anaís asks listeners to accept her "asi soy yo," just as I am. It was that straightforward attitude that helped the 21-year-old Dominican singer become the season…

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