1. Death Cab, Badu, Wyclef Join Voodoo Experience Bill

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie, Erykah Badu, Wyclef Jean, Panic At The Disco, Joss Stone, Lupe Fiasco and Dashboard Confessional are among the top names joining R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots at Death Cab For Cutie, Erykah Badu, Wyclef Jean, Panic At The Disco, Joss Stone, Lupe Fiasco…

  2. Bonnaroo: Veterans Lesh, Helm, King Hit The Right Notes

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music veterans like Phil Lesh, Levon Helm and B.B. King showed the younger generation a thing or two on the second day of Bonnaroo, offering a strong contrast to performances by rockers like Pearl Jam If Friday's day and night of music at Bonnaroo was marred by intense heat and, later,…

  3. Rapper Saigon Splits With Atlantic

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After numerous delayed release dates for his debut album, rapper Saigon has officially departed Atlantic Records, to which he signed in 2004. After numerous delayed release dates for his debut album, rapper Saigon has officially departed Atlantic Records, to which he signed in 2004. A lone…

  4. Big Pimpin'

    May 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT UGK rapper Bun B is back this week with his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. UGK rapper Bun B is back this week with his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. The Rap-A-Lot/Asylum set "II Trill" is led by the single "That…

  5. Poll Recap

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Which tour or festival do you think will be the best show of the summer? Last week, we asked our readers: Which tour or festival do you think will be the best show of the summer? Here are the responses from the 1,662 respondents: Rothbury Festival near Detroit with Dave Matthews Band, John…

  6. Kanye West / May 13, 2008 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour made its long-awaited touchdown at New York's Madison Square Garden last night (May 13), and one got the sense this was the show for which West has been preparing hi Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour made its long-awaited touchdown at New…

  7. Summer Fun

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Celine Dion. Radiohead. Rock the Bells with Tribe Called Quest, Nas, and Mos Def. Kanye West with Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco and N.E.R.D. Which tour or festival do you think will be the best show of the sum Celine Dion. Radiohead. Rock the Bells with Tribe Called Quest, Nas, and Mos Def. Kanye West…

  8. Dylan, Stooges, Chuck Berry Join Virgin Fest Bill

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Iggy & the Stooges, Paramore, Chuck Berry (backed by the Silver Beats), the Black Keys and Wilco will join previously announced headliners Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine I Bob Dylan, Iggy & the Stooges, Paramore, Chuck Berry (backed by the Silver Beats), the…

  9. Kanye West / April 21, 2008 / Los Angeles (Nokia Theater)

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Early reviews of Kanye West's current "Glow in the Dark" tour have ranged from glowing to the less flattering headline found in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: "Kanye was feeling the love -- for himse Early reviews of Kanye West's current "Glow in the Dark"…

  10. Shinoda: Projekt Revolution Not Done With Rap

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A lack of rap for a second straight year on the Projekt Revolution tour is circumstantial, according to Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda. A lack of rap for a second straight year on the Projekt Revolution tour is circumstantial, according to Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda. During a…

  11. The Billboard Q&A: Tomas Young

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The story of Tomas Young, an American soldier paralyzed in Iraq, has drawn the attention of such superstar acts as Pearl Jam, Ben Harper and Tom Morello, as well as the filmmakers of "Body of War." No The story of Tomas Young, an American soldier paralyzed during combat in Iraq, has…

  12. Beck, STP, Lucinda Set For Bumbershoot Festival

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts confirmed for the 2008 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Seattle's Cit Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts…

  13. Radiohead, Rage, NIN, Kanye Set For Lollapalooza

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After being leaked by a Chicago newspaper on Friday, the lineup for the 2008 Lollapalooza festival is now official. Radiohead, Rage Against The Machine, Nine Inch Nails, Kanye West and Wilco lead the After being leaked by a Chicago newspaper on Friday, the lineup for the 2008 Lollapalooza…

  14. Usher Still Leads Hot 100 Amid Static Top 7

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher's "Love in This Club" featuring Young Jeezy begins a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 amid a static top 4 that includes Chris Brown's "With You" (No. 2), Flo Rida's "Low" featuring T Usher's "Love in This Club"…

  15. Billboard Bits: Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kweli, Syleena Johnson

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Lupe Fiasco recently wrapped up the video for his second single, "Paris Tokyo," from his sophomore album, "The Cool." The video, which features the rapper on a camel trudging through the desert Rapper Lupe Fiasco recently wrapped up the video for his second single, …

  16. Usher's 'Club' Remains Atop The Hot 100

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher's "Love in This Club" featuring Young Jeezy holds tight to the top spot on the Hot 100 for a second week. The track continues to fend off Chris Brown's "With You," which rises 3-2, the same slot Usher's "Love in This Club" featuring Young…

  17. Bun B Sets Track List For Return To 'Trill'

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The rapper previewed the 16-track set on Tuesday (March 4) at New York's Spotlight Live during an event sponsored by Zune, with whom he's teaming on a number of initiatives. Bun B has finalized the track list for his next solo album, "II Trill," which, as previously…

  18. Flo Rida

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST When Flo Rida first took the bus from Florida to Los Angeles in hopes of launching a music career, he was so broke that he was forced to live on the streets. When Flo Rida first took the bus from Florida to Los Angeles in hopes of launching a music career, he was so broke that he was forced…

  19. SXSW: Harper, Morello, Tankian Declare 'War'

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ben Harper, Tom Morello and Serj Tankian will perform at a South by Southwest showcase for the documentary and soundtrack "Body of War," inspired by a U.S. soldier paralyzed while serving in Iraq. Ben Harper, Tom Morello and Serj Tankian will perform at a South by Southwest showcase…

  20. Star Rappers Help Bun B Reload For 'II Trill'

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST UGK rapper Bun B has set an April 29 release date for his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. The Rap-A-Lot/Asylum set "II Trill" is led by the single "That's Gangsta" feat UGK rapper Bun B has set an April 29 release date for his first…

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