1. Justin Bieber Murder Plot Uncovered by Police: Report

    December 13, 2012 7:43 AM EST A bizarre and gruesome murder plot targeting Justin Bieber has been unraveled by police, KRQE-TV reports . Two would-be hit men from Albuquerque, N.M. -- Mark Staake and his nephew Tanner Ruane -- had plans to stalk and kill the singer while he visited New York for a sold-out concert at…

  2. Alicia Keys Puts On One-Woman Show at Sandy Concert

    December 13, 2012 2:15 AM EST CONCERT FOR SANDY RELIEF • PHOTOS: Live & Backstage Pics • Stones, The Who, Joel, Bon Jovi • McCartney/Nirvana Debut Song • Keys Puts on One-Woman Show • Kanye Doesn't Skirt His Duties The 12-12-12 concert for Hurricane Sandy relief featured some of the biggest names in popular music…

  3. Kelly Clarkson, 'Stronger': Track-By-Track Review

    October 24, 2011 4:05 PM EDT "Stronger," Kelly Clarkson 's fifth full-length in nine years, should be arriving at a high point in the pop-rock singer's career. Her last album, 2009's "All I Ever Wanted," bounced back from 2007's uneven "My December" with the help of super…

  4. Steve Martin Shows His Range On Second Bluegrass Effort

    March 15, 2011 12:30 PM EDT Successful actors looking to expand their creative scope into music generally have their recording efforts met with skepticism. But Steve Martin 's 2009 collection, "The Crow: New Songs for the Five String Banjo," earned the veteran actor not only a Grammy but the respect of…

  5. George Martin Reflects On 'Sgt. Pepper' In L.A.

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beatles producer George Martin offered a fascinating look into the group's creative process during a multimedia presentation for members of the National Recording Academy of Arts and Sciences Friday a Beatles producer George Martin offered a fascinating look into the group's…

  6. Candlebox To Release First Album In 10 Years

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Reunited '90s alt-rock act Candlebox will release its first album in 10 years, "Into the Sun," on July 22 via Silent Majority/ILG records. Reunited '90s alt-rock act Candlebox will release its first album in 10 years, "Into the Sun," on July 22 via Silent…

  7. Calexico

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Just outside of Benson, Ariz., on I-10 we see a similar van and trailer pass us on the left. It's gotta be a band van, there's even a fake tennis ball stuck into a cracked windshield. Sh*t, it's Annua Tucson, Ariz., December 2, 2006 Rialto Theatre Benefit Concert for KXCI…

  8. 'Boys' Dominate Tony Awards

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The boys ruled last night (June 11) at the 60th annual Tony Awards in New York, with "Jersey Boys," the jukebox musical following the rise of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, and "The History Boys, The boys ruled last night (June 11) at the 60th annual Tony Awards in New…

  9. Ask Billboard

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Shania Twain, Mya, and Sade. 'UP' THE JUNCTION? Keith, I see that Shania Twain's "Up!" release has been on the charts for 21 weeks and has yet to be certified even gold. Considering that her last release, "…

  10. France's Air Gets Trippy With New Source Album

    May 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel, better known as French act Air, aren't delusional. They realize their new album, with its unexpectedly dark landscape, will take some fans by surprise. Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel aren't delusional. They realize their new album, with…