1. Why Linda Perry Decided to 'Make or Break' It on Reality TV

    July 22, 2014 11:32 AM EDT The former 4 Non Blondes singer and hitmaking songwriter tells Billboard why she's trying her hand at a new VH1 competition show -- and putting her uncompromising attitude on display "Sometimes I’ll look back at old pictures where I’m a little heavy and dressed funny and think, …

  2. Tim McGraw on Label Dispute: 'I've Always Been a Good, Honest Guy'

    June 28, 2011 12:28 PM EDT Tim McGraw is enjoying the opportunity to give his fans a taste of his embattled new album, "Emotional Traffic" -- live at concerts and via 13 shows that are being broadcast live during the summer on XM Sirius satellite radio. "Any artist will tell you their favorite thing to…

  3. Billboard Bits: Demi Lovato Attack Victim Waiting for Apology, MJ's Glove Fetches $330K

    December 06, 2010 5:32 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Demi Lovato Attack Victim Waiting for Apology Alex Welch, the tour dancer Demi Lovato punched in the face before entering herself into rehab , recently said that she's still waiting for an apology from Lovato.…

  4. Ask Billboard: Actors, Actresses On Billboard Charts

    December 06, 2010 12:05 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated each week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. We're featuring…

  5. Tool's Maynard James Keenan Turns Attention To Puscifer

    February 19, 2010 9:32 AM EST While Maynard James Keenan never stops songwriting with his bands Tool and A Perfect Circle , the intense frontman is currently concentrating on his all-encompassing side project Puscifer , which includes music, a wine operation, a documentary, a clothing line and more. This month marks the…

  6. George, Wisin & Yandel Win Early Latin Grammys

    November 13, 2008 2:11 PM EST Tropical producer Sergio George and and reggaeton hitmakers Wisin & Yandel were early winners tonight (Nov. 13) at the 9th annual Latin Grammy awards, presented at Houston's Toyota Center. On the strength of his work on Marc Anthony's "El Cantante" soundtrack and…

  7. George, Wisin & Yandel Win Early Latin Grammys

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tropical producer Sergio George and and reggaeton hitmakers Wisin & Yandel were early winners tonight (Nov. 13) at the 9th annual Latin Grammy awards, presented at Houston's Toyota Center. Tropical producer Sergio George and and reggaeton hitmakers Wisin & Yandel were early…

  8. 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Here are the winners for the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which were handed out April 10 in Miami. Here are the winners for the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which were handed out April 10 in Miami. Hot Latin Song Of The Year: "Mi Corazoncito,” Aventura (Premium Latin) Hot…

  9. Hold Steady, Spektor Tapped For Tribeca Film Fest

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Hold Steady, Regina Spektor, Nick Lowe and Ingrid Michaelson are among the artists set to perform during the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, Billboard.com can reveal. The Hold Steady, Regina Spektor, Nick Lowe and Ingrid Michaelson are among the artists set to perform during the 2008 Tribeca…

  10. Cuban Legend Israel Lopez 'Cachao' Dies

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cuban bass player Israel Lopez "Cachao," whose place in history as one of the creators of the mambo was forgotten for decades before he was rediscovered and introduced to a broad audience in the 1990s Cuban bass player Israel Lopez "Cachao," whose place in history as one…

  11. Keenan Goes Upbeat For Puscifer's Debut

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Anyone who knows Maynard James Keenan primarily from Tool and A Perfect Circle may be surprised to learn that the singer's most recent video finds him onstage in a Oak Ridge Boys outfit and fairly ala Anyone who knows Maynard James Keenan primarily from Tool and A Perfect Circle may be…

  12. Gloria Estefan, "90 Millas"

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gloria Estefan's newest is an homage to her Cuban roots. Gloria Estefan's newest is an homage to her Cuban roots. News Leila Cobo Gloria Estefan …

  13. Reba Outmuscles Kanye, 50 To Score First No. 1

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a week where six of the top 10 slots on The Billboard 200 are occupied by new releases, Reba McEntire's "Reba Duets" reigns at No. 1. Moving 301,000 copies in the United States, the MCA Nashville a In a week where six of the top 10 slots on The Billboard 200 are occupied by…

  14. Cuban Trombonist Jimenez Dies At 90

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary Cuban trombonist Generoso Jimenez, who redefined the role of the trombone in Cuban music and Latin jazz, died Saturday (Sept. 15) in Miami of renal failure. He was 90. Legendary Cuban trombonist Generoso Jimenez, who redefined the role of the trombone in Cuban music and Latin jazz,…

  15. Cuban Roots

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gloria Estefan revisits the Cuban music of her roots on "90 Millas," her debut album for Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. Gloria Estefan revisits the Cuban music of her roots on "90 Millas," her debut album for Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. Due this week, the 14-track…

  16. Ask Billboard

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith discusses Britney, Donna and Michelle Branch. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . IN OR OUT OF THE 'ZONE' Hi, I am a huge Britney Spears fan. I was wondering why her album "In The Zone"…

  17. Fergie Scores Third Solo No. 1 On Hot 100

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fergie scores her third No. 1 hit from her solo album "The Dutchess" this week as "Big Girls Don't Cry" inches up 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100. She thus becomes the first female artist with three No. Fergie scores her third No. 1 hit from her solo album "The…

  18. Tool's Keenan Comes Clean On Puscifer Debut

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After trickling out two songs on film soundtracks in the past four years, Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan's side project, Puscifer, has wrapped work on its debut album. After trickling out two songs on film soundtracks in the past four years, Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan's…

  19. Estefan Revels In Cuban Roots On '90 Millas'

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gloria Estefan revisits the Cuban music of her roots on "90 Millas," her debut album for Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. Due Sept. 18, the 14-track set is led by the single "No Llores," which features gu Gloria Estefan revisits the Cuban music of her roots on "90…

  20. ON TV

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 17 “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jamie Foxx (also scheduled: Jeff Bridges). “My Music Mix,” Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sara Evans “VH1 News Presents: Blackmail,” VH1 Featured artist(s):…

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