1. The Living Things

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Back on the road in Detroit and another encounter with border patrol. DETROIT, FEB. 24: After two days off at the Holiday Inn catchin' up on a week's worth of sleep and finally eatin' a meal that you didn't have to finish in five minutes and wasn't Wonder Bread and…

  2. Billboard Bits: Say Anything, Gunther, Erasure

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Say Anything, Gunther, Erasure Rock act Say Anything returned to live duty for the first time in several months last night (March 1) with a show at New York's CBGB. Frontman Max Bemis spent extended time out of commission last fall struggling with bipolar disorder, but now the…

  3. Prince Runs The Musical Gamut On '3121'

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Prince's new Universal album, "3121," is less than three weeks away from its March 21 release, but seven of its 12 tracks have yet to be given official titles. Prince's new Universal album, "3121," is less than three weeks away from its March 21 release, but…

  4. Chart Beat

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt, Madonna and Ray Davies are all making noteworthy moves and news. IT'S A 'BEAUTIFUL' DAY: He's been No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Digital Songs, Adult Top 40 and the Pop 100 charts, but this week James Blunt takes the big prize as his debut single, "You&…

  5. Santana, Hancock Jam At Charity Show

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock joined roots rockers Los Lobos on stage last night (March 1) at the Beverly Hills Hilton during a fundraiser that saluted the guitarist's charity work. Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock joined roots rockers Los Lobos on stage last night (March 1) at the…

  6. Jeff Tweedy / Feb. 13, 2006 / Los Angeles (Henry Fonda Theatre)

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jeff Tweedy could have been a stand-up comic in a previous life. Four songs into his solo acoustic set Feb. 13 in Los Angeles, he finally addressed the quietly well-behaved, sold-out crowd that had ga Jeff Tweedy could have been a stand-up comic in a previous life. Four songs into his solo…

  7. Security Guards Shot At Kanye Concert

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two security guards were shot at a Kanye West concert in Birmingham, England, after a man tried to get in without a ticket, police said today (March 1). Two security guards were shot at a Kanye West concert in Birmingham, England, after a man tried to get in without a ticket, police said…

  8. Miranda Lambert

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The girl comes alive in "a small place with a jukebox in the corner, a few regulars talking at the bar and a stage where you have to prove yourself." Wow, it's been a long week. Last week after our shows I took a couple days off and visited a friend in Arizona. It's funny…

  9. Pete Doherty Arrested Again In England

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a car and possessing illegal class A drugs, a police source said today (Feb. 28). Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a car and possessing illegal class A drugs, a police source…

  10. Rolling Stones To Rock China In April

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones will likely follow the beat of China's censors when they offer mainland fans some long-awaited satisfaction with an April concert. The Rolling Stones will likely follow the beat of China's censors when they offer mainland fans some long-awaited satisfaction with…

  11. This Day in Music

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Charging that he has been shortchanged millions in publishing royalties, Stan Penrige, the songwriter who penned "Beth," sues the members of Kiss, the band's publishing company, and Univ 2005 - Chris Curtis, the original drummer and backing vocalist…

  12. Billboard Bits: Richard Ashcroft, John Fahey, Sia

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Richard Ashcroft, John Fahey, Sia Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft's third solo album, "Keys to the World," will see belated North American release March 21 via Virgin. The set has been out since last month in the United Kingdom, where it debuted at No. 2 on the…

  13. Alkaline Trio

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST From Argento's Transylvania to Hitler's Hofbrauhause, a European tour proves interesting beyond the gigs. Matt On Italy - Feb. 17 We played our first club date ever in Italy that night (as we've only just played two festivals in Bologna in the past) in Milan, and had a great…

  14. Bono Receives Chile's Neruda Prize

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Chilean president Ricardo Lagos gave Bono the country's highest award for the arts yesterday (Feb. 26) in Santiago and told the U2 singer he should learn to play the traditional Andean instrument know Chilean president Ricardo Lagos gave Bono the country's highest award for the arts…

  15. Bocelli, Lavigne, Martin Help Close Winter Games

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Latin vocalist Ricky Martin and Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne were among those on hand in Torino last night (Feb. 26) to participate in the Italian version of Winter Ol Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Latin vocalist Ricky Martin and Canadian pop star Avril…

  16. Madonna, Jack Johnson Take Lead On U.K. Charts

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Madonna's "Sorry" (Warner Bros.) became her second consecutive U.K. No. 1 single from the album "Confessions on a Dance Floor" yesterday, while Jack Johnson's "In Between Dreams" (Brushfire/Island) su Madonna's "Sorry" (Warner Bros.)…

  17. Recovering From Cancer Surgery, Crow Cancels Tour

    February 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sheryl Crow says she is recovering from breast cancer surgery and doctors have assured her she should make a full recovery. The singer/songwriter had the surgery Wednesday in Los Angeles and is recove Sheryl Crow says she is recovering from breast cancer surgery and doctors have assured her…

  18. Image Awards Honor Foxx, Keys, Carey

    February 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jamie Foxx's quest for musical stardom got a boost last night (Feb. 25) at the 37th Annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles, where the Oscar-winning actor was picked as best male musical artist. Alic Jamie Foxx's quest for musical stardom got a boost last night (Feb. 25) at the…

  19. Clapton Touring Europe This Spring, Summer

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton will spend the late spring and early summer on an extensive tour of Europe. Eric Clapton will spend the late spring and early summer on an extensive tour of Europe. The run, which opens May 5 in Le Cannet, France, will visit 13 countries through its July 31 conclusion in Helsinki…

  20. Deftones Finally Finish Recording New Album

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nearly three years removed from their last, self-titled studio album, the Deftones have finally finished recording the follow-up. Drummer Abe Cunningham tells Billboard.com this is a good sign of how Nearly three years removed from their last studio album, the Deftones have finally finished…

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