1. Yorn Telling Stories On New Album, Tour

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Pete Yorn will complete a self-described musical "trilogy" with his third full-length album later this summer. Due Aug. 15 via Columbia, "Nightcrawler" is the follow-up to his 2003 s Singer/songwriter Pete Yorn will complete a self-described musical "…

  2. Rakim Resurfaces, Common Drops 'People' At NYC Benefit

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rakim is preparing to release his third solo album, "The Seventh Seal," this summer, the rapper revealed last night (June 8) at fashion designer Mark Ecko's Save the Rhinos concert in New York's Centr Rakim is preparing to release his third solo album, "The Seventh…

  3. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny G, Diana Krall, and Joe Sample featuring Lalah Hathaway are big winners at the Billboard/BET On Jazz Awards, presented at the BET On Jazz Studios in Washington, D.C. Awards include 2005 - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support…

  4. Underground Garage

    June 08, 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. ELO, Kiddies, Cheap Trick shows the world what the word legendary is all about by capturing our Coolest Song in the…

  5. Kanye, Tool To Headline Street Scene Fest

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West and Tool will headline the 22nd Street Scene festival, to be held Aug. 4-5 outside San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium. Kanye West and Tool will headline the 22nd Street Scene festival, to be held Aug. 4-5 outside San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium. Among the other acts confirmed to…

  6. Chart Beat

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Shakira, Wyclef Jean, LeAnn Rimes and Kenny Chesney. 'HIPS' HOPS TO NO. 1: A 9-1 move for "Hips Don't Lie" (Epic) puts Shakira and featured guest Wyclef Jean at the top of the Billboard Hot 100, the first time in pole position for both artists and the…

  7. Paul Buchanan / May 28, 2006 / Glasgow (Royal Concert Hall)

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Let's get back to the moody introspective ballads -- you're not here to enjoy yourselves!" joked Paul Buchanan with typically self-effacing wit during a May 28 show in Glasgow. "Let's get back to the moody introspective ballads -- you're not here to enjoy…

  8. This Day in Music

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Patrick J. Lynch, the president of the New York City Police Benevolent Association, urges members of the organization to boycott Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band's 10-night run 2005 - Madonna visits ABC's "The View" and reveals she hopes…

  9. Ask Billboard

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about the Sugababes, Mariah Carey and the Dixie Chicks' new single. GIMME SOME SUGA Hi Keith, I was wondering if you had any information of the United States release of the Sugababes latest album "Taller in More Ways." I read on their official…

  10. Jazz Artist Hilton Ruiz Dies In New Orleans

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jazzman Hilton Ruiz has died from complications following an accident in New Orleans. Ruiz had turned 54 barely a week ago. Jazzman Hilton Ruiz has died from complications following an accident in New Orleans. Ruiz had turned 54 barely a week ago. A native of Teaneck, N.J., Ruiz was widely…

  11. 23OnTV

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 5 - 11, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Katharine McPhee. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Chris Brown (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The Essentials," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Gorillaz. …

  12. Deep 'River'

    June 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Verve this week unveils the Elvis Costello/Allen Toussaint collaboration "The River in Reverse." Verve this week unveils the Elvis Costello/Allen Toussaint collaboration "The River in Reverse." Recorded with producer Joe Henry over two weeks in Toussaint's native New…

  13. The Zombies To Attack The States On Tour

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Zombies are very much alive. Rod Argent, founder of the seminal British rock group, will follow up a summer run as a member of Ringo Starr's All-Starr Band with an early fall North American tour b The Zombies are very much alive. Rod Argent, founder of the seminal British rock group,…

  14. Pearl Jam Tells Its 'Story' At VH1 Taping

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A few hundred lucky fans packed into New York's Avalon on Wednesday night to witness Pearl Jam tape an episode of the VH1 series "Storytellers," which will premiere July 1 on the music channel. A few hundred lucky fans packed into New York's Avalon on Wednesday night to…

  15. This Day in Music

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Andy Simpkins, a top-ranked jazz bassist who toured for many years with singers Sarah Vaughan and Carmen McRae, dies of stomach cancer at Brotman Medical Center in Culver City. He is 67. 2000 - Tim McGraw is named the National Fatherhood Institute's father of…

  16. Paul Simon / May 25, 2006 / London (Bloomsbury Theatre)

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Many of the most memorable days and nights of Paul Simon's performing life have been played out on the world's biggest stages. But in the lead-up to the June 5 international release of his outstanding Many of the most memorable days and nights of Paul Simon's performing life…

  17. Peas, Marley Team For Philanthropic Work

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyes Peas' Peapod Foundation has been endorsed by Rita Marley, who said that if her late husband were alive, he would add his support to the philanthropic initiative. The Black Eyes Peas' Peapod Foundation has been endorsed by Rita Marley, who said that if her late husband…

  18. The Cult / May 26, 2006 / Toronto (Molson Amphitheatre)

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With no new album or "greatest hits plus two new songs" collection to tour behind, it seems a bit odd that the Cult would see 2006 as the right time to return. With no new album or "greatest hits plus two new songs" collection to tour behind, it seems a bit odd that the…

  19. Krall Eyeing September For New Album

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Diana Krall will release her next studio album Sept. 12 via Verve. The as-yet-untitled album was co-produced by Krall and longtime collaborator Tommy LiPuma. Diana Krall will release her next studio album Sept. 12 via Verve. The as-yet-untitled album was co-produced by Krall and longtime…

  20. Phish's Brooklyn Bash Heading To CD/DVD

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The audio version includes the entire performance, ranging from fan favorites like "The Divided Sky," "Axilla" and "Suzy Greenberg" to covers of Edgar Winter's "Frankenstein" and "Also Sprach Zarathus As tipped here last year, Phish's…

Pages