1. Nikki Sixx

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Add "record label president" to the Nikki Sixx resume, as the Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist steps in as the new chief of Eleven Seven Records. Check out his new projects, plus a Billboard <B>exclusiv Add "record label president" to the Nikki Sixx resume, as the…

  2. Motley Crue Roars Back With New Album, Tour

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In support of its first studio album with its original members in more than a decade, Motley Crue will embark on a 40-plus-city North American amphitheater tour. In support of its first studio album with its original members in more than a decade, Motley Crue will embark on a 40-plus-city…

  3. Exclusive: Sixx Named Eleven Seven President

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx has been named the president of Eleven Seven Records, Billboard can reveal. The artist is also finishing work on the first new Motley Crue studio album since Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx has been named the president of Eleven Seven…

  4. The Billboard Q&A: Nikki Sixx

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Add "record label president" to the Nikki Sixx résumé, as the Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist steps in as the new chief of Eleven Seven Records. Add "record label president" to the Nikki Sixx résumé, as the Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist steps in as the new chief of Eleven…

  5. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2006 - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2002 -…

  6. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Vines lead singer Craig Nicholls reveals that he has Asperger Syndrome, a neurobiologcal disorder that causes autistic-like episodes and severe communication difficulties. 2004 - Vines lead singer Craig Nicholls reveals that he has Asperger Syndrome, a neurobiologcal disorder that…

  7. Fiasco Goes High Concept On Sophomore Album

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Lupe Fiasco embodies multiple characters and concepts on his sophomore album, "Lupe Fiasco's The Cool," due Dec. 18 via 1st and 15th/Atlantic. Rapper Lupe Fiasco embodies multiple characters and concepts on his sophomore album, "Lupe Fiasco's The Cool,"…

  8. Timberlake, Rihanna Take Top MTV VMA Honors

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake and Rihanna each took home two major awards at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards last night (Sept. 9) at Las Vegas' Palms Casino Resort. Timberlake won the first "Quadruple Threat" tro Justin Timberlake and Rihanna each took home two major awards at the 2007 MTV…

  9. Tunes On TV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 3 - 9. MONDAY, Sept. 3 "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured artist(s): The Cribs. "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex / LoveShow," HBO Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Ba 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over…

  11. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rilo Kiley unveils its major-label debut (sort of), the New Pornographers battle piracy in creative fashion on "Challengers," superstar hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz snags Kanye and Coldplay for his fi A DVD comprised of chapters 13 through 22 of R&B star R. Kelly's "…

  12. Muse, Spoon, Interpol Rock Rainy Lollapalooza Day Two

    August 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In startling contrast to the beautiful weather on Friday, gray skies and intermittent rain showers were the backdrop for the second day of Lollapalooza (Aug. 4) at Chicago's Grant Park. But a host of In startling contrast to the beautiful weather on Friday, gray skies and intermittent…

  13. Music On TV: July 23 - July 29

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 23 - July 29, 2007. MONDAY, July 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Kellie Pickler, Sara Moulton, Tory Johnson. "Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Lifehouse, Mario Lopez, Scott Baio. "CMA Music Festival:…

  14. Billboard Bits: Fergie, 'Soundstage,' Nikki Sixx

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fergie's solo tour is going wireless. No paper tickets will be sold for the 20-city tour, sponsored by Verizon Wireless. Instead, fans can download a ticket to their mobile phones that can be presente Fergie's solo tour is going wireless. No paper tickets will be sold for the 20…

  15. Never The Bride Woos Bassey Back To Studio

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two London-based writer/performers have sparked the recording return of 70-year-old Welsh vocal powerhouse Shirley Bassey. Two London-based writer/performers have sparked the recording return of 70-year-old Welsh vocal powerhouse Shirley Bassey. The singer, who had her first U.K. hit in 1957,…

  16. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2006 - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2002 -…

  17. Secretly Canadian Artists Cover Each Other On CD

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bloomington, Ind.-based record label Secretly Canadian will celebrate its first 11 years with the compilation "SC100," due April 10. The 18-track disc finds the label's artists covering one another's Bloomington, Ind.-based record label Secretly Canadian will celebrate its…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Songwriters/producers/musicians Vada Nobles, Johari Newton, Tejumold Newton, and Rasheem Pugh file lawsuit against Lauryn Hill alleging that the Ruffhouse/Columbia artist failed to give 2004 - Vines lead singer Craig Nicholls reveals that he has Asperger Syndrome, a…

  19. 'Bat' In Black

    October 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Virgin's release this week of Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose" adds a new chapter to the biggest and best-known album serial in rock'n'roll history. Virgin's release this week of Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster…

  20. Queensryche / Sept. 23, 2006 / Atlantic City, N.J. (House of Blues)

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Queensryche made a ballsy move this year by releasing "Operation: Mindcrime II," the sequel to its groundbreaking 1988 concept album. It hasn't stopped there: The band is touring North America and pla Queensryche made a ballsy move this year by releasing "Operation:…

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