1. Beck Sets Date, Track List For 'Modern Guilt'

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As tipped her last month, a new Beck album will be available in a matter of weeks. The Danger Mouse-produced "Modern Guilt" is due July 8 via DGC in North America and a day earlier via XL Recordings i As tipped here last month, a new Beck album will be available in a matter of weeks…

  2. My Morning Jacket Plans New Year's At MSG

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, My Morning Jacket will play an "evening with" New Year's Eve concert on Dec. 31 at New York's Madison Square Garden, in what will be the band's biggest headlining show to date. Tickets fo As expected, My Morning Jacket will play an "evening with"…

  3. Keane 'Nearly Done' With Third Album

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock outfit Keane is "nearly done" with its third album, according to a Web posting from pianist Tim Rice-Oxley. No title or release date has been confirmed for the project, but it's likely to ap U.K. rock outfit Keane is "nearly done" with its third album,…

  4. Lil Wayne Continues Hot 100 Dominance

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With his new album "Tha Carter III" poised to debut next week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, Lil Wayne begins a fifth week atop the Hot 100 with "Lollipop" featuring Static Major. Five songs from "Tha With his new album "Tha Carter III" poised to debut next…

  5. Two Charged With Supplying Drugs To Winehouse

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Police have charged a man and a woman in London with supplying drugs to Amy Winehouse. The charges stem from a video that appeared to show the singer smoking crack cocaine. Police have charged a man and a woman in London with supplying drugs to Amy Winehouse. The charges stem from a video…

  6. Sparks

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cult rock act Sparks is in the midst of performing all 21 of its albums in their entirety during a month-long stand in London. Check out drummer Steven Nistor's initial thoughts from the band's 21 alb Cult rock act Sparks is in the midst of performing all 21 of its albums in their…

  7. This Day in Music

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Beyonce launches a nationwide search for an all-female band to accompany her on an upcoming tour in support of her sophomore solo effort, "B'Day." 2006 - Beyonce launches a nationwide search for an all-female band to accompany her on an upcoming tour in support of her…

  8. Billboard Bits: Franz Ferdinand, LonPaul Ellrich, A-Trak

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Franz Ferdinand has uploaded to its Web site instrumental snippets from several new songs likely to appear on its next studio album. The as-yet-untitled set is due this fall via Epic. Franz Ferdinand has uploaded to its Web site instrumental snippets from several new songs likely to appear on…

  9. Lil Wayne A Lock To Top Next Week's Album Chart

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's all about Lil Wayne this week as The Billboard 200 prepares for the arrival of "Tha Carter III." The rapper's new Cash Money/Universal album will easily bow at No. 1 next week, as it leads Nielse It's all about Lil Wayne this week as The Billboard 200 prepares…

  10. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss / June 10, 2008 / New York (WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden)

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT If you've never seen someone headbang to a mandolin, go see Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. The pair have successfully married their sounds in a way that not only casts Plant's old work in a new light If you've never seen someone headbang to a mandolin, go see Robert Plant and…

  11. Cut Copy Buckles Down For Extensive Tour

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With a domestic No. 1 album under its belt and a widening fanbase in the northern hemisphere, Australian electro-pop act Cut Copy is putting in the hard work to reach the next level. With a domestic No. 1 album under its belt and a widening fanbase in the northern hemisphere, Australian…

  12. Maroon 5 Expands New Album With DVD, B-Sides

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Maroon 5's 2007 album "It Won't Be Soon Before Long," will be reissued in expanded form July 8 via A&M/Octone. The package will include a bonus DVD with four music videos and a full concert shot l Maroon 5's 2007 album "It Won't Be Soon Before Long,"…

  13. Dave Matthews Band / June 9, 2008 / Independence Township, Mich. (DTE Energy Music Theatre)

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band, by nature, does a big show. But for the seventh show of its North American summer tour, Mother Nature added even more drama to the mix. The Dave Matthews Band, by nature, does a big show. But for the seventh show of its North American summer tour, Mother Nature added…

  14. Carrie Underwood Extends 'Carnival' Tour

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood has extended her maiden headlining tour, dubbed Carnival Ride, through mid-December. The new leg begins Sept. 23 in Cleveland and wraps Dec. 14 in Gainesville, Fla., with support from Carrie Underwood has extended her maiden headlining tour, dubbed Carnival Ride, through mid…

  15. New Edition's Tresvant Preps New Solo Album

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Founding New Edition member Ralph Tresvant is recording a new solo album via his Xzault Media Group (XMG) label. Founding New Edition member Ralph Tresvant is recording a new solo album via his Xzault Media Group (XMG) label. The as-yet-untitled project, due later this year, features lead…

  16. EMI Deal Unlocks BBC Archives

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The BBC has handed EMI Music the keys to its treasure-filled broadcast vault. The BBC has handed EMI Music the keys to its treasure-filled broadcast vault. Through an agreement struck between EMI and BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, both parties will be able to tap into one…

  17. Hidden Beach, Collipark Package New 'Unwrapped'

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hidden Beach Recordings' "Unwrapped" series is returning this month with a new slant and production collaborator. Offering jazz instrumental covers of Southern hip-hop hits, "Unwrapped Vol. 5.0: The C Hidden Beach Recordings' "Unwrapped" series is returning…

  18. Disturbed Scores Third Straight No. 1 Album

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Disturbed claims its third Billboard 200 No. 1 as "Indestructible" bows atop the chart this week. Moving 252,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the Warner Bros. set follows in the footsteps of Disturbed claims its third Billboard 200 No. 1 as "Indestructible" bows…

  19. Hotstylz

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT One listen to Hotstylz on their debut single "Lookin Boy," featuring Yung Joc, and you'd think you were at a comedian roast. The Chicago-based comedy/hip-hop trio drops a number of pop cultural refere One listen to Hotstylz on their debut single "Lookin Boy,"…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Rowland of chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child announces the group will split after its fall North American tour. 2005 - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Rowland of chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child announces the group will split after…

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