1. Patrick Stump, 'Soul Punk': Track-By-Track Review

    October 18, 2011 5:30 PM EDT "If this is it, I want to go out with a bang," Patrick Stump sings on "Explode," the opening track on "Soul Punk." It's a sentiment that hangs over the singer's debut full-length, which Stump recorded following eight years as the frontman of Fall Out…

  2. Patrick Stump Rocks Big Boi's 'Shutterbugg'

    October 17, 2011 1:05 PM EDT The official Mashup Mondays season ended last month, and the 2011 run got a great reaction -- from Grace Potter hollering down the house on Beyonce 's "Why Don't You Love Me," to Greyson Chance getting into "Empire State of Mind" and Wonder Girls rocking B.o.B .…

  3. Patrick Stump Lets Soul Flag Fly in 'This City' Video

    September 20, 2011 2:35 PM EDT Former Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump has previewed his R&B-inflected solo debut, "Soul Punk," with a music video featuring bright colors, bow ties, admiring shots of Chicago and a hoodie-sporting Lupe Fiasco . Check out the clip for "This City" below. Patrick…

  4. Chris Isaak, Stevie Nicks Lead Buddy Holly Tribute Event

    September 08, 2011 10:50 AM EDT An eclectic collection of artists that included Stevie Nicks , members of Cobra Starship , Chris Isaak and Paul Anka saluted Buddy Holly Wednesday on what would have been his 75th birthday in, appropriately enough, Hollywood. Producer, manager and singer Peter Asher organized the Holly…

  5. Lollapalooza 2011: Patrick Stump Is 'Nobody Again, and I Love It'

    August 07, 2011 3:15 PM EDT There are a few things lighter about Patrick Stump these days. Aside from his appearance, which is much slimmer than the Fall Out Boy era, Stump is enjoying the freedom of playing to smaller (and more fervent, he says) audiences in his current incarnation as a solo artist. "I'd…

  6. Patrick Stump: Solo Album Has 'Nothing To Do with Fall Out Boy'

    July 25, 2011 2:50 PM EDT Although he expects Fall Out Boy to come together again in the future, Patrick Stump says his solo career -- which includes the EP "Truant Wave" and the upcoming album "Soul Punk" -- will be a going and primary concern. "I do have a lot of records I want to put out,…

  7. Billboard Bits: Tyler, The Creator Predicts Death, Patrick Stump Pairs With Lupe Fiasco

    June 28, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Tyler, The Creator Predicts His Death, Talks Columbine Tragedy The 20-year-old Odd Future frontman Tyler, The Creator recently told UK music magazine Q that he expects to be dead at 40. "Either an obsessed fan…

  8. Adele's '21' Likely to Take No. 1 On Billboard 200 Next Week

    February 24, 2011 9:14 AM EST The odds are pretty great that Adele's "21" will score the British singer her first No. 1 album next week on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry prognosticators suggest that the singer's sophomore effort may sell as many as 275,000 to 300,000 copies by week's end on…

  9. Watch: Patrick Stump Covers Jay-Z, Lady Antebellum, Cee Lo

    January 21, 2011 11:45 AM EST We already knew Fall Out Boy singer Patrick Stump had one hell of a voice, but after watching a recent video posted to Stump's YouTube account, we discovered that his pipes are not just great for pop-punk -- but Top 40 pop as well. Video: Patrick Stump Goes A Cappella In the clip, Stump…

  10. Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump Steps Into the 'Spotlight'

    December 21, 2010 12:50 PM EST F all Out Boy 's Patrick Stump may have one of the best voices in pop-punk, but it never really seemed like he was "owning" his frontman status in FOB. Now, with the release of his solo album "Soul Punk" this winter, Stump is stepping into the "Spotlight" --…

  11. 5 Things with Travie McCoy

    October 04, 2010 10:36 AM EDT Chart Article To give you a closer look at your favorite artists' favorite things, Billboard.com is launching "5 Things," a new package that lets artists open up about their personal preferences. We're kicking things off with pop-rap singer Travie McCoy, who talked to us…

  12. Bret Michaels' Condition Still Critical, Stars Celebrate Earth Day on DC Mall

    April 26, 2010 5:54 PM EDT In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Poison 's Bret Michaels is stable but still critical after suffering a brain hemorrhage late Thursday. A rally celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and calling on Congress to pass tougher climate legislation…

  13. 'American Idol' Recap: Michael Lynche Can't Salvage Sub-Par Night

    February 25, 2010 1:53 AM EST Billboard's Ann Donahue breaks down every live performance of "American Idol" Season 9, from the top 24 contestants to the last one standing. -- When Simon Cowell said before this week's performances that he thought a woman was going to win this season, I figured he was…

  14. Blink-182 / October 4, 2009 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    October 06, 2009 8:22 PM EDT The blink-182 reunion tour landed at Madison Square Garden Sunday night (Oct. 4), marking the latest stop in a new-era trek for the Southern California pop-punk outfit. But first, there was an important cosmetic matter to tend to. "You know that Jay-Z song, 'Death of Autotune'?…

  15. Fall Out Boy Tells 'Toy Story' In New Comic Series

    September 21, 2009 5:32 PM EDT Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz admits to not being an avid fan of comic books. When he started chatting with Los Angeles designer Darren Romanelli about developing a visual project with the band, however, the idea of creating a comic seemed like a natural fit. "We were both kindred…

  16. Gym Class Heroes Warm Up For New Album

    April 09, 2009 10:40 AM EDT Gym Class Heroes are still fully in the cycle of their fourth album, "The Quilt," but the group is already starting to focus on its next release. "It's half of what we do," drummer Matt McGinley tells Billboard.com. "Half of it is being on stage and performing…

  17. Fall Out Boy Takes 50 Cent On Tour

    April 03, 2009 10:59 AM EDT It was 50 Cent's proposal to play some shows with Fall Out Boy this month. But he didn't have to ask twice. "He came up with the idea, and we were like, 'Yeah. Totally. Yeah. Why not?," frontman Patrick Stump tells Billboard.com. "He had been talking for awhile…

  18. Good Charlotte Puts Dance Spin On Hits

    November 13, 2008 2:42 PM EST A proposed greatest hits album was the impetus for Good Charlotte 's upcoming " The Greatest Remixes ," which is due out Nov. 25 from Epic. "We just feel like even though we're in the process of making our fifth album and we have had a lot of hits, we're a little…

  19. Good Charlotte Puts Dance Spin On Hits

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST "We just feel like even though we're in the process of making our fifth album and we have had a lot of hits, we're a little too young for a greatest hits (album)," guitarist Benji Madden tells Billboa A proposed greatest hits album was the impetus for Good Charlotte's…

  20. Fall Out Boy Speaks Its Mind On New Album

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "On some level, yes, this is a political record," Fall Out Boy singer/guitarist Patrick Stump tells Billboard of "Folie A Deux," due Nov. 4 via Island. "On some level, yes, this is a political record," Fall Out Boy singer/guitarist Patrick Stump tells Billboard…

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