1. The Cure 'Dreams' On With New Album

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Cure's long-in-the-works new album, "4:13 Dream," is slated for an Oct. 14 U.S. release via Suretone/Geffen. The Cure's long-in-the-works new album, "4:13 Dream," is slated for an Oct. 14 U.S. release via Suretone/Geffen. The set, which was first expected out…

  2. Gym Class Heroes, The Roots Team For Fall Tour

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In one of the more eclectic bills of the fall, Gym Class Heroes and the Roots will co-headline a tour beginning Oct. 2 in Baltimore, with support from U.K. up-and-comer Estelle. In one of the more eclectic bills of the fall, Gym Class Heroes and the Roots will co-headline a tour beginning Oct…

  3. Fall Out Boy Focusing On 'Life Stuff' For Now

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fresh after attending bandmate Pete Wentz's wedding to Ashlee Simpson a few weekends ago, Fall Out Boy guitarist Patrick Stump tells Billboard.com a new album is on the horizon for the pop-punk/emo, a Fresh after attending bandmate Pete Wentz's wedding to Ashlee Simpson a few…

  4. 'Down' But Not Out

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After seven studio albums, the Roots are embracing their awkwardness on "Rising Down," according to drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson. After seven studio albums, the Roots are embracing their awkwardness on "Rising Down," according to drummer Ahmir "…

  5. The Roots Bump 'Birthday' From New Album

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The intended first single from the Roots' new album, which features Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump, has fallen off of "Rising Down," due April 29 via Def Jam. The intended first single from the Roots' new album, which features Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump, has…

  6. Guests Blend Seamlessly On New Gym Class Heroes Disc

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Gym Class Heroes are planning on taking a "movie approach" to their sophomore album, "The Quilt: Starring Gym Class Heroes," due in August via Decaydence/Fueled by Ramen, according to lead vocalist Tr Gym Class Heroes are planning on taking a "movie approach" to…

  7. Ne-Yo In A Rat Pack State Of Mind With New CD

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Barely a year after his last album, Ne-Yo will return this summer with his third release, "Year of the Gentleman." Due June 24 via Def Jam, the set is led by the Stargate-produced single "Closer," a f Barely a year after his last album, Ne-Yo will return this summer with…

  8. 'Cool' Runnings

    December 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Lupe Fiasco embodies multiple characters and concepts on his sophomore album, "Lupe Fiasco's The Cool," due this week via 1st and 15th/Atlantic. Rapper Lupe Fiasco embodies multiple characters and concepts on his sophomore album, "Lupe Fiasco's The Cool,"…

  9. The Unclassifiable Lupe Fiasco

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST "'LupEND' -- that's going to be my last album's title. When you play a videogame, you can only put in three letters for your name and when the game's over, those three letters and 'END' pop up. My nex "'LupEND' -- that's going to be…

  10. 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,"…

  11. Academy Is..., Say Anything Triumph At mtvU Woodies

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Academy Is..., Say Anything and Boys Like Girls were the big winners last night (Nov. 8) at the 2007 mtvU Woodie Awards. The college music network awarded seven wooden statuettes at the high-energ The Academy Is..., Say Anything and Boys Like Girls were the big winners last night (Nov. 8)…

  12. Fall Out Boy Saving 'Bizarre' Tunes For Next CD

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fall Out Boy has "an album's worth of material" ready, according to frontman Patrick Stump. But don't expect to see the group's fifth album any time soon. Fall Out Boy has "an album's worth of material" ready, according to frontman Patrick Stump. But…

  13. Fall Out Boy Keeping New Songs To Themselves

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Though its latest album, "Infinity on High," is barely six months old, Fall Out Boy is already sitting on a batch of new songs. Though its latest album, "Infinity on High," is barely six months old, Fall Out Boy is already sitting on a batch of new songs. "I've…

  14. Lavigne Sweeps Charts As 'Girlfriend' Tops Hot 100

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend" scores the artist her first Hot 100 chart-topper as it moves 3-1, a day after its parent album, "The Best Damn Thing" (RCA), debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. "Girlfr Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend" scores the artist…

  15. Timbaland Holds At No. 1 On The Hot 100

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Timbaland's "Give It to Me" featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake begins a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, fending off Akon's former chart-topper "Don't Matter," which is No. 2 Timbaland's "Give It to Me" featuring Nelly…

  16. Akon Scores Second No. 1 Hit From 'Konvicted'

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Akon lands his second No. 1 Hot 100 hit on the album "Konvicted" as "Don't Matter" jumps 3-1 on the chart, where it is the fastest growing track at radio for a fifth week. The song follows "I Wanna Lo Akon lands his second No. 1 Hot 100 hit on the album "…

  17. Fergie Scores Second 'Glamorous' Week At No. 1

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fergie's "Glamorous" rules the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 1 for a second week straight. The track fends off Mims' previous chart-topper "This Is Why I'm Hot," which remains at No. 2 for a second week. A Fergie's "Glamorous" rules the Billboard…

  18. Fergie Gets 'Glamorous' Atop Hot 100

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fergie earns her second No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 with the 8-1 surge of "Glamorous" featuring Ludacris. Moving 166,000 digital downloads, the track is this week's biggest digital sales gainer and Fergie earns her second No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 with the 8-1 surge of …

  19. Mims Remains 'Hot' At No. 1, Akon Stays Close

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Mims' "This Is Why I'm Hot" begins a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, a week after rocketing 32-1 on the chart. The song also inches up 4-3 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, which is Rapper Mims' "This Is Why I'm Hot" begins a second…

  20. Mims Puts The 'Hot' In The Hot 100 At No. 1

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST "This Is Why I'm Hot" by Mims rockets up the Billboard Hot 100 32-1, the third largest leap in the chart's history and the first No. 1 single for Capitol Records since 1992. The track also bows atop t "This Is Why I'm Hot" by Mims rockets up the Billboard…

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