1. Interpol Inks New Deal With Capitol

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New York rock act Interpol has parted ways with indie home Matador Records and will sign a new deal with Capitol, sources say. The group is now being managed by Dave Holmes, whose clients also include New York rock act Interpol has parted ways with indie home Matador Records and will sign a…

  2. 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…

  3. Michael Jackson Eyeing 50 Cent Collaboration

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here this afternoon, embattled pop star Michael Jackson is eyeing a collaboration with superstar rapper 50 Cent. The first fruit of a potential pairing would likely appea Updating a story first posted here this afternoon, embattled pop star Michael Jackson is…

  4. Michael Jackson Sails With Two Seas

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has taken a step towards a return to his musical career by signing an exclusive recording agreement with Bahrain-based Two Seas Records. The label is a joint venture between the embatt Michael Jackson has taken a step towards a return to his musical career by signing an…

  5. Former Manager Sues The Killers For $16M

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Killers' former manager filed a lawsuit Tuesday (Feb. 21) for at least $16 million against the band members and their current manager, Robert Reynolds. The Killers' former manager filed a lawsuit Tuesday (Feb. 21) for at least $16 million against the band members and their…

  6. G-Unit, Fugees Session Men Return With Dub Trio

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST When respected session musicians for some of pop and hip-hop's biggest names get together to jam, an amalgamation of heavy metal, noisecore, and dub are usually not the genres you'd expect to result. When respected session musicians for some of pop and hip-hop's biggest names…

  7. On TV

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 9-15, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 9 "Attack of the Show," G4 Featured artist(s): Project 86 (also scheduled: Uwe Boll). "Influenc'd: Green Day," Fuse Featured artist(s): Green Day, Hawthorne Heights, blink-182, Bayside/Name Taken, Taking Back…

  8. Jackson May Avoid Default On Song Catalog Loan

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawyers for Michael Jackson and a key creditor are in talks to keep the pop star from defaulting on $200 million in loans secured by his prized stake in the Beatles' song catalog. Lawyers for Michael Jackson and a key creditor are in talks to keep the pop star from defaulting on $200…

  9. This Day in Music

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Jazz bassist and photographer Milt Hinton dies in Queens, N.Y., after a long hospitalization. He is 90.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Country outfit Lonestar gives an acoustic performance at the Vanderbilt Children's…

  10. Ball, Slim, Campbell Lead Blues Award Nominees

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer-pianist Marcia Ball, guitarist Magic Slim and the late vocalist-guitarist Little Milton Campbell lead nominees for the 2006 Blues Music Awards with four nominations apiece. Singer-pianist Marcia Ball, guitarist Magic Slim and the late vocalist-guitarist Little Milton Campbell lead…

  11. Biz Veterans Debate Cult Of Celebrity

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For recording artists who have captured the public's interest not with their talent but mostly with their offstage personal affairs, today's culture of celebrity can be both a blessing and a curse. For recording artists who have captured the public's interest not with their…

  12. Usher's Label Finally Goes Live

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Usher's US Records will make its formal debut next month with the release of the film soundtrack "In the Mix." The Lions Gate romantic comedy -- initially titled "Dying for Dolly" -- finds Usher in hi Usher's US Records will make its formal debut next month with…

  13. U2 & Corbijn

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2 singer Bono and guitarist the Edge pose with photographer Anton Corbijn. U2 singer Bono and guitarist the Edge pose with photographer Anton Corbijn, Oct. 9 in New York. The event was the opening of Corbijn's show of more than two decades of photography of the band, which is on display…

  14. Tupac Script Headed To Big Screen

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Live 2 Tell," a script written by late rapper Tupac "2Pac" Shakur, is being developed as a feature film, with shooting set to begin in March, the project's producer said yesterday (Sept. 27). "Live 2 Tell," a script written by late rapper Tupac "2Pac…

  15. Billboard Bits: Alex Chilton, Nellie McKay, DMB

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Alex Chilton, Nellie McKay, DMB Big Star vocalist/guitarist Alex Chilton has been rescued from New Orleans, according to the group's longtime producer, Terry Manning. Chilton's specific whereabouts at this point are unknown, but several friends report that he is now safe…

  16. Tunes On TV

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brooks & Dunn (also scheduled: Sandra Day O'Connor). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Rihanna. "CKY…

  17. Red Hot Coldplay Looks To The Future

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's ongoing Twisted Logic tour is doing huge business as the box office in North America, but the U.K. group already has its sight set on the future. Following the Dec. 20 close of a European t Coldplay's ongoing Twisted Logic tour is doing huge business as the box office in…

  18. Glastonbury Gears Up For Another Year

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rain, hail or mud: nothing is likely to dampen the spirits of those visiting England's annual Glastonbury Festival. The three-day event, which begins Friday (June 24), is widely recognized as one of t Rain, hail or mud: nothing is likely to dampen the spirits of those visiting England&…

  19. Pixies Unplug For Newport Folk Festival

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The group will anchor the Aug. 6 bill for the…

  20. TunesOnTV

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 13-19, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 13 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Alanis Morissette (also scheduled: Will Ferrell). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artists: Akon, Kristin…

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