1. U2 Brings PopMart To DVD In June

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U2 will on June 26 offer up the first DVD release of the 1998 home video "PopMart Live From Mexico City," which was taped at the city's Foro Sol Autodromo on Dec. 3, 1997. U2 will on June 26 offer up the first DVD release of the 1998 home video "PopMart Live From Mexico…

  2. 12OnTV

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 19 - Mar. 25, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 19 "TRL" MTV Featured artist(s): Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Fergie. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Joss Stone (also featured: Bernie Mac, Paula Abdul). "Jimmy Kimmel Live…

  3. R. Kelly Previews New Album On The Phone

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly is back with a new album titled "Double Up," set to hit stores May 29 via Jive, and he's asking fans to preview it by dialing in to a hotline (312-278-3965) for song snippets. R. Kelly is back with a new album titled "Double Up," set to hit stores May 29 via…

  4. Billboard Bits: Run DMC, Yoko Ono, Can

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Run DMC's Jam Master Jay may be gone, but if Eagle Rock Entertainment can help it, he won't yet be forgotten. Run DMC's Jam Master Jay may be gone, but if Eagle Rock Entertainment can help it, he won't yet be forgotten. On April 3, Eagle Records and Eagle Eye Media will…

  5. Billboard Bits: Premios Lo Nuestra, Five For Fighting, Powersolo

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Norteno band Intocable and Mexican hitmakers Mana were the big winners at the 19th Premios Lo Nuestro a La Musica Latina, taking home three prizes each. The awards aired lived last night (Feb. 22) on Norteno band Intocable and Mexican hitmakers Mana were the big winners at the 19th Premios Lo…

  6. Two-Thirds Of The Jam Reuniting For Tour

    February 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Jam bassist Bruce Foxton and drummer Rick Buckler are reuniting for a tour, minus the group's most famous member, Paul Weller, under the moniker "From the Jam: Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler." The The Jam bassist Bruce Foxton and drummer Rick Buckler are reuniting for a tour…

  7. New York (Birdland)

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Blues, b-l-u-e-s," a disembodied voice, heard on a sample cued by Jason Moran, blurted out at the start of the inspired first set of the pianist's first performance of the new year. "Blues, b-l-u-e-s," a disembodied voice, heard on a sample cued by Jason Moran,…

  8. Mika, Winehouse Lead New Talent On U.K. Charts

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Beirut-born Mika ascended to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart with "Grace Kelly" (Universal Island) yesterday (Jan. 21) in a strong chart for new talent. It was also a triumphant week for Island, as Am Beirut-born Mika ascended to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart with "Grace…

  9. Meat Loaf / Nov. 3, 2006 / Elgin Theatre (Toronto)

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST In support of the Halloween release of the third and probably final installment of "Bat Out of Hell," Meat Loaf opted to present his bombastic, theatrical music on smaller, more intimate stages. If an In support of the Halloween release of the third and probably final installment of…

  10. Badly Drawn Boy 'Born' Again On New CD

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Damon Gough, the British singer/songwriter known as Badly Drawn Boy, will release his fifth studio album, "Born in the U.K.," Oct. 17 via Astralwerks. Nick Franglen of Lemon Jelly produced the 13-song Damon Gough, the British singer/songwriter known as Badly Drawn Boy, will release…

  11. U2's 'Zoo' Expands For DVD Debut

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Originally released on VHS in 1994, U2's "Zoo TV -- Live From Sydney," will make its DVD debut Sept. 19 via Island/UME. Originally released on VHS in 1994, U2's "Zoo TV -- Live From Sydney," will make its DVD debut Sept. 19 via Island/UME. The release will be…

  12. Top Acts Salute Harry Smith On Four-Disc Set

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted by acts such as Elvis Costello, Beck, Wilco and Lou Reed on the four-disc boxed set "The Harry Smith Project: Anthology of American Folk M The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted on the four-disc boxed…

  13. Meat Loaf Awakens The Beast For 'Bat III'

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Meat Loaf has revived the mega-selling "Bat out of Hell" franchise for a third album installment, due Oct. 31 via Virgin in North America and Universal internationally. Meat Loaf has revived the mega-selling "Bat out of Hell" franchise for a third album installment, due…

  14. The Walkmen / June 30, 2006 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Warsaw)

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Walkmen have a lot going for them at the moment. The band's new album, "A Hundred Miles Off," is its best yet, revealing an expanding sound and a maturing outlook. And the band members seem as ple The Walkmen have a lot going for them at the moment. The band's new…

  15. Pink Floyd Co-Founder Syd Barrett Dies At 60

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett died Friday (July 7) at the age of 60, reportedly due to complications from diabetes. The artist, who left Pink Floyd in the late 1960s after his mental healt Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett died Friday (July 7) at the…

  16. HERB ALPERT'S TIJUANA BRASS, "Whipped Cream and Other Delights Re-Whipped"

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With the tribute-record craze in lively swing and Alpert the recent recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame (along with his A&M Records co-founder, Jerry Moss With the tribute-record craze in lively swing and Alpert the recent recipient of a Lifetime…

  17. Phillips Touring With Toad This Summer

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Glen Phillips will reunite with his former Toad the Wet Sprocket bandmates for the first time in several years while touring in support of his fourth solo release, "Mr. Lemons." Singer/songwriter Glen Phillips will reunite with his former Toad the Wet Sprocket…

  18. Silver Jews / March 18, 2006 / New York (Webster Hall)

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Berman has been through hell. Severe bouts of depression coupled with drugs and booze eventually led to a suicide attempt and then repeated stints in rehab. So it wouldn't be too much to call se David Berman has been through hell. Severe bouts of depression coupled with drugs and…

  19. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z, Ambulance LTD, Glen Phillips

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Jay-Z, Ambulance LTD, Glen Phillips Def Jam president Jay-Z, who is also part owner of the NBA's New Jersey Nets, has launched a contest for amateur performers to write and record a Nets theme song. The contest is a partnership with Sprite and New York radio station WQHT (Hot 97)…

  20. Exclusive: The Walkmen Travel 'Miles' On New Album

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST New York rock act the Walkmen will release their third full-length, "A Hundred Miles Off," May 23 via Record Collection, Billboard.com can exclusively reveal. New York rock act the Walkmen will release their third full-length, "A Hundred Miles Off," May 23 via Record…

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