1. Fergie, John Legend, BRMC Complete Bumbershoot Bill

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fergie, John Legend, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, (+)44 and the Apples In Stereo are among the final acts confirmed for the 2007 Bumbershoot festival, to be held Sept. 1-3 throughout the Seattle Cente Fergie, John Legend, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, (+)44 and the Apples In Stereo are among…

  2. Ask Billboard

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Stevie Nicks, Madonna, the Spice Girls and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . NICKS IN THE MIX Hi Keith, Thank you very much for always providing great answers…

  3. Music On TV: July 2 - July 8

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 2 - July 8, 2007. MONDAY, July 2 "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Kings Of Leon, Conan O'Brien. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ashley Judd, Matthew Bomer, The Bravery. "Late Night with Conan O&…

  4. Spice Girls Kicking Off World Tour In L.A.

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Spice Girls today (June 28) confirmed one of the pop world's worst-kept secrets when they announced they would reunite for a world tour. The five-piece group will perform 11 dates in eight countri The Spice Girls today (June 28) confirmed one of the pop world's worst-kept…

  5. Spice Girls Ready To Announce Reunion?

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Spice Girls took a big step closer to announcing an already widely rumored reunion tour today when they coyly called a June 28 press conference to discuss "future plans," but declined to give "fur The Spice Girls took a big step closer to announcing an already widely…

  6. T-Pain Soars To No. 1 Ahead Of Rihanna, McCartney

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT T-Pain's sophomore album "Epiphany" enters on top of The Billboard 200 in a week where six of the top 10 albums are new releases. With sales fueled by the MC's high-powered single "Buy U a Drank (Shaw T-Pain's sophomore album "Epiphany" enters on top of…

  7. The Academy Is...

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It was Pete Wentz's birthday, so the whole show, people were wishing Pete a happy birthday except for Mark Hoppus, who, as a birthday gift to Pete, ran off stage, took Pete's bass, and threw it in the Today is another day off! We are spending it at Cedar Point, which is a theme park…

  8. The Academy Is...

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A few nights ago, our friend Alex decided he needed a hair cut so we decided that we should be in charge of it... Today we are at Saratoga Springs! I have played at this outdoor venue once before and I have bad memories of it because it rained like crazy! It makes the people sitting on the…

  9. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available as a free, timed-out download beginning via radio station Web sites across the country. 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available…

  10. Unconventional Stops Enliven White Stripes Tour

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes have finalized plans for their North American summer tour, which will visit a number of unconventional locations beginning June 24 in Burnaby, B.C. The White Stripes have finalized plans for their North American summer tour, which will visit a number of unconventional…

  11. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne grows up and rocks out on her third album, Nine Inch Nails gets creative to build the back story for the dystopian "Year Zero" and Joseph Arthur stretches out in the company of his band The self-titled debut from former "American Idol" contestant Bucky…

  12. Daft Punk, Stooges, MMJ Join Pearl Jam At Lollapalooza

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ben Harper and Snow Patrol are among the top acts joining previously announced headliner Pearl Jam at this Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs…

  13. GWAR, Chimaira Lead Sounds Of The Underground Tour

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The third edition of the Sounds of the Underground tour will feature performances by GWAR, Chimaira, Every Time I Die, Necro and Job For A Cowboy, among others. The third edition of the Sounds of the Underground tour will feature performances by GWAR, Chimaira, Every Time I Die, Necro and Job…

  14. Common, Decemberists Set For Summerstage Shows

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Common, the Decemberists, Television, Neko Case and Cassandra Wilson are among the headliners for the 2007 season of New York's Central Park Summerstage. The series will open June 15 with jazz vocalis Common, the Decemberists, Television, Neko Case and Cassandra Wilson are among the…

  15. Common Rhymes With Kanye, Lily Allen On 'Forever'

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of 2005's "Be," which debuted at a career-best No. 2 on The Billboard 200, Common has set a July 10 release date for his next Geffen album, "Finding Forever." The set features production On the heels of 2005's "Be," which debuted at a…

  16. Modest Mouse Steers Its 'Ship' To No. 1 Debut

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Modest Mouse scores the first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 of its career this week as "We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank" debuts on top. The Epic set moved 129,000 copies in the United States Modest Mouse scores the first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 of its career this…

  17. The Clientele Picks Up The Pace On New Album

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock outfit the Clientele offers some of the most up-tempo songs of its career on its new album, "God Save the Clientele," due May 8 via Merge. U.K. rock outfit the Clientele offers some of the most up-tempo songs of its career on its new album, "God Save the Clientele,…

  18. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, dies in a Casper, Wy., hospital after a lengthy illness. He is 56. 2005 - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, dies in a Casper…

  19. The National Unveiling New Album In May

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST New York indie rock act the National has set a May 22 release for its second Beggars Banquet album, "Boxer." The set is the follow-up to 2005's critically acclaimed "Alligator." New York indie rock act the National has set a May 22 release for its second Beggars…

  20. 'Salvation' And Sorrow On New Olson Album

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jayhawks co-founder Mark Olson puts his blues on display on his next album, "The Salvation Blues," due June 15 via Hacktone. Written in the wake of his divorce from his wife, the loss of his home and Jayhawks co-founder Mark Olson puts his blues on display on his next album, "…

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