1. Widespread Panic, Snoop, Of Montreal Star At Rothbury

    July 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "The early bird gets the worm, huh?," Jakob Dylan said as he got the second day of the inaugural Rothbury Festival started yesterday (July 4). And there was certainly plenty to be hooked on the event' "The early bird gets the worm, huh?," Jakob Dylan said as he got…

  2. Nas Breaks Tradition, Inks Deal With Fila

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Nas has broken his tradition of sidestepping brand partnerships and inked a one-year partnership with athletic apparel company Fila, Billboard can reveal. Rapper Nas has broken his tradition of sidestepping brand partnerships and inked a one-year partnership with athletic apparel…

  3. Grammy Performances Meld Classic, Contemporary

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles, with performances from talent that included some of the most beloved songs of the past decades. The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles,…

  4. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sinatra of "Learnin' the Blues" to kick off the 50th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but the real magic came from le Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank…

  5. Ask Billboard

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Tina Turner, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . WHERE'S MIMI? Hi Keith! I always look forward to reading your column. I…

  6. THE RAGTIME KID

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST A young man's obsession with ragtime leads him to his idol Scott Joplin, and into the middle of a murder puzzle. A young man's obsession with ragtime leads him to his idol Scott Joplin, and into the middle of a murder puzzle. In turn-of-the-century Oklahoma City, teenager Brun…

  7. Juliet

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Desperate times call for desperate measures. September 25 Let me write about last night: Philadelphia We pulled up to the World Café and there was already a band on. I went to the dressing room that we had used 2 weeks ago to lay down. It was full of guys who were in the 3 bands on before us.…

  8. M.I.A., MC5 To Visit New York's SummerStage

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT M.I.A., the MC5 and Coheed & Cambria are among the acts confirmed to play free shows as part of New York's Central Park SummerStage. M.I.A., the MC5 and Coheed & Cambria are among the acts confirmed to play free shows as part of New York's Central Park SummerStage. The…

  9. Billboard Bits: Toby Keith, Moogfest, 30 Seconds To Mars, Stryper

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stories about Toby Keith, Moogfest, 30 Seconds To Mars and Stryper. Toby Keith is preparing to launch his third United Service Organizations ( USO ) tour during which he will perform for U.S. troops stationed in Cuba, Germany, Belgium and the Persian Gulf. Along with performing, the country…

  10. Franti, Doughty To Rock Slamdance

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Somewhat edgier than its better-known Sundance cousin, this year's Slamdance Film Festival will offer its share of musical treats to entertain moviegoers. Somewhat edgier than its better-known Sundance cousin, this year's Slamdance Film Festival will offer its share of musical…

  11. Trainwreck Steams Ahead On Debut Album

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Trainwreck, the band led by Kyle Gass when he's not rocking as half of Tenacious D, is at work on its full-length debut with the Dust Brothers' John King producing. Trainwreck, the band led by Kyle Gass when he's not rocking as half of Tenacious D, is at work on its full-length…

  12. Billboard Bits: Mos Def, Eddie Vedder, Tim Booth

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Mos Def, Eddie Vedder, Tim Booth Mos Def will next month return to famed New York jazz nightclub the Blue Note's Another Side Series, at which he performed last year. The rapper-turned-actor will perform two shows a night Nov. 3-5 backed by an acoustic band featuring Living…

  13. Gibby Haynes Plans Solo Surf Tour

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Shortly after his debut solo album emerges, former Butthole Surfers frontman Gibby Haynes will hit the road to support the set. Shortly after his debut solo album emerges, former Butthole Surfers frontman Gibby Haynes will hit the road to support the set. As previously reported , "Gibby…

  14. 'Danger': Mos Def Returns In September

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Mos Def will release his long-in-the-works sophomore solo album, "The New Danger," Sept. 28 via Geffen. Rapper Mos Def will release his long-in-the-works sophomore solo album, "The New Danger," Sept. 28 via Geffen. The 18-track set will feature the tracks "…

  15. Petty Prepares Live CD/DVD

    June 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' live prowess is the subject of the DVD/CD package "Live at the Olympic: The Last DJ and More." Due July 22 from Warner Bros./Warner Home Video, the set captures the Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' live prowess is the subject of the DVD…

  16. Monster

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST The latest artist to emerge from OutKast's Aquemini imprint, Killer Mike looks to pen his chapter in Atlanta's storied hip-hop history with this debut set. The latest artist to emerge from OutKast's Aquemini imprint, Killer Mike looks to pen his chapter in Atlanta's…

  17. Vivid

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Here Legacy has completely revived one of the most exciting hard-rock records of the late '80s; while it's already thrilling just to hear these songs again, the digital remastering here has this liste Here Legacy has completely revived one of the most exciting hard-rock records of…

  18. Billboard Bits: Ramones Tribute, Lil' Kim, Sammy Hagar

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Ramones Tribute, Lil' Kim, Sammy Hagar The release of "We're a Happy Family," the long-awaited Ramones tribute album spearheaded by Rob Zombie, has been pushed back one week to Nov. 12 on DV8/Columbia Records. As previously reported , the set features contributions…

  19. Mos Def Steps 'Outside'

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Mos Def will join Isaiah Washington and Wood Harris in the urban ensemble feature "From the Outside Looking In" for writer-director Jerry LaMothe, who will also star in the film. Production is Rapper Mos Def will join Isaiah Washington and Wood Harris in the urban ensemble…

  20. FLA/Delerium's Fulber Conjures New Music

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Goth-leaning electronic musician Rhys Fulber, co-founder of Canadian industrial act Front Line Assembly, will release his first solo project under the moniker "Conjure One." Due Aug. 27 from Nettwerk, Goth-leaning electronic musician Rhys Fulber, co-founder of Canadian industrial…

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