1. Jewel Releasing 'Greatest Hits' on Feb. 5

    December 10, 2012 9:00 AM EST -Track Set Will Feature New Duets With Kelly Clarkson, Pistol Annies Jewel is putting the finishing touches on a "Greatest Hits" album due out Feb. 5 -- specifically deciding which of two new songs will be part of the package. "In c ...

  2. Gary Clark Jr., Reps Talk 'Blak And Blu' Debut & Career Start

    October 23, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 To an ignorant eye, it seemed to be a typical night inside Hollywood's live performance hub Hotel Cafe. The Austin guitar phenom/vocalist Gary Clark Jr. and his band exited the stage after figuratively shredding it to fractions, as they're ...

  3. Gary Clark Jr. Talks 'Blak and Blu' Album, Alicia Keys Collaboration

    September 20, 2012 10:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Gary Clark, Jr. , hopes that his major label debut album -- "Blak and Blu," due Oct. 22 on Warner Bros. -- will show that he's more than just another Austin, Texas, guitar slinger with hot chops and fast fingers. "I've been ...

  4. Watch Regina Spektor's Live Tastemakers Session

    September 11, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 New York based piano pop songstress Regina Spektor plays three songs; talks "What We Saw From The Cheap Seats." Regina Spektor Tastemakers PHOTOS: Regina Spektor's Session "I don't know if I really believe in genre divisions ...

  5. Fiona Apple Banked on Buzz to Build Anticipation for New Release

    June 14, 2012 8:15 PM EDT For her fourth album, "The Idler Wheel . . .," Fiona Apple wasn't willing to let her work be mishandled. Nearly seven years ago, the reclusive singer/songwriter released third album "Extraordinary Machine," a project that ...

  6. Regina Spektor to Sing for 'The Cheap Seats' May 29

    March 12, 2012 9:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Regina Spektor 's "What We Saw from the Cheap Seats" will arrive May 29 on Sire/Warner Bros. Records, the singer-songwriter announced on Monday. The new album, Spektor's follow-up to 2009's "far," will once again s ...

  7. Regina Spektor Drops New Single 'All the Rowboats': Listen

    February 28, 2012 5:25 PM EST 0 0 0 It's been three years since alt-pianist Regina Spektor released her fifth album, "Far," and about two and half years since her devoted fanbase started asking for more material. Following an announcement that her next album, titled &qu ...

  8. Dr. Dre to Take a 'Break' From Music, 'Detox' Future Unclear

    November 16, 2011 8:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Dr. Dre stopped just short of announcing his retirement last week, admitting that he was ready to take a break from working on music. While discussing his latest protégés, Slim the Mobster and Kendrick Lamar, Dre told Fader TV that his next order of ...

  9. Amid Layoffs, Is Warner Bros. Records Abandoning Rock Music?

    September 09, 2011 8:56 PM EDT The goodbye email from Reprise senior vice president of promotion Mike Rittberg said it all. "Before my first job at a record store I had dreamed to work at Warner Bros. Records," he wrote on Sept. 8, the day he and more than a dozen oth ...

  10. Justin Timberlake-Directed Music Video Hits the Web: Watch

    August 11, 2011 12:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake is back in the music world -- but only behind the camera. JT directed a music video for "Hoodies On, Hats Low," from Memphis hip-hop group FreeSol. Timberlake also appears in the Memphis-centric video, which debuted onlin ...

  11. Michelle Branch Moves 'Away from My Comfort Zone' on New Album

    July 15, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michelle Branch "just wanted to get as far away from my comfort zone as possible" while making September's "West Coast Time," her return to pop/rock after a sidestep into country with the Wreckers and her 2010 EP "Every ...

  12. Mike Elizondo Joins Warner Bros. as Staff Producer and A&R Exec

    January 10, 2011 12:00 AM EST Mike Elizondo, who has worked with Eminem, Dr. Dre and produced Fiona Apple's 2005 album Extraordinary Machine, has joined Warner Bros. Records as a staff producer and Senior VP of A&R, the Hollywood Reporter has learned. It's the sa ...

  13. Kris Allen: The Billboard Cover Q&A

    November 20, 2009 1:10 PM EST 0 0 0 'American Idol' season-eight champ talks about his new album, his upcoming tour - and what he learned from Wikipedia. Plus: The Adam Lambert Billboard cover feature and video. Skip To: Kris Allen Q&A | Adam Lambert feature One year ago ...

  14. Carrie Underwood Song Exclusive Preview: "Mama's Song"

    October 11, 2009 12:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 With Carrie Underwood's "Cowboy Casanova" single blasting to No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in two weeks -- and calling out two-timing country boys everywhere -- anticipation for the Nov. 3 release of her new album, "Play On,&qu ...

  15. Carrie Underwood Rushes New Single 'Cowboy Casanova' After Unauthorized Leak

    September 03, 2009 3:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 An unfinished version of "Cowboy Casanova," the lead single from Carrie Underwood 's third studio album, "Play On," leaked online Wednesday (Sept. 2). The song's premature unveiling prompted Underwood to rush out an off ...

  16. Carrie Underwood Rushes New Single After Leak

    September 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT An unfinished version of "Cowboy Casanova," the lead single from Carrie Underwood's third studio album, "Play On," leaked online Wednesday (Sept. 2). The song's premature unveiling prompted Underwood to rush out an of ...

  17. EMI Signs Elizondo To Global Admin Deal

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has struck an exclusive global administration deal with Mike Elizondo which will see the music publisher represent and market the songwriter and producer's new and future songs. "Mike's ability to write for arti ...

  18. The Billboard Q&A: Sheryl Crow

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A lot has happened since Sheryl Crow's 2005 album, "Wildflower," hit stores. Her relationship with cyclist Lance Armstrong ended and soon thereafter Crow was diagnosed with breast cancer. Here, the ac A lot of has happened since Shery ...

  19. Grammy Nods May Restart Winehouse's Wild Ride

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In a Grammy Award nominee field littered with outsize personalities, Amy Winehouse stands tall on the strength of her album "Back to Black" and its hit single, "Rehab," not to mention her beehive hair In a Grammy Award nominee fi ...

  20. In Dreams

    December 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Blake Lewis wants to be known as an artist and not just an "Idol" -- or, more accurately, an "American Idol" runner-up. Blake Lewis wants to be known as an artist and not just an "Idol" -- or, more accurately, an " ...

  21. Blake Lewis Takes Creative Control

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Blake Lewis wants to be known as an artist and not just an "Idol" -- or, more accurately, an "American Idol" runner-up. Blake Lewis wants to be known as an artist and not just an "Idol" -- or, more accurately, an " ...

  22. Dr. Dre: 'Detox' To Be My Last Album

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dr. Dre is eyeing 2008 for his first album in seven years, "Detox," but says the project will be his last. "I think it's time to move on," he tells the Los Angeles Times, calling rhyming "a young man' Dr. Dre is ey ...

  23. Dr. Dre: 'Detox' To Be His Last Album

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dr. Dre is eyeing 2008 for his first album in seven years, "Detox," but says the project will be his last. "I think it's time to move on," he tells the Los Angeles Times, calling rhyming "a young man's game." ...

  24. The Next Adventure

    August 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a year-plus hiatus during which Rilo Kiley's principal members both pursued solo careers, the Los Angeles-based indie pop quartet is returning to business this week with its major-label debut, " After a year-plus hiatus during which ...

  25. Rilo Kiley Sets Date For Fourth Album

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a year-and-a-half hiatus to allow its members to pursue other music projects, indie pop group Rilo Kiley has wrapped a new album, "Under the Blacklight," due Aug. 21. It will be the band's first After a year-and-a-half hiatus to ...

  26. Sophomore Jump

    May 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Maroon 5 sure knows how to make an entrance. Or in this case, a re-entrance. More than two years after its last single appeared, the band has returned with an out-of-the-gate smash, "Makes Me Wonder," Maroon 5 sure knows how to make an ent ...

  27. Babies, Soulmates Inspire New Bedingfield CD

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. pop vocalist Natasha Bedingfield will return in August with her second Epic album, "N.B." The set, which is due next week internationally, is led by first single "I Wanna Have Your Babies." That U.K. pop vocalist Natasha Bed ...

  28. Maroon 5 Sets New Album Date, Track List

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Maroon 5 will release its sophomore album, "It Won't Be Soon Before Long," May 22 via the new A&M/Octone Records partnership. The first single is "Makes Me Wonder." As tipped here last month, Maroon 5 will release its so ...

  29. Mavis Staples Gets Personal On Anti- Debut

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mavis Staples revisits songs forever associated with the civil rights movement on her new album, "We'll Never Turn Back," her debut for Anti-. Due April 24, the 12-track set was produced by Ry Cooder, Mavis Staples revisits songs fore ...

  30. Wilson Summons 'Thunder' With Burnett

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson will release her next album, "Thunderbird," April 4 via Blue Note. Jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson will release her next album, "Thunderbird," April 4 via Blue Note. The project marks her first colla ...

  31. Fiona Rebuilds Musical 'Machine'

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The back story of Fiona Apple's first new album in six years, "Extraordinary Machine," is truly, well, extraordinary. Earlier this year, 11 of Apple's tracks leaked on the Internet, making the rounds The back story of Fiona Apple ...

  32. Apple Getting Back On The Road

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fiona Apple will begin her first tour in several years Nov. 22 in Portland, Ore. Fiona Apple will begin her first tour in several years Nov. 22 in Portland, Ore. The dates come in support of her third album, "Extraordinary Machine," which ...

  33. Hot Product

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fiona Apple 'Machine' Shop The back story of Fiona Apple's first new album in six years, "Extraordinary Machine," is truly, well, extraordinary. Earlier this year, 11 of Apple's tracks leaked on the Internet, making the ...

  34. Dr. Dre Hoping To 'Shock' On Next Album

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's been six years since hip-hop legend Dr. Dre's last studio album, and its planned follow-up, reportedly titled "Detox," seems no closer to completion. But one of his key collaborators tells Billbo It's been six years sin ...

  35. Fiona Fashions A Different 'Machine'

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fiona Apple fans are already familiar with the material that makes up the artist's third Epic album, "Extraordinary Machine," having spread leaked early versions of the tracks across the Internet whil Fiona Apple fans are already fami ...

  36. Fiona Fashions A Different 'Machine'

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New version due Oct. 4. Fiona Apple fans are already familiar with the material that makes up the artist's third Epic album, "Extraordinary Machine," having spread leaked early versions of the tracks across the Internet while waging ...

  37. Crow Mulling Final Tracklist For New Album

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sheryl Crow has been joined by a host of stars in the making of her as-yet-untitled, self-produced fourth Interscope/A&M album, but the artist's manager tells Billboard.com that the tracklisting h Sheryl Crow has been joined by a host of st ...

  38. New Sheryl Crow Due Early Next Year

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sheryl Crow's fourth, as-yet-untitled A&M studio album is tentatively due in March, the artist's management tells Billboard.com. A single is due in late January, with a tour to follow. According t Sheryl Crow's fourth, as-yet-unti ...