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Springsteen rolls out 2008 tour itinerary

After a quick North American run this fall, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band will be back on the road in full force starting next February. The group's tour in support of the new Columbia album…

New Crow album ‘Detours’ due in February

Sheryl Crow will return Feb. 5 with her next A&M/Interscope album, "Detours." The first single, "Shine Over Bayblon," is at iTunes now. Crow told Billboard.com this summer that the song "is very…

Rihanna’s Hot 100 hat trick with ‘Umbrella’

NEW YORK -- Rihanna begins a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Umbrella," which is the chart's greatest gainer at radio.

Columbia snaps up Prince’s ‘Planet Earth’

Columbia has re-teamed with Prince for the release next month of his new album, "Planet Earth." They previously partnered on his 2004 effort, "Musicology."

Cat Power album wins Shortlist award

Cat Power's "The Greatest" has been named the winner of the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The album beat out nine other releases from finalists such as Band of Horses, Beirut, Bonnie Prince Billy, Girl…

Chesney names new album, issues first single

Kenny Chesney has christened his next studio album "Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates," for which a release date has yet to be announced. The country star is putting the finishing touches on the project…

Rihanna tops Hot 100 on U.S., new Canada chart

After rocketing 42-1 last week, Rihanna's "Umbrella" begins a second week atop the Billboard Hot 100 and is also the first No. 1 on Billboard's new Canadian Hot 100 chart, which launches Thursday…

Wilco takes a spin with VW TV ads

Wilco has taken to its official Web site to explain its partnership with Volkswagen, which is running a series of TV ads set to songs from the band's new album, "Sky Blue Sky."

Harris prepping Rhino boxed set, new album

It has been four years since Emmylou Harris' last studio album, but patient fans will be rewarded in the coming months with two new releases.

Rihanna, Shop Boyz rocket to top of Hot 100

With explosive sales in their first week of digital release, Rihanna's "Umbrella" and Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar" rocket to the peak of the Billboard Hot 100. "Umbrella" soars 42-1 with…

MTV ‘Unplugged’ reborn with Police, Bon Jovi

MTV's on-again, off-again "Unplugged" program will return in a big way this summer, with new episodes featuring the Police, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Mary J. Blige and John Mayer. This time around…

Cult inks with Roadrunner

Veteran British rock act the Cult has signed with Roadrunner, Billboard.com reveals. The group's first new album since 2001's Atlantic set "Beyond Good and Evil" will be released Sept. 25 in…