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3 Doors Down's New Album Conquers the Billboard 200 Chart

May 29, 2008 04:02:42 GMT


Success comes again for rockers 3 Doors Down as their new self-titled album debuted at #1 on this week's Billboard Hot 200 chart. It's for the second time that the band managed to put their set crowning the U.S. music chart in its first week release, after the same thing happened with their latest 2005 LP "Seventeen Days."

3 Doors' LP is not the only new release that managed to enter the top ten list on the Billboard chart this week as it is also followed by two other new comers that amazingly debuted right behind the band's new record. Those other two new set are Bun B's "II Trill" that enters at #2 and country singer Julianne Hough's self-titled set which debuted at #3 this week.

Jessica Simpson Releases New Single 'Come On Over'


May 28, 2008 09:20:55 GMT


Jessica Simpson is getting serious to get her musical career back on track and drop a new album soon after releasing "A Public Affair" in 2006. As a start for her upcoming LP, Jessica has just sent out her new song "Come On Over" via radio stations on May 27.

The song, which is being set as the first single from the upcoming album, is an up-tempo country track. It definitely represents the direction for the pop singer's upcoming album which is a country record.

Madonna's 'Sticky & Sweet' Tickets Sale Going Strong

May 28, 2008 08:40:34 GMT


It looks like that Madonna's upcoming tour will be a successful one as recent reports revealed that the ticket sales for her upcoming concerts are going very strong. Billboard.com reported that the demands for her tickets in some venues are enormous.

As an example, the pop diva's gig in Paris which was scheduled for one performance only on September 20 has now added one extra show the following day because the high tickets request from her fans. Not just in Paris, her concerts in Toronto on October 18 and Montreal on October 22 will also add an extra show the next day.

Ne-Yo Praises Lindsay Lohan's Works on 'Bossy'

May 28, 2008 08:05:20 GMT


The words "you can't judge a book by its cover" seems to be the right sentence to describe what just happens to Ne-Yo. The highly acclaimed singer and songwriter recently admitted that he has made a wrong judgment regarding Lindsay Lohan's musical quality.

Ne-Yo who co-wrote a new song titled "Bossy" for the Hollywood babe with music producer Stargate, told Billboard.com that at first he did underestimate Lindsay's capability in working on the single. "I gotta admit, we were like ... Lindsay Lohan?'explained Ne-Yo. "I mean, I've written for Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, Celine Dion and ... Lindsay Lohan? But I will say this; we gave her a quality record and she did a ridiculously fabulous job."

'Click', Ciara's New Single Leaked


May 28, 2008 06:57:40 GMT


Before enjoying the new songs from Ciara's upcoming studio album, her fans can first check out her voice on a new single titled "Click" that has already leaked on the net. The new song is rumored to be one of the singles for the soundtrack of the upcoming "Sex and the City" movie spin off.

The new single itself is written by Rico Love and under the production of Salaam Remi. Some websites claim that the new joint sounds similar to Stacy Ferguson a.k.a. Fergie's hit song "Glamorous".

Nas Plans to Release a Mixtape Titled 'The Nigger Tape'

May 28, 2008 06:05:11 GMT


Although having to change his upcoming album's title "Nigger", Nas is still insisting to drop a record under that name. Knowing that he can't use the word "Nigger" in an official studio album, he plans to put it on a mixtape he will release soon.

The mixtape itself will be called "The Nigger Tape" and on it he teams up with DJ Green Lantern. Confirming that plan, DJ Green said, "I guess it shows you the power of Wal-Mart and Target. If that was the case, it's definitely scary because it kind of fucks with your artistic vision. But Nas and DJ Green Lantern are coming out with a mixtape called 'The Nigger Tape'. Can't nobody hold that back."

Rick Ross' 'Get Down' Ft. Pharell Williams Audio Leaked

May 28, 2008 04:00:46 GMT


Having just released his new album "Trilla" on May 11, it seems that Rick Ross has already prepared to drop the follow up for it. Proving it, a new joint from the rapper titled "Get Down" has now streamed on-line.

The single reportedly will be one of the songs on his upcoming third studio album, which will be titled "Deeper Than Rap". On the new song he collaborated with Pharrell Williams, while the track itself was produced by Pharrell's group The Neptunes.

Missy Elliot Set 'FANomenal' As New Album's Title


May 28, 2008 03:25:44 GMT


A new development comes from female rapper Missy Elliot regarding her upcoming LP, as she announced the title for the new set. Missy has confirmed that her new album will be called "FANomenal" and is scheduled to hit the stores on June 17.

Revealing the reason she picked "FANomenal" the rapper said to Malaysian newspaper, Malay Mail, that her fans' huge support was behind it. "I had a contest and we had so many people taking part. There were so many fans and I decided I wanted to dedicate it to my fans and spell it with F-A-N, 'FANomenal'. I have had so many people sticking with Missy from day one. So this album is for them," she said.

Miley Cyrus to End Song Feud With Lustra

May 28, 2008 02:42:51 GMT


Recent feud between Miley Cyrus and L.A. band Lustra could reach its end pretty soon as the rock band have offered a peace solution to Miley. The first solution from the band is to take the teen singer to join them together on stage, at their upcoming gig on May 29 at the Viper Room, L.A. where she can state her case there.

On the upcoming show, Lustra will play their song "Scotty Doesn't Know" and expect Miley to also play her "Rockstar" and after that they will let the fans to judge how similar the two tracks are. Confirming the plan a spokesperson from the band said, "Lustra would play their song 'Scotty Doesn't Know', followed by Ms. Cyrus' 'Rockstar', and then let their fans decide."

Video: Kelly Rowland's Hat Incident at the American Gay Day Gig

May 27, 2008 09:23:56 GMT


Live shows are not only giving extra money for musicians, but can also bring an incident for them. It's just what happened to Kelly Rowland who was almost got hit by a hat thrown by a fan, while she was performing at the Great American Gay Day 2008 concert on May 23.

Kelly was still on the midway of her concert when a white hat suddenly flew to the stage and almost hit her on the face. After that incident happened, her band stopped the music and gave the singer a chance to call out the crowd asking them who threw the hat at her.

Dave Grohl Denies Writing Metallica an Open Letter


May 27, 2008 08:51:51 GMT


Recent news claiming that Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has written an open letter for Metallica saying that they should not release their new album unless it is really good turns out to be a false one. That fact occurs after Dave's himself denied that he has written the letter and insisted that the whole thing was just a media blow up.

The drummer turned singer stated his denial on his band's official website, writing, "Just wanted to write a quick note to clear up this whole 'Open letter to Metallica' fiasco... For the record, I never 'wrote' anything to Metallica." Dave also explained that his word was exaggerated by a journalist that recently interviewed him, "I was asked by a journalist, at the end of a long interview (abut the Foo Fighters) to give a quick message to Metallica in the studio. So, I rattled that quote off the top of my head. No biggie, right? Somehow it became my 'open letter' to the band."

Admiring Duffy, Bon Jovi Plan a Duet?

May 27, 2008 08:07:37 GMT


Already being known as a legendary rock band doesn't make Bon Jovi disrespect new musicians. It can be seen on the band's recent gig in Munich on May 24, where their vocalist Jon Bon Jovi admitted to the crowd that he likes the song from new Welsh singer Duffy.

Proving his word, Jon even sang a few lines from the pop singer's hit single "Mercy". After finish singing it the rocker told the crowd his admiration of the song saying, "I love that song."

Snippet: Lil Wayne's 11 New Tracks


May 27, 2008 07:12:31 GMT


Getting close to his new album "Tha Carter III"'s release date, the songs from Lil Wayne's new set have been leaking. After the track "Got Money" featuring T-Pain streamed on the net, now the rapper's fans can hear snippets for 11 songs from the new LP.

Some of the new tracks from the 11 joints that can be previewed on the net are, "Shoot Me Down" (featuring D.Smih), "Tie My Hands" (featuring Robin Thicke), "Playin' with Fire" (featuring Betty Wright) and "Mrs. Officer" (featuring Bobby V). The complete list can be viewed below. Those songs are still only some from his new album which will consist in total of 17 tracks.

Nashville Star Rebroadcast on CMT

May 27, 2008 06:24:40 GMT


Breaking news comes from the country music singing competition "Nashville Star", as new reports said that the show will not only air on NBC but also on CMT. That decision happens after the county music cable channel signed a deal with its current owner NBC and the show creator Reveille that allows the channel to rebroadcast episodes from the upcoming music competition which will be premiered on June 9.

This year will also be the singing competition's sixth season since it was first started in 2003. This season will also mark the first time the show aired on NBC after previously airing on USA Network for five consecutive seasons.

Leona Lewis Joins David Beckham to Close the Beijing Olympics


May 27, 2008 04:11:31 GMT


Appreciation for new British sensation Leona Lewis keeps on coming, the latest one to acknowledge her musical quality is the Olympics' committee which taps her to perform at the upcoming Beijing Olympics. Leona is being set to sing at the closing ceremony of the annual mega sports event, which will also be the official handover ceremony from Beijing to London as the next host in 2012.

Beside Leona, another England superstar that will also play a part on the ceremony is soccer player David Beckham. Confirming the two celebrities involvements on the event, a source from the London 2012 Olympics said, "Leona and Beckham have accepted the invitation to sprinkle some stardust on the show."
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