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Big & Rich Taking a Break From Tour

December 26, 2007 05:05:17 GMT


The country duo, Big & Rich, reportedly is taking a break from touring in 2008. According to Billboard.com, the singers and writers of 'Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)' will put the tour on the side for at least half of 2008. Allegedly, the decision was taken because Big Kenny was suffering from his previous car accident.

To Billboard.com, John Rich revealed that Big is still experiencing an upsetting long-lasting effects of a car accident a few years back. He said, "It's killing him. At the CMA Awards [in November] it was all he could do to get out there and get through it. It was hard for him to even hold his arm up to play the guitar."

Avril Lavigne Adds European to Her 2008 World Tour


December 26, 2007 04:26:22 GMT


Avril Lavigne was reported to extending her upcoming world tour in support of her third album 'The Best Damn Thing'. In the 'Complicated' hitmaker's official site, it was announced that apart from her North American tour, she will also do European tour.

The European tour will kick off on May 26 at Carling Academy Glasgow, U.K., and wrap on July 7 at Sportovni Hala in Prague, Czech Republic. In the tour, the young rocker will perform at various venues throughout the U.K. and Europe, including O2 Arena in London, Zenith Paris in France, Philipshalle in Dusseldorf, Germany, KB Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark, Siemens Arena in Vilnius, Lithuania, and Petofi Csarnok in Budapest, Hungary.

Video Premiere: Ciara's 'That's Right' Feat. Lil Jon

December 26, 2007 03:15:09 GMT


Ciara has premiered a music video of 'That's Right' from her second album, 'Ciara: The Evolution'. The clip for the track, which was put out to be downloaded on Ciara's official MySpace blog, features Lil Jon who also produced her debut single 'Goodies'.

The video starts with a close-out shot of a gas station and sounds of telephone rings. The scene then changes to a setting where three women, Ciara, fellow R 'n' B singer Monica and Ciara's head-choreographer, are sitting in a car at a gas pump. Responding to the ringing of the telephone, Ciara then sends the caller to voice-mail and opens up a discussion of how she's taking independence from her boyfriend. Following the discussion, the scene changes to where Lil Jon can be seen shouting "I bet you won't get crunk!"

Keith Sweat Releases 'Just Me' March 2008

December 22, 2007 05:26:24 GMT


Keith Sweat is expected to release new album next year. According to Reuters, the American R 'n' B artist will release "Just Me", his first after more than five years, on March 18, 2008.

In the album, Sweat will sing a duet with Keyshia Cole and Athena Cage on "Love You Better" and on"Butterscotch" respectively. He will also showcases his falsetto vocal for the first time on "Somebody". Further, this album will be Sweat first album released under Atco Records and will feature "Suga Suga Suga" as the first single. Other tracks include "Just Wanna Sex You" and "Never Had a Lover".

Sheryl Crow's Love Is Free Music Video Released

December 22, 2007 05:07:46 GMT


The music video of Sheryl Crow's official first single 'Love is Free' from her 2008 album 'Detours' premiered on-line. In the music video , the blues rock singer as often can be seen singing accompanied by her acoustic guitar. As the previous music video showcasing another single from the album 'Shine Over Babylon', it also picks up the environmental and poverty issues.

The video was started in black and white nuance showing Crow walking toward a boat bringing along her guitar. As she rides the boat, colors filled the screen. It depicted situation where wrecks along the river Crow's is passing were scattering everywhere and people are playing music and having fun on top of the wreckages.

Alanis Morissette to Release New Album in 2008

December 22, 2007 04:09:09 GMT


After four years in 'hibernation', Alanis Morissette is ready to release a new album some time on spring 2008. Words said that the 33-year-old Canadian-American singer is putting finishing touches on her seventh studio album, "Flavors of Entanglement". Allegedly, the 'Jagged Little Pill' hitmaker is currently working on cutting down the materials to only 11 tracks in the following weeks.

Concerning the album, Morissette opened up that the album that is produced by former Frou Frou member, Guy Sigsworth, dug deep into her personal struggles throughout the last few years. About it, she commented, "Really, in the end, the personal struggles are political. Our emotions align themselves with larger symptomatic things in the world. We face a large war out there, but (the album) more closely reflects the war in peoples' living rooms... the icy silence at home, versus the big cold war."

Rush Extended Tour of 2008 Revealed

December 22, 2007 03:27:17 GMT


As their 2007 tour was being acknowledge as one of the top-grossing tour of the year, Rush is reported to be back on the road to do extended tour in 2008. Following the news, it was reported that details about the 2008 tour have been shared. According to the band's fansite, rushisaband.com, the band will do a 40-cities tour throughout the United States and Canada kicking off April 2008 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

For the part of the tour, the rock band will make rare appearance in locales where they haven't performed in over a decade, including in Austin, Orlando, Jacksonville, New Orleans and Winnipeg. They will also play at new venues in Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia and Seattle. Reportedly, the band will give the complete tour announcement in mid January 2008 and it was said that the details will be made available at www.rush.com.

Arcade Fire's Neon Bible Nominated for 2007 Shortlist Music Prize

December 22, 2007 02:38:11 GMT


Nominated for the 50th Annual Grammy Awards nominee in the category of Best Alternative Album, Arcade Fire's second album "Neon Bible" brought more good news to the indie rock band from Montreal, Canada. On Friday, December 21, the album that is positioned on number 4 in 2007 NME albums of the year were announced to be among the nominees of the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize.

On the 7th annual Shortlist Music Prize, the album that is debuted at #2 in the United States is going to face fifty-three other albums that have yet been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. Among its tough contenders are Bjork's "Volta", Eddie Vedder's "Into the Wild Soundtrack", Feist's "The Reminder", Kings of Leon's "Because of the Times", M.I.A.'s "Kala", Serj Tankian's "Elect the Dead" and The Hives' "Black and White Album".

Shot an Acquaintance, Remy Ma Banned from European Tour

December 21, 2007 09:37:42 GMT


Having to face serious charges for allegedly shooting an acquaintance, Remy Ma might have to cancel her European tour. The problem arose after the request of the hip-hopper to travel Europe for a five-country concert tour has been denied.

On Thursday, December 21, in New York City, Manhattan State Supreme Court Justice Rena Uviller said that the 26-year-old rapper could not leave the United States because of her criminal charges. Uviller stood on her decision though Ma's attorney, Ivan Fisher, told her that the tour would gave earn Ma as much as 40,000 dollars which she needed because she weren't able to make any booking or recording contracts after her arrest.

DMX Joined Bodog Entertainment

December 21, 2007 05:27:18 GMT


Being released by his records company earlier this year, Sony Music, DMX has signed a deal with Bodog Entertainment. According to the official site of the firm, the rapper will release his new album, "Walk With Me Now" and "You'll Fly With Me Later" with the online gaming company.

Regarding his joining Bodog, DMX released a statement. In it, he expressed his relief by stating, "I'm thankful for the fact that Bodog believes in me, that we share the same vision and the fact that they see in me the same thing I see. I'll show you [Bodog Music] how it's supposed to be done, and we'll get to where we're supposed to be. You got a dog for life."

Michael Jackson's "Thiller" Inducted to Grammy Hall of Fame

December 21, 2007 03:55:45 GMT


Michael Jackson's best selling album, "Thriller", has been announced to be one of the newest addition to the Grammy Hall of Fame by the Recording Academy on Wednesday, December 19. It was listed among the 70 recordings that will be added to the Hall of Fame, including Lynyrd Skynyrd's rock classic "Free Bird!", The Beatles' "Help!", and Willie Nelson's country hit "Always On My Mind".

"Thiller", which was released on December 1, 1982, is Jackson's sixth studio album and his most popular album. In fact, it was the record that made the King of Pop well-known. Guinness World of Records believed that it was the best selling album of all time as it said to be sold over 104 million units and is one of three albums that remained in the top 10 of Billboard 200 for one full year.

Josh Groban's "Noel" Broke Record Sales

December 21, 2007 03:16:24 GMT


Josh Groban has just broken CD sales records with his Christmas album "Noel" on Wednesday, December 19. According to Nielsen SoundScan data, "Noel" became the first Christmas album that stays in the number one position on the Billboard Top Ten for four consecutive weeks selling 669,661 albums in this past week ended December 16.

Groban's album has succeeded in becoming the second Christmas album that spent a total of four weeks at number one tying with the record made by Elvis Presley's "Elvis' Christmas Album". Still, Groban has managed to surpass the old record made by Elvis' Christmas Album since though spending four weeks at #1, the latter album only spent three consecutive weeks at the peak position.

Chris Brown and Bow Wow's Joint Tour Extended

December 19, 2007 09:23:02 GMT


Chris Brown and Bow Wow have extended their joint tour to February. The tour that was initially scheduled to stop on January 13 in Dallas, T.X., will stretch through February 2 in Honolulu, H.I.

Stops will now include another date at New York's Madison Square Garden on January 17, Newark's Prudential Center on the 21st and several others. Complete extended tour dates can be seen below.

Pretty Ricky Looking for New Member, Sued by the Ex


December 19, 2007 06:16:02 GMT


After Pleasure walked away from R'n'B group Pretty Ricky in October, the remaining three members are forced to look for his replacement, which possibly will come up as a reality show. They won't just snatch any talented person and make him a member, but want a guy with rather specific quality.

Telling MTV on the specification, member Baby Blue said, "We want to stay true to the sound. We're a hip-hop and R&B group. The three of us rap, and the fourth member has to be a singer just to keep the music consistent." He added there should be a brother bond that enable the new member to "cope with all our family issues" and that he "got to be a woman magnet".

Video Premiere: Ashlee Simpson's 'Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)'

December 19, 2007 05:24:07 GMT


Ashlee Simpson's music video for 'Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)' is finally premiered, sporting her in two looks: the brunette and the blonde. As promised, the clip displays an absurd world, much like Alice in Wonderland complete with the melting clock.

The video is directed by Alan Ferguson and is not featuring a cameo by Timbaland as many have reported. The first few shots were portrayed as Ashlee's bad dream but she woke up to find out more absurd visions.
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