Xzibit Going To War For Oliver Stone

Rapper and “Pimp My Ride” star Xzibit has joined the cast of Oliver Stone’s “Pinkville.”

Urban, Underwood Make Formidable Touring Team

Two of country’s biggest stars are joining forces for a U.S. tour early next year. Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood will hit the road together beginning Jan. 31 in a city to be announced. The outing will play 24 dates to be announced; tickets go on sale Dec. 1.

DMB’s Georgia Peach Heading To CD/DVD

Dave Matthews Band’s Sept. 8 show at Atlanta’s Piedmont Park is headed to CD and DVD Dec. 11 via Bama Rags/RCA. The performance raised more than $1 million to assist the expansion of the park.

Goldfrapp’s ‘Tree’ Blooms In February

Goldfrapp will release its next effort, “Seventh Tree,” on Feb. 26 via Mute, but warns that it may surprise fans of the group’s previous studio set.

Billboard Bits: Nicole Scherzinger, Polvo, MySpace

Originally expected Oct. 16 and then bumped to Nov. 20, Pussycat Doll vocalist Nicole Scherzinger’s Interscope debut, “Her Name Is Nicole,” has been shifted to a February release.

Atlantic City, N.J. (Boardwalk Hall)

Reunions have become increasingly commonplace, and it’s easy to dismiss the musicians involved as money-hungry shells of their former selves. So many of our aging idols seem to be shuffling onto stage just to reconfirm their legacies. But not the Police.

Chesney Drafts Rimes For 2008 ‘Pirates’ Tour

Kenny Chesney has drafted LeAnn Rimes as the support act for his 2008 Poets and Pirates Tour, dates for which have yet to be announced.

New Radiohead Album Due Dec. 31 On CD

Radiohead has set a Dec. 31 international release date for the physical version of its new album, “In Rainbows.” The album will be released on CD and vinyl, followed by the single, “Jigsaw Falling Into Place” on Jan. 14. Formats for the single will be announced shortly.

Stagecoach Snags Judds, Coachella Sets Date

Goldenvoice principal Paul Tollett had made a habit out of luring classic bands back onto the stage at his Coachella festival each spring, and he’s worked that magic yet again for the second Stagecoach Country Music Festival, to be held May 3-4 in Indio, Calif.

Brown’s ‘Kiss’ Still Sweet Atop Hot 100

Chris Brown’s “Kiss Kiss” featuring T-Pain is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week and is also the chart’s greatest airplay gainer. Timbaland’s “Apologize” featuring OneRepublic remains at No. 2, while Alicia Keys’ “No One” inches up 4-3 while starting a fourth week atop the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

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