Sasha & Digweed Plot First Tour Since 2002

It's not history-making like their previous outing, but DJ/producers Sasha and John Digweed are hitting the road together again this spring for the first time since 2002.

will.i.am Making Film Debut In ‘X-Men’ Spinoff

Black Eyed Peas singer will.i.am will make his feature acting debut in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," the "X-Men" spinoff starring Hugh Jackman.

Beyonce Starring In Chess Records Film

Beyonce Knowles is adding "executive producer" to her resume. The 10-time Grammy winner has signed on to executive produce and star as Etta James in Darnell Martin's "Cadillac Records" for Sony BMG Films. The project chronicles legendary Chicago label Chess Records.

Le Tigre Members Tour Behind New Project

Le Tigre remains "on a long hiatus," says band member JD Samson, but that hasn't stopped her from teaming up with the group's Johanna Fateman for DJ-based project Men, which launches a month-long club tour tomorrow (Feb. 20) at Nectar in Seattle.

Billboard Bits: Three 6 Mafia, CMT Awards, Smirnoff

After numerous release date shifts, Three 6 Mafia's next album, "Last 2 Walk," is finally back on the Columbia release schedule for June 24. The latest track from the project to make the rounds is "I'd Rather" featuring DJ Unk.

U2 Hits The Studio In Dublin

U2 has hit the studio in Dublin to continue work on its next studio album with longtime collaborators Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. "We're going to try and break new sonic ground and deliver a masterpiece," Lanois tells Billboard.com. "The sleeves are rolled up. Bono is all charged up with a lyrical angle."

Hynde Supports Ohio County Bus Tax

Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde took a ride on an Akron city bus yesterday (Feb. 18) to show her support of a countywide sales tax increase for mass transit.

Update: TVT To File For Bankruptcy

TVT Records, once hailed as Billboard's top independent label and home to artists such as Lil Jon, Pitbull and Ying Yang Twins, will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, company head Steve Gottlieb tells Billboard.com. "This is not the end of TVT," he insists.

Foos Using Soundcheck To Work On New Songs

The shine has hardly faded from the Foo Fighters' two Grammy Awards, but the group is already working towards a follow-up to last year's "Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace."

Grooverider Gets Four Years In Dubai Drug Case

A Dubai court sentenced DJ Raymond Bingham, better known as Grooverider, to four years in jail today (Feb. 19), three months after he was caught in possession of marijuana.

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