The Smiths Anthologized On Double-Disc Set

The Smiths will be the subject of yet another compilation this fall in the form of "Hang the DJ: The Very Best of the Smiths." The set is due Oct. 7 via Rhino in both single- and double-disc versions.

Billboard Bits: Bob Dylan, ‘Gossip Girl,’ Kinky

Bob Dylan is for the first time endorsing a line of harmonicas. Made by Richmond, Va.-based Hohner USA, the harmonicas are called the Bob Dylan Signature Series and feature a machine stamp of Dylan's signature.

Oasis Kicks Off Tour, Adds NYC Show

Oasis kicked off its North American tour with Ryan Adams Tuesday (Aug. 26) in Seattle, debuting four songs from its upcoming album, "Dig Out Your Soul," including first single "The Shock of the Lightning."

‘Suge’ Knight Released From Las Vegas Jail

Marion "Suge" Knight has been released from the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas.

Flecktones Set To ‘Jingle’ This Fall

Flecktones fans can expect an early Christmas this year, as the Bela Fleck-anchored quartet will release its debut holiday album, "Jingle All the Way" Sept. 30 via Rounder.

Kanye West Salutes Obama At DNC Party

Kanye West's regret on the day Barack Obama was nominated for president: That his mother, Donda, hadn't lived to experience it.

Lambchop’s Wagner Scales Back With ‘Oh (Ohio)’

For Lambchop mainman Kurt Wagner, the group's 10th album, "Oh (Ohio)," marks a big change for the Nashville country-soul outfit.

New AC/DC Single Hits Radio, Web

AC/DC's first new single in eight years, "Rock'n'Roll Train," hit the band's Web site and U.S. radio outlets today (Aug. 28). A video for the song was shot Aug. 15 in London and will premiere next month.

T.I. Sets New Record With Hot 100 No. 1 Jump

T.I. establishes the mark for biggest jump to the top of the Billboard Hot 100, as "Whatever You Like" soars 71-1 in its third week on the list. A No. 1 opening on Hot Digital Songs with debut-week sales of 205,000 downloads is the impetus for the record-setting move.

‘Suge’ Knight Busted For Assault, Drugs In Vegas

Police say rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is in a Las Vegas jail on drug and assault charges after he was accused of beating his girlfriend while brandishing a knife.

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