Kings Of Leon Rule U.K. Album, Singles Charts

The U.K. has officially been overtaken by Kings Of Leon mania, as the quartet's single "Sex on Fire" started a third week atop the singles chart, while their fourth album, "Only by the Night," debuted at No. 1.

Nick Cave To Pen Second Novel

Nearly 20 years since his debut novel, Nick Cave will put pen to paper for a second work of fiction, "The Death of Bunny Munro." Canongate has acquired world rights for the book, due in September 2009.

Bruce Springsteen To Rock Super Bowl Halftime

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play the halftime slot at the Super Bowl in Tampa, Fla., snagging the spot at the most-watched musical event of the year, according to the organizers.

Plant/Krauss, Iron & Wine Star At ACL Festival

As temperatures soared well into the 90s, American roots music reigned supreme on the second day of Austin City Limits festival (Sept. 27), with Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Iron & Wine, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and Conor Oberst leading the charge.

Mars Volta, N.E.R.D. Get Austin City Limits Started

Skies were blue and the sun often fierce as the seventh Austin City Limits festival got underway yesterday (Sept. 26) before 65,000 fans at Zilker Park. The Mars Volta, N.E.R.D., Vampire Weekend and the Swell Season were among the opening day highlights.

Kanye Won’t Face Felony Charge In Airport Flap

Los Angeles County prosecutors say they have declined to file felony charges against Kanye West for an incident in which a paparazzo's camera was broken.

Muxtape Founder Reveals Majors’ Mixed Messages

Bo Burnham is getting ready to sing for his supper.

Ludacris Lets Listeners Inside His ‘Mind’

Ludacris unveiled four tracks from his new album, "Theater of the Mind," for fans last night (Sept. 25) at New York's Tribeca Cinemas, ahead of its Oct. 21 release via Def Jam.

Best Buy Snags Guns N’ Roses Album Exclusive

Best Buy will be the exclusive retailer for Guns N' Roses decade-plus-in-the-making new album "Chinese Democracy" before year's end, sources close to the situation tell Billboard. Some details of the deal are still being worked out, including the release date.

New Britney Spears Single Hits Radio

"Womanizer," the first single from Britney Spears' upcoming album "Circus," hit U.S. radio outlets this morning. The track, produced by up-and-coming Atlanta team the Outsyders, has a thick, synthy sound that should lend itself to remixes and club play.

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