Akon Pleads Guilty In Fan-Tossing Case

Hip-hop star Akon is pleading guilty to harassment after he tossed a fan off stage at a concert last summer. He will serve no jail time as long he performs 65 hours of community service and pays a $250 fine.

Rucker: Hootie To Rise Again In Spring

Reports of Hootie & the Blowfish's demise in the wake of frontman Darius Rucker's country music success this year have been greatly exaggerated, according to Rucker himself.

Taylor Swift Reclaims Billboard 200 Throne

In a week without a top 10 debut, Taylor Swift's "Fearless" reclaims the top spot on The Billboard 200, inching up 2-1 thanks to a 29% sales increase to 249,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Lil Wayne Accused Of Copyright Infringement

Lawyers for rapper Lil Wayne are seeking more time to turn over documents for a lawsuit that accuses the artist of copyright infringement.

Morrissey Inks U.S. Deal, Plots Spring Tour

Morrissey has inked a U.S. deal with Lost Highway for the release of his new album, "Years of Refusal," Billboard can reveal. Due Feb. 17, the project will be issued in conjunction with the former Smiths frontman's own Attack imprint.

Coheed & Cambria Boxes Up New York Gigs

Coheed & Cambria’s October New York run featuring complete performances of its four studio albums will be chronicled on the mammoth nine-disc boxed set “Neverender: The Children of the Fence.”

Simon Says: Five Hints About ‘Idol’ ‘09

In a conference call with reporters this morning (Dec. 17), surly-as-ever "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell revealed some highlights for the forthcoming eighth season of the show, which begins Jan. 13 on Fox.

Simon Says: Five Hints About ‘Idol’ ‘09

In a conference call with reporters this morning (Dec. 17), surly-as-ever "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell revealed some highlights for the forthcoming eighth season of the show, which begins Jan. 13 on Fox.

Cheech & Chong Get Animated

As the reunited Cheech & Chong's stand-up tour Light Up America fires out nationwide, Big Vision Entertainment said it will produce an animated film featuring the duo with Chambers Bros. Entertainment.

Boss Hog Returns To Live Duty

After an eight-year hiatus, New York band Boss Hog swung into action for a show last week at the All Tomorrow's Parties' Nightmare Before Christmas festival in Somerset, England, and another at New York's Bowery Ballroom tomorrow (Dec. 17). But don't call it a comeback quite yet.

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