Mary J. Blige Deals With Growing Pains; Plus Kanye West, Amy Winehouse, Travis Barker, Paul Wall & More, In For The Record

West's mom likens him to Jesus; Winehouse gets in 'Trouble'; Barker promises Wall's LP will be 'feel-good.'

Mariah Carey Wins In Court; Plus Marc Ecko, Notorious B.I.G., Michael Vick, Lil Wayne, Smashing Pumpkins & More, In For The Record

Ecko sends Bonds ball to Cooperstown — with an asterisk; Biggie case takes another twist; Vick fails drug test.

Britney Spears Single Is Released; Plus Eve, 50 Cent, Owen Wilson, Snoop Dogg, Kanye West & More, In For The Record

Eve can't get used to alcohol-monitoring device; 50 wants Hillary Clinton as president; Wilson reportedly slit wrists.

Lindsay Lohan Sued By Car-Chase Passenger; Plus Britney Spears, Wu-Tang Clan, Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse, VMAs & More, In For The Record

Spears, Kevin Federline try to block media; Wu cover Beatles song; Ronson to be joined by Winehouse's touring band at VMAs.

Britney Spears' Assistant Served By Kevin Federline; Plus Diddy, Notorious B.I.G., Jennifer Lopez, Amy Winehouse & More, In For The Record

Diddy to executive produce Biggie biopic; Lopez pegs release date for LP; Winehouse scraps gigs.

Mariah Carey Working On 'Stone Groove'; Plus Britney Spears, Eve, Kanye West, Swizz Beatz, Common, Zac Efron, Amanda Bynes & More, In For The Record

Spears shoots first video in years; Eve shows up to court early; 'Ye, Swizz, Com jam in NYC.

Smashing Pumpkins Unable To Dethrone Billboard King T.I.

Interpol, Spoon, Aly & AJ turn out strong debuts during sluggish sales week.

Humane Society Scolds Britney; Plus Kanye West, Missy Elliott, 'Simpsons,' Game, Paris Hilton & More, In For The Record

Benefit planned for West's foundation; Elliott, Snoop Dogg to be hailed at VH1 Hip Hop Honors; British pagans mad at 'Simpsons.'

How Beck, Modest Mouse Fell Victim To The Pinkerton Effect, In Bigger Than The Sound

These albums might not have been acclaimed off the bat — like Smashing Pumpkins' Adore — but fans came around.

Smashing Pumpkins, Interpol, Aly & AJ And Mike Jones Crash The Racks, In New Releases

Also due Tuesday: Against Me!, Spoon, Foo Fighters, Bad Religion, Roky Erickson, Crowded House, Droid, Gogol Bordello.

Kanye West, Fall Out Boy, Alicia Keys Are Out Of This World At Live Earth

'Music can change people's minds. We'll see what happens,' Fall Out Boy's Andy Hurley says.

Alicia Keys Taps 'Incredible' Collaborator; Plus 'Harry Potter,' Johnny Knoxville, Lindsay Lohan, Shia LaBeouf, Van Halen & More, In For The Record

J.K. Rowling goes to 'Phoenix' premiere in London; Knoxville files for divorce from wife; Lohan, LaBeouf celebrate 21st birthdays.

Smashing Pumpkins Are Just Billy Corgan's Backing Band, In Bigger Than The Sound

Inexplicable clip for 'Tarantula' has people talking about the new Pumpkins, but is this another Corgan solo project?

Rock's Voices Of Protest Finally Wake Up — And It's About Time, By John Norris

Politically charged releases from Arcade Fire, Nine Inch Nails, Bright Eyes, others finally unleash voices of dissent.

Foxy Brown Misses Probation Meeting; Plus Lindsay Lohan, Harry Potter, Phil Spector, Avenged Sevenfold & More, In For The Record

Lohan chose to extend rehab stay, mom says; 'Deathly Hallows' party planned in NYC; Spector defense calls first witness.

Britney Threatens To Sue Over Billboards; Plus Jennifer Hudson, Phil Spector, Paris Hilton, Shar Jackson & More, In For The Record

Hudson invited to join Oscar group; Spector attorney held in contempt; heiress 'is doing as well as she can,' mom says.

Jessica Alba Loves 'Challenging Authority,' Plus Eminem, 'American Idol,' Taylor Hicks, Phil Spector, Eve & More In For The Record

Suit filed over Em royalties; Kimberley Locke holds 'Idol' auction; Hicks announces new tour.

Amy Lee's Glad To See 'Miserable' Bandmembers Go, Plus Avril Lavigne, Lil Mama, 'Idol,' Paula Abdul & More In For The Record

Lavigne issues 'Girlfriend' remix with Mama; more Idols Live Tour dates announced; Abdul takes a spill.

A.M. Surf Report: R. Kelly Says He's The New Marvin; 'Halo 3' Sets A Date; Diaz And Kutcher Hook Up In Vegas

Plus Lindsay Lohan's mom rats her out; Smashing Pumpkins flood the Statue of Liberty, Christina Aguilera clears China's censors & more.

Smashing Pumpkins Robbed — Plus, Has New Lineup Already Been Revealed?

Two 21-year-olds nabbed for stealing photos, guitar picks from Chicago rehearsal space.

A.M. Surf Report: Schwarzenegger Considers Paris Pardon; Smashing Pumpkins Fans Go Too Far

Plus: Kelly Clarkson fights to be heard; White Stripes answer 'last album?' question; Jadakiss' charity game is shut down.

50 Cent's Muscles? MCR's Guitars? Pokemon? Defining Awesome In Bigger Than The Sound

Inspired by new Smashing Pumpkins songs he's not allowed to write about, our columnist explores the concept of awesomeness.

MySpace's Smashing Pumpkins Tribute LP Features Panic, Academy Is, 30 Seconds To Mars

Songs will be posted on May 14; CD to follow.

Amy Winehouse, Wu-Tang Clan Fill Out Virgin Fest Lineup

Two-day August festival also features Smashing Pumpkins, Beastie Boys, Police as headliners.