Stones Defend Best Buy DVD Deal

Stones Defend Best Buy DVD Deal

Mick Jagger is defending the Rolling Stones' decision to sell their new DVD box set "Four Flicks" through Best Buy and no other music retailers.
CHART BEAT CHAT

CHART BEAT CHAT

Fred Bronson discusses African-American artists in the top-10, chart methodology, chart astrology and Santana with readers.
'Baby Boy' Turns Six On Hot 100

'Baby Boy' Turns Six On Hot 100

Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul leads Billboard's Hot 100 for the sixth-straight week. The track once again fends off the advances of "Stand Up," the Ludacris and Shawnna cut which holds at No. 2. The latter remains the favorite in urban markets and is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart for the second week in a row.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer is in a waiting room.
Italian Tenor Franco Corelli Dies

Italian Tenor Franco Corelli Dies

Franco Corelli, whose ringing tenor voice and matinee-idol looks made him one of the top opera stars of the 20th century, has died in Milan.
VH1 To Celebrate Holidays With Kid Rock

VH1 To Celebrate Holidays With Kid Rock

VH1 is planning to celebrate this Christmas with an unlikely source of holiday cheer: Detroit-based rap/rocker Kid Rock. The cable music-video network has set a Dec. 14 airdate (9 p.m. ET) for "A Kid Rock Christmas," a variety show featuring performances by Rock and special guests.
RIAA Pushing Advisory Warnings On Downloads

RIAA Pushing Advisory Warnings On Downloads

In an effort to update its "Parental Advisory" labeling program, the Recording Industry Association of America is asking online music companies to implement "effective parental-control filters to provide parents more information and control over what their children can download."
ASK BILLBOARD

ASK BILLBOARD

Answers To Your Questions About Depeche Mode, Tamia & More!
Mills, Sobule, Riley Join 'Truth' Tour

Mills, Sobule, Riley Join 'Truth' Tour

R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, singer/songwriter Jill Sobule and Boots Riley of rap act the Coup will join select dates on the Tell Us the Truth tour, which kicks off Nov. 7 in Madison, Wis.
Counting Crows Rouse Old 'Ghosts'

Counting Crows Rouse Old 'Ghosts'

California rock/pop ensemble Counting Crows has settled on a track list for an upcoming greatest-hits album, "Films About Ghosts." The collection is due Nov. 25 from Geffen Records.

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