CHART BEAT CHAT

CHART BEAT CHAT

Fred Bronson discusses premiums, the birth of rock'n'roll, Elvis Presley, Syreeta, Barbra Streisand, the Coors and more with readers.
CHART BEAT

CHART BEAT

McGraw, Presley, Streisand & More
Bench Warrant Issued For Courtney Love

Bench Warrant Issued For Courtney Love

A bench warrant was issued today (July 9) for the arrest of troubled rock star Courtney Love on her 40th birthday. The artist failed to appear in court for arraignment on an assault charge in Los Angeles.
BoDeans' 'Resolution': A Long Time Comin'

BoDeans' 'Resolution': A Long Time Comin'

The reason there's been eight years between Bodeans studio albums is pretty simple. According to the core songwriters/guitarist/vocalists Kurt Neumann and Sam Llanas, life got in the way.
Judge Calls Jackson Prosecutor To Testify

Judge Calls Jackson Prosecutor To Testify

Michael Jackson's prosecutor was ordered today (July 9) to testify at an upcoming hearing about how much he knew of the relationship between Jackson's former attorney and a private investigator before officials broke into the investigator's office and took evidence.
Jadakiss Single Courts Controversy

Jadakiss Single Courts Controversy

Ruff Ryders/Interscope artist Jadakiss is receiving a lot of attention for his single "Why?," featured on his new album, "Kiss of Death." The song questions President Bush's involvement in the events of Sept. 11, 2001, with the lyric "Why did Bush knock down the Towers?" The line has prompted some radio stations to edit the track.
Concert For Kerry/Edwards Raises $7.5M

Concert For Kerry/Edwards Raises $7.5M

After celebrities raised $7.5 million with a concert for Democratic candidates John Kerry and John Edwards last night (July 8) in New York...
Post '60s Stones Hits 'Jump Back'

Post '60s Stones Hits 'Jump Back'

Virgin/EMI Catalog Marketing will on Aug. 24 offer the first North American release of the Rolling Stones collection "Jump Back."
CHART BEAT BONUS

CHART BEAT BONUS

Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Tim McGraw, "American Idol" and more.
Usher's 'Burn' Reclaims Hot 100 No. 1

Usher's 'Burn' Reclaims Hot 100 No. 1

Usher reclaims the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, as his hit "Burn" rebounds after falling to No. 2 last week. The previous No. 1, Fantasia's "I Believe," drops to No. 6. By claiming another week on top, Usher sets a record with 20 weeks at No. 1 in a calendar year (8 for "Burn"; 12 for "Yeah!" featuring Lil' Jon and Ludacris).

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