1. Explosions In The Sky Ready New Album, Tour

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Instrumental indie rock outfit Explosions In The Sky will on Feb. 20 release "All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone," the follow-up to 2003's "The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place," and its first since compos Instrumental indie rock outfit Explosions In The Sky will on Feb.…

  2. Seger Taping Detroit Shows For Future Release

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bob Seger told a 1975 audience at Detroit's Cobo Arena, where he taped his famed "Live Bullet" album, that it "might just end up on a record." He'll be able to say it again this week at the Palace of Bob Seger told a 1975 audience at Detroit's Cobo Arena,…

  3. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly & AJ. "The Late Show With David…

  4. This Day in Music

    December 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1951 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Cry," Johnnie Ray.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Curtis Mayfield, a pioneer of American soul music who penned some of the most lasting songs of the 1960s and '70s, dies at a…

  5. Sexsmith, Donovan Set For Sundance Showcases

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Donovan, Terence Blanchard, Ron Sexsmith, Jill Sobule and Simon Townshend are some of the artists bringing music to next month's Sundance Film Festival, where organizers will hold a series of concerts Donovan, Terence Blanchard, Ron Sexsmith, Jill Sobule and Simon Townshend are some of…

  6. Simon Cowell Sets Sights On 'Grease'

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pop impresario Simon Cowell is turning his attention to the West End stage and promising "the biggest casting call the U.K. has ever seen" as part of a new TV series that will find two unknowns to pla Pop impresario Simon Cowell is turning his attention to the West End stage and…

  7. 51OnTV

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 18-24, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Martina McBride (also scheduled: Sylvester Stallone). "106 & Park," BET Featured artist(s): Bow Wow, Nas, Trick Daddy. "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Country singer Bryan White and Grand Ole Opry member Bill Anderson visit Hospital Hospitality House in Nashville to raise awareness and support for the facility. HHH provides lodging for 2005 - Despite not having heard a human voice in six months, rapper Foxy Brown,…

  9. Top Stars Sign On For Princess Diana Tribute

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Duran Duran, Bryan Ferry, Elton John, Joss Stone and Pharrell Williams head the lineup of performers confirmed for a concert at the new London Wembley Stadium next summer to celebrate the life of the Duran Duran, Bryan Ferry, Elton John, Joss Stone and Pharrell Williams head the lineup of…

  10. Ask Billboard

    December 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about the Billboard Music Awards, Carrie Underwood and "High School Musical." WINNERS AND LOSERS Keith, I am in an office of 25 people and for fun, we went to the Fox and Billboard Web sites and handed out ballots based upon the finalists for the…

  11. Son Volt 'Searches' For New Sounds

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Son Volt will unveil its fifth full-length, "The Search," on March 6 via Transmit Sound/Legacy. The follow-up to 2005's "Okemah and the Melody of Riot" was produced by frontman Jay Farrar, who suggest Son Volt will unveil its fifth full-length, "The Search,"…

  12. Ween Re-Teaming With Producer Weiss For New CD

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ween is re-teaming with longtime producer Andrew Weiss for its next studio album, which, as previously reported, it plans to record in a 200-year-old farmhouse in Pennsylvania. The set is due sometime Ween is re-teaming with longtime producer Andrew Weiss for its next studio album, which, as…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss chart-topping collaborations, Beyonce, clean song versions and more! LET'S WORK TOGETHER Hello Fred, With the ascent of "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dogg to the top of The Billboard Hot 100 last week, I believe we may have a new record…

  14. The Chesterfield Kings

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST So...we all decided that this would be a happening thing to do…and it WAS! We had organized (or at least we tried to organize) some guitar players v. bass players, and drummers vs. lead singers cont *Tuesday November 14th: Minneapolis, Minnesota. First Avenue. Arrived during the night. Spent…

  15. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Charlie Rose," PBS Featured artist(s):…

  16. This Day in Music

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Retailers in the U.S. are hit with a wave of superstar releases on what the industry dubs "Super Tuesday." Among the sets released are Garth Brooks' "Garth Brooks: Double Live," Whitney 2003 - Arthur Conley, known for his 1967 hit "Sweet…

  17. Paramount Snaps Up Scorsese's Stones Documentary

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Paramount Pictures today (Nov. 1) acquired North American rights to Martin Scorsese's long-planned Rolling Stones feature documentary, due in the fourth quarter of 2007. Paramount Pictures today (Nov. 1) acquired North American rights to Martin Scorsese's long-planned Rolling Stones…

  18. The Romantics

    October 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The last night of the tour and last curtain call in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida at "Hard Rock Live" was a knock down, drag out, high energy, ass kickin', rock n roll milestone. 20 Flight Rock/ 20 cities in 26 days! The last night of the tour and last curtain call in Ft. Lauderdale,…

  19. Billboard Bits: Morrissey, Future Of Music Coalition, Lebo Mathosa

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Morrissey will play his only North American date of the year Nov. 21 at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Saturday (Oct. 28). The week prior to the Chicago date, Morrissey will stage Morrissey will play his only North American date of the year Nov. 21 at the Aragon Ballroom…

  20. 42OnTV

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miley Cyrus (also scheduled: Brian Wansink, Ann Pleshette Murphy. "The Martha Stewart Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Vince Gill (also scheduled: Amy…

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