1. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club of France. "Gene Simmons Family Jewels,…

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses related chart entries, "American Idol" on the radio and Billboard chart eligibility with readers. WILL PARIS MATCH? Hey Fred, With Ashlee and Jessica Simpson songs sandwiched around Paris Hilton's debut single, the Hot 100 has three consecutive positions occupied…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>At the request of NASA, Diamond Rio hosts a 30th anniversary bash for the Kennedy Space Center. The group performs in the Rocket Garden area of the Visitor Center.<br clear="none"/><br c 2004 - Legendary Southern Rock figure Lacy Van Zant dies at…

  4. Tommy Lee Pilot Faces Reckless Flying Charges

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A pilot faces reckless flying and other charges for landing a helicopter on a public street to pick up rocker Tommy Lee and take him to a concert, Los Angeles prosecutors said. A pilot faces reckless flying and other charges for landing a helicopter on a public street to pick up rocker Tommy…

  5. Pitchfork Music Festival / July 29-30, 2006 / Chicago (Union Park)

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On the scorching hot first day of Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, there was one band that was able to inspire an audience clap-along without any prodding from the stage. That band was Britain's Ar On the scorching hot first day of Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, there…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss "Top of the Pops," Sanny X and Tina Charles, Montgomery Gentry, Mariah and Madonna. HERE LIES TOTP, JAN. 1, 1964 - JULY 30, 2006 Fred, This Sunday (July 30) sees the last ever [broadcast of the British TV series] "Top of the Pops" after 42…

  7. The Who Pulls Plug On Live Webcasts

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In an abrupt change of course, the Who will stop Webcasting its live shows once the group's European tour wraps Saturday (July 29) in Zaragosa, Spain. In an abrupt change of course, the Who will stop Webcasting its live shows once the group's European tour wraps Saturday (July 29)…

  8. FUTURE PIGEON, "The Echodelic Sounds Of..."

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT When you think of the late, great Beachwood Sparks, you think of the rolling California waves captured perfectly in sound on Dennis Wilson's "Pacific Ocean Blue," not the deep, deep dub grooves of Aug When you think of the late, great Beachwood Sparks, you think of the rolling…

  9. Paisley, Underwood Make Touring Team

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brad Paisley's third and final leg of his Time Well Wasted tour will be shared with Arista labelmate Carrie Underwood. The run kicks off on Sept. 22 in Birmingham, Ala., and continues through Dec. 8 i Brad Paisley's third and final leg of his Time Well Wasted tour will be shared…

  10. Man Gets Eight Months For Secretly Taping Jackson

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An air service businessman was sentenced yesterday (July 24) to eight months in federal prison for secretly videotaping Michael Jackson as the pop star flew to Santa Barbara with his attorney to surre An air service businessman was sentenced yesterday (July 24) to eight months in federal…

  11. 30OnTV

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miranda Lambert (also scheduled: Matt Dallas). "CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party," ABC Featured Artist(s): Brooks & Dunn, Martina…

  12. Bolton, Lauper, Macy Gray Set For 'Celebrity Duets'

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Michael Bolton, Chaka Khan, Clint Black and Cyndi Lauper are among the pop stars who will be part of "Celebrity Duets," a new Fox TV show that pairs singers and celebrities trying to prove they can ca Michael Bolton, Chaka Khan, Clint Black and Cyndi Lauper are among the pop stars…

  13. Aguilera Goes Old School On 'Back To Basics'

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera goes "Back to Basics" with her first album in nearly four years. Out Aug. 15, the two-disc RCA set was inspired by her love of music and imagery from the 1920s, '30s and '40s. Christina Aguilera goes "Back to Basics" with her first album in…

  14. Billboard Bits: Madonna, The Spill Canvas, Lenor Watling

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT NBC is eyeing a November airdate for a Madonna concert special, "The Confessions Tour Live." The program will be taped this summer at London's Wembley Stadium and will mark the first broadcast network NBC is eyeing a November airdate for a Madonna concert special, "The…

  15. U.S. Radio Hangs Up On Madonna

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Madonna is in the midst of a sold-out North American trek that may end up being the top-grossing tour ever by a female artist. But this on-the-road success is not carrying over to American radio airwa Madonna is in the midst of a sold-out North American trek that may end up being the top…

  16. American Idols Live / July 16, 2006 / Uniondale, N.Y. (Nassau Coliseum)

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Guilty pleasure is the only way to describe the American Idols Live! tour, which rolled into Long Island on July 16. While many people claim not to be fans of the manufactured pop stars, the audience Guilty pleasure is the only way to describe the American Idols Live! tour, which rolled into…

  17. The Walkmen / June 30, 2006 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Warsaw)

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Walkmen have a lot going for them at the moment. The band's new album, "A Hundred Miles Off," is its best yet, revealing an expanding sound and a maturing outlook. And the band members seem as ple The Walkmen have a lot going for them at the moment. The band's new…

  18. Underground Garage

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. SORRY! Got carried away with the wild and wonderful Beatles show in Las Vegas last week so now we can catch up on things…

  19. 'Idol' Finalist Pickler Signs Record Deal

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kellie Pickler, the folksy, season five "American Idol" finalist, has signed a record deal with 19 Recordings and Nashville-based BNA Records, an imprint of Sony BMG Nashville. Kellie Pickler, the folksy, season five "American Idol" finalist, has signed a record deal with…

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Katharine McPhee, artists' nationality and back-to-back country hit-makers. DID WE LOVE THEM TWO TIMES? Fred! It has been a while since I've written, but I still enjoy reading your columns each week. I also enjoy following the star-making power of "…

Pages