1. Jay-Z Sets Date For 'Kingdom' As Single Blows Up

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z's comeback album, "Kingdom Come," has been confirmed for a Nov. 21 release date via Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam. The video for the single "Show Me What You Got" debuts Oct. 16; the track's official radi Jay-Z's comeback album , "Kingdom Come," has…

  2. 41OnTV

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 9 - 15, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 9 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): James Blunt (also scheduled: Donald Trump, John Cena. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also scheduled: Robin…

  3. MySpace Hosting Concerts For Sudan Relief

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The online hangout MySpace.com will organize 20 concerts featuring bands promoted on its site such as TV On The Radio and Alice In Chains, as part of a campaign to raise awareness and money for humani The online hangout MySpace.com will organize 20 concerts featuring bands promoted on its…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>For the first time since 1995, a Garth Brooks album fails to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Brooks' ambitious but puzzling attempt to reinvent himself as an Australian rock s 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two…

  5. Billboard Bits: T.J. Martell Foundation, 'Rhythms Del Mundo,' iTunes/Hear Music

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The T.J. Martell Foundation's 31st annual Awards Gala will touch down Oct. 10 at the Marriott Marquis in New York. The T.J. Martell Foundation's 31st annual Awards Gala will touch down Oct. 10 at the Marriott Marquis in New York. This year's fundraiser honors former President…

  6. Timberlake Still Tops, Akon Sets Hot 100 Record

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Showing no sign of slipping, Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" retains its lead on the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week and fronts the Pop 100 for a fifth. Meanwhile, the singer's new single, "My Love" Showing no sign of slipping, Justin Timberlake's "…

  7. Film Roundup: Ludacris Goes Elfin, Matthews Gets Dark

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ludacris and Dave Matthews are heading to the silver screen in a holiday film and a family drama, respectively. Ludacris, whose real name is Chris Bridges, has joined the cast of the Warner Bros. Pict Ludacris and Dave Matthews are heading to the silver screen in a holiday film and a family…

  8. Ludacris Scores Third No. 1 With 'Release Therapy'

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a week featuring debuts in the first four slots of The Billboard 200, Ludacris' "Release Therapy" bows at No. 1 with 309,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The DTP/Def Jam effort is the ra In a week featuring debuts in the first four slots of The Billboard 200,…

  9. Queensryche / Sept. 23, 2006 / Atlantic City, N.J. (House of Blues)

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Queensryche made a ballsy move this year by releasing "Operation: Mindcrime II," the sequel to its groundbreaking 1988 concept album. It hasn't stopped there: The band is touring North America and pla Queensryche made a ballsy move this year by releasing "Operation:…

  10. 40OnTV

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Judith Owen (also scheduled: Mary McDonnell). "Live with Regis and Kelly," ABC Featured artist(s): Monica (also scheduled: Emily Proctor, Prince Lorenzo). "House of Carters,…

  11. Scissor Sisters Not Budging On U.K. Charts

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Polydor's Scissor Sisters scored a double on the U.K. sales charts for the second consecutive week, starting a fourth week at No. 1 with the single "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'" and second with the albu Polydor's Scissor Sisters scored a double on the U.K. sales…

  12. Dashboard's Carrabba Drives 'Laguna Beach' Tunes

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music videos may not have a home in MTV's prime-time programming schedule, but the network is looking for new ways to give artists a presence in key viewing hours. Music videos may not have a home in MTV's prime-time programming schedule, but the network is looking for new ways to…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss artists who have succeeded in their solo career as well as their group career, Bob Dylan and future book ideas. NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESSION Fred: A few weeks ago when Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" catapulted to No. 1, something was…

  14. Chart Beat

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Clay Aiken, Miki Howard and more. A THOUSAND = 99: One question I'm asked all the time is if I think the contestants on "American Idol" have staying power. In the past, I've had to say that time will tell... but time keeps passing and, three years after he…

  15. Snow Patrol / Sept. 26, 2006 / Los Angeles (Wiltern Theatre)

    September 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT During numerous points in Snow Patrol's 80-minute set Tuesday, frontman Gary Lightbody raved about the California sunshine. Yet in the first of two shows at the Wiltern, it wasn't the sunshine but a h During numerous points in Snow Patrol's 80-minute set Tuesday, frontman Gary…

  16. Early Birth Shortens Wolfmother U.S. Tour

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wolfmother has cut short its current U.S. tour after bassist/keyboardist Chris Ross' partner gave birth a month early to a son in Sydney. Wolfmother has cut short its current U.S. tour after bassist/keyboardist Chris Ross' partner gave birth a month early to a son in Sydney. The…

  17. 39OnTV

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 25 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured Artist(s): Cheap Trick. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Matthew Perrymakes). "Live with Regis and…

  18. No Stopping Scissor Sisters On U.K. Charts

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Scissor Sisters continue to rule the U.K. sales charts, scoring a third week at No. 1 with the single "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'" (Polydor) and debuting at the top of the album chart with their sophom Scissor Sisters continue to rule the U.K. sales charts, scoring a third…

  19. Sweet 'Release'

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Ludacris returns this week with an ambitious new album, "Release Therapy." The Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam set is led the single "Money Maker" featuring Pharrell Williams, which is No. 2 this Rapper Ludacris returns this week with an ambitious new album, "…

  20. Homemade 'Noodle' Dance Spawns YouTube, Radio Hit

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Chicken noodle soup used to be Campbell's pride, but now it's much more popular because of the Harlem, N.Y., song and dance craze Youtube.com recently made famous. Chicken noodle soup used to be Campbell's pride, but now it's much more popular because of the Harlem, N.Y.,…

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