1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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, "…

  5. 'Dancin' Queen

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ludacris shows off multiple sides of his musical personality, Alan Jackson flips the script with Alison Krauss, Janet Jackson looks to the past for new inspiration and the Scissor Sisters keep the par A double-disc live album from rock act My Morning Jacket, "Okonokos" (ATO/RCA). A…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nearly 36 million viewers tune in for the 32nd Annual CMA Awards live on CBS television.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied…

  7. 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.,…

  8. Chart Beat

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses George Strait, Kellie Pickler, JoJo and more! THE STRAIT LIFE: All chart records, even the ones that go unchallenged for years, are bound to be broken one day. For the last 20 years and three weeks, Conway Twitty has held the record for having the most No. 1s on the Hot Country…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>"Reverb," HBO's live music show, debuts with performances from Alanis Morissette and Everlast.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video…

  10. Billboard Bits: Swizz Beatz, Joseph Arthur, Kinky Friedman

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Producer Swizz Beatz, Bilal, Inner Voice, Cassidy and Marsha Ambrosius of Floetry will help launch an international peace campaign tomorrow (Sept. 21) with the premiere the tribute single "One Day." Producer Swizz Beatz, Bilal, Inner Voice, Cassidy and Marsha Ambrosius of Floetry…

  11. Mariah, Chilis, Peas, Nickelback Top AMA Noms

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With three nominations each, Mariah Carey, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Black Eyed Peas and Nickelback lead the field for the 2006 American Music Awards, to be broadcast live by ABC on Nov. 21 from With three nominations each, Mariah Carey, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Black Eyed Peas and…

  12. Billboard Bits: WMG/YouTube, George Strait, Luther Vandross

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has pacted with YouTube to make videos from such artists as Madonna, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Green Day legally available for the first time on the popular online site. Warner Music Group has pacted with YouTube to make videos from such artists as Madonna, the Red Hot…

  13. 'Captain,' My Captain

    September 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Elton John returns this week with "The Captain and the Kid," a sequel to his 1975 album "Captain Fantastic and the Dirt Brown Cowboy." First single "The Bridge" notched John his 66th entry on Billboar Elton John returns this week with "The Captain and the…

  14. Brown Dabbling In Film, TV Prior To New Album

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Chris Brown is definitely thinking about his sophomore album, but we'll be seeing the platinum-plus teen R&B singer more than we'll be hearing him in the coming months. Chris Brown is definitely thinking about his sophomore album, but we'll be seeing the platinum-plus teen…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City punk rock pioneers the…

  16. Microsoft Reveals Zune Details

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft unveiled its Zune digital music device and service today (Sept. 14), providing a glimpse into exactly how the company intends to take on Apple Computer's iPod. Microsoft unveiled its Zune digital music device and service today (Sept. 14), providing a glimpse into exactly how…

  17. Jay-Z Prepares To Reclaim His 'Kingdom'

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Details are beginning to surface about Jay-Z's long-rumored comeback album, which will be his first since announcing his retirement three years ago and becoming president of Def Jam. Details are beginning to surface about Jay-Z's long-rumored comeback album, which will be his first…

  18. Syd Barrett Home Attracting Huge Interest

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The former home of Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett, who died in July, has attracted huge interest from potential buyers undeterred by the reclusive singer's patchy home improvement efforts. The former home of Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett, who died in July, has attracted huge interest…

  19. Billboard Bits: U.K. Hall Of Fame, Jeff Beck, Next Music

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart will be among the acts inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame. The third annual gala will be held Nov. 14 at north London ven Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart will be among the acts…

  20. 37OnTV

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 11-17, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 11 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Jessica Simpson, Storm Large (also scheduled: Ron Livingston). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyoncé. "Canadian Country Music Awards,…

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