1. Brown's 'Exclusive' Return

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Right in time, after his single "Kiss Kiss" featuring T-Pain overtook Soulja Boy's "Crank That" on top of the Hot 100 last week, Chris Brown returns with his sophomore set, "Exclusive" (Jive). Right in time, after his single "Kiss Kiss" featuring T…

  2. Chris Brown, Little Big Town, Wisin & Yandel

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Check out the new releases that hit stores this week, including Chris Brown, Sigur Ros, David Byrne and more! Check out the new releases that hit stores this week, including Chris Brown, Sigur Ros, David Byrne and more! News David Byrne , Chris Brown …

  3. Chris Brown, "Exclusive"

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST It's often difficult transitioning from teen star to rub-'em-down R&B singer, and Chris Brown's "Exclusive" feels those growing pains. It's often difficult transitioning from teen star to rub-'em-down R&B singer, and Chris Brown's "…

  4. CBGB Space To House Men's Clothing Store

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST The space formerly home to legendary New York music club CBGB will soon house a men's clothing boutique from John Varvatos. The space formerly home to legendary New York music club CBGB will soon house a men's clothing boutique from John Varvatos. "This store is going to be…

  5. This Day in Music

    November 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible" in the U.K. as his Epic album "Invincible" goes straight to the top of the country's album chart, earning him his seventh British No. 1 album as a 2001 - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible…

  6. Chart Beat Chat

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Garth Brooks, T-Pain, "Across the Universe" and more! FOR A GOOD CAUSE Hello Sir, Garth Brooks is releasing his "The Ultimate Hits" CD on Nov. 6. He announced that there will be a special pink edition for the Susan G. Komen organization. Will…

  7. Chart Beat

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses the Temptations, Carrie Underwood, Chubby Checker and more! PRIME NUMBERS: With new acts charting all the time, it's easy to forget about a group with a legacy as long and as strong as the Temptations. But the quintet, once known as the Primes and once part of the Motown…

  8. Brown Overtakes Soulja Boy Atop Hot 100

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" (featuring T-Pain) finally overtakes Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" with a 2-1 move on the Billboard Hot 100, after the latter track reigned high for seven weeks. "Ki Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" (featuring T…

  9. Underwood Leads Three Country Debuts Onto Chart

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a Billboard 200 first, three country debuts occupy the Nos. 1-3 slots on the chart, led by Carrie Underwood's "Carnival Ride." The 19 Recordings/Arista Nashville set sold 527,000 copies in the Unit In a Billboard 200 first, three country debuts occupy the Nos. 1-3 slots on…

  10. 'Kiss' On The List

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Will Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" capture the No.1 spot on the Hot 100 chart next week? Or will Soulja Boy Tell'em's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" continue on to its eighth frame as leader of the pack? Chart Will Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" capture the…

  11. Playaz Circle

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The latest release from Ludacris' Disturbing Tha Peace family -- and possibly the second best received after Luda himself -- comes by way of Playaz Circle. The latest release from Ludacris' Disturbing Tha Peace family -- and possibly the second best received after Luda himself --…

  12. Bow Wow, Omarion Set Date For Collaborative CD

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bow Wow and Omarion's collaborative album, "Face Off," will arrive Dec. 11 via Columbia as a standard 12-track CD or as a CD/DVD combo featuring behind-the-scenes footage and videos from the artists' Bow Wow and Omarion's collaborative album, news of which was first…

  13. The Billboard Q&A: Eddie Vedder

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Pearl Jam frontman talks at length with Billboard about his soundtrack for the new Sean Penn-directed film "Into the Wild," its impact on his life, the 2008 election and how his creative process c Sean Penn has wanted to make a movie based on Jon Krakauer's 1996 book "…

  14. The Billboard Q&A: Eddie Vedder (Part Two)

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Pearl Jam frontman talks at length with Billboard about his soundtrack for the new Sean Penn-directed film "Into the Wild," its impact on his life, the 2008 election and how his creative process c Continued from page 1... Basically, Sean said the only people he'd listen to…

  15. Chart Beat

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Chris Brown, Carrie Underwood, Bill Medley and more! 'KISS' ON THE LIST: Chris Brown had one of the biggest hits of 2005, when his debut single, "Run It!" was No. 1 for five weeks. Brown hasn't returned to pole position since, but he's the…

  16. Soulja Boy Fends Off Chris Brown Atop Hot 100

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" makes it a lucky seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, but new competition comes from Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss," which soars 22-2 after selling 159,000 Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" makes it…

  17. Muse, Chiefs, Cornell Rock For Coke Fest

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Muse, Kaiser Chiefs, Good Charlotte, Chris Cornell and Korn has been announced as headliners for next year's two-date My Coke Fest, taking place in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. Muse, Kaiser Chiefs, Good Charlotte, Chris Cornell and Korn has been announced as headliners for…

  18. Isaak Sings New Tune For 'Informers'

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rocker Chris Isaak has joined the ensemble cast of "The Informers," an adaptation of the Bret Easton Ellis novel. Rocker Chris Isaak has joined the ensemble cast of "The Informers," an adaptation of the Bret Easton Ellis novel. Set in 1980s Los Angeles, the script follows…

  19. 'Ride' Of Her Life

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood is still generating hits from her six-million-selling debut, "Some Hearts," but she's front and center with a new effort this week. Her sophomore album, "Carnival Ride" (19 Recordings Carrie Underwood is still generating hits from her six-million…

  20. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood ramps back up for her sophomore album, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss cement an unlikely creative partnership, Ween is weirder than ever on its Rounder debut and Neil Young stretches The solo debut from System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian, "Elect the Dead" …

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