1. More Details Emerge On New Björk Album

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Björk has set a release date for her new album, "Volta." According to her Web site, The Atlantic effort will drop May 7 and with feature guest appearances from LFO's Mark Bell, drummer Chris Cors Björk has set a release date for her new album, "Volta." According to…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Chris Curtis, the original drummer and backing vocalist for influential 1960s Merseybeat combo the Searchers, dies in Liverpool, England, after a long illness. He is 63. 2005 - Chris Curtis, the original drummer and backing vocalist for influential 1960s Merseybeat combo the Searchers,…

  3. Mastodon, The Hold Steady Feel The 'Hunger Force'

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Hold Steady, Andrew W.K. and Mastodon are among the acts that have been tapped for the soundtrack to the upcoming Adult Swim film, "Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters." Slated fo The Hold Steady, Andrew W.K. and Mastodon are among the acts that have been tapped…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Award winning South African R&B singer TK (real name Tsakani Mhinga) is found dead at a hotel in Johannesburg's Randburg suburb. The singer-songwriter is 27. An autopsy determines that a dr 2006 - Award winning South African R&B singer TK (real name Tsakani Mhinga) is…

  5. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "Peacekeeper," on the NBC series "Third Watch." The song, which premieres at the end of the episode, is off the group's album "Say You Will. 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, …

  6. Timbaland 'Back With A Vengeance' On New Album

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Producer Timbaland told Billboard in a 2001 interview that he'd never make a solo album as an artist. But that's exactly what will arrive March 27 in the form of "Shock Value," which, as previously re Producer Timbaland told Billboard in a 2001 interview that he'd…

  7. Ne-Yo In The 'Know' On Sophomore Album

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST With his Def Jam debut, "In My Own Words," having topped The Billboard 200 and sold 1.4 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, 2006 was a very good year for R&B newco With his Def Jam debut, "In My Own Words," having topped The Billboard…

  8. Sky's The Limit

    February 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The music of Explosions in the Sky is all about the tension of the slow build. The instrumental band's sweeping arrangements unfold like deconstructed rock anthems, where a flash of a melancholic guit The music of Explosions in the Sky is all about the tension of the slow build. The…

  9. Difford Preps Album, Hopeful For Squeeze Reunion

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST On the eve of his first U.S. tour in a decade, Squeeze's Chris Difford is currently putting the finishing touches on his second solo album, "Another Day Above Ground." On the eve of his first U.S. tour in a decade, Squeeze's Chris Difford is currently putting the finishing…

  10. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music…

  11. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 5)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 4 ... You once tried to buy Island Records, years before…

  12. Cornell Splits Audioslave, Covers Michael Jackson

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Chris Cornell has split Audioslave, the band he formed with three former members of Rage Against The Machine, due to unspecified "irresolvable personality conflicts as well as musical differences," ac Chris Cornell has split Audioslave, the band he formed with three former members…

  13. 'American Idol' Unveils Top 24 Finalists

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST No more audition silliness -- it's time to get serious on "American Idol." The Fox talent show trimmed down the competition last night (Feb. 14), leaving 24 semifinalists -- 12 men and 12 women -- to No more audition silliness -- it's time to get serious on "American…

  14. 07OnTV

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 12-18, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 13 "Wheel of Fortune: Country Music Stars Week," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Steve Azar. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Rickie Lee Jones. …

  15. Grammy Performances Look Forward And Back

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The 49th Grammy Awards drew as heavily from the past as they did the present for the performance slate at last night's (Feb. 11) show from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The evening began with the The 49th Grammy Awards drew as heavily from the past as they did the present for the…

  16. Dixie Chicks Soar, Blige, Chili Peppers Win Big At Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers reasserted their rock dominance at the 49th Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 11) at The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the…

  17. Chart Beat

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses song titles with celebrity names, Pat Boone, Norah Jones and more! CULT OF PERSONALITY: What do Johnny Cash, Jane Fonda, Grace Kelly and Tim McGraw have in common? They're all on the Billboard charts this week -- not as artists, but as song titles. "Tim McGraw" …

  18. Ex-Manson Bassist Goes Over The Goon Moon

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jeordie White (better known to Marilyn Manson fans as Twiggy Ramirez) has united once more with Masters Of Reality singer/guitarist Chris Goss and Hella drummer Zach Hill for the second release by Goo Jeordie White (better known to Marilyn Manson fans as Twiggy Ramirez) has united once more…

  19. James Blunt, T.I. Bolster Grammy Performance Lineup

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Multi-nominees singer/songwriter James Blunt and rapper T.I. are among the new additions to the roster of performers for Sunday's (Feb. 12) Grammy Awards. Multi-nominees singer/songwriter James Blunt and rapper T.I. are among the new additions to the roster of performers for Sunday'…

  20. Houston Drafts Yung Joc, Shawnna For Third CD

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST With his third solo album, "Veteran," R&B crooner Marques Houston continues to prove he's all grown up. With his third solo album, "Veteran," R&B crooner Marques Houston continues to prove he's all grown up. Due March 20 via T.U.G./Universal, the set…

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