1. T.I. Ordered Release On $3 Million Bond

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge ordered rapper T.I. released on $3 million bond today (Oct. 26), but he must remain in home confinement while he awaits trial on weapons charges. U.S. Magistrate Judge Alan Baverman sa A federal judge ordered rapper T.I. released on $3 million bond today (Oct. 26), but he must…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pianist, composer, musical director and arranger Gerald Cook, who performed in night clubs and with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, dies is Chicago at the age of 85. 2006 - Pianist, composer, musical director and arranger Gerald Cook, who performed in night clubs and with the Illinois…

  3. Kid Rock Splits With Longtime Manager

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Just as he's reached the top of the album charts for the first time, Kid Rock has made a major change at the top of his business operations. Rock's manager, Detroit-based Ed "Punch" Andrews, who also Just as he's reached the top of the album charts for the first time,…

  4. Nada Surf Feeling 'Lucky' On New Album

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio Nada Surf will return Feb. 5 with its new album, "Lucky." The Barsuk set is led by the track "See These Bones," which can be downloaded from the band's MySpace site. Rock trio Nada Surf will return Feb. 5 with its new album, "Lucky." The Barsuk set…

  5. Chart Beat Chat

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats," ringles, Reba McEntire and more! WILL RINGLES STAR ON THE HOT 100? Hi Fred, First of all let me tell you how much I enjoy reading your column every week. I saw that Carrie Underwood's "Before He…

  6. Tunes On TV

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 24- 30. MONDAY, Sept. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Jamie Foxx, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured Artist(s): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, Britney Spears, Kevin Federline. "The…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video Awards, Canada's annual music video competition. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based group collects prizes f 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a multimedia poetry performance in his Chicago hometown, opening the Poetry Center of Chicago's 31st Annual Reading Serie 2003 - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a…

  9. 50 Cent Still Confident In Sales Battle With Kanye

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After weeks of public rivalry between 50 Cent and Kanye West about whose Sept. 11 album release would sell more copies, West's "Graduation" (Def Jam) has pulled into a six-figure lead over 50's "Curti After weeks of public rivalry between 50 Cent and Kanye West about…

  10. Early Sales Projections Put Kanye Ahead Of 50, Chesney

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It looks like 50 Cent is headed for retirement, if store reports continue to trend the way they were by mid-afternoon today (Sept. 11). 50 Cent had told SOHH.com that he would quit the rap game if his It looks like 50 Cent is headed for retirement, if store reports continue to trend the way…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that perform during a live telethon, "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast." 2005 - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey is the big winner at the 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held in Atlanta. Carey wins top R&B/hip-hop artist in both the overall and female categories, as well as hot R&a 2006 - Mariah Carey is the big winner at the 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held…

  13. Roots Ready To Rock The Classics On VH1 Tour

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Being up for a new challenge is how Roots drummer ?uestlove explains the act's involvement with the first VH1 Hip-Hop Honors tour, which kicks off Sept. 13 in San Francisco. Being up for a new challenge is how Roots drummer ?uestlove explains the act's involvement with the first VH1…

  14. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D'Fused," Fuse Featured artist(s):…

  15. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D'Fused," Fuse Featured artist(s):…

  16. Garth's Return: Retail, Radio, Live Stage?

    August 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Garth Brooks juggernaut is setting the table for a new release. And this time, Billboard has learned, you won't find it only at Wal-Mart. After exclusively selling his music through that big-box m The Garth Brooks juggernaut is setting the table for a new release. And this time,…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's Central Park in 1998, the Montreux Jazz Festival launches its first U.S. tour at the Chicago Theatre, featuring Al Jarreau, Roberta F 2000 - Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's Central Park in…

  18. AC/DC Goes Digital Via Verizon Wireless

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC is finally selling its music digitally. But not on iTunes. Verizon Wireless has snagged the exclusive rights to sell the band's entire back catalog through March 2008, becoming the first and onl AC/DC is finally selling its music digitally. But not on iTunes. Verizon Wireless has…

  19. Chart Beat

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Big & Rich and more and more! THE LONG RUN: There aren't a lot of songwriters who can claim a 54-year span of No. 1 hits on the Billboard charts. In fact, I can only think of one team that has accomplished this,…

  20. Collective Soul Inks With Target For New Album

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Collective Soul has struck a deal with Target, making it the exclusive physical retailer for its next album. Collective Soul has struck a deal with Target, making it the exclusive physical retailer for its next album. "Afterwords" is due Aug. 28 and will be issued by the band's…

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