1. Kingston Still 'Beautiful' Atop Hot 100

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" begins a fourth week atop the Billboard Hot 100, and its three closest competitors all hold their positions from last week: Fergie's "Big Girls Don't Cry" at No. 2, T Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" begins a…

  2. Music On TV Aug. 20-26

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 20-26. MONDAY, Aug. 20 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Silverstein, Luis Guzman. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): The New Pornographers, Jeff Goldblum, Hayden Panettiere. "The Tonight Show with…

  3. Eagles Unveil New Single, Album Release Date

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles have unveiled "How Long," the first single from "Long Road Out of Eden," their first new studio album in 28 years. The Eagles have unveiled "How Long," the first single from "Long Road Out of Eden," their first new studio album in 28 years.…

  4. Season Six 'Idol' Stars Prepping Debut Albums

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT While their fellow "American Idol" finalists wait for word later this month on their futures, season six champ Jordin Sparks and runner-up Blake Lewis are hard at work on their debut albums. While their fellow "American Idol" finalists wait for word later this month on…

  5. Plant, Krauss Cover Everlys, Waits On New Album

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Robert Plant and Alison Krauss put their collaborative stamp on an eclectic repertoire of material on "Raising Sand," due Oct. 23 via Rounder. Among the tracks appearing on the T Bone Burnett-produced Robert Plant and Alison Krauss put their collaborative stamp on an eclectic…

  6. Music On TV: July 30 - August 5

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 30 - August 5, 2007. MONDAY, July 30 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured Artist(s): The Rentals. "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  7. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac arrest. He is 52. Braunn had been suffering from a "debilitating physical ailment," according to a post on his official Web 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac…

  8. Rage, Daft Punk, QOTSA, Shins Set For Vegoose Fest

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last month, Rage Against The Machine will co-headline this fall's Vegoose Festival at Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium, alongside French electronica duo Daft Punk. The event is set for Oct. As tipped here last month, Rage Against The Machine will co-headline this fall'…

  9. Of Montreal, De La Soul Highlight Pitchfork Fest

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Performances from Of Montreal, De La Soul and Girl Talk highlighted the final two days of the Pitchfork Music Festival, which drew 47,000 people over the weekend to Chicago's Union Park. The event kic Performances from Of Montreal, De La Soul and Girl Talk highlighted the final two days…

  10. Rihanna's 'Umbrella' Reigns Again On Hot 100

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rihanna's "Umbrella" begins a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, having successfully fended off Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar," which drops 2-4. Its newest competitor is Plain White T Rihanna's "Umbrella" begins a seventh week at…

  11. Ritter Unleashes Inner 'Badass' On New Album

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Josh Ritter didn't have a label home when he started crafting his newest effort, "The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter," but that didn't keep him from moving forward full force. Josh Ritter didn't have a label home when he started crafting his newest effort, "…

  12. Lonestar Nabs New Singer, Plots Next Album

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lonestar is plotting a fall announcement, probably in November, of its new singer, as well as a fresh musical course for its next album. Lonestar is plotting a fall announcement, probably in November, of its new singer, as well as a fresh musical course for its next album. "We found one…

  13. Vedder Goes Solo For 'Into The Wild' Soundtrack

    July 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder is close to finishing a host of new music for the upcoming Sean Penn-directed film "Into the Wild," according to the movie's distributor, Paramount Vantage. An album of his so Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder is close to finishing a host of new music…

  14. Editors Snag First U.K. No. 1 Album

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As "Umbrella" (Def Jam) by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z entered a seventh week atop the U.K. singles chart, Birmingham-based rock outfit Editors achieved their first No. 1 album. As "Umbrella" (Def Jam) by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z entered a seventh week atop the U.K. singles…

  15. The Format Offering Free 'Problems' For Two Weeks

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Free is the way to be, at least for indie-pop troupe the Format, who is in the midst of a two-week stint of giving away its latest album, "Dog Problems," for no charge. Free is the way to be, at least for indie-pop troupe the Format, who is in the midst of a two-week stint of giving…

  16. Rage To Co-Headline Vegoose Festival

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine will be one of the headliners at the third annual Vegoose Music Festival, Billboard.com has learned. The event is set for Oct. 27-28 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Rage Against The Machine will be one of the headliners at the third annual Vegoose Music Festival,…

  17. Top Stars Pay 'Respect' To Stax On PBS

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Isaac Hayes, Bono, Booker T. & the MGs and Jesse Jackson are among the names weighing in on the legacy of Stax Records in an upcoming documentary. Isaac Hayes, Bono, Booker T. & the MGs and Jesse Jackson are among the names weighing in on the legacy of Stax Records in an upcoming…

  18. Music On TV: June 11-17

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 11-17, 2007. MONDAY, June 11 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also featured: Jessica McClure). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Rihanna (also featured: Kim Coles; Seth Green). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s):…

  19. Iron & Wine Stretches Out On 'Shepherd's Dog'

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Iron & Wine offers up its most eclectic and adventurous music to date on "The Shepherd's Dog," due Sept. 25 via Sub Pop. Iron & Wine offers up its most eclectic and adventurous music to date on "The Shepherd's Dog," due Sept. 25 via Sub Pop. First single …

  20. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon…

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