1. Charles, Basie Orchestra Paired On Posthumous CD

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ray Charles never performed with the late Count Basie when the two music legends were alive, but now they are being united in death. Ray Charles never performed with the late Count Basie when the two music legends were alive, but now they are being united in death. Concord Records and…

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss R&R, the Digital charts, Janet Jackson and more! RADIO & RECORDS Hi Fred, If what I've what I read is accurate, Billboard has acquired Radio & Records. If that is true, I'm curious to know if there will only be one chart in the future instead…

  3. Allmans Plan Summer Tour

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band will hit the road for 26 summer tour dates that will find them playing everything from amphitheatres and festivals to theaters. The Allman Brothers Band will hit the road for 26 summer tour dates that will find them playing everything from amphitheatres and festivals…

  4. Billboard Bits: Allman Brothers, CMT Awards, Phoenix, Case

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Allman Brothers open annual NYC residency, CMT Awards add pre-show block party, French act Phoenix releases third album, Case plans two albums this year. The Allman Brothers Band kicked off its annual residency at New York's Beacon Theatre last night (March 9) with an epic set…

  5. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Billboard staffers check in with top winners U2, Kanye West, John Legend and more backstage at the 48th annual Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 8) at the Staples Center in Los angeles. Notes from backstage at last night's (Feb. 8) 48th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples…

  6. Jones, Julian And Friends Rear Little Willies

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Little Willies, a group comprised of Norah Jones, Richard Julian, Lee Alexander, Jim Campilongo and Dan Rieser, will release its self-titled debut March 7 via Milking Bull Records. The Little Willies, a group comprised of Norah Jones, Richard Julian, Lee Alexander, Jim Campilongo and Dan…

  7. Allmans Plan 13 'March Madness' Shows

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Allman Brothers Band will continue a long-standing tradition with a 13-show residency at New York's Beacon Theatre in March. The Allman Brothers Band will continue a long-standing tradition with a 13-show residency at New York's Beacon Theatre in March. Tickets for shows March 9…

  8. Big & Rich Ride Again

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST A year-and-a-half after shaking up the country music industry with their debut album, Big & Rich are at it again. A year-and-a-half after shaking up the country music industry with their debut album, "Horse of a Different Color," Big & Rich are at it again. On the pair'…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1992 - </b>Amy Grant gives birth to a daughter, Sarah Cannon, in Nashville, Tenn. It is the third child for the Grammy-winning singer and her husband, songwriter Gary Chapman.<br clear="none"/><br 2004 - The Vote for Change tour wraps with a star-studded…

  10. New Dandy Warhols Album Due In September

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A video for first single "Smoke It" finds the band performing in front of 40 dogs. The Dandy Warhols' new album, " Odditorium or Warlords of Mars ," will be released Sept. 13 via Capitol. The 12-track set was produced by group leader Courtney Taylor-Taylor in tandem…

  11. Keith Graduates With Honors From 'Honkytonk U'

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The following interview with Toby Keith is excerpted from a Billboard Stars special feature that appears in the June 18, 2005, issue of the magazine. The 17-page special section dissects his success, from his chart history, creative success and…

  12. Yes, Allman Bros. Plan Live Releases

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope. Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope.…

  13. Billboard Bits: Babyface, Underwood, Chimaira

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Babyface, Underwood and Chimaira. In addition to previously confirmed dates with Anita Baker, Babyface will play a handful of headlining shows leading up to the release of his album "Grown & Sexy," due June 26 via Arista Records. The tour will open June 23 in San…

  14. Allmans Tour With Skynyrd, .moe, DeGraw

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band has confirmed spring and summer tour dates that will find the group sharing stages with a variety of acts. The Allman Brothers Band has confirmed spring and summer tour dates that will find the group sharing stages with a variety of acts. Seven of the planned shows…

  15. 36th annual Gospel Music Association Music Awards

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The complete list of 36th annual Gospel Music Association Music Awards winners, handed out April 13 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Below is the complete list of 36th annual Gospel Music Association Music Awards winners, handed out April 13 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.…

  16. Brief Rehearsal No Problem For Allman Tour

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gregg Allman has toured plenty under the billing Gregg Allman and Friends, but the veteran artist believes the current lineup, which plays Asheville, N.C., tomorrow (Feb. 3), to be best incarnation of Gregg Allman has toured plenty under the billing Gregg Allman and Friends, but the veteran…

  17. Billboard Bits: Allmans, Collective Soul, Sugerman

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on the Allman Brothers, Collective Soul, Sugerman The Allman Brothers Band has set its annual spring run at New York's Beacon Theatre for March 10-12, 14-15 and 17-19. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Jan. 7) via Ticketmaster. The group has performed more than 150 shows at the Beacon…

  18. Allman Takes Friends On The Road

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gregg Allman will take a break from the Allman Brothers Band for a brief run of East Coast tour dates, kicking off Jan. 21 in Jim Thorpe, Pa. Gregg Allman will take a break from the Allman Brothers Band for a brief run of East Coast tour dates, kicking off Jan. 21 in Jim Thorpe, Pa. Traveling…

  19. Southern Rock Titans Team For Tour

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two of the biggest Southern rock acts -- the Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd -- will team up for a brief slate of fall tour dates. Two of the biggest Southern rock acts -- the Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd -- will team up for a brief slate of fall tour dates. The seven-show…

  20. Blues Legends Capture 'Lightning In A Bottle'

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will hit stores this fall. Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's…

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