1. Elvis, Kanye West Share Top Honors On U.K. Charts

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the week of the 30th anniversary of his death, Elvis Presley returned to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 19) with RCA's new two-CD compilation "The King." In the week of the 30th anniversary of his death, Elvis Presley returned to the top of the U.K. album…

  2. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Australian singer Olivia Newton-John begins postponing her North American tour with a miss in Albuquerque, N.M., so that she can be by her ailing mother's side. 2003 - Australian singer Olivia Newton-John begins postponing her North American tour with a miss in Albuquerque, N.M.,…

  3. Kate Nash, Robyn Rule New U.K. Charts

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As Londoner Kate Nash's "Foundations" single fell away from the No. 2 spot where it spent five of its six weeks on the U.K. singles chart, there was major consolation for the Fiction/Polydor singer/so As Londoner Kate Nash's "Foundations" single fell away from…

  4. Say 'Hey'

    August 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," the second studio album by Danish dance-pop duo Junior Senior, hit record stores in Scandinavia and Japan in 2005. Since then, it's been readily available as an import -- and, o "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," the second studio album by Danish dance-pop…

  5. Timbaland, Potts Remain Atop U.K. Charts

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Timbaland's "The Way I Are" (Interscope) featuring DOE and Keri Hilson started a second week atop the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (Aug. 5). Timbaland's "The Way I Are" (Interscope) featuring DOE and Keri Hilson started a second week atop the new U.K. singles…

  6. Timbaland Unseats Rihanna On U.K. Singles Chart

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Timbaland's "The Way I Are" (Interscope) featuring Keri Hilson ended Rihanna's epic run at the top of the U.K. singles chart yesterday (July 29), outselling Kate Nash's "Foundations" (Fiction/Polydor) Timbaland's "The Way I Are" (Interscope)…

  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. Rihanna Makes It 10 Weeks Atop U.K. Singles Chart

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Now in its 10th week, Rihanna's "Umbrella" (Def Jam) featuring Jay-Z has become the U.K.'s longest-running No. 1 single since Wet Wet Wet's "Love Is All Around" spent 15 weeks at the top in 1994. Mean Now in its 10th week, Rihanna's "Umbrella"…

  9. Kate Myers

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Combining traditional singer/songwriter fair with a number of other genres -- from electronica to country to pop -- young Kate Myers dropped by our studios to show us some songs from her most recent Combining traditional singer/songwriter fair with a number of other genres -- from electronica…

  10. Chemical Brothers Snag Fifth U.K. No. 1 Album

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dance mainstays the Chemical Brothers scored another U.K. No. 1 album, their fifth, with "We Are the Night" (Virgin). The new set, which includes the current top 20 hit "Do It Again," leads the chart Dance mainstays the Chemical Brothers scored another U.K. No. 1 album,…

  11. Pete Doherty Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pete Doherty pleaded guilty to a drug charge today (July 3) in London after arriving so late the judge had issued an arrest warrant. District Judge Davinder Lachhar warned Doherty that he had one last Pete Doherty pleaded guilty to a drug charge today (July 3) in London after arriving so late…

  12. 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…

  13. Emmylou Harris Prepping Boxed Set, New Album

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It has been four years since Emmylou Harris' last studio album, but patient fans will be rewarded in the coming months with two new releases, Billboard.com can reveal. It has been four years since Emmylou Harris' last studio album, but patient fans will be rewarded in the coming…

  14. Second Junior Senior Set Finally Hitting U.S.

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Junior Senior's sophomore album, "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," will finally see the light of day in North America via Crunchy Frog/Rykodisc, Billboard has learned. Junior Senior's sophomore album, "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," will finally see the light of day in North America…

  15. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners…

  16. Kate Havnevik

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Norwegian singer/songwriter Kate Havnevik has been featured on episodes of "Grey's Anatomy," sung with Royksopp and has been helped along by star producer Guy Sigsworth. Recently, Havnevik dropped in Norwegian singer/songwriter Kate Havnevik has been featured on episodes of …

  17. Doherty: 'A Lot Has Changed In The Past Week'

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pete Doherty says people close to him want him to kick his addiction to drugs. "The people I'm closest to have had enough. They've said it's drugs or them," the Babyshambles frontman said today (April Pete Doherty says people close to him want him to kick his…

  18. Billboard Bits: Minogue, Hudson, Spinnerette

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI U.K. is readying a new Kylie Minogue album for later this year, Billboard has learned. In fact, the major expects the recording to be its big fourth-quarter release. And if all goes according to p EMI U.K. is readying a new Kylie Minogue album for later this year, Billboard has learned.…

  19. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedder, Keith Richards, Jay-Z, Velvet Revolver,…

  20. 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. …

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