1. 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)…

  2. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, dies in his hotel room in Birmingham, Mich., after a long battle with throat cancer. He is 50. 2003 - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, dies in his hotel room in Birmingham, Mich., after a long battle…

  3. This Day in Music

    July 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The 20th annual MTV Video Music Awards begin with a big surprise, with Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera singing Madonna's "Like a Virgin" while decked out in racy wedding attire similar to 2003 - The 20th annual MTV Video Music Awards begin with a big surprise, with…

  4. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Diana DeGarmo suffers a fall on stage in Grand Rapids, Mich., during the "American Idol" summer tour. The televised talent competition's third-season runner-up is singing Beyonce's "Crazy in Lo 2004 - Diana DeGarmo suffers a fall on stage in Grand Rapids, Mich.…

  5. Plain White T's Hold Atop Hot 100 Amid High Debuts

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A week after scoring the first No. 1 hit for Hollywood Records, Plain White T's remain at the summit of the Billboard Hot 100 with "Hey There Delilah." Still in hot pursuit is Fergie's "Big Girls Don' A week after scoring the first No. 1 hit for Hollywood Records…

  6. 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"…

  7. Chart Beat Chat

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Kool and the Gang, cover songs, "Girlfriend" and more! 'STILL KOOL' AFTER ALL THESE YEARS Mr. Bronson, I was curious how well Kool and the Gang's first new studio release in 10 years did in relation to their past albums. Are they "…

  8. Plain White T's Finally Unseats Rihanna On Hot 100

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Plain White T's earn their first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 as "Hey There Delilah" continues its staircase climb, stepping from No. 2. The song has progressed one place each week since it leaped 16-6 in Plain White T's earn their first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 as "Hey…

  9. Rihanna's 'Umbrella' Nearing U.K. Chart History

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rihanna's "Umbrella" (Def Jam) featuring Jay-Z has extended its run at the top of the U.K. singles chart to an epic nine weeks, equaling Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" as the longest of the decade. As previ Rihanna's "Umbrella" (Def Jam) featuring Jay-Z…

  10. Manson To Begin Shooting Carroll Film In Late Fall

    July 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson plans to start shooting his delayed horror film "Phantasmagoria: The Visions of Lewis Carroll," towards the end of the year, after he finishes touring to promote his new album, "Eat Me, Marilyn Manson plans to start shooting his delayed horror film "…

  11. 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…

  12. 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,…

  13. This Day in Music

    July 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Halfway into the first song of the band's encore for their Mannheim, Germany show, Iron Maiden guitarist Janick Gers falls loses his footing and plunges 10-feet off the front of the stage and i 2000 - Halfway into the first song of the band's encore for their Mannheim,…

  14. Rihanna, Shop Boyz Still Not Budging On Hot 100

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For a fifth straight week, Rihanna's "Umbrella" and Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar" are locked in at the top two spots of the Billboard Hot 100. "Umbrella" scores a sixth week at No. 1 and also inc For a fifth straight week, Rihanna's "…

  15. This Day in Music

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Syreeta Wright, best known for her duet with Billy Preston on "With You I'm Born Again," dies after a long struggle with cancer. She is 58. The singer/songwriter recorded six albums for Motown, 2004 - Syreeta Wright, best known for her duet with Billy Preston on "…

  16. Music On TV: July 2 - July 8

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 2 - July 8, 2007. MONDAY, July 2 "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Kings Of Leon, Conan O'Brien. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ashley Judd, Matthew Bomer, The Bravery. "Late Night with Conan O&…

  17. Rihanna, Shop Boyz, Fergie Locked In On Hot 100

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For a second consecutive week, the top three slots on the Billboard Hot 100 are unchanged. Rihanna's "Umbrella" is No. 1 there for a fifth week, followed by Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar" at No. 2 For a second consecutive week, the top three slots on the…

  18. Billboard Bits: Dream Concert, Live Earth, Fergie

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and Carlos Santana lead the star-studded lineup for the Dream Concert, to be held Sept. 18 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and Carlos Santana lead the star-studded lineup for the Dream Concert, to be held Sept. 18 at New…

  19. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National…

  20. 'Daddy' Knows Best

    June 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Anyone looking for a dose of Keith's famous attitude won't be disappointed on "Big Dog Daddy," due this week via his Show Dog Nashville label. Love him or hate him, Toby Keith remains a cornerstone of country music. He reigned in 2006 as the most-played country artist on…

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