1. 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,…

  2. This Day in Music

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A cross-party collective of British politicians close the gap between parliament and the music business through a pair of initiatives. The four members of parliament make history with the rele 2005 - A cross-party collective of British politicians close the gap between parliament and…

  3. This Day in Music

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at midnight for digital download exclusively via Apple's iTunes Music Store. 2004 - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at…

  4. Bono, Stefani Set For 'Idol Gives Back' Special

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bono, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Gwen Stefani, Earth, Wind & Fire, Il Divo, Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Josh Groban, Jack Black, Helen Mirren, Rascal Flatts, Quincy Jones, Carrie Underwoo Bono, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Gwen Stefani, Earth, Wind & Fire, Il Divo,…

  5. Robin Thicke, Wife Team For Urban Drama

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chart-topping R&B artist Robin Thicke is in negotiations to write his first film score for the urban drama "This Wednesday," with wife Paula Patton attached to star as a female pimp. Chart-topping R&B artist Robin Thicke is in negotiations to write his first film score for…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Sex Pistols opt not to attend their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. "We're not coming. We're not your monkeys," reads a handwritten statem 2006 - The Sex Pistols opt not to attend their induction into the…

  7. Brooks & Dunn, Jackson To Hit The Road Together

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Country superstars Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson are teaming up for a 30-date co-headlining tour that will run from May through October. The trek kicks off in Virginia Beach, Va., on May 10. Country superstars Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson are teaming up for a 30-date co-headlining…

  8. Billboard Bits: Springsteen Tribute, Grammys, 'Xanadu'

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jewel, Steve Earle, Babyface and Pete Yorn are among the artists confirmed for an April 5 benefit concert at New York's Carnegie Hall celebrating the music of Bruce Springsteen. Jewel, Steve Earle, Babyface and Pete Yorn are among the artists confirmed for an April 5 benefit concert at…

  9. 05OnTV

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 29-Feb. 4 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 29 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Norah Jones (also scheduled: Bill Gates, John Bernstein). "The Electrifying Conclusion," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Guided By Voices. "The Late Show With David…

  10. 'Dreamgirls' Leads Oscar Noms, Misses Best Picture

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST The international ensemble "Babel" stood tall as nominations were announced this morning (Jan. 23) for the 79th Annual Academy Awards, although the musical "Dreamgirls" was shut out of the best pictur The international ensemble "Babel" stood tall as nominations…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  12. 02OnTV

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 8-14, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Jennifer Hudson (also scheduled: David Arquette). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Daughtry (also scheduled: Guests include…

  13. This Day in Music

    December 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1951 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Cry," Johnnie Ray.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Curtis Mayfield, a pioneer of American soul music who penned some of the most lasting songs of the 1960s and '70s, dies at a…

  14. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Gail Menscer, mother of country singer Doug Stone, dies from cancer. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - "Exotic chanteuse" Gloria Lasso dies at Cuernavaca in Mexico, aged 83. Lasso was one of France's most…

  15. Doherty Fined For Assaulting Journalist

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST A London court today (Nov. 8) fined Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty $1,400 for assaulting a British Broadcasting Corp. journalist earlier this year. A London court today (Nov. 8) fined Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty $1,400 for assaulting a British Broadcasting Corp. journalist earlier…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Los Angeles sheriff's investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting h 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder…

  17. 41OnTV

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 9 - 15, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 9 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): James Blunt (also scheduled: Donald Trump, John Cena. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also scheduled: Robin…

  18. 40OnTV

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Judith Owen (also scheduled: Mary McDonnell). "Live with Regis and Kelly," ABC Featured artist(s): Monica (also scheduled: Emily Proctor, Prince Lorenzo). "House of Carters,…

  19. This Day in Music

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>The family of Frank Sinatra files suit against Newark, Calif.-based discount clothing company Ross Stores Inc. for copyright infringement. The suit alleges that an album of 75 songs, "Th 2003 - California country singer Wesley Tuttle dies of heart failure at a…

  20. This Day in Music

    September 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Police announce that Miguel Dega, president of Spain's biggest indie label, Max Music, has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and the attempted murder of his former partner, Ricardo 2001 - Singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson dominates the Canadian Country…

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