1. Ask Billboard

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Keith answers readers' questions on Garth Brooks, Depeche Mode and PJ Harvey. Nov. 16, 2007 - Ask Billboard is on vacation and will return next week. Keep submitting your great questions! Send all your burning music questions to Keith at askbb@billboard.com . NO MIDDLE FENCE FOR BROOKS…

  2. Ask Billboard

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Keith answers readers' questions on Garth Brooks, Depeche Mode and PJ Harvey. NO MIDDLE FENCE FOR BROOKS Keith, Garth Brooks just received an RIAA award as the biggest-selling solo artist with 123 million in album certifications. Can you tell us what his current Nielsen Soundscan total…

  3. Chart Beat Chat

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss Britney Spears V. The Eagles, The Billboard 200 Chart, Double CDs and more! EAGLES SOAR TO NO. 1; BRITNEY DEBUTS AT NO. 2; CHART BEAT READERS REACT Hey Fred, I LOVE the Eagles and am glad to see them on top of [The Billboard 200], but this new chart policy seems…

  4. Chesney, Underwood, Paisley Lead Winners At CMAs

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney took home entertainer of the year honors while Arista Nashville labelmates Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley each won two crystal trophies at the 41st annual Country Music Association Aw Kenny Chesney took home entertainer of the year honors while Arista Nashville labelmates…

  5. Stars Of Track And Field Writing For New Album

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up rock act Stars Of Track And Field is demoing material for its next studio album, which is due in late spring or early summer 2008. Wind-Up rock act Stars Of Track And Field is demoing material for its next studio album, which is due in late spring or early summer 2008. Guitarist…

  6. Exclusive: Jewel Goes Country With New Label

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Jewel has a new label and a new genre to boot. The artist has signed a multi-album deal with newly launched Nashville-based independent Valory Music Company and will pursue success o Singer/songwriter Jewel has a new label and a new genre to boot. The artist has signed a…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer is in a 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of…

  8. Lifehouse Gets Serious For Allstate Commercial

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The message behind a new Allstate insurance ad was what prompted Lifehouse's Jason Wade to write a new song specifically for the spot. The message behind a new Allstate insurance ad was what prompted Lifehouse's Jason Wade to write a new song specifically for the spot. The new…

  9. She 'Dreams' In Color

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young is borrowing the intended title for a 30-year-old shelved album for "Chrome Dreams II," due this week via Reprise. Neil Young is borrowing the intended title for a 30-year-old shelved album for "Chrome Dreams II," due this week via Reprise. The set boasts two…

  10. Arcade Fire Rocks With Springsteen In Ottawa

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Arcade Fire made a surprise appearance during the encore of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's show last night (Oct. 14) at Ottawa's Scotiabank Place, playing on one of the latter's songs ( The Arcade Fire made a surprise appearance during the encore of Bruce…

  11. Adams-Headlined Peace Concert Called Off

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A peace concert promoting a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict was called off yesterday (Oct. 15) after threats were made to Palestinians supporting the event. A peace concert promoting a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict was called off yesterday (Oct.…

  12. Adams To Launch Mideast Peace Concerts

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bryan Adams will headline concerts for peace in the West Bank and Israel next week, with his performances relayed by satellite to London, Ottawa and Washington. Bryan Adams will headline concerts for peace in the West Bank and Israel next week, with his performances relayed by satellite to…

  13. Gun, Drug Charges Dropped Against Jadakiss

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT White Plains, N.Y., prosecutors are dropping a drug-and-gun case against Jadakiss, a year after the rapper's arrest. His lawyer said it was "a travesty that the case went this far." White Plains, N.Y., prosecutors are dropping a drug-and-gun case against Jadakiss, a year after…

  14. Tunes On TV

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television October 1 - 7, 2007. MONDAY, Oct. 1 "Control Room Presents," MyNetworkTV Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Ben Harper (also scheduled: Sean Penn, Barry Sonnenfeld). "The Tonight Show with…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate, whispery vocals and top-drawer piano playing, dies at Gladys Spellman Nursing Home in Cheverly, Md., following 2005 - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate,…

  16. T.I. Back In Studio, Drama CD Due In December

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT T.I. is three singles deep into his recent album "T.I. vs. T.I.P.," but he's already recording new material, according to Jason Geter, CEO of T.I.'s Grand Hustle label. T.I. is three singles deep into his recent album "T.I. vs. T.I.P.," but he's already…

  17. Mates Of State Get Busy On Fifth Album

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mates Of State are eight songs deep into writing a new record, due in early 2008 via Barsuk. The as-yet-untitled effort will be the husband-wife duo's fifth set, and follow-up to 2006's "Bring It Back Mates Of State are eight songs deep into writing a new record, due in early…

  18. Marley Undaunted By Van Halen Opening Slot

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The throngs of rock-loving Van Halen fans who show up early to the band's long-anticipated reunion tour this fall will be greeted with an unlikely opening act in reggae royalty Ky-Mani Marley. But tho The throngs of rock-loving Van Halen fans who show up early to the band's long…

  19. J.A.M. Awards To Highlight Positive Side Of Hip-Hop

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop has such a negative connotation in some circles that some people equate it with thuggery or crime -- an unfair depiction that DMC of the legendary rap group Run-D.M.C. is trying to dispel. Hip-hop has such a negative connotation in some circles that some people equate it with thuggery…

  20. Judge Rejects Bid To Hike Remy Ma's Bail

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Remy Ma, free on $250,000 bond after being accused of shooting an acquaintance, doesn't have to post more bail money despite more problems with the law. Remy Ma, free on $250,000 bond after being accused of shooting an acquaintance, doesn't have to post more bail money despite more…

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