1. Exclusive: Missy In The Mix With Doritos Campaign

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Missy Elliott is adding flair to a new ad campaign for Doritos Collisions, Billboard has learned. In a TV spot that debuts Sept. 17, Elliott is seen working on a new track and then pausing to snack on Missy Elliott is adding flair to a new ad campaign for Doritos Collisions, Billboard has…

  2. Ask Billboard

    August 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Britney Spears, Elton John and British charts. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . BRITNEY'S JIVE Hi Keith, I'm just wondering if you have any updates on the…

  3. This Day in Music

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Country songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member Johnny Russell dies of complications relating to diabetes in a hospital outside Nashville. He is 61. 2001 - Country songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member Johnny Russell dies of complications relating to diabetes in a hospital outside…

  4. First Four Singers Voted Off 'American Idol'

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Four saw the door as `American Idol' whittled its 24 semifinalists down to 20 last night (Feb. 22). Amy Krebs, Nicole Tranquillo, Paul Kim and Rudy Cardenas were cast off by viewers getting their firs Four saw the door as `American Idol' whittled its 24 semifinalists down to 20 last…

  5. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music…

  6. 'American Idol' Unveils Top 24 Finalists

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST No more audition silliness -- it's time to get serious on "American Idol." The Fox talent show trimmed down the competition last night (Feb. 14), leaving 24 semifinalists -- 12 men and 12 women -- to No more audition silliness -- it's time to get serious on "American…

  7. Ask Billboard

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Christina Aguilera, Spears v. Federline, Ricky Martin and more! Dear readers: We're doubling up on 'Ask Billboard' this week. Our newest three questions are followed by last week's three questions (which were posted belatedly on Jan…

  8. Ask Billboard

    January 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Jamelia and more! YOUR PARIS IS GIVING MY CAREY A MINOGUE Keith, You said last week that Mariah Carey is not in the (same) ball park (as) the Beatles. I love both and disagree. Just had to put in my two cents. However, you…

  9. This Day in Music

    December 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Johnny Moore, 64, a longtime member of the R&B vocal group the Drifters, dies in London of respiratory problems. Moore sang lead on the act's mid-'50s hit "Ruby Baby" and memorably s 2003 - Anita Mui, a Canto-pop singer and major Hong Kong…

  10. Bono To Receive Honorary Knighthood

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Irish rocker and humanitarian Bono will become a knight of the British empire -- but the U2 frontman won't be called "Sir." Bono, 46, will receive his honorary knighthood from the British ambassador t Irish rocker and humanitarian Bono will become a knight of the British empire…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Composer/arranger/conductor Frank DeVol dies of natural causes in Lafayette, Calif. He is 88.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - New York rappers Jay-Z and Nas end their longtime feud and promote peace on-stage during New York…

  12. This Day in Music

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1988 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "The Flame," Cheap Trick.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Country songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member Johnny Russell dies of complications relating to diabetes in a hospital outside…

  13. Jamaican Ska Star Desmond Dekker Dies

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Desmond Dekker, who brought the sound of Jamaican ska to the world with songs such as "Israelites," has died, his manager said Friday. He was 64. Desmond Dekker, who brought the sound of Jamaican ska to the world with songs such as "Israelites," has died, his manager said…

  14. DJ Spooky Revisits 'Fine' Reggae

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT DJ Spooky raided the vaults of Trojan Records and came out on the other side with the double-disc set "In Fine Style: 50,000 Volts of Trojan Records." DJ Spooky raided the vaults of Trojan Records and came out on the other side with the double-disc set "In Fine Style: 50,000…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Tina Turner announces plans for her "final stadium tour," the "Millennium 2000 Twenty Four Seven" tour, at a Paris press conference.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Korn debuts its new single on the…

  16. Ask Billboard

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Lisa Marie Presley, Bette Midler and Bebel Gilberto SEEKING LISA MARIE Hi Keith, I absolutely love Lisa Marie Presley's second CD, "Now What!" I loved her first CD "To Whom It May Concern" and wondered how her…

  17. This Day in Music

    July 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1988 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "The Flame," Cheap Trick.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Country songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member Johnny Russell dies of complications relating to diabetes in a hospital outside…

  18. Billboard Bits: The Who, $2 Bill Concert, Hawkins

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on The Who, $2 Bill Concert, Hawkins Veteran U.K. rock act the Who will stage its only planned U.S. performance of the year June 13 at Samsung's Four Seasons of Hope charity dinner at New York's Gotham Hall. Jon Bon Jovi will be among the event's "American Legends…

  19. Prosecution Rests In Jackson Trial

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Prosecutors rested their case today (May 4) in the Michael Jackson trial after more than two months of dramatic testimony in which they sought to prove that the pop star molested a teenage cancer pati Prosecutors rested their case today (May 4) in the Michael Jackson trial after more than two…

  20. 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards held April 28 at Florida's Miami Arena. Below are the winners of the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The 16th annual event was held April 28 at Florida's Miami Arena and broadcast live on the Telemundo network. The Billboard Latin…

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