1. This Day in Music

    June 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Tim McGraw is named the National Fatherhood Institute's father of the year during the non-profit organizations annual summit in Washington, D.C. McGraw, married to country singer Faith Hill, is 2000 - Tim McGraw is named the National Fatherhood Institute's father of the year…

  2. The Avett Brothers

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Scott Avett picked up a banjo as a joke, really. He and brother Seth were playing in local rock outfit Nemo in the late '90s around Greenville, N.C., close to their hometown Concord, N.C. Seth had pic Scott Avett picked up a banjo as a joke, really. He and brother Seth were playing in…

  3. R.E.M., Bowie Set For Cobain Film Soundtrack

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tracks by R.E.M., David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Bad Brains and Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard will be found on the soundtrack to "Kurt Cobain -- About a Son," due Sept. 11 via Barsuk. Tracks by R.E.M., David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Bad Brains and Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard…

  4. Ask Billboard

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith and his readers discuss Garbage, women in country music, iTunes exclusives and more! COUNTRY WOMEN Hey Keith, I was just looking at this week's Top Country Albums chart and was surprised about the number of female artists on this list. Do you remember a time when this has happened…

  5. Glastonbury Unveils Full 2007 Lineup

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The lineup for the 2007 Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 22-24, was finally made public today and features typically eclectic mix of familiar names and obscure acts from well left-of-center. The lineup for the 2007 Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 22-24, was finally made public…

  6. Plans Moving Ahead On Mamas And The Papas Film

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A movie about the Mamas and the Papas is getting closer to becoming a reality, according to the band's lone surviving member. A movie about the Mamas and the Papas is getting closer to becoming a reality, according to the band's lone surviving member. "It's not something I…

  7. Chart Beat Chat

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Shop Boyz, American Idols, "World Idol" and more! WHAT CAN ONE PERSON DO? Fred- I need your advice. Before you start making any assumptions, I am not your typical "American Idol" fan. I am a married man in my 30s who happens to enjoy watching …

  8. Taking Time Pays Off For Iglesias On New Album

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When the always restless Enrique Iglesias is in the process of recording a CD, he works at night and sleeps during the day. So, it comes as little surprise that his latest disc is titled "Insomniac. When the always restless Enrique Iglesias is in the process of recording a CD, he works…

  9. Korn Goes Experimental, Vents Anger On New Album

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock act Korn has set a July 31 release date for its new self-titled Virgin album. The 12-track set will be Korn's first without longtime drummer David Silveria, who is on hiatus from the band Veteran rock act Korn has set a July 31 release date for its new self-titled Virgin…

  10. 'Tournado' Chronicles All-American Rejects Tour

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The All-American Rejects have chronicled the two-year tour in support of their 2005 album "Move Along" with the DVD "Tournado," due July 10 via Interscope. The All-American Rejects have chronicled the two-year tour in support of their 2005 album "Move Along" with…

  11. Addams Family, Ciara, Plain White T's

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT One of America's creepiest families will be strapping on their tap shoes for its Broadway debut, plus news on Ciara's new brand opportunity and the Plain White T's hit the small screen. Tell us what One of America's creepiest families will be strapping on their tap shoes…

  12. Rihanna, Shop Boyz Rocket To The Top Of Hot 100

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With explosive sales in their first week of digital release, Rihanna's "Umbrella" and Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar" rocket to the peak of the Billboard Hot 100. "Umbrella" soars 42-1 with 277,000 With explosive sales in their first week of digital…

  13. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York's Avalon to witness Pearl Jam tape an episode of the VH1 series "Storytellers," which premieres a month later on the music channel. 2006 - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York's Avalon to witness Pearl Jam tape an…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers in the '60s and '70s, dies in London of cancer. He is 64. Most produced such hits as the Animals' "House of the Rising Sun" and "We Gotta Get Out of T 2003 - Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers in the '…

  15. This Day in Music

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Oscar Brown Jr., singer, composer, lyricist, playwright and black culture activist, dies in Chicago from complications from a blood infection in the lower spine. He is 78. 2005 - Oscar Brown Jr., singer, composer, lyricist, playwright and black culture activist, dies in Chicago from…

  16. Cole Carries On

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The earth started shaking when Paula Cole and Bobby Colomby first met—literally. "It was 1994, and I had just seen her perform for the first time in Los Angeles," Blood, Sweat & Tears co-founder The earth started shaking when Paula Cole and Bobby Colomby first met—literally. …

  17. Maroon 5, Rihanna Sit Pretty On U.K. Charts

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" (A&M/Polydor) started a second week in the runners-up spot on the new U.K. singles chart, there was major consolation for the Los Angeles band, who saw its second a As Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" (A&M/Polydor) started a…

  18. This Day in Music

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Montgomery Gentry performs in New York for U.S. troops returning from Iraq as part of the city's 18th annual Fleet Week festivities. The country duo performs onboard the USS Intrepid, a retired 2005 - Montgomery Gentry performs in New York for U.S. troops returning from Iraq as…

  19. This Day in Music

    May 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. The two-disc "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) sells 442,000 copies in the United Sta 2006 - For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a…

  20. This Day in Music

    May 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, taking home four honors, including entertainer of the year and male vocalist. Keith picks up album of the year f 2004 - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards,…

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