1. Stevie, Billy, Jimmy Join Together For Jazz Fest

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel and Jimmy Buffett are among the dozens of acts set to appear at New Orleans' annual Jazz & Heritage Festival this spring. The Shell-sponsored event will be held April 25- Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel and Jimmy Buffett are among the dozens of acts set to appear…

  2. Scouting For Girls, Basshunter Lead U.K. Charts

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST British trio Scouting For Girls completed their rise to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday with their self-titled debut album. Swedish DJ-artist Basshunter moved into a second week atop the singl British trio Scouting For Girls completed their rise to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart…

  3. Plant, Krauss Reveal U.S., European Tour Plans

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST Robert Plant and Alison Krauss will kick off a world tour in support of their acclaimed 2007 album "Raising Sand" with a handful of dates in the U.S. and Europe this spring. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss will kick off a world tour in support of their acclaimed 2007 album "…

  4. Macdonald Bumps Radiohead From U.K. Album Chart

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Scottish singer/songwriter Amy Macdonald's debut set "This Is the Life" (Vertigo) moved to the top of the U.K. album chart for the first time yesterday, five months after opening on the survey at No. Scottish singer/songwriter Amy Macdonald's debut set "This Is the…

  5. Bonham: 'Time Will Tell' If Zep Keeps Playing

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Still buzzing from Led Zeppelin's reunion show on Dec. 10 in London, drummer Jason Bonham says he's the wrong guy to ask about any future plans for the group. "If they do it again, of course I would l Still buzzing from Led Zeppelin's reunion show on Dec. 10 in London,…

  6. Radiohead Wins Billboard Critics' Poll In Landslide

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST The results are in: Radiohead's self-released album "In Rainbows" has won the 2007 Billboard Critics' Choice poll by a landslide. The album appeared on 17 of the 49 lists submitted by Billboard staff The results are in: Radiohead's self-released album "In…

  7. Led Zeppelin / Dec. 11, 2007 / London (O2 Arena)

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST For two hours and 10 minutes Monday night, legendary British rock band Led Zeppelin was back, rocking privileged fans at an ecstatic O2 Arena in London. It was something not seen for almost 20 years. For two hours and 10 minutes Monday night, legendary British rock band Led Zeppelin was back,…

  8. Eagles Fly Past Britney To Debut At No. 1

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST With their first studio title in nearly 30 years, the Eagles land atop The Billboard 200 with "Long Road Out of Eden," which sold 711,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. T With their first studio title in nearly 30 years, the Eagles land atop The…

  9. Eagles Outpace Britney On U.K. Album Chart

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Eagles scored their first-ever U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Nov. 4) as "Long Road Out of Eden," released in the territory by Polydor, debuted at the top ahead of Britney Spears' "Blackout" (Jive). The Eagles scored their first-ever U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Nov.…

  10. Chart Beat

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses the Temptations, Carrie Underwood, Chubby Checker and more! PRIME NUMBERS: With new acts charting all the time, it's easy to forget about a group with a legacy as long and as strong as the Temptations. But the quintet, once known as the Primes and once part of the Motown…

  11. Underwood Leads Three Country Debuts Onto Chart

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a Billboard 200 first, three country debuts occupy the Nos. 1-3 slots on the chart, led by Carrie Underwood's "Carnival Ride." The 19 Recordings/Arista Nashville set sold 527,000 copies in the Unit In a Billboard 200 first, three country debuts occupy the Nos. 1-3 slots on…

  12. Carrie Underwood Still Riding

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood's "So Small" ("Carnival Ride") made her the first female to debut in the Hot Country Songs top 20 in 43 years. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss and Ween also have notable releases this Carrie Underwood's "So Small" ("Carnival Ride…

  13. Don't Call 'Em Duets

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Robert Plant shocked many by agreeing to play a one-off show with Led Zeppelin in November in London. But he isn't particularly concerned that his fans might be taken by surprise by "Raising Sand," hi Robert Plant shocked many by agreeing to play a one-off show with Led…

  14. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood ramps back up for her sophomore album, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss cement an unlikely creative partnership, Ween is weirder than ever on its Rounder debut and Neil Young stretches The solo debut from System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian, "Elect the Dead" …

  15. The Billboard Q&A: Merle Haggard

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hard as it is to believe, Merle Haggard has never made a bluegrass album in his more than 40 years of recording. Until now. For the first time in 80-some records, "The Bluegrass Sessions" puts Hag, as Hard as it is to believe, Merle Haggard has never made a bluegrass album in his…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Barbra Streisand's tour-opening performance at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center is the highest single event gross in the 10-year history of the arena. Streisand grosses $5,265,600 from 16,510 att 2006 - Barbra Streisand's tour-opening performance at Philadelphia's…

  17. Robert Plant And Alison Krauss

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Robert Plant shocked many by agreeing to play a one-off show with Led Zeppelin in November in London. But he isn't particularly concerned that his fans might be taken by surprise by "Raising Sand," hi Robert Plant shocked many by agreeing to play a one-off show with Led…

  18. Don't Call 'Em Duets

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Robert Plant shocked many by agreeing to play a one-off show with Led Zeppelin in November in London. But he isn't particularly concerned that his fans might be taken by surprise by "Raising Sand," hi Robert Plant shocked many by agreeing to play a one-off show with Led…

  19. Lonestar Unveils New Singer, Holiday Album

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lonestar, which has scored 18 top 10 singles on Billboard's Hot Country Songs, including nine No. 1s, has a new lead singer and a new album coming. Lonestar, which has scored 18 top 10 singles on Billboard's Hot Country Songs, including nine No. 1s, has a new lead singer and a new…

  20. Paisley, Strait Notch Five CMA Nominations

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Brad Paisley and George Strait lead the field with five nominations each for the Country Music Association Awards, to be held Nov. 7 at the Sommet Center in Nashville. Paisley is up for entertainer, m Brad Paisley and George Strait lead the field with five nominations each for the Country…

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