1. Trail Of Dead Crosses The Great 'Divide'

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Texas rock outfit ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead will return Nov. 14 with its third Interscope album in four years, "So Divided." The 11-track set includes guest appearances from King Cr Texas rock outfit ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead will return Nov. 14…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Whitney Houston's publicist announces that, contrary to the flood of rumors, Houston has not died from a drug overdose. Houston performed in New York City Sept. 7, as part of Michael Jac 2004 - Italian singer Giuni Russo dies after a long illness. She is 53.…

  3. Canyon, Road Hammers, Lund Band Lead CCMA Winners

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT George Canyon, the Road Hammers and the Cord Lund Band were among the double winners Monday night (Sept. 11) at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held at Harbour Station in Saint John, New Brunswick. George Canyon, the Road Hammers and the Cord Lund Band were among the double winners Monday…

  4. 37OnTV

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 11-17, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 11 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Jessica Simpson, Storm Large (also scheduled: Ron Livingston). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyoncé. "Canadian Country Music Awards,…

  5. 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…

  6. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Arthur Nights, Army Of Anyone

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Despite reports in the British press that fans were balking at her high ticket prices, Madonna rang up eight sellouts at Wembley Arena beginning Aug. 1, notching the highest Billboard Boxscore gross o Despite reports in the British press that fans were balking at her high ticket prices,…

  7. Lollapalooza / Aug. 4-6, 2006 / Chicago (Grant Park)

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne promised to stop traffic on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive, and Kanye West swore there'd be "repercussions" for sound issues during his set. But when the three-day Lollapaloo The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne promised to stop traffic on…

  8. Keys, Barenaked Ladies Rock For AIDS Conference

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A star-studded lineup that includes Alicia Keys and the Barenaked Ladies will kick off the opening ceremonies for next month's International AIDS Conference in Toronto. A star-studded lineup that includes Alicia Keys and the Barenaked Ladies will kick off the opening ceremonies for next…

  9. Rolling Stones Lead Mid-Year Tour Figures

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Touring is a global business and the Rolling Stones are, predictably, the top touring band in the world for the first half of 2006. Based on figures reported to Billboard Boxscore from Nov. 1, 2005, t Touring is a global business and the Rolling Stones are, predictably, the top touring band…

  10. Unreleased Cash Duet Bolsters Jennings Box

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A previously unreleased duet with Johnny Cash is among the special tracks to be found on the Waylon Jennings boxed set "Nashville Rebel," due Sept. 26 via RLG Nashville/Legacy. A previously unreleased duet with Johnny Cash is among the special tracks to be found on the Waylon…

  11. Trail Of Dead Trudges Forward On New Album

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bouncing back from 2005's delayed and critically maligned "Worlds Apart," Texas rockers ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead have completed their third album for Interscope. Bouncing back from 2005's delayed and critically maligned "Worlds Apart," Texas…

  12. Billboard Bits: Barenaked Ladies, Opie & Anthony, M. Ward

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Barenaked Ladies are making 16 multi-track studio recordings for their new single, "Easy," available for paid download from their... Barenaked Ladies are making 16 multi-track studio recordings for their new single, "Easy," available for paid download from their Web site…

  13. Ivor Awards Handed Out In London

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Kinks frontman Ray Davies, electro-rock outfit New Order and veteran pop siblings the Bee Gees were among the honorees Thursday (Ma Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Kinks frontman Ray…

  14. Billboard Bits: Apples In Stereo, Siren Fest, Ditty Bops

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apples In Stereo to open Strokes dates, initial lineup set for Siren Music Festival and the Ditty Bops plan cross-country bike tour. Veteran indie rock act the Apples In Stereo have been tapped to open for the Strokes on the last five dates of their North American headlining tour. The acts…

  15. Forster: Go-Betweens Have Made 'Final Album'

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Go-Betweens have broken up in the wake of Saturay's death of bassist and co-writer Grant McLennan. The Go-Betweens have broken up in the wake of Saturay's death of bassist and co-writer Grant McLennan. His long time writing partner, singer Robert Forster, who co-founded the band…

  16. Dresden Dolls

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Although tagged as 'theatrical' this flamboyant duo really does a lot with a little. Self-proclaimed Brechtian punk cabaret duo the Dresden Dolls has made a name for itself with theatrical videos and a sideshow-like atmosphere during its live performances. Now the Boston-based band…

  17. 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards, handed out April 27 in Hollywood, Fla. Below are the winners of the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards, handed out April 27 in Hollywood, Fla., and broadcast live on Telemundo. The event honors the most popular albums, songs and performers in…

  18. Shakira Plans Live (Latin) Aid

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Colombian star Shakira says she has teamed with a group of Latin artists to organize a "revolutionary" event to raise consciousness and provide aid. The event will be similar to Live Aid, but will foc Colombian star Shakira says she has teamed with a group of Latin artists to…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred chats with readers about everything from video downloads, Spanish hitmakers and the action on Billboard's country and adult contemporary charts. VIDEO CHARTS THE RADIO STAR Recently, iTunes has been offering music videos for purchase. Considering that they are actual purchases of a…

  20. Dresden Dolls Rock With Three Chords On 'Virginia'

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST "I'm an impressionable songwriter, I don't set things in stone," head Doll Amanda Palmer tells Billboard.com. "We liked to shape and polish these songs over time." The Dresden Dolls will release their sophomore album , "Yes, Virginia," April 18 via…

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