1. Buble Sidesteps Bone Thugs To Claim No. 1

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Michael Buble's 143/Reprise set "Call Me Irresponsible" moves 2-1 to claim the top spot on The Billboard 200. In its second week on the chart, the album sold 145,000 copies in the United States, accor Michael Buble's 143/Reprise set "Call Me Irresponsible" moves…

  2. Rhianna, Evanescence, Barbra Streisand

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Billboard compares the string of new albums from young singer Rihanna to other productive groups in the past, plus news on the troubles of Evanescence and Barbra Streisand's London run. Tell us what Billboard compares the string of new albums from young singer Rihanna to other productive…

  3. Prince To Rule London With Summer Dates

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Prince has committed to a blockbuster, 21-date stretch performing in London this summer. The Earth Tour will kick off Aug. 1 with seven dates at the new 17,000-plus capacity venue O2 Arena, which will Prince has committed to a blockbuster, 21-date stretch performing in London this summer. The…

  4. Like Buttah

    May 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Barbra Streisand's hit fall tour is chronicled on the appropriately named album "Live in Concert 2006," due this week via Columbia. The double-disc, 23-track collection was recorded on the tour's Oct. Barbra Streisand's hit fall tour is chronicled on the appropriately…

  5. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bjork bounces back with eclectic collaborators on her first album in three years, the late Elliott Smith is saluted with the release of a host of archival recordings, Barbra Streisand celebrates her h New album from British rock outfits the Clientele ("God Save the Clientele," Merge…

  6. Streisand Returning To The Stage For Euro Tour

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Barbra Streisand is to embark on her first-ever tour of Continental Europe this summer, and take in her first U.K. dates since 1994. The European tour, which will feature a 58-piece orchestra, begins Barbra Streisand is to embark on her first-ever tour of Continental Europe this summer, and…

  7. This Day in Music

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pop singer Jewel breaks a collarbone and a rib, and suffers bumps and bruises when she is thrown from a horse at the Texas ranch of her boyfriend, rodeo star Ty Murray. 2002 - Pop singer Jewel breaks a collarbone and a rib, and suffers bumps and bruises when she is thrown from a horse…

  8. This Day in Music

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Diana Streisand Kind, mother of singer-actress Barbra Streisand, dies of complications from an accident she suffered at her home the previous November. She is 93. 2002 - Diana Streisand Kind, mother of singer-actress Barbra Streisand, dies of complications from an accident she suffered…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2006 - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2002 -…

  10. Streisand Live Album Chronicles Hit Tour

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Barbra Streisand's hit fall tour will be chronicled on the appropriately named album "Live in Concert 2006," due May 8 via Columbia. The double-disc, 23-track collection was recorded on the tour's Oct Barbra Streisand's hit fall tour will be chronicled on the…

  11. Kelly Sweet

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Do you remember your early teen years, before you had a driver's permit, when it was a bitter struggle to convince a parent or older sibling to drive you somewhere? Kelly Sweet doesn't have those memo Do you remember your early teen years, before you had a driver's permit, when…

  12. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, dies in a Casper, Wy., hospital after a lengthy illness. He is 56. 2005 - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, dies in a Casper…

  13. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - In the wake of its prerelease leak, the new Pearl Jam single, "World Wide Suicide," becomes available for free download without digital rights management restrictions from the band's Web site. 2006 - In the wake of its prerelease leak, the new Pearl Jam single, "…

  14. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and Shove It," dies in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He is 64. 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and…

  15. Roots Feeling Synth-y On 'Game Theory' Follow-Up

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Roots' Def Jam debut, "Game Theory," isn't even six months old, but the group is already at work on its follow-up, which drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson tells Billboard.com will either be out i The Roots' Def Jam debut, "Game Theory," isn&…

  16. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's lead trumpet player, who they mistakenly thought was a con man. Mack is a cousin of celebrated jaz 2002 - Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona…

  17. This Day in Music

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST - With three trophies, Avril Lavigne tops the fan-voted MTV Asia Awards at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Lavigne wins for favorite female artist and breakthrough artist, as well as the style awar 2003 - With three trophies, Avril Lavigne tops the fan-voted MTV Asia Awards at the…

  18. This Day in Music

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Soul/R&B legend Wilson Pickett dies of a heart attack at a Reston, Va., hospital near his home. He is 64. Born in Pratville, Ala., Pickett moved to Detroit as a teen and joined the Falcons, 2006 - Soul/R&B legend Wilson Pickett dies of a heart attack at a Reston, Va., hospital…

  19. This Day in Music

    December 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Country Music Hall of Fame member Kitty Wells, 81, and her husband, Johnny Wright, 86, perform their farewell show in Nashville. Appearing at the Nashville Night Life Club, they entertai 2002 - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung…

  20. Stones' Bigger Bang Is Top-Grossing Tour Of 2006

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones' A Bigger Bang trek, which re-captured the top-grossing tour ever title from U2's Vertigo, was the top grossing tour of 2006, according to numbers reported to Billboard Boxscore. Th The Rolling Stones' A Bigger Bang trek, which re-captured the top-grossing…

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