1. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses 'my' songs, charts and more with readers. OH MY MY Mr. Bronson, Since the top 10 keeps getting more possessive, now with "My Happy Ending" joining "My Boo" and "My Place," I thought I'd drum up "my" list of top 10 …

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses George Michael, chart records, chart gaps and the Average White Band with readers. DID GEORGE DO IT? Dear Fred, I really enjoy your column every week, and I wait every Friday to know more about chart facts. Last week, I read about the possibilities of Usher getting a…

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on chart feats of Terror Squad, Kimberley Locke, Los Lonely Boys, Usher and Alicia Keys. 'LEAN' MACHINE: Simply by remaining No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for a third week, "Lean Back" (SRC/Universal) by Terror Squad becomes the longest-running non…

  4. Ask Billboard

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about seasonal albums, Gloria Estefan and Kelis. SEASONAL SELLING Hi Keith I just wanted to ask if you knew if seasonal or remix albums are profitable and big sellers? The reason I ask is because there are rarely ever any remix albums released,…

  5. Richard Marx: Far From 'Gone'

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT When Richard Marx first heard his current single on the radio, it wasn't so much the song itself that excited him. It's what the DJ said afterward. When Richard Marx first heard his current single on the radio, it wasn't so much the song itself that excited him. It's what…

  6. 33TunesOnTV

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 9-15,2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 9 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Sarah McLachlan. "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Richard Marx (also scheduled: Mark Consuelos …

  7. Ask Billboard

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Maria Mena and sales data. THE ONLY ONE Keith, I heard a song on the radio last week and again on Tuesday's (June 29) episode of "Blow Out" on Bravo and would like to find out who sings it. Unfortunately I am less than…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses premiums, the birth of rock'n'roll, Elvis Presley, Syreeta, Barbra Streisand, the Coors and more with readers. IT'S A GUIDE THING Hi Fred, I just bought the newest TV Guide. It features Elvis Presley on the cover along with a "never before released…

  9. CHART BEAT

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT McGraw, Presley, Streisand & More /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News …

  10. This Day in Music

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is 51. Macmichael formed Cutting Crew in 1985 with English vocalist Nick Van Eede, and the new group quic 2002 - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung…

  11. A Q&A With Phil Ramone

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Chances are Phil Ramone has produced the soundtrack to your life -- literally. Dubbed the Pope of Pop by his peers, the nine-time Grammy Award winner is one of the modern music era's most enduring, influential producers. Possessed with…

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Britney Spears, his conncection to "American Idol," the Oscars and Clay Aiken with readers. A LOSE-LOSE SITUATION Dear Fred, Why was Britney Spears' last single totally ignored in the States? I am not a big fan of hers, but I bought her last album because…

  13. Cafe Quijano Prepares Latin Rock Assault

    November 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cafe Quijano's fourth Warner album, "Que Grande Es Esto del Amor!," is the Spanish rock group's long-awaited follow-up to its hit 2001 album, "La Taberna del Buda." That set sold more than 500,000 uni Cafe Quijano's fourth Warner album, "Que Grande Es…

  14. The Tangled Web

    November 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Web's most intriguing music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Fingertips Music, Counting Crows, Rhino/Rolling Stone. MUSIC AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: In the jungle of code, text and files that is the Internet, it helps to have a guide, and when it comes to finding free music,…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, "Father Christmas," on her own Deanatone Records. 2001 - Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, "Father Christmas," on her own Deanatone Records. 2000 -…

  16. Hot Product

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A self-titled Geffen album from pop/punk trio Blink-182, led by "Feeling This," which is No. 3 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart. A new album from country star Reba McEntire, "Room To Breathe"…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Singer Ronald Cheng, son of Universal Music Asia chairman Norman Cheng, is fined HK $5,000 ($641) and has his driver's license suspended for six months after he pleads guilty to a charge 2001 - Singer Ronald Cheng, son of Universal Music Asia chairman Norman…

  18. Amos, Seal Crack 'Mona Lisa Smile'

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tori Amos, Seal, Alison Krauss and Celine Dion are among those contributing to the soundtrack to the film "Mona Lisa Smile." Due Nov. 25 from Epic, the collection features contemporary artists' rendit Tori Amos, Seal, Alison Krauss and Celine Dion are among those contributing…

  19. Top Artists Team To 'Save The Children'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have donated songs to a new compilation aimed at raising funds for Save the Children. Included on the set, due Nov. Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica…

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