1. Raekwon Airs Wu-Tang Clan Beefs

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Trouble is brewing within the Wu-Tang Clan. Raekwon aired the team's turmoil on the Missinfo.TV blog yesterday (Nov. 7), claiming producer RZA is ignoring the other members' opinions in terms of artis Trouble is brewing within the Wu-Tang Clan. Raekwon aired the team's turmoil…

  2. Chart Beat

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Robert Goulet, the Eagles, "High School Musical 2" and more! IF EVER HE WOULD LEAVE US: Robert Goulet received his first big break when he was cast as Lancelot in Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's Broadway musical, "Camelot." His performance lives…

  3. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - French female artist Camille receives the Prix Constantin during a show held at the Olympia venue in Paris. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter wins for her second album "Le Fil" (Virgin). The p 2005 - French female artist Camille receives the Prix Constantin during a show held…

  4. 'Los Extraterrestres' Has Landed

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST The reggaeton revolution has risen and fallen within the last three years on Latin radio, but for Wisin & Yandel, the hip-hop infused genre has yet to die. The reggaeton revolution has risen and fallen within the last three years on Latin radio, but for Wisin & Yandel, the hip-hop…

  5. Chart Beat Chat

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Garth Brooks, T-Pain, "Across the Universe" and more! FOR A GOOD CAUSE Hello Sir, Garth Brooks is releasing his "The Ultimate Hits" CD on Nov. 6. He announced that there will be a special pink edition for the Susan G. Komen organization. Will…

  6. Kenna

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In 2003, Kenna was poised to become a superstar. With a load of online buzz and a powerful label (Columbia), he had opened for No Doubt and Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode. It looked like Kenna would take In 2003, Kenna was poised to become a superstar. With a load of online buzz and a powerful…

  7. 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…

  8. Doherty Gets Four-Month Suspended Sentence

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pete Doherty was handed a suspended four-month jail sentence today (Oct. 26) for a series of drug and driving offenses. Pete Doherty was handed a suspended four-month jail sentence today (Oct. 26) for a series of drug and driving offenses. The 28-year-old rocker, whose drug use has frequently…

  9. Chart Beat Chat

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss father and daughter/son groups, R&B pairings, the Hot 100 and more! ALL IN THE FAMILY Dear Fred, In last week's column, you responded to John Maverick's letter regarding Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus' chart accomplishment as a father/daughter act. I…

  10. Chart Beat Chat

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss father and daughter/son groups, R&B pairings, the Hot 100 and more! ALL IN THE FAMILY Dear Fred, In last week's column, you responded to John Maverick's letter regarding Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus' chart accomplishment as a father/daughter act. I…

  11. Chart Beat

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Chris Brown, Carrie Underwood, Bill Medley and more! 'KISS' ON THE LIST: Chris Brown had one of the biggest hits of 2005, when his debut single, "Run It!" was No. 1 for five weeks. Brown hasn't returned to pole position since, but he's the…

  12. The Billboard Q&A: J.R. Rotem

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The prolific producer and newly minted label mogul checks in with Billboard about working with Sean Kingston, the nature of pop songwriting and his place in the music industry. The prolific producer and newly minted label mogul checks in with Billboard about working with Sean Kingston, the…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rapper Cam'ron is shot during an early morning carjacking attempt in Washington, D.C. Two men pull alongside Cam'ron's 2006 Lamborghini and open fire while the artist is stopped at a traffic li 2005 - Rapper Cam'ron is shot during an early morning carjacking attempt…

  14. Keenan Goes Upbeat For Puscifer's Debut

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Anyone who knows Maynard James Keenan primarily from Tool and A Perfect Circle may be surprised to learn that the singer's most recent video finds him onstage in a Oak Ridge Boys outfit and fairly ala Anyone who knows Maynard James Keenan primarily from Tool and A Perfect Circle may be…

  15. Chart Beat

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Frankie Valli, Alicia Keys, Soulja Boy and more! FRANKIE IS THE WORD: This summer, a friend of mine bought tickets to see Frankie Valli at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood and at the last minute had a change of plans. He gave me his tickets and for the first time in my life, I…

  16. Trey Songz, "Trey Day"

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT While "Trey Day" got off to a slow start with the first single, "Wonder Woman," a synthy Danjahands beat, fans will still appreciate the album's saucy grit. While "Trey Day" got off to a slow start with the first single, "Wonder Woman," a synthy…

  17. Minus The Bear Add Successful New Effort

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Minus The Bear first roared onto the Billboard charts in September 2005, landing at No. 20 on Top Heatseekers and No. 41 on Top Independent Albums with their third album,"Menos El Oso." Minus The Bear first roared onto the Billboard charts in September 2005, landing at No. 20 on Top…

  18. Nada Surf Feeling 'Lucky' On New Album

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio Nada Surf will return Feb. 5 with its new album, "Lucky." The Barsuk set is led by the track "See These Bones," which can be downloaded from the band's MySpace site. Rock trio Nada Surf will return Feb. 5 with its new album, "Lucky." The Barsuk set…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car accident, forcing the hospitalization of frontman Calvin Johnson and bassist Chris Sutton. 2003 - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car…

  20. Chart Beat Chat

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss the Sugababes, personal charts, T-Pain and more! RISE OF THE SUGABABES Hi, Fred. Knowing your love of Europop, I figured you must be a fan of the Sugababes, who achieved their sixth U.K. No. 1 single with "About You Now," an amazing song! My question is…

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