1. Angels & Airwaves, Gnarls Barkley Lead Woodie Winners

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Despite having received the most nominations going into the event, Arctic Monkeys and Imogen Heap both left mtvU's Woodie Awards last night (Oct. 25) empty handed. Instead, it was acts like Angels &am Despite having received the most nominations going into the event, Arctic Monkeys…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>German schlager artist Rex Gildo dies from injuries he sustained three days earlier when he jumped from the second floor of his Munich flat.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Heather Kinley of the Kinleys hosts the K-9 Classic Charity Golf Tournament at the Hermitage Golf Course in Old Hickory, Tenn., outside Nashville. The event benefits ACT Now (Animal Care 2005 - Rapper Cam'ron is shot during an early morning carjacking attempt in…

  4. ABBA Jumps Aboard 'Number Ones' Bandwagon

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ABBA is joining the Beatles, Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley by releasing a collection of "Number Ones," due on CD and DVD Nov. 21 via Universal Music Enterprises. ABBA is joining the Beatles, Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley by releasing a collection of "Number Ones,"…

  5. Gorillaz Go Ape With Book, EPs, DVD

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cartoon band Gorillaz will have a busy autumn, as it plans to release a series of EPs, a book and a DVD. "Rise of the Ogres," the group's literary premiere, will be released Nov. 2 through Penguin Boo Cartoon band Gorillaz will have a busy autumn, as it plans to release a…

  6. Lady Sov, Pinback Go Covers Crazy On 'OC Mix 6'

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lady Sovereign, Pinback, Rogue Wave, Band Of Horses and Mates Of State are among the artists contributing exclusive covers to "OC Mix 6: Covering Our Tracks," due Dec. 5 via Warner Bros. Lady Sovereign, Pinback, Rogue Wave, Band Of Horses and Mates Of State are among the artists…

  7. Tex-Mex Singer Freddy Fender Dies At 69

    October 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Freddy Fender, the "Bebop Kid" of the Texas-Mexico border who later turned his twangy tenor into the smash country ballad "Before the Next Teardrop Falls," died yesterday. He was 69. Fender, who was d Freddy Fender, the "Bebop Kid" of the Texas-Mexico border who…

  8. Bach Back In The Limelight With GNR Dates

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After reconnecting with Axl Rose this past spring, Sebastian Bach has been pegged as the opening act for the upcoming Guns N' Roses stateside tour that gets started Oct. 20 in Jacksonville, Fla. Bach After reconnecting with Axl Rose this past spring, Sebastian Bach has been pegged as the…

  9. Manson, Fiona, Fall Out Boy Revisit 'Nightmare'

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tim Burton's cult classic animated feature "The Nightmare Before Christmas" will receive a 13th anniversary present this month in the form of a two-disc expanded edition of its soundtrack. Tim Burton's cult classic animated feature "The Nightmare Before Christmas"…

  10. Track List Set For Star-Studded Band Tribute

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The track list for the Band tribute album first revealed here in July has been finalized. "Endless Highway: The Music of the Band," is due Jan. 30 via 429 Records, an imprint of the Savoy Label Group. The track list for the Band tribute album first revealed here in July has been…

  11. Ask Billboard

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about the Strokes, Gloria Estefan and more. DIFFERENT STROKES Can you tell me the sales figures for the three Strokes albums? I haven't noticed a gold certification for "First Impressions of Earth" and was really surprised because it debuted…

  12. Prince Gets 'Happy Feet' For New Soundtrack

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to the upcoming animated film "Happy Feat," due Oct. 31 via Atlantic. A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to the upcoming animated film "Happy Feat,…

  13. Indigo Girls Celebrate 'Differences' On New Album

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Twenty years -- well, give or take a few -- into a still-percolating career, the Indigo Girls remain a little island of consistency in an aggressively unpredictable industry. Twenty years -- well, give or take a few -- into a still-percolating career, the Indigo Girls remain a little island…

  14. Billboard Bits: Twilight Singers, Baby Bash, Kill Rock Stars

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Twilight Singers' new EP, "A Stitch in Time," will feature guest turns from Mark Lanegan on covers of Massive Attack's "Live With Me" and Fat Freddy's Drop's "Flashback." The Twilight Singers' new EP, "A Stitch in Time,"…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Patty Loveless releases her ninth album "Long Stretch of Lonesome."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Rockabilly singer/guitarist Ronnie Dawson dies at his East Dallas home after a yearlong fight with throat cancer.…

  16. Damien Rice Readies Sophomore Album

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Irish Singer/songwriter Damien Rice has set a Nov. 14 release date for his sophomore effort, "9." To be issued on Vector/Warner Brothers and Rice's own music imprint Heffa, the 10-track set is the fol Irish Singer/songwriter Damien Rice has set a Nov. 14 release date for his…

  17. Eve Drafts Top Producers For 'Here I Am'

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eve is sifting through tracks for her upcoming fourth album, "Here I Am," a joint effort between Dr. Dre's Aftermath/Interscope imprint and Swizz Beatz' Full Surface. Eve will put the final touches on Eve is sifting through tracks for her upcoming fourth album, "Here…

  18. The Woggles

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The woggles' job in this circus is like the man that gets shot out of the cannon: we draw the first blood, and it is us that gives the audience their first real whiff of danger... but we are only a ha well, here we are boys and girls on the final stretch of the underground garage au go…

  19. Chasez Rolling With Timberlake, Timbaland On New CD

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT JC Chasez has just finished recording his sophomore album, due in the first quarter of 2007 via Jive. The as-yet-untitled effort comes three years after his solo debut, "Schizophrenic," and more than JC Chasez has just finished recording his sophomore album, due in the first quarter…

  20. Michael Offering Hits Three Ways On 'Twenty Five'

    September 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Having just embarked on his first tour in 15 years, George Michael will offer his fans three other ways to experience his greatest hits this fall. Having just embarked on his first tour in 15 years, George Michael will offer his fans three other ways to experience his greatest hits this fall.…

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