1. CMT Awards Lucky For Underwood, Urban

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood was the top winner at last night's (April 10) CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she was nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban took home the evening's top prize, Carrie Underwood was the top winner at last night's (April 10) CMT Music…

  2. Little Steven's Underground Garage

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Little Steven's Underground Garage column ranks the "coolest" albums and singles. WELCOME FELLOW FREAKS , misfits and outcasts. The Vines are back with the just released "Vision Valley." Check out the video for "Don't Listen to the Radio" at thevines…

  3. TELEVISION PERSONALITIES, "My Dark Places"

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST "My Dark Places" is a paranoid, woozy and tangible wreck, indicative of the dark places Television Personalities mastermind Dan Treacy has been over the last eight or so years. "My Dark Places" is a paranoid, woozy and tangible wreck, indicative of the dark places…

  4. Chart Beat Chat

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses "American Idol," Daniel Powter, chart records and more with readers. LISA, LISTEN TO ME Hi Fred, I know that you have access to the "American Idol" finalists. Can you please tell Lisa Tucker for me NOT to choose bubblegum pop songs anymore, and go back to…

  5. This Day in Music

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Hubert K. Covel, Jr., father of Toby Keith, dies from injuries sustained when his pickup truck crosses the center median and collides with a charter bus on Interstate 35 near Norman, Okl 2003 - A massive crowd of Juanes fans overflows the Grand Foyer of Washington, D…

  6. 2006 CMT Music Awards Nominees

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the 2006 CMT Music Awards, to be handed out April 10 in Nashville Below are the final nominees for the 2006 CMT Music Awards, to be handed out April 10 at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, in a ceremony airing live on CMT. CMT MUSIC AWARDS VIDEO OF THE…

  7. 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…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred chats with readers about everything from cover songs and "American Idol" to digital downloads and the action on Billboard's country charts. ACE: OFF BASE? Fred, First of all, hats off to your light and fact-filled response to [a] serious letter a few weeks ago. I'm…

  9. Billboard Bits: Beasties, Sotheby's, Intonation Fest, Loren Connors

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Beastie Boys, Sotheby's, Loren Connors, Intonation Music Festival The Beastie Boys concert film "Awesome: I F***in' Shot That!" will be screened March 23 at nearly 200 U.S. theaters, a week before it opens in limited theatrical release. The March 23 screenings will…

  10. 41st Academy of Country Music Awards - Final Nominees

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Final nominees for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 23 in Las Vegas. Below are the final nominees for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, in a ceremony airing live on CBS. ALBUM OF THE YEAR…

  11. Paisley, Sugarland, B&D Top ACM Nominations

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST With six nominations, Brad Paisley is the top nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards, to be held May 23 in Las Vegas. Sugarland and Brooks & Dunn are each up for five honors. With six nominations, Brad Paisley is the top nominees for the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards.…

  12. This Day in Music

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Tony McCarroll, the drummer fired by British rock band Oasis, settles his legal action against the group - but for far less than the millions legal experts had predicted. Tony McCarroll, 2003 - Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The…

  13. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Rockabilly singer Malcolm Yelvington dies of heart failure in Memphis at the age of 82. Yelvington recorded for Sam Phillips' Sun Records in the early '50s; his label debut, "Drinkin' Wi 2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in…

  14. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Robert Smith of the Cure does battle with the forces of musical evil as embodied by a monstrous Barbra Streisand on the animated television show South Park.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for…

  15. Bon Scott's Grave Named Heritage Site

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST The grave site of AC/DC singer Bon Scott in Fremantle Cemetery in Western Australia was classified with a heritage listing today (Feb. 15). Scott died in February 1980 at the age of 33, but his legend The grave site of AC/DC singer Bon Scott in Fremantle Cemetery in Western Australia was…

  16. Monkeys, B.I.G. Remain Atop U.K. Charts

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Britain's bestselling single and album are unchanged from last week, as Arctic Monkeys secure a second week at the top of the album chart with "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino). Britain's bestselling single and album are unchanged from last…

  17. Morningwood

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Waking up to pop's latest buzz band can be an, um... er... exciting experience. Got Morningwood? It's not as intimate a question as it might seem. Instead, it's merely a radar check, for if you don't, it's likely time to get your hands on the self-titled debut by this…

  18. Nelly's 'Grillz' Grabs Second Week At No. 1

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nelly's "Grillz" featuring Paul Wall and Ali & Gipp retains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut also ascends 12-5 on the Pop 100 and rises 3-2 on the Hot R&B/Hip Nelly's "Grillz" featuring Paul Wall and Ali & Gipp…

  19. Merry & Bright

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stirring with the sounds of the season. In the days before Christmas, all through my house, everything is stirring with the sounds of the season. At this time of year I admit that all the self-important, egocentric rules about tunes go out the window. While a Mariah Carey will get nary a note…

  20. Billboard Bits: Simon/Hancock, 'Not Alone,' Bon Jovi

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Paul Simon/Herbie Hancock, 'Not Alone,' Bon Jovi Paul Simon and Herbie Hancock will headline the Berklee College of Music's 60th anniversary concert, to be held Jan. 28 at Boston's Wang Theatre. The show will be produced by Phil Ramone and hosted by comedian Bill…

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