1. Adele, Basshunter Top U.K. Charts

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Adele's debut, "19" (XL Recordings), entered the U.K. album chart at No. 1, delivering on the critical acclaim it has garnered, while "Now You're Gone" (Hard2Beat) by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Th Adele's debut, "19" (XL Recordings), entered…

  2. Scouting For Girls, Basshunter Lead U.K. Charts

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Scouting For Girls retained the No. 1 spot on the new U.K. album chart with their self-titled Epic debut, while "Now You're Gone" (Hard2Beat) by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theos did the same on th Scouting For Girls retained the No. 1 spot on the new U.K. album chart with…

  3. Kaki King / Jan. 20, 2007 / New York (Soho Apple Store)

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fingerpicking guitar prodigy Kaki King had laser eye surgery last week. Her eyesight, she said, once a ghastly -7.5 (meaning she could barely see a hand a few inches from her face) is now nearly 20/20 Fingerpicking guitar prodigy Kaki King had laser eye surgery last week. Her eyesight, she…

  4. Scouting For Girls, Basshunter Lead U.K. Charts

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST British trio Scouting For Girls completed their rise to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday with their self-titled debut album. Swedish DJ-artist Basshunter moved into a second week atop the singl British trio Scouting For Girls completed their rise to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart…

  5. Paparazzi Arrested For Chasing Spears

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Four paparazzi have been arrested for reckless driving while chasing Britney Spears' car in the San Fernando Valley. Four paparazzi have been arrested for reckless driving while chasing Britney Spears' car in the San Fernando Valley. Los Angeles police Lt. Mario Munoz said officers…

  6. No Sign Of Spears At Custody Hearing

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears was nowhere to be seen today (Jan. 14) as a Los Angeles court hearing convened in her child custody battle with ex-husband Kevin Federline. Britney Spears was nowhere to be seen today (Jan. 14) as a Los Angeles court hearing convened in her child custody battle with ex-husband…

  7. Chart Beat

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Darlene Love, Colbie Caillat, Alicia Keys and more! LOVE FOR CHRISTMAS: While having dinner the night before Christmas at the Daily Grill in Los Angeles, I heard songs from Phil Spector's "A Christmas Gift for You," and wondered if back in 1963, when the LP was…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is arrested early in the morning in upstate New York for driving while under the influence of drugs and with a suspended license. 2006 - Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is arrested early in the morning in upstate New York for driving while under the…

  9. Dethklok

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST For "The DETHALBUM," I had to transcribe all the lyrics and it took me weeks because I had no idea what on earth I was saying. Day 4, 4th Gig: Sound Issues We just played an incredibly noisy and sloppy show at a venue (I'm guessing), somewhere in the west -- in America -- I…

  10. Van Halen / Nov. 13, 2007 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST It's all so unlikely, or is it? I'm talking about the fact that David Lee Roth, at 53, has a lustrous, full head of hair, a mind-bogglingly ripped physique and enough command over his voice to lead Va It's all so unlikely, or is it? I'm talking about the fact that David…

  11. Future Looks Bright For A Britney 'Blackout' At No. 1

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears looks to have a clear path to top The Billboard 200. First-day sales from the eight chains that report to Nielsen SoundScan's Building Charts put Spears' Jive/Zomba release "Blackout" a Britney Spears looks to have a clear path to top The Billboard 200.…

  12. Springsteen Returns To No. 1 In Slow Sales Week

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a slow week for album sales, Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" returns to the summit of The Billboard 200 despite a 42% sales decline. The Columbia effort moved 77,000 copies in the U.S., according to Ni In a slow week for album sales, Bruce Springsteen's "Magic"…

  13. 'Casino' Royale

    October 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Big Casino," the bombastic first single from Jimmy Eat World's new "Chase This Light," is the story of an aging rocker laying out his version of reality. The Vegas-circuit character is explaining to "Big Casino," the bombastic first single from Jimmy Eat…

  14. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at New York's Hiro Ballroom. Appearing with a three-piece horn section, bassist and keyboardist, Allen blasts throu 2006 - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at…

  15. Jimmy Eat World Sees The 'Light' This Fall

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The album's first single, "Big Casino," will be released to radio at the end of this month. Jimmy Eat World has set an Oct. 16 release date for its new Interscope album, "Chase This Light." As previously reported , the rock foursome tapped Butch Vig to produce the set…

  16. ABC Goes Video Crazy For New, Returning Shows

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT ABC is producing music videos for several of its new and returning shows, including "Ugly Betty," "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy," "Dancing With the Stars" and "Brothers and Sisters." ABC is producing music videos for several of…

  17. Muse, Spoon, Interpol Rock Rainy Lollapalooza Day Two

    August 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In startling contrast to the beautiful weather on Friday, gray skies and intermittent rain showers were the backdrop for the second day of Lollapalooza (Aug. 4) at Chicago's Grant Park. But a host of In startling contrast to the beautiful weather on Friday, gray skies and intermittent…

  18. Chart Beat

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses "Stand By Me," the Cyruses, Daughtry and more! SEAN BY ME: "Stand by Me" is one of the classic songs of the 20th century. It has charted on The Billboard Hot 100 by eight different artists, and that's not counting the sampling of this evergreen in Sean…

  19. Yeah Yeah Yeahs Working Slowly On New Tunes

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Yeah Yeah Yeahs are working on material for their next Interscope album, but there's no timetable yet on its release. "[I'm] working here and there, without much pressure on myself," frontwoman Ka The Yeah Yeah Yeahs are working on material for their next Interscope…

  20. Chart Beat

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses "Hey There Delilah," "Hairspray," "Everything" and more! THE NAME GAME: There was a time when girls' names ruled the Hot 100. In 1962, Tommy Roe's "Sheila" was succeeded by the Four Seasons' "Sherry." But it'…

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