1. Van Halen Extends Tour With 2008 Dates

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST As expected, Van Halen's tour with original lead singer David Lee Roth has been extended into 2008. The Live Nation produced trek -- Roth, Eddie and Alex Van Halen and Eddie Van Halen's teenage son Wo As expected, Van Halen's tour with original lead singer David Lee Roth has…

  2. Chart Beat

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses T-Pain, Jay-Z, Spice Girls and more! PAIN FULL: A 64-6 leap for "Low" (Poe Boy/Atlantic) by Flo Rida and featured artist T-Pain and the continued presence of singles by Chris Brown, Kanye West and Baby Bash give T-Pain four titles in the top 10 of The Billboard Hot…

  3. Brown Fends Off Keys, Timbaland To Remain No. 1

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" featuring T-Pain begins a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, again fending off Alicia Keys' "No One" (3-2) and Timbaland's "Apologize" featuring OneRepublic (2-3). Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss"…

  4. Fiasco Goes High Concept On Sophomore Album

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Lupe Fiasco embodies multiple characters and concepts on his sophomore album, "Lupe Fiasco's The Cool," due Dec. 18 via 1st and 15th/Atlantic. Rapper Lupe Fiasco embodies multiple characters and concepts on his sophomore album, "Lupe Fiasco's The Cool,"…

  5. Jay-Z Leapfrogs Eagles, Britney For No. 1 Debut

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z scores his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as "American Gangster" (Def Jam) debuts on top this week after selling 425,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Jay-Z scores his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as "American Gangster…

  6. This Day in Music

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST - French film score composer Michel Colombier dies at his home in Santa Monica, Calif., following a six-month battle with cancer. He is 65. 2004 - French film score composer Michel Colombier dies at his home in Santa Monica, Calif., following a six-month battle with cancer. He is 65.…

  7. This Day in Music

    November 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Billy Joel announces his return to the road as a solo headlining artist for the first time in nearly eight years. 2005 - Billy Joel announces his return to the road as a solo headlining artist for the first time in nearly eight years. 2003 - Van Morrison is ordered in London's…

  8. Brown's 'Kiss' Still Sweet Atop Hot 100

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" featuring T-Pain is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week and is also the chart's greatest airplay gainer. Timbaland's "Apologize" featuring OneRepublic remains at Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" featuring T-Pain…

  9. 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…

  10. Jay-Z In Line For 10th No. 1 Album

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z is on course to achieve his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as his "American Gangster" set (Roc-A-Fella) leads Nielsen SoundScan's Building Chart, released today (Nov. 7). Unweighted sale Jay-Z is on course to achieve his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as…

  11. Which movie has the best soundtrack?

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Last time we checked in with readers, you responded to the following question: There's a multiplex-full of music-driven movies in theaters this season. Which one actually has the best soundtrack? Last time we checked in with readers, you responded to the following question: There's…

  12. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z fires back with his second album in a year, Chris Brown tries to defy the sophomore slump with "Exclusive," Little Big Town build on a breakthrough album and Wisin & Yandel fly the reggaeton Ex-Blink 182 member Tom DeLonge's band Angels & Airwaves' sophomore…

  13. Brown's 'Exclusive' Return

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Right in time, after his single "Kiss Kiss" featuring T-Pain overtook Soulja Boy's "Crank That" on top of the Hot 100 last week, Chris Brown returns with his sophomore set, "Exclusive" (Jive). Right in time, after his single "Kiss Kiss" featuring T…

  14. Chris Brown, Little Big Town, Wisin & Yandel

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Check out the new releases that hit stores this week, including Chris Brown, Sigur Ros, David Byrne and more! Check out the new releases that hit stores this week, including Chris Brown, Sigur Ros, David Byrne and more! News David Byrne , Chris Brown …

  15. Chris Brown, "Exclusive"

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST It's often difficult transitioning from teen star to rub-'em-down R&B singer, and Chris Brown's "Exclusive" feels those growing pains. It's often difficult transitioning from teen star to rub-'em-down R&B singer, and Chris Brown's "…

  16. CBGB Space To House Men's Clothing Store

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST The space formerly home to legendary New York music club CBGB will soon house a men's clothing boutique from John Varvatos. The space formerly home to legendary New York music club CBGB will soon house a men's clothing boutique from John Varvatos. "This store is going to be…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible" in the U.K. as his Epic album "Invincible" goes straight to the top of the country's album chart, earning him his seventh British No. 1 album as a 2001 - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. Brown Overtakes Soulja Boy Atop Hot 100

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" (featuring T-Pain) finally overtakes Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" with a 2-1 move on the Billboard Hot 100, after the latter track reigned high for seven weeks. "Ki Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" (featuring T…

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