1. Top Acts Sign On For 'Live Earth' Benefit Concerts

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ex-Vice President Al Gore and a host of celebrities gathered today (Feb 15) in Los Angeles to reveal plans for Live Earth -- the Concert for a Climate in Crisis, a series of seven concerts set to take Ex-Vice President Al Gore and a host of celebrities gathered today (Feb 15) in Los Angeles…

  2. Tool, Stripes, Panic Joining The Police At Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill include Wilco, the Flaming L Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007…

  3. 06OnTV

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 5-11, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 5 "TRL," MTV Featured Artist(s): Gnarls Barkley, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez, The Game. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Fall Out Boy (also scheduled: Dr. Phil McGraw). "The…

  4. KCRW Collects 'Covers' For Starbucks Release

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Starbucks is getting "eclectic" in a collaboration with California radio station KCRW for "Sounds Eclectic: The Covers Project." Starbucks is getting "eclectic" in a collaboration with California radio station KCRW for "Sounds Eclectic: The Covers Project.…

  5. Secretly Canadian Artists Cover Each Other On CD

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bloomington, Ind.-based record label Secretly Canadian will celebrate its first 11 years with the compilation "SC100," due April 10. The 18-track disc finds the label's artists covering one another's Bloomington, Ind.-based record label Secretly Canadian will celebrate its…

  6. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot…

  7. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly & AJ. "The Late Show With David…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Aimee Mann headlines a Seattle "release party" for Sub Pop's "Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska," issued the month before. Mann is joined by fellow contributors Damien 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie…

  9. 49OnTV

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 4-10, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 4 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Chanticleer/Ettore Stratta (also scheduled: Cate Blanchett, Gisele Bundchen. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): 50 Cent, Eminem, Lloyd Banks, Cashis. "…

  10. Take That Dominates U.K. Singles, Album Charts

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Take That's triumphant reunion was made complete yesterday as the erstwhile boy band topped the U.K. singles and album charts simultaneously for the first time in its career. As "Patience" started a s Take That's triumphant reunion was made complete yesterday as the…

  11. The Game Wins No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two popular urban acts occupy the top two spots on The Billboard 200 this week, with the Game's "Doctor's Advocate" coming in at No. 1. The Geffen effort moved 358,000 copies in the United States, acc Two popular urban acts occupy the top two spots on The Billboard 200…

  12. 46OnTV

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 13-20, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 13 "GAC Nights," Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sugarland. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): George Jones (also scheduled: Robin Williams). "The Tonight Show with Jay…

  13. Westlife, Jamiroquai Assume Control Of U.K. Charts

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Irish boy band Westlife achieved its 14th U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Nov. 12), as its version of Bette Midler's 1980 American hit "The Rose" for S/Sony BMG entered at the top. Meanwhile, Jamiroquai Irish boy band Westlife achieved its 14th U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Nov. 12…

  14. Prevewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Game presses on without the help of 50 Cent or Dr. Dre, Akon gets a pre-release boost thanks to two huge singles, Tenacious D rocks back with its first album in four years and Fat Joe starts fresh The first pop album in nearly 30 years from Yusuf Islam, the artist formerly known as Cat…

  15. 45OnTV

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 6-12, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 6 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Delbert McClinton. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Sugarland, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora (also scheduled: Russell Crowe, Sam Champion. "…

  16. Rodrigo y Gabriela

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST For Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the road to Billboard's world music album chart started in their hometown of Mexico City, where the self-described metalheads were rejected from conservatory For Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the road to Billboard's world music…

  17. The Frames Capture Onstage Intensity On 'The Cost'

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ambiance over perfection was the modus operandi for the Frames' new album, "The Cost," frontman Glen Hansard tells Billboard.com "It came out pretty much exactly as I hoped," he says. Ambiance over perfection was the modus operandi for the Frames' new album, …

  18. Nas Drafts Kanye, will.i.am, Marley For New 'Hip-Hop'

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New York rapper Nas is close to putting the finishing touches on his Def Jam debut, "Hip-Hop Is Dead ... The N," due Dec. 19. The album features collaborations with Kanye West, Dr. Dre, the Game, Dami New York rapper Nas is close to putting the finishing touches on his Def Jam debut…

  19. Ex-Misfits Singer Rocks With West Memphis 3's Echols

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The West Memphis 3 (Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and James Baldwin) became a household name thanks to the "Paradise Lost" documentaries, which cast grave doubts about their conviction for murderin The West Memphis 3 (Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and James Baldwin) became a…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Without comment, the Supreme Court refuses to throw out a suit charging that composer Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber copied from another songwriter the "Phantom Song" from his "Phantom of the O 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his…

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