1. Simon's 'American Tunes' On Display In Brooklyn

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Songs from every era of Paul Simon's long career were highlighted last night (April 24) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music ... Songs from every era of Paul Simon's long career were highlighted last night (April 24) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, as the artist's month-long…

  2. Kravitz Kick-Starting 'Revolution' With MySpace

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST After having spent the better part of two years working to re-energize their relationship, Lenny Kravitz and Virgin Records are now focused on rebuilding the Kravitz brand in the run-up to the Feb. 5 After having spent the better part of two years working to re-energize their relationship,…

  3. Chart Beat

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Kanye West, Pink, Dolly Parton, Alicia Keys And More! KANYE, 50 CENT AND KENNY: The big news this week is the number of albums sold by the top three debuts on The Billboard 200. But since those sales figures are covered in other Billboard columns, let's focus here on the…

  4. Stipe, Lanois On Board For New 1 Giant Leap Projects

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman are reactivating their 1 Giant Leap brand in 2008 with a movie, TV show, three-hour DVD and a 16-track album under the "What About Me" name via 19 Entertainment. Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman are reactivating their 1 Giant Leap brand in 2008 with…

  5. Chart Beat

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses "High School Musical 2," "Hannah Montana," the Eagles and more! BACK TO 'SCHOOL': This week's album chart is all about "HSM2" and "HM2." "HSM2" is, of course, the soundtrack to the Disney Channel TV movie "…

  6. This Day in Music

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at midnight for digital download exclusively via Apple's iTunes Music Store. 2004 - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at…

  7. Chart Beat

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Maroon 5, Ne-Yo, Neil Sedaka and more! THE 'WONDER' YEAR: Maroon 5 will never forget 2007, the year the group achieved its first No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. Nor will the members of the band ever forget how they achieved their first chart-topper: by breaking the…

  8. Sheik Juggling Broadway, Film Scores, Covers CD

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Having conquered the Great White Way with "Spring Awakening," singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik's dance card is suddenly filled with more theater projects -- plus film prospects and a covers album. Having conquered the Great White Way with "Spring Awakening," singer…

  9. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedder, Keith Richards, Jay-Z, Velvet Revolver,…

  10. Paul Simon / Nov. 8, 2006 / Dublin (The Point)

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most people think about retiring when they reach 65, but Paul Simon seems like he's just getting into his stride. Wearing a green shirt and a baseball cap, the singer jigged around the stage of Dublin Most people think about retiring when they reach 65, but Paul Simon seems like he'…

  11. Connick Doubles The Pleasure With New Albums

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Harry Connick, Jr. will release a pair of new albums on Feb. 6. "Oh, My Nola," will be issued via Columbia, while the all-instrumental "Chanson du Vieux Carre" will hit shelves via Marsalis Music. Harry Connick, Jr. will release a pair of new albums on Feb. 6. "Oh, My…

  12. 40OnTV

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Judith Owen (also scheduled: Mary McDonnell). "Live with Regis and Kelly," ABC Featured artist(s): Monica (also scheduled: Emily Proctor, Prince Lorenzo). "House of Carters,…

  13. 39OnTV

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 25 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured Artist(s): Cheap Trick. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Matthew Perrymakes). "Live with Regis and…

  14. Country Artist Johnny Duncan Dies

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Country music singer Johnny Duncan, known for songs like "She Can Put Her Shoes Under My Bed Anytime" and "It Couldn't Have Been Any Better," has died. He was 67. Country music singer Johnny Duncan, known for songs like "She Can Put Her Shoes Under My Bed Anytime…

  15. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club of France. "Gene Simmons Family Jewels,…

  16. Pitchfork Music Festival / July 29-30, 2006 / Chicago (Union Park)

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On the scorching hot first day of Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, there was one band that was able to inspire an audience clap-along without any prodding from the stage. That band was Britain's Ar On the scorching hot first day of Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, there…

  17. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Three Days Grace…

  18. Usher To Make Broadway Debut In 'Chicago'

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B superstar Usher will soon be crooning a Broadway melody. The multi-platinum recording artist and five-time Grammy winner will take over the role of conniving lawyer Billy Flynn in the long-run R&B superstar Usher will soon be crooning a Broadway melody. The multi-platinum…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Canadians, the Beatles, "Over the Rainbow" and turnover rates on The Billboard Hot 100. CANADIANS ON TOP Hi Fred: With "Promiscuous" taking over the No. 1 spot [on the Hot 100], Nelly Furtado joins some rather elite company. She's the second Canadian…

  20. Austin Leaves Dubai After Pardon On Drug Charges

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B producer Dallas Austin has been released from a jail in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, after being pardoned on drug charges. "He is on the plane and safely out of the country," Austin's Atlanta R&B producer Dallas Austin has been released from a jail in Dubai, United…

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