1. Rihanna, Shop Boyz Still Not Budging On Hot 100

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For a fifth straight week, Rihanna's "Umbrella" and Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar" are locked in at the top two spots of the Billboard Hot 100. "Umbrella" scores a sixth week at No. 1 and also inc For a fifth straight week, Rihanna's "…

  2. Matthews/Reynolds New York Gig Heads To CD/DVD

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds' April 22 concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will be released on CD and DVD just in time for the end of the summer. Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds' April 22 concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will be released on CD and DVD…

  3. White Stripes, Rihanna Hold Down U.K. Charts

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes entered the U.K. album chart at No. 1 yesterday (June 24) with "Icky Thump" (XL Recordings), as "Umbrella" (Def Jam) by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z started a sixth week atop the singles The White Stripes entered the U.K. album chart at No. 1 yesterday (June…

  4. Jammin' Music Fest Called Off After Storm-Related Injuries, Accidents

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Several fans were reportedly injured at the Heineken Jammin' Music Festival today (June 15) in Venice, Italy when high winds toppled six speaker and lighting towers as My Chemical Romance prepared to Several fans were reportedly injured at the Heineken Jammin' Music Festival today …

  5. 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…

  6. Ask Billboard

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith and his readers discuss Garbage, women in country music, iTunes exclusives and more! COUNTRY WOMEN Hey Keith, I was just looking at this week's Top Country Albums chart and was surprised about the number of female artists on this list. Do you remember a time when this has happened…

  7. New Garbage Song Enriches CD/DVD Compilation

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A newly recorded Garbage single, "Tell Me Where It Hurts," will be included on an upcoming best-of collection, "Absolute Garbage." A newly recorded Garbage single, "Tell Me Where It Hurts," will be included on an upcoming best-of collection, "Absolute…

  8. Dance Beat: Van Dyk, Basement Jaxx Prep New CDs

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT German DJ/producer Paul van Dyk is putting the finishing touches on his new studio album, "In Between," due Aug. 14 from Mute. Sources say the album may feature collaborations with Talking Heads' Davi German DJ/producer Paul van Dyk is putting the finishing touches on his new…

  9. Common, Decemberists Set For Summerstage Shows

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Common, the Decemberists, Television, Neko Case and Cassandra Wilson are among the headliners for the 2007 season of New York's Central Park Summerstage. The series will open June 15 with jazz vocalis Common, the Decemberists, Television, Neko Case and Cassandra Wilson are among the…

  10. This Day in Music

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gene Pitney dies in Wales at the age of 65. 2006 - Singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gene Pitney dies in Wales at the age of 65. 2005 - The Library of Congress announces the third annual selection of 50 U.S. sound…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill.,…

  12. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music…

  13. G. Love and Special Sauce

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST I have to diss Nelly and Timbaland, who are both so apparently rich and famous that they can diss their fans. It's like -- come on man -- is it really that hard to rap a couple of hits and blow the sp San Francisco: Greetings from San Francisco, where I'm pulling in for a two night…

  14. G. Love and Special Sauce

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The best news of the week is that I got a gig at Sundance film fest. This was going to be the first Sundance I would have missed in 6 years. But now, thanks to some luck, I'm back for the 7th year in 1/14/07 Ahhhhhhhh! The Eagles lost to the Saints, so the Philly Phellas were all down…

  15. This Day in Music

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Jazz bassist and photographer Milt Hinton dies in Queens, N.Y., after a long hospitalization. He is 90.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Country outfit Lonestar gives an acoustic performance at the Vanderbilt Children's…

  16. Doherty Fined For Assaulting Journalist

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST A London court today (Nov. 8) fined Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty $1,400 for assaulting a British Broadcasting Corp. journalist earlier this year. A London court today (Nov. 8) fined Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty $1,400 for assaulting a British Broadcasting Corp. journalist earlier…

  17. DMB Comes 'Around' With Hits, Live Tracks

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band's first retrospective, "Best of What's Around Volume 1," will arrive Nov. 7 via RCA. Dave Matthews Band's first retrospective, "Best of What's Around Volume 1," will arrive Nov. 7 via RCA. As previously reported , the two-disc…

  18. Rhino Boxes Up Sinatra's 'Vegas' Sojourns

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Five previously unreleased Frank Sinatra concerts taped in Las Vegas throughout his storied career have been collected for the boxed set "Sinatra: Vegas," due Nov. 7 via Rhino. Five previously unreleased Frank Sinatra concerts taped in Las Vegas throughout his storied career have…

  19. DMB's 'Live Trax' Making Retail Debut With Boston Shows

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time, an installment of Dave Matthews Band's mail order-only Live Trax series will be made available to retail outlets next month. For the first time, an installment of Dave Matthews Band's mail order-only Live Trax series will be made available to retail outlets next…

  20. Ask Billboard

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about the Pussycat Dolls, Goldfrapp and Jody Watley. IT'S JUST A LITTLE CRUSH Greetings Keith, I have been a big fan of Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussycat Dolls since her days in Eden's Crush. Could you tell me how many copies of the Dolls CD have…

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