1. Daddy Yankee Reveals U.S. Tour Plans

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee will support his upcoming album "The Cartel: The Big Boss," due June 5 via El Cartel/Interscope, with a 40-city tour of the U.S. and Latin America, starting Aug. 31 at Reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee will support his upcoming album "The Cartel:…

  2. This Day in Music

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" makes history by becoming the U.K.'s first-ever No. 1 single to top the chart solely on download sales. 2006 - Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" makes history by becoming the U.K.'s first-ever No. 1 single to top the chart solely…

  3. Haynes Relaunches Label At Guest-Filled NYC Show

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Allman Brothers Band/Gov't Mule guitarist/vocalist Warren Haynes formally relaunched his Evil Teen Records label last night (March 28) with a show featuring short sets from both of his bands, as well Allman Brothers Band/Gov't Mule guitarist/vocalist Warren Haynes formally…

  4. Green Apple Fest Hitting NYC, Chicago, San Fran

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST The second Green Apple Music & Arts Festival will descend on New York, Chicago and San Francisco on Earth Day (April 22) with a lineup that includes Bob Weir & Ratdog, the Decemberists, Taylor The second Green Apple Music & Arts Festival will descend on New York, Chicago and San…

  5. Gov't Mule Has Leg Up On Next Album

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warren Haynes and company are still high on Gov't Mule's latest album, "High & Mighty." But the guitarist says there was enough largesse from the sessions to give the quartet a leg up on its next Warren Haynes and company are still high on Gov't Mule's latest…

  6. Billboard Bits: Christmas Jam, Lee Hazlewood

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST In addition to his own band, Gov't Mule, Warren Haynes has drafted Dave Matthews, the John Popper Project featuring DJ Logic, the Taj Mahal Trio and Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives for the In addition to his own band, Gov't Mule, Warren Haynes has drafted Dave Matthews,…

  7. Ask Billboard

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about The Hot 100, Diana Ross and Mariah v. Madonna. HOTTEST DIGITS IN TOWN Hi Keith, I have a question that sounds simple, but always goes unexplained. Why, in the weekly news article on Billboard.com about The Billboard Hot 100, aren't…

  8. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Pam Tillis joins the Grand Ole Opry. The former Country Music Association female vocalist of the year is inducted by Marty Stuart during the TNN-televised portion of the show. <br clear= 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at…

  9. 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…

  10. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John Legend, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight,…

  11. Chart Beat

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rihanna's huge leap to No. 1 puts her name high on the Hot 100's big jump list, plus news about Nick Lachey, Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris. SAVE OUR SINGLES: If Rihanna was disappointed that her first Billboard Hot 100 single, "Pon de Replay," had to settle for peaking…

  12. ON TV

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Bruce Springsteen. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Elton John (also scheduled: Kim Raver). "American Chopper: Billy Joel Bike,…

  13. Elton John Brings 'Gnomeo' To Miramax

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Weeks after Disney's new animation chiefs scrapped Elton John's musical "Gnomeo & Juliet," the pop star has taken his project to Miramax Films. Weeks after Disney's new animation chiefs scrapped Elton John's musical "Gnomeo & Juliet," the pop…

  14. This Day in Music

    April 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>When Trisha Yearwood makes a visit to Sesame Street, the Country Music Association female vocalist of the year gets to rub shoulders with a major childhood influence. "As a child," she e 2005 - With the votes in and the slime poured, Usher, Avril Lavigne…

  15. Elton's 'Gnomeo' Cartoon A No-Go At Disney

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Elton John movie "Gnomeo & Juliet," an animated musical based on William Shakespeare's tragic romance, is no longer in production at Walt Disney Feature Animation, the studio said yesterday (M The Elton John movie "Gnomeo & Juliet," an animated musical…

  16. Chart Beat Chat

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses song origins, Mariah Carey, U.S. geography, birthdates, Ed Cobb and Kristine W with readers. BET THE NANNY OF McPHEE WOULD HAVE KNOWN Dear Fred, I have noticed that the younger generation in the entertainment field has no knowledge of musical history, regardless of genre. That…

  17. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses chart fans, 'bullets,' his love of Swedish music and a lot more with readers this week. IRAQ (SO FAR AWAY) Was there a watershed moment when the Billboard charts became a fan tool as well as an industry tool? I often read you patiently explain that the charts exist…

  18. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST An encyclopedic sourcebook on one of the 20th century's most important artists, "Keys to the Rain" completely chronicles Bob Dylan's recorded work. Author Oliver Trager discusses of all of his officia "Blowin' in the Wind" (Bob Dylan) aka "Blowing in…

  19. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show,"…

  20. Haynes Rounds Up Notables For Xmas Jam

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST The artist will perform with his band Gov't Mule at the event, which will also feature Trey Anastasio, Ray Lamontagne, John Scofield, Ivan Neville and John Medeski. Warren Haynes' 17th annual Christmas Jam concert is set for Dec. 17 at the Civic Center Arena in Asheville, N.C. The…

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