1. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National…

  2. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne finally reveals the long-awaited "Tha Carter III," My Morning Jacket takes it to the next level on "Evil Urges," Alanis Morissette mellows out, Montgomery Gentry grows up and Plies works qui Hip-hop outfit N*E*R*D's "Seeing Sounds" (Interscope).…

  3. McLachlan Rounds Up Rarities For Spring Release

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Duets with artists like Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper and Emmylou Harris will be found on a forthcoming release from Sarah McLachlan, "Rarities, B-Sides and Other Stuff, Volume 2." Duets with artists like Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper and Emmylou Harris will be found on a forthcoming…

  4. A Deeper Blue: The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Beginning with the Van Zandt family's deep roots in Texas, debut author Robert Earl Hardy draws on interviews with relatives and friends to delve into the surprisingly normal childhood of <a href="htt Beginning with the Van Zandt family's deep roots in Texas, debut author…

  5. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy Osbourne and his family with "The Osbourne Family Christmas Special." A wide range of celebrity guests join in on the fes 2003 - MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy…

  6. 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…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2006 - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder is named…

  8. GENE WATSON, "In a Perfect World"

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to believe traditionalist Watson has been around for as long as he has -- his first big hit was 1975's "Love in the Hot Afternoon." It's hard to believe traditionalist Watson has been around for as long as he has -- his first big hit was 1975's "…

  9. Chart Beat

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and more! WORTH THE WAIT: She waited a long time to see her name at the top of The Billboard 200. Just over 20 years after making her first appearance on this survey, Reba McEntire collects her first No. 1…

  10. Tunes On TV

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 17- 23. MONDAY, Sept. 17 Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Diana Krall, Ashanti, Morgan Freeman. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Emmylou Harris, Howie Mandel, Amanda Bynes. Late Night with Conan…

  11. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. phenoms James Blunt and KT Tunstall return with their sophomore albums, Reba McEntire teams up with some of the biggest names in the game for a duets collection, Barry Manilow revisits the hits o Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder's soundtrack to the Sean Penn-directed film "Into…

  12. Tunes On TV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 3 - 9. MONDAY, Sept. 3 "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured artist(s): The Cribs. "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex / LoveShow," HBO Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  13. Lovett Living 'Large' On First CD In Four Years

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lyle Lovett has been as busy as ever in the past year in preparation for his new album, "It's Not Big It's Large." Recorded live in the studio with his longtime collaborator the Large Band, the follow Lyle Lovett has been as busy as ever in the past year in preparation for…

  14. Knopfler Seeing 'Crimson' On New Album

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mark Knopfler will release his next solo album, "Kill To Get Crimson," Sept. 17 internationally and a day later in North America. The 12-track set began to take shape last year and was put to tape in Mark Knopfler will release his next solo album, "Kill To Get Crimson,"…

  15. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National…

  16. Lovett, Harris Man The Decks For Cayamo Cruise

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lyle Lovett and Emmylou Harris will take to the seas together to headline the inaugural Cayamo music cruise, which will set sail Feb. 4 through Feb. 10. With other guests including Shawn Colvin, Buddy Lyle Lovett and Emmylou Harris will take to the seas together to headline the inaugural…

  17. Emmylou Harris Prepping Boxed Set, New Album

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It has been four years since Emmylou Harris' last studio album, but patient fans will be rewarded in the coming months with two new releases, Billboard.com can reveal. It has been four years since Emmylou Harris' last studio album, but patient fans will be rewarded in the coming…

  18. Norah, Bright Eyes, Cat Power Visit 'Hottest State'

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Norah Jones, Cat Power, Bright Eyes, the Black Keys, Feist and Willie Nelson are amongst the artists that have been tapped to perform new songs written by Jesse Harris for the upcoming soundtrack to E Norah Jones, Cat Power, Bright Eyes, the Black Keys and Willie Nelson are amongst the…

  19. Stagecoach Festival / May 5-6, 2007 / Indio, Calif. (Empire Polo Field)

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It was craft versus showbiz at the first Stagecoach festival held this past weekend (May 5-6) in Indio, Calif. For the audience, the calculated formulas that rule country airwaves won hands down, thou It was craft versus showbiz at the first Stagecoach festival held this past weekend (May 5-6…

  20. Chesney, Brooks & Dunn Wrap Up Stagecoach Fest

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first Stagecoach country music festival wrapped yesterday (May 6) in Indio, Calif., with back-to-back headlining sets at the Empire Polo Field from tour mates Kenny Chesney and Brooks & Dunn. The first Stagecoach country music festival wrapped yesterday (May 6) in Indio, Calif., with…

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