1. T.I., Ciara To 'Turn Up The Vote' At Summit

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I., Ciara, Flo Rida and Jim Jones are among the artists heading to the "Hip-Hop Team Vote: Turn Up The Vote" summit in Philadelphia on Sunday (April 20) to emphasize the importance of the youth vote T.I., Ciara, Flo Rida and Jim Jones are among the artists heading to the "Hip…

  2. Widespread Panic Subs For Allmans At Bonnaroo

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Widespread Panic has been named as the closing main stage act of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, set for June 12-15 in Manchester, Tenn. Widespread Panic has been named as the closing main stage act of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, set for June 12-15 in Manchester, Tenn. The…

  3. 'Idol Gives Back' Raises $22 Million For Charity

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fox's "Idol Gives Back" charity telethon raised $22 million for charity last night (April 9), thanks to a combination of corporate sponsorship and donations from viewers who called in to the show and Fox's "Idol Gives Back" charity telethon raised $22 million for…

  4. Strait Speeds Past R.E.M. To Debut At No. 1

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For the fourth time in his career, country vet George Strait earns the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 with "Troubadour." According to Nielsen SoundScan, the MCA Nashville album moved 166,000 copies, For the fourth time in his career, country vet George Strait earns the No. 1 spot…

  5. Linkin Park Snags Cornell, Bravery For Projekt Revolution

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park, Chris Cornell, the Bravery and Ashes Divide (featuring A Perfect Circle's Billy Howerdel) will perform on the main stage of the 2008 Projekt Revolution tour, set to begin July 16 at the T Linkin Park, Chris Cornell, the Bravery and Ashes Divide (featuring A Perfect Circle&…

  6. Day26 Upends Danity Kane To Debut At No. 1

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT One "Making the Band" act replaces another at the summit of The Billboard 200, as Day26's self-titled debut bumps Danity Kane's "Welcome to the Dollhouse" from No. 1. The new Bad Boy album moved 190,0 One "Making the Band" act replaces another at the…

  7. Sean Levert Dies After Jail Emergency

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sean Levert, son of lead O'Jays singer Eddie Levert and a member of a hit-making trio with his late brother Gerald Levert, has died after a medical emergency in jail. Sean Levert, son of lead O'Jays singer Eddie Levert and a member of a hit-making trio with his late brother Gerald…

  8. Estelle, Duffy Continue U.K. Chart Reigns

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Estelle and Duffy continued their reigns as the U.K.'s best-selling single and album artists respectively on new charts Sunday (March 30). Newcomer Sam Sparro had the week's hottest singles climber, w Estelle and Duffy continued their reigns as the U.K.'s best-selling single…

  9. Counting Crows Touch Down At NYC Apple Store

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT More than 400 fans showed up at the Apple store in New York's Soho neighborhood last night (March 27) for the chance watch Counting Crows play an intimate set. More than 400 fans showed up at the Apple store in New York's Soho neighborhood last night (March 27) for the chance watch…

  10. Leona Lewis Scores First U.S. No. 1 Hit

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Already a chart-topper in her native U.K., Leona Lewis scores her first No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with "Bleeding Love," which zooms 8-1. She's the first female to take her inaugural Already a chart-topper in her native U.K., Leona Lewis scores her first No. 1…

  11. Danity Kane Snags Second Straight No. 1 Album

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Danity Kane's "Welcome to the Dollhouse" goes straight to the penthouse on The Billboard 200, the second No. 1 in a row for the group. The MTV "Making the Band 3" troupe, signed to Diddy's Bad Boy imp Danity Kane's "Welcome to the Dollhouse" goes…

  12. Keith Sweat Works Up New Album

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R&B veteran Keith Sweat returns May 6 with new album, "Just Me." His first new studio album since 2002's "Rebirth," the Keia/Atco/Rhino release features cameos by Keyshia Cole ("Love Your Better") R&B veteran Keith Sweat returns May 6 with new album,…

  13. Maroon 5, Counting Crows Plot Summer Tour

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Maroon 5 and Counting Crows are teaming for an extensive summer/fall tour, beginning July 25 in Virginia Beach, Va. Sara Bareilles has been tapped as the opener through Aug. 26, while Epic labelmate A Maroon 5 and Counting Crows are teaming for an extensive summer/fall tour, beginning July 25…

  14. As The Crows Fly

    March 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After flying high for a decade, Counting Crows reached a crossroads in late 2006, when singer Adam Duritz found himself in a downward spiral of rock star excess and overwhelming depression. After flying high for a decade, Counting Crows reached a crossroads in late 2006, when singer Adam…

  15. VH1 To Air 'Station Fire' Special On Sunday

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert special on Sunday (March 23) to remember the five-year anniversary of the fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert at the Station Nightc VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert special on Sunday (March 23) to remember the…

  16. Muse Chasing New Fans Across The Globe

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT While Muse has carved out a reputation for pushing musical boundaries, the British rock trio has been particularly busy of late exploring new routes to its fans. While Muse has carved out a reputation for pushing musical boundaries, the British rock trio has been particularly busy of late…

  17. This Day in Music

    March 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic, ZZ Top, Bob Seger, Jackson Browne, the Dells and Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner are welcomed into the ranks of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame durin 2004 - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic, ZZ Top, Bob Seger, Jackson Browne, the…

  18. Chart Beat Chat

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss "American Idol," Jeff Buckley's "Hallelujah," Usher's "Love In This Club" and more! 'HALLELUJAH' CHORUS Hi Fred, For anyone who still has doubts that "American Idol" is changing the landscape of music,…

  19. Alan Jackson Bests Janet To Top Billboard 200

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country king Alan Jackson scores his fourth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his new set "Good Time." The Arista Nashville set sold 119,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Country king Alan Jackson scores his fourth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his new…

  20. Flo Rida

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST When Flo Rida first took the bus from Florida to Los Angeles in hopes of launching a music career, he was so broke that he was forced to live on the streets. When Flo Rida first took the bus from Florida to Los Angeles in hopes of launching a music career, he was so broke that he was forced…

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