1. Chart Beat Chat

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss "Before He Cheats," Ricardo FLO, French acts and more! 'HEARTS' AND 'REASONS' Hello Fred, I regularly read your insightful Chart Beat column and Chart Beat Chat and I always find interesting and useful information worth sharing with…

  2. Eric Burdon, WAR Reuniting In London

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST For the first time in 37 years, Eric Burdon and WAR will be performing together -- for one night only -- at London's historic Royal Albert Hall on April 21. Tickets go on sale Feb. 14. For the first time in 37 years, Eric Burdon and WAR will be performing together -- for one night only -…

  3. The Soprano

    January 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Call it unique artistic vision or simply creative chutzpah, but few artists would feature such disparate duet partners as Andrea Bocelli, Fernando Lima and Kiss' Paul Stanley on the same album. Yet th Call it unique artistic vision or simply creative chutzpah, but few artists would…

  4. Paparazzi Arrested For Chasing Spears

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Four paparazzi have been arrested for reckless driving while chasing Britney Spears' car in the San Fernando Valley. Four paparazzi have been arrested for reckless driving while chasing Britney Spears' car in the San Fernando Valley. Los Angeles police Lt. Mario Munoz said officers…

  5. Hannah Montana Tour Hitting Theaters In 3-D

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Walt Disney's "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" will have a theatrical release in digital 3-D. Walt Disney's "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" will have a theatrical release in digital 3-D. A 3-D film of…

  6. 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Here are the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists. The honors will be handed out during an April 26 ceremony in Miami. Winners are determined by actual performance on the Billboard charts. Here are the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists. The honors will be handed out during an…

  7. 'Dreamgirls' Remains No. 1 As Sales Keep Sliding

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST In yet another slow week for sales and new releases, the Sony soundtrack to "Dreamgirls" remains atop of The Billboard 200 for a second week straight. The set, which features performances by Beyonce a In yet another slow week for sales and new releases, the Sony soundtrack to "…

  8. Kuky

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singing the hooks on hip-hop tracks by local L.A. rappers came naturally for Lucero Rodriguez. Singing the hooks on tracks by local L.A. rappers came naturally for Lucero Rodriguez. Like other artists in L.A.'s urban regional scene, which mixes rap with traditional Mexican…

  9. ABBA Jumps Aboard 'Number Ones' Bandwagon

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ABBA is joining the Beatles, Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley by releasing a collection of "Number Ones," due on CD and DVD Nov. 21 via Universal Music Enterprises. ABBA is joining the Beatles, Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley by releasing a collection of "Number Ones,"…

  10. Shakira Dominates Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pop is the dominant theme amid the list of nominees for the seventh annual Latin Grammys, with Shakira leading the fray with six nods. Shakira's sweep comes on the strength of her Spanish language alb Pop is the dominant theme amid the list of nominees for the seventh annual Latin…

  11. FERNANDO, "Enter to Exit"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Portland is home to one of the most intriguing sounds of the past 20 years of new rock. Portland is home to one of the most intriguing sounds of the past 20 years of new rock. It's a hazy waltz of Liverpudlian rolls and Topanga Canyon-esque waves that stands as a fitting testament to the…

  12. 29OnTV

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 17 "One Life To Live," ABC Featured artist(s): Jeannie Ortega. "Lil' Wayne Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Lil' Wayne, Robin Thicke. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured artist(s): Sheryl…

  13. Shakira's 'Hips' Still Shaking At No. 1

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After setting a single-week record for digital download sales last week, Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" featuring Wyclef Jean maintains its lead on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second frame. The song is al After setting a single-week record for digital download sales last week,…

  14. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Eric Bachmann, Cursive

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam has unveiled its first music video since the 1998 clip for “Do the Evolution” in the form of “Life Wasted,” the first video directed by visual artist Fernando Apodaca. The clip is av Pearl Jam has unveiled its first music video since the 1998 clip for “Do the Evolution” in the form…

  15. 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…

  16. Shakira's Sequel

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Latin superstar Shakira this week releases her second Epic album of the year, "Oral Fixation." First single "Don't Bother" is No. 39 this week on the Billboard Pop 100. Latin superstar Shakira this week releases her second Epic album of the year, "Oral Fixation.…

  17. Shakira Readies Second Album Of 2005

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Latin superstar Shakira has set a Nov. 29 release for her second Epic album of the year, "Oral Fixation." First single "Don't Bother" was premiered via AOL Music's First Listen initiative over the wee Latin superstar Shakira has set a Nov. 29 release for her…

  18. Los Temerarios: Brothers In Music

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The following interview with Los Temerarios principals Adolfo and Gustavo Angel is excerpted from a Billboard Stars special feature that appears in the July 9, 2005, issue of the magazine. Beyond an extensive interview with the brothers behind…

  19. Foo Fighters Double The Music

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Try as he might, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl just can't write a song without a strong melody. "That's the bain of my existence," he says with a laugh. "I'd love to write Motorhead and Slayer songs all day long. I…

  20. Hot Product

    June 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira Shakira Times 2 Leave it to Shakira to defy all the rules. Typically, a Latin crossover act with an album in English will promote it to English-speaking and Latin fans. For Spanish-language albums, promotion is concentrated on the act's Latin fan base, wherever it may be. But not…

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