1. Staind Taking A Break To Recapture Heaviness

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST It will be a while before Staind returns to the scene. Following the release of the new compilation "The Singles: 1996-2006," frontman Aaron Lewis tells Billboard.com that the Massachusetts quartet is It will be a while before Staind returns to the scene. Following the release of…

  2. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Gail Menscer, mother of country singer Doug Stone, dies from cancer. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - "Exotic chanteuse" Gloria Lasso dies at Cuernavaca in Mexico, aged 83. Lasso was one of France's most…

  3. Underground Garage

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left the Turtles. Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left the Turtles. Jack Black and Kyle Gass…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss chart-topping collaborations, Beyonce, clean song versions and more! LET'S WORK TOGETHER Hello Fred, With the ascent of "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dogg to the top of The Billboard Hot 100 last week, I believe we may have a new record…

  5. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Faith Hill and Tim McGraw perform in a benefit concert for the USS Cole Fund. Country's super couple add the date at The Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va., to help the families of the 17 2004 - Dance artist Nadine Shamir, who recorded as Nadine Renee, dies at…

  6. Underground Garage

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left…

  7. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Tom Waits (also scheduled: Kate…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>A businessman convicted of second-degree murder in the drowning of the ex-wife of Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson is sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Donald Bohana, 61, listens as 2004 - Sony Classical releases Robert Downey Jr's "The Futurist,"…

  9. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Charlie Rose," PBS Featured artist(s):…

  10. Underground Garage

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Charms out of Boston grab the coolest song in the world this week. The Charms out of Boston grab the coolest song in the world this week. Voted coolest new band by the Underground Garage listeners a few years ago (their fourth release "Strange Magic" will be out Nov. 21) their…

  11. Beatles' 'Love' Looming As Christmas Hit

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST A masterclass in studio creativity, the new Beatles album project "Love" (Apple Corps Ltd./Capitol) is also shaping up to be a massive commercial success. A masterclass in studio creativity, the new Beatles album project "Love" (Apple Corps Ltd./Capitol) is also shaping up…

  12. Lewis Still Shakin' With Two Albums, TV Special, DVD

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fifty years after starting his recording career with "Crazy Arms," Jerry Lee Lewis notes that he's "putting in a little bit more time these days." And that's an understatement. The Killer is working o Fifty years after starting his recording career with "…

  13. Ms. Dynamite, AC/DC Singer Crash During Reality Show

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ms. Dynamite is recovering from a 100-mph crash that occurred during filming of "The Race," a car-racing reality show on Britain's Sky One TV network. AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson struck the back o Ms. Dynamite is recovering from a 100-mph crash that occurred during filming…

  14. Underground Garage

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. The Charms out of Boston grab the coolest song in the world this week. Voted coolest new band by the Underground Garage…

  15. Organist Suing For 'Whiter Shade' Copyright

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two former '60s rock stars appeared before a music-loving judge today (Nov. 13) in London for a showdown over authorship of one of the decade's most iconic songs. Two former '60s rock stars appeared before a music-loving judge today (Nov. 13) in London for a showdown over…

  16. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>British rock star Gary Glitter, born Paul Francis Gadd, 55, pleads guilty at Bristol Crown Court in England, to 54 counts of taking and possessing indecent photographs of underage childr 2005 - Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walks…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Madrid band Jarabe De Palo tops the 45th Premios Ondas in Barcelona, winning for best album ("Depende") and best video. Other winners include Alejandro Sanz for best song ("Corazon") and 2005 - Billy Joel announces his return to the road as a solo…

  18. Judge Dismisses Spears' Libel Suit Vs. Us Weekly

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST A California judge has dismissed a libel suit brought by Britney Spears accusing Us Weekly magazine of fabricating a story about a sexually explicit video the pop star and her husband made together. A California judge has dismissed a libel suit brought by Britney Spears accusing Us Weekly…

  19. Brooks & Dunn Dominate At CMA Awards

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year and Brooks & Dunn's inspirational song "Believe" won three trophies, including single and song of the year, at the 40th Annual Country Music Association A Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year and Brooks & Dunn's…

  20. 45OnTV

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 6-12, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 6 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Delbert McClinton. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Sugarland, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora (also scheduled: Russell Crowe, Sam Champion. "…

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