1. Chart Beat Thursday: Daughtry, Shakira, Black Eyed Peas

    July 23, 2009 3:46 PM EDT DOUBLE DAUGHTRY: Daughtry makes it two-for-two atop the Billboard 200, as its sophomore set, "Leave This Town" arrives at No. 1. Having reigned with its self-titled debut album, Daughtry becomes just the third group in the 2000s to arrive with a pair of No. 1s. An apparent…

  2. Ask Billboard: Paulina Rubio, Black Eyed Peas, Marvin Gaye

    June 12, 2009 3:17 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. PAULINA POWER Hola Gary! My e-mail is regarding Paulina Rubio's…

  3. Ask Billboard: Kelly Clarkson, UB40, LeAnn Rimes, Tim McGraw

    May 29, 2009 3:12 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. CUBAN STARS Hi Gary, Always a pleasure to read your column, one of the things…

  4. Ask Billboard: Pitbull, Amanda Marshall, Journey

    May 22, 2009 4:32 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. PITBULLL ATTACK Hi Gary! I am not a rap fan, but, as Cuban-born rapper…

  5. May 8, 2009

    May 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Country musician Eddy Arnold dies at a care facility near Nashville at the age of 89. 2001 – Clint Black and his wife Lisa Hartman Black become proud parents. Lily Pearl Black weighs in at 7 lbs., 14 ounces. 2001 – William B. Dial, road manager for Detroit rap act Insane Clown Posse is…

  6. March 20, 2009

    March 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – The Eagles launch their world tour in support of their album, “Long Road Out of Eden.” 2000 – Gene “Eugene” Andrusco of Adam Again, Lost Dogs and the Swirling Eddies dies of a brain aneurysm in Huntington Beach, Calif., at the age of 38. 1991 – Eric Clapton’s 4-year-old son, Conor,…

  7. Juanes Wins Big At Latin Grammy Awards

    November 14, 2008 2:51 PM EST Commercial success stories triumphed over critical darlings at the 2008 Latin Grammys, with Juanes , Julieta Venegas , Wisin & Yandel, Flex and Kany Garcia emerging victorious during ninth annual awards in Houston. Colombian pop/rock star Juanes won for Album of the Year and Best Male Pop…

  8. Juanes Wins Big At Latin Grammy Awards

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Commercial success stories triumphed over critical darlings at the 2008 Latin Grammys, with Juanes, Julieta Venegas, Wisin & Yandel, Flex and Kany Garcia emerging victorious during ninth annual aw Commercial success stories triumphed over critical darlings at the 2008 Latin Grammys, with…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon offers the U.S. premiere of her film, "Perfect Partner," and participates in a live performance of the soundtrack at Montclair State University in Montclair, N. 2006 - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon offers the U.S. premiere of her film, …

  10. Cafe Tacuba Crowns Latin Grammy Field

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Mexican band Cafe Tacuba is the leading nominee for the ninth annual Latin Grammy Awards, garnering six nods including album of the year (for "Sino") and song of the year (for "Esta Vez"). Alternative Mexican band Cafe Tacuba is the leading nominee for the…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Ba 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after being rediscovered by Fat Possum Records in the 1990s, dies in a Memphis hospital. He is 78. 2005 - Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after being rediscovered by Fat Possum…

  13. This Day in Music

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Funeral services for Luther Vandross are held at New York's Riverside Church. The artist died July 1 at John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, N.J., two years after suffering a serious strok 2005 - Funeral services for Luther Vandross are held at New York's Riverside…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th…

  15. Ask Billboard

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Fantasia, Jaci Velasquez, Diane Warren and more! FANTASIA OF THE FUTURE Dear Keith, I have a question about "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino. With the success of her stint on Broadway in "The Color Purple," I wondered if a…

  16. Array Of Acts Score At Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rare eclecticism marked the 19th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, with no one artist or genre dominating the list of winners. Juan Luis Guerra took home three trophies during the ceremony last nig Rare eclecticism marked the 19th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, with no one artist or…

  17. 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Here are the winners for the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which were handed out April 10 in Miami. Here are the winners for the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which were handed out April 10 in Miami. Hot Latin Song Of The Year: "Mi Corazoncito,” Aventura (Premium Latin) Hot…

  18. Hold Steady, Spektor Tapped For Tribeca Film Fest

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Hold Steady, Regina Spektor, Nick Lowe and Ingrid Michaelson are among the artists set to perform during the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, Billboard.com can reveal. The Hold Steady, Regina Spektor, Nick Lowe and Ingrid Michaelson are among the artists set to perform during the 2008 Tribeca…

  19. Cuban Legend Israel Lopez 'Cachao' Dies

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cuban bass player Israel Lopez "Cachao," whose place in history as one of the creators of the mambo was forgotten for decades before he was rediscovered and introduced to a broad audience in the 1990s Cuban bass player Israel Lopez "Cachao," whose place in history as one…

  20. Chart Beat Chat

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Sheena Easton, Kristine W, Juanes and more! WHICH CAME FIRST, THE 'MORNING' OR THE 'MODERN'? Hi Fred, I love your Chart Beat column. This week you stated that Sheena Easton was the second solo female U.K. act to hit No. 1 with a debut single (…

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