1. Chart Beat

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Michael Jackson, Shirley Bassey, Alicia Keys and more! 'STARTIN'' ALL OVER AGAIN: After an absence from the Hot 100 of four years, one month and one week, Michael Jackson returns with "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 2008," an update of a song…

  2. Beyonce, Elton, Fergie Set For 'Movies Rock'

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A star-studded music roster is on board for the first Movies Rock concert, to be taped Dec. 2 at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre for broadcast five days later on CBS. A star-studded music roster is on board for the first Movies Rock concert, to be taped Dec. 2 at Los Angeles' Kodak…

  3. Shirley Bassey Inks Deal With Decca

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group's Decca Records has signed Dame Shirley Bassey to a worldwide recording deal, Billboard.com has learned. Universal Music Group's Decca Records has signed Dame Shirley Bassey to a worldwide recording deal, Billboard.com has learned. The agreement covers the…

  4. Vietnam, A.R.E. Weapons / Jan. 23, 2007 / New York (Mercury Lounge)

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Vietnam was a good thing. Not the war, mind you -- more like the Brooklyn band with the Old Testament beards and smoke ring riffs, which drew a sold-out record release crowd to New York's Mercury Loun Vietnam was a good thing. Not the war, mind you -- more like the Brooklyn band with the…

  5. CHART BEAT

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Kanye West, Les Paul, Kimberley Locke, Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan. GOING FOR THE 'GOLD': Elvis Presley fans can rest easy -- at least, for this week. The speculation that Mariah Carey's "Shake It Off" (Island) would…

  6. Duff's 'Most Wanted' To Boast New Songs

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although she's only two non-holiday albums into her career, Hilary Duff is readying a best-of set for a late summer release. Although she's only two non-holiday albums into her career, Hilary Duff is readying a best-of set for a late summer release. The singer/actress has recorded…

  7. TunesOnTV

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 21 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jesse McCartney (also scheduled: Ray Romano). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Tina Turner. "Ego Trip&…

  8. Hot Product

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The self-titled debut from LCD Soundsystem (DFA/Capitol), featuring the new single “Daft Punk Is Playing at My House” and a second disc with prior vinyl singles such as "Give It Up," "Yeah" and "…

  9. Goldfinger Plots 2005 Return

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although never as universally popular as some of its peers, Goldfinger has a decade of service to the pop punk community under its belt and a fresh start planned for 2005. Although never as universally popular as some of its peers, Goldfinger has a decade of service to the pop punk community…

  10. Good Charlotte Takes On 'Life And Death'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I wear black on the outside because that's how I feel on the inside," Good Charlotte's Joel Madden deadpans when describing his romantic outlook. Though it's surprising to hear the lead singer of a multiplatinum pop/punk…

  11. Australia Braces For Livid Fest

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park, the White Stripes and Jurassic 5 are among the initial acts confirmed for Australia's annual Livid festival. Claiming to be "the best on the annual festival calendar," the October event w Linkin Park, the White Stripes and Jurassic 5 are among the initial acts…

  12. Billboard Bits: Air, NJ Skate & Surf, Peter Green

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Air, NJ Skate & Surf, Peter Green Although Air's next Source/Astralwerks studio album isn't expected until late 2003 at the earliest, the French duo has teamed with Italian writer Alessandro Baricco for "City Reading (Tre Storie Western)," due March 25. Baricco…

  13. 39TunesOnTV

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 23-29, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 23 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Mark Paul Gosselaar, Aida Turturro, Paige Davis). "Total…

  14. Hot Product

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Dave Matthews Band, Flaming Lips, Robert Plant, and more. You're 'Busted' If at first you don't succeed, try again. That's just what Dave Matthews Band did after sessions with producer Steve Lillywhite were abandoned in the fall of 2000, in…

  15. Molson Brings Summer Snow, Music

    July 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Filter, Jimmy Eat World, Unwritten Law, and Default are just a few of the acts that will be taking part on various dates of the forthcoming North American Molson Snow Jam The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Filter, Jimmy Eat World, Unwritten Law, and Default are just a…

  16. 'Austin Powers' Soundtrack Shines With Stars

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For the soundtrack to the third Austin Powers movie, "Goldmember," due July 16, Maverick Records is recreating the series' '70s-meets-the present vibe with songs from classic artists of yesteryear (Ro For the soundtrack to the third Austin Powers movie, "Goldmember,…

  17. Golden Jubilee Live Album Heads Overseas

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Virgin has set a July 2 North American release date for "Party at the Palace," a 21-track souvenir from the recent Golden Jubilee concerts at London's Buckingham Palace. Virgin has set a July 2 North American release date for "Party at the Palace," a 21-track souvenir…

  18. McCartney, Ozzy Rock 'Party At The Palace'

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Twelve thousand invited members of the public took in performances by some of the U.K.'s biggest rock and pop stars and international guests last night (June 3) at Party at the Palace, held on the gro Twelve thousand invited members of the public took in performances by some of the U.K.&…

  19. Hot Product

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Juanes, Thalia, Marc Anthony, Bryan Ferry, and more. On Any Other 'Day' It's a big week for Latin artists, with new albums on the way from Juanes and Thalia. Juanes' "Un Dia Normal" (Surco/Universal) is the follow-up to "Fijate…

  20. Sugarcult Sweet On Tour, 'Van Wilder'

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month tour in support of its debut album, "Start Static" (Ultimatum Music). The group will also gain some added exposure wit Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month…

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