1. This Day in Music

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his wife on their property in Franklin, Tenn. While taking a solo run, he hits a tree head-on at a high speed and breaks a ve 2002 - Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his wife on their…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The first new music to emerge from the Jessica Simpson/Nick Lachey split comes from Lachey, in the form of the ballad "What's Left of Me." The track premieres at 12:01 AM ET via AOL Music. 2006 - The first new music to emerge from the Jessica Simpson/Nick Lachey split…

  3. This Day in Music

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library, dies of a heart attack in Santa Monica, Calif. He is 68. In the late '50s, Givens' indie imprint was among the first to rel 1999 - Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library, dies…

  4. This Day in Music

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Tenacious D drafts a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its benefit for Asian tsunami relief at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theatre. The show features solo sets from Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedde 2005 - Tenacious D drafts a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its…

  5. 'Nashville Star' Finds New Home On NBC

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Nashville Star," the country talent show that helped launch the careers of Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Buddy Jewel and Lance Miller, will move from USA Network, where it has aired for the last five "Nashville Star," the country talent show that helped launch the careers…

  6. Keys Holds Off Radiohead, 'Juno' At No. 1

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Despite a continued decrease in sales, Alicia Keys' "As I Am" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 this week, rebounding 2-1. The J Records effort moved 70,000 copies in the U.S., according to Niel Despite a continued decrease in sales, Alicia Keys' "As I Am"…

  7. Country, Pop Stars Set For Livestock Show

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus and Rascal Flatts are among the 21 artists slated to play the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo at Reliant Park from March 3-22. Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus and Rascal Flatts are among the 21 artists slated to play the…

  8. Flo Rida Sets Digital Record, Remains No. 1

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST After toppling Alicia Keys' "No One" from the top spot last week, Flo Rida's "Low" remains No. 1 this week on the Billboard Hot 100. The track's 470,000 digital sales sets a single-week record, easily After toppling Alicia Keys' "No One" from…

  9. Ask Billboard

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Keith answers readers' questions on Christmas tunes, Christmas albums and Olivia Newton-John. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHART-MAS Hi Keith and Happy Holidays! My…

  10. Billboard Bits: Juanes, Ponderosa Stomp, Tom Waits

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The first U.S. leg of Juanes' 2008 world tour was revealed today (Dec. 12), with shows set in markets such as New York, Los Angeles and Miami. Tickets go on sale Friday for the arena trek, which is sp The first U.S. leg of Juanes' 2008 world tour was revealed today (Dec. 12), with…

  11. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the…

  12. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second child, Thomas Aaron Tippin is born at the Baptist Women's Pavilion in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Thomas weighs seven pounds, fou 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second child,…

  13. Chart Beat

    November 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses songwriter Smokey Robinson, Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood and more! SUPER TROUP-ER: The record for the longest span of Billboard top 10 hits by a songwriter has been shattered. A 12-8 climb for Fergie's "Clumsy" (will.i.am/A&M) gives the late Bobby Troup a…

  14. The Billboard Q&A: Paul McCartney

    November 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST As far as Sir Paul McCartney is concerned, words like "take it easy" are reserved for the Eagles. As far as Sir Paul McCartney is concerned, words like "take it easy" are reserved for the Eagles. During the past three years alone the ex-Beatle has released a pair of pop…

  15. The Billboard Q&A: Paul McCartney

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST As far as Sir Paul McCartney is concerned, words like "take it easy" are reserved for the Eagles. As far as Sir Paul McCartney is concerned, words like "take it easy" are reserved for the Eagles. During the past three years alone the ex-Beatle has released a pair of pop…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78. Noonan started at Billboard in 1949, and in the November 12, 1955 issue of the magazine introduced the Top 2006 - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78…

  17. This Day in Music

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car accident, forcing the hospitalization of frontman Calvin Johnson and bassist Chris Sutton. 2003 - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car…

  18. Mya Gives Voice To Lifetime Breast Cancer Campaign

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lifetime Television is ramping up a multiplatform breast cancer initiative that includes an exclusive partnership with iTunes, a tie-in with major-market radio and a PSA campaign enlisting notables fr Lifetime Television is ramping up a multiplatform breast cancer initiative that includes an…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate, whispery vocals and top-drawer piano playing, dies at Gladys Spellman Nursing Home in Cheverly, Md., following 2005 - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate,…

  20. Nash Looks Back With Extensive Boxed Set

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Looking back with an eye on the future is what Graham Nash has been up to these days. The rock veteran tells Billboard.com he's putting the finishing touches on a 65-song career-retrospective box set, Looking back with an eye on the future is what Graham Nash has been up to these days.…

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