1. Sheryl Crow In A Holiday Mood On Upcoming Album

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The lights and candles and wreaths were out in Sheryl Crow's Los Angeles living room -- in mid-June. Christmas came early in Crow's world this year because of an as-yet-untitled holiday album she's re The lights and candles and wreaths were out in Sheryl Crow's Los Angeles…

  2. Wolfgang's Vault Opens For Downloading

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The recordings include live performances by UMG artists culled from thousands of Bill Graham-promoted concerts, along with gems from other catalogs and archives dating back decades. Through a new arrangement between Wolfgang's Vault and Universal Music Group, vintage concert recordings…

  3. Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon and the Journey of a Generation

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Weller's look at King, Mitchell and Simon is half collective biography, half music-industry dish about three singer-songwriters who represented a generation of women on "a course of self-discovery, ch Vanity Fair and Glamour contributor Sheila Weller ("Dancing at Ciro's: A…

  4. The Billboard Q&A: Brooke White From 'American Idol'

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT From smiles to tears and everything in between, Brooke White was one of the most emotionally charismatic finalists on "American Idol" this season. Billboard chatted with the Arizona native about her m From smiles to tears and everything in between, Brooke White was one of the most…

  5. This Day in Music

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Go-Betweens' principal Grant McLennan dies in his sleep at his home in Brisbane, Australia. He is 48. 2006 - Go-Betweens' principal Grant McLennan dies in his sleep at his home in Brisbane, Australia. He is 48. 2006 - Pink Floyd reaches the staggering plane of 1,500 weeks on…

  6. Live Nation To Announce Summer Tours

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation, the world's largest concert promoter, is expected to announce the bulk of its North American summer tours on Monday, a list that includes proven box office performers and artists who rare Live Nation, the world's largest concert promoter, is expected to announce the…

  7. This Day in Music

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Toby Keith's three wins top the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards, held at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville. His "Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue (The Angry American)" 2003 - Toby Keith's three wins top the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music…

  8. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry's annual Echo Awards in Berlin. The veteran Irish musician and humanitarian is lauded for masterminding the hist 2006 - Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, dies in a Casper, Wy., hospital after a lengthy illness. He is 56. 2005 - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, dies in a Casper…

  10. Carly Simon Joins Hear Music For New Album

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Carly Simon has joined ex-paramour James Taylor, Paul McCartney and Joni Mitchell on the roster of Starbucks' Hear Music label. Carly Simon has joined ex-paramour James Taylor, Paul McCartney and Joni Mitchell on the roster of Starbucks' Hear Music label. Her first release for the…

  11. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and Shove It," dies in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He is 64. 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and…

  12. Jesse & Joy

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jesse Huerta remembers two specific pangs of nervousness at the Latin Grammys last November. One came when his guitar was dropped by a technician 30 seconds before his televised performance with his s Jesse Huerta remembers two specific pangs of nervousness at the Latin Grammys last November.…

  13. Hallmark To Exclusively Sell New McEntire CD

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Reba McEntire's new "Love Revival" will be sold exclusively at Hallmark Gold Crown stores in January and February, making her the latest in a string of top artists to release holiday-related albums th Reba McEntire's new "Love Revival" will be sold exclusively at…

  14. James Taylor & Carole King / Nov. 29, 2007 / Los Angeles (Troubadour)

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the legendary Los Angeles club the Troubadour in West Hollywood, James Taylor and Carole King played to sell-out audiences this past week for two shows nightly over As the two older gentleman at the end of "The Incredibles" said, "That's…

  15. Taylor, King Renew Friendship With L.A. Gigs

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST James Taylor still has a friend in Carole King. James Taylor still has a friend in Carole King. Taylor and King were a match made in 1969 at Hollywood's famed Troubadour nightclub. They were rehearsing there yesterday afternoon (Nov. 27) for a series of benefit concerts coinciding with…

  16. 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…

  17. Keys Storms Chart With Mega-Selling 'As I Am'

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys storms The Billboard 200 this week with "As I Am" (J), which debuts at No. 1 after selling 742,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the best sales week f Alicia Keys storms The Billboard 200 this week with "As I Am" (J),…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the…

  19. Hear Music Signs Hilary McRae

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hear Music, the label started by Concord Music Group and Starbucks, has signed Hilary McRae as the company's first developing artist. Hear Music, the label started by Concord Music Group and Starbucks, has signed Hilary McRae as the company's first developing artist. While the full…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2006 - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder is named…

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