1. Kings Of Leon Goes Against The Grain On New CD

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kings Of Leon singer/guitarist Caleb Followill says the band had one rule while it recorded its third RCA album, "Because of the Times," which is due out April 3. Kings Of Leon singer/guitarist Caleb Followill says the band had one rule while it recorded its third RCA album, "…

  2. Backstage At The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT News and notes from backstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held last night (March 12) at New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel. R.E.M., Van Halen, Patti Smith, the Ronettes and Gra News and notes from backstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony,…

  3. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedder, Keith Richards, Jay-Z, Velvet Revolver,…

  4. Hudson, Beyonce Star At Soul Train Awards

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson added another award to her trophy chest during the 21st annual Soul Train Music Awards. Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson added another award to her trophy chest during the 21st annual Soul Train Music Awards. The presentation of the 2007 Sammy Davis Jr. Award for…

  5. Ono Blocks Screening Of Lennon Documentary

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST The world premiere of "Three Days in the Life," a documentary about John Lennon, was canceled after lawyers for the slain Beatle's widow, Yoko Ono, warned that she had not authorized any public viewin The world premiere of "Three Days in the Life," a documentary about…

  6. Shortlist Prize Returns; Sufjan, Coyne Help Choose

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST After a year's hiatus, the Shortlist Music Prize is returning this year to recognize noteworthy 2006 albums that have not yet sold 500,000 units in the United States. After a year's hiatus, the Shortlist Music Prize is returning this year to recognize noteworthy 2006 albums that…

  7. Swizz Beatz Snags Kanye, Coldplay For New CD

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Swizz Beatz may have been a little inebriated on his last birthday (Sept. 13), but that didn't stop the rapper/producer from hitting the studio. Swizz Beatz may have been a little inebriated on his last birthday (Sept. 13), but that didn't stop the rapper/producer from hitting the…

  8. Daughtry Flip-Flops With Jones, Reclaims No. 1

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST In yet another week where no album sold more than 100,000 copies, Daughtry's self-titled RCA debut flip-flops with Norah Jones' "Not Too Late" (Blue Note) to reclaim the No. 1 position on The Billboar In yet another week where no album sold more than 100,000 copies,…

  9. Judge Gives Foxy Brown One More Chance

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Foxy Brown, warned by a New York judge that her next probation offense would be her last, was allowed to remain free yesterday (March 1) after she pleaded guilty to violating probation by leaving New Foxy Brown, warned by a New York judge that her next probation offense would be her last, was…

  10. Billboard Bits: Bon Jovi/Big & Rich, Cornelius

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST The 2007 Arena Football League season will kick off this year with a brand new theme song by Bon Jovi and country act Big & Rich. Jon Bon Jovi and bandmate Richie Sambora co-wrote "We Got It Goin' The 2007 Arena Football League season will kick off this year with a brand new…

  11. Ex-'Idol' Hudson Wins Best Supporting Actress

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Former "American Idol" contestant Jennifer Hudson won the best supporting actress Oscar last night (Feb. 25) for her role in the hit film "Dreamgirls." Hudson, who had never acted before, thanked her Former "American Idol" contestant Jennifer Hudson won the best…

  12. Ne-Yo In The 'Know' On Sophomore Album

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST With his Def Jam debut, "In My Own Words," having topped The Billboard 200 and sold 1.4 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, 2006 was a very good year for R&B newco With his Def Jam debut, "In My Own Words," having topped The Billboard…

  13. Chart Beat

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Justin Timberlake, Dixie Chicks, Ludacris, Mana and more! 'AROUND' AND 'AROUND': An 8-1 move on The Billboard Hot 100 gives Justin Timberlake a third No. 1 single from his "FutureSex/Lovesounds" album. Following "SexyBack" and "My…

  14. Hudson Celebrates Success At Family Church

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST For Oscar nominee Jennifer Hudson, there was no question where she'd celebrate her success in the week leading up to the Academy Awards -- at her family's Chicago church. For Oscar nominee Jennifer Hudson, there was no question where she'd celebrate her success in the week…

  15. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around the stage. The fire quickly spreads, killing 97 an 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The…

  16. Lopez Swaps Stardom For Activism In New Film

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez swaps her 'A'-list celebrity for social activism in a new film about the plight of Mexican women working in factories near the U.S. border who are raped and murdered. Jennifer Lopez swaps her 'A'-list celebrity for social activism in a new film about the…

  17. Fabolous Sets Date For Long-Delayed Album

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Fabolous has set a March 27 release for his Def Jam debut, "From Nothin' to Somethin'," which was originally expected before the end of 2006 and then this month. The first single is "Diamonds" Rapper Fabolous has set a March 27 release for his Def Jam…

  18. 07OnTV

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 12-18, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 13 "Wheel of Fortune: Country Music Stars Week," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Steve Azar. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Rickie Lee Jones. …

  19. 06OnTV

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 5-11, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 5 "TRL," MTV Featured Artist(s): Gnarls Barkley, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez, The Game. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Fall Out Boy (also scheduled: Dr. Phil McGraw). "The…

  20. The Police Confirm Grammy Reunion Performance

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST After weeks of speculation, the Police confirmed today (Jan. 30) that it will reunite to open the 49th annual Grammy Awards Feb. 11 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The group has not performed li After weeks of speculation, the Police confirmed today (Jan. 30) that it will reunite to…

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