1. Billboard Bits: Death Row, Mariah Carey, Zappa Plays Zappa

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Death Row, Mariah Carey, Zappa Plays Zappa Now that Marion "Suge" Knight Jr. and Death Row Records have filed for bankruptcy, a number of parties flush with cash are snooping around the label's sizeable master and publishing catalogs. At deadline, it's unclear if…

  2. Billboard Bits: DJ Khaled, Terri Clark, Gorillaz

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on DJ Khaled, Terri Clark, Gorillaz Nas, the Game, Trick Daddy and Juelz Santana are among the hip-hop artists set to appear on DJ Khaled's debut album, "Listennn ... The Album," due June 6 via Koch. Other guest artists include Christina Milian, Twista, Akon and Fabolous.…

  3. Powter's 'Day' Reigns Again On Singles Chart

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Daniel Powter's charmed U.S. introduction continues, as the single "Bad Day" maintains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100 for a second fra Daniel Powter's charmed U.S. introduction continues, as the single "…

  4. Def Leppard Readies Covers Set, Summer Trek

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Def Leppard's upcoming covers album "Yeah!," due in stores May 23, was originally scheduled to be out last fall. But the group delayed its release to keep it from falling into obscurity, according to Def Leppard's upcoming covers album "Yeah!," due in stores May…

  5. Chart Beat

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mary J sets a R&B/Hip-Hop chart record and T.I. has the biggest hit of his career, plus news on Tim McGraw, Morrissey, Heaven 17 and more. MUCH O'BLIGE: A 5-2 surge for T.I.'s "What You Know" (Grand Hustle/Atlantic) on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart…

  6. Rush Boxes Up Vintage Concert Videos

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three vintage Rush home videos will make their DVD debut as part of the boxed set "Rush Replay X 3," due June 13 via Mercury/UME. Three vintage Rush home videos will make their DVD debut as part of the boxed set "Rush Replay X 3," due June 13 via Mercury/UME. The…

  7. upcoming book releases

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT upcoming book releases... April The Mayor Of MacDougal Street Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald (Da Capo) Metallica Ross Halfin (Omnibus) May The Tao Of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart Willin Nelson with Turk Pipkin (Gotham/Penguin) He's A Rebel - Phil Spector: Rock and Roll&…

  8. James Gang Hitting The Road This Summer

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Classic rock outfit the James Gang will tour for the first time in 35 years this summer. Classic rock outfit the James Gang will tour for the first time in 35 years this summer. Original members Joe Walsh, Jimmy Fox and Dale Peters are on board for the trek, which will kick off Aug. 9 at…

  9. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated…

  10. This Day in Music

    April 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>When Trisha Yearwood makes a visit to Sesame Street, the Country Music Association female vocalist of the year gets to rub shoulders with a major childhood influence. "As a child," she e 2005 - With the votes in and the slime poured, Usher, Avril Lavigne…

  11. 'Gang' War

    April 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Country trio Rascal Flatts will release its fourth album, "Me and My Gang," this week via Lyric Street. First single "What Hurts the Most" is new at No. 1 this week on Billboard's Hot Country Singles Country trio Rascal Flatts will release its fourth album, "Me…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Jolie Gabor, mother of Eva and Zsa Zsa dies at the age of 97.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Paul Atkinson, veteran record executive and guitarist for the Zombies, dies in his sleep after a long battle with cancer and…

  13. Three 6 Mafia Collaborating With Paris Hilton

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys have just finished their fourth studio album, which will arrive Sept. 3. Three 6 Mafia Collaborating With Paris Hilton Jonathan Cohen, N.Y. Socialite Paris Hilton is working on tracks for her debut album with recent Oscar-winning hip-hop trio Three 6…

  14. Sting Sets Rainforest Date, Euro Tour Support

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sting will be joined by recent duet partner Sheryl Crow and James Taylor for the 2006 Rainforest Benefit. Sting will be joined by recent duet partner Sheryl Crow and James Taylor for the 2006 Rainforest Benefit. The event will be held May 19 at New York's Carnegie Hall and will feature…

  15. This Day in Music

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Shania Twain begins her first headlining tour, along with a nine-piece band in her Canadian homeland in Sudbury, Ontario.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern…

  16. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Raymond Rogers, who performed under the name Freaky Tah in the hip-hop group the Lost Boyz, is fatally shot in New York. Rogers, 28, is fired on by an unidentified black male wearing a s 2004 - Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of the most promising young regional Mexican…

  17. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artist: Aretha Franklin (also scheduled: Dougray…

  18. Costello, Toussaint Traverse New 'River'

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Recorded with producer Joe Henry over two weeks in Toussaint's native New Orleans and Hollywood, the set is split between new interpretations of classic Toussaint cuts and newly written songs. Verve has settled on a June 6 release date for the Elvis Costello/Allen Toussaint collaboration…

  19. Tyler's Surgery Scraps Aerosmith Tour

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Aerosmith has been forced to cancel the remaining dates on its spring tour with Cheap Trick. Although a spokeswoman could not confirm details, sources tell Billboard.com lead singer Steven Tyler will Aerosmith has been forced to cancel the remaining dates on its spring tour with Cheap Trick.…

  20. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: The Coby Brown Group (also…

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