1. The Fray To Live On The Road Through Summer

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Fray will be on the road through summer in support of their breakout Epic debut, "How To Save a Life," which has spawned two top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Guitarist Joe King tells Billboar The Fray will be on the road through summer in support of their breakout Epic…

  2. Sevendust Preps Sixth Album For March

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sevendust is returning March 6 with its sixth album, "Alpha." The quintet will release the set through its own label, 7 Bros. Records, which recently entered into a partnership with Asylum/Warner Musi Sevendust is returning March 6 with its sixth album, "Alpha." The…

  3. Winwood, Townshend Set For Capaldi Charity Gig

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Steve Winwood, Pete Townshend, Paul Weller and Bill Wyman are among those taking part in an all-star celebration of the late former member of Traffic, Jim Capaldi. Steve Winwood, Pete Townshend, Paul Weller and Bill Wyman are among those taking part in an all-star celebration of the late Jim…

  4. BBMA Rehearsals: Mary J. Belts It Out, Janet Jams

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige and Janet Jackson got rehearsals for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards off to a rousing start Saturday (Dec. 2) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Blige nailed her vocals for a me Mary J. Blige and Janet Jackson got rehearsals for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards off to a…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss chart-topping collaborations, Beyonce, clean song versions and more! LET'S WORK TOGETHER Hello Fred, With the ascent of "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dogg to the top of The Billboard Hot 100 last week, I believe we may have a new record…

  6. Velvet Revolver Rediscovers Inspiration On New Album

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hard rock combo Velvet Revolver is eyeing a mid- to late-spring release for its second RCA album. The group is recording in Los Angeles with producer Brendan O'Brien, who stepped in for the band's ori Hard rock combo Velvet Revolver is eyeing a mid- to late-spring release for its…

  7. DMB, Mayer, Harper Set For Australian Festival

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer and Ben Harper are among the artists that will perform at both editions of Australia's East and West Coast Blues & Roots Music festival. Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer and Ben Harper are among the artists that will perform at both editions of Australia&…

  8. Hinder, Eddie Money Heading 'Home' Together

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Upstart rockers Hinder will be giving new life to an Eddie Money hit -- and helping the veteran singer with a hoped-for comeback in 2007. The Oklahoma City quintet is planning to record a version of M Upstart rockers Hinder will be giving new life to an Eddie Money hit -- and helping the…

  9. DJ Clue Ropes In Kanye, Snoop, Jeezy For New Album

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release schedule with his first official album in nearly six years. "The Professional, Part 3" arrives Dec. 19. First single "Like This" was co-writ DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release…

  10. This Day in Music

    November 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1991 - </b>Cyndi Lauper is married in Manhattan to actor David Thornton.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with the duo La Bouche, is among the victims of an…

  11. The Game Wins No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two popular urban acts occupy the top two spots on The Billboard 200 this week, with the Game's "Doctor's Advocate" coming in at No. 1. The Geffen effort moved 358,000 copies in the United States, acc Two popular urban acts occupy the top two spots on The Billboard 200…

  12. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Charlie Rose," PBS Featured artist(s):…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Producer Phil Spector pleads not guilty in the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson. Spector is formally charged with one count of murder by the Los Angeles County District Attorney.< 2005 - Madonna adds a ninth U.K. No. 1 album to her career tally, joining her…

  14. Underground Garage

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Charms out of Boston grab the coolest song in the world this week. The Charms out of Boston grab the coolest song in the world this week. Voted coolest new band by the Underground Garage listeners a few years ago (their fourth release "Strange Magic" will be out Nov. 21) their…

  15. The Supersuckers

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers here. We're on this "Little Steven's Underground Garage Tour" and I thought I'd share a few notes I've jotted down with you. You can't wait to read my rambling no Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers here. We're on…

  16. U2, Pearl Jam Team Up At Aussie Anti-Poverty Show

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with Pearl Jam to join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne tonight (Nov. 17). Dubbed U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with Pearl Jam to join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly,…

  17. Billboard Bits: Willy Mason, Crime Mob, Art Garfunkel

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Willy Mason will unveil his second album, "If the Ocean Gets Rough," March 20 via Astralwerks. The project was recorded at an obscure studio on a farm in North Brookfield, Mass., nea Singer/songwriter Willy Mason will unveil his second album, "If the Ocean…

  18. Kiss To Continue Raiding Vaults For DVD Series

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST With the new "Kissology: The Ultimate Kiss Collection Vol. 1 1974-1977" lodged atop Billboard's Top Music Video chart, Kiss' Gene Simmons promises there's more where that came from. With the new "Kissology: The Ultimate Kiss Collection Vol. 1 1974-1977"…

  19. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Madonna and Eminem top the winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2000, presented at Stockholm's Globen venue. Madonna's worldwide smash "Music" helps her pick up prizes for best dance a 2005 - Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among…

  20. Linkin Park Inspired By Prog Rock On New Album

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda says fans should expect something a bit different when the group releases its third album next year. Producer Rick Rubin has steered band members towards recordings by Pink Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda says fans should expect something a bit different when…

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