1. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai. 2006 - The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai. 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club…

  2. Lou Reed Keynotes, Rocks Out At SXSW

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lou Reed lashed out at new modes of audio technology, saying that "people have got to demand a higher standard" than current MP3s during his keynote session today (March 13) at the South By Southwest Lou Reed lashed out at new modes of audio technology, saying that "people have…

  3. Winehouse Back On Top Of U.K. Album Chart

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse's two-CD, deluxe edition of her "Back to Black" album rose 3-1 yesterday to top the U.K. album chart for the first time. In a singles top 10 featuring almost no changes from last week, D Amy Winehouse's two-CD, deluxe edition of her "Back to Black"…

  4. Dolla

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST If the team behind Roderick "Dolla" Burton is any indication of a promising music career, the Atlanta rapper is well on his way. If the team behind Roderick "Dolla" Burton is any indication of a promising music career, the Atlanta rapper is well on his way. The 20-year-old…

  5. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $500 bail 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after…

  6. The Royal Albert Hall Project / Jan. 12, 2008 / New York (World Financial Center)

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST In 1966 at London's Royal Albert Hall, Bob Dylan famously plugged in with a band called the Hawks (soon to become the Band) and was met with hisses, boos and curses of "Judas." Luckily, the crowd at N In 1966 at London's Royal Albert Hall, Bob Dylan famously plugged in…

  7. Radiohead Scores Fifth U.K. No. 1 Album

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Radiohead made their expected arrival at No. 1 on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (Jan. 6) with "In Rainbows," released in the U.K. and internationally Dec. 31 on XL Recordings. "X-Factor" winner L Radiohead made their expected arrival at No. 1 on the new U.K. album…

  8. Lou Reed To Keynote South By Southwest

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Lou Reed will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2008 South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas. Lou Reed will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2008 South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas. The artist will discuss his career March 13 as part of the kick-off of…

  9. Melua/Cassidy Duet Tops U.K. Singles Chart

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST An "electronic duet" charity version of Louis Armstrong's 1968 U.K. No. 1 "What a Wonderful World" by Katie Melua and the late Eva Cassidy has repeated the feat of the original and gone to the top of An "electronic duet" charity version of Louis Armstrong&…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. Stereophonics, Sugababes Perched Atop U.K. Charts

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Welsh rock trio Stereophonics achieved its fifth consecutive U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Oct. 21) with "Pull the Pin" (V2), while Sugababes' "About You Now" (Universal Island) started a fourth week at kWelsh rock trio Stereophonics achieved its fifth consecutive U.K.…

  13. Sugababes Smother U.K. Album, Singles Chart

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Island female trio Sugababes achieved a U.K. chart double yesterday (Oct. 14) as their new album "Change" entered at No. 1 while the single "About You Now" began a third week at the top of t Universal Island female trio Sugababes achieved a U.K. chart double…

  14. This Day in Music

    October 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Baldemar Huerta, also known as Freddy Fender, who hit big in 1975 with "Before The Next Teardrop Falls," dies in Corpus Christi, Texas at the age of 69. 2006 - Baldemar Huerta, also known as Freddy Fender, who hit big in 1975 with "Before The Next Teardrop Falls,"…

  15. Tunes On TV

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 24- 30. MONDAY, Sept. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Jamie Foxx, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured Artist(s): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, Britney Spears, Kevin Federline. "The…

  16. Tunes On TV

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 10 - 16. MONDAY, Sept. 10 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): The Used. "Access Granted,"BET Featured artist(s): Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, Akon, Niia. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Glen…

  17. Faulkner, West Assume Control On U.K. Charts

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British singer/songwriter Newton Faulkner capped his impressive emergence as a U.K. chart presence yesterday (Aug. 26) by following the top 10 single "Dream Catch Me" (Ugly Truth) with a No. 1 debut f British singer/songwriter Newton Faulkner capped his impressive emergence as a U.K…

  18. Liars Dispense With Characters, Concepts On New CD

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's rare to use the word "pop" in the same sentence as experimental rock troupe Liars, but next week, fans can dig into what frontman Angus Andrew describes as the group's most accessible record yet. It's rare to use the word "pop" in the same sentence as…

  19. Elvis, Kanye West Share Top Honors On U.K. Charts

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the week of the 30th anniversary of his death, Elvis Presley returned to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 19) with RCA's new two-CD compilation "The King." In the week of the 30th anniversary of his death, Elvis Presley returned to the top of the U.K. album…

  20. Kate Nash, Robyn Rule New U.K. Charts

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As Londoner Kate Nash's "Foundations" single fell away from the No. 2 spot where it spent five of its six weeks on the U.K. singles chart, there was major consolation for the Fiction/Polydor singer/so As Londoner Kate Nash's "Foundations" single fell away from…

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