1. Trans Am

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This is our one day "off" on the tour, although driving in Texas isn't exactly relaxing; East Texas is officially the worst driving region in the US – even more horrible than the aggressively clogge Tuesday 4-17-07 Drive day to Ft. Stockton, TX This is our one day "off…

  2. Arctic Monkeys Dominate New U.K. Charts

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Arctic Monkeys crashed into the U.K. album chart at No. 1 yesterday (April 29) with their sophomore effort "Favorite Worst Nightmare" (Domino), as all 12 tracks on it placed inside the top 200 of the Arctic Monkeys crashed into the U.K. album chart at No. 1 yesterday (April 29) with…

  3. Beyonce, Shakira And Avril Overtake U.K. Charts

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce and Shakira's "Beautiful Liar" (Columbia) climbed 5-1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (April 22), becoming the second No. 1 in the territory for each of the singers (but Beyonce's fift Beyonce and Shakira's "Beautiful Liar" (Columbia) climbed…

  4. Timbaland Adds Another Chart-Topper In U.K.

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. singles chart had a new champion yesterday (April 15) as "Give It to Me" (Interscope) by Timbaland featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake climbed to the top from No. 8. The U.K. singles chart had a new champion yesterday (April 15) as "Give It to Me" …

  5. Reznor Guest Spot Adds Mystery To QOTSA Album

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor did indeed join Queens Of The Stone Age in the studio during the recording of the upcoming "Era Vulgaris." However, his contribution to the title track of the pro Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor did indeed join Queens Of The Stone Age in…

  6. Documentary Chronicles Marley Birthday Bash

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in Ethiopia that celebrated Bob Marley's 60th birthday, received a work-in-progress preview Saturday in New York, with a little help fro "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in…

  7. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2007 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…

  8. McGraw Leads Seven Top 10 Debuts Onto Billboard 200

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in a week with seven releases that debut in the top 10. The Curb effort sold 325,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in…

  9. Proclaimers, Take That Hold Strong On U.K. Charts

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Proclaimers' Comic Relief fundraiser "(I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles" (EMI), featuring comic characters Brian Potter and Andy Pipkin, started a second week atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (April 1 The Proclaimers' Comic Relief fundraiser "(I'm Gonna Be)…

  10. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Good Charlotte goes back to the drawing board on album number four, Tim McGraw has wife Faith Hill in his corner on his latest effort and Jennifer Lopez returns to singing in Spanish in this week's Ho A new album from R&B/pop vocalist Macy Gray, "Big" (will.i.am/Geffen).…

  11. 12OnTV

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 19 - Mar. 25, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 19 "TRL" MTV Featured artist(s): Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Fergie. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Joss Stone (also featured: Bernie Mac, Paula Abdul). "Jimmy Kimmel Live…

  12. QOTSA Rocks Hard, Fast On 'Era Vulgaris'

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age runs the gamut of rock'n'roll on its upcoming album, "Era Vulgaris," due in mid-June via Interscope. Nine tracks previewed by Billboard.com today find the Josh Homme-led group Queens Of The Stone Age runs the gamut of rock'n'roll on its…

  13. 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,…

  14. Take That, Kaiser Chiefs Move Atop U.K. Charts

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Reunited former boy band Take That added another U.K. No. 1 single to its collection yesterday (March 4) as "Shine" (Polydor) rose 10-1. Reunited former boy band Take That added another U.K. No. 1 single to its collection yesterday (March 4) as "Shine" (Polydor) rose 10-1.…

  15. Reznor, Casablancas Drop In On QOTSA Album

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor, the Strokes' Julian Casablancas, former group member Mark Lanegan and ZZ Top guitarist Billy F. Gibbons make guest appearances on the new Queens Of The Stone Age album, Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor, the Strokes' Julian Casablancas, former…

  16. Mika Tops U.K. Singles, Album Chart Again

    February 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Casablanca/Universal Island's breakthrough artist Mika again scored "double top" as the new U.K. sales charts were published yesterday (Feb. 18). "Grace Kelly" started a fifth week atop the singles su Casablanca/Universal Island's breakthrough artist Mika again…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2007 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…

  18. Mika Dominates U.K. Album, Singles Chart

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Lebanese-born singer/songwriter Mika's triumphant U.K. launch by Casablanca/Universal Island became complete yesterday (Feb. 11) as his debut album "Life in Cartoon Motion" debuted at No. 1 and the si Lebanese-born singer/songwriter Mika's triumphant U.K. launch by…

  19. Chart Beat

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses John Mellencamp, Weird Al Yankovic, Lily Allen and more! LET 'FREEDOM'S' RING: John Mellencamp returns to The Billboard 200 in a triumphant way, with the highest-debuting set of his career and his first top 10 album in just over 10 years. "Freedom's…

  20. Lewis, Winehouse Rule The Roost On U.K. Charts

    January 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST "X Factor" winner Leona Lewis retained her singles crown on yesterday's (Jan. 14) new U.K. sales charts, as "A Moment Like This" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) narrowly held off "Proper Education" (Data/Positi "X Factor" winner Leona Lewis retained her…

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