1. Chart Beat

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred tackles news on "Hannah Montana," Justin Timberlake, "American Idol" and more! MAKING THE 'MOST' OF IT: Rascal Flatts writes its own chapter in chart history as it becomes the first group to have a song reach pole position on both the Adult Contemporary and…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Tim McGraw is named entertainer of the year at the Country Music Association Awards held at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. Tobey Keith wins male vocalist of the year and Lee Ann Womac 2004 - Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM…

  3. Bad Brains Back In Business With Album, Shows

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST On-again/off-again rock act Bad Brains appears to be on once more. After being asked to kick off the final week of shows at CBGB with a trio of sold-out performances, the original Bad Brains line-up o On-again/off-again rock act Bad Brains appears to be on once more. After being asked to kick…

  4. The Hold Steady

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "I remember John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats once told me, 'You'll be really excited to see your name in The Billboard 200,'" Hold Steady vocalist/guitarist Craig Finn tells Billboard.com. "I coul "I remember John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats once…

  5. Bad Brains / Oct. 9, 2006 / Bad Brains / Oct. 9, 2006 / New York (CBGB)

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Washington, D.C. transplants the Bad Brains led the pack in hardcore's earliest days. The group's original lineup has only performed together sporadically since the '90s, but to mark the closing of th One of the most renowned rock clubs of the last 30 years has gone the way of…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Performer and entrepreneur Jimmy Osmond, the youngest member of the Osmond family, and wife Michelle Larson welcome their second child. 6-pound, 15-ounce Zachary James is the 50th grandc 2001 - U2 kicks off the third leg of its Elevation tour in South Bend, Ind., and…

  7. 41OnTV

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 9 - 15, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 9 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): James Blunt (also scheduled: Donald Trump, John Cena. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also scheduled: Robin…

  8. The Beatles Get Mashed Up On 'Love' Soundtrack

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The music for the album and stage extravaganza, which is running at Las Vegas' Mirage Hotel, was assembled by Beatles producer George Martin and his son, Giles, from the original master tapes. As expected, the soundtrack to the Cirque Du Soleil/Beatles show "Love" will arrive…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>At the 2002 Jammy Awards, Trey Anastasio picks up two awards, his band Phish wins one.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate, whispery vocals and…

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Conway Twitty, Beverley Knight, song credits and more. THE GREATNESS OF KING GEORGE Dear Fred, I'm extremely excited about seeing George Strait capture the record for most-ever Billboard country No. 1s all to himself this week, with "Give It Away"…

  11. Lemonheads Revived For Album, Fall Tour

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Evan Dando's Lemonheads shake off a decade-long hiatus with their vibrant self-titled debut for Vagrant.. Evan Dando's Lemonheads shake off a decade-long hiatus with their vibrant self-titled debut for Vagrant, which, as previously reported , is due Sept. 26. The 11-track disc is…

  12. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Reba McEntire makes her live performance debut in Brazil at the annual Barretos Rodeo. The Oklahoma native plays before a crowd estimated at 30-40,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/ 2003 - Australian singer Olivia Newton-John begins…

  13. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Cyndi Lauper, Usher …

  14. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club of France. "Gene Simmons Family Jewels,…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Gilles Thibault, who co-penned the hit "Comme D'Habitude," which Paul Anka adapted to English as "My Way," dies in Paris of unknown causes. He is 72.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - A van driven by…

  16. Top Acts Salute Harry Smith On Four-Disc Set

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted by acts such as Elvis Costello, Beck, Wilco and Lou Reed on the four-disc boxed set "The Harry Smith Project: Anthology of American Folk M The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted on the four-disc boxed…

  17. Wilson Says 'Dupree' Is No Steely Dan Ripoff

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Actor Owen Wilson has denied any connection between his new movie, "You, Me and Dupree," and a song by veteran rock act Steely Dan. Actor Owen Wilson has denied any connection between his new movie, "You, Me and Dupree," and a song by veteran rock act Steely Dan. The band…

  18. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Three Days Grace…

  19. McCartney Returns To Classical Music On New Album

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Stepping away from rock'n'roll, Paul McCartney will release his next classical project, "Ecce Cor Meum," Sept. 26 via EMI Classics. Momentarily stepping away from rock'n'roll, Paul McCartney will release his next classical project, "Ecce Cor Meum," Sept…

  20. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Iron Maiden drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain is arrested and charged with assault after hitting a parking attendant with his car, according to reports. The incident occurs backstage at th 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent…

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