1. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). "Today," NBC Featured artist(s):…

  2. Special Feature: Philadelphia International Records

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely to hear the O'Jays' classic "Love Train" as part of Coors' new ad campaign, sounding as inspiring and danceable as it did when it topped Billboard's Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely…

  3. Hicks Hot To Hit The Studio With 'Secret' Stash

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Newly crowned "American Idol" Taylor Hicks is getting ready to hit the road with the American Idols Live! tour, but what he's really hot to do is get to work on his first album, which is slated for re Newly crowned "American Idol" Taylor Hicks is getting ready to hit…

  4. McMurtry, Cash, Crowell Top Americana Nominees

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT James McMurtry tops the nominees for the fifth annual Americana Honors & Awards, announced yesterday (June 15) in Nashville. McMurtry earned three nominations for album, artist and song of the yea James McMurtry tops the nominees for the fifth annual Americana Honors & Awards,…

  5. U2, Wainwright Rock Cohen Film Soundtrack

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U2, Rufus Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton, Jarvis Cocker and Antony are among the artists paying tribute to legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen on the soundtrack to the new Cohen documentary " U2, Rufus Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton, Jarvis Cocker and Antony are among the…

  6. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go,"…

  7. Stars Help Bennett Celebrate 80th On 'Duets'

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here in February, some of the biggest names in music have joined Tony Bennett for his 80th birthday celebration album, "Duets -- An American Classic." The 18-track project arrives Se As first reported here in February, some of the biggest names in music have joined…

  8. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

  9. Ask Billboard

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about Kevin Federline, Madonna and "Rock Star: INXS." K-FED'S FIRE Hey Keith! I have a question regarding Kevin Federline. A few months ago, he released his debut single, "Popozao." Universally panned and ridiculed (by people like…

  10. Billboard Bits: Billy Ray Cyrus, Starsailor, Paolo Nutini

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Billy Ray Cyrus, Starsailor, Paolo Nutini Country veteran Billy Ray Cyrus returns July 18 with his next New Door/UME album, "Wanna Be Your Joe." Among the tracks set for inclusion are "Country Music Has the Blues" featuring Loretta Lynn and George Jones, "I…

  11. Dixie Chicks Retain Lead On Billboard 200

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a slow week for new album releases, the Dixie Chicks are queens of The Billboard 200 for a second week straight with "Taking the Long Way." Despite a slip of 48% in sales at 271,000 copies, accordi In a slow week for new album releases, the Dixie Chicks are queens of The…

  12. "Idol" Runner-Up McPhee Signs Record Deal

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Like winner Taylor Hicks, "American Idol" season five runner-up Katharine McPhee, has signed to Simon Fuller's 19 Recordings Limited and RCA. Like winner Taylor Hicks, "American Idol" season five runner-up Katharine McPhee, has signed to Simon Fuller's 19…

  13. Thom Dethrones Gnarls Barkley On U.K. Chart

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Scottish singer/songwriter Sandi Thom yesterday (June 4) ended Gnarls Barkley's nine-week run at the top of the U.K. singles chart. After their "Crazy" was deleted by Warner Bros. last Monday, Thom's Scottish singer/songwriter Sandi Thom yesterday (June 4) ended Gnarls…

  14. Behind The Wheel Of A Large Automobile

    June 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a score by Randy Newman, the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for the Disney/Pixar film "Cars" boasts new songs by Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow and James Taylor, who performs the Newman-penn In addition to a score by Randy Newman, the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for the…

  15. Chart Beat Chat

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Diana Ross, the Taylor siblings, charting "American Idols," the Latin charts and Anna Nalick. BLUER THAN 'BLUE' Dear Fred, Many [people] are taking issue with Diana Ross being shut out of The Billboard 200 album chart and being relegated to the Billboard…

  16. Billboard Bits: Dirty Pretty Things, Dulli/Lanegan, Chuck Berry

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Dirty Pretty Things, Dulli/Lanegan, Chuck Berry "Waterloo to Anywhere," the debut album from ex-Libertines principal Carl Barat's new band Dirty Pretty Things, will be released Aug. 1 in North America via Interscope. The set has been out since last month internationally…

  17. Chart Beat

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Hicks and Chris Daughtry make their chart debuts plus news from Livingston Taylor/Carly Simon, Gnarls Barkley, Dixie Chicks and more! TAYLOR AND CHRIS: When last we checked, 18 "American Idol" contestants had charted in Billboard. Two weeks ago, that total jumped to 19 when…

  18. Chamillionaire Retains Top Spot On Hot 100

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Chamillionaire's "Ridin'" featuring Krayzie Bone maintains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" holds at No. 2 on the chart but reclaims the top spot on Chamillionaire's "Ridin'" featuring…

  19. This Day in Music

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>The Oak Ridge Boys receive the Silver Buffalo Award from the Boy Scouts of America in Boston. The awards recognizes distinguished service to youth.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - U2 frontman Bono tries to persuade European…

  20. 'Idol' Winner Hicks Joins 19/Arista

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Hicks, the winner of this year's "American Idol," has signed with show creator Simon Fuller's 19 Recordings Limited and Arista Records. His first single, "Do I Make You Proud," is due June 13. Taylor Hicks, the winner of this year's "American…

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