1. 22OnTV

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for May 28-June 3, 2007. MONDAY, May 28 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Avril Lavigne. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Nelly Furtado. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC…

  2. Maroon 5, Rihanna Sit Pretty On U.K. Charts

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" (A&M/Polydor) started a second week in the runners-up spot on the new U.K. singles chart, there was major consolation for the Los Angeles band, who saw its second a As Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" (A&M/Polydor) started a…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, taking home four honors, including entertainer of the year and male vocalist. Keith picks up album of the year f 2004 - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards,…

  4. Banner Rebounds From 'Worst Year' With New Album

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Although rapper David Banner has been quiet for a while, it's not because he hasn't been busy. Rather, he's been doing some soul searching. "2006 was the worst year of my life," Banner tells Billboard Although rapper David Banner has been quiet for a while, it's…

  5. Foxy Brown Readies Comeback With 'Black Roses'

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's been six years since she's dropped an album, but with the release of a new album and mixtape on the horizon, Foxy Brown is primed for a comeback. It's been six years since she's dropped an album, but with the release of a new album and mixtape on the horizon, rapper…

  6. Jordin Sparks Shines As Sixth 'American Idol'

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a flurry of thank yous and literal sparks, 17-year-old Jordin Sparks was crowned the sixth season winner of "American Idol" last night (May 23). Competing against 25-year-old Blake Lewis for the cr In a flurry of thank yous and literal sparks, 17-year-old Jordin Sparks was…

  7. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma. He is 57. 2006 - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma.…

  8. Judge: Forensic Expert Hid Spector Evidence

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The judge in Phil Spector's murder trial ruled today (May 23) that renowned forensic expert Dr. Henry Lee removed something from the scene where actress Lana Clarkson was shot and hid it from the pros The judge in Phil Spector's murder trial ruled today (May 23) that renowned…

  9. Rihanna, Linkin Park Take Control Of U.K. Charts

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There were new entries at No. 1 on both the U.K. singles and album charts published yesterday (May 20). "Umbrella" (Def Jam) by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z went straight to the top of the singles survey, There were new entries at No. 1 on both the U.K. singles and album charts published…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian music in the post-war era, dies in Rome at the age of 81. Carosone, a Neapolitan, was most famous for his 1956 hit "Tu Vuo'Fa'L'Americano" ("You Want to 2001 - Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian music in the…

  11. Hip-O Takes Another Look At Gaye's 'Lifetime'

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hip-O Select will on June 19 unveil an expanded edition of Marvin Gaye's 1981 album "In Our Lifetime?," his final studio release for Motown. Hip-O Select will on June 19 unveil an expanded edition of Marvin Gaye's 1981 album "In Our Lifetime?," his final studio…

  12. This Day in Music

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Eurovision Song Contest reaches the milestone of its 1000th Eurovision song when Ireland's representative, Brian Kennedy, performs his own composition, "Every Song Is a Cry for Love." 2006 - The Eurovision Song Contest reaches the milestone of its 1000th Eurovision…

  13. Ben Folds Sets Sail For Jamaica Cruise

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ben Folds will join the ranks of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Barenaked Ladies by headlining his own musical cruise, the Ben Folds Experience, which sets sail Feb. 21 from the Port of Miami and will stop in Och Ben Folds will join the ranks of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Barenaked Ladies by headlining his own…

  14. Spector's Chauffeur Testifies At Murder Trial

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Phil Spector stepped out of his mansion with a gun in his hand at 5 a.m. four years ago and said, "I think I killed somebody," a chauffeur testified yesterday (May 15) in the record producer's trial o Phil Spector stepped out of his mansion with a gun in his hand at 5 a.m. four…

  15. Witness: Spector 'Angry In General' On Fateful Night

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Phil Spector was "angry in general" during a visit to an exclusive room at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip where the record producer met Lana Clarkson, a cocktail waitress testified today (May Phil Spector was "angry in general" during a visit to an exclusive room…

  16. Waitress Tells Of Gun Incident At Spector Trial

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A waitress who had told the jury in Phil Spector's murder trial that he was fatherly and protective recounted today (May 14) an incident in which the record producer suddenly appeared with a rifle or A waitress who had told the jury in Phil Spector's murder trial that he was…

  17. Friend Testifies Spector Was Not Himself

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A friend of Phil Spector testified yesterday (May 10) that the music producer "was not his usual self" during a dinner date hours before actress Lana Clarkson's death at his mansion. A friend of Phil Spector testified yesterday (May 10) that the music producer "was not his…

  18. Stagecoach Festival / May 5-6, 2007 / Indio, Calif. (Empire Polo Field)

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It was craft versus showbiz at the first Stagecoach festival held this past weekend (May 5-6) in Indio, Calif. For the audience, the calculated formulas that rule country airwaves won hands down, thou It was craft versus showbiz at the first Stagecoach festival held this past weekend (May 5-6…

  19. Jurors Hear Angry Spector Phone Messages

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jurors in the Phil Spector murder trial heard expletive-laced phone messages from the music producer to a former girlfriend, telling her "be careful what you say to me because nothing you say is worth Jurors in the Phil Spector murder trial heard expletive-laced phone messages from the…

  20. Billboard Bits: Stevie Wonder, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Earlimart

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A vintage live rendition of Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" featuring Ella Fitzgerald has been added to the track list for the Fitzgerald tribute album "We All Love Ella: Celebratin A vintage live rendition of Stevie Wonder's "You Are the…

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