1. Second Legal Team Splits Jackson Case

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the second time in a year, a law firm representing Michael Jackson has parted company with the pop star, saying it hasn't been paid and can't get Jackson on the phone. For the second time in a year, a law firm representing Michael Jackson has parted company with the pop star,…

  2. LeToya Powers Right To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Six years after a messy departure from Destiny's Child, LeToya Luckett's "LeToya" zooms straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, where it debuted last week due to s Six years after a messy departure from Destiny's Child, LeToya…

  3. 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…

  4. Shout! Factory Preps Decades-Spanning Hooker Box

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The music of legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker will be released on a 4-CD box set Oct. 31 via Shout! Factory. The music of legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker will be released on a 4-CD box set Oct. 31 via Shout! Factory. "Hooker" will cull material from all eras of the artist'…

  5. Razorlight, Shakira Reign On U.K. Charts

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT While Razorlight kept their No. 1 crown on the U.K. album chart yesterday with their self-titled, second set for Vertigo/Universal, "Hips Don't Lie" (Epic) by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean achieved th While Razorlight kept their No. 1 crown on the U.K. album chart yesterday…

  6. Furtado's 'Promiscuous' Still Sizzling On Charts

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous" featuring Timbaland extends its run atop the Billboard Hot 100 to five weeks and remains No. 1 the Pop 100 for a same stretch. Cassie's "Me & U" captures the lead on Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous" featuring…

  7. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Leon Wilkeson, bassist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies in his sleep in his Jacksonville, Fla., home. He is 49. Wilkeson _ a member of the bluesy rock band since its early reco 2004 - Diana DeGarmo suffers a fall on stage in Grand Rapids, Mich., during the …

  8. DON CABALLERO, "World Class Listening Problem"

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Type in "Don Caballero" on the MySpace music search engine and you will be flooded with a ton of acts who cite the Pittsburgh rockers as the main source of their every note. It's a classic case of tha Type in "Don Caballero" on the MySpace music search engine and you…

  9. 30OnTV

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miranda Lambert (also scheduled: Matt Dallas). "CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party," ABC Featured Artist(s): Brooks & Dunn, Martina…

  10. This Day in Music

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Country singer Tanya Tucker files a $300,000 lawsuit against Capitol Records Nashville, contending that the label has willfully neglected her career.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Motown legend Smokey Robinson joins the…

  11. Make Up Your 'Mind'

    July 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pharrell Williams' solo debut, "In My Mind," has had almost as many release dates as a cat has lives. First slated to street last November, then December, then early 2006, then April, the Star Trak/In Pharrell Williams' solo debut, "In My Mind," has had almost as…

  12. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty goes solo for the first time in 12 years, Pharrell Williams finally brings forth his oft-delayed solo debut, the New York Dolls recharge after a 30-year hiatus and Tapes 'N Tapes climbs the A new album from hip-hop outfit Jurassic 5, "Feedback" (Interscope), with a…

  13. Chart Beat

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Daniel Powter, John Mayer, Alan Jackson and more! 'BAD' IS THE NEW GOOD: A tenacious Daniel Powter maintains his grip on pole position on the Adult Contemporary chart, giving his debut single "Bad Day" (Warner Bros.) a 12th week at the top. That puts "…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss artists with multiple No. 1s in a single year, Madonna and single-word song titles. Fred and his readers discuss artists with multiple No. 1s in a single year, Madonna and single-word song titles. NO REPEATS Hi Fred, I read your columns every week and really enjoy…

  15. Matisyahu Hits The Road With Gomez, Polyphonic Spree

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu will hit the road this fall for U.S. dates with the Polyphonic Spree and Gomez. The trek begins Sept. 3 in Denver and runs through a Sept. 20 appearance at Nashville's Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu will hit the road this fall for U.S. dates with the…

  16. Mindy McCready Testifies In DUI Trial

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Country singer Mindy McCready testified today (July 18) in Nashville that she thought police pulled her over to "give her a hard time" -- not because they thought she was driving under the influence. Country singer Mindy McCready testified today (July 18) in Nashville that she…

  17. Yorke Vies With Monkeys For Mercury Prize

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Only eight days after its release, Radiohead frontman Thom Yoke's solo debut "The Eraser" (XL) was installed today (July 18) as the bookmakers' joint favorite for the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize alo Only eight days after its release, Radiohead frontman Thom Yoke's…

  18. 29OnTV

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 17 "One Life To Live," ABC Featured artist(s): Jeannie Ortega. "Lil' Wayne Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Lil' Wayne, Robin Thicke. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured artist(s): Sheryl…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>26-year-old Karen Manders dies from injuries sustained from a 30-foot fall from a barrier at an overcrowded free concert in Brighton, England, headlined by Fatboy Slim.<br clear="none"/> 2005 - The Intonation Music Festival opens its gates at Chicago&…

  20. Basement Jaxx Scratches New 'Itch'

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran electronica duo Basement Jaxx will return Sept. 12 with is new album, "Crazy Itch Radio." The 14-track XL Recordings set is the follow-up to 2003's "Kish Kash," which debuted at No. 2 on Billb Veteran electronica duo Basement Jaxx will return Sept. 12 with is…

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