1. Iglesias Back With First Album Since 2003

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Latin star Enrique Iglesias has set a June 12 release for "Insomniac," his first Interscope album since 2003's "7." First single "Do You Know (The Ping Pong Song)," which was written by Sean Garrett, Latin star Enrique Iglesias has set a June 12 release for …

  2. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had…

  3. Billboard Bits: Atlanta Jazz Fest, Kristofferson, Apple Corps

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Bad Plus, Herbie Hancock Quintet, Ken Ford and the Pete Escovedo Orchestra are among the slew of artists slated to perform at the 30th annual Atlanta Jazz Festival over Memorial Day weekend. The Bad Plus, Herbie Hancock Quintet, Ken Ford and the Pete Escovedo Orchestra are among the slew…

  4. Spector Defense: Clarkson Was 'Despondent'

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The defense in Phil Spector's murder trial will portray gunshot victim Lana Clarkson as despondent over her finances and acting career and possibly contemplating suicide just before she met the record The defense in Phil Spector's murder trial will portray gunshot victim Lana…

  5. Time Off Recharges Travis For New Album

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Travis is a band that likes its mystery, which is the first of two reasons that singer Fran Healy named the Brit-rockers' fifth album "The Boy With No Name." The second is that the record is named for Travis is a band that likes its mystery, which is the first of two reasons…

  6. 15onTV

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 9 - April 15, 2007. MONDAY, April 9 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae, Leah Rimini. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kevin Eubanks. "Jimmy Kimmel Live,…

  7. Everybody Dance Now

    April 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT DJ Tiesto will release his third artist album, "Elements of Life," this week via Ultra Records. "It's a very experimental piece of work and combines the style of rock with trance and electronic," says DJ Tiesto will release his third artist album, "Elements of…

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst grows up on a new album with a little bit of everything, superstar DJ Tiesto returns to his own music and Nick Cave gets down and dirty with Grinderman in this week's Hot Pro A new album from indie rock outfit Blonde Redhead, "23" (Touch & Go)…

  9. Kirkwood Bros. Reunite For New Meat Puppets CD

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Brothers Curt and Cris Kirkwood have completed work on their first Meat Puppets album together since 1995's "No Joke!," Billboard.com has learned. "Rise to Your Knees" will be released July 17 via Kan Brothers Curt and Cris Kirkwood have completed work on their first…

  10. This Day in Music

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mozambique-born bassist Gito Baloi is killed in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa. Police say Baloi, 39, is shot in the neck as he makes his way home from performing at the Lucit Candle Garde 2004 - Mozambique-born bassist Gito Baloi is killed in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa.…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Wonder Stuff drummer Martin Gilks dies in London after injuries sustained a day earlier in a motorcycle accident. He is 41. 2006 - Wonder Stuff drummer Martin Gilks dies in London after injuries sustained a day earlier in a motorcycle accident. He is 41. 2006 - Jeremy Camp takes top…

  12. This Day in Music

    March 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - In what is her first live television performance since her infamous Super Bowl halftime show, Janet Jackson appears on ABC's "Good Morning America." Jackson is interviewed by anchors Diane Sawy 2004 - In what is her first live television performance since her infamous…

  13. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inaugural Choice Music Prize, announced during a ceremony at Dublin's Vicar Street music. 2006 - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inaugural Choice Music Prize, announced during a…

  14. Bob Seger Moving On From Capitol?

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Will Bob Seger be the next major artist to bolt from Capitol Records' roster? Will Bob Seger be the next major artist to bolt from Capitol Records' roster? Today (March 27), Seger's management company issued a photo of him and his Silver Bullet Band receiving platinum album…

  15. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Sony Corp. unveils hardware designed for…

  16. Ask Billboard

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions about Lauryn Hill, The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan, and how CD's that are sold at concert venues are monitored. Cranberries Solo Please! Keith, I just read that Cranberries' singer Dolores O'Riordan will be releasing her first…

  17. Chart Beat Chat

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Tracey Thorn, Fergie's "Glamorous," album editions/re-releases and more! THE WRITE STUFF Dear Readers, Some observant Chart Beat readers already noticed this change and have sent e-mail to the new e-mail address for this column. Please note that e…

  18. The Envy Corps

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When the Envy Corps stopped by its nearby Clear Channel-owned radio station last year, the rock quartet had designs on hearing its music on a Sunday-evening local music show. The act didn't dream it w When the Envy Corps stopped by its nearby Clear Channel-owned radio station last year,…

  19. Rolling Stones Flesh Out Summer Tour Plans

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the Rolling Stones will make up their lost dates from Europe last summer ... and then some. As expected , the Rolling Stones will make up their lost dates from Europe last summer ... and then some. In a live cybercast on the band's Web site , Mick Jagger revealed today …

  20. Neil Young Strikes Gold With Archival Release

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young has been a consistent presence on The Billboard 200 since the late 1960s, but only once has he ever debuted higher than the No. 6 position enjoyed this week by the Reprise set "Live at Mass Neil Young has been a consistent presence on The Billboard 200 since the late 1960s,…

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