1. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Chemical Brothers keep the party going on an album that is already No. 1 in their U.K. homeland, Suzanne Vega salutes New York on her first project in six years, Charles Mingus lives again on a mu The first new Meat Puppets album with both Kirkwood brothers since 1995, "Rise To Your…

  2. Ask Billboard

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith discusses top debuts, Barbra Streisand, Tiffany and more. EDITOR'S NOTE: There will be no new "Ask BB" running on June 29. However, please continue submitting new questions, any ol' questions, to us for inclusion next week! Send all your burning music questions to…

  3. Exclusive: Donnas Start Own Label, Prep New Album

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After two albums with Atlantic, rock quartet the Donnas have formed their own label in a joint venture with Redeye Distribution, Billboard can exclusively reveal. The group's as-yet-untitled next albu After two albums with Atlantic, rock quartet the Donnas have formed their own label in…

  4. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua for alleged income tax evasion. The 55-year-old crooner of such popular songs as "Hasta que te Conoci" and " 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican…

  5. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National…

  6. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Boys, Money Mark, Doug E. Fresh. "…

  7. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Juan Pablo Torres, one of Cuba's premier trombonists and a member of the group Cuban Masters who played alongside legends like Israel "Cachao" Lopez and Carlos "Patato" Valdez, dies in Miami. T 2005 - Juan Pablo Torres, one of Cuba's premier trombonists…

  8. 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…

  9. Aerosmith Touring Europe For First Time Since '99

    February 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Aerosmith will take a break from working on a new studio album to tour Europe this summer for the first time since 1999. The trek begins June 6 in Randers, Denmark, and will run through July 12 in Mos Aerosmith will take a break from working on a new studio album to tour Europe this summer…

  10. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The first new music to emerge from the Jessica Simpson/Nick Lachey split comes from Lachey, in the form of the ballad "What's Left of Me." The track premieres at 12:01 AM ET via AOL Music. 2006 - The first new music to emerge from the Jessica Simpson/Nick Lachey split…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich Village location. Opened nearly 30 years previously by Allan Pepper and Stanley Snadowski, the club is forced 2004 - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich…

  12. That 'Special' Someone

    January 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST "It's five in the morning, and I'm up talking dirty to you," croons lead singer Pleasure of racy group Pretty Ricky -- and if the men don't know, the young girls understand. "It's five in the morning, and I'm up talking dirty to you," croons lead…

  13. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly & AJ. "The Late Show With David…

  14. MTV, ABC Go Pop For New Year's Broadcasts

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gwen Stefani, Nas, Ciara, the Pussycat Dolls, Chamillionaire, Lady Sovereign, AFI and Three 6 Mafia will perform live in New York's Times Square as part of the MTV special "MTV Goes Gold: New Year's E Gwen Stefani, Nas, Ciara, the Pussycat Dolls, Chamillionaire, Lady Sovereign,…

  15. Meat Loaf Taking 'Bat' Trilogy On Tour

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Meat Loaf will hit the road next spring to present highlights from his "Bat Out of Hell" trilogy. The trek begins Feb. 23 in Pala, Calif., and will wrap April 12 at New York's Theater at As expected, Meat Loaf will hit the road next spring to present highlights…

  16. Underground Garage

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left the Turtles. Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left the Turtles. Jack Black and Kyle Gass…

  17. Underground Garage

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left…

  18. Chart Beat Chat

    November 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss the "Now That's What I Call Music" series, album trilogies and more! THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS 'NOW' Hi Fred, I started collecting the top 10 of the top 200 Billboard albums back in 1981. I also started comparing the U.S. album charts to the…

  19. CALIFONE, "Roots and Crowns"

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Following the dark digicoustical tone poetry of 2004's “Heron King Blues,” the new album comes closest to Red Red Meat than anything Califone has done in the eight years since leaving that band be Why does it seem lately as though gear theft happens only to the most progressive, forward…

  20. 'Destiny' Fulfilled

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Four years on from the release of its cult classic 2002 debut, rock duo Tenacious D is back in full force with "The Pick of Destiny," the Epic soundtrack to its feature film of the same name. Four years on from the release of its cult classic 2002 debut, rock duo Tenacious D is back…

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