1. Good 'Day': Powter Powers To Hot 100 No. 1

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" climbs one rung to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week, sending Sean Paul's "Temperature" to No. 2 after only one week. "Bad Day" also remains atop the Hot Digital Son Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" climbs one…

  2. R. Kelly / March 26, 2006 / Jacksonville, Fla. (Times-Union Center)

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST If you are one of those people who finds the music of R. Kelly a little too thoughtfully subtle, it's probably time you witness the method by which he closes the main set of his Light It Up tour: by d If you are one of those people who finds the music of R. Kelly a little too…

  3. Phil Spector Sued By Ex-Assistant

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Record producer Phil Spector, awaiting trial for murder, is being sued for more than $5 million by his former personal assistant, whose claims include sexual harassment. Record producer Phil Spector, awaiting trial for murder, is being sued for more than $5 million by his former personal…

  4. Judge: Death Row Could Go Into Receivership

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST A judge said yesterday (March 23) that Death Row Records will be placed in receivership unless label founder Marion "Suge" Knight appears at a debtor hearing next month. A judge said yesterday (March 23) that Death Row Records will be placed in receivership unless label founder…

  5. This Day in Music

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Hubert K. Covel, Jr., father of Toby Keith, dies from injuries sustained when his pickup truck crosses the center median and collides with a charter bus on Interstate 35 near Norman, Okl 2003 - A massive crowd of Juanes fans overflows the Grand Foyer of Washington, D…

  6. Ringo Readies Ninth All Starr Tour

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ringo Starr will embark on his ninth All Starr tour this summer with a band featuring pop vocalist Richard Marx, guitarist Billy Squier and the Zombies' Rod Argent. Ringo Starr will embark on his ninth All Starr tour this summer with a band featuring pop vocalist Richard Marx, guitarist…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred chats with readers about everything from video downloads, Spanish hitmakers and the action on Billboard's country and adult contemporary charts. VIDEO CHARTS THE RADIO STAR Recently, iTunes has been offering music videos for purchase. Considering that they are actual purchases of a…

  8. Jackson Closes House At Neverland

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson has closed the house on his Neverland Ranch and laid off some of the employees there but has not completely shuttered the sprawling estate, the pop star's spokesperson said. Michael Jackson has closed the house on his Neverland Ranch and laid off some of the employees…

  9. Marley Bassist Sues Over Royalties

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bob Marley's bass player launched a lawsuit in London's High Court today (March 16) against the late reggae legend's family and record label, claiming he and his drummer brother were the "bedrock" of Bob Marley's bass player launched a lawsuit in London's…

  10. Think Pink

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST She is a complex woman — honest, vulgar, sweet, intelligent, hard and vulnerable - like her music. This is the real Pink. Alecia Moore's father is a Vietnam veteran and a staunch Republican. She is a devout Democrat. There was a point when their political differences almost ruined their…

  11. LL Cool J (continued)

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Page three of three-page LL Cool J feature. You have had your brushes with disses, and watched the feud between Nas and Jay-Z play out. How do you feel about these types of feuds in the hip-hop community? Peace is always better than war. Competition is fun in hip-hop, but you can be…

  12. 30 Seconds To Mars Kicks Off Tour Tonight

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour tonight (March 7) in Tulsa, Okla. At deadline, the trek runs through May 28 in Salt Lake City, but more dates are expec Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour…

  13. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST The first solo album since 1984 from Pink Floyd's David Gilmoor, the major-label studio debut from Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu, a non-New Pornographers effort from Neko Case and a country music di The Atlantic debut from rapper Juvenile, "Reality Check," featuring…

  14. This Day in Music

    March 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>The Wilkinsons are voted best country group/duo in at Canada's Juno Awards.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Guitarist John McGeoch, who co-founded post-punk outfit Magazine in 1977 and went on to play in Siouxsie &…

  15. The Living Things

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Back on the road in Detroit and another encounter with border patrol. DETROIT, FEB. 24: After two days off at the Holiday Inn catchin' up on a week's worth of sleep and finally eatin' a meal that you didn't have to finish in five minutes and wasn't Wonder Bread and…

  16. Alkaline Trio

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST From Argento's Transylvania to Hitler's Hofbrauhause, a European tour proves interesting beyond the gigs. Matt On Italy - Feb. 17 We played our first club date ever in Italy that night (as we've only just played two festivals in Bologna in the past) in Milan, and had a great…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Despite a slight mix up in introduction, Elton John is honored to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. Even though he is announced as "Sir John Elton," the singer maintains "They 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "…

  18. Chart Beat Chat

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Beyonce, CeCe Winans, Jack Johnson, Lifehouse, Kelly Clarkson and more with readers. CHECK ON BEYONCÉ Hi, Fred! Thanks always for your informative and entertaining column! I recall a few years ago when Jennifer Lopez charted with her third Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 ("Ain&…

  19. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z, Ambulance LTD, Glen Phillips

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Jay-Z, Ambulance LTD, Glen Phillips Def Jam president Jay-Z, who is also part owner of the NBA's New Jersey Nets, has launched a contest for amateur performers to write and record a Nets theme song. The contest is a partnership with Sprite and New York radio station WQHT (Hot 97)…

  20. Built To Spill Slates Spring Tour

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST On the same day Built To Spill's "You in Reverse" is released, the band will open a six-week spring tour. The Warner Bros. album is due April 11 and the tour will open with the first of two shows in M On the same day Built To Spill's "You in Reverse" is released,…

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