1. Drake Rarities Blossom On 'Family Tree'

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For decades, fans have made a pilgrimage to Nick Drake's hometown in tiny Tanworth-In-Arden, England. For decades, fans have made a pilgrimage to Nick Drake's hometown in tiny Tanworth-In-Arden, England. His parents would invite these visitors into their house, playing early reel-to…

  2. This Day in Music

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Nick and Mary Yankovic, the parents of "Weird Al" Yankovic, die of carbon monoxide poisoning in their Fallbrook, Calif., home on. Their accidental deaths are caused by a fire burning without an 2004 - Nick and Mary Yankovic, the parents of "Weird Al" Yankovic, die…

  3. The Dark Side

    April 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nick Cave will be a busy man in the coming months, as he prepares to release the self-titled debut from his band Grinderman and gets to work on the next release from his long-running outfit the Bad Se Nick Cave will be a busy man in the coming months, as he prepares to release the self-titled…

  4. 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)…

  5. Buffalo Tom Picks Up The 'Pieces' On New Album

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran alternative rock trio Buffalo Tom will break a nine-year hiatus from the studio with the July 10 release of "Three Easy Pieces." The 13-track set will be the first release on Danny Goldberg's Veteran alternative rock trio Buffalo Tom will break a nine-year hiatus from…

  6. McGraw Leads Seven Top 10 Debuts Onto Billboard 200

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in a week with seven releases that debut in the top 10. The Curb effort sold 325,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in…

  7. Borland Back On Track With Black Light Burns

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There hasn't been much heard from the Limp Bizkit camp in quite some time, but the group's ex-guitarist, Wes Borland, will soon change that. On June 5, his new band, Black Light Burns, will release it There hasn't been much heard from the Limp Bizkit camp in quite some time,…

  8. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for March 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s):…

  9. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s):…

  10. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Good Charlotte goes back to the drawing board on album number four, Tim McGraw has wife Faith Hill in his corner on his latest effort and Jennifer Lopez returns to singing in Spanish in this week's Ho A new album from R&B/pop vocalist Macy Gray, "Big" (will.i.am/Geffen).…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A massive crowd of Juanes fans overflows the Grand Foyer of Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center to take in a free performance by the Colombian artist. The audience of more than 6,000 spills into 2003 - A massive crowd of Juanes fans overflows the Grand Foyer of Washington, D.C.'…

  12. Billboard Bits: Dave Stewart, Carl Thomas, Nick Lowe

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former Eurythmics instrumentalist Dave Stewart has composed a track for Earth Day on behalf of environmentalist non-profit Green Peace, set for release April 17 via iTunes. Former Eurythmics instrumentalist Dave Stewart has composed a track for Earth Day on behalf of environmentalist non…

  13. T.I. Stretches Out With Eminem, Timbaland, Wyclef

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit of everything on his upcoming album "T.I. vs. T.I.P.," due July 3 via Grand Hustle/Atlantic. The set will feature guest turns by Eminem, Justin Timberlake, R. Ke Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit of everything on his upcoming album "T…

  14. Difford Preps Album, Hopeful For Squeeze Reunion

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST On the eve of his first U.S. tour in a decade, Squeeze's Chris Difford is currently putting the finishing touches on his second solo album, "Another Day Above Ground." On the eve of his first U.S. tour in a decade, Squeeze's Chris Difford is currently putting the finishing…

  15. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 4)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 3 ... You hired Phil Spector as your assistant around this…

  16. 07OnTV

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 12-18, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 13 "Wheel of Fortune: Country Music Stars Week," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Steve Azar. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Rickie Lee Jones. …

  17. Nick Cave Wraps One Album, Plots Another

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nick Cave will be a busy man in the coming months, as he prepares to release the self-titled debut from his band Grinderman and gets to work on the next release from his long-running outfit the Bad Se Nick Cave will be a busy man in the coming months, as he prepares to release the self-titled…

  18. 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…

  19. MuteMath Hopes To Jump Ahead On Spring Tour

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST MuteMath is hitting the road for an extensive North American headlining tour beginning this March. The quartet has tapped Scottish rockers the Cinematics and Polyvinyl's Someone Still Loves You Boris MuteMath is hitting the road for an extensive North American headlining tour beginning…

  20. The Billboard Q&A: Lee Hazlewood

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Lee Hazlewood is one of a kind. Bridging country and pop music through a five-decade career, Hazlewood has brought his own unique and irrepressible personality to the roles of artist, actor, songwrite Lee Hazlewood is one of a kind. Bridging country and pop music through a five-decade career,…

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