1. This Day in Music

    March 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST - With three awards, singer/songwriter Raphael dominates France's music awards ceremony Les Victoires de la Musique in a show that heralds the rise of the new French scene. The artist wins all th 2006 - With three awards, singer/songwriter Raphael dominates France's music…

  2. Jay-Z, Vedder, Richards Among Rock Hall Inducters

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Several superstar artists have signed on to induct artists into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a March 12 ceremony in New York. Jay-Z will induct Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, while Pearl Several superstar artists have signed on to induct artists into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

  3. London Court Says Diddy Breached Name

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST A British court ruled on Wednesday that U.S. rap star Sean "Diddy" Combs had breached an agreement with a London-based record producer not to use the alias "Diddy" in Britain. However, the judgment st A British court ruled on Wednesday that U.S. rap star Sean "Diddy…

  4. 07OnTV

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 26 - Mar. 4, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 26 "Sting: Songs From the Labyrinth," PBS Featured Artist(s): Sting (also scheduled: Edin Karamazov). "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Jake Gyllenhaal (also scheduled: Brand New…

  5. Rapper Beanie Sigel Back In Court

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST A judge extended Beanie Sigel's supervised release after the rapper was questioned in federal court about a positive drug test and association with convicted felons. A judge extended Beanie Sigel's supervised release after the rapper was questioned in federal court about a positive…

  6. 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…

  7. Tool, Stripes, Panic Joining The Police At Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill include Wilco, the Flaming L Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007…

  8. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $500 bail 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after…

  9. Rufus Wainwright Seeing 'Stars' On Next Album

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Crooner Rufus Wainwright is eyeing a May release for his next Geffen album, "Release the Stars." The 12-song set was executive produced by Pet Shop Boys principal Neil Tennant and boasts guest appeara Crooner Rufus Wainwright is eyeing a May release for his next Geffen album, "…

  10. Duff Explores Her Dance Side On 'Dignity'

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Hilary Duff explores a more dance-driven sound on her upcoming album, "Dignity," due April 3 via Hollywood. Among the contributors to the project were Kara DioGuardi, Tim & Bob, the Black Eyed Pea Hilary Duff explores a more dance-driven sound on her upcoming album, "…

  11. Buddy Guy Seeking Control On Next Album

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and blues guitar legend Buddy Guy is making plans to record a follow-up to his 2005 Silvertone album "Bring 'Em In," which featured collaborations with Keith Richar Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and blues guitar legend Buddy Guy is…

  12. Chart Beat

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses song titles with celebrity names, Pat Boone, Norah Jones and more! CULT OF PERSONALITY: What do Johnny Cash, Jane Fonda, Grace Kelly and Tim McGraw have in common? They're all on the Billboard charts this week -- not as artists, but as song titles. "Tim McGraw" …

  13. Billboard Bits: Springsteen Tribute, Grammys, 'Xanadu'

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jewel, Steve Earle, Babyface and Pete Yorn are among the artists confirmed for an April 5 benefit concert at New York's Carnegie Hall celebrating the music of Bruce Springsteen. Jewel, Steve Earle, Babyface and Pete Yorn are among the artists confirmed for an April 5 benefit concert at…

  14. 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…

  15. Billboard Bits: Aguilera/Blige, Noise Pop, The Comas

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Two of the biggest names in pop will descend on NBA All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas for performances. Christina Aguilera will headline the Feb. 18 game's halftime show, which will also feature Toni Brax Two of the biggest names in pop will descend on NBA All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas for…

  16. This Day in Music

    January 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouges out one of his eyes. The singer first attempts to jump out of a London hotel window. Prevented from doing so by his security s 2005 - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouges out one of his…

  17. Secretly Canadian Artists Cover Each Other On CD

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bloomington, Ind.-based record label Secretly Canadian will celebrate its first 11 years with the compilation "SC100," due April 10. The 18-track disc finds the label's artists covering one another's Bloomington, Ind.-based record label Secretly Canadian will celebrate its…

  18. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes home the awards in both musical categories of the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Composer Howard Shore wins the best original sco 2004 - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes home the awards…

  19. Billboard Bits: Soles4Souls, Sounds Eclectic 6, Scott Walker

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Mary Wilson and Booker T. and the MGs will perform Feb. 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for the same "sole" purpose: shoes. Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Mary Wilson and Booker T. and…

  20. This Day in Music

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library, dies of a heart attack in Santa Monica, Calif. He is 68. In the late '50s, Givens' indie imprint was among the first to rel 1999 - Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library, dies…

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