1. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>To launch Creed singer Scott Stapp's With Arms Wide Open Foundation, the band and Wind-Up Records release a limited edition single of Creed's hit song "With Arms Wide Open." A donation o 2003 - British singer Robert Palmer, best known for his…

  2. Apples In Stereo Draft Elephant 6 Stars For New Disc

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran indie rock act the Apples In Stereo are the first signing to actor Elijah Wood's label, Simian Records. Veteran indie rock act the Apples In Stereo are the first signing to actor Elijah Wood's label, Simian Records. The group's new album, "New Magnetic Wonder,"…

  3. Ask Billboard

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Lindsey Buckingham, Olivia Newton John and Bruce Springsteen. GREAT BUCKINGHAM Hi Keith, I'm really excited about Lindsey Buckingham's new CD, "Under the Skin," set for release on Oct. 3. I also heard that Rhino Records…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after…

  5. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Reba McEntire makes her live performance debut in Brazil at the annual Barretos Rodeo. The Oklahoma native plays before a crowd estimated at 30-40,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/ 2003 - Australian singer Olivia Newton-John begins…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses related chart entries, "American Idol" on the radio and Billboard chart eligibility with readers. WILL PARIS MATCH? Hey Fred, With Ashlee and Jessica Simpson songs sandwiched around Paris Hilton's debut single, the Hot 100 has three consecutive positions occupied…

  7. Billboard Bits: Eric Clapton, Steve Reich, Concert For Bangladesh

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Eric Clapton, Steve Reich, Concert For Bangladesh Eric Clapton's planned Aug. 3 concert in Moscow's Red Square has been canceled. According to a spokesperson, the local promoter pulled the permit for the gig, although it had already been signed off on by city and state…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Skip Battin, former bassist for the Byrds and other notable country-rock bands of the '70s and '80s, dies near Palm Springs, Calif., of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He is 69. 2005 - A bus carrying performers bound for the Denver stop on the…

  9. Beatles Musical Set To Open In Las Vegas

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In the desert gambling city of Las Vegas, the Canadian acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil today (June 30) opens its "Love" celebration of the musical legacy of the Beatles, marking the band's first agr In the desert gambling city of Las Vegas, the Canadian acrobatic troupe…

  10. Update: Mangum Disavows Web Post About New Music

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (June 27), Neutral Milk Hotel principal Jeff Mangum has disavowed a Web posting attributed to him, which falsely referenced the progress on the reclusive a Updating a story first posted here yesterday (June 27), Neutral Milk Hotel principal Jeff…

  11. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). "Today," NBC Featured artist(s):…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Online sheet music seller Sunhawk Corp. signs a multiyear agreement with Warner Bros. Publications to sell Warner-owned sheet music via the Internet. By logging onto the Sunhawk Web Site 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time…

  13. Underground Garage

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. Are you ready for this one? After the Beatles' company Apple Corps sued Apple Computer for copyright infringement,…

  14. Chart Beat Chat

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses slow turnover of No. 1s, digital sales, chart methodology and more with readers. DISPARATE DOMAINS Dear Fred, There's another piece of trivia for which the slow turnover of No. 1 hits on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart is partially responsible. This year…

  15. Billboard Bits: Apples In Stereo, Siren Fest, Ditty Bops

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apples In Stereo to open Strokes dates, initial lineup set for Siren Music Festival and the Ditty Bops plan cross-country bike tour. Veteran indie rock act the Apples In Stereo have been tapped to open for the Strokes on the last five dates of their North American headlining tour. The acts…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>A small but enthusiastic audience turns out to see vocalist Patti Page in a special concert at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Celebrating the release of a new album, "Brand New Tennessee 2005 - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani'…

  17. Producer Rotem Rolls With Britney, Game, Mya

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Producer/songwriter Jonathan "JR" Rotem is working behind the boards on a number of upcoming projects for artists such as Britney Spears, the Game, Mya and Mobb Deep. Producer/songwriter Jonathan "JR" Rotem is working behind the boards on a number of upcoming projects for…

  18. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Little Big Town, Van Zant). "2006 CMT…

  19. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artist: Aretha Franklin (also scheduled: Dougray…

  20. Summing Up Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Page three of three To mark the 30th anniversary of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' self-titled debut, Billboard surveyed some of Petty's contemporaries, some of the band's members and those who have worked closely with the group over the years about their favorite Petty …

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