1. Chart Beat Chat

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Paula Abdul, Pink and more! FOREVER OUR GIRL Fred, I'm looking forward to Paula Abdul's greatest hits album scheduled for release on May 8. You mentioned in Chart Beat she is one of only six females to have more than one No. 1 hit from the same album. In…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern Jazz Quartet, dies at the age of 80. Lewis, who also worked as a solo performer and recording artist, led the quartet from 2001 - Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern Jazz Quartet,…

  3. 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).…

  4. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Sony Corp. unveils hardware designed for…

  5. 12OnTV

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 19 - Mar. 25, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 19 "TRL" MTV Featured artist(s): Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Fergie. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Joss Stone (also featured: Bernie Mac, Paula Abdul). "Jimmy Kimmel Live…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Eclectic New York quartet Soul Coughing disbands after eight years and three genre-bending albums together. 2000 - Eclectic New York quartet Soul Coughing disbands after eight years and three genre-bending albums together. 1994 - Bruce Springsteen wins a Best Original Song Oscar for `…

  7. Kweli, Sugarcult Topline Virgin College Tour

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The fourth annual Virgin College Mega Tour (VCMT) will feature rapper Talib Kweli as the headliner, with support from pop-punk band Sugarcult and former Something Corporate guitarist William Tell. The fourth annual Virgin College Mega Tour (VCMT) will feature rapper Talib Kweli as the…

  8. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill.,…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rapper Lumumba Carson aka Professor X dies in New York at the age of 49. 2006 - Rapper Lumumba Carson aka Professor X dies in New York at the age of 49. 2005 - Prolific singer/songwriter/guitarist Lalo Guerrero, known as the "Father of Chicano Music," dies in Palm Springs,…

  10. Delp Suicide Note: 'I Am A Lonely Soul'

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Brad Delp, the lead singer for the band Boston who killed himself last week, left behind a note in which he called himself "a lonely soul," according to police reports released Thursday. Brad Delp, the lead singer for the band Boston who killed himself last week, left behind a note…

  11. Chart Beat

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Fergie, Kenny Chesney, Jennifer Hudson and more! 'GLAM' ROCKS: Only six solo female artists have been able to pull two or more Hot 100 No. 1 singles from a debut album in the last 20 years. The list includes Tiffany, Paula Abdul, Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera,…

  12. Fergie Gets 'Glamorous' Atop Hot 100

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fergie earns her second No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 with the 8-1 surge of "Glamorous" featuring Ludacris. Moving 166,000 digital downloads, the track is this week's biggest digital sales gainer and Fergie earns her second No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 with the 8-1 surge of …

  13. B.B. King Blues Fest To Feature Green, James

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT B.B. King, Al Green and Etta James will embark on a 14-city trek beginning July 24 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Miami, and wrapping Sept. 9 at the Kautz Ironstone Vineyards Theatre B.B. King, Al Green and Etta James will embark on a 14-city trek beginning July 24 at the…

  14. Family: Delp's Death Was Suicide

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The family of Brad Delp, the lead singer for the band Boston, said his death was a suicide. "He was a man who gave all he had to give to everyone around him, whether family, friends, fans or strangers The family of Brad Delp, the lead singer for the band Boston, said his death was a…

  15. Snoop Dogg Helms 'Big Squeeze' Compilation

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Dogg is at the helm of a new compilation, "The Big Squeeze," due April 24 via Doggy Style Records/Koch. Snoop Dogg is at the helm of a new compilation, "The Big Squeeze," due April 24 via Doggy Style Records/Koch. Snoop is credited as a producer on 16 of the 19 songs…

  16. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedder, Keith Richards, Jay-Z, Velvet Revolver,…

  17. Take That, Kaiser Chiefs Hold Strong On U.K. Charts

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Take That and Kaiser Chiefs continue to rule the U.K. singles and album charts respectively). Take That's 10th British No. 1 single, "Shine" (Polydor), leads the way for a second week ahead of "The Sw Take That and Kaiser Chiefs continue to rule the U.K. singles and album…

  18. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry's annual Echo Awards in Berlin. The veteran Irish musician and humanitarian is lauded for masterminding the hist 2006 - Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry…

  19. Ask Billboard

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about JoJo, Keane and Madonna. END OF THE 'ROAD?' My question is about JoJo and her album "The High Road." After the hit of "Too Little Too Late," JoJo released (the single) "How To Touch a Girl," but it flopped and…

  20. Bone Thugs Rolling With Akon, Mariah On New Album

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran urban outfit Bone Thugs N Harmony has linked with Interscope for the April 17 release of a new album, "Strength & Loyalty." First single "I Tried" features chart mainstay Akon, while Maria Veteran urban outfit Bone Thugs-N-Harmony has linked with Interscope for…

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