1. Kenny Chesney Scores Fifth Chart-Topping Album

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney scores his fifth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and eighth Top Country Albums as "Lucky Old Sun" (BNA) moves 176,000 copies in the U.S. However, this marks the lowest sales debut for one of Kenny Chesney scores his fifth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and eighth Top Country…

  2. Pink, Keane Rule U.K. Charts

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As Pink's "So What" (LaFace) started a third week atop the new U.K. singles chart, Keane scored a No. 1 debut with its third album, "Perfect Symmetry" (Universal Island). As Pink's "So What" (LaFace) started a third week atop the new U.K. singles chart,…

  3. Zac Brown Band

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Zac Brown was 18, he set out on the road in a van with his dog Pete, a drummer and a PA system. When Zac Brown was 18, he set out on the road in a van with his dog Pete, a drummer and a PA system. He played at clubs all over the Southeast, carefully assembling the hardworking pieces of…

  4. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney continues the free and easy vibe on his latest album, Keane rediscovers its mojo on album number three and Lucinda Williams rocks out with abandon in this week's Hot Product. Singer/songwriter Ray Lamontagne's "Gossip in the Grain" (RCA). Country artist Billy…

  5. Billboard Bits: Metallica, Rush, Leona Naess

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Every song from Metallica's upcoming album "Death Magnetic" will be available for gamers to download and play on "Guitar Hero III" and its sequel "Guitar Hero World Tour" ... Every song from Metallica's upcoming album "Death Magnetic" will be…

  6. Ray LaMontagne Works Against The 'Grain'

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of his 2006 album "Till the Sun Turns Black," Ray LaMontagne is set to release his third studio album, "Gossip in the Grain," Sept. 9 via RCA. On the heels of his 2006 album "Till the Sun Turns Black," Ray LaMontagne is set to release his third…

  7. Neil Diamond To Do 'Secret' NYC MySpace Show

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond is set to perform a free show at New York City's The Bitter End tonight (May 7) as part of the MySpace Music "Secret Shows" series. Neil Diamond is set to perform a free show at New York City's The Bitter End tonight (May 7) as part of the MySpace Music "…

  8. DMB, Panic, Mayer, Snoop Set For New Festival

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new festival being launched by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new…

  9. Tunes On TV

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 24- 30. MONDAY, Sept. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Jamie Foxx, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured Artist(s): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, Britney Spears, Kevin Federline. "The…

  10. Music On TV: July 2 - July 8

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 2 - July 8, 2007. MONDAY, July 2 "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Kings Of Leon, Conan O'Brien. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ashley Judd, Matthew Bomer, The Bravery. "Late Night with Conan O&…

  11. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Tom Waits (also scheduled: Kate…

  12. LaMontagne Already Writing For Next Album

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ray LaMontagne's sophomore RCA album, "Til the Sun Turns Black," is only three months old, but the singer/songwriter from New England already has his sights set on his next effort. Ray LaMontagne's sophomore RCA album, "Til the Sun Turns Black," is only three…

  13. 40OnTV

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Judith Owen (also scheduled: Mary McDonnell). "Live with Regis and Kelly," ABC Featured artist(s): Monica (also scheduled: Emily Proctor, Prince Lorenzo). "House of Carters,…

  14. Dylan Earns First No. 1 Album Since 1976

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in 30 years, Bob Dylan tops The Billboard 200 with "Modern Times." Not only is it the legendary songwriter's first album to reach the throne since "Desire" in 1976, it's also his hi For the first time in 30 years, Bob Dylan tops The Billboard…

  15. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Zero 7, Jose…

  16. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan looks back on "Modern Times," Jessica Simpson comes clean with her "Public Affair," Sam Moore recaptures his soul with a host of superstars and Tego Calderon drops the bling in this week's H A 40th anniversary edition of the Beach Boys' iconic "Pet…

  17. Newcomer Morrison Tops U.K. Album Chart

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Soul-tinged British newcomer James Morrison followed his top 5 hit single "You Give Me Something" (Polydor) with a No. 1 album on the new U.K. charts, published yesterday (Aug. 6). His debut set, "Und Soul-tinged British newcomer James Morrison followed his top 5 hit single …

  18. Billboard Bits: 'SERVE,' Busdriver, Dave Matthews Band

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rare tracks from Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, the Strokes and Coheed & Cambria can be found on the compilation "SERVE," which is being sold exclusively at Hard Rock Cafe locations throughout the Rare tracks from Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, the Strokes and Coheed & Cambria…

  19. Braff Drafts Coldplay, Snow Patrol For 'Last Kiss'

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As he did for the soundtrack to 2004's "Garden State," Zach Braff has rounded up a range of rock acts for the soundtrack to his new film, "The Last Kiss." As he did for the soundtrack to 2004's "Garden State," Zach Braff has rounded up a range of rock…

  20. Allen, Muse Retain Control Of U.K. Charts

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lily Allen's "Smile" single (Regal) and Muse's "Black Holes and Revelations" album (Helium 3/Warner Bros.) both held on to their leads on the new U.K. sales charts yesterday (July 16). Lily Allen's "Smile" single (Regal) and Muse's "Black…

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