1. Chart Beat

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Big & Rich and more and more! THE LONG RUN: There aren't a lot of songwriters who can claim a 54-year span of No. 1 hits on the Billboard charts. In fact, I can only think of one team that has accomplished this,…

  2. Chart Beat Chat

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Pink Floyd, Rubinoos' "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" vs. Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend" and more! MANY MOONS Hi Fred, Maybe you've been inundated with this comment, but as I was glancing at the Top Pop Catalog Albums chart, I noticed…

  3. 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&…

  4. Editors Snag First U.K. No. 1 Album

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As "Umbrella" (Def Jam) by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z entered a seventh week atop the U.K. singles chart, Birmingham-based rock outfit Editors achieved their first No. 1 album. As "Umbrella" (Def Jam) by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z entered a seventh week atop the U.K. singles…

  5. Music On TV: June 25 - July 1

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 25 - July 1, 2007. MONDAY, June 25 "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Unk, Mims, Don Cheadle. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Kelly Clarkson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Morrissey,…

  6. White Stripes, Rihanna Hold Down U.K. Charts

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes entered the U.K. album chart at No. 1 yesterday (June 24) with "Icky Thump" (XL Recordings), as "Umbrella" (Def Jam) by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z started a sixth week atop the singles The White Stripes entered the U.K. album chart at No. 1 yesterday (June…

  7. Chart Beat Chat

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss "Beautiful Girls," "Candle in the Wind," Brad Paisley and more! STAND BY SEAN Hi Fred, With Jamaican artist Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" steadily rising on the Hot 100, it looks as though a composition that was released in…

  8. Billboard Bits: Dream Concert, Live Earth, Fergie

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and Carlos Santana lead the star-studded lineup for the Dream Concert, to be held Sept. 18 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and Carlos Santana lead the star-studded lineup for the Dream Concert, to be held Sept. 18 at New…

  9. Traveling Wilburys Join Rihanna Atop U.K. Charts

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As Rihanna starts her fifth week at the top of the U.K. singles chart with "Umbrella" featuring Jay-Z (Def Jam), there's a surprise name at No. 1 on the album bestsellers list. The Traveling Wilburys' As Rihanna starts her fifth week at the top of the U.K. singles chart…

  10. Mandy Moore Trading Film Work For Touring

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mandy Moore hopes her new album will turn her into a road dog this year. "I hope to go on the road this fall," Moore, who releases "Wild Hope" on June 19, tells Billboard.com. "We're already doing som Mandy Moore hopes her new album will turn her into a road dog…

  11. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo', Monte Montgomery, Bird York, Stanley…

  12. 50 Cent Album Bumped From June To September

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The release date for 50 Cent's new album, "Curtis," has been bumped from June 26 to Sept. 4 to allow the artist more time to complete the tracks. So far, radio has been slow to pick up on the singles The release date for 50 Cent's new album, "Curtis," has been…

  13. Beyonce's Six Noms Leads BET Awards Field

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With six nominations, Beyonce heads the field for the 2007 BET Awards. The nominations were announced today (May 16) by rappers T.I. and 50 Cent, R&B newcomer Robin Thicke and "Everybody Loves Chr With six nominations, Beyonce heads the field for the 2007 BET Awards. The nominations…

  14. Billboard Bits: Ciara, Electric Soft Parade, MySpace

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Following in the footsteps of Pink, Ciara has selected three unsigned artists, Paula Campbell, Tiffany Evans and Samantha Jade, for the Glamour Reel Music contest, which launched earlier this week. Following in the footsteps of Pink, Ciara has selected three unsigned artists, Paula Campbell,…

  15. This Day in Music

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, is found dead at his home in Ireland of unknown causes. He is 57. 2003 - Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, is found dead…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl" ends the nine-week reign of 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia, which slips to No. 3. 2005 - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "…

  17. Billboard Bits: VH1 Rock Honors, Frank Black, Willie Nelson

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains, Nickelback, Keane and Gretchen Wilson will perform as part of the second VH1 Rock Honors, to be taped May 12 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center for broa Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains, Nickelback, Keane and Gretchen Wilson will…

  18. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners…

  19. Lavigne Sweeps Charts As 'Girlfriend' Tops Hot 100

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend" scores the artist her first Hot 100 chart-topper as it moves 3-1, a day after its parent album, "The Best Damn Thing" (RCA), debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. "Girlfr Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend" scores the artist…

  20. 50 Cent Ropes In Dr. Dre, Eminem For 'Curtis'

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper 50 Cent has Dr. Dre, Eminem and Timbaland in his corner as producers on his new album, "Curtis," due June 26 via Shady/Aftermath/Interscope. Akon, Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke Rapper 50 Cent has Dr. Dre, Eminem and Timbaland in his corner as producers on his…

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