1. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all…

  2. Coheed & Cambria Gets Accessible On New CD

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After two of its rhythm section members left the band in 2006, Coheed & Cambria came close to calling it quits, according to frontman Claudio Sanchez. After two of its rhythm section members left the band in 2006, Coheed & Cambria came close to calling it quits, according to frontman…

  3. Hanson Hospitalized With Pulmonary Embolism

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The eldest member of the rock group Hanson was hospitalized in Dallas after complaining of chest and shoulder pain following a performance the night before. The eldest member of the rock group Hanson was hospitalized in Dallas after complaining of chest and shoulder pain following a…

  4. Tunstall, Yamin, Swift Ring In NBC's 'Season'

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift, KT Tunstall and Elliott Yamin have been chosen as the featured artists for the fifth annual "NBC Sounds of the Season" music collection. Taylor Swift, KT Tunstall and Elliott Yamin have been chosen as the featured artists for the fifth annual "NBC Sounds of the…

  5. Chart Beat Chat

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats," ringles, Reba McEntire and more! WILL RINGLES STAR ON THE HOT 100? Hi Fred, First of all let me tell you how much I enjoy reading your column every week. I saw that Carrie Underwood's "Before He…

  6. Chart Beat

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and more! WORTH THE WAIT: She waited a long time to see her name at the top of The Billboard 200. Just over 20 years after making her first appearance on this survey, Reba McEntire collects her first No. 1…

  7. Chart Beat Chat

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Nana Mouskouri, Hot Country Songs chart, Joe Dowell's "Muss I Denn" and more! WAS NANA A VISITOR TO THE BILLBOARD 200? Hi Fred! I came across an online article from the Oiko Times that said Greek singer Nana Mouskouri will receive a platinum…

  8. The Game In Court On Police Impersonation Charge

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper The Game appeared in a New York court today (Sept. 20), charged with impersonating a police officer. But a judge ruled that those charges would be dismissed in six months if he stays out of tro Rapper The Game appeared in a New York court today (Sept. 20), charged with impersonating a…

  9. Vintage Queen Concert Refurbished For CD/DVD

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Highlights from Queen's November 1981 stand at the Montreal Forum will be released on CD and DVD this fall. "Queen Rock Montreal" will arrive Oct. 30 via Hollywood as a 2-CD set and the same day in tw Highlights from Queen's November 1981 stand at the Montreal Forum will…

  10. Chart Beat Chat

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood, misspelled werds and more! HOW DOES BROOKS FIT IN? Dear Fred, While there is a great deal of talk about Garth Brooks' debut at No. 1 on Hot Country Songs, I noticed that songs 2-6 on the Hot Country Chart are all ranked in…

  11. Celine Ready To Take 'Chances' On New Album

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As the process of recording her first major studio release in four years reaches its climax, Celine Dion is already calling the upcoming "Taking Chances" her favorite English-language album. Due Nov. As the process of recording her first major studio release in four years reaches…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taking home two trophies apiece. 2005 - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taking home two trophies apiece.…

  13. The Game Ordered To Stand Trial In L.A.

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Game was ordered yesterday (Sept. 4) to stand trial on three felony charges after he allegedly pulled a gun during a pickup basketball game at an educational center in South Los Angeles. The Game was ordered yesterday (Sept. 4) to stand trial on three felony charges after he allegedly…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after being rediscovered by Fat Possum Records in the 1990s, dies in a Memphis hospital. He is 78. 2005 - Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after being rediscovered by Fat Possum…

  15. Chart Beat

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Kenny Chesney, Fergie, same-titled No. 1 songs and more! 'BLINK' GETS THE NOD: There's no way you can miss the impact of Kenny Chesney's "Don't Blink" (BNA) on country chart history. The Knoxville native's new single enters Hot Country…

  16. Paisley, Strait Notch Five CMA Nominations

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Brad Paisley and George Strait lead the field with five nominations each for the Country Music Association Awards, to be held Nov. 7 at the Sommet Center in Nashville. Paisley is up for entertainer, m Brad Paisley and George Strait lead the field with five nominations each for the Country…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - For the first time in its 60-year history, Cuban state-owned record company Egrem gets an international launch. Egrem enters the U.K. market with 10 CDs released through a deal with Beckenham, 2004 - For the first time in its 60-year history, Cuban state-owned record company Egrem gets…

  18. Guy, Randolph Set For Experience Hendrix Tour

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd are among the star guitarist confirmed to appear on the five-city Experience Hendrix tour. The outing begins Oct. 16 in Washington, D.C. Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd are among the star guitarist…

  19. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  20. Chart Beat Chat

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Carrie Underwood, DeFranco Family hits, Fergie and more! LIVING IN CARRIE'S NATION Mr. Fred Bronson, In your Chart Beat column of July 5, 2007, Carrie Underwood was featured for having the longest-running title ("Before He Cheats") among all of the…

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