1. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the…

  2. Company Of Thieves

    July 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT This April, you could find the members of Chicago's Company of Thieves asleep all over the seats in New York's Madison Square Garden, up until about 10 minutes before they performed during halftime at This April, you could find the members of Chicago's Company of Thieves asleep…

  3. Ashanti's Bloody Videos Spark Protest

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ashanti's blood-splattered videos for her single, "The Way That I Love You," sparked a protest earlier this week in Los Angeles calling Universal Records to remove the clips from the Internet. Ashanti's blood-splattered videos for her single, "The Way That I Love You,…

  4. Chart Beat Chat

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss "You're a Mean One, Mr Grinch," adult contemporary music, performing rights societies and more! IN THE 'MEAN' TIME Fred: I was perusing the 2007 year-end lists on Billboard.biz when I spotted an error that made my heart shrink three sizes.…

  5. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the…

  6. Music On TV: July 30 - August 5

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 30 - August 5, 2007. MONDAY, July 30 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured Artist(s): The Rentals. "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  7. Exclusive: Donnas Start Own Label, Prep New Album

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After two albums with Atlantic, rock quartet the Donnas have formed their own label in a joint venture with Redeye Distribution, Billboard can exclusively reveal. The group's as-yet-untitled next albu After two albums with Atlantic, rock quartet the Donnas have formed their own label in…

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Brad Paisley ups the ante and pulls into "5th Gear," Bon Jovi embraces its inner country music on "Lost Highway," the White Stripes keep it simple despite moving to a major label for "Icky Thump" and A new album from rock outfit Lifehouse, "Who We Are" …

  9. Daft Punk, Stooges, MMJ Join Pearl Jam At Lollapalooza

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ben Harper and Snow Patrol are among the top acts joining previously announced headliner Pearl Jam at this Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs…

  10. Arcade Fire, Air Set For Bowie-Curated Festival

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Arcade Fire, Air, Deerhoof, Secret Machines and the Polyphonic Spree are among the first acts confirmed for the inaugural High Line Festival, which, as previouly reported, will be curated by David The Arcade Fire, Air, Deerhoof, Secret Machines and the Polyphonic Spree are among the first…

  11. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Aimee Mann headlines a Seattle "release party" for Sub Pop's "Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska," issued the month before. Mann is joined by fellow contributors Damien 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie…

  12. Akon Smacks Down Rivals On New Ringtone Chart

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Billboard magazine this Friday (Dec. 1) will unveil a new ringtone chart measuring weekly sales of the top 20 master ringtones in the U.S. Billboard magazine this Friday (Dec. 1) will unveil a new ringtone chart measuring weekly sales of the top 20 master ringtones in the U.S. The new chart,…

  13. Bono, Oprah Hit Chicago For AIDS Relief

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and humanitarian rocker Bono hit Chicago's "Magnificent Mile" yesterday (Oct. 12) for a shopping spree to promote a new line of clothing, accessories and gadgets, includin Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and humanitarian rocker Bono hit Chicago's …

  14. Billboard Bits: Panic Channel, Matisyahu, Krauss/Gill

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Panic Channel has been tapped as the opening act for the debut tour featuring Supernova, which features drummer Tommy Lee, guitarist Gilby Clarke and bassist Jason Newsted and a vocalist to be ann The Panic Channel has been tapped as the opening act for the debut tour featuring Supernova,…

  15. Ask Billboard

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about Stevie Nicks, Steve Miller and internet CD pre-sales. NEXT NICKS? OK, Keith, I've got questions, I don't usually write, but I just can't seem to locate any information about her, and I've never seen you write about her... so, I…

  16. Chart Beat

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses the Gin Blossoms, the Killers, George Strait and ladies whose names end with an "a." A VERY SPECIAL BLOSSOMS: For those who have been counting, it's been 10 years, one month and two weeks since the Gin Blossoms appeared on The Billboard 200. The band from Tempe,…

  17. Matisyahu Hits The Road With Gomez, Polyphonic Spree

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu will hit the road this fall for U.S. dates with the Polyphonic Spree and Gomez. The trek begins Sept. 3 in Denver and runs through a Sept. 20 appearance at Nashville's Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu will hit the road this fall for U.S. dates with the…

  18. Bits: Michael Franti, Polyphonic Spree, Echo & The Bunnymen

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Michael Franti preps new album and DVD, the Polyphonic Spree works on a new album and Echo & The Bunnymen plan a brief U.S. tour. Michael Franti will release a new album and documentary DVD July 25 via Epitaph's Anti- label. The latter is a chronicle of his travels to Baghdad, the…

  19. Billboard To Rank MasterTones On New Chart

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billboard will this summer unveil a new Hot MasterTones chart, ranking the best selling master ringtones in the United States. Billboard will this summer unveil a new Hot MasterTones chart, ranking the best selling master ringtones in the United States. The tally will track ringtones that…

  20. Franti Preps Album, Film, Book Releases

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two of the most pivotal and event-filled years in the life of lauded singer/songwriter Michael Franti will culminate in June with the simultaneous release of a new studio disc with Spearhead and a doc Two of the most pivotal and event-filled years in the life of lauded singer/songwriter…

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