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  1. Chart Moves: Donald Fagen Charts Highest Album Since 1993 on Billboard 200

    October 25, 2012 2:15 PM EDT As previously reported , Jason Aldean scores his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200, as "Night Train" rolls in at the summit with 409,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, while Brandy, Scotty McCreery and Jamey Johnson make top ...

  2. Bubbling Under: U.K. 'X Factor' Runner-Up Olly Murs

    June 15, 2012 8:14 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Olly Murs, the Parlotones, Katie Armiger and Tex James . Olly Murs One Direction, w ...

  3. Gregg Allman Is Latest Rocker to Announce Memoir

    May 20, 2011 8:05 AM EDT Gregg Allman, frontman for the legendary Allman Brothers Band, has signed with William Morrow to bring his untitled memoir to print in spring 2012. Rock memoirs have been a hot category for publishers the last several years. The announcement comes ...

  4. Alex Hodges To Exit House Of Blues

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Alex Hodges confirms to Billboard.biz that he is leaving House Of Blues Concerts, where he was executive VP, effective Friday (Feb. 2). The company, which includes several amphitheaters, HOB Clubs and a thriving concert promotion business, was acq ...

  5. R.E.M. Inducted Into Music Hall Of Fame

    September 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The four original members of R.E.M. gave a rare performance Saturday night (Sept. 16) as the group was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. The four original members of R.E.M. gave a rare performance Saturday night (Sept. 16) as the group ...

  6. Veteran Guitarist Johnny Jenkins Dies

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT He was 67. Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi Hendrix through his acrobatic playing style, has died. He was 67. Jenkins died Monday night at a hospital in Macon, Ga., according to Jones ...

  7. Ian Copeland Dies At 57

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Founded Frontier Booking International (F.B.I.). One of the most colorful careers in music came to a close today as pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland died in Los Angeles of melanoma. He was 57. The sons of a CIA agent, Copeland and his brother ...

  8. CAA Ups Music Agents

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Essig, Huie and Rose expand responsibilities. Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has given new responsibilities to three well-known music department agents, effective immediately. Rod Essig and John Huie will now oversee the company's Nashville of ...