1. This Day in Music

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Beyonce launches a nationwide search for an all-female band to accompany her on an upcoming tour in support of her sophomore solo effort, "B'Day." 2006 - Beyonce launches a nationwide search for an all-female band to accompany ...

  2. Music On TV: June 11-17

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 11-17, 2007. MONDAY, June 11 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also featured: Jessica McClure). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Rihanna (also featured: Kim Coles; Seth Green). "Tav ...

  3. Rihanna Owns U.K. Singles, Album Charts

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rihanna was top of the class on the new U.K. sales charts published last night (June 10), with a fourth week at No. 1 for the single "Umbrella" and a new entry at No. 1 for the album "Good Girl Gone B Rihanna was top of the class on t ...

  4. Ritmo Latino Vows Iglesias Boycott

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ritmo Latino, the nation's largest independent Latin music retailer, says it is holding off on selling Enrique Iglesias' "Insomniac," which hits stores June 12 via Interscope, to protest what president David Massry calls " ...

  5. No Time To Sleep

    June 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When the always restless Enrique Iglesias is in the process of recording a CD, he works at night and sleeps during the day. So, it comes as little surprise that his latest disc is titled "Insomniac." When the always restless Enrique Iglesi ...

  6. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Toby Keith shows who's boss on the new "Big Dog Daddy," Enrique Iglesias readies the long-in-the-works "Insomniac," Queens Of The Stone Age finds the right chemistry on "Era Vulgaris" and the Travelin An album of J ...

  7. Rihanna Tops Hot 100 And New Canadian Tally

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After rocketing 42-1 last week, Rihanna's "Umbrella" begins a second week atop the Billboard Hot 100 and is also the first No. 1 on Billboard's new Canadian Hot 100 chart, which launches today (June 7 After rocketing 42-1 last we ...

  8. Taking Time Pays Off For Iglesias On New Album

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When the always restless Enrique Iglesias is in the process of recording a CD, he works at night and sleeps during the day. So, it comes as little surprise that his latest disc is titled "Insomniac. When the always restless Enrique Iglesias is ...

  9. Rihanna, Shop Boyz Rocket To The Top Of Hot 100

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With explosive sales in their first week of digital release, Rihanna's "Umbrella" and Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar" rocket to the peak of the Billboard Hot 100. "Umbrella" soars 42-1 with 277,000 With exp ...

  10. Latin Songwriter Estefano Shot In Miami

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Police said a handyman delivering drugs shot and critically wounded a prominent Latin music songwriter and producer Fabio Alonso Salgado, better known as Estefano, inside a waterfront Miami mansion. S Police said a handyman delivering drugs shot and ...

  11. Chart Beat

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses American Idols, Enrique Iglesias, Snow Patrol and more! SEPTEMBER TO MAY ROMANCE: Does September of last year seem like a long time ago? In chart terms, it's almost an eternity. But for those of you who can recall last fall, the ...

  12. Maroon 5 Flip-Flops With T-Pain To Rule Hot 100

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After being dethroned last week by T-Pain's "Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin')," Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It's the first song to rebound to the top since M After be ...

  13. T. Pain Tastes Hot 100 Glory With 'Drank'

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 T-Pain's "Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin')" climbs 3-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 to earn the Florida native his first chart-topper there. The cut is the chart's greatest airplay gainer for a seventh str T-Pain's "Buy ...

  14. Maroon 5 Fends Off Ne-Yo, T-Pain To Remain No. 1

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After setting a chart record with a 64-1 jump last week, Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" remains No. 1 for a second stanza on the Billboard Hot 100. But it has strong competition in the form of Ne-Yo's " After setting a chart r ...

  15. Chart Beat Chat

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Melinda Dolittle, Bjork, "Girlfriend" and more! DOLITTLE? DID NOTHING! Fred: Almost as soon as Melinda Dolittle started singing "Trouble Is a Woman" on "American Idol" this week, I asked mys ...

  16. Iglesias Back With First Album Since 2003

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Latin star Enrique Iglesias has set a June 12 release for "Insomniac," his first Interscope album since 2003's "7." First single "Do You Know (The Ping Pong Song)," which was written by Sean Garrett, Latin star Enr ...

  17. Iglesias Back With First Album Since 2003

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Latin star Enrique Iglesias has set a June 12 release for "Insomniac," his first Interscope album since 2003's "7." First single "Do You Know (The Ping Pong Song)," which was written by Sean Garrett, will hit U ...

  18. Top Acts Sign On For 'Live Earth' Benefit Concerts

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ex-Vice President Al Gore and a host of celebrities gathered today (Feb 15) in Los Angeles to reveal plans for Live Earth -- the Concert for a Climate in Crisis, a series of seven concerts set to take Ex-Vice President Al Gore and a host of celebrit ...

  19. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>An auction of some of Frank Sinatra's possessions earns him $2,072,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second ...

  20. Iglesias Scales Down For Winter Shows

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Enrique Iglesias will scale down and visit ballrooms and theaters on his For the Fans tour later this year. The Latin pop star will visit such venues as the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York and the Ri Enrique Iglesias will scale down and visit ballr ...

  21. Chart Beat

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Jay-Z, Monica and more! THE STATE OF 'SHOW ME': Jay-Z returns to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with his first solo effort in a year and ties the highest-debuting single of 2006 in the process. "Show Me What You Go ...

  22. Chart Beat

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Keith Urban, Danity Kane, Elton John and more! URBAN HEIGHTS: A blog published in December 2005 suggested that if Keith Urban were to marry Nicole Kidman, his popularity would plunge. Urban and Kidman tied the knot in June and, judgin ...

  23. Austin Eyeing Blige Duet For 'Ocean Drive'

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In-demand R&B songwriter Johnta Austin will on Oct.17 release his So So Def/Virgin artist debut, "Ocean Drive." The album boasts production by Jazze Pha, Scott Storch and Jermaine Dupri, who produ In-demand R&B songwriter Johnta Au ...

  24. Chart Beat

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses top 30 singles, Ashlee Simpson, Debbie Gibson, the Cyrus family and more! VISIBILITY: There have been more debuts inside the top 30 of The Billboard Hot 100 in 2006 than any other year in this millennium. Ashlee Simpson's "I ...

  25. Chart Beat

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Daniel Powter, John Mayer, Alan Jackson and more! 'BAD' IS THE NEW GOOD: A tenacious Daniel Powter maintains his grip on pole position on the Adult Contemporary chart, giving his debut single "Bad Day" (Warner Bros ...

  26. This Day in Music

    July 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias gives a free public performance in front of the Lincoln Center Plaza in New York.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassis ...

  27. This Day in Music

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>R&B singer Bobby Brown is sentenced to 75 days in a Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., jail for probation violation stemming from a 1998 drunken driving sentence.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none 2001 - Georg ...

  28. 20OnTV

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 15-21, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 15 “The Early Show,” CBS Featured artist(s): Harry Connick Jr. “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Kanye West, Stomp (also scheduled: Howie Mandel). “The View,” ABC Fe ...

  29. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart rules, Elvis' chart career, his favorites of 2005 and more with readers. WHY ISN'T 'CHRISTMAS' PRESENT? Hi Fred, I noticed that "All I Want for Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey is the No. 1 song on ...

  30. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>An auction of some of Frank Sinatra's possessions earns him $2,072,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second ...

  31. Lola

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With 'No Strings' attached, Parisian hailing artist fills dancefloors Paris-born Lola is heating up dance floors with the suggestive single, "No Strings," which debuted at No. 46 on Billboard's Hot Dance/Club Play chart in t ...

  32. Green Day, West Added To NFL 'Kickoff'

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Green Day, Santana, Kanye West and Maroon5 are the latest additions to the "NFL Opening Kickoff 2005" lineup. The primetime entertainment special will draw performers from rock, R&B/hip-hop and co Green Day, Santana, Kanye West and Mar ...

  33. This Day in Music

    July 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias gives a free public performance in front of the Lincoln Center Plaza in New York.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassis ...

  34. This Day in Music

    June 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Georgia honors native son Travis Tritt by renaming a three-mile section of Highway 92 "Travis Tritt Highway." The ceremony takes place in Hiram , Ga., just outside Atlanta. 2001 - Georgia honors native son Travis ...

  35. 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Winners of the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards held April 28 at Florida's Miami Arena. Below are the winners of the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The 16th annual event was held April 28 at Florida's Miami Arena and broadcast live on ...

  36. 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists Below are the finalists for the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be presented April 28 in Miami. Hot Latin Track Of The Year: "Me Dedique A Perderte" Alejandro Fernandez (Sony Discos) " ...

  37. Santana Signs On For Oscars, Summer Tour

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Carlos Santana will team with Enrique Iglesias to perform the Oscar-nominated song of the year "Al Otro Lado Del Rio" (from "The Motorcycle Diaries") at the Academy Awards. Carlos Santana will team with Enrique Iglesias to perfor ...

  38. Hilfiger Deal Smells Sweet To Enrique

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Interscope artist to endorse scent. Enrique Iglesias has inked a deal with Tommy Hilfiger Toiletries and Tommy Hilfiger USA to be the spokesman for the new fragrance True Star Men. The Interscope artist will appear in print and TV ads for the scen ...

  39. Hot Product

    November 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional new titles arriving in stores this week include: A new album from Elton John, "Peachtree Road" (Universal), as well as the four-disc DVD set "Dream Ticket: Four Destinations" (Best Buy). The sophomore ...

  40. Bocelli's Rules For A Classical Career

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. On a sunny morning in late August, Billboard met with Andrea Bocelli at his large villa on the Tuscan coast. It was toward the end of Italy's holiday season, and the tenor was looking relaxed in hi ...

  41. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses physical audio formats, the state of radio, song titles and "Australian Idol." MULTIPLE FORMATS Dear Fred, I was in a music store and noticed that a lot of albums are being simultaneously released in two new formats: ...

  42. Bocelli Pops With 'Andrea'

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return Nov. 9 with a pop album, "Andrea." The Phillips/Sugar set will boast guest appearances by the Gipsy Kings and Holly Stell, as well as songs written by Guy Cham Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will retu ...

  43. Top Acts Suit Up For 'NFL Opening Kickoff'

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Destiny's Child, Mary J. Blige, Elton John, Toby Keith and Lenny Kravitz will perform live as part of the National Football League's "Opening Kickoff" television special next month. The event will air Destiny's Child, Mary J ...

  44. U.K. High Court Hears Contract Breach Case

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Works by Cher, Enrique Iglesias and Andrea Bocelli are at the center of a legal battle between an independent music group and its former in-house music producer, Mark Taylor. LONDON--Works by Cher, Enrique Iglesias and Andrea Bocelli are at the ce ...

  45. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 22-28, 2003). Christmas is a holiday that is almost instantly associated with music. And it's fitting that the days leading up to Christmas Day on Thursday wi ...

  46. Seven

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Having distinguished himself during the Latin explosion with chart-topping staying power, Enrique Iglesias continues to aim for mainstream success. Having distinguished himself during the Latin explosion with chart-topping staying power, Enrique Igl ...

  47. Performances, Laughs Power 2003 BMAs

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Here's what I've learned, in five short words: Music is its own reward."Such was the lesson former schoolteacher-turned-international superstar Sting had to share as he accepted the Century Award at "Here's what I' ...

  48. Performances, Laughs Power 2003 BMAs

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Here's what I've learned, in five short words: Music is it's own reward."Such was the lesson former schoolteacher-turned-international superstar Sting had to share as he accepted the Century Award at "Here's what ...

  49. Enrique Iglesias To Take '7' On The Road

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias will launch a two-month U.S. tour in February, Bulletin has learned. Enrique Iglesias will launch a two-month U.S. tour in February, Bulletin has learned. Leila Cobo News Enrique Iglesias ...

  50. Enrique Iglesias To Take '7' On The Road

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias will launch a two-month U.S. tour in February, Bulletin has learned. Enrique Iglesias will launch a two-month U.S. tour in February, Bulletin has learned. He will play at least 13 shows in medium-sized venues to support his Inters ...

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