1. This Day in Music

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>A massive crowd of Juanes fans overflows the Grand Foyer of Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center to take in a free performance by the Colombian artist. The audience of more than 6,000 spill 2003 - A massive crowd of Juane ...

  2. Aretha, Alicia, More Set For Essence Fest

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Destiny's Child and Kanye West are part of the all-star lineup confirmed to play the 2005 Essence Music Festival. Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Destiny's Child and Kanye West are part of the all-star lineup co ...

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses "American Idol" contestants, P. Diddy, Kenny Chesney and more with readers. SOMEONE TELL BO AND NADIA Hey Fred, Don't know if you noticed that "American Idol" contestants have singles in the top 10 of ...

  4. Usher Heads To The Movies, Preps CD/DVD

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Usher's mini-movie, "Rhythm City Volume 1: Caught Up," will be screened at 44 Regal Entertainment Group theaters on Monday (Feb. 21). Usher's mini-movie, "Rhythm City Volume 1: Caught Up," will be screened at 44 Regal E ...

  5. Stone, Rich Creating Tsunami Benefit Song

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sharon Stone and Denise Rich are producing a song to benefit victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami disaster in Asia. Sharon Stone and Denise Rich are producing a song to benefit victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami disaster in Asia. The "Basic Instinct" ...

  6. TunesOnTV

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 6-12, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 6 "The View," ABC Featured artist: Rascal Flatts (also scheduled: Andy Garcia). "100% Usher," Fuse Featured artist: Usher. &qu ...

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses top singles of presidential eras, Steve Winwood, the Hot 100, Brian Wilson, George Strait and more with readers. WEST WINGING IT Dear Fred, With the upcoming election I thought it might be interesting to list the top 5 hits of ...

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses 'my' songs, charts and more with readers. OH MY MY Mr. Bronson, Since the top 10 keeps getting more possessive, now with "My Happy Ending" joining "My Boo" and "My Place," I thought I� ...

  9. Hot Product

    September 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Teen film/TV sensation Hilary Duff’s self-titled debut for Hollywood Records. A retrospective from beloved British rock act Supergrass, “Supergrass Is 10” (Capitol), the American editi ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Amon Tobin, Lionel Richie, Ted Leo

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Amon Tobin, Lionel Richie, Ted Leo Electronica artist Amon Tobin will create the soundtrack for the video game "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory," due out in time for the holiday season. Ninja Tune Records will release ...

  11. 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: ...

  12. Simpson's 'Autobiography' Rebounds To No. 1

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fans are still clamoring for the musings of MTV newest reality star. Ashlee Simpson's Geffen debut "Autobiography" reclaims the top spot on The Billboard 200 this week on a 5% U.S. sales increase to 2 Fans are still clamoring for the ...

  13. Norah Extends Euro Chart Supremacy

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" (Blue Note/Parlophone) extends its run atop European Top 100 Albums to five weeks. Her sophomore set enjoys a 9-5 climb in Spain and continued sales supremacy in Germany Norah Jones' "Feels L ...

  14. Norah Extends Euro Chart Supremacy

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" (Blue Note/Parlophone) extends its run atop European Top 100 Albums to five weeks. Her sophomore set enjoys a 9-5 climb in Spain and continued sales supremacy in Germany Norah Jones' "Feels L ...

  15. Rhythm & Blues

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie have signed on to host an upcoming ABC special honoring Motown Records. Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie have signed on to host an upcoming ABC special honoring Motown Records. News Lionel Richie , Justin Tim ...

  16. Rhythm & Blues

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie have signed on to host an upcoming ABC special honoring Motown Records. Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie have signed on to host an upcoming ABC special honoring Motown Records. News Lionel Richie , Justin Tim ...

  17. Justin, Lionel Set To Host Two-Hour Motown Special

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie will be the hosts of an upcoming ABC special with the working title "Motown 45." Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie will be the hosts of an upcoming ABC special with the working title "Motown 45. ...

  18. This Day in Music

    December 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Natalie Merchant is the subject of a televised concert on the Oxygen network. "Up Close And Personal With Natalie Merchant," which is aired and streamed on the network's Web site simulta 2001 - Natalie Mercha ...

  19. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love. The case involves the release of material by Nirvana. The suit is in response to an action Love filed earlier tha 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoseli ...

  20. This Day in Music

    November 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 -One of country music's longest-running road shows comes to a close when the Statler Brothers play their last concert performance in the 10,000-seat Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va.</b> 2002 -One of country music's long ...

  21. Busted Beats Britney To U.K. No. 1

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U.K. boy band Busted achieved not only its second U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Nov. 16), but the added kudos of beating Britney Spears to the top. "Crashed the Wedding" (Universal) is Britain's new be U.K. boy band Busted achieved not ...

  22. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2002 - Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2001 - Havana's National Theatre debuts ...

  23. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the big winners at the eighth annual MTV Europe Music Awards. Limp Bizkit lands a one-two punch, winning in the group 2001 - Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit a ...

  24. Timbaland To Lead 'World' Charity Remake

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Timbaland plans to revisit the USA For Africa charity project "We Are the World" to raise funds for worldwide HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention programs. The hip-hop artist/producer confirmed the plan Timbaland plans to revisit the USA For ...

  25. Incubus Makes Its Own Bootlegs

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following in the footsteps of acts such as Pearl Jam, the Dead and Phish, modern rock outfit Incubus has begun selling authorized bootlegs of its concerts. Following in the footsteps of acts such as Pearl Jam, the Dead and Phish, modern rock outfit ...

  26. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>U2 shoots a video for its new single, "Electrical Storm," in the French seaside tow of Eze. The clip, which stars actress Samantha Morton ("Minority Report") as a mermaid, films from 6 a 2002 - U2 shoots ...

  27. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Four Elvis confidants known as "The Memphis Mafia" commemorate the 20th anniversary of the King's passing with a webcast interview. In the chat, hosted live at http://www.natsatinc.com, 1997 - Four Elvis conf ...

  28. This Day in Music

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Alicia Keys is the big winner at the second annual Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, walking away with four honors from the event staged at Miami's Billboardlive. In addition to top new 2002 - Alicia Keys is the big wi ...

  29. This Day in Music

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Industrial supergroup the Damage Manual is forced to scrap its North American tour, due to what an Invisible Records spokesperson describes as "continued processing delays of the band an 2000 - Industrial supergroup th ...

  30. This Day in Music

    May 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Tracy Byrd takes part in a tribute to the late Dale Earnhardt at Lowes Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C. Byrd sings while the jumbotron video screens show highlights of Earnhardt's many 2001 - Tracy Byrd takes part in ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Essence Awards, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Mavericks

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on the Essence Awards, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Mavericks. Beyonce Knowles, Erykah Badu, and Jill Scott are among the performers confirmed for the 16th Annual Essence Awards. Set for June 6 at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre, th ...

  32. This Day in Music

    May 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Otis Blackwell, who wrote dozens of hit songs _ including "Don't Be Cruel," "Return To Sender" and "All Shook Up" for Elvis Presley _ dies of a heart attack. He is 70. 2002 - Otis Blackwel ...

  33. Hot Product

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Acclaimed folk/rock artist Richard Thompson's "The Old Kit Bag" (Cooking Vinyl/spinART). -- Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson's "On and On" (Universal ...

  34. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Kelly Clarkson and "American Idol," Dobie Gray, Fleetwood Mac, Jimmy Buffett, and 50 Cent. GOLDEN IDOL: The Midas touch of "American Idol" continues, as the winners of the first and seco ...

  35. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Little Peggy March, "American Idol," Celine Dion's Adult Contemporary chart success, Jennifer Lopez, singles and Ireland's contributions to the annual Eurovision Song Contest. ASKING ABOUT MARCH IN APRIL De ...

  36. Chart Beat Chat

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses 50 Cent, Cher, coincidences, charity singles and albums, the Eagles, Celine Dion, and Madonna with readers. 50 CENT'S WORTH Fred, Quick question: Will 50 Cent's new DVD/CD combo get to chart on The Billboard 200? Jus ...

  37. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club bassist Cachaito Lopez in Basel, Switzerland. Gonzalez collapses shortly after perf 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonz ...

  38. This Day in Music

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Dorothy Delay, a Julliard School violin teacher and musical powerhouse whose students over a half-century include such luminaries as Itzhak Perlman and Midori, dies of cancer at her home 2002 - Dorothy Delay, a Julliard Sch ...

  39. Ka-Ching! 50 Cent Tops Album Chart

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Following a hailstorm of publicity and several hit singles, rapper 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" debuts this week on top of The Billboard 200. As previously reported, the Shady/Aftermath/Intersco Following a hailstorm of pub ...

  40. Zombie's '1,000 Corpses' Emerges In April

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rob Zombie's long-awaited and much-delayed film project "House of 1,000 Corpses" is finally slated to open April 11 in the U.S., with the accompanying soundtrack available March 18. Rob Zombie's long-awaited and much-delayed film ...

  41. The Definitive Collection

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Among artists who have left an indelible mark on R&B/pop is former Commodores frontman Lionel Richie. Among artists who have left an indelible mark on R&B/pop is former Commodores frontman Lionel Richie. Melding R&B with adult contempora ...

  42. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses with readers Eminem's Oscar chances, the lenght of singles reigns at No. 1, collections of Billboard magazines, Russian artists on Billboard charts, songs that have stalled at N WILL OSCAR GO HOME WITH MARSHALL? Hi Fred! ...

  43. 'Smooth' Ranked As No. 1 Song Of Rock Era

    December 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Smooth," the 1999 single by Santana featuring Rob Thomas, is the No. 1 song of the rock era based on chart performance on Billboard's Hot 100, according to a new book written by Billboard and Billboa "Smooth," the 1999 sing ...

  44. This Day in Music

    December 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Natalie Merchant is the subject of a televised concert on the Oxygen network. ""Up Close And Personal With Natalie Merchant,"" which is aired and streamed on the network's Web site simul 2001 - Nata ...

  45. 'Definitive' Richie Set Due In February

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lionel Richie, currently enjoying a modest career comeback, will on Feb. 4 release "The Definitive Collection" (UTV). The 20-track compilation disc culls Richie's best-known tracks from throughout his Lionel Richie, currently enjoying ...

  46. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love. The case involves the release of material by Nirvana. The suit is in response to an action Love filed earlier tha 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoseli ...

  47. Motown Preps Gaye Duets Set

    December 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nineteen years after the death of soul music legend Marvin Gaye, Motown/UME is readying for a Jan. 14 release "Greatest Duets: a Love Songs Collection," a single-disc compilation culling 14 tracks fro Nineteen years after the death of soul ...

  48. Bedingfield Is 'The One' On Top In The U.K.

    December 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Precisely one year after his debut single "Gotta Get Thru This" went to No. 1 in the U.K., pop singer/songwriter Daniel Bedingfield repeated the feat yesterday (Dec. 1) with his latest, "If You're Not Precisely one year after his ...

  49. This Day in Music

    November 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>People magazine picks country singer Brad Paisley as one of its ""Sexy Men 2001."" 2001 - People magazine picks country singer Brad Paisley as one of its ""Sexy Men 2001."" 2001 - Man ...

  50. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Havana's National Theatre debuts ""Se Seco el Arroyito"" (the Brooklet Dried Up), a musical written by Cuba's veteran ""sonero,"" Compay Segundo. 2001 - Havana's Nation ...

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