1. Paisley, Sugarland Lead CMT Noms

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Country superstar Brad Paisley and rising duo Sugarland lead the nominees for the 2008 CMT Music Awards with four final nominations each. Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler, Kenny Chesney, LeAnn Rimes, Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift and Trace Adkins ea ...

  2. Paisley's Four Nods Lead CMT Awards Field

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Brad Paisley's "Online" video received four Country Music Television awards nominations, leading the field for the April 14 ceremony. Brad Paisley's "Online" video received four Country Music Television awards nominatio ...

  3. Janet Dethrones Jack To Top Billboard 200

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dislodging Jack Johnson from the top after a three-week reign, Janet Jackson's "Discipline" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The Island Def Jam set moved 181,000 copies in the U.S., according to Ni Dislodging Jack Johnson from the ...

  4. 'Hannah Montana' Tour Heading To CD/DVD

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 One of the hottest concert tours in recent memory will soon be available to enjoy at home. The "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus Best of Both Worlds Concert" will arrive April 15 via Walt Disney Records as One of the hottest concert tours in rec ...

  5. Billboard Bits: 'Idol Gives Back,' Rites Of Spring, Yaz

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bono, Brad Pitt, Miley Cyrus, Fergie and former contestants Chris Daughtry and Carrie Underwood will join forces for the second "American Idol" charity show, which will air April 9 on Fox. Bono, Brad Pitt, Miley Cyrus, Fergie and former co ...

  6. Billy Ray, Miley Cyrus To Host CMT Awards

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST Billy Ray Cyrus and daughter Miley Cyrus ("Hannah Montana") will host 2008 CMT Music Awards on April 14. The show, which airs on CMT and CMT.com, will take place at Nashville's Curb Event Center at Belmont University. The pair, whos ...

  7. Ask Billboard

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith answers readers' questions on Miley Cyrus, Kelly Clarkson and Duran Duran. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . 'SEE YOU AGAIN' AND AGAIN Keith, M ...

  8. 'Hannah Montana,' U2 Use A New Generation Of Concert Films To Lure Audiences

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST First, "Hannah Montana" reinvented the secondary ticket market when her sold-out concert tour lead to frantic parents scouring high and low to get seats for their kids. Now, in the wake of that clamor, "Montana" has changed ano ...

  9. Digital Sales Propel Johnson To Second No. 1

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jack Johnson scores his second Billboard 200 chart-topper -- and his biggest sales week yet -- as "Sleep Through the Static" climbs on board at No. 1. The Brushfire set moved 375,000 copies in the Uni Jack Johnson scores his second Billboa ...

  10. Timbaland Delivers Tirade At People Party

    February 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 People's all-star, pre-Grammy concert with Timbaland ended with a resounding crash this morning (Feb. 9), when the producer/rapper delivered a foul-mouthed tirade against the magazine because some of People's all-star, pre-Grammy concert w ...

  11. Keys Notches Fourth Week At No. 1

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with "As I Am," making this her fourth non-consecutive week at No. 1. The J Records effort had a 3% sales bump to 61,000 copies in the United States Alicia Keys returns to the top of The ...

  12. Keys Climbs, Mars Is High And Bullet Flies

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alica Keys' "As I Am" skips back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with a small gain, pushing last week's chart-topper, the "Juno" soundtrack, to No. 2 ... the Mars Volta and Bullet for My Valentine arrive in the top five ...

  13. Unique Duets Slated For Grammys

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fergie performing with John Legend and Josh Groban duetting with Andrea Bocelli are among the unique collaborations that will be featured at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 10), the Recording Academ A number of unique collaboratons, including Ferg ...

  14. 'Hannah' Tops Box Office

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Hannah" added an extra dimension to the domestic boxoffice this weekend. With an estimated $29 million opening from just 683 venues, Disney's "Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert" proved to be ever ...

  15. 3-D 'Hannah Montana' Film Rules Box Office

    February 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Hannah" added an extra dimension to the domestic box office this weekend. With an estimated $29 million opening from just 683 venues, Disney's "Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Con "Hannah" added an ...

  16. Chart Beat Chat

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Billboard ranks, Shirley Bassey, father/daughter pairings and more! CLIMB UP, WAY UP HIGH Mr. Bronson: I'm not quite sure I understand how Billboard ranks songs for any given year. I am under the impression that it ...

  17. The Tweens Shall Meet

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST For many films, this weekend will play like a two-day frame because of Sunday's Super Bowl -- which could carry a little gal named Hannah Montana to boxoffice glory. Disney's "Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Conc ...

  18. 'Hannah Montana' Film Sets Presale Record

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Walt Disney Co's Hannah Montana concert film dominated U.S. online movie ticket sales today (Jan. 30), a day ahead of its debut, despite opening in fewer than 1,000 theaters. Walt Disney Co's Hannah Montana concert film dominated U.S. onli ...

  19. 'Juno' Unseats Keys From Atop Album Chart

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rhino soundtrack to "Juno" becomes the label's first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, moving up 2-1 with a 13% increase to 65,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's The Rhino soundtrack to &quo ...

  20. Chart Beat

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Ringo Starr, Anne Murray, Billy Ray Cyrus and more! HE WANTS TO BE YOUR MAN: Ringo Starr earns his highest debuting album on The Billboard 200 in the last 10 years and scores the 85th non-Beatle album by a Beatle. "Liverpool 8,&q ...

  21. Keys Still Atop Album Chart In Slow Sales Week

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys' "As I Am" continues to dominate The Billboard 200, topping the chart for a third non-consecutive week. The J records album sold 61,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen So Alicia Keys' "As I Am&q ...

  22. Chart Beat

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Radiohead, 'Juno,' Kimberley Locke and more! BIGGEST JUMP OF THE CENTURY: Thanks to street date violations, the physical CD release of Radiohead's "In Rainbows" (TBD/ATO) entered The Billboard 200 last week at ...

  23. Flo Rida's 'Low' Starts Third Week Atop Hot 100

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 There's very little movement near the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week, as Flo Rida's "Low" featuring T-Pain remains No. 1 for a third week. The track is also this week's biggest radio airplay g There's very littl ...

  24. Aly & AJ Writing New Songs, Plot Films

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Aly & AJ are still "in deep with 'Insomniatic'," according to older sister Alyson Renae Michalka, but the sibling pop duo has its third album already in its crosshairs. Aly & AJ are still "in deep with 'Insomnia ...

  25. Radiohead's 'Rainbows' Rises

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Radiohead's "In Rainbows" makes a dramatic leap up the Billboard 200 to No. 1 after street-date violations pushed the album onto the chart early last week ... last week's chart-topper, Mary J. Blige's "Growing Pains,& ...

  26. Country, Pop Stars Set For Livestock Show

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus and Rascal Flatts are among the 21 artists slated to play the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo at Reliant Park from March 3-22. Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus and Rascal Flatts ...

  27. McGraw, Hill, Hannah Set For Houston Livestock Show

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus and Rascal Flatts are among the 21 artists slated to play the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo at Reliant Park March 3-22. The Rodeo has long been one of the premier live country music events in ...

  28. Blige Topples Groban, Radiohead Debuts Early

    January 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige has put an end to Josh Groban's reign on The Billboard 200 as the R&B singer's "Growing Pains" moves up 2-1. The Geffen release sold 204,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Mary J. Blige has put an end ...

  29. Groban, Blige Enjoy Huge Weeks On Album Chart

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Josh Groban's "Noel" (143/Reprise) this week becomes the first Christmas album to top The Billboard 200 for five straight weeks, after moving 757,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Josh Groban's "Noel" ...

  30. Chart Beat Chat

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  31. Groban Remains No. 1, Becomes '07's Best-Seller

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Josh Groban sets a new record on The Billboard 200 with "Noel," becoming the first Christmas album to top the chart for four straight weeks. The 143/Reprise set moved 669,000 copies in the U.S., accor Josh Groban sets a new record on The B ...

  32. Josh Groban's 'Noel' Is 2007's Top Selling Album ... For Now

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban's "Noel" holds at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a fourth week as the set motors through 669,000 ... With the album's total sales up to 2.77 million, it has now eclipsed the "High School Musical 2" soundtr ...

  33. Groban Ties Elvis With Third Week At No. 1

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the holiday season marching on, Josh Groban's "Noel" retains its lead on The Billboard 200 for a third week straight. With an 8% sales increase, the 143/Reprise set moved 581,000 units in the U.S With the holiday season marching ...

  34. Groban Remains No. 1 In Slow Release Week

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Not a single new release arrives in the top tiers of The Billboard 200 this week, as Josh Groban's "Noel" retains its lead on the chart for a second week. The 143/Reprise effort moved 539,000 copies i Not a single new release arrives ...

  35. It's A Family Affair

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Are Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus the only father/daughter act to land on the top ten? Has Aretha Franklin entered the Hot 100 73 or 76 times? Chart expert Fred Bronson explains. Are Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus the only father/daughter act to land on the ...

  36. Chart Beat Chat

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss father and daughter/son groups, R&B pairings, the Hot 100 and more! ALL IN THE FAMILY Dear Fred, In last week's column, you responded to John Maverick's letter regarding Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus' char ...

  37. Chart Beat Chat

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss father and daughter/son groups, R&B pairings, the Hot 100 and more! ALL IN THE FAMILY Dear Fred, In last week's column, you responded to John Maverick's letter regarding Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus' char ...

  38. It's A Family Affair

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Are Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus the only father/daughter act to land on the top ten? Has Aretha Franklin entered the Hot 100 73 or 76 times? Chart expert Fred Bronson explains. Are Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus the only father/daughter act to land on the ...

  39. Timbaland and Hilson go Latin?

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Why is Timbaland and Keri Hilson's "The Way I Are" on the Hot Latin Songs chart? Miley Cyrus is the youngest artist with a Top 40 country hit since whom? Chart expert Fred Bronson explains. Why is Timbaland and Keri Hilson's &quo ...

  40. Hannah Montana Tour Hitting Theaters In 3-D

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Walt Disney's "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" will have a theatrical release in digital 3-D. Walt Disney's "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" will have a theatr ...

  41. Chart Beat

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Frankie Valli, Alicia Keys, Soulja Boy and more! FRANKIE IS THE WORD: This summer, a friend of mine bought tickets to see Frankie Valli at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood and at the last minute had a change of plans. He gave me his tic ...

  42. Jonas Brothers Line Up Disney Projects

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After making stars of singer-actors like Miley Cyrus ("Hannah Montana"), the Disney Channel has set its sights on a trio of young hyphenates, greenlighting a series, movie and concert special starring After making stars of singer-actors li ...

  43. Album Sales Down 9% Despite Huge Kanye, 50 Tallies

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's an exciting week at the top of The Billboard 200 chart, as three of the year's most anticipated releases enter in the top three slots. But despite the hubbub over the Kanye West/50 Cent/Kenny Che It's an exciting week at the top ...

  44. 'High School Musical 2' Still Tops On Billboard 200

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In a quiet week for new releases, the soundtrack to Disney's "High School Musical 2" remains atop of the The Billboard 200 for a fourth week. The set moved 165,000 copies in the U.S., a 22% decrease f In a quiet week for new releases, ...

  45. 'High School Musical 2' Starts Third Week At No. 1

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For a third week in a row, Disney's "High School Musical 2" soundtrack is No. 1 on The Billboard 200, the first album to do so since Rascal Flatts' "Me and My Gang" in early 2006. "HSM 2" sold 210,000 For a th ...

  46. 'High School Musical 2' Hangs On Atop Billboard 200

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even with a 40% decline in sales, the soundtrack to Disney's "High School Musical 2" remains atop The Billboard 200 for a second week. The set moved 367,000 copies in the United States, according to N Even with a 40% decline in sales, ...

  47. Chart Beat

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses "High School Musical 2," "Hannah Montana," the Eagles and more! BACK TO 'SCHOOL': This week's album chart is all about "HSM2" and "HM2." "HSM2" is, of course, the soundt ...

  48. 'High School Musical 2' Blasts In At No. 1

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the second biggest first-week sales tally of the year, the soundtrack to Disney's "High School Musical 2" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The set sold 615,000 copies in the United States acco With the second biggest first-wee ...

  49. Music On TV Aug. 20-26

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 20-26. MONDAY, Aug. 20 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Silverstein, Luis Guzman. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): The New Pornographers, Jeff Goldblum, Hay ...

  50. After Five-Year Absence, UGK Scores First No. 1 Album

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a five-year absence from The Billboard 200, UGK returns to the tally in a big way as "Underground Kingz" debuts at No. 1. The hip-hop troupe's first chart-topper, the Jive set moved 160,000 copi After a five-year absence from Th ...

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