1. Kanye Defeats 50 Cent On U.K. Album Chart

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West won the U.K. battle in the worldwide war of the rap superstars as "Graduation" (Def Jam) entered at No. 1 on the album chart ahead of 50 Cent's "Curtis" (Interscope). Meanwhile, in an uncha Kanye West won the U.K. ...

  2. Sophomore Jumps

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 James Blunt spent the better part of 2006 living and working in Ibiza, Spain, one of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Known for its nonstop summer dance parties, Ibiza is not the first d James Blunt spent the better part of 2006 living ...

  3. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. phenoms James Blunt and KT Tunstall return with their sophomore albums, Reba McEntire teams up with some of the biggest names in the game for a duets collection, Barry Manilow revisits the hits o Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder's soundtrac ...

  4. Kingston, Hard-Fi Enjoy Big Weeks On U.K. Charts

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Kingston scored both a second week at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart with "Beautiful Girls" (Beluga Heights/Epic) and a No. 8 debut on the album survey with his self-titled set. Sean Kingston scored both a second week at No. 1 on the ...

  5. Tunes On TV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 3 - 9. MONDAY, Sept. 3 "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured artist(s): The Cribs. "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex / LoveShow," HBO Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. "The Late Show ...

  6. Kingston, Faulkner Lead The Pack On U.K. Charts

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Kingston's former Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper "Beautiful Girls" (RCA) moved up 2-1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (Sept. 2), and the top 10 included climbers by Plain White Ts, Rihann Sean Kingston's former Billb ...

  7. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - BMI assistant vice president Patricia Baird, whose more than 35-year career helped to launch such stars as Isaac Hayes, Donny Hathaway, Three Dog Night, Blood, Sweat Y Tears, and Grand Funk Rai 2006 - BMI assistant vice president Patricia Bai ...

  8. 'Idol' Winner Jordin Sparks Signs With Jive

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks has signed to 19 Recordings/Jive Records. The first Jive release from 17-year-old Sparks will be the single "Tattoo," on Aug. 27. The track was produced by Starga "American Idol" win ...

  9. Music On TV: July 16 - July 22

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 16 - July 22, 2007. MONDAY, July 16 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold. "Greek," ABC Family Channel Featured artist(s): Plain White T's. "The Dail ...

  10. Live Earth London Wraps With Madonna Spectacular

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a spectacular headline set from Madonna. The queen of pop, an adopted Londoner, turned each song into a show-stopper in a vintage performance. She was backe Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a sp ...

  11. James Blunt Saving 'Souls' On Second Album

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. singer/songwriter James Blunt, who came out of nowhere to score multi-platinum success with his 2005 debut album "Back to Bedlam," has set a Sept. 18 release date for its follow-up. The Custard/A U.K. singer/songwriter James Blunt, wh ...

  12. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo' ...

  13. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s ...

  14. Lineups Taking Shape For Live Earth Concerts

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the biggest acts in music are confirmed for the New York area and London installments of the Live Earth concerts, happening worldwide on July 7. The Police, Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Waters, Da Some of the biggest acts in music are confirmed ...

  15. Deftones, Zero 7, Lil' Boosie Back Virgin Initiative

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Virgin Mobile's RE*Generation social initiative focusing on at-risk youth and homeless teens gained the support of artists the Deftones, Lil' Boosie and Zero 7, who have agreed to donate the royalties of their ringtone sales on the Virgi ...

  16. Blunt Investigated In Car Injury Blunder

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Police are investigating reports that James Blunt ran over someone's foot as he was leaving a party, then drove off, Los Angeles authorities said Tuesday. The alleged victim told police his foot was i Police are investigating reports that James ...

  17. Grammy Performances Look Forward And Back

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 49th Grammy Awards drew as heavily from the past as they did the present for the performance slate at last night's (Feb. 11) show from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The evening began with the The 49th Grammy Awards drew as heavily from ...

  18. Dixie Chicks Soar, Blige, Chili Peppers Win Big At Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers reasserted their rock dominance at the 49th Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 11) at The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, M ...

  19. Dixie Chicks Soar, Blige, Chili Peppers Win Big At Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers reasserted their rock dominance at the 49th Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 11) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Chicks ...

  20. James Blunt, T.I. Bolster Grammy Performance Lineup

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Multi-nominees singer/songwriter James Blunt and rapper T.I. are among the new additions to the roster of performers for Sunday's (Feb. 12) Grammy Awards. Multi-nominees singer/songwriter James Blunt and rapper T.I. are among the new additions ...

  21. Shakira, Wyclef Lead New Grammy Performers

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shakira and Wyclef Jean will team up for a performance during Sunday's (Feb. 11) Grammy Awards, while Chris Brown, Lionel Richie and Smokey Robinson will perform during a tribute segment to male R&amp Shakira and Wyclef Jean will team up fo ...

  22. Ben Jelen Inks With Perry's Custard Label

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Ben Jelen has signed with producer/songwriter Linda Perry's Custard label, Billboard.com has learned. Jelen's new album, "Pulse," is due June 5 and, as previously reported, was produ Singer/songwriter Ben Jelen ...

  23. The Police Confirm Grammy Reunion Performance

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After weeks of speculation, the Police confirmed today (Jan. 30) that it will reunite to open the 49th annual Grammy Awards Feb. 11 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The group has not performed li After weeks of speculation, the Police confirmed ...

  24. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet,&quo ...

  25. Aguilera, Blige, Luda Added To Grammy Performers

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Justin Timberlake and Carrie Underwood have joined the performance lineup for the 49th annual Grammy Awards, to be handed out Feb. 11 live on CBS from Los Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Just ...

  26. Beyonce, Chicks, Chilis Set For Grammy Performances

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce, the Dixie Chicks, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Gnarls Barkley will all perform at the 49th Grammy Awards, to be broadcast live Feb. 11 on CBS from Los Angeles' Staples Center. Pink, Rihanna Beyonce, the Dixie Chicks, the Red Hot Chili ...

  27. 02OnTV

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 8-14, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Jennifer Hudson (also scheduled: David Arquette). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s ...

  28. Industry Icon Ahmet Ertegun Dies At 83

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun died today (Dec. 14) at New York's Weill Cornell Medical Center. He was 83. Ertegun was critically injured when he fell backstage at a Rolling Stones concert Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun di ...

  29. Chart Beat

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Kimberley Locke, other American Idols, Incubus and more! 'JINGLE' ALL THE WAY: It's beginning to look a lot like Kimberley Locke has a lock on Christmas. For the second year in a row, she tops the Adult Contemporary cha ...

  30. High School Musical Not Ranked In Top 5 Downloads

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST The High School Musical soundtrack may be the top-selling album of 2006 in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, but among iTunes downloaders the, recording from the hit Disney made-for-TV movie didn't even make the top 5. In a r ...

  31. Blige, Chilis Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige leads the nominations for the 49th annual Grammy awards, which were announced today (Dec. 7) in Los Angeles. The R&B singer was recognized in eight categories, including song of the Mary J. Blige leads the nominations for the 49th ...

  32. Mary J. Blige Tops Grammy Nods

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige led the nominations the 49th annual Grammy awards, which were announced today (Dec. 7) in Los Angeles. The R&B singer was recognized in eight categories, including song of the year and best R&B album for "The Breakthroug ...

  33. 2006 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Here are the finalists for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards, which will be handed out Dec. 4 live on Fox from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Winners are determined by actual performance on th Here are the finalists for the 2006 Billboard Mu ...

  34. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured art ...

  35. 46OnTV

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 13-20, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 13 "GAC Nights," Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sugarland. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): George Jones (also scheduled: Robin ...

  36. Chart Beat

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred tackles news on "Hannah Montana," Justin Timberlake, "American Idol" and more! MAKING THE 'MOST' OF IT: Rascal Flatts writes its own chapter in chart history as it becomes the first group to have a song reach pole ...

  37. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Urban unveils a new album shortly after checking himself into rehab, Josh Groban pushes himself past orchestral pop on his third album, Alejandro Sanz prepares to conquer the U.S. market and Ric Hit country outfit Sugarland's "Enjoy ...

  38. Blunt Beefs Up 'Back To Bedlam'

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Atlantic will re-release James Blunt's debut album, "Back to Bedlam," with a bonus live disc recorded last year in Ireland. Due Nov. 7, the new edition al Just in time for the holiday shop ...

  39. 41OnTV

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 9 - 15, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 9 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): James Blunt (also scheduled: Donald Trump, John Cena. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured ...

  40. Blunt Writing New Album With Band In Mind

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a brief European holiday last month, singer/songwriter James Blunt has emerged with half-dozen or so new tracks and ideas for the follow-up release to his 2005 double platinum Custard/Atlantic d After a brief European holiday last month, singe ...

  41. James Blunt Song Tops Bereavement List

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Goodbye My Lover' most played song at funerals in 2006. “Goodbye My Lover," the hit single by best-selling British act James Blunt (Atlantic Records), is the song that knocks them dead at most U.K. funerals in 2006, according to a ...

  42. 'Weird Al' Won't Back Down On Twelfth Album

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Weird Al" Yankovic reports that his new single, the Star Trek-quoting, D&D-referencing, comic-obsessed tour de force called "White and Nerdy," represents nothing less than "a culmination of a lif "Weird Al" Ya ...

  43. Chart Beat

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Natasha Bedingfield, Bob Dylan, "Pet Sounds" and more! 'UNWRITTEN' IN THE STARS: After a consecutive run of 18 weeks for "Bad Day" (Warner Bros.), Daniel Powter abdicates his Adult Contemporary chart thro ...

  44. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Utterly unique, 6'5", 300-pound singer/songwriter Wesley Willis passes away at the age of 40 after a long battle with chronic myelogenous leukemia. The Chicago-based artist underwent eme 2005 - Bob Moog, inventor ...

  45. Chart Beat

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses songs with city-themed names, DMX, Buck Owens and Gnarls Barkley. CITY TO CITY: It may be a major international city, but London had to wait its turn to be name-checked in a song title that reached pole position on The Billboard Hot 1 ...

  46. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cassie leads a revitalization at Bad Boy with her self-titled debut, Rick Ross uplifts Miami hip-hop with "Hustlin'," Ani DiFranco roars back after taking a hiatus and Masta Killa salutes "Brooklyn" w A live DVD from U.K. si ...

  47. Yankovic Heads 'Straight Outta Lynwood'

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic will release his 12th album, "Straight Outta Lynwood," on Sept. 26 through Volcano Records. Although the track list has not yet been announced, it is tipped to includ Pop parodist "Weird Al&q ...

  48. Chili Peppers, Shakira Lead MTV VMA Nominations

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Shakira lead the pack for the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards with seven nominations each for their respective videos "Dani California" and "Hip's Don't Lie." The artists are The Red Hot Chili ...

  49. 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 ...

  50. Blunt Brings The 'Bedlam' Back For Fall Tour

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here last month, U.K. singer/songwriter James Blunt will spend seven weeks on the road in North America this fall. As tipped here last month, U.K. singer/songwriter James Blunt will spend seven weeks on the road in North America this fall. ...

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