1. Ask Billboard

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith answers readers' questions on John Lennon's "Double Fantasy," Paula Abdul, Foreigner and more! FANTANSY WORLD Dear Keith, Here's a weird question about John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "Double Fantasy" album. ...

  2. Chart Beat Chat

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss The Eagles, kenny Chesney, Jennifer Hudson and more! GOING BY THE BOOK Dear Fred, About four years ago I wrote to you with a prediction that legal digital downloads would eventually help drive the Hot 100, as 45 rpm reco ...

  3. Mariah, Paula, 'Idols' Join Jackson's 'Club'

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Randy Jackson has a busy first quarter ahead of him. Not only will the musician/producer be returning to the stage this week as a judge on "American Idol," but come March 11, the musician/producer wil Randy Jackson has a busy first quarter ...

  4. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Madonna adds a ninth U.K. No. 1 album to her career tally, joining her 11th No. 1 single to complete her domination of the British sales charts. "Confessions on a Dance Floor" goes straight to 2005 - Madonna adds a ninth U.K. No. 1 ...

  5. Boyz II Men Inks With Decca For Motown Album

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran R&B outfit Boyz II Men has signed with Decca, which will on Nov. 13 release a new album, "Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA." The project was produced by "American Idol" judge Randy Veteran R&B outfit Boyz I ...

  6. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rilo Kiley unveils its major-label debut (sort of), the New Pornographers battle piracy in creative fashion on "Challengers," superstar hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz snags Kanye and Coldplay for his fi A DVD comprised of chapters 13 through ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Cowell Denies Disrespecting Virginia Tech

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An annoyed look from "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell as a contestant expressed sadness over the Virginia Tech shootings was drastically misintrepreted, Cowell and the show said today (April 18). An annoyed look from "American Idol& ...

  9. Jackson May Sue To Stop Memorabilia Sale

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than 1,100 Jackson family items are set for auction in Las Vegas next month, but a representative for Michael Jackson says the pop star is considering legal action to stop the sale. More than 1,100 Jackson family items are set for auction in La ...

  10. Chart Beat Chat

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Paula Abdul, Pink and more! FOREVER OUR GIRL Fred, I'm looking forward to Paula Abdul's greatest hits album scheduled for release on May 8. You mentioned in Chart Beat she is one of only six females to have mor ...

  11. 'American Idol' Unveils Top 24 Finalists

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 No more audition silliness -- it's time to get serious on "American Idol." The Fox talent show trimmed down the competition last night (Feb. 14), leaving 24 semifinalists -- 12 men and 12 women -- to No more audition silliness -- it&# ...

  12. 06OnTV

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 5-11, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 5 "TRL," MTV Featured Artist(s): Gnarls Barkley, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez, The Game. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Fall Out Boy ( ...

  13. Las Vegas (Club 3121 at the Rio)

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When Prince announced last fall that he would start a run at the Rio, fans and critics wondered what the Purple One would do to Las Vegas -- or, worse yet, what Vegas would do to him. The city has a k When Prince announced last fall that he would st ...

  14. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Producer Phil Spector pleads not guilty in the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson. Spector is formally charged with one count of murder by the Los Angeles County District Attorney.< 2005 - Madonna adds a ninth U.K. ...

  15. Strong 'Sensations'

    August 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Superstars such as Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Mariah Carey and Eric Clapton are among the contributors to soul legend Sam Moore's new album, "Overnight Sensational." Superstars such as Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Mariah Carey and Eric Cl ...

  16. 29OnTV

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 17 "One Life To Live," ABC Featured artist(s): Jeannie Ortega. "Lil' Wayne Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Lil' Wayne, Robin Thicke. "Larry King ...

  17. Superstar Artists Enrich Moore's 'Sensation'

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Superstars such as Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Mariah Carey and Eric Clapton are among the contributors to soul legend Sam Moore's upcoming album, "Overnight Sensational." Superstars such as Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Mariah Carey and Er ...

  18. 'American Idol' Winner To Be Named Tonight

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Katharine McPhee and Taylor Hicks each performed three songs in last night's "American Idol" sing-off, staged in front of more than 3,000 fans at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, Calif. Katharine McPhee and Taylor Hicks each performed ...

  19. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John ...

  20. 19OnTV

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 8 - 14, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 8 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Nick Lachey (also scheduled: Mary Cheney, Josh Lucas, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer). "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): A.F ...

  21. ON TV

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Bruce Springsteen. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Elton John (also scheduled: Kim Raver ...

  22. ON TV

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 17 “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jamie Foxx (also scheduled: Jeff Bridges). “My Music Mix,” Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sara Evans “VH1 News P ...

  23. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Lit ...

  24. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featur ...

  25. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured arti ...

  26. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Aretha Franklin, Snoop Dogg, and Brian McKnight are among the performers who take part in the third annual "Soul Train" Christmas Starfest at the Santa Monica (Calif.) Civic Auditorium. 2003 - 50 Cent scores three ...

  27. Chart Beat

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dolly Scores a career best, Depeche Mode returns, plus chart news involving Chris Brown, Kelly Clarkson and Sheryl Crow, Santana, Michelle Branch, Goo Goo Dolls and Jordan Knight. DOLLY WOULD: Dolly Parton's new album is the highest-debuting se ...

  28. Counsel To Investigate Abdul 'Idol' Allegations

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taking a page from Washington, the producers of "American Idol" and Fox TV have hired an independent counsel to determine whether judge Paula Abdul had an affair with a contestant on the hit talent sh Taking a page from Washington, the pro ...

  29. CHART BEAT

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Carole King, Michael Buble, Kelly Clarkson, Zucchero, Willie Nelson, Mariah Carey, the Del McCoury Band, Paul Hardcastle, Elvis Costello and more. WE STILL LOVE HER TOMORROW: In the lyrics of her ver ...

  30. Bice, Underwood Deliver Final 'Idol' Performances

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In what seemed to leave the "American Idol" judging panel split, Bo Bice and Carrie Underwood gave their final performances last night (May 24) in search of the Fox show's fourth season crown. In what seemed to leave the "America ...

  31. Poll: Bo Bice Will Be The Next 'Idol'

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rocker Bo Bice will emerge as the next "American Idol" winner, according to a Billboard.com poll. The Alabama native pulled in a commanding 61% of 6,823 votes cast. Rocker Bo Bice will emerge as the next "American Idol" winner, a ...

  32. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from Billboard.com readers. WHAT 'DREAM' MAY COME Hey Fred, I'm confused. The song that got Nadia Turner kicked off "American Idol" this week was Crystal Gayle's "When I Dream," whi ...

  33. 'Idol' Producer Defends Show's Integrity

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It's "rubbish" to suggest there was a deliberate effort to tinker with "American Idol" by putting wrong voting information on-screen, according to a series producer. It's "rubbish" to suggest there was a delib ...

  34. 'American Idol' Selects 12 Finalists

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The finalists who will compete for the fourth "American Idol" crown were set last night (March 9), with six men and six women making the cut. The finalists who will compete for the fourth "American Idol" crown were set last night ...

  35. TunesOnTV

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 7 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Vanessa Carlton (also scheduled: Dixie Carter, Lori Loughlin). "American Ido ...

  36. 10TunesOnTV

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 28-March 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 28 "Faith Evans Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Faith Evans ("Again"). "The View," ABC Featured artist: ...

  37. TunesOnTV

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 21 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jesse McCartney (also scheduled: Ray Romano). "The View," ABC Feat ...

  38. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 7-13, 2005).

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 7-13, 2005). GRAMMY TIME! Sure they hand out about 90 awards before the broadcast even starts, but the Grammy Awards remain an annual touchstone in the world of popular music. Sunday's ...

  39. Tunes on TV

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 24-30, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: LeAnn Rimes. "The View," ABC Featured artist: Mario (also scheduled: Randy Jackson, Shohreh ...

  40. Fourth 'Idol' Premiere Draws Huge Ratings

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Last night's (Jan. 18) premiere of the fourth season of "American Idol" on Fox garnered a whopping 33 million U.S. viewers, according to preliminary figures from Nielsen. Last night's (Jan. 18) premiere of the fourth season of &q ...

  41. Gender Equity Among 'American Idol' Changes

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" turned into the battle of the divas last season. This year, male contestants are getting a little help. "American Idol" turned into the battle of the divas last season. This year, male contestants are getting a li ...

  42. Tuned In: The Tube

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Randy Jackson is not afraid to rock the boat by criticizing the music industry for losing touch with what the public wants. Randy Jackson is not afraid to rock the boat by criticizing the music industry for losing touch with what the public wants. ...

  43. Reports: Guarini Dropped By RCA

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 RCA had no comment on reports that Justin Guarini, the second-place finalist for the first season of "American Idol," has been dropped by the label. The eponymous debut album by Guarini -- who is no l RCA had no comment on reports that Jus ...

  44. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, "Father Christmas," on her own Deanatone Records. 2001 - Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, "Father Christmas,&qu ...

  45. Fox Hopes 'Idol: Christmas' Sings In Sweeps

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fox will not let the November sweep pass without another encore from the "American Idol" gang. The network has scheduled the one-hour holiday special "American Idol: Christmas Songs" at 8 p.m. on Nov. Fox will not let the Novembe ...

  46. 'Idol' Eyes Hawaii, Ruben Sues Clothing Co.

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" is coming to Hawaii this fall, according to the Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau. "American Idol" is coming to Hawaii this fall, according to the Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau. "We felt that ...

  47. 'Idol' Contestants Honor Lamont Dozier

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Legendary Motown composer Lamont Dozier, responsible for writing 14 No. 1 songs on The Billboard Hot 100, will be a special celebrity judge on tomorrow's (March 11) installment of "American Idol" on F Legendary Motown composer Lamont ...

  48. Mariah's Eager To Start A Fresh Chapter

    December 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The media might want to tag Mariah Carey's imminent "Charmbracelet" as her bid for a pop comeback, but the artist begs to differ. "To compare a studio recording with a soundtrack rec ...

  49. 'Idol 2' Kicks Off With 2 Specials

    December 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fox is planning to introduce the second season of "American Idol: The Search for a Superstar" with two 90-minute specials set to air Jan. 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and 8:30 ET/PT, respectively. For th Fox is planning to introduce the secon ...

  50. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, ""Father Christmas,"" on her own Deanatone Records. 2001 - Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, ""Fa ...

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