1. Kenny Chesney Scores Fifth Chart-Topping Album

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney scores his fifth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and eighth Top Country Albums as "Lucky Old Sun" (BNA) moves 176,000 copies in the U.S. However, this marks the lowest sales debut for one of Kenny Chesney scores his fifth No. 1 on ...

  2. Kenny Chesney Scores Fifth Chart-Topping Album

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney scores his fifth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and eighth Top Country Albums as "Lucky Old Sun" (BNA) moves 176,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. However, this marks the lowest sales debut for one of his ...

  3. Kenny Chesney Gets 'Lucky' At No. 1

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney ropes his fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Lucky Old Sun" bows atop the list with 176,000. Over on Top Country Albums, it's the singer's eighth chart-topper . . . Last week's No. 1, T.I.'s &quo ...

  4. Pink, Keane Rule U.K. Charts

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Pink's "So What" (LaFace) started a third week atop the new U.K. singles chart, Keane scored a No. 1 debut with its third album, "Perfect Symmetry" (Universal Island). As Pink's "So What" (LaFace) started a ...

  5. Zac Brown Band

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Zac Brown was 18, he set out on the road in a van with his dog Pete, a drummer and a PA system. When Zac Brown was 18, he set out on the road in a van with his dog Pete, a drummer and a PA system. He played at clubs all over the Southeast, care ...

  6. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney continues the free and easy vibe on his latest album, Keane rediscovers its mojo on album number three and Lucinda Williams rocks out with abandon in this week's Hot Product. Singer/songwriter Ray Lamontagne's "Gossip in ...

  7. Ray LaMontagne Works Against The 'Grain'

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On the heels of his 2006 album "Till the Sun Turns Black," Ray LaMontagne is set to release his third studio album, "Gossip in the Grain," Sept. 9 via RCA. On the heels of his 2006 album "Till the Sun Turns Black," Ray ...

  8. Neil Diamond To Do 'Secret' NYC MySpace Show

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Diamond is set to perform a free show at New York City's The Bitter End tonight (May 7) as part of the MySpace Music "Secret Shows" series. Neil Diamond is set to perform a free show at New York City's The Bitter End tonight ...

  9. DMB, Panic, Mayer, Snoop Set For New Festival

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new festival being launched by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among ...

  10. Tunes On TV

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 24- 30. MONDAY, Sept. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Jamie Foxx, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured Artist(s): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, ...

  11. Music On TV: July 2 - July 8

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 2 - July 8, 2007. MONDAY, July 2 "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Kings Of Leon, Conan O'Brien. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ashley Judd, Matthew Bomer, ...

  12. Chrysalis Upbeat On H1 Performance

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Independent British music and media firm Chrysalis Group Plc said on Wednesday its first-half trading was "broadly in line" with expectations, and claimed its music and radio operations were "well placed" to outperform their re ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. LaMontagne Already Writing For Next Album

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ray LaMontagne's sophomore RCA album, "Til the Sun Turns Black," is only three months old, but the singer/songwriter from New England already has his sights set on his next effort. Ray LaMontagne's sophomore RCA album, "Til ...

  15. 40OnTV

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Judith Owen (also scheduled: Mary McDonnell). "Live with Regis and Kelly," ABC Featured artist(s): Monica (also scheduled: Emily Procto ...

  16. Dylan Earns First No. 1 Album Since 1976

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the first time in 30 years, Bob Dylan tops The Billboard 200 with "Modern Times." Not only is it the legendary songwriter's first album to reach the throne since "Desire" in 1976, it's also his hi For the first time ...

  17. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, ...

  18. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan looks back on "Modern Times," Jessica Simpson comes clean with her "Public Affair," Sam Moore recaptures his soul with a host of superstars and Tego Calderon drops the bling in this week's H A 40th anniversary edit ...

  19. Newcomer Morrison Tops U.K. Album Chart

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul-tinged British newcomer James Morrison followed his top 5 hit single "You Give Me Something" (Polydor) with a No. 1 album on the new U.K. charts, published yesterday (Aug. 6). His debut set, "Und Soul-tinged British newcomer Jame ...

  20. Billboard Bits: 'SERVE,' Busdriver, Dave Matthews Band

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rare tracks from Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, the Strokes and Coheed & Cambria can be found on the compilation "SERVE," which is being sold exclusively at Hard Rock Cafe locations throughout the Rare tracks from Bruce Springsteen, Aer ...

  21. Braff Drafts Coldplay, Snow Patrol For 'Last Kiss'

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As he did for the soundtrack to 2004's "Garden State," Zach Braff has rounded up a range of rock acts for the soundtrack to his new film, "The Last Kiss." As he did for the soundtrack to 2004's "Garden State," ...

  22. Allen, Muse Retain Control Of U.K. Charts

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lily Allen's "Smile" single (Regal) and Muse's "Black Holes and Revelations" album (Helium 3/Warner Bros.) both held on to their leads on the new U.K. sales charts yesterday (July 16). Lily Allen's "Smile" ...

  23. Petty, Morrison, Nelson Top 'Austin City Limits' Bill

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Massive Attack and Gnarls Barkley are among those lined up to play the 2006 Austin City Limits Festival. The Sept. 15-17 event will present 130 artists on eight Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Massive ...

  24. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artis ...

  25. Ray LaMontagne Finishing New Album

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ray LaMontagne is in the midst of finishing his next RCA studio album with hopes to release it in early August. Ray LaMontagne is in the midst of finishing his next RCA studio album with hopes to release it in early August. The artist has been recor ...

  26. NICOLAI DUNGER, "Here's My Song. You Can Have It ... I Don't Want It Anymore/Yours 4-Ever"

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Recorded in 2003 and sitting in limbo until now, former Swedish soccer sensation Nicolai Dunger's latest album is finally up and out thanks to the Zoe/Rounder A&R department. Recorded in 2003 and sitting in limbo until now, former Swedish s ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Kraftwerk, Sergio Mendes, LaMontagne

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Kraftwerk, Sergio Mendes, Ray LaMontagne Kraftwerk's recent run of live shows will he chronicled on the DVD "Minimum-Maximum," which shares its name with a double-disc live album released earlier this year via Astralwerks. Due ...

  28. Haynes Rounds Up Notables For Xmas Jam

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The artist will perform with his band Gov't Mule at the event, which will also feature Trey Anastasio, Ray Lamontagne, John Scofield, Ivan Neville and John Medeski. Warren Haynes' 17th annual Christmas Jam concert is set for Dec. 17 at the ...

  29. Missy Higgins Wins Five ARIAs

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With five wins, Missy Higgins dominated the 19th Australian Record Industry Asociation awards, held last night (Oct. 23) at the Sydney SuperDome. With five wins, Missy Higgins dominated the 19th Australian Record Industry Asociation awards, held las ...

  30. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra ...

  31. Radio City Joins MSG For Katrina Benefit

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Waits, Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, John Mayer Trio, Joss Stone and the Meters have signed on for a Sept. 20 benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina victims at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Th Tom Waits, Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, J ...

  32. Mayer Lines Up Trio Tour Dates

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The trek will play clubs and theatres beginning Sept. 6-7 at the Fillmore in San Francisco, and will wrap Oct. 12 in Philadelphia with the last of three dates opening for the Rolling Stones. As tipped here last week, John Mayer will hit the road thi ...

  33. Pixies Unplug For Newport Folk Festival

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The g ...

  34. B&E: Mike Doughty

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Mike Doughty. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. The third time is definitely a charm fo ...

  35. Time For DMB To 'Stand Up'

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. As the first new studio album from Dave Matthews Band in more than three years, "Stand Up" is about to be counted. The new record from the Charlottesville, Va.-based band takes the group into ...

  36. Network Morning Shows Compete With Concerts

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The New York-based morning shows of two major broadcast networks will go head to head all summer long with Friday morning concerts. The New York-based morning shows of two major broadcast networks will go head to head all summer long with Friday mor ...

  37. DMB Descending On Randall's Island

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band will overtake New York's Randall's Island on July 30-31 for its first Island Getaway event. Dave Matthews Band will overtake New York's Randall's Island on July 30-31 for its first Island Getaway event. The gro ...

  38. Pixies Set For Sasquatch!, Eye Summer Shows

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Pixies, Kanye West, Wilco and Modest Mouse lead the lineup for the Sasquatch! Music festival, to be held May 28 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash. Billboard.com had learned that the Pixies The Pixies, Kanye West, Wilco and Modest Mouse l ...

  39. BRMC Signs Overseas Deal With Echo

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock outfit Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has signed a new deal with the Echo label for Europe and the United Kingdom. Rock outfit Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has signed a new deal with the Echo label for Europe and the United Kingdom. BRMC will bring ...

  40. Bonnaroo Sets Initial 2005 Lineup

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for Tennessee's fourth annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the May ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Opry, Miles/Berg, LaMontagne

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on a Grand Ole Opry TV special, Jason Miles pays tribute to Bob Berg and Ray LaMontagne sets tour dates. Vince Gill will host a Grand Ole Opry TV special set to air on PBS and other public stations in March 2005, Billboard.com has learned. T ...

  42. B&E: Ray LaMontagne & George Huff

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Ray LaMontagne and George Huff. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. A LONG TIME COMING: F ...

  43. BREAKING & ENTERING

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ray LaMontagne & George Huff /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News George Huff , Ray LaMontagne ...

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