Cher, who parted ways with Warner U.K. last year, has been picked up by Warner Bros. in the U.S. After Cher split with the U.K. company, the U.S. division continued to work songs from her 2002 studio album, "Living Proof," to the dance format, where she scored a number of hits. This spring, Warner Strategic Marketing released "The Very Best of Cher," which has sold 1.5 million units copies in the U.S.
2002 - Country icon Willie Nelson is forced to halt a show at TJ's Tavern in Brownville, Neb., when his nose begins bleeding uncontrollably. Nelson is forced to cancel several shows over the following days to recover from a ruptured blood vessel.
While the original members of Duran Duran make progress on their first studio album since 1983's "Seven and the Ragged Tiger," Capitol has compiled the two-disc DVD video anthology "Greatest," due Nov. 4, Billboard.com has learned.
Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes fulfilled predictions of a stellar night and swept five awards at the fourth-annual Latin Grammy Awards, held last night (Sept. 3) at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. Among his wins were record and song of the year.