This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2004 - Radiohead is forced to cancel its show in Melbourne after lead singer Thom Yorke develops severe problems with his voice. A local specialist diagnoses Yorke with hoarseness of voice, a significant upper airway infection and associated heavy inflammation of his vocal chords.
B&E: Martha Wainwright

B&E: Martha Wainwright

Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Martha Wainwright.
Ask Billboard

Ask Billboard

Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Snow Patrol, Muse and the Billboard Boxscores chart.
Cabrera To Star In MTV Dating Show

Cabrera To Star In MTV Dating Show

MTV is pointing to spikey-haired singer Ryan Cabrera to host "Score," a new reality dating show. Unlike his ex-girlfriend's "The Ashlee Simpson Show," Cabrera's show won't focus on his personal life.
Opry Makes 80th Anniversary Plans

Opry Makes 80th Anniversary Plans

The Grand Ole Opry will spend eight months this year celebrating its 80th anniversary with a series of events, including a Nov. 14 performance at New York's Carnegie Hall.
Travis Tritt Splits From Columbia

Travis Tritt Splits From Columbia

Travis Tritt has parted ways with Columbia Records, his label home of the last five years. He recorded three albums for the label, all of which hit the top 10 of Billboard's Top Country Albums chart.
Pearl Jam Heading To Great White North

Pearl Jam Heading To Great White North

Pearl Jam will embark on a 15-date tour of Canada this fall, on which it will debut material intended for its as-yet-untitled new studio album. The trek, which was hinted at in a recent newsletter to members of the band's Ten Club fan association, will begin Sept. 2 in Vancouver and wrap Sept. 24 in St. John's, Newfoundland.
Fantasia Jumps Aboard Kem Tour

Fantasia Jumps Aboard Kem Tour

Fantasia will take part in her first major U.S. tour this summer. The "American Idol" season three champion will open for Motown artist Kem beginning June 8 at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis. The three-week, 16-date run will wrap July 1 in Atlanta.
Witness: Jackson Booked Family On Trip

Witness: Jackson Booked Family On Trip

A travel agent testifying under immunity in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial said today (April 26) she booked a flight to Brazil for the family of the pop star's accuser at the request of one of the singer's business associates.
DJ Shadow Expands 'Endtroducing'

DJ Shadow Expands 'Endtroducing'

DJ Shadow's 1996 Mo' Wax debut, "Endtroducing...," will be released as a deluxe, expanded edition on June 7 via Island/UME.

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