This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1998 - MTV switches off its channel feed to 500,000 homes in Amsterdam after network provider A2000 demands that MTV share its previously separate channel with two other operators and pay for distribution.
Bluesman 'Little' Milton Dies After Stroke

Bluesman 'Little' Milton Dies After Stroke

Blues singer, songwriter and guitarist "Little" Milton Campbell, whose gritty vocals and songwriting recalled B.B. King's rough-edged style, died today (Aug. 4) from a stroke, his record company said.
Carey's 'Together' Continues Chart Domination

Carey's 'Together' Continues Chart Domination

Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" has now spent 10 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the most for any single that has topped the chart this calendar year. The title is also No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for an 11th week and tops the Hot Ringtones tally for a second.
New Broken Social Scene: More Horns, More Canadians

New Broken Social Scene: More Horns, More Canadians

Expect more horns and more Canadians on Broken Social Scene's highly anticipated new album, which was originally dubbed "Windsurfing Nation" but will now be a self-titled affair. The set is due Oct. 4 via the group's own Toronto-based label Arts & Crafts and will feature guest spots from rapper K-OS and Dears lead singer Murray Lightburn.
Elton Expands 'Captain Fantastic' With Live Tracks

Elton Expands 'Captain Fantastic' With Live Tracks

Island has set a Sept. 13 release date for a double-disc version of Elton John's "Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy" to celebrate the album's 30th anniversary. The reissue will be accompanied by a series of commemorative concerts in the United States.
Pixies Finalize 2004 Tour DVD Plans

Pixies Finalize 2004 Tour DVD Plans

The bulk of "Pixies Sell Out" is drawn from a July 3, 2004, show in Belfort, France, featuring such favorites as "Gigantic," "Bone Machine," "Monkey Gone to Heaven" and "Here Comes Your Man."
CHART BEAT

CHART BEAT

Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Mariah Carey, Gretchen Wilson, Bellamy Brothers, Josh Gracin, Babyface, Natasha Bedingfield, Sugarland, the Rolling Stones and more.
CHART BEAT

CHART BEAT

Carey, Wilson, The Stones & More
Heartbreakers Strong At Summer Box Office

Heartbreakers Strong At Summer Box Office

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers are putting up some of the biggest numbers of the band's career this summer, averaging more than 16,500 a night in attendance, according to Billboard Boxscore.
B&E: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

B&E: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.

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