This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1999 - Britney Spears is the big winner at the 1999 MTV Europe Music Awards, held at the Point in Dublin. The teen artist wins best female, best pop, best breakthrough artist and best song for "...Baby One More Time."
Auf Der Maur Eyes Solo Debut

Auf Der Maur Eyes Solo Debut

Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late spring via Capitol, according to a spokesperson. The as-yet-untitled set will be supported with a tour, with details yet to be pinned down.
Gatlin-Penned Cut Tapped For Final Cash Set

Gatlin-Penned Cut Tapped For Final Cash Set

Johnny Cash's final album with noted producer Rick Rubin will most likely include an emotional, newly recorded version of country star Larry Gatlin's "Help Me." Previewed for Billboard.com by Rubin, the stripped-down, acoustic track proves a heart-wrenching listen, as it finds Cash -- just a few months before his death -- asking God for more time on Earth.
Jane's, Manson To Rock In The New Year

Jane's, Manson To Rock In The New Year

Jane's Addiction and Marilyn Manson have confirmed a five-date tour in late December and early January, including a New Year's Eve show at New York's Madison Square Garden. The tour begins Dec. 27 at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside Detroit and also includes stops Dec. 28 outside Washington, D.C.; a Dec. 30 show in Cleveland, a Jan. 2 show outside Boston and the Jan. 3 finale outside Philadelphia.
Music Museum To Open In D.C.

Music Museum To Open In D.C.

The Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution have joined with the Federal City Council to create a National Music Center & Museum in Washington, D.C., Billboard Bulletin reports. According to Mayor Anthony Williams, the center will be a state-of-the-art facility to showcase America's musical heritage.
Rapper Tray Deee Arrested In California

Rapper Tray Deee Arrested In California

Rapper Tray Deee, a member of the hip-hop group Tha Eastsidaz, was in Long Beach, Calif., police custody Saturday after being arrested for allegedly shooting at people outside of a business.
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This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66.
Avant Enters 'Private Room'

Avant Enters 'Private Room'

R&B/soul vocalist Avant will release his third album, "Private Room," Dec. 9 via Geffen. First single "Read Your Mind" jumps 14-10 on this week's Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart and is No. 34 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Industry Mentor Buddy Arnold Dies

Industry Mentor Buddy Arnold Dies

Buddy Arnold, a jazz saxophonist who co-founded a major music industry treatment program for drug and alcohol addiction, has died from complications resulting from open heart surgery. He was 77. Arnold died yesterday (Nov. 9) at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

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