This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1999 - Reggae star Dennis Brown dies at University Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica, of a collapsed lung. He is 43.
Clay, Ruben Albums Due In September

Clay, Ruben Albums Due In September

The RCA Music Group has canceled plans for an album-sales showdown between former "American Idol" finalists Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard.
Former Business Partner Suing 'P. Diddy'

Former Business Partner Suing 'P. Diddy'

A former business partner is suing Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, claiming the rapper threatened him with a baseball bat in 1996 and cheated him out of $25 million.
Great White Revamps Fund-Raising Tour

Great White Revamps Fund-Raising Tour

Great White has revamped a proposed 55-city tour to raise funds for the families of victims killed during a February fire at its performance in West Warwick, R.I. The Jack Russell-led group planned to tour with fellow hard rock acts L.A. Guns and XYZ, with proceeds going to the victims' families.
Owner To Sell Stone Pony Nightclub

Owner To Sell Stone Pony Nightclub

The owner of a legendary Asbury Park, N.J., nightclub that was once a haunt of Bruce Springsteen has agreed to sell to developers, who say they'll keep the building where it is and fix it up.
The Tangled Web

The Tangled Web

The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: An R.E.M. file-trading service and the Dandy Warhols' Web tour.
Exclusive: Pete Townshend Speaks Out

Exclusive: Pete Townshend Speaks Out

The Who's Pete Townshend says his life is getting back to normal after a traumatic six months. The artist was accused of using his credit card to access a Web site containing child pornography and downloading such material. "The people that I really care about are the people who have reached out to me in these troubles, and those are friends, fans, family and strangers who feel they know me through my work," he tells Billboard.com.
THE TANGLED WEB

THE TANGLED WEB

The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: An R.E.M. file-trading service and the Dandy Warhols' Web tour.
HOT PRODUCT

HOT PRODUCT

Previewing new albums from Ashanti, Elvis Presley, and more.
Trailblazing Directors Celebrate Their 'Work'

Trailblazing Directors Celebrate Their 'Work'

Spike Jonze, Michel Gondry and Chris Cunningham are arguably three of the most innovative music-video directors to come along in the past 10 years. So when the directors joined forces with Palm Pictures to create "The Directors Label" DVD series, it was to trailblaze the way for a new subgenre of music DVDs.

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