Gilmour Unveils North American Tour Dates

Gilmour Unveils North American Tour Dates

David Gilmour has confirmed a two-week, five-city tour of North America this spring in support of his upcoming solo album, "On an Island."
Iran's President Bans Western Music

Iran's President Bans Western Music

Hard-line president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has banned Western music from Iran's radio and TV stations, reviving one of the harshest cultural decrees from the early days of 1979 Islamic Revolution.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Jay-Z becomes the first hip-hop artist ever to release an album from the "MTV Unplugged" series when roc-A-Fella/Def Jam issues "Jay-Z Unplugged."
Larger Than Life

Larger Than Life

Even though eight years have passed since the 1997 murder of the Notorious B.I.G. (aka Christopher Wallace), the hip-hop community's love for the rapper has never wavered.
A Musical Twist

A Musical Twist

Jamie Foxx began recording "Unpredictable" nearly three years ago between juggling roles in "Stealth," the recently released "Jarhead" and the just-wrapped "Miami Vice."
More Mary

More Mary

Originally planned for February, Mary J. Blige's next studio album, "The Breakthrough," arrives in time for the holiday rush this week via Geffen.
The Week In New Music Releases

The Week In New Music Releases

Previewing the star-studded Notorious B.I.G. album "Duets: The Final Chapter," a return to music for Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx, a new album from Mary J. Blige and more.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Bianca Halstead, lead singer of the rock band Betty Blowtorch, dies while riding in a speeding car that goes out of control and crashes on Interstate 10 near New Orleans. She is 36.
Tony Bennett Re-Signs With Columbia

Tony Bennett Re-Signs With Columbia

Fifty-five years after first signing with Columbia Records, Tony Bennett has renewed his recording deal with the Sony Music Label Group.
Apple Corps Sues EMI Over Beatles Royalties

Apple Corps Sues EMI Over Beatles Royalties

The Beatles' Apple Corps has sued EMI for more than $52.9 million in a row over unpaid record royalties. London-based Apple Corps Ltd. yesterday (Dec. 15) launched proceedings in the High Court in London and New York's Supreme Court against EMI Records and Capitol Records, respectively.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2000 - Concertgoers at the Shrine Auditorium get more than they bargain for during the KIIS-FM Jingle Ball. Cedric "K-Ci" Hailey, part of the popular R&B duo K-Ci & JoJo, partially undresses onstage during the first set of the evening and exposes his genitals to the mostly young, female audience.
Stern Bids Goodbye To Terrestrial Radio

Stern Bids Goodbye To Terrestrial Radio

The free ride for Howard Stern fans has ended. Stern, a New York radio fixture for 20 years and host of a syndicated show for 12 million daily listeners, bid farewell to his fans with a final show today on terrestrial radio.
Pollard Unveils Solo Tour Dates

Pollard Unveils Solo Tour Dates

So far, dates are scattered through late April, but more are expected to be added, including a mid-March appearance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.

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