No Stopping Blu On U.K. Chart

No Stopping Blu On U.K. Chart

Blu Cantrell's "Breathe" featuring Sean Paul (Arista) continues to repel all threats to its supremacy on the U.K. singles chart as it started a fourth week at No. 1. Eva Cassidy's "American Tune" (Blix St./Hot) began a second week atop the album chart, on which Elbow's "Cast of Thousands" (V2) was the only newcomer within the top-20, at No. 7.
Wesley Willis Dead At 40

Wesley Willis Dead At 40

Utterly unique singer/songwriter Wesley Willis passed away Aug. 21 at the age of 40 after a long battle with chronic myelogenous leukemia. The Chicago-based artist underwent emergency surgery to suppress internal bleeding on June 2 and remained in hospice care until his death.
HOT PRODUCT

HOT PRODUCT

Previewing new albums from Mary J. Blige, Warren Zevon, Aaron Neville and more!
Helmet 'Best Of' A Go; Reunion, No

Helmet 'Best Of' A Go; Reunion, No

Fans of seminal New York hard rock act Helmet will have a little something to celebrate later this year, when Universal releases a retrospective of the group's three studio albums for Interscope. The set is due Nov. 4, although it's unknown whether any rare or unreleased tracks will be included.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashes after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas.
'Better' Watch Out: Meat Loaf Returns

'Better' Watch Out: Meat Loaf Returns

Drama-drenched rocker Meat Loaf will release a new album, "Couldn't Have Said It Better," Sept. 23 in the U.S. on Sanctuary Records. The set, which has already been released in Europe, is his first all-new studio album since 1995's "Welcome to the Neighborhood" (Virgin).
Mystikal Wins Copyright Lawsuit

Mystikal Wins Copyright Lawsuit

Rapper Mystikal did not break copyright laws when he used two Cajun sayings in one of his songs, a Louisiana federal appeals court has ruled.

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