Buddy Miles Sues Hendrix Estate

Buddy Miles Sues Hendrix Estate

Drummer Buddy Miles is suing the estate of Jimi Hendrix and several record labels for millions of dollars, alleging he was not paid royalties for his collaborations with the guitarist more than 30 years ago.
Dixie Chicks Hatch Live DVD/CD

Dixie Chicks Hatch Live DVD/CD

The Dixie Chicks' 2003 Top of the World tour will be captured in an upcoming collection of live recordings, due Nov. 25 from Open Wide/Monument/Columbia Records. The release will come in double-CD and DVD editions. Titled "Top of the World," the set was recorded during the North American leg of the Chicks' 2003 tour of the same name.
'Love Actually' Brims With Music

'Love Actually' Brims With Music

Dido, Norah Jones, Justin Timberlake and Kelly Clarkson are among the artists contributing tracks to the "Love Actually" soundtrack. Due Nov. 11 via J Records, the set features veteran artists such as Joni Mitchell and the Beach Boys mixed with more recent fare from Maroon5 and Wyclef Jean.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - 69-year-old country legend Johnny Cash is released from Nashville's Baptist Hospital after a two-week stay, during which time he was treated for bronchitis.
Liza Minnelli Sued For Spousal Abuse

Liza Minnelli Sued For Spousal Abuse

Liza Minnelli's estranged husband David Gest sued the entertainer yesterday (Oct. 21) for $10 million in damages for spousal abuse, saying she attacked him in drunken rages, leaving him with an "unrelenting pain in his head."
Rare Phair, Yorn Tracks Hit The 'Trampoline'

Rare Phair, Yorn Tracks Hit The 'Trampoline'

Previously unreleased and rare songs from the likes of Liz Phair, Pete Yorn, the Wallflowers, Chris Stills and Semisonic's Dan Wilson appear on the second compilation from Los Angeles.
'Essential' Springsteen, Live DVD Due

'Essential' Springsteen, Live DVD Due

Next month Columbia will bring two new Bruce Springsteen collections to market: a three-disc best of audio collection and a two-disc live DVD. The career-spanning audio set, "The Essential Bruce Springsteen," is due Nov. 11; as previously reported, the "Live in Barcelona" DVD will be released Nov. 18.
Aiken 'Measures' Up At No. 1

Aiken 'Measures' Up At No. 1

Second season "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken owns the top position on The Billboard 200 this week with his debut album, "Measure of a Man." In its first week, the RCA set sold 613,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Destiny's Child Slapped With Infringement Suit

Destiny's Child Slapped With Infringement Suit

Miami-based producer Terrence "T-Robb" Robinson has filed a $200 million lawsuit against Destiny's Child, claiming that the group based its hit song "Survivor" on music he wrote.
Adams Readies Avalanche Of Material

Adams Readies Avalanche Of Material

A veritable avalanche of material from singer/songwriter Ryan Adams is slated for release over the next few months. And, as Adams paints it, it all comes as a result of disagreements he had with his label, Lost Highway.
Singer/Songwriter Elliott Smith Dies

Singer/Songwriter Elliott Smith Dies

Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith was discovered in his Los Angeles apartment yesterday (Oct. 21) after an apparent suicide attempt, an L.A. County Coroner's Office spokesperson confirms. Smith, 34, was pronounced dead yesterday afternoon at Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center. An apparent self-inflicted knife wound was found on the body, which will be examined today by the coroner's office.
BREAKING & ENTERING

BREAKING & ENTERING

A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Atmosphere, Jet and Pine Mountain Railroad.

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