1. Dick Dodd, Drummer for the Standells, Dies at 68

    December 02, 2013 5:07 AM EST Dick Dodd, a Mouseketeer who went on to become a member of the Standells, the garage rock pioneers who recorded the Boston sports anthem "Dirty Water," has died. He was 68. Dodd, who also sang and played drums with the surf band the Bel-Airs (the 1961 instrumental "Mr. Moto…

  2. Banda el Recodo's Tour Bus Crashes in South Texas, Six Injured

    August 31, 2012 9:20 PM EDT Several members of the popular regional Mexican group Banda el Recodo were airlifted to a local hospital in San Antonio after their bus crashed in a rural section of South Texas, according to a spokesperson for the band, who added that all were listed in stable condition. The accident, which…

  3. Take A 'Chance' On Celine

    November 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Celine Dion's new Columbia album, "Taking Chances," certainly represents a sonic set forward for the artist, who must be eager to search out a fresh direction after singing mostly the same songs for t Celine Dion's new Columbia album, "Taking Chances," certainly…

  4. Celine Ready To Take 'Chances' On New Album

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As the process of recording her first major studio release in four years reaches its climax, Celine Dion is already calling the upcoming "Taking Chances" her favorite English-language album. Due Nov. As the process of recording her first major studio release in four years reaches…

  5. 'Different' Strokes

    September 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Season two "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken tackles a host of enduring power ballads on his third album, "A Thousand Different Ways." Season two "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken tackles a host of enduring power ballads on his third album, "A Thousand…

  6. Aiken Covers Elton, Adams, Celine On New Album

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Season two "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken tackles a host of enduring power ballads on his third album, "A Thousand Different Ways." Due Sept. 19 via RCA, the set features 10 covers and four new Season two "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken tackles a host…

  7. Thomas Collects All-Star 'Giving' Cast

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Revisiting a concept that began in the early 1970s, actress Marlo Thomas has assembled an all-star cast for a new children's project. Revisiting a concept that began in the early 1970s, actress Marlo Thomas has assembled an all-star cast for a new children's project. Due Nov. 16 via…

  8. Studdard, Aiken Singles To Go Head-To-Head

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Consumers will vote with their dollars next week when "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard's debut single is released on the same day as that of runner-up Clay Aiken. Both are due Tuesday (June 10), Consumers will vote with their dollars next week when "American Idol"…

  9. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: Pop radio, Annie Lennox, and "American Idol." HOT STUFF, AND NOT Fred, You mentioned in a recent column that pop radio in America might be turning its back on Celine Dion. Could this be part of a…

  10. BMI Latin Awards 2002

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT BMI LATIN AWARDS 2002 Performing rights organization BMI presented its 9th Annual Latin Awards May 8 in Hollywood, Fla. The awards honor the top writers and publishers of the most performed Latin songs on U.S. radio and television. For more information, visit BMI.com . Here is the full list…

  11. Dion To Preview New Set With TV Special

    January 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Celine Dion's first English-language studio album since 1997's "Let's Talk About Love" will be previewed a week before its release during with a one-hour network television musical special, Billboard Celine Dion's first English-language studio album since 1997&…