1. This Day in Music

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>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 undr 2004 - Studio 8, the Detroit-area studio where Eminem recorded "…

  2. Frida Admits Longing For ABBA Reunion

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Anni-Frid "Frida" Lyngstad has considered a reunion of the Swedish supergroup of which she was once part. Anni-Frid "Frida" Lyngstad has considered a reunion of the Swedish supergroup of which she was once part. "I've felt that it would be fun to do something…

  3. Chart Beat

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stevie makes his highest album chart debut since the mid-'70s, Madonna posts her 51st Hot 100 single, Shakira breaks a Hot Latin Songs record, plus news on Rod Stewart, Gwen Stefanin & others. DELIVERED: It took a while, but it was worth it. Stevie Wonder's long-promised "A…

  4. ABBA's 'Waterloo' Named Best Eurovision Song

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ABBA's 1974 hit song "Waterloo" was voted the "All-Time Best Song of the Eurovision Song Contest" Saturday during a show organized on behalf of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) by Danmarks Radio ABBA's 1974 hit song "Waterloo" was voted the "…

  5. ABBA Members Spar Over Musical Script

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ABBA members Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson went to court yesterday (Oct. 17) in a failed attempt to settle a dispute about who wrote the script to one of their musicals. ABBA members Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson went to court yesterday (Oct. 17) in a failed attempt to settle a…

  6. Take A Chance On Court

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former ABBA members Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus in court. Former ABBA members Benny Andersson (right) and Bjorn Ulvaeus attend the Court House in Stockholm Oct. 17 to prepare a trial about the rights of the musical "Kristina From Duvemala." News Bjorn Ulvaeus , Benny Andersson…

  7. ABBA Film Making DVD Debut

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "ABBA -- The Movie," the documentary film based on the Swedish supergroup's tour of Australia, will arrive for the first time on DVD via Polar Music International/Universal Music throughout Europe tod "ABBA -- The Movie," the documentary film based on the Swedish…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies of diabetes in Salinas, Calif. He is 76. 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies…

  9. Funky ABBA

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The notion of applying a funk-jazz coating to history's ultimate superlative for pop music—ABBA—may sound absurd in concept, but there are some delightfully inspired moments on "Funky AB The notion of applying a funk-jazz coating to history's ultimate superlative for pop music…

  10. This Day in Music

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Guitarist/singer/songwriter Stuart Adamson, formerly of Scottish act Big Country, is found dead in a Hawaii hotel room. He is 43. Adamson, who fought a long battle with alcoholism, had b 2001 - Guitarist/singer/songwriter Stuart Adamson, formerly of Scottish act Big…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Sarah McLachlan's audience grows by one when the Canadian musician gives birth to daughter India Ann Sushil Sood, her and drummer-husband, Ashwin Sood's first child. 2002 - Sarah McLachlan's audience grows by one when the Canadian musician gives birth…

  12. 'Mamma Mia!' Vegas Premiere Draws ABBA Stars

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, once one-half of the Swedish group ABBA, are scheduled to attend an invitation-only premiere of the musical "Mamma Mia!" Thursday (Feb. 13) at the Mandalay Bay Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, once one-half of the Swedish group ABBA,…

  13. This Day in Music

    December 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Guitarist/singer/songwriter Stuart Adamson, formerly of Scottish act Big Country, is found dead in a Hawaii hotel room. He is 43. Adamson, who fought a long battle with alcoholism, had b 2001 - Guitarist/singer/songwriter Stuart Adamson, formerly of Scottish act Big…

  14. Chart Beat Chat

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about Lonnie Donegan, Kid Rock's "Picture," and Standfast. SKIFFLE, NO PIFFLE. Dear Fred, Lonnie Donegan, the man who brought "Rock Island Line" (1956) and "Does Your Chewing Gum Lose…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about Elvis Presley, the U.K. "NOW" compilation series, and Ace Of Base. THE GAP Dear Mr. Bronson: Elvis Presley's greatest hits package ("ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits") has now been No. 1 for three…

  16. Minogue Track Tops Ivor Novello Awards

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at the 47th Ivor Novello Awards, Britain's premier songwriting honors, in a ceremony yesterday (May 23) at Le Meridi Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at…

  17. ABBA Musical Nabs Tony Noms

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus were among the nominees announced today (May 6) for this year's Tony Awards. The duo and Martin Koch were nominated in the best orchestrations category for the ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus were among the nominees announced…

  18. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Olivia Newton-John, Abba's Benny Andersson, and multiple top-10 album debuts. BACK WITH A CHART: Olivia Newton-John has her first charting album of the 21st century, as "Magic: The Very Best of Olivia Newton-John" (UTV) enters The Billboard 200 at No. 150…

  19. Elvis Costello & Sofie Von Otter Cross Borders With 'For The Stars'

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST In a business that seems to demand "more of the same" for its very lifeblood, every new Elvis Costello project raises an unusual question: In which section of the store does it belong? In a business that seems to demand "more of the same" for its very lifeblood, every new…

  20. Elvis Costello & Sofie Von Otter Cross Borders With 'For The Stars'

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST In a business that seems to demand "more of the same" for its very lifeblood, every new Elvis Costello project raises an unusual question: In which section of the store does it belong? In a business that seems to demand "more of the same" for its very lifeblood, every new…

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