1. This Day in Music

    May 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, taking home four honors, including entertainer of the year and male vocalist. Keith picks up album of the year f 2004 - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards,…

  2. Brooks & Dunn Up For 'Adventure' On First Book

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Among the many projects one might expect from country duo Brooks and Dunn, a debut novel, "The Adventures of Slim and Howdy," probably wouldn't top the list. Among the many projects one might expect from country duo Brooks and Dunn, a debut novel, "The Adventures of Slim…

  3. This Day in Music

    January 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the Doors, dies in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He is 50. 2005 - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the Doors, dies in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He is 50. 2004 - Married for two days, pop star Britney Spears,…

  4. 'X-Factor' Alums Rule U.K. Holiday Charts

    December 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Domination of the Christmas U.K. charts by ITV's "The X-Factor" was completed yesterday (Dec. 23), as 18-year-old Scottish singer Leon Jackson, who won the final of the contest on Dec. 15 and had his Domination of the Christmas U.K. charts by ITV's "The X-Factor"…

  5. Melua/Cassidy Duet Tops U.K. Singles Chart

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST An "electronic duet" charity version of Louis Armstrong's 1968 U.K. No. 1 "What a Wonderful World" by Katie Melua and the late Eva Cassidy has repeated the feat of the original and gone to the top of An "electronic duet" charity version of Louis Armstrong&…

  6. Jay-Z Leapfrogs Eagles, Britney For No. 1 Debut

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z scores his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as "American Gangster" (Def Jam) debuts on top this week after selling 425,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Jay-Z scores his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as "American Gangster…

  7. Jay-Z In Line For 10th No. 1 Album

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z is on course to achieve his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as his "American Gangster" set (Roc-A-Fella) leads Nielsen SoundScan's Building Chart, released today (Nov. 7). Unweighted sale Jay-Z is on course to achieve his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as…

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z fires back with his second album in a year, Chris Brown tries to defy the sophomore slump with "Exclusive," Little Big Town build on a breakthrough album and Wisin & Yandel fly the reggaeton Ex-Blink 182 member Tom DeLonge's band Angels & Airwaves' sophomore…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - British singer Robert Palmer, best known for his dapper dressing style and his iconic videos in the 1980s for songs like "Addicted to Love," dies. He is 54. Palmer, who had lived in Switzerland 2003 - British singer Robert Palmer, best known for his dapper dressing style and…

  10. J.A.M. Awards To Highlight Positive Side Of Hip-Hop

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop has such a negative connotation in some circles that some people equate it with thuggery or crime -- an unfair depiction that DMC of the legendary rap group Run-D.M.C. is trying to dispel. Hip-hop has such a negative connotation in some circles that some people equate it with thuggery…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, wearing a business suit that is a far cry from the skimpy getups of her past. 2006 - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, wearing a business suit that is a far cry from…

  12. Cassidy Leans On The Lord For 'B.A.R.S.'

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After serving more than a year in jail and suffering serious injuries in a car accident, Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has a lot to be grateful for. After serving more than a year in jail and suffering serious injuriet in a car accident, Philadelphia rapper Cassidy, has a lot to be grateful for…

  13. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring 2006 - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, taking home four honors, including entertainer of the year and male vocalist. Keith picks up album of the year f 2004 - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards,…

  15. Gerrard Buries Dead Can Dance With New Album

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lisa Gerrard's new album, "The Silver Tree," is her first solo set in 17 years, but film soundtracks and collaborations have kept her plenty busy in the interim. Lisa Gerrard's new album, "The Silver Tree," is her first solo set in 17 years, but film soundtracks…

  16. Chuck Brown Gets Back To 'Business'

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The untimely death of Eva Cassidy struck a deep chord with Chuck Brown. Washington, D.C.'s godfather of go-go had teamed with the pop/jazz singer on the 1995 release "The Other Side." "After we lost h The untimely death of Eva Cassidy struck a deep chord with Chuck Brown.…

  17. DJ Khaled Snags Heavy-Hitters For New Album

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Miami's own DJ Khaled is set to drop his sophomore album, "We the Best," June 12 via Terror Squad/KOCH Records, and he's recruited some of hip-hop's finest to assist. Among them are T.I., Akon, Fat Jo Miami's own DJ Khaled is set to drop his sophomore album, …

  18. Swizz Beatz Snags Kanye, Coldplay For New CD

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Swizz Beatz may have been a little inebriated on his last birthday (Sept. 13), but that didn't stop the rapper/producer from hitting the studio. Swizz Beatz may have been a little inebriated on his last birthday (Sept. 13), but that didn't stop the rapper/producer from hitting the…

  19. New Label Launches With Target Exclusives

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST A new label is launching a branded music series by providing Target with a one-year exclusive to carry the line. A new label is launching a branded music series by providing Target with a one-year exclusive to carry the line. The label, 180 Music, was initiated by CEO Jim Brandmeier, who…

  20. This Day in Music

    January 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the Doors, dies in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He is 50. 2005 - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the Doors, dies in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He is 50. 2004 - Married for two days, pop star Britney Spears,…

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