1. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and enjoyed his own series of hit singles, including "Outta Space" and "Nothing From Nothi 2006 - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with…

  2. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York's Avalon to witness Pearl Jam tape an episode of the VH1 series "Storytellers," which premieres a month later on the music channel. 2006 - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York's Avalon to witness Pearl Jam tape an…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma. He is 57. 2006 - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma.…

  4. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI's 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Maroon 5 takes song 2006 - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI&…

  5. Billboard Bits: Blue Note/Bonnaroo, Forecastle Fest, Westerberg

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Blue Note Records will sponsor a jazz tent at next month's Bonnaroo festival, dubbed Somethin' Else. Among the artists confirmed to appear there are Jacky Terrasson, Stefon Harris, Don Byron, Ravi Col Blue Note Records will sponsor a jazz tent at next month's Bonnaroo festival,…

  6. Waitress Tells Of Gun Incident At Spector Trial

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A waitress who had told the jury in Phil Spector's murder trial that he was fatherly and protective recounted today (May 14) an incident in which the record producer suddenly appeared with a rifle or A waitress who had told the jury in Phil Spector's murder trial that he was…

  7. This Day in Music

    May 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - During its second annual benefit concert at the Music Box/Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood, the MusiCares MAP Fund, a non-profit organization aimed at helping music industry professionals with 2006 - During its second annual benefit concert at the Music Box/Henry Fonda Theater in…

  8. This Day in Music

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pearl Jam sticks around after taping a song for CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman to play a 10-song set inside New York's Ed Sullivan Theatre exclusively for members of its fan club. 2006 - Pearl Jam sticks around after taping a song for CBS' "The Late…

  9. Billboard Bits: Maroon 5, Linda Thompson, Rhapsody/Dischord

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In advance of a longer tour later this year, Maroon 5 will hit six small venues in the coming weeks in support of its new album, "It Won't Be Soon Before Long." The trek will begin May 30 at Axis in B In advance of a longer tour later this year, Maroon 5 will hit six small…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A member of rapper T.I.'s entourage is shot and killed early in the in Cincinnati, following a party for the artist at the city's Club Ritz. 2006 - A member of rapper T.I.'s entourage is shot and killed early in the in Cincinnati, following a party for the artist at the…

  11. It's Summer Time With T.I., 'T.I.P.'

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's just after midnight and T.I. is waiting to go home from Teterboro, N.J.'s Atlantic airport in a private G-3 aircraft, courtesy of producer Wyclef Jean. The plane is equipped with 10 seats, a padd It's just after midnight and T.I. is waiting to go home from Teterboro, N.J.&…

  12. Beyonce's 'B-Day' Hits Copyright Snag

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Columbia Records is facing the prospect of having to pull the new deluxe edition of Beyonce's "B'Day" from store shelves amid a legal dispute over publishing rights. But rather than remove the release Columbia Records is facing the prospect of having to pull the new deluxe…

  13. This Day in Music

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST - With three awards, Scissor Sisters are the big winners of the Brit Awards at London's Earls Court. The New York-based dance/rock act wins for best international group and international breakthr 2005 - With three awards, Scissor Sisters are the big winners of the Brit Awards at…

  14. This Day in Music

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST - A 29-year-old man is shot to death near a video shoot for rapper Busta Rhymes in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, N.Y. The man worked as a bodyguard at Kiss the Cactus Productions, where the 2006 - A 29-year-old man is shot to death near a video shoot for rapper Busta Rhymes in the…

  15. 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…

  16. The Kooks

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Everything has come together for the Kooks in an exceedingly short amount of time. The quartet, whose average age pans out to 21-22, first put their heads together in 2003 as a "school project." They Everything has come together for the Kooks in an exceedingly short amount of time.…

  17. This Day in Music

    January 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Spain's Alex Ubago and Colombia's Juanes sweep the sixth Premios Amigo awards in Madrid. Ubago wins for best male solost, new Spanish artist, and best album. Jaunes wins for Latin solo artist, 2003 - Spain's Alex Ubago and Colombia's Juanes sweep the sixth Premios…

  18. V2 Restructured, White Stripes, Moby Become Free Agents

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sheridan Square has basically shuttered its frontline V2 record business as part of restructuring to focus on its catalog releases and the future opportunities presented by digital distribution. Sheridan Square has basically shuttered its frontline V2 record business as part of restructuring…

  19. NORTHERN SKY

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST A group of childhood pals try to instigate a British folk revival in this seriocomic tale by Radcliffe, a BBC radio deejay. A group of childhood pals try to instigate a British folk revival in this seriocomic tale by Radcliffe, a BBC radio deejay. Narrator Ed Beckinsale is so sensitive he&…

  20. I COULD HAVE SUNG ALL NIGHT

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST The voice behind the stars recalls the life behind the voice. The voice behind the stars recalls the life behind the voice. As an infant, Marni Nixon stood up and sang in her crib late at night. By the time she was 11, she performed in professional choruses in Los Angeles and, learning she…

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