1. This Day in Music

    December 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Jay-Z becomes the first hip-hop artist ever to release an album from the "MTV Unplugged" series when roc-A-Fella/Def Jam issues "Jay-Z Unplugged."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The Pixies wrap their…

  2. 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 "…

  3. Foxy Brown Addresses Hearing Loss

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Despite not having heard a human voice in six months, rapper Foxy Brown, 26, told reporters today (Dec. 15) she is "strong, resilient and fortunate" and is focused on the "necessary surgery" to restor Despite not having heard a human voice in six months, rapper Foxy Brown,…

  4. Foxx Returns To Musical Roots

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Oscar-winning actor returns to music after a 12-year layoff, bolstered by guest turns from Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Twista and Kanye West. A funny thing happened to Jamie Foxx on the way to starting a music career. Acting on a girlfriend's dare to take the stage during a comedy club&…

  5. No Dislodging Brown's 'Run It' From No. 1

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for its fifth straight week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100, but drops 2-5 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Brown's latest Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1 on the…

  6. Juliet

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Television is addictive, venting is theraputic. September 18 3:18 pm There is a tom cruise movie on now. Come on Jim, you can’t be serious about watching this. I can’t avoid the tv situation because wireless internet only works in the living room. Tom is young and she is hot And the music wow…

  7. This Day in Music

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Garth Brooks says on TNN's "Crook & Chase" show that he plans to keep an "extremely low" profile in 2000 and then will "probably" announce his retirement at the end of the year, hint 2003 - Scottish fiddler Johnny Cunningham…

  8. Indie Acts Pay Tribute To Jeff, Tim Buckley

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sufjan Stevens, the Magic Numbers and Engineers lead the lineup for the upcoming tribute album "Dream Brother: The Songs of Jeff & Tim Buckley." Sufjan Stevens, the Magic Numbers and Engineers lead the lineup for the upcoming tribute album "Dream Brother: The Songs of Jeff …

  9. Young Buck Gets Probation In Vibe Stabbing

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper Young Buck pleaded no contest yesterday (Dec. 12) to a felony in the stabbing of a man during a melee at last year's Vibe Awards show. Rapper Young Buck pleaded no contest yesterday (Dec. 12) to a felony in the stabbing of a man during a melee at last year's Vibe Awards show.…

  10. Kanye, Shakira Celebrating New Years With MTV

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kanye West, Shakira, Maroon 5's Adam Levine and Fall Out Boy lead the lineup for MTV's 14th annual New Year's Eve broadcast, which will begin at 10:30 p.m. ET. Kanye West, Shakira, Maroon 5's Adam Levine and Fall Out Boy lead the lineup for MTV's 14th annual New Year&…

  11. Stars Salute Stevie At Grammy Jam

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST "What I love about Stevie Wonder is the way he makes people feel," says India.Arie. "He's one of the best examples of how music can heal." "What I love about Stevie Wonder is the way he makes people feel," says India.Arie. "He's one of the best…

  12. Foxx Performs At Benefit

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jamie Foxx makes an appearance the Grammy Jam in Los Angeles. Actor/musician Jamie Foxx performs Dec. 10 at the second annual Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. The event raises funds for the Entertainment Industry Foundation's National Arts and Music Education Initiative …

  13. OnTV

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 12-18, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 12 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artists: Fiona Apple (also scheduled: Jack Black, Dermot Mulroney). "The Tyra Banks Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Institute.…

  14. Compilation Nation

    December 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Three familiar hip-hop names return to stores this week via their own compilations, led by "Ludacris Presents...Disturbing Tha Peace." Three familiar hip-hop names return to stores this week via their own compilations, led by "Ludacris Presents...Disturbing Tha Peace." The…

  15. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Kylie Minogue takes three awards and performs at the first Italian Dance Awards, held at the Alcatraz Club in Milan. She wins for best foreign dance artists, and her chart-topping track 2003 - MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy…

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mariah Carey, Madonna, British acts, artists named "Brown" and tequila songs are among the topics Fred discusses with readers. ONE SWEET YEAR Fred, I was not the least bit surprised when Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" was awarded Hot 100 Song of the Year at the…

  17. Brown Single Extends Chart-Topping 'Run'

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST As his self-titled Jive debut bows near the top of The Billboard 200, Chris Brown's "Run It!" hangs on to the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for a fourth week. As his self-titled Jive debut bows near the top of The Billboard 200, Chris Brown's "Run It!" hangs on to…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Sting receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The former Police frontman's star (No. 2,168) is revealed in front of the El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in a ceremony att 2004 - Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott is…

  19. Carey Wins

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mariah Carey receives trophies from Nick Cannon and Chris Brown at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards Dec. 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Mariah Carey receives trophies from Nick Cannon and Chris Brown at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards Dec. 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las…

  20. 'NOW!' Rebounds, Holds Brown From No. 1

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown's eponymous debut was edged out of the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 this week by a stronger finish from "NOW! That's What I Call Music 20." And despite being the thick of the holiday CD Chris Brown's eponymous debut was edged out of the No. 1 spot on…

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