1. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl" ends the nine-week reign of 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia, which slips to No. 3. 2005 - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2002 - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2001 - Composer Monty Norman is awarded 30,000…

  3. Chuck Wicks

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST In "Stealing Cinderella," Chuck Wicks sings of asking his sweetheart's father for her hand in marriage and ends up looking through childhood pictures of her "playing Cinderella," riding a bike and dan In "Stealing Cinderella," Chuck Wicks sings of asking his…

  4. Tankian Taking Over With Solo Album In October

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian steps center stage this fall with a new solo album, "Elect the Dead," due Oct. 23 via Serjical Strike/Warner Bros. System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian steps center stage this fall with a new solo album, "Elect the Dead," due Oct.…

  5. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl" ends the nine-week reign of 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia, which slips to No. 3. 2005 - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "…

  6. SOAD's Serj Tankian Finishing Up Solo Debut

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian is planning a fall release for his first solo album, "Elect the Dead," telling Billboard.com it's "a rock record, but it's pretty progressive. It's very wide sou System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian is planning a fall…

  7. This Day in Music

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2002 - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2001 - Composer Monty Norman is awarded 30,000…

  8. Albarn Producing Algerian Group, Penning Opera

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Not content with having two successful bands in Blur and Gorillaz, vocalist Damon Albarn has four new projects underway. Not content with having two successful bands in Blur and Gorillaz, vocalist Damon Albarn has four new projects underway. On Oct. 27, Albarn flew to Algiers, where he spent…

  9. Keith Urban Unveils New Album Track List

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Keith Urban has revealed the track list to his upcoming third album, "Love, Pain & the Whole Thing." Keith Urban has revealed the track list to his upcoming third album, "Love, Pain & the Whole Thing." As previously reported , the set will arrive Nov. 7 via Capitol…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>A small but enthusiastic audience turns out to see vocalist Patti Page in a special concert at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Celebrating the release of a new album, "Brand New Tennessee 2005 - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani'…

  11. Q&A: Rascal Flatts

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rascal Flatts has achieved in six short years what many acts can only hope for in the length of a career. Rascal Flatts has achieved in six short years what many acts can only hope for in the length of a career. In addition to numerous awards, the band has sold more than 8.8 million records,…

  12. This Day in Music

    March 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Country singer George Jones walks out of the hospital 13 days after a near fatal traffic accident. Jones, 67, thanks Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors and nurses before climbi 2002 - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications…

  13. CHART BEAT

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to Kelly Clarkson, Crossfade, "Star Wars," Elvis Presley, "Spamalot" and more. THIS ONE'S BY THE GIRLS: Kelly Clarkson's "Breakaway" (Hollywood) is No. 1 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart for…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) formally cautions Pete Townshend for "accessing a Web site containing child abuse images" in 1999. Townshend-who was arrested in January on sus 2003 - London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) formally…

  15. Erika Jo Named Third 'Nashville Star'

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Erika Jo Heriges, an 18-year-old high school senior, was named the winner of the USA Network talent series "Nashville Star" last night (April 26) during a live broadcast from Nashville. Erika Jo Heriges, an 18-year-old high school senior, was named the winner of the USA Network…

  16. Yoakam Plots New Album, Tour, Films

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST For the first time in a recording career that stretches back to the mid-1980s, Dwight Yoakam took the entire production mantle on his shoulders in the studio. For the first time in a recording career that stretches back to the mid-1980s, Dwight Yoakam took the entire production mantle on his…

  17. This Day in Music

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2002 - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2001 - Composer Monty Norman…

  18. B&E: X-mas Balls

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: X-mas Balls. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. HOLIDAY CHEER: Adulterous reindeers, squirrel jambalaya and a naughty Santa Claus…

  19. The Dark Horse Years 1976-1992

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST One year after a boxed set of his Dark Horse output, the DVD included in that collection is available individually. For fans of the "quiet Beatle," it is precious. One year after a boxed set of his Dark Horse output, the DVD included in that collection is available individually. For…

  20. The Alarm's Ruse Inspires Film

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A single/video stunt staged by the Alarm last year will serve as the premise of a forthcoming film to be made by the producer of "Shrek." A single/video stunt staged by the Alarm last year will serve as the premise of a forthcoming film to be made by the producer of "Shrek.…

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