1. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San Antonio hospital following kidney transplant surgery a week earlier. 2002 - 64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San…

  2. Queen, Rodgers Nail Down Reunion Tour

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rodgers and Queen are also seeking fan input to generate the set list for the tour, which will be guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor's first since original lead vocalist Freddie Mercury died Queen and Paul Rodgers will begin their spring European tour March 28 in London,…

  3. Paris Mississippi Blues

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blues pianist Memphis Slim (aka John L. Chatman) was a fixture in the Chicago blues scene in the '40s and '50s (supplementing his music income by working as a bootlegger) before relocating to Paris in Blues pianist Memphis Slim (aka John L. Chatman) was a fixture in the Chicago…

  4. Black Crowes Reforming For New York Run

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST After months of speculation, Chris and Rich Robinson are reforming the Black Crowes for a five-night stand at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. The March 22-23, 25-27 shows -- the Crowes' first since O After months of speculation , Chris and Rich Robinson are reforming the Black…

  5. More Stars Join Tsunami Relief Efforts

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna, Hilary Duff and Ricky Martin are among the latest high-profile artists to join the fight to raise funds for victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean. Madonna, Hilary Duff and Ricky Martin are among the latest high-profile artists to join the fight to raise…

  6. Motown Producer Freddie Perren Dies

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Grammy Award-winner Freddie Perren, who produced records for Gloria Gaynor, the Jackson 5 and the "Saturday Night Fever" album, has died at the age of 61. Grammy Award-winner Freddie Perren, who produced songs for Gloria Gaynor, the Jackson 5 and the "Saturday Night Fever"…

  7. Ex-Jane's Members Working On Debut Album

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Panic Channel, a new band featuring former Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro, bassist Chris Chaney and drummer Stephen Perkins, plus Skycycle vocalist Steve Isaacs, has recorded more than ha The Panic Channel, a new band featuring former Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave…

  8. Queen Regrouping For 2005 Tour

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Queen is reforming and is planning a European tour next year with former Bad Company and Free lead singer Paul Rodgers. Queen is reforming and is planning a European tour next year with former Bad Company and Free lead singer Paul Rodgers. "I won't go into more details right now,…

  9. Billboard Bits: Gloria Estefan, Blues Legends, Liz Story

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Gloria Estefan, a New York blues legends concert and Liz Story. Gloria Estefan's as-yet-untitled first children's book will be published in November 2005 in both English and Spanish. The artist's own pet English Bulldog Noelle is the inspiration and star of the story…

  10. Roots Rockers Bolster Los Super Seven

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Texas-based rock act Los Super Seven gets a lift from a host of roots rock artists on its third studio album, "Heart It on the X." The set is due March 22 as the first release in a new deal with Telar Texas-based rock act Los Super Seven gets a lift from a host of roots rock artists…

  11. Billboard Bits: Phoenix, Songwriters Hall, Waters

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Phoenix, Songwriters Hall, John Waters French rock act Phoenix will embark on its maiden North American tour Nov. 29 in Philadelphia. The group will play nine shows through Dec. 13 in San Diego in support of its latest Astralwerks album, "Alphabetical." Core members vocalist…

  12. TV

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 8-14, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 8 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Elton John. "Bands Reunited," VH1 Featured artist: Scandal. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artist:…

  13. 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards Winners

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, handed out Oct. 10 in Miami at the James L. Knight Center; was taped for Nov. 30 broadcast on BET. Below are the winners of the 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, handed out Oct. 10 in Miami at the James L. Knight Center; was taped for Nov. 30…

  14. CD/DVD Captures Queen 'On Fire'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records will on Nov. 9 unveil the first commercial release of Queen's 1982 concert at London's Milton Keynes Bowl, originally broadcast on British television and MTV. Hollywood Records will on Nov. 9 unveil the first commercial release of Queen's 1982 concert at…

  15. VH1 Honors Hip-Hop

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat Joe, MC Hammer and Sugar Hill Gang were among the artists who performed in all-star collaborations last night (Oct. 3) at the inaugural VH1 Hip Hop Honors. Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat Joe, MC Hammer and Sugar Hill Gang were among the…

  16. Reed, Roots, Macy To Rock For Vanity Fair

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lou Reed, the Roots and Macy Gray are among the acts confirmed for Vanity Fair and DKNY Jeans' "In Concert," to be held Oct. 21 at New York's Irving Plaza and Oct. 23 at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Ang Lou Reed, the Roots and Macy Gray are among the acts confirmed for…

  17. Resident Evil: Apocalypse

    September 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Taking a hint from last year's successful soundtrack to "Freddy Vs. Jason" (not to mention the original "Resident Evil"), Roadrunner has assembled an impressive collection of music for the sequel to t Taking a hint from last year's successful soundtrack to "…

  18. 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards Winners

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, held Sept. 1 in Los Angeles. Below are the winners of the 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, held Sept. 1 in Los Angeles. Record of the year: "No Es Lo Mismo," Alejandro Sanz; Lulo Perez & Alejandro Sanz, producers; Mick Guzauski &…

  19. First Latin Grammy Performers Confirmed

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The initial list of performers confirmed for the fifth annual Latin Grammy awards features Bebo Valdés, Diego El Cigala, Paulina Rubio and Roselyn Sanchez. The initial list of performers confirmed for the fifth annual Latin Grammy awards features Bebo Valdés, Diego El Cigala, Paulina Rubio…

  20. Queen Likes Odds For 'Rock You' In Vegas

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Queen is getting ready to rock Las Vegas. The legendary rock group's stage musical "We Will Rock You," which has been playing to sold-out crowds in London since 2002, will make its North American debu Queen is getting ready to rock Las Vegas. The legendary rock group's…

Pages