1. Billboard Bits: Simon/Hancock, 'Not Alone,' Bon Jovi

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Paul Simon/Herbie Hancock, 'Not Alone,' Bon Jovi Paul Simon and Herbie Hancock will headline the Berklee College of Music's 60th anniversary concert, to be held Jan. 28 at Boston's Wang Theatre. The show will be produced by Phil Ramone and hosted by comedian Bill…

  2. Snow Patrol 'Opens' Up On New Album

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Snow Patrol has christened its new album "Eyes Open" and is planning to issue the set in April via Polydor in the United Kingdom and A&M/Interscope in North America. Snow Patrol has christened its new album "Eyes Open" and is planning to issue the set in April via…

  3. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>The late Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy lives on as the rapper's second posthumous album, "Born Again," sells more than 485,000 copies in its first week in stores to bump living superstar Cel 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's…

  4. 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…

  5. Still Runnin' With The Devil

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST When Van Halen rocked the world, they did it for real. This much I know – Van Halen f***ing rules. Sometimes it's easy to forget this, I know, because a lot has happened with the band over the years. There was a lead singer change, synthesizers began to edge guitars out of songs, a few…

  6. Grammy Nominations: Artists React

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST With news of Grammy Awards nominations sinking in, statements are flying as record labels recognize the nods received for the Recording Academy's 48th annual event. Among the notices, top nominee Kany With news of Grammy Awards nominations sinking in, statements are flying as record…

  7. Q&A: Mel Brooks

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST He dreamed of being a big band drummer, but developed of the greatest comedy minds of our time. Much like Max Bialystock persuades Leo Bloom to help him create the greatest Broadway flop of all time in "The Producers," it was longtime producer David Geffen who convinced Mel Brooks…

  8. Davis' 'Cellar Door' Finally Due Next Month

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST After several delays, Columbia/Legacy will finally issue the six-CD boxed set "Miles Davis -- The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" on Dec. 27. After several delays, Columbia/Legacy will finally issue the six-CD boxed set "Miles Davis -- The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" on Dec. 27.…

  9. Vietnam Considering Bail For Glitter

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vietnam is considering releasing British rocker Gary Glitter, who has been charged with child molestation, on bail but he will not be allowed to leave the country, a state official said today (Nov. 29 Vietnam is considering releasing British rocker Gary Glitter, who has been charged with…

  10. Elton John To Wed Partner In December

    November 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Elton John plans to marry his long term partner David Furnish on Dec. 21, the first day that civil partnerships between gay couples will be possible in England. Elton John plans to marry his long term partner David Furnish on Dec. 21, the first day that civil partnerships between gay couples…

  11. Vietnam To Hold Glitter During Probe

    November 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vietnam will detain former British rocker Gary Glitter for three months while authorities investigate suspicions that he had sex with underage girls, a prosecutor announced. Glitter, who has denied al Vietnam will detain former British rocker Gary Glitter for three months while authorities…

  12. LaBelle, Scott Pair For 'Purple' Song

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Patti Labelle and Jill Scott are teaming up to record the single "What About Love?" from the Broadway musical version of "The Color Purple." The duet will be released as a bonus track on a cast album Patti Labelle and Jill Scott are teaming up to record the single "…

  13. Glitter Claims He Was Teaching, Not Abusing

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gary Glitter has denied child molestation allegations in Vietnam, telling police he was just teaching English to young girls, state media reported today (Nov. 22). Gary Glitter has denied child molestation allegations in Vietnam, telling police he was just teaching English to young girls,…

  14. Nickel Creek / Nov. 19, 2005 / Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Theatre)

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have played together since they were preteens in San Diego, long ago apparently decided not to decide. In terms of art Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have…

  15. Gary Glitter Detained In Vietnam

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former British rock star Gary Glitter has been taken into custody in a southern Vietnamese resort city following allegations that he indulged in lewd acts with a minor, police officials said. Former British rock star Gary Glitter has been taken into custody in a southern Vietnamese resort…

  16. CMAs: Rascal Flats Wins!

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rascal Flatts accepts CMA vocal group of the year award. Rascal Flatts (left to right: Joe Don Rooney, Jay DeMarcus and Gary LeVox) accept the award for vocal group of the year at the 39th Annual Country Music Association Awards Nov. 15 in New York. Lee Ann Womack (three awards) and Keith…

  17. Police Searching For Glitter In Vietnam

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vietnamese authorities said today (Nov. 17) they are searching for former British rock star Gary Glitter over his alleged relationship with a Vietnamese teenager. Vietnamese authorities said today (Nov. 17) they are searching for former British rock star Gary Glitter over his alleged…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Kid Rock and Lauryn Hill top the 1999 Billboard Music Video Awards, held at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Drummer Tony Thompson dies in an Encino, Calif., hospital. Thompson is survived…

  19. This Day in Music

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Following in the footsteps of Garth Brooks, Metallica holds a free concert in Philadelphia to celebrate the release of its newest album "Re-Load."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Van Morrison is ordered in London&…

  20. Trial Begins In R. Kelly/Sheffield Case

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Audio recordings of conversations between a community activist and the business manager for New York Yankees star Gary Sheffield and his wife reveal the activist's attempts to blackmail the couple ove Audio recordings of conversations between a community activist and the business manager…

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