1. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Cyndi Lauper, Usher …

  2. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1981 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Endless Love," Diana Ross & Lionel Richie. The song holds onto the top spot for nine weeks, making it the most successful duo, most successful Motown single 2003 - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and…

  3. Mann Gets In The Holiday Spirit For New Album

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Aimee Mann was filled with holiday spirit when she entered the studio in May. Aimee Mann was filled with holiday spirit when she entered the studio in May. "You'd be surprised -- it didn't take any time to into the Christmas vibe. Before it got really hot, it was just so nice…

  4. Petty, Panic, Crowes, Fiona To Rock Vegoose

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the Raconteurs, Fiona Apple, the Mars Volta, the Roots and Damian Marley lead the lineup for the second Vegoose festiv Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the…

  5. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club of France. "Gene Simmons Family Jewels,…

  6. Manilow In A 'Sixties' Frame Of Mind On New Album

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Following his No. 1 album, "The Greatest Songs of the Fifties," Barry Manilow returns with "The Greatest Songs of the Sixties," due Oct. 31 on Arista. Following his No. 1 album, "The Greatest Songs of the Fifties," Barry Manilow returns with "The Greatest…

  7. 80 Years Of Tony Bennett

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tony Bennett is a rebel -- he has walked away from recording contracts to keep his integrity and won't sing a song he does not believe in. He adheres to the philosophy of art for art's sake -- whether Tony Bennett is a rebel -- he has walked away from recording contracts to keep his…

  8. Superstars Offer Bennett Birthday Wishes

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Through the years, Tony Bennett has won the affection of an array of luminaries in the worlds of popular culture, politics and business. Through the years, Tony Bennett has won the affection of an array of luminaries in the worlds of popular culture, politics and business. Many, including…

  9. Rhino Expands First Two Pretenders Albums

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Expanded versions of the Pretenders' first two albums, "Pretenders" and "Pretenders II," will be released via Rhino on Oct. 3. Expanded versions of the Pretenders' first two albums, "Pretenders" and "Pretenders II," will be released via Rhino…

  10. Second Legal Team Splits Jackson Case

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the second time in a year, a law firm representing Michael Jackson has parted company with the pop star, saying it hasn't been paid and can't get Jackson on the phone. For the second time in a year, a law firm representing Michael Jackson has parted company with the pop star,…

  11. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Three Days Grace…

  12. McCartney Returns To Classical Music On New Album

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Stepping away from rock'n'roll, Paul McCartney will release his next classical project, "Ecce Cor Meum," Sept. 26 via EMI Classics. Momentarily stepping away from rock'n'roll, Paul McCartney will release his next classical project, "Ecce Cor Meum," Sept…

  13. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Iron Maiden drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain is arrested and charged with assault after hitting a parking attendant with his car, according to reports. The incident occurs backstage at th 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent…

  14. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>The first headlining tour of matchbox 20 begins at UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Bobby Thompson, Ozzy Osbourne's longtime tour manager, dies in his hotel room in Birmingham, Mich.,…

  15. Ask Billboard

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about Pink, M.I.A. and Madonna. PINK FADING TO BLACK? Hi Keith! I was just wondering about Pink. Her career started off so promising: her first two albums ("Can't Take Me Home" and "M!ssundaztood") did really well. But ever since…

  16. ABC's Fry Is Hugh Grant's New Vocal Coach

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wearing gold lame and crooning suave, blue-eyed soul, Martin Fry has always seemed the quintessential frontman. Wearing gold lame and crooning suave, blue-eyed soul, Martin Fry has always seemed the quintessential frontman. But the lead singer of '80s hitmakers ABC stepped behind the…

  17. Summers' Slate: Two Books, Album, Soundtrack

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former Police guitarist Andy Summers has seen it all during his five decades in music, and he's preparing to share his memories with the world. Former Police guitarist Andy Summers has seen it all during his five decades in music, and he's preparing to share his memories with the…

  18. This Day in Music

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Haroon Shamsher, who with his brother Farook, was the mainstay of Joi, a leading British-Asian fusion group and sound system, dies of a heart attack. He is 33.<br clear="none"/><br clear 2005 - Funeral services for Luther Vandross are held at New…

  19. 29OnTV

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 17 "One Life To Live," ABC Featured artist(s): Jeannie Ortega. "Lil' Wayne Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Lil' Wayne, Robin Thicke. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured artist(s): Sheryl…

  20. Good Charlotte Begins Recording New Album

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Good Charlotte has begun recording its fourth studio album, according to a post from guitarist Billy Martin on the group's Web site. Good Charlotte has begun recording its fourth studio album, according to a post from guitarist Billy Martin on the group's Web site . "We are all…

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