1. Usher To Make Broadway Debut In 'Chicago'

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B superstar Usher will soon be crooning a Broadway melody. The multi-platinum recording artist and five-time Grammy winner will take over the role of conniving lawyer Billy Flynn in the long-run R&B superstar Usher will soon be crooning a Broadway melody. The multi-platinum…

  2. Kevin Richardson Exiting Backstreet Boys

    June 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Richardson is leaving the Backstreet Boys on the eve of the start of work on the group's next album. In a statement on its Web site, the group said Richardson was leaving after 13 years to "purs Kevin Richardson is leaving the Backstreet Boys on the eve of the start of work on…

  3. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Marilyn Manson files a defamation countersuit against former Spin executive editor Craig Marks. Manson's action is in response to a multimillion-dollar suit Marks filed the month before 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of…

  4. This Day in Music

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, on probation for a 1997 heroin case, is arrested and faces a hearing for failing to provide a urine sample to his live-in drug treatment cente 2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining…

  5. Backstreet Boys Sue Pearlman, Trans Continental

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Backstreet Boys filed a lawsuit against Louis Pearlman and his Trans Continental Records today (Nov. 3) for reimbursement of legal settlements the group paid to former member Sam "Phoenix Stone" L The Backstreet Boys filed a lawsuit against Louis Pearlman and his Trans…

  6. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2005 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…

  7. Hot Product

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Backstreet Boys New Walk Down Backstreet Is there life beyond the boy band phenomenon? The Backstreet Boys are on a mission to prove there is. "Never Gone," due June 14, is the first studio album from the multi-platinum act in nearly five years. After selling more than 73 million…

  8. Back To Backstreet

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Is there life beyond the boy band phenomenon? The Backstreet Boys, and Zomba Label Group president/CEO Barry Weiss are on a mission to prove there is. "Never Gone," due June 14, is the first studio album from the multi-platinum act in…

  9. Backstreet Boys Finalize New Album Track List

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Backstreet Boys have nailed down the track list for their fourth studio album, "Never Gone." The Backstreet Boys have nailed down the track list for their fourth studio album, "Never Gone." As previously reported , the set is due June 14 via Jive and is led by the…

  10. Backstreet's 'Never Gone' Due In June

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As U.S. pop radio stations begin to embrace the Backstreet Boys single "Incomplete," Jive Records has set June 14 as the release date for the vocal group's fourth studio album, "Never Gone." As U.S. pop radio stations begin to embrace the Backstreet Boys single "…

  11. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former…

  12. This Day in Music

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago." The singer portrays slick lawyer Billy Flynn, replacing Billy Zane. 2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of …

  13. Backstreet Boys Return To The Road

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As its first album since 2001's "Black and Blue" takes shape, the Backstreet Boys have confirmed a host of international tour dates this fall. As its first album since 2001's "Black and Blue" takes shape, the Backstreet Boys have confirmed a host of international…

  14. Past Top Winners: Where Are The Now?

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST One of the highlights of this year's Billboard Music Awards will be the crowning of artist of the year. One of the highlights of this year's Billboard Music Awards will be the crowning of artist of the year. The award recognizes an act's combined performance on Billboard's…

  15. Billboard Bits: Kevin Richardson, Iron Maiden, SOAD

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Kevin Richardson, Iron Maiden, System Of A Down The Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson will reprise his role as Billy Flynn in the stage production of "Chicago" when he joins the show's U.S. touring company for its Aug. 5-24 stay at San Francisco's Golden Gate…

  16. Backstreet Boys Put Next Album On Hold

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Backstreet Boys have put their next studio album on hold, despite initial plans to begin work on the set this month. The Backstreet Boys have put their next studio album on hold, despite initial plans to begin work on the set this month. "As a group, we have decided not to record our…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former…

  18. 08TunesOnTV

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 17-23, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 17 "Dashboard Dreams," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, the Beach Boys, Blink 182, Cake, Sheryl Crow, Dr. Dre, Sammy Hagar, LL Cool J, Meat Loaf, Metallica,…

  19. 06TunesOnTV

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 3-9, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 3 "The Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson, Lifehouse. "Boston Public," Fox Featured…

  20. Backstreet Boy Goes Broadway In 'Chicago'

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson made his Broadway debut yesterday (Jan. 20) joining the cast of "Chicago." The singer has taken the role slick lawyer Billy Flynn, replacing Billy Zane ("Titani Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson made his Broadway debut yesterday …

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