1. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artist(s): Burt Bacharach. “Phil Vassar: Piano…

  2. Näshville Rock City

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Bon Jovi wins its first CMT Award and locks keep getting longer in Nashville, a former hair-metal junkie investigates. Turn on CMT and wait for a video by Keith Urban, Jack Ingram, Big and Rich or Rockie Lynne. Mute the volume. Now unearth your '80s hair-metal collection from the…

  3. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Sean "Puffy" Combs cancels a sold-out appearance at London's Wembley stadium. The show is the planned finale of the rapper's European tour. Fans are not offered an explanation for the ca 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while…

  4. Langford's Art Skewers Neo-Nashville

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. This astonishing graphic and…

  5. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Despite a slight mix up in introduction, Elton John is honored to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. Even though he is announced as "Sir John Elton," the singer maintains "They 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "…

  6. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1996 - </b>Composer Toru Takemitsu dies at the age of 66.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around…

  7. Love Putting 'Gnarly' Drug Problem Behind Her

    February 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rocker Courtney Love told a Los Angeles judge that she has put her drug problems behind her and said she has a renewed outlook on life. Rocker Courtney Love told a Los Angeles judge that she has put her drug problems behind her and said she has a renewed outlook on life. Love, 41, appeared in…

  8. Rhino Revisits Costello's 'Juliet Letters'

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Continuing its Elvis Costello catalog reissue campaign, Rhino has revamped the artist's collaboration with string ensemble the Brodsky Quartet, "The Juliet Letters." Continuing its Elvis Costello catalog reissue campaign, Rhino has revamped the artist's collaboration with…

  9. R. Kelly Leads Soul Train Award Nominees

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST R. Kelly leads the list of nominees for the 20th annual Soul Train Music Awards, announced today (Feb. 2) by Tyrese and actress Vivica Fox at Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills, Calif. R. Kelly leads the list of nominees for the 20th annual Soul Train Music Awards, announced today (Feb. 2) by…

  10. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Barry Manilow (also scheduled: Rosie…

  11. Jewel Emerges From 'Wonderland' With New CD

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jewel has set a May 2 release date for her sixth studio album, "Goodbye Alice in Wonderland." The Atlantic set was produced by Rob Cavallo and will be led by the single "Again and Again," which will b Jewel has set a May 2 release date for her sixth studio album, "…

  12. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Trisha Yearwood gets a special proposal on the same stage where she was married in 1994. After Yearwood, making a guest appearance on the historic Ryman Auditorium stage, finishes her fi 2002 - Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer Brit Award revoked…

  13. Lauper To Make Broadway Debut

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper will make her Broadway debut next year in "The Threepenny Opera," playing the prostitute Jenny in the satirical musical about a highwayman and his sweetheart. Singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper will make her Broadway debut next year in "The Threepenny…

  14. Nellie McKay Splits With Columbia

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Less than two weeks before the planned Jan. 3 release of her sophomore Columbia album, "Pretty Little Head," Nellie McKay has voluntarily left the label. Less than two weeks before the planned Jan. 3 release of her sophomore Columbia album, " Pretty Little Head ," singer…

  15. Tad Planning Two Grunge-Heavy Releases

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The group hasn't issued a new album since 1995's "Infrared Riding Hood," but Tad's ex-members are readying several projects. Although not as well known as its colleagues in the Seattle '90s rock revolution, Tad released such favorites as 1991's "8-Way…

  16. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Sting receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The former Police frontman's star (No. 2,168) is revealed in front of the El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in a ceremony att 2004 - Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott is…

  17. Eclectic Soundtrack Compiled For 'Grandma's Boy'

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rappers Paul Wall and Kool Keith and modern rock acts Bloc Party, the Futureheads and the Twenty Twos are among those who have contributed tracks to the soundtrack to "Grandma's Boy." Rappers Paul Wall and Kool Keith and modern rock acts Bloc Party, the Futureheads and the…

  18. Courtney Love Released From Rehab Center

    November 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love, who was confined to a lock-down substance abuse center earlier this year after violating her probation, can leave the facility for an outpatient program, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Fr Courtney Love, who was confined to a lock-down substance abuse center earlier this year…

  19. ROCK AND ROLL ARCHAEOLOGIST: How I Chased Down Kurt's Stratocaster, the "Layla" Guitar, and Janis's Boa

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST A Seattle music fan is transformed from mere collector to museum curator. A Seattle music fan is transformed from mere collector to museum curator. There was a time not so long ago when collecting pop culture artifacts was a much less crowded field, according to music historian Blecha (Taboo…

  20. McKay Sets New Album Track List

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nellie McKay will return Jan. 3 with her sophomore Columbia album, "Pretty Little Head." Nellie McKay will return Jan. 3 with her sophomore Columbia album, "Pretty Little Head." As previously reported , the 16-track set features collaborations with k.d. lang ("we had…

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