1. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl" ends the nine-week reign of 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia, which slips to No. 3. 2005 - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "…

  2. Tantric took four years -- and practically a

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tantric took four years -- and practically a complete lineup change -- before re-entering the music game with "The End Is Here," and the remarkable disc is worth every moment of the hiatus Tantric took four years -- and practically a complete lineup change -- before re-entering the…

  3. 'Bittersweet' Symphony

    April 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With an engagement to and child on the way by rocker Pete Wentz, Ashlee Simpson has had a lot on her mind besides her own music. But into the tabloid maelstrom comes her third Geffen album, "Bitterswe With an engagement to and child on the way by rocker Pete Wentz, Ashlee Simpson has had…

  4. Apple Corps Sues To Stop Beatles Release

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Apple Corps and Apple Records have just filed a federal lawsuit in Miami in an attempt to stop bootleg recordings from the Star-Club in Germany from being released to the public, Billboard has learned Apple Corps and Apple Records have just filed a federal lawsuit in Miami in an attempt to…

  5. Ashlee Simpson Sets Date For Third Album

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ashlee Simpson has set an April 22 release date for her third Geffen album, "Bittersweet World," which, as previously reported, features production from Timbaland and the Neptunes' Chad Hugo. Ashlee Simpson has set an April 22 release date for her third Geffen album, "…

  6. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe as a digital EP becomes available via the iTunes Music Store. Proceeds from sales of the single benefit Mercy C 2006 - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E…

  7. Gang Of Four Gets Busy On New Album

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST It's been more than 15 years since the original lineup of groundbreaking British rock act Gang of Four has released new material, but the foursome has been busy since getting back together to rerecord It's been more than 15 years since the original lineup of groundbreaking British…

  8. Miami Indie Lays Claim To Early Beatles Tracks

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST An independent Miami label says it plans to release never-before-heard Beatles live recordings made in 1962 at the Star Club in Hamburg, Germany. No release date has been set for the recordings, which An independent Miami label says it plans to release never-before-heard Beatles live…

  9. Ashlee Goes 'Surreal' For New Video

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ashlee Simpson spent yesterday (Dec. 6) shooting the video for "Out of My Head (Ay Ya Ya)," the first single from her third studio album. The as-yet-untitled set is due in March via Geffen. Ashlee Simpson spent yesterday (Dec. 6) shooting the video for "Out of My Head (Ay Ya Ya…

  10. Kenna

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In 2003, Kenna was poised to become a superstar. With a load of online buzz and a powerful label (Columbia), he had opened for No Doubt and Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode. It looked like Kenna would take In 2003, Kenna was poised to become a superstar. With a load of online buzz and a powerful…

  11. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl" ends the nine-week reign of 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia, which slips to No. 3. 2005 - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani's "…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe as a digital EP becomes available via the iTunes Music Store. Proceeds from sales of the single benefit Mercy C 2006 - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E…

  13. Soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Dies At 90

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Celebrated opera singer Elisabeth Schwarzkopf died Aug. 3 at her home in Schruns, Austria, at age 90. No cause of death was given. Celebrated opera singer Elisabeth Schwarzkopf died Aug. 3 at her home in Schruns, Austria, at age 90. No cause of death was given. The vocalist was born in 1915…

  14. Phinally! Pharrell Makes Up His 'Mind'

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pharrell Williams' solo debut, "In My Mind," has had almost as many release dates as a cat has lives. First slated to street last November, then December, then early 2006, then April, the Star Trak/In Pharrell Williams' solo debut, "In My Mind," has had almost as…

  15. Pharrell Finds Time For N.E.R.D., Jay-Z

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Now that his oft-delayed Star Trak/Interscope solo debut, "In My Mind," is set for a July 25 release, Pharrell Williams is focusing on promoting the new disc and honing other projects. They include a Now that his oft-delayed Star Trak/Interscope solo debut, "In My Mind,"…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>A small but enthusiastic audience turns out to see vocalist Patti Page in a special concert at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Celebrating the release of a new album, "Brand New Tennessee 2005 - A 3 to 1 move on Billboard's Hot 100 for Gwen Stefani'…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>The Japanese indie scene mourns former Super Junky Monkey lead vocalist Mutsumi Fukuhara (born Takahashi), after the singer apparently falls from the balcony of her apartment in Osaka. F 2005 - Merle Kilgore, a legendary figure in country music, dies from congestive…

  18. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Like a Rolling Stone" "Like a Rolling Stone" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, single (1965); Highway 61 Revisited (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Self Portrait (1970); Eat the Document (film)/'66 (1971); Masterpieces (1978); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979…

  19. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) formally cautions Pete Townshend for "accessing a Web site containing child abuse images" in 1999. Townshend-who was arrested in January on sus 2003 - London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) formally…

  20. Gang Of Four Rerecorded, Remixed For Double-Disc

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Reunited seminal post-punk act Gang Of Four is planning a two-disc release of re-recorded and remixed songs. Reunited seminal post-punk act Gang Of Four is planning a two-disc release of re-recorded and remixed songs. Due Aug. 30 via V2, the as-yet-untitled set will arrive in the wake of…

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