1. March 31, 2009

    March 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Police issue arrest warrants for country singer Billy Joe Shaver after he shoots and wounds a man outside a Lorena, Texas bar. Shaver later turns himself in. 1995 – Tejano singer Selena dies after being shot by her former personal assistant and former fan club president, Yolanda…

  2. Cowsills Member Found Dead In New Orleans

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST The body of Barry Cowsill, singer/bassist for the '60s pop act the Cowsills, has been discovered in New Orleans, more than four months after he went missing after Hurricane Katrina hit the city. He wa The body of Barry Cowsill, singer/bassist for the '60s pop act the Cowsills, has…

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Linkin Park, Sheryl Crow, non-English hits, Academy Award winning artists and more with readers. LIKIN' LINKIN Hi Fred! Great column! As a late-blooming Linkin Park fan, could you summarize their total entries on any Billboard chart? Even though I found myself singing…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Usher, parent/child chart entries and Ja Rule with readers. A SIMPLE MAJORITY Fred, If "My Boo" gets a fifth week at No. 1, that will give Usher 27 weeks at No. 1 in 2004, spread between his four chart-topping singles. Will that make him the first artist who&…

  5. SINATRA—THE CLASSIC DUETS

    June 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Frank Sinatra's timeless songs and one-of-a-kind swagger live on with this disc of memorable duets. Frank Sinatra's timeless songs and one-of-a-kind swagger live on with this disc of memorable duets. Sinatra sings here with such music greats as Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Louis…

  6. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on David Cassidy, Ashanti, and Garth Brooks. D.C. TALK: Just in time to mark the 30th anniversary of his solo debut on the Billboard album chart, David Cassidy enters The Billboard 200 at No. 147 with "Then and Now" (UTV/Decca). It's the fourth solo Cassidy…