1. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  2. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  3. Billboard Bits: Roger Waters, Evanescence, Puffy AmiYumi

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent year's DVD of the same name will be packaged together for the first time in a new edition. Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent…

  4. 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…

  5. Puffy AmiYumi Win Innovator Award

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yumi Yoshimura and Ami Onuki are awarded honors in Japan. Yumi Yoshimura and Ami Onuki of duo Puffy AmiYumi receive special 'Japan Cool award Nov. 30 during the Innovator Awards ceremony in Japan. The Japanese singers were honored for spreading Japanese pop music abroad, especially since…

  6. 18TunesOnTV

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 25-May 1, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, APRIL 25 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: John Legend (also scheduled: Felicity Huffman, Maria & Maya Rodale). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bruce…

  7. Nice

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The third full U.S. The third full U.S. release for Japan girl group duo Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura obviously takes inspiration from late-period Beatles, as the cover art respectfully evokes John and Yoko's notorious bed-in for peace. But the charming set blasts off with "Planet…

  8. An Illustrated History

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Beach Boys. Village People. Basement Jaxx. Spice Girls. The Go-Go's. Stereolab. David Bowie. Joan Jett. Dexy's Midnight Runners. The Dixie Cups. The Plastics. Deee-Lite. Charo. They're all referen The Beach Boys. Village People. Basement Jaxx. Spice Girls. The Go-Go's.…

  9. Puff Daddy Reaches For New Rap Handle

    March 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Sean Combs says he's not blowing smoke -- he's getting rid of his much played-upon ''Puffy'' moniker. The rap mogul, who was acquitted earlier this month of bribery and weapons charges, told MTV News Sean Combs says he's not blowing smoke -- he's…