1. This Day in Music

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>One day after being charged, rocker Tommy Lee is free on bail after pleading innocent to charges of abusing his wife, actress Pamela Anderson Lee, and their baby son. A judge reluctantly 2001 - Returning home after a 46-year absence, guitarist Carlos Santana unveils…

  2. Matisyahu / Feb. 6, 2006 / Seattle (Showbox)

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST On a clear and cool evening in Seattle, the winter rain clouds took a night off while reggae phenom Matisyahu took the stage for a sold-out, all-ages show at Seattle's Showbox. From singing to rapping On a clear and cool evening in Seattle, the winter rain clouds took a night off while…

  3. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Robert Smith of the Cure does battle with the forces of musical evil as embodied by a monstrous Barbra Streisand on the animated television show South Park.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1991 - </b>The Rev. James Cleveland dies in Los Angeles of heart failure at age 59. The gospel artist won four Grammys and recorded more than 100 albums.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - With three awards, Scissor Sisters are the big…

  5. Environmentally Themed Fest Planned For NYC

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST An upcoming four-day music and film event in New York is being touted as the biggest Earth Day (April 22) celebration in the United States. The inaugural Green Apple Music & Arts festival will get An upcoming four-day music and film event in New York is being touted as the biggest Earth…

  6. Verlaine Comes 'Around' With Two New CDs

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Around," a 16-track set in the vein of the 1992 instrumental album "Warm and Cool," and "Songs and Other Things," Verlaine's first "vocal" release since 1990's "The Wonder," will arrive in late April As tipped here in July,…

  7. 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…

  8. Miranda Lambert

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Supporting 'the king of country music,' duck hunting and so much more. So, in case you missed it, my diary during the Keith Urban tour last August and September turned into a weekly column for CMT.com. Apparently, somebody at Billboard thought my ramblings made for good reading; so,…

  9. Billboard Bits: Royksopp, Liza Minnelli, Wanee Festival

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Royksopp, Liza Minnelli, Wanee Festival Royksopp will on March 21 unveil a live EP, "Royksopp's Night Out," recorded last November in Oslo, near the duo's hometown of Tromso. The nine-track Astralwerks release is highlighted by a cover of Queens Of The Stone Age&…

  10. Everything I'm Cracked Up To Be (continued)

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a series of dizzying, hilarious, heartbreaking snapshots, Jen Trynin captures what it's like to be catapulted to the edge of rock stardom, only to plummet back down to earth. "Everything I'm Cracke Jen eventually signs with Warner Bros., who re-release "Cockamamie,"…

  11. Everything I'm Cracked Up To Be (continued)

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a series of dizzying, hilarious, heartbreaking snapshots, Jen Trynin captures what it's like to be catapulted to the edge of rock stardom, only to plummet back down to earth. "Everything I'm Cracke The Conan O'Brien studio is even colder than the MTV studios, and I'…

  12. Everything I'm Cracked Up To Be: A Rock & Roll Fairy Tale

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a series of dizzying, hilarious, heartbreaking snapshots, Jen Trynin captures what it's like to be catapulted to the edge of rock stardom, only to plummet back down to earth. "Everything I'm Cracke "With plenty to say and ample musical gifts with which to say it, Boston…

  13. Johnson Drafts Harper, Nelson For Hawaii Benefits

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson will be joined by Ben Harper and Willie Nelson and the Planetary Bandits at his third annual Kokua Festival. Jack Johnson will be joined by Ben Harper and Willie Nelson and the Planetary Bandits at his third annual Kokua Festival. The event will be held April 19 at Maui's…

  14. Strokes To Begin U.S. Tour At Home

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Strokes will begin a spring U.S. tour on March 3 with a hometown show at New York Hammerstein Ballroom. The Strokes will begin a spring U.S. tour on March 3 with a hometown show at New York Hammerstein Ballroom. According to the band's Web site , a five-week theatre outing will run…

  15. Transporte

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer Diana Navarro, guitarist Juan Carlos Salazar and drummer Juan Felipe Bastidas were music students with big dreams when they met in 1999 at Universidad Del Valle in Cali, Colombia. Singer Diana Navarro, guitarist Juan Carlos Salazar and drummer Juan Felipe Bastidas were music students…

  16. Chart Beat

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nelly returns to the top of the Hot 100 for a fourth time, Carrie Underwood notches a pair of country No. 1s and new Billboard charts are among this week's topics. 'GRILLZ' GONE WILD: A surprise 5-1 move carries Nelly to the top of The Billboard Hot 100. "Grillz" …

  17. U.K.'s One Earth Benefit Concert Postponed

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Postponing enables the campaign and concert to benefit from exciting opportunities that will help get the message out to even more people and make the concert even bigger," reads a message on the sho The environmental-themed One Earth benefit concert, which was to feature…

  18. Mariah, Kanye, Alicia Lead NAACP Image Noms

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST With four nominations each, Mariah Carey, Kanye West and Alicia Keys lead the field of musicians contending for 2006 NAACP Image Awards. With four nominations each, Mariah Carey, Kanye West and Alicia Keys lead the field of musicians contending for 2006 NAACP Image Awards. Mary J. Blige …

  19. Foxx Holds Off Blige At Top Of Album Chart

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST For a second week in a row, Jamie Foxx's "Unpredictable" tops The Billboard 200. The J Records release sold 131,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan. Despite a 34% slip in s For a second week in a row, Jamie Foxx's "Unpredictable" tops…

  20. Strokes Earn First U.K. No. 1 Album

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST New York rockers the Strokes earned their first No. 1 U.K. album yesterday (Jan. 9) with their third Rough Trade set, "First Impressions of Earth." The group reached No. 2 with their two previous stud New York rockers the Strokes earned their first No. 1 U.K. album yesterday (Jan. 9…

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