1. Hanson Hopes To Educate With New DVD

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sibling pop/rock trio Hanson takes viewers behind the scenes of its three-year struggled with Island/Def Jam while recording its 2004 album "Underneath" on the new documentary "Strong Enough To Break. Sibling pop/rock trio Hanson takes viewers behind the scenes of its three…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1992 - </b>Country music singer Lynn Anderson is released from jail in Nashville after serving a two-day contempt of court sentence for swearing at her former husband in front of their teenage chil 2001 - Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, whose languishing career made a spectacular…

  3. The Jonas Brothers

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Their album title says it all: "It's About Time" that the Jonas Brothers made their debut. The Daylight/Columbia set has been in the works for more than two-and-a-half years, and was originally suppos Their album title says it all: "It's About Time" that the…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz trumpeters, dies in Gosport, Hampshire. He is 90. Gonella led one of the most popular dance bands of the '30s and was regarded by some a 2005 - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s…

  5. This Day in Music

    June 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Beloved hard rock veterans Spinal Tap come back from the dead at New York's Carnegie Hall with a 20-song, 90-minute performance as part of the annual Toyota Comedy Festival.<br clear="no 2004 - Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, whose avant-garde approach…

  6. This Day in Music

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Buddy Guy is among the multiple winners at the W.C. Handy Awards, mounted by the Blues Foundation in Memphis. Guy wins for contemporary male artist of the year and blues instrumentalist 2003 - Singer/songwriter Liz Phair embarks on her first tour in several years…

  7. This Day in Music

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Shania Twain begins her first headlining tour, along with a nine-piece band in her Canadian homeland in Sudbury, Ontario.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1992 - </b>Country music singer Lynn Anderson is released from jail in Nashville after serving a two-day contempt of court sentence for swearing at her former husband in front of their teenage chil 2001 - Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, whose languishing career made a spectacular…

  9. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Indian students stage a Peace Festival in Mumbai for the anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing to protest their country's recent nuclear weapons testing. Peace Together 98, on the campus 2004 - Funk legend Rick James is found dead at 9:45 a.m. PT at his Los…

  10. Billboard Bits: Kids' Day, Mudhoney, iTunes Japan

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, Mudhoney, iTunes Japan Jesse McCartney, the Click Five and Rihanna will perform later this month at the 2005 Arthur Ashe Kids' Day as part of the US Open tennis tournament. The event will be held Aug. 27 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing,…

  11. Nokia Theatre Opening In Times Square

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York's 2,100-capacity Nokia Theatre Times Square, AEG's newest concert venue, will open in September, with tickets for many shows set to go on sale Aug. 12. New York's 2,100-capacity Nokia Theatre Times Square, AEG's newest concert venue, will open in September, with…

  12. Rhino Boxes Up '90s Favorites

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade less than six years in the rearview mirror. Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade…

  13. This Day in Music

    June 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, whose avant-garde approach to his instrument influenced John Coltrane and others, dies of cancer in Boston. He is 69. 2004 - Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, whose avant-garde approach to his instrument influenced John Coltrane and…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Singer/songwriter Liz Phair embarks on her first tour in several years with a string of acoustic performances opening for the Flaming Lips. 2003 - Singer/songwriter Liz Phair embarks on her first tour in several years with a string of acoustic performances opening…

  15. This Day in Music

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern Jazz Quartet, dies at the age of 80. Lewis, who also worked as a solo performer and recording artist, led the quarte 2001 - Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern…

  16. Jeff Hanson

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST First, get your head around the fact that Jeff Hanson sounds like a girl. Good. Now, move on to his pristine songwriting, his strolling—but never hobbling —emotional guitar and piano-bas First, get your head around the fact that Jeff Hanson sounds like a girl. Good. Now, move on to his…

  17. Elvis, Chemical Bros. Top U.K. Charts

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Elvis Presley resumed his rule over the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 30) when RCA's latest reissue of his original British chart-toppers, "It's Now or Never," debuted at No. 1. Elvis Presley resumed his rule over the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 30) when RCA&…

  18. 01TunesOnTV

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 27 "CMT Insider," CMT Featured artists: Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Dierks…

  19. JoJo, DeGraw Sign On For Ashe Kids Day

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B artist JoJo and singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw will perform as part of the annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, the official kick off of grand slam tennis event the U.S. Open. R&B artist JoJo and singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw will perform as part of the annual Arthur Ashe Kids'…

  20. Ask Billboard

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Maria Mena and sales data. THE ONLY ONE Keith, I heard a song on the radio last week and again on Tuesday's (June 29) episode of "Blow Out" on Bravo and would like to find out who sings it. Unfortunately I am less than…

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