1. This Day in Music

    November 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde is shot dead in the early morning hours in Reynosa, Mexico. He is 27. Elizalde had just finished playing a concert at a palenque, and had entered his S 2006 - Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde is shot dead in the early morning hours in…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the…

  3. Gun, Drug Charges Dropped Against Jadakiss

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT White Plains, N.Y., prosecutors are dropping a drug-and-gun case against Jadakiss, a year after the rapper's arrest. His lawyer said it was "a travesty that the case went this far." White Plains, N.Y., prosecutors are dropping a drug-and-gun case against Jadakiss, a year after…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards in London, but is booed by the audience when she fails to turn up and pick up her trophies. Knowles wins best 2006 - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards in…

  5. Flight Of The Conchords

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie of New Zealand folk-comedy act Flight Of The Conchords are good at cracking people up. But the work that goes into accomplishing those giggles and guffaws is no laugh Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie of New Zealand folk-comedy act Flight Of The Conchords are…

  6. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements dies at his daughter Midge Cranor's home outside Nashville following a battle with cancer. Born in 1928, Clements was referred to as the "Miles Davis o 2005 - Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements dies at his daughter Midge Cranor…

  7. Billboard Bits: Virginia Tech, Eminem, 'People Take Warning'

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Phil Vassar and Nas will band together Sept. 6 for a free concert event at Virginia Tech University's Lane Stadium. A Concert for Virginia Tech is an initiative crafted Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Phil Vassar and Nas will band together Sept. 6 for a…

  8. Rihanna, Shop Boyz Rocket To The Top Of Hot 100

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With explosive sales in their first week of digital release, Rihanna's "Umbrella" and Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar" rocket to the peak of the Billboard Hot 100. "Umbrella" soars 42-1 with 277,000 With explosive sales in their first week of digital…

  9. Billboard Bits: New Orleans Benefit, Siren Fest, Dax Riggs

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Indigo Girls, My Morning Jacket's Jim James and OK Go's Damian Kulash will perform at a May 27 concert at New Orleans' Tipitina's. Proceeds from the show, presented by the Future of Music Coalition an Indigo Girls, My Morning Jacket's Jim James and OK Go's Damian…

  10. Erasure Seeing The 'World' On Summer Tour

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The veteran synth-pop duo will also visit Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Mexico on the way to an Aug. 1 finale in Cleveland. A week after it concludes its stint on the summer True Colors tour with Cyndi Lauper, Blondie's Debbie Harry and the Gossip, Erasure will embark on a run…

  11. This Day in Music

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pearl Jam sticks around after taping a song for CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman to play a 10-song set inside New York's Ed Sullivan Theatre exclusively for members of its fan club. 2006 - Pearl Jam sticks around after taping a song for CBS' "The Late…

  12. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San…

  13. Rapper Jadakiss Indicted On Gun, Drug Charges

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jadakiss, the rapper who wrote controversial lyrics about U.S. President George W. Bush and the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on New York, has been indicted on gun and drug charges. Using his real name of Jadakiss, the rapper who wrote controversial lyrics about U.S. President George W. Bush and…

  14. Underground Garage

    December 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a year that started with our president "staying the course" and ending with him saying the Commission on Iraq had some "good points" (yeah, like screw your course, get the hell out of there, you mo In a year that started with our president "staying the course"…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Clint Black is on hand to help the Salvation Army launch its annual holiday fundraising drive. Black entertains during the third annual "National Kettle Kick-off," a half-time event at t 2005 - Country music makes itself comfortable all around New York when…

  16. 46OnTV

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 13-20, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 13 "GAC Nights," Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sugarland. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): George Jones (also scheduled: Robin Williams). "The Tonight Show with Jay…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>"Coldplay Live 2003," a forthcoming DVD release from Coldplay, receives big screen premieres across the U.S.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Ex-10,000 Maniacs frontwoman Natalie Merchant kicks off her first solo tour in New Orleans with her first solo album "Tigerlily" at No. 15 on The Billboard 200.<br clear="none"/><br clea 2001 - Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full…

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    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>'N Sync unveils a room dedicated in its honor at the Orlando, Fla., branch of the Ronald McDonald house. Orlando Mayor Glenda E. Hood presents 'N Sync with ceremonial keys to the city.<b 2005 - Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements dies at his…

  20. Shakira's 'Hips' Still Shaking At No. 1

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After setting a single-week record for digital download sales last week, Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" featuring Wyclef Jean maintains its lead on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second frame. The song is al After setting a single-week record for digital download sales last week,…

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