1. The Beat 8/21: Justin Bieber's New Fave, Bridgit Mendler's Debut

    August 21, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Welcome to the Monday, Aug. 20 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In today's episode, J.B. dishes on the latest…

  2. 'San Francisco' Singer Scott McKenzie Dies

    August 20, 2012 9:05 AM EDT Scott McKenzie, who performed "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" - which became a hit in 1967 during the city's "Summer of Love" -- has died. A statement on McKenzie's website says the 73-year-old died on Saturday in Los Angeles. McKenzie…

  3. Ask Billboard: A Lot To 'Like' About Far*East Movement

    October 22, 2010 6:55 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. A LOT TO '…

  4. This Day in Music

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Kelly Clarkson, Tim McGraw and Green Day are the top music winners at the 32nd People's Choice Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast on CBS. Clarkson wins top female perf 2006 - Kelly Clarkson, Tim McGraw and Green Day are the top music winners at the…

  5. This Day in Music

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Kelly Clarkson, Tim McGraw and Green Day are the top music winners at the 32nd People's Choice Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast on CBS. Clarkson wins top female perf 2006 - Kelly Clarkson, Tim McGraw and Green Day are the top music winners at the…

  6. This Day in Music

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Melissa Etheridge ends speculation about the paternity of the children the rock star shares with partner Julie Cypher, when she announces that David Crosby is the children's father.<br c 2003 - Thomas D. Mottola, who spent 14 years at the helm of Sony Music…

  7. This Day in Music

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Thomas D. Mottola, who spent 14 years at the helm of Sony Music Entertainment, resigns as chairman, CEO. 2003 - Thomas D. Mottola, who spent 14 years at the helm of Sony Music Entertainment, resigns as chairman, CEO. 2001 - Bryan Gregory, guitarist in the original…

  8. This Day in Music

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Bryan Gregory, guitarist in the original lineup of the Cramps, dies of unknown causes in Anaheim, Calif., at the age of 46. 2001 - Bryan Gregory, guitarist in the original lineup of the Cramps, dies of unknown causes in Anaheim, Calif., at the age of 46. 2000 -…

  9. The Magic Circle—Before They Were the Mamas and the Papas

    May 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Cass Elliot, John Phillips, Michelle Phillips, and Denny Doherty considered calling themselves the Magic Circle before settling on the Mamas and the Papas. Cass Elliot, John Phillips, Michelle Phillips, and Denny Doherty considered calling themselves the Magic Circle before settling on the…

  10. Singer/Songwriter John Phillips Dies At 65

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Songwriter John Phillips, who penned "California Dreamin'" and other hits of the 1960s as co-founder of the pop-folk quartet the Mamas & the Papas, died Sunday morning (March 18) of heart failure. Songwriter John Phillips, who penned "California Dreamin'" and…

  11. Punk All-Stars Revisit The '60s0

    February 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST Members of Foo Fighters, NOFX, Lagwagon, and the Swingin' Utters have reactivated the side project Me First And The Gimme Gimmes to release their third covers album, "Blow In The Wind," March 20 on Fa Members of Foo Fighters, NOFX, Lagwagon, and the Swingin' Utters have…