1. This Day in Music

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Available for the first time on video, "Good Times," the only movie starring Sonny & Cher, hits stores. The video includes an unreleased version of "I Got You Babe." The 1967 film wa 2004 - In what is her first live television performance…

  2. Pinback Dusts Off For Spring Tour

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST San Diego-based rock act Pinback will return to the road April 20 in Santa Barbara, Calif., for a month-long North American tour. San Diego-based rock act Pinback will return to the road April 20 in Santa Barbara, Calif., for a month-long North American tour. The group has been off the road…

  3. Dear Ryan...

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST A big fan takes stock and asks: 'How much is too much?' Ryan Adams had a very busy 2005. He released three Lost Highway albums, one of which a double-disc, and tailed it with a major tour to support the first, "Cold Roses." Since the balloons have fallen and the glasses of…

  4. This Day In Music

    January 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST - Bee Gees members Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb are among those named by the Queen to the New Year Honours list. The Gibb brothers each receive a CBE (Commander of the British Empire). 2002 - No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani accepts the marriage proposal of Bush frontman Gavin…

  5. Lauper To Make Broadway Debut

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper will make her Broadway debut next year in "The Threepenny Opera," playing the prostitute Jenny in the satirical musical about a highwayman and his sweetheart. Singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper will make her Broadway debut next year in "The Threepenny…

  6. Calexico Emerges From New 'Garden'

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST While it reaps in critical acclaim for its collaborative album and tour with Iron & Wine, veteran rock act Calexico has put the finishing touches on its next studio set. While it reaps in critical acclaim for its collaborative album and tour with Iron & Wine, veteran rock act Calexico…

  7. This Day in Music

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>In the penultimate show of its storied 13-year career, the Smashing Pumpkins say a long and loud goodbye at Chicago's United Center, where they rip through three hours of big hits, a few 2001 - Following a battle with cancer that began in 1998, Beatles'…

  8. Sony BMG Recalls Copy Protected CDs

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG is pulling millions of copy-protected CDs from U.S. store shelves in response to a mounting controversy over software contained on the discs that behaves like spyware. Sony BMG is pulling millions of copy-protected CDs from U.S. store shelves in response to a mounting controversy…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>George Martin, who produced most of the Beatles albums, lends his reputation and four decades of music business experience to a start-up Internet company catering to unsigned bands. Mart 2004 - In the midst of the Halloween season when the 1960s novelty hit "…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Teenage U.K. R&B vocalist Craig David wins a record three MasterCard Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at London's Alexandra Palace. He is named best U.K. newcomer and wins awards 2001 - Rhonda Vincent and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Reba McEntire makes her live performance debut in Brazil at the annual Barretos Rodeo. The Oklahoma native plays before a crowd estimated at 30-40,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/ 2003 - Australian singer Olivia Newton-John begins…

  12. Fan Stabbed To Death At Corrosion Of Conformity Show

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Four people were stabbed, one fatally, at a Corrosion Of Conformity show last night (June 23) at the Masquerade club in Ybor City, Fla. Four people were stabbed, one fatally, at a Corrosion Of Conformity show last night (June 23) at the Masquerade club in Ybor City, Fla. According to police,…

  13. Members Of Bobby Brown's Entourage Stabbed

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two members of singer Bobby Brown's entourage were hospitalized in Atlanta for treatment of knife wounds after a fight at a restaurant early today (May 23), police said. Two members of singer Bobby Brown's entourage were hospitalized in Atlanta for treatment of knife wounds after a…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1999 - Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1998 - Frank Sinatra, the…

  15. This Day in Music

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>In what is her first live television performance since her infamous Super Bowl halftime show, Janet Jackson appears on ABC's "Good Morning America." Jackson is interviewed by anchors Dia 2004 - In what is her first live television performance since her…

  16. Janet Jackson Obtains Restraining Order

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Janet Jackson obtained a restraining order yesterday (March 17) against a man who the singer said has been harassing her for nine years. Janet Jackson obtained a restraining order yesterday (March 17) against a man who the singer said has been harassing her for nine years. Robert Gardner, 46,…

  17. Jackson's Ex-Housekeeper: Kids Ran Wild

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST A former housekeeper for Michael Jackson testified at the entertainer's molestation trial that she called his Neverland ranch "Pinocchio's Pleasure Island" because children were allowed to run wild wi A former housekeeper for Michael Jackson testified at the entertainer&…

  18. South By Southwest Diary: March 16

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard staffers criss-cross Austin, Texas' South by Southwest music festival in search of old favorites and new discoveries. In the first installment of a daily diary, Barry A. Jeckell, Todd Marten Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music festival and media…

  19. Accuser Faces Michael Jackson In Court

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's young accuser took the witness stand today (March 9), facing the singer in court for the first time. With an expression that appeared to be verging on a sneer, the boy said yes when Michael Jackson's young accuser took the witness stand today (March 9), facing the…

  20. Billboard Bits: Metallica, Tweedy, Shonen Knife

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Metallica, Jeff Tweedy, Shonen Knife "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" picked up the best documentary award at last weekend's Independent Spirit Awards. "Never could we have imagined the impact this film would have on our lives, and the lives of others,"…

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