1. April 13, 2009

    April 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Britney Spears and her husband, rapper and dancer Kevin Federline, confirm she is pregnant with her first child. 2004 – Songwriter and producer Ritchie Cordell dies in New York of pancreatic cancer. He is 61. 2004 – The Pixies unleash a 27-song set at Minneapolis’ Fine Line Music Cafe…

  2. Billboard Bits: 'Juno,' Travis, 'Yes We Can'

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rhino will aim to extend the "Juno" phenomenon by combining the soundtrack and the subsequent collection "Juno B-Sides: Almost Adopted Songs" into a single, deluxe edition of the album. Rhino will aim to extend the "Juno" phenomenon by combining the soundtrack…

  3. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and enjoyed his own series of hit singles, including "Outta Space" and "Nothing From Nothi 2006 - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with…

  4. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and enjoyed his own series of hit singles, including "Outta Space" and "Nothing From Nothi 2006 - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with…

  5. Chrisette Michele

    January 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST It was after church on a Sunday, and Chrisette Michele had God and hip-hop on her mind. The 23-year-old Long Islander was on her way to a studio to write and record the hook for "Lost One," the first It was after church on a Sunday, and Chrisette Michele had God and hip-hop on her…

  6. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Pink Floyd releases its two-CD live album, "Pulse."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year battle with the disease. Crosby, who co-wrote many of…

  7. Thievery Corporation Empties Remix Vaults

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Electronic duo Thievery Corporation will issue a compilation of its remixes, "Versions," in April on its own ESL Music label. Electronic duo Thievery Corporation will issue a compilation of its remixes, "Versions," in April on its own ESL Music label. The album highlights…

  8. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year battle with the disease. Crosby, who co-wrote many of the pop-metal band's best-known songs, is 42. 2002 - Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year…

  9. Verve Remixed 3

    April 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Verve Remixed" is one of the most successful brands in dance/electronic music. On this third volume, it will truly thrive. "Verve Remixed" is one of the most successful brands in dance/electronic music. On this third volume, it will truly thrive. This time out, the…

  10. Hot Product

    April 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Verve Remixed Verve Again The Postal Service, Danger Mouse and RJD2 are among the acts that have remixed classics from the Verve Records catalog for "Verve Remixed 3." The 13-track set also features contributions from Brazilian Girls, the Album Leaf, Lyrics Born, Carl Craig and…

  11. Postal Service, Danger Mouse Rework 'Verve'

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Postal Service, Danger Mouse and RJD2 are among the acts that have remixed classics from the Verve Records catalog for "Verve Remixed 3." The Postal Service, Danger Mouse and RJD2 are among the acts that have remixed classics from the Verve Records catalog for "Verve…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year battle with the disease. Crosby, who co-wrote many of the pop-metal band's best-known songs, is 42. 2002 - Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year…

  13. Ballads, Classics Dominate 'Down With Love'

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Retro-styled ballads and swing/lounge music set the musical tone for the "Down With Love" soundtrack, due May 13 on Reprise Records. Canadian crooner Michael Buble features prominently on the soundtra Retro-styled ballads and swing/lounge music set the musical tone for the "…

  14. Diana Krall's 'Look Of Love'

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Diana Krall, revered by critics and consumers alike as one of today's preeminent jazz singers, returns Sept. 18 with "The Look of Love" -- a Verve release that strives to broaden her creative palette Diana Krall, revered by critics and consumers alike as one of today's…

  15. First Titles Named To Latin Grammy Hall Of Fame

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Famed recordings from Antonio Carlos Jobim ("The Girl from Ipanema"), Santana ("Oye Como Va"), Joao Gilberto ("Chega da Saudade"), Javier Solis ("Sabor a Mi"), and Astor Piazzolla ("Adios Nonino") are Famed recordings from Antonio Carlos Jobim…