1. Chart Beat Meet & Greet: Callaghan (Exclusive Video)

    May 01, 2012 2:05 PM EDT With a little help from Shawn Mullins, the British singer/songwriter is making U.S. inroads with her debut album, 'Life in Full Colour.' " Shawn Mullins ' storytelling got me interested in songwriting," British-born singer/songwriter Callaghan reveals. "His (1998…

  2. Bieber-Mania Sparks Search for the Next Teen Sensation

    June 01, 2010 3:25 PM EDT What does 16-year-old Justin Bieber share in common with musical icons Bob Dylan , Bruce Springsteen , Nirvana and Britney Spears ? They all, at one time or another, have inspired record company A&R executives en masse to aggressively sign up artists who sound, and sometimes even look,…

  3. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario. He is 57. 2002 - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario. He is 57. 2000 - Ex-Verve…

  4. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario. He is 57. 2002 - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario. He is 57. 2000 - Ex-Verve…

  5. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1982 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Maneater," Daryl Hall & John Oates.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario…

  6. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1982 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Maneater," Daryl Hall & John Oates.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario…

  7. Nellie McKay Prepping Sophomore Album

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Nellie McKay is making progress on her as-yet-untitled sophomore album for Columbia. The artist tells Billboard.com she is eyeing a September release for the set, which will feature Singer/songwriter Nellie McKay is making progress on her as-yet-untitled sophomore album for…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario. He is 57. 2002 - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario. He is 57. 2000…

  9. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Ex-Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft takes a nasty tumble off the stage at the Academy club in Birmingham, U.K., breaking two ribs and injuring his back. As a result, the final two shows o 2000 - Ex-Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft takes a nasty tumble off the stage at…

  10. This is Where I Belong: The Songs of Ray Davies & the Kinks

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST On this entertaining tribute, Ray Davies himself covers his own "Waterloo Sunset," while the non-Kinks participants deliver imaginative choices—which, for better or worse, tend to be in sync wi On this entertaining tribute, Ray Davies himself covers his own "Waterloo Sunset,…

  11. Fast Folk: A Community of Singers & Songwriters

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST This two-CD release exhaustively documents the 1980s-'90s Greenwich Village folk music scene via recordings for the Fast Folk record label and Fast Folk magazine, which helped jump start the careers o This two-CD release exhaustively documents the 1980s-'90s Greenwich Village folk…

  12. Albarn, Lambchop, Queens Cover The Kinks

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST Blur/Gorillaz principal Damon Albarn, Lambchop, Yo La Tengo, Queens Of The Stone Age, Jonathan Richman, Fountains Of Wayne, and Bebel Gilberto are among the acts that have recorded Kinks covers for "T Blur/Gorillaz principal Damon Albarn, Lambchop, Yo La Tengo, Queens Of The Stone Age,…

  13. Colvin, Vega On New Folkways Set

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Recordings from Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, Christine Lavin, John Gorka, and Lucy Kaplansky will be featured on the two-disc, 34-track Smithsonian Folkways release "Fast Folk: A Communi Recordings from Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, Christine Lavin, John Gorka,…