1. Midler Replacing Dion At Caesars Palace

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bette Midler will replace Celine Dion as the headliner at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, answering the lingering question of who would step into some big shoes and the 4,100-seat Colosseum, which Dion v Bette Midler will replace Celine Dion as the headliner at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas,…

  2. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Kirsten Dunst, Rob Magnotti, Dinosaur Jr.…

  3. Garage Rock

    February 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Grammy Awards post-mortem: Not bad (see story, page 26). The Dixie Chicks won a lot, which is cool. The Red Hot Chili Peppers won; they're always great. Although they unfortunately weren't there, it w Grammy Awards post-mortem: Not bad (see story, page 26). The Dixie Chicks won a…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barretto, one of the leading figures of the Latin jazz movement that exploded in New York in the late 1940s, dies in Hackensack, N.J. He is 76. 2006 - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barretto, one of the leading figures of the Latin…

  5. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 5)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 4 ... You once tried to buy Island Records, years before…

  6. This Day in Music

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Kaiser Chiefs take home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held at London's Earls Court. 2006 - Kaiser Chiefs take home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held at London's Earls Court. 2006 - French songwriter Anna Marly dies in her house in Alaska…

  7. Industry Icon Ahmet Ertegun Dies At 83

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun died today (Dec. 14) at New York's Weill Cornell Medical Center. He was 83. Ertegun was critically injured when he fell backstage at a Rolling Stones concert Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun died today (Dec. 14) at New York's Weill…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1995 - </b>An auction of some of Frank Sinatra's possessions earns him $2,072,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second child, Thomas Aaron Tippin is born at the…

  9. Chart Beat

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred tackles news on Dionne Warwick, Jay-Z, Elvis and more! DO MAKE HER OVER: Ignoring the title of her very first chart hit, "Don't Make Me Over," Dionne Warwick has teamed up with artists like Olivia Newton-John, Cyndi Lauper and Gloria Estefan to remake some of her greatest…

  10. Ask Billboard

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about George Michael, Christmas albums and Pink. GEORGE IN THE U.S.A. Dear Keith, I love your column and eagerly await reading it each and every week. I have a question concerning a favorite artist of mine, George Michael. It's been some years since he…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Performer and entrepreneur Jimmy Osmond, the youngest member of the Osmond family, and wife Michelle Larson welcome their second child. 6-pound, 15-ounce Zachary James is the 50th grandc 2001 - U2 kicks off the third leg of its Elevation tour in South Bend, Ind., and…

  12. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sting looks (way) back for musical inspiration on his new album, Robert Randolph and the Family Band make the best of a release date switch, Cobra Starship moves beyond "Snakes on a Plane" and Jimmy B The latest studio album from Jimmy Buffett, "Take the Weather With You" …

  13. 'Talent' Winner Ryan Inks With Columbia

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "America's Got Talent" season one champion Bianca Ryan has signed with Columbia/SYCO. The 12-year-old singer will release her debut album Nov. 14 through the Simon Cowell-owned imprint. "America's Got Talent" season one champion Bianca Ryan has signed with…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Sheryl Crow and friends stage a free concert for 25,000 lucky fans in New York's Central Park. Crow's guests include Sara McLachlan, Chrissie Hynde, Stevie Nicks, Eric Clapton, the Dixie 2003 - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previews a slew of new songs during…

  15. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Cyndi Lauper, Usher …

  16. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Three Days Grace…

  17. Star-Studded Katrina Benefit Heading To DVD

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Performances like Elton John's "Levon," a duet by Dave Matthews and Jimmy Buffett on Neil Young's "Heart of Gold," Lenny Kravitz' "Hercules" and three songs from Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel are among Nearly a year ago, artists like Elvis Costello,…

  18. Legendary Producer Arif Mardin Dies

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Arif Mardin, the legendary producer/arranger whose career spanned landmark recordings from Aretha Franklin to the Bee Gees to Norah Jones, died yesterday (June 25) in New York. Mardin was 74 and had b Arif Mardin, the legendary producer/arranger whose career spanned landmark recordings from…

  19. This Day in Music

    June 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>R&B vocalist Jody Watley says she was told "by the powers that be" at Atlantic Records that although they intend to release her album "Flowers" outside of the U.S., the label will no 2005 - Karl Mueller, bassist and founding member of the…

  20. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Scott Weiland, lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots, and model Mary Forsberg, are wed in Los Angeles. Weiland, who had been released from prison in January and a court-ordered stint in reh 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their…

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