1. Leftovers From Last Week: 'Glee,' Santana, Akon

    October 05, 2010 1:05 PM EDT With last week's charts bursting with numerous notable achievements , headlined by Zac Brown Band , Nelly and Kenny Chesney , here is a recap of a few additional praiseworthy feats before all charts are refreshed with new data Thursday (Oct. 7) on Billboard.com. COUNTRY POP: Among last…

  2. Jimi Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell Dies

    November 12, 2008 1:51 PM EST Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead early this morning (Nov. 12) in a Portland, Ore., hotel room, according to representatives for the Hendrix estate. He was 62. After completing the Experience Hendrix tour in Portland with one-time bandmate Billy Cox and a host of…

  3. Jimi Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell Dies

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead early this morning (Nov. 12) in a Portland, Ore., hotel room, according to representatives for the Hendrix estate. He was 62. Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead early this morning (Nov. 12) in a Portland,…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Arctic Monkeys win the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's debut set, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino) 2006 - The Arctic Monkeys win the 2006 Nationwide Mercury…

  5. Hendrix Drummer Buddy Miles Dies At 60

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Buddy Miles, who co-founded and played drums in Band Of Gypsys with Jimi Hendrix, passed away yesterday (Feb. 26) in Austin, Texas, at the age of 60. A cause of death has yet to be announced. Buddy Miles, who co-founded and played drums in Band Of Gypsys with Jimi Hendrix, passed away…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Arctic Monkeys win the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's debut set, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino) 2006 - The Arctic Monkeys win the 2006 Nationwide Mercury…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Sir Georg Solti, the Hungarian-born conductor who led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to international fame as its music director for more than 20 years dies at the age of 84.<br clear="n 2002 - Country icon Willie Nelson is forced to halt a show at TJ's…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Sir Georg Solti, the Hungarian-born conductor who led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to international fame as its music director for more than 20 years dies at the age of 84.<br clear="n 2002 - Country icon Willie Nelson is forced to halt a show at TJ's…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Country icon Willie Nelson is forced to halt a show at TJ's Tavern in Brownville, Neb., when his nose begins bleeding uncontrollably. Nelson is forced to cancel several shows over the fo 2002 - Country icon Willie Nelson is forced to halt a show at TJ's…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Eager journalists and hardcore fans alike mingle at the Sony IMAX Theater in New York's Lincoln Square for the North American unveiling of Radiohead's long-awaited fourth album ""Kid A." 2000 - Eager journalists and hardcore fans alike mingle…

  11. Dead Percussionists Come To Life

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Grateful Dead may have folded in the wake of Jerry Garcia's death, but life and music continues on for many of the group's former members, including drummer/percussionists Mickey Hart and Bill Kre The Grateful Dead may have folded in the wake of Jerry Garcia's death, but…

  12. Morrison, Hendrix, Joplin Saluted At N.Y. Fest

    June 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The 2001 edition of the Gathering of the Vibes festival will host an all-star celebration of a trio of fallen rock heroes. Dubbed the Thirty Year Jam, the June 30 event will pay tribute to Doors singe The 2001 edition of the Gathering of the Vibes festival will host an all-star celebration of…