1. The Clue And The Trick

    December 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release schedule with his first official album in nearly six years. "The Professional, Part 3" arrives this week. DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release schedule with his first official album in…

  2. DJ Clue Ropes In Kanye, Snoop, Jeezy For New Album

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release schedule with his first official album in nearly six years. "The Professional, Part 3" arrives Dec. 19. First single "Like This" was co-writ DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release…

  3. Warwick Surrounded By Stars On Duets Album

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cyndi Lauper, Olivia Newton-John, Kelis and Reba McEntire are just some of the many female singers that will join Dionne Warwick on her upcoming duets effort, "My Friends and Me." Cyndi Lauper, Olivia Newton-John, Kelis and Reba McEntire are just some of the many female singers that…

  4. Cassidy In Critical Condition After Car Crash

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Cassidy remains in critical condition at a New Jersey hospital following a car crash last week. Rapper Cassidy remains in critical condition at a New Jersey hospital following a car crash last week. The 24-year-old Philadelphia artist, whose real name is Barry Reese, was a passenger in…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>To launch Creed singer Scott Stapp's With Arms Wide Open Foundation, the band and Wind-Up Records release a limited edition single of Creed's hit song "With Arms Wide Open." A donation o 2003 - British singer Robert Palmer, best known for his…

  6. Billboard Bits: Swizz Beatz, Joseph Arthur, Kinky Friedman

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Producer Swizz Beatz, Bilal, Inner Voice, Cassidy and Marsha Ambrosius of Floetry will help launch an international peace campaign tomorrow (Sept. 21) with the premiere the tribute single "One Day." Producer Swizz Beatz, Bilal, Inner Voice, Cassidy and Marsha Ambrosius of Floetry…

  7. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Carl Wayne, the former lead…

  8. Billboard Bits: Tom Petty, DMX/Keyshia Cole, Tom Snyder

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty has drafted the Strokes, John Mayer and Frank Black as support acts for the third leg of his North American tour. Tom Petty has drafted the Strokes, John Mayer and Frank Black as support acts for the third leg of his North American tour. The run begins with a Sept. 14-15 stand in…

  9. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Heart featuring Ann Wilson embarks on a U.S. in Chicago. Other tour stops include Detroit and Los Angeles.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in the midst of…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>The British punk revivalist band Manic Street Preachers refuse to play a concert to mark the opening of Wales' parliament because Queen Elizabeth II is present. The Welsh group has vowed 2004 - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country…

  11. Cassidy Back With Swizz Beatz On New Album

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fresh out of jail, Cassidy is heading to the studio next week to begin recording his as-yet-untitled third album, he said yesterday (April 12) on BET's "106 and Park." Fresh out of jail, Cassidy is heading to the studio next week to begin recording his as-yet-untitled third…

  12. Chart Beat

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mary J sets a R&B/Hip-Hop chart record and T.I. has the biggest hit of his career, plus news on Tim McGraw, Morrissey, Heaven 17 and more. MUCH O'BLIGE: A 5-2 surge for T.I.'s "What You Know" (Grand Hustle/Atlantic) on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart…

  13. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: The Coby Brown Group (also…

  14. Jailed Cassidy To Re-Team With Swizz Beatz

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Cassidy, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault last week in Philadelphia, is planning to return to the studio with producer Swizz Beatz after serving out his prison term Cassidy, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault last week in…

  15. Cassidy Convicted Of Involuntary Manslaughter

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Baby-faced rapper Cassidy was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault today (Jan. 24) in Philadelphia, in what prosecutors called the planned ambush of a man who had argued with t Baby-faced rapper Cassidy was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault…

  16. Cowsills Member Found Dead In New Orleans

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST The body of Barry Cowsill, singer/bassist for the '60s pop act the Cowsills, has been discovered in New Orleans, more than four months after he went missing after Hurricane Katrina hit the city. He wa The body of Barry Cowsill, singer/bassist for the '60s pop act the Cowsills, has…

  17. This Day in Music

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superstar Celine Dion "the best-selling Canadian recording artist of the century."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the…

  18. OnTV

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 12-18, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 12 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artists: Fiona Apple (also scheduled: Jack Black, Dermot Mulroney). "The Tyra Banks Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Institute.…

  19. Bennett, Turner Honored In D.C.

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tina Turner and Tony Bennett, two legends of American music, earned accolades from a broad array of pop and jazz stars Sunday during the Kennedy Center Honors. Tina Turner and Tony Bennett, two legends of American music, earned accolades from a broad array of pop and jazz stars Sunday during…

  20. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>To launch Creed singer Scott Stapp's With Arms Wide Open Foundation, the band and Wind-Up Records release a limited edition single of Creed's hit song "With Arms Wide Open." A donation o 2003 - British singer Robert Palmer, best known for his…

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