1. Cassidy Leans On The Lord For 'B.A.R.S.'

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After serving more than a year in jail and suffering serious injuries in a car accident, Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has a lot to be grateful for. After serving more than a year in jail and suffering serious injuriet in a car accident, Philadelphia rapper Cassidy, has a lot to be grateful for…

  2. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring 2006 - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, taking home four honors, including entertainer of the year and male vocalist. Keith picks up album of the year f 2004 - Toby Keith is the big winner at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards,…

  4. Gerrard Buries Dead Can Dance With New Album

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lisa Gerrard's new album, "The Silver Tree," is her first solo set in 17 years, but film soundtracks and collaborations have kept her plenty busy in the interim. Lisa Gerrard's new album, "The Silver Tree," is her first solo set in 17 years, but film soundtracks…

  5. Chuck Brown Gets Back To 'Business'

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The untimely death of Eva Cassidy struck a deep chord with Chuck Brown. Washington, D.C.'s godfather of go-go had teamed with the pop/jazz singer on the 1995 release "The Other Side." "After we lost h The untimely death of Eva Cassidy struck a deep chord with Chuck Brown.…

  6. DJ Khaled Snags Heavy-Hitters For New Album

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Miami's own DJ Khaled is set to drop his sophomore album, "We the Best," June 12 via Terror Squad/KOCH Records, and he's recruited some of hip-hop's finest to assist. Among them are T.I., Akon, Fat Jo Miami's own DJ Khaled is set to drop his sophomore album, …

  7. Swizz Beatz Snags Kanye, Coldplay For New CD

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Swizz Beatz may have been a little inebriated on his last birthday (Sept. 13), but that didn't stop the rapper/producer from hitting the studio. Swizz Beatz may have been a little inebriated on his last birthday (Sept. 13), but that didn't stop the rapper/producer from hitting the…

  8. New Label Launches With Target Exclusives

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST A new label is launching a branded music series by providing Target with a one-year exclusive to carry the line. A new label is launching a branded music series by providing Target with a one-year exclusive to carry the line. The label, 180 Music, was initiated by CEO Jim Brandmeier, who…

  9. This Day in Music

    January 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the Doors, dies in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He is 50. 2005 - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the Doors, dies in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He is 50. 2004 - Married for two days, pop star Britney Spears,…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

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