1. This Day in Music

    December 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Bianca Halstead, lead singer of the rock band Betty Blowtorch, dies while riding in a speeding car that goes out of control and crashes on Interstate 10 near New Orleans. She is 36.<br c 2003 - Rapper Nas is charged with assault stemming from a Dec. 10 altercation…

  2. Snoop, Buckethead Light Up Bootsy Xmas Album

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Dogg, Buckethead and Charlie Daniels are among the varied guests contributing to funk legend Bootsy Collins' first holiday album, "Christmas Is 4-Ever." Snoop Dogg, Buckethead and Charlie Daniels are among the varied guests contributing to funk legend Bootsy Collins'…

  3. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Charlie Daniels wins the Harry Hap Peebles Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the International Entertainment Buyers Association at the organization's annual conference in Nashvill 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce…

  4. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go,"…

  5. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1991 - </b>Punk rock forerunner Johnny Thunders dies of a drug overdose in New Orleans at age 38.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Pop singer Jessica Simpson adds to her television-acting resume with an episode of "The Twilight…

  6. John Corbett

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Actor takes a stab at the role of country music star. He's best known for playing such television characters as the quirky Chris in the Morning on "Northern Exposure" and Aidan on "Sex & the City," as well as the fish-out-of-water groom in "My Big Fat Greek…

  7. This Day in Music

    December 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Bianca Halstead, lead singer of the rock band Betty Blowtorch, dies while riding in a speeding car that goes out of control and crashes on Interstate 10 near New Orleans. She is 36.<br c 2003 - Rapper Nas is charged with assault stemming from a Dec. 10 altercation…

  8. Daniels Follows Krauss To Cracker Barrel

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Charlie Daniels has inked a deal to issue an album exclusively at the Cracker Barrel restaurant/retail chain. A successful partnership with Alison Krauss + Union Station that resulted in the sale of more than 125,000 albums in just two months has executives at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store…

  9. TunesOnTV

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 4-10, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 4 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Earth, Wind & Fire (also scheduled: Julian McMahon). "PJ Harvey: Eurockeennes of Belfort Festival," Showtime Next Featured artist: PJ…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' l 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track…

  11. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Jazz trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies in Triadelphia, W. Va., of Parkinson's disease. He is 75. Knepper was best known for his association with bassist/composer Charles Mingus, for whom he 2003 - Jazz trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies in Triadelphia, W. Va., of…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Pop singer Jessica Simpson adds to her television-acting resume with an episode of "The Twilight Zone." Simpson stars in a segment of the UPN series as a babysitter who discovers the lif 2003 - Pop singer Jessica Simpson adds to her television-acting resume…

  13. Love Flows To The Bellamy Brothers

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It says a lot about an act when it can record an album commemorating a 30-year career and have the likes of Alan Jackson, Dolly Parton, Montgomery Gentry and George Jones eager to join in the fun. Then again, the Bellamy Brothers have always had…

  14. Jones' 'Special Guests' Expanded, Reissued

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The 1979 duets album "George Jones: My Very Special Guests" has grown nearly three times larger for its May 31 reissue by Columbia/Legacy. The 1979 duets album "George Jones: My Very Special Guests" has grown nearly three times larger for its May 31 reissue by Columbia…

  15. Songs From the Longleaf Pines: A Gospel Bluegrass Collection

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Throughout his legendary career, Charlie Daniels has won audiences and awards in multiple genres. Here, he makes his first foray into bluegrass, rediscovering the sounds he grew up with in his native Throughout his legendary career, Charlie Daniels has won audiences and awards in multiple…

  16. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005).

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005). WOULD A BOWL BY ANY OTHER NAME BE LESS SUPER? Probably not. There is nothing like Super Bowl Sunday. And although I'd sign any petition attempting to move the big game to a Saturday (those Super Bowl Mondays can…

  17. Billboard Bits: CMT, Option-G, Noise Pop

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on CMT, Option-G, Noise Pop 3 Doors Down has been tapped to replace Los Lonely Boys at CMT's live music special from the Jacksonville (Fla.) Veterans Memorial Arena the night before the Super Bowl. The show will be headlined by Lynyrd Skynyrd and also feature Jo Dee Messina. "…

  18. Billboard Bits: Country Thunder, Tibet House, Noise Pop

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Country Thunder, Tibet House, Noise Pop The Country Thunder USA festival will sprout a fifth day as part of its 2005 edition, which will be held July 20-24 in Twin Lakes, Wis. Tim McGraw and Phil Vassar will headline the first day's festivities. Other acts confirmed to appear…

  19. This Day in Music

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Country artist Brad Paisley appears as a special guest on the ABC sitcom "According to Jim," staring Jim Belushi. The episode, titled "The Brother-In-Law," follows a September visit the 2002 - Country artist Brad Paisley appears as a special guest…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' l 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track…

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