1. This Day in Music

    May 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1975 - </b>Country & Western star Bob Wills dies of pneumonia at the age of 70. His group Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys have six No. 1 country singles. The most successful is "New Spanish 2002 - Devoted fans of Madonna wait in the rain outside Wyndham's…

  2. Hootie Feels 'Lucky'

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Darius Rucker's throat hurts, and he is tired after a long day of promoting Hootie & the Blowfish's new album, "Looking for Lucky" (released Aug. 9), but the lead singer is not about to complain. As first single "One…

  3. Hot Product

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hootie & the Blowfish 'Lucky' Hootie Hootie & the Blowfish begins its tenure on Vanguard with this week's release of "Looking for Lucky." First single "One Love" is climbing the Adult Contemporary and Adult Top 40 charts, and frontman Darius Rucker…

  4. Tunes On TV

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 18-24, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 18 "The View," ABC Featured artist: Frankie J (also scheduled: Suzanne Somers). "Fabulous Life of Snoop Dogg," VH1 Featured artist: Snoop Dogg. "Rock Star: INXS,…

  5. Hootie Returns With Debut For Own Label

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT This summer will bring "Looking for Lucky," the first studio album by Hootie & the Blowfish on its own Sneaky Long Records. This summer will bring "Looking for Lucky," the first studio album by Hootie & the Blowfish on its own Sneaky Long Records. The set, due Aug.…

  6. This Day in Music

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Devoted fans of Madonna wait in the rain outside Wyndham's Theatre to cheer on the 43-year-old performer in her first London stage performance in the show "Up for Grabs." Seats for the p 2002 - Devoted fans of Madonna wait in the rain outside Wyndham&…

  7. TunesOnTV

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 18-24, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, APRIL 18 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Il Divo (also scheduled: Simon Cowell, Debbie Travis, Michael Schlow). "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Jimmy Eat World, Ice…

  8. Hootie, Blues Traveler Ink With Vanguard

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST A pair of platinum-selling veteran acts that have been silent for awhile are returning to the scene, as Hootie & the Blowfish and Blues Traveler have signed new deals with Vanguard Records. A pair of platinum-selling veteran acts that have been silent for awhile are returning to the scene…

  9. 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 17 in Las Vegas: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR BROOKS & DUNN KENNY CHESNEY TOBY KEITH TIM McGRAW KEITH URBAN TOP MALE VOCALIST KENNY CHESNEY ALAN JACKSON TOBY…

  10. Billboard Bits: Sweet, Save The Music, Danko Jones

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Matthew Sweet, Save The Music, Danko Jones Matthew Sweet will hit the road in November for a North American tour in support of his two new albums , "Living Things" and "Kimi Ga Suki * Raifu." Twelve dates are confirmed so far, kicking off Nov. 3 in Denver at the…

  11. Rimes, 3EB To Delight Ben & Jerry's Fest

    August 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT LeAnn Rimes, Third Eye Blind and Tracy Chapman are among the artists who will perform during the two-day Ben & Jerry's and Rock the Vote One World One Heart Festival. This year's event is set for LeAnn Rimes, Third Eye Blind and Tracy Chapman are among the artists who will…

  12. This Day in Music

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Devoted fans of Madonna wait in the rain outside Wyndham's Theatre to cheer on the 43-year-old performer in her first London stage performance in the show "Up for Grabs." Seats for the p 2002 - Devoted fans of Madonna wait in the rain outside Wyndham&…

  13. Billboard Bits: Hendrix, Ian MacKaye, Fiction Plane

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Jimi Hendrix, Ian MacKaye, Fiction Plane Rock guitar legend Jimi Hendrix's life and music will be celebrated beginning June 7 in the late musician's hometown of Seattle, when the Jimi Hendrix gallery opens at the Experience Music Project (EMP). The exhibit is an expanded…

  14. Tunes On TV

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 14-20, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 14 "VH1 All Access: How the Stars Get Hot," VH1 Featured Artists: Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Slash's Snakepit, Shania Twain, LeAnn…

  15. Tunes On TV

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV highlights for April 7-13, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 7 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Christina Aguilera ("Fighter"). "Diary," MTV Featured Artist: Christina Aguilera. "…

  16. Surrender to Love

    April 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST In this quick-to-categorize industry, husband-and-wife duo Fatin Dantzler and Aja Graydon are already being touted by some as the next Ashford & Simpson (Womack & Womack, too), as they also si In this quick-to-categorize industry, husband-and-wife duo Fatin Dantzler and Aja Graydon…

  17. Hootie & the Blowfish

    March 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST With the release of their first set of fresh material in four years, it would not be unreasonable to hope that Hootie & the Blowfish would burst onto the scene with a good amount of pent-up creati With the release of their first set of fresh material in four years, it would not be…

  18. Billboard Bits: Goo Goo/Hootie, Sub Pop, Opry

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Goo Goo Dolls/Hootie and the Blowfish, Sub Pop, Opry Goo Goo Dolls and Hootie and the Blowfish have been added to the lineup for the Dale Earnhardt Tribute Concert, which, as previously reported, will be held June 28 at the Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. The new acts join…

  19. 38th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the 38th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Winners will be announced at the 38th annual ACM Awards show, set for May 21 in Las Vegas. The Academy of Country Music (ACM) announced its award nominees March 4 in Los Angeles. Winners will be announced at the 38th annual ACM…

  20. Billboard Bits: Melee, Gen X, BeauSoleil

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Melee, Gen X, BeauSoleil Melee Entertainment, a new firm founded by former Priority Records head Bryan Turner, has entered into a joint venture deal with DreamWorks Records, Billboard Bulletin reports. Based in DreamWorks' Beverly Hills headquarters, Melee will initially focus on…

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