1. Tony Barrow, Beatles Publicist Who Coined the Term 'Fab Four,' Dies at 80

    May 15, 2016 11:18 PM EDT Tony Barrow, the longtime Beatles press officer who coined the term “Fab Four,” died Saturday (May 14) at his home in Morecambe, England. He had turned 80 just three days prior. Barrow served as press officer for the legendary band during their heyday, from 1962-1968, and worked with a string…

  2. Music Stars Mourn Death of Cilla Black on Social Media

    August 02, 2015 3:54 PM EDT Beloved British singer Cilla Black , whose hits included 1964's "You're My World" and the theme song from the film Alfie , died on Aug. 2 at age 72. Cilla Black, British Singer and TV Host, Dies at 72 Black was found dead at her home in Estepona, southern Spain, the…

  3. Cilla Black, British Singer and TV Host, Dies at 72

    August 02, 2015 10:58 AM EDT Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black , a product of Beatles -era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 72. Music Stars Mourn Death of Cilla Black on Social Media Spanish police said Sunday, Aug. 2, that the singer, who had a…

  4. Muse Honored At O2 Silver Clef Awards

    July 02, 2010 1:47 PM EDT U.K. rock act Muse 's fearsome live reputation helped secure them the O2 Silver Clef Award in London today (July 2). The award was presented to Muse by Roger Taylor and Brian May of Queen . Taylor described the Warner-signed trio as "probably the greatest live act in the world today…

  5. May 27, 2009

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1 album on The Billboard 200: The two-disc “Stadium Arcadium.” 1994 – A son, Miles Brockman, is born in Los Angeles to singer Lionel Richie and Diane Alexander. 1975 – André 3000 (André Lauren Benjamin) of…

  6. Chart Beat Chat: The Jonas Brothers, AC, ABBA

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss chart action from the Jonas Brothers, ABBA, women on the AC chart and more! WALKING BACK TO HELEN Hi Fred, What happened to last week's No. 8 song? Did it fall out of the top 50? Have you heard the music of British singer Helen Shapiro? I have only recently…

  7. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes home the awards in both musical categories of the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Composer Howard Shore wins the best original sco 2004 - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes home the awards…

  8. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes home the awards in both musical categories of the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Composer Howard Shore wins the best original sco 2004 - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes home the awards…

  9. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) launches its "Los Premios De Oro Y Platino" certification program for Spanish-language product at the Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach, F 2004 - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes…

  10. 'Long John' Baldry Dies At 64

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British R&B artist "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver after battling a chest infection for four months. He was 64. British R&B artist "Long John" Baldry died last night (July 21) in Vancouver after battling a chest infection for four months.…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>"The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes home the awards in both musical categories of the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Composer Howard Shore wins the best origi 2004 - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes…

  12. ABBA's Fältskog Plans Solo Set

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST ABBA's Agnetha Fältskog is putting the finishing touches on her first album in 16 years for release in March 2004. Basic recording of the album is finished, with final overdubs and tweaking neari ABBA's Agnetha Fältskog is putting the finishing touches on her first album in 16 years…

  13. Parker Performs 'Lost' Tunes

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Cleverly conceived, the Gallery Six Records album "Lost Songs of Lennon & McCartney" prudently stars Graham Parker (along with Buffalo Tom's Bill Janovitz and the B-52's Kate Pierson) on songs written by the Beatles'…

  14. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Beatrice Rutman, the mother of Bob Dylan, dies in St. Paul, Minn at the age of 84. 2000 - Beatrice Rutman, the mother of Bob Dylan, dies in St. Paul, Minn at the age of 84. 2000 - "Deep Purple In Concert With The London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Paul Mann,…