1. Corinne Bailey Rae's Husband Found Dead

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The husband of British soul singer Corinne Bailey Rae was found dead and another man was arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs. The husband of British soul singer Corinne Bailey Rae was found dead and another man was arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs. West Yorkshire police said they…

  2. MusiCares Honors Aretha In Los Angeles

    February 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Some call her the Queen of Soul. Others refer to her as Re Re or Sister Re. Everyone calls her Aretha. And last night (Feb. 8), Aretha Franklin was known as the MusiCares Person of the Year at a benef Some call her the Queen of Soul. Others refer to her as Re Re or Sister Re. Everyone calls…

  3. This Day in Music

    December 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Veteran British singer Rod Stewart is among the music industry stalwarts feted in the Queen's New Year Honours list. Stewart is made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), for se 2006 - Veteran British singer Rod Stewart is among the music industry stalwarts feted…

  4. Ask Billboard

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Keith answers readers' questions on Seal, Grammys, the Police and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . SEAL THE DEAL Hi Keith, A few weeks ago Seal's "System" debuted at No. 35 on The…

  5. West, Winehouse Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations, followed by Amy Winehouse with six and the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and T-Pain, each of wh Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations,…

  6. Legend Tapping Kanye, Pharrell For New Album

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST John Legend's third album is officially in motion. The multi-platinum Grammy winner tells Billboard.com that he has "three songs I love already" and is just about to start working on the follow-up to John Legend's third album is officially in motion. The multi-platinum…

  7. This Day in Music

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Alabama, Glen Campbell and DeFord Bailey are inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during the Country Music Association Awards in New York. 2005 - Alabama, Glen Campbell and DeFord Bailey are inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during the Country Music Association…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert dies today of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. 2006 - Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert dies today of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. 2003 -…

  9. Hear Music Signs Hilary McRae

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hear Music, the label started by Concord Music Group and Starbucks, has signed Hilary McRae as the company's first developing artist. Hear Music, the label started by Concord Music Group and Starbucks, has signed Hilary McRae as the company's first developing artist. While the full…

  10. Stereophonics, Sugababes Perched Atop U.K. Charts

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Welsh rock trio Stereophonics achieved its fifth consecutive U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Oct. 21) with "Pull the Pin" (V2), while Sugababes' "About You Now" (Universal Island) started a fourth week at kWelsh rock trio Stereophonics achieved its fifth consecutive U.K.…

  11. Live Earth Heading To CD/DVD In November

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. "Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis"…

  12. Gabriel, Lennox Set For South African AIDS Benefit

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first-ever Johannesburg 46664 concert will be headlined by a diverse roster of artists, including stalwart supporters of the HIV/AIDS prevention campaign such as Peter Gabriel and Annie Lennox. The first-ever Johannesburg 46664 concert will be headlined by a diverse roster of artists,…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - California country singer Wesley Tuttle dies of heart failure at a nursing home in Sylmar, Calif. He is 85. 2003 - California country singer Wesley Tuttle dies of heart failure at a nursing home in Sylmar, Calif. He is 85. 2003 - DMX guest stars on an episode of the UPN sitcom "…

  14. Yusuf Islam Drops By 'Cafe' On DVD

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam's March 1, 2007, performance at London's Porchester Hall will be released Oct. 23 on DVD via Hip-O/UMe as "Yusuf's Cafe." Yusuf Islam's March 1, 2007, performance at London's Porchester Hall will be released Oct. 23 on DVD via Hip-O/UMe as "…

  15. Etheridge Tour Will Wait 'Til School's Out

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Melissa Etheridge releases her new album "The Awakening," tomorrow (Sept. 25) via Island Def Jam. But don't look for her to hit the road to promote it any time soon. Melissa Etheridge releases her new album "The Awakening," tomorrow (Sept. 25) via Island Def Jam. But…

  16. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1995 - Depeche Mode frontman David…

  18. Herbie Hancock Unseals 'Letters' To Joni

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Herbie Hancock dives into the Joni Mitchell songbook on his new album, "River: The Joni Letters," dye Sept. 25 via Verve. Mitchell herself sings on a new version of "The Tea Leaf Prophecy," while Tina Herbie Hancock dives into the Joni Mitchell songbook on his new album, …

  19. Badu, Scott, Wonder Help Latifah See The 'Light'

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder and soul singers Erykah Badu and Jill Scott are among the guests on Queen Latifah's second album for Verve, "Trav'lin' Light." Due Sept. 25, the project was co-produced by Tommy LiPuma a Stevie Wonder and soul singers Erykah Badu and Jill Scott are among…

  20. The Police, West, Mayer Close Out Live Earth New York

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Police got a little help from rapper Kanye West and guitarist John Mayer for their show-closing set at the New York-area edition of Live Earth tonight (July 7), with those guests joining the reuni The Police got a little help from rapper Kanye West and guitarist John Mayer for their show…

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