1. Sly Stone's Sister Optimistic About New Music

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT An upcoming catalog reissue will celebrate Sly & the Family Stone's past, but singer/keyboardist Rose Stone remains optimistic that the groundbreaking '60s group has a future, too. An upcoming catalog reissue will celebrate Sly & the Family Stone's past, but singer…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>The Secure Digital Music Initiative announces that two of its proposed technologies did not survive being attacked as part of the "Hack SDMI" challenge. The competition invited all comer 2005 - French female artist Camille receives the Prix Constantin…

  3. Goldfrapp Hits The Target With Holiday Campaign

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST When Americans watch the snowy, rosy-cheeked visuals of Target's holiday TV campaign, they'll be hearing the music of British electronic duo Goldfrapp, Billboard has learned. When Americans watch the snowy, rosy-cheeked visuals of Target's holiday TV campaign, they'll be…

  4. The Charms

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The hotel employee describing how to get to the room sounded almost identical to Bo Diddley giving backstage directions to Spinal Tap, minus the "short jog" part. We actually had a "Helloooo Cleveland!" moment pretty much as soon as we arrived in the city. Got dropped off…

  5. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Natalie Merchant, one-time lead singer for 10,000 Maniacs becomes the first guest in a series of live chats on the Elektra Entertainment Group's World Wide Web site. Merchant says she wo 1999 - Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a 1997…

  6. This Day in Music

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Country singer Mark Wills of Marietta, Ga., performs his hit single Jacob's Ladder" for his Grand Ole Opry debut. The singer has new soles and heels put on his boots for the big night.<b 2001 - Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign…

  7. Lennon Channels Breakup Through Sophomore Album

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sean Lennon has some weighty topics on his mind on "Friendly Fire," his first solo album in eight years. Sean Lennon has some weighty topics on his mind on "Friendly Fire," his first solo album in eight years. As previously reported , the set is due Sept. 26 via Capitol…

  8. Paisley, Underwood Make Touring Team

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brad Paisley's third and final leg of his Time Well Wasted tour will be shared with Arista labelmate Carrie Underwood. The run kicks off on Sept. 22 in Birmingham, Ala., and continues through Dec. 8 i Brad Paisley's third and final leg of his Time Well Wasted tour will be shared…

  9. Beatles Musical Set To Open In Las Vegas

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In the desert gambling city of Las Vegas, the Canadian acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil today (June 30) opens its "Love" celebration of the musical legacy of the Beatles, marking the band's first agr In the desert gambling city of Las Vegas, the Canadian acrobatic troupe…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Italian director Stefano Salvati sues Madonna, claiming that her "Ray of Light" video is stolen from a clip he shot in 1994 for local pop star Biagio Antonacci.<br clear="none"/><br clea 2005 - Seven years after his death, rap legend 2Pac…

  11. Aerosmith, Crue Turn Back Time For Fall Tour

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Enduring rock acts Aerosmith and Motley Crue are teaming for the first time for a fall tour, which will begin Sept. 14 in Holmdel, N.J. Enduring rock acts Aerosmith and Motley Crue are teaming for the first time for a fall tour, which will begin Sept. 14 in Holmdel, N.J. The Route of All Evil…

  12. Crow, Mayer Teaming For Tour

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Following a battle with breast cancer, Sheryl Crow, who went back on the road this month, will get the chance to connect with even more fans later this summer. She and John Mayer are embarking on a jo Following a battle with breast cancer, Sheryl Crow, who went back on the road this month,…

  13. 'Boys' Dominate Tony Awards

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The boys ruled last night (June 11) at the 60th annual Tony Awards in New York, with "Jersey Boys," the jukebox musical following the rise of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, and "The History Boys, The boys ruled last night (June 11) at the 60th annual Tony Awards in New…

  14. 23OnTV

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 5 - 11, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Katharine McPhee. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Chris Brown (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The Essentials," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Gorillaz. …

  15. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John Legend, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight,…

  16. Thomas, Jewel Plan Tandem Tour

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Atlantic labelmates Rob Thomas and Jewel will combine forces for a seven-week tour that will open May 23 in Clearwater, Fla. Making it an Atlantic roster hat trick, Toby Lightman will support the most Atlantic labelmates Rob Thomas and Jewel will combine forces for a seven-week tour that will…

  17. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Sean "Puffy" Combs cancels a sold-out appearance at London's Wembley stadium. The show is the planned finale of the rapper's European tour. Fans are not offered an explanation for the ca 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while…

  18. DMB Spending Summer On The Road

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Keeping with tradition, the Dave Matthews Band will spend the summer on the road in North America. Keeping with tradition, the Dave Matthews Band will spend the summer on the road in North America. So far, 49 dates have been announced, beginning May 30 in Maryland Heights, Mo., and running…

  19. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Billboard staffers check in with top winners U2, Kanye West, John Legend and more backstage at the 48th annual Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 8) at the Staples Center in Los angeles. Notes from backstage at last night's (Feb. 8) 48th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples…

  20. Music, Flowers And Candles Mark Lennon Anniversary

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fans worldwide laid flowers and lit candles today (Dec. 8) to honor music icon and peace activist John Lennon, 25 years after he was murdered outside his New York apartment. Fans worldwide laid flowers and lit candles today (Dec. 8) to honor music icon and peace activist John Lennon, 25 years…

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