1. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Alejandro Sanz picks up two of the 14 music awards at the 47th Premios Ondas, presented in Barcelona. Sanz wins the album category for "El Alma Al Aire," and the honor for best Spanish a 2003 - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1996 - </b>Jazz saxophonist, Eddie Harris dies of bone cancer at County-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Harris wrote most of the music for the much celebrated "The Cosby Show."<br clear="none"/> 2003 - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-half of…

  3. Mudhoney's 'Sun' Rising In March

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mudhoney has set a March 7 release date for its ninth Sub Pop album, "Under a Billion Suns." Mudhoney has set a March 7 release date for its ninth Sub Pop album, "Under a Billion Suns." The 11-track set features backing vocals from Christy McWilson and Amy Allison on "…

  4. Billboard Bits: R. Kelly, Tyrese, Slipknot

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on R. Kelly, Tyrese, Slipknot R&B superstar R. Kelly has written 22 chapters for his ongoing musical saga, "Trapped in the Closet," he said Wednesday backstage at BET's 25th anniversary concert in Los Angeles. As previously reported , the first 12 installments are…

  5. Stars Set For 'Broadway Meets Country' Benefit

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leading names from Broadway and country music have signed on for the aptly named benefit concert Broadway Meets Country. Leading names from Broadway and country music have signed on for the aptly named benefit concert Broadway Meets Country. As previously reported , the Nov. 12 event at…

  6. Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part four The war impinged in various ways. Most directly because Willie was in the Army Corps of Engineers overseas -- he was in one of the first units to cross the Rhine, and they eagerly followed the news of his division's movements and looked forward to his letters home. Sam and L.C.…

  7. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part five Billy and Christie effectively announced their relationship with the release of the second single from the album, "Uptown Girl." "'Uptown Girl' is a joke song," Billy says. "It's a tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons ... It's a…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Los Angeles sheriff's investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting h 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder…

  9. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Mr. Tambourine Man" "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Biograph/'64 (1985); The Bootleg Series, Volume 5: Live 1975—The Rolling Thunder Revue …

  10. This Day in Music

    October 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Eddie Nichols, singer for swing band Royal Crown Revue, is arrested in Toledo, Ohio, for allegedly punching a sheriff in a diner. Nichols is charged with a felony and held without bail o 2003 - Mexican rap-rock band Molotov tops the second annual MTV Video Music…

  11. Usher's Label Finally Goes Live

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Usher's US Records will make its formal debut next month with the release of the film soundtrack "In the Mix." The Lions Gate romantic comedy -- initially titled "Dying for Dolly" -- finds Usher in hi Usher's US Records will make its formal debut next month with…

  12. 'Light Of Day' Benefit Goes Bi-Costal, Int'l

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Beyond a previously announced three-day New Jersey event, this year's Light of Day fundraising concert series is growing with shows in Los Angeles and Rome. Beyond a previously announced three-day New Jersey event, this year's Light of Day fundraising concert series is growing with…

  13. McBride Makes Time For Country Classics

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After establishing herself as one of country music's top female artists, Martina McBride decided to pay homage to the classic country music on which she was raised. After establishing herself as one of country music's top female artists, Martina McBride decided to pay homage to the…

  14. Chayanne In Santo Domingo

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chayanne performs Oct. 15 at the President of Latin Music Festival. Chayanne performs Oct. 15 at the President of Latin Music Festival, held at the Olympic Stadium in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The event also featured international such international stars as Julieta Venegas, Diego…

  15. Mike Peters

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Dead Men walk into a recording studio for the first time and the results are even better than expected. Mike Peters Thursday 6th October-Cleethorpes A drive out to the East Coast, Cleethorpes and the fresh sea air. Jim and I take a walk down the beach and into the small town.…

  16. Gordon Speaks His 'Mind' On New Album

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The rockabilly revival has come and gone twice since Robert Gordon ignited the movement back in 1977. But whether rockabilly is the flavor of the moment or not, the singer continues his longstanding l The rockabilly revival has come and gone twice since Robert Gordon ignited the movement back…

  17. Chart Beat

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Richard Marx Helps Keith Urban To Another No. 1, Young Jeezy Reaches The R&B/Hip-Hop Summit, Garth Brooks Returns To The Charts & Much URBAN DEVELOPMENT: The 2-1 move of Keith Urban's "Better Life" (Capitol) on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart gives composer…

  18. Tom Petty To Receive Billboard's Century Award

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty presented the inaugural Billboard Century Award in 1992 to George Harrison. Now it is Petty's turn to receive the honor. Billboard's highest honor for creative achievement, it will be presen Tom Petty presented the inaugural Billboard Century Award in 1992 to George…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Ani DiFranco, Ben Harper, Patti Smith, and Company Flow are among the entertainers on hand at New York's Madison Square Garden, adding some musical muscle to a 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of…

  20. Billboard Bits: CMA Awards, Mary J. Blige, Gang Of Four

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on CMA Awards, Mary J. Blige, Gang Of Four Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, Sara Evans and Rascal Flatts are the latest performers to join the bill for the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Meanwhile, Trace Adkins and LeAnn Rimes will be on hand as presenters for the Nov…

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