1. This Day in Music

    July 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>R&B vocalist Ernie K-Doe dies of liver failure in New Orleans. He is 65. Born Ernest Kador Jr., he scored a No. 1 pop and R&B hit in 1961 with the Allen Toussaint-penned single " 2001 - R&B vocalist Ernie K-Doe dies of liver failure in New Orleans.…

  2. This Day in Music

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Glenn Colvin) is found dead in his Hollywood, Calif., home. He is 50. 2002 - Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Glenn Colvin) is found dead in his Hollywood, Calif., home. He is 50. 2002 - Carlos Berlanga, a pop singer and…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is arrested and charged with criminal…

  4. Body Kiss

    May 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With almost 50 years under their belts, the Isley Brothers have defined classic soul and style for generations. With almost 50 years under their belts, the Isley Brothers have defined classic soul and style for generations. Still, the brothers Ronald and Ernie continue to evolve on their…

  5. Playboy Jazz Sets 25th Anniversary Fest

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST A diverse list of artists will entertain during the 25th annual Playboy Jazz festival, set for June 14-15 at the Hollywood (Calif.) Bowl. Executive-produced by Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner, th A diverse list of artists will entertain during the 25th annual Playboy Jazz festival, set…

  6. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, dies in Salem, Ore., two days after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. He is 61. Fahey formulated an idiosyncratic blues-based fingerpicking 2001 - John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, dies in Salem, Ore., two…

  7. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $50 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with the duo La Bouche, is among the victims of an airliner crash in Switzerland. She is 34. 2001 - Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Chart-topping rapper Jay-Z pleads guilty in a New York court to stabbing producer Lance "Un" Rivera in a December 1999 incident. 2001 - Chart-topping rapper Jay-Z pleads guilty in a New York court to stabbing producer Lance "Un" Rivera in a…

  10. International Country Gospel Music Association Awards

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Here are the winners of the 46th annual International Country Gospel Music Association Awards, presented Aug. 16 at the Scott Theater in Fort Worth, Texas. Here are the winners of the 46th annual International Country Gospel Music Association Awards, presented Aug. 16 at the Scott Theater in…

  11. Static-X To Star In Chaos! Comic

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Contemporary metal act Static-X will be the subject of an upcoming sci-fi action adventure comic book. Due July 24 from Chaos! Comics, "Static-X #1" will find the band's members -- Wayne Static, Ken J Contemporary metal act Static-X will be the subject of an upcoming sci-fi…

  12. Warped Tour To Kick Off In Late June

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching June 21 outside Boise, Idaho, and wrapping Aug. 15 in Boston. As previously reported, the summer fest will be h The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching…

  13. Marsalis Leads Playboy Jazz Lineup

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 15-16 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. On the first day of the event, Marsalis will perfor Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to…

  14. Billboard Bits: Mary J. Blige, Ramsey Lewis, Carson Daly

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Mary J. Blige, Ramsey Lewis, Carson Daly Mary J. Blige became engaged to her boyfriend, whom she prefers to keep out of the spotlight, over the holidays. She hasn't set a wedding date, but says that when she does, it will be "no big wedding. It will be a small wedding with…

  15. Isley Brothers Take 'Eternal' On The Road

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Isley Brothers will hit the road in North America in support of their latest DreamWorks album "Eternal," beginning Sept. 30 in Dallas. The group, which now features Ronald and Ernie Isley, is ridi The Isley Brothers will hit the road in North America in support of their latest…

  16. Presley Among Gospel Hall Honorees

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Although he is best known as the king of rock'n'roll, Elvis Presley will be honored in the music genre he loved first and best -- gospel. The Gospel Music Association (GMA) will induct Presley into it Although he is best known as the king of rock'n'roll, Elvis Presley will…

  17. Eternal

    August 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Few R&B groups have had the staying power of the Isley Brothers. Few R&B groups have had the staying power of the Isley Brothers. With 47 years under the fraternity's respective belts, the group is making another debut—for DreamWorks. And since the key to the group's ongoing…

  18. Hot Product

    August 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Usher, Aaron Carter, the Isley Brothers, and more. A Reminder The 11th-hour termination of an album release can set off all kinds of bells and whistles. But Napster leaks and rumblings about misguided material aside, Usher has bounced back from the "All About U…

  19. "Mother-In-Law" Singer Ernie K-Doe Dies

    July 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B vocalist Ernie K-Doe died yesterday of liver failure at University Hospital in New Orleans. He was 65. R&B vocalist Ernie K-Doe died yesterday of liver failure at University Hospital in New Orleans. He was 65. Born Ernest Kador Jr., he scored a No. 1 pop and R&B hit in 1961…

  20. Blades, Jobim Among Latin Hall Inductees

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/actor Ruben Blades and the late Antonio Carlos Jobim are among the artists who will be inducted into the International Latin Music Hall Of Fame (ILMHF) tonight (April 4) at the organization's t Singer/actor Ruben Blades and the late Antonio Carlos Jobim are among the artists who…

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