1. 41st Academy of Country Music Awards - Final Nominees

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Final nominees for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 23 in Las Vegas. Below are the final nominees for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, in a ceremony airing live on CBS. ALBUM OF THE YEAR…

  2. Slayer Regroups With Rubin, Plots Summer Tour

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Slayer has reteamed with longtime collaborator Rick Rubin to executive produce its first new album with its four original members since 1990's "Seasons in the Abyss." Slayer has reteamed with longtime collaborator Rick Rubin to executive produce its first new album with its…

  3. Boy George Vows To Fight Drug Charges

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer Boy George is innocent and will fight the drug possession charges he faces in New York, which could result in 15 years in prison if he is convicted, his lawyer said today (Feb. 1). Singer Boy George is innocent and will fight the drug possession charges he faces in New York, which…

  4. This Day in Music

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, on probation for a 1997 heroin case, is arrested and faces a hearing for failing to provide a urine sample to his live-in drug treatment cente 2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining…

  5. Ween Recording New Album In Farmhouse

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rock duo Ween will continue work on its next studio album at a new studio set up in a 200-year-old farmhouse in Pennsylvania. Rock duo Ween will continue work on its next studio album at a new studio set up in a 200-year-old farmhouse in Pennsylvania. "I think it's like the fourth…

  6. Boy George Court Hearing Postponed

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST A Manhattan judge has adjourned a court appearance by Boy George on narcotics charges until next year. A Manhattan judge has adjourned a court appearance by Boy George on narcotics charges until next year. The singer was said to be in England. Criminal Court Judge Patricia Nunez granted the…

  7. Ween / Dec. 2-3, 2005 / Boulder, Colo. (Boulder Theater, Fox Theater)

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a neighboring universe not so far away from this one, Ween are bigger than U2 or Led Zeppelin. Somehow, in our dimension, the duo's transgressive humor and tape-warped vocals have masked their scar In a neighboring universe not so far away from this one, Ween are bigger than U2 or Led…

  8. Thrice, Deftones Lead 2006 Taste Of Chaos Bill

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST A wide cross-section of rock acts have signed on for the 2006 Taste of Chaos tour, which will begin Feb. 16 in San Diego and continue on to 45 additional North American cities. The bill is led by Thri A wide cross-section of rock acts have signed on for the 2006 Taste of Chaos tour, which…

  9. Sam Cooke Tributes / Nov. 5-6, 2005 / Cleveland (Playhouse Square)

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST The bridge was "A Change Is Gonna Come," one of Sam Cooke's last tunes. The overlap was Solomon Burke, Taj Mahal, the Manhattans, the Dixie Hummingbirds, Cissy Houston, the timelessly elegant Soul Sti The bridge was "A Change Is Gonna Come," one of Sam Cooke's…

  10. 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…

  11. Seagal Chasing The Blues In Memphis

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Steven Seagal has become a household name as the star of dozens of action films, but he's hoping to become just as well-known for his musical endeavors. Steven Seagal has become a household name as the star of dozens of action films, but he's hoping to become just as well-known for…

  12. Boy George May Face 15 Years On Drug Charge

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer Boy George faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted on charges of drug possession, but his lawyer said yesterday (Oct. 11) the flamboyant entertainer had no idea how 13 plastic bags of cocai Singer Boy George faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted on charges of drug possession,…

  13. Lawyer Denies Drugs Belong To Boy George

    October 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A lawyer for Boy George is denying that drugs found in the British singer's apartment belonged to him. Authorities said the singer, whose real name is George O'Dowd, was arraigned on drug charges earl A lawyer for Boy George is denying that drugs found in the British singer's…

  14. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Rock band Powderfinger dominates the 15th annual Australian Record Industry Association awards with six victories at Sydney's Capitol Theatre.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat…

  15. Music Remains Substantial Source Of Katrina Aid

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are raising funds for those suffering the effects of the storm. Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are raising funds for those suffering the…

  16. Multi-Network Broadcast To Benefit Katrina Victims

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that will perform during "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast" a live telethon to be U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are…

  17. N.Y. Hands Garfunkel Another Pot Charge

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer Art Garfunkel, who pleaded guilty last year to pot possession in upstate New York, was charged again Sunday after a marijuana cigarette was allegedly found in the ashtray of his car, state poli Singer Art Garfunkel, who pleaded guilty last year to pot possession in upstate New York,…

  18. R&B, Jazz Acts Salute 'Charlie Brown Christmas'

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vanessa Williams, Toni Braxton, Brian McKnight and Chaka Khan have all lent their talents to an upcoming "A Charlie Brown Christmas" tribute album. Vanessa Williams, Toni Braxton, Brian McKnight and Chaka Khan have all lent their talents to an upcoming "A Charlie Brown…

  19. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>Composer David Tudor dies at the age of 70.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surprise. A local radio DJ asks the crowd to…

  20. 2005 BET Awards Nominees

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BET Awards nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 BET Awards, to be handed out June 28 at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre: Best female, hip-hop: Miri Ben-Ari Jackie-O Remy Martin Shawnna Best male, hip-hop 50 Cent Jay-Z Ludacris Snoop Dogg T.I. Kanye West Best collaboration: Ciara f…

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