1. Organist Suing For 'Whiter Shade' Copyright

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two former '60s rock stars appeared before a music-loving judge today (Nov. 13) in London for a showdown over authorship of one of the decade's most iconic songs. Two former '60s rock stars appeared before a music-loving judge today (Nov. 13) in London for a showdown over…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>British rock star Gary Glitter, born Paul Francis Gadd, 55, pleads guilty at Bristol Crown Court in England, to 54 counts of taking and possessing indecent photographs of underage childr 2005 - Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walks…

  3. This Day in Music

    November 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Madrid band Jarabe De Palo tops the 45th Premios Ondas in Barcelona, winning for best album ("Depende") and best video. Other winners include Alejandro Sanz for best song ("Corazon") and 2005 - Billy Joel announces his return to the road as a solo…

  4. Judge Dismisses Spears' Libel Suit Vs. Us Weekly

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST A California judge has dismissed a libel suit brought by Britney Spears accusing Us Weekly magazine of fabricating a story about a sexually explicit video the pop star and her husband made together. A California judge has dismissed a libel suit brought by Britney Spears accusing Us Weekly…

  5. Brooks & Dunn Dominate At CMA Awards

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year and Brooks & Dunn's inspirational song "Believe" won three trophies, including single and song of the year, at the 40th Annual Country Music Association A Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year and Brooks & Dunn's…

  6. Billboard Bits: Blige/Franklin, Lumidee, Wheat

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Never Gonna Break My Faith" was penned by Bryan Adams and is featured in the movie's theatrical trailer. The Mary J. Blige/Aretha Franklin duet first reported here last week will be released on the soundtrack to the film "Bobby," due Nov. 21 via Island Def Jam. "…

  7. 45OnTV

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 6-12, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 6 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Delbert McClinton. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Sugarland, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora (also scheduled: Russell Crowe, Sam Champion. "…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2006 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…

  9. Rare Tracks Crowd Sonic Youth's New 'Room'

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sonic Youth will fulfill its contract with Geffen with the Dec. 12 release of "The Destroyed Room: B-sides and Rarities." As first reported here last week, Sonic Youth will fulfill its contract with Geffen with the Dec. 12 release of "The Destroyed Room: B-sides and Rarities.…

  10. Kim Gordon Crafts Film, Sonic Youth Preps Rarities

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon will offer the U.S. premiere of her film, "Perfect Partner," and participate in a live performance of the soundtrack this Friday (Oct. 27) and Saturday at Montclair St Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon will offer the U.S. premiere of her film, "…

  11. Billboard Bits: Morrissey, Future Of Music Coalition, Lebo Mathosa

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Morrissey will play his only North American date of the year Nov. 21 at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Saturday (Oct. 28). The week prior to the Chicago date, Morrissey will stage Morrissey will play his only North American date of the year Nov. 21 at the Aragon Ballroom…

  12. Vintage Miracles, Supremes Heading To DVD

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Universal will on Nov. 21 release two video anthology DVDs -- "Smokey Robinson & The Miracles: The Definitive Performances 1963-1987" and "The Supremes: Reflections" -- which feature rare televisi Universal will on Nov. 21 release two video anthology DVDs -- "…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1992 - </b>Country music singer Lynn Anderson is released from jail in Nashville after serving a two-day contempt of court sentence for swearing at her former husband in front of their teenage chil 2001 - Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, whose languishing career made a spectacular…

  14. This Day in Music

    October 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Puff Daddy plays his first-ever U.K. show at the official opening of the new London venue Sound Republic in Leicester Square. The invitation-only event is broadcast live by MTV U.K.<br c 2003 - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System…

  15. Warwick Surrounded By Stars On Duets Album

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cyndi Lauper, Olivia Newton-John, Kelis and Reba McEntire are just some of the many female singers that will join Dionne Warwick on her upcoming duets effort, "My Friends and Me." Cyndi Lauper, Olivia Newton-John, Kelis and Reba McEntire are just some of the many female singers that…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is…

  17. Stooges Begin Recording First Album Since 1973

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The reconstituted Stooges have spent the past week recording their first album since 1973 at producer Steve Albini's Electrical Audio studio in Chicago. The reconstituted Stooges have spent the past week recording their first album since 1973 at producer Steve Albini's Electrical…

  18. 2006 Billboard Touring Awards Finalists

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Here are the finalists for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards, to be presented Nov. 9 at New York's Roosevelt Hotel. Here are the finalists for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards, to be presented Nov. 9 at New York's Roosevelt Hotel. The event caps the third annual Billboard Touring…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1992 - </b>Amy Grant gives birth to a daughter, Sarah Cannon, in Nashville, Tenn. It is the third child for the Grammy-winning singer and her husband, songwriter Gary Chapman.<br clear="none"/><br 2004 - The Vote for Change tour wraps with a star-studded…

  20. Ciara Previewing 'Evolution' On Tour

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In support of her upcoming sophomore set "Ciara: The Evolution," due Dec. 5 via La Face/Zomba Label Group, Ciara will embark on a 16-city club tour. In support of her upcoming sophomore set "Ciara: The Evolution," due Dec. 5 via La Face/Zomba Label Group, Ciara will embark…

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