1. Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick Diverts Earnings From Chick-fil-A Commercial to LGBTQ Cause

    February 17, 2017 12:45 AM EST "I come from a time... when the message of songs was 'feed your head,' not 'feed your wallet.'” Leave it to Grace Slick to make an activist statement by saying "yes" to use of Starship 's "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" in an ad for fast…

  2. Grace Slick to Paul Kantner: 'Rest in Peace My Friend'

    January 29, 2016 3:21 AM EST A heartbroken Grace Slick has said goodbye to her Jefferson Airplane bandmate Paul Kantner . Slick, the band’s iconic singer, updated her Facebook cover photo with a picture of a young Kantner, before posting a brief statement: "Rest in peace my friend. Love Grace." Rest in…

  3. 'Women Who Rock' Exhibit Opens, Features Lady Gaga's Meat Dress

    May 13, 2011 8:49 AM EDT Dubbed "the meat dress," Lady Gaga's provocative ensemble from the 2010 MTV VMAs went down in history almost instantaneously, sparking public discussion over how, exactly, one wears an outfit made of raw meat. Now, in a new exhibit opening today (May 13) at the Rock and Roll…

  4. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    August 24, 2010 5:28 PM EDT Chart Article Our new video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie stores and small regional chains. Grace…

  5. Miley Cyrus: Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 26, 2010 11:43 AM EDT "Can't Be Tamed" (Hollywood, June 22) Miley aficionados may be wondering what her next album will bring: More uplifting country-tinged ballads, a la "The Climb"? Or more poppy earwigs like "Party in the U.S.A."? As it turns out, Cyrus has a surprise in store…

  6. The Decemberists / October 19, 2009 / L.A.

    October 20, 2009 2:33 PM EDT Since the release of prog-folk-metal rock opera "The Hazards of Love" this spring, the Portland, Ore. band has devotedly toured in its support, delighting audiences by performing the full album from start to finish. Last night (Oct. 19), the Decemberists played what was billed as…

  7. April 26, 2009

    April 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Country singer Kellie Pickler gets voted off Season Five of “American Idol.” 1999 – Sinead O’Connor is ordained as the first woman priest in the Latin Tridentine Church, a Roman Catholic splinter group. 1999 – Singer and guitarist Adrian Borland of the Sound and the Outsiders commits…

  8. March 5, 2009

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Three 6 Mafia becomes the first African-American hip-hop group to win an Academy Award for best song and also became the first hip-hop artists to perform at the ceremony. The group wins for the song “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp.” 2004 – Guitarist John McGeoch of Magazine, PiL and…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer is in a 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - R.E.M. is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Atlanta. 2006 - R.E.M. is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Atlanta. 2005 - A fan-run museum dedicated exclusively to the Ramones opens in Berlin, Germany. 2004 - Izora Rhodes Armstead, one-half of disco/pop acts…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Erika Jo Heriges, an 18-year-old high school senior, is named the winner of the USA Network talent series "Nashville Star" during a live broadcast from Nashville. Her prizes include a recording 2005 - Erika Jo Heriges, an 18-year-old high school senior, is named the winner of…

  12. This Day in Music

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST - In an upset, Three 6 Mafia takes home the best original song Academy Award at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Drawn from the film "Hustle & Flow," the group's "It's Hard Out Here for a Pi 2006 - In an upset, Three 6 Mafia takes home the best original song…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer is in a 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - R.E.M. is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Atlanta. 2006 - R.E.M. is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Atlanta. 2005 - A fan-run museum dedicated exclusively to the Ramones opens in Berlin, Germany. 2004 - Izora Rhodes Armstead, one-half of disco/pop acts…

  15. Music On TV: June 11-17

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 11-17, 2007. MONDAY, June 11 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also featured: Jessica McClure). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Rihanna (also featured: Kim Coles; Seth Green). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s):…

  16. This Day in Music

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Erika Jo Heriges, an 18-year-old high school senior, is named the winner of the USA Network talent series "Nashville Star" during a live broadcast from Nashville. Her prizes include a recording 2005 - Erika Jo Heriges, an 18-year-old high school senior, is named the winner of…

  17. Jefferson Airplane Sues Kantner, Again

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Is this a flashback? One faction of veteran rock band Jefferson Airplane is again suing a founding member, Paul Kantner, alleging that he is using the band's name without permission. Is this a flashback? One faction of veteran rock band Jefferson Airplane is again suing a founding member…

  18. This Day in Music

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST - In an upset, Three 6 Mafia takes home the best original song Academy Award at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Drawn from the film "Hustle & Flow," the group's "It's Hard Out Here for a Pi 2006 - In an upset, Three 6 Mafia takes home the best original song…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Intel cybercasts the 13th annual Bridge School Benefit concert. The show features performances by the Who, Pearl Jam, and Brian Wilson, among others.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell)…

  20. This Day in Music

    September 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Members of '70s British rock outfit Mott The Hoople play together for the first time in some 24 years at a one-off performance at the Virgin Megastore on London's Oxford Street.<br clear 2005 - A fan-run museum dedicated exclusively to the Ramones opens…

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