1. 'Little' Women

    October 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Teen pop stars arrive by the dozens, but 15-year-old Joanna Levesque (JoJo for short) has all but bypassed the teenie-bop phase, crafting tunes that can dwell comfortably on both the pop and AC charts Teen pop stars arrive by the dozens, but 15-year-old Joanna Levesque (JoJo for short) has…

  2. This Day in Music

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1987 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," U2. The album "The Joshua Tree" is U2's first top 10 album in the U.S.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Alicia Keys is…

  3. Soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Dies At 90

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Celebrated opera singer Elisabeth Schwarzkopf died Aug. 3 at her home in Schruns, Austria, at age 90. No cause of death was given. Celebrated opera singer Elisabeth Schwarzkopf died Aug. 3 at her home in Schruns, Austria, at age 90. No cause of death was given. The vocalist was born in 1915…

  4. Early Rarities, Live Clips Highlight R.E.M. CD/DVD

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M.'s pre-major label stint on I.R.S. Records will be anthologized on two CDs and a DVD due Sept. 12. "And I Feel Fine" will be available as both a single-disc CD package and a double-disc set with R.E.M.'s pre-major label stint on I.R.S. Records will be anthologized on…

  5. Billboard Bits: Cat Power, Priestess, Lidell, Federline

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Cat Power, Priestess, Lidell, Federline After scrapping her spring tour at the last minute due to an undisclosed medical reason, Cat Power is ready to get back on the road. The Chan Marshall-led act will return to duty April 27 in Tucson, Ariz., which will serve as a warm-up for an…

  6. David James Herbert

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST This London-based singer/songwriter may be at the start of his career, but his songs are already heavy with spirit, emotion and sadness. David James Herbert's full-length album, "Turn Up Your Silence," begins with his raspy vocal rising above a bubbling, primal drum beat. The…

  7. This Day in Music

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Beatles principal George Harrison participates in his first-ever online chats via Yahoo! Chat and MSN Live.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Following a long illness, French popular singer Pierre Bachelet dies in the city of…

  8. Rhino Revisits Costello's 'Juliet Letters'

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Continuing its Elvis Costello catalog reissue campaign, Rhino has revamped the artist's collaboration with string ensemble the Brodsky Quartet, "The Juliet Letters." Continuing its Elvis Costello catalog reissue campaign, Rhino has revamped the artist's collaboration with…

  9. Indie Acts Pay Tribute To Jeff, Tim Buckley

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sufjan Stevens, the Magic Numbers and Engineers lead the lineup for the upcoming tribute album "Dream Brother: The Songs of Jeff & Tim Buckley." Sufjan Stevens, the Magic Numbers and Engineers lead the lineup for the upcoming tribute album "Dream Brother: The Songs of Jeff …

  10. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>An early collection of Shania Twain's work - recorded when she was still billing herself Eilleen Shania Twain - is released by Jomato Records. The set, "Beginnings (1989-90)," predates t 2002 - Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1987 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," U2. The album "The Joshua Tree" is U2's first top 10 album in the U.S.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Alicia Keys is…

  12. Top Acts Set For Spain's Benicassim Festival

    April 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A host of top rock and electronic acts will descend on Spain's Benicassim Festival this summer. A host of top rock and electronic acts will descend on Spain's Benicassim Festival this summer. The event will be held Aug. 4-7 and feature performances by Oasis, Keane, Nick Cave and the…

  13. This Day in Music

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Local star Herbert Gronemeyer is the big winner at Germany's Echo Awards in Berlin. He wins for national rock/pop artist, and his hit "Mensch" lands the award for national rock/pop singl 2003 - Local star Herbert Gronemeyer is the big winner at Germany…

  14. 47th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Below are the winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Record Of The Year …

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses chart records, parent/child chart entries and signature song hits with readers. STEP BACK IN TIME Dear Fred, You knew this was coming. Any time you mention a record for the rock era or the Hot 100, you know I will research the pre-rock era for some comparable…

  16. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains injuries to his mouth and teeth in a Munich hotel brawl. 2002 - Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains…

  17. Verve/Remixed 2

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Like its predecessor "Verve Remixed," "Verve/Remixed 2" finds today's DJ/producers remixing and reinterpreting classic recordings from Verve's legendary vaults. Like its predecessor "Verve Remixed," "Verve/Remixed 2" finds today's DJ…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Alicia Keys is the big winner at the second annual Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, walking away with four honors from the event staged at Miami's Billboardlive. In addition to top new 2002 - Alicia Keys is the big winner at the second annual Billboard R&B…

  19. Montreux Packs Schedule For 37th Jazz Fest

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the pop of Craig David and Jamiroquai, the modern rock of Radiohead and the Flaming Lips, and the classic rock of Van Morrison and Jethro Tull will be on di The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the pop of Craig David and Jamiroquai, the…

  20. 'Mamma Mia!' Vegas Premiere Draws ABBA Stars

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, once one-half of the Swedish group ABBA, are scheduled to attend an invitation-only premiere of the musical "Mamma Mia!" Thursday (Feb. 13) at the Mandalay Bay Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, once one-half of the Swedish group ABBA,…

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