1. Backwards Bullets: This Week In Charts 1982

    October 27, 2009 2:08 PM EDT 'WHO' WAS NO. 1?: This week in 1982, Australia's Men at Work , fronted by singer/songwriter Colin Hay , topped the Billboard Hot 100 with their first U.S. single, "Who Can It Be Now?" In the print issue of Billboard dated Oct. 30, 1982, Chart Beat noted that the song…

  2. Breaking and Entering: Crosby Loggins

    August 13, 2009 7:22 PM EDT Crosby Loggins describes his songwriting process as "a conversation," so it's no surprise that the 28-year-old singer's solo debut, "Time to Move," feels like an honest heart to heart. The album specializes in warm pop tunes ("You Want to Be With Me," …

  3. Bob Dylan Christmas Album Coming

    August 06, 2009 2:20 PM EDT Bob Dylan is set to release an album of Christmas songs this holiday season. As first reported on the website BullyPulpit.com , at least four songs have already been recorded for the album including, "Must Be Santa," "Here Comes Santa Claus," "I'll Be Home For…

  4. Jackson Browne, Republicans Settle Copyright Case

    July 21, 2009 11:13 AM EDT Jackson Browne is hopeful that the protection of music copyrights will be bolstered by the settlement of his lawsuit against U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Republican Party over unauthorized use of one of his songs in the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign. Last August Browne sued McCain , the…

  5. Jackson Browne, Republicans Settle Copyright Case

    July 21, 2009 10:00 AM EDT Jackson Browne is hopeful that the protection of music copyrights will be bolstered by the settlement of his lawsuit against U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Republican Party over unauthorized use of one of his songs in the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign. Last August Browne sued McCain , the…

  6. March 15, 2009

    March 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Bob Seger, George Harrison, Jackson Browne, Prince, the Dells, Traffic and ZZ Top are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 1999 – Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Curtis Mayfield, Del Shannon, Dusty Springfield, Paul McCartney and the Staple Singers are inducted into the Rock …

  7. McCain Fights Back Against Jackson Browne

    November 20, 2008 2:21 PM EST John McCain may have lost the presidential election to Barack Obama, but his campaign seems absolutely determined not to lose to Jackson Browne. The singer/songwriter sued McCain in August after the Republican candidate used his song, "Running on Empty," in a campaign commercial…

  8. McCain Fights Back Against Jackson Browne

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST John McCain may have lost the presidential election to Barack Obama, but his campaign seems absolutely determined not to lose to Jackson Browne. The candidate has filed two motions as part of Browne's John McCain may have lost the presidential election to Barack Obama, but his campaign…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-half of the Righteous Brothers, dies of natural causes. He is 63. Hatfield is discovered in a hotel room in Kalamazoo, Mich., where he and partner Bill M 2003 - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-half of the Righteous Brothers, dies of…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Singer Justin Hawkins announces that he has left British band the Darkness to continue his drug rehabilitation. 2006 - Singer Justin Hawkins announces that he has left British band the Darkness to continue his drug rehabilitation. 2004 - The Vote for Change tour wraps with a star…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby make unannounced appearances in New York, at the second of two anti-violence benefit concerts organized by the Beastie 2001 - U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby make…

  12. Foo Fighters Blast McCain Use Of 'My Hero'

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Foo Fighters have blasted the campaign of Republican presidential candidate John McCain for using the band's song "My Hero" at rallies without its permission. The Foo Fighters have blasted the campaign of Republican presidential candidate John McCain for using the band'…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Charles posthumously earns the first platinum award of his career with "Genius Loves Company" during September certifications by the RIAA. The R&B v 2004 - After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Charles posthumously earns the…

  14. Chart Beat: 'All Summer Long,' Jennifer Hudson, Raheem DeVaughn

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses hot chart action from the song "All Summer Long," Jennifer Hudson, Raheem DeVaughn's "Woman" and more! IT'S SUMMERTIME, SUMMERTIME: It's a rare event for two versions of the same song to appear on The Billboard Hot 100 at once, so it's…

  15. Metallica Scores Third Week Atop Billboard 200

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a 61% drop in sales, Metallica's "Death Magnetic" holds tight at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a third week. The Warner Bros. set moved 132,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundS Despite a 61% drop in sales, Metallica's "Death Magnetic"…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied veterinary medicine at Emory University before embarking on a music career. He placed 42 s 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta…

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Pussycat Dolls put group goals ahead of solo superstardom, Kings Of Leon finally make some big noise at home in the States, TV On The Radio continues its unlikely major-label marriage and Jenny Le A concert album and DVD from Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, "Live in Gdasnk" …

  18. Heart Lashes Out Over 'Barracuda' Usage

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rck group Heart, angry that its 70's hit "Barracuda" is being used as the unofficial theme song for Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin, is biting back at the Alaska governor. Rck group Heart, angry that its 70's hit "Barracuda" is being used as the…

  19. Jackson Browne Calls 'Time' On New Album

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's been six years since Jackson Browne released an album of new material, but the veteran singer/songwriter hardly feels like he's been scarce during that interim. It's been six years since Jackson Browne released an album of new material, but the veteran singer/songwriter…

  20. Jackson Browne Sues McCain Over Song Usage

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is suing Republican presidential nominee John McCain and the Republican party for using his song "Running on Empty" in a recent TV commercial. Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is suing Republican presidential nominee John McCain and the Republican…

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