1. Bjork, Prince Lead Joni Mitchell Tribute Disc

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bjork, Prince, James Taylor and Elvis Costello are among the artists who have recorded covers for "A Tribute to Joni Mitchell," due in the spring via Nonesuch. The 12-track set also boasts contributio Bjork, Prince, James Taylor and Elvis Costello are among the artists who have…

  2. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Tom Waits (also scheduled: Kate…

  3. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>"Coldplay Live 2003," a forthcoming DVD release from Coldplay, receives big screen premieres across the U.S.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins…

  4. Ask Billboard

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about George Michael, Christmas albums and Pink. GEORGE IN THE U.S.A. Dear Keith, I love your column and eagerly await reading it each and every week. I have a question concerning a favorite artist of mine, George Michael. It's been some years since he…

  5. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Los Angeles sheriff's investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting h 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder…

  6. 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…

  7. Chesney Rules As King Of Summer Touring

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney is playing live for more people each summer than any country music artist on the planet. In fact, Chesney's five-year attendance total of nearly five million ranks him in the league of s Kenny Chesney is playing live for more people each summer than any country music artist…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after…

  9. This Day in Music

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>New York's hip-hop community comes out at New York's New Age Cabaret in support of the Black August Hip-Hop Collective. The organization's third-annual benefit concert features appearanc 2004 - For the first time in its 60-year history, Cuban state…

  10. Tony Bennett To Receive Billboard's Century Award

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary vocalist Tony Bennett has been chosen as the recipient for the 2006 Billboard Century Award, the magazine's highest honor for creative achievement. The award will be presented to Bennett in Legendary vocalist Tony Bennett has been chosen as the recipient for the 2006 Billboard…

  11. Tony On TV

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Columbia Records is celebrating Tony Bennett's 80th birthday with an album release and marketing strategy worthy of the milestone. Columbia Records is celebrating Tony Bennett's 80th birthday with an album release and marketing strategy worthy of the milestone. "Tony Bennett:…

  12. Colvin Stretches Beyond 'Four Walls'

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Nonesuch. Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Nonesuch. Not only has the 50-year-old artist…

  13. Carly Simon Revisits Pop, Lullabies On 'Into White'

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A veteran of interpreting a wide range of material by other artists, Carly Simon will release "Into White," a collection of pop standards and traditional lullabies, Oct. 24 via Columbia. A veteran of interpreting a wide range of material by other artists, Carly Simon will release …

  14. Stars Help Bennett Celebrate 80th On 'Duets'

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here in February, some of the biggest names in music have joined Tony Bennett for his 80th birthday celebration album, "Duets -- An American Classic." The 18-track project arrives Se As first reported here in February, some of the biggest names in music have joined…

  15. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

  16. Behind The Wheel Of A Large Automobile

    June 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a score by Randy Newman, the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for the Disney/Pixar film "Cars" boasts new songs by Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow and James Taylor, who performs the Newman-penn In addition to a score by Randy Newman, the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for the…

  17. This Day in Music

    May 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Otis Blackwell, who wrote dozens of hit songs _ including "Don't Be Cruel," "Return To Sender" and "All Shook Up" for Elvis Presley _ dies of a heart attack. He is 70.<br clear="none"/>< 2005 - Audioslave becomes…

  18. Paisley, Crow Rev Up 'Cars' Soundtrack

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a score by Randy Newman, the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for the Disney/Pixar film "Cars" boasts new songs by Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow and James Taylor, who performs the Newman-penn In addition to a score by Randy Newman, the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for the…

  19. This Day in Music

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1974 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Bennie and the Jets," Elton John. The song is first released as the B-side to "Candle in the Wind," an ode to Marilyn Monroe.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/ 2003 - Toby Keith's three…

  20. Sting Sets Rainforest Date, Euro Tour Support

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sting will be joined by recent duet partner Sheryl Crow and James Taylor for the 2006 Rainforest Benefit. Sting will be joined by recent duet partner Sheryl Crow and James Taylor for the 2006 Rainforest Benefit. The event will be held May 19 at New York's Carnegie Hall and will feature…

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