1. Willie Nelson, Lee Ann Womack To Play Detroit's Downtown Hoedown

    April 08, 2009 9:32 AM EDT Willie Nelson, Lee Ann Womack, Rodney Atkins, Phil Vassar and actor Kevin Costner with his band Modern West are among the headliners at this year's 99.5 WYCD Downtown Hoedown in Detroit. The 27th annual weekend-long festival, acknowledged as the world's largest free country music…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Barbra Streisand's tour-opening performance at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center is the highest single event gross in the 10-year history of the arena. Streisand grosses $5,265,600 from 16,510 att 2006 - Barbra Streisand's tour-opening performance at Philadelphia's…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Barbra Streisand's tour-opening performance at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center is the highest single event gross in the 10-year history of the arena. Streisand grosses $5,265,600 from 16,510 att 2006 - Barbra Streisand's tour-opening performance at Philadelphia's…

  5. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Teenage U.K. R&B vocalist Craig David wins a record three MasterCard Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at London's Alexandra Palace. He is named best U.K. newcomer and wins awards 2001 - Rhonda Vincent and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"…

  7. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Country star LeAnn Rimes sues her father and former co-manager for allegedly funneling away millions of dollars from the company set up to manage her finances.<br clear="none"/><br clear 2002 - Hundreds of admirers line up outside a large suburban…

  8. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Teenage U.K. R&B vocalist Craig David wins a record three MasterCard Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at London's Alexandra Palace. He is named best U.K. newcomer and wins awards 2001 - Rhonda Vincent and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Hundreds of admirers line up outside a large suburban Atlanta church to attend the funeral of TLC singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, who died in a car crash the week before. 2002 - Hundreds of admirers line up outside a large suburban Atlanta church to attend…

  11. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of "Car Wash," newly remade by Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliott, Mavis Staples, Ciara and women on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart AUTO MATIC: For the second time in the rock era, the song "Car Wash"…

  12. This Day in Music

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Rhonda Vincent and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack are big winners at the 12th annual International Bluegrass Music Assn. Awards. 2001 - Rhonda Vincent and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack are big winners at the 12th annual…

  13. This Is 'Now': Jessica Andrews Transitions To Adulthood

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Making the transition from cute singing teen act to adult recording artist with a serious career is no easy feat. Brenda Lee, Tanya Tucker, and LeAnn Rimes are among the notables who successfully made that leap. These days, it's looking as…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: "American Idol" second season finalists, artists named "Hill," Elton John & Bernie Taupin, Yoko Ono, women on Billboar IDOLS SHATTER TWO MORE RECORDS Dear Fred, Here are a couple of…

  15. Now

    May 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Five years into a recording career though only 19, Jessica Andrews is confident on Now, which showcases a more mature artist—one who remains a powerhouse vocalist. Five years into a recording career though only 19, Jessica Andrews is confident on Now, which showcases a more mature artist—one…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Hundreds of admirers line up outside a large suburban Atlanta church to attend the funeral of TLC singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, who died in a car crash the week before. 2002 - Hundreds of admirers line up outside a large suburban Atlanta church to attend…

  17. TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS

    April 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/country.jsp 1. Have You Forgotten? , Darryl Worley 2. Unleashed 2 , Toby Keith 3. Home , Dixie Chicks 4. Now , Jessica Andrews 5. The Best Of Toby Keith: 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection , Toby Keith News Dixie Chicks , Jessica Andrews , Toby Keith , Darryl Worley …

  18. Clarkson Becomes A No. 1 'Idol' Again

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Thankful," the debut album from "American Idol" first season winner Kelly Clarkson, outsold new releases from 50 Cent, Fleetwood Mac, and Darryl Worley to bow on top of The Billboard 200. The RCA set "Thankful," the debut album from "American Idol"…

  19. Hot Product

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Country artist Jessica Andrews' "Now" (DreamWorks). -- A retrospective from singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett, "Meet Me in Margaritaville: The Ultimate Collection" (Mailboat/MCA). -- Reggae artist…

  20. Tunes On TV

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV highlights for April 7-13, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 7 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Christina Aguilera ("Fighter"). "Diary," MTV Featured Artist: Christina Aguilera. "…

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