1. Bacharach, Band, Calloway Get Lifetime Grammys

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Songwriting legend Burt Bacharach, the Band and late jazz vocalist Cab Calloway are among the acts that will receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement award at the upcoming 50th annual Gram Songwriting legend Burt Bacharach, the Band and late jazz vocalist Cab Calloway are…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78. Noonan started at Billboard in 1949, and in the November 12, 1955 issue of the magazine introduced the Top 2006 - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Dolly Parton undertakes her first tour of the U.K. and Ireland in 19 years. 2002 - Dolly Parton undertakes her first tour of the U.K. and Ireland in 19 years. 2001 - Jazz vocalist Etta Jones dies of cancer in New York, the same day HighNote releases her album "Etta Jones Sings…

  5. Dylan's 'Newport' Performances Making DVD Debut

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Adding to an already robust slate of Bob Dylan-related releases this fall, Columbia/Legacy will on Oct. 30 release the DVD "The Other Side of the Mirror -- Bob Dylan Live at the Newport Folk Festival Adding to an already robust slate of Bob Dylan-related releases this fall, Columbia…

  6. Springsteen, Seeger Team Up For New Recordings

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT New recordings featuring both Bruce Springsteen and folk legend Pete Seeger will appear on two separate albums this fall. New recordings featuring both Bruce Springsteen and folk legend Pete Seeger will appear on two separate albums this fall. First up is a new version of Springsteen's …

  7. This Day in Music

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson are the big winners at the Academy of Country Music Awards, held at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas. Wilson was the surprise winner in the female voca 2005 - Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson are the big winners at the Academy of Country Music…

  8. Dixie Chicks Soar, Blige, Chili Peppers Win Big At Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers reasserted their rock dominance at the 49th Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 11) at The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the…

  9. Death Permeates Lifetime Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music greats such as Joan Baez, the Doors and the Grateful Dead won lifetime Grammy achievement awards yesterday (Feb. 10), although many of those honored did not live long enough to receive them. "Th Music greats such as Joan Baez, the Doors and the Grateful Dead won lifetime Grammy…

  10. 06OnTV

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 5-11, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 5 "TRL," MTV Featured Artist(s): Gnarls Barkley, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez, The Game. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Fall Out Boy (also scheduled: Dr. Phil McGraw). "The…

  11. The Police Confirm Grammy Reunion Performance

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST After weeks of speculation, the Police confirmed today (Jan. 30) that it will reunite to open the 49th annual Grammy Awards Feb. 11 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The group has not performed li After weeks of speculation, the Police confirmed today (Jan. 30) that it will reunite to…

  12. Mellencamp Plotting Roadshow For Fall Tour

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST His new album, "Freedom's Road," is just out, but don't expect to see John Mellencamp on the road until much later this year. "Probably not 'til this fall," Mellencamp tells Billboard.com, adding that His new album, "Freedom's Road," is just…

  13. This Day in Music

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST - New York rockers the Strokes earned their first No. 1 U.K. with their third Rough Trade set, "First Impressions of Earth." The group reached No. 2 with their two previous studio sets: 2001's "I 2006 - New York rockers the Strokes earned their first No. 1 U.K. with…

  14. Doors, Dead, Callas Earn Lifetime Grammys

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Influential rock bands the Doors and the Grateful Dead will receive lifetime achievement Grammy Awards next year, along with jazz saxophone player Ornette Coleman and the late opera singer Maria Calla Influential rock bands the Doors and the Grateful Dead will receive lifetime achievement…

  15. Mellencamp Unveils 'Freedom Road' Track List

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST John Mellencamp has unveiled the track list for "Freedom Road," his first album of original material since 2001. John Mellencamp has unveiled the track list for "Freedom Road," his first album of original material since 2001. The set is due Jan. 23 via UMe/Universal…

  16. 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…

  17. 'Long Black Veil' Songwriter Dies In Nashville

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Songwriter Marijohn Wilkin, who co-wrote the classic ballad "Long Black Veil" and other hits, died Saturday at her Nashville home at age 86. Wilkin had been ill for some time with heart problems, said Songwriter Marijohn Wilkin, who co-wrote the classic ballad "Long Black Veil…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a Britain-based American Saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, dies at the age of 71.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Italian tenor Franco Corelli, one of opera…

  19. Mellencamp Looks To Past For New Album Inspiration

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp's new single, "Our Country," will be on his next album, but he tells Billboard.com it's hardly indicative of what the rest of the album will sound like. "It's pretty interesting," Mell John Mellencamp's new single, "Our Country,…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1990 - </b>Jazz drummer Art Blakey dies in New York City. Age 71.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Dolly Parton undertakes her first tour of the U.K. and Ireland in 19 years. 2001 - Jazz vocalist Etta Jones dies of cancer in New York,…

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