1. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Sony Corp. unveils hardware designed for…

  2. Mims 'Saves' With Forthcoming Album Debut

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "I represent New York/. . . niggas say that we lost it/so I'm-a bring it back," raps Shawn Mims on his hit "This Is Why I'm Hot," which goes on to reference how he's touched every corner of the countr "I represent New York/. . . niggas say that we lost…

  3. 'High School Musical' Hits The Ice

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's a hit TV movie, a quadruple-platinum CD, a touring live concert and a top-selling DVD. Now, "High School Musical" is hitting the ice. It's a hit TV movie, a quadruple-platinum CD, a touring live concert and a top-selling DVD. Now, "High School Musical" is…

  4. Hudson, Beyonce Star At Soul Train Awards

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson added another award to her trophy chest during the 21st annual Soul Train Music Awards. Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson added another award to her trophy chest during the 21st annual Soul Train Music Awards. The presentation of the 2007 Sammy Davis Jr. Award for…

  5. Beasties, Bjork Head West For Sasquatch!

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Beastie Boys, Bjork, the Arcade Fire, Spoon and Interpol lead the lineup for the sixth Sasquatch! Festival, to be held May 26-27 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash. Manu Chao, the Hold Stea The Beastie Boys, Bjork, the Arcade Fire, Spoon and Interpol lead the lineup for the sixth…

  6. This Day in Music

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST - British R&B singer Lynden David Hall dies after a two-year fight with cancer. He is 31. 2006 - British R&B singer Lynden David Hall dies after a two-year fight with cancer. He is 31. 2006 - Willie Nelson chooses Valentine's Day to release the gay-themed song "Cowboys…

  7. How The 'West' Was Won

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," due this week via Lost Highway. Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," due this week via Lost Highway. The disc finds the critically acclaimed…

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Gerald Levert returns to his R&B roots on the studio album he completed just prior to his sudden death last November and Lucinda Williams copes with love and loss in this week's Hot Product. The Van Morrison compilation "Van Morrison at the Movies" (EMI Music Marketing).…

  9. Money Mark Looks Toward 'Tomorrow'

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST It's been six years since Money Mark's last album, but that doesn't mean the man hasn't been busy. It's been six years since Money Mark's last album, but that doesn't mean the man hasn't been busy. "I have my whole studio set up right next to my…

  10. Gotti Associate McGriff Convicted Of Murder

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST A notorious crack kingpin with ties to the hip-hop industry was convicted today (Feb. 1) in a federal death penalty case for paying $50,000 to have two rivals gunned down in 2001. A notorious crack kingpin with ties to the hip-hop industry was convicted today (Feb. 1) in a federal death…

  11. Lucinda Williams Looks 'West' On New Album

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," slated to be released Feb. 13 via Lost Highway. The disc finds the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter coping with ano Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, …

  12. The Billboard Q&A: Yusuf Islam

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST It's the comeback no one ever expected. November sees the return to the world stage of the artist known internationally as Cat Stevens, more than a quarter-century after his last commercial recording. It's the comeback no one ever expected. November sees the return to the world…

  13. Underdogs Begin Busy Year With 'Dreamgirls' Soundtrack

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST One telltale movement signals that a recording has passed final muster with the Underdogs: The production duo's heads bob in unison throughout the song. One telltale movement signals that a recording has passed final muster with the Underdogs: The production duo's heads bob in…

  14. Billboard Bits: Mary J. Blige, Saliva, iTunes Latino

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the track list has yet to be announced, Mary J. Blige will be the subject of a new retrospective, "Reflections: The Journey," due Dec. 12 via Geffen. Although the track list has yet to be announced, Mary J. Blige will be the subject of a new retrospective, "Reflections…

  15. 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…

  16. MySpace Hosting Concerts For Sudan Relief

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The online hangout MySpace.com will organize 20 concerts featuring bands promoted on its site such as TV On The Radio and Alice In Chains, as part of a campaign to raise awareness and money for humani The online hangout MySpace.com will organize 20 concerts featuring bands promoted on its…

  17. McCartney Doing 'Fine' Despite Split

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney says he's "doing fine," despite the turmoil surrounding the breakup of his marriage. Paul McCartney says he's "doing fine," despite the turmoil surrounding the breakup of his marriage. McCartney, who appeared today (Sept. 25) at a news conference…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Country music icon Johnny Cash dies at 1 a.m. ET of heart failure at Nashville's Baptist Hospital, stemming from complications from diabetes. He is 71, and had been in poor health for se 2005 - Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey…

  19. 36OnTV

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 4-11, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 4 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): The Cheetah Girls, Michael Bolton (also scheduled: Dikembe Mutombo). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. …

  20. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>Composer David Tudor dies at the age of 70.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surprise. A local radio DJ asks the crowd to…

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