1. 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…

  2. 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. …

  3. 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…

  4. The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Their name may mean "absolutely nothing," but the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus' music is full of substance. The Florida-based screamo band has hit the right chord with fans thanks to its debut single, "Face Their name may mean "absolutely nothing," but the Red Jumpsuit…

  5. This Day in Music

    July 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Babyface is honored by the state of Indiana, which renames a 25-mile stretch of federal highway (Interstate Route 65) as "Kenneth Babyface Edmonds Highway." In conjunction with the honor 2004 - A segment of Interstate 85 is declared "The Alan Jackson…

  6. Man Charged In 'Babyface' Extortion Case

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A man claiming to be Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds' illegitimate son allegedly tried to extort $9 million from the Grammy-winning artist/producer by threatening to go public with the story, authorities s A man claiming to be Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds' illegitimate…

  7. Billboard Bits: Breaking Benjamin, 'Radiodread,' Radio Birdman

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Breaking Benjamin, 'Radiodread' and Radio Birdman stories. Breaking Benjamin will release their third full-length effort, "Phobia," on Aug. 8 via Hollywood Records. The Pennsylvanian quartet tapped David Bendeth, who helmed their 2004 sophomore set "We Are Not Alone,…

  8. Babyface' Sues Anita Baker Over Collaboration

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning singer/producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against singer Anita Baker, claiming she owes him more than $250,000. Grammy-winning singer/producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against…

  9. Chart Beat

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of a No. 1 album debut, Rascal Flatts nets its first top 10 hit on the Hot 100, plus the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queensrÿche, Poison and Nine Inch Nails news. 'HURTS' SO GOOD: Rascal Flatts' lucky number must be 13, because the group's 13th chart entry on the…

  10. Powter Stays Hot, Chili Peppers Sizzle On Charts

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" notches a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs charts for a third week. Meanwhile, the Red Hot Chili Pepp Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" notches a third week at No. 1 on the…

  11. Futureheads Pact With Vagrant For New Album

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act the Futureheads will release its sophomore album, "News and Tributes," June 13 via Vagrant/StarTime International. It's the follow-up to 2005's self-titled debut, which was issued by Sir U.K. rock act the Futureheads will release its sophomore album, "…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Things get ugly in Boston as the Ruff Ryders/Cash Money tour featuring top rappers DMX and Eve pulls into town. A brawl breaks out backstage at the FleetCenter arena, during which five p 2005 - Easy listening English vocalist Tony Christie scores another double…

  13. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1985 - </b>Prince wins an Oscar for Best Original Score for the film "Purple Rain."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take…

  14. Chart Beat

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Van Morrison, Kris Kristofferson, David Gilmour, Pearl Jam, Daniel Powter, Bo Bice and the Dixie Chicks are among those making noteworthy moves and news. 'PAY' PER VAN : One of the most consistent hitmakers of the last four decades returns to The Billboard 200 with his 39th chart…

  15. Documentary Goes Inside Pixies Reunion

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST "loudQuietloud: A Film About the Pixies" will premiere Sunday (March 12) during the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas. "loudQuietloud: A Film About the Pixies" will premiere Sunday (March 12) during the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas.…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>The Deftones, on the final stop of their tour opening for Black Sabbath, find that their truck has been stolen from the parking lot of the Holiday Inn in Dearborn, Mich. Taken are all of 2002 - Mick Tucker, drummer from the 1970s glam band Sweet, dies after a lengthy…

  17. Hendryx: LaBelle Reunion In The Works

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nona Hendryx, one-third of the pop-soul act LaBelle (of "Lady Marmalade" fame), is hard at work on her first new music in 10 years, including a planned reunion album with LaBelle members Patti LaBelle Nona Hendryx, one-third of the pop-soul act LaBelle (of "Lady Marmalade"…

  18. Split Enz Regroups For Aussie Arena Tour

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST They once sang history never repeats. But the members of Split Enz today (Feb. 1) announced they are reuniting for an Australian arena tour in June, 22 years after they broke up. They once sang history never repeats. But the members of Split Enz today (Feb. 1) announced they are reuniting for…

  19. 'Mind' Over Matter

    January 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST RCA singer/songwriter Heather Headley jokes that instead of "In My Mind," her sophomore album should have been called "Caught Up." RCA singer/songwriter Heather Headley jokes that instead of "In My Mind," her sophomore album should have been called "Caught…

  20. Heather Headley's Got Her Own 'Mind'

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST A Broadway sensation when she recorded her acclaimed 2002 debut, she was determined to up the ante for her second album. RCA singer/songwriter Heather Headley jokes that instead of "In My Mind," her sophomore album should have been called "Caught Up." That is because…

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