1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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.…

  5. 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…

  6. 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"…

  7. 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…

  8. '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…

  9. 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…

  10. 'Rock For Relief' Aims To Aid Disaster Victims

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson, Howie Day, Citizen Cope and O.A.R. are among the artists contributing to a new compilation intended to aid victims of natural disaster. Jack Johnson, Howie Day, Citizen Cope and O.A.R. are among the artists contributing to a new compilation intended to aid victims of natural…

  11. Murder Inc. Founders Acquitted Of Money Laundering

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Murder Inc. Records founders Irv and Chris Lorenzo "Gotti" were acquitted of all counts in their money laundering trial today (Dec. 2). Murder Inc. Records founders Irv and Chris Lorenzo "Gotti" were acquitted of all counts in their money laundering trial today (Dec. 2).…

  12. No Verdict In Day Eight Of Murder Inc. Trial

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Anxiety set in as the jury was unable to reach a verdict today (Dec. 1) in day eight of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial. After nearly seven hours of deliberation, the 14 jurors asked to review Anxiety set in as the jury was unable to reach a verdict today (Dec. 1) in day eight of the…

  13. Stars Arrive At Trial

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Russell Simmons and Jay-Z are amongst the stars that showed up at the Murder Inc. criminal trial. Hip-hop moguls Russell Simmons (center) and Jay-Z (left) attend the closing arguments in the money laundering trial of Murder Inc.’s Irving and Christopher Lorenzo Nov. 30 in Brooklyn. The…

  14. Murder Inc. Prosecution Completes Closing Arguments

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z, Russell Simmons, Ashanti and Ja Rule came to show support for Irv and Chris Lorenzo "Gotti" as the prosecution and defense submitted their closing arguments on day seven of Murder Inc.'s money Jay-Z, Russell Simmons, Ashanti and Ja Rule came to show support for Irv and…

  15. Verdict Expected Tomorrow In Murder Inc. Case

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST A verdict is expected tomorrow in the money laundering trial of Murder Inc. Records founders Irv and Chris Lorenzo. Federal prosecutors charge the men laundered large sums of money through the company A verdict is expected tomorrow in the money laundering trial of Murder Inc. Records founders…

  16. McGriff, Money Argued At Murder Inc. Trial

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Day five of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial got underway today (Nov. 28) in New York, with text messages between label founders Irv and Chris Lorenzo "Gotti" and convicted drug lord Kenneth "Su Day five of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial got underway today (Nov.…

  17. Murder Inc. Judge Bans Talk Of 50 Cent

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST After four days of confusion and indecisiveness in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial, Judge Edward Korman finally ruled that any information regarding the May 24, 2000, shooting of rapper 50 Cent After four days of confusion and indecisiveness in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial,…

  18. McGriff, Lorenzo Link Debated At Trial

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Attorneys in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial spent nearly an hour at the bench discussing the relevance of text messages and articles that followed the shooting of 50 Cent, as day four of the t Attorneys in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial spent nearly an hour at the bench…

  19. Text Messages, Cash Debated At Murder Inc. Trial

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Day three of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial got off to a confusing start today (Nov. 21), as attorneys argued over the relevance of text-messaged conversations between label founder Irv Lorenz Day three of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial got off to a confusing start today (Nov.…

  20. U2 Sets New Dates, Pledges Music Rising Support

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last week, U2 has confirmed the first dates for the 2006 portion of its mega-successful Vertigo tour. A run of five shows in Australia and New Zealand will begin March 17 in Auckland; U As tipped here last week, U2 has confirmed the first dates for the 2006 portion of its mega…

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