1. Posthumous Levert Album Due In February

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The album Gerald Levert completed just before his sudden death from a heart attack on Nov. 10, "In My Songs," will be released Feb. 13 via Atlantic. The album Gerald Levert completed just before his sudden death from a heart attack on Nov. 10, "In My Songs," will be…

  2. Aretha Corrals Faith Hill, Shirley Caesar For New Album

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Aretha Franklin says her new album, "Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love," is "the real deal," and she has a guest list to back that up. Franklin is joined on the set by gospel greats Shirley Caesar, Aretha Franklin says her new album, "Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of…

  3. Bjork, Prince Lead Joni Mitchell Tribute Disc

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bjork, Prince, James Taylor and Elvis Costello are among the artists who have recorded covers for "A Tribute to Joni Mitchell," due in the spring via Nonesuch. The 12-track set also boasts contributio Bjork, Prince, James Taylor and Elvis Costello are among the artists who have…

  4. 51OnTV

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 18-24, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Martina McBride (also scheduled: Sylvester Stallone). "106 & Park," BET Featured artist(s): Bow Wow, Nas, Trick Daddy. "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,…

  5. Our Lady Peace's Maida In Poetic Mood On Solo Debut

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Something different and exciting is how Our Lady Peace singer/songwriter Raine Maida describes his upcoming solo debut, which is in the spoken-word vein. Something different and exciting is how Our Lady Peace singer/songwriter Raine Maida describes his upcoming solo debut, which is in the…

  6. Shiny Toy Guns

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Ghosts? Which room?" we ask as she darts a look to me and pushes Carah Faye’s room key towards me. "This one." Tonight suddenly became a different sort of interesting. 7 december. 1000hrs. seattle, Wash. looms on the morning horizon, a short drive from our gig in Spokane…

  7. Merseybeat Drummer Fred Marsden Dies

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred Marsden, the drummer in the Merseybeat band Gerry and the Pacemakers, has died at age 66. Marsden died of cancer Saturday in Southport, England, according to a family death announcement published Fred Marsden, the drummer in the Merseybeat band Gerry and the Pacemakers, has died at age…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Jazz trumpeter Conte Candoli dies of cancer in Palm Desert, Calif. He is 74.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - As he recovers in a Berkshire, England, hospital from injuries sustained in an earlier ATV crash, Ozzy Osbourne has…

  9. MTV, ABC Go Pop For New Year's Broadcasts

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gwen Stefani, Nas, Ciara, the Pussycat Dolls, Chamillionaire, Lady Sovereign, AFI and Three 6 Mafia will perform live in New York's Times Square as part of the MTV special "MTV Goes Gold: New Year's E Gwen Stefani, Nas, Ciara, the Pussycat Dolls, Chamillionaire, Lady Sovereign,…

  10. Andre 3000 Suits Up For Hoops Comedy

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST OutKast's "Andre 3000" Benjamin will play a star player alongside Will Ferrell in the basketball comedy "Semi-Pro." The film is set in the '70s world of the now-defunct American Basketball Association Hip-hop star "Andre 3000" Benjamin, one half of the…

  11. Previewing The Week's New Releases

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gwen Stefani "winds it up" on her second solo album, Ciara looks to the '80s for inspiration, Eminem storms back with his Shady Records roster in tow and Beyonce turns into a "Dreamgirl" in this week' The Warner Bros. debut from R&B veteran Brian McKnight, …

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss chart-topping collaborations, Beyonce, clean song versions and more! LET'S WORK TOGETHER Hello Fred, With the ascent of "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dogg to the top of The Billboard Hot 100 last week, I believe we may have a new record…

  13. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Faith Hill and Tim McGraw perform in a benefit concert for the USS Cole Fund. Country's super couple add the date at The Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va., to help the families of the 17 2004 - Dance artist Nadine Shamir, who recorded as Nadine Renee, dies at…

  14. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Tom Waits (also scheduled: Kate…

  15. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Charlie Rose," PBS Featured artist(s):…

  16. Chart Beat

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred tackles news on Dionne Warwick, Jay-Z, Elvis and more! DO MAKE HER OVER: Ignoring the title of her very first chart hit, "Don't Make Me Over," Dionne Warwick has teamed up with artists like Olivia Newton-John, Cyndi Lauper and Gloria Estefan to remake some of her greatest…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Madonna and Eminem top the winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2000, presented at Stockholm's Globen venue. Madonna's worldwide smash "Music" helps her pick up prizes for best dance a 2005 - Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first.<br clear="none"/><br clear="non 2003 - The paperback edition of late Nirvana…

  19. 45OnTV

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 6-12, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 6 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Delbert McClinton. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Sugarland, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora (also scheduled: Russell Crowe, Sam Champion. "…

  20. This Day in Music

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>President Clinton gives his first in-depth interview since the White House sex scandal to Black Entertainment Television talk show host and political commentator Tavis Smiley on the netw 2005 - Depeche Mode cancels its planned North American tour opener at Ft.…

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