1. This Day in Music

    February 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop crossover hit "Just One Look," dies in Las Vegas. The 67-year-old singer/songwriter had suffered from emphysema. Born Doris Payne in Har 2004 - Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop crossover hit …

  2. Grammy Performances Meld Classic, Contemporary

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles, with performances from talent that included some of the most beloved songs of the past decades. The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles,…

  3. Early Memories: The Grammy Awards

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Faced with the daunting task of commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Grammys while staging its usual annual awards telecast, the show's producers created an ingenious plan: They'd lessen the pres Faced with the daunting task of commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Grammys…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show, derailed by Hurricane Wilma, is originally scheduled to take place the day earlier, but is then moved up a day. Ultimatel 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show, derailed by…

  5. Kanye Defeats 50 Cent On U.K. Album Chart

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West won the U.K. battle in the worldwide war of the rap superstars as "Graduation" (Def Jam) entered at No. 1 on the album chart ahead of 50 Cent's "Curtis" (Interscope). Meanwhile, in an uncha Kanye West won the U.K. battle in the worldwide war of the rap…

  6. Chart Beat

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses matchbox twenty, Fergie, Pavarotti and more! HOW 'FAR'? 'FAR' FINE: Just last week, I reported that Carrie Underwood had the second biggest Hot 100 leap of the year, thanks to the 93-17 jump of "So Small" (Arista). Turns out, Underwood only had…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey passes away at home in Thunder Bay, Ontario at the age of 79. His death coincides with the presentation of the 2005 Canadian Cou 2005 - Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey passes away at home…

  8. World Mourns Loss Of Tenor Pavarotti

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Friends and admirers of Luciano Pavarotti joined in a chorus of grief as the world paid homage to the thrilling voice and exuberant personality of the great Italian tenor who died today (Sept. 6). Ami Friends and admirers of Luciano Pavarotti joined in a chorus of grief as the world paid…

  9. Opera Legend Luciano Pavarotti Dies At 71

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Opera superstar Luciano Pavarotti, beloved by millions of fans who heard him in venues ranging from the Metropolitan Opera to Dodger Stadium, died in the early hours of this morning (Sept. 6) at his h Opera superstar Luciano Pavarotti, beloved by millions of fans who heard him in venues…

  10. Report: Pavarotti In Grave Condition

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Luciano Pavarotti's health has deteriorated sharply and the 71-year-old tenor is at home, unconscious and suffering from kidney failure. Luciano Pavarotti's health has deteriorated sharply and the 71-year-old tenor is at home, unconscious and suffering from kidney failure. Family…

  11. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. Speaking in Brussels after meeting European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, Bono s 2005 - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop crossover hit "Just One Look," dies in Las Vegas. The 67-year-old singer/songwriter had suffered from emphysema. Born Doris Payne in Har 2004 - Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop crossover hit …

  13. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Luciano Pavarotti is acquitted of tax evasion in a trial in his home town of Modena, Italy. The opera star, who was accused of owing the government $18 million for income earned from 198 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show,…

  14. 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…

  15. Pavarotti Hoping To Resume Tour Next Year

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti, regarded by many as the greatest of his generation, hopes to return to the stage early next year after undergoing surgery for pancreatic cancer, he said in an intervie Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti, regarded by many as the greatest of his generation, hopes…

  16. Pavarotti Recovering From Cancer Surgery

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tenor Luciano Pavarotti underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer and is "recovering well," his manager said today (July 7). The 70-year-old singer was preparing to leave New York last week to resume hi Tenor Luciano Pavarotti underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer and is "…

  17. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny G, Diana Krall, and Joe Sample featuring Lalah Hathaway are big winners at the Billboard/BET On Jazz Awards, presented at the BET On Jazz Studios in Washington, D.C. Awards include 2005 - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support…

  18. Pavarotti's Farewell Tour Delayed Again

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A complication from back surgery has forced Luciano Pavarotti to postpone five June dates on his worldwide farewell tour. A complication from back surgery has forced Luciano Pavarotti to postpone five June dates on his worldwide farewell tour. Performances at the Canadian cities of Calgary,…

  19. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John Legend, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight,…

  20. Domingo In No Mood For Swan Song

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Placido Domingo is looking ahead to life after singing, but the Spanish tenor has no plans for an operatic swan song just yet. Placido Domingo is looking ahead to life after singing, but the Spanish tenor has no plans for an operatic swan song just yet. One of the world's most famous…

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