1. Prince Gets 'Happy Feet' For New Soundtrack

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to the upcoming animated film "Happy Feat," due Oct. 31 via Atlantic. A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to the upcoming animated film "Happy Feat,…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Teenage U.K. R&B vocalist Craig David wins a record three MasterCard Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at London's Alexandra Palace. He is named best U.K. newcomer and wins awards 2001 - Rhonda Vincent and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Rock band Powderfinger dominates the 15th annual Australian Record Industry Association awards with six victories at Sydney's Capitol Theatre.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat…

  4. Billboard Bits: The Killers, Nick Cannon, Jeremy Enigk/Cursive

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Killers will perform tomorrow (Oct. 3), Wednesday and Thursday on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the first band to do so on the show. The Killers will also appear in a comedy bit with Kimmel. The Killers will perform tomorrow (Oct. 3), Wednesday and Thursday on ABC's "…

  5. 40OnTV

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Judith Owen (also scheduled: Mary McDonnell). "Live with Regis and Kelly," ABC Featured artist(s): Monica (also scheduled: Emily Proctor, Prince Lorenzo). "House of Carters,…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Patty Loveless releases her ninth album "Long Stretch of Lonesome."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Rockabilly singer/guitarist Ronnie Dawson dies at his East Dallas home after a yearlong fight with throat cancer.…

  7. Eve Drafts Top Producers For 'Here I Am'

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eve is sifting through tracks for her upcoming fourth album, "Here I Am," a joint effort between Dr. Dre's Aftermath/Interscope imprint and Swizz Beatz' Full Surface. Eve will put the final touches on Eve is sifting through tracks for her upcoming fourth album, "Here…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>The family of Frank Sinatra files suit against Newark, Calif.-based discount clothing company Ross Stores Inc. for copyright infringement. The suit alleges that an album of 75 songs, "Th 2003 - California country singer Wesley Tuttle dies of heart failure at a…

  9. Timberlake Still Unstoppable On Billboard Charts

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" secures a fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100, just as its parent album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" (Jive) remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a second frame. "SexyBack" Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" secures a…

  10. Q&A: Fergie And Will.I.Am On "The Dutchess"

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fergie has been preparing a lifetime for moments like these. Clad in booty-baring shorts and flanked by a brigade of costumed Brits, she marched down the red carpet during MTV's Video Music Awards pre Fergie has been preparing a lifetime for moments like these. Clad in booty-baring…

  11. The Game Ready To 'Ride' On Sophomore Album

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT California rapper the Game will follow up his hit 2005 debut, "The Documentary" with "Doctor's Advocate," due Nov. 14 via Geffen. Album track "It's Okay (One Blood)" featuring Junior Reid is No. 16 th California rapper the Game will follow up his hit…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>To launch Creed singer Scott Stapp's With Arms Wide Open Foundation, the band and Wind-Up Records release a limited edition single of Creed's hit song "With Arms Wide Open." A donation o 2003 - British singer Robert Palmer, best known for his…

  13. Sweet 'Release'

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Ludacris returns this week with an ambitious new album, "Release Therapy." The Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam set is led the single "Money Maker" featuring Pharrell Williams, which is No. 2 this Rapper Ludacris returns this week with an ambitious new album, "…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. "A Tribute To Hank Williams" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim R 2003 - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling…

  15. Billboard Bits: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Hybrid, Billboard/Hanshin

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Country veteran Chapin Carpenter has ended her nearly 20-year association with Columbia and signed a new deal with Zoe/Rounder Records. The label is eyeing a March release for her next album, "The Cal Country veteran Chapin Carpenter has ended her nearly 20-year association with Columbia…

  16. Will's Work: Solo CD, Tracks With Game, Nas, Snoop

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT While the Black Eyed Peas step back from the limelight to allow Fergie to promote her solo debut, "The Dutchess," will.i.am remains busy with numerous projects, including his first major label solo re While the Black Eyed Peas step back from the limelight to allow Fergie to promote…

  17. Chart Beat

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses George Strait, Kellie Pickler, JoJo and more! THE STRAIT LIFE: All chart records, even the ones that go unchallenged for years, are bound to be broken one day. For the last 20 years and three weeks, Conway Twitty has held the record for having the most No. 1s on the Hot Country…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>"Reverb," HBO's live music show, debuts with performances from Alanis Morissette and Everlast.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video…

  19. Ciara Sounding 'Young But Sexy' On New Album

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer Ciara has set Dec. 5 as the release date for her sophomore effort "Ciara: The Evolution," due via La Face/Zomba Label Group. The set boasts production from Rodney Jerkins, Pharrell Will R&B singer Ciara has set Dec. 5 as the release date for her sophomore effort …

  20. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>A week after his death at the age of 71, country legend Johnny Cash is bestowed with artist, song and album of the year awards at the Americana Music Awards ceremony in Nashville. Cash w 2004 - - Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Grand Ole Opry, dies at Nashville'…

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