1. April 12, 2009

    April 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Madonna breaks Elvis Presley’s 37-year record for the most Billboard Top 10 singles by an artist. “4 Minutes,” featuring Justin Timberlake, becomes her 37th Top 10 hit. She had tied Elvis’ record in 2005 with Top 10 hit No. 36, “Hung Up.” 1999 – Country singer Boxcar Willie dies of…

  2. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle with cancer. He is 33. A traditional bagpiper and fiddler, Bennett also experimented with electronic music, creating tec 2005 - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle with cancer.…

  3. Jefferson Airplane Sues Kantner, Again

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Is this a flashback? One faction of veteran rock band Jefferson Airplane is again suing a founding member, Paul Kantner, alleging that he is using the band's name without permission. Is this a flashback? One faction of veteran rock band Jefferson Airplane is again suing a founding member…

  4. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle with cancer. He is 33. A traditional bagpiper and fiddler, Bennett also experimented with electronic music, creating tec 2005 - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle with cancer.…

  5. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Elton John receives a knighthood in British Prime Minister Tony Blair's first New Year's Eve Honours List.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle…

  6. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San Antonio hospital following kidney transplant surgery a week earlier. 2002 - 64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San…

  7. Retooled Airplane Albums Ready For Takeoff

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Almost 30 years after a host of lineup changes led psychedelic-era pioneers Jefferson Airplane to rechristen themselves as Jefferson Starship (later just Starship), BMG Heritage has prepared deluxe re Almost 30 years after a host of lineup changes led psychedelic-era pioneers Jefferson…

  8. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San Antonio hospital following kidney transplant surgery a week earlier. 2002 - 64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San…

  9. Billboard Bits: Bandemonium, Eminem, 'Freedom Sings'

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Go-Go's, They Might Be Giants, Eve 6, Blessid Union Of Souls, Vibrolush, Tin Star, Eminem, Jefferson Starship, Marty Balin, Paul Kantner The Go-Go's, They Might Be Giants, and Eve 6 will be among the headliners playing during Sam Goody's Bandemonium talent search finals…