1. This Day in Music

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Not even the Man of Steel could stop the new album by critically acclaimed artist Sufjan Stevens from hitting most store shelves. Stevens' "Illinois" features a comic-book-style cover image of 2005 - Not even the Man of Steel could stop the new album by critically…

  2. This Day in Music

    July 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Not even the Man of Steel could stop the new album by critically acclaimed artist Sufjan Stevens from hitting most store shelves. Stevens' "Illinois" features a comic-book-style cover image of 2005 - Not even the Man of Steel could stop the new album by critically…

  3. This Day in Music

    July 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Severe throat pain suffered by Deftones lead singer Chino Moreno scotches the band's hometown appearance in Sacramento, Calif. Doctors order the singer _ who at one point is unable to sp 2005 - Not even the Man of Steel could stop the new album by critically…

  4. This Day in Music

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Rock drummer Tommy Lee is congratulated by a judge for abstaining from drugs and alcohol while on probation for spousal abuse. As wife Pamela Anderson Lee looks on, the former Motley Cru 2001 - Gravediggaz rapper Too Poetic (Anthony Berkeley) dies at a Los Angeles…

  5. This Day in Music

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Gravediggaz rapper Too Poetic (Anthony Berkeley) dies at a Los Angeles hospital after a long fight with colon cancer. He is 35. Poetic had been at work on a new Gravediggaz album "Nightm 2001 - Gravediggaz rapper Too Poetic (Anthony Berkeley) dies at a Los…

  6. Ask Billboard

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Bad Company's "Feel Like Makin' Love," Madonna's video sales record, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony album sales. MAKIN' LOVE Hi, I was at a drag show last week and someone did a lip sync to a remake of Bad Company&…

  7. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Carly Simon, ABBA, Britney Spears, Jive Records, Mary J. Blige, and more. NOBODY DOES IT BETTER: Carly Simon is back on the The Billboard Hot 100 for the first time since the spring of 1989. Between April 1971 and May 1989 Simon had 23 chart entries, beginning with …

  8. Can You Dig It? The '70s Soul Experience

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Platform shoes. Vietnam. Afros. Women's lib. Bell bottoms. Black Power. Roots. Lava lamps. Watergate. Soul Train. Platform shoes. Vietnam. Afros. Women's lib. Bell bottoms. Black Power. Roots. Lava lamps. Watergate. Soul Train. To truly fathom the dichotomies characterizing the &…

  9. Chapter 1: Love, Pain & Forgiveness

    May 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With a seasoned sound that belies her 24 years, Syleena Johnson comes by her chops naturally: Dad is '70s R&B/blues singer Syl Johnson. With a seasoned sound that belies her 24 years, Syleena Johnson comes by her chops naturally: Dad is '70s R&B/blues singer Syl Johnson. But…

  10. The Magnet

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT If for no other reason than the chance to hear new music by such genre icons as Millie Jackson, Isaac Hayes, the Dells, former Temptation Dennis Edwards, Manhattans mainstay Gerald Alston, and chanteu If for no other reason than the chance to hear new music by such genre icons as Millie…