1. Clay Aiken 'Measures' Up On RCA Debut

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In June, Aiken sat down with Billboard's Fred Bronson for a lengthy interview about his experiences on "American Idol." Last week they met up again, to discuss Aiken's debut CD track-by-track in a con It would be difficult to find anyone in the U.S. who has not heard of…

  2. Actor/Musician Sheb Wooley Dies

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sheb Wooley, a veteran actor in westerns like "High Noon" who also recorded the pop novelty song "The Purple People Eater," died yesterday (Sept. 16) in Nashville. He was 82. Wooley had suffered from Sheb Wooley, a veteran actor in westerns like "High Noon" who…

  3. Cher, 'Idol' Nab Emmy Nominations

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Among music-related shows, NBC's "Cher - The Farewell Tour" leads with six Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, while Fox's "American Idol" will vie for five. HBO's "Rolling Stones - Licks World Tour, L Among music-related shows, NBC's "Cher -…

  4. Soul Singer Barry White Dies At 58

    July 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Soul singer Barry White, known for his rich bass vocals, died today (July 4) in a Los Angeles hospital at the age of 58, his manager Ned Shankman said. Shankman said White, a two-time Grammy winner, d Soul singer Barry White, known for his rich bass vocals, died today (July 4) in a Los…

  5. Connick Returns To Traditional Jazz

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After numerous flirtations with pop standards and big band vocals, Harry Connick Jr. is returning to small ensemble traditional jazz for his next release. After numerous flirtations with pop standards and big band vocals, Harry Connick Jr. is returning to small ensemble traditional jazz for…

  6. TunesOnTV

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 12-18, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 12 "VH1 All Access: Hot Sexy Now," VH1 Featured Artists: Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, Avril Lavigne. "Boston Public," Fox Featured Artists: Whitney Houston, Joey…

  7. Fine Tuning

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT An in-depth look at the musical highlights of the April 21-27, 2003, TV schedule. Madonna , Madonna, Madonna! It seems like she's going to be everywhere you look on TV this week, starting on Tuesday, the same day her new Maverick album, "American Life," is released. In the…

  8. 17TunesOnTV

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 21-27, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 21 "Britney & Justin: Love Chain," E! Featured Artists: Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake. "VH1 All Access: Outrageous Transformations,"…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Singer Ayman takes top honors at the Echo Awards in Berlin. He wins for national rock/pop artist and national newcomer. Limp Bizkit's "Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water" 2001 - Singer Ayman takes top honors at the Echo Awards in Berlin.…

  10. Bono, Stewart, Strummer Pen Mandela Tribute

    December 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock stars Bono, Dave Stewart, and Joe Strummer have written a song in tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela. The track is titled "48864," in honor of the number Mandela wor Veteran rock stars Bono, Dave Stewart, and Joe Strummer have written a song in…

  11. Barry White Seeking Kidney Donor

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST Deep-voiced soul singer Barry White was resting at home today while his search for a kidney donor continued, his manager said. Deep-voiced soul singer Barry White was resting at home today while his search for a kidney donor continued, his manager said. White, 58, had dialysis treatment in…

  12. R. Kelly Appears In Court On Child Porn Charges

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B star R. Kelly, jailed overnight on child pornography charges, appeared in a Barstow, Fla., court today (June 6), where a judge set bail at $750,000 and forbade him to have contact with minors R&B star R. Kelly, jailed overnight on child pornography charges, appeared in a Barstow,…

  13. Tunes On TV

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Feb. 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, FEB. 4, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Garbage, Enrique Iglesias, Ja Rule. "The Hughleys," UPN Featured Artists: Shaggy, Destiny's Child (Episode title: "Smells Like Free Spirit"). "…

  14. Tunes On TV

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV listings Jan 14.-20, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2002 "Ally McBeal," Fox Featured Artists: Vonda Shepard, Jon Bon Jovi. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Usher (Denis Leary, Jennifer Garner also scheduled). "Top of the Pops," BBC America…

  15. Tunes on TV

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Jan. 7 - Jan 13, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2002 "Ally McBeal," Fox Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Vonda Shepard. "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher," ABC Featured Artist: Kid Rock. "Last Call with Carson Daly," NBC Featured Artist: Alicia Keys. …

  16. Songs From the West Coast

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It has been so long since EJ has offered a recording that didn't have a cloying context that it's hard not to be initially skeptical of the earnest tone of West Coast. It has been so long since EJ has offered a recording that didn't have a cloying context that it's hard…

  17. Laurie Anderson Sails On

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Laurie Anderson's new album, "Life on a String," due Aug. 21 via Nonesuch, could have been a whale of a project, but it ended up being something else. She originally planned to make an album drawn fr Laurie Anderson's new album, "Life on a String," due Aug. 21…

  18. Billboard Bits: Bjork, Slayer, Jackie King/Willie Nelson

    May 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bjork, Slayer, Jackie King, and Willie Nelson About 100 lucky Bjork fans were able to score tickets through the artist's official Web site for a pair of shows tonight (May 22) at the Riverside Church in the New York neighborhood of Harlem. Demand was so great that the Web site…

  19. Shepard, Downey, Sting Highlight 4th 'Ally' Set

    April 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The fourth installment in a continuing series of compilations based around Fox Television's "Ally McBeal" will be released next Tuesday (April 24) on Sony's 550 Music label. Like past sets, the bulk o The fourth installment in a continuing series of compilations based…

  20. Winston Plans 'Autumn' Reissue, Japanese Tour

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pianist George Winston will embark on a 25-date tour of Japan in celebration of the 20th anniversary of his landmark solo debut album "Autumn," released by Windham Hill. BMG/Funhouse has re-released " Pianist George Winston will embark on a 25-date tour of Japan in celebration…

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