1. Memoir Says Madonna's True Love Is Herself

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A memoir by Madonna's brother says the singer really does love her husband, director Guy Ritchie, but, apparently, not as much as she loves her career and herself. A memoir by Madonna's brother says the singer really does love her husband, director Guy Ritchie, but, apparently, not…

  2. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly after his death in 1977, thereby breaking a quarter-century-long stalemate with the Beatles for the most chart 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Johnnie Wilder Jr., frontman and co-founder of the 1970s R&B group Heatwave, dies at his home in Clayton, Ohio. He is 56. 2006 - Johnnie Wilder Jr., frontman and co-founder of the 1970s R&B group Heatwave, dies at his home in Clayton, Ohio. He is 56. 2002 - Devoted fans of…

  4. This Day in Music

    May 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, is found dead at his home in Ireland of unknown causes. He is 57. 2003 - Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, is found dead…

  5. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available as a free, timed-out download beginning via radio station Web sites across the country. 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available…

  6. Ludacris Hits The 'Theater' For New Album

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ludacris is set to release his sixth album, "Theater of the Mind," in September via Def Jam, the rapper tells Bllboard.com. He has been prepping the set while shooting for the upcoming flick "Max Payn Ludacris is set to release his sixth album, "Theater of the Mind,"…

  7. This Day in Music

    April 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to the group's performance in North Charleston, S.C. According to a spokesperson, the guitarist is found dead in his bunk on the group's 2005 - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to the group's…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Switchfoot, the Crabb Family and Casting Crowns are the big winners at the 36th annual Gospel Music Assn. Dove Awards, held at Nashville's Grand Ole OpryHouse. Switchfoot is named artist of th 2005 - Switchfoot, the Crabb Family and Casting Crowns are the big winners at the 36th…

  9. This Day in Music

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - June Pointer, a member of singing group the Pointer Sisters, dies of cancer. The 52-year-old singer was the youngest member of the Grammy-winning group, which also featured sisters Ruth, Anita 2006 - June Pointer, a member of singing group the Pointer Sisters, dies of cancer. The 52…

  10. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she is nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban takes home the evening's top prize, video of the y 2006 - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two statuettes. Yet the evening belongs to career achievement honoree Janet Jackson. The singer, whose new Virgi 2004 - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two…

  12. Kid Rock Pleads Not Guilty To Battery

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Kid Rock has pleaded not guilty to a charge of battery from a fight at a Waffle House in Atlanta. Kid Rock has pleaded not guilty to a charge of battery from a fight at a Waffle House in Atlanta. The artist, whose real name is Robert James Ritchie, was not present for the plea. His attorney,…

  13. Bon Jovi Snags Kopple For Documentary

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi has commissioned Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple to make a documentary about the band, which she's started working on as the New Jersey rockers prepare for a U.S. tour to promot Bon Jovi has commissioned Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple to make a…

  14. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The first new music to emerge from the Jessica Simpson/Nick Lachey split comes from Lachey, in the form of the ballad "What's Left of Me." The track premieres at 12:01 AM ET via AOL Music. 2006 - The first new music to emerge from the Jessica Simpson/Nick Lachey split…

  15. Chart Beat

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Radiohead, 'Juno,' Taylor Swift, Colbie Caillat and more! 'JUNO' AND THE PAYDIRT: Last week, I asked if the "Juno" soundtrack will be "Uno," as in No. 1 on The Billboard 200. We didn't quite get an answer this week, but we're a…

  16. Judge Tosses Kid Rock Suit After No-Show

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST A judge is fed up with Kid Rock for failing to show up for a court-ordered deposition. A judge is fed up with Kid Rock for failing to show up for a court-ordered deposition. Oakland County (Mich.) Circuit Court Judge Shalina Kumar yesterday (Nov. 14) threw out a lawsuit the 36-year-old rocker…

  17. No Charges To Be Filed In Lee/Rock Scuffle

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT No criminal charges will be filed in the well-publicized scuffle between Kid Rock and Tommy Lee at the MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas, the Clark County district attorney said today (Oct. 30). No criminal charges will be filed in the well-publicized scuffle between Kid Rock and Tommy Lee…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album "Imagination," countersues Melinda Wilson, the musician's wife and conservator. The suit claims that Melinda Wilson "schemed against and... 1999 - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album …

  19. Violent Femmes Embroiled In Inter-Band Lawsuit

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fresh off their latest tour, the Violent Femmes are headed for a surprise gig in federal court. Bassist Brian Ritchie sued lead vocalist Gordon Gano yesterday (Aug. 15), saying he was deprived of cred Fresh off their latest tour, the Violent Femmes are headed for a surprise gig in federal…

  20. Metal Gets Its Due On Massive Rhino Boxed Set

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos's "Heavy Metal Box," due Oct. 2. Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos's "Heavy Metal Box," due Oct. 2. The four…

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