1. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among the honorees inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame. The second annual show, which takes place in a ceremony at London's Alexandra Palace, 2005 - Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among the honorees inducted into the…

  2. Body Of Infatuated Fan Found Near Abdul's Home

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST A fan of Paula Abdul whose failed audition for "American Idol" aired in season five was found dead in a car near the home of the pop star and judge she admired, authorities said today (Nov. 12). A fan of Paula Abdul whose failed audition for "American Idol" aired in season…

  3. Silverman's Matt Damon Ode Wins Music Emmy

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "I'm F*cking Matt Damon" from "Jimmy Kimmel Live" won for outstanding original music and lyrics at Saturday's ceremony for the 2008 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, rewarding a Sarah Silverman bit "I'm F*cking Matt Damon" from "Jimmy…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previews a slew of new songs during a surprise gig at the Mercury Lounge in New York. Among the tracks performed are "Hot Gossip," "Mars Arizona," "Don't Smile," "Be 2003 - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previews a slew…

  5. Judith Owen

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "I've noticed that very dark people are really funny and every funny person I've met has their dark side," Judith Owen says. "I've noticed that very dark people are really funny and every funny person I've met has their dark side," Judith Owen says.…

  6. This Day in Music

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Country legend Chet Atkins, one of the most influential and widely recorded instrumentalists ever, dies of cancer at his home in Nashville. He is 77. 2001 - Country legend Chet Atkins, one of the most influential and widely recorded instrumentalists ever, dies of cancer at his home in…

  7. Aretha, Mint Condition Salute Black Music Month

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT An essay from Aretha Franklin, an Earth Wind & Fire tribute from Mint Condition and blog posts from rapper YoYo are among the featured elements of BlackVoices.com's Black Music Month celebration. An essay from Aretha Franklin, an Earth Wind & Fire tribute from Mint Condition and…

  8. Bootsy Collins Suits Up For 'Prizefighter' Theme

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bootsy Collins produced an exclusive, original theme song that sets the mood for 2K Sports' "Don King Presents: Prizefighter" videogame, due in stores June 10. Bootsy Collins produced an exclusive, original theme song that sets the mood for 2K Sports' "Don King…

  9. Bootsy Collins Spearheading James Brown Tribute

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bootsy Collins is spearheading a star-studded tour dubbed "A Tribute to James Brown" featuring alumni from Brown’s own legendary J.B.’s that is slated for the fall. Bootsy Collins is spearheading a star-studded tour dubbed "A Tribute to James Brown" featuring alumni from…

  10. Rosemond Responds To L.A. Times/Tupac Story

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Artist manager Jimmy Rosemond has spoken to Billboard in response to a now-discredited Los Angeles Times story that he was involved, with Sean "Diddy" Combs, in a 1994 assault on late rapper Tupac Sha Artist manager Jimmy Rosemond has spoken to Billboard in response to a now…

  11. L.A. Times Apologizes For Shakur Story

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles Times apologized for using documents that were apparently fabricated in a story implicating associates of Sean "Diddy" Combs in a 1994 assault on rapper Tupac Shakur. The Los Angeles Times apologized for using documents that were apparently fabricated in a story…

  12. L.A. Times Investigating Shakur Documents

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The editor of the Los Angeles Times says an internal investigation will be done concerning the authenticity of documents cited by the newspaper that implicate associates of Sean "Diddy" Combs in a 199 The editor of the Los Angeles Times says an internal investigation will be done…

  13. The Zombies / March 7, 2008 / London (Shepherd's Bush Empire)

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT During the Zombies' moment in the sunshine of chart attention in the mid-1960s, people would observe their qualifications as school-leavers and talk of the English group as the most well-educated of h During the Zombies' moment in the sunshine of chart attention in the mid-1960s,…

  14. This Day in Music

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The Twist," dies in L.A. of throat cancer. His age is variously reported as 66 and 75. 2003 - Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The Twist," dies in L.A. of throat cancer. His age…

  15. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pianist on the Gaither Homecoming concerts, dies of a heart attack at the age of 44. Burger was playing piano on a Gaither Homecoming Cruise, finished a s 2006 - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pianist on the Gaither Homecoming concerts,…

  16. Gap Goes Viral For Color Coordinated Campaign

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST Gap is launching an online campaign featuring music by the Raveonettes, Dntel, Swizz Beatz, the Blakes and Marié Digby in the hopes of stirring up some viral music video mojo among its younger custom Gap is launching an online campaign featuring music by the Raveonettes, Dntel, Swizz Beatz,…

  17. Chart Beat

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Darlene Love, Colbie Caillat, Alicia Keys and more! LOVE FOR CHRISTMAS: While having dinner the night before Christmas at the Daily Grill in Los Angeles, I heard songs from Phil Spector's "A Christmas Gift for You," and wondered if back in 1963, when the LP was…

  18. James Taylor & Carole King / Nov. 29, 2007 / Los Angeles (Troubadour)

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the legendary Los Angeles club the Troubadour in West Hollywood, James Taylor and Carole King played to sell-out audiences this past week for two shows nightly over As the two older gentleman at the end of "The Incredibles" said, "That's…

  19. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST - With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z plays seven 30-minute shots across the country in one day in advance of the release of his comeback album, "Kingdom Come." 2006 - With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z plays seven 30-minute shots across the country in one day in advance of…

  20. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among the honorees inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame. The second annual show, which takes place in a ceremony at London's Alexandra Palace, 2005 - Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among the honorees inducted into the…

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