1. This Day in Music

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues fife-and-drum tradition, dies in Gravel Springs, Miss., of pneumonia. He is 94. 2003 - Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues fife-and-drum tradition, dies in Gravel…

  2. Chart Beat Chat

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss Collective Soul, Michael Jackson's "Wanna Be Startin' Something," Leona Lewis and more! THAT'S WHERE THE MUSIC TAKES US Hello, Fred, I have been listening to popular music nearly all my 63 years. My parents had 78 rpm records in the house…

  3. Complete Coverage Of The 50th Annual Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST From the nominations to the grand event, full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. From the nominations to the grand event, Billboard.com presents full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Winehouse,…

  4. Grammy Performances Meld Classic, Contemporary

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles, with performances from talent that included some of the most beloved songs of the past decades. The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles,…

  5. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sinatra of "Learnin' the Blues" to kick off the 50th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but the real magic came from le Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank…

  6. Grammy Performances To Celebrate Past, Present

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Longtime Grammy Awards telecast producer Ken Ehrlich likes to focus on "things you won't see elsewhere" at the annual show. And he hopes Sunday is no exception. Longtime Grammy Awards telecast producer Ken Ehrlich likes to focus on "things you won't see elsewhere"…

  7. Grammys Confirm Winehouse Satellite Performance

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST As expected, Amy Winehouse will perform during Sunday's Grammy Awards via satellite from a London studio, organizers announced today (Feb. 8). The artist, who has recently spent time in rehab, was ini As expected , Amy Winehouse will perform during Sunday's Grammy Awards via…

  8. Beyonce, Tina Turner To Duet At Grammys

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Beyonce won't be alone when she hits the stage at the 50th annual Grammy Awards this weekend. Beyonce won't be alone when she hits the stage at the 50th annual Grammy Awards this weekend. Rather, she will be joined by Tina Turner, who has earned six Grammys of her own, during the…

  9. 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…

  10. Now that Grammy several performers have been announced, who are you looking forward to checking out?

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Now that several Grammy performers have been announced, who are you looking forward to checking out? Last week we asked our readers: Now that several Grammy performers have been announced, who are you looking forward to checking out? 374 people voted and here are the results: 29%: Rihanna.…

  11. Coroner: Turner Died Of Cocaine Overdose

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rock'n'roll pioneer Ike Turner's death last month at age 76 was caused by a cocaine overdose, the San Diego County Medical Examiner's office said. Rock'n'roll pioneer Ike Turner's death last month at age 76 was caused by a cocaine overdose, the San Diego…

  12. Rock Pioneer Ike Turner Dies At 76

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ike Turner, whose role as one of rock's critical architects was overshadowed by his ogre-like image as the man who brutally abused former wife and icon Tina Turner, died today (Dec. 12) at his home in Ike Turner, whose role as one of rock's critical architects was overshadowed by…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Tony Sylvester, founding member of the R&B trio Main Ingredient, dies in New York at the age of 66. 2006 - Tony Sylvester, founding member of the R&B trio Main Ingredient, dies in New York at the age of 66. 2006 - Raul Velasco, the legendary host of Mexican TV show "…

  14. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-half of the Righteous Brothers, dies of natural causes. He is 63. Hatfield is discovered in a hotel room in Kalamazoo, Mich., where he and partner Bill M 2003 - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-half of the Righteous Brothers, dies of…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon offers the U.S. premiere of her film, "Perfect Partner," and participates in a live performance of the soundtrack at Montclair State University in Montclair, N. 2006 - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon offers the U.S. premiere of her film, …

  16. Still Smooth

    October 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana says, "Radio is a friendly spirit to me." It would be fair to call that an understatement. After just a year-and-a-half break, the artist who holds the record for the longest-running Ni Carlos Santana says, "Radio is a friendly spirit to me." It would be…

  17. Billboard Bits: Carlos Santana, Phil Collins, Ricardo Montaner

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A collaboration with Jennifer Lopez and Baby Bash will round out the upcoming Carlos Santana collection "Ultimate Santana," due Oct. 16 via Arista. "This Boy's Fire" was written by Steve Morales, Sean A collaboration with Jennifer Lopez and Baby Bash will round out…

  18. Tunes On TV

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 17- 23. MONDAY, Sept. 17 Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Diana Krall, Ashanti, Morgan Freeman. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Emmylou Harris, Howie Mandel, Amanda Bynes. Late Night with Conan…

  19. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after being rediscovered by Fat Possum Records in the 1990s, dies in a Memphis hospital. He is 78. 2005 - Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after being rediscovered by Fat Possum…

  20. This Day in Music

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - In a poll, the British public overwhelmingly selects the Beatles' legendary 1967 album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" as the favorite No. 1 album of all time. 2006 - In a poll, the British public overwhelmingly selects the Beatles' legendary 1967 album…

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