1. May 31, 2009

    May 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Latin bandleader Tito Puente dies in a New York hospital as a result of complications from open-heart surgery. He is 77. 2000 – Singer Johnnie Taylor dies of a heart attack in Dallas. He is 66. 1998 – Geri “Ginger Spice” Halliwell confirms her departure from The Spice Girls, citing…

  2. April 27, 2009

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Bassist Carlos Rivolta of the Spanish band Dusminguet is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico. 2002 – Country musician Hillous Butrum of Hank William’s Drifting Cowboys dies in his Nashville home at the age of 74. 2000 – Disco singer Vicki Sue Robinson dies from cancer…

  3. Ask Billboard

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Wilco, Billboard Music Awards and Dannii Minogue. KICKING TV'S WITH WILCO Keith, I hear there is a new live album from Wilco coming soon. Do you know anything more about it and when it will be released? Thanks, Susanne Hello, Indeed,…