1. Jennifer Lopez, Bruno Mars and Other Top Stars Betting On New Las Vegas Venues

    February 16, 2017 2:10 PM EST It was opening night of the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in April 2016, and the crowd was cheering hometown heroes: The Killers , fronted by Brandon Flowers , and "Mr. Las Vegas" himself, Wayne Newton , who had joined the band onstage. Watching the show, arena executive Rick Arpin…

  2. United Record Pressing's Original Nashville Plant, Steeped in Music History, to Cease Operations

    December 23, 2016 10:05 AM EST The end, sort of, of a long era. Down an industrial road in southeast Nashville, framed by yellowing, beige-box warehouses, is a building dressed in incongruous, deep-ocean-blue tiling. A burnt-orange sign above its steel-and-glass doors reads UNITED RECORD PRESSING. Inside is where the first…

  3. Wayne Newton and Brandon Flowers Riff on Rolls-Royces and a 'Love-Hate Relationship' With Las Vegas

    March 13, 2015 4:33 PM EDT Mr. Las Vegas , 72, and the Killers ' hometown-boy-made-good frontman Brandon Flowers , 33, met up at Newton's  legendary estate, Casa de Shenandoah, to talk about life on and off the strip. BRANDON FLOWERS: Wayne and I met when The Killers asked him to appear in our video for …

  4. The All-American Rejects Debut 'Beekeeper's Daughter' Video

    February 03, 2012 5:51 PM EST For the band's first video in three years, the All-American Rejects called in the reserves: cheerleaders, bearded hipsters, a barbershop quartet and even Wayne Newton, who leads a parade through the Universal Studios backlot. The upbeat "Beekeeper's Daughter" is the first…

  5. The All-American Rejects Return: On Set at Their 'Beekeeper's Daughter' Video Shoot

    January 26, 2012 12:00 PM EST Like a Silver Lake "West Side Story," rival packs of bearded and mustachioed hipsters are squaring off in a dance battle -- and All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter's caught in the middle. As the band's new single -- "Beekeeper's Daughter" (out Jan. 31…

  6. Vince Neil Facing Misdemeanor Charges In Las Vegas

    April 05, 2011 3:59 PM EDT Less than six weeks after being released from jail on a drunken driving charge, Motley Crue singer Vince Neil is facing two new misdemeanor charges in a Las Vegas casino showroom confrontation with an ex-girlfriend. Neil, 50, is accused of poking his finger into the chest of Alicia Jacobs in…

  7. Billboard Bits: Fantasia's 911 Call, Eminem's Facebook Milestone

    August 11, 2010 6:15 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Fantasia 911 Call Released The audio of the 911 call prior to Fantasia Barrino 's hospitalization has been obtained by Entertainment Tonight. On the call a man says, "An individual took a bottle of…

  8. This Day in Music

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2004 - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2003 - Stone Temple Pilots…

  9. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma. He is 57. 2006 - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma.…

  10. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2004 - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2003 - Stone Temple Pilots…

  12. Sax Player Boots Randolph Dies At 80

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Boots Randolph, a saxophone player best known for the 1963 hit "Yakety Sax," died today (July 3) in Nashville. He was 80. Boots Randolph, a saxophone player best known for the 1963 hit "Yakety Sax," died today (July 3) in Nashville. He was 80. Randolph suffered a cerebral…

  13. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma. He is 57. 2006 - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma.…

  14. 07OnTV

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 12-18, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 13 "Wheel of Fortune: Country Music Stars Week," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Steve Azar. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Rickie Lee Jones. …

  15. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>In an unprecedented show of popularity, popsters Backstreet Boys sell all 765,000 tickets for their North American tour in just one day, generating an estimated $30 million. Tickets for 2004 - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the…

  17. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>Musician Barney (Bernard Jean) Wilen dies at the age of 59.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Rock act Motley Crue files suit against NBC, arguing the network violated the group's free speech rights and hurt its concert…

  18. Malo In A Covers Mood On New Albums

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After nearly 20 years of recording mostly original music with the Mavericks and on his own, Raul Malo is turning into a cover boy. After nearly 20 years of recording mostly original music with the Mavericks and on his own, Raul Malo is turning into a cover boy. The artist will on July 25…

  19. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Trisha Yearwood gets a special proposal on the same stage where she was married in 1994. After Yearwood, making a guest appearance on the historic Ryman Auditorium stage, finishes her fi 2002 - Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer Brit Award revoked…

  20. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show,"…

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