1. Wilco, Panic, Bowie Set For 'Heroes' Soundtrack

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Wilco, Panic At The Disco, Imogen Heap, Brighton Port Authority featuring Iggy Pop, David Bowie and Bob Dylan are among the artists contributing tracks to the soundtrack for NBC's hit show "Heroes," d "Heroes" might be on hiatus, but fans can get their fix of NBC'…

  2. Brian Wilson / Sept. 11, 2007 / London (Royal Festival Hall)

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson's visits to London's South Bank have become so frequent that a new concert engagement by the musical titan is almost like an annual treat for his British faithful. Back we come, time afte Brian Wilson's visits to London's South Bank have become so frequent…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that perform during a live telethon, "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast." 2005 - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks…

  4. 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…

  5. Music On TV: July 2 - July 8

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 2 - July 8, 2007. MONDAY, July 2 "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Kings Of Leon, Conan O'Brien. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ashley Judd, Matthew Bomer, The Bravery. "Late Night with Conan O&…

  6. This Day in Music

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Claydes Charles Smith, a co-founder and lead guitarist of the group Kool & the Gang, dies in Maplewood, New Jersey, after a long illness. He is 57 2006 - Claydes Charles Smith, a co-founder and lead guitarist of the group Kool & the Gang, dies in Maplewood, New Jersey, after a…

  7. Columbia Snaps Up Prince's 'Planet Earth'

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Columbia has re-teamed with Prince for the release next month of his new album, "Planet Earth." The label previously released Prince's 2004 effort, "Musicology." Columbia has re-teamed with Prince for the release next month of his new album, "Planet Earth."…

  8. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. Speaking in Brussels after meeting European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, Bono s 2005 - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - In the wake of its prerelease leak, the new Pearl Jam single, "World Wide Suicide," becomes available for free download without digital rights management restrictions from the band's Web site. 2006 - In the wake of its prerelease leak, the new Pearl Jam single, "…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Coldplay frontman Chris Martin brings a surprise element of glitz to an otherwise staid gathering of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Cancun, Mexico, when he delivers the so-called 2005 - U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie…

  11. Fluff And Fun: Adkins Defends Country Ditties

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In the mid-'90s, Joe Diffie earned the nickname "Ditty Diffie" thanks to a string of fun but lightweight hits that included "John Deere Green," "Pickup Man" and "Bigger Than the Beatles." In the mid-'90s, Joe Diffie earned the nickname "…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1977 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Got to Give It Up (Pt. 1)," Marvin Gaye.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Industrial supergroup the Damage Manual is forced to scrap its North American tour, due to what an Invisible…

  13. 'Boys' Dominate Tony Awards

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The boys ruled last night (June 11) at the 60th annual Tony Awards in New York, with "Jersey Boys," the jukebox musical following the rise of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, and "The History Boys, The boys ruled last night (June 11) at the 60th annual Tony Awards in New…

  14. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny G, Diana Krall, and Joe Sample featuring Lalah Hathaway are big winners at the Billboard/BET On Jazz Awards, presented at the BET On Jazz Studios in Washington, D.C. Awards include 2005 - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support…

  15. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Oasis' Liam Gallagher is charged in an Australian court after he allegedly headbutted a fan, breaking the fan's nose. Gallagher, the British group's lead singer, is charged with assault 2000 - Rapper Foxy Brown is treated for minor injuries following a…

  16. Billboard Bits: Lil Jon, Charlatans, Carnie Wilson

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Lil Jon, Charlatans, Carnie Wilson In a surprising move, hip-hop superstar Lil Jon has re-signed with TVT, with whom he has been feuding in recent months. His first solo album and fourth overall full-length, “Crunk Rock,” is scheduled for release later this year. It will be preceded…

  17. Kaiser Chiefs Storm BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The alternative rock outfit took home British live act, British group and Briti Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight …

  18. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Carolyn Dawn Johnson is again the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held in Calgary, Alberta. In addition to top female, Johnson takes home trophies for top single and top 2003 - Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel announce their first tour since 1994. 2003 -…

  19. Electronic Music Pioneer Moog Dies At 71

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of synthesizers and one of the most significant figures in the evolution of electronic music, died yesterday (Aug. 21) at his home in Asheville, N.C. Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of synthesizers and one of the most significant figures in…

  20. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Irie Jamboree, The Like

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Madonna, Irie Jamboree, The Like Madonna's "all dance" new album, "Confessions on a Dancefloor," will be released Nov. 15 via Warner Bros. According to her official Web site , first single "Hung Up" will hit U.S. radio outlets on Oct. 17. That track…

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