1. Malcolm McLaren, Former Sex Pistols Manager, Dies

    April 08, 2010 3:26 PM EDT Famed rock 'n' roll raconteur Malcom McLaren, best known as the manager of the Sex Pistols , died Thursday (Apr. 8) in New York City at the age of 64. McLaren's spokesman, Les Molloy, told the U.K.'s Independent that McLaren had been battling cancer "for some time,…

  2. Chart Beat Thursday: Live-Blogging The Hot 100

    September 24, 2009 1:58 PM EDT HOW HOT IS IT?: There's so much action on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, perhaps it makes the most sense to simply run down the chart's most notable positions, number-by-number, dissecting the numerous highlights. Kind of like a live blog of the survey, the way you might've…

  3. Chart Beat: Lady GaGa, "Now 30", Taylor Swift

    April 02, 2009 12:22 PM EDT Chart Beat now offers a sneak peak at chart action with a first-look edition on Wednesdays. On Thursdays, when all of our online charts are refreshed with the latest data, Chart Beat appears as always in its full form, spotlighting achievements from among our entire menu of charts. SPIN THOSE…

  4. March 18, 2009

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Brenda Lee, Gene Pitney, Isaac Hayes, Ramones, Talking Heads and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 2001 – Four teenage girls are crushed to death in a shopping mall in Indonesia, when hundreds of fans panic while trying to catch a…

  5. Yanni Brings 'Voices' To Disney

    November 14, 2008 3:02 PM EST Yanni once titled an album "Dare to Dream," and he'll be doing exactly that in a wide-ranging new deal with Disney Music Group. On March 24, the company's new Disney Pearl imprint will release "Yanni Voices," the artist's first studio album in six years, and…

  6. Yanni Brings 'Voices' To Disney

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Yanni once titled an album "Dare to Dream," and he'll be doing exactly that in a wide-ranging new deal with Disney Music Group. Yanni once titled an album "Dare to Dream," and he'll be doing exactly that in a wide-ranging new deal with Disney Music Group. On…

  7. This Day in Music

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible" in the U.K. as his Epic album "Invincible" goes straight to the top of the country's album chart, earning him his seventh British No. 1 album as a 2001 - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Syreeta Wright, best known for her duet with Billy Preston on "With You I'm Born Again," dies after a long struggle with cancer. She is 58. The singer/songwriter recorded six albums for Motown, 2004 - Syreeta Wright, best known for her duet with Billy Preston on "…

  9. William Joseph

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When you mix 14 years of classical piano training with practical experience -- playing piano in malls at Christmas, playing the organ at Phoenix Coyotes hockey games -- you get to be William Joseph, i When you mix 14 years of classical piano training with practical experience -- playing piano…

  10. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill.,…

  11. This Day in Music

    November 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible" in the U.K. as his Epic album "Invincible" goes straight to the top of the country's album chart, earning him his seventh British No. 1 album as a 2001 - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible…

  12. This Day in Music

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Syreeta Wright, best known for her duet with Billy Preston on "With You I'm Born Again," dies after a long struggle with cancer. She is 58. The singer/songwriter recorded six albums for Motown, 2004 - Syreeta Wright, best known for her duet with Billy Preston on "…

  13. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill.,…

  14. This Day in Music

    November 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1995 - </b>Michael Jackson premieres his new single "Earth Song" on the German celebrity game show "Wanna Bet?"<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible" in the U.K…

  15. Chart Beat

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Keith Urban, Danity Kane, Elton John and more! URBAN HEIGHTS: A blog published in December 2005 suggested that if Keith Urban were to marry Nicole Kidman, his popularity would plunge. Urban and Kidman tied the knot in June and, judging by this week's Hot Country Songs…

  16. This Day in Music

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1983 - </b>Trumpeter Harry James dies of cancer at the age of 67. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Syreeta Wright, best known for her duet with Billy Preston on "With You I'm Born Again," dies after a long struggle with…

  17. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>John Phillips, a founder of the Mamas & the Papas, dies of heart failure in L.A. at the age of 65. The Mamas & the Papas reached the top 5 on Billboard's Hot 100 six times from 1 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1995 - </b>Michael Jackson premieres his new single "Earth Song" on the German celebrity game show "Wanna Bet?"<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible" in the U.K…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1983 - </b>Trumpeter Harry James dies of cancer at the age of 67. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Syreeta Wright, best known for her duet with Billy Preston on "With You I'm Born Again," dies after a long struggle with…

  20. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, I 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert…

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