1. What's Your Favorite Film Soundtrack? 'Guardians,' 'Purple Rain,' 'Almost Famous' & More (Poll)

    July 02, 2014 2:31 PM EDT The tracklist for the official soundtrack of Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" just dropped and it's awesomely different than your typical superhero movie soundtrack. There are no fine-tuned collaborations from Top 40 artists and, as a matter of fact, there's not any…

  2. Ray Davies, Donovan, Gamble & Huff Honored at Songwriters Hall of Fame

    June 13, 2014 1:57 PM EDT The Songwriters Hall of Fame is the Grammys of the publishing industry, the place where legendary songwriters and executives are honored and the titans of the industry mingle. Hey, there's Marty Bandier! Paul Williams! Willard Adritz! Ed Christman! And wow that guy looks just like ……

  3. Ray Davies, Imagine Dragons & More: Songwriters Hall of Famers on Writing Their Hits

    June 06, 2014 4:03 PM EDT The songwriters tell the stories behind penning The Kinks' "You Really Got Me," Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive," Donovan's "Sunshine Superman," and more! The Songwriters Hall of Fame will recognize The Kinks' Ray Davies, Imagine Dragons'…

  4. May 10, 2009

    May 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Rocker Chris Daughtry gets voted off Season Five of “American Idol.” 2003 – No. 1 Billboard Album: “American Life,” Madonna. 1999 – Artist/author/songwriter Shel Silverstein, 66, is found dead in Key West, Fla. 1994 – Weezer releases its debut, the self-titled “blue” album. 1991 –…

  5. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The Black Eyed Peas take home three awards at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Peas, which accept the awards via satellite f 2006 - The Black Eyed Peas take home three awards at the 2006 American Music Awards,…

  6. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Black Eyed Peas take home three awards at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Peas, which accept the awards via satellite f 2006 - The Black Eyed Peas take home three awards at the 2006 American Music Awards,…

  7. Latifah Setting Aside Tracks For Return To Rap

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A week away from releasing her second vocal album, Queen Latifah is also planning a return to rap. A week away from releasing her second vocal album, Queen Latifah is also planning a return to rap. "I'd love to make another rap album," Latifah, who releases "Trav'lin&…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>To celebrate the release of their new album "Black & Blue," the Backstreet Boys are on hand at a fan-packed Times Square in New York to tape MTV's "Total Request Live."<br clear="non 2002 - R&B singer/pianist Hadda Brooks dies…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>To celebrate the release of their new album "Black & Blue," the Backstreet Boys are on hand at a fan-packed Times Square in New York to tape MTV's "Total Request Live."<br clear="non 2002 - R&B singer/pianist Hadda Brooks dies…

  10. Dido, Robbie, Sting Sing For 'Bridget'

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New recordings from Sting with Annie Lennox, Rufus Wainwright with Dido, Jamie Cullum, Robbie Williams and Will Young will be found on the soundtrack to "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," due Nov. 1 New recordings from Sting with Annie Lennox, Rufus Wainwright with Dido, Jamie…

  11. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>R&B singer/pianist Hadda Brooks dies in an L.A. hospital following open-heart surgery. She is 86. 2002 - R&B singer/pianist Hadda Brooks dies in an L.A. hospital following open-heart surgery. She is 86. 2001 - Former pop star and U.K. music entrepreneur…

  12. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Former pop star and U.K. music entrepreneur Jonathan King is sentenced to seven years in jail for a series of sexual assaults against schoolboys. The pop mogul, who broke into the music 2001 - Former pop star and U.K. music entrepreneur Jonathan King is sentenced to…

  13. 'Hey, Ho, Let's Go': More Ramones Reissues

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The second volley of expanded and remastered albums by New York punk icons the Ramones will see the light of day Aug. 20 via Rhino. This set consists of four albums originally released via Sire: 1980' The second volley of expanded and remastered albums by New York punk icons the Ramones…

  14. Jonathan King Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Former pop star and music industry entrepreneur Jonathan King has been sentenced to seven years in jail in England for a series of sexual assaults against schoolboys. A jury at the Old Bailey in Londo Former pop star and music industry entrepreneur Jonathan King has been sentenced to seven…

  15. Amos Records 'Strange' Covers

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Strange Little Girls," the forthcoming studio album by Tori Amos, finds the artist reinterpreting an eclectic mix of distinctly male songs from the perspective of different female characters. Due Sep "Strange Little Girls," the forthcoming studio album by Tori Amos, finds…