Human Interest

  1. Country Songwriter Barnes Dies

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wrote for Jones, Twitty, Gill Songwriter Max D. Barnes died Sunday at Nashville's Baptist Hospital of pneumonia. He was 67. Merle Haggard referred to Barnes as "one of the greats." Barnes wrote such hits as George Jones' " ...

  2. Zappa Widow Seeks Infringement Damages

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Song appeared in 1995 appliance ad Frank Zappa's widow appeared in a Canadian court Monday seeking unspecified damages from a furniture company for using one of her husband's tunes in a 1995 appliance advertisement. Gail Zappa and her la ...

  3. Prince's Trust Charity Launches U.K. Urban Music Fest

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Charity aims for largest-ever urban music event The Prince's Trust, the U.K. charity founded by the Prince of Wales, is planning to stage what it describes as Britain's largest-ever urban music event. "The Prince's Trust Urban ...

  4. Koch Pushes Up Warren Zevon DVD

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Entertainment is moving up the release of the DVD "Inside Out: Warren Zevon: Keep Me in Your Heart" to take advantage of the promotion opportunities surrounding the Grammy Awards. The DVD, originally Koch Entertainment is moving up the r ...

  5. Darkness Lead Noms For Brit Awards

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST With four nominations, the Darkness lead the field for the 2004 Brit Awards, to be held Feb. 17 at Earls Court in London. The band is up for best British group, rock act, British breakthrough act and With four nominations, the Darkness lead the fi ...

  6. Wenner Set For Rock Hall

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rolling Stone magazine founder to be inducted Jann S. Wenner, chairman of Wenner Media and founder of Rolling Stone magazine, is to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the non-performer category. Wenner -- one of the Rock Hall' ...

  7. Darkness Lead Noms For Brit Awards

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Darkness earn four nominations. The Darkness earn four nominations. News ...

  8. China's Pu Shu Takes 3 At Channel V Awards

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Group top winner at Shanghai ceremony Group top winner at Shanghai ceremony News ...

  9. China's Pu Shu Takes 3 At Channel V Awards

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST China's Pu Shu was the big winner Thursday (Jan. 8) with three trophies at Channel V's 10th annual Chinese Music Awards at the Shanghai Sports Centre. China's Pu Shu was the big winner Thursday (Jan. 8) with three trophies at Channe ...

  10. Words & Music

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST A personal memory of legendary songwriting team Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil as the pair is honored at the NARAS Heroes Gala. A personal memory of legendary songwriting team Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil as the pair is honored at the NARAS Heroes Gal ...

  11. NAPA To Sponsor Jackson Jaunt

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Auto parts firm endorsing country star's winter tour Auto parts firm endorsing country star's winter tour News ...

  12. Dido Retails Euro Album Chart Crown

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST There's still no sign of an end to Dido's reign on European Top 100 Albums with "Life for Rent" (Cheeky/Arista), which has been No. 1 for its entire 14-week chart life. There's still no sign of an end to Dido's reign ...

  13. Belgian Body Sues 4 Majors

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST CD copy-control mechanisms at issue CD copy-control mechanisms at issue News ...

  14. Lack Of Research

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Well, we don't have much in the way of research yet, so this only links to a random story. But what can ya do? We need copy in this box to match up size-wise with Ruben's big album photo. Let's make s Well, we don't have much i ...

  15. Icons Remembered

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music fans in 2003 mourned the loss of a country music icon, a Cuban salsa queen, a pioneering rock'n'roll producer, a deep-voiced master of soul, a unique jazz stylist, a member of one of pop's most Music fans in 2003 mourned the l ...

  16. Rap, R&B Dominate Grammy Noms

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST R&B/hip-hop acts dominated the 46th Annual Grammy Awards nominations, which were announced Dec. 4 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. R&B/hip-hop acts dominated the 46th Annual Grammy Awards nominations, which were announced De ...

  17. Star-Packed Event Boosts World AIDS Day

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Organizers of the Nelson Mandela-inspired "46664" AIDS-awareness and fundraising campaign are claiming the biggest TV and radio audience for any single music event. Organizers of the Nelson Mandela-inspired "46664" AIDS-awarene ...

  18. Billboard Music Awards 2003

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Our Billboard Music Awards mini-site contains wrap-ups and analysis of the awards, held Dec. 10 in Las Vegas. The mini-site also features info on past award winners, a profile of Century Award winner Our Billboard Music Awards mini-site contains w ...

  19. Retail Track: VEG Renews, Expands Its Credit Facility

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hey! I'm just back from two weeks of vacation, so I have some housecleaning to do. The Virgin Entertainment Group has renewed and expanded its revolving credit facility with Fleet Retail Finance, sour Hey! I'm just back from two weeks of ...

  20. Retail Track: VEG Renews, Expands Its Credit Facility

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hey! I'm just back from two weeks of vacation, so I have some housecleaning to do. The Virgin Entertainment Group has renewed and expanded its revolving credit facility with Fleet Retail Finance, sour Hey! I'm just back from two weeks of ...

  21. Retail Track: VEG Renews, Expands Its Credit Facility

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hey! I'm just back from two weeks of vacation, so I have some housecleaning to do. The Virgin Entertainment Group has renewed and expanded its revolving credit facility with Fleet Retail Finance, sour Hey! I'm just back from two weeks of ...

  22. Beyonce, R. Kelly Win Big At Billboard Music Awards

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyonce and R. Kelly were the queen and king of the 14th annual Billboard Music Awards, which were presented last night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and broadcast live on FOX. Both snared four trophi Beyonce and R. Kelly were the queen and king o ...

  23. Beyonce, R. Kelly Win Big At Billboard Music Awards

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyonce and R. Kelly were the queen and king of the 14th annual Billboard Music Awards, which were presented last night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and broadcast live on FOX. Both snared four trophi Beyonce and R. Kelly were the queen and king o ...

  24. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...

  25. Clay Racks Up Certs Honors

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "Measure of a Man," has earned gold, platinum and double-platinum honors for U.S. shipments of more than 2 million units, according to November certifications by the RIAA. The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "M ...

  26. Seacrest Lands 'Top 40'

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ryan Seacrest, host of "American Idol" and a DJ on radio station KYSR L.A., is to replace Casey Kasem as host of Premiere Radio Networks' syndicated show "American Top 40." Seacrest takes over in Janu Ryan Seacrest, host o ...

  27. Clay Racks Up Certs Honors

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "Measure of a Man," has earned gold, platinum and double-platinum honors for U.S. shipments of more than 2 million units, according to November certifications by the RIAA. The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "M ...

  28. Clay Racks Up Certs Honors

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "Measure of a Man," has earned gold, platinum and double-platinum honors for U.S. shipments of more than 2 million units, according to November certifications by the RIAA. The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "M ...

  29. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...

  30. Seacrest Lands 'Top 40'

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ryan Seacrest, host of "American Idol" and a DJ on radio station KYSR L.A., is to replace Casey Kasem as host of Premiere Radio Networks' syndicated show "American Top 40." Seacrest takes over in Janu Ryan Seacrest, host o ...

  31. Seacrest Lands 'Top 40'

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ryan Seacrest, host of "American Idol" and a DJ on radio station KYSR L.A., is to replace Casey Kasem as host of Premiere Radio Networks' syndicated show "American Top 40." Seacrest takes over in Janu Ryan Seacrest, host o ...

  32. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...

  33. Clay Racks Up Certs Honors

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "Measure of a Man," has earned gold, platinum and double-platinum honors for U.S. shipments of more than 2 million units, according to November certifications by the RIAA. The RCA debut by Clay Aiken, "M ...

  34. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...

  35. Seacrest Lands 'Top 40'

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ryan Seacrest, host of "American Idol" and a DJ on radio station KYSR L.A., is to replace Casey Kasem as host of Premiere Radio Networks' syndicated show "American Top 40." Seacrest takes over in Janu Ryan Seacrest, host o ...

  36. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...

  37. Finnish Body Teosto Honors Local Artists

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Three Finnish musicians yesterday were presented the inaugural Teosto Award from the local copyright society of that name. The honor is meant to "promote creative Finnish compositional work." Composer Three Finnish musicians yesterday we ...

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