1. Ray Benson Kicks Off SXSW With Birthday Bash

    March 14, 2012 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 In his characteristically droll manner. Ray Benson told a crowd at Austin's Rattle Inn on Tuesday night that "this has become a yearly thing, having a birthday." But Benson has, in fact, turned his yearly celebration into one of the o ...

  2. Ask Billboard: Analyzing 'American Idol'

    October 01, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  3. This Day in Music

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his wife on their property in Franklin, Tenn. While taking a solo run, he hits a tree head-on at a high speed and breaks a ve 2002 - Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously i ...

  4. Chart Beat

    November 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses songwriter Smokey Robinson, Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood and more! SUPER TROUP-ER: The record for the longest span of Billboard top 10 hits by a songwriter has been shattered. A 12-8 climb for Fergie's "Clumsy" (will.i ...

  5. This Day in Music

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his wife on their property in Franklin, Tenn. While taking a solo run, he hits a tree head-on at a high speed and breaks a ve 2002 - Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously i ...

  6. This Day in Music

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Songwriter/pianist/actor Bobby Troup dies of a heart attack in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Troup, 80, is best known as the writer of "(Get Your Kicks) On Route 66."<br clear="none"/><br clear=" 20 ...

  7. This Day in Music

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his wife on their property in Franklin, Tenn. While taking a solo run, he hits a tree head-on at a high speed and brea 2002 - Country artist Jeff Carson is ...

  8. This Day in Music

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his wife on their property in Franklin, Tenn. While taking a solo run, he hits a tree head-on at a high speed and brea 2002 - Country artist Jeff Carson is ...

  9. All I Got

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This much stronger follow-up to 2000's Tomorrow Today still finds Jarreau in enviably fine vocal form, working once again with arranger/producers Paul Brown, Steven Dubin, and others from the talented This much stronger follow-up to 2000's ...