1. The 10 Most Controversial Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Moments (Plus Two)

    April 10, 2014 11:44 AM EDT With its lack of transparent voting and occasionally odd subjective induction criteria, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has seen its fair share of controversy in its 31 years of existence. This year's class features a good amount of drama, wit ...

  2. Dave Clark Five Founder Rick Huxley Dies

    February 13, 2013 6:58 AM EST Rick Huxley, bass player and founding member of the Dave Clark Five, part of the first brigade of the “British Invasion,” has died at the age of 72. The quintet – comprising Huxley, Dave Clark, Mike Smith, Lenny Davidson and Denis Payton -- carved ...

  3. Dave Clark Five Founder Huxley Dies

    February 13, 2013 6:32 AM EST Rick Huxley, bass player and founding member of The Dave Clark Five, part of the first brigade of the “British Invasion,” has died at the age of 72. The quintet – comprising Huxley, Dave Clark, Mike Smith, Lenny Davidson and Denis Payton -- carv ...

  4. Former Beatles, Stones Manager Allen Klein Dies

    July 06, 2009 4:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Infamous record label owner Allen Klein, who played a key role in the demise of the Beatles and also nabbed control of some of the Rolling Stones' best-known songs, died in New York on Saturday after a battle with Alzheimer's disease, a sp ...

  5. Former Beatles, Stones Manager Allen Klein Dies

    July 06, 2009 9:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 Infamous record label owner Allen Klein, who played a key role in the demise of the Beatles and also nabbed control of some of the Rolling Stones' best-known songs, died in New York on Saturday after a battle with Alzheimer's disease, a sp ...

  6. May 31, 2009

    May 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Latin bandleader Tito Puente dies in a New York hospital as a result of complications from open-heart surgery. He is 77. 2000 – Singer Johnnie Taylor dies of a heart attack in Dallas. He is 66. 1998 – Geri “Ginger Spice” Halliwell confirms he ...

  7. This Day in Music

    December 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The Higher Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany, sentences promoter Mathias Hoffmann to a jail term of five years and eight months. Hoffmann, 47, organizer of the 3 Tenors' concerts, had been fo 1998 - The Higher Regional Court in Mannhei ...

  8. This Day in Music

    December 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton dies at age 63 after a long illness. 2006 - Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton dies at age 63 after a long illness. 2003 - Rapper Nas is charged with assault stemming from a Dec. 10 altercation i ...

  9. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York's Avalon to witness Pearl Jam tape an episode of the VH1 series "Storytellers," which premieres a month later on the music channel. 2006 - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York& ...

  10. Which 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee are you most looking forward to seeing perform and speak?

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last week we asked our readers: Which 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee are you most looking forward to seeing perform and speak at the ceremony on March 10? Last week we asked our readers: Which 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee are y ...

  11. This Day in Music

    December 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Higher Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany, sentences promoter Mathias Hoffmann to a jail term of five years and eight months. Hoffmann, 47, organizer of the 3 Tenors' concerts, had been fo 1998 - The Higher Regional Court in Mannhei ...

  12. This Day in Music

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton dies at age 63 after a long illness. 2006 - Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton dies at age 63 after a long illness. 2003 - Rapper Nas is charged with assault stemming from a Dec. 10 altercation i ...

  13. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York's Avalon to witness Pearl Jam tape an episode of the VH1 series "Storytellers," which premieres a month later on the music channel. 2006 - A few hundred lucky fans pack into New York& ...

  14. Chart Beat Chat

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Maroon 5, "American Idol," Eurovision and more! 5 OUT OF FIVE Hello Fred, Such an exciting week on the Hot 100. With Maroon 5 at No. 1, I was "wondering" if they are coincidentally the fifth act with ...

  15. This Day in Music

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1984 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Like a Virgin," Madonna. Billboard ranks the song as the top single of 1984.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - The Higher Regional Court in Mannhe ...

  16. Dave Clark Five's Denis Payton Dies

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton has died at age 63 after a long illness. "He had an amazing philosophy on life and will be greatly missed by me and all who knew him," Clark said in a statemen Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payt ...

  17. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Latin jazz legend Tito Puente dies on the operating table of a New York hospital as a result of complications following 12 hours of open-heart surgery. He is 77.<br clear="none"/><br cle 2004 - One of Fra ...

  18. This Day in Music

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1984 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Like a Virgin," Madonna. Billboard ranks the song as the top single of 1984.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - The Higher Regional Court in Mannhe ...

  19. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>One of France's most celebrated lyricists of the past four decades, Etienne Roda-Gil, dies of a stroke. He is 62. 2004 - One of France's most celebrated lyricists of the past four decades, Etienne Roda-Gil, dies o ...

  20. This Day in Music

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The Higher Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany, sentences promoter Mathias Hoffmann to a jail term of five years and eight months. Hoffmann, 47, organizer of the 3 Tenors' concerts, had 1998 - The Higher Regional Court ...

  21. This Day in Music

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>The first live performance in three years by hip-hop Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is Webcast live by AOL. 2001 - The first live performance in three years by hip-hop Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is Webcast ...

  22. This Day in Music

    December 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The Higher Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany, sentences promoter Mathias Hoffmann to a jail term of five years and eight months. Hoffmann, 47, organizer of the 3 Tenors' concerts, had 1998 - The Higher Regional Court ...