1. Ex-Musician Sues The Monkees for Discrimination, Wrongful Termination

    April 02, 2016 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 An ex-musician for The Monkees says she was fired in a four-minute phone call after playing with the band for nearly 20 years and later was told it was because she didn't look good onstage, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Sup ...

  2. 8 Classic 'Boy Meets World' Music Moments

    September 24, 2014 11:30 AM EDT Feeling a nostalgia-y urge to learn an important life lesson today? Today is the 21st (!) anniversary of the premiere of  Boy Meets World,  the beloved sitcom that ran from 1993-2000 on ABC. While there's plenty of great moments on the show ( ...

  3. David Bowie's Concert Comeback Is Not in the Cards (Updated)

    September 03, 2013 1:09 PM EDT Updated 1:00PM -- Informed sources have confirmed to Billboard that the earlier story was exaggerated and inaccurate -- not that that stops us hoping regardless.   Now that David Bowie is back in fashion with a new album and a record-breaking ...

  4. David Bowie Concert Comeback (Not) In the Cards

    September 03, 2013 4:31 AM EDT Updated 1:45PM -- Arthur Fogel, Live Nation's CEO of global touring, has confirmed to Billboard that earlier reports of Bowie's live return are, to paraphrase, completely inaccurate. Not that that stops us hoping regardless. Now that ...

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  6. The Monkees Unite For Fall U.S. Tour

    August 08, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Surviving three members to honor Davy Jones on 12-date trek. Legendary 60s pop-rock band The Monkees announced on Wednesday (Aug. 8) that they will tour together for the first time since singer Davy Jones died of a heart attack in February. Monkees ...

  7. Monkees' Albums Sales Gain 1,265% After Davy Jones' Death

    March 08, 2012 1:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Following the death of the Monkees ' Davy Jones on Feb. 29, the pop group returns to the Billboard 200 albums chart for the first time since 2003. "The Best of the Monkees" re-enters at No. 20 with 17,000 (up 7,808% according to Niels ...

  8. Monkees' Albums Sales Gain 1,265% Following Davy Jones' Death

    March 08, 2012 1:18 PM EST Following the death of the Monkees' Davy Jones on Feb. 29, the pop group returns to the Billboard 200 albums chart for the first time since 2003. Davy Jones and the Monkees' Billboard Chart Legacy "The Best of the Monkees" re-e ...

  9. Private Funeral Held for Davy Jones

    March 08, 2012 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 A private funeral was held for Davy Jones of The Monkees near his home in Florida on Wednesday, a spokesman told Reuters . Family members, including his wife and daughters, attended the small service. Remembering Davy Jones • SLIDESHOW: Davy's ...

  10. Davy Jones Funeral: Surviving Monkees May Not Attend

    March 05, 2012 3:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Micky Dolenz talks family's wish to have low-key burial, but says "I can see us getting together to do a memorial concert" The planned public memorials for the late Davy Jones may be where the surviving Monkees members give their good ...

  11. Emeli Sande, Gotye Return To the Top of the U.K. Charts

    March 05, 2012 9:22 AM EST Scottish breakthrough artist Emeli Sandé returned to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Sunday) with her debut album "Our Version of Events" (Virgin/EMI). Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" (Universal Island) s ...

  12. Emeli Sande, Gotye Top U.K. Charts

    March 05, 2012 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Meat Loaf's 'Hell' Debuts at No. 5; The Monkees' 'Daydream Believer' Makes Reentry Scottish breakthrough artist Emeli Sandé returned to the top of the U.K. album chart Sunday (March 4) with her debut album "Our Ver ...

  13. Davy Jones Died in His Stable, Spokesperson Says

    March 02, 2012 8:13 PM EST 0 0 0 The heart attack that killed Monkees heartthrob Davy Jones came while the singer was in his stable surrounded by his beloved horses. The star's spokeswoman, Helen Kensick, offered the detail Friday, two days after Jones died in Florida. She say ...

  14. The Monkees Without Davy Jones? 'Doesn't Seem Very Likely,' Says Peter Tork

    March 01, 2012 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Says he and the other Monkees are awaiting word about funeral or memorial plans for Jones. Still feeling like he's "dragging an anchor around" in the wake of Davy Jones' surprising death on Wednesday from a heart attack in Florid ...

  15. Web Trends: Justin Bieber Turns 18, SXSW Showcase Announcements, Monkees Sales Increase After Davy Jones' Passing

    March 01, 2012 5:06 PM EST Google Trends: 1. davy jones dead - Monkees' musician Davy Jones passed away yesterday 3. justin bieber birthday - Justin Bieber turned 18 today 4. the monkees - Monkees' musician Davy Jones passed away yesterday Twitter Music Trend: 10. ...

  16. Madonna, Far East Movement f. Justin Bieber To Debut On Hot 100

    March 01, 2012 3:35 PM EST (Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) New singles from Madonna and Far East Movement (featuring Justin Bieber) are headed for the Billboard Hot 100 chart next week. Madonna's "Girl Gone Wild" is scheduled to hit the iTunes Store today (Ma ...

  17. Madonna, Far East Movement & Justin Bieber Hot 100 Bound

    March 01, 2012 2:25 PM EST 0 0 0 New Singles Poised to Enter Strong; fun.'s 'We Are Young' Expected to Stay at No. 1 New singles from Madonna and Far East Movement (featuring Justin Bieber ) are headed for the Billboard Hot 100 chart next week. Madonna's "G ...

  18. Davy Jones and the Monkees' Billboard Chart Legacy

    February 29, 2012 7:08 PM EST One week before the official 1966-67 television season began, NBC previewed two of its new fall series. Both turned out to be pop-culture milestones, winning millions of fans around the world and making an impact that lasted far beyond the shows&# ...

  19. The Monkees' 10 Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    February 29, 2012 4:35 PM EST 0 0 0 The Monkees were one of the biggest acts on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the late 1960s, as proven by this recap of the pop quartet's biggest hits. Comprising the late Davy Jones , Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork, the pop ...

  20. The Monkees Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    February 29, 2012 3:49 PM EST The Monkees were one of the biggest acts on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the late 1960s, as proven by this recap of the pop quartet's biggest hits. Comprising Davy Jones - who passed away of a heart attack earlier today -- Micky Dol ...

  21. Davy Jones, Lead Singer of The Monkees, Dead at 66

    February 29, 2012 1:26 PM EST Davy Jones of the The Monkees, who sang lead on many of the band's hits including "Daydream Believer," died in his sleep of a heart attack Wednesday morning in Florida, his rep Deborah Robicheau has confirmed. According to TMZ, the ...

  22. Monkees Singer Davy Jones Dead at 66

    February 29, 2012 1:12 PM EST Micky Dolenz: "Can't believe it" ... Michael Nesmith: "I wish him safe travels" ... Peter Tork: "Adios to the Manchester Cowboy" The cute Monkee is gone. OK, they were all cute. But Davy Jones was the acknowledge ...

  23. Radiohead Rocks NYC With 'Limbs,' R.E.M. Nod & 'Rainbows'

    September 29, 2011 3:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 A dancing frontman usually enthralls a crowd the most, but for Radiohead 's Thom Yorke , fans go wildest when he sits behind a piano, turned away from them. PHOTOS: Radiohead at Roseland Ballroom, 9/28/11 Yorke showed Radiohead devotees both en ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Apple Unveils iPad 2, Beyonce Donates Gadhafi Money

    March 02, 2011 7:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Apple Unveils iPad 2 At a special press event today in San Francisco, Apple unveiled the next generation of the iPad, dubbed the iPad 2. The new iPad is thinner, lighter, ...

  25. Weekly Chart Notes: the Beatles, Eminem, Willow Smith

    September 16, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO: Ahead of multiple benefit concerts planned in honor of the 70th anniversary of the birth of John Lennon , including tribute shows from New York to Los Angeles , the late legend and his widow Yoko Ono each occupy Billboar ...

  26. TV On The Radio: Before There Was 'Glee' ...

    April 27, 2010 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 As far as we know, the only class taught at William McKinley High School is Spanish. Between show choir, cheerleading and football practice (and the occasional slushie in the face), there's not much time for other subjects. A quick history less ...

  27. This Day in Music

    December 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Veteran British singer Rod Stewart is among the music industry stalwarts feted in the Queen's New Year Honours list. Stewart is made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), for se 2006 - Veteran British singer Rod Stewart i ...

  28. This Day in Music

    December 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Veteran British singer Rod Stewart is among the music industry stalwarts feted in the Queen's New Year Honours list. Stewart is made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), for se 2006 - Veteran British singer Rod Stewart i ...

  29. This Day in Music

    December 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Johnny Moore, 64, a longtime member of the R&B vocal group the Drifters, dies in London of respiratory problems. Moore sang lead on the act's mid-'50s hit "Ruby Baby" and memorably s 2003 - Anita Mui ...

  30. Rhino Expands First Two Monkees Albums

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rhino has set an Aug. 15 release date for expanded editions of the first two albums from TV stars turned pop idols the Monkees. Rhino has set an Aug. 15 release date for expanded editions of the first two albums from TV stars turned pop idols the Mo ...

  31. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artis ...

  32. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “ ...

  33. Chart Beat Chat

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses song origins, Mariah Carey, U.S. geography, birthdates, Ed Cobb and Kristine W with readers. BET THE NANNY OF McPHEE WOULD HAVE KNOWN Dear Fred, I have noticed that the younger generation in the entertainment field has no knowledge of ...

  34. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 22-28)

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 22-28, 2004). HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Readers here in the United States know that this week is a special one. The Thanksgiving Day holiday generally means family gatherings big and small and all ...

  35. This Day in Music

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>One of three victims of a Dec. 27, 1999 shooting at a nightclub attended by Sean "Puffy" Combs files a $100 million lawsuit against the rapper, his Bad Boy Entertainment, and others. Jul 1999 - One of three victim ...

  36. This Day in Music

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>One of three victims of a Dec. 27, 1999 shooting at a nightclub attended by Sean ""Puffy"" Combs files a $100 million lawsuit against the rapper, his Bad Boy Entertainment, and others. J 1999 - One of th ...

  37. Who Classics To Be Mixed In Stereo

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two dozen recordings the Who made in 1965 with producer Shel Talmy will soon be available in true stereo for the first time. Through an agreement with Talmy, who owns the original three-track tapes of Two dozen recordings the Who made in 1965 with p ...