1. Diddy Settles Civil Lawsuit Over '99 Club Shooting

    June 23, 2011 3:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sean "Diddy" Combs has settled a multimillion dollar lawsuit with three people in a 1999 shooting involving his protegee at a Manhattan nightclub, one of the victim's attorney said on Thursday. An attorney for one of the victims, Nata ...

  2. This Day in Music

    June 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She is 61. 2006 - Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She is 61. ...

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    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video," the clip for Stevie Wonder's "So What the Fuss" becomes available with an audio track from rapper Busta Rhymes in an effort to convey i 2005 - In what is bille ...

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    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. She is 8 2002 - Peggy Lee, the singer ...

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    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She is 61. 2006 - Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She is 61. ...

  6. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video," the clip for Stevie Wonder's "So What the Fuss" becomes available with an audio track from rapper Busta Rhymes in an effort to convey i 2005 - In what is bille ...

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    January 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. She is 8 2002 - Peggy Lee, the singer ...

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    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>The Oak Ridge Boys receive the Silver Buffalo Award from the Boy Scouts of America in Boston. The awards recognizes distinguished service to youth.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - ...

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    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Kenny Rogers receives a special Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Country Music during its 36th annual awards show, held at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. The awar 2005 - In what is billed as the firs ...

  10. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>R&B singer/pianist Charles Brown, 76, dies of congestive heart failure in Oakland, Calif. Brown scored his first hit, "Drifting Blues," in 1946 with Johnny Moore's Three Blazers.<br 2002 - Peggy Lee, t ...

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    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superstar Celine Dion "the best-selling Canadian recording artist of the century."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 ...

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    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>U2 frontman Bono tries to persuade European Union ministers to extend debt relief programs for the world's poorest countries when he addresses a special meeting in Dublin. 2004 - U2 frontman Bono tries to persuade Euro ...

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    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>South African singer Brenda Fassie dies at the Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg. She is 39. She had been in a coma since April 26, after suffering an asthma attack. This led to cardi 2004 - South African singer Brenda F ...

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    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. S 2002 - Peggy Lee ...

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    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superstar Celine Dion "the best-selling Canadian recording artist of the century." 2000 - The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superst ...

  16. Simpson Spends Third Week At No. 1

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Geffen chanteuse Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" rakes in its third week atop The Billboard 200 with 263,000 copies sold in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. Geffen chanteuse Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" ...

  17. Simpson Spends Third Week At No. 1

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Geffen chanteuse Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" rakes in its third week atop The Billboard 200 with 263,000 copies sold in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. Geffen chanteuse Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" ...

  18. Def Jam, Shyne Hammering Out Record Deal

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Island Def Jam expects to sign jailed rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow to a $3 million record contract this week, according to a source familiar with negotiations. Barrow is serving a 10-year prison term f Island Def Jam expects to sign jaile ...

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    June 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow is sentenced in a Manhattan court to 10 years in prison for his part in a 1999 nightclub shooting. Shyne was convicted the previous March on charges of assaul 2001 - Rapper Jamal " ...

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    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Veteran Mexican singer/songwriter Juan Gabriel takes home four honors at the 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami, including songwriter of the year, hot Latin track of the y 2002 - Veteran Mexican singer/songwr ...

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    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. S 2002 - Peggy Lee ...

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    January 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superstar Celine Dion "the best-selling Canadian recording artist of the century." 2000 - The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superst ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Shyne, STP, Cheap Trick

    June 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News from Sean Combs, Shyne, Stone Temple Pilots, Cheap Trick, Swag A month after he was acquitted of charges he fired a gun in a Manhattan nightclub, Sean "Puffy" Combs went to Rikers Island to visit his protege who was jailed for the sho ...

  24. Shyne Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow was sentenced to 10 years in prison today (June 1) in a New York court for shooting and wounding two people during a dispute between rap impresario Sean "Puffy" Combs and a Rapper Jamal "Shyne&quo ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Shyne, Midnight Oil, and more

    April 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Shyne, Sean Combs, Midnight Oil, INXS, Men At Work, Built To Spill, Phil Ek, Echo & the Bunnymen, Ian McCulloch, Ian Broudie, Lightning Seeds Sentencing for rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow, a co-defendant in Sean Combs' recent ...

  26. Jury Gets Case In Puffy Trial

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jurors started deliberations today (March 14) in the weapons possession and bribery trial of hip-hop honcho Sean "Puffy" Combs in New York. Combs, 31, was charged with weapons possession and bribery a Jurors started deliberations today (Ma ...

  27. Closing Arguments In Puffy Trial

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The case against rap mogul Sean "Puffy" Combs comes down to a simple formula: three defendants and three guns, a prosecutor told jurors today (March 13) in New York as the trial neared its end. Infuri The case against rap mogul Sean " ...

  28. Lawyer Admits 'Shyne' Had Gun

    March 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jamal "Shyne" Barrow, a protege and co-defendant of rap mogul Sean ''Puffy'' Combs, fired his gun inside a Times Square nightclub, Barrow's attorney told jurors in closing arguments today (March 12) i Jamal "S ...

  29. Combs' Adversary Won't Testify

    March 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The man with whom Sean "Puffy" Combs argued in a nightclub just before shots rang out will not testify at the rap impresario's trial, lawyers said in a New York court yesterday (March 5). Instead, jur The man with whom Sean "Puff ...

  30. Witness: 'Shyne' Didn't Fire First

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The first shots in a nightclub melee involving Sean "Puffy" Combs were not fired by Combs' co-defendant and protege Jamal "Shyne" Barrow, a witness testified today (March 5) in New York. Tabon Terrenc The first shots in a ni ...

  31. Puffy's Defense Rests

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sean "Puffy" Combs recalled the frantic scene at a trendy Times Square dance club the night three people were shot in late 1999, saying he believed he was the target of the shooting. Combs' defense r Sean "Puffy" Combs recal ...

  32. 'Puffy' Takes Stand In His Defense

    March 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Sean "Puffy" Combs, taking the witness stand at his gun possession trial in New York, testified today (March 1) he thought he was the intended victim when shooting broke out at a Times Square n Rapper Sean "Puffy" Combs, t ...

  33. Prosecutor: 'Puffy' Broke Gag Order

    March 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A prosecutor complained today (Feb. 28) in a New York courtroom that Sean ''Puffy'' Combs violated a gag order by issuing a statement saying he would testify in his own defense on weapons charges and A prosecutor complained today ...

  34. Lopez Won't Testify at Combs Trial

    February 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Entertainer Jennifer Lopez will not take the stand at the New York weapons trial of former boyfriend Sean "Puffy" Combs, the singer-actress said yesterday (Feb. 27). "As Sean will testify on his own b Entertainer Jennifer Lopez will n ...

  35. Security Guard: 'Puffy' Had No Gun

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A security guard for a Times Square nightclub testified yesterday (Feb. 26) in New York that she never saw Sean "Puffy" Combs with a gun after she heard shots fired in the crowded club. But Sharise My A security guard for a Times Square ni ...

  36. Surprise Witness Revealed In 'Puffy' Case

    February 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A surprise witness in the case against rap mogul Sean "Puffy" Combs is in the custody of Maryland authorities and could be brought to New York to testify, a prosecutor said today (Feb. 21). The witnes A surprise witness in the case against ...

  37. Driver Says Puffy Tried To Bribe Him

    February 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Updating a story posted yesterday (Feb. 15), Sean "Puffy" Combs' driver, Wardell Fenderson, detailed during his testimony in New York how Combs allegedly offered him money as they stood inside a Manha Updating a story posted yesterday ...

  38. Driver: Puffy Packed A Pistol

    February 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Minutes before he entered a Manhattan hip-hop club, Sean "Puffy" Combs stuffed a black handgun into the waistband of his pants, his driver testified today (Feb. 15) in New York. Wardell Fenderson, 42, Minutes before he entered a Manhattan ...

  39. Police: Combs' Driver Recanted Gun Ownership Claim

    February 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The police officer who found a gun in the vehicle that Sean "Puffy" Combs used to flee a 1999 nightclub shooting testified yesterday (Feb. 8) in New York that the driver of the vehicle told him the gu The police officer who found a gun in ...

  40. Doctor: Witness Said Puffy Shot Her

    February 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A doctor testified yesterday (Feb. 7) in New York that a woman wounded in a nightclub melee that involved Sean "Puffy" Combs told him that the rap impresario had shot her. Dr. John A. Perrotti said he A doctor testified yesterday (Feb. 7) ...

  41. Witness: Clubgoer Threatened To Kill Puffy

    February 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A man called "Scar" threatened to kill Sean "Puffy" Combs and his companions just before shots were fired at a nightclub in December 1999, one of the wounded clubgoers testified yesterday (Feb. 7) at A man called "Scar" ...

  42. Update: Witness Says Puffy Never Carried A Gun

    January 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A former corrections officer who moonlighted as a bodyguard for Sean "Puffy" Combs testified today (Jan. 31) that he had never once seen the rap impresario carrying a weapon. Prosecution witness Leona Updating an earlier story posted here, ...

  43. Jury Selection Starts in Puffy Trial

    January 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jury selection began in the gun possession and bribery trial of rapper Sean "Puffy" Combs yesterday (Jan. 17) in New York with the judge promising prospective jurors it will be an interesting case. "I Jury selection began in the gun p ...