1. White House Postpones ‘Musica Latina’ Concert After Navy Yard Massacre

    September 16, 2013 11:51 PM EDT The White House decided late Monday to postpone the taping of a program celebrating Latin music, citing a morning shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead. "In light of today's tragic events at the Washingto ...

  2. White House Postpones ‘Musica Latina’ Concert After Navy Yard Massacre

    September 16, 2013 11:51 PM EDT The White House decided late Monday to postpone the taping of a program celebrating Latin music, citing a morning shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead. "In light of today's tragic events at the Washing ...

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  4. CMA Fest: Eric Church, Faith Hill Perform; Softball With Carrie Underwood; TNT Revives 'Dallas'

    June 11, 2012 10:00 AM EDT The CMA Music Festival continued at a frentic pace on Saturday, with music seemingly at every turn along the way in a very crowded downtown Nashville. At the Riverfront Stage, Big Machine recording trio Eden's Edge -- set to release their deb ...

  5. Famed Pianist Roger Williams Dies at Age 87

    October 09, 2011 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Roger Williams , the virtuoso pianist who topped the Billboard pop chart in the 1950s and played for nine U.S. presidents during a long career, died Saturday. He was 87. Williams died at his home in Los Angeles of complications from pancreatic cance ...

  6. Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter IV': Track-By-Track Review

    August 29, 2011 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Tha Carter IV" arrives today (Aug. 29) with gargantuan expectations that Lil Wayne cannot match. How could he? The last installment in the New Orleans rapper's "Carter" series, "Tha Carter III," was a perfect stor ...

  7. Blind Boys of Alabama's First Country Album Draws Willie Nelson, Vince Gill

    May 07, 2011 9:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 During the course of their seven-decade career, the Blind Boys of Alabama have logged several noteworthy achievements: induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, five Grammy Awards and performances before three U.S. presidents. However, one longt ...

  8. Singer, Broadway Star Eartha Kitt Dies

    December 25, 2008 9:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Eartha Kitt, a sultry singer, dancer and actress who rose from South Carolina cotton fields to become an international symbol of elegance and sensuality, has died, a family spokesman said. She was 81. Andrew Freedman said Kitt, who was recently trea ...

  9. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La ...

  10. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Al ...

  11. This Day in Music

    January 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Soul/R&B legend Wilson Pickett dies of a heart attack at a Reston, Va., hospital near his home. He is 64. Born in Pratville, Ala., Pickett moved to Detroit as a teen and joined the Falcons, 2006 - Soul/R&B legend Wilson Pickett dies o ...

  12. Clinton, Obama To Battle In Grammy Category

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The race for president isn't the only one featuring a member of the Clinton family and Barack Obama. The race for president isn't the only one featuring a member of the Clinton family and Barack Obama. Indeed, the just-announced 2008 Gramm ...

  13. Clinton, Obama To Battle In Grammy Category

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST The race for president isn't the only one featuring a member of the Clinton family and Barack Obama. Indeed, the just-announced 2008 Grammy nominations pit Bill Clinton against Obama in the best spoken word album category. Clinton's &quo ...

  14. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La ...

  15. Opera Legend Beverly Sills Dies At 78

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beverly Sills, the world-renowned soprano who became the most popular opera singer in America in modern times, died last night (July 2) in New York from inoperable lung cancer. Beverly Sills, the world-renowned soprano who became the most popular op ...

  16. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Al ...

  17. This Day in Music

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Soul/R&B legend Wilson Pickett dies of a heart attack at a Reston, Va., hospital near his home. He is 64. Born in Pratville, Ala., Pickett moved to Detroit as a teen and joined the Falcons, 2006 - Soul/R&B legend Wilson Pickett dies o ...

  18. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1987 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Who's That Girl," Madonna. It is the title song of Madonna's third film.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on ...

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    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Carlos Rivolta, the Argentine-born bassist of Spanish band Dusminguet, is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Composer John Debney ...

  20. This Day in Music

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Travis Tritt performs at the Republican Texas Senators Ball in Washington, D.C., part of the festivities surrounding the inauguration of President-elect George W. Bush. Tritt supported B 2004 - Dancehall rapper Beenie Man s ...

  21. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1987 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Who's That Girl," Madonna. It is the title song of Madonna's third film.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on ...

  22. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Radiohead is forced to cancel its show in Melbourne after lead singer Thom Yorke develops severe problems with his voice. A local specialist diagnoses Yorke with hoarseness of voice, a s 2004 - Radiohead is forced to cancel ...

  23. Founding Blind Boy George Scott Dies

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 George Scott, founding baritone of gospel vocal group the Blind Boys Of Alabama, died yesterday (March 9) at his home in Durham, N.C., according to a statement. He was 75. George Scott, founding baritone of gospel vocal group the Blind Boys Of Alaba ...

  24. This Day in Music

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Dancehall rapper Beenie Man suffers broken ribs and a broken nose in a car accident in Kingston, Jamaica. The 30-year-old artist, whose real name is Moses Davis, is alone in his vehicle 2004 - Dancehall rapper Beenie Man su ...

  25. Tunes On TV

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 18-24, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artists: Jane Monheit, Michael Buble (also scheduled: Jimmy Carter). "Live with Regis & ...

  26. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses top singles of presidential eras, Steve Winwood, the Hot 100, Brian Wilson, George Strait and more with readers. WEST WINGING IT Dear Fred, With the upcoming election I thought it might be interesting to list the top 5 hits of ...

  27. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywo ...

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    April 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>A Widespread Panic concert in Pelham, Ala. goes sour when young fan Erica Robins Young of Chattanooga, Tenn., collapses and dies of an apparent overdose of the drug Ecstasy. 2002 - A Widespread Panic concert in Pelham, Ala. ...

  29. This Day in Music

    January 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Travis Tritt performs at the Republican Texas Senators Ball in Washington, D.C., part of the festivities surrounding the inauguration of President-elect George W. Bush. Tritt supported B 2001 - Travis Tritt performs at the ...

  30. Santana Maps Out 2003 Tour Plans

    December 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Carlos Santana and his eponymous band have lined up more than 30 tour dates for 2003, ranging from a handful of U.S. appearances to a swing through Australia and New Zealand and a Sept. 27 finale in L Carlos Santana and his eponymous band have lined ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Carlos Santana; Orange Bowl; Hendrix

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Carlos Santana; Orange Bowl; Jimi Hendrix Carlos Santana is planning his first all-Spanish album, featuring duets with a number of female singers, Billboard Bulletin has learned. Recording for the set, to be released by BMG U.S. Latin, shoul ...

  32. Santana, Nelson To Headline Nobel Concert

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Carlos Santana, Willie Nelson, and Michelle Branch will headline next month's Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo. The Dec. 11 concert will pay tribute to former President Jimmy Carter, who is being hon Carlos Santana, Willie Nelson, and Michelle ...

  33. God's Work Still Comes First For Blind Boys

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When the Blind Boys of Alabama went out on a limb last year, embracing a blusier sound and covering songs by Tom Waits, Ben Harper, and the Rolling Stones, fans of blues, soul, and rock responded, turni ...

  34. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywo ...

  35. Blind Boys Reach For 'Higher Ground'

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Blind Boys of Alabama, now in their 63rd year of performing, will release the 12-track "Higher Ground" Sept. 3 via Peter Gabriel's Real World Records. Following the formula of last year's "Spirit The Blind Boys of Alabam ...

  36. Blind Boys Give Contemporary Voice To Old-Time Gospel

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian artists on his Real World label than for any enthusiasm for Americana. But when Gabriel heard the British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for cham ...

  37. Blind Boys Give Contemporary Voice To Old-Time Gospel

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian artists on his Real World label than for any enthusiasm for Americana. But when Gabriel heard the new British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for ...