1. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Sept. 13-19)

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Sept. 13-19, 2004). DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK: It used to be that pop artists faded from view after their time in the sun had run its course. These days, television is choked by the stars of ...

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses chart records, Fantasia, song titles, Top 40 radio and Maroon5 with readers. NOT GOING BACK, NOT GOING FORWARD Dear Fred, Kenny Chesney's "I Go Back" remains at No. 2 [on Billboard's Hot Country Singles &am ...

  3. Keys, Arie, Cash Tribute Set For Jamaica Fest

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys, India.Arie, Kenny Rogers and Michael McDonald are among the artists confirmed to perform at the Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival. Set for Jan. 22-25 at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course Alicia Keys, India.Arie, Kenny Rogers and Michael ...

  4. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Rogers kicks off his 2000 Christmas tour in Dalton, Ga. 2000 - Kenny Rogers kicks off his 2000 Christmas tour in Dalton, Ga. 1999 - Doug Sahm, the rock guitarist known as "Sir Doug," dies in Taos, N.M. He is ...

  5. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2002 - Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in Memphis. He is 85. 2001 - Havana's National Theatre debuts ...

  6. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus stops in 16 different locations on Nashville's Music Row throughout the day to collect food for Second Harvest Food Bank 2000 - Billy Ray Cyrus lends hi ...

  7. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper Obie Trice's Eminem-produced debut, "Cheers" (Shady/Interscope). -- The self-titled Rykodisc debut album from the Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day R ...

  8. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Tenor saxophonist Paul Williams dies of cardiac arrest in New York. He is 87. Williams had a huge instrumental hit for Savoy Records in 1949 with "The Huckle-Buck," a honking rearrangeme 2002 - Tenor saxophonist P ...

  9. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>U2 shoots a video for its new single, "Electrical Storm," in the French seaside tow of Eze. The clip, which stars actress Samantha Morton ("Minority Report") as a mermaid, films from 6 a 2002 - U2 shoots ...

  10. Rogers, Parton Get Back Under 'Covers'

    August 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton recently teamed to a record a song together for the first time since 1990. The new Parton-penned cut, "Undercover," will be included on Rogers' upcoming album, "Back to t Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parto ...

  11. Hot Product

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The 13th installment in the compilation series "NOW That's What I Call Music" (UME). -- New albums from modern rock acts Eve 6 ("It's All in Your Head, ...

  12. This Day in Music

    July 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>In his speech at the 4th annual Plug.In music and technology conference, Public Enemy rapper Chuck D sings the praises of the coming digital download age. 1999 - In his speech at the 4th annual Plug.In music and technology ...

  13. This Day in Music

    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 " ...

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses Joni Mitchell, Apple's iTunes, last name chart coincidences, James Ingram, and Madonna, with readers. TRAVELS WITH JONI Hi Fred, As a longtime Joni Mitchell fan (and chart junkie), I have ...

  15. This Day in Music

    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 ...

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Little Peggy March, "American Idol," Celine Dion's Adult Contemporary chart success, Jennifer Lopez, singles and Ireland's contributions to the annual Eurovision Song Contest. ASKING ABOUT MARCH IN APRIL De ...

  17. Chart Beat Chat

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses "American Idol," charity singles, No. 1 country songs on Billboard's Hot 100, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, and chart coincidences with readers. AMERICAN (IDOL) LIFE Hi Fred, After reading your column for the past fe ...

  18. This Day in Music

    March 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Diana Streisand Kind, mother of singer-actress Barbra Streisand, dies of complications from an accident she suffered at her home the previous November. She is 93. 2002 - Diana Streisand Kind, mother of singer-actress Barbra ...

  19. Atlanta Hip-Hop Festival Changes Venues

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After being rejected twice by the city of Atlanta, promoters of a hip-hop festival planned for April hope to hold it at the Georgia International Horse Park in nearby Conyers, Ga., 27 miles east of do After being rejected twice by the city of Atlant ...

  20. This Day in Music

    February 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>A cover of the Led Zeppelin classic "What Is And What Should Never Be" by Jimmy Page and the Black Crowes becomes available for free download exclusively from e-tailer Musicmaker.com. 2000 - A cover of the Led Zep ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the chart achievments of Maurice Gibb and Aaliyah. IN MEMORIAM: Fans all over the world are mourning the passing of Maurice Gibb, who was just 53 when he died in a Miami Beach hospital on Jan. 12. While Gibb is primarily thou ...

  23. Alabama Honored With AMA Award Of Merit

    January 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alabama will be honored with an Award of Merit at the upcoming 30th annual American Music Awards ceremony for "outstanding contributions to the musical entertainment of the American public." Fellow co Alabama will be honored with an Award ...

  24. 51TunesOnTV

    December 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 16-22, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 16 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artists: Coldplay (also scheduled: Catherine Zeta-Jones ...

  25. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Rogers kicks off his 2000 Christmas tour in Dalton, Ga. 2000 - Kenny Rogers kicks off his 2000 Christmas tour in Dalton, Ga. 1999 - Doug Sahm, the rock guitarist known as ""Sir Doug,"" dies in Taos ...

  26. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Havana's National Theatre debuts ""Se Seco el Arroyito"" (the Brooklet Dried Up), a musical written by Cuba's veteran ""sonero,"" Compay Segundo. 2001 - Havana's Nation ...

  27. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus stops in 16 different locations on Nashville's Music Row throughout the day to collect food for Second Harvest Food Bank 2000 - Billy Ray Cyrus lends hi ...

  28. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>In tribute to all affected by the tragic events of Sept. 11, the Grand Ole Opry, a uniquely American institution, distributes American flags to patrons as they enter the Opry House for t 2001 - In tribute to all affected by ...

  29. Carolyn Dawn Johnson Tops Canadian Country Awards

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Arista Nashville's Carolyn Dawn Johnson was again the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held last night (Sept. 9) in Calgary, Alberta. In addition to top female, Johnson took home troph Arista Nashville's Carolyn Dawn Johnso ...

  30. 37TunesOnTV

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 9-15, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 9 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Justin Timberlake ("Like I Love You" video). "Top ...

  31. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The two remaining members of multi-platinum British R&B act Eternal confirm that they are going their separate ways. Group members Easther and Vernie Bennett announce that they will 2000 - The two remaining members of m ...

  32. Sept. 11 Concerts Will Be Scarce

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the one-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon looming, most artists touring the U.S. are planning a solemn day off for Sept. 11, Billboard reports in its July With the one-year anniversary of the attacks on ...

  33. On 'Forgive,' Howard Makes Musical Strides

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Powered by proven commercial clout as a songwriter, powerhouse vocal chops, and an ear-grabbing leadoff single, Rebecca Lynn Howard could be poised to break big with "Forgive," her second rele ...

  34. Wyclef Continues The 'Masquerade'

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Fugees principal Wyclef Jean has wrapped work on his third solo album, "Masquerade," due June 18 from Columbia. First single "PJ's" has begun to get early airplay on U.S. radio outlets... Former Fugees principal Wycle ...

  35. Pop Stars Pepper New Teen Flick

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop music fans will want to pick up a copy of "Longshot," due March 26 on DVD from Spartan Home Entertainment. The film features cameo appearances by some of the biggest names in teen pop, including B Pop music fans will want to pick up a ...

  36. Their Greatest Hits: The Record

    December 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 This isn't the first time that the Brothers Gibb have offered a compilation of their many, many hits. This isn't the first time that the Brothers Gibb have offered a compilation of their many, many hits. But it is the first time they' ...

  37. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based tories on Mary J. Blige, the Bee Gees, George Harrison, and Whitney Houston. AN 'AFFAIR' TO REMEMBER: Is Mary J. Blige's "Family Affair" going to end up as the longest-running No. 1 of 2001? The possibility grows ...

  38. Live by Request

    November 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sixty albums into a career of remarkable longevity, Kenny Rogers releases his first live effort on his own Dreamcatcher label. Sixty albums into a career of remarkable longevity, Kenny Rogers releases his first live effort on his own Dreamcatcher la ...

  39. Tenacious D Balancing Film, Touring

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The comedic rock duo Tenacious D -- Jack Black and Kyle Gass -- is finally tasting the success it has been bragging about for years. While its self-titled Epic debut is at No. 105 in its seventh week The comedic rock duo Tenacious D -- Jack Black an ...

  40. Bee Gees Compile 'Greatest Hits'

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Universal has set a Nov. 20 release for a sprawling double-disc Bee Gees anthology, "Bee Gees: Their Greatest Hits: The Record." The group's career, which has spanned five decades and generated 19 No. Universal has set a Nov. 20 relea ...

  41. The Gambler

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Rogers had yet to complete his soft-rock-to-country metamorphosis in 1978, but that would change forever by November with the release of The Gambler, propelled by a Grammy-winning title cut that Kenny Rogers had yet to complete his soft-rock-t ...

  42. Stars Gather In Nashville For 'America' Recording

    June 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than 60 country and contemporary Christian artists gathered last night (June 19) in a Nashville studio to record "America the Beautiful" under the guidance of producers Tony Brown of MCA Nashvill More than 60 country and contemporary ...

  43. Strait, Jackson Win Big At TNN Awards

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An absent George Strait was named the top entertainer in country music last night (June 13) at the TNN & CMT Country Weekly Music Awards in Nashville, and shared three fan-voted awards with Alan J An absent George Strait was named the top entert ...

  44. Vince Gill To Receive Career Achievement Honor

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vince Gill will receive the Country Weekly Career Achievement Award at the upcoming TNN & CMT Country Weekly Music Awards. The June 13 awards show will be telecast live on both TNN and CMT from Na Vince Gill will receive the Country Weekly Caree ...

  45. Dixie Chicks, Womack Lead ACM Winners

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dixie Chicks and Lee Ann Womack topped the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards last night (May 9), each taking home a trio of trophies from the ceremony at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. Dixie Chicks and Lee Ann Womack topped the Acade ...

  46. Country Kudos For Kenny

    April 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Rogers will receive a career achievement award at the 36th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, set for May 9 in Los Angeles. The award is periodically given to an artist who has had a substa Kenny Rogers will receive a career achievement a ...

  47. Kenny Rogers Sues Longtime Manager

    March 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer Kenny Rogers has sued his manager of 33 years after firing him two months ago. Rogers last week filed a lawsuit in Davidson County (Tenn.) Circuit Court against Ken Kragen, who also has guided Singer Kenny Rogers has sued his manager of 33 ye ...

  48. Morgan Heritage Offers 'More Teachings'

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage offers its signature "One Love" lyrics over a blend of richly varied musical influences that will please loyalists while also courting a On "More Teachings," ...

  49. Morgan Heritage Offers 'More Teachings'

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage offers its signature "One Love" lyrics over a blend of richly varied musical influences that will please loyalists while also courting a wi On "More Teachings,&quo ...

  50. Dolly Drops In On U.K. TVl

    February 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country figurehead Dolly Parton is in Britain to promote her Sugar Hill album "Little Sparrow," released here last month by Sanctuary. TV appearances include a prestigious spot on the BBC1 chat show " Country figurehead Dolly Parton i ...

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