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  2. Barbara Orbison Dead at 60: Icon's Wife Was Steward of His Music

    December 07, 2011 9:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Barbara Orbison, widow of rock n' roll pioneer Roy Orbison, died Tuesday on the 23rd anniversary of her husband's death, a family spokeswoman said. She was 60. Barbara Orbison died from pancreatic cancer at Los Angeles County-USC Medical C ...

  3. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Dirty Dancing,' Miranda Lambert, Drake

    August 12, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 'DIRTY DANCING' ON THE CHARTS: When news broke this week about how the 1987 hit film "Dirty Dancing" was being remade, we were immediately reminded about what a phenomenon its soundtrack was on Billboard's charts. The movie ...

  4. Dave Stewart Finds Inspiration in Nashville, Reese Witherspoon on 'Blackbird Diaries'

    May 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 From his legendary work with Eurythmics to his recent collaboration with Stevie Nicks on her latest album, "In Your Dreams," Dave Stewart has had a reputation for capturing magic in the studio. He does it again on his new album, "The ...

  5. Aretha Franklin: 'I Feel Great'

    December 17, 2010 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Soul legend Aretha Franklin says she feels "great" and is "piddling around the house" as she follows doctors orders to rest at home after surgery two weeks ago. "I feel great," Franklin told JET magazine in her first in ...

  6. Aretha Franklin Released From Hospital

    December 15, 2010 11:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Soul icon Aretha Franklin has been discharged from a Detroit hospital where she underwent successful surgery for reported pancreatic cancer. Franklin, 68, has not made public her diagnosis, and a spokeswoman was not immediately available for comment ...

  7. Jennifer Grey Wins 'Dancing With the Stars'

    November 24, 2010 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Actress Jennifer Grey won television's "Dancing With the Stars" contest on Tuesday, while Bristol Palin, whose survival on the show sparked nationwide controversy, finished in third place. Grey, 50, who co-starred with the late Patric ...

  8. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee,' Black Eyed Peas, Susan Boyle

    November 18, 2010 6:35 PM EST 0 0 0 CLASS RANK: The "Glee" cast accomplishes a feat on the Billboard Hot 100 that it couldn't quite manage at Regionals. While McKinley High School's show choir placed third in its most important singing competition to-date in the &q ...

  9. Solomon Burke Dies in Amsterdam at 70

    October 10, 2010 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 S olomon Burke , the larger-than-life "King of Rock and Soul," whose songs blended soul, gospel, country and R&B, died early Sunday at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport at age 70. Born to the sound of music in an upstairs room of a Phi ...

  10. Brandy, Bolton, The Situation Cha-Cha On DWTS

    September 21, 2010 1:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Reality stars, musicians, actors, athletes and even a politician's daughter put it all out on the ballroom dance floor last night (Sept. 20) for the season 11 premiere of ABC's hit dancing competition, "Dancing With The Stars." C ...

  11. Chart Beat Thursday: Live-Blogging The Hot 100

    September 24, 2009 1:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 HOW HOT IS IT?: There's so much action on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, perhaps it makes the most sense to simply run down the chart's most notable positions, number-by-number, dissecting the numerous highlights. Kind of like a live blo ...

  12. Massive Attack Debuts New Songs At London Return

    September 18, 2009 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Massive Attack debuted new songs from its long-awaited fifth album and performed with Blur frontman Damon Albarn at the first night of its tour at London's Brixton Academy. The British electronic act - which comprises Robert "3D" Del ...

  13. Guitarist Jeff Healey Dies At 41

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Canadian guitarist Jeff Healey died today (March 2) in Toronto after battling cancer. He was 41. Blind since infancy due to a rare form of cancer, Healey was attracting local attention for his talent Canadian guitarist Jeff Healey died today (March ...

  14. Chart Beat

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses American Idols, Rodney Atkins, Justin Timberlake and more! 'DIFFERENT' DRUMS BUCKY ONTO CHART: With record ratings for its sixth season premiere (see story here ), the "American Idol" juggernaut rolls on, ready to ...

  15. VSDA To Honor Vin Diesel, Patrick Swayze

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Also acknowledging home video titles. Tomorrow (July 27) at the Video Software Dealers Association's annual Home Entertainment conference, the organization will honor Vin Diesel, Patrick Swayze and filmmaker Penelope Spheeris. Diesel will rec ...

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses African-American artists in the top-10, chart methodology, chart astrology and Santana with readers. CHART HISTORY Dear Fred, While it has been heavily reported in many news media outlets, including the Oct. 18 issue of Billbo ...

  17. Spears Dubs NYC Restaurant 'Nyla'

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The New York restaurant Britney Spears is opening will be called Nyla -- for New York, her new home, and Louisiana, her home state. Previous reports suggested that the eatery would be called "Pinky's, The New York restaurant Britney Spears ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears, STP/Cake, V2002 Festival

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Britney Spears, STP/Cake, V2002 Festival After establishing herself as an international pop star, Britney Spears turned to acting. Now, Spears is said to be making a move into the restaurant biz. Crain's New York Business reports that S ...

  19. Billy Bob Thornton Planning Country Album

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Actor/director Billy Bob Thornton is planning to release a country album this summer. "I'm not doing this as a hobby," Thornton says. "I really love music. And really care about it. I hope everybody l Actor/director Billy Bob Tho ...