1. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

  2. Cobain Bests Elvis As Top-Earning Dead Celeb

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elvis Presley has ceded his crown to Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain on Forbes.com's list as the top-earning dead celebrity. Elvis Presley has ceded his crown to Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain on Forbes.com's list as the top-earning dead ...

  3. Chart Beat

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Jay-Z, Monica and more! THE STATE OF 'SHOW ME': Jay-Z returns to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with his first solo effort in a year and ties the highest-debuting single of 2006 in the process. "Show Me What You Go ...

  4. Evanescence Zooms By Killers To Take No. 1

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In another major week for new releases, Evanescence's "The Open Door" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The Wind-Up effort moved 447,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the In another major week for new rel ...

  5. This Day in Music

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1996 - </b>An environmental benefit concert at the Britt Grounds in Jacksonville, Ore., featuring Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne turns ugly as protesters begin to rally. The protesters are angered 2004 - After nearly 60 years of reco ...

  6. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Without comment, the Supreme Court refuses to throw out a suit charging that composer Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber copied from another songwriter the "Phantom Song" from his "Phantom of the O 2005 - Badfinger drum ...

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss artists who have succeeded in their solo career as well as their group career, Bob Dylan and future book ideas. NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESSION Fred: A few weeks ago when Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" ca ...

  8. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Nearly 36 million viewers tune in for the 32nd Annual CMA Awards live on CBS television.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy ill ...

  9. The Orchard Grows Business In China With top100.cn

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes artists such as Coldplay, Ray Charles. Deal includes artists such as Coldplay, Ray Charles. News Ray Charles ...

  10. The Orchard Grows Business In China With top100.cn

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes artists such as Coldplay, Ray Charles. The quantity of international music available to the vast Chinese market has received a boost following a deal between New York-based The Orchard and top100.cn, one of China’s leading legal digi ...

  11. Charles, Basie Big Band Play Posthumous Gig

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Producer Gregg Field says that creating the new Ray Charles album "Ray Sings, Basie Swings," due Oct. 3 from Concord Records and Starbucks Hear Music, was "like painting the Sistine Chapel with a Q-ti Producer Gregg Field says that cr ...

  12. Billboard Bits: John Mayer, Tim McGraw, moe./The Who

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Mayer's Friday (Aug. 25) performance on NBC's "Today" will be available four days later via a new initiative with Apple's iTunes Music Store. John Mayer's Friday (Aug. 25) performance on NBC's "Today" ...

  13. Charles, Basie Orchestra Paired On Posthumous CD

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ray Charles never performed with the late Count Basie when the two music legends were alive, but now they are being united in death. Ray Charles never performed with the late Count Basie when the two music legends were alive, but now they are being ...

  14. Chart Beat

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Johnny Cash, "Pirates of the Caribbean," Canadian/American pairing and more! 'HIGHWAYS' TAKES THE HIGH ROAD: It's not the longest gap between No. 1 albums in history, but it sure comes close. Johnny Cash first ...

  15. This Day in Music

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1983 - </b>Trumpeter Harry James dies of cancer at the age of 67. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Syreeta Wright, best known for her duet with Billy Preston on "With You I'm Born A ...

  16. Foxx Out Front Of Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Finalists

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jamie Foxx tops the list of finalists for this year's Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The artist, who took home a best actor Oscar for his portrayal of Ray Charles in "Ray," is a contender in eight Jamie Foxx tops the list of finali ...

  17. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Finalists Revealed

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jamie Foxx tops the list of finalists for this year's Billboard R&amp;B/Hip-Hop Awards. Foxx, who took home an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ray Charles, is a contender in eight categories includ Jamie Foxx tops the list of finalists ...

  18. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: ...

  19. This Day in Music

    June 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Country singer John Berry finds himself in high cotton at President and Mrs. George Bush's "Milestones and Miracles" birthday celebration in Houston. Berry, Larry Gatlin and Michael W. S 2004 - Ray Charles di ...

  20. This Day in Music

    June 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Beloved hard rock veterans Spinal Tap come back from the dead at New York's Carnegie Hall with a 20-song, 90-minute performance as part of the annual Toyota Comedy Festival.<br clear="no 2004 - Soprano saxophon ...

  21. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John ...

  22. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Paul Brandt and Claudia Church answer the call of their country when they head to Bosnia to entertain U.S. troops there. The trip is the first USO junket for both artists.<br clear="none 2004 - Indianapolis resident ...

  23. This Day in Music

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>George Jones pleads guilty in Franklin, Tenn., to driving while impaired and violating the state's open-container law, in charges stemming from his near-fatal March 6 car accident. Jones 2002 - Singer Dionne Warwick is ...

  24. Chart Beat Chat

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses slow turnover of No. 1s, digital sales, chart methodology and more with readers. DISPARATE DOMAINS Dear Fred, There's another piece of trivia for which the slow turnover of No. 1 hits on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs ...

  25. This Day in Music

    May 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Otis Blackwell, who wrote dozens of hit songs _ including "Don't Be Cruel," "Return To Sender" and "All Shook Up" for Elvis Presley _ dies of a heart attack. He is 70.<br clear="no ...

  26. This Day in Music

    April 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The Oak Ridge Boys perform in Washington, D.C., at ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of the American Red Cross' blood services.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The L.A. ...

  27. Malo In A Covers Mood On New Albums

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After nearly 20 years of recording mostly original music with the Mavericks and on his own, Raul Malo is turning into a cover boy. After nearly 20 years of recording mostly original music with the Mavericks and on his own, Raul Malo is turning into ...

  28. Orange And Black Back For Impulse Celebration

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For many, orange and black are the hues of jazz. Those were the distinctive colors on the spines of LPs issued by Impulse Records, the label that midwifed some of the most important new jazz of the 19 For many, orange and black are the hues of jazz. ...

  29. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Rapper Nate Dogg (Nathaniel Dawayne Hale) is booked into Arizona's Mohave County Jail on felony charges of possession of marihuana, drug paraphernalia, and a stolen firearm. The artist i 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baro ...

  30. Gladys Knight Salutes Ella, Duke, Sammy

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B veteran Gladys Knight will honor a host of legendary vocalists with the release of a covers album, "Before Me." R&B veteran Gladys Knight will honor a host of legendary vocalists with the release of a covers album, "Before ...

  31. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The "Nokia Presents The George Strait Chevy Truck Country Music Festival Brought To You By Wrangler" opens to a sell-out crowd of about 56,000 attendants in Phoenix, Ariz.<br clear="none 2001 - The Court o ...

  32. 'Cat' Scratch Fever

    March 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Finding love in an airport security line, a ghostly feline hovering above New York and imaginary conversations with the late Ray Charles are not usual topics addressed in rock'n'roll. Finding love in an airport security line, a ghostly fel ...

  33. African Musician Ali Farka Toure Dies

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ali Farka Toure, a traditional African musician who won two Grammy Awards, died today (March 7) in his native Mali after a long battle with bone cancer. Ali Farka Toure, a traditional African musician who won two Grammy Awards, died today (March 7) ...

  34. Fagen Preps For 'Morph'

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The alternate musical universe of Steely Dan principal Donald Fagen comes alive in his third solo album. Finding love in an airport security line, a ghostly feline hovering above New York and imaginary conversations with the late Ray Charles are not ...

  35. Image Awards Honor Foxx, Keys, Carey

    February 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jamie Foxx's quest for musical stardom got a boost last night (Feb. 25) at the 37th Annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles, where the Oscar-winning actor was picked as best male musical artist. Alic Jamie Foxx's quest for musical stardom ...

  36. This Day in Music

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>Courtney Love appears in Australian court on charges of abusing a flight attendant. The singer admits to responding with an obscenity when a Quantas flight attendant told her to take her 1999 - Bill Givens, founder of pione ...

  37. Fagen Forging Ahead With Solo Tour

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Steely Dan principal Donald Fagen will begin his first-ever solo tour March 1 in New Brunswick, N.J. Steely Dan principal Donald Fagen will begin his first-ever solo tour March 1 in New Brunswick, N.J. At deadline, 18 dates were on tap through March ...

  38. Mariah, Kanye, Alicia Lead NAACP Image Noms

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With four nominations each, Mariah Carey, Kanye West and Alicia Keys lead the field of musicians contending for 2006 NAACP Image Awards. With four nominations each, Mariah Carey, Kanye West and Alicia Keys lead the field of musicians contending for ...

  39. Foxx Overtakes Blige On Album Chart

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After debuting a week ago at No. 2, Jamie Foxx's "Unpredictable" rises to the top of The Billboard 200, trading places with last week's No. 1, Mary J. Blige's "The Breakthrough." The J Records set mak After debutin ...

  40. Chart Beat

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mariah ties an Elvis record, 'Georgia' and 'Postman' return to the charts, and American Idols and Madonna are among those making chart news. WHY YOU'LL REMEMBER 'FORGET': It was already Mariah Carey's most suc ...

  41. Foxx Returns To Musical Roots

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Oscar-winning actor returns to music after a 12-year layoff, bolstered by guest turns from Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Twista and Kanye West. A funny thing happened to Jamie Foxx on the way to starting a music career. Acting on a girlfriend's ...

  42. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Jazz bassist Arvell Shaw dies at his home in Long Island, N.Y., of an apparent heart attack. He is 79.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The all-star remake of "Do They Know It& ...

  43. This Day in Music

    December 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Janet Jackson wins an injunction against Eric Leon Christian, who she claims had been harassing her.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warra ...

  44. Fagen Faces The Future On Third Solo Album

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As usual, the album is highlighted by the unique blend of Fagen's imaginative storytelling and the groove-oriented, backing vocal-laden pop for which Steely Dan is renowned. Steely Dan principal Donald Fagen finds love in an airport security li ...

  45. Up From The 'Hood And Giving Back

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At 72 years old, Quincy Jones shows no sign of slowing down. His work and passion keep him young at heart. Quincy Jones is getting on a plane to Cambodia in five hours. He is leading a coalition in conjunction with UNICEF to bring attention to the r ...

  46. This Day in Music

    November 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Alejandro Sanz caps a triumphant week when he wins awards for Spanish male artist and Spanish album at the Premios Amigo. The week before Sanz won identical awards at the 47th Premios On 2004 - Ol' Dirty Bastard, a fou ...

  47. Zeppelin, Gergiev Win Polar Music Prize

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Legendary rock act Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and artistic director Valery Gergiev were named laureates of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2006 today (Nov. 7) in Stockholm. Legendary rock act Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and arti ...

  48. Elvis Remains Top-Earning Dead Celeb

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elvis is still the king when it comes to earning royalties, according to Forbes magazine, but Shakespeare could have given him a run for the money. Elvis is still the king when it comes to earning royalties, according to Forbes magazine, but Shakesp ...

  49. Jamie Foxx Nearly Done With J Debut

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Actor/artist Jamie Foxx is finishing up "Unpredictable," his debut album for J Records, Due Dec. 6, the set is led by the title track featuring Ludacris, which was penned by Harold Lilly and produced Actor/artist Jamie Foxx is finishing up ...

  50. Unreleased Tracks Span Joel's 'My Lives'

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of unreleased tracks and rarities will be found on the upcoming Billy Joel boxed set "My Lives," due Dec. 6 via Columbia/Legacy. A host of unreleased tracks and rarities will be found on the upcoming Billy Joel boxed set "My Li ...

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