1. New Edie Brickell Tunes Appear on 'Way, Way Back' Soundtrack

    June 20, 2013 6:00 AM EDT Two new songs from Edie Brickell, “For The Time Being” and “Go Where The Love Is,” appear on the soundtrack to Fox Searchlight’s “The Way, Way Back” that opens July 5. Columbia Records will release the soundtrack on July 2. Brickell, currently on ...

  2. Robert Palmer

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  3. Bass Player Chuck Rainey Suffers Stroke

    November 07, 2011 11:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Prolific Artist Has Worked With Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin & Jackson Browne Chuck Rainey , a prolific bassist whose mile-long list of credits over the span of 43-plus years includes Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones and Steely Dan, suffered a strok ...

  4. Ask Billboard: Lil Wayne Infects The Hot 100

    October 08, 2010 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  5. SXSW Kicks Off With Spoon, Sharon Jones, Drive-By Truckers and More

    March 18, 2010 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hundreds of bands, thousands of registrants, and countless numbers of music fans poured into Austin, Tex. yesterday for the start of the music week of the annual South by Southwest Music + Media Conference. At the Austin Convention Center, more than ...

  6. Ask Billboard: Energizer-Bunny Albums

    February 12, 2010 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. HANGIN' TOUGH Hi Gary, I ...

  7. April 27, 2009

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Bassist Carlos Rivolta of the Spanish band Dusminguet is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico. 2002 – Country musician Hillous Butrum of Hank William’s Drifting Cowboys dies in his Nashville home at the age of 74. 2000 – Disco ...

  8. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Madonna adds a ninth U.K. No. 1 album to her career tally, joining her 11th No. 1 single to complete her domination of the British sales charts. "Confessions on a Dance Floor" goes straight to 2005 - Madonna adds a ninth U.K. No. 1 ...

  9. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - British singer Robert Palmer, best known for his dapper dressing style and his iconic videos in the 1980s for songs like "Addicted to Love," dies. He is 54. Palmer, who had lived in Switzerland 2003 - British singer Robert Palmer, b ...

  10. DELTA BLUES

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Writer-musician Gioia (Healing Songs, 2006, etc.) undertakes the daunting task of reconsidering the blues of the Mississippi Delta, musicological terrain well-plowed in several noteworthy books, most Writer-musician Gioia (Healing Songs, 2006, etc.) ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Madonna adds a ninth U.K. No. 1 album to her career tally, joining her 11th No. 1 single to complete her domination of the British sales charts. "Confessions on a Dance Floor" goes straight to 2005 - Madonna adds a ninth U.K. No. 1 ...

  14. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - British singer Robert Palmer, best known for his dapper dressing style and his iconic videos in the 1980s for songs like "Addicted to Love," dies. He is 54. Palmer, who had lived in Switzerland 2003 - British singer Robert Palmer, b ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Producer Phil Spector pleads not guilty in the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson. Spector is formally charged with one count of murder by the Los Angeles County District Attorney.< 2005 - Madonna adds a ninth U.K. ...

  18. Andy Taylor Splits With Duran Duran

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Duran Duran's comeback will continue without the services of Andy Taylor. Duran Duran's comeback will continue without the services of Andy Taylor. The band's founding guitarist has split with the band again, this time ahead of a stri ...

  19. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>To launch Creed singer Scott Stapp's With Arms Wide Open Foundation, the band and Wind-Up Records release a limited edition single of Creed's hit song "With Arms Wide Open." A donation o 2003 - British s ...

  20. This Day in Music

    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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Aretha Franklin, Snoop Dogg, and Brian McKnight are among the performers who take part in the third annual "Soul Train" Christmas Starfest at the Santa Monica (Calif.) Civic Auditorium. 2003 - 50 Cent scores three ...

  23. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 part two The Glass Houses tour, Billy's fourth extensive and extended tour in as many years, played throughout Israel and Europe during the early days of the spring of 1980, and played throughout the United States until late into the summer. In ...

  24. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>To launch Creed singer Scott Stapp's With Arms Wide Open Foundation, the band and Wind-Up Records release a limited edition single of Creed's hit song "With Arms Wide Open." A donation o 2003 - British s ...

  25. Blues Veteran R.L. Burnside Dies

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after being rediscovered by Fat Possum Records in the 1990s, died today in a Memphis hospital. He was 78. Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance a ...

  26. Blackwell Reimagining World Music With Universal

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music industry legend Chris Blackwell, who brought the world Bob Marley, U2 and a host of others, has some more music to sell from outside the pop mainstream. Music industry legend Chris Blackwell, who brought the world Bob Marley, U2 and a host of ...

  27. CHART BEAT

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to Carrie Underwood, Bo Bice, Mariah Carey, Dave Brubeck and more. BO TIED WITH CARRIE: The top two finalists from the fourth season of "American Idol" make their debuts under their own names ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, "Father Christmas," on her own Deanatone Records. 2001 - Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, "Father Christmas,&qu ...

  31. Veteran Drummer Tony Thompson Dies

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Drummer Tony Thompson, who died in an Encino, Calif., hospital yesterday (Nov. 12), proved his freewheeling musical approach at his first audition for Chic, according to producer-guitarist Nile Rodger Drummer Tony Thompson, who died in an Encino, Ca ...

  32. Radiohead Wins, Scorns Top Q Award

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Radiohead (Oct. 2) won the "best act in the world today" award for the third-year running at the Q Awards in London. However, the band sent a silent video message to accept the accolade, pouring scorn Radiohead made it a hat-trick of wins ...

  33. Robert Palmer Dies At Age 54

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Robert Palmer died today (Sept. 26) in Paris of a heart attack. He was 54. The singer was on a two-day break in Paris following a television recording session in Britain, his manager Mick Carter said Robert Palmer died today (Sept. 26) in Paris of a ...

  34. This Day in Music

    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. ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. This Day in Music

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, ""Father Christmas,"" on her own Deanatone Records. 2001 - Country chanteuse Deana Carter releases her first holiday album, ""Fa ...

  37. Mariah Album Pushed To September

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Virgin has bumped the release of "Glitter," Mariah Carey's debut album for the label, to Sept. 11. The move comes just a few days after Twentieth Century Fox pushed back the U.S. opening of the film " Virgin has bumped the releas ...

  38. AOL Taps Brooke Allison To Advise 'Tweens'

    June 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Not just a burgeoning pop talent any longer, 2K/Virgin recording artist Brooke Allison has taken on the responsibility of being a "Growing Up Advisor" for a new area on AOL's Kids Only Channel. The 14 Not just a burgeoning pop talent ...