1. Rosemary Clooney

    Rosemary Clooney

    15 Albums, 2 Songs

    • Mixed Emotions [Mastersong]
    • Love Songs
    • The Last Concert
    • Mothers & Daughters
    • Sentimental Journey [Excelsior]
    • Sentimental Journey: The Girl Singer and Her New Big Band
    • Songs from the Girl Singer: A Musical Autobiography
  2. Bring Your Own Band

    October 08, 2012 2:03 PM EDT Singer Maria McKee and film-director husband Jim Akin add value with a twist to their new movie The world premiere of the independent film "After the Triumph of Your Birth" stood out from most Southern California film screenings. Inste ...

  3. Lawrence Barnett, president of MCA's Talent Agency in the 1960s, Dies at 98

    June 13, 2012 7:37 PM EDT Lawrence Barnett, who as president of the MCA Talent Agency in the 1960s represented the likes of Jack Benny, Marlon Brando, Judy Garland and Ronald Reagan, died June 11 in Los Angeles. He was 98. After 37 years with MCA, Barnett served as an exec ...

  4. Weekly Chart Notes: Maroon 5, Gotye, Flo Rida

    April 27, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa connect to Hot 100 history through 'Payphone.' M aroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa teaming up on "Payphone" turned out to be a good call. As the pop/rock band and rapper roar onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 3, th ...

  5. This Week In Billboard History: President Elvis? Capitol's Beatlemania Headache; Gwen & Gavin's Labels Split

    January 18, 2012 1:48 PM EST The President & The King: Following the political campaigns of two country and western artists the Jan. 18 1960 edition of Billboard predicted that Elvis Presley (right) here with President Richard Nixon at the Whitehouse, will run for Preside ...

  6. Smokey Robinson Tapped for ELLA Award: 'I'm Very Honored By This'

    August 09, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Smokey Robinson first met Ella Fitzgerald some 50 years ago and calls her "my mom, just such a wonderful lady. I loved her so much, and she was always so sweet to me." Now he's getting an award named in Fitzgerald's honor. The Mo ...

  7. May 23, 2009

    May 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Veteran rapper Ricky “Slick Rick” Walters receives a full pardon from New York’s Gov. David Paterson for the attempted murders of two men in 1991, ending a long legal saga. 2006 – Jordin Sparks wins Season Six of “American Idol.” 2000 – Billy ...

  8. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second child, Thomas Aaron Tippin is born at the Baptist Women's Pavilion in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Thomas weighs seven pounds, fou 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, bec ...

  9. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-winning conductor who lent his musical expertise to Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby before founding the New York Pops and becoming the first "Tonight Show" bandleader 2005 - Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-wi ...

  10. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free concert in New York's Bryant Park. The noontime event is sponsored by HBO and will include an announcement of a donation to be made by Bow Wow to the not-fo 2003 - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free ...

  11. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi Hendrix through his acrobatic playing style, dies at a hospital in Macon, Ga. He is 67. 2006 - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Re ...

  12. This Day in Music

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Spencer Dryden, the drummer for legendary rock band the Jefferson Airplane, dies of cancer at his home in Petaluma, Calif. He was 66. 2005 - Spencer Dryden, the drummer for legendary rock band the Jefferson Airplane, dies of cancer at his hom ...

  13. Alvin, Chipmunks Stay In The Family

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The house that Chipmunks built sits atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The house that Chipmunks built sits atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Ross Bagdasarian Jr. lives here in the wealthy Montecito area with his wife Janice Karman. ...

  14. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second child, Thomas Aaron Tippin is born at the Baptist Women's Pavilion in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Thomas weighs seven pounds, fou 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, bec ...

  15. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-winning conductor who lent his musical expertise to Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby before founding the New York Pops and becoming the first "Tonight Show" bandleader 2005 - Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-wi ...

  16. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free concert in New York's Bryant Park. The noontime event is sponsored by HBO and will include an announcement of a donation to be made by Bow Wow to the not-fo 2003 - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free ...

  17. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi Hendrix through his acrobatic playing style, dies at a hospital in Macon, Ga. He is 67. 2006 - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Re ...

  18. Ask Billboard

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith answers readers' questions about Lauryn Hill, The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan, and how CD's that are sold at concert venues are monitored. Cranberries Solo Please! Keith, I just read that Cranberries' singer Dolores ...

  19. This Day in Music

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Spencer Dryden, the drummer for legendary rock band the Jefferson Airplane, dies of cancer at his home in Petaluma, Calif. He was 66. 2005 - Spencer Dryden, the drummer for legendary rock band the Jefferson Airplane, dies of cancer at his hom ...

  20. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>An auction of some of Frank Sinatra's possessions earns him $2,072,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second ...

  21. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Travis is named the best act in the world at the Q Awards 2000, presented in London. Badly Drawn Boy wins for best new act; Coldplay's "Parachutes" is named best album. The awards are vo 2005 - Skitch Henders ...

  22. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Public TV performance series "Sessions At West 54th" debuts John Hiatt as its new host, replacing David Byrne.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stag ...

  23. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1986 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "There'll Be Sad Songs (to Make You Cry)," Billy Ocean.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - With two awards apiece, Beyonce, OutKast and Usher h ...

  24. This Day in Music

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Rosemary Clooney undergoes successful lung cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The 73-year-old singer and former TV personality has the upper lobe of her left lung remo 2005 - Spencer Dryden, the drummer f ...

  25. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>An auction of some of Frank Sinatra's possessions earns him $2,072,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second ...

  26. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Kiss kicks off its Psycho-Circus tour with a Halloween extravaganza in Los Angeles that dazzles thousands of fans, many of whom arrive in costumes. Appropriately enough, the Smashing Pum 2001 - Having fully recovered from t ...

  27. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Public TV performance series "Sessions At West 54th" debuts John Hiatt as its new host, replacing David Byrne.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stag ...

  28. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>With two awards apiece, Beyonce, OutKast and Usher headed the winners' circle at the BET Awards. 2004 - With two awards apiece, Beyonce, OutKast and Usher headed the winners' circle at the BET Awards. 2002 - Singe ...

  29. Gretchen 'All Jacked Up' On New Album

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Knowing she had substantial touring commitments looming, breakout country star Gretchen Wilson spent the better part of January and February recording material for her sophomore album. The result is t Knowing she had substantial touring commitments ...

  30. This Day in Music

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Mickey Finn, percussionist with U.K. band T. Rex, dies in Croydon, south London. He is 55. 2003 - Mickey Finn, percussionist with U.K. band T. Rex, dies in Croydon, south London. He is 55. 2002 - Rosemary Clooney undergoes ...

  31. Travolta Sings For 'Bobby Long'

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop star. On the soundtrack for his latest film, "A Love Song for Bobby Long," opening today (Dec. 29) in New York and Los At the first peak of his career, actor ...

  32. Hitting The Right Note In Pitch For Auto-Tune

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Nov. 8 broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" featured two of the recording industry's top engineer/producers and one controversial piece of technology. The Nov. 8 broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" featured tw ...

  33. Clooney's Home May Become Museum

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Late singer/actress Rosemary Clooney's old Kentucky home could soon be turned into a museum displaying memorabilia from her singing career under a plan proposed by her one-time neighbor, former Miss A Late singer/actress Rosemary Clooney's ...

  34. Behind The Scenes At The Grammys

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beyonc&#233; -- the evening's big winner, with five awards for her first solo album -- said her previous honors with Destiny's Child are still special. OutKast, winner of three awards, including album of year, brought former Arista R ...

  35. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses OutKast, double-sided singles, holiday albums, online album sales, vinyl singles and more with readers. SOMETHING ABOUT THOSE 'HEY' SONGS Dear Fred, If OutKast's "The Way You Move" does replace "H ...

  36. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second child, Thomas Aaron Tippin is born at the Baptist Women's Pavilion in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Thomas weighs seven poun 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wif ...

  37. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Having fully recovered from the flu that forced her to restructure the North American tour in support of her third Jive album, "Britney," Britney Spears' tour kicks off in Washington, D. 2001 - Having fully r ...

  38. Bette ... Intimately

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Barry Manilow recalls waking from a dream earlier this year with Bette Midler on his mind. "It was the 1950s in my dream, and Bette was singing Rosemary Clooney songs," Manilow says with a smi ...

  39. Bob Hope Dead At 100

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary entertainer Bob Hope has died at the age of 100, a family spokesperson said today (July 28). Hope died of pneumonia last night in Los Angeles at 9:28 p.m. with his family at his side, spokes Legendary entertainer Bob Hope has died at the a ...

  40. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its skeleton mascot "Vic Rattlehead" _ is unsuitable for the nation's youth, Malaysian authorities ban veteran metal act Megadeth from 2001 - Insisting the i ...

  41. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Singer/actress Rosemary Clooney dies at her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. She is 74. She had been fighting a recurrence of lung cancer. 2002 - Singer/actress Rosemary Clooney dies at her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. She is 7 ...

  42. Ask Billboard

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' letters about "Queer As Folk," Dana Glover, and Bette Midler. 'FOLK' SALES Hi, I'm wondering how many copies the season three soundtrack to "Queer As Folk" were sold its first ...

  43. This Day in Music

    January 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Rosemary Clooney undergoes successful lung cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The 73-year-old singer and former TV personality has the upper lobe of her left lung remo 2002 - Rosemary Clooney undergoes su ...

  44. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second child, Thomas Aaron Tippin is born at the Baptist Women's Pavilion in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Thomas weighs seven poun 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wif ...

  45. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Having fully recovered from the flu that forced her to restructure the North American tour in support of her third Jive album, "Britney," Britney Spears' tour kicks off in Washington, D. 2001 - Having fully r ...

  46. Composer Ray Conniff Dies

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ray Conniff, the Grammy Award-winning composer and bandleader whose arrangements epitomized the big band sound while spawning such albums as "S'Wonderful" and "Somewhere My Love," died Saturday. He wa Ray Conniff, the Grammy ...

  47. Singer/Actor Rosemary Clooney Dies

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rosemary Clooney, the mellow-voiced singer who co-starred with Bing Crosby in "White Christmas" and staged a dramatic comeback after her career was nearly destroyed by drugs and alcohol, died Saturday Rosemary Clooney, the mellow-voiced si ...

  48. Rosemary Clooney Undergoes Lung Surgery

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rosemary Clooney has undergone successful lung cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., her agent said. The 73-year-old singer and former TV personality had the upper lobe of her left lu Rosemary Clooney has undergone successful lung c ...

  49. Manilow Bolts Arista For Concord

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 25 years with Arista Records, Barry Manilow has signeda new recording contract with Concord Records. The move signifies not only a major shift for the singer, but also a new direction for the re After 25 years with Arista Records, Barry Manilo ...

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