1. 'Let It Go' Helps Idina Menzel Make Hot 100 History

    March 15, 2014 2:50 PM EDT Idina Menzel has made history on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The singer's rise into the top 10 with "Let It Go" makes her the first person with both a top 10 hit and a Tony Award for acting. Menzel's Oscar-winning "Let ...

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  3. Eddie Kirkland, Blues Legend, Killed in Car Crash

    February 28, 2011 10:36 AM EST 0 0 0 Eddie Kirkland, an 88-year-old blues legend known as the "Gypsy of the Blues" was killed in Florida when his car turned into the path of a Greyhound bus. Kirkland was traveling southeast on U.S. Highway 98 in Crystal River, north of Tampa, ...

  4. New Orleans Bluesman Eddie Bo Dies

    March 24, 2009 10:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 New Orleans blues singer-pianist Eddie Bo, who worked with musicians such as Irma Thomas and Art Neville, has died of a heart attack. He was 79. His death was confirmed Friday by his close friend and booking agent, Karen Hamilton. Hamilton said Eddi ...

  5. This Day in Music

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST - U2's Bono and the Edge team with Pearl Jam and join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne. The event draws 14 2006 - U2's Bono and the Edge team wit ...

  6. Industry Legend Jerry Wexler Dies At 91

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music industry legend Jerry Wexler, who kick-started his career as a Billboard journalist in the late 1940s and went on to cultivate the careers of Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and Led Zeppelin while Music industry legend Jerry Wexler, who kick-star ...

  7. Aretha, Mint Condition Salute Black Music Month

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An essay from Aretha Franklin, an Earth Wind & Fire tribute from Mint Condition and blog posts from rapper YoYo are among the featured elements of BlackVoices.com's Black Music Month celebration. An essay from Aretha Franklin, an Earth Wind ...

  8. This Day in Music

    November 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST - U2's Bono and the Edge team with Pearl Jam and join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne. The event draws 14 2006 - U2's Bono and the Edge team wit ...

  9. Tunes On TV

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television October 1 - 7, 2007. MONDAY, Oct. 1 "Control Room Presents," MyNetworkTV Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Ben Harper (also scheduled: Sean Penn, Barry ...

  10. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show Wi ...

  11. Industry Icon Ahmet Ertegun Dies At 83

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun died today (Dec. 14) at New York's Weill Cornell Medical Center. He was 83. Ertegun was critically injured when he fell backstage at a Rolling Stones concert Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun di ...

  12. Atlantic Co-Founder Ahmet Ertegun In Coma

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun is in a coma after injuring his brain in a fall, his doctor said yesterday (Dec. 11). Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun is in a coma after injuring his brain in a fall, his doctor said yesterday (Dec ...

  13. R&B Singer Ruth Brown Dies

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Atlantic signed star charted 24 singles. Ruth Brown, the vivacious R&B singer whose early hits established Atlantic Records, has died of complications following a stroke and a heart attack in Henderson, Nev. She was 78. Brown, who died Friday ...

  14. R&B Singer Ruth Brown Dies

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ruth Brown, the vivacious R&B singer whose early hits established Atlantic Records, has died of complications following a stroke and a heart attack in Henderson, Nev. She was 78. Ruth Brown, the vivacious R&B singer whose early hits es ...

  15. RHYTHM & BLUES: WOMEN BENEATH THE RADAR

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Where would R&B be today without the likes of such heart-stirring pioneers as Ruth Brown, Etta James, Tina Turner and Aretha Franklin? This year has borne witness to an array of albums by a female Where would R&B be today without the l ...

  16. R&B Singer Ruth Brown Dies At 78

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer Ruth Brown, whose recordings of "Teardrops in My Eyes," "5-10-15 Hours" and "(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean" shot her to R&B stardom in the 1950s, has died. She was 78. Singer Ruth Brown, whose recording ...

  17. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (als ...

  18. Seagal Chasing The Blues In Memphis

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Steven Seagal has become a household name as the star of dozens of action films, but he's hoping to become just as well-known for his musical endeavors. Steven Seagal has become a household name as the star of dozens of action films, but he ...

  19. Ladies Man

    August 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blues pianist/vocalist Pinetop Perkins is 91 years old and still hammering the ivories. Blues pianist/vocalist Pinetop Perkins is 91 years old and still hammering the ivories. That's beyond amazing, but then, Perkins' life in the blues has ...

  20. Blues Legends Capture 'Lightning In A Bottle'

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will hit stores this fall. Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to t ...

  21. Artists Salute The Blues In New York

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Some of the biggest names in soul, rock, rap, and bluegrass joined blues music's biggest and most-revered artists Friday in New York to celebrate the blues -- its history, greatest artists, and influe Some of the biggest names in soul, rock, ra ...

  22. More Artists Line Up To Salute The Blues

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 India.Arie, John Fogerty, Solomon Burke, Natalie Cole, Levon Helm, and Alison Krauss are among the newly confirmed artists flocking to the Feb. 7 Salute to the Blues concert at New York's Radio City M India.Arie, John Fogerty, Solomon Burke, Na ...

  23. Tunes On TV

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 20 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Vince Gill, Amy Grant (also scheduled: Doris Roberts). "Tribute to Li ...

  24. Blues Foundation Postpones Awards

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Blues Foundation has postponed until fall 2002 the presentation of its lifetime achievement awards to singer/guItarist Buddy Guy and Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, Billboard Bulletin reports. T The Blues Foundation has postponed until fall 20 ...