1. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Pam Tillis joins the Grand Ole Opry. The former Country Music Association female vocalist of the year is inducted by Marty Stuart during the TNN-televised portion of the show. <br clear= 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big w ...

  2. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,&qu ...

  3. Bolton, Lauper, Macy Gray Set For 'Celebrity Duets'

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Bolton, Chaka Khan, Clint Black and Cyndi Lauper are among the pop stars who will be part of "Celebrity Duets," a new Fox TV show that pairs singers and celebrities trying to prove they can ca Michael Bolton, Chaka Khan, Clint Blac ...

  4. This Day in Music

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country singer Tanya Tucker files a $300,000 lawsuit against Capitol Records Nashville, contending that the label has willfully neglected her career.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 ...

  5. This Day in Music

    July 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>26-year-old Karen Manders dies from injuries sustained from a 30-foot fall from a barrier at an overcrowded free concert in Brighton, England, headlined by Fatboy Slim.<br clear="none"/> 2005 - The Intonatio ...

  6. 27OnTV

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 10 "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Teddy Geiger, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ne-Yo. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): The Fray (also featured: Mic ...

  7. Chart Beat

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Nelly Furtado, Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, George Strait and Paris Hilton. TWO 'LOOSE' TRACKS HOLD POLE POSITIONS: Nelly Furtado is No. 1 on the singles chart whether you live in the United States or the United Kingdom, but ...

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nelly Furtado puts pop on the backburner, Keane gets serious, Frank Black doubles up and Diana Ross is unearthed in this week's Hot Product. A CD/DVD combo from Madonna, "I'm Going To Tell You a Secret" (Warner Bros.), chroniclin ...

  9. Billboard Bits: R&B Foundation Awards, Fruitgum Co, Blue October

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul singers Ashford & Simpson, Jerry Butler and singer/guitarist Bonnie Raitt are among the stable of presenters for the 14th R&B Foundation Pioneer Awards. Hosted by Smokey Robinson and Patt Soul singers Ashford & Simpson, Jerry Butler ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Chart Beat Chat

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses the Billboard Hot 100, longest-charting songs, disco/dance charts, Prince and more with readers. LIVING IN A DIGITAL WORLD Dear Fred, Recently I have become concerned about the accuracy of the Billboard Hot 100 with the advent of digi ...

  12. Teene Marie Polishes 'Sapphire'

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul singer Teena Marie will on May 9 release her second Cash Money Classics/Universal album, "Sapphire." Soul singer Teena Marie will on May 9 release her second Cash Money Classics/Universal album, "Sapphire." The set features ...

  13. Smokey Robinson Pledges 'Timeless Love'

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Motown legend Smokey Robinson delves into the Great American Songbook on "Timeless Love," an album of standards due June 13 via Universal's New Door imprint. Motown legend Smokey Robinson delves into the Great American Songbook on &qu ...

  14. This Day in Music

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry undergoes successful brain surgery. Berry collapsed due to a brain aneurysm during a concert in Switzerland.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - American sing ...

  15. Chart Beat Chat

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses song origins, Mariah Carey, U.S. geography, birthdates, Ed Cobb and Kristine W with readers. BET THE NANNY OF McPHEE WOULD HAVE KNOWN Dear Fred, I have noticed that the younger generation in the entertainment field has no knowledge of ...

  16. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Marilyn Manson files a defamation countersuit against former Spin executive editor Craig Marks. Manson's action is in response to a multimillion-dollar suit Marks filed the month before 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Co ...

  17. Chart Beat

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The rewriting of chart history by "High School Musical" is tackled in this week's column, as is news on John Corbett, Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, James Blunt and Natasha Bedingfield. 'FREE' THROW: Zac Efron and Vanessa A ...

  18. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>R&B singer/pianist Charles Brown, 76, dies of congestive heart failure in Oakland, Calif. Brown scored his first hit, "Drifting Blues," in 1946 with Johnny Moore's Three Blazers.<br 2002 - Peggy Lee, t ...

  19. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). " ...

  20. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Jazz trumpeter Conte Candoli dies of cancer in Palm Desert, Calif. He is 74.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - As he recovers in a Berkshire, England, hospital from injuries sustaine ...

  21. This Day in Music

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1996 - </b>Motown founder Berry Gordy is honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. In the '60's, Gordy made household names of artists like Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, and Stevie Wonder.<br 2002 - Christina A ...

  22. LeAnn & Smokey Fete Elton

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 LeAnn Rimes and Smokey Robinson duet at the Society of Singers' 2005 Ella award ceremony. LeAnn Rimes and Smokey Robinson duet on Elton John's "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" at the 14th annual Ella awards Oct. 10 in Beverly Hi ...

  23. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Barbra Streisand sings her farewell concert at New York's Madison Square Garden.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - In a Los Angeles Times editorial, Yusuf Islam blasts the Unite ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Willie Hutch, Trak Starz, 4AD

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Willie Hutch, Trak Starz, 4AD Veteran singer/songwriter/producer Willie Hutch died Monday (Sept. 19) of undisclosed causes in Dallas. He was 59. Best known for his work at Motown, his association with the label began in 1970 when record prod ...

  25. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>"My Soul," Coolio's follow-up to 1995's multi-platinum "Gangsta's Paradise," is released on Tommy Boy.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Gov't ...

  26. Reeves Advances In Detroit Council Race

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Motown legend Martha Reeves felt like dancing. "I want to jump around up in here, but we're in the VIP room and everyone is being very sophisticated," Reeves said early today (Aug. 3) following a succ Motown legend Martha Reeves felt ...

  27. This Day in Music

    July 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country singer Tanya Tucker files a $300,000 lawsuit against Capitol Records Nashville, contending that the label has willfully neglected her career.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 ...

  28. This Day in Music

    July 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The cream of Latin American musical talent converges on Three Mills Island in East London for the Salsa 2000 open-air festival. The large-scale Latin festival is headlined by Ruben Blade 2003 - Celia Cruz dies of a brain tu ...

  29. Smokey Retrospective Boasts New Songs

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Soul legend Smokey Robinson has recorded the new songs "My World" and "Fallin'" for the retrospective "My World: The Definitive Collection." Soul legend Smokey Robinson has recorded the new songs "My World&quo ...

  30. Motown Classics Get Modern Updates

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 15-track set will be augmented on the same day by "Motown Unmixed," featuring the original versions of the source material for the remix project. As first revealed here in January, a host of Motown classics have been remixed for the ap ...

  31. This Day in Music

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>American singer Macy Gray is named best international female artist and best international newcomer at the U.K. recording industry's annual Brit Awards. TLC pick up best international gr 2000 - American singer Macy Gra ...

  32. Judge Assures Jurors Jackson Was Ill

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson returned to court today (Feb. 22) after a week's delay, and the judge assured prospective jurors that the singer really had been ill and there was no plot to put off his child molestat Michael Jackson returned to court today (Fe ...

  33. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brow ...

  34. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. S 2002 - Peggy Lee ...

  35. Paisley, Emmylou Win At ASCAP Country Awards

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Brad Paisley, Chris DuBois, Neil Thrasher, Emmylou Harris and EMI Music Publishing were the top honorees at the 42nd Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held last night (Nov. 8) at Nashville's Opryland Brad Paisley, Chris DuBois, Neil Thrasher, ...

  36. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses country artists on the R&B chart, radio and ringtones with readers. SHOULD HAVE STUDIED THE BOOK A LITTLE MORE Hi Fred, You mentioned that Tim McGraw is the first country artist since Conway Twitty to appear on the R&B ...

  37. Between the Sun and the Moon

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Best-known for the R&B hits "So Good, So Right" and "Piano in the Dark"—and for penning Oleta Adams' crossover anthem, "Get Here"—singer/songwriter Brenda Russell has never been cont Best-known for the R&B ...

  38. Holland's 'Friends' Pack Third Big Band Album

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Smokey Robinson and the late Kirsty MacColl are among the artists collaborating with Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra on the third album in the "Small Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Smokey Robinson ...

  39. 'Head' Games With Brian Wilson

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Interviews with Brian Wilson are notorious for not going smoothly. The songwriter and universally acknowledged creative genius of the Beach Boys has variously walked out on journalists in mid-intervie Interviews with Brian Wilson are notorious for n ...

  40. In The Spirit

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Smokey Robinson marks his entry into the gospel market with the release of his Robsco debut, "Food for the Spirit." Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Smokey Robinson marks his entry into the gospel market with the release of his Ro ...

  41. Artist worked with Smokey Robinson, Four Tops.

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artist worked with Smokey Robinson, Four Tops. R&B singer and former Motown songwriter/producer Johnny Bristol, who worked with such stars as Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, died March 21 in Brighton Township, Mich., apparently of natural cause ...

  42. Be A Pepper: Reba, Smokey In Ad Campaign

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Continuing its "Be You" campaign, soft drink Dr. Pepper will again tap music stars for its 2004 television advertising plans. Reba McEntire, LeAnn Rimes, Smokey Robinson, B2K, Ana Gabriel and Patricia Continuing its "Be You" camp ...

  43. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Modern rock act Local H performs at a bar/restaurant in Crystal Lake, Ill., for Kevin Krak, winner of a summer eBay auction for a concert by the band. "I have been a fan of Local H for s 2002 - Modern rock act Local H ...

  44. Smokey Robinson Readies Spiritual Album

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Soul legend Smokey Robinson is preparing to release his first inspirational/gospel album, "Food for the Spirit." The nine-song set will be released March 30 on Minneapolis-based gospel label Liquid 8 Soul legend Smokey Robinson is preparin ...

  45. This Day in Music

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Christina Aguilera makes a rare live appearance at Chicago radio station B96's Halloween Bash, offering four tracks from her latest album "Stripped." 2002 - Christina Aguilera makes a rare live appearance at ...

  46. Wonder, Bennett Guest On Lauper Set

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder and Tony Bennett add their talents to Cyndi Lauper's forthcoming album, "At Last." Stevie Wonder and Tony Bennett add their talents to Cyndi Lauper's forthcoming album, "At Last." As first revealed here , ...

  47. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2001 - Celine ...

  48. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Gov't Mule bassist and former Allman Brothers Band member Douglas Allen Woody is found dead in a motel in the New York borough of Queens. He is 44. 2000 - Gov't Mule bassist and former Allman Brothers Band member ...

  49. This Day in Music

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Motown legend Smokey Robinson joins the ranks of music stars-turned-radio stars when he dons his own on-air persona on Los Angeles station KCMG (Mega 92.3) with the show "Intimate With S 2000 - Motown legend Smokey Rob ...

  50. This Day in Music

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>26-year-old Karen Manders dies from injuries sustained from a 30-foot fall from a barrier at an overcrowded free concert in Brighton, England, headlined by Fatboy Slim. 2002 - 26-year-old Karen Manders dies from injuries su ...

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