1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. '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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 , ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Verizon Plans Four-Day L.A. Music Fest

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Four distinct concerts will make up this year's Verizon Music Festival, slated for July 24-27 in Los Angeles. A singer/songwriter event, hip-hop show, and a Latin concert will be ticketed shows, while Four distinct concerts will make up this ye ...

  17. R&B Heavyweights Join Essence Fest Lineup

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Babyface are among the latest additions to the Essence Music Festival bill. Set for July 3-5 in New Orleans, the event has also added Yolanda Adams, Musiq, and Kindred Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Babyface are amon ...

  18. R&B Luminaries Sign On For Essence Festival

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nelly, P. Diddy, Maze, Nappy Roots, Smokey Robinson, Jaheim, and Anita Baker lead the lineup for the fifth edition of the Essence Music Festival, set for July 3-5 at the Superdome in New Orleans. The Nelly, P. Diddy, Maze, Nappy Roots, Smokey Robins ...

  19. Rock Hall Welcomes Police, Clash, Costello

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed the Police, the Clash, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, AC/DC, and the Righteous Brothers into the fold last night (March 10) at New York's Waldorf-Astoria H The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed the ...

  20. Robinson, Jones Honored With Medal Of Arts

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music legends Smokey Robinson and George Jones are among the nine individuals who have been awarded the 2002 National Medal of Arts. The country and R&B greats were honored yesterday (March 6) by Music legends Smokey Robinson and George Jones ar ...

  21. This Day in Music

    March 03, 2003 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 ...

  22. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2003 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 ...

  23. Jazz Fest Blooms With Dylan, CSN, LL Cool J

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed hundreds of artists for this year's 34th annual outing, which will be expanded to an 11-day festival for the first time, starting Thursday, A The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festiva ...

  24. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2003 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 ...

  25. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Jazz trumpeter Conte Candoli dies of cancer in Palm Desert, Calif. He is 74. 2001 - Jazz trumpeter Conte Candoli dies of cancer in Palm Desert, Calif. He is 74. 2000 - Rapper Eminem and his wife Kim Mathers claim that they ...

  26. This Day in Music

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Rock band Killing Heidi and dance duo Madison Avenue, both of which are debut acts with chart-topping hits on independent labels, lead the winners at the 14th Scape Australian Record Ind 2000 - Rock band Killing Heidi and d ...

  27. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an American Red Cross benefit concert at Montreal's Molson Centre for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. 2001 - Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an Am ...

  28. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2002 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 ...

  29. Nnenna Freelon Honors Stevie Wonder

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fact that song stylist Nnenna Freelon's 10-year recording career is moving into high gear seems indisputable. With five Grammy Award nominations to her credit and an increasingly hectic touring sc The fact that song stylist Nnenna Freelon&# ...

  30. Judd, LaBelle, King Join Rainforest Benefit

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A host of entertainers have been added to the lineup of next week's Rainforest Foundation benefit concert in the Isaac Stern Auditorium at New York's Carnegie Hall. Set for April 13, the bill for the A host of entertainers have been added ...

  31. Hill, Arie, Marsalis Hit Caribbean Jazz Fest

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Neo-soul songstress Lauryn Hill will headline a May 11 concert as part of the annual St. Lucia Jazz Festival in the Caribbean. The event, now in its 11th year, will also feature performances by India. Neo-soul songstress Lauryn Hill will headline a ...

  32. Sam Moore Dusts Off 30-Year-Old 'Lovin'

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam & Dave, Sam Moore has finally launched a solo career, and he's packing potent material on "Plenty Good Lovin': The Lost Solo Album." Released Ja More than 30 years after the ...

  33. Vocal Hall Inducts 14 Acts

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fourteen vocal harmony groups, including the Bee Gees, the Chordettes, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Gladys Knight and the Pips, the Lennon Sisters, the Four Freshmen, the Lettermen, and the Vogue Fourteen vocal harmony groups, including the Bee ...

  34. Stars Sign On For Cancer Benefits

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bilal, India.Arie, Mary J. Blige, Bon Jovi's Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora, the Who's Roger Daltrey, and Shelby Lynne are among the artists slated to perform Oct. 11 at City of Hope's Spirit of Life Bilal, India.Arie, Mary J. Blige, ...

  35. Rhino Scours No. 1 Hits For Soul Box Set

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rhino has compiled 136 tracks -- 64 of which were No. 1 R&B and pop hits -- for the six-CD box set "Can You Dig It? The '70s Soul Experience," due Oct. 16. The set features familiar hits from Marv Rhino has compiled 136 tracks -- ...

  36. Vocal Hall To Induct 14 Acts

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Vocal Group Hall of Fame will induct 14 acts spanning five decades as its class of 2001, including the Bee Gees, Eagles, the Lettermen, Oak Ridge Boys, Gladys Knight & the Pips, and Smokey Rob The Vocal Group Hall of Fame will induct 14 acts ...

  37. Down With Me

    August 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The last thing needed right now is yet another clique of videogenic teens with a penchant for crop-tops and hip-hop-inflected pop. The last thing needed right now is yet another clique of videogenic teens with a penchant for crop-tops and hip-hop-in ...

  38. Angel in the Dark

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Few albums have been as aptly titled, as Laura Nyro's fans will receive these final studio recordings like an angel's gift from heaven. Few albums have been as aptly titled, as Laura Nyro's fans will receive these final studio recordi ...

  39. Motown Web Site Links Old, New

    March 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Motown Records has re-launched its official Web site, complete with an exhaustive archive chronicling the venerable label's 43-year history through multimedia features, interviews, rare photographs, a Motown Records has re-launched its official ...

  40. R. Kelly, Jagged Edge Top Soul Train Award Winners

    March 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Both R. Kelly and Jagged Edge were double winners at the 15th annual Soul Train Music Awards, taped last night (Feb. 28) at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. The two-hour syndicated television special i Both R. Kelly and Jagged Edge were double w ...

  41. Frustrated Michael Bolton Ready To Move On

    January 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although his legal options have been exhausted, and he will be forced to pay nearly $1 million from his own pocket, Michael Bolton is hardly conceding defeat in his effort to call his 1991 top-5 pop h Although his legal options have been exhausted, ...

  42. Frustrated Michael Bolton Ready To Move On

    January 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although his legal options have been exhausted, and he will be forced to pay nearly $1 million from his own pocket, Michael Bolton is hardly conceding defeat in his effort to call his 1991 top-5 pop Although his legal options have been exhausted, an ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Soul Train, Beatles, Gene Simmons

    January 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Soul Train anniversary event with Destiny's Child and Smokey Robinson, Gene Simmons TV show, and The Beatles.U Smokey Robinson and Destiny's Child have been confirmed to perform at the Soul Train 30th Anniversary Gala, to be held W ...

Pages