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  2. Business Matters: How Tuesday's Elections Impact the Music Business

    November 07, 2012 5:00 PM EST The music business lost one of its biggest supporters and a long-time friend in Tuesday's elections. Howard Berman lost his seat in the House after 30 years in office while Mary Bono Mack, widow of the late musician Sony Bono, lost her seat i ...

  3. Cher Musical in Development; New Album, Tour in the Works

    June 26, 2012 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 A Broadway musical based on the life and music of pop diva Cher is currently in development, said the icon via Twitter . Cher tweeted that it's been a "very slow process" and that producers have "been working on it quite a while ...

  4. 'Drift Away' Singer Dobie Gray Dies

    December 07, 2011 11:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Soul-pop singer Dobie Gray , who had a top 5 hit in 1973 with the song "Drift Away," has died. The news came on the evening of Dec. 6 via his official website, although no cause of death was listed. He was 71 Born near Houston in 1940 to a ...

  5. Cher, Bono Heirs Sue Universal Music Over Royalties

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Cher has sued Universal Music Group, claiming that the label's creative accounting has shortchanged her and the heirs of her late ex-husband, Sonny Bono, to the tune of $5 million. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, cla ...

  6. This Day in Music

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian music in the post-war era, dies in Rome at the age of 81. Carosone, a Neapolitan, was most famous for his 1956 hit "Tu Vuo'Fa'L'Americano" ("You Want to 2001 - Renato Caro ...

  7. This Day in Music

    January 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the Doors, dies in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He is 50. 2005 - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the Doors, dies in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He is 50. 2004 - Married ...

  8. This Day in Music

    May 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian music in the post-war era, dies in Rome at the age of 81. Carosone, a Neapolitan, was most famous for his 1956 hit "Tu Vuo'Fa'L'Americano" ("You Want to 2001 - Renato Caro ...

  9. This Day in Music

    January 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the Doors, dies in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He is 50. 2005 - Danny Sugerman, longtime manager of the Doors, dies in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He is 50. 2004 - Married ...

  10. Billboard Q&A: Former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Just last month, now former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., was honored--along with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and artist Kelly Clarkson--at the Recording Academy's Grammys on the Hill event. The honor Just last month, now former Rep. Mark Fol ...

  11. This Day in Music

    May 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee is sentenced to six months in jail and three years' probation for kicking his soon-to-be ex-wife, onetime "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson, as she holds thei 2001 - Renato Caroson ...

  12. This Day in Music

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superstar Celine Dion "the best-selling Canadian recording artist of the century."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 ...

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. FROM THE LAND OF THE CRAZY FROG Hi Fred, After taking my regular weekly look at the U.S. movers and shakers on the Billboard Hot 100 I decided to e-mail you to get your honest opinion of our top 40 chart ove ...

  14. This Day in Music

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian music in the post-war era, dies in Rome at the age of 81. Carosone, a Neapolitan, was most famous for his 1956 hit "Tu Vuo'Fa'L'Americano" ("You 2001 - ...

  15. W/C Hit With Suit Over Sonny & Cher Royalties

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cher and the heirs of Sonny Bono are suing Warner/Chappell Music for more than $250,000 in unpaid royalties. NEW YORK -- Cher and the heirs of Sonny Bono are suing Warner/Chappell Music for more than $250,000 in unpaid royalties. The complaint, fi ...

  16. W/C Hit With Suit Over Sonny & Cher Royalties

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cher and the heirs of Sonny Bono are suing Warner/Chappell Music for more than $250,000 in unpaid royalties. Cher and the heirs of Sonny Bono are suing Warner/Chappell Music for more than $250,000 in unpaid royalties. The complaint, filed yesterda ...

  17. This Day in Music

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superstar Celine Dion "the best-selling Canadian recording artist of the century." 2000 - The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superst ...

  18. Rare Croce Cuts Collected On CD, DVD

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shout! Factory Records has set an Oct. 14 release for two new releases honoring the life and work of late singer/songwriter Jim Croce. Shout! Factory Records has set an Oct. 14 release for two new releases honoring the life and work of late singer/s ...

  19. Mary Bono Eyes Top Spot At RIAA

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rep. Mary Bono (R-Calif.) has tossed her hat in the ring as a potential successor to Hilary Rosen as chairman/CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Rep. Mary Bono (R-Calif.) has tossed her hat in the ring as a potential succes ...

  20. Cher's 'Farewell' Tour Beats On

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a new round of shows recently put on sale, Cher continues to extend her North American Living Proof - The Farewell Tour. The year-old trek now extends to the end of August, with more cities yet t With a new round of shows recently put on sale, ...

  21. This Day in Music

    May 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian music in the post-war era, dies in Rome at the age of 81. Carosone, a Neapolitan, was most famous for his 1956 hit "Tu Vuo'Fa'L'Americano" ("You 2001 - ...

  22. This Day in Music

    January 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superstar Celine Dion "the best-selling Canadian recording artist of the century." 2000 - The Canadian Record Industry Assn. (CRIA) declares Quebec superst ...

  23. Ashanti, Nelly Clean Up At Billboard Awards

    December 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B/hip-hop artists Ashanti and Nelly were the top honorees at the 2002 Billboard Music Awards, aired live tonight (Dec. 9) on Fox from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Ashanti took home eight awards, R&B/hip-hop artists Ashanti and Nelly were th ...

  24. R.E.M./Cher Duet Highlights Bono Tribute

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An unexpected duet between R.E.M. and Cher and short sets by No Doubt and Lauryn Hill highlighted the Love Rocks: Celebrating the Biggest Hearts in Entertainment benefit concert, held last Friday at t An unexpected duet between R.E.M. and Cher and s ...