1. Morning Fix: Arthur Fogel Re-Ups With Live Nation; Rolling Stones' 'Final' Show; Apollo Global and HMV

    December 17, 2012 9:03 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free Morning Fix email and our other free music-business newsletters ARTHUR FOGEL RE-UPS WITH LIVE NATION: Arthur Fogel has re-upped with Live Nation for a new five-year deal to continue his role as the C ...

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  3. Paul McDonald Voted Off 'American Idol,' Kelly Clarkson Returns

    April 14, 2011 10:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 On tonight's (Apr. 14) "American Idol," Nashville-based rock singer-songwriter Paul McDonald became the first male contestant eliminated from show's tenth season since fan voting began last month. 'American Idol': Jacob ...

  4. Billy Taylor, Jazz Musician, Dies at 89

    December 29, 2010 5:27 PM EST 0 0 0 B illy Taylor , a leading jazz musician and composer who introduced the genre to wider audiences as a TV broadcaster, teacher and booster of new talent, died Tuesday in New York of heart failure, age 89. The Kennedy Center for the performing arts in ...

  5. The Orchard Closes 2010 With New Artist, Label Signings

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Digital distributor the Orchard has announced a spate of new artist and label signings to close out the year, including deals with Ryan Adams and Joss Stone. The Orchard will also release albums by country artist Big Kenny and alt-rockers Buffalo ...

  6. Freddie Hubbard 'Jazz Wave' Performances Unearthed

    May 07, 2009 7:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 For his first posthumous release, famed jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard will resurface on June 2 with "Without a Song: Live In Europe 1969." Hubbard, who died last December at age 70, will join the ranks of Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk w ...

  7. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey checks herself into an undisclosed hospital, suffering from "extreme exhaustion." She also pulls out of "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal," the anniversary event she was due to headlin 2001 - Mariah Carey checks h ...

  8. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "God ...

  9. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies of diabetes in Salinas, Calif. He is 76. 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a ...

  10. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-piece ban 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Legendary Jazz Drummer Max Roach Dies At 83

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Acclaimed be-bop drummer and composer Max Roach died in his sleep early this morning (Aug. 16) at age 83 in New York, according to a spokesperson from Blue Note Records. The cause of death was not ann Acclaimed be-bop drummer and composer Max Roach ...

  13. Legendary Jazz Drummer Max Roach Dies At 83

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed be-bop drummer and composer Max Roach died in his sleep early this morning (Aug. 16) at age 83 in New York, according to a spokesperson from Blue Note Records. The cause of death was not announced. Considered one of the most influential ...

  14. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey checks herself into an undisclosed hospital, suffering from "extreme exhaustion." She also pulls out of "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal," the anniversary event she was due to headlin 2001 - Mariah Carey checks h ...

  15. More Where Mingus Came From

    July 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Look for Charles Mingus, fronting a dazzling sextet, to climb the traditional-jazz chart this summer. Look for Charles Mingus, fronting a dazzling sextet, to climb the traditional-jazz chart this summer. No, the legendary bassist isn't leading ...

  16. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Chemical Brothers keep the party going on an album that is already No. 1 in their U.K. homeland, Suzanne Vega salutes New York on her first project in six years, Charles Mingus lives again on a mu The first new Meat Puppets album with both Kirkw ...

  17. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "God ...

  18. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies of diabetes in Salinas, Calif. He is 76. 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a ...

  19. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-piece ban 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs ...

  20. The Bird And The Bee

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Call it what you will -- space age bachelorette pad music seems fitting -- just as long as you don't call it "modern standards" or "jazz pop." And even if Inara George and Greg Kurstin have hipster na Call it what you will - ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>At Woodstock 99, all hell breaks loose. Fires fueled by paper plates, pizza boxes and garbage strewn around everywhere break out during a set by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The group's en 2001 - Mariah Carey checks hers ...

  24. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Chuck ...

  25. Orange And Black Back For Impulse Celebration

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For many, orange and black are the hues of jazz. Those were the distinctive colors on the spines of LPs issued by Impulse Records, the label that midwifed some of the most important new jazz of the 19 For many, orange and black are the hues of jazz. ...

  26. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Soul vocalist Charles Pettigrew of the duo Charles & Eddie dies in Philadelphia after a long battle with cancer. The group achieved international success with the 1992 single "Would 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatund ...

  27. Saxophonist Jackie McLean Dies

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jazz saxophonist Jackie McLean, a performer and teacher who played with legendary musicians including Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins, died Friday. He was 73. Jazz saxophonist Jackie McLean, a performer and teacher who played with legendary musicians ...

  28. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1992 - </b>Megadeth guitarist Dave Mustaine and wife Pam have a baby in Burbank, Calif. They name the child Justis David.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. perfo ...

  29. Costello Formalizes Symponic Tour, Album Plans

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Initially expected to begin sometime this month, Elvis Costello's orchestral tour will instead open March 27 in San Francisco. Initially expected to begin sometime this month, Elvis Costello's orchestral tour will instead open March 27 in ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. Hot Product

    September 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ray Charles From Ray's Vaults In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon this week: a collection of duets, "Genius and Friends," and, as previously reported, a 14 ...

  32. Charles Says Hello, Goodbye With Box, Duets

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon Sept. 20. In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon Sept. 20: ...

  33. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>At Woodstock 99, all hell breaks loose. Fires fueled by paper plates, pizza boxes and garbage strewn around everywhere break out during a set by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The group's en 2001 - Mariah Carey checks hers ...

  34. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Jazz trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies in Triadelphia, W. Va., of Parkinson's disease. He is 75. Knepper was best known for his association with bassist/composer Charles Mingus, for whom he 2003 - Jazz trombonist Jimmy Kne ...

  35. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies of diabetes in Salinas, Calif. He is 76. 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced Afri ...

  36. Overtime

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Holland first gained prominence as a superb double bass player, working with, among others, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Jack DeJohnette, Stan Getz and Joe Lovano. Dave Holland first gained prominence as a superb double bass player, working with, ...

  37. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-pi 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick J ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. Lead Us Not Into Temptation: Music From the Film "Young Adam"

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mostly composed of obliquely lyrical chamber music, "Lead Us Not Into Temptation" is the album realization of David Byrne's score to David Mackenzie's film "Young Adam" (starring Ewan McGregor and Til Mostly composed of ...

  40. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Mariah Carey checks herself into an undisclosed hospital, suffering from "extreme exhaustion." She also pulls out of "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal," the anniversary event she was due to 2001 - Mariah Car ...

  41. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Sarah McLachlan's audience grows by one when the Canadian musician gives birth to daughter India Ann Sushil Sood, her and drummer-husband, Ashwin Sood's first child. 2002 - Sarah McLachlan's audience grows by ...

  42. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Musician-actor Harry Connick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-p 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Connick ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. Noted Producer Tom Dowd Dies

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tom Dowd, a legendary record producer and engineer who worked with Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton, and a host of other stars spanning jazz, soul and rock over 50 years, has died in south Florida at age Tom Dowd, a legendary record producer and engine ...

  45. Contemporary: Original Jazz Classics Sampler

    October 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 1950s and early '60s were the heyday of the indie jazz label, and it wasn't just Blue Note. For some years, Berkeley, Calif.-based Fantasy Inc. The 1950s and early '60s were the heyday of the indie jazz label, and it wasn't j ...

  46. Rochester Plans Jazz Fest

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival (RIJF) has landed an impressive talent list that spans from Aretha Franklin and Sonny Rollins to John Hammond and Medeski Martin & Wood. The festiv The Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival ...

  47. Marsalis Leads Playboy Jazz Lineup

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 15-16 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. On the first day of the event, Marsalis will perfor Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup fo ...