1. Grammy Museum to Open First Motown Exhibit Celebrating the Supremes

    June 05, 2015 9:00 AM EDT The Supremes -- the biggest girl group of all time on Billboard's Hot 100 -- will be the focus of a new exhibit at The Grammy Museum. Opening June 25, Legends of Motown: Celebrating the Supremes will chronicle the trio's legendary reign ...

  2. Rewinding The Charts: 50 Years Ago, The Supremes' Reign Began

    August 22, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The legendary Motown girl group scored the first of 12 Hot 100 No. 1s on Aug. 22, 1964 There are girl groups, and then there are the Supremes. 50 years ago, Florence Ballard, then 21, Diana Ross and Mary Wilson (both 20), became Motown's bright ...

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  4. Publishing Briefs: NMPA Announces Capitol Hill Showcase To Coincide With Royalty Hearings; Ole, BMG & Kobalt Signings; More

    November 27, 2012 3:57 PM EST -- The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) has organized a songwriters' showcase for Nov. 28, the same day as the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet is holding hearings on music licensing. The e ...

  5. Four Tops' Musical Director Dies at 61

    November 02, 2011 7:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 LAS VEGAS - A key behind-the-scenes associate of the famed Motown quartet the Four Tops, George Rountree, has died. He was 61. The Sun reports Rountree, who worked as the group's musical director for more than 30 years, died Sunday in a Las Veg ...

  6. Hot Tours: Black Eyed Peas, Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Tiësto

    February 25, 2010 11:56 AM EST 0 0 0 Topping this week's Hot Tours tally is Grammy-winning group Black Eyed Peas with reported box office totals from seven U.S. dates on the band's E.N.D. World Tour. Promoted by Concerts West/AEG Live, the tour's 2010 schedule kicked off ...

  7. TV One Brings Back 'Unsung'

    May 18, 2009 10:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 The lives and careers of Supremes founding member Florence Ballad, Minnie Riperton, Shalamar and Melba Moore will be the focus of TV One's second installment of its "Unsung" series. Coinciding with the start of Black Music Month (June ...

  8. March 6, 2009

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Peggy DeCastro of the DeCastro Sisters dies of lung cancer at the age of 82. 2000 – Bonnie Raitt, Earth, Wind & Fire, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Lovin’ Spoonful and the Moonglows are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Clapto ...

  9. Artists, Pols Rally For Performance Rights Act

    February 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST A Grammy Town Hall meeting tonight (Feb. 6) sought to kick off a grassroots movement aimed at passage of the Performance Rights Act, a bill re-introduced two days ago that would require U.S. terrestrial radio stations to pay performance royalties ...

  10. Estelle, Leona Lewis Triumph At MOBOs

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Estelle and Leona Lewis won two awards each at the 13th annual MOBO Awards in London. The awards recognize music of black origin. Estelle was one of the stars of the night, impressing the audience on stage at Wembley Arena with a medley of tunes b ...

  11. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is arrested and ...

  12. Chart Beat

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Darlene Love, Colbie Caillat, Alicia Keys and more! LOVE FOR CHRISTMAS: While having dinner the night before Christmas at the Daily Grill in Los Angeles, I heard songs from Phil Spector's "A Christmas Gift for You," and ...

  13. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is arrested and ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Soles4Souls, Sounds Eclectic 6, Scott Walker

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Mary Wilson and Booker T. and the MGs will perform Feb. 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for the same "sole" purpose: shoes. Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, ...

  15. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Scott Weiland, lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots, and model Mary Forsberg, are wed in Los Angeles. Weiland, who had been released from prison in January and a court-ordered stint in reh 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his w ...

  16. Rhythm & Blues

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mary Wilson has an itch in her heart. But it's not due to the love she sang about as a member of the Supremes in 1966. This itch is to once and for all protect the legacies of the Supremes, Platters a Mary Wilson has an itch in her heart. But ...

  17. Rhythm & Blues

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mary Wilson has an itch in her heart. But it's not due to the love she sang about as a member of the Supremes in 1966. This itch is to once and for all protect the legacies of the Supremes, Platters a Mary Wilson has an itch in her heart. But ...

  18. O'Jays, Ronettes, Tokens Enter Vocal Hall Of Fame

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Vocal Group Hall of Fame inducted its seventh class today (July 6) in Wildwood, N.J., honoring 17 vocal trios, quartets, duos and other harmony, doo-wop and R&B groups. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame inducted its seventh class today (July 6) i ...

  19. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ros ...

  20. Artists Set For L.A. 'Divas' Benefit

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell, "American Idol" finalist Trenyce, disco-era hitmaker Linda Clifford, singer/actress Jenifer Lewis and actresses Loretta Devine and Victoria Rowell will headline the b Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell, &quo ...

  21. Vocal Group Hall Of Fame Inducts 2003 Class

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Martha Reeves and the Vandellas took the stage to accept their induction into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame last night (Sept. 16) in Sharon, Pa., Reeves told the story of how the group came about. As Martha Reeves and the Vandellas took the stage ...

  22. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ros ...

  23. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Taking a closer look at what music is on TV for the week of May 5-11, 2003. Far be it from me to toot the Billboard horn, but it's easy to see that the "2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards" is one of the biggest Latin musi ...

  24. Soul 'Survives' On Documentary Soundtrack

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Koch Entertainment will on May 6 release the soundtrack to "Only the Strong Survive," a "musical celebration of soul" from documentary filmmakers DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus. The 13-track collecti Koch Entertainment will on M ...

  25. Rhythm, Love and Soul: The Sexiest Songs of R&B

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Soul music gets the romantic touch via this three-CD boxed set, a companion to the WQED Multimedia-produced, same-titled special airing on PBS stations this month. Soul music gets the romantic touch via this three-CD boxed set, a companion to the WQ ...

  26. Stars Salute Motown's Funk Brothers

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It was like an old-time Motown revue at New York's Apollo Theatre last night (Nov. 7) as Mary Wilson, Ashford & Simpson, Mario, and others sang in tribute to the Funk Brothers, the musicians behin It was like an old-time Motown revue at New ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Ozzfest, CSNY, Mary Wilson

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Ozzfest, CSNY, Mary Wilson The European touring division of Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is bringing the Ozzfest tour to the territory for the first time, Billboard Bulletin reports. The 17-date trek will take in 10 countries in May and ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. Bidders Hesitant At Lennon Auction

    March 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Baby, you can drive my car," sang the Beatles all those years ago. But bidders hesitated to take up the invitation yesterday (March 27), as a limousine once owned by John Lennon failed to reach its r "Baby, you can drive my car," ...

  30. Lennon's Piano Hits The Auction Block

    February 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The piano John Lennon kept in his New York apartment just before his death is going on sale. The ebony Steinway is expected to fetch between $1.35 million to $1.65 million, auctioneers said last week. The piano John Lennon kept in his New York apart ...