1. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle with cancer. He is 33. A traditional bagpiper and fiddler, Bennett also experimented with electronic music, creating tec 2005 - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Ed ...

  2. Country, Rock Acts Crowd Livestock Concert Lineup

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The entertainment lineup for the 75th Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, set for Feb. 27-March 18 at Reliant Stadium, bolsters the traditional country lineup with Latin, pop, rock and R&B acts. The entertainment lineup for the 75th Houston Live ...

  3. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly &am ...

  4. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Warren Brothers member Brett Warren and his wife Raquel welcome their first child, a boy. Cole Daniel Warren weighs 8 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces and measures 22 inches in length.<br clear="non 2005 - Legendary singer and ...

  5. This Day in Music

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Influential independent rock icons Pavement announce that they have broken up. During their show at London's Brixton Academy, bandmember Stephen Malkmus tells the crowd that the show wil 2000 - Fugitive Wu-Tang Clan ra ...

  6. 46OnTV

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 13-20, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 13 "GAC Nights," Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sugarland. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): George Jones (also scheduled: Robin ...

  7. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

  8. Chart Beat

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses American Idols, Justin Timberlake and more! IDOL VS. IDOL: Last week it seemed certain that Carrie Underwood was going to collect the 100th No. 1 for the "American Idol" franchise, but certainty flew out the window because h ...

  9. Warwick Surrounded By Stars On Duets Album

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cyndi Lauper, Olivia Newton-John, Kelis and Reba McEntire are just some of the many female singers that will join Dionne Warwick on her upcoming duets effort, "My Friends and Me." Cyndi Lauper, Olivia Newton-John, Kelis and Reba McEntire a ...

  10. 41OnTV

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 9 - 15, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 9 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): James Blunt (also scheduled: Donald Trump, John Cena. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured ...

  11. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist i ...

  12. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Reba McEntire makes her live performance debut in Brazil at the annual Barretos Rodeo. The Oklahoma native plays before a crowd estimated at 30-40,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/ 2003 - ...

  13. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1996 - </b>Composer David Tudor dies at the age of 70.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surpr ...

  14. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>James Eugene "Rosy" McHargue, a prolific jazz clarinetist, saxophonist and singer, dies in Los Angeles. He is 97. McHargue played with the bands of Benny Goodman and Kay Kyser.<br clear= 2003 - Beck is prevente ...

  15. This Day in Music

    June 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Beloved hard rock veterans Spinal Tap come back from the dead at New York's Carnegie Hall with a 20-song, 90-minute performance as part of the annual Toyota Comedy Festival.<br clear="no 2004 - Soprano saxophon ...

  16. Paisley Gets Going At ACM Awards

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last night's (May 23) Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards proved to be triumphant for Brad Paisley, who won three of the evening's top awards. His "Time Well Wasted" (Arista Nashville) was named alb Last night's (May 23) A ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Billboard Bits: ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Sara Evans, Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson have joined the performance lineup for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards. The May 23 sho ...

  19. Country Stars Align For Mandrell Tribute

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the biggest names in country music have signed on for a tribute album to country legend Barbara Mandrell, who stepped away from the business in 1997. Some of the biggest names in country music have signed on for a tribute album to country le ...

  20. Billboard Bits: ACM Awards, Joey Ramone Benefit, !!!

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on ACM Awards, Joey Ramone Benefit, !!! Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts and Sugarland are the first performers confirmed for the Academy of Country Music Awards, which will be held May 23 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand ...

  21. McEntire Returns As ACM Host

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reba McEntire has been selected to host the 41st annual Academy of Country Music Awards, set for May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The show will be televised live on CBS. Reba McEntire has been selected to host the 41st annual Aca ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “ ...

  24. 2006 CMT Music Awards Nominees

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nominees for the 2006 CMT Music Awards, to be handed out April 10 in Nashville Below are the final nominees for the 2006 CMT Music Awards, to be handed out April 10 at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, in a ceremony airing li ...

  25. This Day in Music

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Honoring a roster of music artists that range from the Beatles to the Backstreet Boys, the Recording Industry Association of America presents the first Diamond Awards, given in recogniti 2004 - Steve Winwood receives a life ...

  26. Chart Beat

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paisley & Parton, the Red Headed Stranger, Kristine W and NIN make chart news. HERE SHE COMES AGAIN: After waiting patiently at No. 2 for two weeks, Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton capture the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart ...

  27. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Rapper Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, is indicted in New York Criminal Court on two assault charges stemming from the Dec. 1 stabbing of record executive Lance "Un" Rivera.<br c 2002 - Spanish police a ...

  28. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Elton John receives a knighthood in British Prime Minister Tony Blair's first New Year's Eve Honours List.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett ...

  29. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Beyoncé, George Strait, Dolly Parton, "chart years," year-end accounting and much more this week with readers. WHERE'S 'FIGHTING' - GILBERT'S GRIPE Dear Fred, I think I found another Beyoncé song that did ...

  30. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Alanis Morissette, Radiohead, Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Asian Dub Foundation, Youssou N'Dour, and Shania Twain are part of the superstar lineup that pe 2003 - Stevie Wonder is on hand ...

  31. Chart Beat

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kimberley Locke charts with a song from the 19th Century, plus Kirk Franklin, Green Day, Madonna, Rolling Stones and Reba McEntire. 'UP' RIGHT DIRECTION FOR 'HOUSETOP': A song written in the 1860s sets a record this week for the ...

  32. SOAD Tops Album Chart For Second Time This Year

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the third time in its career and the second this year, System Of A Down scores the top position on The Billboard 200. "Hypnotize" (American/Columbia) debuts at No. 1 on the album chart with sales For the third time in its career and th ...

  33. ONTV

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2005. MONDAY, NOV. 28 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists: Queens of the Stone Age perform with ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons. "Last Call With Carson Daly," NBC Featu ...

  34. This Day in Music

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Influential independent rock icons Pavement announce that they have broken up. During their show at London's Brixton Academy, bandmember Stephen Malkmus tells the crowd that the show wil 2000 - Fugitive Wu-Tang Clan ra ...

  35. CHART BEAT

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart accomplishments of Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Barbra Streisand, Luther Vandross, Sheryl Crow, Ray Charles and Earth, Wind & Fire. THE DOLLY-MERLE GAME: The numbers 108-105 might sound like a basketball ...

  36. McEntire Gathers Old And New For "#1s"

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Reba McEntire has included two new songs on her upcoming two-disc hits collection "Reba #1s." Due Nov. 22 via MCA Nashville, the set is the country superstar's 30th release through the label. Reba McEntire has included two new songs o ...

  37. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist i ...

  38. Green Day Mints Quadruple Platinum 'Idiot'

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Green Day's latest album, "American Idiot" (Reprise), was certified quadruple platinum last month by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. shipments of 4 million copies. Green Day's latest album, "Ame ...

  39. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Reba McEntire makes her live performance debut in Brazil at the annual Barretos Rodeo. The Oklahoma native plays before a crowd estimated at 30-40,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/ 2003 - ...

  40. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1996 - </b>Composer David Tudor dies at the age of 70.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surpr ...

  41. Ask Billboard

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Crazy Frog, top selling female artists and Carly Simon. CRAZY Dear Keith, This is no so much a question, more of a plea. Please [throw away] the Crazy Frog trash [single "Axel F."] the ...

  42. Carey Rebound Keeps Bice From Hot 100 No. 1

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 He may have the top-selling single in the United States, but "American Idol" runner-up Bo Bice came up short in the overall race for No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. Bice has to settle for a No. 2 Hot 10 He may have the top-selling singl ...

  43. Brooks & Dunn To Host NYC CMA Awards

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brooks & Dunn have been tapped to host the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nov. 15 in New York. Brooks & Dunn have been tapped to host the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nov. 15 in New York . This will ...

  44. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Beck is prevented from performing at the Field Day Festival in East Rutherford, N.J., as he recovers from a rib injury. According to the artist's official Web site, Beck was watching Blu 2003 - Beck is prevented from p ...

  45. This Day in Music

    June 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, whose avant-garde approach to his instrument influenced John Coltrane and others, dies of cancer in Boston. He is 69. 2004 - Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, whose avant-garde approach to his ...

  46. CMT, CBS Ready Country Specials

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country network CMT will celebrate the genre's long history of duets with a June 8 concert at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Highlights will form the basis of the special "CMT 100 Greatest Country network CMT will celebrate ...

  47. Network Morning Shows Compete With Concerts

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The New York-based morning shows of two major broadcast networks will go head to head all summer long with Friday morning concerts. The New York-based morning shows of two major broadcast networks will go head to head all summer long with Friday mor ...

  48. Stars To Celebrate ACM's 40th

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Montgomery Gentry and George Strait will take part in a television special celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Academy of Country Music (ACM). Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Montgomery Gentry and George Strait will t ...

  49. Wilson, 'Whiskey' Top CMT Awards

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gretchen Wilson was a top vote-getter at the 2005 CMT Music Awards, held last night (April 11) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. The entertainer took home two of the evening's nine fan-vote Gretchen Wilson was a top vote-getter ...

  50. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (April 11-18, 2005).

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (April 11-18, 2005). A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY: Country music and comedy will collide Monday night at the 2005 CMT Music Awards, which will be hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy. The show looks to be a ...

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