2008 – Panic At The Disco Exclusives: Sneak-Peek ‘Afternoon’ Video, Hear Song. Video has something for everyone: guys in crow costumes, alarm clocks, golden elephants, girls with fake mustaches. Some fans are shocked at some of the content. “Nine in the Afternoon,” the first single from Panic’s upcoming album, Pretty. Odd… involves a whole lot […]
2008 – Singer songwriter John Stewart, who wrote the Monkees hit Daydream Believer died aged 68 after he suffered a massive stroke or brain aneurysm in San Diego. Stewart was a member of folk group The Kingston Trio and went on to record more than 45 solo albums with his biggest solo success being a […]
2007 – Mika scored his debut UK number one hit single with ‘Grace Kelly’, which went on to be became the third biggest-selling single in the UK in 2007. Amy Winehouse kept her place at the top of the UK album chart with ‘Back to Black.’
2007 – former Mamas and the Papas singer Denny Doherty died at the age of 66. He died at his home near Toronto, Canada after a short illness. The group scored the 1966 US No.1 & UK No.2 single ‘Monday Monday.’
2006 – Icelandic rock act the Sugarcubes take the stage in Reykjavik for the first time in 14 years. The group, whose most famous alumnus is Bjork, reassembles to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its debut single, “Birthdays.”
2006 – Justin Timberlake’s “SexyBack” is the No. 1 single in the U.S. for a sixth week. The biggest debut is “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “White & Nerdy,” which bows at No. 28.
2006 – Barbara Streisand’s tour-opening performance at Philadelphia’s Wachovia Center is the highest single event gross in the 10-year history of the arena. Is Barbara a Rock chick…. oh yeah… she was funny girl… and Hello Dolly chick… she rocks.
2006 – Justin Timberlake tops the UK album charts with his credibility-straining FutureSex/LoveSounds. Quite possibly you’re enjoying some futuresex right now, oh futurereader! No. 1 single is still Scissor Sisters’ “I Don’t Feel Like Dancing.”
2006 – Sandi Thom, a Scottish songwriter who attracted record company attention when she began webcasting gigs from her basement, tops the U.K. chart with her debut single, “I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker.”
2006 – Chamillionaire tops the U.S. singles chart for a second straight week with “Ridin’.” The highest new entry is American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry’s cover of Bon Jovi’s 1987 hit “Wanted Dead Or Alive,” in at No. 43.
2006 – Gnarls Barkley remain atop the U.K. singles chart for a sixth straight week with “Crazy.” Irish Coldplay imitators Snow Patrol top the album charts with Eyes Open.
2006 – Sean Paul tops the U.S. singles chart with “Temperature.” The highest new entry is Pearl Jam’s “World Wide Suicide,” which debuts at No. 41.