2006 – Surprising no one, Shakira is the big winne… Read more

2006 – Surprising no one, Shakira is the big winne…

2006 – Surprising no one, Shakira is the big winner at the seventh annual Latin Grammy Awards, taking home four statues during the ceremony at Madison Square Garden. The Colombian pop star wins song and record of the year awards for “La Tortura,” a duet with Spaniard Alejandro Sanz. She also receives trophies for female […]

2005 – The Vocal Group Hall of Fame inducts its se… Read more

2005 – The Vocal Group Hall of Fame inducts its se…

2005 – The Vocal Group Hall of Fame inducts its seventh class in Wildwood, N.J., honoring 17 vocal trios, quartets, duos and other harmony, doo-wop and R&B groups. The star-studded event features several one-of-a-kind on-stage collaborations, as well as reunions from band members who hadn’t worked together in more than 25 years.

2004 – Rascal Flatts kicks off its tour in Kalamaz… Read more

2004 – Rascal Flatts kicks off its tour in Kalamaz…

2004 – Rascal Flatts kicks off its tour in Kalamazoo, Mich., without Chris Cagle. Cagle is pulled off of the bill due to “extreme vocal rest” ordered by his doctor. The country artist is ordered to refrain from singing and speaking through June 1, 2004 after being diagnosed as having a polyp, an unspecified lesion, […]

2002 – Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer an… Read more

2002 – Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer an…

2002 – Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the use of vocal elements in pop arrangements, dies at an Esondido, Calif., hospital after injuring his head in a fall. He is 85. A top-selling big band leader and trombonist, Conniff made more than 100 albums, 25 of them reaching the top 40 […]