2016 News Archives

December 2016


November 2016

  • Punk rock items burn in London (Billboard, November 26)
  • Kanye cancels tour, hospitalized (People, November 21)
  • Dylan: too busy to attend Nobel Prize ceremony (Rolling Stone, November 17)
  • Jazz, blues pianist Mose Allison passes away (New York Times, November 15)
  • Leon Russell dies at 74 (Standard Time, November 14)
  • Leonard Cohen dies at 82 (New York Times, November 10)

October 2016

  • Two Prince releases coming (Standard Time, October 21)
  • Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize (New York Times, October 13)
  • New music drops from Mars (Standard Time, October 6)
  • Gaga starts dive bar tour in Nashville (Billboard, October 5)
  • Gray plans short tour (Standard Time, October 5)

September 2016

  • Buckwheat Zyedeco dies at 68 of cancer (New York Times, September 24)
  • Gaga is coming with new CD (Standard Time, September 15)
  • Jerry Heller, early NWA manager, dies at 75 (Los Angeles Times, September 3)

August 2016

  • Chris Brown arrested, allegedly pointed gun at woman (http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-chris-, August 30)
  • Mexican star Juan Gabriel dies (New York Times, August 28)
  • Lou Pearlman, nurtured careers of Backstreet Boys, 'NSync, dies (New York Times, August 23)
  • Jazz man Toots Thielemans dies (NPR, August 22)
  • McCartney goes home (Standard Time, August 17)
  • Kesha drops Cali lawsuit againstDr. Luke  (Billboard, August 1)

July 2016

  • Sandy Pearlman, producer, lyricist and more, dies (New York Times, July 27)
  • Alan Vega of Suicide dies at 78 (New York Times, July 17)
  • Joe Perry collapses at Hollywood Vampires show (Page Six, July 10)
  • AC/DC's Cliff Williams to retire (Billboard, July 8)

June 2016


May 2016


April 2016


March 2016


February 2016

  • Dr. Luke denies raping, having sex with Kesha (Rolling Stone, February 22)
  • Taylor Swift donates $250K to help Kesha following court decision (Billboard, February 21)
  • Kesha denied injunction against Dr. Luke, must record for Sony (Rolling Stone, February 19)
  • Rihanna postpones Anti tour dates (Los Angeles Times, February 18)
  • A recap of the Grammys (New York Times, February 16)
  • Singer Vanity, of Vanity 6, dies at 57 (New York Times, February 15)
  • The 2016 Grammys (Los Angeles Times, February 15)
  • Disturbed, Breaking Benjamin tour together (Standard Time, February 9)
  • Phish announce summer tour (Pollstar, February 7)
  • Earth, Wind & Fire co-founder dies (Rolling Stone, February 4)
  • Jefferson Airplane singer Signe Anderson dies at 74 (New York Times, February 2)

January 2016


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