Allergies and bad air quality may have led to Marie Osmond’s faint-seen-around-the-world – ABC News

Simply Red calls it quits after 25 years – Telegraph UK

Solo Chris Cornell is lovin’ every minute of it – Victoria, Melbourne The Age

Alison Krauss and Robert Plant perform
Alison Krauss and Robert Plant perform – MSNBC

Songs for your Halloween party – Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Diddy hawks vodka – San Francisco Examiner / Associated Press

China song-writers denounce “unhealthy” pop tunes, say wired lyrics and lustful themes poison youth – Reuters

The day is still young yet we’ve added over 200 dates within the last few hours. Here are some of the highlights:

More 2008 dates for The Spice Girls, including new shows for Boston and Chicago; American Music Club in Ireland and Galactic in Japan.

Mystery Jets to play United Kingdom; Soulsavers Feat. Mark Lanegan in New York, Philly, Washington and W. Hollywood and Hopewell in Cleveland, Chicago and Minneapolis.

John Pizzarelli adds Atlantic City, The Skatalites in Europe, Spin in Pennsylvania and Frenzal Rhomb in Perth, Australia.

Other artist and band schedules updated today include The Police, Tim Finn, Jimmy Eat World, Garrison Starr, Emmy The Great, Apostle Of Hustle, John Butler Trio and Garrison Starr. Next update coming up within the next three hours.