2000 - In an effort to raise awareness of the Clearwater Project Of Higher Ground For Humanity (HGH) Jewel makes a concert available for online streaming exclusively at the Netaid.org Web site. HGH is a non-profit organization founded by Jewel and her mother/manager, Lendra Carroll in 1999 to help bring safe, clean water to remote areas of the world.
For the second time in 2005, a Kenny Chesney album is on top of The Billboard 200. His BNA Records set ,"The Road and the Radio," debuts at No. 1 with first week sales of 470,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, bowing ahead of new albums by 50 Cent, Neil Diamond and Floetry, among others.
50 Cent has teamed with MTV/Pocket Books to create a series of novellas and graphic novels. G-Unit Books, a street-fiction series will roll out in 2007 with several titles authors in the genre. The series will feature members of Jackson's G-Unit" posse (Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, Young Buck and Olivia) as characters.