Billboard.com, Broadjam Plan Copyright Search

Billboard.com, Broadjam Plan Copyright Search

Billboard.com has linked with software developer Broadjam to create a comprehensive online music search service that will provide entertainment and media professionals with a central source of copyright and music licensing information.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2000 - Chicago bluesman and APO Records artist Jimmie Lee Robinson starts a ""hunger fast"" in an effort to stop the University Of Illinois At Chicago's (UIC) south campus expansion plans in the city's Maxwell Street district, often cited as the birthplace of Chicago blues.
Waking the Dead

Waking the Dead

The second these guys issued their eponymous 1988 debut, they established themselves as the undisputed kings of Sunset Strip sleaze metal.
Dressed in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash

Dressed in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash

Arriving just weeks prior to Lucky Dog/ Sony Nashville's star-studded tribute to Cash (Kindred Spirits, featuring Dylan and Springsteen), Dressed in Black seems certain to be overlooked, as it sports a lineup of such little-known but respected artists as Rosie Flores and Bruce Robison.
Contact

Contact

Straight out of politically wrought South Africa comes the hopeful and inspiring Benjamin Gate.
Sun Records: The 50th Anniversary Collection

Sun Records: The 50th Anniversary Collection

When revered producer Sam Phillips dies, his obituary will no doubt be led with the fact that his Sun label provided the springboard for rock'n'roll luminaries Elvis, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Trinity

Trinity

Slum Village makes its major-label debut with Trinity, a sterling combination of music and message that follows the critically acclaimed Fantastic, Volume 2.
Heaven

Heaven

Sammy Bouriah (aka DJ Sammy), who hails from the Spanish island of Majorca, is enjoying the kind of success that most club DJs only dream of.
Music Detected

Music Detected

Longtime fans of Deep Forest will be more than a little startled by the initial strains of opening track "Endangered Species," which interweaves aggressive fuzz-guitar riffs with a thunderous, arena-styled backbeat.
This Side

This Side

Acoustic trio Nickel Creek injects its bluegrass with an exhilarating blend of musical versatility, ambitious melodies, and virtuosity that is at times jaw-dropping.
De Corazón

De Corazón

Following the international success of 2000's Yo No Fui, Pedro Fernández returns more Mexican—and more accessible—than ever with an album that often taps into older, rarely recorded repertoire, as well as new material, all arranged with respect for tradition and with an ear for contemporary taste.
Mali Music

Mali Music

Damon Albarn gets around. The Blur frontman and co-creator of Gorillaz now has his hands in a new project—Mali Music.

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