1. Windham Hill Celebrates 30 With Box

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." The four-disc set is due Nov. 8 via Sony Legacy and is split into…

  2. CHART BEAT

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart accomplishments of the Rolling Stones, t.A.T.u., Ari Gold, Alex Gold, Pussycat Dolls and Busta Rhymes. 'B' IS FOR 'BANG': The Rolling Stones must have a deep affection for alliterative titles based on the letter "B."…

  3. Billboard Bits: Alex Chilton, Nellie McKay, DMB

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Alex Chilton, Nellie McKay, DMB Big Star vocalist/guitarist Alex Chilton has been rescued from New Orleans, according to the group's longtime producer, Terry Manning. Chilton's specific whereabouts at this point are unknown, but several friends report that he is now safe…

  4. TunesOnTV

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 22-28, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 22 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Common, Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff. Show Description: Syndicated weekday variety show. Check local listings! "TRL,…

  5. Windham Hill Celebrates 'Night Before' Xmas

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill will release its latest seasonal compilation, "The Night Before Christmas," on Oct. 4. Windham Hill will release its latest seasonal compilation, "The Night Before Christmas," on Oct. 4. The 14-track set features new recordings from such enduring label acts as…

  6. Sire Celebrates 40th With Four-Disc Set

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With its 40th anniversary looming in 2006, Sire Records will be celebrated this fall with a four-disc boxed set. Due Sept. 13 via Sire/Rhino, "Just Say Sire: The Sire Records Story" rounds up 61 track With its 40th anniversary looming in 2006, Sire Records will be celebrated this…

  7. Franz Ferdinand Renames New Album

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After initially choosing to self-title its second album, Franz Ferdinand has now opted to call the set "You Could Have It So Much Better ... With Franz Ferdinand." The album will still be released as After initially choosing to self-title its second album, Franz Ferdinand has now…

  8. Big Star Looks Forward Despite Years

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Having thrown its hat into the ring as a reunited touring band in recent years, Big Star has set a Sept. 27 release for its first new studio album since 1978's "Third/Sister Lovers." Having thrown its hat into the ring as a reunited touring band in recent years, Big Star has…

  9. Franz Ferdinand Dropping New Single In September

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The new album will arrive Oct. 4 in North America and a day earlier internationally. As tipped here earlier this month, Franz Ferdinand has chosen "Do You Want To" as the first single from its upcoming second album. The cut will be released Sept. 19 in the U.K. via Domino, a day…

  10. Franz Ferdinand Unveils North American Tour

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Having nearly completed work on its sophomore Domino/Epic album, U.K. rock act Franz Ferdinand has unveiled plans for a fall North American tour. The month-long trek will begin Sept. 20 in Chicago and Having nearly completed work on its sophomore Domino/Epic album , U.K. rock act Franz…

  11. Concert Biz Struggles In First Half '05

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After a poor performance in 2004, the concert business is showing a continued downward trend but promoters are still cautiously optimistic for a mid-summer rebound. After a poor performance in 2004, the concert business is showing a continued downward trend but promoters are still cautiously…

  12. Franz Ferdinand Finds Its Edge On New Album

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Franz Ferdinand is about a week away from locking down the track list for its sophomore album, which will be released Oct. 4 by Domino/Epic. "We haven't decided on a running order yet," lead singer Al Franz Ferdinand is about a week away from locking down the track list for its…

  13. TunesOnTV

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Dierks Bentley (also scheduled: Chad Lowe, Vaughn Catuzzi Lohec, Dara Catuzzi Near). "Today," NBC Featured artists: Bo…

  14. Rush Guitarist Sues Hotel Over Altercation

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson is suing the Ritz-Carlton, its security director and three sheriff's deputies stemming from a New Year's Eve 2003 altercation at the Naples, Fla., hotel. Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson is suing the Ritz-Carlton, its security director and three sheriff's…

  15. This Day in Music

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Country stars Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney are arrested in Buffalo, N.Y. after Chesney rides off on a mounted police officer's horse and McGraw allegedly attacks sheriff's deputies who a 2000 - Country stars Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney are arrested in…

  16. Franz Ferdinand Mixing Sophomore Album

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand is in New York mixing its as-yet-untitled sophomore album with engineer Rich Costey. "It should be out in September," lead singer Alex Kapranos told Billboard.com bef Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand is in New York mixing its as-yet-untitled…

  17. 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards held April 28 at Florida's Miami Arena. Below are the winners of the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The 16th annual event was held April 28 at Florida's Miami Arena and broadcast live on the Telemundo network. The Billboard Latin…

  18. Smith, Ludacris Help Launch African MTV Channel

    April 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The launch of MTV Networks 100th worldwide channel, MTV base, was celebrated with a concert in Johannesburg last night (April 20th), headlined by Will Smith and Ludacris. The launch of MTV Networks 100th worldwide channel, MTV base, was celebrated with a concert in Johannesburg last night …

  19. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome.…

  20. Diverse Lineup Set For Rochester Jazz Fest

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More than 100 concerts have been scheduled for the fourth annual Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival, including shows by Sonny Rollins, Dave Brubeck, Chick Corea, Chris Botti, Chaka Khan and More than 100 concerts have been scheduled for the fourth annual Rochester (N.Y.)…

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