1. Confidentially

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Veteran country stylist David Frizzell re-emerges on the Nashville America imprint with a sturdy collection of classic country graced by his expressive tenor and likable 1970s-era retro production. Veteran country stylist David Frizzell re-emerges on the Nashville America imprint with a…

  2. Franz Ferdinand Leads Brit Award Nominees

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards,…

  3. TV

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 10-16, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 10 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jimmy Buffett (also scheduled: Nicole Kidman). "10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards," The WB Featured…

  4. This Day in Music

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Thomas D. Mottola, who spent 14 years at the helm of Sony Music Entertainment, resigns as chairman, CEO. 2003 - Thomas D. Mottola, who spent 14 years at the helm of Sony Music Entertainment, resigns as chairman, CEO. 2001 - Bryan Gregory, guitarist in the original…

  5. 01TunesOnTV

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 27 "CMT Insider," CMT Featured artists: Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Dierks…

  6. Broken Social Scene, Stars Plan Japan Tour

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although details are still being nailed down, Broken Social Scene, the Dears, Death From Above 1979 and Stars will embark on a Japanese tour in May. Although details are still being nailed down, Broken Social Scene, the Dears, Death From Above 1979 and Stars will embark on a Japanese tour in…

  7. Pixies Wrap Reunion Tour, Prep DVDs

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Pixies wrapped their triumphant reunion tour Saturday night (Dec. 18) with two shows at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. Billboard.com has learned the band plans to chronicle the trek with two sep The Pixies wrapped their triumphant reunion tour Saturday night (Dec. 18) with two…

  8. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Dec. 20-26)

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 20-26) HOLIDAY HOME STRETCH: This is it... Christmas comes this week, so it's the last hurrah for holiday programming. And there's quite a bit to stoke your Yule log, to boot. On Wednesday, CBS…

  9. 52TunesOnTV

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 20 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artist: Chris Isaak (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The View," ABC Featured…

  10. Band Aid 20, U2 Hold Down U.K. Charts

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) started a second week at the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Dec. 12), while U2's "How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) led Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas…

  11. Hot Product

    December 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tupac Shakur / Eminem 'Game' On Eminem produced 12 songs based around previously unreleased verses from late rapper Tupac Shakur for the album "Loyal to the Game." Due this week via Amaru/Interscope, the 16-track set is the seventh album of Shakur's music to be…

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the letter "K," the Adult Contemporary chart and holiday music and signature songs with readers. A VERY SPECIAL "K" Fred, With the song "Karma" by Lloyd Banks featuring Avant moving 47-46 on Billboard's Hot 100, we're about to see…

  13. Evanescence, Green Day Rock BMA Rehearsals

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Evanescence will add a new feather to its live performance cap at tomorrow's (Dec. 8) Billboard Music Awards, when the group is joined by an eight-piece string section for its rendition of "My Immorta Evanescence will add a new feather to its live performance cap at tomorrow's …

  14. Gorillaz, soundseclectic.com, Hungrypod

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Gorillaz, soundseclectic.com and Hungrypod. MONKEYIN' AROUND: Gorillaz, the animated pop "supergroup" helmed by Blur front man Damon Albarn and cartoonist Jamie Hewlett,…

  15. Begin

    December 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Progressive house and trance DJ D:Fuse has helmed a handful of DJ-mix compilations. With "Begin," he embarks on his own journey as a proper artist. Those expecting a collection solely consisting of ba Progressive house and trance DJ D:Fuse has helmed a handful of DJ-mix compilations…

  16. Anywhere but Home

    December 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST For all the dark moodiness its music contains, Evanescence's first live CD/DVD package, "Anywhere but Home," is a snapshot of a good-natured band enjoying the months it spent on the road behind its br For all the dark moodiness its music contains, Evanescence's first live…

  17. 49TunesOnTV

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 29 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Lenny Kravitz (also scheduled: Colin Ferrell). "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: The Polyphonic Spree. …

  18. Billboard Bits: Ben Lee, Sasha, Cam'ron/Diplomats

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Ben Lee, Sasha, Cam'ron/Diplomats New West Records has signed singer/songwriter Ben Lee and will release his next album, "Awake Is the New Sleep," Feb. 22. It was produced by Brad Wood, who also helmed Lee's first two sets, 1994's "Grandpaw Would"…

  19. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 22-28)

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 22-28, 2004). HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Readers here in the United States know that this week is a special one. The Thanksgiving Day holiday generally means family gatherings big and small and all of the trappings that go with it.…

  20. TunesOnTV

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 22-28, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 22 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Jerry Seinfeld). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Fantasia Barrino (also…

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