1. Black Crowes Expand Tour, Reveal Lineup

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Black Crowes reunion has grown into a full-blown tour, and the band has finally unveiled details of the musicians who will back founding sibling duo Chris and Rich Robinson at the gigs. Guitarist As expected, the Black Crowes reunion has grown into a full-blown tour, and the band has…

  2. Handsome Boys To Play For 'People'

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Handsome Boy Modeling School will later this month embark on its first full-scale tour in support of its sophomore album, "White People." Producers Dan "The Automator" Nakamura and Prince Paul will as Handsome Boy Modeling School will later this month embark on its first…

  3. Witness: Jackson Lawyer Targeted Boy's Mom

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST A public relations specialist testified today (March 2) in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial that a Jackson lawyer told her in the aftermath of a damaging documentary that the mother of the bo A public relations specialist testified today (March 2) in Michael Jackson's child…

  4. 'O' Puts Omarion On Top

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former B2K frontman Omarion's solo career makes a grand entrance this week, as the debut album "O" bows on top of The Billboard 200. The T.U.G./Epic/Sony Music set sold 182,000 copies in the United St Former B2K frontman Omarion's solo career makes a grand entrance this…

  5. Jackson Taps Evans, Wrights For Spring Tour

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST The initial leg of Alan Jackson's What I Do tour will open April 22 in Las Vegas, with Sara Evans and the Wrights in tow. At deadline, 15 dates are confirmed though a May 22 show in Mansfield, Mass., The initial leg of Alan Jackson's What I Do tour will open April 22 in Las Vegas,…

  6. Engineer Charged In Theft Of Ray Charles Tapes

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bail was reduced for one of the late Ray Charles' longtime sound engineer following his arrest two weeks ago on allegations of stealing the singer's master recordings, authorities said. Bail was reduced for one of the late Ray Charles' longtime sound engineer following his…

  7. Prosecutor: Lil' Kim Lied About Shooting

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper Lil' Kim "flat out lied" to a grand jury investigating the roles of her friends in a 2001 shootout that sent some 30 bullets flying outside a Manhattan radio station, a U.S. prosecutor said tod Rapper Lil' Kim "flat out lied" to a grand jury investigating…

  8. Billboard Bits: Fuji Rock, Willie Nelson, Cinderella

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Fuji Rock, Willie Nelson, Cinderella Sigur Ros, Mercury Rev, the Pogues, the reunited Dinosaur Jr. and Fatboy Slim are among the first acts to sign on for Japan's annual Fuji Rock Festival. The event will be held July 29-31 at the Naeba Ski Resort about 2 hours outside Tokyo.…

  9. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 28-March 6, 2005).

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 28-March 6, 2005). MICHAEL'S ON TRIAL: Not since O.J. Simpson has there been a celebrity legal proceeding that has generated the media storm that Michael Jackson's trail on charges of child molestation has. While you won&…

  10. Lynn Postpones Shows Due To Back Pain

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST For the second time in nine months, back pain has forced Loretta Lynn to pull out of planned concert appearances. The country legend postponed shows Friday in Oklahoma City and Saturday in Fort Worth, For the second time in nine months, back pain has forced Loretta Lynn to pull out of planned…

  11. 10TunesOnTV

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 28-March 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 28 "Faith Evans Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Faith Evans ("Again"). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Ryan Cabrera (also scheduled: Joan Collins).…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Returning home after a 46-year absence, guitarist Carlos Santana unveils a plaque in Autlan De Navarro declaring him the "favorite son" of the west-central Mexican town. Mayor Armando Pe 2001 - Returning home after a 46-year absence, guitarist Carlos…

  13. This Day in Music

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop crossover hit "Just One Look," dies in Las Vegas. The 67-year-old singer/songwriter had suffered from emphysema. Born Doris Payne 2004 - Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop…

  14. Clarkson Breaks Away For Theater Tour

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Recent appearances at the Super Bowl and on "Saturday Night Live" were just warm-ups for Kelly Clarkson, who has announced plans for a two-month North American theater tour. Recent appearances at the Super Bowl and on "Saturday Night Live" were just warm-ups for Kelly…

  15. Mellencamp Ready To Rock The U.S.A. Again

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. John Mellencamp is about to put his best foot forward on the road. On his first North American tour in three years, Mellencamp will play mostly secondary markets beginning March 23 at the Savannah (Ga.) Civic Center. The tour supports his recent…

  16. 'Prisoners' No More: Yo La Tengo Raids Vaults

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST A career-spanning compilation of material by veteran indie rockers Yo La Tengo will arrive March 22 via Matador. A career-spanning compilation of material by veteran indie rockers Yo La Tengo will arrive March 22 via Matador. "Prisoners of Love: A Smattering of Scintillating Senescent…

  17. Spector's Murder Trial Set For September

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles judge yesterday (Feb. 17) scheduled record producer Phil Spector's murder trial for Sept. 16 and said he will review a prosecution motion on what evidence should be allowed. A Los Angeles judge yesterday (Feb. 17) scheduled record producer Phil Spector's murder trial…

  18. Amos Embarking On Solo Piano Tour

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tori Amos has confirmed plans to open a solo piano tour April 1 in Clearwater, Fla. The month-long Original Sinsuality theater outing has 14 confirmed dates, closing April 25 in Los Angeles. Tori Amos has confirmed plans to open a solo piano tour April 1 in Clearwater, Fla. The month-long…

  19. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>The Darkness confirms its status as Britian's new favorite rock band at the Brit Awards at London's Earls Court, taking three major trophies. The band _ which led the nominations going i 2004 - The Darkness confirms its status as Britian's new favorite…

  20. Minutemen Remembered In New Documentary

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Being in a punk band during the 1980s did not automatically secure you a mega-buck record deal, constant MTV rotation and a spot on the Grammys. Being in a punk band during the 1980s did not automatically secure you a mega-buck record deal, constant MTV rotation and a spot on the Grammys. In…

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