1. Stars Gather For Band Aid Remake

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Coldplay's Chris Martin, Jamelia, Ms. Dynamite, Will Young and members of the bands Busted, the Darkness and Sugababes were all part of the project, called Band Aid 20. Some of the U.K.'s biggest pop stars gathered yesterday (Nov. 14) to record a new version of the 1984 fundraising…

  2. Exclusive: U2 Tour To Kick Off March 1

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Look for U2 to start its world tour on March 1 in Florida in support of its new Interscope album, "How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," the band's manager Paul McGuinness tells Billboard. After 35 North Look for U2 to start its world tour on March 1 in Florida in support of its…

  3. Stones, Queen Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams have been chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony last night (Nov. 11) at Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams have been…

  4. Bono, McCartney Join Band Aid 20 Lineup

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST The single will be issued Nov. 29 in the U.K. on Mercury/Universal. Further details are emerging about the forthcoming new recording of the all-star Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas," which will be credited to Band Aid 20 in acknowledgement of the…

  5. Apple, U2 Team For Custom iPod

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has teamed with U2 to create a customized iPod. As expected , Apple has teamed with U2 to create a customized iPod, which comes in black with a red click wheel and is engraved with band members' signatures. The device holds up to 5,000 songs and costs $349 -- a premium over the…

  6. Bono Recovers 'October'-Era Missing Lyrics

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A long-lost briefcase full of notes and lyrics that were intended for the 1981 U2 album "October" has been returned, 23 years after it was stolen at a Portland concert. A long-lost briefcase full of notes and lyrics that were intended for the 1981 U2 album "October" has…

  7. U2, Apple In iPod Deal, Bono Wins TED Prize

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band's upcoming Interscope album "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a…

  8. Nancy Sinatra

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nancy Sinatra's hits with Lee Hazelwood made her a 1960s chart mainstay. Now, a younger generation of fans might well return her to the airwaves. Nancy Sinatra's hits with Lee Hazelwood made her a 1960s chart mainstay. Now, a younger generation of fans might well return her to the…

  9. Hot Product

    September 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Teen film/TV sensation Hilary Duff’s self-titled debut for Hollywood Records. A retrospective from beloved British rock act Supergrass, “Supergrass Is 10” (Capitol), the American edition of which features a bonus live disc. A…

  10. 37TunesOnTV

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 6-12, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 6 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Ryan Cabrera (also scheduled: Wolfgang Puck, Wayne Brady). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Jill…

  11. U2 Reveals New Album Track Names

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 has revealed the names of six of the 11 tracks on its upcoming, as-yet-untitled album, due Nov. 23 via Interscope. Among the titles is first single "Vertigo," which is due to arrive at U.S. radio o U2 has revealed the names of six of the 11 tracks on its upcoming, as-yet-untitled…

  12. Sinatra Plants A New 'Kiss'

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nancy Sinatra has set a Sept. 28 release date for her new, self-titled album for Morrissey's Attack imprint via Sanctuary. Nancy Sinatra has set a Sept. 28 release date for her new, self-titled album for Morrissey's Attack imprint via Sanctuary. As previously reported , the first…

  13. New Nevilles Album Casts Long 'Shadow'

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The forthcoming Neville Brothers album has been dubbed "Walkin' in the Shadow of Life." The forthcoming Neville Brothers album has been dubbed "Walkin' in the Shadow of Life." Originally expected in September, the set has been pushed back to an Oct. 19 release…

  14. Billboard Bits: 'N Sync, Keys, Bono, Journey

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on 'N Sync, Keys, Bono, Journey 'N Sync will make its first group appearance in more than a year-and-a-half when it sings the National Anthem July 25 as part of its Challenge for the Children charity event. The group will sing prior to a celebrity basketball game, in which its…

  15. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Golden Globe nominees, Madonna, Ruben Studdard, J Records and more. HARD HOBBIT TO BREAK: The song "Into the West" by Annie Lennox hasn't broken on Billboard's Hot 100 yet, but neither have any of the other four songs…

  16. Vedder, Sting Nominated For Golden Globes

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and U2's Bono are among those nominated for best original song Golden Globe Awards. Danny Elfman's score for "Big Fish" and Howard Shore's work on Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and…

  17. Pixies DVD A Go, Tour Plans Unknown

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST While reports that the Pixies will reunite for concerts in 2004 remain unconfirmed, Billboard.com has learned there are two archival projects in the works. While reports that the Pixies will reunite for concerts in 2004 remain unconfirmed, Billboard.com has learned there are two archival…

  18. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (for the week of Dec. 1-7, 2003). No need to worry now that that Thanksgiving meal is finally digested. There's still plenty of holiday stuffing on television to keep you happy this week. The biggest musical…

  19. Tunes On TV

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 1-7, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 1 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Leona Naess (also scheduled: Brad Garrett, Emily Procter. "46664 - The Concert in Association With MTV's Staying…

  20. Stars Perform At Mandela's AIDS Concert

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bono, the Corrs, Beyoncé and other international stars answered Nelson Mandela's call to help fight the scourge of AIDS today (Nov. 29), putting on a musical extravaganza broadcast across the wor Bono, the Corrs, Beyoncé and other international stars answered Nelson Mandela's call…

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