1. This Day in Music

    June 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Georgia honors native son Travis Tritt by renaming a three-mile section of Highway 92 "Travis Tritt Highway." The ceremony takes place in Hiram , Ga., just outside Atlanta. 2001 - Georgia honors native son Travis Tritt by renaming a three-mile section of…

  2. Brooks & Dunn To Host NYC CMA Awards

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn have been tapped to host the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nov. 15 in New York. Brooks & Dunn have been tapped to host the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nov. 15 in New York . This will be the second consecutive year the duo of…

  3. Broken Social Scene, Dears To Remix Stars

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Inspired by the 2004 Super Furry Animals' remix album "Phantom Phorce," indie pop act Stars is moving forward with a similar project involving its recently released third full-length, "Set Yourself on Inspired by the 2004 Super Furry Animals' remix album "Phantom…

  4. Yes, Allman Bros. Plan Live Releases

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope. Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope.…

  5. Black Eyed Peas Back In 'Business'

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The Black Eyed Peas have made a habit of showing up everywhere. From TV commercials to the Grammy Awards, the quartet's upbeat blend of rap and pop has kept it in the spotlight nearly two years after the release of "Elephunk" -- a…

  6. Billboard Bits: Def Jam, Legends Of Jazz, Village Voice

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Def Jam, Legends Of Jazz, Village Voice Reebook and Jay-Z's S. Carter Academy are teaming to offer budding music moguls an internship at Def Jam, where the rapper serves as president. The eight-week program will be based at Def Jam's New York headquarters. Interested parties…

  7. EWF Lights Up New Album With Big Boi, Wil.I.Am

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After numerous release date changes, the new album from legendary R&B outfit Earth, Wind & Fire, "Illumination," is set for a Sept. 20 release via Sanctuary. After numerous release date changes, the new album from legendary R&B outfit Earth, Wind & Fire, "…

  8. Nickel Creek 'Fires' Up For New Album

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic bluegrass-influenced outfit Nickel Creek bottles the energy of its acclaimed live shows on "Why Should the Fire Die?," due Aug. 9 via Sugar Hill. The 14-track set was produced by Tony Berg an Eclectic bluegrass-influenced outfit Nickel Creek bottles the energy of its…

  9. Foo Fighters Double The Music

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Try as he might, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl just can't write a song without a strong melody. "That's the bain of my existence," he says with a laugh. "I'd love to write Motorhead and Slayer songs all day long. I…

  10. No. Miss Allstars Feeling Fatherly On New CD

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock outfit the North Mississippi Allstars will release its next album, "Electric Blue Watermelon," Aug. 2 via ATO Records. Rock outfit the North Mississippi Allstars will release its next album, "Electric Blue Watermelon," Aug. 2 via ATO Records. The 11-track set was…

  11. Young Buck Ordered To Stand Trial

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A rapper accused of stabbing a man during a melee at last year's Vibe Awards must stand trial on an assault charge, a judge ruled yesterday (June 6). Young Buck, whose given name is David Darnell Brow A rapper accused of stabbing a man during a melee at last year's Vibe Awards must…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Beck is prevented from performing at the Field Day Festival in East Rutherford, N.J., as he recovers from a rib injury. According to the artist's official Web site, Beck was watching Blu 2003 - Beck is prevented from performing at the Field Day Festival in East…

  13. Braxton Aims To 'Please' On New Album

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Toni Braxton's first album for Blackground has been christened "Libra" and will be released in September. Toni Braxton's first album for Blackground has been christened "Libra" and will be released in September. The Scott Storch-produced first single, "…

  14. TunesOnTV

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 6-12, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 6 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Ciara (also scheduled: guest co-host Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Close, Miss Universe). "The View," ABC Featured…

  15. Hot Product

    June 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay Third Time's A Charm? U.K. rock act Coldplay looks to achieve worldwide dominance on its third studio album, "X&Y," due this week via Capitol. First single "Speed of Sound" has already reached No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. The set will be supported by…

  16. Hot Product

    June 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas 'Business' As Usual R&B/pop outfit the Black Eyed Peas return this week with its next Interscope album, "Monkey Business." The 14-track set sports guest appearances by Justin Timberlake on "My Style," funk legend James Brown on "They Don&…

  17. This Day in Music

    June 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Guitarist Robert Quine, one of punk rock's most daring soloists, is found dead in his New York apartment. He is 61. According to close friend and guitar maker Rick Kelly, who discovers Q 2004 - Guitarist Robert Quine, one of punk rock's most daring soloists…

  18. Garth Brooks Splits With Capitol

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a surprising move, Garth Brooks and Capitol Records Nashville have ended their longtime association. Capitol has been Brooks' only label home since his career began in 1989 and together the artist In a surprising move, Garth Brooks and Capitol Records Nashville have ended their…

  19. 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…

  20. Blackalicious Polishes Its 'Craft'

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop duo Blackalicious has signed with Epitaph imprint Anti, which will on Sept. 27 release the group's new album, "The Craft." Hip-hop duo Blackalicious has signed with Epitaph imprint Anti, which will on Sept. 27 release the group's new album, "The Craft." …

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