1. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  2. Foxy Brown Headed For Trial, Surgery

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Foxy Brown, who is facing legal problems in an alleged fight with two Manhattan nail salon workers, says she'll take a break from performing to have surgery for a hearing defect. Foxy Brown, who is facing legal problems in an alleged fight with two Manhattan nail salon workers, says she&…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nearly 36 million viewers tune in for the 32nd Annual CMA Awards live on CBS television.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied…

  4. Billboard Bits: Willie Hutch, Trak Starz, 4AD

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Willie Hutch, Trak Starz, 4AD Veteran singer/songwriter/producer Willie Hutch died Monday (Sept. 19) of undisclosed causes in Dallas. He was 59. Best known for his work at Motown, his association with the label began in 1970 when record producer Hal Davis asked Hutch to help complete…

  5. 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…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>"Reverb," HBO's live music show, debuts with performances from Alanis Morissette and Everlast.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video…

  7. Not every cloud of major-label mismanagement or

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Not every cloud of major-label mismanagement or outright incompetence has a silver lining. Not every cloud of major-label mismanagement or outright incompetence has a silver lining. For every Wilco or Spoon that escapes the vacuum of big business to achieve the kind of success their former…

  8. Eagles Of Death Metal Prep New CD, Foo Dates

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In addition to the January arrival of the sophomore Eagles Of Death Metal album, "Death by Sexy," frontman Jesse 'The Devil' Hughes has several other projects up his sleeve. In addition to the January arrival of the sophomore Eagles Of Death Metal album, "Death by…

  9. Hot Product

    September 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ray Charles From Ray's Vaults In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon this week: a collection of duets, "Genius and Friends," and, as previously reported, a 146-track boxed set of his seminal work, "…

  10. 'ReAct Now' Downloads To Aid Katrina Relief

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Performances by such acts as U2, Neil Young, Green Day, Big & Rich, Trent Reznor and the Red Hot Chili Peppers from last week's "ReAct Now: Music and Relief" telethon will soon be available as dow Performances by such acts as U2, Neil Young, Green Day, Big & Rich, Trent…

  11. 'Family Music' Keeps Zanes Busier Than Ever

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month, Dan Zanes has no plans of slowing down. On horizons near and not so far for the popular "family music" maker is a U.S. tour, a Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month…

  12. Zanes Plans Starbucks Disc

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks' Hear Music label plans to bring Dan Zanes back into its brew of exclusive albums. The artist, who previously contributed a track to one of the company's family compilations, is putting toge Starbucks' Hear Music label plans to bring Dan Zanes back into its brew of…

  13. Man Who Punched Dr. Dre Gets Year In Jail

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy James Johnson was sentenced yesterday (Sept. 14) to a year in jail after he pleaded guilty to punching rap mogul Dr. Dre at the Vibe Awards last year. Jimmy James Johnson was sentenced yesterday (Sept. 14) to a year in jail after he pleaded guilty to punching rap mogul Dr. Dre at the…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City punk rock pioneers the…

  15. Guests Give Santana Their 'All'

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After two release date changes, full details of Santana's upcoming album, "All That I Am," have finally gelled. After two release date changes, full details of Santana's upcoming album, "All That I Am," have finally gelled. As previously reported , the 13-track…

  16. Stars To Join Jackson For Katrina Single

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has recruited pop superstar Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Jay Z and James Brown and other top artists to perform on a charity single for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, his spokesperson Michael Jackson has recruited pop superstar Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Jay Z and James Brown…

  17. Casting Crowns -- Breaking The Mold

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Every once in a while there's a success story that defies the odds, overcomes obstacles, slays skeptics and rises from obscurity to top the charts. In today's Christian music community, it is Casting Crowns. The septet from Georgia…

  18. Prine, Miller Top Americana Awards

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran roots music artists Buddy Miller and John Prine took the top honors at the Americana Music Association's fourth annual Americana Honors & Awards, held Sept. 9 at Nashville's Ryman Auditori Veteran roots music artists Buddy Miller and John Prine took the top honors at the…

  19. Blunt Sidesteps Stones On U.K. Chart

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones narrowly missed out on their first British No. 1 album in 11 years yesterday (Sept. 11) when "A Bigger Bang" (Virgin) debuted on the U.K. chart at No. 2. The Rolling Stones narrowly missed out on their first British No. 1 album in 11 years yesterday (Sept. 11)…

  20. Hot Product

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Trapt/Switchfoot Sonic Success When the singles "Meant to Live" and "Dare You to Move" exploded, propelling sales of 2003's "The Beautiful Letdown" past the 2 million mark, Switchfoot looked like rock music's latest overnight success story. In truth,…

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