1. This Day in Music

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1995 - </b>Michael Jackson premieres his new single "Earth Song" on the German celebrity game show "Wanna Bet?"<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Michael Jackson proves that he's "Invincible" in the U.K…

  2. Kanye's 'Gold' Continues Hot 100 Dominance

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST For the ninth week straight, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx tops the Billboard Hot 100. The song also continues its reign at No. 1 on the Pop 100 for a seventh week and the Hot Ringto For the ninth week straight, Kanye West's "Gold Digger"…

  3. Stranger's Stories Push O.A.R. To New Heights

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Road-tested pop rock group O.A.R. pushed to create something deeper with 'Stories of a Stranger' "We've almost bled this stuff for the last year, it's been so much sacrifice and pain," says O.A.R. (Of A Revolution) drummer Chris Culos of the band's new album…

  4. Audioslave Dig The Garden

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Audioslave performs at New York's Madison Square Garden. Tom Morello and Chris Cornell in the midst of Audioslave's headlining set Oct. 29 at New York's Madison Square Garden. The band's North American tour continues for several more weeks, with the finale set for Nov. 19…

  5. OnTV

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 31 "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Midtown. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured artists: Damian "Junior Gong" Marley, Ozzy Osbourne (also scheduled: Rosario Dawson). "Jimmy…

  6. 'Time' To Talk

    October 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Burt Bacharach gets assistance from Elvis Costello, Rufus Wainwright and Dr. Dre on his first solo album since 1977, "At This Time." Burt Bacharach gets assistance from Elvis Costello, Rufus Wainwright and Dr. Dre on his first solo album since 1977, "At This Time." Due…

  7. Activism Subdued, But Artists Press On

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 2004 presidential election saw an unprecedented number of musicians coming out in support of either John Kerry or George W. Bush. The 2004 presidential election saw an unprecedented number of musicians coming out in support of either John Kerry or George W. Bush. The hot-button topics and…

  8. Kanye's 'Gold' Begins Eighth Week At No. 1

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In its 14th week on the chart, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" continues to dominate the Billboard Hot 100. The song is No. 1 on the big chart for an eighth straight week and also tops the Pop 100 for a si In its 14th week on the chart, Kanye West's "Gold Digger"…

  9. Hip-Hop Titans Bolster B.I.G.'s 'Duets'

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest names in hip-hop, both dead and alive, have contributed to "The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter," including Eminem, Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris and Mis Some of the biggest names in hip-hop, both dead and alive, have contributed to …

  10. Simpson Strikes Back: Ashlee Scores 2nd No. 1

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ashlee Simpson staves off a slew of Billboard 200 chart veterans this week, notching her second chart-topper with "I Am Me." With sales of 220,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, S Ashlee Simpson staves off a slew of Billboard 200 chart veterans this week,…

  11. Ask Billboard

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about Better Than Ezra, Dr. Dre and Backstreet Boys. DESPERATELY 'JUICY' Keith, I've been trying to look for the name of the song and artist that is used to promote "Desperate Housewives," however, I am unable to figure it out. Is…

  12. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Mr. Tambourine Man" "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Biograph/'64 (1985); The Bootleg Series, Volume 5: Live 1975—The Rolling Thunder Revue …

  13. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra Streisand. "Live With Regis &…

  14. Usher's Label Finally Goes Live

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Usher's US Records will make its formal debut next month with the release of the film soundtrack "In the Mix." The Lions Gate romantic comedy -- initially titled "Dying for Dolly" -- finds Usher in hi Usher's US Records will make its formal debut next month with…

  15. Chart Beat

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dolly Scores a career best, Depeche Mode returns, plus chart news involving Chris Brown, Kelly Clarkson and Sheryl Crow, Santana, Michelle Branch, Goo Goo Dolls and Jordan Knight. DOLLY WOULD: Dolly Parton's new album is the highest-debuting set of her career on The Billboard 200. "…

  16. Crystal Method Scores With 'London'

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Electronica duo the Crystal Method will unveil its own Tiny E label with the Jan. 24 release of its first film soundtrack, "London." Electronica duo the Crystal Method will unveil its own Tiny E label with the Jan. 24 release of its first film soundtrack, "London." The…

  17. 'Gold Digger' Mines Another Week On Top

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For the seventh week straight, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx is in the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100. The song also begins a seventh frame at No. 1 on the Hot Ringtones chart and For the seventh week straight, Kanye West's "Gold Digger"…

  18. Guests Lift Botti 'To Love Again'

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chris Botti's "To Love Again" is an impressive pop-jazz crossover outing that includes guest singers from Sting to Steven Tyler sharing the spotlight. It is an anomaly when a mainstream, largely instrumental jazz album breaks into The Billboard 200, but it is particularly…

  19. Billboard Bits: McCartney, Los Lobos, Mason Jennings

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Paul McCartney, Los Lobos, Mason Jennings Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments are extending their marketing partnership with the launch of the Music Lives Foundation, a new public charity aimed at raising awareness and funds for music education programs in schools. The new project…

  20. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (also scheduled: Dakota Fanning). "Total…

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