1. This Day in Music

    September 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Police announce that Miguel Dega, president of Spain's biggest indie label, Max Music, has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and the attempted murder of his former partner, Ricardo 2001 - Singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson dominates the Canadian Country…

  2. Charles Says Hello, Goodbye With Box, Duets

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon Sept. 20. In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon Sept. 20: a collection of duets, "Genius and…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Carolyn Dawn Johnson is again the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held in Calgary, Alberta. In addition to top female, Johnson takes home trophies for top single and top 2003 - Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel announce their first tour since 1994. 2003 -…

  4. Multi-Network Broadcast To Benefit Katrina Victims

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that will perform during "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast" a live telethon to be U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are…

  5. Dashboard Club Shows To Benefit Katrina Victims

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dashboard Confessional will donate proceeds from three upcoming club shows to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Dashboard Confessional will donate proceeds from three upcoming club shows to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. The performances will take place Sept. 18 in Toronto, Sept. 19 in…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity ride in Nashville. Jackson is grand marshal for Rolling Titan Thunder 3, benefiting the Chris Sanders Foundation 2003 - The Recording Industry Association of America announces the filing of more…

  7. Franti Preaching Peace, Charity At San Fran Fest

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Like countless other musicians and organizations across the country, Michael Franti's annual Power to the Peaceful festival has a crucial new task this year: offering aid to victims of Hurricane Katri Like countless other musicians and organizations across the country, Michael Franti&…

  8. Kanye West Rips Bush During NBC Telethon

    September 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It began with jazz from New Orleans natives Harry Connick Jr. and Wynton Marsalis. But "A Concert for Hurricane Relief," a heartfelt benefit aired on NBC last night, took an unexpected turn thanks to It began, fittingly enough, with jazz from New Orleans natives Harry Connick Jr.…

  9. Institute

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bush Frontman Commits To New Band Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale certainly isn't new to Billboard's charts, but his most recent band, Institute, is. Its first single, "Bullet-Proof Skin," last week entered Billboard's online exclusive Mainstream Rock airplay…

  10. Tunes On TV

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brooks & Dunn (also scheduled: Sandra Day O'Connor). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Rihanna. "CKY…

  11. Hot Product

    August 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie Making 'Plans' Ben Gibbard describes Death Cab For Cutie's major-label debut, "Plans," as his band's most optimistic record to date. Yet old fans need not worry. This is an example of how Death Cab for Cutie does optimism: "Love is…

  12. San Fran Stand Yields Four Crowes Albums

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes have often seemed more comfortable on stage than anywhere else, so it makes sense that the first fruit of the band's successful reunion tour will be four concert albums via Instant Li The Black Crowes have often seemed more comfortable on stage than anywhere else, so it…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses charts and artists with readers. STILL 'TOGETHER' Hello Fred! Mariah Carey continues to be the chart phenomenon of the year, as this week she sets a new chart [record]. With "We Belong Together" in its 13th week on top of the Hot 100, she now has the…

  14. Death Cab Cracks Billboard Singles Charts

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie's debut album for Atlantic, "Plans," won't be released until next Tuesday (Aug. 30), but the jump to a major label is already paying off. Death Cab For Cutie's debut album for Atlantic, "Plans," won't be released until next Tuesday …

  15. TunesOnTV

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 22-28, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 22 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Common, Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff. Show Description: Syndicated weekday variety show. Check local listings! "TRL,…

  16. Nearly 15, Oasis Still Swaggering

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It has often been a rocky decade, but Oasis has rolled with it. Reinvigorating the dreary British music scene of the pre-Britpop 1990s, these dropouts hailing from a Manchester, England, housing project sparkled and soared like the champagne…

  17. Audioslave Kicking Off Fall Tour Next Month

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Audioslave's first extensive North American tour in support of its sophomore album, "Out of Exile," will begin Sept. 25 in San Francisco. Audioslave's first extensive North American tour in support of its sophomore album, "Out of Exile," will begin Sept. 25 in…

  18. Trapt Taking Blindside, Aphasia On The Road

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Trapt will hit the road this fall with Blindside and Aphasia in tow. Modern rock act Trapt will hit the road this fall with Blindside and Aphasia in tow. The groups will spend most of the next three months on tour in North America, beginning Sept. 10 in Boston and running…

  19. Paisley's 'Time' Has Come

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When it comes to country music concerts, cowboy hats are usually the headgear of choice. However, lately when Brad Paisley looks out from the stage, he sees a lot of lampshades -- thanks to his hit single "Alcohol." Fans have…

  20. Live Signs With Epic, Album Due In November

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran modern rock act Live has signed with Epic after ending its decade-plus association with Radioactive/MCA. Veteran modern rock act Live has signed with Epic after ending its decade-plus association with Radioactive/MCA. The group's manager, Chris Hardin, tells Billboard.com a new…

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