1. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated…

  2. Public Enemy To Show 'Soul' On New Album

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST By letting rap artist Paris write the lyrics and record the music for Public Enemy's latest album, "Rebirth of a Nation," the entire project was a successful exercise in creativity, Chuck D tells Bill By letting rap artist Paris write the lyrics and record the music for Public…

  3. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Lauryn Hill tops the 13th annual Soul Train Music Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. She receives awards for best R&B/soul or rap music video ("Doo Wop [That Thing 2002 - Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the…

  4. Keith Wrangles With 'White Trash' On New Album

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Toby Keith will release his first album for his own Show Dog Nashville imprint, "White Trash With Money," on April 11. The set was co-produced by Lari White, marking a break from Keith's longtime prod Toby Keith will release his first album for his own Show Dog Nashville…

  5. Allmans Going Above & Beyond At Beacon Run

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST While fans of the Allman Brothers Band have long treasured its annual residency at New York's Beacon Theatre, they might remember this year's stand as the best yet. In addition to hosting guests like While fans of the Allman Brothers Band have long treasured its annual residency at…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill and his girlfriend for the past decade, actress Charleen "Chuck" McCrory, finally tie the knot. The pair exchanges vows at Tony's Ballroom in Houston before 200 2004 - Roy "Pop" Lewis, patriarch of bluegrass gospel…

  7. Artists Rock Against Iraq War In New York

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Michael Stipe, Rufus Wainwright, Moby and surprise guest James Iha all performed last night (March 20) in New York for the Bring 'Em Home concert, marking the third anniversary of the United States-le Michael Stipe, Rufus Wainwright, Moby and surprise guest James Iha all performed last…

  8. The Living Things

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST A brief trip home brings much needed rest, while a return to the road brings out the best and worst of this life within 48 hours. St. Louie - March 4 Drivin' through the Ozark Boot Hills on our way home to St. Louie via Lawrence, Kan... a ride I've taken many times with our father,…

  9. The Choir / March 4, 2006 / Cleveland (Beachland Ballroom)

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nostalgia was a winner when the Choir sold out this Cleveland venue on March 4, drawing fans who used to see the storied band in the late '60s at National Guard armory shows, teen dances and early Who Nostalgia was a winner when the Choir sold out this Cleveland venue on March 4, drawing…

  10. 41st Academy of Country Music Awards - Final Nominees

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Final nominees for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 23 in Las Vegas. Below are the final nominees for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, in a ceremony airing live on CBS. ALBUM OF THE YEAR…

  11. Billboard Bits: Andre 3000, Pearl Jam, Radio 4, Jim Dickinson

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Andre 3000, Radio 4, Jim Dickinson, Pearl Jam Cartoon Network has set a fall premiere date for the series "Class of 3000," created by OutKast's Andre 3000. The show stars the artist as Sunny Bridges, a graduate of a performing arts school in Atlanta who drops a…

  12. Junkie XL Revels In 'Today' On New Album

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST In-demand producer/artist Junkie XL has wrapped his next studio album, "Today," which will be released April 18 via Ultra Records in North America. In-demand producer/artist Junkie XL has wrapped his next studio album, "Today," which will be released April 18 via Ultra…

  13. Stipe, Bright Eyes Rock Against Iraq War

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe, Bright Eyes, Rufus Wainwright, Fischerspooner, Public Enemy's Chuck D, Devendra Banhart and Peaches have signed on for "Bring 'Em Home Now," a March 20 concert at New Yo R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe, Bright Eyes, Rufus Wainwright,…

  14. We Are Family

    February 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Inviting today's stars to remix, mash up, sample or otherwise have their way with the original recordings of Sly & the Family Stone was an audacious idea, but it makes a grand payoff on "Different Inviting today's stars to remix, mash up, sample or otherwise have their way…

  15. This Day in Music

    January 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>A benefit concert for convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal is held at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. The event, with attendance pegged at around 16,000, is organ 2005 - Legendary rock drummer Jim Capaldi dies after a brief fight with stomach…

  16. Seminal Chuck Berry Film Heading To DVD

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Image Entertainment has secured DVD rights to "Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll," the seminal Chuck Berry movie masterminded by Keith Richards. Image Entertainment has secured DVD rights to "Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll," the seminal Chuck Berry movie…

  17. This Day in Music

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1995 - </b>Courtney Love appears in Australian court on charges of abusing a flight attendant. The singer admits to responding with an obscenity when a Quantas flight attendant told her to take her 1999 - Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library,…

  18. This Day in Music

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Travis Tritt performs at the Republican Texas Senators Ball in Washington, D.C., part of the festivities surrounding the inauguration of President-elect George W. Bush. Tritt supported B 2004 - Dancehall rapper Beenie Man suffers broken ribs and a broken nose in a…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses chart fans, 'bullets,' his love of Swedish music and a lot more with readers this week. IRAQ (SO FAR AWAY) Was there a watershed moment when the Billboard charts became a fan tool as well as an industry tool? I often read you patiently explain that the charts exist…

  20. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST Successful, volatile, creative, self—aware and self—destructive, singer—songwriter Billy Joel's life reads like a popular novel. Hank Bordowitz's "Billy Joel: The Life & Times of an Angry Yo Doesn't Matter What They Say in the Papers Late in the winter of 1980, ads…

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