1. 2004 Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards (DECA) Winners

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Winners of the inaugural Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards (DECA) honoring innovation, entrepreneurship and effective brand development in music, video games, television, film and video. The awar Below are the winners of the inaugural Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards (DECA)…

  2. Coldplay Reschedules Live Return

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Coldplay will make its return to the live stage March 12 as part of a benefit for California radio station KCRW. Coldplay will make its return to the live stage March 12 as part of a benefit for California radio station KCRW. As previously reported , the event was originally scheduled for Nov…

  3. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, WFUV, UNKLE

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on We The Planet, WFUV, UNKLE Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and singer/songwriter Joan Baez have joined the lineup for the second We the Planet Music and Activism Festival. Flea will speak at the event, will Baez will join previously confirmed performers the Roots, the Dead's…

  4. Lohan 'Speaks' On Casablanca Debut

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Teen queen Lindsay Lohan will release her debut album, "Speak," Dec. 7 via Casablanca. The set finds the actress/singer collaborating with such producers as Desmond Child, Cory Rooney (Destiny's Child Teen queen Lindsay Lohan will release her debut album, "Speak," Dec…

  5. Sumlin Surrounded By Stars On 'Shoes'

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Blues veteran Hubert Sumlin is surrounded by such legends as Keith Richards and Eric Clapton on his new album, "About Them Shoes." Blues veteran Hubert Sumlin is surrounded by such legends as Keith Richards and Eric Clapton on his new album, "About Them Shoes." The 13…

  6. TV

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 8-14, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 8 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Elton John. "Bands Reunited," VH1 Featured artist: Scandal. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artist:…

  7. TV On The Radio Finds Good Reception

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Of the multitude of New York-based rock bands to garner recent media attention, surely the most unique musical personality belongs to TV On The Radio, a Brooklyn quintet whose two releases on Touch & Go have fueled major interest. Curiosity…

  8. Hot Product

    November 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears, Shania Twain, Toby Keith All The Hits, One More Time This week sees the release of several greatest hits packages from high-profile artists, led by Britney Spears' "Greatest Hits: My Prerogative" (Jive). The set includes her rendition of Bobby Brown's title…

  9. The Giant Pin

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST The second CD for the wittily named band the Nels Cline Singers, an instrumental outside-the-lines jazz group, arrives in the wake of Cline's enlistment as Wilco's go-to guitarist. The second CD for the wittily named band the Nels Cline Singers, an instrumental outside-the-lines…

  10. Hymns From My Heart

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST In addition to being the matriarch of a modern gospel dynasty (the Winans, BeBe & CeCe, Angie & Debbie), Delores "Mom" Winans is a wonderfully gifted artist in her own right. In addition to being the matriarch of a modern gospel dynasty (the Winans, BeBe & CeCe, Angie …

  11. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Kelly Clarkson, Usher, Ray Charles and Snoop Dogg. BREAKING AWAY: Kelly Clarkson scores the second-highest charting song of her career on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Breakaway" (Walt Disney) inches up from 9-8. That's a notch…

  12. Thomas Collects All-Star 'Giving' Cast

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Revisiting a concept that began in the early 1970s, actress Marlo Thomas has assembled an all-star cast for a new children's project. Revisiting a concept that began in the early 1970s, actress Marlo Thomas has assembled an all-star cast for a new children's project. Due Nov. 16 via…

  13. Sub Pop Unearths Rarities For Nirvana Box Set

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST The upcoming Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out" features 18 previously unreleased audio tracks and four video clips from the archives of venerable indie label Sub Pop, to which the Kurt Cobain-led The upcoming Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out" features 18 previously…

  14. Usher, Keys Duet Keeps Cozy At No. 1

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST With a gangsta and a Neptune breathing down their necks, Usher and Alicia Keys manage to hold on to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for a third straight week with "My Boo." The hit duet is also in its fo With a gangsta and a Neptune breathing down their necks, Usher and Alicia…

  15. Randy Travis Is Not Just 'Passing Through' Word

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After three successful gospel collections, Randy Travis returns to his first love -- country music -- on "Passing Through." Due Nov. 9, the album marks the first time Word Records, a 53-year-old Christian label, has worked a straight…

  16. R. Kelly Files $75 Million Lawsuit Against Jay-Z

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST R. Kelly has filed a $75 million breach-of-contract suit against Jay-Z, accusing him and his associates of threats and violence that turned their joint tour into a "nightmare." The suit follows a tumu R&B singer R. Kelly yesterday (Nov. 1) filed a $75 million breach-of-contract…

  17. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 1-7)

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 1-7, 2004). VOTE! If you are a registered U.S. voter, remember to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2! If you're either not registered or not yet of voting age, then please encourage those you know who are to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2. If you…

  18. 45TunesOnTV

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 1-7, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 1 "The Jane Pauley Show," Syndicated Featured artist: John Mellencamp. "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: Black Eyed Peas. "BET Concert Special: Live From Paradise,…

  19. B.I.G.'s Mother Drops Wrongful Death Suit

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The mother of Notorious B.I.G. reportedly has dropped a wrongful-death lawsuit against a former suspect in the rap star's slaying. The mother of Notorious B.I.G. reportedly has dropped a wrongful-death lawsuit against a former suspect in the rap star's slaying. Voletta Wallace had…

  20. New Roman Times

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It has been 15 years since Camper Van Beethoven's last college radio disc ("Key Lime Pie") and the subsequent road implosion, leading to an ugly band dissolution and David Lowery's spinoff band Cracke It has been 15 years since Camper Van Beethoven's last college…

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