1. The Sexy Magazines

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Formed in 2002 while still in high school, New York-based garage rockers the Sexy Magazines have already graduated to buzz status. Formed in 2002 while still in high school, New York-based garage rockers the Sexy Magazines have already graduated to buzz status. The group has opened for Kelly…

  2. Chayanne: Out To Captivate Fans

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Chayanne, one of the top performing acts in Latin music, has always followed a new release with a tour. But this time around, the Puerto Rican star reversed that formula. "Cautivo," his new studio set due Sept. 27 on Sony BMG, follows a…

  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. Lauper's 'Body Acoustic' Reinvents Hits

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cyndi Lauper revisits her career highlights in a new setting on "The Body Acoustic," her ninth studio album, due Nov. 8 via Daylight/Epic. Cyndi Lauper revisits her career highlights in a new setting on "The Body Acoustic," her ninth studio album, due Nov. 8 via Daylight…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses charts and artists with readers. DID DONNA OR DIDN'T DONNA? Dear Fred, In reference to your article about artists that have held the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on The Billboard Hot 100, I vaguely recall Donna Summer doing this same thing with "Bad Girls" and …

  6. Dulli Unearths One Twilight Singers CD, Preps Another

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shocked by the sudden death of friend and Hollywood producer Ted Demme over three years ago, Greg Dulli shelved a nearly-finished nine-song project to begin work on what would become a tribute of sort Shocked by the sudden death of friend and Hollywood producer Ted Demme over three years ago,…

  7. Injured DiFranco Taking Touring Hiatus

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following the July 31 conclusion of her current touring leg in Floyd, Va., singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco will begin a year-long hiatus from the road. Following the July 31 conclusion of her current touring leg in Floyd, Va., singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco will begin a year-long hiatus from…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. I S-A-W THE LIGHT Dear Fred, Before submitting my question I want to say I enjoy reading your column week after week and reading the chart trivia you supply. I've been a fan of (most) songs produced by the [Mike] Stock, [Matt] Aitken and [Pete]…

  9. Bumbershoot Books 2005 Lineup

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Common, Devo, Trey Anastasio, Ani DiFranco, the New York Dolls, Dashboard Confessional and Talib Kweli are among the top acts confirmed for Seattle's 35th annual Bumbershoot arts festival. Common, Devo, Trey Anastasio, Ani DiFranco, the New York Dolls, Dashboard Confessional and Talib…

  10. New York Dolls Sign With Roadrunner

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After reuniting last year for the first time in decades, seminal underground rock act the New York Dolls has signed a new deal with Roadrunner. After reuniting last year for the first time in decades, seminal underground rock act the New York Dolls has signed a new deal with Roadrunner. The…

  11. Rhino Boxes Up '90s Favorites

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade less than six years in the rearview mirror. Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Guitarist Robert Quine, one of punk rock's most daring soloists, is found dead in his New York apartment. He is 61. According to close friend and guitar maker Rick Kelly, who discovers Q 2004 - Guitarist Robert Quine, one of punk rock's most daring soloists…

  13. Indigo Girls Unearth 'Rarities,' Plan Tour

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock duo the Indigo Girls have dipped into their archives for "Rarities," an 18-track set due June 14 via Legacy. Rock duo the Indigo Girls have dipped into their archives for "Rarities," an 18-track set due June 14 via Legacy. The album is highlighted by the previously…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Alejandro Sanz wins three awards, including the award for best song for "Y Solo Se Me Ocurre Amarte," at Spain's sixth Premios de la Musica ceremony in Madrid. 2002 - Alejandro Sanz wins three awards, including the award for best song for "Y Solo…

  15. 19TunesOnTV

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 2-8, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 2 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Ashanti, Phil Vassar (also scheduled: Chris Berard. Carrie Wiatt). "Simple Plan Makes a Video,": MTV2 Featured artist: Simple Plan ("…

  16. Billboard Latin Awards Reflect Genre's Evolution

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The winners of this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards reflected the changing sound of Latin music and the public's reception of it. At last night's event (April 28) in Miami, multiple winners includ The winners of this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards reflected the…

  17. 18TunesOnTV

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 25-May 1, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, APRIL 25 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: John Legend (also scheduled: Felicity Huffman, Maria & Maya Rodale). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bruce…

  18. Diddy Joins New Billboard Latin Presenters

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT P. Diddy leads the list of newly added presenters for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. P. Diddy leads the list of newly added presenters for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. He will be joined by actors Jimmy Smits and Ray Santiago plus artists Alicia Villarreal, Joan Sebastian, Ana Gabriel,…

  19. Billboard Latin Music Awards Add Stars

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Salsa superstar Marc Anthony, Latin pop diva Paulina Rubio, balladeer Christian Castro and hip-hop act Akwid have joined the performance lineup for the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Salsa superstar Marc Anthony, Latin pop diva Paulina Rubio, balladeer Christian Castro and hip-hop act…

  20. Lineup Set For Glastonbury Festival

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 24-26. Veteran artists Brian Wilson, Van Morrison and Elvis Costello are a Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at the U.K.&…

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