1. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers e-mail from Billboard.com readers. PAID FOR PLAY Dear Fred, Does an artist receive royalties every time a single is played on the air? If so, how much is each play worth? Are higher royalties paid by radio stations with larger listener impressions? What percentage of the…

  2. Evans Puts Herself 'First'

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. At one point, Faith Evans' weekly routine in Atlanta consisted of "driving to Target, picking up the kids from school and working out." That is no longer the case. Now based here in Los Angeles, Evans is in the midst of a seven…

  3. Hot Product

    April 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Faith Evans Luck Be A 'Lady' R&B vocalist Faith Evans makes her Capitol debut this week with "The First Lady," which is led by the top-25 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks hit "Again." The album sports a number of high-profile collaborators,…

  4. Billboard Bits: Bad Plus, Jazz Fest, Kathleen Edwards

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Bad Plus, Jazz Fest, Kathleen Edwards Jazz trio the Bad Plus will on March 15 release the concert document "Blunt Object: Live in Tokyo" via Columbia. The eight-track set finds the band running through such rock numbers as Queen's "We Are the Champions" and…

  5. Faith Evans Preps Capitol Debut

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST R&B vocalist Faith Evans will release her Capitol debut, "The First Lady," on March 29. R&B vocalist Faith Evans will release her Capitol debut, "The First Lady," on March 29. The album sports a number of high-profile collaborators, including the Neptunes'…

  6. Miles to Miles

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Producer/keyboardist Jason Miles, whose synthesizer programming was instrumental to Miles Davis' sonically adventurous 1986 album "Tutu," brings many of the top names in jazz together to create the so Producer/keyboardist Jason Miles, whose synthesizer programming was…

  7. Springsteen, Grushecky Rock For Flood Victims

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen has accepted an invitation to join friend Joe Grushecky at a benefit concert for victims of flooding in the wake of Hurricane Ivan. The Dec. 2 show will take place at Pittsburgh's He Bruce Springsteen has accepted an invitation to join friend Joe Grushecky at a benefit…

  8. Walkin' in the Shadow of Life

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Funk is the thread weaving through the Neville Brothers' first album in five years. Funk is the thread weaving through the Neville Brothers' first album in five years. Joining Aaron, Art, Charles and Cyril—the self-described "professors of the uptown funk"—are Aaron's…

  9. 'Swampstock' Rescheduled

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Swampstock, Tim McGraw's annual celebrity softball tournament and concert held in his hometown of Rayville, La., has been rescheduled for Oct. 30. Swampstock, Tim McGraw's annual celebrity softball tournament and concert held in his hometown of Rayville, La., has been rescheduled…

  10. Hurricane Ivan Scotches Swampstock

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The threat of Hurricane Ivan has forced Louisiana promoters to postpone or cancel several concerts scheduled for the coming days. The threat of Hurricane Ivan has forced Louisiana promoters to postpone or cancel several concerts scheduled for the coming days. At the top of the list is Tim…

  11. Billboard Bits: Hurricane Ivan, Hagar, AMAs

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Hurricane Ivan, Hagar, AMAs Kevin Lyttle and Bounty Killer have signed on to perform at the hastily organized Hurricane Ivan Relief Concert. As the massive storm churns out of the Caribbean towards the Gulf of Mexico, promoter G. City has pulled together talent for a benefit on Sunday…

  12. Hot Product

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jill Scott Being 'Human' Jill Scott unveils her sophomore studio album, "Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2," this week via Hidden Beach Recordings. The Philadelphia-based artist drafted the production talents of James Poyser, Andre Harris & Vidal Davis, Mama&…

  13. Willie's 'Outlaws' Special Heads To CD

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Musical highlights of the third Willie Nelson & Friends television special will be released on CD Sept. 21 via Lost Highway. Musical highlights of the third Willie Nelson & Friends television special will be released on CD Sept. 21 via Lost Highway. Taped May 5 at the Wiltern LG in…

  14. Punk Vets Convene In Osaka Popstar

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT John Cafiero is living a punk rock fan's dream. In recording the debut album for his band Osaka Popstar, the singer/guitarist has recruited former members of the Ramones, the Misfits, Black Flag and t John Cafiero is living a punk rock fan's dream. In recording the debut album for…

  15. 33TunesOnTV

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 9-15,2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 9 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Sarah McLachlan. "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Richard Marx (also scheduled: Mark Consuelos …

  16. New Nevilles Album Casts Long 'Shadow'

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The forthcoming Neville Brothers album has been dubbed "Walkin' in the Shadow of Life." The forthcoming Neville Brothers album has been dubbed "Walkin' in the Shadow of Life." Originally expected in September, the set has been pushed back to an Oct. 19 release…

  17. Blues Legends Capture 'Lightning In A Bottle'

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will hit stores this fall. Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's…

  18. Scott's 'Beautifully Human' Due In August

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jill Scott will release her sophomore studio album, "Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2," Aug. 31 through Santa Monica, Calif.-based Hidden Beach Recordings. It's the follow-up to Scott's 2000 Jill Scott will release her sophomore studio album, "Beautifully…

  19. This Day in Music

    December 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Sean "Puffy" Combs is arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon when a gun is found in his vehicle after he leaves a chaotic scene at a New York club where three people a 1999 - Sean "Puffy" Combs is arrested and charged with…

  20. Ponce, Pires To Play Latin Sports Awards

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Carlos Ponce and Alexandre Pires will be among those on hand to perform during the inaugural Premios Fox Sports Awards. Set for tomorrow (Dec. 17) at the New Radisson Hotel Miami, the event will be te Carlos Ponce and Alexandre Pires will be among those on hand to perform during the inaugural…

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