1. Tenacious D's 'Destiny' In Sight

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The highly anticipated film "Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny" will likely begin shooting in March, group member Kyle Gass tells Billboard.com. Beforehand, Gass and partner Jack Black will hit the s The highly anticipated film "Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny" will…

  2. 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,…

  3. Shortlist Confirms Performers, Compilation

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The acts are among the 10 finalists for the prize, which also include Franz Ferdinand, the Killers, Ghostface Killah, Loretta Lynn, the Streets and Wilco. Air, TV On The Radio, Dizzee Rascal and Nellie McKay are confirmed to perform at the 2004 Shortlist Prize awards ceremony, to be held Nov.…

  4. Ten Finalists Set For Shortlist Prize

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Albums by Wilco, Air, the Killers and Franz Ferdinand are among the 10 finalists for the 2004 Shortlist Prize, which honors critically acclaimed albums that have not yet been certified gold by the Rec Albums by Wilco, Air, the Killers and Franz Ferdinand are among the 10 finalists for the…

  5. 70-Plus Artists Up For Shortlist Prize

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loretta Lynn, Wilco, Franz Ferdinand and the Killers are among 73 artists whose latest albums made the "Longlist" of initial nominations for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize, which honors critically acc Loretta Lynn, Wilco, Franz Ferdinand and the Killers are among 73 artists whose…

  6. Shortlist Prize Long On Big Names

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Although the Shortlist Music Prize won't be handed out until Nov. 11, as an indication of the event's growing prestige, the Shortlist has already lined up judges and sponsors. Listmakers include Norah Although the recipient of the Shortlist Music Prize won't be announced until…

  7. Aguilera, Blige Reel In 'Shark Tale' Soundtrack

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and Mary J. Blige are among the artists to be featured on the soundtrack to the animated DreamWorks feature "Shark Tale." The set is due Sept. 28 via DreamWorks/Geffe Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and Mary J. Blige are among the artists to be…

  8. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 22-28, 2003). Christmas is a holiday that is almost instantly associated with music. And it's fitting that the days leading up to Christmas Day on Thursday will be filled with the sounds of the season.…

  9. Vedder, Sting Nominated For Golden Globes

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and U2's Bono are among those nominated for best original song Golden Globe Awards. Danny Elfman's score for "Big Fish" and Howard Shore's work on Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and…

  10. The Tangled Web

    November 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Web's most intriguing music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Fingertips Music, Counting Crows, Rhino/Rolling Stone. MUSIC AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: In the jungle of code, text and files that is the Internet, it helps to have a guide, and when it comes to finding free music,…

  11. Amazon Offering Exclusive Content Through Holidays

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST In a move to drive traffic to its site this holiday season, Amazon.com is offering free music, movie and book exclusives, Billboard Bulletin reports. Bruce Springsteen, the Counting Crows, R.E.M. and In a move to drive traffic to its site this holiday season, Amazon.com is offering free music…

  12. Tenacious D Going Hungry

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the members of Tenacious D announced today (Nov. 3) that they would begin a 45-day hunger strike at 5 p.m. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the members of Tenacious D announced today (Nov. 3) that they would begin a 45-day hunger strike at 5 p.m. In a…

  13. Dear Catastrophe Waitress

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jack Black's character in the movie "High Fidelity" famously complained that he didn't want to listen to Belle & Sebastian because it was "sad-bastard music." After four proper studio albums, appa Jack Black's character in the movie "High Fidelity…

  14. Billboard Bits: Jack Black, Dub Narcotic, Milky

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Jack Black, Dub Narcotic, Milky Although Jack Black is riding high on the success of his new film " School of Rock ," which was No. 1 in its first week in U.S. theaters, he says there are two roles he's really coveting. Black tells Billboard he'd love to play the…

  15. 'School Of Rock' Tops Weekend Box Office

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Paramount's "School of Rock" went to the head of the class on its debut at the North American box office this weekend striking a chord with moviegoers and raking in an estimated $20.2 million. The fil Paramount's "School of Rock" went to the head of the class on…

  16. Jack Black's 'School of Rock' In Session

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In the new film "School of Rock," Jack Black portrays Dewey Finn, an unemployed musician whose dreams of making it big have overshadowed his every other ambition in life. In the new film "School of Rock," Jack Black portrays Dewey Finn, an unemployed musician whose dreams…

  17. Britney, Justin Sign On For 'SNL'

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake will appear as musical guests in the coming weeks on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," according to a spokesperson for the show. Spears will perform on the Oct. 18 epis Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake will appear as musical guests in the…

  18. Hot Product

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Atlantic's soundtrack to the film "School of Rock," featuring tracks from star Jack Black plus the Black Keys, Led Zeppelin, Cream and the Doors. -- A new album from singer/songwriter Lyle Lovett, "My…

  19. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. "I guess that's why they call it the blues," is how the Elton John song goes. And if you pay attention this week, you'll walk away a near expert on the genre and guessing won&…

  20. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 22-28, 2003. These days, there's always lots of music on television. But rare is the week when so many quality programs featuring artists and music I feel rank above most on my personal scale. Let's start…

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