1. 51TunesOnTV

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 13 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Hayley Westenra (also scheduled: Anjelica Houston, Michael McKean). "Playlistism," MTV2 Featured artists: Ying Yang…

  2. Billboard Bits: Doves, Gruff Rhys, Early Day Miners

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Doves, Gruff Rhys, Early Day Miners U.K. rock outfit Doves will release its third studio album, "Some Cities," Feb. 21 via Parlophone internationally. It will be preceded by the single "Black and White Town," which will be released commercially on Feb. 7. The track…

  3. Cash Documentary Reissued On DVD

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The long out-of-print documentary "Johnny Cash! The Man, His World, His Music" will be reissued March 8 on DVD via Sanctuary. The long out-of-print documentary "Johnny Cash! The Man, His World, His Music" will be reissued March 8 on DVD via Sanctuary. The Bob Elfstron film…

  4. Music Community Mourns For Abbott

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The music community is reeling in the wake of the onstage murder of Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott at the hands of a gunman earlier this week. The music community is reeling in the wake of the onstage murder of Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag"…

  5. B&E: Linkin Park & Ruben Studdard

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Linkin Park and Ruben Studdard. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. LINKIN LOGS A NEW GENRE: A No. 94 entry with "Numb/Encore…

  6. Benson Readies 'Love,' Records With White

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Detroit-based pop/rocker Brendan Benson is gearing up for a big 2005. Detroit-based pop/rocker Brendan Benson is gearing up for a big 2005. His new solo album, "The Alternative to Love," is set to be released in March via V2 Records, and amidst an anticipated heavy slate of touring,…

  7. Jay-Z Named Def Jam President/CEO

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z -- artist, producer and entrepreneur -- has been named president and CEO of Def Jam Recordings. He will report directly to Antonio "LA" Reid, chairman of the Island Def Jam Music Group. Based in Jay-Z -- artist, producer and entrepreneur -- has been named president and CEO of…

  8. Jay-Z, Linkin Park 'Mash-Up' Tops Album Chart

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The seemingly odd pairing of a multiplatinum artists from the rap and rock worlds takes an underground concept to the pinnacle of the mainstream as "MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents Jay-Z/Linkin Park: C The seemingly odd pairing of a multiplatinum artists from the rap and rock worlds takes…

  9. Ailing Faithfull Cancels European Tour

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Marianne Faithfull has canceled a European tour after collapsing before a show in Italy last week. Marianne Faithfull has canceled a European tour after collapsing before a show in Italy last week. A spokesperson for the artist says doctors told the singer that she has chronic exhaustion and…

  10. Kanye West Leads Grammy Nominees

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST With 10 nominations, including best new artist, Kanye West leads the field for the 47th annual Grammy Awards. Other multiple nominees include Alicia Keys and Usher, who are tied with eight, the late R With 10 nominations, including one for best new artist, Kanye West leads the field for the…

  11. TunesOnTV

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 6-12, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 6 "The View," ABC Featured artist: Rascal Flatts (also scheduled: Andy Garcia). "100% Usher," Fuse Featured artist: Usher. "Total Request Live (TRL)," MTV…

  12. Backstreet's Littrell Signs To Christian Label

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell will soon be recording for the Sony/BMG-owned Provident Music Group label Reunion Records. Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell will soon be recording for the Sony/BMG-owned Provident Music Group label Reunion Records. His signing is expected to be…

  13. Holiday Single, New Album On Pearl Jam's Radar

    December 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST While Pearl Jam continues work on its first studio album since splitting with longtime label Epic, two releases are on the horizon to tide fans over. While Pearl Jam continues work on its first studio album since splitting with longtime label Epic, two releases are on the horizon to tide fans…

  14. Rice Reveling In 'Closer' Inclusion

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Irish singer/songwriter Damien Rice is back in the spotlight thanks to the inclusion of his track "The Blower's Daughter" in the new Mike Nichols film "Closer," starring Julie Roberts, Jude Law and Na Irish singer/songwriter Damien Rice is back in the spotlight thanks…

  15. Busy Ingram Readies Albums, Radio Show

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Texas-based singer/songwriter Jack Ingram is fielding label offers for his already completed seventh studio album and is also planning on recording a set with like-minded fellow Texan Pat Green. Texas-based singer/songwriter Jack Ingram is fielding label offers for his already completed…

  16. Stars Sign On For Holiday TV Specials

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rod Stewart, Kenny G., Chaka Khan, Black Eyed Peas, Train and Ashlee Simpson are set to perform on the CBS TV special, "A Home for the Holidays," which spotlights inspirational stories of adoption. Rod Stewart, Kenny G., Chaka Khan, Black Eyed Peas, Train and Ashlee Simpson are set…

  17. Ask Billboard

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Bright Eyes, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Natasha Bedingfield and RIAA certifications. BRIGHT EYES' BRIGHT FUTURE Keith, How come I've been reading all over the news about the "Hot Shot Debuts" and "Top Spot Taking…

  18. 2004 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Finalists for the 2004 Billboard Music Awards, to be handed out Dec. 8 at a ceremony at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena and broadcast live on Fox. Below are the finalists for the 2004 Billboard Music Awards, to be handed out Dec. 8 at a ceremony at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden…

  19. 49TunesOnTV

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 29 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Lenny Kravitz (also scheduled: Colin Ferrell). "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: The Polyphonic Spree. …

  20. Billboard Bits: Grammy Auction, Crespo, Cash

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Online auction benefits Grammy charities, Elvis Crespo to perform during La 2da Edicion de Premios Fox Sports and Rosanne Cash slates third and final acoustic concert at New York's Rubin Museum of Art Memorabilia from the likes of Madonna, Aerosmith, Beyoncé, U2 singer Bono, Melissa…

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