1. Bryant, Taylor Among Jackson Witnesses

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST The defense witness list in Michael Jackson's trial includes Jackson's own children and a variety of celebrities, among them Kobe Bryant and Elizabeth Taylor, his lawyer told jury prospects today (Feb The defense witness list in Michael Jackson's trial includes Jackson's…

  2. U2, Keane Top U.K. Charts

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST U2's "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own" (Universal Island) is the U.K.'s new No. 1 single, becoming the latest act to hold an Elvis Presley reissue from the top post. Meanwhile, while "Hopes an U2's "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own…

  3. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 14-20, 2005).

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 14-20, 2005). TOTALLY TORI: With new album ("The Beekeeper," Epic, Feb. 22) and book ("Tori Amos: Piece By Piece" co-written with Ann Powers," Broadway, Feb. 8), Tori Amos is a busy woman. This week begins a…

  4. TunesOnTV

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 14-20, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 14 "All-Star Jams-Viewer Dedications," VH1 Classic Featured artist: Brian McKnight. "Today," NBC Featured artist: Michael Buble. "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,…

  5. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Notes from backstage at last night's (Feb. 13) 47th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Notes from backstage at last night's (Feb. 13) 47th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Kanye West said it was "scary"…

  6. Star-Packed Performances Power Grammys

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast of the Grammy Awards ceremony was more about performances than awards. Of the 107 Grammys handed out, only 11 were presented during last night's (Feb. 13) th As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast of the Grammy Awards ceremony was more about…

  7. Charles Tops Grammys With Eight Trophies

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Even in death, Ray Charles was a force to be reckoned with at the 47th annual Grammy Awards last night (Feb. 13) in Los Angeles. Charles won eight Grammys stemming from his final release, "Genius Love Even in death, Ray Charles was a force to be reckoned with at the 47th annual Grammy…

  8. This Day in Music

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Mick Tucker, drummer from the 1970s glam band Sweet, dies after a lengthy battle against leukemia. He is 54. 2002 - Mick Tucker, drummer from the 1970s glam band Sweet, dies after a lengthy battle against leukemia. He is 54. 2001 - Prince launches a subscription…

  9. 47th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Below are the winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Record Of The Year …

  10. Chili Peppers, Neil Young Honor Brian Wilson

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mike Love and the rest of the surviving Beach Boys stayed away, but luminaries such as Neil Young and Jeff Beck showed up in Hollywood on Friday as the music industry honored Brian Wilson at a black-t Mike Love and the rest of the surviving Beach Boys stayed away, but luminaries such as Neil…

  11. Raveonettes Are Back In 'Black' On New Album

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Danish rock duo the Raveonettes will return May 3 with their next Columbia album, "Pretty in Black." Danish rock duo the Raveonettes will return May 3 with their next Columbia album, "Pretty in Black." The set will be led by the single "Love in a Trashcan," which…

  12. Steely Dan Sits For 'Piano Jazz'

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Steely Dan's February 2003 visit to Marian McPartland's "Piano Jazz" show on National Public Radio will be released March 15 on CD via Concord Records. Steely Dan's February 2003 visit to Marian McPartland's "Piano Jazz" show on National Public Radio…

  13. NYC Rockers Come Alive On 'Continental' CDs

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Live recordings from Joey, Dee Dee and Marky Ramone, the Lunachicks, the Bouncing Souls, the Dead Boys' Cheetah Chrome and Cro-Mags lead the track list for "Best of NYC -- Live at Continental," to be Live recordings from Joey, Dee Dee and Marky Ramone, the Lunachicks, the…

  14. Santana Signs On For Oscars, Summer Tour

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Carlos Santana will team with Enrique Iglesias to perform the Oscar-nominated song of the year "Al Otro Lado Del Rio" (from "The Motorcycle Diaries") at the Academy Awards. Carlos Santana will team with Enrique Iglesias to perform the Oscar-nominated song of the year "…

  15. Collaborations Highlight Tibet House Benefit

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ray Davies jammed with the Black Keys, Nellie McKay harmonized with Trey Anastasio and Philip Glass tickled the ivories behind Lou Reed last night (Feb. 9) at the 15th annual Tibet House Benefit conce Ray Davies jammed with the Black Keys, Nellie McKay harmonized with Trey Anastasio and…

  16. Stars Strap In For Daytona 500 'Tribute'

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Country star Clint Black and former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will be among the artists taking part in pre-race festivities at this year's Daytona 500. Country star Clint Black and former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will be among the artists taking part in pre-race…

  17. Doobie Bros. Drummer Keith Knudsen Dies

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Knudsen, the longtime Doobie Brothers drummer who was part of the band during a string of hits that included "Taking It to the Streets" and "Black Water," died of pneumonia yesterday (Feb. 7). H Keith Knudsen, the longtime Doobie Brothers drummer who was part of the…

  18. B&E: Black Maria

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Black Maria. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Victory Records has a new hard rock darling on the Billboard charts with the Black…

  19. BREAKING & ENTERING

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Black Maria /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News …

  20. Durst Recording Bizkit Vocals In Prague

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Limp Bizkit principals Fred Durst and Wes Borland have settled in Prague with producer Ross Robinson to record vocals for the group's ... Limp Bizkit principals Fred Durst and Wes Borland have settled in Prague with producer Ross Robinson to record vocals for the group's upcoming…

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