1. Mercury Rev Shares Its 'Secret'

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rock act Mercury Rev will return next year with a new V2 album, "The Secret Migration." Rock act Mercury Rev will return next year with a new V2 album, "The Secret Migration." In an unusual move, the 13-track set will be available Jan. 25 in digital form exclusively via…

  2. Billboard Bits: 'Xmas In Washington,' Marsalis, Edwards

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on 'Xmas In Washington,' Marsalis, Edwards JoJo, LeAnn Rimes, Ruben Studdard and Vanessa Williams are scheduled to perform at the annual Christmas in Washington concert. President George Bush and First Lady Laura Bush are expected to attend the event, which will be taped at the…

  3. Artemis Compiles Video Game Tracks

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST The sound of popular artists in video games has become common as of late, with top titles often featuring songs unavailable elsewhere. The sound of popular artists in video games has become common as of late, with top titles often featuring songs unavailable elsewhere. As the industry…

  4. 47TunesOnTV

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 15-21, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 15 "106 & Park," BET Featured artist: Destiny's Child. "Green Day Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Green Day ("Boulevard of Broken Dreams"). …

  5. Hot Product

    November 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam, Neil Young Neil Jam Pearl Jam caps its tenure on Epic this week with its first hits collection. The double-disc, 33-track "rearviewmirror (greatest hits 1991-2003)" sports 16 top 10 hits on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, including the No. 1s "Daughter…

  6. No Cities Left

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Canadian indie rock collective the Dears blend the prog grandeur of God Speed You Black Emperor with the mope of 1980s gloom pop and the twee precociousness of Belle & Sebastian. Canadian indie rock collective the Dears blend the prog grandeur of God Speed You Black Emperor with the mope…

  7. eMOTIVe

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Perfect Circle primarily lets other artists (by way of their vintage recordings) do the talking on "eMOTIVe," the protest album it purposely released on Election Day. A Perfect Circle primarily lets other artists (by way of their vintage recordings) do the talking on "eMOTIVe…

  8. Rolling Stones Fail To Force Audit

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones failed today (Nov. 12) to force an audit of the books of Decca Music Group, which they say may not have paid them all the royalties from their "40 Licks" greatest hits album. The Rolling Stones failed today (Nov. 12) to force an audit of the books of Decca Music…

  9. 2004 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the 2004 BMI Country Awards Winners: BMI Country Song of the Year "FOREVER AND FOR ALWAYS" Shania Twain Loon Echo, Inc. Universal-Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. BMI Country Songwriter of the Year Casey Beathard BMI Country Songwriter…

  10. Nashville Sessions Generate Two Black CDs

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST As the Pixies' reunion tour plows ahead, singer/guitarist Frank Black plans to release two albums' worth of material recorded earlier this year in Nashville, with a solo trek to follow. As tipped here As the Pixies' reunion tour plows ahead, singer/guitarist Frank Black plans…

  11. 2004 Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards (DECA) Winners

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Winners of the inaugural Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards (DECA) honoring innovation, entrepreneurship and effective brand development in music, video games, television, film and video. The awar Below are the winners of the inaugural Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards (DECA)…

  12. Billboard Bits: Falls Festival, Pixies, DMB

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Falls Festival, Pixies, Dave Matthews Band The Black Keys, De La Soul, Billy Bragg and the Thrills are among the acts confirmed for the Falls Festival, to be held Dec. 30-Jan. 1 in Victoria, Australia, and Marion Bay, Tasmania, respectively. The bill also features the Living End, John…

  13. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week - Nov. 8-13

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 8-13, 2004). A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY: The don't call it "country music's biggest night" for nuthin'... On Tuesday, just about anyone who is anyone in country music right now will be seen in Nashville and on CBS…

  14. Billboard Bits: Phoenix, Songwriters Hall, Waters

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Phoenix, Songwriters Hall, John Waters French rock act Phoenix will embark on its maiden North American tour Nov. 29 in Philadelphia. The group will play nine shows through Dec. 13 in San Diego in support of its latest Astralwerks album, "Alphabetical." Core members vocalist…

  15. TV

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 8-14, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 8 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Elton John. "Bands Reunited," VH1 Featured artist: Scandal. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artist:…

  16. Hot Product

    November 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ja Rule, Fabolous Rap Around The Clock Top hip-hop stars Ja Rule and Fabolous return this week with new albums. Rule gets a lift from a host of hip-hop heavy hitters on his sixth Def Jam set, "R.U.L.E.," including R. Kelly and Ashanti on the single "Wonderful." The cut is…

  17. 'Blade' Soundtrack Wields Wu-Tang Members

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wu-Tang Clan members RZA, Ghostface Killah, ODB (Ol' Dirty Bastard) and Raekwon appear on several songs on the hip-hop-driven "Blade: Trinity" soundtrack, due Nov. 23 via New Line Records. Wu-Tang Clan members RZA, Ghostface Killah, ODB (Ol' Dirty Bastard) and Raekwon…

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses country artists on the R&B chart, radio and ringtones with readers. SHOULD HAVE STUDIED THE BOOK A LITTLE MORE Hi Fred, You mentioned that Tim McGraw is the first country artist since Conway Twitty to appear on the R&B/hip hop singles chart. Actually, Kenny…

  19. Turner Dominates Christian Country Awards

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Josh Turner was the big winner at the 10th annual Christian Country Music Awards, held last night (Nov. 4) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Josh Turner was the big winner at the 10th annual Christian Country Music Awards, held last night (Nov. 4) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.…

  20. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 1-7)

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 1-7, 2004). VOTE! If you are a registered U.S. voter, remember to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2! If you're either not registered or not yet of voting age, then please encourage those you know who are to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2. If you…

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