1. Hot Product

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iggy Pop Pop's 'Prize' Patrol Iggy Pop is the subject of a career-spanning retrospective and a live DVD this summer due this week via Virgin/EMI Music Catalog Marketing. The 37-track "A Million in Prizes: The Iggy Pop Anthology" runs the gamut from Stooges classics to…

  2. Glastonbury Gears Up For Another Year

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rain, hail or mud: nothing is likely to dampen the spirits of those visiting England's annual Glastonbury Festival. The three-day event, which begins Friday (June 24), is widely recognized as one of t Rain, hail or mud: nothing is likely to dampen the spirits of those visiting England&…

  3. Coldplay Tells Stories At Intimate New York Gig

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay dropped in on the tiny Harvey Theatre in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y., last night (May 16) to tape an episode of VH1's newly revived "Storytellers" show. The show will premiere June 8, the day aft Coldplay dropped in on the tiny Harvey Theatre in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y.,…

  4. Pop Gathers 'Prizes,' Preps Live DVD

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iggy Pop will be the subject of a career-spanning retrospective and a live DVD this summer. Iggy Pop will be the subject of a career-spanning retrospective and a live DVD this summer. Due July 19 via Virgin/EMI Music Catalog Marketing, the 37-track "A Million in Prizes: The Iggy Pop…

  5. Coldplay, Wilco, Crowes Lead ACL Lineup

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Wilco, Widespread Panic, Oasis, the Black Crowes, Jimmy Cliff, Death Cab For Cutie, Doves, Buddy Guy, the Allman Brothers Band and Franz Ferdinand lead the lineup for the fourth Austin City Coldplay, Wilco, Widespread Panic, Oasis, the Black Crowes, Jimmy Cliff, Death Cab For Cutie,…

  6. B&E: Martha Wainwright

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Martha Wainwright. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. With vulnerable vengeance, Martha Wainwright sets herself apart from her…

  7. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Radiohead is forced to cancel its show in Melbourne after lead singer Thom Yorke develops severe problems with his voice. A local specialist diagnoses Yorke with hoarseness of voice, a s 2004 - Radiohead is forced to cancel its show in Melbourne after lead singer…

  8. Martha Wainwright

    April 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT On her self-titled, full-length debut, Martha Wainwright succeeds where so many baby-voiced female singers have failed. On her self-titled, full-length debut, Martha Wainwright succeeds where so many baby-voiced female singers have failed. Though accenting the vulnerability her vocals…

  9. Royksopp In The 'Moment' On New Album

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 11-track set will be led by the single "Only This Moment," which will be commercially released June 13 internationally. As tipped here last month, Norwegian electronic duo Royksopp will on July 12 release its highly anticipated sophomore album, "The Understanding. The 11…

  10. 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…

  11. CHART BEAT CHAT

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses "American Idol," Sarah Connor, Nena and more with readers. HERE'S TO YOU, ANWAR ROBINSON Hi Fred, Congratulations for being the subject of one of "American Idol's" theme shows. It worked well and ended up being, I think, the best show of…

  12. SXSW 2005 PREVIEW (3 of 4)

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by Southwest Music & Media Conference March 16-20 in Austin, Texas: Phoenix, Little Birdy, Wolfmother and Martha Wai Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by…

  13. Nelly, Doves Cruise To U.K. No. 1

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.K. charts have new leaders, as "Over & Over" by Nelly featuring Tim McGraw debuted at No. 1 yesterday (Feb. 27), while U.K. rock trio Doves went straight to No. 1 on the album chart with its The U.K. charts have new leaders, as "Over & Over" by Nelly…

  14. Hearts in Mind

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST With her first recording of new tunes since 2001, singer/songwriter Nanci Griffith returns in fine form with the graceful and quietly wise "Hearts in Mind," a collection of story songs with an underly With her first recording of new tunes since 2001, singer/songwriter Nanci Griffith…

  15. Doherty To Remain In Jail On Robbery Charge

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Libertines co-founder Pete Doherty, arrested after a disturbance at a London hotel, was initially granted bail today (Feb. 4) when he appeared in a London court on charges of robbery and blackmail. Bu Libertines co-founder Pete Doherty, arrested after a disturbance at a London hotel, was…

  16. Update: Libertines Pressing On Without Doherty

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock outfit the Libertines has garnered a respectable fan base across the Atlantic, but the band remains front-page fodder in its homeland, thanks to estranged principal member Pete Doherty's ver U.K. rock outfit the Libertines has garnered a respectable fan base across the Atlantic…

  17. Franz Ferdinand Leads Brit Award Nominees

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards,…

  18. TV

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 10-16, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 10 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jimmy Buffett (also scheduled: Nicole Kidman). "10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards," The WB Featured…

  19. Tunes On TV

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 3-9, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 3 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Sutton Foster (also scheduled: Patricia Arquette). "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: Duran Duran. "The Late Show With David Letterman,…

  20. Billboard Bits: Lopez, Disturbed, Wainwright

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Jennifer Lopez, Disturbed and Martha Wainwright. "Get Right," the first single from Jennifer Lopez's forthcoming album, "Rebirth," will get its exclusive first public airing Jan. 2 via AOL Music's "First Listen" (AOL Keyword: First Listen or…

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