1. Ask Billboard

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Nizlopi, Alanis Morissette and Tiffany. NIZLOPI IS U.S. BOUND Hi Keith, You've answered many questions I have been interested in, but here's one I really need to know. My family and I have fallen in love with the song and video for Nizlopi&…

  2. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). "Inked: Rockers & Ribbons," A&E…

  3. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Previewing the third RCA album from New York rock act the Strokes, "First Impressions of Earth," released on an unsual Jan. 3 street date. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma's "Plays Ennio Morricone" (Sony Classical). The soundtrack to the film "Grandma's Boy" (Epic),…

  4. Marsalis, City Workers To Drop Ball in NYC

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Workers from city agencies that joined in the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, along with New Orleans jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, will serve as the guests of honor at the annual New Year's Eve ba Workers from city agencies that joined in the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, along…

  5. Ask Billboard

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Dixie Chicks, PJ Harvey and Madonna. WHISTLING DIXIE Hi Keith, I have a real easy question for you. I am going through Dixie Chicks withdrawal because it's been over three years since we've been treated to new music from the trio. Do you have…

  6. We Are Scientists Preps Virgin Debut

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST New York rock trio We Are Scientists will release its Virgin debut, "Love and Squalor" on Jan. 10. New York rock trio We Are Scientists will release its Virgin debut, "Love and Squalor" on Jan. 10. The set has already enjoyed success in the U.K. since being released there…

  7. Ask Billboard

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers reader questions about Cher, Gwen Stefani and the Beatles. 'BELIEVE' IN CHER Hi Keith, I have read several times how you recount album sales for artists such as Britney Spears, Madonna, Michael Jackson and so forth. But for quite a while I have wondered what…

  8. Metal All-Stars Unite At Roadrunner Show

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST It was ambitious enough for Roadrunner to release "Roadrunner United," an album featuring 55 members of 42 of its bands collaborating on songs to celebrate the label's 25th anniversary. It was ambitious enough for Roadrunner to release "Roadrunner United," an album…

  9. Larger Than Life

    December 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Even though eight years have passed since the 1997 murder of the Notorious B.I.G. (aka Christopher Wallace), the hip-hop community's love for the rapper has never wavered. Even though eight years have passed since the 1997 murder of the Notorious B.I.G. (aka Christopher Wallace), the hip…

  10. This Day in Music

    December 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Jay-Z becomes the first hip-hop artist ever to release an album from the "MTV Unplugged" series when roc-A-Fella/Def Jam issues "Jay-Z Unplugged."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The Pixies wrap their…

  11. Ask Billboard

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Mariah Carey, Natasha Bedingfield and Bananarama. MERRY MARIAH Hi Keith! I read your column weekly and I know that Mariah Carey and her record sales are almost a weekly question -- and this week is no exception. I noticed that her "Merry Christmas…

  12. Depeche Mode Set For Coachella, Documentary Due

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST As expected, the seventh Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will return April 29-30 to Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. The first night will be headlined by legendary electro-pop act Depeche As expected, the seventh Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will return April 29-30…

  13. Emerson Drive Seeks Midas Touch

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Three-month-old Nashville indie label Midas Records has signed the Canadian country band Emerson Drive as its flagship act. Three-month-old Nashville indie label Midas Records has signed the Canadian country band Emerson Drive as its flagship act. The group, which previously spent five years…

  14. 50 Cent, Green Day Reap Major Billboard Music Awards

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day were the toast of Las Vegas last night (Dec. 6), as each nabbed six trophies at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards. Mariah Carey won five awards, whil Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day were the toast of Las Vegas last night …

  15. 2005 Billboard Music Awards Winners

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 2005 Billboard Music Awards handed out Dec. 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and broadcast live on Fox. Below are the winners of the 2005 Billboard Music Awards handed out Dec. 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and broadcast live on Fox. Here are the…

  16. Ask Billboard

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Guns N'Roses, Cheetah Girls & Janet Jackson. POTENT AMMO Hi Keith, I was wondering why Guns N' Roses "Greatest Hits" is constantly hovering in the top half of The Billboard 200. I have been following the charts for the last 10…

  17. Eclectic Soundtrack Compiled For 'Grandma's Boy'

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rappers Paul Wall and Kool Keith and modern rock acts Bloc Party, the Futureheads and the Twenty Twos are among those who have contributed tracks to the soundtrack to "Grandma's Boy." Rappers Paul Wall and Kool Keith and modern rock acts Bloc Party, the Futureheads and the…

  18. Stars Descend On Vegas For BMA Rehearsals

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Some of the top acts in music descended on Las Vegas yesterday (Dec. 5) as rehearsals for tonight's Billboard Music Awards rolled on. Ashlee Simpson, Toby Keith, Daddy Yankee, Pharrell, Gwen Stefani a Some of the top acts in music descended on Las Vegas yesterday (Dec. 5) as rehearsals…

  19. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show,"…

  20. Ciara, Underwood, R. Kelly Tune Up For BMAs

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rehearsals for Tuesday's Billboard Music Awards got off with a bang yesterday (Dec. 4) at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena, as Ciara's pyro-laden set kicked off a day filled with high-energy numbers. Rehearsals for Tuesday's Billboard Music Awards got off with a bang…

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