1. Live 8 Recap: Philadelphia's Museum Of Art

    July 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The intense glare from the sun did little to curb the enthusiasm of animated concertgoers during Philadelphia's Live 8 show, held in front of the city's Museum of Art. The intense glare from the sun did little to curb the enthusiasm of animated concertgoers during Philadelphia'…

  2. Live 8: TV, Web, Satellite, Mobile Options

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dozens of artists are poised to perform on stages around the world during tomorrow's (July 2) Live 8 concerts. In the United States, if you're not planning to attend the show in Philadelphia, you can Dozens of artists are poised to perform on stages around the world during tomorrow&…

  3. TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/country.jsp 1. "HONKYTONK UNIVERSITY," TOBY KEITH 2. "Feels Like Today," Rascal Flatts 3. "Be Here," Keith Urban 4. "Twice The Speed Of Life," Sugarland 5. "GREATEST HITS 2," TOBY KEITH Issue date: July 9, 2005 News Keith Urban ,…

  4. Ask Billboard

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan and more. GET LOST? Keith, I have two album-sales questions I was hoping you could answer. First, I've noticed that Jennifer Lopez's "Get Right" mysteriously faded relatively pretty…

  5. Bluegrass Legend Stanley Recovering From Bypass

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ralph Stanley is recovering from heart surgery in a hospital near his Southwestern Virginia home. Ralph Stanley is recovering from heart surgery in a hospital near his Southwestern Virginia home. The bluegrass legend underwent a five-hour triple-bypass procedure yesterday (June 27) that was…

  6. Live 8 Adds Philly Acts, Inks DVD Deal

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys, Toby Keith, Josh Groban and the Black Eyed Peas have been added to the lineup for the Philadelphia edition of Live 8. Alicia Keys, Toby Keith, Josh Groban and the Black Eyed Peas have been added to the lineup for the Philadelphia edition of Live 8 . They join previously confirmed…

  7. 27TunesOnTV

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 27-July 3, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 27 "Eminem's Making the Ass," |MTV2 Featured artist: Eminem ("Ass Like That"). "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Billy Corgan. "VH1 All…

  8. TOP POP CATALOG ALBUMS

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/popcat.jsp 1. "A Rush Of Blood To The Head," Coldplay 2. "The Very Best Of The Beach Boys: Sounds Of Summer," The Beach Boys 3. "GOLDEN ROAD," KEITH URBAN 4. "Songs About Jane," Maroon5 5. "Back In Black," AC/DC Issue date: July 2,…

  9. Ex-Detective Testifies In B.I.G. Case

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A retired police detective testified yesterday (June 23) that he was shocked when a prison cellmate of Marion "Suge" Knight said the Death Row Records founder had confessed to the slaying of Notorious A retired police detective testified yesterday (June 23) that he was shocked when…

  10. HOT COUNTRY SONGS

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. "FAST CARS AND FREEDOM," RASCAL FLATTS 2. "Making Memories Of Us," Keith Urban 3. "Lot Of Leavin' Left To Do," Dierks Bentley 4. "As Good As I Once Was," Toby Keith 5." You'll Be There," George…

  11. A Joyful Return For Yoakam

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Dwight Yoakam uses the words "joy" or "joyful" eight times in a 30-minute span when talking about the process of creating his new album, "Blame the Vain." The recording, he says, took him to "a place of joyful,…

  12. Jarrett Dazzles Carnegie Hall, Will Return In Fall

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pianist Keith Jarrett played New York's Carnegie Hall for the first time in nearly two years last night (June 22) as part of the JVC Jazz Festival, backed by trusty bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Ja Pianist Keith Jarrett played New York's Carnegie Hall for the first time in nearly…

  13. FBI Informant Testifies In B.I.G. Case

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A former FBI informant and key witness in the Notorious B.I.G. wrongful death trial has backed away from a previous statement linking a rogue police officer to Death Row Records. A former FBI informant and key witness in the Notorious B.I.G. wrongful death trial has backed away from a…

  14. 'Idol' Underwood Shoots Straight To No. 1

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A little more than a month after becoming the fourth winner of "American Idol," Carrie Underwood has the country's top single. "Inside Your Heaven," a Desmond Child-written song the country-leaning si A little more than a month after becoming the fourth winner of …

  15. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert promoter Marcel Avram, who accuses the pop king of refusing to perform two scheduled "Millennium Concerts." 2000 - Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert…

  16. Coldplay Holds Foos, Backstreet From No. 1

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay staves off strong competition on The Billboard 200 as "X&Y" (Capitol) tops the chart for a second week. Although sales of the set dropped 56% to 323,000 copies in the United States, accor Coldplay staves off strong competition on The Billboard 200 as "X&Y"…

  17. Notorious B.I.G. Murder Gets Day In Court

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT One of the murkiest rapper murders of the 1990s finally came to court yesterday (June 21) in Los Angeles, eight years after a series of shootings and assaults widely attributed to a turf war between E One of the murkiest rapper murders of the 1990s finally came to court yesterday (June 21) in…

  18. Macy Gray Readies 'Vegas' DVD

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Macy Gray's Nov. 18, 2004, performance at Las Vegas' House of Blues is headed to CD and DVD late next month. Macy Gray's Nov. 18, 2004, performance at Las Vegas' House of Blues is headed to CD and DVD late next month. "Live in Las Vegas" will be issued July 26…

  19. Ask Billboard

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Green Day, Alanis Morrisette and more. A REQUEST Dear Keith, We are having trouble finding a song title from around 1984 or 1985 that was an R&B hit. The only thing I know about it is that a female DJ says "request line" and…

  20. TunesOnTV

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Dierks Bentley (also scheduled: Chad Lowe, Vaughn Catuzzi Lohec, Dara Catuzzi Near). "Today," NBC Featured artists: Bo…

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