1. ROOM FULL OF MIRRORS: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kurt Cobain’s biographer takes on the great rock guitarist’s legacy and misses the mark. Kurt Cobain’s biographer takes on the great rock guitarist’s legacy and misses the mark. Cross, former editor of the Seattle alternative weekly The Rocket, reached bestseller lists with his biography of…

  2. Jarrett Shines At Marathon New York Gig

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pianist Keith Jarrett staged his first solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in more than 10 years last night (Sept. 26). Pianist Keith Jarrett staged his first solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in more than 10 years last night (Sept. 26), on the heels of a June trio show…

  3. AMAs, CMAs Bolster Show Lineups

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The ranks of participants for two upcoming awards shows are swelling. The ranks of participants for two upcoming awards shows are swelling, with the initial list of performers confirmed for the American Music Awards (AMA) and celebrity presenters joining the cast of the Country Music…

  4. Ask Billboard

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Princess Superstar, Eurythmics and Aaliyah. HIP-HOP ROYALTY Keith, I am a huge fan of the independent female hip-hop artist Princess Superstar, who recently released her brilliant fifth album "My Machine" in the United States.…

  5. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  6. Hot Product

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young Blowin' In The 'Wind' Neil Young revisits the country-tinged, acoustic sound of such prior albums as "Harvest" and "Silver & Gold" on "Prairie Wind," due this week as the first release in a recently renewed deal with longtime label…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. "A Tribute To Hank Williams" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim R 2003 - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling…

  8. Keys Nearly Had Bruce, Keef For 'Unplugged'

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys' "Unplugged" CD/DVD (due Oct. 11 via J) has no shortage of special guests, including Common, Mos Def, Damian Marley and Maroon 5's Adam Levine. But the project nearly got a major lift from Alicia Keys' " Unplugged " CD/DVD (due Oct. 11 via J) has…

  9. There's a reason why they called this, the

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There's a reason why they called this, the first-ever U.S.-issued compilation of the work of U.K. power belter Terry Reid, "Superlungs." There's a reason why they called this, the first-ever U.S.-issued compilation of the work of U.K. power belter Terry Reid, "…

  10. Mariah Carey Leads AMA Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With four mentions, Mariah Carey leads the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA). With four mentions, Mariah Carey leads the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA). Kelly Clarkson, 50 Cent and Green Day each netted three nods for the honors, which will be…

  11. 2005 American Music Awards Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 in Los Angeles. Below are the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 at Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. POP/ROCK Favorite male artist: 50…

  12. Ask Billboard

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Wilco, Billboard Music Awards and Dannii Minogue. KICKING TV'S WITH WILCO Keith, I hear there is a new live album from Wilco coming soon. Do you know anything more about it and when it will be released? Thanks, Susanne Hello, Indeed,…

  13. Billboard Bits: CMA Awards, O'Connor, Incubus

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on CMA Awards, O'Connor, Incubus Brad Paisley and Lee Ann Womack, the top nominees for the 2005 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, have been added to the list of confirmed performers for the Nov. 15 ceremony. Keith Urban and host duo Brooks & Dunn are also new to the lineup…

  14. Hot Product

    September 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: An album of music inspired by the poetry of late rapper Tupac Shakur, "The Rose" (Amaru/Koch). Eclectic jazz trio the Bad Plus' "Suspicious Activity" (Columbia). New albums from reggae-inspired…

  15. Grand Ole Opry Heads North To NYC

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Grand Ole Opry will make a rare move to New York for a one-off show at the city's Carnegie Hall. The Grand Ole Opry will make a rare move to New York for a one-off show at the city's Carnegie Hall. The Nov. 14 event will feature performances by Trace Adkins, Vince Gill, Alison…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Sheryl Crow and friends stage a free concert for 25,000 lucky fans in New York's Central Park. Crow's guests include Sara McLachlan, Chrissie Hynde, Stevie Nicks, Eric Clapton, the Dixie 2003 - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previews a slew of new songs during…

  17. Ask Billboard

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Anastacia, t.A.T.u. and more. WHAT'S THE DEAL? Dear Keith, I was really looking forward to purchasing the U.S. version of Anastacia's new self-titled album back on Aug. 30. But then, I read on a bunch of Web sites that the…

  18. Green Day Mints Quadruple Platinum 'Idiot'

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Green Day's latest album, "American Idiot" (Reprise), was certified quadruple platinum last month by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. shipments of 4 million copies. Green Day's latest album, "American Idiot" (Reprise), was certified…

  19. Paisley, Womack Lead CMA Nominees

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With six nominations each, Brad Paisley and Lee Ann Womack are in front of the field for the 2005 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Toby Keith and Keith Urban each netted four nods, while Sugarl With six nominations each, Brad Paisley and Lee Ann Womack are in front of the field for the…

  20. Final 2005 CMA Awards Nominees

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Final nominees for the 2005 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Below are the final nominees for the 2005 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. The 39th annual event will be held Nov. 15 at New York's Madison Square Garden and broadcast live on CBS. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Kenny…

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