1. Music Plays Big Part At Inaugural Fetes

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST With the Jan. 20 inauguration of George W. Bush, visitors to the capital won't be able to swing a cat next week without hitting a ball or party. Although there will be free daytime festivities open to With the Jan. 20 inauguration of George W. Bush, visitors to the capital won't be…

  2. Travolta Sings For 'Bobby Long'

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop star. On the soundtrack for his latest film, "A Love Song for Bobby Long," opening today (Dec. 29) in New York and Los At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop…

  3. Doe Inks With Yep Roc For 'Forever'

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST X guitarist/vocalist John Doe has inked with independent label Yep Roc, which will on March 22 release his next album, "Forever." X guitarist/vocalist John Doe has inked with independent label Yep Roc, which will on March 22 release his next album, "Forever." The 11-track…

  4. TunesOnTV

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 22-28, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 22 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Jerry Seinfeld). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Fantasia Barrino (also…

  5. Keep Hope Alive

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Several revered artists from the underground house music scene gathered for this "We Are the World"-styled project that benefits LIFEbeat, the music industry AIDS organization. Several revered artists from the underground house music scene gathered for this "We Are the World…

  6. Rock The Vote, MTV Irk GOP

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV and Rock the Vote have come under fire from Republicans accusing them of pushing a pro-Democratic agenda and challenging MTV and Rock the Vote's assertions that their get-out-the-vote campaigns ar MTV and the nonprofit group Rock the Vote , partners in a massive public awareness…

  7. Love Ordered To Stand Trial For Assault

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love was ordered yesterday (Oct. 27) to stand trial on a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon in Los Angeles despite her attorney's claim that the case had been "grossly overcharged. Courtney Love was ordered yesterday (Oct. 27) to stand trial on a felony charge of…

  8. Billboard Bits: Pixies, Stefani, Kem

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stories on the Pixies, Gwen Stefani and Kem The Pixies' wildly successful reunion tour will close with a Dec. 18 double-header at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, where the band has already sold out six prior engagements. The Pixies will play a 7 p.m. show with support from Mike…

  9. Billboard Bits: George Harrison, VH1, MusiCares/MAP

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on George Harrison, VH1, MusiCares/MAP The 75-minute DVD included in Capitol's recently released George Harrison boxed set , "The Dark Horse Years, 1976-1992," will be released individually on Nov. 2. The 75-minute film sports seven music videos for such tracks as "…

  10. Waters Posts Anti-War Tracks Online

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock artist Roger Waters is releasing a pair of new songs today (Sept. 7) via online download outlets. Veteran rock artist Roger Waters is releasing a pair of new songs today (Sept. 7) via online download outlets. According to the former Pink Floyd leader, work on "To Kill the…

  11. 37TunesOnTV

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 6-12, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 6 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Ryan Cabrera (also scheduled: Wolfgang Puck, Wayne Brady). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Jill…

  12. Travis, Guster Look Back On 'Everwood'

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Travis, Guster, Toby Lightman and Sixpence None The Richer's Leigh Nash are among the acts contributing newly recorded covers for the soundtrack to the WB series "Everwood," due Oct. 19 via Nettwerk. Travis, Guster, Toby Lightman and Sixpence None The Richer's Leigh Nash…

  13. Hot Product

    August 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Saliva 'Survival' Course Saliva's third major label album, "Survival of the Sickest," marks a different approach to recording for the Memphis-based act, switching producers and recording near home. The group recorded its Island debut, 2001's "Every Six…

  14. Saliva Plans Its 'Sickest' Disc Yet

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Saliva will release its third major label album, "Survival of the Sickest," Aug. 17 via Island. Produced by Paul Ebersold (Riddlin Kids, 3 Doors Down), the 13-track set marks a different approach to r Saliva will release its third major label album, "Survival of the Sickest,…

  15. Best Buy Nabs Elton's 'Dream Ticket'

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy has scored an exclusive deal for a DVD boxed set by Elton John. Best Buy has scored an exclusive deal for a DVD boxed set by Elton John. The Minneapolis-based retailer will exclusively sell "Dream Ticket -- Four Destinations: Four DVDs" starting the second week in November…

  16. Tunes On TV

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 15-21, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 15 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Sting (also scheduled: Jamie Lee Curtis). "Jingle Ball Rock," Fox Featured Artists: Jennifer Lopez, Jessica…

  17. Ask Billboard

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Madonna, Kristine W. and Tori Amos. 'REVISITING' MADONNA Keith, I wanted to inquire on the chart position/sales of Madonna's "Remixed & Revisited." I love the album, and I appreciate how the mixes are…

  18. Connick In Romantic Mood With New Album

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Just in time for Valentine's Day, Harry Connick Jr. has slated a Feb. 3 release for "Only You," a collection of romantic standards from Columbia Records. Tapping into material from the 1950s and '60s, Just in time for Valentine's Day, Harry Connick Jr. has slated a…

  19. Tunes On TV

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 8-14, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 8 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Alicia Keys (also scheduled: Gwyneth Paltrow). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: guest co…

  20. Sting, Jewel, Coldplay Offer 'Sweet Tracks'

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Best Buy has upped the stakes on exclusive offerings in time for the busy holiday season. Billboard has learned exclusively that Best Buy will offer an exclusive five-song holiday CD beginning the wee Best Buy has upped the stakes on exclusive offerings in time for the busy holiday season.…

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