1. Tunes On TV

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 18-24, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 18 "The View," ABC Featured artist: Frankie J (also scheduled: Suzanne Somers). "Fabulous Life of Snoop Dogg," VH1 Featured artist: Snoop Dogg. "Rock Star: INXS,…

  2. Harding Forms Quartet For 'Songs Of Misfortune'

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Continuing what he says has been the busiest year of his life, John Wesley Harding has assembled a vocal quartet to perform songs related to his debut novel. Continuing what he says has been the busiest year of his life, John Wesley Harding has assembled a vocal quartet to perform songs…

  3. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly after his death in 1977, thereby breaking a quarter-century-long stalemate with the Beatles for the mos 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time…

  4. Hot Product

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters Foo Times 2 Try as he might, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl just can't write a song without a strong melody. "That's the bain of my existence," he says with a laugh. "I'd love to write Motorhead and Slayer songs all day long. I love writing riffs and…

  5. Foo Fighters Double The Music

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Try as he might, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl just can't write a song without a strong melody. "That's the bain of my existence," he says with a laugh. "I'd love to write Motorhead and Slayer songs all day long. I…

  6. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. "Beauty From Pain," Superchic[k] 2. "Mis Corridos Consentidos," Vicente Fernandez 3. "Celtic Woman," Celtic Woman 4. "SILENT ALARM," BLOC PARTY 5. "One Church," Kurt Carr Project Issue date: April 16, 2005 News…

  7. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club bassist Cachaito Lopez in Basel, Switzerland. Gonzalez collapses shortly after perf 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert…

  8. One Church

    April 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kurt Carr and his seven-voice ensemble return from a long hiatus following their near-platinum, 2000 breakthrough "Awesome Wonder." The classically trained but ever streetwise Carr, who wrote 11 of th Kurt Carr and his seven-voice ensemble return from a long hiatus following their…

  9. NEVERMIND: CLASSIC ALBUM

    April 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Near the beginning of the documentary "Nevermind: Classic Album," former DGC A&R exec Gary Gersh summarizes the restlessness of the early '90s: "I think there was a whole generation of people that Near the beginning of the documentary "Nevermind: Classic Album,…

  10. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. "Room To Breath," ZOEgirl 2. "One Church," Kurt Carr Project 3. "SILENT ALARM," BLOC PARTY 4. "In Motion," Copeland 5. "Picaresque," Decemberists Issue date: April 9, 2005 News …

  11. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "Peacekeeper," on the NBC series "Third Watch." The song, which premieres at the end of the episode, is off the group's album "Say Yo 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around the stage. The fire quickly spreads, killin 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island…

  13. Love Reaches Plea Bargains In Assault, Drug Cases

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love pleaded no contest yesterday (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles to an assault charge related to an incident at the home of an ex-boyfriend. Later in the day, she pleaded guilty to a drug count ste Courtney Love pleaded no contest yesterday (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles to an assault charge…

  14. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 24-30, 2005).

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 24-30, 2005). LICK IT UP: A guest judge appearance during last week's "American Idol" premiere caused contestant Mary Roach to proclaim "Mark McGrath is hot." Even after her audition ultimately left her…

  15. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer Brit Award revoked after officials realize she isn't that new after all. The singer's song "Thank You" was made famous as the backin 2002 - Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer…

  16. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in…

  17. Billboard Bits: Diffie, 112, 'Sisters In The Spirit'

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Joe Diffie, 112 and the 'Sisters In The Spirit' tour. Joe Diffie's 1994 hit "Pickup Man" gets new life in commercials for Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar. A rewritten, re-recorded version of the song is being used to advertise the Overland Park…

  18. Billboard Bits: Love, Sigur Ros, Crooked Fingers

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Courtney Love, Sigur Ros, Crooked Fingers Reports that Courtney Love is writing a tell-all autobiography are untrue, according to the artist's representatives. "Courtney Love has received numerous offers to write her autobiography," her spokesperson tells Billboard.com.…

  19. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 13-19)

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Dec. 13-19, 2004). ICE, ICE, BABY: Logically, winter conjures up thoughts of snow and ice. It's the latter that is surprisingly prevalent through a pair of specials airing this weekend. On Saturday, romantic opera is the focus of …

  20. 51TunesOnTV

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 13 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Hayley Westenra (also scheduled: Anjelica Houston, Michael McKean). "Playlistism," MTV2 Featured artists: Ying Yang…

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