1. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra Streisand. "Live With Regis &…

  2. Ask Billboard

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Rolling Stones, Christina Aguilera and more. THE FLIP SIDE OF THE STONES Keith, Can you give me any information on the Rolling Stones' b-sides CD that is about to be released by EMI? I believe it will be released in November. I am…

  3. Radiohead Feeling Prolific In The Studio

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead recorded a "song a day" last week in its Oxfordshire, U.K., studio, and is planning to spend this week putting ideas on tape before breaking until December. Radiohead recorded a "song a day" last week in its Oxfordshire, U.K., studio, and is planning to spend…

  4. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (also scheduled: Dakota Fanning). "Total…

  5. Billboard Bits: Wyclef/Norah, Roadrunner, Flower 15

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Wyclef/Norah, Roadrunner, Flower 15 Wyclef Jean and Norah Jones have recorded a song in tribute to hurricane victims, "Any Other Day," which will be sent to radio stations and made available for digital download tomorrow (Oct. 14) through MSN Music. All proceeds go to the…

  6. Chart Beat

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Monk, Colbrane, Shearing, Hancock and others give Billboard's jazz charts a vintage feel. JAZZ MEN AND WOMEN: The Billboard jazz charts look like they were compiled in the 1950s or 1960s this week, with six debuts from artists whose careers harken back five decades or more. Debuting at…

  7. Ask Billboard

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Depeche Mode, En Vogue and Britney Spears. DEPECHE ANGELS Hi Keith, I heard that Depeche Mode will release a brand new single and album this fall. Do you know the release dates in the United States? Thanks for your time, Sebastien Hi…

  8. Martha Getting Back Into Music With Holiday Set

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. Plans are for the uber-homemaker's brand to market compilations for…

  9. Phoenix, Witherspoon In Tune On 'Walk The Line'

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Actors Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon take to the mic for the T Bone-Burnett-produced soundtrack to the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line," due Nov. 15 via Wind-Up Records. Actors Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon take to the mic for the T Bone-Burnett-produced soundtrack…

  10. BB King At 80

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com The following stems from a 20-page "Billboard Stars: B.B. King" special feature that appears in the Oct. 1, 2005, issue of Billboard magazine. Beyond the extensive Q&A excerpted below, the section boasts several articles examining…

  11. Blackalicious may be one of the best hip-hop acts

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Blackalicious may be one of the best hip-hop acts that no one has ever heard of. Blackalicious may be one of the best hip-hop acts that no one has ever heard of. Despite its stellar 2002 debut, "Blazing Arrow" (MCA), the duo of MC Gift Of Gab and DJ/producer Chief Xcel has gone…

  12. Hot Product

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sheryl Crow 'Flowers' Bloom "Now that I'm in my 40s, it's much easier to be an artist," Sheryl Crow says. "It's good knowing that I'm not in the game to be competing with really young groups of kids on the radio. Or to, you know, make 'beat&…

  13. Windham Hill Celebrates 30 With Box

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." The four-disc set is due Nov. 8 via Sony Legacy and is split into…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses the Rolling Stones, digital single sales, rock music and more with readers. MORE BUCK FOR THE 'BANG' Fred, I enjoy your column, and I'm a huge Stones fan, but I think the emphasis was a little off in your comments about the No. 3 debut of their new "…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Mariah Carey, Madonna, chart records and more with readers. CRAZY FOR THE MATERIAL GIRL Hi Fred, In your "Chart Beat" column, you wrote that Mariah Carey was one of only six acts on The Billboard Hot 100 to occupy the top spot as well as the number two spot in…

  16. West 'Registers' No. 1 Album Debut

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With "Late Registration," Kanye West rules the school as his sophomore Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam album makes a chart-topping bow on The Billboard 200 this week. After a few weeks of relatively low-key activ With "Late Registration," Kanye West rules the school as his sophomore…

  17. Dickinson Starts 'Fresh' With Solo Debut

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Catherine Wheel frontman Rob Dickinson will make his solo bow with "Fresh Wine for the Horses," due Sept. 13 via Sanctuary. Former Catherine Wheel frontman Rob Dickinson will make his solo bow with "Fresh Wine for the Horses," due Sept. 13 via Sanctuary. The set…

  18. HOT PRODUCT

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Kanye West, Brooks & Dunn, Death Cab For Cutie, Herbie Hancock and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Herbie Hancock , Kanye West …

  19. Hot Product

    August 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Herbie Hancock Herbie's Back Herbie Hancock has a long history of exploring beyond jazz parameters, beginning with his 1973 electric-funk album "Head Hunters" and his 1983 MTV-friendly, techno-funk single "Rockit" from "Future Shock." But with the release of…

  20. Herbie Hancock Goes Beyond Jazz

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Lately Herbie Hancock has been popping up in the strangest places: Internet chat rooms about Christina Aguilera and on John Mayer's Web site; at Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn., as the music and arts festival's first-ever artist in…

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