1. Angels & Outlaws

    April 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Howard and David Bellamy have built an international following and remarkable career longevity by writing perceptive, witty songs and singing them with casual aplomb. Howard and David Bellamy have built an international following and remarkable career longevity by writing perceptive, witty…

  2. Love Flows To The Bellamy Brothers

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It says a lot about an act when it can record an album commemorating a 30-year career and have the likes of Alan Jackson, Dolly Parton, Montgomery Gentry and George Jones eager to join in the fun. Then again, the Bellamy Brothers have always had…

  3. Billboard Bits: Kraftwerk, Hot Snakes, Bizarre

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Kraftwerk, Hot Snakes, Bizarre, April Sixth Legendary German electronic act Kraftwerk will begin a five-week world tour with a May 30-31 stand at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club. The quartet will also play New York, Detroit, Chicago and Los Angeles, before 11 European dates through…

  4. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, David Pajo, Yip Harburg

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV VMAs, David Pajo, Yip Harburg The MTV Video Music Awards will be held for the second straight year in Miami. Participating artists have yet to be announced for the Aug. 28 event, which last year found stars arriving by yacht to American Airlines Arena and featured performances by…

  5. Shocked Completes Diverse Album Trio

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked will release three albums June 7 on her own Mighty Sound label through RED Distribution. Singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked will release three albums June 7 on her own Mighty Sound label through RED Distribution. "I'm not gonna try to convince…

  6. Theory Of A Deadman Pushes For Its Own Identity

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Canada's Theory of a Deadman may be seeking a mainstream rock career path, but its sophomore album, "Gasoline," displays a more independent streak than its 2002 self-titled debut. "Following our first album, we were advised to…

  7. Thirty-Year-Old Track Hits No. 1 In U.K.

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.K.'s new No. 1 single is an MOR hit from 1971 co-written by Neil Sedaka. Tony Christie's "(Is This The Way To) Amarillo" (UMTV) debuted at the top yesterday (March 20) to continue the revival in The U.K.'s new No. 1 single is an MOR hit from 1971 co-written by…

  8. All-American Rejects Touring Ahead Of CD

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Modern rock outfit All-American Rejects will spend the spring on the road in North America in advance of its next Interscope album, due in mid-summer. Modern rock outfit All-American Rejects will spend the spring on the road in North America in advance of its next Interscope album, due in mid…

  9. Engineer Charged In Theft Of Ray Charles Tapes

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bail was reduced for one of the late Ray Charles' longtime sound engineer following his arrest two weeks ago on allegations of stealing the singer's master recordings, authorities said. Bail was reduced for one of the late Ray Charles' longtime sound engineer following his…

  10. Kid Rock Arrested On Assault Charge

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kid Rock was arrested today (Feb. 16) by Nashville police on charges that he punched a disc jockey at a strip club. The 34-year-old artist was released after posting a $3,000 bond on a charge of simpl Kid Rock was arrested today (Feb. 16) by Nashville police on charges that he punched a disc…

  11. TunesOnTV

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 14-20, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 14 "All-Star Jams-Viewer Dedications," VH1 Classic Featured artist: Brian McKnight. "Today," NBC Featured artist: Michael Buble. "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,…

  12. 47th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Below are the winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Record Of The Year …

  13. Perry Preps First Solo Album In 21 Years

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The long-awaited solo album from Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry will see the light of day in the spring. The long-awaited solo album from Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry will see the light of day in the spring. The self-titled set, due May 3 via Columbia, boasts 11 original songs (including two…

  14. 'Ray,' Foxx Nab Oscar Nominations

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST "Ray" and its star Jamie Foxx were among those honored today (Jan. 25) with nominations for the 77th annual Academy Awards. The Ray Charles biopic will compete for a best picture Oscar while Foxx is c "Ray" and its star Jamie Foxx were among those honored today (Jan. 25)…

  15. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>"The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes home the awards in both musical categories of the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Composer Howard Shore wins the best origi 2004 - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes…

  16. Jagger, Stewart, Shore Nab Musical Globes

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and Howard Shore won in the musical categories at the 62nd annual Golden Globes awards, held Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., and broadcast li Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and Howard Shore won in the musical categories at the 62nd annual…

  17. Swing Era Bandleader Artie Shaw Dies

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artie Shaw, the brilliant clarinetist and bandleader who epitomized the Big Band era with hits such as "Begin the Beguine" and "Stardust" before abandoning the music world for writing and other pursui At his peak in the 1930s and '40s, Artie Shaw, the brilliant…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. B&E: Killswitch Engage

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Killswitch Engage. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. With its first Grammy nomination and upcoming major tour, metal group…

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