1. Pink Floyd Dazzles At Live 8 Reunion

    July 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Playing with its classic lineup for the first time in more than 20 years, Pink Floyd dazzled the crowd of approximately 200,000 people at the London edition of Live 8. The group performed "Breathe," " Playing with its classic lineup for the first time in more than 20 years,…

  2. McCartney, U2 Kick Off Live 8 In London

    July 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney and U2 rocked London's Hyde Park with a performance of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" today (July 2) to kick off the main event in the Live 8 extravaganza. A thunderous roar er Paul McCartney and U2 rocked London's Hyde Park with a rousing…

  3. Live 8: TV, Web, Satellite, Mobile Options

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dozens of artists are poised to perform on stages around the world during tomorrow's (July 2) Live 8 concerts. In the United States, if you're not planning to attend the show in Philadelphia, you can Dozens of artists are poised to perform on stages around the world during tomorrow&…

  4. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Jazz trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies in Triadelphia, W. Va., of Parkinson's disease. He is 75. Knepper was best known for his association with bassist/composer Charles Mingus, for whom he 2003 - Jazz trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies in Triadelphia, W. Va., of…

  5. Pink Floyd Reuniting For Live 8 Concert

    June 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd's classic lineup of Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Rick Wright will perform for the first time in more than 20 years at the London Live 8 concert. Pink Floyd's classic lineup of Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Rick Wright will perform for the…

  6. Ask Billboard

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Sisters, Madonna and Britney Spears. GETTING SNIPPY Dear Keith, Last year's Scissor Sisters' debut was one of my favorite CDs of 2004. I understand it was the No. 1 album of the year in England. How many units did they sell in…

  7. Live 8 To Host Five Summer Shows

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than 1985's historic Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simult Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale…

  8. Geldof Planning African Fundraising Concert

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof and Midge Ure are expected on Tuesday (May 31) to confirm details of a major summer charity concert. Bob Geldof and Midge Ure are expected on Tuesday (May 31) to confirm details of a major summer charity concert. A media gathering has been arranged in London that day to announce…

  9. Billboard Bits: White Stripes, Underworld, Dears

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on White Stripes, Underworld, Dears The White Stripes have extended their spring South American tour, which will begin with a previously announced three-show run in Mexico. The group will also play shows in Guatemala, Panama, Columbia, Chile and Argentina before wrapping the run with a…

  10. TunesOnTV

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 18-24, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, APRIL 18 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Il Divo (also scheduled: Simon Cowell, Debbie Travis, Michael Schlow). "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Jimmy Eat World, Ice…

  11. Billboard Bits: Kraftwerk, Kooper, Grisman/OSFT, Eder

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Kraftwerk, Kooper, Grisman/OSFT, Eder To coincide with its previously announced summer tour, German electronic outfit Kraftwerk will release its first live disc. Due June 7 via Astralwerks, the 22-track "Minimum Maximum" was recorded during the group's 2004 world tour.…

  12. TunesOnTV

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 7 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Ashanti (also scheduled: Leah Remini). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Tina Turner …

  13. Madonna Heads List Of Year's Top Tours

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Madonna's blockbuster Re-Invention tour took all of the drama out of the top tour of the year race, ringing up a year's best $125 million in total box office gross by the time it wrapped in September. Madonna's blockbuster Re-Invention tour took all of the drama out of the top…

  14. Madonna Tour Gets Top 'Backstage Pass' Honor

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Madonna's Re-Invention Tour will be honored as the top tour of the year at the Backstage Pass Awards, to be presented Tuesday (Nov. 9) at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Madonna's Re-Invention Tour will be honored as the top tour of the year at the Backstage Pass Awards, to be…

  15. 2004 Billboard Backstage Pass Awards Winners

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Billboard Backstage Pass Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2004 Billboard Backstage Pass Awards, to be presented Nov. 9 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York: Top Tour: Madonna's Re-Invention Tour Top Small Venue Tour: Josh Groban Top Arena: Madison Square Garden, New York…

  16. Thomas Collects All-Star 'Giving' Cast

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Revisiting a concept that began in the early 1970s, actress Marlo Thomas has assembled an all-star cast for a new children's project. Revisiting a concept that began in the early 1970s, actress Marlo Thomas has assembled an all-star cast for a new children's project. Due Nov. 16 via…

  17. 44TunesOnTV

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 25-31, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 25 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Ray Charles (also scheduled: Carson Daly). "Sessions @ AOL," Fuse Featured artist: Yellowcard. "The Brooke Ellison Story," A…

  18. Yorke Gives R.E.M. A Lift In London

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Staged and recorded for broadcast by BBC Radio 2, the gig was held at St. James' Church in Piccadilly, and featured a surprise guest appearance by Radiohead vocalist Thom Yorke of Radiohead. R.E.M. unveiled several songs from its upcoming Warner Bros. album, " Around the Sun "…

  19. Anastacia, 3 Of A Kind Top U.K. Charts

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anastacia returned to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 15) with her self-titled Epic album as hip-hop act 3 Of A Kind bows on top of the region's singles tally with its Relentless via V Anastacia returned to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 15) with her self…

  20. Busted, Chili Peppers Still U.K.'s No. 1s

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Good fortunes continued for Busted and the Red Hot Chili Peppers on the U.K. charts, revealed yesterday (Aug. 8). Busted's "Thunderbirds" /"3AM" (Universal) remained on top of the singles survey for a Good fortunes continued for Busted and the Red Hot Chili Peppers on…

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