1. Jive Inks Nick Lachey To Solo Deal

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nick Lachey has signed with Jive Records, which is expected to release his second solo album later this year. MTV will chronicle its creation with a reality show tentatively scheduled to premiere in A Nick Lachey has signed with Jive Records, which is expected to release his second solo album…

  2. Wilson, Costello Sign On For South By Southwest

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST The revival of Brian Wilson's long dormant "Smile" album will be the subject of an all-star panel discussion at this year's South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas. The revival of Brian Wilson's long dormant "Smile" album will be the subject of an…

  3. 04TunesOnTV

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 17-23, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 17 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo (also scheduled: Ryan Seacrest, James Denton). "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jesse McCartney (also…

  4. 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…

  5. Singers, Stars Stage Tsunami TV Benefit

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST With Norah Jones singing "we're all in this thing together," movie and music stars contributed their talents for a hastily arranged benefit for tsunami victims televised live tonight (Jan. 15). The tw With Norah Jones singing "we're all in this thing together,"…

  6. Osirus: The Official Mixtape

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The world of hip-hop lost Ol' Dirty Bastard last year, but it is certain that one of the genre's most outspoken voices won't soon be forgotten. To ensure that, ODB's mother, Cherry Jones, and his mana The world of hip-hop lost Ol' Dirty Bastard last year, but it is…

  7. Billboard Bits: Jools Holland, Winans, 'DIG!'

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Jools Holland, BeBe Winans, 'DIG!' The U.K.'s BBC live music showcase "Later With Jools Holland" will finally be regularly seen in the United States via Rave HD, a music channel available through high-definition satellite provider Voom . Weekly episodes will…

  8. Van Zant Brothers Go Country

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Brothers Johnny and Donnie Van Zant are teaming up to record a country album for Sony's Columbia Records Nashville label. Brothers Johnny and Donnie Van Zant are teaming up to record a country album for Sony's Columbia Records Nashville label. The duo -- respectively best known as…

  9. Jackson Judge Won't Rule Yet On Sex Abuse Issue

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST The judge in the Michael Jackson child molestation case on yesterday (Jan. 12) delayed a ruling on whether jurors at his trial could be hear prosecution contentions that the pop star had a pattern of The judge in the Michael Jackson child molestation case on yesterday (Jan. 12) delayed a…

  10. QOTSA Ready To Hit The Road

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Queens Of The Stone Age are gearing up for their first tour since late 2003. Queens Of The Stone Age are gearing up for their first tour since late 2003, which comes in support of their highly anticipated Interscope album, " Lullabies To Paralyze ." According to its official Web…

  11. Billboard Bits: Jones/Dupri, Tenacious D, Tesla

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Jones/Dupri, Tenacious D, Tesla Producers Quincy Jones and Jermaine Dupri have postponed the all-star recording of "We Are the Future," which was to take place on Feb. 14, the day after the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The event would have marked the 20th anniversary of the…

  12. Windham Hill Artists Go To The Movies

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Windham Hill label veterans such as George Winston, Liz Story, Mark Isham, Jim Brickman, Alex DeGrassi and Philip Aaberg have contributed new recordings to "Cinema," a collection of movie themes due F Windham Hill label veterans such as George Winston, Liz Story, Mark Isham, Jim…

  13. DMB Gets Busy On New Studio Album

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band has enlisted producer Mark Batson (Seal, Indie.Arie) for its as-yet-untitled sixth studio album, due later this year via RCA. "Mark met the band at their [Los Angeles] show in Augus Dave Matthews Band has enlisted producer Mark Batson (Seal, Indie.Arie) for its as-yet…

  14. Hot Product

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Meet the Fockers/Racing Stripes Soundtrack Season Varese Sarabande this week releases soundtracks for the films "Meet the Fockers" and "Racing Stripes." The former features two new songs from Randy Newman; in addition to composing the score for the set, the 2000 Billboard…

  15. The Greatest Love

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The best praise and worship albums make the listener feel as though they are right in the middle of a church worship experience. "The Greatest Love" is one of those jewels. The best praise and worship albums make the listener feel as though they are right in the middle of a church…

  16. Billboard Bits: Britney, Chesney, Green Day

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Britney Spears, Kenny Chesney, Green Day Britney Spears surprised fans last week when she showed up at KIIS Los Angeles to play a new song, "Mona Lisa." During the Dec. 30 appearance, she also told the top 40 station's listeners that she will have a new album out this…

  17. Carrabba, Further Seems Forever Reuniting For Spring Festival

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba will rejoin his former bandmates in Further Seems Forever for a one-off live reunion with the group's original line-up. Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba will rejoin his former bandmates in Further Seems Forever for a one-off live…

  18. Andre 3000, Tyrese Feeling Brotherly

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST OutKast's Andre 3000 and fellow artist Tyrese have signed on to star in Mark Wahlberg's next film, which was formerly known as "Four Brothers" but is currently untitled. OutKast's Andre 3000 and fellow artist Tyrese have signed on to star in Mark Wahlberg's next…

  19. Milian 'Cool' As Film, Soundtrack Star

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Along with playing the lead in the forthcoming feature "Be Cool," Christina Milian contributes two new songs to the film's soundtrack, due March 1 via TVT. Along with playing the lead in the forthcoming feature "Be Cool," Christina Milian contributes two new songs to…

  20. Ask Billboard

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Kylie Minogue, research and charts. KYLIE! WHERE ARE YOU? Hello Hello. Kylie Minogue is set to do a greatest hits tour in Europe. Is there any chance of a few shows in the United States? Mike Spoganetz Iselin, N.J. Hi Mike, Pop songbird…

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