1. Crowes, Wilco, Lips Sign On For Langerado Fest

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Black Crowes, Wilco, the Flaming Lips and Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals are among the acts confirmed to perform at the fourth Langerado Music Festival. The Black Crowes, Wilco, the Flaming Lips and Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals are among the acts confirmed to perform…

  2. Celine Dion: For Keeps

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST More than an authorized biography, Jenna Glatzer's "Celine Dion: For Keeps" draws on the artist's personal archives, compiling photographs and mementoes from throughout her career. In addition to new Some of her producers say that it's actually a danger to have talent…

  3. Keys, Bono Team For Charity Song

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys and Bono are hoping to save the lives of children through song. Alicia Keys and Bono are hoping to save the lives of children through song. The two superstars have collaborated on "Don't Give Up (Africa)," and will donate all proceeds to Keep a Child Alive, which…

  4. Billboard Bits: Widespread Panic, Underworld, Harmer

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Widespread Panic, Underworld, Harmer Widespread Panic will close out 2005 with a Dec. 30-31 run at Atlanta's Philips Arena and will also drop by the city's Roxy Theatre for a Dec. 29 benefit for Tunes for Tots. Tickets for that gig go on sale Saturday (Dec. 3), with all…

  5. Trey Anastasio / Nov. 26, 2005 / Denver (Fillmore)

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Having established a reputation for being able to pull off just about anything on stage with his group Phish, Trey Anastasio continues to struggle with finding a separate identity for his burgeoning s Having established a reputation for being able to pull off just about anything on stage with…

  6. Nelson Album Pays Homage To Walker

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Throughout his life, Willie Nelson has been a fan of fellow Texas native Cindy Walker, whose songs have been recorded by Bob Wills, Ernest Tubb, Wade Ray and Bing Crosby. Throughout his life, Willie Nelson has been a fan of fellow Texas native Cindy Walker, whose songs have been recorded by…

  7. Upcoming Book Releases

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST upcoming book releases list December The Autobiography Of Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man Donovan Leitch (St. Martin's) Queens Reigns Supreme: Fat Cat, 50 Cent, And The Rise Of The Hip-Hop Hustler Ethan Brown (Anchor) January Here Comes The Sun: The Spiritual Journey Of George Harrison…

  8. Mary Travers Returning To Performance

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary, who has been battling leukemia, will perform at a holiday concert Dec. 9 at New York's Carnegie Hall. Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary, who has been battling leukemia, will perform at a holiday concert Dec. 9 at New York's Carnegie Hall. It…

  9. Ask Billboard

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Britney Spears, Charlotte Church and Kiss' Paul Stanley. REMIXED AND UNHEARD Keith, Supposedly Britney Spears' remix set, "B in the Mix," was released as an "underground" album -- basically, with little to no promotion.…

  10. 2005 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Finalists for The 2005 Billboard Music Awards, to be distributed Dec. 6 during a ceremony at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and broadcast live on Fox. Below are the finalists -- by category with artists listed in alphabetical order -- for The 2005 Billboard Music Awards, to be…

  11. Tom Petty: A Portrait Of The Artist

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Billboard Interview with the 2005 Century Award Honoree Tom Petty just laughs and shakes his head when he looks at the 26-year-old smirking back at him from the cover of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' 1976 self-titled debut. They "were just boys," he says. "It was…

  12. New Morrissey CD Has 'No Links' To Past

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST "Firstly, the musicianship is outstanding," the artist enthused. "Secondly, the songs are very strong, which is a great thing to be able to say this far down the line." Morrissey says his new album , "Ringleaders of the Tormentors," has "no link to the past…

  13. Pop At Any Age

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sixteen-year-old Chris Brown steps onto the podium as teen artist of the moment this week with the release of his self-titled Jive debut. Already, the Scott Storch-produced first single "Run It!" is i Sixteen-year-old Chris Brown steps onto the podium as teen artist of the moment…

  14. On The Dark Side

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dan Hawkins, guitarist for U.K. band the Darkness, is blunt about his group's career. "Half the people absolutely cannot bear us and think we're a joke, and the other half absolutely love us and think Dan Hawkins, guitarist for U.K. band the Darkness, is blunt about his group&…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Influential independent rock icons Pavement announce that they have broken up. During their show at London's Brixton Academy, bandmember Stephen Malkmus tells the crowd that the show wil 2000 - Fugitive Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard's luck runs…

  16. This Day in Music

    November 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Manuel Garcia, Many Chao, and U2 each win two awards at Spain's fifth Premios Amigo ceremony in Madrid.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - James Carter, an ex-convict whose 1959 field recording was a key track on the award…

  17. Chart Beat

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna ties a Presley record and Strait moves up the country list, plus Bon Jovi and Carrie Underwood. 'HUNG' UP: By moving up 14-7 on The Billboard Hot 100, Madonna's "Hung Up" (Warner Bros.) generates a great deal of chart news this week. The most important feat is…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1991 - </b>Cyndi Lauper is married in Manhattan to actor David Thornton.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with the duo La Bouche, is among the victims of an…

  19. Murder Inc. Judge Bans Talk Of 50 Cent

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST After four days of confusion and indecisiveness in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial, Judge Edward Korman finally ruled that any information regarding the May 24, 2000, shooting of rapper 50 Cent After four days of confusion and indecisiveness in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial,…

  20. Billboard Bits: Muppets, LeAnn Rimes, New York Guitar Festival

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Martina McBride Joins "Muppet Christmas Carol" soundtrack, LeAnn Rimes plans free New York show and the New York Guitar Festival readies for its sixth year. Martina McBride's version of "When Love Is Gone" is a new addition to "The Muppet Christmas Carol"…

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