1. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Sony Corp. unveils…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a joy ride in an ambulance. Griggs and band member Kevin Weaver came upon the vehicle, with keys inside, in the par 2001 - Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a…

  3. Mario Adds Another Billboard No. 1

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST For a seventh straight week, Mario holds the Billboard Hot 100 crown with "Let Me Love You" and with the same song, becomes the first artist to top Billboard's new Pop 100 Airplay list. Making its deb For a seventh straight week, Mario holds the Billboard Hot 100 crown with …

  4. McCartney Nailing Down North American Tour

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sir Paul McCartney will take advantage of media focus surrounding his halftime performance at Super Bowl XXXIX on Feb. 6 to announce his upcoming tour of North America, sources tell Billboard.com. The Sir Paul McCartney will take advantage of media focus surrounding his halftime performance…

  5. Paisley Donates To Skate Park

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Brad Paisley has donated to an effort to build a skate park in his home state of West Virginia after receiving a letter from a 15-year-old boy who told him youths have nowhere to skate. Brad Paisley has donated to an effort to build a skate park in his home state of West Virginia after…

  6. Paisley Grabs Evans, Griggs For 'Mud' Tour

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Looking ahead to the New Year, Brad Paisley has begun confirming dates for his Mud & Suds tour, on which fellow country artists Sara Evans and Andy Griggs will be along for the ride. Looking ahead to the New Year, Brad Paisley has begun confirming dates for his Mud & Suds tour, on…

  7. Bono, McCartney Join Band Aid 20 Lineup

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST The single will be issued Nov. 29 in the U.K. on Mercury/Universal. Further details are emerging about the forthcoming new recording of the all-star Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas," which will be credited to Band Aid 20 in acknowledgement of the…

  8. New Band Aid Single Taking Shape

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Initial details have been nailed down for the impending all-star recording of a "Band Aid III" charity single. Initial details have been nailed down for the impending all-star recording of a "Band Aid III" charity single. A date has not yet been set for the new recording…

  9. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 11-17)

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 11-17, 2004). VOTE FOR CHANGE: The week kicks off with a bang as the all-star finale of the Vote for Change tour will be broadcast live from Washington, D.C. on the Sundance Channel. The event will feature Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M.,…

  10. TunesonTV

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 11-17, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 11 "National Anthem: Inside the Vote for Change Concert Tour," Sundance Channel Featured artists: Babyface, Jackson Browne, Dixie Chicks, John Fogerty, Jurassic 5, Dave Matthews…

  11. Falkner Eyes Solo Album, Plays With McCartney

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Versatile pop-rocker Jason Falkner, five years removed from the release of his last full-length solo album, "Can You Still Feel?" (Elektra), is nearing completion of its follow-up while balancing mult Versatile pop-rocker Jason Falkner, five years removed from the release of his…

  12. 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 "…

  13. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. "GIRLS LIE TOO," TERRI CLARK 2. "Live Like You Were Dying," Tim McGraw 3. "Days Go By," Keith Urban 4. "I Go Back," Kenny Chesney 5. "She Thinks She Needs Me," Andy Griggs Issue date: Sept. 11, 2004 News Andy…

  14. Travis Plots CD, DVD Bonanza

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Travis has set a Nov. 1 international release date for the retrospective "Travis: Singles" and an as-yet-unnamed DVD. U.K. rock act Travis has set a Nov. 1 international release date for the retrospective "Travis: Singles" and an as-yet-unnamed DVD. The 17…

  15. 'Gotta See' A New Chapter For Griggs

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For Andy Griggs, the Aug. 10 release of his latest RCA album, "This I Gotta See," signaled the start of a new chapter in his career. Many things have changed since the release of his sophomore album, "Freedom," two years ago.…

  16. Simpson Stays Steady With No. 1 Album

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For a third, non-consecutive week, MTV chanteuse Ashlee Simpson finds her debut Geffen album atop The Billboard 200. Despite an 8% decline in sales to 263,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen For a third, non-consecutive week, MTV chanteuse Ashlee Simpson finds her debut Geffen album…

  17. Hot 100: 'Lean Back' Rises To The Top

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Terror Squad takes over Billboard's Hot 100 after a steady nine-week rise with the summer anthem "Lean Back." It's the second fastest ascent this year behind Usher's "Yeah!" featuring Ludacris and Lil Terror Squad takes over Billboard's Hot 100 after a…

  18. 33TunesOnTV

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 9-15,2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 9 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Sarah McLachlan. "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Richard Marx (also scheduled: Mark Consuelos …

  19. Cleveland Draws Biggest 'Idol' Audition

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT James Pequignot battled heat and humidity, camped out all night at a football stadium and waited hours in line just to be told he wasn't good enough for "American Idol." But the 19-year-old from Cleve James Pequignot battled heat and humidity, camped out all night at a football…

  20. Billboard Bits: Albarn, Adams, 'Rock Through Time'

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Damon Albarn, Bryan Adams, 'Rock Through Time' Blur lead singer Damon Albarn has two side projects in development. A second album from his "cartoon band" Gorillaz is due this fall on Parlophone/EMI. But for now Albarn is in Lagos, Nigeria, recording an album with…

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