1. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. "I Hate Everything," George Strait 2. "SUDS IN THE BUCKET," SARA EVANS 3. "In A Real Love," Phil Vassar 4. "That's What It's All About," Brooks & Dunn 5. "Stays In Mexico," Toby Keith Issue date:…

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses No. 1s, Clay Aiken and numerical chart coincidences with readers. TAKING A COUNT OF GEORGE Hello again, Fred, Thought I'd throw my two cents in regarding the question one of your readers asked about the title to George Strait's "50 Number Ones"…

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Duran Duran, Usher, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, Tim McGraw and Kelly Clarkson. SOMETHING YOU SHOULD KNOW: The reunion of the original lineup of Duran Duran has paid off with the group's highest-charting set on The Billboard 200 in 11 years.…

  4. NOFX Adds New Cut To Its 'Greatest'

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Southern California punk act NOFX will include one new song on its lengthy upcoming collection, "The Greatest Songs Ever Written (By Us)." Veteran Southern California punk act NOFX will include one new song on its lengthy upcoming collection, "The Greatest Songs Ever…

  5. Nancy Sinatra

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nancy Sinatra's hits with Lee Hazelwood made her a 1960s chart mainstay. Now, a younger generation of fans might well return her to the airwaves. Nancy Sinatra's hits with Lee Hazelwood made her a 1960s chart mainstay. Now, a younger generation of fans might well return her to the…

  6. Spector Lawyers Want Transcripts Secret

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lawyers for rock'n'roll producer Phil Spector tried yesterday (Oct. 12) to seal from public view the transcript of grand jury testimony that led to him being charged with murdering a B-movie actress. Lawyers for rock'n'roll producer Phil Spector tried yesterday (Oct. 12)…

  7. New Prince Video Rocks Terrorism

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Now a Jehovah's witness, Prince has toned down his mojo, but the Purple One can still pack a political punch. Now a Jehovah's witness, Prince has toned down his mojo, but the Purple One can still pack a political punch. His new music video, "Cinnamon Girl," is a big-budget…

  8. Bennett Sings Of 'Art Of Romance'

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran crooner Tony Bennett will release his next studio album, "The Art of Romance," Nov. 9 via RPM Records/Columbia Records. Veteran crooner Tony Bennett will release his next studio album, "The Art of Romance," Nov. 9 via RPM Records/Columbia Records. The 11-track,…

  9. Phil Spector Charged With Murder

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Record producer Phil Spector was charged in an indictment unsealed today (Sept. 27) with murder in the shooting death of a B-movie actress at his mansion last year. Record producer Phil Spector was charged in an indictment unsealed today (Sept. 27) with murder in the shooting death of a B…

  10. Spector Lawyer Expects Murder Indictment

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A lawyer for Phil Spector said today (Sept. 22) he has been asked to bring the rock producer to a Los Angeles court next week and fears his client has been indicted by a secret grand jury for the 2003 A lawyer for Phil Spector said today (Sept. 22) he has been asked to bring the rock producer…

  11. Punk Legend Johnny Ramone Dies At 55

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Johnny Ramone, a founding member of pioneering punk act the Ramones, died yesterday afternoon (Sept. 15) at his home in Los Angeles. He was 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer for some time Johnny Ramone, a founding member of pioneering punk act the Ramones, died yesterday…

  12. Billboard Bits: G-Unit, Lead Belly, 'ACL' DVDs

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stories on G-Unit rappers Lloyd Banks and Young Buck, Lead Belly and the 'Live From Austin' DVD series. Lloyd Banks and Young Buck, both signed to 50 Cent's Interscope-affiliated G-Unit record label, will embark on separate fall tours in support of their respective debut…

  13. Hot Product

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Will & Grace 'Grace' Under Pressure The makers of "Will & Grace: Let the Music Out!" insist that it not be called a soundtrack. Rather, they describe it as a companion album to the TV series, which kicks off its seventh season this week. BMG Strategic Marketing…

  14. Ozzfest Pays Dividends For Lacuna Coil

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ozzfest 2004 is over, but the benefits it has brought to Lacuna Coil's latest Century Media album, "Comalies," have just begun. Ozzfest 2004 is over, but the benefits it has brought to Lacuna Coil's latest Century Media album, "Comalies," have just begun. Issued…

  15. Lennon Reissues Take On 'Rock,' Acoustic'

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Capitol is prepping the release of a new John Lennon compilation of acoustic recordings and an expanded, remixed and remastered version of his 1975 covers album, "Rock'n'Roll." Capitol is prepping the release of a new John Lennon compilation of acoustic recordings and an…

  16. Ackerman Sets The Musical Record Straight

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Although Windham Hill Records founder William Ackerman is consistently labeled as the father of new age music thanks to his stewardship of artists like George Winston, Alex DeGrassi and Liz Story, his Although Windham Hill Records founder William Ackerman is consistently labeled as the father…

  17. 37TunesOnTV

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 6-12, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 6 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Ryan Cabrera (also scheduled: Wolfgang Puck, Wayne Brady). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Jill…

  18. Stars Pack Fourth Quarter Release Schedule

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fourth-quarter releases from U2, Eminem, Alan Jackson, Good Charlotte, Ludacris and Gwen Stefani are fueling excitement among retailers as the industry heads into its key selling season. Like the same Fourth-quarter releases from U2, Eminem, Alan Jackson, Good Charlotte, Ludacris, Fabolous…

  19. 'Lean Back' Retains No. 1 Groove

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Terror Squad's attack on Billboard's singles charts continues as the group's "Lean Back" again staves off No. 1 contenders. The track tops the Hot 100 for a third week, and remains No. 1 on the Hot R& Terror Squad's attack on Billboard's singles charts…

  20. Spector Hires Former Gotti Attorney

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Phil Spector has hired an attorney who used to work for mob boss John Gotti to defend him on murder charges. Phil Spector has hired an attorney who used to work for mob boss John Gotti to defend him on murder charges. Leslie Abramson said yesterday (Aug. 24) that she and her co-counsel…

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