1. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses 'my' songs, charts and more with readers. OH MY MY Mr. Bronson, Since the top 10 keeps getting more possessive, now with "My Happy Ending" joining "My Boo" and "My Place," I thought I'd drum up "my" list of top 10 …

  2. Love Saddled With Financial, Legal Woes

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love's trial on drug possession charges was postponed yesterday (Sept. 30), but her financial woes mounted as creditors on both coasts pressed court claims that the singer/actress was dodging Courtney Love's trial on drug possession charges was postponed yesterday (Sept. 30…

  3. Live Compiles Hits, Videos On 'Awake'

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Live has rounded up its greatest hits and music videos for the CD/DVD release "The Best of Live -- Awake." Modern rock act Live has rounded up its greatest hits and music videos for the CD/DVD release "The Best of Live -- Awake." Due Nov. 2 via Radioactive,…

  4. Hot Product

    September 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Travis Morrison A New Plan Former Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison unveils his solo debut, "Travistan," this week via Barsuk Records. The set was co-produced by Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla and veteran Washington, D.C., engineer Don Zientara. Guests include…

  5. Master of the Moon

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne isn't the only elder statesman of metal still cranking out the tunes. Ozzy Osbourne isn't the only elder statesman of metal still cranking out the tunes. Vocalist/songwriter Ronnie James Dio earned his crown from stints in Black Sabbath and Rainbow, along with his solo…

  6. Chappelle's 'Block Party' Heading To Film

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fans gathered in the rain Saturday in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood to enjoy performances from such acts Common, the Roots, Kanye West and the reunited Fugees. Dubbed "Block Party," the event wa Fans gathered in the rain Saturday in Brooklyn's Fort Greene…

  7. Melonie Cannon

    September 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As the daughter of successful songwriter/producer Buddy Cannon, Melonie may have had an inside track, but she wins this race on her own talent and instincts. As the daughter of successful songwriter/producer Buddy Cannon, Melonie may have had an inside track, but she wins this race on her own…

  8. The Passion of the Christ Songs

    September 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This is the third official album to be issued in conjunction with Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of the Christ." Arriving at the same time as the film's DVD release, "The Passion of the Christ Songs" This is the third official album to be issued in conjunction…

  9. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses George Michael, chart records, chart gaps and the Average White Band with readers. DID GEORGE DO IT? Dear Fred, I really enjoy your column every week, and I wait every Friday to know more about chart facts. Last week, I read about the possibilities of Usher getting a…

  10. Jackson Boots McGraw From No. 1

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Country star Alan Jackson scores the third stay of his career in The Billboard 200 penthouse with his latest Arista Nashville set, "What I Do." With opening week sales of 178,000 copies, Jackson ends Country star Alan Jackson scores the third stay of his career in The Billboard 200…

  11. Simpson Puts Up Her 'Dukes'

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jessica Simpson has been cast as Daisy Duke in the film adaptation of the hit TV show "The Dukes of Hazzard." Jessica Simpson has been cast as Daisy Duke in the film adaptation of the hit TV show "The Dukes of Hazzard." The role effectively serves as her feature film debut…

  12. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Sept. 13-19)

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Sept. 13-19, 2004). DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK: It used to be that pop artists faded from view after their time in the sun had run its course. These days, television is choked by the stars of the past, some in laudable attempts to…

  13. TunesOnTV

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 13 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Jason Mraz (also scheduled: Josh Duhamel, Ken Jennings). "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Tim McGraw (also…

  14. Beautifully Human—Words and Sounds Vol. 2

    September 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jill Scott introduced herself in 2000 with the impressive "Who Is Jill Scott?—Words and Sounds Vol 1." This follow-up finds the socially aware artist reflecting on love, infidelity, feminine po Jill Scott introduced herself in 2000 with the impressive "Who Is Jill Scott?—Words…

  15. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Shania Twain, LL Cool J, Jill Scott, Usher and Alicia Keys. IT TAKES 'TWO': Shania Twain has the third-highest debut of her career on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart , as "Party for Two" (Mercury), a…

  16. Top Acts Rally For Second 'Sudan' Benefit

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of the recently announced "Songs for Sudan" downloadable benefit album, Waxploitation Records is eyeing a late November release for another collection to benefit the war-town African coun On the heels of the recently announced " Songs for Sudan " downloadable…

  17. McGraw Lives Large At No. 1

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw is living it up on top of The Billboard 200 as his latest Curb set "Live Like You Were Dying" notches a second week at No. 1. Although the title suffered a 70% sales decline, according to N Tim McGraw is living it up on top of The Billboard 200 as his latest Curb set …

  18. 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…

  19. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Sept. 6-12, 2004)

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Sept. 6-12, 2004) ELLEN'S BACK! It's premiere week for the syndicated "Ellen DeGeneres Show." The daytime (depending on where you are in the country) talk show has been a surprise smash,…

  20. Moroder, Bee Gees Among Dance Hall Inductees

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The artists, producers, remixers and DJs to be honored are Giorgio…

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