1. Young Buck Surrenders To Police

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Young Buck surrendered to police today (Nov. 19) to face charges that he stabbed a man who had punched hip-hop superstar Dr. Dre during the Vibe Awards earlier this week in Santa Monica, Calif. Rapper Young Buck surrendered to police today (Nov. 19) to face charges that he stabbed a…

  2. Police Negotiating Young Buck's Surrender

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Detectives are negotiating the surrender of rapper Young Buck, who is suspected of stabbing a man who had punched rap star Dr. Dre at this week's Vibe Awards. Detectives are negotiating the surrender of rapper Young Buck, who is suspected of stabbing a man who had punched rap star Dr.…

  3. Ask Billboard

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about holiday albums, box sets and the Spooky Kids. IN A HOLIDAY MOOD Hello Keith, With the Christmas season approaching quickly, I got curious and would like to know which Christmas albums have sold the most according to Nielsen SoundScan.…

  4. 2004 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the 2004 BMI Country Awards Winners: BMI Country Song of the Year "FOREVER AND FOR ALWAYS" Shania Twain Loon Echo, Inc. Universal-Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. BMI Country Songwriter of the Year Casey Beathard BMI Country Songwriter…

  5. Mario Spreads 'Love' On Sophomore Album

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eighteen-year-old R&B artist Mario will release his sophomore album, "Turning Point," Dec. 7 via J Records. Eighteen-year-old R&B artist Mario will release his sophomore album, "Turning Point," Dec. 7 via J Records. The Scott Storch-produced single "Let Me…

  6. Rapper Murphy Lee Arrested For DWI

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Grammy-award winning rapper Murphy Lee was arrested in St. Louis after police pulled him over for an expired license plate and found marijuana in his Mercedes, authorities said. Grammy-award winning rapper Murphy Lee was arrested in St. Louis after police pulled him over for an expired…

  7. The Giant Pin

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST The second CD for the wittily named band the Nels Cline Singers, an instrumental outside-the-lines jazz group, arrives in the wake of Cline's enlistment as Wilco's go-to guitarist. The second CD for the wittily named band the Nels Cline Singers, an instrumental outside-the-lines…

  8. Eminem Helms Another 'New' Tupac Album

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eminem has produced 12 songs based around previously unreleased verses from late rapper Tupac Shakur for the album "Loyal to the Game," Billboard.com has learned. Eminem has produced 12 songs based around previously unreleased verses from late rapper Tupac Shakur for the album "…

  9. Nas Doubles Up On 'Street's Disciple'

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Nas has put the finishing touches on a 22-track double album, "Street's Disciple," due Nov. 30 via Ill Will/Columbia. First single "Thief's Theme" is built on a sample of Iron Butterfly's "Inna Rapper Nas has put the finishing touches on a 22…

  10. Weiland Slams Bush In Late Plea To Voters

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST "I call on you to mobilize the forces," the Velvet Revolver frontman wrote in a note posted late yesterday (Nov. 1). "Is America really healthy? Is George Bush a Fascist? What are you going to do abou Hours before polls were to open for the 2004 United States presidential…

  11. Billboard Bits: Flaming Lips, Ray J, Tom Petty

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Flaming Lips, Ray J, Tom Petty The Flaming Lips' official Web site will be the sole source for the photo collection "Waking Up With a Placebo Head Wound: Images of the Flaming Lips From the Archives of Jay Blakesberg and J. Michelle Martin-Coyne -- 1987-2004." The 184…

  12. Billboard Bits: Kylie, QOTSA, Prefuse 73

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Kylie Minogue, QOTSA, Prefuse 73 Additional dates have been confirmed for Kylie Minogue's 2005 U.K. tour after more than 100,000 tickets shifted within hours of going on sale yesterday (Oct. 18). Tour promoter 3A says the tickets sold out within two hours, eclipsing the pace of…

  13. The Big Eyeball in the Sky

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With a name like Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains, it is certain that whatever this band has up its sleeve, it's not a play-by-numbers attempt at mainstream popularity. With a name like Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains, it is certain that whatever this band…

  14. Eminem To Perform At Sirius Channel Launch

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eminem and satellite radio provider Sirius will launch their uncensored hip-hop channel Oct. 28 with a live broadcast from New York. Shade 45's debut will stem from the city's Roseland Ballroom, where Eminem and satellite radio provider Sirius will launch their uncensored hip-hop…

  15. 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.,…

  16. 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards Winners

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, handed out Oct. 10 in Miami at the James L. Knight Center; was taped for Nov. 30 broadcast on BET. Below are the winners of the 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, handed out Oct. 10 in Miami at the James L. Knight Center; was taped for Nov. 30…

  17. Charles Earns First Platinum RIAA Award

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After nearly 60 years of recording, Ray Charles posthumously earned the first platinum award of his career with "Genius Loves Company" (Concord) via September certifications by the Recording Industry After nearly 60 years of recording, Ray Charles posthumously earned the first…

  18. Stern Sails To Sirius Satellite Radio

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Howard Stern is taking his morning radio show into space. The maverick broadcaster will abandon terrestrial airwaves in 2006, when he'll begin a five-year deal with Sirius Satellite."Sirius ... will t Howard Stern is taking his morning radio show into space. The maverick broadcaster…

  19. Train Comes 'Alive At Last'

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop/rock act Train will release its first concert album, "Alive at Last," Nov. 2 via Columbia. Pop/rock act Train will release its first concert album, "Alive at Last," Nov. 2 via Columbia. The set was recorded earlier this year in Birmingham, Ala., by Brett Eliason (Pearl…

  20. 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 …

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