1. Tunes on TV

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 24-30, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: LeAnn Rimes. "The View," ABC Featured artist: Mario (also scheduled: Randy Jackson, Shohreh Aghdashloo). "The Bachelorette,"…

  2. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Jan. 17-23, 2005)

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Jan. 17-23, 2005) THE RETURN OF 'IDOL': Your post-holiday blues are about to be lifted by the return of "American Idol" Tuesday and Wednesday on Fox. For the fourth time, the beginning of the…

  3. 04TunesOnTV

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 17-23, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 17 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo (also scheduled: Ryan Seacrest, James Denton). "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jesse McCartney (also…

  4. Coach Carter

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Like 1989's "Lean On Me," starring Morgan Freeman, "Coach Carter" revolves around academic performance. The film, starring Samuel L. Jackson, is inspired by the story of Richmond, Calif. Like 1989's "Lean On Me," starring Morgan Freeman, "Coach…

  5. Shepherd Readies For Road Work

    January 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kenny Wayne Shepherd is planning to spend some time on the road early in the 2005. He'll be out in support of his latest album, "The Place You're In" (Warner/Reprise), beginning with a free Jan. 8 con Kenny Wayne Shepherd is planning to spend some time on the road early in…

  6. Nugent Dumps 'Motor City' For Bush Country

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Motor City Madman is officially turning Texan. Ted Nugent, the once Michigan-based rocker and hunting activist, says he plans to get a Texas driver's license soon and will become a Texas resident The Motor City Madman is officially turning Texan. Ted Nugent, the once Michigan-based…

  7. Billboard Bits: Out Hud, Mogwai, 'Cursed'

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Out Hud, Mogwai, 'Cursed' New York rock act Out Hud will release its sophomore album , "Let Us Never Speak of It Again," March 22 via Kranky. The 10-track set will be preceded on Feb. 8 by the single "One Life To Leave," which will also include group…

  8. New Sounds Abound On 'Coach Carter' Soundtrack

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The forthcoming film "Coach Carter" will be brimming with new music from the cream of the R&B/hip-hop in-crowd, including Ciara, Fabolous, Chingy and Kanye West. The 14-track soundtrack is due Jan The forthcoming film "Coach Carter" will be brimming with new music from…

  9. Beyond Description (1973-1989)

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Twelve discs with original artwork, each with ample bonus tracks, constitute Rhino's second massive Grateful Dead box, covering 1973-1989: a prolific but typically inconsistent era for the group. Twelve discs with original artwork, each with ample bonus tracks, constitute Rhino's…

  10. Coldplay Reschedules Live Return

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Coldplay will make its return to the live stage March 12 as part of a benefit for California radio station KCRW. Coldplay will make its return to the live stage March 12 as part of a benefit for California radio station KCRW. As previously reported , the event was originally scheduled for Nov…

  11. B&E: Pink Martini & Blaine Larsen

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Pink Martini and Blaine Larsen. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. SHAKIN' AND STIRRING: Seven years after its debut, Pink…

  12. 'Offroad Fury3' Offers Slate Of Sony Sounds

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Good Charlotte, Lostprophets, Coheed and Cambria and other Sony BMG Music affiliated artists will be found on the in-game soundtrack to "ATV Offroad Fury3." Exclusive to Sony's PlayStation 2 game plat Good Charlotte, Lostprophets, Coheed and Cambria and other Sony BMG Music…

  13. The Place You're In

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Wayne Shepherd takes a detour from the blues to follow a scenic rock'n'roll route through "The Place You're In," his first studio album in five years. Kenny Wayne Shepherd takes a detour from the blues to follow a scenic rock'n'roll route through "…

  14. Everything I've Got in My Pocket

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Minnie Driver began her acting and musical careers simultaneously but ditched a U.K. Island Records contract when the silver screen called. Minnie Driver began her acting and musical careers simultaneously but ditched a U.K. Island Records contract when the silver screen called. After star…

  15. 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…

  16. Matador Celebrates 15 With Triple-Disc Set

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Matador Records will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a double-disc collection of favorite tracks and rarities, plus a DVD of music videos. Matador Records will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a double-disc collection of favorite tracks and rarities, plus a DVD of music videos. The…

  17. Shepherd Finds A Better 'Place'

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Kenny Wayne Shepherd always planned on singing his own songs, it's just that his voice had to grow into the blues-influenced material he plays. And that has happened with "The Place You're In," which came out Oct. 5 on Reprise…

  18. TunesOnTV

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 20 "Live with Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Lil' Romeo (also scheduled: Melina Kanakaredes, Miss America). "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  19. Capitol/EMI Readies Cole Anniversary CD/DVD

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of crooner Nat King Cole, Capitol/EMI is preparing the worldwide release of a new compilation and a documentary in several different packages. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of crooner Nat King Cole, Capitol/EMI is preparing…

  20. Shortlist Music Prize 'Longlist' Nominees

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The "longlist" of artists and their latest albums being considered for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize. Ten finalists for the award will be announced in late September; the Prize will be awarded duri Below is the "longlist" of artists, and their latest albums, being…

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