1. She Loves You

    September 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For his third album under the Twilight Singers rubric, ex-Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli undertakes an all-covers repertoire. For his third album under the Twilight Singers rubric, ex-Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli undertakes an all-covers repertoire. Reflecting his eclectic bent, the…

  2. A Better Place

    September 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This South Carolina-based quintet takes the prize for the most impressive debut in the Christian format so far this year. This South Carolina-based quintet takes the prize for the most impressive debut in the Christian format so far this year. The well-penned songs—written by Overflow's…

  3. B-52's Redo Beatles For Buick, Eye New CD

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The B-52's have recorded a cover of the Beatles' "Paperback Writer" for a Buick TV commercial that begins airing Sept. 19 in the United States. The B-52's have recorded a cover of the Beatles' "Paperback Writer" for a Buick TV commercial that begins…

  4. Billboard Bits: Celine, Madonna, ATP & More

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Celine Dion, Madonna, N. Miss. Allstars, All Tomorrow's Parties New York adult contemporary station WLTW (Lite FM) has scored Celine Dion as the headliner for its upcoming One Night at Lite concert. It is the singer's only scheduled U.S. performance outside of her current…

  5. Unreleased Tracks Bolster Jackson Box Set

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT More than a dozen previously unreleased tracks plus a host of rarities will be found on the career-spanning Michael Jackson box set, "The Ultimate Collection." Due Nov. 16 via Epic and executive-produ More than a dozen previously unreleased tracks plus a host of rarities will be…

  6. Friends

    September 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eric Bibb's recent recording projects have been superb, and with "Friends" he shows that he's more than willing to share the fun. Eric Bibb's recent recording projects have been superb, and with "Friends" he shows that he's more than willing to share…

  7. Amerikaz Nightmare

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Despite a label change, Mobb Deep remains true to its grimy self on this, the act's sixth studio set. The Queens, N.Y. Despite a label change, Mobb Deep remains true to its grimy self on this, the act's sixth studio set. The Queens, N.Y., duo—Havoc and Prodigy—introduces the album…

  8. Epic Collects Screaming Trees' 'Songs'

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The later years of Seattle rock act Screaming Trees will be celebrated with the upcoming compilation "Ocean of Confusion: Songs of Screaming Trees 1989-1996." The later years of Seattle rock act Screaming Trees will be celebrated with the upcoming compilation "Ocean of…

  9. New UNKLE CD Finally Hitting North America

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The second UNKLE album, "Never, Never, Land," will arrive Oct. 26 in North America via Global Underground, following its international release last September by Island. The second UNKLE album, "Never, Never, Land," will arrive Oct. 26 in North America via Global…

  10. 'NOW 16' Is No. 1 Again

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 16th installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" series once again leads The Billboard 200. Despite a 16% decline to sales of 207,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound The 16th installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!"…

  11. Ashanti, Latifah Off To Muppets' 'Oz'

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ashanti will star in an original ABC television movie tentatively titled "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz." Ashanti will star in an original ABC television movie tentatively titled "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz." In addition, Queen Latifah is in final negotiations to…

  12. Latifah Rediscovers Her Musical Self

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It's been some time since Queen Latifah found herself behind the mic. Once a groundbreaking female rapper, the artist has lately concentrated on a film career that has included performances in "Chicag It's been some time since Queen Latifah found herself behind the mic. Once a…

  13. Mothersbaugh Scores Again With 'Sims 2'

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT He is equally adept at scoring for the interactive world, most recently for Electronic Arts' "The Sims 2." Composer Mark Mothersbaugh has earned acclaim and awards for every medium in which he has worked, from his early days as a founding member of the influential rock group…

  14. 35TunesOnTV

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 23-29, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Shedaisy. "The Biz," CNNfn Featured artists: Asia, Boyz II Men. "Totally Obsessed," VH1 Featured artist:…

  15. Hot Product

    August 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw 'Live' It Up Tim McGraw describes his ninth Curb album, "Live Like You Were Dying," as a "tapestry of life." Indeed, the project is deeply woven with themes that reflect some of life's brightest and darkest threads. "You can listen to this…

  16. McGraw Tugs Heartstrings

    August 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com Tim McGraw describes his ninth Curb album, "Live Like You Were Dying," as a "tapestry of life." Indeed, the project is deeply woven with themes that reflect some of life's brightest and darkest threads. "You can…

  17. Tragically Hip Plans U.S. Dates

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Tragically Hip will kick off a U.S. tour Sept. 18 in Detroit. The Tragically Hip will kick off a U.S. tour Sept. 18 in Detroit. The veteran Canadian rock act will be touring in support of its latest album, "In Between Evolution" (Zoe/Rounder Records). The group will play 21…

  18. McCartney Kidding Around On New Single

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney has penned a musical sequel of sorts to his 1984 children's single "We All Stand Together," dubbed "Tropic Island Hum." Paul McCartney has penned a musical sequel of sorts to his 1984 children's single "We All Stand Together," dubbed …

  19. '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.…

  20. Bjork, Tiesto Help Ring in Olympics

    August 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A tiny Icelandic singer wearing an ocean of a dress and a Dutch DJ with music flowing from his fingertips helped bring the 2004 Olympic Games to a wet and wild start. A tiny Icelandic singer wearing an ocean of a dress and a Dutch DJ with music flowing from his fingertips helped bring the…

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