1. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show, on the eve of Easter Sunday, the newly married couple performs "How Great Thou Art." 2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show,…

  2. Hiatt Teams With Allstars For New Album

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter John Hiatt is backed by North Mississippi Allstars sibling duo Cody and Luther Dickinson on his upcoming album, "Master of Disaster." Singer/songwriter John Hiatt is backed by North Mississippi Allstars sibling duo Cody and Luther Dickinson on his upcoming album, …

  3. The Dirty South: Live From the 40 Watt

    April 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Culled from two fiery shows last August at the 40 Watt in Athens, Ga., the Drive-By Truckers' first live DVD captures the start of its Dirty South tour and features most of the songs from that 2004 re Culled from two fiery shows last August at the 40 Watt in Athens, Ga., the Drive-By…

  4. Black Takes 'Honeycomb' To Back Porch

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pixies vocalist/guitarist Frank Black has inked with EMI imprint Back Porch Records for the release of his first solo album in nine years. Pixies vocalist/guitarist Frank Black has inked with EMI imprint Back Porch Records for the release of his first solo album in nine years. As previously…

  5. Who's Your New Professor

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sam Prekop struck out from the Sea & Cake with his excellent self-titled 1999 solo debut, a seductive listen studded with Brazilian-influenced melodies. Sam Prekop struck out from the Sea & Cake with his excellent self-titled 1999 solo debut, a seductive listen studded with Brazilian…

  6. Songs About Me

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST On his seventh Capitol release, Trace Adkins, he of the rumbling baritone and imposing presence, showcases more of the style and confidence that has made him one of country's more enduring stars. On his seventh Capitol release, Trace Adkins, he of the rumbling baritone and imposing…

  7. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2002 - Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2000 - Phil Collins takes home the Oscar for best original song at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles,…

  8. This Day in Music

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Bill Carlisle, a Grand Ole Opry cast member who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame the previous year, dies at his Nashville home of complications from a stroke. He is 94. 2003 - Bill Carlisle, a Grand Ole Opry cast member who was inducted into the…

  9. Billboard Bits: J-Kwon, Dandy Warhols, Hootie

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on J-Kwon, Dandy Warhols, Hootie and the Blowfish Rapper J-Kwon is suiting up for the summer release of his new So So Def album, "Louisville Slugger." Describing the set to Billboard as "more truthful" than his 2004 debut, "Hood Hop" (featuring the hit "…

  10. One

    March 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Despite the fact that this is Dierdre's solo debut, she is a known quantity among world and electronic music fans for her longstanding involvement in the group Ekova. Despite the fact that this is Dierdre's solo debut, she is a known quantity among world and electronic music fans…

  11. Historic Muscle Shoals Sound Studios Closes

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, at which artists including the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bob Seger recorded classic songs, has closed. Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, at which artists including the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan,…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Local star Herbert Gronemeyer is the big winner at Germany's Echo Awards in Berlin. He wins for national rock/pop artist, and his hit "Mensch" lands the award for national rock/pop singl 2003 - Local star Herbert Gronemeyer is the big winner at Germany…

  13. Hot Product

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST "Cursed" ’Cursed’ And Blessed Collective Soul, Bowling For Soup, Dashboard Confessional, the Crystal Method and Three Days Grace have contributed tracks to the "Cursed" soundtrack, due this week via Treadstone Records. Also featured on the disc is Smash Mouth vocalist…

  14. 3 Doors Down: Up To Speed

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billbaord.com. Call it a sign of the times: The release date for the new album by 3 Doors Down was set before the band had written the first note. That's because 3DD's managers struck a deal with Wal-Mart nearly a year ago that guaranteed a large buy…

  15. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San Antonio hospital following kidney transplant surgery a week earlier. 2002 - 64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San…

  16. Pizza Deliverance

    January 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Drive-By Truckers built their legend one busted guitar string and shredded vocal chord at a time. No band has understood the Southern white trash pathos better than the Truckers and their iconoclastic Drive-By Truckers built their legend one busted guitar string and shredded vocal chord at a…

  17. What I Meant to Say

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Never say never. Donny Osmond's new album, "What I Meant to Say"—his 54th—debuted in the top 30 in the United Kingdom and spawned a No. 8 single in the breezy, inviting "Breeze On By. Never say never. Donny Osmond's new album, "What I Meant to Say"—his 54th…

  18. Standing Room Only

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST This latest incarnation of Roomful of Blues is quite possibly as formidable as any lineup assembled since the group's inception in 1967. "Standing Room Only," Roomful's second record for Alligator, is This latest incarnation of Roomful of Blues is quite possibly as…

  19. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest the latest chart activities of Jennifer Lopez, the Atco label and No. 1s on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 list. 'RIGHT' THING TO DO: Jennifer Lopez returns to Billboard's Hot 100 with her highest-debuting song in two years. "Get…

  20. Holiday Shoppers Return Eminem To No. 1

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eminem was the top-seller among last minute holiday shoppers as "Encore" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 this week after a month-long absence. A 36% increase to U.S. sales of 430,000 copies, a Eminem was the top-seller among last minute holiday shoppers as "Encore"…

Pages