1. Multi-Artist Performance To Open Grammys

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the 47th annual Grammy Awards will open with a multi-artist performance stretching across three stages. The spectacle will feature the Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the 47th annual Grammy Awards will open with a…

  2. TunesOnTV

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 7 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Ashanti (also scheduled: Leah Remini). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Tina Turner …

  3. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 7-13, 2005).

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 7-13, 2005). GRAMMY TIME! Sure they hand out about 90 awards before the broadcast even starts, but the Grammy Awards remain an annual touchstone in the world of popular music. Sunday's 47th annual event will be no different, and…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Cuban-born conga player/percussionist Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria dies in a Miami hospital after suffering a stroke earlier in the week. He is 85. 2003 - Cuban-born conga player/percussionist Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria dies in a Miami hospital after…

  5. Willie Hightower

    January 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alabama bluesman Willie Hightower released only three singles and one album during a career cut short by the shifting musical currents of the '70s. Through the years, however, his limited output has b Alabama bluesman Willie Hightower released only three singles and one album during a…

  6. Grammys Add West, Tributes To Charles, Southern Rock

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST This year's top Grammy Awards nominee is planning to show his skills in a monumental way during next month's 47th annual ceremony. This year's top Grammy Awards nominee is planning to show his skills in a monumental way during next month's 47th annual ceremony. Kanye West,…

  7. Keni Thomas Waves 'Flag'

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Keni Thomas' new project, "Flags of Our Fathers: A Soldier's Story," is one of the best examples of art imitating life to ever emerge from Nashville. Prior to signing with Brent Maher's Moraine Music Group, Thomas served…

  8. Rimes, Harwell Lead NASCAR IMAX Soundtrack

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST New songs from LeAnn Rimes and Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell are among the offerings on the "NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience" film soundtrack. The Shout! Factory disc will also boast previously New songs from LeAnn Rimes and Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell are among the…

  9. Harper, Blind Boys Pairing Spawns Live DVD

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Following a collaborative CD that resulted in a trio of Grammy nominations, Ben Harper and the Blind Boys Of Alabama are planning to release a concert DVD early next year. The film was taped at a one- Following a collaborative CD that resulted in a trio of Grammy nominations, Ben Harper and…

  10. B&E: Keni Thomas

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Keni Thomas. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. It's not often that finding yourself knee-deep in a swamp in the middle of the…

  11. Fights Cut Short Ludacris Appearance

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST A charity appearance by rap star Ludacris at Montgomery Mall in Montgomery, Ala., was cut short last night (Dec. 9) after two small fights broke out. A charity appearance by rap star Ludacris at Montgomery Mall in Montgomery, Ala., was cut short last night (Dec. 9) after two small fights…

  12. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 22-28)

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 22-28, 2004). HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Readers here in the United States know that this week is a special one. The Thanksgiving Day holiday generally means family gatherings big and small and all of the trappings that go with it.…

  13. TunesOnTV

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 22-28, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 22 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Jerry Seinfeld). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Fantasia Barrino (also…

  14. 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…

  15. 47TunesOnTV

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 15-21, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 15 "106 & Park," BET Featured artist: Destiny's Child. "Green Day Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Green Day ("Boulevard of Broken Dreams"). …

  16. Billboard Bits: Jimmy Buffett, Xzibit, 'Jingle Ball'

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Jimmy Buffett, Xzibit, 'Jingle Ball' Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will play a Nov. 23 show at Orlando, Fla.'s T.D. Waterhouse Centre to benefit hurricane relief organizations in Florida, Alabama and the Caribbean. Tickets for the performance, sponsored by…

  17. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses No. 1s, Clay Aiken and numerical chart coincidences with readers. TAKING A COUNT OF GEORGE Hello again, Fred, Thought I'd throw my two cents in regarding the question one of your readers asked about the title to George Strait's "50 Number Ones"…

  18. Tunes On TV

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 18-24, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artists: Jane Monheit, Michael Buble (also scheduled: Jimmy Carter). "Live with Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist:…

  19. TunesonTV

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 11-17, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 11 "National Anthem: Inside the Vote for Change Concert Tour," Sundance Channel Featured artists: Babyface, Jackson Browne, Dixie Chicks, John Fogerty, Jurassic 5, Dave Matthews…

  20. There Will Be a Light

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ben Harper and the Blind Boys of Alabama have performed together in a live setting for about five years, but "There Will Be a Light" is their first full-length collaboration. Ben Harper and the Blind Boys of Alabama have performed together in a live setting for about five years, but…

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