1. Hot Product

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The fifth studio album from singer/songwriter Liz Phair, "Somebody's Miracle" (Capitol). Concert DVDs from the Pixies ("Sell Out," Rhino) and the Black Keys ("Live," Fat Possum). A live CD…

  2. Mike Peters

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Frontman of the Alarm on the road with fellow 'survivors' from the Stray Cats, the Damned and Spear Of Destiny in the United States and England. Thursday 22nd September-California I'm driving back from the House of Blues in Anaheim. What a night. It was the opening show of the…

  3. An MC of historically unblinking morbidity, New

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An MC of historically unblinking morbidity, New York's Cage drops his Def Jux debut in the swirl of a mighty buzz but packs the lyrical bones to back it up. An MC of historically unblinking morbidity, New York's Cage drops his Def Jux debut in the swirl of a mighty buzz but packs…

  4. Jarrett Shines At Marathon New York Gig

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pianist Keith Jarrett staged his first solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in more than 10 years last night (Sept. 26). Pianist Keith Jarrett staged his first solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in more than 10 years last night (Sept. 26), on the heels of a June trio show…

  5. Chayanne: Out To Captivate Fans

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Chayanne, one of the top performing acts in Latin music, has always followed a new release with a tour. But this time around, the Puerto Rican star reversed that formula. "Cautivo," his new studio set due Sept. 27 on Sony BMG, follows a…

  6. Keys Nearly Had Bruce, Keef For 'Unplugged'

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys' "Unplugged" CD/DVD (due Oct. 11 via J) has no shortage of special guests, including Common, Mos Def, Damian Marley and Maroon 5's Adam Levine. But the project nearly got a major lift from Alicia Keys' " Unplugged " CD/DVD (due Oct. 11 via J) has…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses INXS, chart rules, feats and more with readers. GOOD FORTUNE Fred, If you’ve been following the "Rock Star: INXS" TV series, you know that Canadian J.D. Fortune has been selected as the new lead singer of INXS. I think it’s an inspired choice. His slightly bad…

  8. Kanye Keeps Digging No. 1 Single

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite losing his grip on the top rung of the album chart, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" solidifies its No. 1 status on several Billboard charts again this week. The Jamie Foxx-featuring song is No. 1 f Despite losing his grip on the top rung of the album chart, Kanye West's…

  9. Sigel's Attempted Murder Trial Gets Underway

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Just weeks after leaving federal prison, rapper Beanie Sigel was back in Philadelphia court yesterday (Sept. 21) defending himself on charges he shot and nearly killed a man two years ago on a crowded Just weeks after leaving federal prison, rapper Beanie Sigel was back in Philadelphia court…

  10. Windham Hill Celebrates 30 With Box

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." The four-disc set is due Nov. 8 via Sony Legacy and is split into…

  11. Oasis / Sept. 12, 2005 / Los Angeles (Hollywood

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Oasis / Sept. 12, 2005 / Los Angeles (Hollywood Bowl) An Oasis performance in the year 2005 is like having sex or eating pizza. Even when it's bad, it's still pretty good. Gone is the heyday of the group's lean and muscular swagger that launched it into stardom more than 10…

  12. Ask Billboard

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Wilco, Billboard Music Awards and Dannii Minogue. KICKING TV'S WITH WILCO Keith, I hear there is a new live album from Wilco coming soon. Do you know anything more about it and when it will be released? Thanks, Susanne Hello, Indeed,…

  13. Hot Product

    September 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: An album of music inspired by the poetry of late rapper Tupac Shakur, "The Rose" (Amaru/Koch). Eclectic jazz trio the Bad Plus' "Suspicious Activity" (Columbia). New albums from reggae-inspired…

  14. Stuart Price Q&A Set for Billboard Dance Summit

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Internationally renowned producer/remixer/DJ Stuart Price will sit for The Billboard Q&A Sept. 20 at the 2005 Billboard Dance Music Summit in New York. Internationally renowned producer/remixer/DJ Stuart Price will sit for The Billboard Q&A Sept. 20 at the 2005 Billboard Dance Music…

  15. Charles Says Hello, Goodbye With Box, Duets

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon Sept. 20. In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon Sept. 20: a collection of duets, "Genius and…

  16. Destiny, Mariah, Ciara Lead Soul Train Awards

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvied up the wealth last evening (Sept. 7) at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taking home two trophies apiece. Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvied up the wealth last evening (Sept. 7) at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards,…

  17. Multi-Network Broadcast To Benefit Katrina Victims

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that will perform during "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast" a live telethon to be U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are…

  18. Depeche Mode Unveils North American Tour

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode will begin its first North American tour in more than four years Nov. 2 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Billboard.com can reveal. Depeche Mode will begin its first North American tour in more than four years Nov. 2 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Billboard.com can reveal. The five-week arena…

  19. Final 2005 CMA Awards Nominees

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Final nominees for the 2005 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Below are the final nominees for the 2005 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. The 39th annual event will be held Nov. 15 at New York's Madison Square Garden and broadcast live on CBS. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Kenny…

  20. Post-Coldplay, Black Mountain Goes Clubbing

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Black Mountain will begin a 17-city tour next week on the heels of its unexpected handpicked selection as the opener for the first half of Coldplay's summer outing. Black Mountain will begin a 17-city tour next week on the heels of its unexpected handpicked selection as the opener for…

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