1. Kanye West, Lil Jon Top Source Awards

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West and Lil Jon each took home three prizes from yesterday's (Oct. 10) Source Hip-Hop Music Awards in Miami. The show, held at the city's James L. Knight Center, was taped for Nov. 30 broadcast Kanye West and Lil Jon each took home three prizes from yesterday's (Oct. 10)…

  2. 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards Winners

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, handed out Oct. 10 in Miami at the James L. Knight Center; was taped for Nov. 30 broadcast on BET. Below are the winners of the 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, handed out Oct. 10 in Miami at the James L. Knight Center; was taped for Nov. 30…

  3. Dummy

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Still flying under the pop radar after 35 years of rollick and mischief, NRBQ delivers "Dummy," a raw rocking album of 13 tunes bred from spontaneity, humor and good-times gusto. Still flying under the pop radar after 35 years of rollick and mischief, NRBQ delivers "Dummy,"…

  4. Billboard Bits: Love, ATP, Cullum/Charles

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Courtney Love, ATP, Cullum/Charles Despite ongoing legal and financial woes, Courtney Love is finally mounting a short tour with her all-girl backing band, the Chelsea. The five-date California swing begins Oct. 24 in San Diego and will proceed to San Francisco (Oct. 26), Santa Cruz …

  5. Ciara Still No. 1, Eminem Moves Top 10

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ciara continues her reign on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, with "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo on top for a sixth consecutive week. As reported yesterday, Ciara's similarly titled debut bowed at No. 3 o Ciara continues her reign on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, with "…

  6. In The Driver's Seat With Minnie

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com Minnie Driver knows the news of another actress making an album generally starts people's eyes rolling, and she's just fine with that. "With all due respect, the bar is set fairly low in terms of actors making seminal records,…

  7. Black Keys Rock The Elderly In New Video

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys have been playing to sold-out audiences on their in-progress North American tour, but they're in front of a different kind of crowd in the video for their new Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys have been playing to sold-out audiences on…

  8. 41TunesOnTV

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 4-10, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 4 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mase (also scheduled: John Travolta). "And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip Hop - Back in the Day," VH1…

  9. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses 'my' songs, charts and more with readers. OH MY MY Mr. Bronson, Since the top 10 keeps getting more possessive, now with "My Happy Ending" joining "My Boo" and "My Place," I thought I'd drum up "my" list of top 10 …

  10. Parton: 'I'm Never Saying Farewell'

    October 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Having assembled her elaborate Hello, I'm Dolly show, Dolly Parton has made a renewed commitment to touring. Just don't call it a farewell tour. "I never said I retired, I'm never saying farewell," Parton tells Billboard.…

  11. Goodies

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The union between crunk and R&B took off with Usher's crossover phenomenon, "Yeah!" Stepping into his No. The union between crunk and R&B took off with Usher's crossover phenomenon, "Yeah!" Stepping into his No. 1 shoes is newcomer Ciara, whose hypnotic,…

  12. Ciara's 'Goodies' Won't Budge From No. 1

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With her album debut, "Goodies" (Sho'nuff/Music Line/LaFace), hitting stores this week, Ciara is nestled into the top slot of the Billboard Hot 100 for the fifth straight week with the title track fea With her album debut, "Goodies" (Sho'nuff/Music Line/LaFace),…

  13. B&E: Black Keys & Mindi Abair

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Black Keys and Mindi Abair. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. THE (BLACK) KEYS TO SUCCESS: Akron, Ohio-based duo the Black Keys…

  14. BREAKING & ENTERING

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Black Keys & Mindi Abair /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Mindi Abair …

  15. Rubber Factory

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Black Keys play the kind of raw, sensual blues-rock that makes you want to hide your girlfriend and warn your mom. The Black Keys play the kind of raw, sensual blues-rock that makes you want to hide your girlfriend and warn your mom. In truth, they're two nerdy Ohioans whose latest, …

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Martha Reeves, Alicia Keys and more with readers. Ed Note: Fred Bronson is on vacation. A new column will be posted here on Monday, Oct. 4. MARTHA, MY DEAR Dear Fred, My father and I are huge fans of Martha Reeves. In fact, we have spoken with her on several occasions…

  17. CHART BEAT

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tears For Fears, Alicia Keys & More /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News Alicia Keys …

  18. Ciara Keeps 'Goodies' Perched On Top

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ciara is holding court on top of Billboard's Hot 100, where she leads a quartet of acts that haven't budged in a month or more. The artist's "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo is No. 1 on the singles tal Ciara is holding court on top of Billboard's Hot 100, where…

  19. 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,"…

  20. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on chart action by Destiny's Child, Usher, Alicia Keys, Antia Baker and Alan Jackson. DESTINY FULFILLED: After an absence of two-and-a-half years, Destiny's Child returns to The Billboard Hot 100 with the highest-debuting single of its career. "Lose My…

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