1. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>In an effort to raise awareness of the Clearwater Project Of Higher Ground For Humanity (HGH) Jewel makes a concert available for online streaming exclusively at the Netaid.org Web site. 2002 - Blues pianist/vocalist Mose Vinson dies of diabetes at his home in…

  2. Billboard Bits: Billy Joel, Essence, Juan Gabriel

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Billy Joel, Essence, Juan Gabriel As expected , Billy Joel has begun confirming dates for his first solo tour in more than six years. So far, four January arena shows are confirmed, beginning Jan. 10 in Jacksonville, Fla., as is a March 7 date in Philadelphia. Tickets for the first…

  3. Mariah Wins Big At Vibe Awards

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walked away the big winner at Saturday's third annual Vibe Awards. Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walked away the big winner at Saturday's third annual Vibe Awards. Carey netted artist…

  4. Stevie Wonder / Nov. 9, 2005 / London (Abbey Road Studios)

    November 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Among the packed, excited crowd of 300 at one of London's most famous musical landmarks, a sense of Wonder was tangible. The Motown legend was about to perform a one-off concert for national adult con Among the packed, excited crowd of 300 at one of London's most famous musical…

  5. Haynes Rounds Up Notables For Xmas Jam

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST The artist will perform with his band Gov't Mule at the event, which will also feature Trey Anastasio, Ray Lamontagne, John Scofield, Ivan Neville and John Medeski. Warren Haynes' 17th annual Christmas Jam concert is set for Dec. 17 at the Civic Center Arena in Asheville, N.C. The…

  6. Mike Peters

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Life is great when the unexpected happens and expectations are met and exceed. Let's do it... Thursday 27th October-Portsmouth Arrived at Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms around 4:30 p.m. Spent the remainder of the afternoon in the dressing room working on the Alarm b-side songs. Managed to…

  7. Ashcroft Unlocks Third Solo Album

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft will release his third solo album early next year. "Keys to the World" is due Jan. 23 in the United Kingdom via Parlophone, preceded on Jan. 9 by the single "Bre Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft will release his third solo album…

  8. Coldplay Drafts Apple, Ashcroft For 2006 Tour

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST As first reported here in August, Coldplay will return to North America for a spring 2006 tour, beginning Jan. 25 in Vancouver. As first reported here in August, Coldplay will return to North America for a spring 2006 tour, beginning Jan. 25 in Vancouver. Set to run through early April, the…

  9. A Polished Diamond

    November 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Neil Diamond unveils some of the most stripped-down, heartfelt material of his storied career on "12 Songs," due this week via Columbia. The project was produced by Rick Rubin, who encouraged Diamond Neil Diamond unveils some of the most stripped-down, heartfelt material of his…

  10. Santana Shares Limelight Again On 'All That I Am'

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Carlos Santana is betting that fans cannot get too much of a good thing with the release of his third collection of collaborations with top musical names. Carlos Santana is betting that fans cannot get too much of a good thing with the release of his third collection of collaborations with…

  11. Keys & Mayer 'Black Balled'

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys and John Mayer perform at 'The Black Ball' fundraiser. Alicia Keys performs with John Mayer at "The Black Ball," a fundraiser hosted by Keys, Nov. 3 in New York. The event was the finale to a Global Health Summit where leaders in medicine, government and…

  12. Madonna Sings For MTV

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna performs at the MTV Europe Music Awards. Madonna performs at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2005 ceremony Nov. 3 at Lisbon's Atlantic Pavilion. Coldplay and Green Day were the big winners , taking home two trophies each. Shakira, Gorillaz and Alicia Keys also won awards. News…

  13. Robbie Wins MTV Euro

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams displays his MTV Europe Music Awards trophy. British singer Robbie Williams holds up the best male award at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2005 Nov. 3 at Lisbon's Atlantic Pavilion. Coldplay and Green Day were the big winners , taking home two trophies each. Shakira,…

  14. Coldplay, Green Day Top MTV Europe Awards

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST With two trophies apiece, Coldplay and Green Day were the big winners tonight (Nov. 3) at the 12th MTV Europe Music Awards, held at the Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon. With two trophies apiece, Coldplay and Green Day were the big winners tonight (Nov. 3) at the 12th MTV Europe Music Awards, held…

  15. Aiken Celebrates Holidays, Preps New Album

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Not that he became bored on last year's Joyful Noise Tour, but Clay Aiken made a discovery during his 2004 holiday outing that he hopes has improved this year's seasonal run, which visits Portland, Or Not that he became bored on last year's Joyful Noise Tour, but Clay Aiken…

  16. 'Tonight Show' Bandleader Henderson Dies

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-winning conductor who lent his musical expertise to Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby before founding the New York Pops and becoming the first "Tonight Show" bandleader, died Skitch Henderson, the Grammy-winning conductor who lent his musical expertise to…

  17. Yellowcard Confirms New Album Track List

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act Yellowcard has finalized the set list for its next Capitol album, "Lights and Sounds." Modern rock act Yellowcard has finalized the set list for its next Capitol album, "Lights and Sounds." As previously reported , the set is due Jan. 24 and is led by the…

  18. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys, 3 Doors Down, Elton/Dolly

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Alicia Keys, 3 Doors Down, Elton John and Dolly Parton. Alicia Keys will host and perform at a Thursday (Nov. 3) fundraiser for the AIDS charity Keep a Child Alive at New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center. She will be joined by fellow music heavyweights Usher, Paul Simon, John Mayer…

  19. OnTV

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 31 "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Midtown. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured artists: Damian "Junior Gong" Marley, Ozzy Osbourne (also scheduled: Rosario Dawson). "Jimmy…

  20. Becoming A Kid All Over Again

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Discovering the joy of a new era of kids music. I absolutely love music. I'm sure that seems like a no-brainer, but it's the main reason I and so many others ended up here at Billboard. Sure, various business-related talents scored these jobs. But it is music that started all of us…

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