1. HOT PRODUCT

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Ol' Dirty Bastard, Julia Fordham, Tony Allen and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Tony Allen , Julia Fordham …

  2. Tunes On TV

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 3-9, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 3 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Sutton Foster (also scheduled: Patricia Arquette). "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: Duran Duran. "The Late Show With David Letterman,…

  3. Travolta Sings For 'Bobby Long'

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop star. On the soundtrack for his latest film, "A Love Song for Bobby Long," opening today (Dec. 29) in New York and Los At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop…

  4. B&E: X-mas Balls

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: X-mas Balls. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. HOLIDAY CHEER: Adulterous reindeers, squirrel jambalaya and a naughty Santa Claus…

  5. Young Larsen Has A Music Biz 'Education'

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Blaine Larsen may only be 18 years old, but he already has experienced the highs and lows of a career in the music business. At the moment, he's in the midst of one of the best highs the business offers. His first single for his new label…

  6. 52TunesOnTV

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 20 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artist: Chris Isaak (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The View," ABC Featured…

  7. Laura Cantrell Signs With Matador

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based singer/songwriter Laura Cantrell has signed with Matador. New York-based singer/songwriter Laura Cantrell has signed with Matador. Her as-yet-untitled label debut is due in late spring and features contributions from Calexico's Joey Burns, John Convertino and Paul Niehaus,…

  8. Montgomery Gentry, Adkins Team For 2005 Tour

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dubbing the outing Turn It Up & Bring It On, Montgomery Gentry and Trace Adkins will join forces for a stretch of early 2005 roadwork. Dubbing the outing Turn It Up & Bring It On, Montgomery Gentry and Trace Adkins will join forces for a stretch of early 2005 roadwork. The pairing…

  9. Motley Crue Gearing Up For Reunion Tour

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite an invitation that teases "coming soon to an arena near you," talk that Motley Crue will be announcing a tour Monday (Dec. 6) at a press event on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, Calif., is prematur Despite an invitation that teases "coming soon to an arena near you,"…

  10. Groban Plans 2005 Tour

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Vocalist Josh Groban has slated a 2005 U.S. tour that will kick off Jan. 25 in Tampa, Fla. The 30-date outing will close March 19 in Las Vegas. Internet pre-sale opportunities for some dates begin as Vocalist Josh Groban has slated a 2005 U.S. tour that will kick off Jan. 25 in Tampa, Fla.…

  11. 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…

  12. 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"). …

  13. Gang Of Four Reuniting In January

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gang Of Four, one of the most influential post-punk groups of the late 1970s, has bowed to ongoing pressure from fans and industry supporters and will reform with its original lineup. Gang Of Four, one of the most influential post-punk groups of the late 1970s, has bowed to ongoing pressure…

  14. 2004 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the 2004 BMI Country Awards Winners: BMI Country Song of the Year "FOREVER AND FOR ALWAYS" Shania Twain Loon Echo, Inc. Universal-Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. BMI Country Songwriter of the Year Casey Beathard BMI Country Songwriter…

  15. Musgrave Leads Western Music Nominees

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Curly Musgrave leads the list of nominees for the Western Music Association Awards with four. Curly Musgrave leads the list of nominees for the Western Music Association Awards with four. Musgrave is up in the entertainer, male performer and songwriter of the year categories; he also picked…

  16. New Home Of Jazz Opens At Lincoln Center

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Led by Wynton Marsalis, a swinging group of musicians belted out "When the Saints Go Marching In" as they strutted down Broadway to kick off the opening of the new New York home of Jazz at Lincoln Cen Led by Wynton Marsalis, a swinging group of musicians belted out "When the…

  17. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 18-24)

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 18-24, 2004). REMEMBERING BROTHER RAY: There was none like him and that's why an impressive selection of artists turned out to pay him tribute recently in Los Angeles. The result is the CBS special "Genius: A Night for Ray…

  18. Robbie, R.E.M. Overtake U.K. Charts

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Familiar names added to their totals of U.K. No. 1s on yesterday's (Oct. 10) new U.K. charts. Robbie Williams notched his sixth best-selling single with "Radio" (Chrysalis) while R.E.M. gained its sev Familiar names added to their totals of U.K. No. 1s on yesterday's (Oct.…

  19. International Bluegrass Music Awards Winners

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. Below are the winners of the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR The Del McCoury Band MALE…

  20. Déjà Voodoo

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Four years after the untimely death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov't Mule has completed a lengthy mourning period marked by several tribute albums—which included most of the top bass playe Four years after the untimely death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov't Mule has…

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