1. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 24-30, 2005).

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 24-30, 2005). LICK IT UP: A guest judge appearance during last week's "American Idol" premiere caused contestant Mary Roach to proclaim "Mark McGrath is hot." Even after her audition ultimately left her…

  2. This Day in Music

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library, dies of a heart attack in Santa Monica, Calif. He is 68. In the late '50s, Givens' indie imprint was among the first 1999 - Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz…

  3. Tenacious D Rocks With Vedder, Grohl, Beck

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tenacious D drafted a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its benefit for Asian tsunami relief last night (Jan. 17) at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theatre. The show featured solo sets from Pearl Ja Tenacious D drafted a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its benefit for…

  4. 04TunesOnTV

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 17-23, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 17 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo (also scheduled: Ryan Seacrest, James Denton). "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jesse McCartney (also…

  5. Jefferson Airplane Drummer Dryden Dies

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Spencer Dryden, drummer for the San Francisco rock band the Jefferson Airplane, died of cancer Tuesday in Petaluma, Calif. He was 66. Spencer Dryden, drummer for the San Francisco rock band the Jefferson Airplane, died of cancer Tuesday in Petaluma, Calif. He was 66. Dryden -- who was a…

  6. Was (Not Was) Finds New Life On Tour

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Was (Not Was) just wrapped its first set of U.S. dates since 1990 and is planning a lengthier tour for April. With a greatest hits compilation and a new album due this spring, things are finally heati Was (Not Was) just wrapped its first set of U.S. dates since 1990 and is planning a…

  7. Jackson Prosecutors Want Courtroom Open

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's prosecutors have asked the trial judge to keep the courtroom open during hearings on whether to admit into evidence allegations of prior sexual offenses by the singer, according to d Michael Jackson's prosecutors have asked the trial judge to keep the courtroom…

  8. Court Dismisses Suit Over Aaliyah's Death

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Aaliyah's record company cannot sue the video producer that arranged the 2001 airplane flight from the Bahamas in which the singer was killed, a New York appeals court has ruled. Aaliyah's record company cannot sue the video producer that arranged the 2001 airplane flight from the…

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Los Lonely Boys, "Phantom of the Opera," Hall & Oates, Elton John and Ray Charles. 'HEAVEN' ASCENDS: When Josh Groban's "Believe" leapt 19-1 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart the week of Dec.…

  10. Mario's 'Love' Rules Singles Charts Again

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST For the second week in a row, Mario's "Let Me Love You" is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. For the second week in a row, Mario's "Let Me Love You" is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. As the 2004 calendar year comes to a close, the hit song is also enjoying a…

  11. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005).

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005). HAPPY NEW YEAR! For many years I have lived by a rule that has kept me safe within the walls of my home or that of a close friend on New Year's Eve. It's one of those holidays where a bottle of good…

  12. 01TunesOnTV

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 27 "CMT Insider," CMT Featured artists: Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Dierks…

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Mario, Green Day, Gavin DeGraw and Destiny's Child. RING IN THE NEW : Mario has a lot of reasons to celebrate the arrival of the New Year. Not only does he have his first No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100, but he has tied the record for…

  14. Doe Inks With Yep Roc For 'Forever'

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST X guitarist/vocalist John Doe has inked with independent label Yep Roc, which will on March 22 release his next album, "Forever." X guitarist/vocalist John Doe has inked with independent label Yep Roc, which will on March 22 release his next album, "Forever." The 11-track…

  15. Mario Trumps Snoop For Hot 100 No. 1

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mario is the new king of Billboard's Hot 100 with "Let Me Love You." The track moves 2-1 to end the three-week reign of Snoop Dogg's "Drop It Like It's Hot" featuring Pharrell, which slips to No. 2. " Mario is the new king of Billboard's Hot 100…

  16. Blue Skies

    December 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" finalists abound in the fourth quarter, from Kelly Clarkson's triumphant sophomore disc and Clay Aiken's holiday love fest to Fantasia's crafty R&B bow. But those fans who gravitat "American Idol" finalists abound in the fourth quarter,…

  17. Billboard Bits: Mariah Carey, Hoobastank, Bloc Party

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Mariah Carey, Hoobastank, Bloc Party Mariah Carey, Wynonna and Ashanti are among the artists who will perform on the two-hour special "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," which ABC will air Dec. 25. Stacie Orrico, SheDaisy and former "American Idol" finalists…

  18. Ludacris 'Lights' Up Album Chart

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST A trip to the "Red Light District" scores Ludacris his second No. 1 on The Billboard 200. A trip to the "Red Light District" scores Ludacris his second No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The rapper/actor's fourth Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam South effort sold 322,000 copies…

  19. New Ivy Album 'Clear' For Takeoff

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York rock act Ivy will release its next album, "In the Clear," March 1 via Nettwerk. New York rock act Ivy will release its next album, "In the Clear," March 1 via Nettwerk. The 10-track set blends the more electronic-oriented sounds of 2001's "Long Distance…

  20. Police Search For Motive In Damageplan Shooting

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Police say they may never know why Nathan Gale charged the stage at a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio, and gunned down four people, including former Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Some Police Search For Motive In Damageplan Shooting Even at the tattoo parlor, 25-year…

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