1. Final Live 8 Show Draws 50,000

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After pulling off 10 free multi-artist concerts around the world last Saturday, Bob Geldof staged a final Live 8 concert in Edinburgh yesterday (July 6) in a last-ditch bid to press leaders of the wor After pulling off 10 free multi-artist concerts around the world last Saturday, Bob Geldof…

  2. Snow Patrol Rides Live 8 Momentum, Polishes New Tunes

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scottish/Irish rock act Snow Patrol is among the acts performing tonight at the last of the 10 Live 8 shows in Edinburgh, having already appeared at the London edition of the event on Saturday. Scottish/Irish rock act Snow Patrol is among the acts performing tonight (July 6) at the last of…

  3. Loveless 'Dreams' Up New Studio Disc

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT On "Dreamin' My Dreams," Patty Loveless mixes the sounds of contemporary country with the rootsy bluegrass music that is closest to her heart. On "Dreamin' My Dreams," Patty Loveless mixes the sounds of contemporary country with the rootsy bluegrass music that is…

  4. Billboard Bits: Idlewild, R.E.M., The Alarm

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Idlewild, R.E.M., The Alarm Scottish rock act Idlewild will release its next album, "Warnings/Promises," Aug. 16 in North America via Capitol. The Tony Hoffer-produced set recently debuted at No. 9 on the U.K. album chart. "There are three-part harmonies on most of the…

  5. Rhino Boxes Up '90s Favorites

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade less than six years in the rearview mirror. Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade…

  6. Live 8 To Host Five Summer Shows

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale than 1985's historic Live Aid was unveiled today (May 31). On July 2, London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin and Rome will simult Bob Geldof's vision of a poverty-awareness music event on a grander scale…

  7. 23TunesOnTV

    May 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 30-June 5, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 30 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Antigone Rising (also scheduled: Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Ben Folds (also scheduled: Christina…

  8. Ashanti Out For Revenge On 'Tucker'

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer/actress Ashanti has joined the cast of the 20th Century Fox film "John Tucker Must Die." Singer/actress Ashanti has joined the cast of the 20th Century Fox film "John Tucker Must Die." Described as a high school take on "The First Wives Club," the film…

  9. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>South African singer Brenda Fassie dies at the Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg. She is 39. She had been in a coma since April 26, after suffering an asthma attack. This led to cardi 2004 - South African singer Brenda Fassie dies at the Sunninghill Hospital in…

  10. Hot Product

    May 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Aimee Mann 'Arm' Wrestle Singer/songwriter Aimee Mann revisits an earlier time and place on her next Superego album, "The Forgotten Arm," due this week via her SuperEgo label. "It's a concept album and the concept, the vibe of the album, kind of dictated it,"…

  11. ASK BILLBOARD

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Your Questions About Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Snow Patrol & More /bb/ask/index.jsp News …

  12. Ask Billboard

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Snow Patrol, Muse and the Billboard Boxscores chart. OH YEAH Hello Keith, I love your weekly column for Billboard.com. As a big fan of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs I am thrilled to see the track "Hello Tomorrow," on which…

  13. 18TunesOnTV

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 25-May 1, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, APRIL 25 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: John Legend (also scheduled: Felicity Huffman, Maria & Maya Rodale). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bruce…

  14. Bassist McClelland Exits Snow Patrol

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock act Snow Patrol has parted ways with bassist Mark McClelland. U.K. rock act Snow Patrol has parted ways with bassist Mark McClelland. "Following a life-changing year in 2004, Snow Patrol found themselves under a whole set of new and unexpected pressures," reads a post on…

  15. Snow Patrol Begins Work On New Album

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock outfit Snow Patrol began work on the follow-up to its 2003 breakthrough, "Final Straw," over the weekend as part of an eight-week writing and recording stint in Dingle in southwest Ireland. U.K. rock outfit Snow Patrol began work on the follow-up to its 2003 breakthrough, …

  16. It's Time

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST In two short years, Vancouver native Michael BublÉ has released one studio album (a self-titled debut), a holiday-themed EP ("Let It Snow") and a live CD/DVD set ("Come Fly With Me"). All have In two short years, Vancouver native Michael Bublé has released one studio album…

  17. Beck, Modest Mouse Rock Next 'O.C. Mix'

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tracks by Beck, Modest Mouse, the Futureheads, Pinback and the Reindeer Section will be found on the fourth installment of soundtracks from the hit Fox TV show "The O.C." Due April 5 via Warner Bros., Tracks by Beck, Modest Mouse, the Futureheads, Pinback and the Reindeer Section…

  18. Soul-Patrol.net, AllHipHop.com, BlueBeat.com

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Soul-Patrol.net, AllHipHop.com and BlueBeat.com. SOUL ON PATROL: The enduring legacy of Ray Charles that powered a several posthumous Grammy awards also is responsible for the…

  19. THE TANGLED WEB

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Destinations: Soul-Patrol, AllHipHop & More /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News …

  20. Winter Songs

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST With the history of serious, frosty songwriting, it is only fitting that new-folk act Matt Pond PA comes right out and makes a record about the coldest season of the year. With the history of serious, frosty songwriting, it is only fitting that new-folk act Matt Pond PA comes right out and…

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