1. Smith Has Plans For 'Tonight'

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Will Smith and director Jonathan Mostow are teaming up to bring the superhero drama "Tonight He Comes" to the screen and are in early negotiations with Columbia Pictures. Will Smith and director Jonathan Mostow are teaming up to bring the superhero drama "Tonight He Comes"…

  2. Billboard Bits: Jools Holland, Winans, 'DIG!'

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Jools Holland, BeBe Winans, 'DIG!' The U.K.'s BBC live music showcase "Later With Jools Holland" will finally be regularly seen in the United States via Rave HD, a music channel available through high-definition satellite provider Voom . Weekly episodes will…

  3. Clapton, Manics Set For U.K. Tsunami Benefit

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Manic Street Preachers and Jools Holland are confirmed to perform at a tsunami relief concert to be held Jan. 22 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Manic Street Preachers and Jools Holland are…

  4. 49TunesOnTV

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 29 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Lenny Kravitz (also scheduled: Colin Ferrell). "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: The Polyphonic Spree. …

  5. Artists Line Up For Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray, Faithless, Ash and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray, Faithless, Ash and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material to raise funds for…

  6. One Plus One Is One

    August 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Damon Gough, the wildly talented British singer/songwriter who records as Badly Drawn Boy, is proving to be as frustrating as he is brilliant. Damon Gough, the wildly talented British singer/songwriter who records as Badly Drawn Boy, is proving to be as frustrating as he is brilliant. Living…

  7. Billboard Bits: Chris Rock, Ben Folds, Badly Drawn Boy

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Chris Rock, Ben Folds, Badly Drawn Boy Comedian Chris Rock will release a new album, "Never Scared," Aug. 31 via Geffen. The set culls material from his HBO special of the same name in addition to a handful of music parodies and new comedy sketches. The first single, "…

  8. Hot Product

    July 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The 16th volume in the "Now That's What I Call Music!" compilation series (UTV), featuring tracks from OutKast, Britney Spears and Gretchen Wilson. The Nonesuch debut from vocalist k.d. lang, "Hymns of…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Having fully recovered from the flu that forced her to restructure the North American tour in support of her third Jive album, "Britney," Britney Spears' tour kicks off in Washington, D. 2001 - Having fully recovered from the flu that forced her to…

  10. Badly Drawn Boy Sketches U.S. Tour

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT English singer/songwriter Badly Drawn Boy (real name: Damon Gough) will saddle up for a three-week acoustic run of U.S. cities in November, in anticipation of his in-progress fourth studio album. English singer/songwriter Badly Drawn Boy (real name: Damon Gough) will saddle up for a three…

  11. Lips, Ladies Highlight 'Christmas Too'

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk America has set a Nov. 4 release date for "Maybe This Christmas, Too," a holiday compilation album featuring tracks by the Flaming Lips, Barenaked Ladies and Dave Matthews Band, among others. Nettwerk America has set a Nov. 4 release date for "Maybe This Christmas, Too…

  12. Hot Product

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jools Holland Big And Small Former Squeeze keyboardist-turned-talk show host Jools Holland this week releases a second star-studded album of guests fronting his band. "Small World Big Band Volume Two: More Friends" (Rhino) features the talents of such diverse performers as Bono,…

  13. This Day in Music

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Nellie Shabalala, wife of Ladysmith Black Mambazo leader Joseph, is shot to death in the township of Claremont, near Durban, South Africa. She is 49. Her husband is shot in the arm in th 2002 - Nellie Shabalala, wife of Ladysmith Black Mambazo leader Joseph, is shot…

  14. Holland Returns With More Big-Name Friends

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Squeeze keyboardist-turned-talk show host Jools Holland is prepping a second star-studded album of guests fronting his band. Due May 27 via Rhino, "Small World Big Band Volume Two: More Friends Former Squeeze keyboardist-turned-talk show host Jools Holland is prepping a second…

  15. Garbage, Weller & More Set For 'One Big No'

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Garbage, Travis frontman Fran Healy, Paul Weller, Evan Dando, Beth Orton, and Echo & the Bunnymen frontman Ian McCulloch are confirmed to perform at the One Big No anti-war concert. Garbage, Travis frontman Fran Healy, Paul Weller, Evan Dando, Beth Orton, and Echo & the Bunnymen…

  16. Update: Beasties, Chili Peppers To Headline Coachella

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Updating a story first posted earlier today, the Beastie Boys and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline the fourth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 26-27 in Indio, Calif. Updating a story first posted earlier today, the Beastie Boys and the Red Hot Chili Peppers…

  17. Brit Awards 2003 Nominees

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the Brit Awards 2003, which will take place Feb. 20 at London's Earls Court. Below are the nominees for the Brit Awards 2003, which will take place Feb. 20 at London's Earls Court: British male solo artist: Badly Drawn Boy (XL/Beggars Banquet) Craig David (Wildstar…

  18. Girl Power Reigns On U.K. Charts

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Girls Aloud and Avril Lavigne made it another week of girl power on the new U.K. charts, published yesterday (Jan. 12). Girls Aloud's Polydor debut "The Sound of the Underground" racks up its fourth w Girls Aloud and Avril Lavigne made it another week of girl power on the new U…

  19. Badly Drawn Boy Finds Inspiration In The Mundane

    December 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST It comes as no surprise that England's intuitive folk artist Damon Gough -- aka Badly Drawn Boy -- finds musical inspiration in mundane activities, as evident from the title of his latest disc "Have Y It comes as no surprise that England's intuitive folk artist Damon Gough --…

  20. Have You Fed the Fish?

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Brit alt-pop phenomenon Badly Drawn Boy (aka Damon Gough) is a man of shrugging airs and saving graces. Brit alt-pop phenomenon Badly Drawn Boy (aka Damon Gough) is a man of shrugging airs and saving graces. In a world of mimicry and way too much yawn-metal, Have You Fed the Fish? is a…

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