1. Neverland Manager Speaks At Jackson Trial

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The property manager at Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch testified today (May 10) that he was never ordered to hold captive the family of the boy accusing the pop star of child molestation. The property manager at Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch testified today (May 10) that he…

  2. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Alejandro Sanz wins three awards, including the award for best song for "Y Solo Se Me Ocurre Amarte," at Spain's sixth Premios de la Musica ceremony in Madrid. 2002 - Alejandro Sanz wins three awards, including the award for best song for "Y Solo…

  3. Jackson Employee Disputes Charges

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A former employee of Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch was called to the stand in his child molestation trial today (May 9) to cast doubt on the testimony of an ex-maid who claimed the pop star inappr A former employee of Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch was called to the stand in…

  4. TunesOnTV

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 9-15, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 9 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Neil Diamond (also scheduled: Felicity Huffman). "VH1 All Access: Michael Jackson's Most Shocking," VH1…

  5. Time For DMB To 'Stand Up'

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. As the first new studio album from Dave Matthews Band in more than three years, "Stand Up" is about to be counted. The new record from the Charlottesville, Va.-based band takes the group into new sonic territory under first-time DMB…

  6. Rapper Capone Readies Solo Debut

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although his recording career covers more than seven years, rapper Capone is preparing to release his debut solo disc. Although his recording career covers more than seven years, rapper Capone is preparing to release his debut solo disc. Due July 12 via Pain, Time & Glory Enterprises…

  7. 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…

  8. Hot Product

    May 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant and his band Strange Sensation, "Mighty Rearranger" (Sanctuary). The self-titled debut from Team Sleep (Maverick), led by Deftones vocalist Chino Moreno with…

  9. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) formally cautions Pete Townshend for "accessing a Web site containing child abuse images" in 1999. Townshend-who was arrested in January on sus 2003 - London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) formally…

  10. Woman: Jackson's Behavior Not Inappropriate

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A woman whose son repeatedly slept in Michael Jackson's bed at his Neverland ranch testified today (May 6) that she thought of the estate as "the happiest place on Earth" and she never saw anything in A woman whose son repeatedly slept in Michael Jackson's bed at his…

  11. Poll: Jackson's Career Won't Survive Trial

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's career as a music superstar will not survive his trial on charges of child molestation, according to a Billboard.com poll. Michael Jackson's career as a music superstar will not survive his trial on charges of child molestation, according to a Billboard.com poll.…

  12. This Day in Music

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Jazz guitarist, arranger, writer and producer Barney Kessel dies of brain cancer in San Diego, Calif. He is 80. 2004 - Jazz guitarist, arranger, writer and producer Barney Kessel dies of brain cancer in San Diego, Calif. He is 80. 2004 - David Bowie cancels a…

  13. Billboard Bits: Eno, Young American, 'Dukes Of Hazzard'

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Brian Eno, Young American, 'Dukes Of Hazzard' Legendary artist/producer Brian Eno will release what is described as his first "solo song-based work in decades" this summer. "Another Day on Earth" will arrive June 14 as the first release on the revived…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Zydeco pioneer Boozoo Chavis dies in Austin, Texas, after suffering both a heart attack and stroke. He is 70. Chavis (Wilson Anthony Chavis) scored what is considered the first zydeco hi 2001 - Zydeco pioneer Boozoo Chavis dies in Austin, Texas, after suffering both…

  15. Coldplay, Wilco, Crowes Lead ACL Lineup

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Wilco, Widespread Panic, Oasis, the Black Crowes, Jimmy Cliff, Death Cab For Cutie, Doves, Buddy Guy, the Allman Brothers Band and Franz Ferdinand lead the lineup for the fourth Austin City Coldplay, Wilco, Widespread Panic, Oasis, the Black Crowes, Jimmy Cliff, Death Cab For Cutie,…

  16. Billboard Bits: Faith Hill, Anka, Westlife, Audioslave

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Faith Hill, Anka, Westlife, Audioslave Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," will be available as a free, timed-out download beginning Tuesday (May 10) via radio station Web sites across the country. The track will hit paid digital download sites…

  17. Furtado At Work On Third Album

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian vocalist Nelly Furtado is recording her third album in Los Angeles and says she hopes it will be finished "in the next couple of months." Canadian vocalist Nelly Furtado is recording her third album in Los Angeles and says she hopes it will be finished "in the next…

  18. Prosecution Rests In Jackson Trial

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Prosecutors rested their case today (May 4) in the Michael Jackson trial after more than two months of dramatic testimony in which they sought to prove that the pop star molested a teenage cancer pati Prosecutors rested their case today (May 4) in the Michael Jackson trial after more than two…

  19. This Day in Music

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Producer and label operator Clement "Coxsone" Dodd, one of the great architects of reggae music, dies of a heart attack at his studio in Kingston, Jamaica. He is 72. A jazz fan, Dodd ori 2004 - Producer and label operator Clement "Coxsone" Dodd,…

  20. Celebrate Brooklyn Books Eclectic Lineup

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 27th annual Celebrate Brooklyn festival has lined up another eclectic series of events for its summer run in the borough's Prospect Park. The 27th annual Celebrate Brooklyn festival has lined up another eclectic series of events for its summer run in the borough's Prospect Park.…

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