1. Christie Rules U.K. Charts Again

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Easy listening English vocalist Tony Christie scored another double victory on the U.K. charts yesterday (April 3), starting a third week at the top of the singles chart with "(Is This the Way To) Ama Easy listening English vocalist Tony Christie scored another double victory on the U.K.…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>In what is her first live television performance since her infamous Super Bowl halftime show, Janet Jackson appears on ABC's "Good Morning America." Jackson is interviewed by anchors Dia 2004 - In what is her first live television performance since her…

  3. New White Stripes Album Due In June

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock duo the White Stripes will release their next studio album on June 14 via Third Man/V2. Rock duo the White Stripes will release their next studio album on June 14 via Third Man/V2. The as-yet-untitled set was recently recorded in the group's Detroit home base. It will be the follow…

  4. Theory Of A Deadman Pushes For Its Own Identity

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Canada's Theory of a Deadman may be seeking a mainstream rock career path, but its sophomore album, "Gasoline," displays a more independent streak than its 2002 self-titled debut. "Following our first album, we were advised to…

  5. Tunes On TV

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 28-April 3, 2005 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY,APRIL 28 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artists: BeBe Winans, Queen Latifah (also scheduled: Charlie O'Connell). "7th Avenue. Drop: Queens Of The Stone Age,"…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2002 - Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2000 - Phil Collins takes home the Oscar for best original song at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles,…

  7. Billboard Bits: Bow Wow, Rod Price, Vanity Project & More

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Bow Wow, Rod Price, Vanity Project Bow Wow superfans will have a chance to appear on the teenage rapper's upcoming album, "Wanted," by proving their devotion to the artist. Fans are being asked to submit 30-second video clips demonstrating their support of Bow Wow, and…

  8. 'Idol' Error Forces New Vote Tonight

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Due to the display of incorrect phone numbers at the end of last night's (March 22) "American Idol" performance episode, the entire public vote will be scrapped and redone tonight. Due to the display of incorrect phone numbers at the end of last night's (March 22) "…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Roy "Pop" Lewis, patriarch of bluegrass gospel group the Lewis Family, dies at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga. He is 98. Lewis and wife Pauline Holloway formed the Lewis Famil 2004 - Roy "Pop" Lewis, patriarch of bluegrass gospel group…

  10. Idol's Takes 'Playground' On Tour

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST With a well-received performance at Austin, Texas' South By Southwest music festival behind him, Billy Idol is readying for a full scale return to the road next month. He'll open a North American tour With a well-received performance at Austin, Texas' South By Southwest music…

  11. U2, Pretenders Lead Rock Hall's 2005 Class

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock acts U2 and the Pretenders, blues legend Buddy Guy, R&B mainstays the O'Jays and Percy Sledge, Sire Records co-founder Seymour Stein and agent Frank Barsalona were welcomed into the ranks of Rock acts U2 and the Pretenders, blues legend Buddy Guy, R&B mainstays the O'…

  12. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Dave Blood, bassist for Philadelphia rock act the Dead Milkmen, commits suicide. The suicide is reported via a post by Blood's sister Kathy on the band's official message board. In a sub 2004 - Dave Blood, bassist for Philadelphia rock act the Dead Milkmen,…

  13. Engineer Charged In Theft Of Ray Charles Tapes

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bail was reduced for one of the late Ray Charles' longtime sound engineer following his arrest two weeks ago on allegations of stealing the singer's master recordings, authorities said. Bail was reduced for one of the late Ray Charles' longtime sound engineer following his…

  14. 10TunesOnTV

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 28-March 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 28 "Faith Evans Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Faith Evans ("Again"). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Ryan Cabrera (also scheduled: Joan Collins).…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Westlife, chart records, Greek artists, Mariah Carey and "Rich Girl" with readers. LIVING THE WESTLIFE Hi, I have been a U.S. fan of Irish pop group Westlife for several years and I think I have a good question to ask you about them. At the beginning of their…

  16. TunesOnTV

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 21 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jesse McCartney (also scheduled: Ray Romano). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Tina Turner. "Ego Trip&…

  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. Billboard Bits: Jam Master Jay, Prince, Ying Yang Twins

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Jam Master Jay, Prince; Ying Yang Twins Adidas' 35th anniversary celebration of its Superstar sneaker will also serve as a tribute to slain Run-D.M.C. DJ Jam Master Jay. The Feb. 25 JMJ: Superstar gala at New York's Skylight nightclub will feature participation from the late…

  19. Yusuf Islam Awarded Libel Damages

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yusuf Islam, the musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, said he had won substantial damages from two British newspapers which alleged he supported terrorism. Yusuf Islam, the musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, said he had won substantial damages from two British newspapers which alleged…

  20. B&E: Tyler Hilton

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Tyler Hilton. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. A whirlwind of recent television exposure swirls rumpled singer/songwriter Tyler…

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