1. Billboard Bits: Rod Stewart, Slint, 'American Dreams'

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Rod Stewart, Slint, 'American Dreams' Rod Stewart will preview his new album , "Stardust ... The Great American Songbook: Vol. III," with performance Monday (Oct. 18) at New York's storied Apollo Theater. The show will be cybercast live via AOL Music. "…

  2. TunesonTV

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 11-17, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 11 "National Anthem: Inside the Vote for Change Concert Tour," Sundance Channel Featured artists: Babyface, Jackson Browne, Dixie Chicks, John Fogerty, Jurassic 5, Dave Matthews…

  3. Costello, Il Sogno

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Through the years, Elvis Costello has dipped his toe into many genres, including classically inclined recordings with the Brodsky Quartet and mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter. Through the years, Elvis Costello has dipped his toe into many genres, including classically inclined recordings…

  4. Fabolous Returns With 'Real Talk'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Fabolous will release his third studio album, "Real Talk," Nov. 9 via Desert Storm/Atlantic. The Just Blaze-produced first single, "Breathe," is No. 19 in its fifth week on Billboard's Hot R&am Rapper Fabolous will release his third studio album, "Real…

  5. Billboard Bits: Love, ATP, Cullum/Charles

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Courtney Love, ATP, Cullum/Charles Despite ongoing legal and financial woes, Courtney Love is finally mounting a short tour with her all-girl backing band, the Chelsea. The five-date California swing begins Oct. 24 in San Diego and will proceed to San Francisco (Oct. 26), Santa Cruz …

  6. Film Spotlights Jay-Z's New York Bash

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z is headed to the big screen in the Paramount Classics documentary film "Fade to Black," which opens Nov. 5 in U.S. theaters. Jay-Z is headed to the big screen in the Paramount Classics documentary film "Fade to Black," which opens Nov. 5 in U.S. theaters. The rapper…

  7. Stern Sails To Sirius Satellite Radio

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Howard Stern is taking his morning radio show into space. The maverick broadcaster will abandon terrestrial airwaves in 2006, when he'll begin a five-year deal with Sirius Satellite."Sirius ... will t Howard Stern is taking his morning radio show into space. The maverick broadcaster…

  8. Ask Billboard

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Nelly, Mis-Teeq, Clay Aiken and more. NELLY'S 'BACK IN BLACK' Hi Keith, I briefly heard a song in a club by Nelly that was mixed with AC/DC's "Back in Black." Do you know what song it is, and what (if any) CD…

  9. Four Dozen Rarities Highlight Bon Jovi Box

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "I Get a Rush," "Miss Fourth of July" and "Garageland" are a few of the previously unreleased cuts which will highlight the forthcoming five-disc box set "100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong." Du "I Get a Rush," "Miss Fourth of…

  10. Manson To Tour 'Against All Gods'

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Just in time for Halloween, spooky goth savant Marilyn Manson will take his show on the road in North America. Just in time for Halloween, spooky goth savant Marilyn Manson will take his show on the road in North America. At deadline, his Against All Gods club and theater tour is set kick off…

  11. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 4-10)

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 4-10, 2004). INSIDE HIP-HOP: It's hip-hop's week in the sun as the genre comes under the television microscope from several different angles. VH1 is at the forefront of the looksee, with "And You Don't Stop: 30…

  12. 41TunesOnTV

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 4-10, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 4 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mase (also scheduled: John Travolta). "And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip Hop - Back in the Day," VH1…

  13. Bennett Sings Of 'Art Of Romance'

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran crooner Tony Bennett will release his next studio album, "The Art of Romance," Nov. 9 via RPM Records/Columbia Records. Veteran crooner Tony Bennett will release his next studio album, "The Art of Romance," Nov. 9 via RPM Records/Columbia Records. The 11-track,…

  14. Springsteen, R.E.M. Open 'Vote For Change' Tour

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen rocked concertgoers while trying to rock the vote Friday night in Philadelphia, leading a band of top musicians in a rollicking show to help elect Democrat John Kerry to the White Ho Bruce Springsteen rocked concertgoers while trying to rock the vote Friday night in…

  15. The Clarence Greenwood Recordings

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While Citizen Cope's 2002 self-titled debut on DreamWorks boasted several memorable tunes, the second half of the album petered out with bland material. While Citizen Cope's 2002 self-titled debut on DreamWorks boasted several memorable tunes, the second half of the album petered…

  16. Wayward Angel

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After two releases that each boasted moments of brilliance, Aussie alt-country princess Kasey Chambers emerges with her most focused release to date. After two releases that each boasted moments of brilliance, Aussie alt-country princess Kasey Chambers emerges with her most focused release to…

  17. Billboard Bits: Crue, 'Austin City Limits,' & More

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Motley Crue, 'Austin City Limits,' Diamond Rio/Trace Adkins and Sigur Ros Sources close to the situation tell Billboard.com that discussions are under way for a Motley Crue reunion tour featuring all four original band members -- Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Vince Neil and Mick…

  18. Tina Greets Best-Of With 'Open Arms'

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Three new songs will grace the Tina Turner retrospective "All the Best," due Nov. 1 internationally via EMI and tentatively in February in North America. Three new songs will grace the Tina Turner retrospective "All the Best," due Nov. 1 internationally via EMI and…

  19. The 'American' Way: Green Day Debuts At No. 1

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Green Day scores its first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week with its first album in four years, "American Idiot." It's also the biggest opening sales week ever for the pop/punk act, as its fifth s Green Day scores its first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week with its…

  20. Live Compiles Hits, Videos On 'Awake'

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Live has rounded up its greatest hits and music videos for the CD/DVD release "The Best of Live -- Awake." Modern rock act Live has rounded up its greatest hits and music videos for the CD/DVD release "The Best of Live -- Awake." Due Nov. 2 via Radioactive,…

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