1. Ying Yangs Take 'Viagra' For Film Debut

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Ying Yang Twins are taking their act to the big screen. Bryan Turner's Melee Entertainment has signed the hip-hop duo to star in their first feature, "Viagra Falls." Production is slated to begin The Ying Yang Twins are taking their act to the big screen. Bryan Turner'…

  2. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  3. Hot Product

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gretchen Wilson Country Crooner On her new album, Gretchen Wilson sings about being "on the stool side of the bar these days, buying everyone a round." Like much of the Epic album, "All Jacked Up," that lyric is an autobiographical glimpse into the meteoric career path of…

  4. Hot Product

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Dancehall star Sean Paul's "The Trinity" (VP/Atlantic). R&B veteran Toni Braxton's studio debut for Blackground/Universal, "Libra." Blues patriarch Buddy Guy's "Bring 'Em In,…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. "A Tribute To Hank Williams" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim R 2003 - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling…

  6. Boxed Set Closes Book On The Band... For Now

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When compiling the new Band boxed set, "A Musical History," group member Robbie Robertson found himself listening to material he hadn't heard in years, and in some cases, ever. When compiling the new Band boxed set , "A Musical History," group member Robbie Robertson…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses INXS, chart rules, feats and more with readers. GOOD FORTUNE Fred, If you’ve been following the "Rock Star: INXS" TV series, you know that Canadian J.D. Fortune has been selected as the new lead singer of INXS. I think it’s an inspired choice. His slightly bad…

  8. CSNY, Matthews, Norah Jones Set For Bridge School

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Event founder Neil Young will also perform with his CSNY bandmates David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. Dave Matthews, Norah Jones and Bright Eyes lead the lineup for the 19th annual Bridge School Benefit concerts, to be held Oct. 29-30 at Shoreline Amphitheatre outside San Francisco…

  9. Thursday Hits Studio With Dave Fridmann

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Thursday is about to begin work on its next studio album at producer Dave Fridmann's Tarbox Studios in Freedonia, N.Y. Modern rock act Thursday is about to begin work on its next studio album at producer Dave Fridmann's Tarbox Studios in Freedonia, N.Y. The as-yet…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Diana Ross is held in police custody at London's Heathrow Airport for several hours following an incident involving a member of the airport's security staff. Ross is arrested then cautio 2002 - Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting…

  11. Billboard Honors DMB With Humanitarian Award

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In recognition of its numerous charitable works, the Dave Matthews Band will be presented with the Humanitarian Award during Roadwork '05: The Billboard Touring Conference and Awards in New York. In recognition of its numerous charitable works, the Dave Matthews Band will be presented…

  12. Chamillionaire Plots His 'Revenge'

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Just as one-time colleague Paul Wall debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his latest album, "The Peoples Champ," Houston-based rapper Chamillionaire is plotting his own explosion into the mainstr Just as one-time colleague Paul Wall debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his…

  13. Wall Emerges As Billboard 200 'Champ'

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a week that sees seven new top tier entries, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerges triumphant with a No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 with "The Peoples Champ." The album sold 176,000 copies in the Unite In a week that sees seven new top tier entries, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerges…

  14. Kasabian Ready For Studio Return

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With 18 new songs written for its sophomore album, U.K. rock outfit Kasabian is torn between looking forward to recording the project this fall and also making the most of its current supporting State With 18 new songs written for its sophomore album, U.K. rock outfit Kasabian is torn between…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>"Reverb," HBO's live music show, debuts with performances from Alanis Morissette and Everlast.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video…

  16. 2005 American Music Awards Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 in Los Angeles. Below are the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 at Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. POP/ROCK Favorite male artist: 50…

  17. Not every cloud of major-label mismanagement or

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Not every cloud of major-label mismanagement or outright incompetence has a silver lining. Not every cloud of major-label mismanagement or outright incompetence has a silver lining. For every Wilco or Spoon that escapes the vacuum of big business to achieve the kind of success their former…

  18. Eagles Of Death Metal Prep New CD, Foo Dates

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In addition to the January arrival of the sophomore Eagles Of Death Metal album, "Death by Sexy," frontman Jesse 'The Devil' Hughes has several other projects up his sleeve. In addition to the January arrival of the sophomore Eagles Of Death Metal album, "Death by…

  19. Bassist Lensing New System Of A Down Video

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After directing four of his band's videos, including the recent "Question!," System Of A Down bassist Shavo Odadjian wanted little to do with the promotional clip for the title track from the group's After directing four of his band's videos, including the recent …

  20. Arcade Fire Leads mtvU's Woodie Nominees

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Arcade Fire tops the list of nominees for the second-annual mtvU Woodie Awards, which honor artists favored by college audiences. The Arcade Fire tops the list of nominees for the second-annual mtvU Woodie Awards, which honor artists favored by college audiences. The event will be held…

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