1. B&E: The Spill Canvas

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Spill Canvas. With 19-year-old vocalist Nick Thomas as its driving force, the Spill Canvas has been building a loyal fan base by relentlessly touring. The underground buzz the…

  2. Woman Injured In Fall At Stones Tour Opener

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A woman was hospitalized with broken bones after she climbed onto the rafters of Fenway Park during last night's (Aug. 21) Rolling Stones concert and fell 35 to 40 feet. A woman was hospitalized with broken bones after she climbed onto the rafters of Fenway Park during last night's …

  3. Blunt Leads U.K. Album Chart Again

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT James Blunt's five-week run at the top of the U.K. singles chart with "You're Beautiful" (Atlantic) was ended yesterday (Aug. 21) by boy band McFly, who opened at No. 1 with "I'll Be OK" (Universal Is James Blunt's five-week run at the top of the U.K.…

  4. TunesOnTV

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 22-28, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 22 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Common, Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff. Show Description: Syndicated weekday variety show. Check local listings! "TRL,…

  5. Nearly 15, Oasis Still Swaggering

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It has often been a rocky decade, but Oasis has rolled with it. Reinvigorating the dreary British music scene of the pre-Britpop 1990s, these dropouts hailing from a Manchester, England, housing project sparkled and soared like the champagne…

  6. This Day in Music

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Country singer Mark Wills of Marietta, Ga., performs his hit single Jacob's Ladder" for his Grand Ole Opry debut. The singer has new soles and heels put on his boots for the big night.<b 2001 - Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign…

  7. Hot Product

    August 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Burn to Shine 2 'Shine' On, Chicago The second installment of the "Burn To Shine" performance series arrives this week on DVD via Trixie. The brainchild of Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty, the project was shot in Chicago last September and, like January's debut…

  8. Spree, Smith Enliven Mills' 'Thumbsucker'

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Polyphonic Spree leader Tim DeLaughter has penned the bulk of the soundtrack to the upcoming film "Thumbsucker," which marks the film directorial debut of visual artist Mike Mills. The Polyphonic Spree leader Tim DeLaughter has penned the bulk of the soundtrack to the upcoming…

  9. Trapt Taking Blindside, Aphasia On The Road

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Trapt will hit the road this fall with Blindside and Aphasia in tow. Modern rock act Trapt will hit the road this fall with Blindside and Aphasia in tow. The groups will spend most of the next three months on tour in North America, beginning Sept. 10 in Boston and running…

  10. Paisley's 'Time' Has Come

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When it comes to country music concerts, cowboy hats are usually the headgear of choice. However, lately when Brad Paisley looks out from the stage, he sees a lot of lampshades -- thanks to his hit single "Alcohol." Fans have…

  11. Carey's 'Together' Notches 12 No. 1 Weeks

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Of the 20 weeks Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" has been on the Billboard Hot 100, a dozen have now been spent in the No. 1 position. The track's reign was interrupted for just one frame, thanks t Of the 20 weeks Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" has…

  12. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at…

  13. Big & Rich Album Named, Moved

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected Nov. 8, the sophomore album from Big & Rich, "Comin' to Your City," will now be released one week later. Originally expected Nov. 8, the sophomore album from Big & Rich, "Comin' to Your City," will now be released one week later. And…

  14. Multimedia Event Planned For Bon Jovi Album Launch

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi will be the first band to rock the new Nokia Theatre Times Square with a live launch of their new album, "Have a Nice Day." Bon Jovi will be the first band to rock the new Nokia Theatre Times Square with a live launch of their new album, "Have a Nice Day." The…

  15. Notorious B.I.G.'s Family To Refile Suit

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Notorious B.I.G.'s family is asking the city of Los Angeles for more than $2 million in fees and costs stemming from police misconduct during the rap star's federal wrongful death trial last month. Notorious B.I.G.'s family is asking the city of Los Angeles for more than $2…

  16. Stones Talk With Mick

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones' first studio album in eight years, "A Bigger Bang," is due Sept. 6 via Virgin. The band's iconic frontman, Mick Jagger, and guitarist, Keith Richards, talked to Billboard first abo The Rolling Stones' first studio album in eight years, "A…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Thides Leasing Corp. files a lawsuit against the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, claiming that the Artist rented a tour bus between May and October 1998 but never paid for it. The Artis 2002 - Ash drummer Rick McMurray is injured as the band's tour bus driver…

  18. Fan's Death Leads To Bizkit Insurance Suit

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An insurer has sued rock band Limp Bizkit to try to avoid paying legal fees arising from a 16-year-old fan's death at a 2001 concert in Australia. An insurer has sued rock band Limp Bizkit to try to avoid paying legal fees arising from a 16-year-old fan's death at a 2001 concert in…

  19. Cagle Tackles Bon Jovi On New Album

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When Chris Cagle's new manager Doc McGhee (Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Kiss) asked the country singer to consider covering Bon Jovi's '80s classic "Wanted Dead or Alive" for his upcoming third studio album When Chris Cagle's new manager Doc McGhee (Motley Crue, Bon…

  20. TunesOnTV

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 15-21, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 15 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brad Paisley. "TRL," MTV Featured artist: Mario, Backstreet Boys. "Access Granted: Scream Tour IV," BET…

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