1. SXSW 2005 PREVIEW (3 of 4)

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by Southwest Music & Media Conference March 16-20 in Austin, Texas: Phoenix, Little Birdy, Wolfmother and Martha Wai Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Bill Carlisle, a Grand Ole Opry cast member who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame the previous year, dies at his Nashville home of complications from a stroke. He is 94. 2003 - Bill Carlisle, a Grand Ole Opry cast member who was inducted into the…

  3. Oasis Sets New Album Track List

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Elsewhere, "The Meaning of Soul" is described guitarist Noel Gallagher as "Elvis on Red Bull," while the single "Lyla" is said to approximate "the Soundtrack of Our Lives doing the Who on Skol in a ps The track list for the upcoming Oasis album, " Don&…

  4. Bottum, Courtney Love Go To The Movies

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ex-Faith No More keyboardist Roddy Bottum is finishing work on the soundtrack to the upcoming movie "Adam and Steve," and called on an old friend to lend vocals on the song "Love, Love, Love." Ex-Faith No More keyboardist Roddy Bottum is finishing work on the soundtrack to…

  5. Kenny, Toby, Tim Lead CMT Nominees

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw and Big & Rich are the top nominees for the CMT 2005 Music Awards, which the network will air live April 11 from Nashville. Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw and Big & Rich are the top nominees for the CMT 2005 Music Awards, which the network…

  6. 2005 CMT Music Awards Nominees

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST CMT Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the CMT Music Awards, to be presented April 11 in Nashville. CMT MUSIC AWARDS VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Big & Rich - "Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy)" Brad Paisley featuring Alison Krauss - "Whiskey Lullaby" Gretchen…

  7. 50 Cent Fends Off Competitors At No. 1

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cent still has no competitors on The Billboard 200 as "The Massacre" sells 771,000 U.S. copies in its second week at No. 1, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Despite a 32% drop for the Shady/Aftermat 50 Cent still has no competitors on The Billboard 200 as "The Massacre"…

  8. Ask Billboard

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Bryan Adams, Sheryl Crow, Fleetwood Mac and more. BRYAN AND SHERYL Keith, I have a couple A&M/Interscope questions for you. Are there any plans to release Bryan Adams' "Room Service" in the United States? Also, there was…

  9. Notes From The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 20th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner, held last night (March 14) at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. U2, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 20th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction…

  10. Jackson Accuser Explains Earlier Denial

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's accuser testified today (March 15) that he told a school administrator the singer didn't molest him because schoolmates were "making fun of me" and he wanted them to stop. Michael Jackson's accuser testified today (March 15) that he told a school…

  11. Nicks Making 'Dreams' Come True In Vegas

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stevie Nicks will begin a four-night stand at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas on May 10, under the moniker "Dreams." Stevie Nicks will begin a four-night stand at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas on May 10, under the moniker "Dreams." …

  12. Slipknot Drummer Launches Label

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Slipknot drummer M. Shawn Crahan, better-known as Clown or #6, has launched his own label, Big Orange Clown Records. Slipknot drummer M. Shawn Crahan, better-known as Clown or #6, has launched his own label, Big Orange Clown Records. The imprint falls under the Sanctuary Records umbrella; its…

  13. This Day in Music

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic, ZZ Top, Bob Seger, Jackson Browne, the Dells and Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner are welcomed into the ranks of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fam 2004 - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic, ZZ Top, Bob Seger, Jackson…

  14. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (March 14-20, 2005).

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (March 14-20, 2005). HALL OF FAMERS: It takes a lot to make it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and this year's class is as deserving as any other that has received the honor. On Saturday, VH1 will air highlights of Monday's…

  15. Rob Thomas Readies Solo Tour

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST The trek will begin April 15 in San Francisco and wrap April 30 in Washington, D.C.; at deadline, it was unknown which musicians will be backing the matchbox twenty frontman at the shows. Rob Thomas will promote his upcoming Atlantic solo debut , "...Something To Be," with an 11…

  16. 12TunesOnTV

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 13-20, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Percy Sledge (also scheduled: Will Farrell). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kelly Clarkson (also scheduled: Michelle…

  17. Omarion Makes His Own Mark With 'O'

    March 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Omarion is the latest in a long line of artists making the transition from teen dream to adult singer/songwriter. And there is no denying that the B2K phenomenon has given the 20-year-old singer's solo flight, "O," a pivotal boost.…

  18. Overtime

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dave Holland first gained prominence as a superb double bass player, working with, among others, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Jack DeJohnette, Stan Getz and Joe Lovano. Dave Holland first gained prominence as a superb double bass player, working with, among others, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Jack…

  19. FBI Closes Notorious B.I.G Investigation

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The FBI has closed its investigation into the 1997 murder of rap star Notorious B.I.G., abandoning the theory that a rogue police officer may have been involved in the slaying. The FBI has closed its investigation into the 1997 murder of rap star Notorious B.I.G., abandoning the theory that a…

  20. Toby Keith Weighing Label Options

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Whether he's serious or simply negotiating in public, Toby Keith surprised attendees at last week's Country Radio Seminar in Nashville by stating that he might leave DreamWorks Records, with whom he's Whether he's serious or simply negotiating in public, Toby Keith…

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