1. Lil' Mo, Xscape Kick Off Seagram's Gin Live Tour

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a delayed new album waiting for release, Lil' Mo will spend the next five weeks on the road on the 2005 Seagram's Gin Live tour. With a delayed new album waiting for release, Lil' Mo will spend the next five weeks on the road on the 2005 Seagram's Gin Live tour. The…

  2. 'Family Music' Keeps Zanes Busier Than Ever

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month, Dan Zanes has no plans of slowing down. On horizons near and not so far for the popular "family music" maker is a U.S. tour, a Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month…

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses the Rolling Stones, digital single sales, rock music and more with readers. MORE BUCK FOR THE 'BANG' Fred, I enjoy your column, and I'm a huge Stones fan, but I think the emphasis was a little off in your comments about the No. 3 debut of their new "…

  4. Music-Related Katrina Aid Efforts Continue

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The star-studded Hurricane Katrina benefit concert "From the Big Apple to the Big Easy" -- featuring Elvis Costello, Lenny Kravitz, Allen Toussaint and others -- will raise funds beyond its New York s Music-related aid for victims of Hurricane Katrina continues to roll in. The star…

  5. 'Sound Of Music' Director Robert Wise Dies

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Robert Wise, a four-time Academy Award winner whose epic 65-year career ranged from editing Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" to directing the quintessential 1960s musical "The Sound of Music" to launching Robert Wise, a four-time Academy Award winner whose epic 65-year…

  6. Katrina Telethon, Benefit Totals Roll In

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The tallies of funds raised by various Hurricane Katrina relief efforts are being revealed, with substantial amounts culled from recent telethons. The tallies of funds raised by various Hurricane Katrina relief efforts are being revealed, with substantial amounts culled from recent telethons.…

  7. 98 Degrees' Jeffre Not Done With Politics

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer Justin Jeffre says he's headed back to the recording studio, but don't be surprised if he makes another run at politics. Pop singer Justin Jeffre says he's headed back to the recording studio, but don't be surprised if he makes another run at politics. Jeffre, a…

  8. Kanye, 50 Hold Stones From Chart Top

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Strong second week sales of Kanye West's "Late Registration" and a resurgence by 50 Cent's "The Massacre" deny the latest album by the Rolling Stones the No. 1 slot on The Billboard 200 this week. But Strong second week sales of Kanye West's "Late…

  9. Ramones Keep Rolling With Museum, Movie

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Ramones continue to garner increasing popularity and accolades in their afterlife. The Ramones continue to garner increasing popularity and accolades in their afterlife. Not many museums in the world are dedicated entirely to a single rock band, but the Ramones can now add that to their…

  10. Guests Give Santana Their 'All'

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After two release date changes, full details of Santana's upcoming album, "All That I Am," have finally gelled. After two release date changes, full details of Santana's upcoming album, "All That I Am," have finally gelled. As previously reported , the 13-track…

  11. Ask Billboard

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Anastacia, t.A.T.u. and more. WHAT'S THE DEAL? Dear Keith, I was really looking forward to purchasing the U.S. version of Anastacia's new self-titled album back on Aug. 30. But then, I read on a bunch of Web sites that the…

  12. Music Remains Substantial Source Of Katrina Aid

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are raising funds for those suffering the effects of the storm. Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are raising funds for those suffering the…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Police announce that Miguel Dega, president of Spain's biggest indie label, Max Music, has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and the attempted murder of his former partner, Ricardo 2001 - Singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson dominates the Canadian Country…

  14. Charles Says Hello, Goodbye With Box, Duets

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon Sept. 20. In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon Sept. 20: a collection of duets, "Genius and…

  15. OutKast Film Lands At Universal

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Pictures has bought worldwide rights to an untitled movie musical starring hip-hop duo OutKast. The HBO Films production is set in a 1930s Southern speakeasy and follows two characters, Perc Universal Pictures has bought worldwide rights to an untitled movie musical starring hip-hop…

  16. Yearwood Back On Track

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Successful artists can often feel like they are on a fast-moving treadmill that never stops. Trisha Yearwood took the risk of stepping off and has no regrets. After a self-imposed hiatus, she will return Sept. 13 with "Jasper County,"…

  17. This Day in Music

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Carolyn Dawn Johnson is again the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held in Calgary, Alberta. In addition to top female, Johnson takes home trophies for top single and top 2003 - Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel announce their first tour since 1994. 2003 -…

  18. Wilson, Big & Rich To Tour This Fall

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gretchen Wilson will join Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy for the fall American Revolution tour, which will be sponsored by Chevrolet. Gretchen Wilson will join Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy for the fall American Revolution tour, which will be sponsored by Chevrolet. Full details have yet to…

  19. Hot 100 Shocker: Kanye Dethrones Mariah

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bolstered by a surge of radio support, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx vaults into the top slot on the Billboard Hot 100, ending the summer-long run of Mariah Carey's "We Belong Togeth Bolstered by a surge of radio support, Kanye West's "Gold…

  20. Top Acts Set For New York Katrina Benefit

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York's Madison Square Garden will be the site of a Sept. 20 benefit for victims of Hurricane Katrina, dubbed "From the Big Apple to the Big Easy." The show will pair a variety of top acts with som New York's Madison Square Garden will be the site of a Sept. 20 benefit…

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