1. Los Lobos Readies Live Disc, Spring Tour

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Los Lobos will release its first concert album on March 15 via Mammoth/Hollywood. Los Lobos will release its first concert album on March 15 via Mammoth/Hollywood. "Live at the Fillmore" was taped last year at the famed San Francisco venue, during shows that previously produced a…

  2. TunesOnTV

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 7 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Ashanti (also scheduled: Leah Remini). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Tina Turner …

  3. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 7-13, 2005).

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 7-13, 2005). GRAMMY TIME! Sure they hand out about 90 awards before the broadcast even starts, but the Grammy Awards remain an annual touchstone in the world of popular music. Sunday's 47th annual event will be no different, and…

  4. Avril Lavigne Leads Juno Nominees

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST With five mentions, pop vocalist Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lavigne is nominated for artist and songwriter With five mentions, pop vocalist Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's…

  5. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>To commemorate the first anniversary of rapper Big Pun's death, a mural is painted in the Bronx section of New York by graffiti artists Tats Crew. The mural replaces one painted the year 2001 - To commemorate the first anniversary of rapper Big Pun's death,…

  6. Push the Button

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Brothers in rhythm Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons surely know their way around big beats. As the Chemical Brothers, they have been providing dancefloors and modern rock radio with some of the biggest arou Brothers in rhythm Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons surely know their way around big beats. As the…

  7. Imprint

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jaci Velasquez officially kicks off her new A'postrophe label with a couple of debuts, including this one. Michael Cook, who writes his own material, opens "Imprint"—a folk/ pop/rock hybrid&#x2 Jaci Velasquez officially kicks off her new A'postrophe label with a couple…

  8. Doherty To Remain In Jail On Robbery Charge

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Libertines co-founder Pete Doherty, arrested after a disturbance at a London hotel, was initially granted bail today (Feb. 4) when he appeared in a London court on charges of robbery and blackmail. Bu Libertines co-founder Pete Doherty, arrested after a disturbance at a London hotel, was…

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on new Ciara topping a new Billboard chart, a change in Hot 100 methodology and Anne Murray. SO HOT IT POPS: Billboard introduces a new chart this week, the Pop 100. The chart is compiled by combining retail and digital sales with airplay, like The Billboard Hot 100, but…

  10. Mario Adds Another Billboard No. 1

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST For a seventh straight week, Mario holds the Billboard Hot 100 crown with "Let Me Love You" and with the same song, becomes the first artist to top Billboard's new Pop 100 Airplay list. Making its deb For a seventh straight week, Mario holds the Billboard Hot 100 crown with …

  11. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>One of the most respected groups to emerge from the 1980s underground rock scene, the Meat Puppets, are honored with the Rykodisc release of "Classic Puppets," a retrospective featuring 2004 - One of the most respected groups to emerge from the 1980s…

  12. First CMA Music Fest Artists Confirmed

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentry, Rascal Flatts and Gretchen Wilson are among the initial slate of performers set to appear at the 2005 CMA Music Festival. Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentry, Rascal Flatts and Gretchen Wilson are…

  13. Chesney, Rimes Bring Country Back To The Top

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST New hit albums by Kenny Chesney and LeAnn Rimes bring a taste of country back to the top of The Billboard 200 this week. Chesney earns his third consecutive chart-topping studio album with "Be As You New hit albums by Kenny Chesney and LeAnn Rimes bring a taste of country back to the top…

  14. Ask Billboard

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Paul McCartney, Dixie Chicks, Fleetwood Mac and Mick Fleetwood. MACCA RETURNS Keith, I heard Paul McCartney is going on tour this year. I think it was reported on billboard.com, but I didn't see it there. What cities is he coming to?…

  15. Billboard Bits: CMT Awards, AIC, C-Murder, Osbourne

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on CMT Awards, AIC, C-Murder, Kelly Osbourne Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson are the first performers confirmed for the 2005 CMT Music Awards. Set for April 11 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center, the two-hour event will be hosted by comedian…

  16. New Albums, Reissues On Pollard's Post-GBV Plate

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Guided By Voices called it a career with a two-show blowout late last month in Chicago, but frontman Robert Pollard is quickly moving forward. Guided By Voices called it a career with a two-show blowout late last month in Chicago, but frontman Robert Pollard is quickly moving forward. Beyond…

  17. Lil' Mo Returns With New Label, Baby

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lil' Mo, the self-proclaimed "Mother of Hip-Hop," plans to unveil two significant projects in 2005: her first album for Cash Money/Universal, and her second daughter. Lil' Mo, the self-proclaimed "Mother of Hip-Hop," plans to unveil two significant projects in…

  18. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005).

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005). WOULD A BOWL BY ANY OTHER NAME BE LESS SUPER? Probably not. There is nothing like Super Bowl Sunday. And although I'd sign any petition attempting to move the big game to a Saturday (those Super Bowl Mondays can…

  19. Nelly, DMB, Juanes Among N.O. Jazz Fest Acts

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST For its 36th annual edition, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed a rich and eclectic lineup befitting its storied history. For its 36th annual edition, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed a rich and eclectic lineup befitting its storied history.…

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses songs on television and Elvis Presley's No. 1 singles with readers. BIG SCREEN, LITTLE SCREEN Hi Fred, Thanks so much for your weekly column. I always look forward to reading Keith Caulfield's column on Wednesdays, and Fridays I impatiently wait for both of…

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