1. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1987 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Who's That Girl," Madonna. It is the title song of Madonna's third film.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near…

  2. Hot Product

    August 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ramones / Stooges Pure Punk Rhino revisits punk legends the Ramones and the Stooges with separate releases this week. The box set "Weird Tales of the Ramones" compiles 85 tracks onto three discs of music and includes the DVD debut of "Lifestyles of the Ramones." Originally…

  3. BREAKING & ENTERING

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brooklyn-Based Indie Act Has Biz Buzzing /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News …

  4. Hot Product

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Babyface 'Sexy' Appeal In addition to Anita Baker, the underserved adult R&B market has something else to cheer about: Babyface is back. Luther Vandross' heir apparent returns with the long-awaited follow-up to "Face2Face." That 2001 project found Babyface upping…

  5. Concert Biz Struggles In First Half '05

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After a poor performance in 2004, the concert business is showing a continued downward trend but promoters are still cautiously optimistic for a mid-summer rebound. After a poor performance in 2004, the concert business is showing a continued downward trend but promoters are still cautiously…

  6. Los Temerarios: Brothers In Music

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The following interview with Los Temerarios principals Adolfo and Gustavo Angel is excerpted from a Billboard Stars special feature that appears in the July 9, 2005, issue of the magazine. Beyond an extensive interview with the brothers behind…

  7. TunesOnTV

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 4-10, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 4 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Earth, Wind & Fire (also scheduled: Julian McMahon). "PJ Harvey: Eurockeennes of Belfort Festival," Showtime Next Featured artist: PJ…

  8. Court Sides With Biz In Grokster Case

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. Supreme Court released a unanimous decision today (June 27) in the MGM Studios vs. Grokster case in favor of the entertainment industry, reversing the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion. The U.S. Supreme Court released a unanimous decision today (June 27) in the MGM Studios vs.…

  9. D12's Bizarre Readies Hip-Hop 'Circus'

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT D12 rapper Bizarre has landed a host of high-profile guests for his solo debut, "Hannicap Circus." Due June 28 via Sanctuary, the 17-track set is led by the single "Rockstar" produced by D12 leader Em D12 rapper Bizarre has landed a host of high-profile guests for his solo…

  10. Ask Billboard

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Billboard charts, Smashing Pumpkins and Mary J. Blige. POP VS. HOT Hello, I've noticed a lot of changes and new things happening with Billboard magazine and Billboard.com. There's a new chart that was launched about a couple of…

  11. Madonna Sued Over Euro TV Show

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British director Hamish Hamilton and his companies filed suit Wednesday (April 20) against Madonna and her Tadpole Film Inc., seeking more than $330,000 in unpaid compensation and expenses related to British director Hamish Hamilton and his companies filed suit Wednesday (April 20) against…

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers e-mail from Billboard.com readers. TANGIBLE Dear Fred, I passionately believe that illegal downloading never would have become a gigantic problem for the recording industry had it not all but eliminated the commercial singles market. I still can't figure out why they…

  13. McClurkin Bowing Out Of Music Biz

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Platinum-selling Verity Records artist Donnie McClurkin says he's retiring from the music business after he delivers the last album on his contract next year. Platinum-selling Verity Records artist Donnie McClurkin says he's retiring from the music business after he delivers the…

  14. An enormous sadness pervades this acclaimed 2004

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST An enormous sadness pervades this acclaimed 2004 theatrical rockumentary (lensed by Michael Gramaglia and Jim Fields), which opens with Dee Dee Ramone frankly admitting that the Ramones couldn't get a An enormous sadness pervades this acclaimed 2004 theatrical rockumentary (lensed by…

  15. Hot Product

    March 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sam Prekop ’Professor’ Sam Sea & Cake vocalist/guitarist Sam Prekop will release his second solo album, "Who's Your New Professor," this week via Thrill Jockey. Without abandoning the stylistic precedent set on 1999's acclaimed, Brazilian-leaning self-titled effort,…

  16. This Day in Music

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The Twist," dies in L.A. of throat cancer. His age is variously reported as 66 and 75. 2003 - Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The Twist," dies in L.A. of…

  17. NYC Rockers Come Alive On 'Continental' CDs

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Live recordings from Joey, Dee Dee and Marky Ramone, the Lunachicks, the Bouncing Souls, the Dead Boys' Cheetah Chrome and Cro-Mags lead the track list for "Best of NYC -- Live at Continental," to be Live recordings from Joey, Dee Dee and Marky Ramone, the Lunachicks, the…

  18. Ask Billboard

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Darren Hayes, Madonna and Billboard's Top Comprehensive Albums chart. POP!ULARITY Keith, I am a huge Darren Hayes fan. I know he has a new CD called "The Tension and the Spark." I am interested to know if his new album is…

  19. 04TunesOnTV

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 17-23, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 17 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo (also scheduled: Ryan Seacrest, James Denton). "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jesse McCartney (also…

  20. 2 Worlds Collide

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST DJ/producer David Morales has been mastering his craft for nearly 30 years. His name on a record more often than not guarantees a certain amount of sophistication, soul and emotion. DJ/producer David Morales has been mastering his craft for nearly 30 years. His name on a record more often…

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