1. Charles Tops Grammys With Eight Trophies

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Even in death, Ray Charles was a force to be reckoned with at the 47th annual Grammy Awards last night (Feb. 13) in Los Angeles. Charles won eight Grammys stemming from his final release, "Genius Love Even in death, Ray Charles was a force to be reckoned with at the 47th annual Grammy…

  2. 47th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Below are the winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Record Of The Year …

  3. Chili Peppers, Neil Young Honor Brian Wilson

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mike Love and the rest of the surviving Beach Boys stayed away, but luminaries such as Neil Young and Jeff Beck showed up in Hollywood on Friday as the music industry honored Brian Wilson at a black-t Mike Love and the rest of the surviving Beach Boys stayed away, but luminaries such as Neil…

  4. Stars Strap In For Daytona 500 'Tribute'

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Country star Clint Black and former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will be among the artists taking part in pre-race festivities at this year's Daytona 500. Country star Clint Black and former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will be among the artists taking part in pre-race…

  5. Success Brings A 'Smile' And New Tunes To Brian Wilson

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Brian Wilson is sitting in his favorite local diner. He orders tuna salad. A woman walks by, stops dead in her tracks and gushes, "Oh, my God, I saw you play at Disney Hall, you were amazing!" He smiles at her and jerks his head to the…

  6. Game Back On As 'Documentary' Rebounds To No. 1

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fans are still clamoring for the Game, prompting the return of his Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope debut "The Documentary" to No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Despite a 28% slide, sales of 190,000 U.S. copies, Fans are still clamoring for the Game, prompting the return of his Aftermath/G…

  7. Multi-Artist Performance To Open Grammys

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the 47th annual Grammy Awards will open with a multi-artist performance stretching across three stages. The spectacle will feature the Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the 47th annual Grammy Awards will open with a…

  8. 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…

  9. Grammy Performance To Benefit Tsunami Aid

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST An all-star live performance of the Beatles song "Across the Universe" during the 47th annual Grammy Awards celebration will be immediately released to raise funds for tsunami relief efforts. An all-star live performance of the Beatles song "Across the Universe" during the…

  10. Elvis, Chemical Bros. Top U.K. Charts

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Elvis Presley resumed his rule over the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 30) when RCA's latest reissue of his original British chart-toppers, "It's Now or Never," debuted at No. 1. Elvis Presley resumed his rule over the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 30) when RCA&…

  11. Top Acts Sign Brief Urging P2P Liability

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a milestone action, 54 prominent recording artists have signed on to the "friend of the court" amicus brief presented to the Supreme Court on Jan. 24 by the National Academy of Recording Arts & In a milestone action, 54 prominent recording artists have signed on to the "…

  12. Billboard Bits: 'Jam Sessions,' Brian Wilson, Vibert

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on 'Jam Sessions,' Brian Wilson, Luke Vibert Kanye West, Kid Rock, Alanis Morissette and Black Eyed Peas with John Legend will headline American Express' second annual "Jam Sessions" in the days leading up to the Grammy Awards. Additional acts will be announced…

  13. Wilson, Costello Sign On For South By Southwest

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST The revival of Brian Wilson's long dormant "Smile" album will be the subject of an all-star panel discussion at this year's South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas. The revival of Brian Wilson's long dormant "Smile" album will be the subject of an…

  14. Singers, Stars Stage Tsunami TV Benefit

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST With Norah Jones singing "we're all in this thing together," movie and music stars contributed their talents for a hastily arranged benefit for tsunami victims televised live tonight (Jan. 15). The tw With Norah Jones singing "we're all in this thing together,"…

  15. Franz Ferdinand Leads Brit Award Nominees

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Muse was close behind with four nominations, while A Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand leads the field with five nominations for the Brit Awards,…

  16. Grammy Compilation Surveys Major Nominees

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Due Feb. 1 from Capitol, the 2005 disc boasts 21 tracks from artists vying for awards in several of the major categories. With tracks from Usher, Joss Stone, Green Day and Gretchen Wilson, the 11th compilation of Grammy nominees offers a snapshot of some of the most notable music and artists…

  17. 'SMiLE' Cellist Missing In Tsunami's Wake

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Brian Wilson has issued a desperate plea for any information on the whereabouts of Markus Sandlund, a cellist from the Stockholm Strings & Horns who played on his recently released recreation of t Brian Wilson has issued a desperate plea for any information on the whereabouts of Markus…

  18. Wilson Named MusiCares 'Person Of The Year'

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brian Wilson has been selected as the 2005 MusiCares Person of the Year. Brian Wilson has been selected as the 2005 MusiCares Person of the Year. The former Beach Boys mastermind will be honored at the Recording Academy charitable foundation's 15th annual gala tribute, set for Feb. 11 in…

  19. Trainwreck Steams Ahead On Debut Album

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Trainwreck, the band led by Kyle Gass when he's not rocking as half of Tenacious D, is at work on its full-length debut with the Dust Brothers' John King producing. Trainwreck, the band led by Kyle Gass when he's not rocking as half of Tenacious D, is at work on its full-length…

  20. Brian Wilson, Grandaddy, Phish & Ray Charles

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Brian Wilson, Grandaddy, Phish & Ray Charles. SMiLE, BRIAN: Brian Wilson's Carnegie Hall performances of the legendary "lost" album "SMiLE" will get an…

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