1. ASK BILLBOARD

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Answers To Your Questions About Crazy Frog, Carly Simon & More /bb/ask/index.jsp News Carly Simon …

  2. Billboard Bits: Wilco, Rusty Anderson, ZZ Top

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stories about Wilco, Rusty Anderson and ZZ Top's Billy F Gibbons. Wilco will be among the artists appearing at the 20th anniversary edition of Farm Aid. As previously reported , the Sept. 18 show in Tinley Park, Ill., will feature the organization's founders, Willie Nelson, John…

  3. Hot Product

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Carly Simon 'Moon' River Call Carly Simon a romantic. Her new album "Moonlight Serenade" (Columbia), is a collection of standards penned by Cole Porter, George & Ira Gershwin, Glenn Miller, Rodgers & Hart and other great songwriters. Simon considers new…

  4. HOT PRODUCT

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new releases from the Pixies' Frank Black, Carly Simon, Iggy Pop and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Frank Black , Iggy Pop , Carly Simon …

  5. Woman Charged With Murder In Silkworm Crash

    July 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An allegedly suicidal woman is accused of deliberately causing a high-speed crash in Niles, Ill., that killed three Chicago rock musicians, including, as previously reported, Silkworm drummer Michael An allegedly suicidal woman is accused of deliberately causing a high-speed crash in Niles,…

  6. Billboard Bits: Bragg, Seagal, Elliott Smith, Silkworm

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Billy Bragg, Steven Seagal, Elliott Smith, Silkworm A little more than a week after Yep Roc Records confirmed it was prepping deluxe reissues of four Billy Bragg albums and a box set, the artist has postponed the projects until 2006. "As the date of release has approached, I have…

  7. Billboard Bits: Eve, Kelly Clarkson, Twista

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Eve, Kelly Clarkson, Twista Rapper Eve will release her as-yet-untitled Aftermath debut in February, according to the label's official Web site . The set will feature production from Dr. Dre, Scott Storch and Swizz Beatz. Eve will also star in a new Boost Mobile commercial that…

  8. Anger Management Tour Bus Crashes, Tonight's Show On

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A bus carrying performers bound for tonight's (July 14) Denver stop on the Eminem/50 Cent Anger Management tour crashed into two tractor-trailers last night on I-70 near Odessa, Mo. Among the injured A bus carrying performers bound for tonight's (July 14) Denver stop on the Eminem…

  9. Carey, Stefani, Peas Maintain Singles Lead

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the thick of the summer, hit singles from Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani and the Black Eyed Peas remain the most popular in the United States, but a new slate of contenders is on the rise. Carey's "We In the thick of the summer, hit singles from Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani and the…

  10. Classic Carly

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Call Carly Simon a romantic. Her new album "Moonlight Serenade" (Columbia), due July 19 as a DualDisc, is a collection of standards penned by Cole Porter, George & Ira Gershwin, Glenn Miller, Rodgers & Hart and other great…

  11. This Day in Music

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1985 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "A View to a Kill," Duran Duran. It is the first No. 1 hit from a James Bond movie. (Paul McCartney's "Live and Let Die" and Carly Simon's "Nobody Does It Better 2004 - New York Dolls bassist Arthur Kane…

  12. Ocasek Looks To 'Nexterday,' Cars Documentary

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Not much has been heard musically from Ric Ocasek since the release of his 1997 solo album, "Troublizing," as his main focus has been on producing such bands as Guided By Voices and Weezer. But with t Not much has been heard musically from Ric Ocasek since the release of his 1997…

  13. Dirty Three Finds Its Voice On New Album

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran instrumental trio the Dirty Three adds vocals to the mix for the first time in its career on "Cinder," its seventh studio album. Veteran instrumental trio the Dirty Three adds vocals to the mix for the first time in its career on "Cinder," its seventh studio album.…

  14. Kanye, Nas, Busta 'Getting Up' In Toronto

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe, Ciara, Mos Def and Ludacris are confirmed for Marc Ecko's Getting Up Festival, which will be held Aug. 13-14 at Toronto's Polson Pier. Kanye West, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe, Ciara, Mos Def and Ludacris are confirmed for Marc Ecko's…

  15. Mariah Still No. 1 As 'Idols' Fade

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for a second week in a row, and a sixth overall. The cut also returns to No. 1 on the Pop 100 chart, replacing Bo Bice's version of Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" is No. 1 on…

  16. Snow Patrol Rides Live 8 Momentum, Polishes New Tunes

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scottish/Irish rock act Snow Patrol is among the acts performing tonight at the last of the 10 Live 8 shows in Edinburgh, having already appeared at the London edition of the event on Saturday. Scottish/Irish rock act Snow Patrol is among the acts performing tonight (July 6) at the last of…

  17. Jamiroquai's 'Dynamite' Explodes In September

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jay Kay is planning an explosive fall return for his pop/dance/funk outfit Jamiroquai. "Dynamite," the U.K.-based group's sixth studio album, and first in four years, is due Sept. 20 in the United Sta Jay Kay is planning an explosive fall return for his pop/dance/funk outfit…

  18. This Day in Music

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1991 - </b>Van Halen's "For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge" debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's pop album chart.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Jimmie Lee Robinson, a Chicago blues stalwart known for his pointed lyrics and…

  19. NY Dolls Influence Lives On Via New Film

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First-time filmmaker Greg Whiteley came to the subject of his documentary feature not as a fan but as a friend of Arthur "Killer" Kane, bassist for the short-lived but influential '70s rock band the N First-time filmmaker Greg Whiteley came to the subject of his documentary…

  20. Luther Vandross Dies At 54

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning soul singer and songwriter Luther Vandross, who suffered a serious stroke two years ago as he was about to relaunch his career, died on Friday (July 1) in a New Jersey hospital, officia Grammy-winning soul singer and songwriter Luther Vandross, who suffered a serious stroke two…

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