1. Billboard Bits: Sum 41, Br. Danielson, Schematics

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Sum 41, Br. Danielson, Schematics "Rocked," a documentary shot during Sum 41's 10-day 2004 trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo with War Child Canada, will be released tomorrow (Nov. 29) via Universal Music Canada. The film previously aired in September in the…

  2. McGriff, Money Argued At Murder Inc. Trial

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Day five of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial got underway today (Nov. 28) in New York, with text messages between label founders Irv and Chris Lorenzo "Gotti" and convicted drug lord Kenneth "Su Day five of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial got underway today (Nov.…

  3. ONTV

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2005. MONDAY, NOV. 28 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists: Queens of the Stone Age perform with ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons. "Last Call With Carson Daly," NBC Featured Artists: The Bravery, Eve. TUESDAY, NOV.…

  4. Pop At Any Age

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sixteen-year-old Chris Brown steps onto the podium as teen artist of the moment this week with the release of his self-titled Jive debut. Already, the Scott Storch-produced first single "Run It!" is i Sixteen-year-old Chris Brown steps onto the podium as teen artist of the moment…

  5. A Look At The Week's Top New Releases

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previewing the debut album from red-hot teenage newcomer Chris Brown, the second set of the year from Latin star Shakira, the sophomore album from U.K. rockers the Darkness and more. The latest live album from Dave Matthews Band, "Weekend on the Rocks," chronicling a recent stand at…

  6. This Day in Music

    November 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>The sixth album from late rapper 2Pac, "R U Still Down? (Remember Me)," is released posthumously.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Kenny Chesney ends his 2000 tour with a sold out concert in Johnson City, Tenn.…

  7. Brown's 'Run It!' Holds Pace At No. 1

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST After taking over the lead on the Billboard Hot 100 last week, Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100, but loses its No. 1 slot on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs After taking over the lead on the Billboard Hot 100 last week, Chris Brown&…

  8. Chart Beat

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna ties a Presley record and Strait moves up the country list, plus Bon Jovi and Carrie Underwood. 'HUNG' UP: By moving up 14-7 on The Billboard Hot 100, Madonna's "Hung Up" (Warner Bros.) generates a great deal of chart news this week. The most important feat is…

  9. Murder Inc. Judge Bans Talk Of 50 Cent

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST After four days of confusion and indecisiveness in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial, Judge Edward Korman finally ruled that any information regarding the May 24, 2000, shooting of rapper 50 Cent After four days of confusion and indecisiveness in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial,…

  10. Escovedo Recording New Album With Cale

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alejandro Escovedo is working on a new album that is being produced by Velvet Underground co-founder John Cale. Alejandro Escovedo is working on a new album that is being produced by Velvet Underground co-founder John Cale. Due early next year, the as-yet-untitled set will be the singer…

  11. McGriff, Lorenzo Link Debated At Trial

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Attorneys in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial spent nearly an hour at the bench discussing the relevance of text messages and articles that followed the shooting of 50 Cent, as day four of the t Attorneys in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial spent nearly an hour at the bench…

  12. Singer/Songwriter Chris Whitley Dies

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Chris Whitley died Sunday (Nov. 20) in Houston at the age of 45 after battling lung cancer. The veteran Texas-reared artist recorded for Columbia, ATO and, most recently, Messenger R Singer/songwriter Chris Whitley died Sunday (Nov. 20) in Houston at the age of 45 after…

  13. Coldplay In Spain

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Coldplay's Chris Martin performs in Barcelona. Coldplay's Chris Martin performs Nov. 20 in Barcelona. The band will finish its European tour Nov. 30 in Belgium, supporting their recent album “X&Y.” News Chris Martin …

  14. Nickel Creek / Nov. 19, 2005 / Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Theatre)

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have played together since they were preteens in San Diego, long ago apparently decided not to decide. In terms of art Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have…

  15. Billboard Bits: Chris Whitley, Billy Joel, Tool

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Chris Whitley, Billy Joel, Tool Singer/songwriter Chris Whitley has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Whitley's brother Dan reported on the artist's official message board that the disease in its late stages and that Whitley is currently in home hospice care. The…

  16. Text Messages, Cash Debated At Murder Inc. Trial

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Day three of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial got off to a confusing start today (Nov. 21), as attorneys argued over the relevance of text-messaged conversations between label founder Irv Lorenz Day three of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial got off to a confusing start today (Nov.…

  17. 50 Cent Link Reexamined In Murder Inc. Case

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Day two (Nov. 17) of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial began as the Donell Nichols show, but that all changed when 50 Cent's name was uttered during the afternoon arguments. Day two (Nov. 17) of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial began as the Donell Nichols show, but that all…

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses physical and digital single sales, remix credits and more with readers. TANGIBLE VS. INTANGIBLE Hi Fred, I read that Carrie Underwood's "Inside Your Heaven" is the year's best-selling single, with just under a half million sold. But I know that Gwen Stefani&…

  19. Silverchair Reconvening For Shows, Recording

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian rock act Silverchair is returning to active duty after a three-year break. The plan calls for road-testing some new material in Australia early next year. Australian rock act Silverchair is returning to active duty after a three-year break. The band, which broke through in 1994…

  20. Former Employee Testifies In Murder Inc. Case

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The prosecution called former Murder Inc. employee Donell Nichols to testify today (Nov. 17) as the money laundering trial of Irv and Chris Lorenzo entered its second day. The prosecution called former Murder Inc. employee Donell Nichols to testify today (Nov. 17) as the money laundering…

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