1. Latin Star Trevi Acquitted Of Rape

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was found not guilty yesterday (Sept. 21) on charges of rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors. Fallen pop star Gloria Trevi, known as the "Mexican Madonna," was found not guilty yesterday (Sept. 21) on…

  2. Billboard Bits: Hurricane Ivan, Hagar, AMAs

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Hurricane Ivan, Hagar, AMAs Kevin Lyttle and Bounty Killer have signed on to perform at the hastily organized Hurricane Ivan Relief Concert. As the massive storm churns out of the Caribbean towards the Gulf of Mexico, promoter G. City has pulled together talent for a benefit on Sunday…

  3. 36TunesOnTV

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 30 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artist: Kris Kristofferson announces 2004 CMA Awards nominees (also scheduled: Maggie Gyllenhaal). "CMT Insider: CMA Special Edition,…

  4. Legacy Live Sets Heading Online First

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Forthcoming live albums from Toad The Wet Sprocket, Soul Asylum and Living Colour will initially be available online exclusively from Sony/Legacy's yet-to-launch LiveFromTheVaults.com. Forthcoming live albums from Toad The Wet Sprocket, Soul Asylum and Living Colour will initially be…

  5. J. Lo, Janet, Wilson Visit The Small Screen

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez will return to guest star on the season premiere of "Will & Grace." Jennifer Lopez will return to guest star on the season premiere of "Will & Grace." The singer/actress will continue in the role of herself in an episode to air Sept. 16 on NBC. In…

  6. Wilson To 'Smile' On U.S. Audiences

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will bring his long-awaited "Smile" live performances to the United States this fall, after debuting the "lost masterpiece" in concert in the United Kingdom a Former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will bring his long-awaited …

  7. Skinny Puppy Returns At The 'Right' Time

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the winter of 1982, in an apartment in Vancouver, cEvin kEy and Nivek Ogre got together on somewhat of a lark to being recording and creating a reaction to popular music: something anti-pop, anti-c In the winter of 1982, in an apartment in Vancouver, cEvin kEy and Nivek Ogre got together…

  8. 31TunesOnTV

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 26-Aug. 1, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 26 "Rap City: Tha Bassment," BET Featured artist: B.G. "Straight Up" With Montgomery Gentry," Great American Country Featured artist: Montgomery Gentry. "…

  9. Nina Sky

    July 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Twins Nicole and Natalie comprise the Puerto Rican duo better known as Nina Sky. Twins Nicole and Natalie comprise the Puerto Rican duo better known as Nina Sky. The twosome's first single, "Move Ya Body"—a combination of Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam and Mary J. Blige—began finding…

  10. TMBG Offers Online EP, Downloads

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a new album due Tuesday (July 13), They Might Be Giants are offering fans an extra dose of new music online. In addition to a new album due Tuesday (July 13), They Might Be Giants are offering fans an extra dose of new music online. The seven-track EP "The Spine Surfs…

  11. Music Fuels New Year's Eve Celebrations

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST While the winter holidays often signal a break from live performance and touring for many music acts, the festivities surrounding New Year's Eve tend to drag others off of the couch and onto the stage While the winter holidays often signal a break from live performance and touring for…

  12. Tasty

    December 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST A more mature and focused Kelis greets listeners on this, her second U.S. album (third internationally). A more mature and focused Kelis greets listeners on this, her second U.S. album (third internationally). But the singer is no less sultry—check out the alluring photos in the CD booklet—or…

  13. Swiss Drop Marilyn Manson Inquiry

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Swiss authorities have dropped a criminal inquiry of U.S. shock rocker Marilyn Manson, launched after a religious group complained about his stage act. The Zurich district prosecutor's office said yes Swiss authorities have dropped a criminal inquiry of U.S. shock rocker Marilyn Manson,…

  14. Breaking & Entering

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Jaylib and Death Cab for Cutie. IT TAKES TWO: Madlib and Jay Dee are no strangers to Billboard's charts. Jay Dee is better known as a member of Detroit-based Slum Village , and Madlib's Blue Note…

  15. Rock Items Spice Up Benefit Auction

    November 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Memorabilia associated Led Zeppelin, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, Elton John and the Ramones, among others, will be on the block Sunday (Nov. 30) ... Memorabilia associated Led Zeppelin, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, Elton John and the Ramones, among others, will be on the block…

  16. Breaking & Entering

    November 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Dimmu Borgir, Coheed & Cambria SCORING THE APOCALYPSE: Norwegian act Dimmu Borgir has its work cut out for it. The words "orchestral metal" may not generate much excitement with mainstream…

  17. Billboard Bits: Daft Punk, Ant Acid, Homestar Runner

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Daft Punk, Ant Acid, Homestar Runner Virgin will on Dec. 2 release a DVD of the animated film "Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem," which was scored by Parisian electronic duo Daft Punk. Each "movement" of the film, overseen by Japanese animation…

  18. Breaking & Entering

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Stills, the Rapture and Hieroglyphics. IN MOTION: Interpol and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have became the hipster bands of choice by making 1980s-influenced rock cool again. Both acts place a heavy…

  19. The Very Best of Skip James

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT From Bentonia, Miss., blues original Nehemiah "Skip" James was a difficult, haunted man who was torn—like many Southerners, black and white—between the Devil's music and God's word. From Bentonia, Miss., blues original Nehemiah "Skip" James was a difficult,…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>The City of Miami, under threat of legal action from the American Civil Liberties Union and Havana Caliente Records, allows Cuban dance band Los Van Van to perform at the James L. Knight 1999 - The City of Miami, under threat of legal action from the American Civil…

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