1. O.A.R.

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Just out, new album 'Stories of a Stranger' is on O.A.R. bassist Benj Gershman's mind as the band's fall tour gets underway. Our new record, "Stories of a Stranger," came out Oct 4. Talk about a sigh of relief... felt like we'd been working on it for years,…

  2. Gary Allan, Hanna-McEuen / Oct. 5, 2005 / Nashville (City Hall)

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gary Allan fans crowded into one of Nashville's newest clubs on Oct. 5 to show their support for an entertainer whose influences come as much from his home state of California and the Bakersfield soun Gary Allan fans crowded into one of Nashville's newest clubs on Oct. 5 to show…

  3. Martin's Music Takes On New 'Life'

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "I hope I'm not the same artist I was five years ago, because it would be impossible," says Ricky Martin, who will release "Life," English-language album since 2000's "Sound Loaded," Oct. 11 via Colum In July, members of the Miami media were invited to…

  4. Flaming Lips Returning To Rock On New CD

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After two albums of lushly orchestrated pop that brought them to a new level of acclaim, the Flaming Lips are returning to guitar-based rock'n'roll as they finish up their next studio set. After two albums of lushly orchestrated pop that brought them to a new level of acclaim, the…

  5. Mike Peters

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Frontman of the Alarm on the road with fellow 'survivors' from the Stray Cats, the Damned and Spear Of Destiny in the United States and England. Thursday 22nd September-California I'm driving back from the House of Blues in Anaheim. What a night. It was the opening show of the…

  6. Billboard Bits: Usher, Stones, Mellencamp, Daddy Yankee

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Usher, Rolling Stones, John Mellencamp, Daddy Yankee Usher will headline an Oct. 9 concert at Atlanta's Philips Arena, with proceeds to benefit victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Organizers are setting aside 5,000 free tickets for hurricane evacuees who were relocated to…

  7. Pharrell Flies Solo On 'In My Mind'

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neptunes hitmaker Pharrell Williams will release his solo debut, "In My Mind," Nov. 15 via Star Trak/Interscope. Williams, who is now also going by the moniker Skate Board P, is joined on the first si Neptunes hitmaker Pharrell Williams will release his solo debut, "In My Mind,…

  8. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  9. Terri Clark Readies New 'Life'

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country artist Terri Clark will unveil a new album, "Life Goes On," Nov. 1 via Mercury Nashville. Country artist Terri Clark will unveil a new album, "Life Goes On," Nov. 1 via Mercury Nashville. It's the artist's first studio set since 2003's "Pain To…

  10. 2005 American Music Awards Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 in Los Angeles. Below are the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 at Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. POP/ROCK Favorite male artist: 50…

  11. Sean Paul Avoids 'Dutty Rock' Redux

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dancehall king Sean Paul returns to the scene Sept. 27 with "The Trinity" (VP/Atlantic Records). The album is the follow-up to his 2002 release "Dutty Rock," which has sold 2.5 million copies in the U Dancehall king Sean Paul returns to the scene Sept. 27 with "The…

  12. Garcia's Dylan Covers Compiled

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With the Grateful Dead and his own side projects, Jerry Garcia frequently covered the songs of Bob Dylan. With the Grateful Dead and his own side projects, Jerry Garcia frequently covered the songs of Bob Dylan. Fifteen of those interpretations have been collected for a two-disc set, "…

  13. Green Day Dominates MTV Video Music Awards

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Green Day continued its charmed year by dominating the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards last night (Aug. 28) in Miami. The group's video for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" won six awards, including video of Green Day continued its charmed year by dominating the 2005 MTV Video Music…

  14. Bebe Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singer/songwriter Bebe pulled off a surprise today (Aug. 23), netting a leading five nominations for the sixth Latin Grammys. Her nods include album of the year for her debut, "Pafuera Telaran Spanish singer/songwriter Bebe pulled off a surprise today (Aug. 23), netting a leading…

  15. TunesOnTV

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 22-28, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 22 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Common, Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff. Show Description: Syndicated weekday variety show. Check local listings! "TRL,…

  16. HOT LATIN SONGS

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/latintracks.jsp 1. "NADA ES PARA SIMPRE," LUIS FONSI 2. "La Tortura," Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz 3. "Lo Que Paso, Paso," Daddy Yankee 4. "Rakata," Wisin & Yandel 5. "Mayor Que Yo," Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny…

  17. HOT LATIN SONGS

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/latintracks.jsp 1. "La Tortura," Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz 2. "Nada Es Para Siempre," Luis Fonsi 3. "LO QUE PASO, PASO," DADDY YANKEE 4. "Reggaeton Latino," Don Omar 5. "La Camisa Negra," Juanes Issue date: Aug. 20,…

  18. TunesOnTV

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 15-21, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 15 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brad Paisley. "TRL," MTV Featured artist: Mario, Backstreet Boys. "Access Granted: Scream Tour IV," BET…

  19. Daddy Yankee Gearing Up For U.S. Tour

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee will today (July 27) announce details of his Who's Your Daddy tour, which will take him to 11 U.S. cities and five Latin American destinations. Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee will today (July 27) announce details of his Who's Your Daddy tour, which will take…

  20. B&E: Bronson Arroyo

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Bronson Arroyo. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. After winning the World Series last year, Boston Red Sox pitcher Bronson Arroyo…

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