1. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, WFUV, UNKLE

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on We The Planet, WFUV, UNKLE Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and singer/songwriter Joan Baez have joined the lineup for the second We the Planet Music and Activism Festival. Flea will speak at the event, will Baez will join previously confirmed performers the Roots, the Dead's…

  2. 45TunesOnTV

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 1-7, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 1 "The Jane Pauley Show," Syndicated Featured artist: John Mellencamp. "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: Black Eyed Peas. "BET Concert Special: Live From Paradise,…

  3. Ja Rule, Robbie Williams Rule U.K. Charts

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ja Rule hit No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart for the first time yesterday (Oct. 30) with "Wonderful" (Def Jam) featuring R. Kelly & Ashanti, while Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) start Ja Rule hit No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart for the first time…

  4. Ask Billboard

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Fleetwood Mac, Duran Duran and Pat Benatar. MICK VS. FLEETWOOD Hi Keith, I check your column weekly and really enjoy the questions asked and answered, so thank you for that. My questions are regarding Fleetwood Mac and Mick Fleetwood. Both…

  5. Hot Product

    October 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode The 'Mode' Code New remixes by Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda, Colder, Ulrich Schnauss and Goldfrapp can be found on the Depeche Mode collection "Remixes 81-04," due this week via Reprise. The set was preceded Oct. 19 by the single "Enjoy the Silence,…

  6. Prydz Returns To U.K. No. 1

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In an extremely rare occurrence on yesterday's (Oct. 17) new U.K. singles chart, Swedish DJ Eric Prydz returned to No. 1 with "Call on Me" (Data/Ministry of Sound). In an extremely rare occurrence on yesterday's (Oct. 17) new U.K. singles chart, Swedish DJ Eric Prydz…

  7. Spoon Wraps Fifth Album

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Texas-based rock act Spoon has finished recording its fifth album. Texas-based rock act Spoon has finished recording its fifth album. The as-yet-untitled, 11-track set is expected early next year via Merge, and will include a number of cuts premiered in live performances this year by frontman…

  8. Gabriel Remixes Music Clips For DVD

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Peter Gabriel has made some of the most groundbreaking clips of the video era. Now fans will get a chance to study his work with "Play," the British artist's first career-spanning DVD collection. The 23-track set includes such…

  9. VH1 Honors Hip-Hop

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat Joe, MC Hammer and Sugar Hill Gang were among the artists who performed in all-star collaborations last night (Oct. 3) at the inaugural VH1 Hip Hop Honors. Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat Joe, MC Hammer and Sugar Hill Gang were among the…

  10. Gabriel Pushes 'Play' On DVD Collection

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The project is due Nov. 16 in North America via Rhino; release dates are still being hammered out in other territories. As tipped here earlier this month, Peter Gabriel has wrapped work on a career-spanning DVD collection, "Play." The project is due Nov. 16 in North America via…

  11. More Acts Join Ramone's Cancer Benefit

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The project is due Nov. 16 in North America via Rhino; release dates are still being hammered out in other territories. Sonic Youth, David Johansen, Andrew W.K., Sean Lennon and Suicide's Alan Vega have joined the lineup for an Oct. 8 New York show to benefit Cedars Sinai Cancer Research…

  12. Hot Product

    September 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Interpol ’Antics’ All Around New York rock act Interpol will release its highly anticipated sophomore album, "Antics," this week via Matador. The 10-track set is highlighted by the dancefloor-worthy single "Slow Hands," the slow, fragmented "Public Pervert," the…

  13. Jet Leads Oz's ARIA Nominees

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, to be held Oct. 17 at the Sydney SuperDome. With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, to be held…

  14. 'El Rey' Hits The U.S. Road

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Vicente "El Rey" Fernandez will kick off a brief U.S. tour Oct. 15 in Dallas. Vicente "El Rey" Fernandez will kick off a brief U.S. tour Oct. 15 in Dallas. The 16-date, Jack Daniel's-sponsored run includes a four-night stand at Los Angeles' Universal Amphitheatre…

  15. 2004 ARIA Awards Nominees

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nominees and some winners of 2004 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Awards. "Artisan awards" were announced Sept. 16; "Fine Arts" winners will be announced Oct. 12; remaining awards wil Below are the nominees and some winners of 2004 Australian Recording…

  16. Beck Album Pushed To 2005

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Although it had been penciled in for an Oct. 26 release, Beck's next Geffen album won't see the light of day this year. The as-yet-untitled set, which is being produced by the Dust Brothers and Tony H Although it had been penciled in for an Oct. 26 release, Beck's next Geffen…

  17. TunesOnTV

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 13 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Jason Mraz (also scheduled: Josh Duhamel, Ken Jennings). "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Tim McGraw (also…

  18. Moroder, Bee Gees Among Dance Hall Inductees

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The artists, producers, remixers and DJs to be honored are Giorgio…

  19. Gabriel Upgrades Videos For Fall DVD

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel is at his U.K.-based Real World studios with Canadian producer Daniel Lanois to remix tracks for an as-yet-untitled DVD compilation of his videos, due for worldwide release Oct. 21 via W Peter Gabriel is at his U.K.-based Real World studios with Canadian producer Daniel Lanois…

  20. Interpol, Secret Machines Plan Tour

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New York rock act Interpol will kick off a North American tour Oct. 11 in Boston with Secret Machines, On Air Library! and an additional band to be announced. New York rock act Interpol will kick off a North American tour Oct. 11 in Boston with Secret Machines, On Air Library! and an…

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