1. Backstage In Vegas: Notes & Quotes From The Billboard Music Awards

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Comments by Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Motley Crue and Duran Duran made backstage at the 2004 Billboard Music Awards. Although his 2004 Roc-A-Fella debut, "The College Dropout," earned him four Billboard Music Awards, including rap artist of the year, Kanye West is not…

  2. Dick Clark Recovering From Mild Stroke

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dick Clark is recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering from a stroke on Monday (Dec. 6). Dick Clark is recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering from a stroke on Monday (Dec. 6). A spokesman for Clark tells Billboard.com that the legendary television personality "…

  3. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 6-12)

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Dec. 6-12, 2004). THE BEST OF THE BEST: You may see this as self-serving promotion, but I see it as simple facts. Billboard's charts are based on Nielsen SoundScan data of actual sales and airplay monitored by Nielsen Broadcast Data…

  4. TunesOnTV

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 6-12, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 6 "The View," ABC Featured artist: Rascal Flatts (also scheduled: Andy Garcia). "100% Usher," Fuse Featured artist: Usher. "Total Request Live (TRL)," MTV…

  5. Downey Steals Show As John, Beatty Honored

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Elton John called his Kennedy Center Honor "icing on the cake," but actor Robert Downey Jr. got a frosty reception when he introduced the rock legend as "the other first lady." Elton John called his Kennedy Center Honor "icing on the cake," but actor Robert…

  6. Stars Sign On For Holiday TV Specials

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rod Stewart, Kenny G., Chaka Khan, Black Eyed Peas, Train and Ashlee Simpson are set to perform on the CBS TV special, "A Home for the Holidays," which spotlights inspirational stories of adoption. Rod Stewart, Kenny G., Chaka Khan, Black Eyed Peas, Train and Ashlee Simpson are set…

  7. Billboard Bits: White Stripes, Jon B, Rimes, Slash/Wylde

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on White Stripes, Jon B, Rimes, Slash/Wylde AMC Theaters will screen the White Stripes' live DVD, "Under Blackpool Lights," Dec. 9 in 13 U.S. cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. Screenings are also on tap throughout the United Kingdom,…

  8. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week - Nov. 8-13

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 8-13, 2004). A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY: The don't call it "country music's biggest night" for nuthin'... On Tuesday, just about anyone who is anyone in country music right now will be seen in Nashville and on CBS…

  9. TV

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 8-14, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 8 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Elton John. "Bands Reunited," VH1 Featured artist: Scandal. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artist:…

  10. Levert 'Speaks' On New Album

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST R&B vocalist Gerald Levert will release his fourth album in as many years later this month. R&B vocalist Gerald Levert will release his fourth album in as many years later this month. Due Nov. 30 via Atlantic, the 16-track "Do I Speak for the World?" includes the single …

  11. Rock The Vote, MTV Irk GOP

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV and Rock the Vote have come under fire from Republicans accusing them of pushing a pro-Democratic agenda and challenging MTV and Rock the Vote's assertions that their get-out-the-vote campaigns ar MTV and the nonprofit group Rock the Vote , partners in a massive public awareness…

  12. Nirvana Box Track List Revealed

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out" will take a chronological look at the Kurt Cobain-led band's brief but enormously influential career, beginning with a Led Zeppelin cover from its debut show The Nirvana box set " With the Lights Out " will take a…

  13. New Bon Jovi Studio Album, Tour Due

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new Bon Jovi album due in the spring will be a "loud guitar, big rock record," says Jon Bon Jovi. "We're very excited about it, and I'm very confident it's going to be a big record for us." Guitaris A new Bon Jovi album due in the spring will be a "…

  14. White Stripes Rock 'Under Blackpool Lights'

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The set was taped earlier this year at the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool, England, and shot on super 8 and 16 mm film by famed director Dick Carruthers (the Who, Led Zeppelin). Screenings are in the w Third Man/V2 has set a Dec. 7 release date for the White Stripes' first live DVD, "…

  15. Pickett Revamps 'Mash' As Anti-Bush Ditty

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the midst of the Halloween season when the 1960s novelty hit "Monster Mash" is annually revived, the song's singer and co-author has rewritten its lyrics to protest President George W. Bush's envir In the midst of the Halloween season when the 1960s novelty hit "…

  16. Beatles Songs Provide 'Love' For Screenplay

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "All You Need Is Love," a film that will utilize the songs of the Beatles to propel its romantic plot, will be brought to the big screen by Revolution Studios. "All You Need Is Love," a film that will utilize the songs of the Beatles to propel its romantic plot, will be…

  17. New Home Of Jazz Opens At Lincoln Center

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Led by Wynton Marsalis, a swinging group of musicians belted out "When the Saints Go Marching In" as they strutted down Broadway to kick off the opening of the new New York home of Jazz at Lincoln Cen Led by Wynton Marsalis, a swinging group of musicians belted out "When the…

  18. 'WomenRock!' Celebrates Lifetime, Cancer Awareness

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blondie, Kelly Clarkson and En Vogue are among the artists who will perform tonight (Sept. 28) for an invited audience at the fifth annual WomenRock! Concert at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles. Blondie, Kelly Clarkson and En Vogue are among the artists who will perform tonight (Sept. 28)…

  19. Big & Rich Fashion CD/DVD 'Fan Pak'

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Their debut album is less than four months old, but that's not stopping breakout country newcomers Big & Rich from readying a CD/DVD set for their growing legion of faithful followers. Their debut album is less than four months old, but that's not stopping breakout country…

  20. Leviathan

    September 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The near-constant time on the road since the release of its stunning 2002 debut album, "Remission," seems to have paid off for Atlanta's Mastodon. The near-constant time on the road since the release of its stunning 2002 debut album, "Remission," seems to have paid…

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