1. Sugababes, Melua Repeat With U.K. No. 1s

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British female pop-R&B trio Sugababes scored their fourth No. 1 single as "Push the Button" (Island) went straight to the top of the new U.K. singles chart, published yesterday (Oct. 2). Meanwhile British female pop-R&B trio Sugababes scored their fourth No. 1 single as …

  2. Hot Product

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Twista/Trina Do The Twist Atlantic labelmates Twista and Trina storm back this week with new albums. Twista's "The Day After" is led by first single "Girl Tonite" featuring Trey Songz. The cut is No. 12 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The album…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jazz composer, arranger, conductor, and teacher Manny Albam dies of cancer at his home in Croton-On-Hudson, N.Y. He is 79. Albam's career spanned decades in which he worked with such jaz 2003 - Radiohead makes it a hat-trick of wins when it wins the "best…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Hootie & The Blowfish and the Dave Matthews Band raise close to $1 million at the Farm Aid concert in Louisville, Ky.<br clear="none"/><br 2002 - U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three honors at 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. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses 'greatest hits' collections, chart methodology and more with readers. THE GREATEST GREATEST HITS Hi Fred, I remember reading that when Madonna's "Immaculate Collection" peaked at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 in 1990, it was the highest peak for a greatest…

  7. BB King At 80

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com The following stems from a 20-page "Billboard Stars: B.B. King" special feature that appears in the Oct. 1, 2005, issue of Billboard magazine. Beyond the extensive Q&A excerpted below, the section boasts several articles examining…

  8. Surviving Germs Reuniting For Shows

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Seminal Los Angeles punk act the Germs will perform for the first time in nearly 25 years next month, with actor Shane West assuming the lead singer role previously filled by the late Darby Crash. Seminal Los Angeles punk act the Germs will perform for the first time in nearly 25 years next…

  9. HIP HOP MATTERS: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop music and culture is (again) at a crossroads, we're told: it can either redefine its legitimacy or continue to be a pawn in the corporate machine. Hip-hop music and culture is (again) at a crossroads, we're told: it can either redefine its legitimacy or continue to be a pawn…

  10. West's 'Gold Digger' Extends Chart Domination

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West's "Gold Digger" continues its domination of several Billboard charts again this week. On the Billboard Hot 100, it is No. 1 for a fourth straight week and is the greatest airplay gainer on Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx continues its…

  11. Seattle Vet Endino Readies New Album

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although he'll forever be best known for producing such Seattle classics as Nirvana's "Bleach" and Soundgarden's "Screaming Life," Jack Endino is a musician himself, having led the oft-overlooked Skin Although he'll forever be best known for producing…

  12. Cowboy Troy

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Sup Kinfolk? You are about to join in on a behind the scenes look at what I do as an artist, a friend and business man. 'Sup Kinfolk? You are about to join in on a behind the scenes look at what I do as an artist, a friend and business man. Over the next few weeks and subsequently…

  13. Montgomery Gentry 'Proud' Of Best-Of

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Montgomery Gentry, part of a wave of duos that has curried country music favor in recent years, has assembled a collection of hits spanning its brief history. Montgomery Gentry, part of a wave of duos that has curried country music favor in recent years, has assembled a collection of hits…

  14. Austin City Limits Festival / Sept. 23-25, 2005 / Austin, Texas (Zilker Park)

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the spectacular headlining set by Coldplay, the debut of some frenzied new Franz Ferdinand material or the reputatio The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the…

  15. Britney, Junkie XL Team Up On Remix Disc

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A new Britney Spears song that has been remixed by Junkie XL will lead the upcoming collection "Remixed," due Nov. 8 via Jive. A new Britney Spears song that has been remixed by Junkie XL will lead the upcoming collection "Remixed," due Nov. 8 via Jive. "And Then We…

  16. HorrorPops

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT They're A Lot Of Things, Just Don't Call 'Em Psychobillies When HorrorPops recorded "Bring It On!" (Hellcat/Epitaph), the band's members were basically just looking for an excuse to tour. "We love touring," says vocalist Patricia Day, who also plays the…

  17. BREAKING & ENTERING

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT They're A Lot Of Things, Just Don't Call 'Em Psychobillies /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News …

  18. Jarrett Shines At Marathon New York Gig

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pianist Keith Jarrett staged his first solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in more than 10 years last night (Sept. 26). Pianist Keith Jarrett staged his first solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in more than 10 years last night (Sept. 26), on the heels of a June trio show…

  19. New Wonder Album Finally Hitting Stores

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After numerous delays, Stevie Wonder's first new album in 10 years, "A Time 2 Love," will finally arrive Oct. 18 via Motown. The set was most recently due for release June 14; first single "So What th After numerous delays, Stevie Wonder's first new album in 10 years,…

  20. Dr. John / Sept. 23, 2005 / Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Theatre)

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For those of us whose hearts are breaking over the fate of New Orleans and its roots-music culture, seeing and hearing a performance by Dr. John is like attending a secular church service held at an o For those of us whose hearts are breaking over the fate of New Orleans and its roots-music…

Pages