1. Young Buck Charged In Vibe Awards Melee

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Young Buck was charged today (Dec. 20) with stabbing a fellow performer in a dispute over an autograph that touched off a melee last month at the Vibe Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Rapper Young Buck was charged today (Dec. 20) with stabbing a fellow performer in a dispute over an…

  2. Mario Faces Career 'Turning Point'

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The transition from teen to young adult can be difficult enough on its own, but imagine making that change in front of a fickle public. That was the situation facing 3rd Street/J Records artist Mario as he began preparing his sophomore album, …

  3. Burke 'Makes Do' With Dylan, Dr. John

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran soul vocalist Solomon Burke will release his next album, "Make Do With What You Got," March 1 via Shout! Factory. Veteran soul vocalist Solomon Burke will release his next album, "Make Do With What You Got," March 1 via Shout! Factory. On the Don Was-produced…

  4. Brown's Cancer Surgery A Success

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST James Brown underwent successful surgery today (Dec. 15) to treat his recently diagnosed prostate cancer. James Brown underwent successful surgery today (Dec. 15) to treat his recently diagnosed prostate cancer. "Mr. Brown has successfully undergone a localized prostate cancer procedure…

  5. 51TunesOnTV

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 13 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Hayley Westenra (also scheduled: Anjelica Houston, Michael McKean). "Playlistism," MTV2 Featured artists: Ying Yang…

  6. Love, Angel, Music, Baby

    December 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST You won't find much self-revelation on Gwen Stefani's solo debut. The No Doubt frontwoman proves to be even more of a musical chameleon than another famously provocative blonde singer/ fashion icon. You won't find much self-revelation on Gwen Stefani's solo debut. The No…

  7. Hitting The Right Note In Pitch For Auto-Tune

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Nov. 8 broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" featured two of the recording industry's top engineer/producers and one controversial piece of technology. The Nov. 8 broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" featured two of the recording industry's top…

  8. Report: 'Suge' Knight Eyed In Vibe Brawl

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Police and probation officials have been reviewing video of the recent melee at the Vibe Awards to determine if hip-hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight played a role in the altercation. Police and probation officials have been reviewing video of the recent melee at the Vibe Awards to…

  9. B&E: MF Doom

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: MF Doom. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. A heaping buffet of underground hip-hop and B-movie samples, MF Doom's "MM.…

  10. Billboard Bits: Newman, Ezra, EBTG, Nobel Concert

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Randy Newman, Better Than Ezra, EBTG, Nobel Concert Randy Newman has written two new songs for the soundtrack to the upcoming film "Meet the Fockers." In addition to composing the score for the set, due Jan. 11 via Varese Sarabande, the 2000 Billboard Century Award winner…

  11. 49TunesOnTV

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 29 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Lenny Kravitz (also scheduled: Colin Ferrell). "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: The Polyphonic Spree. …

  12. Vibe Vows Awards Show Return In 2005

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite a fight and stabbing at the foot of the stage near the end of this year's second annual Vibe Awards, the hip-hop magazine plans to stage the event again in 2005. Despite a fight and stabbing at the foot of the stage near the end of this year's second annual Vibe Awards, the…

  13. Hot Product

    November 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gwen Stefani 'Love' To Love You, Gwen To hear No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani tell it, she's just a girl from Orange County following a dream. "I'm just like you, except I write songs," Stefani says. "I feel like I'm doing something right. And right…

  14. Young Buck Surrenders To Police

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Young Buck surrendered to police today (Nov. 19) to face charges that he stabbed a man who had punched hip-hop superstar Dr. Dre during the Vibe Awards earlier this week in Santa Monica, Calif. Rapper Young Buck surrendered to police today (Nov. 19) to face charges that he stabbed a…

  15. Police Negotiating Young Buck's Surrender

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Detectives are negotiating the surrender of rapper Young Buck, who is suspected of stabbing a man who had punched rap star Dr. Dre at this week's Vibe Awards. Detectives are negotiating the surrender of rapper Young Buck, who is suspected of stabbing a man who had punched rap star Dr.…

  16. Young Buck Sought In Vibe Awards Stabbing

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched hip-hop legend Dr. Dre at the Vibe Awards on Monday night in Santa Monica, Calif. Buck is signed to Dr. Dre's recor Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched…

  17. Violence Plagues Second Vibe Awards

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The second annual Vibe Awards were halted last night (Nov. 15) when a fracas erupted during the presentation of the Legend Award to Dr. Dre. The second annual Vibe Awards were halted last night (Nov. 15) when a fracas erupted during the presentation of the Legend Award to Dr. Dre. Nearly half…

  18. Billboard Bits: 'Xmas In Washington,' Marsalis, Edwards

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on 'Xmas In Washington,' Marsalis, Edwards JoJo, LeAnn Rimes, Ruben Studdard and Vanessa Williams are scheduled to perform at the annual Christmas in Washington concert. President George Bush and First Lady Laura Bush are expected to attend the event, which will be taped at the…

  19. 47TunesOnTV

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 15-21, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 15 "106 & Park," BET Featured artist: Destiny's Child. "Green Day Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Green Day ("Boulevard of Broken Dreams"). …

  20. Billboard Bits: Lil Jon, Boost Mobile, Deep Dish

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Lil Jon, Boost Mobile, Deep Dish With his new TVT album, " Crunk Juice ," due for release Tuesday (Nov. 16), Lil Jon is now looking to give more attention to his label, BME, and its roster, which includes Lil Scrappy, Trillville and recent addition E-40. "I'm going…

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