1. This Day in Music

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Eclectic New York quartet Soul Coughing disbands after eight years and three genre-bending albums together. 2000 - Eclectic New York quartet Soul Coughing disbands after eight years and three genre-bending albums together. 1994 - Bruce Springsteen wins a Best…

  2. South By Southwest Diary: March 18

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard staffers criss-cross Austin, Texas' South by Southwest music festival in search of old favorites and new discoveries. In the third installment of a daily diary, Barry A. Jeckell, Todd Marten Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) event is a music festival and…

  3. Electric Ladyland

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST One of rock's most revered albums, "Electric Ladyland" is a new installment in Eagle Rock Entertainment's "Classic Albums" series, which tells the stories behind such masterpieces. One of rock's most revered albums, "Electric Ladyland" is a new…

  4. Desahogo

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Latin rap veteran Vico C has long straddled the divide between party reggaetón music and thoughtful rap. Latin rap veteran Vico C has long straddled the divide between party reggaetón music and thoughtful rap. On his latest album, "Desahogo," released in the midst of the current…

  5. This Day in Music

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Steve Winwood receives a lifetime achievement award at the 2004 Jammys, held at New York's Roseland Ballroom. 2004 - Steve Winwood receives a lifetime achievement award at the 2004 Jammys, held at New York's Roseland Ballroom. 2004 - The legacy of Seattle…

  6. Notes From The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 20th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner, held last night (March 14) at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. U2, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 20th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction…

  7. HOT RINGTONES

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/ringtones.jsp 1. "CANDY SHOP," 50 CENT FEATURING OLIVIA 2. "Lovers and Friends," Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Usher & Ludacris 3. "1, 2 Step," Ciara Featuring Missy Elliott 4. "O," Omarion 5. "Get Back,"…

  8. Vazquez Drops Out Of 'Idol,' Smith Returns

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mario Vazquez, one of the 12 singers chosen by viewers to compete for the fourth "American Idol" title, abruptly dropped out of the competition over the weekend. Mario Vazquez, one of the 12 singers chosen by viewers to compete for the fourth "American Idol" title,…

  9. Atlantic Classics Get Modern Remixes

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The storied vaults of Atlantic Records have been raided for a disc of classic 1970s-era soul, funk and jazz re-imagined by contemporary remixers. The storied vaults of Atlantic Records have been raided for a disc of classic 1970s-era soul, funk and jazz re-imagined by contemporary remixers.…

  10. This Day in Music

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Doug Stone is injured when his ultra-light aircraft crashes near Nashville. His guitarist, Rusty Van Sickle, rushes him to Northcrest Medical Center. 2000 - Doug Stone is injured when his ultra-light aircraft crashes near Nashville. His guitarist, Rusty Van Sickle,…

  11. Hot Product

    March 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stars ’Fire’ In The Night Canadian rock act Stars spent the early part of 2004 in the small Quebec town of North Hatley, north of Montreal. During that time, the quintet led by singers Torquil Campbell and Amy Millan wrote, worked, played, ate, tobogganed and occasionally argued with each…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to the O'Jays, Tina Turner, Mario, Buddy Jewell, 'Kidz Bop,' Tori Amos, Omarion, Elvis Presley and more. SENIOR CITIZENS: It's hard to find an artist on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart with a…

  13. Black Crowes Expand Tour, Reveal Lineup

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Black Crowes reunion has grown into a full-blown tour, and the band has finally unveiled details of the musicians who will back founding sibling duo Chris and Rich Robinson at the gigs. Guitarist As expected, the Black Crowes reunion has grown into a full-blown tour, and the band has…

  14. This Day in Music

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Guitarist John McGeoch, who co-founded post-punk outfit Magazine in 1977 and went on to play in Siouxsie & the Banshees and Public Image Ltd. in the 1980s, dies. He is 48. 2004 - Guitarist John McGeoch, who co-founded post-punk outfit Magazine in 1977 and went on…

  15. 50 Cent Nets Hot 100 Top 5 Trifecta

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST As 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" extends its No. 1 reign to a second week on Billboard's Hot 100, the rapper makes history with three hits in the chart's top 5. With the Game's "How We Do" featuring 50 Cent As 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring…

  16. Stones, Mellencamp Remastered For Reissues

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST A selection of remastered catalog titles from the Rolling Stones and John Mellencamp will be making their way into stores in the coming weeks. A selection of remastered catalog titles from the Rolling Stones and John Mellencamp will be making their way into stores in the coming weeks. In…

  17. This Day in Music

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The Twist," dies in L.A. of throat cancer. His age is variously reported as 66 and 75. 2003 - Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The Twist," dies in L.A. of…

  18. Stars 'Fire' Up Their Sound On New Album

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian rock act Stars spent the early part of 2004 in the small Quebec town of North Hatley, north of Montreal. During that time, the quintet led by singers Torquil Campbell and Amy Millan wrote, wo Canadian rock act Stars spent the early part of 2004 in the small Quebec town of North…

  19. LCD Soundsystem

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST There's about 11 extraneous minutes on LCD Soundsystem's self-titled debut, and they're all in the final track. But LCD braintrust James Murphy gives fair warning with the title: "Yeah (Pretentious Ve There's about 11 extraneous minutes on LCD Soundsystem's self…

  20. HOT RINGTONES

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/ringtones.jsp 1. "LOVERS AND FRIENDS," LIL JON & THE EAST SIDE BOYZ FEATURING USHER & LUDACRIS 2. "Candy Shop," 50 Cent Featuring Olivia 3. "1, 2 Step," Ciara Featuring Missy Elliott 4. "Drop It Like It's Hot," Snoop Dogg…

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