1. Billboard Bits: Twilight Singers, Baby Bash, Kill Rock Stars

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Twilight Singers' new EP, "A Stitch in Time," will feature guest turns from Mark Lanegan on covers of Massive Attack's "Live With Me" and Fat Freddy's Drop's "Flashback." The Twilight Singers' new EP, "A Stitch in Time,"…

  2. FERNANDO, "Enter to Exit"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Portland is home to one of the most intriguing sounds of the past 20 years of new rock. Portland is home to one of the most intriguing sounds of the past 20 years of new rock. It's a hazy waltz of Liverpudlian rolls and Topanga Canyon-esque waves that stands as a fitting testament to the…

  3. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Zero 7, Jose…

  4. Lewis & Clarke

    August 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With a sound that recalls Elliott Smith and Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Lewis & Clarke has carved out its own niche thanks to the lush arrangements of its debut, 2005's "Bare Bones and Branches." With a sound that recalls Elliott Smith and Bonnie "Prince"…

  5. Billboard Bits: Billy Ray Cyrus, Starsailor, Paolo Nutini

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Billy Ray Cyrus, Starsailor, Paolo Nutini Country veteran Billy Ray Cyrus returns July 18 with his next New Door/UME album, "Wanna Be Your Joe." Among the tracks set for inclusion are "Country Music Has the Blues" featuring Loretta Lynn and George Jones, "I…

  6. 20OnTV

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 15-21, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 15 “The Early Show,” CBS Featured artist(s): Harry Connick Jr. “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Kanye West, Stomp (also scheduled: Howie Mandel). “The View,” ABC Featured artist(s): Jewel (also scheduled: Jim…

  7. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated…

  8. JOSE GONZALEZ, "Stay in the Shade EP"

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST If you blinked last year, you might have missed Jose Gonzalez's stateside debut, "Veneer." If you blinked last year, you might have missed Jose Gonzalez's stateside debut, "Veneer." The Swedish-by way of-Argentina folk singer has drawn modest comparisons to…

  9. Old 97's' Miller Readies Second Solo Set

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST While the Old 97's might not have flanked Rhett Miller on his forthcoming solo album, "The Believer," the singer got some help from some pretty notable names -- even if in spirit alone. The set is due While the Old 97's might not have flanked Rhett Miller on his…

  10. Chart Beat

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chart news about Mariah Carey, Kristine W, James Blunt and Nelly, as well as Fred's top singles and albums of the year. GIFT-WRAPPED: For the first time in the short history of Billboard's Hot Digital Songs chart, a track that is not a current hit ranks No. 1. The 11-year-old song …

  11. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show,"…

  12. 2005 American Music Awards Winners

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners list for the 33rd annual American Music Awards, handed out Nov. 22 in Los Angeles. Below is the full list of winners for the 33rd annual American Music Awards, handed out during a Nov. 22 ceremony in Los Angeles. Pop/rock male artist: Will Smith Pop/rock female artist: Gwen Stefani…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>George Martin, who produced most of the Beatles albums, lends his reputation and four decades of music business experience to a start-up Internet company catering to unsigned bands. Mart 2004 - In the midst of the Halloween season when the 1960s novelty hit "…

  14. Sweden? More Like Sweeten...

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Perhaps unknown to many, the Scandinavian region has produced a bumper crop of enjoyable music as of late. Writing about acts by geography essentially groups unique, blisteringly awesome bands into a superficial category so that I may discuss them at length without having to justify their…

  15. 2005 American Music Awards Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 in Los Angeles. Below are the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 at Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. POP/ROCK Favorite male artist: 50…

  16. Hot Product

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The latest album from singer/songwriter David Gray, "A Day in the Life" (ATO/RCA). The soundtrack to Cameron Crowe's new film "Elizabethtown" (RCA), featuring My Morning Jacket, Tom Petty, Ryan…

  17. Pianist O'Riley Reworks Smith, Drake

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Respected classical pianist Christopher O'Riley received accolades two years ago for his album "True Love Waits: Christopher O'Riley Plays Radiohead." Respected classical pianist Christopher O'Riley received accolades two years ago for his album "True Love Waits:…

  18. Spree, Smith Enliven Mills' 'Thumbsucker'

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Polyphonic Spree leader Tim DeLaughter has penned the bulk of the soundtrack to the upcoming film "Thumbsucker," which marks the film directorial debut of visual artist Mike Mills. The Polyphonic Spree leader Tim DeLaughter has penned the bulk of the soundtrack to the upcoming…

  19. Billboard Bits: Bragg, Seagal, Elliott Smith, Silkworm

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Billy Bragg, Steven Seagal, Elliott Smith, Silkworm A little more than a week after Yep Roc Records confirmed it was prepping deluxe reissues of four Billy Bragg albums and a box set, the artist has postponed the projects until 2006. "As the date of release has approached, I have…

  20. Redwalls Offer Sibling Variety On 'De Nova'

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Redwalls, a swaggering power-rock quartet from largely unswaggering Deerfield, Ill., produce a sound that's more suited to your average British pub than a Chicago burb. But the buzz around the ban The Redwalls, a swaggering power-rock quartet from largely unswaggering Deerfield, Ill.…

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