1. Tunes On TV

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brooks & Dunn (also scheduled: Sandra Day O'Connor). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Rihanna. "CKY…

  2. Sharon Osbourne Lashes Out At Maiden Singer

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sharon Osbourne has taken to Ozzfest's official Web site to sound off on Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson, whom she claims has spent the tour disrespecting her husband, Ozzy. Sharon Osbourne has taken to Ozzfest's official Web site to sound off on Iron Maiden frontman Bruce…

  3. Young Debuts 'Prairie Wind' In Nashville

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young debuted material from his panoramic "Prairie Wind" album to an appreciative audience last night (Aug. 18) at the first of two shows at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. The set is due Neil Young debuted material from his panoramic "Prairie Wind" album…

  4. Fan's Death Leads To Bizkit Insurance Suit

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An insurer has sued rock band Limp Bizkit to try to avoid paying legal fees arising from a 16-year-old fan's death at a 2001 concert in Australia. An insurer has sued rock band Limp Bizkit to try to avoid paying legal fees arising from a 16-year-old fan's death at a 2001 concert in…

  5. Van Zandt Taking 'Underground Garage' To TV

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT E Street band guitarist Little Steven Van Zandt's Underground Garage radio show has become a big hit, having branched out to 130 stations in 190 markets nationwide. But it may soon be coming to a new E Street band guitarist Little Steven Van Zandt's Underground Garage radio show has…

  6. Sire Celebrates 40th With Four-Disc Set

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With its 40th anniversary looming in 2006, Sire Records will be celebrated this fall with a four-disc boxed set. Due Sept. 13 via Sire/Rhino, "Just Say Sire: The Sire Records Story" rounds up 61 track With its 40th anniversary looming in 2006, Sire Records will be celebrated this…

  7. Ask Billboard

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Jessica and Ashlee Simpson, Blondie and more. FAVORITES Hey Keith, I've recently been wondering about a couple artists that have, for the most part, gone unnoticed with the mainstream media. Specifically, I would like to know how much…

  8. ASK BILLBOARD

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jessica Or Ashlee? Blondie Or Nellie We've Got Answers! /bb/ask/index.jsp News Jessica Or Ashlee …

  9. Emmylou To Join Neil In Nashville

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young will be joined at his upcoming stand at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium by Emmylou Harris, Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns, the Fisk University Jubilee Singers and Carl Gorodetsky and the N Neil Young will be joined at his upcoming stand at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium by…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>At the request of NASA, Diamond Rio hosts a 30th anniversary bash for the Kennedy Space Center. The group performs in the Rocket Garden area of the Visitor Center.<br clear="none"/><br c 2004 - Legendary Southern Rock figure Lacy Van Zant dies at…

  11. This Day in Music

    July 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1978 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Miss You," The Rolling Stones. The song is the band's eighth No. 1 single.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1995 - Selling 331,000 copies, Selena's "Dreaming of You," her first…

  12. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Leon Wilkeson, bassist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies in his sleep in his Jacksonville, Fla., home. He is 49. Wilkeson _ a member of the bluesy rock band since its early reco 2004 - Diana DeGarmo suffers a fall on stage in Grand Rapids, Mich., during the …

  13. Jury Finds Ashanti In Breach Of Contract

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning singer Ashanti hit a sour note with a federal jury in New York, which concluded today (July 21) she owes $630,000 to her first producer for breach of contract. Grammy-winning singer Ashanti hit a sour note with a federal jury in New York, which concluded today (July 21) she…

  14. Near Mint Debuts With Solo Guitar Compilation

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The first release by new label Near Mint (distributed by Fontana) will be a compilation of acoustic guitar music dubbed "Imaginational Anthem." The first release by new label Near Mint (distributed by Fontana) will be a compilation of acoustic guitar music dubbed "Imaginational…

  15. Ashanti Producer Claims He Ditched Her

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ashanti was accused in a civil court case of abandoning her first music producer when he asked for money after she became commercially successful, an allegation she denied yesterday (July 19) on the w Ashanti was accused in a civil court case of abandoning her first music producer when he…

  16. Tunes On TV

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 18-24, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 18 "The View," ABC Featured artist: Frankie J (also scheduled: Suzanne Somers). "Fabulous Life of Snoop Dogg," VH1 Featured artist: Snoop Dogg. "Rock Star: INXS,…

  17. Hot Product

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The compilation "Jermaine Dupri Presents... Young, Fly & Flashy Vol. 1" (Virgin), featuring appearances by Dupri, Bow Wow, Da Brat, T. Waters and Cato. A DVD from rapper Ludacris, "The Red Light District…

  18. This Day in Music

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Radney Foster becomes a new dad. The Arista Austin recording artist and former member of Foster & Lloyd and his wife, Cyndi Hoezle are the parents of baby boy, Jackson Butterfield Fo 2003 - Barry White, the R&B crooner renowned for his deep, erotic baritone,…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>The cream of Latin American musical talent converges on Three Mills Island in East London for the Salsa 2000 open-air festival. The large-scale Latin festival is headlined by Ruben Blade 2003 - Celia Cruz dies of a brain tumor at the age of 77. 2002 - 26-year-old…

  20. B&E: Raul Midón

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Raul Midón. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Singer-songwriter Raul Midón has already made a big impression on the music industry.…

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