1. TunesOnTV

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 22-28, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 22 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Jerry Seinfeld). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Fantasia Barrino (also…

  2. Bright Eyes Plotting Two Distinct Tours

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST In addition to launching two albums on Jan. 25, Saddle Creek act Bright Eyes will stage two distinct U.S. tours in support of the releases. In addition to launching two albums on Jan. 25, Saddle Creek act Bright Eyes will stage two distinct U.S. tours in support of the releases. Each outing…

  3. DVDs Reveal Iron Maiden's 'Early Days'

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Iron Maiden looks back at the formative stage of its career on the double-DVD collection "Part 1: The Early Days." Iron Maiden looks back at the formative stage of its career on the double-DVD collection "Part 1: The Early Days." Due Nov. 23 via Columbia, the package…

  4. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, WFUV, UNKLE

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on We The Planet, WFUV, UNKLE Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and singer/songwriter Joan Baez have joined the lineup for the second We the Planet Music and Activism Festival. Flea will speak at the event, will Baez will join previously confirmed performers the Roots, the Dead's…

  5. Paisley, Emmylou Win At ASCAP Country Awards

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brad Paisley, Chris DuBois, Neil Thrasher, Emmylou Harris and EMI Music Publishing were the top honorees at the 42nd Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held last night (Nov. 8) at Nashville's Opryland Brad Paisley, Chris DuBois, Neil Thrasher, Emmylou Harris and EMI Music Publishing were…

  6. Musical Star Howard Keel Dies

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM musicals, died yesterday (Nov. 7) of colon cancer at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 85. Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM musicals, died yesterday (Nov. 7) of colon cancer at his home in…

  7. Country, Rock Rebels Pair For 'Crossroads'

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Modern country duo Montgomery Gentry and stalwart Southern rock act Lynyrd Skynyrd will meet on an upcoming episode of "CMT Crossroads." The performance will be taped at an undisclosed Nashville locat Modern country duo Montgomery Gentry and stalwart Southern rock act Lynyrd Skynyrd…

  8. Hometown Erecting Beach Boys Monument

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Just a few miles from the surf and sand the Beach Boys celebrated, the city of Hawthorne, Calif., will erect a monument where Brian, Carl and Dennis Wilson grew up. California Historical Landmark No. Just a few miles from the surf and sand the Beach Boys celebrated, the city of Hawthorne,…

  9. B.I.G.'s Mother Drops Wrongful Death Suit

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The mother of Notorious B.I.G. reportedly has dropped a wrongful-death lawsuit against a former suspect in the rap star's slaying. The mother of Notorious B.I.G. reportedly has dropped a wrongful-death lawsuit against a former suspect in the rap star's slaying. Voletta Wallace had…

  10. Ramones Raw

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Concurrent with the release of the "End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones" theatrical documentary is this loosely structured but equally rewarding DVD made up largely of drummer Marky Ramone's Concurrent with the release of the "End of the Century: The Story of the…

  11. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses rap artists, 'My Boo' and radio with readers. WE CALL HIM THE RAPPER Fred, I read your column regularly, and I was hoping you could provide some clarity. I was wondering why Nelly's single with Tim McGraw is appearing on the Hot Rap Tracks chart. The song…

  12. Pavement/Matador, Rock.com, Digitalmix.com

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Pavement/Matador, Rock.com and Digitalmix.com. A VISIT WITH 'MY FRIENDS': Pavement fans unsure of the value of today's (Oct. 26) expanded re-release of "Crooked…

  13. Musicians Step Up Stumping Ahead Of Election

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With the U.S. presidential election a little more than a week away, everyone from hip-hop moguls Russell Simmons and P. Diddy to John Kerry's old bandmates are making get out the vote appearances. With the U.S. presidential election a little more than a week away, everyone from hip-hop…

  14. Bono Recovers 'October'-Era Missing Lyrics

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A long-lost briefcase full of notes and lyrics that were intended for the 1981 U2 album "October" has been returned, 23 years after it was stolen at a Portland concert. A long-lost briefcase full of notes and lyrics that were intended for the 1981 U2 album "October" has…

  15. Wonder To Receive Billboard Century Award

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder has been named the 2004 recipient of the Billboard Century Award. The honor will be presented Dec. 8 during the annual Billboard Mu For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder has been named the 2004…

  16. Bright Eyes Betting On Two New Albums

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Conor Oberst will release two new albums in January under his Bright Eyes moniker, one a collection of acoustic songs and the other a more rock-oriented affair. "I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning" and "Dig Conor Oberst will release two new albums in January under his…

  17. Harmony Honors Nominees

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the inaugural Harmony Honors, to be presented by the Southern Gospel Music Guild (SGMA) Nov. 29 at the TBN Studios located at Trinity Music City in Hendersonville, Tenn. Below are the nominees for the inaugural Harmony Honors, to be presented by the Southern Gospel Music Guild …

  18. Matador Celebrates 15 With Triple-Disc Set

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Matador Records will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a double-disc collection of favorite tracks and rarities, plus a DVD of music videos. Matador Records will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a double-disc collection of favorite tracks and rarities, plus a DVD of music videos. The…

  19. TunesonTV

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 11-17, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 11 "National Anthem: Inside the Vote for Change Concert Tour," Sundance Channel Featured artists: Babyface, Jackson Browne, Dixie Chicks, John Fogerty, Jurassic 5, Dave Matthews…

  20. The Delivery Man

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In chasing his muse, Elvis Costello has gone down many a genre road. In chasing his muse, Elvis Costello has gone down many a genre road. Despite occasional misses, these varied excursions have proved interesting, if not classic additions to his canon. "The Delivery Man"—the yin to…

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